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Past Agenda

Registration Deadline is August 5

2018 Conference Agenda

Thursday, August 9

8:30-9 a.m.
Sign in; breakfast available
9-9:30 a.m.
Welcome and introductions
9:30-10:15 p.m.
Interpretations of Sustainability
Kim Criner, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, KU
Kristy Howell, Education and Engagement Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, JCCC
10:15-10:30 a.m.
Break
10:30-noon
Framework 1: Sense of Place
Presentation and Exercise: Ecology of a Parking Lot
Deb Williams, Associate Professor, Environmental Science and Biology, JCCC
noon-1 p.m.
Lunch and Conversation
1-2:30 p.m.
Framework 2: Social Justice
Presentation and Exercise: Recycling Economics, Plastic Islands and the Privilege of Waste Reduction
Jeff Severin, Director, Campus Planning and Sustainability, and Social Justice Fellow
Eric Nelson, Waste Reduction Manager, KU
2:30-2:45 p.m.
Break
2:45-4:15 p.m.
Framework 3: Bridging Sustainability and Industry for the Common Good
Presentation and Exercise: Building a Unified Local Food System
Eileen Horn, State Representative, 10th District, and Member, House Agriculture Committee
Lindsay Jorgenson, Community Food Systems Agent, Johnson County Research and Extension
Donn Teske, President, Kansas Farmers Union
Scott Thellman, Board Member, Douglas County Farm Bureau, and President of Juniper Hill Farms
4:15-5 p.m.
Day 1 Reflections

Friday, August 10

8:30-9 a.m.
Breakfast available
9-10:30 a.m.
KU Learning Lab Tour: Featuring Jayhawk Blvd, Prairie Acre, Marvin Grove and Potter Lake
Staff from the University of Kansas Center for Sustainability
Bob Hagen, Research Associate, Kansas Biological Survey and Lecturer of Environmental Studies
10:30-10:40 p.m.
Break
10:40-11:05 a.m.
Campus Systems, Campus Places: A Campus Data and Research Repository in Partnership with KU Libraries
Bob Hagen, Research Associate, Kansas Biological Survey and Lecturer of Environmental Studies
11:05-11:30 a.m.
Eight Ways to Change a Course
Kim Criner, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, KU
Kristy Howell, Education and Engagement Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, JCCC
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Presentation and Discussion: Illustrations of Integrated Curriculum
Matthew Burke, Professor, Visual Art, KU
Kris Dye, Faculty, Cosmetology, JCCC
Robert Harrington, Professor, Educational Psychology, KU
Kate McNeil, CPA, CMA, CFM, JCCC
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Lunch discussion: Your existing curriculum and sustainability – opportunities and barriers
1:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Panel: Interdisciplinary student perspectives
Ellie Beck, Freshman at KU, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Spanish
Hanan Boukhaima, Sophomore at JCCC, Associate in Arts
Erin Kruse, JCCC Graduate and Junior at University of Missouri-Kansas City, Urban Studies
Deion McQuarters, KU Graduate, Architecture
2:15-3:30 p.m.
Plans for your courses and campuses
3:30-4 p.m.
Workshop final thoughts and wrap up