One Sustainable Iowa Student Sustainability Conference

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Date/Time:Friday, 06 Mar 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location:University of Northern Iowa
Cost:Students $35 Faculty/staff $50 **Limited number of scholarships available from Live Green!
URL:https://www.facebook.com/events/1064207003924652/
Contact:Merry Rankin
Phone:515-294-5052
Channel:Live Green Submissions
Categories:Live Green
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Students from colleges and universities across Iowa will meet for a day of networking and skill building as they tackle sustainability issues on their campuses and beyond.

Registration is open to anyone affiliated with higher ed in the state of Iowa.

Transportation and a limited number of registration scholarships available from Live Green! Contact Merry Rankin, Director of Sustainability, for more information -

mrankin (at) iastate (dot) edu
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8:30 AM
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM
Concurrent Session 1 - Green Building Tour, Waste Sort 101, Focused Small Group Discussions

9:15 AM
Welcome

9:30 AM
Keynote Speaker - Ben Hoksch
The Mississippi river is the 3rd longest river in North America, winding over 2,300 miles from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Its watershed makes up 40% of the United States, draining 31 states and 2 Canadian Provinces. In 2012 Ben Hoksch set out to travel the entire length of the river in a solo canoe.

10:30 AM
Break

10:45 AM
Morning Plenary - Leadership Development and Sustainability

12:00 PM
Lunch and Panel Discussion

1:30 PM
Concurrent Session 2 - Green Building Tour, Waste Sort 101, Focused Small Group Discussions

2:15 PM
Break

3:15 PM
Closing Plenary - Facilitated discussion on highlights, How does this tie into leadership?, Channeling energy into results

4:00 PM
Closing Remarks