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UTSA at AASHE Conference

UTSA is Host Institution for AASHE Conference & Expo

The Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and worldwide members.   

The AASHE Conference & Expo, which brings together more than 2,000 higher education sustainability leaders from around the globe. Their annual conference convenes campus administrators, sustainability staff, students, faculty, businesses, media and many others to explore more than 400 educational sessions, workshops, tours and keynote addresses to advance sustainability in higher education.
This year's theme is Stronger in Solidarity. The diverse group of attendees includes faculty, students, sustainability officers, administrators, business partners, nonprofit representatives, government officials and community members who will take stock and examine how the campus sustainability community can break down walls, build bridges, and continue to make progress toward a healthy and equitable future.  
During the conference, all activities will be practicing sustainability, including the food, water, air, conference materials, transportation, and any leftover waste.

Attendees are encouraged to join in minimizing their environmental footprint, including eating entirely meat-free. Read about their plans.  

October 15-18, 2017

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and UTSA

To improve and inspire higher education to lead the global sustainability transformation

UTSA @ AASHE Conference & Expo
October 15 – UTSA table in exhibit hall staffed by staff and students
October 16 – UTSA table in exhibit hall staffed by staff and students
October 17 – UTSA table in exhibit hall staffed by staff and students
October 18 – UTSA Main Campus Tour, led by Director of Sustainability Dr. Keith Muhlestein and UTSA Ambassadors

Tour Stop 1: Edwards Aquifer, Karst Habitat Conservation, and Stormwater (Lani Cabico)
Drive by 2: Recycling (Rich Garza)
Drive by 3: Water Conservation measures at Athletic Field and Sombrilla Fountain
Drive by 4: Stormwater BMPs
Tour Stop 5: Student Garden, Bees, and Monarch Waystation (Ali Tahir, Mark deKiewiet, Janis Bush)
Tour Stop 6: AET Bldg, Energy Conservation (Dago Rodriquez)
TSERI Presentation / Reception / Poster Session  (Alex Trevino/Noe Saldana)