Campus Sustainability Day 2011
Wednesday, October 26th
An event to celebrate achievements and envision future action toward an increasingly Sustainable UGA.
11:00-1:30 Sustainability Fair; Tate Center Plaza;
The Fair will feature live music by Athens-based band Modern Skirts and information tables promoting sustainability initiatives from student-focused and community organizations. Attendees are encouraged to use alternative forms of transportation – such as carpooling, taking the bus, biking or walking. For those who ride a bike, free bicycle tune-ups will be available at the fair. To promote the event mission The UGA Bookstore will offer discounts on sustainability-related items.
2-4pm Sustainability Forum; UGA Chapel
The Forum will feature a keynote visioning address from acclaimed conservationist and business leader Rutherford Seydel, followed by a panel discussion with University leaders to address “Where Do We Go From Here?”. Forum panelists will include Dr. John Gittleman, Dean, Odum School of Ecology; Dr. Scott Angle, Dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Daniel Nadenicek, Dean, College of Environment and Design; Dr. Peter Brosius, Director, Center for Integrative Conservation Research; and Dr. Rick Watson, Director, Center for Information Systems Leadership in the Terry College of Business.
4-5pm Reception; location to be announced at forum
For more information on Campus Sustainability Day 2011, visit the UGA Office of Sustainability website at http://www.sustainability.uga.edu.