SCC FACULTY CONFERENCE

Penn State Pittsburgh Center
1435 Bedford Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-263-1000

Draft Overview Agenda (as of April 1)

— details to be added weekly — 

Sunday, June 24

Afternoon — Pre- conference activities [Optional tours/excursions]

6 – 8 PM — Informal welcoming reception [location TBA]

Monday, June 25

8:30 — Continental breakfast

9:00 — Welcoming remarks

— Michele Halsell, Director, Penn State Sustainability Institute

— Grant Irvin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pittsburgh

— Peter Buckland, Penn State Sustainability Institute

9:50 — Workshops A & B (TBA)

11:00 — International perspectives (via satellite) led by Kim Smith, Portland Community College

Panelists: Hilligje van’t Land, Secretary General, International Association of Universities (IAU); others TBA

12:20 — Buffet lunch

Lunch speaker — Joylette Portlock, Communitopia followed by Roundtable Discussion

2:00 — Workshops C & D (TBA)

3:20 — Concurrent sessions (TBA)

4:50 — Sustainability Emerging Trends — open discussion

5:30 – Drinks, Demos and Book signings

6:30 – Evening Dialogue Sessions

— Interactive SULI Test workshop with Brooke Suter

— Developing curricula with online materials interactive workshop with Mark Trexler

Tuesday, June 26

8:30 – Continental breakfast

9:00— Welcome and Day 1 recap – Ira Feldman, SCC

9:10 — Keynote (followed by Q&A and book signing) Speaker: David Orr, Oberlin

10:00 – Discussion of SCC Online Curriculum Dialogue and Prep for SCC-NCSE session on Sustainability Competencies

11:00 — Presentation of case studies from AASHE “Sustainability Across the Curriculum” Centers led by Julian Dautremont-Smith, AASHE

— Krista Hiser, Hawaii

— Ashwani Vasishth, Ramapo

— Lindsey Lyons, Dickinson

12:15 –- Working lunch — split into interest groups

1:50 — Workshops D & E (TBA)

3:00  —  Closing plenary — a facilitated dialogue for all attendees

4:15  — Conference Close

5:30  — Joint SCC-NCSE session at Chatham University (invitation only)