The festival will have two main components:
SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT | Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The centerpiece of the festival will be held on national Campus Sustainability Day. Events will include the fifth annual sustainable vendor exhibition in Red Square, speakers and other events led by the Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability office.
FESTIVAL PARTNER EVENTS | October 20-25
People and departments across campus are encouraged to create their own events and programming in conjunction with the Sustainable UW Festival. Events will include campus lectures and seminars, volunteer opportunities and other events throughout the UW community.
Sustainability Summit events:
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Red Square, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Dozens of exhibitors who put sustainability first will be on Red Square to inform the UW community about their efforts. Sample sustainable snacks while you browse. See the list of exhibitors.
Sustainability Summit speakers and poster session
Alder Commons, 4-7 p.m.
Huskies for Humanity speakers' panel
Alder Commons auditorium, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Panel of deans and students across several disciplines address the topic of "Solving Grand Challenges." See the full list of speakers on the Summit page.
Poster session and reception
Alder Commons, 5:15 - 6 p.m.
Learn about projects funded by the Campus Sustainability Fund and Green Seed Fund, talk with the students involved about their experiences and network with other Summit attendees.
Husky Highlight keynote speaker
Alder Commons, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
UW Athletics speaker will discuss their sustainability efforts and achievements
Other SustainableUW Festival events:
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
ESS Open House
Gerberding Hall B40, 3 - 5 p.m.
Dozens of exhibitors who put sustainability first will be on Red Square to inform the UW community about their efforts. Sample sustainable snacks while you browse.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Sustainability careers meet and greet
Odegaard Library ALC 141, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Discussion on sustainability careers with representatives from the business, non-profit and government sectors, followed by a meet and greet for students to talk with the speakers.
SustainableUW Festival partner events:
See the SustainableUW Festival calendar on its own page.