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Sport & Sustainability: Universities as agents for change
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 9:00am to Friday, September 27, 2013 - 5:00pm

Two days of interactive, peer-based learning on how universities can use sport to promote human and ecological well-being.

Core Themes

  • operationalizing sustainability
  • green venues/buildings
  • measurement and certification
  • business case of sustainability
  • enhancing human well-being

Purpose

  • Enhance our understanding of how Universities, sport and community organizations can leverage sport and sustainability
  • Blend academic and practitioner views to explore innovative solutions, effect change, and create a return on investment
  • Bring together individuals from universities, community and sport organizations, primarily from Canada and the Pacific Northwest

 

Who

  • Athletic directors, administrators, sustainability officers, researchers, recreational programmers, facility managers
  • Professional sport teams, sport venues owners, amateur sport bodies, government and non-government sport organizations, sustainability organizations

Where

Liu Institute for Global Issues
UBC Point Grey Campus, Vancouver, BC

Cost

$250 ($150 for students and Green Sports Alliance members) - 
Includes meals and event reception