SIngapore 2013

ISCN 2013 Conference: The Future is Now

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The Future is Now

Singapore | June 18-20, 2013


Our 7th annual event was co-hosted by the International Sustainable Campus Network and the National University of Singapore.

Leaders shared best practices in campus sustainability from around the world at the 2013 Conference held June 18-20. The event focused on calling universities to advance their journey toward sustainable development, and catalyze a sustainable future.

 ISCN 2013 Conference Summary Report

Conference Presentations

A list of all the presenters is provided in chronological order by presentation category.   For those speakers who provided a visual presentation, the file can be downloaded below.  For those who did not provide a visual prsentation, please see the Conference Summary (link above) for a short description of what was discussed.

KEYNOTES

Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-At-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore
Dr. Gerhard Schmitt, Director Singapore-ETH Centre, Senior Vice-President ETH Global

PLENARY SESSIONS

Beyond Carbon: The Next Generation of Sustainability Goals Plenary

 Rosi Kerr, Dartmouth College
 Christopher Silva, Hamad bin Khalifa University
 Jenny Su, National Cheng Kung University

Growth vs. Sustainability: Are These Mutually Exclusive Goals? Plenary

 Ananthalakshmi Vallapuzha, Infosys
Hans B. Püttgen, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 Golda Edwin, Association for Promoting Sustainability in Campuses and Communities
 William Clune, Nanyang Technological University

Engaging Universities in Co-Creation for Urban Sustainability Plenary

 Esther Barazzone, Chatham University
 Greg Trencher, University of Tokyo

CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY AWARD CEREMONY

Awards were given to five universities for outstanding sustainability efforts in the categories of buildings, campus, integration and student leadership.

Excellence in Building, University of Gothenburg
 Excellence in Campus, Lappeenranta University of Technology
 Excellence in Integration, Chatham University
 Excellence in Integration, Anglia Ruskin University
 Excellence in Student Leadership, Zhejiang University

ISCN WORKING GROUPS

 Working Group 1 Key Findings
 Working Group 2 Key Findings 
 Working Group 3 Key Findings

NEXT STEPS FOR THE ISCN AND PRIORITIES FOR 2014 MEETING

Bernd Kasemir, ISCN Program Manager
Joe Mullinix, National University of Singapore