UC Santa Barbara

July 8th – 11th, 2019

2017 Overall Schedule

CHESC 2017 Program

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

Monday, June 26th, 2017
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Friday, June 30th, 2017
Time Activity Location
8:00am- 12:00pm Sustainability Officers’ Workshop (all systems – UC, CSU, CCC, private) (Invitation Only) The Club
9:00am- 2:00pm AASHE Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum  Mosher Alumni Hall
11:00am- 5:00pm GFI/CNI Fellows Symposium Linda Vista Ballroom
1:00pm- 5:00pm CSU Campus as a Living Lab Workshop (Invitation Only)  MultiCultural Center
1:00pm- 5:00pm Striving for Zero Waste at Colleges and Universities Workshop Bren Hall, Room 1424
1:00pm- 5:00pm Intersections Between Diversity & Environment: What can YOU do as a sustainability professional? Miramar Center, Room 6110
1:00pm- 5:00pm Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Bren Hall 4016
1:00pm-3:30pm Fairview Gardens Urban Agriculture Tour Meet at Campbell Hall Bus Loop
4:00pm – 6:00pm VIP Reception TBD
4:30pm – 5:20pm Speed Dating with Exhibitors Campus Green
5:30pm – 9:30pm Opening Reception Campus Green
Time Activity Location
8:00am – 9:00am Opening Keynote Campbell Hall
9:15am – 10:30am Concurrent Sessions A: Panels  
  Creating a Climate for Change: From Engagement to Behavior Modification Harold Frank Hall
  Best Practice Awards Presentation: Monitoring Based Commissioning (MBCx)  Buchanan 1920
   Reforming Student Organizations to Embrace Sustainability Bren 1414
   Food insecurities causes, vending as a part of the solution, and mapping food equality and inclusion MSI Auditorium
   Innovations in Water Efficiency  Bren 1424
   How Sustainable Transportation Leads to Better Student Experience Bren 4016
   Environmentally Preferable Purchasing  Ellison Hall 2620
  The UC-CSU Knowledge Action Network for Transformative Climate and Sustainability Education and Action Mosher Alumni House
  UCSB Waste Tour: Getting to Zero Waste Meet at CHESC Registration Table
  UCSB Leed Platinum Green Housing Tour Meet at Campbell Hall Bus Loop
10:45am – 12:00pm Concurrent Sessions B: Panels  
   Creating Green Laboratories Harold Frank Hall
   Working Together: Creating a Bridge Between Sustainability and Facilities Buchanan 1920
   Strategic and Sustainable: Food Sourcing and Burger Production Bren 1414
   Best Practice Awards in Waste Management MSI Auditorium 
   Healthy Environment = Healthy Mind and Bodies Bren 4016
   UC and CSU Water Initiatives Ellison 2620
   Integration of Modified Vehicles and Shuttles on Campuses Bren 1424 
   Climate Literacy: Empowering Future Leaders Through Education Mosher Alumni House 
  UCSB Multisite Solar Tour Sponsored by SunPower Meet at Campbell Hall Bus loop 
12:00pm – 2:30pm Awards Lunch Campus Green
2:30pm – 4:00pm Public Market (trade show opens to campus and community) Campus Green
2:30pm – 3:45pm Concurrent Sessions C: Panels  
  Advancing Carbon Neutrality at UC Campuses Harold Frank Hall
  Making Net Zero a Reality with New Construction, Retrofits, and PPA’s Buchanan 1920
  Sustainability Through the Future: Approaches to Strategic Planning Bren 1414
  All Buildings Are Predictions and All Predictions Are Wrong MSI Auditorium
  Hands-On Sustainability: BIo-Waste Recovery, Food Recovery, Community Gardens Bren 4016
  Implementing Curricula for Achieving Sustainability Bren 1424
  Implementation of Sustainable Modes of Transportation on Campuses Ellison Hall 2620
  Cooperative Curriculum for a Resilient Future Mosher Alumni House
  Tour of Closed Loop and Air Based Systems to Reduce Water Consumption in Labs Meet at CHESC Registration Desk
  Oceans to Classrooms: The Reef Meet at CHESC Registration Desk
4:00pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions D: Stand-Alone Sessions  
  Innovations Best Practice Award Winner: Creative Solutions for Large Scale Renewables Harold Frank Hall
  Putting the Resilience Commitment into Action Buchanan 1920
  UC Santa Cruz’s People of Color Sustainability Collective: Practicing Inclusive Sustainability Bren 1414
  Cal Poly Campus Dining: Sustainable Dining to Reduce the University’s Foodprint MSI Auditorium
  Predicting Sustainable Transportation Outcomes: Transportation Demand Management Tools at Stanford University Bren 4016
  INhouse: A Design|Build Project Focused on Collaboration, Student Engagement, and Situational Design Bren 1424
4:30pm – 7:00pm

Evening Reception

Campus Green
7:30pm- 9:00pm

Sustainability Officers’ Dinner (Invitation Only)

Time Activity Location
8:00am – 9:15am Concurrent Sessions E: Panels  
  Best Practice Awards Presentation: Lighting Design/Retrofit Harold Frank Hall
  Innovative Approaches and State-of-the-Art Campus Design Projects Buchanan 1920
  Sustainable Events and a New Food Law and Policy Clinic Bren 1414
  Applying Innovation to Irrigation and Buildings to Save Water
Bren 1424
  Transportation-Based Emissions Simulations & Environmental Factors Associated with Travel MSI Auditorium
  Plastic Sustainability Through 3D Upcycling Ellison 2620
  Applied Learning from the Classroom to Community: Building Bridges & Connections for Energy Careers Bren 4016
  #OurChangingClimate: Communicating Climate Change in the Small Mosher Alumni House
9:30am – 10:00am Concurrent Sessions F: Stand-Alone Sessions  
  Achieving a Net Zero Energy Campus Through a New Innovative Methodology Harold Frank Hall
  Fighting Campus Food Insecurity, SNAP/EBT Benefits Accepted at Loyola Marymount University C-Lion Buchanan 1920
  Zero Waste: Moving Into the Digital World Bren 1414
  Leveraging Partnerships to Create Greener Events MSI Auditorium
  Greening Grounds: Introducing Sustainability Initiatives into Landscaping Services Bren 4016
  MTD’s Electric Fleet in Transition Meet at Campbell Hall Bus Loop
10:00am – 11:00am Break Campus Green
11:00am-12:00pm Public Market (trade show opens to campus and community) Campus Green
11:00am – 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions G: Panels  
  Thinking Big: Strategic and Innovative Approaches to Achieve Transformational Change Harold Frank Hall
  Collaboration and Communication is Key to Successful Sustainability Projects and Programs Buchanan 1920
  Growing your Sustainability Culture, Team, and Resources Bren 1414
  University residential and landscape water use reduction techniques MSI Auditorium
  CCC/IOU Partnership Program Bren 4016
  Sustainability in the Kitchen Bren 1424
  Connecting Sustainability and Social Equity Through Community-Based Curriculum Ellison 2620
  Leveraging Common Goals and Events to Spread the Zero Waste Message Across the UC System Mosher Alumni House
  UCSB’s Biking Utopia: A Campus Bicycle System Unlike Any Other CHESC Bike Valet 
12:15pm – 1:45pm Lunch Campus Green
1:45pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions H: Panels  
  Collaborative Approaches to Institutionalizing Sustainability and Engaging the Public Harold Frank Hall
  Methane: A Different Lever for Slowing Climate Change Buchanan 1920
  Exploring Student Perspectives on the Challenges of Diversity in Sustainability Bren 1414
  Achieving LEED Platinum and the Journey to the Goal
MSI Auditorium
  Increasing Bike Culture on Campuses: Education, Initiatives, and Efficiency Bren 4016
  High Performance Building Operations Professional Training and Certification Bren 1424
  The Understanding and Application of Sustainable Implentations to Lab Freezers Ellison 2620
  Permaculture and Food Security as the Future of Sustainability Mosher Alumni House
1:45pm-4:00pm Educating and Feeding Your Peers: Student-Run Organics Waste Management Meet at Campbell Hall Bus Loop
3:15pm – 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions I: Taking Action Sessions  
  Campus as a Living Lab: How Facilities and Faculty Partnerships Empower and Engage Students Buchanan 1920
  Replicable Electric Vehicle Affordability and Charging Accessibility Bren 1414
  CCC Caucus MSI Auditorium
  Before Internet: Using Student Ingenuity to Driver Operations Investment and Behavior Change Without Social Media Bren 4016
  Fog Catcher: Exploring Sustainable Strategies at San Francisco State University Bren 1424
  Private College Caucus Ellison 2620
  Sustainability: A White Men’s World; A Woman with an Accent in a Leadership Role Mosher Alumni House
  Renewable Energy Initiative Student Funded Solar Tour  Meet at Campbell Hall Bus Loop
4:15pm – 5:00pm Closing Keynote Campbell Hall
Time Activity Location
9:00am- 1:00pm Student Convergence Engineering Sciences Building, Room 1001
8:00am- 3:00pm UC/CSU Joint Energy Managers’ Meeting West Conference Center
8:00am- 5:00pm Building Solar Suitcases to Build Local and Global Citizenship and Sustainability Ellison Hall, Room 4824
All Day Post-Conference Field Trips Various
Time Activity Location
All Day Two-day Post-Conference Workshops Wrap up Various
8:00am- 5:00pm Building Solar Suitcases to Build Local and Global Citizenship and Sustainability Ellison Hall, Room 4824