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UC Santa Barbara

July 9th-12th, 2018

2015 Program

San Francisco State University

July 20th-24th, 2015

 

Concurrent Sessions

Climate Action
Curriculum
Energy
Food Systems
Green Building New Construction and Renovations
Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Health and Wellness
Institutionalizing Sustainability
Local
Procurement and Business Services
Social Equity
Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Transportation
Waste Reduction and Recycling

Large-scale Campus Energy Efficiency and Net Zero Energy Projects

Topics: Energy & Climate Action
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

Speakers

  • David El Fattal, PhD, Vice President, Business Services, Cerritos Community College District
  • Bharat Patel, PE, CEM, LEEDTM AP, Senior Vice President, Harley Ellis Devereaux
  • Dennis Elliot, PE, CEM, Associate Director, Energy, Utilities, and Sustainability, Facility Services, Cal Poly Pomona

Moderator

  • John Barnes, Campus Architect; Assistant Vice Chancellor, Physical Planning & Construction, UC Santa Cruz

Fossil Fuel Divestment and Reinvestment: How To and What’s Next

Topic Areas: Social Equity, Climate Action, and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Speakers

  • Cynthia Kaufman, Director, Institute of Community and Civic Engagement, De Anza College
  • Alden Phinney, Organizer, Fossil Free UC; Undergraduate, Economics; Carbon Neutrality Fellow, UC Santa Cruz
  • Philip King, PhD, Associate Professor, Economics, San Francisco State University; Chair, Finance and Investment Committee; Member, SFSU Foundation Board
  • Tanvi Pradhan, MBA Graduate, Beta Gamma Sigma, College of Business, San Francisco State University; PGDCM, IIM Calcutta
  • Dan Tichenor, CFA, Senior Strategy Associate, UBS Institutional Consulting

Moderator

  • Silver Hannon, Fossil Free Campaign Director, California Student Sustainability Coalition

Student Engagement and the UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative Fellowship Program

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Student Affairs and Auxiliaries, and Interactive
Nobb Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • UC Irvine/UC Davis (PDF not yet available)
  • UC Irvine (PDF not yet available)
  • UC Santa Cruz (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Ashley Payne, PhD Candidate in Earth System Science, UC Irvine; Graduate Student representative, UC Global Climate Leadership Council
  • Alden Phinney, Organizer, Fossil Free UC; Undergraduate, Economics; UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative Fellow, UC Santa Cruz
  • Cody Lee, Student Assistant, Global Sustainability Resource Center; Carbon Neutrality Fellow; Undergraduate, Social Ecology, Informatics, UC Irvine

Speaker/Moderator

  • Eliane Swiedler, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Policy, Analysis and Planning; Economics, UC Davis; Undergraduate Student Representative, UC Global Climate Leadership Council

Emergence and Growth in Fuel Cell and Electric Vehicle Programs

Topic Areas: Climate Action & Transportation
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • CSU Los Angeles
  • UC Berkeley (PDF not yet available)
  • Stanford University (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Cheryl L. Ney, PhD, Associate Provost; Professor, Chemistry, CSU Los Angeles
  • David Blekhman, PhD, Professor, Department of Technology, CSU Los Angeles
  • Michael G. Dray, Hydrogen Station Manager and Technical Operations Manager for the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, CSU Los Angeles
  • John Elliot, Chief Sustainability Officer, CEM, Chief Sustainability Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Ward Thomas, Transportation Operations Manager, Land and Building Operations,
    Stanford University

Moderator

  • Ramon Guillermo Zavala, Sustainable Transportation Supervisor, Transportation Services, UC Irvine

Exploring Offset Options for UC Air Travel

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Transportation, Local, and Interactive
Nobb Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • Presidio Graduate School (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Ron Hightower, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School
  • Susan McMullan, JD, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School
  • Veena Patel, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School

Climate Change and Health Care: Lessons for Universities

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Health and Wellness
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

Speakers

  • Anya Desai, Student, UC San Francisco
  • Barbara Sattler, RN, DrPH, FAAN, Professor, Public Health & Alliance of Nurses for
    Healthy Environments, University of San Francisco
  • Kathy Gerwig, MBA, Vice President, Employee Safety, Health and Wellness, and Environmental Stewardship Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH, Co-director, The Climate Change and Public Health Project,
    The Center for Climate Change and Public Health, The Public Health Institute

Moderator

  • Gail Lee, REHS, MS, Sustainability Manager, UC San Francisco

Campus Presidents Speak on Fossil Fuel Divestment

Topic Areas: Social Equity, Climate Action, and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Ripening Efforts
Jargon Level: General Audience
Nobb Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • No PDF for this session

Speakers

  • Brian Murphy, PhD, President, De Anza College
  • Lisa A. Rossbacher, President, Humboldt State University
  • Thomas Poon, President, Pitzer College
  • Leslie E. Wong, PhD, President, San Francisco State University
  • Paul J. Zingg, PhD, President, CSU Chico

Moderator

  • Carlos Davidson, Professor, Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University

The Renewable Energy Initiative; A Student Fee-Funded 425kW Solar Array

Topic Areas: Climate Action & Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • UC Santa Barbara (PDF Not yet Available)

Speakers

  • Andrew Riley, MESM, CEM; Sustainability Specialist, Student Affairs, UC Santa Barbara
  • Patrick Callery, PhD Candidate, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara

Local Transformers: A Tale of Two Projects and Their Energy Shifts

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Energy, and Local
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Speakers

  • Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Office of Sustainability, Stanford University
  • Byron Benton, Training Director, Alameda County Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Zero Net Energy Center

Moderator

  • David Trombly, PhD, Associate Engineer, Utilities, UC Davis
  • Curricular Inroads to Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Carbon Footprint Reduction

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Transportation, and Curriculum
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Speakers

  • Susan Cholette, PhD, Professor, Decision Sciences, San Francisco State University
  • David Blekhman, PhD, Professor, Technology, CSU Los Angeles
  • Michael G. Dray, Hydrogen Station Manager and Technical Operations Manager for the
    College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, CSU Los Angeles

Moderator

  • Ronnie Lipschutz, PhD, Professor, Political Science, UC Santa Cruz

Creating Green Construction and Renovation Standards for Sustainable Universities

Topic Areas: Climate Action & Green Building New Construction and Renovations
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Speakers

  • Janika McFeely, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Sustainability Specialist, Energy + Sustainability, UC Office of the President
  • Lydia Yiu, LEED Green Associate, Building Sustainability at Cal Intern; Undergraduate Student, Civil/Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
  • Anthony Hall, Building Sustainability at Cal Intern; Undergraduate Student, Environmental Science, UC Berkeley
  • Greta Gardner, Intern, Sustainability, UC Berkeley
  • Rosanna Ren, LEED GA, Intern Coordinator, Building Sustainability at Cal; Graduate, Environmental Science; Environmental Economics and Policy, UC Berkeley

Speaker/Moderator

  • Ellen Owens, AIA, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Project Manager, Team Manager, Construction & Design, Real Estate Division, UC Berkeley

Cooperative Curriculum for a Resilient Future

Topic Areas: Curriculum, Social Equity, Local, and Interactive
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • Berkeley (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Roberta Giordano, Development Associate, Student Environmental Resource Center
    (SERC), UC Berkeley
  • Zen Trenholm, Core Member, USA Cooperative Youth Council
  • Jeff Noven, Education Associate, Student Environmental Resource Center, UC Berkeley
  • Megan Svoboda, Operations Manager, Berkeley Student Food Collective

Getting Started with ‘Campus as a Living Lab’

Topic Areas: Curriculum and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Speakers

  • Christine Whitcraft, Associate Professor, Biology, CSU Long Beach
  • Wesley Woelfel, Assistant Professor, Design, CSU Long Beach
  • Daniel M. Fernandez, PhD, Professor, Division of Science and Environmental Policy; Chair, Campus Sustainability Committee, CSU Monterey Bay
  • Fletcher Beaudoin, MPA, Assistant Director, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University

Moderator

  • Meaghan C. Smith, LEEDTM AP, Principal Planner; Project Manager, Capital Planning, Design and Construction, CSU Office of the Chancellor

Managing Local Landscapes through Education and Related Application

Topic Areas: Curriculum; and Water and Landscape
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • No PDF for this session

Speakers

  • Gary Clay, PhD, Professor, Landscape Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Lisa Stratton, PhD, Director of Ecosystem Management, Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (CCBER), UC Santa Barbara

Moderator

  • Wendy Bloom, MLA, Director, Campus Planning, San Francisco State University

Hands-On Experiences for Future Green Building Professionals through Coursework

Topic Areas: Curriculum; and Green Building New Construction and Renovations
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Speakers

  • Brandon Kaysen, LEED™ AP (O+M), Masters Candidate, Corporate Environmental Management & Eco-Entrepreneurship, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Cassidy Green, LEED™ AP (BD+C), LEED Program Coordinator, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Megan Moscol, LEED™ AP (BD+C) (O+M), Sustainability Programs Manager, Facilities
    Operations, CSU Fullerton
  • Angsar Killing, MS, Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  • Barry Williams, MS, LEED™ AP, RA, Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Moderator

  • Todd M. Lynch, AIA, NCARB, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Principal Project Planner, Capital Programs; Planning & Finance, UC Los Angeles

Linking Institution and Curricular Practices in Sustainability Education

Topic Areas: Curriculum and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

Speakers

  • Gerri McNenny, PhD, Associate Professor, Chapman University
  • Pamela Ezell, Director, Broadcast & Digital Media, Panther Productions, Doctoral
    Student, College of Educational Studies, Chapman University
  • Aaron Sparks, Doctoral Student, Political Science, UC Santa Barbara
  • David Braun, PhD, Professor, Electrical Engineering, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Scott Kelting, EdD, LEEDTM AP, CGP, Associate Professor, Construction
    Management, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Moderator

  • Christine Whitcraft, Associate Professor, Biology, CSU Long Beach

Beyond Silos: Sustainability across the Curriculum in Diverse and Interdisciplinary Contexts

Topic Areas: Curriculum and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

Speakers

  • John S. Farnsworth, MFA, MLA, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Environmental Studies and Sciences; Provost’s Faculty Associate for Curriculum Development and Transformation, Santa Clara University
  • Lindsey Kalkbrenner, MBA, Director, Center for Sustainability, Santa Clara University
  • Nurit Katz, MBA, MPP, LEED AP, Chief Sustainability Officer; Executive Officer, Facilities Management, UC Los Angeles
  • Cully Nordby, PhD, Academic Director, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; Chair, Sustainability Committee, UC Los Angeles
  • Jonathan Reich, Professor; Fulbright Scholar, Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; Architect
  • Joseph Ragsdale, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Landscape Architect; Rome Prize winner

Moderator

  • Mark Gold, Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability, UC Los Angeles

Sustainability Knowledge and Program Assessment at California State University, Northridge

Topic Areas: Curriculum and Research
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • CSU Northridge (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Helen Cox, PhD, Director, Institute for Sustainability; Professor, Geography, CSU Northridge
  • Kiana Lucero, Research Assistant, Institute for Sustainability; Undergraduate, Marine
    Biology, CSU Northridge

Moderator

  • Jillian Buckholz, Director of Sustainability, Academic Affairs, CSU East Bay

Sustainable Communities: University and Community Partnerships for Sustainability Education Experiences

Topic Areas: Curriculum; Research; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Speakers

  • Daniel M. Fernandez, PhD, Professor, Division of Science and Environmental Policy; Chair, Campus Sustainability Committee, CSU Monterey Bay
  • Jessica Barlow, PhD, Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; Director of the Sage Project, San Diego State University
  • Laura Bloch, MS, DEnv; United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9 Sustainability Advisor

Curricular Inroads to Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Carbon Footprint Reduction

Topic Areas: Climate Action; Transportation; and Curriculum
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Speakers

  • Susan Cholette, PhD, Professor, Decision Sciences, San Francisco State University
  • David Blekhman, PhD, Professor, Technology, CSU Los Angeles
  • Michael G. Dray, Hydrogen Station Manager and Technical Operations Manager for the
    College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, CSU Los Angeles

Moderator

  • Ronnie Lipschutz, PhD, Professor, Political Science, UC Santa Cruz

Sustainability Blitz for a Rapid Diffusion Across the Curriculum

Topic Areas: Curriculum; and Local
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Speakers

  • Stephen Miller, Deputy Director, Strategic Energy Innovations
  • Carina Anttila-Suarez, Professor, Environmental Science, Skyline College
  • Christopher Koh, Sustainability Coordinator, Workforce Development, Skyline College

Large-scale Campus Energy Efficiency and Net Zero Energy Projects

Topic Areas: Energy and Climate Action
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

Speakers

  • David El Fattal, PhD, Vice President, Business Services, Cerritos Community College District
  • Bharat Patel, PE, CEM, LEEDTM AP, Senior Vice President, Harley Ellis Devereaux
  • Dennis Elliot, PE, CEM, Associate Director, Energy, Utilities, and Sustainability, Facility
    Services, Cal Poly Pomona

Moderator

  • John Barnes, Campus Architect; Assistant Vice Chancellor, Physical Planning & Construction, UC Santa Cruz

Implementing Deep Sustainability in Recreational Buildings

Topic Area: Energy, Health and Wellness, and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Speakers

  • Wendy Bloom, MLA, Director, Campus Planning, San Francisco State University
  • Pam Su, Director, Campus Recreation, San Francisco State University
  • Mitch Fine, LEEDTM AP, AIA, Partner, WRNS Studio
  • Jim Stickley, ASLA, LEEDTM AP, Principal, WRT Design
  • Andrew Riley, MESM, CEM; Sustainability Specialist, Student Affairs, UC Santa Barbara
  • Gary Jurich, Director, Recreation Center, UC Santa Barbara
  • Jeffrey Averill, FAIA, LEEDTM AP, Campus Architect & Director of Design; Capital Programs, Design & Construction, UC Los Angeles
  • Todd M. Lynch, AIA, NCARB, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Principal Project Planner, Capital Programs, Planning & Finance, UC Los Angeles

Moderator

  • Luoluo Hong, PhD, MPH, Title IX Coordinator; Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, San Francisco State University

Best Practices in HVAC Design/ Retrofit and Energy Transmission

Topic Areas: Energy; and Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Speakers

  • Chris Nordby, Associate Director of Utility Operations, Facilities Development and
    Operations, San Jose State University
  • Robin Liu, Senior Energy Engineer, EnerNOC
  • Paul Wingco, CEM, LEEDTM AP, Energy and Sustainability Manager, CSU Long Beach
  • Kevin Norris, Associate Engineer, Building Commissioning and Sustainability, UC San Diego
  • Pere Margalef, Manager, Business Development for the Western Region of the US, FuelCell Energy

Moderator

  • Kevin Ng, PE, CEM, Assistant Energy Manager, Energy Office, UC Berkeley

Student-Led Energy Efficiency Efforts in Housing, Labs, and the Restructuring of Financial Incentives

Topic Area: Energy
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Speakers

  • Danielle Burns, Project Coordinator Intern, Alliance to Save Energy
  • Emma Olin, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies; Project Coordinator, PowerSave Campus Program, UC Santa Barbara
  • Ian Creelman, Masters Candidate, Bren School of Environmental Studies& Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Stephanie Harris, Masters Candidate, Bren School of Environmental Studies & Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Grace Vasiknanonte, Undergraduate Student, Materials and Engineering; Team
    Manager, PowerSave Campus Program, UC Berkeley

Moderator

  • Krista Mays, Sustainability Manager, Housing, Dining, & Hospitality, UC San Diego

Green Career Panel

Topic Areas: Energy; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • PDF not yet available

Speakers

  • Ann L. McCormick, PE, LEEDTM AP, Principal, Newcomb Anderson McCormick
  • Eric Eberhardt, Associate Director, Energy Services, University of California Office of the President
  • Eric Veium, Energy and Sustainability Analyst, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Wes Morgan, CEM, Lead Solutions Engineer, EnerNOC, Inc.

Moderator

  • Taylor McAdam, Senior Associate, Alliance to Save Energy

Monitoring-Based Commissioning (MBCx) Plus Continuous Commissioning Equals Persistent Savings

Topic Areas: Energy and Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

Speakers

  • Kazimir Gasljevic, PhD, Senior Engineer, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara
    Richard Dewey, Associate Engineer, Automation, Facilities Management, UCSanta Barbara
  • Sandro Sanchez, Associate Engineer Supervisor; Building Automation Manager, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • David Klug, PE, Mechanical Engineer, P2S Engineering
  • Tom Abram, PE, CEM, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Assistant Director, Facilities Services, San Diego State University
  • Anna Levitt, PE, CEM, Assistant Energy Manager, Facilities Management, UC San
    Diego
  • Grace Jungé, LEEDTM AP, Project Engineer, EnerNOC

Moderator

  • Lindsey Rowell, Director, Energy Management & Utility Services, CSU San Marcos

Dashboards, Feedback, and Incentives – Data-Driven Sustainability

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance; and Energy
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd at 10:15am to 11:30am

Speakers

  • Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Office of Sustainability, Stanford University
  • Kevin Ng, PE, CEM, Assistant Energy Manager, Energy Office, UC Berkeley
    Harry Stark, Director, Facilities and Engineering, QB3 Institute, UC Berkeley
  • Charles A Meyer, Senior Director, Facilities & Service Enterprises, San Francisco State University
  • Micah Remley, Senior Vice President of Product Strategy, Higher Education Development, EnerNOC

Moderator

  • Thomas E. Lollini, FAIA, LEED AP, AUA, Senior Associate Vice President, Physical Planning & Development, San Francisco State University

Lighting Retrofit Successes: Low-Tech to High-Tech

Topic Areas: Energy; and Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

Speakers

  • Joseph Fleshman, PE, Project Manager, Facilities Management, UC Irvine
  • Vicky Do, Energy Analyst, Facilities Management, UC Irvine
  • Kenny Seeton, Manager, Central Plant; Energy Manager, Facilities Services, CSU Dominguez Hills
  • Cain Buckler, Undergraduate Student; Sustainability Intern, Office of Sustainability, San Francisco State University

Moderator

  • Jordan Sager, LEEDTM AP, Energy Manager, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara

Local Transformers: A Tale of Two Projects and Their Energy Shifts

Topic Areas: Climate Action; Energy; and Local
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Speakers

  • Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Office of Sustainability, Stanford University
  • Byron Benton, Training Director, Alameda County Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Zero Net Energy Center

Moderator

  • David Trombly, PhD, Associate Engineer, Utilities, UC Davis

Turning Data into Energy Projects: Innovative Approaches to Gather Actionable Data for Savings

Topic Areas: Energy; Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Speakers

  • Deirdre McShane Carter, PE, Energy and Sustainability Manager, Lawrence Berkeley
    National Laboratory
  • John Elliott, Chief Sustainability Officer, CEM, Chief Sustainability Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Kiernan Salmon, Project Manager, Campus Energy Feedback System, Facilities Management Energy Conservation Office, UC Davis
  • Jessica Blizard, UX/Visual Designer, Facilities Management Energy Conservation Office, UC Davis
  • Liz Shigetoshi, Applications Developer, Facilities Management Energy Conservation Office, UC Davis
  • Rashmi Sahai, Assessments Program Manager, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University
  • Moira Hafer, Sustainability Analyst, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University
  • Allison Paradise, Executive Director, My Green Lab

Moderator

  • Eric Eberhardt, Associate Director, Energy Services, University of California Office of the President

Greening Food Franchises and Integrating Student-Grown Food in Dining

Topic Areas: Food Systems
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Tuesday, June 21st from 10:15am to 11:20am

Speakers

  • Caitlyn Morrell, Senior Policy & Project Development Intern, Sustainable Initiatives, ASI, San Francisco State University
  • Jessica Barlow, PhD, Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; Director of the Sage Project, San Diego State University
  • Ben Thomas, Sustainability Manager, UC Davis Dining Services

Moderator

  • Maggie Iba, Sustainability & Marketing Coordinator, Dining Services by Sodexo, Westmont College

Eliminating Plastics from Food Service and Understanding Where Our Plastics Go

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Speakers

  • Jennifer McDougall, MA, Principal Planner, Real Estate Division, UC Berkeley
  • Sharon Daraphonhdeth, Coordinator, The Green Initiative Fund and Sustainability Initiatives, UC Berkeley

Moderator

  • Mike Carey, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Orange Coast College

Evaluating and Re-envisioning Student Food Security and Sustainable Food Resources

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Social Equity
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Speakers

  • Tim Galarneau, Food Systems Education& Research Specialist, Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, UC Santa Cruz
  • Ruben E. Canedo, Research & Mobilization Coordinator, Centers for Educational Equity & Excellence, UC Berkeley
  • Tuyen Nguyen, Food Bank Coordinator, Associated Students, UC Santa Barbara
  • Hayley Weddle, Advisor and Daily Operations Manager, Associated Students, UC San Diego
  • Rachel Rouse, AS Food Bank Student Coordinator; UC Global Food Initiative Fellow; Recent Graduate, Biopsychology, UC Santa Barbara
  • Amanda Becerra, Resident, Merton House, Santa Barbara Student Housing Cooperative; Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Moderator

  • Jessica Foster, Student Coordinator, Department of Public Worms, Associated Students, UC Santa Barbara

Indoor Composting in Campus Residence Halls

Topic Areas: Food Systems; Waste Reduction and Recycling; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

Speakers

  • Paul Caporaso, Undergraduate Student, Urban Studies; International Studies, UC Irvine
  • Carley Halsey, Project Coordinator, Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, UC Berkeley
  • Kristin Parineh, Housing Sustainability and Conservation Programs Manager, Residential & Dining Enterprises’ Student Housing, Stanford University

Moderator

  • Steve McKenzie, Associate Director, Housing, Humboldt State University

Purchasing Practices and Policies to Source Real Food

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Procurement and Business Services
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

Speakers

  • Crystal Owings, Food Systems Working Group Co-Chair; Real Food Calculator Project Coordinator; Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies; Latin American and
    Latino Studies, UC Santa Cruz
  • Matthew Burke, Lead Buyer, Purchasing, UC Riverside
  • Katrina Benedicto, Key Accounts Manager, Sales, Java City/ecoGrounds Coffee
  • Ben Thomas, Sustainability Manager, UC Davis Dining Services
  • Kiko Barr, Aggie Grown Coordinator, UC Davis Dining Services in partnership with Sodexo; Student, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, UC Davis

Moderator

  • Lesley Clark, Commodity Manager, Procurement Services, UC Office of the President

Brown’s: A California Café at Cal Berkeley

Topic Areas: Food Systems and Local
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • UC Berkeley (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Shawn LaPean, Executive Director, Cal Dining, UC Berkeley
  • Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RDN, Lecturer; Culinary and Food Sustainability Consultant, Cal Dining, UC Berkeley
  • Sarah Atkinson, Sustainability Coordinator, Cal Dining, UC Berkeley

Translating the Value of Campus Gardens to Decision Makers

Topic Areas: Food Systems and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • Stanford University (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Rose Madden, Farm Facilities and Production Coordinator, Stanford Educational Farm, Stanford University

Increasing Healthy Eating through K-12 Partnerships, Local Produce, and Strategic Educational Programming

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Health and Wellness
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 2:15pm to 3:00pm

  • UC Santa Cruz (PDF not yet available)
  • UC Davis (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Tim Galarneau, Food Systems Education & Research Specialist, Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, UC Santa Cruz
  • Lisette Lawler, Undergraduate Student; K-12 Research and Education Intern, Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, UC Santa Cruz
  • Samantha Lubow, Sustainability Coordinator, UC Davis Dining Services by Sodexo
  • Jenni Porter, LEEDTM AP, Sustainability Coordinator, Student Housing, UC Davis

Moderator

  • Kate Parkinson, Undergraduate Student, College of Creative Studies Biology; UC Global Food Initiative Fellow, UC Santa Barbara

Implementing Statewide CSU Real Food Policy on Campus

Topic Areas: Food Systems; Procurement and Business Services; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • CSU Monterey Bay (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Jessica Gonzalez, Co-founder; Lead Organizer, Real Food for CSUs campaign
  • Stephanie Yee, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies, CSU Monterey Bay

Moderator

  • Fortino Morales, R’Garden Manager, Sustainability, UC Riverside

Practical Tools and Strategies to Transform Campus Stormwater Systems

Topic Areas: Green Building New Construction and Renovations; and Water and Landscape
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Davis
  • CSU Sacramento (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Brian Currier, PE, Research Engineer, Office of Water Programs, CSU Sacramento
  • Kevin Murphy, PE, MS, Research Group Engineering Manager, Sacramento State Office of Water Programs
  • Lisa Moretti, PE, QSD, Environmental Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety, UC Davis

Moderator

  • Michael Clemson, Associate Energy Analyst, Capital Planning, Design & Construction, CSU Office of the Chancellor

Best Practices in Overall Sustainable Design

Topic Area: Green Building New Construction and Renovations
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Speakers

  • Mark Zakhour, CASp, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Manager of Construction Services, CSU Long Beach
  • Aravind Batra, PE, LC, LEEDTM AP, Principal, Senior Electrical Engineer
  • V. Allan Palmer, Project Manager, Construction & Design, Real Estate Division, UC Berkeley
  • Kevin R. Crossman, AIA, LEEDTM AP, Associate Principal, Studios Architecture
  • Jamie Bohannan, Assistant Project Manager, Facilities Design & Construction, UC San Diego
  • Sara McKinstry, Campus Sustainability Manager, UC San Diego

Moderator

  • Catherine Kniazewycz, AIA, LEEDTM AP, Director of Design & Construction, Facilities Planning, Design, & Construction, CSU Northridge

Hands-On Experiences for Future Green Building Professionals through Coursework

Topic Areas: Curriculum; and Green Building New Construction and Renovations
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Speakers

  • Brandon Kaysen, LEED™ AP (O+M), Masters Candidate, Corporate Environmental
    Management & Eco-Entrepreneurship, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Cassidy Green, LEED™ AP (BD+C), LEED Program Coordinator, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Megan Moscol, LEED™ AP (BD+C) (O+M), Sustainability Programs Manager, Facilities
    Operations, CSU Fullerton
  • Angsar Killing, MS, Architecture, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Barry Williams, MS, LEED™ AP, RA, Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Moderator

  • Todd M. Lynch, AIA, NCARB, LEED™ AP (BD+C), Principal Project Planner, Capital Programs; Planning & Finance, UC Los Angeles

Transforming the Built Environment at Scale – Prototypes for Sustainable Development

Topic Areas: Green Building New Construction and Renovations; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

Speakers

  • Jill Tomczyk, LEED™ AP (BD+C), Assistant Director of Project Management, UC Davis
  • Leah Marthinsen, AIA, LEED™ AP (BD+C), Associate, EHDD
  • Dave Downey, LEED™ AP, Preconstruction Project Manager, Employee Owner, Sundt
    Construction
  • Sandy Stannard, Architect, LEED™ AP, Professor, Architecture, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Moderator

  • Bert Malasig Bitanga, Professor, Applied Sciences, College of the Desert

Creating Green Construction and Renovation Standards for Sustainable Universities

Topic Areas: Climate Action; and Green Building New Construction and Renovations
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Speakers

  • Janika McFeely, AIA, LEED™ AP BD+C, Sustainability Specialist, Energy + Sustainability, UC Office of the President
  • Lydia Yiu, LEED™ Green Associate, Building Sustainability at Cal Intern; Undergraduate
    Student, Civil/Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
  • Anthony Hall, Building Sustainability at Cal Intern; Undergraduate Student, Environmental Science, UC Berkeley
  • Greta Gardner, Intern, Sustainability, UC Berkeley
  • Rosanna Ren, LEED™ GA, Intern Coordinator, Building Sustainability at Cal; Graduate,
    Environmental Science; Environmental Economics and Policy, UC Berkeley

Speaker/Moderator

  • Ellen Owens, AIA, LEED™ AP (BD+C), Project Manager, Team Manager, Construction & Design, Real Estate Division, UC Berkeley

Rethinking Waste: Innovative and Integrated Approaches to Waste Diversion

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance; and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

Speakers

  • Talitha McAdams, Admission Ambassador, College of Environmental Design; Undergraduate Student, Sustainable Environmental Design, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley
  • Jonathon Fong, Freelance Photographer and Videoproducer; Alumnus, UC Berkeley Sarah Siedschlag, Environmental Programs Advisor, Associated Students, UC Santa Barbara
  • Erin Claybaugh, MESM, Sustainability Program Manager, Sustainable Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Moderator

  • Charlotte Strem, 2013 UC Sustainability Champion; Assistant Director Physical and Environmental Planning, UC Office of the President

Management By Fact, Getting the Data to Make Good Water Choices

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance; and Water and Landscape
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Speakers

  • David Trombly, PhD, Associate Engineer, Utilities, UC Davis
  • Joshua Morejohn, PE, CEM, Energy Manager, UC Davis
  • Amorette Getty, PhD, Co-Director, LabRATS, UC Santa Barbara
  • Arriana Rabago, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies; LabRATS
    Coordinator, UC Santa Barbara
  • Heather Pohl, Project Manager, Water Department, San Francisco Public Utilities
    Commission

Moderator

  • Austin Eriksson, Sustainability Program Manager, Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction, CSU Northridge

Best Practices in HVAC Design/ Retrofit and Energy Transmission

Topic Areas: Energy; and Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Speakers

  • Chris Nordby, Associate Director of Utility Operations, Facilities Development and Operations, San Jose State University
  • Robin Liu, Senior Energy Engineer, EnerNOC
  • Paul Wingco, CEM, LEEDTM AP, Energy and Sustainability Manager, CSU Long Beach
  • Kevin Norris, Associate Engineer, Building Commissioning and Sustainability, UC San Diego
  • Pere Margalef, Manager, Business Development for the Western Region of the US, FuelCell Energy

Moderator

  • Kevin Ng, PE, CEM, Assistant Energy Manager, Energy Office, UC Berkeley

Monitoring-Based Commissioning (MBCx) Plus Continuous Commissioning Equals Persistent Savings

Topic Areas: Energy and Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

Speakers

  • Kazimir Gasljevic, PhD, Senior Engineer, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Richard Dewey, Associate Engineer, Automation, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Sandro Sanchez, Associate Engineer Supervisor; Building Automation Manager, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • David Klug, PE, Mechanical Engineer, P2S Engineering
  • Tom Abram, PE, CEM, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Assistant Director, Facilities Services, San
    Diego State University
  • Anna Levitt, PE, CEM, Assistant Energy Manager, Facilities Management, UC San
    Diego
  • Grace Jungé, LEEDTM, Project Engineer, EnerNOC

Moderator

  • Lindsey Rowell, Director, Energy Management & Utility Services, CSU San Marcos

Campus Workplace Engagement through Green Office and Lab Programs

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

Speakers

  • Moira Hafer, Sustainability Analyst, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University
  • Allen Doyle, MS, CEM, LEEDTM AP, Sustainability Manager, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, UC Davis
  • Ron Liu, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies and Management; Green Office Student Coordinator, UC Davis
  • Arriana Rabago, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies; LabRATS Coordinator, UC Santa Barbara
  • Lily Urmann, Undergraduate Student, Biology; Environmental Studies; Green Labs Facilitator, UC Santa Cruz

Moderator

  • Matthew St. Clair, Director of Sustainability, Energy and Sustainability, UC Office of the President

Dashboards, Feedback, and Incentives – Data-Driven Sustainability

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance; and Energy
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd at 10:15am to 11:30am 

Speakers

  • Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Office of Sustainability, Stanford University
  • Kevin Ng, PE, CEM, Assistant Energy Manager, Energy Office, UC Berkeley
  • Harry Stark, Director, Facilities and Engineering, QB3 Institute, UC Berkeley
  • Charles A Meyer, Senior Director, Facilities & Service Enterprises, San Francisco State University
  • Micah Remley, Senior Vice President of Product Strategy, Higher Education Development, EnerNOC

Moderator

  • Thomas E. Lollini, FAIA, LEED AP, AUA, Senior Associate Vice President, Physical Planning & Development, San Francisco State University

Lighting Retrofit Successes: Low-Tech to High-Tech

Topic Areas: Energy; and Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am 

Speakers

  • Joseph Fleshman, PE, Project Manager, Facilities Management, UC Irvine
  • Vicky Do, Energy Analyst, Facilities Management, UC Irvine
  • Kenny Seeton, Manager, Central Plant; Energy Manager, Facilities Services, CSU Dominguez Hills
  • Cain Buckler, Undergraduate Student; Sustainability Intern, Office of Sustainability, San Francisco State University

Moderator

  • Jordan Sager, LEEDTM AP, Energy Manager, Facilities Management, UC Santa Barbara

Turning Data into Energy Projects: Innovative Approaches to Gather Actionable Data for Savings

Topic Areas: Energy; Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Ripening Efforts
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Speakers

  • Deirdre McShane Carter, PE, Energy and Sustainability Manager, Lawrence Berkeley
    National Laboratory
  • John Elliott, Chief Sustainability Officer, CEM, Chief Sustainability Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Kiernan Salmon, Project Manager, Campus Energy Feedback System, Facilities Management Energy Conservation Office, UC Davis
  • Jessica Blizard, UX/Visual Designer, Facilities Management Energy Conservation Office, UC Davis
  • Liz Shigetoshi, Applications Developer, Facilities Management Energy Conservation Office, UC Davis
  • Rashmi Sahai, Assessments Program Manager, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University
  • Moira Hafer, Sustainability Analyst, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University
  • Allison Paradise, Executive Director, My Green Lab

Moderator

  • Eric Eberhardt, Associate Director, Energy Services, University of California Office of the President

The Internet of Thing: Turning One Meter into Many Meters

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • UC Davis (PDF not yet available)

Speaker

  • David Trombly, PhD, Associate Engineer, Utilities, UC Davis

Self-Care and Holistic Health Initiatives for Staff, Faculty, and Yourself

Topic Area: Health and Wellness
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • CSU Northridge
  • San Francisco State University (PDF not yet available)
  • UC Davis (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Shari Tarver Behring, PhD, Chair, Educational Psychology and Counseling, CSU Northridge
  • Carolyn Jeffries, PhD, Professor, Educational Psychology and Counseling, CSU Northridge
  • Ken Burrows, Professor, Holistic Health Studies, San Francisco State University
  • Allen Doyle, MS, CEM, LEEDTM AP, Sustainability Manager, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, UC Davis

Moderator

  • Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Office of Sustainability, Stanford University

Implementing Deep Sustainability in Recreational Buildings

Topic Area: Energy, Health and Wellness, and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm 

  • UC Los Angeles
  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Wendy Bloom, MLA, Director, Campus Planning, San Francisco State University
  • Pam Su, Director, Campus Recreation, San Francisco State University
  • Mitch Fine, LEEDTM AP, AIA, Partner, WRNS Studio
  • Jim Stickley, ASLA, LEEDTM AP, Principal, WRT Design
  • Andrew Riley, MESM, CEM; Sustainability Specialist, Student Affairs, UC Santa Barbara
  • Gary Jurich, Director, Recreation Center, UC Santa Barbara
  • Jeffrey Averill, FAIA, LEEDTM AP, Campus Architect & Director of Design; Capital Programs, Design & Construction, UC Los Angeles
  • Todd M. Lynch, AIA, NCARB, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Principal Project Planner, Capital Programs, Planning & Finance, UC Los Angeles

Moderator

  • Luoluo Hong, PhD, MPH, Title IX Coordinator; Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, San Francisco State University

Climate Change and Health Care: Lessons for Universities

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Health and Wellness
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • UC San Francisco (Anya Desai)
  • Barbara Sattler, Kathy Gerwig, Linda Rudolph

Speakers

  • Anya Desai, Student, UC San Francisco
  • Barbara Sattler, RN, DrPH, FAAN, Professor, Public Health & Alliance of Nurses for
    Healthy Environments, University of San Francisco
  • Kathy Gerwig, MBA, Vice President, Employee Safety, Health and Wellness, and Environmental Stewardship Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH, Co-director, The Climate Change and Public Health Project,
    The Center for Climate Change and Public Health, The Public Health Institute

Moderator

  • Gail Lee, REHS, MS, Sustainability Manager, UC San Francisco

Meet Your New Partner: Broadening Opportunities through Cooperative Action that Includes Campus Recreation

Topic Areas: Health and Wellness; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Berkeley
  • Santa Clara University (PDF not yet available)
  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Pam Su, Director, Campus Recreation, San Francisco State University
  • Janice DeMonsi, Director of Recreation, Santa Clara University
  • Krista Smith, Director of Recreation, Associated Students Inc., Cal Poly Pomona
  • Brigitte T. Lossing, Associate Director, Recreational Sports, UC Berkeley

Moderator

  • Gary Jurich, Director, Recreation Center, UC Santa Barbara

Increasing Healthy Eating through K-12 Partnerships, Local Produce, and Strategic Educational Programming

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Health and Wellness
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 2:15pm to 3:00pm

  • UC Santa Cruz (PDF not yet available)
  • UC Davis (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Tim Galarneau, Food Systems Education & Research Specialist, Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, UC Santa Cruz
  • Lisette Lawler, Undergraduate Student; K-12 Research and Education Intern, Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, UC Santa Cruz
  • Samantha Lubow, Sustainability Coordinator, UC Davis Dining Services by Sodexo
  • Jenni Porter, LEEDTM AP, Sustainability Coordinator, Student Housing, UC Davis

Moderator

  • Kate Parkinson, Undergraduate Student, College of Creative Studies Biology; UC Global Food Initiative Fellow, UC Santa Barbara

Navigating the STARS 2.0 Experience: From Data Collection to Strategic Planning

Topic Areas: Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • STARS 2.0 (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Moira Hafer, Sustainability Analyst, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University
  • Lindsey Kalkbrenner, MBA, Director, Center for Sustainability, Santa Clara University
    Mo Lovegreen, Director, Campus Sustainability, UC Santa Barbara
  • Garrison Yang, STARS Assessment Intern, Sustainability Program; Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Student Engagement through Blending Climate Education, Co- Curricular, and urricular Methods

Topic Areas: Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • Foothill College
  • UC Irvine and UC Los Angeles
  • CSU Fullerton

Speakers

  • Tamara Wallace, LEEDTM Green Associate, Sustainability Projects Coordinator, Facilities Operations and Management, CSU Fullerton
  • Sam Geldin, Recent Graduate, Environmental Science; Geography, Honors, UC Los Angeles
  • Kimberly Duong, Graduate Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine
  • Roberta Cormia, Professor, Engineering, Foothill College

Moderator

  • Donald Strauss, PhD, Chair, Core Faculty, Urban Sustainability Program, Antioch University Los Angeles

How to Build a Sustainability Initiative from the Ground Up with Customizable Templates

Topic Areas: Institutionalizing Sustainability,
Jargon Level: General Audience
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

  • Skyline College (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Joe Fullerton, LEEDTM AP, Energy Management Coordinator, Facilities Planning, Maintenance, and Operations, San Mateo County Community College District
  • Carina Anttila-Suarez, PhD, Faculty Environmental Science and Biology, Skyline College
  • Danielle L. Moultak, Project Manager, Newcomb Anderson McCormick

Speaker/Moderator

  • Ann L. McCormick, PE, LEEDTM AP, Principal, Newcomb Anderson McCormick

Getting Started with ‘Campus as a Living Lab’

Topic Areas: Curriculum and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm 

  • CSU Monterey Bay
  • CSU Fullerton
  • Portland University (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Christine Whitcraft, Associate Professor, Biology, CSU Long Beach
  • Wesley Woelfel, Assistant Professor, Design, CSU Long Beach
  • Daniel M. Fernandez, PhD, Professor, Division of Science and Environmental Policy; Chair, Campus Sustainability Committee, CSU Monterey Bay
  • Fletcher Beaudoin, MPA, Assistant Director, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University

Moderator

  • Meaghan C. Smith, LEEDTM AP, Principal Planner; Project Manager, Capital Planning, Design and Construction, CSU Office of the Chancellor

Fossil Fuel Divestment and Reinvestment: How To and What’s Next

Topic Areas: Social Equity, Climate Action, and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm 

  • UC Santa Cruz
  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Cynthia Kaufman, Director, Institute of Community and Civic Engagement, De Anza College
  • Alden Phinney, Organizer, Fossil Free UC; Undergraduate, Economics; Carbon Neutrality Fellow, UC Santa Cruz
  • Philip King, PhD, Associate Professor, Economics, San Francisco State University; Chair, Finance and Investment Committee; Member, SFSU Foundation Board
  • Tanvi Pradhan, MBA Graduate, Beta Gamma Sigma, College of Business, San Francisco State University; PGDCM, IIM Calcutta
  • Dan Tichenor, CFA, Senior Strategy Associate, UBS Institutional Consulting

Moderator

  • Silver Hannon, Fossil Free Campaign Director, California Student Sustainability Coalition

Resiliency, Strategic Planning, and Campus-Community Partnerships

Topic Area: Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • San Francisco State University
  • Pasadena City College
  • UC Santa Cruz

Speakers

  • Rueben Smith, Executive Director, Facilities & Construction Services, Pasadena Area Community College District
  • James Matson, AIA, HGA Architects and Engineers
  • Patrick Thibaudeau, CSI, CCS, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), ILFI, Vice President, Sustainable Design, HGA Architects and Engineers
  • Douglas Miguel Guerrero, Recent Graduate, Environmental Studies; Student Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Sustainability, San Francisco State University
  • Shawn Whalen, Chief of Staff, Office of the President, San Francisco State University
  • Trevor Getz, PhD, Professor, Department of History, San Francisco State University
  • Chrissy Thomure, LEEDTM AP, AICP, Climate Action Manager, Sustainability Office, UC Santa Cruz
  • Tiffany Wise-West, PE, LEEDTM AP, PhD, Climate Action Outreach Coordinator, Planning and Community Development Department, City of Santa Cruz

Moderator

  • Tony Ichsan, ARM, CEFP, LEED AP, Dean, Facilities Planning & Operations, Santa Rosa Junior College, Sonoma County Junior College District

Transforming the Built Environment at Scale – Prototypes for Sustainable Development

Topic Areas: Green Building New Construction and Renovations; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am 

  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • UC Davis

Speakers

  • Jill Tomczyk, LEED™ AP (BD+C), Assistant Director of Project Management, UC Davis
  • Leah Marthinsen, AIA, LEED™ AP (BD+C), Associate, EHDD
  • Dave Downey, LEED™ AP, Preconstruction Project Manager, Employee Owner, Sundt Construction
  • Sandy Stannard, Architect, LEED™ AP, Professor, Architecture, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Moderator

  • Bert Malasig Bitanga, Professor, Applied Sciences, College of the Desert

Linking Institution and Curricular Practices in Sustainability Education

Topic Areas: Curriculum and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am 

  • Chapman University
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Speakers

  • Gerri McNenny, PhD, Associate Professor, Chapman University
  • Pamela Ezell, Director, Broadcast & Digital Media, Panther Productions, Doctoral Student, College of Educational Studies, Chapman University
  • Aaron Sparks, Doctoral Student, Political Science, UC Santa Barbara
  • David Braun, PhD, Professor, Electrical Engineering, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Scott Kelting, EdD, LEEDTM AP, CGP, Associate Professor, Construction Management, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Moderator

  • Christine Whitcraft, Associate Professor, Biology, CSU Long Beach

Best Practice Winners for Water Conservation

Topic Areas: Institutionalizing Sustainability; and Water and Landscape
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • CSU Long Beach
  • UC Santa Cruz

Speakers

  • Dennis Elliot, PE, CEM, Associate Director, Energy, Utilities,and Sustainability, Facility Services, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Patrick Testoni, CEM, Campus Energy Manager, UC Santa Cruz
  • Holli Fajack, Sustainability Coordinator, Physical Planning & Facilities Management, CSU Long Beach

Moderator

  • Camille Kirk, Assistant Director of Sustainability, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, UC Davis

Campus Workplace Engagement through Green Office and Lab Programs

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • Stanford University
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Moira Hafer, Sustainability Analyst, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University
  • Allen Doyle, MS, CEM, LEEDTM AP, Sustainability Manager, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, UC Davis
  • Ron Liu, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies and Management; Green Office Student Coordinator, UC Davis
  • Arriana Rabago, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies; LabRATS Coordinator, UC Santa Barbara
  • Lily Urmann, Undergraduate Student, Biology; Environmental Studies; Green Labs Facilitator, UC Santa Cruz

Moderator

  • Matthew St. Clair, Director of Sustainability, Energy and Sustainability, UC Office of the President

Campus Presidents Speak on Fossil Fuel Divestment

Topic Areas: Social Equity, Climate Action, and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Ripening Efforts
Jargon Level: General Audience 
Nobb Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • No PDF for this session

Speakers

  • Brian Murphy, PhD, President, De Anza College
  • Lisa A. Rossbacher, President, Humboldt State University
  • Thomas Poon, President, Pitzer College
  • Leslie E. Wong, PhD, President, San Francisco State University
  • Paul J. Zingg, PhD, President, CSU Chico

Moderator

  • Carlos Davidson, Professor, Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University

Beyond Silos: Sustainability across the Curriculum in Diverse and Interdisciplinary Contexts

Topic Areas: Curriculum and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Santa Clara University (PDF not yet available)
  • UC Los Angeles (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • John S. Farnsworth, MFA, MLA, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Environmental Studies and Sciences; Provost’s Faculty Associate for Curriculum Development and Transformation, Santa Clara University
  • Lindsey Kalkbrenner, MBA, Director, Center for Sustainability, Santa Clara University
  • Nurit Katz, MBA, MPP, LEED AP, Chief Sustainability Officer; Executive Officer, Facilities Management, UC Los Angeles
  • Cully Nordby, PhD, Academic Director, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; Chair, Sustainability Committee, UC Los Angeles
  • Jonathan Reich, Professor; Fulbright Scholar, Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; Architect
  • Joseph Ragsdale, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Landscape Architect; Rome Prize winner

Moderator

  • Mark Gold, Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability, UC Los Angeles

Lessons Learned from Changing Roles in the Sustainability Profession

Topic Areas: Institutionalizing Sustainability and Interactive
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • PDF not yet available

Speakers

  • Meaghan C. Smith, LEEDTM AP, Principal Planner; Project Manager, Capital Planning, Design and Construction, CSU Office of the Chancellor
  • Juliana Goodlaw-Morris, Sustainability Manager, Safety, Risk and Sustainability, CSU San Marcos
  • Coleen H. Barsley, Sustainability and Operations Analyst, Facilities Services, CSU Channel Islands

Speaker/Moderator

  • Jillian Buckholz, Director of Sustainability, Academic Affairs, CSU East Bay

UC Santa Barbara Public Relations Campaign

Topic Areas: Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesdasy, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • UC Santa Barbara (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Jewel Snavely, Sustainability Coordinator; TGIF Grants Manager, Administrative Services, UC Santa Barbara
  • Mo Lovegreen, Director, Campus Sustainability, UC Santa Barbara

Translating the Value of Campus Gardens to Decision Makers

Topic Areas: Food Systems and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm 

  • Stanford University

Speakers

  • Rose Madden, Farm Facilities and Production Coordinator, Stanford Educational Farm, Stanford University

Optimizing Outreach through Collaboration

Topic Areas: Procurement and Business
Services; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • UC San Diego (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Anthony Singleton, Manager, Chief Small Business Officer, Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions, Small Business Development Office, UC San Diego

Moderator

  • Lesley Clark, Commodity Manager, Procurement Services, UC Office of the President

Saving Water on Campus: Reducing by 25% or More

Topic Areas: Water and Landscape;
Institutionalizing Sustainability; and
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

  • San Mateo Community College District (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Joe Fullerton, LEED AP, Energy Management Coordinator, Facilities Planning, Maintenance and Operations, San Mateo County Community College District
  • Carmela Gaspar, Sustainability Specialist, Facilities Planning Department, San Mateo Community College District

Sustainable Communities: University and Community Partnerships for Sustainability Education Experiences

Topic Areas: Curriculum; Research; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Ripening Efforts
Jargon Level: General Audience
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm 

  • CSU Monterey Bay and EPA

Speakers

  • Daniel M. Fernandez, PhD, Professor, Division of Science and Environmental Policy; Chair, Campus Sustainability Committee, CSU Monterey Bay
  • Jessica Barlow, PhD, Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; Director of the Sage Project, San Diego State University
  • Laura Bloch, MS, DEnv; United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9 Sustainability Advisor

Sustainable Asset Reallocation: The University of California and Fossil Free Investments

Topic Areas: Social Equity and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

  • UC Santa Cruz

Speaker

  • Alden Phinney, Organizer, Fossil Free UC; Undergraduate, Economics; Carbon Neutrality Fellow, UC Santa Cruz

Building Partnerships and Programs that Connect Campus Diversity and Sustainability

Topic Areas: Social Equity; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • CSU East Bay

Speakers

  • Dianne Rush Woods, PhD, University Diversity Officer, CSU East Bay
  • Jillian Buckholz, Director of Sustainability, Academic Affairs, CSU East Bay

Cooperative Curriculum for a Resilient Future

Topic Areas: Curriculum, Social Equity, Local, and Interactive
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Berkeley (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Roberta Giordano, Development Associate, Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC), UC Berkeley
  • Zen Trenholm, Core Member, USA Cooperative Youth Council
  • Jeff Noven, Education Associate, Student Environmental Resource Center, UC Berkeley
  • Megan Svoboda, Operations Manager, Berkeley Student Food Collective

How to Build a Sustainability Initiative from the Ground Up with Customizable Templates

Topic Areas: Institutionalizing Sustainability, Local, and Interactive
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

  • Skyline College (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Joe Fullerton, LEEDTM AP, Energy Management Coordinator, Facilities Planning, Maintenance, and Operations, San Mateo County Community College District
  • Carina Anttila-Suarez, PhD, Faculty Environmental Science and Biology, Skyline College
  • Danielle L. Moultak, Project Manager, Newcomb Anderson McCormick

Speaker/Moderator

  • Ann L. McCormick, PE, LEEDTM AP, Principal, Newcomb Anderson McCormick

Exploring Offset Options for UC Air Travel

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Transportation, Local, and Interactive
Nobb Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • Presidio Graduate School (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Ron Hightower, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School
  • Susan McMullan, JD, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School
  • Veena Patel, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School

New Research: Improving Transportation Demand Management (TDM) and Pedestrian and Bike Safety

Topic Areas: Local, Transportation, and Research
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesdsay, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Berkeley
  • Skyline College
  • Stanford University

Speakers

  • Bridget Thrasher, PhD, Transportation Programs Analyst, Parking and Transportation Services, Stanford University
  • Offer Grembek, PhD, Co-Director, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, UC Berkeley
  • Aditya Medury, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, UC Berkeley
  • Richard Hsu, MS, Sustainability Coordinator (former), Skyline College
  • Carina Anttila-Suarez, PhD, Faculty, Environmental Science and Biology, Skyline College

Moderator

  • Steve Lohr, EdD, Chief of Land Use Planning and Environmental Review, CSU Chancellor’s Office

Mendables: A ReUse Community Project

Topic Areas: Local and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Russell Esmus, Master Student, San Francisco State UniversityConstance Ulasewicz, Professor, Apparel Design & Merchandising, Consumer/Family Studies Department, San Francisco State University

Brown’s: A California Café at Cal Berkeley

Topic Areas: Food Systems and Local
Ripening Fruit
Jargon Level: General Audience
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • UC Berkeley (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Shawn LaPean, Executive Director, Cal Dining, UC Berkeley
  • Kristen Rasmussen, MS, RDN, Lecturer; Culinary and Food Sustainability Consultant, Cal Dining, UC Berkeley
  • Sarah Atkinson, Sustainability Coordinator, Cal Dining, UC Berkeley

Local Transformers: A Tale of Two Projects and Their Energy Shifts

Topic Areas: Climate Action; Energy; and Local
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

  • Zero Net Energy Center
  • Stanford University

Speakers

  • Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Office of Sustainability, Stanford University
  • Byron Benton, Training Director, Alameda County Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Zero Net Energy Center

Moderator

  • David Trombly, PhD, Associate Engineer, Utilities, UC Davis

Moving Sustainability to the Core of Strategic Sourcing

Topic Area: Procurement and Business Services
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

  • University of California

Speakers

  • Justin Sullivan, Director, Strategic Sourcing Center of Excellence, University of California

Moderator

  • Matthew Burke, Lead Buyer, Purchasing, UC Riverside

Integrating Sustainability into Procurement and Contract Negotiations

Topic Areas: Procurement and Business Services; and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • CSU Fullerton
  • San Francisco State University
  • UC Office of the President

Speakers

  • Stephen Smith, Director, Procurement, San Francisco State University
  • Valerie Vergara, Life Sciences Category Manager, University of California
  • Kevin Mattson, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Sustainable Waste Management Specialist, Facilities Operation, CSU Fullerton

Moderator

  • Pam Meyer, CPM, Buyer V, Contracting Services, UC Davis

Purchasing Practices and Policies to Source Real Food

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Procurement and Business Services
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd  from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Riverside
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • UC Davis

Speakers

  • Crystal Owings, Food Systems Working Group Co-Chair; Real Food Calculator Project Coordinator; Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies; Latin American and Latino Studies, UC Santa Cruz
  • Matthew Burke, Lead Buyer, Purchasing, UC Riverside
  • Katrina Benedicto, Key Accounts Manager, Sales, Java City/ecoGrounds Coffee
  • Ben Thomas, Sustainability Manager, UC Davis Dining Services
  • Kiko Barr, Aggie Grown Coordinator, UC Davis Dining Services in partnership with Sodexo; Student, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, UC Davis

Moderator

  • Lesley Clark, Commodity Manager, Procurement Services, UC Office of the President

Optimizing Outreach through Collaboration

Topic Areas: Procurement and Business Services; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • UC San Diego (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Anthony Singleton, Manager, Chief Small Business Officer, Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions, Small Business Development Office, UC San Diego

Moderator

  • Lesley Clark, Commodity Manager, Procurement Services, UC Office of the President

Implementing Statewide CSU Real Food Policy on Campus

Topic Areas: Food Systems; Procurement and Business Services; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • CSU Monterey Bay (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Jessica Gonzalez, Co-founder; Lead Organizer, Real Food for CSUs campaign
  • Stephanie Yee, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies, CSU Monterey Bay

Moderator

  • Fortino Morales, R’Garden Manager, Sustainability, UC Riverside

Cooperative Curriculum for a Resilient Future

Topic Areas: Curriculum, Social Equity, Local, and Interactive
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • Berkeley (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Roberta Giordano, Development Associate, Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC), UC Berkeley
  • Zen Trenholm, Core Member, USA Cooperative Youth Council
  • Jeff Noven, Education Associate, Student Environmental Resource Center, UC Berkeley
  • Megan Svoboda, Operations Manager, Berkeley Student Food Collective

Fossil Fuel Divestment and Reinvestment: How To and What’s Next

Topic Areas: Social Equity, Climate Action, and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

  • UC Santa Cruz
  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Cynthia Kaufman, Director, Institute of Community and Civic Engagement, De Anza College
  • Alden Phinney, Organizer, Fossil Free UC; Undergraduate, Economics; Carbon Neutrality Fellow, UC Santa Cruz
  • Philip King, PhD, Associate Professor, Economics, San Francisco State University; Chair, Finance and Investment Committee; Member, SFSU Foundation Board
  • Tanvi Pradhan, MBA Graduate, Beta Gamma Sigma, College of Business, San Francisco State University; PGDCM, IIM Calcutta
  • Dan Tichenor, CFA, Senior Strategy Associate, UBS Institutional Consulting

Moderator

  • Silver Hannon, Fossil Free Campaign Director, California Student Sustainability Coalition

Evaluating and Re-envisioning Student Food Security and Sustainable Food Resources

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Social Equity
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Santa Barbara

Speakers

  • Tim Galarneau, Food Systems Education& Research Specialist, Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, UC Santa Cruz
  • Ruben E. Canedo, Research & Mobilization Coordinator, Centers for Educational Equity & Excellence, UC Berkeley
  • Tuyen Nguyen, Food Bank Coordinator, Associated Students, UC Santa Barbara
  • Hayley Weddle, Advisor and Daily Operations Manager, Associated Students, UC San Diego
  • Rachel Rouse, AS Food Bank Student Coordinator; UC Global Food Initiative Fellow; Recent Graduate, Biopsychology, UC Santa Barbara
  • Amanda Becerra, Resident, Merton House, Santa Barbara Student Housing Cooperative; Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Moderator

  • Jessica Foster, Student Coordinator, Department of Public Worms, Associated Students, UC Santa Barbara

Campus Presidents Speak on Fossil Fuel Divestment

Topic Areas: Social Equity, Climate Action, and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Ripening Efforts
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • No PDF for this session

Speakers

  • Brian Murphy, PhD, President, De Anza College
  • Lisa A. Rossbacher, President, Humboldt State University
  • Thomas Poon, President, Pitzer College
  • Leslie E. Wong, PhD, President, San Francisco State University
  • Paul J. Zingg, PhD, President, CSU Chico

Moderator

  • Carlos Davidson, Professor, Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University 

Sustainable Asset Reallocation: The University of California and Fossil Free Investments

Topic Areas: Social Equity and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 108, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

  • UC Santa Cruz

Speaker

  • Alden Phinney, Organizer, Fossil Free UC; Undergraduate, Economics; Carbon Neutrality Fellow, UC Santa Cruz

Building Partnerships and Programs that Connect Campus Diversity and Sustainability

Topic Areas: Social Equity; and Institutionalizing Sustainability
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • CSU East Bay

Speakers

  • Dianne Rush Woods, PhD, University Diversity Officer, CSU East Bay
  • Jillian Buckholz, Director of Sustainability, Academic Affairs, CSU East Bay

Student Activism and Expanding the Definition of Sustainability at UC

Topic Areas: Social Equity
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • UC Santa Barbara (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Dana Patterson, Undergraduate Student, Global Studies; Labor Studies, UC Santa Barbara; Activist, United Students Against Sweatshops
  • Brandon Yadegari, Undergraduate Student, Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara; Activist, United Students Against Sweatshops

Sustainability Programming for Campus Housing: Teaching Conservation and Behavior Change

Topic Area: Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Los Angeles
  • UC Berekely (PDF not yet available)
  • CSU Chico (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Fletcher Alexander, Campus Sustainability Coordinator, Institute for Sustainable Development, CSU Chico
  • Jordan Alm, Team Manager, PowerSave Campus Program, CSU Chico
  • Vivian Li, Resident Assistant; Student, Environmental Science; Architecture, UC Los Angeles
  • Sarah Dahnke, BA, Global Studies, African and Middle Eastern Studies, Resident Assistant, UC Los Angeles
  • Sharon Daraphonhdeth, Coordinator, the Green Initiative Fund and Sustainability Initiatives, UC Berkeley

Moderator

  • Joshua Morejohn, PE, CEM, Energy Manager, UC Davis

Implementing Deep Sustainability in Recreational Buildings

Topic Area: Energy, Health and Wellness, and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 1, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

  • UC Los Angeles
  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Wendy Bloom, MLA, Director, Campus Planning, San Francisco State University
  • Pam Su, Director, Campus Recreation, San Francisco State University 
  • Mitch Fine, LEEDTMAP, AIA, Partner, WRNS Studio
  • Jim Stickley, ASLA, LEEDTMAP, Principal, WRT Design 
  • Andrew Riley, MESM, CEM; Sustainability Specialist, Student Affairs, UC Santa Barbara
  • Gary Jurich, Director, Recreation Center, UC Santa Barbara 
  • Jeffrey Averill, FAIA, LEEDTM AP, Campus Architect & Director of Design; Capital Programs, Design & Construction, UC Los Angeles
  • Todd M. Lynch, AIA, NCARB, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Principal Project Planner, Capital Programs, Planning & Finance, UC Los Angeles

Moderator

  • Luoluo Hong, PhD, MPH, Title IX Coordinator; Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, San Francisco State University

Student Engagement and the UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative Fellowship Program

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Student Affairs and Auxiliaries, and Interactive
Nobb Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm 

  • UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative

Speakers

  • Ashley Payne, PhD Candidate in Earth System Science, UC Irvine; Graduate Student representative, UC Global Climate Leadership Council
  • Alden Phinney, Organizer, Fossil Free UC; Undergraduate, Economics; UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative Fellow, UC Santa Cruz
  • Cody Lee, Student Assistant, Global Sustainability Resource Center; Carbon Neutrality Fellow; Undergraduate, Social Ecology, Informatics, UC Irvine

Speaker/Moderator

  • Eliane Swiedler, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Policy, Analysis and Planning; Economics, UC Davis; Undergraduate Student Representative, UC Global Climate Leadership Council

Green Career Panel

Topic Areas: Energy; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • PDF not yet available

Speakers

  • Ann L. McCormick, PE, LEEDTM AP, Principal, Newcomb Anderson McCormick
  • Eric Eberhardt, Associate Director, Energy Services, University of California Office of the President
  • Eric Veium, Energy and Sustainability Analyst, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Wes Morgan, CEM, Lead Solutions Engineer, EnerNOC, Inc.

Moderator

  • Taylor McAdam, Senior Associate, Alliance to Save Energy

Indoor Composting in Campus Residence Halls

Topic Areas: Food Systems; Waste Reduction and Recycling; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • UC Berkeley
  • Stanford University
  • UC Irvine (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Paul Caporaso, Undergraduate Student, Urban Studies; International Studies, UC Irvine
  • Carley Halsey, Project Coordinator, Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, UC Berkeley
  • Kristin Parineh, Housing Sustainability and Conservation Programs Manager, Residential & Dining Enterprises’ Student Housing, Stanford University

Moderator

  • Steve McKenzie, Associate Director, Housing, Humboldt State University

Meet Your New Partner: Broadening Opportunities through Cooperative Action that Includes Campus Recreation

Topic Areas: Health and Wellness; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Berkeley
  • Santa Clara University (PDF not yet available)
  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Pam Su, Director, Campus Recreation, San Francisco State University
  • Janice DeMonsi, Director of Recreation, Santa Clara University
  • Krista Smith, Director of Recreation, Associated Students Inc., Cal Poly Pomona
  • Brigitte T. Lossing, Associate Director, Recreational Sports, UC Berkeley

Moderator

  • Gary Jurich, Director, Recreation Center, UC Santa Barbara

The Renewable Energy Initiative; A Student Fee-Funded 425kW Solar Array

Topic Areas: Climate Action & Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 226, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • UC Santa Barbara (PDF Not yet Available)

Speakers

  • Andrew Riley, MESM, CEM; Sustainability Specialist, Student Affairs, UC Santa Barbara
  • Patrick Callery, PhD Candidate, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara

Engaging Students through Student Government, Entrepreneurship, and Student Organizations

Topic Area: Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Merced (PDF not yet available)
  • UC Santa Cruz (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Sarah Siedschlag, Environmental Programs Advisor, Associated Students, UC Santa Barbara
  • Gabriel Morabe, Team Manager; Project Coordinator, PowerSave Campus Program; Fellow, UCOP Sustainability Student Fellowship Program; Undergraduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Merced
  • De Ette Silbaugh, MA English, Lecturer, Professional Writing, Merritt Writing Program, UC Merced
  • Julie Rachel Foster, Co-Chair, Student Environmental Center; Representative, California Student Sustainability Coalition; Facilitator, Education for Sustainable Living Program; Coordinator, Bike Library; Student, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz
  • Jordan Le, Collaboration and Networking Organizer, Education for Sustainable Living Program; Transportation Coordinator, Student Environmental Center; Student, Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz

Moderator

  • Angela Schmiede, PhD, Dean of Academic & Professional Success, Menlo College

Implementing Statewide CSU Real Food Policy on Campus

Topic Areas: Food Systems; Procurement and Business Services; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • CSU Monterey Bay (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Jessica Gonzalez, Co-founder; Lead Organizer, Real Food for CSUs campaign
  • Stephanie Yee, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies, CSU Monterey Bay

Moderator

  • Fortino Morales, R’Garden Manager, Sustainability, UC Riverside

Worlds Collide: Campuses and Communities Collaborate to Increase Bicycle Ridership

Topics: Transportation
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

  • San Jose State University
  • UC Los Angeles (PDF not yet available)
  • San Francisco State University (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Dayana Salazar, Professor, Urban and Regional Planning Department, San José State University; Executive Director, CommUniverCity San José
  • Katherine Kao Cushing, PhD, Associate Professor, Environmental Studies Department, San José State University; Associate Director, CommUniverCity San José
  • Penny Menton, Director of Communications and Commuter Services, Events and Transportation, UC Los Angeles
  • Liana Derus, Undergraduate Student, Environmental Studies, Sustainability Manager, Associated Students, San Francisco State University
  • Caitlyn Morrell, Senior Policy & Project Development Intern, Sustainable Initiatives, ASI, San Francisco State University
  • Christopher Larson, Senior Sustainability Policy and Project Development, Sustainable Initiatives, AS, BA, Political Science and BA, Urban Planning, San Francisco State University

Moderator

  • Jason Henderson, Professor, Geography and Environment, San Francisco State University

Emergence and Growth in Fuel Cell and Electric Vehicle Programs

Topic Areas: Climate Action & Transportation
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • CSU Los Angeles
  • UC Berkeley (PDF not yet available)
  • Stanford University (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Cheryl L. Ney, PhD, Associate Provost; Professor, Chemistry, CSU Los Angeles
  • David Blekhman, PhD, Professor, Department of Technology, CSU Los Angeles
  • Michael G. Dray, Hydrogen Station Manager and Technical Operations Manager for the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, CSU Los Angeles
  • John Elliot, Chief Sustainability Officer, CEM, Chief Sustainability Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Ward Thomas, Transportation Operations Manager, Land and Building Operations,
    Stanford University

Moderator

  • Ramon Guillermo Zavala, Sustainable Transportation Supervisor, Transportation Services, UC Irvine

Exploring Offset Options for UC Air Travel 

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Transportation, Local, and Interactive
Nobb Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • Presidio Graduate School (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Ron Hightower, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School
  • Susan McMullan, JD, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School
  • Veena Patel, MBA in Sustainable Management Candidate, Presidio Graduate School

New Research: Improving Transportation Demand Management (TDM) and Pedestrian and Bike Safety

Topic Areas: Local, Transportation, and Research
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesdsay, July 22nd from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • UC Berkeley
  • Skyline College
  • Stanford University

Speakers

  • Bridget Thrasher, PhD, Transportation Programs Analyst, Parking and Transportation Services, Stanford University
  • Offer Grembek, PhD, Co-Director, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, UC Berkeley
  • Aditya Medury, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, UC Berkeley
  • Richard Hsu, MS, Sustainability Coordinator (former), Skyline College
  • Carina Anttila-Suarez, PhD, Faculty, Environmental Science and Biology, Skyline College

Moderator

  • Steve Lohr, EdD, Chief of Land Use Planning and Environmental Review, CSU Chancellor’s Office

Curricular Inroads to Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Carbon Footprint Reduction

Topic Areas: Climate Action, Transportation, and Curriculum
Rm. 217, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

  • San Francisco State University
  • CSU Los Angeles (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Susan Cholette, PhD, Professor, Decision Sciences, San Francisco State University
  • David Blekhman, PhD, Professor, Technology, CSU Los Angeles
  • Michael G. Dray, Hydrogen Station Manager and Technical Operations Manager for the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, CSU Los Angeles

Moderator

  • Ronnie Lipschutz, PhD, Professor, Political Science, UC Santa Cruz

Keeping UC Sustainable Transportation Policy on Track – A Look Back and Ahead

Topic AreasTransportation
Rm. 193, Fine Arts Building
Wednesdsay, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm 

  • UCOP, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz

Speakers

  • Charlotte Strem, 2013 UC Sustainability Champion; Assistant Director Physical and Environmental Planning, UC Office of the President
  • Todd Henry, Planner, Physical & Environmental Planning, UC Berkeley
  • Larry Pageler, Director, Transportation & Parking Services, UC Santa Cruz

Moderator

  • Renee Fortier, Executive Director, Event & Transportation, UC Los Angeles

Rethinking Waste: Innovative and Integrated Approaches to Waste Diversion

Topic Areas: Green Building Operations and Maintenance; and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 10:15am to 11:30am

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Santa Barbara

Speakers

  • Talitha McAdams, Admission Ambassador, College of Environmental Design; Undergraduate Student, Sustainable Environmental Design, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley
  • Jonathon Fong, Freelance Photographer and Videoproducer; Alumnus, UC Berkeley Sarah Siedschlag, Environmental Programs Advisor, Associated Students, UC Santa Barbara
  • Erin Claybaugh, MESM, Sustainability Program Manager, Sustainable Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Moderator

  • Charlotte Strem, 2013 UC Sustainability Champion; Assistant Director Physical and Environmental Planning, UC Office of the President

Eliminating Plastics from Food Service and Understanding Where Our Plastics Go

Topic Areas: Food Systems; and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 2:00pm to 3:15pm

  • UC Berkeley

Speakers

  • Jennifer McDougall, MA, Principal Planner, Real Estate Division, UC Berkeley
  • Sharon Daraphonhdeth, Coordinator, The Green Initiative Fund and Sustainability Initiatives, UC Berkeley

Moderator

  • Mike Carey, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Orange Coast College

Integrating Sustainability into Procurement and Contract Negotiations

Topic Areas: Procurement and Business Services; and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 237, Burk Hall
Tuesday, July 21st from 4:00pm to 5:15pm

  • CSU Fullerton
  • San Francisco State University
  • UC Office of the President

Speakers

  • Stephen Smith, Director, Procurement, San Francisco State University
  • Valerie Vergara, Life Sciences Category Manager, University of California
  • Kevin Mattson, LEEDTM AP (BD+C), Sustainable Waste Management Specialist, Facilities Operation, CSU Fullerton

Moderator

  • Pam Meyer, CPM, Buyer V, Contracting Services, UC Davis

Indoor Composting in Campus Residence Halls

Topic Areas: Food Systems; Waste Reduction and Recycling; and Student Affairs and Auxiliaries
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • UC Berkeley
  • Stanford University
  • UC Irvine (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Paul Caporaso, Undergraduate Student, Urban Studies; International Studies, UC Irvine
  • Carley Halsey, Project Coordinator, Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, UC Berkeley
  • Kristin Parineh, Housing Sustainability and Conservation Programs Manager, Residential & Dining Enterprises’ Student Housing, Stanford University

Moderator

  • Steve McKenzie, Associate Director, Housing, Humboldt State University

Mendables: A ReUse Community Project

Topic Areas: Local and Waste Reduction and Recycling
Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center
Wednesday, July 22nd from 11:45am to 12:15pm

  • San Francisco State University

Speakers

  • Russell Esmus, Master Student, San Francisco State University
  • Constance Ulasewicz, Professor, Apparel Design & Merchandising, Consumer/Family Studies Department, San Francisco State University

Best Practice Award Winners in Waste Management

Topic Areas: Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 408, Humanities Building
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:45pm to 3:00pm

  • UC Santa Barbara
  • CSU Northridge (No PDF available)
  • UC Davis (No PDF available)

Speakers

  • Matthew O’Carroll, Refuse, Recycling & Water Efficiency Manager, UC Santa Barbara
  • Helen Cox, PhD, Director, Institute for Sustainability; Professor, Geography, CSU Northridge
  • Michael Fan, Senior Engineer; Supervisor, Utilities, UC Davis

Moderator

  • Matthew Hirota, Waste Reduction & Recycling Coordinator, Facilities Management, UC Merced

Cultivating a Zero Waste Culture on Campus

Topic Areas: Waste Reduction and Recycling
Rm. 236, Burk Hall
Wednesday, July 22nd from 3:15pm to 4:00pm

  • UC Berkeley (PDF not yet available)

Speakers

  • Carley Halsey, Project Coordinator, Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, UC Berkeley
  • Nicole Cuellar, Project Coordinator, Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, UC Berkeley