About the Conference

About the Conference

The conference will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Check-in will begin at 9 a.m. and final remarks will close the conference at 5 p.m. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for registered attendees. There will be sign-ups for reservations at local Dayton restaurants after the conference ends. Registration will open in February.

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Conference organizers include the Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton, the University of Toledo, the Ohio State University, the University of Findlay, Oberlin College, and the National Council for Science and the Environment.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary. The University is a recognized leader in interdisciplinary human rights education and research and in 2014 established the Hanley Sustainability Institute for innovation in sustainability education. The University of Dayton was the first Catholic university in the U.S. to make a public commitment to divest of fossil fuel holdings in its long-term investment pool of nearly $700 million.


Hanley Sustainability Institute

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2964