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Annual Conference 2015

Host venue
Host venue

Headline sponsor
Headline sponsor

Further Education Sustainability Summit in partnership with AoC
Further Education Sustainability Summit in partnership with AoC

Student Summit in partnership with NUS
Student Summit in partnership with NUS

Student Summit in partnership with P+P
Student Summit in partnership with P+P

Founding convener of the CBIS framework
Founding convener of the CBIS framework

Support, Summit and Exchange area sponsor
Support, Summit and Exchange area sponsor

Summit sponsor
Summit sponsor

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Challenging Connections
 
Run by the EAUC and hosted at University of Leeds on 23 - 25 March 2015, ‘Challenging Connections’ inspires and challenges tertiary education to look again at our connections, our partnerships and the voices we are hearing and those we are not.

All of the information you need about the Conference and the Summits is available on dedicated Conference website. Or use the links below.

 



Over 3 days, we'll explore how a whole new level of creativity, innovation and leadership becomes possible when sustainability becomes the central and connected consideration for your university or college. Delivered in partnership with the National Union of Students, People & Planet, the Association of Colleges (AoC) and the Core Business Integration of Sustainability (CBIS) Executive Programme developed at Harvard University, this innovative multi-agency Conference will help you put sustainability at the core of who you are and what you do.
 
With contributions from University of British Columbia, Unilever, Rolls-Royce, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Universities Partnership for Environmental Sustainability (GUPES), the EAUC hosts a next generation sustainability Conference which breaks the boundaries, makes new connections, introduces new voices and unites students, academics, leaders and sustainability professionals in one powerful whole sector international event.

This conference will certainly provide you with new challenges and connections.        

The programme

The EAUC Annual Conference takes place on 23-25 March with two days of engaging content based on the Conference streams plus a pre-Conference workshop. We've split the days by stream (based on Learning in Future Environments) as outlined below:

• 23 March - Afternoon workshop on Effective Facilitation Skills
• 24 March - Estates and Operations
• 25 March - Leadership and Governance, Partnership and Engagement, Learning Teaching and Research

In addition to the main EAUC Annual Conference programme, we're also offering bespoke Summits in partnership with the following ground breaking organisations:

• 23 March - Student Sustainability Summit - EAUC, NUS and People & Planet in partnership
• 24 March - Further Education Sustainability Summit - EAUC and AOC in partnership
• 25 March - Transformational Leadership Summit delivering of the Core Business Integration of Sustainability (CBIS) Executive Programme.


 

About our host venue

The University of Leeds takes its responsibility for social, environmental, economic and cultural impacts very seriously. It does this by integrating sustainability in student education, research, innovation and operations.

They’ve recently launched a sustainability strategy in order to achieve these aims across the institution. The strategy focuses on four themes: 'Embedding sustainability through collaboration', 'Building knowledge and capacity', 'Being a positive partner in society' and 'Making the most of resources'. With the launch of the new strategy, they're looking to ensure that the University of Leeds has an overall positive impact on the local and global community.

"Our aim is to become a University with a reputation for outstanding performance on sustainability; a University that challenges the status quo and is renowned for its open, welcoming environment.” Alan Langlands, Vice-Chancellor.

The campus, located next to the city centre, is a living lab for sustainability and has features such as the Sustainable Garden where students and staff can help grow and pick produce, rainwater harvesting systems for teaching and research, wildflower meadows, beehives and more. We regularly hold monthly forums on sustainability, as well as events and lectures to engage staff and students with the agenda.

The University of Leeds is proud be hosting the 2015 EAUC Conference, and look forward to welcoming colleagues across the sector to our campus to both celebrate sustainability and to inspire collaboration.

Find out more about Leeds' new sustainability strategy and more at www.leeds.ac.uk/sustainability/

If you have any questions about the 2015 Conference, please email eauc@assuredevents.com

* one day or standard full packages only. Not for exhibition or sponsorship packages.