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Keynotes, Invited Guests and Speakers

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Thursday, February 26, 9am-4pm (Campus Center Ballroom)

  • 8:15-9:00 Registration Opens | Breakfast
  • 9:00-10:15 Opening Session and Signing Ceremony
    • David Lassner, President, University of Hawai‘i
    • Robert Bley-Vroman, Chancellor, UH Mānoa
    • Vicky Holt-Takamina, Kumu Hula, Pua Aliʻi ʻIlima
    • Leith Sharp, Director, Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership, Harvard School of Public Health
    • Jacqueline Kozak-Thiel, Hawai‘i State Sustainability Coordinator
    • Matt Lynch, Interim UH System Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawai‘i System
    • Pierre Parranto, President, Student ʻOhana for Sustainability, UH Maui College
  • 10:15-11:00 Keynote Address:
    • Mark Jewell, Founder, Energy Efficiency Funding Group
      • introduced by Ray Starling, Program Director and Executive Account Manager, Hawaiʻi Energy
  • 11:00-11:20 Coffee Break
  • 11:25-12:25 Working Session I: Breakout Groups
    • Energy & Facilities
    • Faculty & Curriculum
    • Campus Leadership
    • Student Affairs & Engagement
  • 12:25-1:25 Lunch
    • featuring a locally sourced and organic menu from Kokua Market & Juicy Brew Cafe
  • 1:25-2:45 Working Session II: Campus Breakout Groups
  • 2:45-3:55 Working Session III:  Working Group Breakouts
    • Energy: Peer-to-Peer Learning
    • Curriculum: The Future is Practical
    • Food: Real Food Challenge
  • 4:00 Pau
  • 4:45-5:45 (Optional free event)
    To attend reception before the Naomi Klein talk (below), RSVP here. This reception is hosted by SustainableUH & ProtoHUB in Campus Center Room 203E.
  • 6:00 (Optional free event)
    Naomi Klein Presentation 
    “This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. The Climate”
    Event Sponsor: College of Arts and Sciences – Dai Ho Chun Endowment, Manoa Campus

Friday, February 27th, 8am-5pm (Campus Center Ballroom)

  • 8:00-8:30 Registration Opens | Breakfast

    • featuring a locally sourced, organic menu from Juicy Brew
  • 8:30-8:35 Welcome
    • Doorae Shin, Student Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawai‘i
  • 8:35-8:55: Opening Welina & Protocol
  • 8:55-9:25 Opening remarks
    • Leith Sharp Director, Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership, Harvard School of Public Health
    • Kristen Jamieson, Student Leader, SustainableUH, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
    • Matt Lynch, Interim UH System Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawai‘i
  • 9:25-11:00 Plenary Sessions
    • Plenary Session I – “Putting Policy into Action
      • A Q&A session with the executive leadership and the On-the-ground sustainability practitioners of our institution, moderated by Matt Lynch
        • Jan Gouveia, Vice President of Administration
        • John Morton, Vice President of Community Colleges
        • Randolph Moore, Chairman of the Board of Regents
    • Plenary Session II – “Hawaiian perspectives on ‘Āina Momona
      • Hawaiian scholars and practitioners share their perspectives on ‘Āina Momona, followed by a Q&A session, moderated by Matt Lynch
        • Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
        • Malia Nobrega-Olivera, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Hawaiʻinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • 11:00-11:20 Introduction to Program Sharing Sessions and Next Steps
  • 11:20-11:35 Coffee Break
  • 11:35-12:35 Concurrent Breakout Session I
  • 12:35-1:45 Lunch and Poster Session
      • featuring a locally sourced, organic menu from Juicy Brew
  • 1:45-2:45 Concurrent Breakout Session II
  • 2:45-3:00 Coffee Break
  • 3:00-4:00 Concurrent Breakout Session II

Pau Hana Awards Reception & Celebration: Featuring Artistic Offerings that Connect Heart & Head
4:30-7:00, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, 2645 Dole Street

  • Network with one another & reconnect to the reasons we do the work we do.
  • Celebrate our successes by participating in a fun and interactive closing ceremony that we promise you won’t want to miss
  • Program includes:
    • Campus Sustainability Awards
    • UH System Sustainability Awards
    • Closing Keynote by Leith Sharp, Director, Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership, Harvard School of Public Health
    • Artistic offerings that connect heart and head
  • Featuring: Live Hawaiian Music, Lūʻau style pupus, mocktails & ʻawa,

2015 Student Sustainability Summit

Saturday, February 28, 8:30am – 5:00pm (Campus Center Executive Dining Room)
Hosted by the Student Sustainability Coalition of Hawaii (SSCH).

  • 8:30-9:00 Registration Opens | Breakfast
    • Doorae Shin, Student Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawai‘i
  • 9:00-9:15 Opening Welina & Protocol
  • 9:15-10:00 Opening Remarks & Icebreaker
    • Doorae Shin, Student Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawai‘i
    • Jess Sevilla, Outreach Coordinator, Trees to Seas at UH, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • 10:00-12:30 Workshop Breakout (choose one of following)
    • Proaction Cafe, hosted by Samantha Ruiz, UH Strategic Energy Coordinator and Sugki Suguitan, Workshop Coordinator, SustainableUH & SSCH
    • Sustainability and Wholeness Within and Without, hosted by Ramdas Lamb, Undergraduate Chair of Religion Department, UH Manoa
    • Facilitation and Grantwriting, hosted by Wendy Miles, Lecturer, Geography Department, UH Manoa
  • 12:30-1:30 Lunch
  • 1:30-3:30 Sharing Real Campus Sustainability Projects through Service Learning
  • 3:30-3:50 Coffee & Snack Break
  • 3:50-4:25 UH Sustainability Updates & Legislative Briefing
    • Matt Lynch, UH System Interim Sustainability Coordinator
  • 4:25-5:00 Debrief & Closing Circle
  • 5:00 Pau

Keynotes, Invited Guests and Speakers

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Keynotes

  • Leith Sharp, Director, Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Mark Jewell, Founder, Energy Efficiency Funding Group

Invited Guests

  • Mark Orlowski, Founder & Executive Director, Sustainable Endowments Institute
  • Lindsey Kalkbrenner, Director, Center for Sustainability, Santa Clara University
  • Kitty Bolte, Real Food Challenge

Speakers

  • David Lassner, President, University of Hawai‘i
  • Robert Bley-Vroman, Chancellor, UH Mānoa
  • Vicky Holt-Takamina, Kumu Hula, Pua Aliʻi ʻIlima
  • Jacqueline Kozak-Thiel, Hawai‘i State Sustainability Coordinator
  • Matt Lynch, Interim UH System Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawai‘i System
  • Pierre Parranto, President, Student ʻOhana for Sustainability, UH Maui College
  • Doorae Shin, Student Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawai‘i
  • Kristen Jamieson, Student Leader, SustainableUH, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • Jan Gouveia, Vice President of Administration
  • John Morton, Vice President of Community Colleges
  • Randolph Moore, Chairman of the Board of Regents
  • Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  • Malia Nobrega-Olivera, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Hawaiʻinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

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