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Registration for the 2014 Conference Now Open!

Register now for the 2014 Conference. 









2014 SUNY Sustainability Conference to be held in Oswego, September 29th and 30th

The 2014 SUNY Sustainability Conference will be held in Oswego on September 29th and 30th. The Central New York campus located on the shore of Lake Ontario will host the multi-track event in their Campus Center complex with a reception at the completely reconstructed Rice Creek Field Station facility.  Registration for attendees and vendors will open in late March; a call for presentations will be issued in April.  For more information, please contact Jamie Adams, Sustainability Program Coordinator at or (315) 312-2873

SUNY Oswego is a comprehensive residential college on a scenic 690 acre campus and is home to over 110 programs of study and a student body of 8,000.   For more information about the College, please visit .


2013 Presentations available

The 2013 conference was a great success. All presentations are available to view here, along with presentations from the past two years.

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2012 Conference Presentations Available

PDF’s of the 2012 SUNY Sustainability Conference are now available on the Resources page.

Registration for the 2012 SUNY Sustainability Conference is now open

Register now for the 2012 SUNY Sustainability Conference to be held September 20 and 21 at the Syracuse Center of Excellence.

Learn more……

Conference on Innovations in Technical Education to Advance Sustainability June 14-17, 2012 at Alfred State College

Conference organizers seek paper, poster, and panel presentations and invite submission of abstracts on any topic related to the conference theme. Educators and researchers are especially encouraged to make submissions that highlight innovations in technical education related to sustainable agriculture/food systems, renewable energy, entrepreneurship related to sustainability and “green” construction, though presentations are not limited to these themes.  Read more…..

Energy Panel Video Available

The first session of the SUNY Sustainability Conference is available for viewing

Energy Panel: Financing and Performance Contracts
Learn from three SUNY colleges that have entered into energy performance contracts. Each panel member covered the structure of their performance contract, projects involved, how the contracts are financed and how much they are saving per year. Financing and energy efficiency incentive opportunities through NYSERDA were also presented.

Presenters include:

Thomas Dreyer, Assistant Vice President for Facilities and Planning, SUNY Brockport

Sandy S. DeJohn, Utilities Manager, SUNY Binghamton

Michael Pioggia, NYSERDA

Amy Provenzano, Executive Director Environmental Stewardship, SUNY Stony Brook


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This years conference sponsored by
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