UW System Sustainability Meeting

UW System Sustainability Meeting

To serve the needs and intersections of faculty, staff, and student sustainability initiatives across the UW System

November 9th and 10th, 2017
At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Hotel Accommodations

The Brewhouse Inn & Suites
1215 N. 10th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205

Reserve your room here.  Use code: UWSSM118

(Rates available the night of the 8th and 9th, Book by October 18th)


November 9th- UWM School of Freshwater Science 600 E Greenfield Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204, Room 3080

8:30AM-9:30AM- UW System Sustainability Director’s Meeting (Direct contacts for each campus)
10AM-11:30AM- Surplus in UW System meeting/tour at the University Services and Research Building, 115 East Reindl Way, 53212 Glendale
OR (Pick Option)
10AM- The State of Renewables in Wisconsin
11AM- State Energy Reports and future opportunities for energy accountability
– Utility benchmarking tools, Energy Cap, etc
12:00PM-1PM- LUNCH
1PM- Life Cycle Assessment- Tim Lindstrom, UW Madison
1:45PM- Surplus- UW System Collaboration
2:45PM- “Water Bar”- Mark Klapatch, UW-River Falls
3:30PM Harbor District & Greenfield Avenue Gateway Stormwater Demonstration Project, Dan Adams and Professor Wasley, presentations and tour
6PM- Dinner at Braise Restaurant, set family-style meal, pay on your own, ~$25
1101 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204

November 10th, UWM Student Union, 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211, 2nd Floor Wisconsin Room West
8:30AM-9AM- Light Breakfast
9AM- Introductions with student representation, All-Campus Updates (one representative from each campus)
10:15AM- Environmental Reporting in a world of “fake news”
Susan Bence- Environmental Reporter, WUWM
Heather Clancy- Editorial Director, Green Biz
11AM- “What are students leaving with?”- Sustainability learning outcomes inside and outside the classroom- Dave Barbier, UW-SP and Brian Kermath, UW-O
11:45AM- Carpet Reclamation – Hannah Gordon, UW Madison
12:15PM-1:PM- LUNCH
1PM- UW System Green Funds (and changes to allocable segregated fees)
1:45PM- Panel on Campus Gardens and Community Partnerships- Wes Enterline, UW-W, and Kate M. Nelson, UW-M
2:15PM- Tour UWM campus gardens and compost operation
3PM- Food Insecurity on UW campuses, Dakota Crowell, UW-M


Faculty and Staff:
Thursday Morning/Afternoon: $25 via direct charge
Thursday Dinner: Pay individually on site
Friday: $25 via direct charge

Thursday Morning/Afternoon: $10 cash payable on site
Thursday Dinner: Pay individually on site
Friday: $10 cash payable on site