PowerPoint Presentations

Friday

Keynote Address

Climate Change, Human Health, and the Future of the Developing World
Dr. Kristie Ebi, Executive Director, Technical Support Unit for Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Panel Discussion: Theologies of Sustainability

Liturgical Cosmology: the Responsibilities of Man and Woman as Cosmic Priest
David Fagerberg, Faculty of Theology, University of Notre Dame

Glory to God in the Highest, and Peace to God’s People and Earth
Tobias Winright, Faculty of Theology, St. Louis University

Keynote Address

Renewing the Covenant with Creation: Catholic Teaching and Action on Climate Change
Daniel Misleh, Executive Director, Catholic Coalition on Climate Change

Concurrent Sessions A

Sustainability in the Big City: An Urban University Takes on the New York City Mayoral Challenge
Brij Anand, Vice President of Facilities, St. John’s University
Thomas Goldsmith, Director of Environmental & Energy Conservation, St. John’s University
Asif Syed, LEED AP, AKF Engineers

Sustainability in Practice on 20 College Campuses: Food, Water, Energy, and Environmental Design
Jim Ennis, Executive Director, National Catholic Rural Life Conference

Saturday

Panel Discussion: Teaching

Sustainability Education & Action at the University of Portland: Connecting the Dots and Building Momentum
Bill Barnes, Faculty of Economics, and Laura Goble, Director of the Moreau Center for Service & Leadership, University of Portland

At the Edge: Teaching for Sustainability
Deborah Steketee, Executive Director, Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College

Panel Discussion: Administrative Leadership

Mission Sustainable
Lindsey Cromwell, Sustainability Coordinator, Santa Clara University

Plenary

Living Sustainability as Part of Spiritual Practice: Models for the Catholic University: Part 1 of 5
Living Sustainability as Part of Spiritual Practice: Models for the Catholic University: Part 2 of 5
Living Sustainability as Part of Spiritual Practice: Models for the Catholic University: Part 3 of 5
Living Sustainability as Part of Spiritual Practice: Models for the Catholic University: Part 4 of 5
Living Sustainability as Part of Spiritual Practice: Models for the Catholic University: Part 5 of 5
Reverend Charles Morris, Founder, Michigan Interfaith Power and Light
Danielle Conroyd, Project Director, Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters’ Monroe Campus Long Range Master Plan

Panel Discussion: Student Activism

The Sustainable Student: Experiences, Faith, and Application
Patrick Carter, B.A. ’10, Creighton University

Loaves, Fish, and Solar Panels: Student-led Sustainable Initiatives as Informed by Catholic Social Thought
Elijah Pearce, B.Arch. ’09, University of Notre Dame

Connecting with the Earth: Living in Relationship
Kathleen McGourty, MA ’10, Catholic Theological Union

Concurrent Sessions B

Looking Back / Looking Forward: Catholic Intellectual Culture, Sustainability, and the Necessity of Traditional Building and Campus Design
Philip Bess and Samantha Salden, Faculty of Architecture, University of Notre Dame

The Human Dimension of Sustainability: Bringing Fair Trade to Campus
Katy Cantrell, Fair Trade Program Advisor, Catholic Relief Services

Solar Panels at St. Peter’s: The Vatican Embraces Sustainability
Frank Cantelmo, Faculty of Biology, St. John’s University