Schedule

Friday October 9th

9:00   Registration opens
    McNeill Library, Geddes Hall
     
9:00-9:45   Continental Breakfast
    Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall
     
9:45-11:00   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
    Moderator: Rachel Novick, Office of Sustainability, University of Notre Dame
    Carey Auditorium, Room 107 Hesburgh Library
     
11:10-12:40   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
    Rushing Winds and Rising Waters: The Presence of God in a World Whose Climate is Changing: Colleen Cullinan, Faculty of Theology, St. Catherine University
    Glory to God in the Highest, and Peace to God’s People and Earth: Tobias Winright, Faculty of Theological Studies, St. Louis University
    Moderator: John Cavadini, Chairman, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame
    Carey Auditorium, Room 107 Hesburgh Library
     
12:45-2:00   Luncheon Buffet
    Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall; Seating in Conference Tent
     
2:15-3:30   Keynote Address: Renewing the Covenant with Creation: Catholic Teaching and Action on Climate Change 
    Daniel Misleh, Executive Director, Catholic Coalition on Climate Change
    Moderator: Fr. Robert Dowd, C.S.C, Director, Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies & Solidarity, University of Notre Dame
    Carey Auditorium, Room 107 Hesburgh Library
     
3:40-4:40   Concurrent Sessions A
    A1. Climate Action Planning 101
    Praween Dayananda, Campus Field Coordinator, National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Program
    Room 300, Geddes Hall
     
    A2. 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
    McNeill Library (Room 133), Geddes Hall
     
    A3. Building International Partnerships in Sustainable Development and Education
    John Motloch, Interim Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, Ball State University and Director, Land Design Institute
    Rosane Bauer, Coordinator, US-Brazil Universities of the Future Consortium
    Maria Regina Mattos, Coordinator, Post-Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture, Catholic University of Brazil
    Lower Level Auditorium, Geddes Hall
     
    A4. Sustainability in Practice on 20 College Campuses – Food, Water, Energy, and Environmental Design
    Jim Ennis, Executive Director, National Catholic Rural Life Conference
    Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall
     
4:45   Reception
    Main Building Rotunda

Saturday October 10th

9:00-9:30   Continental Breakfast
    Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall
     
9:30-10:45   Panel Discussion: Sustainability & the Catholic university: Teaching
    Sustainability Education and 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
    Integrating theory and practice: the method of community-based learning in teaching sustainability: Margaret Pfeil, Faculty of Theology, University of Notre Dame
    At the Edge: Teaching for Sustainability: Deborah Steketee, Executive Director, Center for Sustainability at Aquinas College
    Moderator: Dean Gregory Sterling, University of Notre Dame Graduate School
    Carey Auditorium, Room 107 Hesburgh Library
     
10:55-12:10   Panel Discussion: Sustainability & the Catholic university: Administrative leadership
    Mission Sustainable: Lindsey Cromwell, Sustainability Coordinator, Santa Clara University
    Sustainability, Faith, and Justice: Jennie Purnell, Director, Center for Student Formation, Boston College
    Perspectives on Sustainability from the President’s Office and the University Board Room: Ed Johnson, President of the San Juan Colleges, Past President of the Au Sable Institute for Environmental Studies
    Moderator: James Lyphout, Vice President of Business Operations, University of Notre Dame
    Carey Auditorium, Room 107 Hesburgh Library
     
12:10-1:30   Luncheon Buffet
    Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall; Seating in Conference Tent
     
1:40 -3:10   Plenary: Living sustainability as part of spiritual practice: models for the Catholic university
    Reverend Charles Morris, Founder, Michigan Interfaith Power and Light
    Danielle Conroyd, Project Director, Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters’ Monroe Campus Long Range Master Plan
    Moderator: Sr. Mary Louise Gude, Vice President of Mission, St. Mary’s College
    Carey Auditorium, Room 107 Hesburgh Library
     
3:20-4:20   Panel Discussion: Sustainability & the Catholic university: Student activism
    The Sustainable Student: Experiences, Faith, and Application: Patrick Carter, B.A. ’10, Creighton University
    Fish, Loaves, 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
    Moderator: Thomas Robertson, M. Div. ’10, University of Notre Dame
    Carey Auditorium, Room 107 Hesburgh Library
     
4:30-5:30   Concurrent Sessions B
    B1. 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
    McNeill Library (Room 133), Geddes Hall
     
    B2. Sustainability Partnerships with Government: Opportunities, Resources, and Models
    Jim Mazurek, Partner, Accenture
    Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall
     
    B3. The Human Dimension of Sustainability: Bringing Fair Trade to Campus
    Katy Cantrell, Fair Trade Program Advisor, Catholic Relief Services
    Room 300, Geddes Hall
     
    B4. Solar panels at St. Peter’s: the Vatican embraces sustainability
    Frank Cantelmo, Faculty of Biology, St. John’s University
    Lower Level Auditorium, Geddes Hall
     

Sunday October 11th

9:00-10:00   Breakfast
    Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall; Seating in Conference Tent
     
9:00, 9:15, 9:30, 9:45   Tours of Geddes Hall, first green building on campus expecting LEED-certification, leave from the lobby
     
10:15-11:15   Building future collaboration among participating universities
    Faculty Planning Session
    Moderator: Margaret Pfeil, Faculty of Theology, University of Notre Dame
    Lower Level Auditorium, Geddes Hall
     
    Administrators’ Planning Session
    Moderator: Cynthia Toms Smedley, Director of Educational Immersions, Center for Social Concerns, University of Notre Dame
    Room 300, Geddes Hall
     
    University Officers’ Planning Session
    Moderator: John Affleck-Graves, Executive Vice President, University of Notre Dame
    Room 135, Geddes Hall
     
    Student Planning Session
    Moderator: Patrick McCormick ’12, University of Notre Dame
    McNeill Library (Room 133), Geddes Hall
     
11:45   Celebration of Creation Mass
    Rev. William Lies, C.S.C. presiding
    Transcript of Homily
    Basilica of the Sacred Heart