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Dialog on Sustainability: Educating Leaders for Sustainable Development • Riley County

Saturday, Jul 18th, 2015 @ 8am-4pm
Kansas State University • Fielder Hall Auditorium and Atrium, in the Engineering Complex • Manhattan, KS • Map

The Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (CESAS) and its partners will host the Tenth Annual Dialog on Sustainability: "Educating Leaders for Sustainable Development" on Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Fiedler Hall Auditorium and Atrium, in the Engineering Complex at Kansas State University. Registration opens at 8:00a.m. and the program starts at 8:30 a.m. This year's dialog will focus on educating leaders for sustainable development. The anticipated audience will include youth from many European countries, undergraduate students from U.S. universities who are working on sustainability research projects, leaders and members of environmental organizations, K-Staters, environmental professionals, and members of communities.

We invite individuals, communities, and organizations to come prepared to share input, ideas, and information. In addition to the presentations and dialog, there will be displays, posters, exhibits, lunch (provided), and more. Please see the URL below for program details and more information.

All who are interested are invited to attend and actively participate in the dialog. There is no registration fee, but please pre-register by sending your name and contact information (affiliation, phone and e-mail address) to Sheree Walsh, chsr@ksu.edu so that we will have a seat and lunch reserved for you.

We encourage you to bring information to share (e.g., brochures, flyers, fact sheets, etc.) on sustainable activities that your organization is involved with. Tables will be available. Posters, exhibits, university course descriptions, and information on future sustainability events are invited. For posters, please send title, author information, and a brief abstract to:
Sheree Walsh, chsr@ksu.edu , (785) 532-6519,
Center for Hazardous Substance Research, 104 Ward Hall, KSU, Manhattan, KS 66506
by July 8, 2015 so we can reserve poster space for your poster. For exhibits, course description listings, and displays, or if you require table space for handouts, please inform Sheree Walsh of your needs by July 8 as well.

Co-sponsorship is encouraged to assist with travel and event expenses; contributors will receive a certificate of sponsorship and be recognized in the program for contributions as follows:
Gold: $500 and greater; Silver: $250 and up to $500; Bronze: $100 and up to $250

For more information on this important event, please contact:
Larry E. Erickson, lerick@ksu.edu, (785) 532-4313 or Sheree Walsh, chsr@ksu.edu, (785)-532-6519
Please mark your calendars and take advantage of this unique opportunity to share ideas and build partnerships; and help us advance efforts toward a sustainable future!

Contact: Sheree Walsh chsr@ksu.edu 785-532-6519

More Info: 2015 Dialog on Sustainability - Invitation, Program & Speaker Notes

Sponsor: Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (CESAS)

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