Advancing sustainable schools for all
Registration is now open for the Green Schools Conference & Expo 2018
May 3-4 | Denver, Colorado
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
The Green Schools Conference & Expo is the only national event to bring together all the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build and teach in U.S. schools.
Two days of programming offer inspiring keynote speakers, informative workshops and breakout sessions and the chance to network with colleagues from across the country. This year, GSCE will be hosted in partnership with Rocky Mountain Green, a regional sustainability conference.
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Inspiring speakers, dynamic sessions & how-to workshops
Discover strategies and solutions at GSCE that strengthen our schools and communities. Education, environmental, and business leaders join GSCE to share current challenges, set future goals and share best practices to advance green schools for all.
GSCE offers engaging educational sessions, case studies, hands-on workshops and lectures from today's green school experts. GSCE provides an unmatched opportunity for green school advocates nationwide to collaborate and learn from one another — all with a vested interest in making a positive difference in our children’s futures.
2018 session tracks
Using Energy Wisely
Using the Outdoors to Enhance Learning
Sustainability Education for All Ages
Collaborating to Catalyze Change
Social Equity as a Foundation for Sustainability
Creating and Maintaining Healthy Schools
Leveraging Data for Decision-Making
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For any questions, please email us.
The annual Student Summit hosted by Captain Planet is where high school students can learn the skills necessary to inspire positive change in their local community.
This year’s summit features indigenous environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, writer and entrepreneur Erin Schrode, city government leader John R. Seydel, hip hop activist DJ Cavem Moetavation.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018
|7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
|8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
|9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
||Expo Hall open
||Welcome coffee & networking
||Opening keynote: Janine Benyus, Co-Founder, Biomimicry 3.8 and The Biomimicry Institute
||Afternoon keynote: Emily Pilloton, Founder of Project H Design and Girls Garage
||Happy Hour in the Hall
Friday, May 4, 2018
|7 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
||Women in Green Breakfast
|11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
||Closing keynote and luncheon
*Agenda is subject to change without notice.
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Sponsors & Expo
Be a part of the expanding green schools movement as a sponsor or exhibitor at GSCE. Every year, hundreds of educators and decision-makers gather at GSCE for inspiring programming networking and an energetic exhibit hall. GSCE is the only conference uniting three groups vital to the success of green schools:
Academic: school leaders, teachers and parents
Operations: general school or district administrators, facilities operations management
Building design & construction: architects, engineers, product suppliers
GSCE sponsors enjoy prominent branding onsite throughout the Exhibit Hall, conference sessions, special events and online. As a GSCE sponsor, you can engage with sustainability leaders and demonstrate your support for healthy, high-performing schools all while empowering the green leaders of tomorrow.
For more information, contact Lisa Bowers at email@example.com or 202-742-3766; or Charlie Woodruff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-871-4601.
GSCE thrives on the collaboration and partnership of supporting organizations nationwide. GSCE is produced in partnership with Green Schools National Network:
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