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Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"
Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"

17th - 19th September 2017: Symposium on Sustainability in University Campuses, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Structure of the Event

The “Symposium on Sustainability in University Campuses” will be organised in two main strands:

STRAND 1: Poster Sessions
Participating universities and organisations will be able to put-up posters describing their works and projects and to distribute the relevant information to the participants. The posters session will be the backbone of the event and will allow close, one-to-one contacts between the participants and the exhibitors.

STRAND 2: Presentations
A set of presentations, divided into 3  main sessions will be organised, dealing with some of the issues of strategic value in designing the campus of the future. These are:

  • Session 1: Sustainability in Campus Activities, Facilities/Operations 
  • Session 2:  Research, Planning and Development in Campus Greening 
  • Session 3: Student Activities and Participation in Campus Greening

A tour of the facilities at the University of São Paul will be offered, with examples of how to implement campus greening initiatives.


The “Symposium on Sustainability in University Campuses” will be held from  Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th September 2017. The schedule is as follows:

17th September 2017:
arrival and set-up of displays (16:00-18:00)

18th September 2017
All day: Exhibition and visit to displays
Morning: Session 1
Afternoon: Session 2
Evening: Reception
19th September 2017
All day: Exhibition and visit to displays
Morning: Session 3
Afternoon: Campus Greening: a tour of the facilities 
Round-table with key experts & Conclusions

In order to ensure an efficient use of the time, delegates are kindly asked to organise their travel in a way that allows them to arrive in the course of Sunday the 17th September 2017 at the latest, and travel back on or after the 20th September 2017.

Fees and Charges

An early bird conference fee of € 200 (€ 100 for students), will be charged to delegates who register until 30th May 2017 to offset the preparation costs. After that, the conference fee will be € 300 (€ 150 for students). The fees includes free lunches and coffee breaks on 18th-19th September 2017. Registrations fees may be refunded in case of cancellations (with a 50% charge) until 30th July 2017. After that, no refunds are possible.

Organisations or individuals not able to pay this fee should contact the Secretariat so that it may be waived in special cases. Interested people and organisations are encouraged to register by completing the application form provided. This is a self-funded event and the organisers are unable to pay any travel or accommodation costs of any kind. They are however happy to issue letters of invitation to support delegates to request funding for their participation.

Letzte Änderung: 18.04.17

An die Redaktion


Dr. Mihaela Sima
Institute of Geography, Romanian Academy