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Expected to draw approximately 2,000 participants, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) annual conference is the largest stage in North America to exchange effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities. We invite you to join us in Spokane, Washington from Oct. 27 – 30 to share your knowledge, achievements and ideas.

With a theme of Co-Creating a Sustainable Economy, AASHE 2019 is tackling the root cause for the continued rise in carbon emissions: our dysfunctional economic system. The conference seeks to showcase and strengthen higher education’s contributions to the movement for a sustainable economy, which we see as inclusive of the exciting work happening under a variety of other names such as the solidarity economy, wellbeing economy, circular economy, post-growth economy, regenerative economy and restorative economy.

The AASHE Conference is unique in its scope and scale, and the broad range of sessions ensures that all students, faculty, administrators, and industry professionals that attend will have the opportunity to learn something new and make valuable networking connections. – April Nicklaus, Rutgers University

What’s Happening at the AASHE Conference & Expo?

Extend your learning in Spokane this year by adding a workshop to your registration. With more than 15 workshops to choose from, we're confident you will find the perfect one to support your professional growth.
Deep Dives
To meet the demand for higher-level content, we are pleased to offer two new deep dive sessions this year. Intended for more experienced attendees, deep dives are cohesive and interactive sessions that allow for a more focused, in-depth exploration.
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Apply for a scholarship to attend this year's conference to meet with like-minded professionals! Applications are due by June 28, 2019.
Travel to the Conference
Learn how to apply for an invitation letter if one is needed when applying for a visa. The deadline to request a letter is August 31, 2019.

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