Events Archive

July 2011

July 18 – Incoming Erb Student Career Webinar

8:00pm – 9:00pm.  Incoming Erb students encouraged to participate.
Contact Rich Grousset for details.

July 6 – Brown Bag Webinar Series: Utility-Scale Renewables Markets

The  “Erb Brown Bag Webinar Series” will be a periodic Webinar conference call by and for the Erb community, specifically targeted at spurring  alumni conversations and expertise. Each Webinar will be focused on a specific discussion theme. The Webinar will be anchored by a prepared presentation related to the broader theme, followed by an engaging series of questions and audience-driven discussion.

The first Webinar in the series will take place next Wednesday July 6 at 6pm EDT and be focused on the theme of Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Markets.  Erb Institute Alums must RSVP through  GoToWebinar to attend. This is an Erb Community-only event.

Erb Community members who wish to participate and have not received an email  should contact Russell Baruffi or Tony Gross.

June 2011

June 9-10 – Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference: The Nexus of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

Washington DC. (Pre-Conference Seminar, June 8). Student registration fee: $400. Details

June 2-4 – Informing Green Markets: What Makes a Difference and Why?

The Erb Institute and the Sustainability Consortium are organizing the second annual workshop addressing growing trends in green products and markets. Details | View the conference website

May 2011

May 20-21 – Conference: Developing Global Sustainability

Conference: Developing Global Sustainability- U.S. / China Partnerships.” Co-sponsored by the Erb Institute and held at U-M Rackham Building, 915 E. Washington St.

Science, policy and industry leaders from the world’s two largest emitters of heat-trapping greenhouse gases—the United States and China—will gather at the University of Michigan to tackle one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century: how to develop sustainable societies.

“Developing Global Sustainability: U.S./China Partnerships” will feature representatives from the energy, transportation and water industries, government policy leaders from both countries, university researchers, and members of non-governmental organizations.

This conference will focus on policies and technologies needed for Sustainable EnergySustainable Transportation, and Sustainable Water Resources that meet the “Triple Bottom Line” of improved performance with reduced cost and reduced environmental impact, while effectively developing and supporting desired economic and social structure. In addition, it will address what is sometimes referred to as the fourth pillar of sustainability, which refers to the role of culture in addressing sustainability.
About 225 participants are expected, including at least 100 from China.

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May 18-19: U-M/SJTU Collaborative Workshop

U-M/Shanghai Jiao Tong University Collaborative Workshop to Initiate Research on Barriers to the Deployment of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technology. Sponsored by the Erb Institute. Ross, Wyly Hall.

May 2-5 – Erb Camping/Hocking Hills State Park (Ohio)

Erb Community invited to attend.
Details TBA

April 2011

April 30 – SNRE Commencement

Saturday, April 30, 2011 – 1:00pm – 2:30pm

SNRE 2011 Commencement Speaker, Peter Mertz

Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies Auditorium . (Tickets are not required.)
The School of Natural Resources and Environment also will host a reception for the graduates and their families in the Great Lakes Room at Palmer Commons immediately following the ceremony. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

April 29 – Ross Commencement

Hill Auditorium

April 29 – Ross Commencement

Hill Auditorium