Events


UPCOMING EVENTS
April 24, 2018
Sustain-A-Palooza
Santa Ana College | Santa Ana, California
11 AM-1 PM Vendor Fair, 1 PM-4 PM Keynote Speaker & Organized Activities

Sustain-A-Palooza is an annual event that has been held at Santa Ana College for the past 5 years. It is a student led
event (mentored by faculty, staff and admin reps) where students celebrate sustainability and Earth Week. Past events
have featured keynote speakers such as Mayor Pulido (City of Santa Ana), Dr. Jeff Armstrong (Environmental Supervisor
at OCSD), and Captain Charlie Moore (Algalita Foundation). We also featured presentations from Tesla, OCTA, AQMD,
Chevrolet, City of Santa Ana, and Orange County Sanitation District.

 
May 4, 2018
Southern California Academy of Science
Cal Poly Pomona | Pomona, California

The Southern California Academy of Science promotes the natural sciences through publication of a bulletin,
holding an annual meeting of scientific papers, and sponsoring a research participation program for high school students.

 
July 9, 2018
California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC)
https://chesc.org/Opens in new window
University of California, Santa Barbara | Santa Barbara, California 

 

PAST EVENTS
April 17, 2018
Food Justice Symposium
Fullerton College Campus Theater | Fullerton, California

For this Earth Day, the Fullerton College Geography Department is joining forces with people of expertise in a
Food Justice Symposium. It is a day dedicated to shed light onto the obscurities of our food system that continues
to annihilate our precious resources while depriving the most needy. This year, the Symposium is thrilled to host
Dr. Pascale Joassart-Marcelli, Professor of Geography and Director of the Urban Studies Program at San Diego
State University as their keynote speaker. She teaches Geography of Food, Food Justice and Geography of Cities,
among other courses. She earned a PhD in Political Economy and Public Policy form the University of Southern
California. Her research focuses on urban poverty, immigration, informal labor, and community responses. It will
be a day to unite in a common vision to inspire positive change in our world.

 
April 19, 2018
Spring Green Expo
http://mwdh20.com/
Los Angeles, California

The Spring Green Expo features environmentally-friendly programs, products and services that save water and
promote sustainability. The event will include a series of seminar presentations to educate attendees on the best and
most promising ideas and solutions to conserve & protect water supplies. Students will compete in a Eco Innovators'
Showcase which honors projects and innovative approaches to managing natural resources.

 
March 28-29, 2018
Rising Tide Summit
https://risingtidesummit.net/pages/programOpens in new window
AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles | San Pedro, California
 

The Rising Tide Summit is a two day summit bringing together ocean experts, investors, business leaders,
emerging ocean advocates, and foundation executives in panel discussions, keynote presentations, workshops
as well as interactive Q & A sessions. In addition, major announcements will be delivered by groups working
on innovative solutions, new scientific research, and environmental campaigns that will take center stage in 2018.
The purpose of the summit is to raise awareness about the present state of our ocean and help the ocean conservation
community unite on issues and solutions by bringing together leaders, thinkers and innovators for rapid solutions.

 
March 24, 2018
Citizen Science Symposium
http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/Opens in new window
Aquarium of the Pacific | Long Beach, California
 

Citizen science is a fairly new approach to collecting data on natural systems by training and using the public to be
the eyes and ears of scientists in various scientific research projects.

 
March 15-17, 2018
This Way to Sustainability Conference
http://www.csuchico.edu/Opens in new window
Chico State University | Chico, California 
 

This Way to Sustainability Conference is the 13th annual conference put on by The Institute for Sustainable
Development and the Associated Students of CSU. This year’s conference theme, “When will climate neutrality
become our climate reality?,” recognizes that we are increasingly confronting new global socioeconomic and
environmental challenges. This conference represents a time to reflect on and explore innovative ideas, grounded
in sustainable development principles, which can help guide us through the uncertainties of our shared future.

 
March 7, 2018
Southern California Food Industry Conference
http://www.ift.org/Opens in new window
Anaheim, California 
 

SCFIC 2018 – 31st Southern California Food Industry Conference is a premier annual event in the food science
and nutrition segments. It will be a platform for presentations from nationally/internationally reputed industry
experts featuring hot topics in nutrition, consumer trends, food processing, pesticides, and food waste.

 
February 10, 2018
Human Impacts on Estuaries: Sea Level Rise and Algal Blooms
https://newportbay.org/Opens in new window
Back Bay Science Center | Newport Beach, California