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Sustainability Conference

Towards a Culture with a Conscience: Reflections on Sustainability

March 18-20, 2010
Longwood University

Colleges and universities in Virginia are invited to register a delegation of students and staff members for this innovative student-oriented conference.

Invited speakers will share their thoughts and experiences related to key issues in sustainability:

  • Environmental stewardship
  • Economic development
  • Social justice

A generous donation allows Longwood to offer this opportunity to college students in Virginia at an incredibly low price. Cost sharing on hotel expenses is also available for groups coming from a distance.

         Longwood Dining Services


Keynote Speaker

Jerry Greenfield

Co-Founder, Ben & Jerry's

"An Evening of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility and Radical Business Philosophy"

Jerry Greenfield Bio (pdf)


Conference at a Glance

  • Keynote speaker Thursday evening, March 18, followed by Ben & Jerry's social
  • Presentations by invited speakers Friday and Saturday
  • Plastic Musik Friday evening, March 19 
  • Cost per participant: $28.00 (includes lunches); $10 for high school students (Teachers attend for free) 
  • Longwood faculty and students are free (without lunches). To add lunches, go to the registration page. 
  • Limited assistance with hotel expenses available
  • Information for Conference Participants (pdf) 

Starting on March 15th, we will not be able to issue refunds.


For more information, please contact:
Dr. Melanie Marks