Institute for Sustainable Development


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2007 Conference Program

Conference sessions and events will be held in our Bell Memorial Union Building (BMU) except where noted.

Visit the links below for complete daily schedules of sessions and events:


Other events during the conference:

Annual Conference Banquet
Friday, November 2nd in the BMU Auditorium at 6:30 p.m.
Advance ticket purchase required
$15.00 General
$10.00 Students

Annual Organic Lunch Buffet
Saturday, November 3rd in the BMU Auditorium at Noon.
Advanced ticket price:
$10.00 General
$7.00 Students

Tickets will be available at the door but seating is limited! Price at the door:
$13.00 General
10.00 Students

Saturday Celebration!
Saturday, November 3rd in BMU Auditorium, 5:30-10:00
Commemorate the close of the conference by getting your groove on and celebrating sustainability through culture and dance! All attendees are welcome!

No cost to conference participants but you must have your conference name badge with you. Heavy appetizers from various multi-cultural groups on campus will be featured, a world DJ will play a set, and other activities to be announced.

Real Food Dinner
Saturday, November 3rd at Grilla Gites on Cohasset Road (Garden Villa Plaza)
Doors pen at 5:30 p.m., dinner starts at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25.00
Make checks payable to: Chico Food Network

Enjoy an all natural, local, seasonal, organic meal at the Real Food Dinner is hosted by the Chico Food Network and will take place at Grilla Bites in the Garden Villa Plaza on Cohasset Road.
The menu includes organic green salad, organic “all season’s” no-meatloaf with mashed potatoes and shiitake mushroom gravy, steamed local vegetables, and persimmon pudding with soy whipped cream and chocolate truffles.
Come early for the no-host wine bar, silent auction, and enlightening conversation about the conference. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30, and tickets are available for sale at the registration table at a cost of $25.00. Please make checks payable to the Chico Food Network. Seating is limited.

Below are some helpful links to make your trip to Chico easier:
Local Attractions

Campus Map

We hope to see you in November!