This Way to Sustainability Conference

This Way to Sustainability Conference: "Resiliency in a Changing World"

March 26-27, 2020

2019 This Way To Sustainability

We are heading into our 15th year of the This Way to Sustainability (TWTS) Conference! TWTS is a nationally recognized, student-run conference focusing on challenges, ideas, solutions, and resiliency in planning our sustainable future. The conference hosts 1,400 participants each year with a variety of respected professionals speaking on the many aspects of sustainability. The goal of the conference is to educate students, staff and faculty, and community members; providing attendees an opportunity to network, discuss, and become more aware of pertinent environmental and social issues we all face.

Call for Proposals

On behalf of the This Way to Sustainability (TWTS) planning committee, we would like to open the call for presentation and poster display proposals! If you wish to be a part of our groundbreaking conference and speak in one of our 7 categories, please submit your presentation at ProposalSpace by November 30th.

Categories include: 

  1. Environment, Land Planning & Natural Systems
  2. Built Environments, Engineering & Waste Management
  3. Health, Wellness, Diet & Nutrition 
  4. Sustainable Food Systems & Regenerative Agriculture 
  5. Entrepreneurship, Marketing & Supply Chain Management
  6. Social Justice & Public Policy
  7. Arts, Humanities & Creative Expression. 

When submitting your presentation you must include your title, which track you would like to present in, and a brief paragraph or bulleted list of your presentation abstract. Note that you must submit in PDF format.

For more help, contact Mackenzie Paddock or Emily Bruns (student conference coordinators).

Conference registration will open in January.