This Way to Sustainability Conference

This Way to Sustainability Conference

March 24-25, 2022


Elevating the Many Voices of Climate Justice

This Way To Sustainability (TWTS) Conference 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 students and professionals speaking on the many aspects of sustainability. The goal of the conference is to educate students, staff, faculty, and community members; providing attendees an opportunity to network, discuss, and become more aware of pertinent environmental and social issues we all face.

We expect the 2022 TWTS will be held in-person and virtually March 24-25, 2022 and we look forward to connecting with colleagues and peers from across the globe.  

Breakout Session Tracks

The TWTS Conference brings expertise and experience from a variety of presenter in 7 tracks: 

  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

Call for Proposals

Proposals are now being accepted for break-out session and poster presentations. We are planning a hybrid schedule for this year's conference, meaning there will be some in-person presentations on the Chico State campus that will be livestreamed for remote attendees as well as fully virtual presentation sessions and pre-recorded content available at the attendee's leisure. All poster presentations will be virtual and require prerecorded videos.

Please submit your proposal by January 16, 2021.

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Nominate Your Favorite Student Sustainability Project For a Greenie Award

The Greenie Award is intended to showcase the work being done by students of all ages and K-12 educators across the community to address issues in sustainability.

Finalists will have their projects featured on the TWTS Conference webpage and during the conference, with a cash award of $250 for the top project as decided by our student planning committee.

Please submit projects by March 18, 2022.

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For questions, please reach out to Priya Tuvell at

"Earthrise"—Inspiration from Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman

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This conference would not be possible without the support of our many volunteers and our amazing sponsors.  Check out our many sponsorship opportunities (PDF) and donate now if you are able. 

Thank you!