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October, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) will be hosting a "Back to Basics" Fair featuring water tasting, an e-waste sculpture, book swap, office supply swap, green office info table, and waste/recycling contamination table.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Stop by the Penn Dental Medicine's E-Waste Collection to recycle "anything with a plug," including keyboards, mice, and charging cords, as well as phones, cameras, and computer parts.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Penn Environmental Group and dozens of sustainable campus and city organizations for an afternoon of free music, games, and food. Come to College Green for fun activities and the opportunity to learn more about sustainability in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (All day) to Friday, October 26, 2018 (All day)

The Summit brings together C-suite executives from across the industry to talk frankly about money and water, and how the two combine with innovation and leadership to create strategy. AWS is a space where the decision makers and thought leaders join the dialogue that will shape water’s future. It is a compelling discussion for all of the industry’s key participants: utilities leaders, engineers, technology suppliers, service providers, and investors.  Visit conference website.

Monday, October 29, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 (All day)

This New Metrics conference will be hosted in Philadelphia.  Visit the conference website.

November, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 4:00pm to Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:30pm

Speakers will include Omar BlaytonCFO, SunWealth; Sarah S. ChangWorld Wide Director, Sustainability, Johnson & Johnson; Ryan M.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 5:00pm to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 6:00pm

PPEH and Price Lab present a two-day workshop, including a keynote from Shannon Mattern, to explore Community Mapping, Civic Data, and Waterways, as a part of PPEH's annual theme of Places of Language, Languages of Place.

January, 2019

Sunday, January 27, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (All day)

Every two years, the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE)  holds a summit that focuses on developing practical solutions to challenges facing our tidal Delaware River and Bay. We invite scientists, managers, educators and the public. Our next summit, set for January 2019, will be a four-day event featuring dozens of experts and more than 100 presentations about clean water, healthy habitats, shellfish, tidal wetlands and more.  Learn more here.

June, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019 (All day)

In recognition of McHarg’s legacy, the department of landscape architecture at Penn is establishing The Ian L. McHarg Center—a nexus of research, teaching, and advocacy for improving the relationship between cities and their landscapes, and processes of urbanization and ecosystems. The Center’s official launch is a part of Design with Nature Now?—an international symposium to be held in Philadelphia in the summer of 2019, marking the 50th anniversary of McHarg’s magnum opus, ‘Design with Nature’.