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August, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Come hear from Solarize Philly, a program through the Philadelphia Energy Authority, about residential solar in the City of Philadelphia, and how you can go solar in your home!

Saturday, August 18, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (All day)

Learn more about our pre-freshman program to introduce students to sustainability at Penn and in Philadelphia.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (All day)

Move-In Green is Penn’s sustainability engagement program focusing on new and returning students as they arrive to campus. Volunteer student ambassadors provide educational outreach and hands-on recycling assistance during NSO.  Learn more here.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:00pm

Simply calling one's design practice "activist" isn't enough. The challenges posed not only by this Administration, but by the simmering threat of climate change demand more.

September, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Data Refuge and the Center for Media at Risk present a joint series on the languages of data at risk, as a part of PPEH's annual theme of Places of Language, Languages of Place.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Event held at Wharton San Francisco.  Learn more here.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

View event details here.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Marisol de la Cadena's visit is part of PPEH's 2018-2019 Annual Theme: Places of Language, Languages of Place.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for our monthly Eco-Reps meeting, where we will be discussing our three waste reduction goals set in 2017.

Please RSVP to if you plan to attend.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 1:00pm to 6:15pm

Three quarters of utility executives in North America believe that a major cyber attack is likely to occur within the next five years. A recent survey of utility professionals found cyber and physical security to be the most pressing issues facing the industry. 

Friday, September 28, 2018 (All day)

PLAC conferences promote interaction and collaboration across Penn Schools. This year we focus on climate change as it relates to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the projected mean warming for Latin America to the end of the century ranges from 1 to 4°C. This warming, already experienced through more frequent extreme weather events, has major social, political, economic, environmental, health, and financial implications.

October, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Data Refuge and the Center for Media at Risk present a joint series on the languages of data at risk, as a part of PPEH's annual theme of Places of Language, Languages of Place.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Data Refuge and the Center for Media at Risk present a joint series on the languages of data at risk, as a part of PPEH's annual theme of Places of Language, Languages of Place.

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, October 19, 2018 - 9:00pm

The Penn Sustainability Office invites the Penn Community to come together for its annual ReThink Your Footprint campaign to promote waste minimization efforts. ReThink Your Footprint raises awareness of already-established waste minimization programs and initiatives in this area, inspires students, staff, and faculty to create new activities related to source reduction and recycling, and encourages everyone to rethink their footprint.

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’.

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