Think Tank 3: Sport & Sustainability — Universities as Agents for Change

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do you?

September 26-27, 2013

Click here to view the TT3 Summary Report

Core Themes

  • Operationalizing sustainability
  • Enhancing human well-being
  • Green venues/buildings
  • Measurement and certification
  • Business case of sustainability


  • Enhance our understanding of how Universities, sport and community organizations can leverage sport and sustainability
  • Blend academic and practitioner views to explore innovative solutions, effect change, and create a return on investment
  • Bring together individuals from universities, community and sport organizations, primarily from Canada and the Pacific Northwest


  • Athletic directors, administrators, sustainability officers, researchers, recreational programmers, facility managers
  • Professional sport teams, sport venues owners, amateur sport bodies, government and non-government sport organizations, sustainability organizations
  • Click here for a list of the scheduled speakers


Liu Institute for Global Issues (map)
UBC Point Grey Campus, Vancouver, BC

Evening Reception – Coast Coal Habour Hotel


$250 ($150 for students and Green Sports Alliance members)
Includes meals and event reception

Registration closed

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