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State of New York Sustainability Conference

Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into New York Campuses - November 7-8, 2018

Conference Information

The New York Consortium of Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE), the State of New York Conference Planning Committee, and Colgate University are pleased to announce the eighth annual State of New York Sustainability Conference will be held on Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. We invite students, staff and faculty from across New York State to present and attend.


Call for Proposals: Student Poster Session only. No longer accepting proposals for presentations.
Registration: October 31 (Registration is now closed)


Wednesday, November 7 Lunch Keynote
Dr. Robin Kimmerer, SUNY ESF

Wednesday, November 7 Evening Keynote
Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, SUNY Chancellor

Thursday, November 8 Lunch Panel
Sustainability Practitioners Panel


The Colgate Inn, the Wendt University Inn and the White Eagle Conference Center are holding rooms for conference participants. Please mention the "State of New York Sustainability Conference" when you call:

Colgate Inn
1 Payne Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
0.7 miles from campus
15-20 minute walk, 3-5 minute drive
Rate: starts at $199 per room per night

Wendt University Inn
175 Utica Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
1.5 miles from campus
25-30 minute walk, 5-7 minute drive
315-824-4400 or 800-218-5449
Rate: $99 per room per night

White Eagle Conference Center
2910 Lake Moraine Road 
Hamilton, NY 13346
3.8 miles from campus
7-10 minute drive, unsafe to walk
Rate: $89 per room per night
If you would prefer to stay at a different location, the Colgate University website contains a list of other nearby hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts.

Contact Information

John Pumilio
Colgate Director of Sustainability

Pamela Gramlich
Environmental Studies and Sustainability Office Program Coordinator

Cody Tipton
Director of Conference Services, Summer Programs and Auxiliary Support

General inquiries:

Conference Schedule