Sustainability Connect 2016

Sustainability Connect 2016

Future Campus

This year, as we celebrate 100 years of MIT in Cambridge, we also look forward to creating a sustainable campus in the coming century. Blending creative presentations with working sessions, the event, held on May 9, 2016, helps you and your teams shape the future of the campus.

Sustainability Connect 2016 Recap Video
MIT News Article on 2016 Connect
2016 Program

Welcoming Remarks

Shaping the Future | Julie Newman, Director, Office of Sustainability | Slides | Video

Reflecting on our Progress | Tony Sharon, Deputy Executive Vice President | Video

Campus Resiliency through Community Design

Brent D. Ryan, Assoc. Prof. Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning & Head of City Design & Dev't Group

Maryanne Kirkbride, Clinical Director for Campus Life, MIT Medical

Larry Susskind, Prof. Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning

Slides | Video 

32 percent and beyond: MIT’s role in meeting local and global climate goals

Moderated by Noelle Eckley Selin, Assoc. Professor, IDSS & EAPS

Joe Higgins, Director, Infrastructure Business Ops, Office of Exec. VP & Treasurer

Steven Lanou, Deputy Director, Office of Sustainability

Ron Prinn, Director & Prof, Center for Global Change Science

Slides | Video 

Campus as a Living Lab: Reflections from 3 Project Teams

Moderated by John Fernandez, Dir. of MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative

AccessMyCommute | John Attanucci, Lecturer & Manager MIT Transit Research Program & Corey Tucker, Master of Sci. in Transport. and Technology & Policy

MIT Roof Study | Taya Dixon, Senior Planner, Capital Renewal and Isaac LaJoie, 4th year, Mechanical Engineering

2100 Resiliency Planning | Mike Wilson, Urban Studies and Planning and Jacqueline Kuo, 4th year, Mechanical Engineering 

Slides | Video