London Student Sustainability Conference 2019
The London Student Sustainability Conference is a student-led conference highlighting student projects which inspire positive impact in the world.
Join us on Thursday 28 February 2019 at City, University of London to:
- Broaden your knowledge of the challenges and solutions to today's most critical issues
- Network with students, academics and professionals from the University of London
- Gain inspiration for your own research or dissertation projects
Register for your free ticket. For questions or queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference will begin at 9:00 with registration from 8:30. We have an exciting line-up of speakers throughout the morning, covering a number of themes relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. View the speakers, chairs and full session descriptions.
8:45 – 9:15
9:15 – 9:50
Welcome and key note speakers
Jason Clarke, Head of Sustainability at City, University of London
Rob Compton, UN PRME Programme Leader and Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School
Tuna Kunt, VP Education at City Students' Union
9:50 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:40
1A: Life on land, life below water
Session Chair: Dr Rosalind Sharpe, Postdoctural Research Fellow at the Centre for Food Policy
1B: Good health and well-being
Session Chair: Ben Robinson, Community Volunteering Officer at City, University of London
10:40 – 11:10
Break and poster exhibition
11:10 – 11:50
2A: Partnerships for the goals
Session Chair: Louise Woodward, Directorate Operations and Project Manager, Student and Academic Services at City, University of London
2B: Reduced inequalities
Session Chair: Dr Yi Wu, Lecturer in Real Estate at Cass Business School
11:50 – 12:00
12:00 – 13:00
3A: Responsible consumption
Session Chair: Annette Yunus-Pendrey, PhD student and Students' Union Ethics and Environment Officer at City, University of London
3B: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Session Chair: Dr Veselin Rakocevic, Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
13:00 – 14:00
Networking, poster exhibition and light refreshments
The Conference will take place at:
The Northampton Suite
City, University of London
The Northampton Suite is located in the University building, marked as building “B” on this map. Directions and local transport links to get to City, University of London are also available from this page. Please enter the university via the main entrance off Northampton Square and follow the signs to the conference. Volunteers will be available on the day to show you where to go.
We will be operating a ticketless event, therefore you do not need to print anything off to attend. Simply register for a free ticket here, and then join us on Thursday 28th February! We look forward to seeing you there. For questions or queries please contact email@example.com
The London Student Sustainability Conference highlights student research and projects which create positive impacts in the world. The conference is entirely student-led; with opportunities for students to exhibit their work through presentations, posters and performances.
The conference will take place on Thursday 28th February 2019. This is a great opportunity to share your work with a diverse audience, practice presentation skills and network with students, staff and professionals from the University of London and beyond.
All presenters, apart from video and performance submissions, will create a poster which will be displayed throughout the day. Posters are a great way to present your research/project in an attractive and easy-to-read format. Your poster should be A1 size (either landscape or portrait) and contain a mixture of text, images and graphics. Templates are available here for landscape and portrait posters. You can decide on the layout, but it must be clear and logical so that the reader’s eye naturally follows the flow of text.
Our poster checklist tells you all you need to know about creating a poster.
In addition, students can present their project or research in a 10 minute presentation, using slides if you wish (PowerPoint, PDF, Prezi etc), which will then be followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.
Videos, performances and art installations
We also encourage students to apply whose project or research takes the form of a video, music, dance or spoken word performance, art installation or practical demonstration!
How to apply
Before you start your application, please take a look at the Application Guidelines to familiarize yourself with the key dates, submission requirements, and tips on applying.
To apply, please complete the application form by midnight, Friday 14th December 2018.
For student volunteers
Looking for volunteering or event management experience? We are looking for student volunteers to help us with setting up and setting down, registration, ushering, taking notes in sessions, event logistics and social media including taking photos, tweeting and posting on Facebook throughout the day. Please visit the Volunteering Hub to find out more about the roles available.
For staff volunteers
Have you got experience, or would like to gain experience, chairing a session at a conference? The Sustainability Team is looking for staff to chair the sessions at this year's conference; ensuring that the presenters keep to time, managing the Q&As and prompting discussions. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved.
For questions or queries please contact email@example.com