Friday, June 22, 2007

Butte-Glenn Community College District is pleased to announce the opening of registration for the This Wayto Sustainability Conference III, The Built Environment to be held August 3rd and 4th, 2007 at Butte College main campus, 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, CA 95965.

Registration DEADLINE July 19, 2007

This conference is designed for school facilities managers, design and construction professionals, public education administrators and contractors, and anyone who is interested in public education facilities and bringing sustainable construction projects in “On Time and On Budget”. This conference will focus on construction challenges (and solutions) from concept through construction and commissioning in order to build sustainable public school facilities for K-12 and higher education.

Highlights of the conference include:
Collaborative Approach (DSA)
Designing and building LEED from the certified professional perspective
Cost containment techniques
Added funding sources for energy efficiency
Energy conservation strategies
Tours of Butte College’s sustainable facilities
Classrooms of the future

Top professionals will address the best management practices for successfully building tomorrow’s sustainable schools. Conference speakers include:

Dr. Marshall Drummond, Chancellor of the California Community Colleges
Larry Eisenberg, Executive Director Facilities Planning and Development, Los Angeles Community College District
Frederick Harris, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Chancellor's Office of the California Community Colleges
David Thorman, State Architect, Division of the State Architect
Jose Nunez, Vice Chancellor, Facilities Planning and Operations, San Mateo County Community College District
Warren Jacobs, A.I.A., LEED/AP, Capital Planning, Design and Construction, The California State University

Registration forms and conference information are available online at

The second part of This Way to Sustainability Conference III - Connecting to the North State will be hosted by CSU, Chico and will be held on the CSU, Chico campus November 1-4, 2007. We still have space left for exhibitors and speakers but time is running out!

NEW THIS YEAR: Exhibitors are welcome but space is limited. We are looking for businesses and organizations who want to exhibit their products and ideas to help our students and community learn and grow as environmentally literate citizens. To submit an exhibitors application please visit

Conference presentation proposals are still being accepted until Friday, July 20th, 2007. To submit a proposal please visit

For more information: Teri Randolph
Administrative Support
The Institute for Sustainable Development
California State University, Chico

Phone: (530) 898-3333
Fax: (530) 898-3336

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