FALL COMPAS CONFERENCE: Sustainability: Visions and Values

March 11, 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015 to Friday, October 2, 2015
Thompson Library 11th Floor
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Fall COMPAS Conference

Sustainability: Visions and Values

 

The Fall COMPAS Conference will take place on October 1 & 2, 2015.

See the conference webpage for session times.
 

Co-sponsored by the Mershon Center for International Security Studies.

 

Thursday, October 1, 2015

 

Session I: What is Sustainability? 
What is it we're trying to sustain? What would a sustainable future look like?

  • Omnibus Panel (all available conference participants)
  • Moderator: Piers Turner (Ohio State University)
     

Session II: Institutional Responses

What sorts of institutions and institutional responses do we need to meet challenges and make sustainability practical, especially in business, local communities, and universities?

 

Friday, October 2, 2015

 

Session III: Global Justice 

How are the costs, risks, and benefits of achieving sustainable systems to be shared within and between countries and regions?

Session IV: Future Generations

What are we preserving for future generations? What are we trying to provide for future generations? Do our processes for evaluating policies reflect those goals?

Session V: International Institutions/Cooperation 

How can we meet the challenges posed by global environmental problems within the current international political, economic, and legal regime?

 
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