April 3, 2024 | Scott-Bates Commons

5th Annual Sustainability Leadership Council Symposium

Join us at the Sustainability Symposium on Research & Practice for over 75 speakers, 18 concurrent panel sessions, and 20 research posters. This daylong event highlights the intersection of sustainability research and practice led by JHU faculty, staff, and students while fostering a dynamic cross-disciplinary dialogue on key topics, including food systems, healthcare, energy, environmental justice, and more.

Opening and keynote talks include remarks from Executive Vice Provost Lainie Rutkow, KSAS Dean Chris Celenza, BSPH Dean Ellen MacKenzie, Johns Hopkins Institute for Planetary Health Director Sam Myers, and additional university sustainability leaders.

Registration closed on March 28th

We have over 475 attendees expected at the Symposium! Thank you to everyone we who registered, we look forward to seeing you at the Symposium.

Symposium Schedule 

Meals and refreshments will be plant-based and served on fully compostable materials in Salon B/C. Please bring a reusable water bottle, travel mug and your favorite reusable items to avoid waste. There is a water bottle filling station at the water fountain.



Panel Sessions

Concurrent panel sessions featuring sustainability researchers and practitioners are organized by topic and will take place throughout the day, each with an interactive Q&A. Select the topics below to see each the full title, abstract, and speakers for each panel.