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2019 National Sustainability Summit &

National Extension Energy Summit

April 16-19 2019



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Harnessing Our Collective Energy to Address the Rising Tide
NSS+NEES 2019 is a forum for connection and exchange at the nexus of science and stewardship.
Join 200+ fellow educators, researchers, students, community partners, and pollinators of change from across the country at this joint national conference. Learn about the latest sustainability and energy research, exchange innovative programming strategies, update or reinvigorate your educational toolbox, and cultivate new communities of practice to expand and strengthen our collective impacts.
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News and Updates
  • Download the conference impact evaluation report here.

  • The weather will be hot and humid! Here’s a guide to packing for the conference. Don’t forget to add in extra gear for your tours (sneakers, water bottle, hat, sunscreen).

  • ​Wednesday Reception and Banquet: Business Casual to Business Formal

  • Presenter and Poster Instructions are now available! Read More>

  • Exhibitor Instructions available. Click Here

  • Need transportation to and from the airport? The hotel provides shuttle service for guests arriving at TIA, shuttles run every 30 minutes between 5 a.m. and 12:30 a.m., call 813-274-4400 for assistance.

Download the Conference App!

Download the Yapp App for FREE and keep up with the conference schedule, special announcements, speakers, and more!

Watch this short how-to video:

Courtesy of Lara Milligan, UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County

OR download YAPP from the App Store or Google Play and enter passcode NSSNEESTAMPA

Important Dates
  • Early Bird Registration – Closed January 23, 2019

  • Regular Registration – Closed March 15, 2019

  • Discounted Room Block at Westshore Grand – Closed March 15, 2019

  • Final Day to Register – April 1, 2019

  • To Register After April 2 (Late Registration Link)

  • Pre-Conference Field Trips – April 16, 2019

  • NSS+NEES Joint Conference – April 16-19, 2019

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NSS+NEES 2019 was hosted by the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) 
and organized by the National Network for Sustainable Living Education (NNSLE), National Extension Energy Initiative (NEEI),
Climate Science Initiative (CSI), and Regional Rural Development Centers (RRDCs) in partnership with USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Hillsborough County, and the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County.
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