Ohio Student Sustainability Leaders Conference

The Ohio Student Sustainability Leaders Conference is a student-run, student-centric conference celebrating undergraduate contributions to the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The 2018 conference will focus on the theme Sustainability in Practice.

National Council for Science and the Environment

The full-day conference will support student sustainability leaders in both research and career development. Students will have the opportunity to showcase their research, network, and hear from experts and professionals currently engaged in career fields related to sustainability.

Date: Saturday, September 29
Time: 10 a.m. to  4 p.m.
Location: Oberlin College
Cost: See below

Registration Information

Registration fee for NCSE Member Institutions

Registration for the National Council of Sustainability and the Environment (NCSE) student conference is free for students, faculty, and staff from the schools organizing the event: Oberlin College, University of Toledo, University of Findlay, University of Dayton, and The Ohio State University.

Registration also is free for students, faculty, and staff from NCSE member institutions that have joined for the 2018-2019 academic year. Not sure if your school is a current member? Contact Kate Ceste .

Registration fees for all other institutions is $25 for students, $50 for faculty.

Nonprofit organizations, private companies, and government agencies interested in attending, exhibiting, or presenting should contact conference@ncseglobal.org .

Registration deadline is September 24. Same-day registrants are welcome, but will not be provided breakfast or lunch.


Poster Presentations

Undergraduate students interested in displaying a poster during the meeting can submit their proposal online.

Schedule of Events

The full schedule of events includes time for networking, poster presentations, and panel discussions.​

See the schedule

Past Events

2017 Student Sustainability Leaders
Saturday, September 23, 2017
University of Dayton

See conference agenda


The conference was organized in partnership with Oberlin College, the Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton, the University of Toledo, the Ohio State University, the University of Findlay, and the National Council for Science and the Environment.

Contact Information

Rosalind Soltow
Administrative Assistant
Oberlin College | Environmental Studies Program