2018 Conference

The 7th Annual NY Sun Works Youth Conference “Discovering Sustainability Science” will be streaming live from Symphony Space in New York on Monday May 21st from 10:30am to 12:30 pm

The Conference offers a platform for students to share their scientific creativity while celebrating the Greenhouse Project. The Greenhouse Project promotes urban sustainability through science education and approaches Sustainability Science by studying the interaction between humans, technology, and the environment.

THE CONFERENCE IS PRESENTED IN 2 SESSIONS:

Session 1: Building Sustainable Cities: Students present research focused on design and architecture, sustainable building materials and urban planning.

Session 2 Building a Sustainable Future: Students present research focused on urban farming, feeding a growing population, food systems, and ocean conservancy.

Past conferences have featured student-proposed solutions ranging from how to capture carbon while encouraging plant growth, to combining and balancing multiple ecosystems and creating energy audits for large commercial spaces.

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS AND ORGANIZATIONS:

Student presenters from: PS84,PS147,  PS199, PS333, PS/IS377, Brooklyn Lab, Edward Murrow High School,  Thomas Edison High School, Urban assembly Green Careers

Adult presenters: Rob Laing CEO Farm.One Rahfeal Gordon Inspirational speaker

Audience from  IS5, PS14, PS84, PS147, PS196, PS199, PS333, Brooklyn Lab, Edward Murrow High School,  Thomas Edison High School,  Emerson MS, County Prep High School,  Urban Assembly Green Careers

 

Thank you to our conference sponsors