SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Proposals accepted to be presented at the conference appear in a table below.

Full papers can be submitted to the The Sustainability Collection For more information please visit the Submission Guidelines page.

 

(Sessions are grouped by Stream)

Presentation Authors
Stream: Cultural Sustainability
Disrupting the e-Waste Dell-usion: College Students Take on Dell Corporation
  1. Taub-Pervizpour, Dr Lora
  2. Bryant, Kendall
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Dynamic Self in Self-determination: Maori Social Organisation in the Context of Sustainable Enterprise Wolfgramm, Dr. Rachel
Paper Presentation Accepted
Culture, Consumers and Urban Sustainability Middleton, Dr Martine Claire
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Cultivation of Sustainability: The Long Way Towards More Sustainable Consumption Reisch, Prof. Dr. Lucia A.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Culture as a Survival Strategy: Strong Voices from the Margins of the New Europe Salumets, Prof. Thomas
Paper Presentation Accepted
Academic Writing: A Comparison between Argentine and U.S. Academic Contexts Colombo, Laura (Violeta)
Paper Presentation Accepted
Blood and Blossom: Violence and Restoration in Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and Vera's The Stone Virgins Highfield, Dr. Jonathan
Paper Presentation Accepted
Balance as a Means to Personal and Cultural Sustainability
  1. Geithner, Dr. Christina A.
  2. Albert, Joseph F.
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Buddhist Participatory Communication for Rural Development Rodloytuk, Mr. Palphol
Paper Presentation Accepted
Ethnic Minorities and Education in Vietnam: Reconciling National Standards with Cultural Diversity and Social Disadvantage Chantrill, Dr Paul
Paper Presentation Accepted
"We Must Not Forget Our Ways": Preserving Heritage through Community Storytelling Smith, Professor Amy
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Challenge of Preserving Appalachian Culture in the Age of Globalization Bryant, Dr. Claudia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Straight Photography and the Ecocritical Unconscious in James Agee's and Walker Evans's 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Men' Ralph, Iris
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sustainability in Vermont's K-12 Standards-Based Curriculum Framework Agne, Professor Russell M.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Culture and Art: Distinguishing between Meaning Production and Imagination Engagement Hawkes, Jon
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Creativity as an Agent of Change: Transforming Childhood Adversity through Literary Regeneration and the Power of Place Rivers-Norton, Dr. Jana
Paper Presentation Accepted
Synergy and the Sacred: Re-creating a Viable World Vision Cruz, Ms Isbel
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Bridge: Indigenous Knowledge as a Bridge to Sustainable Design Ela, Ms Adital
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Symbiosis in a Syrian-Israeli Peace Agreement: Political and Environmental Sustainability Sallie, Professor Steven S.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainability on a Human Scale: Aesthetics of Morality in Chinese Tea Culture Toleno, Mr. Robban A. J.
Paper Presentation Accepted
CO-OR : 0/1: A Report on an Arts Project Co-ordinating Analog and Digital Modalities as a Resource for Cultural Sustainability d'Agostino, Prof Peter
Paper Presentation Accepted
Educating Americans to Embrace and Promote
  1. Perry, Dr. Vannetta
  2. Tingey, Dr. Susan
  3. Welborn, Joleen
  4. Lima Maia, Jose Max
  5. Maese, Rebecca
Colloquium Accepted
Ethnic Entrepreneurship: The Paradox of Cultural Embeddedness
  1. Brundin, Prof. Ethel
  2. Isaacs, Mr Eslyn
  3. Visser, Dr Kobus
  4. Wigren, Dr. Caroline
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Indigenous Peoples' Knowledge of the Socio-political Order and Western Notions of Democracy: Is There Common Ground Between Two Different Worldviews? Rawnsley, Dr. Claire Annette
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainability of Material Culture in the Post-Modern Short, Dr. Georgianna
Paper Presentation Accepted
When the Theme Itself Won't Do: Moving Beyond a Culture of Sustainability Singleton, Dr. Harry
Paper Presentation Accepted
Thinking, Feeling, Connecting Cultures: No Sustainability Without Sensuality Dew, Dr Christine
Paper Presentation Accepted
Everyday Use: Tradition, Adaptation, and Appropriation in/of African American Culture Dobbs, Professor Cynthia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Cultural Geography: Building Commitment and Community Jones, Dr Laura
Paper Presentation Accepted
American Mass Media and Sustainable Development
  1. Gunn, Dr Alastair
  2. Jackson, Fiona
Paper Presentation Accepted
Telenovela: The Continuation of Soap Opera: Test and Development of Cultural Ecology Theory Shi, Ms Yunhe
Virtual Presentation Accepted
New Teacher and New Principal Sustainment Team: Teacher and Principal Sustainability Hauck, Dr. Rita
Paper Presentation Accepted
Broadening the Designer's Task: An Environmental Challenge Scaff, Prof. Claudia
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Economic Sustainability
Organizational Sustainability: The Rule of Benedict and Monastic Adaptability Leonhardt, Dr Bonnie
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sustainable Enterprise Creation: Making a Difference in Regional Australia and Beyond
  1. Walker, Prof. Rhett
  2. Rogers, Dr Maureen
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Inter-Sectoral Implications of Securing Our Water Future Together: Recent Water Reforms in Victoria, Australia
  1. Crase, Dr Lin
  2. Dollery, Brian
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Applying the Capabilities Approach to Economic Development Schischka, Dr. John
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Workplace Setting and Individual Feelings Concerning Environmental Reporting and Disclosure Stray, Dr. Stephanie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Taming the Dragon: The Search for Sustainable Tourism in Southwest China McKhann, Prof. Charles F. "Chas"
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Preliminary Framework for Using Total Cost Assessment in Total Quality Environmental Management
  1. Curkovic, Dr. Sime
  2. Sroufe, Robert
  3. Eckert, Jim
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainability and Ecuador's Flower Export Boom Sawers, Prof Larry
Paper Presentation Accepted
Defining Market Feasibility Stakeholders' Salience for Sustainable Natural Resource Attractions
  1. Currie, Dr. Russell
  2. Seaton, Sheilagh
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainable Consumption: How can Socially-Constructed Attitudes towards Fashion Consumption be Shifted to Encourage a More Sustainable Approach? Pears, Katherine Elizabeth
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Is CSR Reporting Just Reputation Assurance or Is There More To It? An Investigation into the Relationship between Organizations that Communicate a Commitment to Sustainability versus Those That Communicate a Commitment to Sustainability and Embed Sustainability into their Operations
  1. Cann, Dr. Cynthia
  2. Parente Boock, Natalya
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Urban Food Security and Household Livelihoods in the Political Ecology of Zimbabwe's Land Reform Logan, Dr. B. Ikubolajeh
Paper Presentation Accepted
Civic and Commercial Values in Organic Coffee in Costa Rica Saez, Dr Hector
Paper Presentation Accepted
Service-Learning and Sustainability: The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Studies at a Metropolitan University DeTray, Dr Stephen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Entrepreneurial Development in the Informal Economy: In Search of Sustainable Entrepreneurial Development
  1. Mortensen, Mr. Jim
  2. Seawright, Dr. Kristie
  3. Mai, Quan
  4. Bott, Mikenze
  5. Badger, Jennifer
Paper Presentation Accepted
Social Responsibility - Mapping the Cooperation between the Government and Business: Where the Idealist Meets the Pragmatist
  1. Zurawicki, Dr. Leon
  2. Habib, Prof Mohsin
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustaining Above Average Returns: It All Begins and Ends with Your Employees Merrill, Dr. Connie
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Bringing the Knowledge Economy to Isolated and Rural Communities: Balancing Cultural and Economic Sustainability
  1. Bhagat, Dr. Parimal
  2. Dinero, Dr. Steven C.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Nature and Governance of Public-Partnerships: Avoiding Speed Humps in Local Economic Development Binza, Shakespeare
Paper Presentation Accepted
Towards Comprehensive Reporting: A Quadruple Bottom Line Approach
  1. Woodward, Mr David Graham
  2. Woodward, Dr Thérèse
  3. Rovera Val, Maria Rosa
Paper Presentation Accepted
Accounting for Human Resources: Quo Vadis? Turner, Associate Professor Geoff
Paper Presentation Accepted
"The Corporate Report": still a part to play in CSR? Woodward, Mr David Graham
Paper Presentation Accepted
Towards Wavelet-based Multiscale Predictions in Economics and Finance
  1. Ahmad, Mr. Saif
  2. Ahmad, Khurshid
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Economic Sustainability: A Buddhist Perspective Chang, Dr. Otto
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Making Small Towns Economically Competitive and Environmentally Sustainable in the 21st Century: A Case for Eco-Industrial Parks LaCroix, Ms. April
Paper Presentation Accepted
Illusion Versus Reality: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy
  1. Flint, Dr. Gerald David
  2. Berry, Dr. Gregory R.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Communication of Culture: Culinary Arts
  1. Rudd, Prof Denis
  2. Litzinger
  3. Mills, Richard
  4. Flanegin, Frank
  5. Lias, Dr. Allen
Paper Presentation Accepted
U.S. Military Bases and Sustainable Economic Development in Okinawa Banasick, Dr. Shawn
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Strategies for More Sustainable Development of Small Cities and Towns of China Wang, Dr Xinjun
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Qiviut Culture: Oomingmak and the Future of the Native Knitters' Cooperative Russell, Ms. Amy
Paper Presentation Accepted
Whither Globalisation? Sustainability, International Investment and the Governance of the Global Economy Zarsky, Lyuba
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Stream: Environmental Sustainability
Applying the Principles of Cultural Resource Management to Economic Development through Sustainable Tourism
  1. Schwab, Dr. William A.
  2. Reid, Margaret
Paper Presentation Accepted
Why Can't A Man be More Like a Woman? Reflections on the Tao Te Ching and Ecology Uzgalis, Dr. William
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Seabed and Foreshore: How Politics Impacts Upon the Sustainability of a Resource Mulholland, Mr Malcolm
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Teaching Sustainability Using the History of Ishi: Compelling Research Questions through Native American Wisdom Weiss-Penzias, Dr. Peter
Paper Presentation Accepted
Ideas Neither Young nor Mature: Cosmopolitanism, Interdisciplinarity and Civics for a Liberal Environmental Education Sherren, Ms. Kate
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Case for Renewable Energy and a New Energy Plan Hassoun, Nicole
Paper Presentation Accepted
Managing Lifestyle Illnesses in Pacific Island States: The Case of Fiji, Kiribati, and Nauru
  1. Szmedra, Dr. Philip
  2. Sharma, Kl
  3. Rozmus, Cathy L.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Thinking Globally, and Acting (Trans)locally at the Institute for Social Ecology: Is Place-Attachment a Necessity for Holistic Reconstructive Visioning? Hayes-Conroy, Ms Jessica
Paper Presentation Accepted
Searching for a Balance: Sustainable Agriculture, Natural Resources and Development: Community Planning and Decision Making in Fulton County, Ohio Lawrence, Dr Patrick
Paper Presentation Accepted
Urban Sprawl, Global Warming, and Oil Depletion: The Unravelling of the Modern Economy Gonzalez, Prof. George
Paper Presentation Accepted
Links Between Environmental and Economic Sustainability and Consumer Behaviour in Relation to Food: Implications for Australian Horticulture Segrave, Ms Robin
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Post Crisis Indonesian Tin Town: With Reference to Mentok - Bangka Kurniawan, Dr Kemas Ridwan
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Waste Management in Ecuador: Environmental Attitude and Behaviour
  1. Aung, Dr. May
  2. Arias, Ms. Martha
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainability in Exile: Envisioning Permanent Culture in Tibetan Refugee Settlements Scherch, Dr. Jonathan M.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Value-Sensitive Tourism: An Exploration in Education Perry, Dr. Vannetta
Paper Presentation Accepted
Santa Monica: Partnerships in Sustainability Bassett, Dr. James
Paper Presentation Accepted
Industrial Ecology and Sustainability: Long-term Waste Storage Difficulties Encountered in the Recovery and Reclamation of Durable Electronic Products Yeomans, Dr. Julian Scott
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sustainable Area Planning (SAP) Model: A Tool for ESD Based Urban Planning Rauscher, Mr Raymond Charles
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Challenges to Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on US-Mexico Borderland Environmental Injustice
  1. Hobgood-Oster, Dr Laura
  2. Johnson, Dr Melissa
  3. Niemeyer, Dr Emily
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainability and the Business Curriculum at Ithaca College
  1. Erickson, Scott
  2. Barken, Prof. Marlene
Paper Presentation Accepted
Promoting Environmental Consciousness as a Part of an Arts Curriculum Miner, Prof Jeffrey
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Working Towards Sustainability through Environmental Education: Theories of Educative Transformations Cook, David
Paper Presentation Accepted
Evaluating Policies for Sustainability: The Neglected Influence of Visual Images Anderson, Dr. David A.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Foreign Investment and the Implementation of Domestic Environmental Regulation in China Stalley, Mr. Phillip
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Engaging in Oriental and Indigenous Epistemologies through Reading Imageries to Resist the Colonial World in TESOL/TEFL Classrooms Lea, Dr. YiShan
Workshop Presentation Accepted
The Bottom-up Approach to Sustainable Tourism: Prainha do Canto Verde - Case Study
  1. Albieri, Mr Guilherme
  2. Agrusa, Prof Jerome
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainability on Campus: How Undergraduate Research and Environmental Science Curriculum Benefit Campus Sustainability Wetzstein, Lia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Where Are We Exactly? Building a GIS Capacity on Yap, Federated States of Micronesia Perkins, Dr Reed
Paper Presentation Accepted
Spinning a Web of Impediments: A Case Study of News Frames, Factory Farms, and Social Protest Drake, Dr. Jeanette
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Futurechina.net: An Online Design Project for Awareness of a Sustainable China Groeniger, Prof. Scott
Paper Presentation Accepted
War Mongers and Tree Huggers: Latin America and the Debate over Environmental Protection and National Security
  1. McNab, Dr. Robert
  2. Bailey, Ms. Kathleen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Water Restoration: Ecological Planning and Sustainable Development for the Cities in South Bank of Lake Tai, China Wang, Prof. Xiangrong
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Countryside Initiative as a Model for Sustainable Peri-Urban Development Marcus, Ms. Sonia
Paper Presentation Accepted
Gender Equity and Sustainable Socio-Economic Growth and Development: A Cross-Cultural Analysis Aka, Dr. Ebenezer
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Eco-Planning for Eco-town: A Case Study on Luhua, Chongming, China
  1. Yong, Ms. Yi
  2. Schubert, Prof. Uwe
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Risk Communication to Enhance Sustainability: Public Participation in Environmental Agency Decision-Making in South Florida Light, Prof. Alfred
Paper Presentation Accepted
The ACS Environmental Initiative: Sustainability in 16 Southern U.S. Colleges and Universities MacNabb, Dr. Elizabeth L.
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Chicago View vs. Sustainable Development: Implications Regarding the Promotion of Sustainable Environments Flint, Dr. Gerald David
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Color Dimensions of Sugarcane and Jute Fibers
  1. Moore, Dr. Mary Ann
  2. Patrick Cowen, Melinda
Paper Presentation Accepted
Understanding Factors Affecting Public Support for Precision Agriculture
  1. Parisi, Dr Domenico
  2. Taquino, Michael
  3. Grice, Dr. Steven Michael
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustainability Discourses: Talking about Australian Grazing Palmer, Dr Len
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Environmental Policy and Regulation and Regulation Etschmaier, Dr. Maximilian M.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sustaining Native American Nations: Tribal Governments in the Globalization Era Nesbitt, Elizabeth J.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Perception of Environmental Risks among the Chinese People Lai, Dr Julian
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Comparative Advantage in the Age of Globalization: Historical Roots and Prospects for Sustainability Klitgaard, Dr. Kent
Paper Presentation Accepted
Type 1 and Type 2 Environmental Issues: All the Difference in the World
  1. Wood, Dr. Paul M.
  2. Waterman, Ms. Laurel Eden
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Links and Tensions between Environmental and Social Sustainability: The Adelaide Experience James, Prof. Patrick
Paper Presentation Accepted
Ahupua'a: A Native Hawaiian Sustainability Model Taum, Ramsay
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Ka Haku Mele O Papa: Earth Sculpture: Weaving with Nature Subedi, Lilette
Plenary Presentation Accepted
The Economics of Happiness: The Ecological, Economical, and Social Benefits of Localisation Norberg-Hodge, Helena
Plenary Presentation Accepted
Stream: Other or Stream Unspecified
A Survey of Sustainability Reporting Practices of Australian Companies
  1. Loftus, Ms Janice
  2. Frost, Geoff
  3. Jones, Stewart
  4. Van der Laan, Sandra
Paper Presentation Accepted
Antropomorphic Stereotypic Identities and Biological Inaccuracies in Animal Similes as a Constraint for the Improvement of the Human – Nature Relationship
  1. Kyridis, Dr Argyris
  2. Mavrikaki, Dr Eyaggelia
  3. Kaspari, Georgia
  4. Anastasiadou, Sophia
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Stream: Social Sustainability
Extending Sustainable Management Education: Florida's Model for Regional Programs Diener, Dr. Betty
Virtual Presentation Accepted
An Activity Theory Perspective on an ICT Portal in the Educational Advancement of a Community McKavanagh, Dr Charlie
Paper Presentation Accepted
Empowerment and Housing Provision for Urban Poor: Community-based Housing Development in Indonesia Rukmana, Dr. Deden
Paper Presentation Accepted
A computer model for Type 2 Diabetes Healthcare Herbert, Ms Jan Mary
Paper Presentation Accepted
Asian Wealth in the UK: Entrepreneurial Success Dhaliwal, Dr Spinder
Paper Presentation Accepted
Community Participation in Protected Area Decision Making: An Application of the Vroom Yetton Model Wright, Dr. Norman
Paper Presentation Accepted
Emerging Trends and Ethics in Corporate Social Responsibility Simms, Dr. Michele
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Affordable Housing and Social Sustainability in Canadian Cities Donnan, Dr. Mary Ellen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Educating for an Eco-Sensitive Future: Connecting Student Development Theory and Sustainability in College Curriculum Pierson, Ms Amy
Virtual Presentation Accepted
AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty: Environmental Determinants of Vulnerability Stillwaggon, Dr. Eileen
Paper Presentation Accepted
Perceptions and Indicators of Sustainable Development: A Case Study of a Canadian Handicraft Cooperative
  1. Hiller Connell, Ms Kim
  2. Sontag, M. Suzanne
Paper Presentation Accepted
Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainable Urban Development in Bangladesh: Some Thoughts on Tata's Expression of Interest Hasnath, Dr Syed
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Sustainability of "Sustainability"
  1. Faber, Niels
  2. Jorna, René
  3. van Engelen, Jo
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Roles of Media and the Scientific Community in Framing Arguments for Global Health Policy: A Case Study of Tobacco Trade and Control
  1. Sato, Hajime
  2. Campbell, Prof. Rose G.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Enabling Change: Helping Individuals Participate in Sustainable Communities
  1. Lee, Dr Christina K. C.
  2. Conroy, Dr. Denise M.
Paper Presentation Accepted
Higher Education, Human Capital, and Sustainability: How Diversity Leverages Sustainable Performance from the Changing Talents, Cultures and Values of the Existing and Future Workforce
  1. St.Germain, Prof. Tonia
  2. Powers, Rosemary
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Emotional Regulation Stevenson, Dr. Heidi
Paper Presentation Accepted
Ten Years Down the Road of a Transition Economy the Role of Social Entrepreneurship
  1. Brundin, Prof. Ethel
  2. Isaacs, Mr Eslyn
  3. Visser, Dr Kobus
  4. Wigren, Dr. Caroline
Paper Presentation Accepted
Karoshi: The Result of Japanese Management
  1. Colfax, Dr. Richard S.
  2. Cain, Krista
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Local Control and Impacts of Oil and Gas Development: Nuiqsut Case Study Haley, Dr. Sharman
Paper Presentation Accepted
Human Sexual Trafficking Philaretou, Dr. Andreas G.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Environmental Global Citizenship as a Function of Higher Education Winn, Dr. Jade G.
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Community of Learners Partnership: Meeting the Challenge of Social Sustainability Stahl, Sue
Paper Presentation Accepted
Creating and Implementing a Mega Study Abroad Course in Sustainable Development In the South Pacific
  1. Tarrant, Dr Michael
  2. Brewis-Slade, Alexandra
Paper Presentation Accepted
Sustaining the Social Component of a Learning Environment within Online Coursework: Designing and Integrating Interactive Activities and Other Valuable Components to Support Learning Objectives Crawford, Dr. Caroline M.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sustaining a Safer Society for Children: Prevention of Sexual Abuse through Metaphor-enhanced Psychoeducation Ostis, Dr. Constance M.
Workshop Presentation Accepted
Community, Business, University and Government Collaboration for Sustainability: A Recreational Boat Antifouling Paint Case Study Johnson, Ms Leigh Taylor
Paper Presentation Accepted
Ecology of Meanings: Theory and Implications for Communities Campos, Dr. Milton N.
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Institutionalizing Sustainable Social Formation for Self-reliant Development: The Case for Rural Africa Akwabi-Ameyaw, Prof. Kofi
Paper Presentation Accepted
The Sustainability of Community as the New Foundation for Social Policy Development Bellefeuille, Dr. Gerard
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Politics of Sustainability: Moving from Resistance to Enactment Rohter, Prof Ira
Paper Presentation Accepted
A Personalization for Increasing Product Lifespan in Sustainable Product Ahn, Prof. Sang-gyeun
Virtual Presentation Accepted
Sustaining Long-term Reciprocity in Research: The Community Sustainability Project Phipps, Dr. Peter
Paper Presentation Accepted
Stream: No Stream Selection
Ideology and Sustainability in the Age of Imperial Globalism Steger, Manfred B.
Plenary Presentation Accepted
The Role of Responsible Tourism Development in Poverty Reduction in Asia Jamieson, Walter
Plenary Presentation Accepted
The Sociology of Corporate Social Responsibility Laughton, Kerry
Virtual Presentation Accepted
The Effect of a Green Business Simulation on Students Kiss, Dr Tibor
Virtual Presentation Accepted