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2018 TRACS Summit

The Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability (TRACS) is a network of faculty members, students and sustainability professionals supporting higher education in Texas by implementing climate change and sustainability solutions across campus operations, academic curriculum and off-campus fields of influence. TRACS facilitates collaboration between higher education institutions through a variety of means including the Annual TRACS Summit. TRACS is supported by volunteer members representing Texas colleges and universities.

Summit Highlights

Plants growing in a sustainable environment

Panel Discussions

The 2018 TRACS Summit panel discussions will include topics such as native landscaping and the context for campus sustainability.

Mayor Dale Ross

Keynote Speaker

Dale Ross, mayor of Georgetown, TX will be discussing "Being Green in a Red County". The City of Georgetown has recently become one of the first cities in the nation to be powered by 100% renewable energy sources. Read an interview with Mayor Ross about renewable energy in Georgetown.

Sustainable wind turbines in a field

Context of Sustainability Implementation

At TRACS, you will engage in conversation with fellow scholars about sustainability and the impact and context of implementation in our environment.

Two female students in a garden

Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions will cover topics such as:

  • STARS Reporting
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Student Sustainability Activities
  • Climate Change

And much more!