A Sustainable Future for International Education
GREEN International Education Week
Nov 16 – 20, 2020


Join TGP for a 5-day series of industry-talks
led by the people and organizations who are shaping a
sustainable future in international education, travel, and clean tech.

And get a discount off your program of choice for attending!

Meeting The GREEN Program: Information Session 

Monday, November 16th
12PM – 1PM ET

Get to know The GREEN Program’s (TGP) award-winning education model that has been facilitating short-term, high-impact international education programming on sustainable development since 2009

Sustainable Energy Careers for Young Professionals

Tuesday, November 17th
12PM – 1PM ET

Join leaders from DayAway Careers and the American Energy Society to learn about recent trends in employability and the in-demand skills needed for the green workforce, and discover the connections between international education, business, energy, technology, and the tips to land an impactful job in the field.

The Future of Travel
Networking Roulette

Wednesday, November 18th
12PM-1:30PM ET

Looking past 2020 and the COVID pandemic, what will travel look like? Hear from a panel of leading travel industry professionals and a representative from the United Nations WTO as we consider the changes, implications, and opportunities as we look ahead into the future of travel.  Participants will also be able to meet and engage with one another in our “networking-roulette” session! 

How to Travel More Sustainably

Thursday, November 19th
1:30PM – 2:30PM ET

Worldwide, CO2 emissions from commercial flights are rising up to 70% faster than predicted by the United Nations. Is it possible to travel sustainably? How? Join us for an exciting conversation featuring leaders in travel and sustainability, and consider the adjustments that we will need to make for travel more sustainable.

NAFSA Research Review: The Impacts of Education for Sustainable Development & Education Abroad

Friday, November 20th
11AM – 11:45AM ET

Leonie Paul, Master’s graduate in Sustainable Destination Development from Uppsala University in Sweden, presents her research focused on the complex interdisciplinary, and personal nature of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and how it questions the status quo of traditional pedagogical approaches and learning techniques.