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College of Arts and Sciences

Please check below for upcoming conferences, events, and workshops related to majors within the College of Arts and Sciences. If you are interested in attending an event please discuss the opportunity with your Educational Specialist and then fill out the event registration form below.

Conferences and Events

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Conference

  • Date: July 9-12, 2023
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Description: The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) is an independent faculty-and-student-based professional association in higher education, designed to serve the needs of environmental scholars and scientists who value interdisciplinary approaches to research, teaching, and problem-solving. The annual conference brings an interdisciplinary approach to environmental issues in an academic setting. Ideas are shared in small, informal sessions that are panel, paper, and presentation based and include roundtable discussions at meals. Students, professors, and government and industry professionals alike participate in lively and interactive sessions that cover topics across the conference theme. Learn more about AESS here.

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Ecological Society of America Annual Conference

  • Date: August 6-11, 2023
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Description:This year’s theme seeks to help create an ESA for All Ecologists by providing programming and inviting sessions that better engage private- and public-sector ecologists by highlighting projects that are implementing ecological science, collaborating across sectors, educating future scientists and decision makers, and disseminating basic and applied ecology research to those who need it most. Learn more about the ESA Conference here.

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American Chemical Society Annual Conference

  • Date: August 13-17, 2023
  • Location: San Francisco, CA (virtual option available) 
  • Description: The American Chemical Society (ACS) is one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with membership of over 151,000 in 140 countries. Their mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people and to improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry. “As a non-profit scientific organization with more than 140 years’ experience, we are a champion for chemistry, its practitioners and our global community of members.” Learn more about the ACS here.

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North American Congress for Conservation Biology

  • Date: June 23-28, 2024
  • Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Description: The Society for Conservation Biology North America (SCBNA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in affiliation with the Global Society for Conservation Biology. The Society (SCB) is a global community with representatives from over 100 countries. It is organized into seven geographic sections, (including the North American section, SCBNA) that initiate activities relevant to conservation needs in their regions. SCBNA represents the North American continent north of Mexico, including Canada and the United States. SCBNA strives to serve as a ‘boundary organization’ for the North American community of conservation practitioners that can assist members in bridging the gap between research and practice, and make their work more effective in facilitating on-the-ground conservation successes. Learn more about NACCB here.

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National Association of Environmental Professionals Annual Conference

  • Date: date to be announced
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Description: Enthusiastic environmental professionals from across the country gather each year at the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) Annual Conference & Training Symposium to share in the opportunity to learn about new projects, share technical knowledge, network with other industry professionals, engage with leaders in environmental technologies and practice. Learn more about NAEP here.

Register for the NAEP Annual Conference