2008 Best Practices, Future Challenges

ISCN Conference 2008, April 23-25 in Zurich, Switzerland

On April 23-25, 2008, the network's second conference was held in Zurich. The aim was to continue our global experience exchange and networking while delving deeper into the topics discussed at last year's meeting, all the while including discussions on work done over the past months within the network's four current working groups.

Conference procedings

pdf 2008 ISCN Conference Program
pdf 2008 ISCN Conference Summary

Press release

pdf 2008 ISCN Press release - english
pdf 2008 ISCN Presseerklaerung - deutsch

Plenary presentations, April 23, 2008

pdf Martha Thorne, Executive Director Pritzker Architecture Prize

Plenary presentations, April 24, 2008


pdf Michal Crowley, Harvard, USA
pdf Robert Bland, Cornell University, USA
pdf Steven Lanou, MIT, USA


pdf Miquel Barcelo, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
pdf Philippe Vollichard, EPFL, Switzerland
pdf Peter James, HEEPI Network, UK


pdf Hongwei Tan, Tongji University, China
pdf Keisuke Hanaki; University of Tokyo, Japan
pdf Ann Kildahl, University of Hong Kong, China
pdf Randy Knaflic, Google - Europe, Middle East and Africa

Plenary presentations, April 25, 2008

pdf Uwe Schneidewind und Clemens Mader, European Network for Sustainable Universities

Working Group I Final Presentation (coming soon)
pdf 2008 ISCN Conference - Working Group II Final Presentation
Working Group III Final Presentation (coming soon)
pdf 2008 ISCN Conference - Working Group IV Final Presentation

Working Group Workshop presentations

Working Group I

pdf Peter James, HEEPI Network, UK
pdf Siegenthaler / Kasemir, HOSEI / sutainserve, Japan / Switzerland

Working Group II

pdf Ariane Koenig, University Luxembourg
pdf Markus Kunz, ETHZ, Switzerland
pdf Niko Heeren, ETHZ, Switzerland

Working Group III

pdf Erika Meins, CCRS, Switzerland
pdf Martine Bintner, ULB, Belgium
pdf Steve Mital, University of Oregon, USA
pdf Dieter Genske, ETHZ, Switzerland

Working Group IV

pdf Catharina Ehrlich, KTH, Sweden
pdf Clemens Mader, University of Graz, Austria
pdf Eddie Omrcen, University of Gotheburg, Sweden
pdf Juan Reiser, PUCP, Peru
pdf Lundquist / Brundiers, KTH / seed sustainability, Sweeden / Switzerland
pdf Niels Rot, oikos, Switzerland
pdf Martin Räber, Partner, EarthEffect


About 70 decision makers regarding sustainable campus development and professional experts responsible for sustainable construction and energy issues at major campus sites worldwide.

pdf 2008 ISCN Conference - List of participants

Conference Sponsors

ETH Board, ETH Zurich, City of Zurich