Yale F&ES Reunion Weekend 2012

Registration Fees

Friday, October 19

  • $20 - Class of 2007
  • $25 – All others

Saturday, October 20

  • $50 – Class of 2007
  • $75 – All others
Sunday, October 21 – Free of charge

Click to Register Online


Schedule of Events

Friday, October 19
     
9:00 am — 5:30 pm   29th Annual Doctoral Student Research Conference (drop in as desired)
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor
     
1:00 pm — 3:00 pm   Field trips:
(leaving from Prospect Street entrance of Kroon Hall)
    o Common Ground High School Tour with Executive Director Melissa Spear M.F.S. '94
     
3:00 — 4:30 pm   ioby (in our back yards) Panel: co-founders, Erin Barnes M.E.M. '07, Cassie Flynn M.E.M. '07, Brandon Whitney M.E.Sc. '07
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 319
     
4:30 — 5:30 pm   Author's Talk: Austin Troy M.F. '95: - The Very Hungry City: Urban Energy Efficiency and the Economic Fate of Cities
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 321
     
5:30 — 7:30 pm   TGIF - Alumni, Faculty, Staff & Students
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor
     
     
Saturday, October 20
     
8:30 — 9:00 am     Light breakfast & coffee
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Knobloch Environment Center
     
9:00 — 10:45 am   Opening Remarks: F&ES Alumni Association Board
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Knobloch Environment Center
     
    Sustainability and the City: The Shape of Things to Come
    Panelists: Assoc. Prof. Karen Seto, Austin Troy M.F. '95, Mary Verner M.E.M. '92, Brandon Whitney M.E.Sc. '07
    Moderator: Colleen Murphy-Dunning, Director, Hixon Center for Urban Ecology, and Director for URI
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Burke Auditorium
     
10:45 — 11:00 am   Coffee break
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Burke Auditorium
     
11:00 — 12:15 pm   Dean Crane State of the School Address
    Questions & Answers
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Burke Auditorium
     
    Distinguished Awards Ceremony
    Edward Sullivan M.F.S. '82
    Carter Smith M.F.S. '97
    Mary Verner M.E.M. '92
    John Kauffmann, Honorary Alumnus
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Burke Auditorium
     
12:15 — 1:45 pm   Luncheon
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Knobloch Environment Center
     
2:00 PM   Field trips:
(leaving from Prospect Street entrance of Kroon Hall)
    o Sustainability & Green Building Tour of Yale's Campus led by Melissa Goodall, Asst. Dir., Office of Sustainability
    o Pumpkin Patch and More! - Bishop's Orchard
    o Yale Farm Tour and Talk with Mark Bomford, Yale Sustainable Food Project Director
    o Kroon Hall Tours
     
2:30 PM   Class of 2007 Great Mountain Overnight Trip (departs New Haven)
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Knobloch Environment Center
     
6:00 PM   Dinner and a Movie!
The Island President, Juried Grand Prize Winner, Environmental Film Festival at Yale
Kroon Hall, 3rd Floor, Burke Auditorium
     
     
Sunday, October 21
     
8:30 AM   Coffee and Tea
Bowers Auditorium
     
8:45 AM   Reunion Wind-down
    o Yoga class
    o Massage for necks and shoulders
    o Kroon Hall Tours
Bowers Auditorium
     
9:30 AM   Brunch and Farewell
Bowers Auditorium
     
Noon   Class of 2007 arrives in New Haven
     

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FYI:

  • We're making every effort to make this a certifiably green event, in cooperation with the Yale Office of Sustainability.
  • We're using QR codes on some of the Reunion materials, including our posters. Please download a QR code reader app on your smart device (iPhone, Android, Blackberry, etc.) so you can access details of the agenda and additional information. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/qr-code-reader-and-scanner/id388175979?mt=8 is a good QR reader, and there are others—most of them are free.
  • Parking is available roadside on Prospect, Hillhouse and Sachem—payable by credit card.
  • Interested in carpooling or bus schedules? Contact: alexandra.beautyman@yale.edu.
     


Hotel Information

Lodging in New Haven—Book Rooms Now!
Group rates expire September 19, 2012

Austin Street Inn
(Mention F&ES Reunion Weekend for 20% discount)
9 Austin Street
New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: 203.387.1699
austinstreetinn.com

Clarion Hotel & Suites Hamden
2260 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: 203.288.3831
Rate per night: $119 plus tax

Courtyard by Marriott at Yale
30 Whalley Avenue
Phone: 203.777.6221/888.236.2427
Daily Parking: $18 plus tax
Check-in 3:00 PM/Check-out 11:00 AM
No Shuttle Service.

Courtyard New Haven Wallingford
600 Northrop Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone: 203.284-9400

Days Inn Hamden CT
3400 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: 866.804.7591

Fairfield Inn New Haven Wallingford
100 Miles Drive
Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone: 1-888-236-2427

Holiday Inn North Haven
201 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473
Phone: 877.786.9480

La Quinta Inn & Suites
400 Sargent Drive
Phone: 203.562.1111
Group #2355
Parking: Free on site
Check-in 3:00 PM/Check-out 11:00 AM
Shuttle Service to Yale F&ES: Arrange at check-in.

New Haven Hotel
229 George Street
Phone: 203.498.3100
Garage parking: $18.00
Check-in 3:00 PM/Check-out 11:00 AM

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