Environmental Conference

The 8th Annual Environmental Conference showcases research by faculty and students while offering opportunities to network with prospective employers. 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Solving Problems through Science, Policy, and Business

Registration is free and includes complimentary breakfast and lunch. Students are encouraged to register and attend as much of the conference as they are able, around their other academic commitments.


Apply to Present

Please submit your presentation proposal using our online submission form. We are seeking 25-minute and 50-minute presentations on a wide range of environmental topics to include research, policy, and activism. We are especially interested in presentations that highlight a professional skill or tool (e.g. GIS), identify effective solutions to particular environmental problems, pertain to sustainable food systems, and/or provide an overview of research relevant to regional environmental problems. If you have any questions, please contact Daniela Beall at .

Environmental Research Poster Session

Undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and professionals are invited to submit research posters that:

  1. Cover any topic related to the environment and the application of policy, business and science in solving environmental problems.*
  2. Are no larger than 36" x 48" (landscape)
    *Student posters should clearly link the research to particular environmental issues and highlight implications for future research, relevant policies, or business endeavors.

Please submit your poster abstract online no later than Monday, April 11. At least one of the poster authors should register and attend the conference. If you have any questions, please contact Daniela Beall at .


Interested in attending the Environmental Conference and getting volunteer hours for your student group at the same time? Please email  for more information and to sign up.

Directions & Parking

The conference will be held in the West Village Ballrooms on the 4th Floor of the West Village Commons at Towson University.  For TU faculty, staff, and students, parking is available with a valid parking permit in appropriately marked spaces. For guests not affiliated with Towson University, parking is available in the West Village Parking Garage with a parking code. To receive a parking code for the Environmental Conference please contact Kevin Albano at .