Participant Checklist

In order to help you get the most out of the Earth Education for Sustainable Societies workshop, we ask that you do several things in advance. Here is a list of the preparatory activities and their deadlines.

By Friday, September 6, 2019:

  • Register for the workshop. Note: all accepted applicants need to register, and the registration form is not the same form as the application form that you have already filled out. Accepted applicants who do not register by September 6 will have their registration offered to a wait-listed applicant.

By Friday, September 13, 2019:

  • Please make your travel plans and complete the travel information form so that you can attend the opening workshop session at 9am on Monday, October 14, 2019. Unless you're local, please plan to arrive in Northfield on Sunday, October 13 (hotel check in starts at 3); if you are local, please arrive on Monday by 9am. The workshop will not conclude until noon on Wednesday, October 16, and it is essential that you attend the full workshop, including all programming on Wednesday. Please do not schedule your return flight before 3:30pm (and ideally, book a flight after 4pm) on October 16 to allow for finishing the workshop and transport to the airport. For information on travel, lodging, ground transportation, and meals, see the logistics page and the information below.
  • We will make shuttle and lodging arrangements for you, based on the information you provide on the Travel information form.
  • The workshop grant will cover the cost of double occupancy lodging for Sunday, October 13, Monday, October 14, and Tuesday, October 15. If you would prefer a single room you may opt to upgrade and pay the difference in cost. If you'd like a single room, please let us know and submit payment via Single room upgrade form by September 27.

By Monday, September 16, 2019 - Extended to October 4, 2019:

  • Submit an Essay (optional, but encouraged): How can we design the future of Earth Education for sustainable societies?

Prior to the workshop:

After the workshop:

  • Submit receipts for reimbursement within 45 days of the end of your travel.

For more information:

For more information about the workshop program, please contact Lisa Gilbert (lgilbert"at" or Rachel Teasdale (rteasdale"at" For specific logistical information, please contact Caroline Smith (csmith3"at"