Students at the Conference

NCSE recognizes today’s youth as leaders in the field of environment and health.

The 17th National Conference and Global Forum: Integrating Environment and Health aims to elevate the voice of students and engage them in the discussion.

Students who attend the conference will have an opportunity to:


Meet a Mentor and Professional Networking Opportunities

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 12:30 – 1:45pm

This conference presents a unique opportunity to meet and network with current leaders in health and the environment, as well as students that share your interests and goals. Eat lunch with mentors and colleagues and share your knowledge about environment and health.

In addition, please visit the NCSE Student Networking Facebook group meant to connect college students who will be attending the NCSE Conference. We encourage you to share which sessions you find interesting and coordinate with other students who plan on attending.

More details coming soon.


Attend a Student Network Leadership Meeting

Wednesday January 25, 2017, 11:30 – 2:30pm

NCSE is proud to launch its Student Network during the 2017 National Conference and Global Forum. Join your colleagues during lunch to learn about the Student Network, share ideas and best practices of sustainability programs on campus, and discuss other issues pertinent to you and your studies.

The Leadership Meeting is open to all undergraduate and graduate students at the Integrating Environment and Health Conference.

Agenda is coming soon. 

Present A Research Poster

The Poster Session provides the opportunity for research scientists, university faculty, students, and others to share their work with over 1,000 conference attendees. Posters highlight research, innovations, and initiatives relevant to improving the health and well-being of people, the planet, and its ecosystems.

Poster abstract deadline has been EXTENDED to December 5, 2016.


Student Track

Look for student-focused and student-driven session tracks throughout conference.

NCSE and representatives from the Student Network Leadership Team have highlighted sessions that are led by students or may be of particular interest to you. When looking at the agenda page of the website located here, filter for the “Student” track.

Career Development Panel

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 10:15 – 11:45am

This session will bring together leaders from many provides the opportunity to students who attend NCSE 2017 to discuss career development from a variety of experts. This panel is a chance for each student to supplement their takeaways from the conference with advice on how to grow as a leader and young professional within the field.



Join the team of student leaders planning student-focused events and sessions.

Follow us on Twitter, RSVP to the event on Facebook, and connect with us on Linkedin.


Click here to register

The Student Early Bird Rate has been EXTENDED to December 5, 2016.

Student rate: $275

Registration Code: STUDENT

Supporting your travel: Tips to finding support and scholarships coming soon.

Travel and lodging coordination:
NCSE has reserved rooms at the Conference venue for the discounted rate of $182 per night. If you want to share a ride or a room at the Conference, post your request here.

Please note: NCSE is not managing the Facebook group and is not responsible for the conversations and coordination of travel and lodging.


The Student Network is a new NCSE initiative to invest in and strengthen support for today’s students – across disciplines, geography, and institutional levels – to cultivate their interest in science, service, and the environment. From its inception, the Student Network has been student-inspired, student-focused and student-driven. It supports greater alignment, collaboration, and communication between students across campuses and disciplines, and that fosters relationships of depth and substance with faculty, professionals, and other leaders in their fields.

Registration to join the Student Network will be available January 24, 2017. If you would like to help shape the Network and join the leadership team, go to “Learn More” below.


Please contact Jessica Soule at jsoule@ncseonline.org202-207-0017 for more information.