What is HOPES?

HOPES is an annual sustainability and design conference hosted by students at the University of Oregon’s College of Design, It’s also the first and one of the only student-run sustainability conferences in the United States!

What does HOPES stand for?
Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability
Who can attend?
Anyone can attend HOPES, whether they’re a student, faculty, community member, or just someone who stumbles into the room!
How much does it cost?
HOPES is completely free to attend thanks to the support of the Associated Students of the University of Oregon and the UO Student Sustainability Center!
Can I attend online?
We won’t be able to live stream the event this year, but recorded video will be added to our archives. Please check out our archived videos for past lectures and panels!
How do I get involved?

If you are interested in helping plan the next HOPES conference or presenting as a speaker, please contact co-directors Noura Alhariri at nouraa@uoregon.edu

or Hana Ketterer at hketter3@uoregon.edu. You can also contact our Portland team: Madeline Chu at mchu@uoregon.edu, Josh Gabbard at jgabbard30@gmail.com, or Marsie Surguine marsieklug@gmail.com. 



What's a HOPES Passport?

A HOPES Passport is a free pamphlet full of information about the conference, and where you accumulate stamps as you attend HOPES events! Pamphlets can be picked up from the tables outside any HOPES event. Get 4 stamps in your passport and you’ll get a free HOPES [26] t-shirt!