XSoS Symposium & Conferences:

The Third UG Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar: 22nd April '19

The third UG Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held on 22nd April, 2019 at 5:00pm at the mini Auditorium, Xavier University Bhubaneswar. Shri. Asit Kumar Tripathy, IAS, Development Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of Odisha was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.

XUB Sustainability Summit 2018 (Theme: Sustainability Disruptions for Mitigating Global Risks): XUB Sustainability Summit 2018 on 'Sustainability Disruptions for Mitigating Global Risks' was organized in XUB on 9th & 10th Feb' 2018. The summit was inaugurated by Mr.Kamal Bali, President & MD, VOLVO Group India. Representatives from companies like Wipro, KPMG, Tata Sustainability Group, Aditya Birla, NALCO, NABARD, were present. In addition to corporate dignitaries, students, research scholars and academicians from various institutions such as IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, NIT Durgapur, NISER, SOA University, KIIT University and acclaimed International Universities such as University of Oklahoma (USA), University at Buffalo (New York) and Vienna University of Technology, Austria were an integral part of the summit. A compendium titled 'Fusions of Sustainability' containing the abstracts of all the speakers was released by during the inauguration. 65 speakers and 50 contestants participated in the Summit. Besides 300 people attended the summit.

Children’s Environment Congress-2017: 21st – 22nd Dec '17 Children’s Environment Congress-2017 on ‘Environment and Sustainable River Basin Management’ was held on 21st-22nd DEC 2017 & hosted by Xavier School of Sustainability in the Xavier City Campus. The inauguration ceremony was graced by Sri. Badri Narayan Patra, Minister of school and mass education, Govt. of Odisha., Dr. Seba Mohapatra, Former Director, Health Services, Govt. Of Odisha Mr. Sudarshan Das, Organising Secretary, OEC., Prof. Dr.Fr. Paul Fernandes, Vice Chancellor, XUB., Fr. E.A Augustine S.J, Registrar, XUB., Prof.Dr. S. Peppin, Dean, XSOS . This special event of, for and by the children aims at creating this ocean at Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), So that they begin to imagine and internalize the life of rivers, what they do for humanity and what humanity does for them.

PARIVARTAN'17: ConXerv, Committee for Sustainability, Xavier School of Sustainability(XSoS), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) Presents Parivartan 2017, the annual business conclave was held at Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar on 26th August 2017 which will include renowned stalwarts in the field of sustainability.

Study Abroad Programme: 30th Dec '16 to 3rd Jan '17 , Mumbai & 4th Jan '17 to 13th Jan '17, Bhubaneswar The SDSU study abroad program was jointly offered by Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. Dr. Zohir Chowdhury an Associate Professor in Environmental Health at San Diego State University and 11 undergraduate, 8 females and 3 male student pursuing graduation in Sustainability, Health Sciences, Public Health, Speech language and hearing sciences, Hospitality and tourism management visited India.

CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENT CONGRESS: 21st - 22nd December, 2016 "Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see" John F. Kennedy.The Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University Bhubaneswar hosted the CHILDREN’S ENVIORNMENT CONGRESS 2016 on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Sustainability Summit 2016:August 11-13, 2016 Xavier School of Sustainability (XSoS), Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) hosted a significant event, the annual XUB Sustainability Summit - 2016 at XIMB campus and XUB Xavier City Jatni campus, during August 11-13, 2016. The theme of this year's summit was Energy, Peace and Global Governance. The core agenda of the summit was to create a movement for putting energy and peace in the centre of discourse, to mainstream sustainability in management education and to create a platform at XUB for institutional network among all the actors to promote the mentioned theme.

USIEF Alumni Award Workshop on July 12-13, 2016 at Xavier City campus, XUBXavier School of Sustainability in association with the United States India Education Foundation (USIEF) hosted a workshop on “Skills for Air Quality Management” (SAQM), Knowledge partners include National Environmental Engineering Research Institute and Green Health Foundation.There were various eminent speakers, including Dr. Diya Dutt of the USIEF Alumni Association, Dr. Tanutrushna Panigrahi of the Fulbright Indian Alumni Chapter Leader and Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director CSIR-NEERI.