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Welcome to EwS 2022


The 3rd International Education with Sustainability Conference hosted by ATU Sligo and Mid Sweden University, Sweden.
15 - 17 August 2022

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The event will address not only the challenges but also the opportunities for educators as we will have to weave the golden thread of sustainability into all aspects of the teaching curriculum.

EwS 2022 conference will draw together national and international educators in focused paper sessions with thought provoking key note speakers and opportunities for academic staff and researchers to participate in training workshops.

Sligo town, Ireland

Teaching for future generations – Multidisciplinary projects in sustainable development

The pedagogy of sustainability in higher education, the international perspective

Systems Learning and Sustainability – how to go beyond problems

Education and outreach with communities – culture and conflict resolution

Effective communication – The sustainable conversation!

Education beyond colleges – What higher education can learn from communities

Beyond linear education – How to overcome the challenge of teaching sustainability concepts

The deadline for submission of abstracts has closed. Please contact us directly at if missed our call and wish further information.

Registration and Conference Fees

Registration & submission of abstracts open on 7th February 2022.

Registration Details:

Full Registration €240 

Early Bird Registration (closing 17th June) €180 

Student Registration €100 

Registration Dates: 

Early Bird registration (€180) ends 17th June 2022. 

Registration Closes 5th August 2022. 


Registration for EwS 2022 is hosted by our conference partners the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESAI).  When you register you will be re-directed to the ESAI Environ registration website. 

EASI members will receive 20% OFF the registration fee.  This will be applied at the time of registration. 

Download Conference poster. 

Conference Programme

EwS 2022 will take place over three days from the 15th to the 17th of August 2022 with international keynote speakers, thought provoking presentation session, field trips and workshops, all at the ATU Sligo campus of the new Atlantic Technological University.   

Conference Partners

HS Osnabruck

Visiting Sligo

Sligo town is the busy heart of northwest Ireland.  It offers many accommodation and entertainment options.  When planning your visit to Sligo we recommend you visit Sligo Tourism website. 

The Glasshouse Hotel in the centre of Sligo town is our conference accommodation partner.  They will offer a rate of €130 per night (including bed and breakfast) when booking as a registered conference delegate.

Note – room numbers are limited and the offer is open until 1st June 2022, so delegates are advised to book early! 

When booking, guests can contact the hotel directly, either by telephone +353 (0)71 9194300 or via email –  

Reservation Number #300446 must be quoted for this rate. 

Sligo town has a variety of food and entertainment options.  In addition Strandhill and Rosses Point, two local coastal villages are less than 10km from the conference venue.  

While in the northwest, why not take the time to get outside and get active.  Here are some suggestions;  

Hill walking around Ben Bulben and County Sligo 

Surfing and surf lessons at Strandhill 

Kayaking on Lough Gill 

Sailing in Rosses Point 

Sea fishing in Mullaghmore or Rosses Point 

Seaweed baths at Strandhill and Enniscrone 

Sligo is very fortunate to have many high quality restaurants, cafes and bars with a thriving local food scene.  Check out Sligo Food Trail for lots of great suggestions. 


Surfing in Sligo


If you have any questions or concerns, please forward them to

Download Conference poster. 

EwS Presentations