Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit (MRSS) - Emergent Strategies for an Equitable, Climate Prepared Region


Each year, the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit brings together hundreds of passionate business, nonprofit, government and community leaders to share inspiring forward-thinking and solution-oriented ideas that propel us toward a healthier, more resilient, sustainable and equitable future.

We're thrilled to announce that in 2022 the Summit will return to Xavier University's Cintas Center as an in-person / hybrid event on Thursday, June 16th

Join us as we explore Emergent Strategies for an Equitable, Climate Prepared Region.

Our keynote, plenary, breakout sessions and short talks will cover a broad range of relevant topics, including:

  • Healthy & Resilient Communities
  • Business & Green, Circular economy
  • Government & Policy
  • Healthy, High-Performing Infrastructure
  • Active Transportation, Public transit & Micromobility
  • Creating a Food Secure Community
  • Climate Justice, Equity and Inclusion
  • Emergency Preparedness


Limited in-person tickets will be available. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test will be required, and masks must be worn in the building when not actively eating or drinking (updates may be made to COVID safety protocols as the event nears). Secure your spot early to get the full conference experience, including:

  • All sessions (both main stage and breakouts)
  • Expo
  • Networking
  • Vegetarian Lunch
  • Reception​


Registration is now open!

We expect this event to reach capacity for in-person attendance, so please secure your spot early.

Green Umbrella Members - $125 (early-bird) / $150 (after 3/31)
Non-Members - $160 (early-bird) / $185 (after 3/31)
Students - $50

** We are offering a limited number of highly discounted scholarships. Please contact charlie@greenumbrella.org if cost is a barrier for you **


We will also broadcast the main stage sessions virtually for those that prefer to tune in from the comfort of their home or office.

Learn more about the event, sponsorship opportunities, and our call for speakers, panel discussions, interactive workshops, field trips, artist submissions and award nominations at https://www.midwestsustainabilitysummit.org/

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 2:00pm