1. Calculate your conference-related emissions...

Start by understanding your carbon footprint, then scroll below to learn more about how you can offset your emissions.

Travel Details

Carbon Footprint


Offset Emissions

2. ...offset your emissions

Use the interactive graph to see how changes to your lifestyle can offset your conference-related emissions.

Lifestyle Changes

Select any of the following options to see how a year of change can offset your conference-related emissions:

Are you hosting a conference?
Are you deciding between permitting in-person versus hybrid attendance?
Or are you sending your team/department to a conference?

Estimate conference-related carbon emissions for different ratios of in-person versus virtual attendance.

Estimations are based on the number of participants that are traveling (nationally and/or internationally), lodging, and space utilization.

Estimated conference-related
C02 waste (metric tons)

Attendance Estimated range in waste (metric tons of CO2)
25% virtual
50% virtual
75% virtual
Fully virtual

We are thankful to our partner organizations and the sponsorship of this work from grants and generous foundation support

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