Sustainability Conferences

2018 Sustainability Conference

Thank you to all who participated in the Oka’ Institute’s third annual Sustainability Conference, October 2-3, 2018 at the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center at East Central University!

2018 Agenda

2018 Photo Gallery

Jim Stafford's Post

OCAST Video With Conference Speakers

Article from The Daily Oklahoman

Presentations from the conference:

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Diamond Sponsor:

The Chickasaw Nation

Platinum Sponsors:

Ada Jobs Foundation

Chickasaw Nation Industries

OG&E Energy Corp.

Lehigh Hanson Heidelberg Cement Group

Oklahoma Rural Water Association

OSU Environmental Science Graduate Program

Southern Oklahoma Pediatrics

Whitten and Burrage

Gold Sponsors:



Dr. Joe Taron

National Research Consortium

Susan Paddack

Silver Sponsors:

ECU Foundation

Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology

Pat Hall & Luke Martin

Shawnee Milling

The Floyd Law Firm, PC

The Nature Conservancy

Bronze Sponsors:

Canadian Valley Electric Coop

First United Bank

Oklahoma Conservation Commission

Security Bank Wewoka

Shirley and Randall Pogue

Stevenson Farms

Vision Bank

Water Monitoring Solutions

2017 Sustainability Conference

 Quality Water, Now, and in the Future!

The second annual Oka' Institute Sustainability Conference took place on October 10-11, 2017 on East Central University's Ada campus, in the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center. 830 East Main St. Ada, Ok 74820

2017 Agenda

Presentations from the conference:

Thank you to the 2017 Oka' Institute Sustainability Conference Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors:

Gold Sponsor:

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

2016 Sustainability Conference

Thank you to all who participated in The Oka’ Institute’s first Sustainability Conference! The conference was held on October 26-27, 2016 and featured distinguished and knowledgeable speakers. It was a huge success and lots of information was shared! Presentations from the conference are listed below.

Thank you to these organizations who provided educational information displays for our conference:

Blue Thumb

ECU Water Resource Policy and Management M.S.

Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center