April 24-25, 2023
Scottsdale, AZ


Walton Center for Planetary Health, Arizona State University

Check-in at hotel tour desk in lobby at 8:45 a.m.; Departs hotel promptly at 9:00 a.m.; Bus continues on to drop off at airport terminals by 12:15pm; Returns to hotel by 1:15pm

The approximately 281,000 gross-square-foot Interdisciplinary Rob and Melani Walton Center for Planetary Health serves as a new gateway to the Tempe campus. The high-performance research facility fosters an interdisciplinary approach to leading-edge research, including innovative endeavors focusing on the sustainability of food, water and energy including the Center for Negative Carbon Emission, and Center for Global Discovery and Conservation. In addition to public outreach spaces, the Walton Center houses the Global Futures Laboratory, the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, the School of Sustainability, and the Institute of Human Origins. The building includes classrooms and a conference center, and labs for biological sciences, robotics, life sciences, cyber security, computing, and engineering design and fabrication.