The conference convenes national leaders in science, policy, and the environment and facilitates productive conversations. The conference is based on a different theme every year. It brings together a diverse community of experts from different disciplines and provides an enriching opportunity for all attendees to learn from each other, collaborate on exciting projects, and build productive professional relationships.

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Past Conferences

17th National Conference and Global Forum: Integrating Environment and Health
January 24-26, 2017

16th National Conference and Global Forum: Food-Energy-Water Nexus
January 19-21, 2016

15th National Conference and Global Forum: Energy and Climate Change
January 27-29, 2015

14th National Conference and Global Forum: Building Climate Solutions
January 28-30, 2014

13th National Conference: Disasters and Environment
January 15-17, 2013

12th National Conference: Environment and Security
January 18-20, 2012

11th National Conference: Our Changing Oceans
January 19-21, 2011

10th National Conference: The New Green Economy
January 20-22, 2010

9th National Conference: Biodiversity in a Rapidly Changing World
December 8-10, 2008

8th National Conference: Climate Change: Science and Solutions
January 16-18, 2008

7th National Conference: Integrating Environmental and Human Health
February 1-2, 2007

6th National Conference: Energy for a Sustainable and Secure Future
January 26-27, 2006

5th National Conference: Forecasting Environmental Changes
February 3-4, 2005

4th National Conference: Water for a Sustainable and Secure Future
January 29-30, 2004

3rd National Conference: Education for a Sustainable and Secure Future
January 30-31, 2003

2nd National Conference: Sustainable Communities: Science and Solutions
December 6-7, 2001

1st National Conference: Improving the Scientific Basis for Environmental Decisionmaking
December 7-8, 2000