Schedule at a Glance

The below schedule at a glance provides an overview of the NCSE 2019 Annual Conference. Check back often for updates on speakers and concurrent sessions. View the full list of sessions and their descriptions.

 

Monday, January 7, 2019

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.2019 Council of Environmental Deans and Directors Winter Meeting (NCSE Members Only)
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.2019 Community College Alliance for Sustainability Education Winter Meeting (NCSE Members Only)
3 - 6 p.m.Registration Open
5:30 - 7 p.m.Welcome Reception

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Registration Open
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Networking Breakfast
8:30 - 9 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks
Welcome: Mike Carvalho, Chair, NCSE Board of Directors
Opening Remarks: Michelle Wyman, Executive Director, NCSE
9 - 9:30 a.m.Blueprint for Tomorrow: Economic Transformation through Science
Jeff Nesbit, Executive Director, Climate Nexus
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.Plenary 1: The Economics and Business of Resilience
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.Networking Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Concurrent Sessions Group A
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.2019 NCSE Lifetime Achievement Awards on Science, Service, and Leadership
Paul Hawken, Founder and Writer, Project Drawdown
Julia Marton–Lefèvre, Former Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature
Lunch Served
2- 3:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions Group B
3:30 - 4 p.m.Networking Coffee Break
4 - 5:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions Group C
5:45 - 7:30 p.m.An Evening Discussion on Science, Ecology, and Hope
Mary Evelyn Tucker, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
John Grim, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Harrison Watson, Biology Student, Jackson State University

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Registration Open
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Networking Breakfast
8:30 -9:15 a.m. Universities and their Role in Local Resilience
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.Plenary 2: Cities and Counties 3.0: Actionable Science Solutions to Advance Local Resilience
10 - 10:30 a.m.Networking Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Concurrent Sessions Group D
12 - 1:20 p.m.A Changing Planet: The Earth Today from Space
Jim Green, Ph.D, Chief Scientist, NASA (To Be Confirmed)
Lunch Served
1:30 - 3 p.m.Concurrent Sessions Group E
3 - 3:45 p.m.Plenary 3: Beyond Water, Wind, and Fire: Visions for Community Resilience
3:45 - 5 p.m.John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture on Science, Policy and The Environment
The Federal Perspective on Science and the Environment Today