Concurrent Sessions - Group C Flash Talk

S-C8: FLASH TALK – Urban-Rural Connection: Infrastructure for Food, Energy, and Water

Omni Shoreham January 8, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Flash Talk sessions are a new addition to the NCSE Annual Conference. During each Flash Talk, four of five presenters will deliver a 10 minute presentation followed by 5 minutes Q&A with the audience. At the conclusion of the final presentation, the audience will once again be able to ask questions of the presenters.

Presentations focus on a similar theme. This Flash Talk session will focus on infrastructure as it relates to water, food, and cities. Stop by this exciting session to hear the following presentations:

Urban Forestry: An Infrastructure for Resilience
Presented by Ian Leahy, Director of Urban Forestry, American Forests

Informal Water Systems in Lebanon: Strengths and Weaknesses
Presented by Yasmina Choueiri, Ph.D Student, University of California, Davis

Urban Waters Program-A Platform for Actionable Science to Improve Cities and Their Waterways
Roy Simon, Staff to the Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP), US EPA

A Framework to Capture Impacts of Infrastructure Interdependencies on Food Supply Chains
Rae Zimmerman, Ph.D.; Research Professor and Professor Emerita of Planning and Public Administration, New York University – Wagner School

Healthy Lands and Healthy Communities: linking land conservation and quality of life
William Keene, General Manager, Sonoma County Ag + Open Space

NCSE & Project Drawdown: Teaching and Implementing 100 Solutions to Global Warming in Higher Education
Ariane Mohr-Felsen, NCSE Drawdown Fellow, University of Arizona