Conference Agenda

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST: GCSE Welcome and Opening Keynote Speaker

 

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST: Plenary 1: Community Applications for Climate and Biodiversity Research
 

15 Minute Break

Resting eyes, stretching body and nourishing to reset; enjoy special music offering from the GCSE community.

 

12:00 PM -1:00 PM EST: Flash Talk Session 1 

Food-Energy-Water Nexus and Health 

Talk 1: Keeping Clean Water Flowing

Talk 2: Climate and Health: Modeling the impacts of air pollution on population health outcomes

Talk 3: LEED for Heat Equity: Research and Case Studies

 

Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement

Talk 1: A New Approach to Stakeholder Engagement: The UNC Snow Angel Method

Talk 2: Developing an Actionable Knowledge Framework Facilitating Broader Impacts and Societal Outcomes From Environmental Research

Talk 3: Planetary Limits Academic Network (PLAN): A Transdisciplinary Community for Scholars Addressing Humanity's Unprecedented Predicament

 

15 Minute Break

Resting eyes, stretching body and nourishing to reset; enjoy special music offering from the GCSE community.

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST: Concurrent Panel Sessions 1 

Panel 1: Biocultural Restoration: An Indigenous walk back from the brink

Panel 2: Paradigms, Processes, and Adaptation Pathways for Transformative Change from the NOAA RISA Network

Panel 3: Equitable and Inclusive Global Climate Change Solutions

For Students, 22: Sustainability Careers 

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

10:00 AM  - 10:45 AM EST: Armchair Keynote

 

15 Minute Break

Resting eyes, stretching body and nourishing to reset; enjoy special music offering from the GCSE community.

 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST: Concurrent Panel Sessions 2 

Panel 1: Using EcoTipping Point tools to set in motion and strengthen climate-change actions in Hawaii

Panel 2: Financing the Environment for a Sustainable Future

Panel 3: C, 115: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

 

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EST: Concurrent Panel Sessions 3 

Panel 1: Build Resilience With Gender Empowerment, Sustainable Food and Reuse Policies

Panel 2: The Future of Carbon Neutral Energy Storage Technologies

Panel 3: Multilevel, Multilateral Governance DR3 Social-Technological Solutions with Stakeholders’ Validation from Islands and Coastal Cities

 

15 Minute Break

Resting eyes, stretching body and nourishing to reset; enjoy special music offering from the GCSE community.

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST: Plenary 2: Social Justice, Conservation Science and Multilateralism 

 

Thursday, June 23, 2022

 

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EST: Keynote Speaker 

 

15 Minute Break

Resting eyes, stretching body and nourishing to reset; enjoy special music offering from the GCSE community.

 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST: Plenary 3: Role of Youth in Biodiversity Conservation 

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST: Concurrent Flash Talk Session 2 

Local Partnerships, Policies, and Solutions

Talk 1: Dallas Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan (CECAP): Academic Stakeholders and Policy Makers Working Together!

Talk 2: Leveraging the Knowledge and Research Enterprise of a State University System to Advance Public Policy

Talk 3: Promoting Energy Justice in Washington, DC 

 

Engaging the Sustainable Development Goals

Talk 1: Business Youth for Engaged Sustainability to Achieve the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Talk 2: SDGs in the Hospitality industry: some financial implications

Talk 3: The SDGs and the Wikipedia Ecosystem: Lots of Opportunities for the GCSE Community to Engage

 

Concurrent Flash Talk Session 3 

Climate Technology, Solutions, and Innovation

Talk 1: Heat Abatement Technology: a Rapid Solution to Reduce Energy Demand and Mitigate Climate Change

Talk 2: Driving the Clean Energy Future through Strategic Agricultural Subsidies

Talk 3: Technological Pathways for Carbon Sequestration

 

Disproportionality and Policy

Talk 1: A Story Needs to be Heard: Racialized Coastal Experiences during the Global Pandemic in Bangladesh

Talk 2: Extreme climate events: Relation between water scarcity and governance's Instability

Talk 3: Human well-being focused transitions to net-zero carbon emissions

 

1:00 PM -1:15 PM EST: 15 Minute Break

Resting eyes, stretching body and nourishing to reset; enjoy special music offering from the GCSE community.

 

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM EST: GCSE Lifetime Achievement Award 

 

Friday, June 24, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EST: Senator John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture 

 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST: Concurrent Panel Sessions 4 

Panel 1: Resilience of the FEW Nexus – Integrated Challenges and Global Perspectives

Panel 2: Unlocking the power of AI for Nature-based Climate Solutions - An Overview of Challenges and Opportunities

Panel 3: 17 Rooms-U: Catalyzing Action to Address the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Higher Ed

 

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM EST: 15 Minute Break

Resting eyes, stretching body and nourishing to reset; enjoy special music offering from the GCSE community.

 

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM EST: Flashtalk Session 4

Water and Resilience

Talk 1: Transformative Adaptation to Increase the Community Aqueducts Resilience in Puerto Rico Post-Disasters

Talk 2: Climate and Resilience in Midwestern Food-Energy-Water Systems

Talk 3: Adaptive Capacity to Shift Absorptive Capacity: A Framework of Water Reallocation in Highly Modified Rivers

 

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST: GCSE 2022 Closing Keynote