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Agenda - Friday June 24, 2022

Conference Time Zone: EDT

Priority Focus Areas/Topics:

Science and Diplomacy and Multilateral Mechanisms

Water and Resilience

Disproportionality and Policy

Climate Technology, Solutions, and Innovations

The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

10:00 - 10:45 AM EDT

John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture On Science, Policy and The Environment

The Chafee Memorial Lecture is dedicated in the memory of the Honorable Senator John H. Chafee who, in his 23 years representing Rhode Island in the U.S. Senate, was a leader in promoting a bipartisan, science-based approach to environmental issues.

Sir Partha Dasgupta | Emeritus Professor/Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Cambridge

Introduced by Aisha Dasgupta

10:45 - 11:00 AM EDT

Keynote Armchair Discussion

Protecting the Biosphere Today: Science, Decision Making and Action

Discussion led by Jim Buizer | University of Arizona (USA)

Dr. Stephen Hubbell | Distinguished Professor (retired), University of California Los Angeles, GCSE Co-Founder

Dr. A. Karim Ahmed | Adjunct Professor, Occupational Environmental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, GCSE Co-Founder

11:00 - 12:00 PM EDT

Concurrent Panel Sessions

12:00 - 12:30 PM EDT


12:30 - 1:30 PM EDT

Plenary 4

Advancing Equity and Inclusion in the Research Community

Discussion Leader: Simran Sethi

Steward Pickett | Ecologist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

1:30 - 2:30 PM EDT

Closing Keynote

Elizabeth Maruma Mrema | Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD)

Closing Remarks: Valerie Luzadis | GCSE Board Chair and Angela Bednarek, GCSE Vice Chair