Note: This luncheon is one of four Symposium events. Please RSVP to each event separately.
Keynote Address on Water Resources and Climate Change Adaptation – 1:15 p.m.
Please join the SNRE community for an invigorating keynote address by Kevin Shafer, the Executive Director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. The lecture will focus on Climate Change and Water Infrastructure Adaptation and will take place from 1:15-2pm in Dana 1040 following the luncheon.
Note: This keynote is one of four Symposium events. Please RSVP to each event separately.
Panel on Social Justice and Water Access – 2:15 p.m.
Please join the SNRE community for a panel discussion on the important issues of social justice and water access immediately following the lecture. The panel will be moderated by students Samuel Molnar and Todd Ziegler and will include panelists Jim Olsen (President of FLOW: For Love of Water), Antonio Cosme (Founder of RaizUp Collective Detroit), Sylvia Orduno and Marilyn Ward (Michigan Welfare Rights Organization), Jannan Cornstalk (The Gathering Society), and Carey Paquette (Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan). The panel will take place from 2:15-3:45 in Dana 1040.
Note: This panel is one of four Symposium events. Please RSVP to each event separately.
Student Research Talks – 4:00 p.m.
Please join the SNRE community for our academic portion of the Symposium, featuring student research talks. Student lead Brendan Hall will be joined by presenters Adithya Dahagama, Jennifer Zavaletta, Nathaniel Lichten, Alexander Natanson, and Hasson Bukhari. The research talks will be held from 4-5pm in the Ford Commons following the panel discussion. Reception will follow.
Note: This event is one of four Symposium events. Please RSVP to each event separately.
We hope to see you at the 2015 Global Issues Symposium on Water and Human Communities in memory of Courtney Wilson ’13 on Friday, 6 February 2015, Dana Building