2015 Global Issues Symposium: Water and Human Communities- Feb 6th

Please join us on 6 February 2015
for SNRE’s 2015 Global Issues Symposium:
Water and Human Communities 
Brought to you by the SNRE 2014 Class Gift 
in memory of Courtney Wilson ’13
The School of Natural Resources and Environment invites you to a symposium on the pressing global issues of the interplay between human communities, land use and climate change, and water resources.  With a keynote address from Kevin Shafer (Executive Director, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District), this one-day event will include a panel discussion on water access and justice, graduate research presentations, and honor the memory of Courtney Wilson (SNRE ’13).
Schedule of Events
 
Luncheon & Opening Remarks – 12:00 p.m.
Please join the SNRE community for a catered luncheon in the Ford Commons from12-1pm. The lunch will begin with opening remarks by Dean Miranda followed by screening of a Memorial Address from The Green Belt Movement in honor of Courtney Wilson ’13.

Click here to RSVP for the luncheon and opening remarks.

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 
 

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