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Climate challenges (like drought and flooding) and solutions (like solar panels and created wetlands and green infrastructure)

Fall Symposium

Think and Do: Climate Challenges and Solutions
October 10-11, 2022
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Hunt Library on Centennial Campus

Our inaugural symposium highlights major contributions NC State University, Climate Leaders Program scholars and mentors, and outside experts are making on climate challenges and solutions. Join us for engaging speakers, panel discussions, poster presentations and networking opportunities.

Thanks to wonderful financial support from the North Carolina State University Sustainability Fund and the Eastman University Engagement Fund, there is no cost to attend this symposium.

Agenda

All times are eastern standard time (EST) and all events will take place in the Hunt Library, either in the Auditorium (1st Floor) or Duke Energy Hall (2nd Floor). Presenters and panelists will include North Carolina State University faculty and outside experts. The names of the presenters will be added to the agenda once their attendance is confirmed.

Monday,
October 10, 2022

TimeEventLocation
7:00 amRegistration opens, Poster set-upAuditorium/
Duke Energy Hall
7:30 am – 8:15 amBreakfast BuffetDuke Energy Hall
8:15 am – 9:30 amWelcome and Plenary TalksAuditorium
9:30 am – 10:40 amSession I: Climate ScienceAuditorium
10:40 am -11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am – 12:10 pmSession II: Ecosystem ResponsesAuditorium
12:20 pm – 1:30 pmLuncheon with speakersDuke Energy Hall
1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Poster SessionDuke Energy Hall
2:20 pm – 3:30 pm Session III: Climate SolutionsAuditorium
3:40 pm -4:50 pm Session IV: Socioeconomics and PolicyAuditorium
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Innovation Showcase and ReceptionDuke Energy Hall
6:00 pm -7:30 pmDinner and NetworkingDuke Energy Hall

Tuesday
October 11, 2022

TimeEventLocation
8:00 am – 8:45 amBreakfast BuffetDuke Energy Hall
8:45 am – 10:00 amNC State University
College/Center/Program Introduction Session I
Auditorium
10:10 am -10:20 am Networking Break
10:20 am – 11:35 pmNC State University
College/Center/Program Introduction Session II
Auditorium
11:40 pm – 12:40 pmLuncheon with a speakerDuke Energy Hall

Location and Logistics

Symposium Venue: James B. Hunt Library. 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606

 All symposium events will take place in the Hunt Library (1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606), either in the Auditorium (1st Floor) or Duke Energy Hall (2nd Floor).

The KIETS Climate Leaders Program Fall Symposium, Think and Do: Climate Challenges and Solutions, is open to everyone interested in learning more about research and innovation addressing climate challenges and seeking viable solutions. The one and a half day symposium will highlight the work being done by the Climate Leaders Program students and mentors, North Carolina State University Faculty and external experts.

Thanks to wonderful financial support from the North Carolina State University Sustainability Fund and the Eastman University Engagement Fund, there is no cost to attend the symposium, present a poster, display at the Innovation showcase or introduce your NC State College, Department, Program, Center, Initiative, Lab, etc. To ensure responsible use of funds, notify Amanda Mueller (ammuell2@ncsu.edu) of any cancellations as soon as possible, but no later than September 26, 2022.

Register and request to participate in other ways