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Fall Symposium 2023

Think and Do: Climate Challenges and Solutions

Held September 28-29, 2023

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Our 2023 symposium highlighted ways we can all work together to understand climate challenges and discover and implement climate mitigation and adaptation solutions. Join us for engaging speakers, panel discussions, poster presentations, showcase of innovations and networking opportunities.

Thanks to wonderful financial support from the North Carolina State University Sustainability Fund and the R.L. Rabb Science and Society Symposia, there was no cost to attend this symposium.

2023 Agenda

The final detailed agenda is now available. All times are eastern time (ET) and all events will take place in the Hunt Library. Presenters and panelists include North Carolina State University faculty and outside experts.

Thursday,
September 28, 2023

TimeEventLocation
12:30 pmRegistration opens, Poster set-upDuke Energy Hall
1:00 pm – 2:15 pmWelcome and Keynote SpeakerDuke Energy Hall
2:15 pm – 3:45 pmSession 1: Clean Energy OptionsDuke Energy Hall
4:00 pm – 5:30 pmSession 2: Energy ActionsDuke Energy Hall
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Innovation Showcase/Poster Session/ReceptionDuke Energy Hall
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmReception/Dinner/NetworkingDuke Energy Hall

Friday
September 29, 2023

TimeEventLocation
8:15 am – 8:55 amRegistration and Breakfast BuffetDuke Energy Hall
9:00 am – 10:00 amKeynote SpeakerAuditorium – Hunt Library
10:15 am – 11:45 amSession 3: Carbon and ClimateAuditorium – Hunt Library
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Climate Leaders Program Lightning TalksAuditorium – Hunt Library
12:15 pm – 1:15 pmLunchDuke Energy Hall
1:30 pm – 3:00 pmSession 4: Food and ClimateAuditorium – Hunt Library
3:30 pm – 5:00 pmSession 5: Adaptation to Extreme WeatherAuditorium – Hunt Library
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm ReceptionDuke 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 R.L. Rabb Science and Society Symposia, there is no cost to attend the symposium, present a poster or display at the Innovation showcase. To ensure responsible use of funds, notify Amanda Mueller (ammuell2@ncsu.edu) of any cancellations as soon as possible, but no later than September 14, 2023.

Hotel

Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the attendees. You can find a list of area hotels at https://mckimmoncenter.ncsu.edu/area-hotels/

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