Bellarmine University Climate Symposium
Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)
REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.
Climate Change: What do we know, and how do we know it?
Saturday, September 22, 2012 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Frazier Hall at Bellarmine University
Sponsored by Bellarmine's Center for Regional Environmental Studies, with support from NASA Kentucky EPSCoR funding.
Symposium open to the public: anyone interested in hearing directly from climate researchers about the scientific study of changing climate is invited to attend.
- Presentations by climate researchers on their current findings
- Keynote address and book signing by Dr. Gavin Schmidt, of NASA’s Goddard Space Institute
- Communications with Jet Propulsion Labs’ climate outreach team
- Breakout sessions for k-12 teachers, media representatives, and environmental professionals
There is no admission fee. Costs for the conference are underwritten by NASA Kentucky Epscor grant funding and by Bellarmine’s Center for Regional Environmental Studies. Breakfast is included; lunch is on your own (University Dining Hall will be open).
PLEASE REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 19.
For more information, contact: Dr. Robert Kingsolver, Environmental Studies, Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Road | Louisville, KY | firstname.lastname@example.org
9:00 am Complimentary continental breakfast
10:00 am Dr. Keith Mountain, University of Louisville -- Field study of Arctic Ice: Clues to Past Climatic Conditions
11:00 am Keynote address, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, Goddard Space Flight Inst. --"What are climate models good for?"
Lunch on your own: Bellarmine Dining Facilities will be open
Concurrent afternoon sessions (choose one):
1:00-3:00 pm Workshop for K-12 educators, led by Dr. Kate Bulinski
(Participants will receive a data stick with curricular materials.)
1:00-2:00 pm Virtual meeting with JPL Labs Center for Climate Sciences
How are NASA’s remote satellite data used to monitor climate?
1:00-2:30 pm Panel discussion on biological effects of climate change
Led by Claude Stephens, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest