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The Initiative for a Sustainable Earth Workshop

By Initiative for a Sustainable Earth

When and where

Date and time

Monday, April 3, 2017 · 1 - 4pm EDT


George Mason University Johnson Center, 3rd floor meeting room A


This free, half-day event connects a broad community of environmental and earth scientists, social scientists, lawyers, management analysts, health experts, engineers, communicators and policy makers to collaborate across departments and disciplines.

Agenda TBA

Register to hear thought-provoking speakers and participate in sessions designed to spark ideas and encourage collaborations to tackle sustainability challenges on all levels.

About the organizer

George Mason University established the Initiative for a Sustainable Earth (ISE) to connect the university's sustainability efforts (including climate, conservation, environment, and sustainability-related research, education and outreach programs) under a new, cross-disciplinary umbrella.

The ISE aims to foster partnerships and programs from the local to the global level - in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. 

The Initiative for a Sustainable Earth (ISE) is managed by a Planning Committee, which includes the following members:

  • Peggy Agouris (Dean, College of Science)
  • Deborah Crawford (Vice President for Research)
  • Cody Edwards (Associate Provost for Graduate Education)
  • Brock Field (Director of Gift Planning)
  • Audrey Kelaher (Director of Development, College of Science)
  • Andrew Light (Director Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy)
  • Tom Lovejoy (University Professor, Environmental Science and Policy)
  • Ed Maibach (Director Center for Climate Change Communication)
  • Tracy Mason (Assistant Dean, Strategic Communications, College of Science)
  • Jagadish Shukla (Distinguished University Professor of Climate Dynamics)
  • Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers (Associate Professor Department of Environmental Science and Policy)

For more information on the Initiative for a Sustainable Earth (ISE), please contact:

Dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers
phone: (703) 993-5805