March 5-6, 2015
The first UW-Madison Climate Change Symposium was held on March 5-6, 2015.
Thursday, March 5
425 Henry Mall (map)
3:00 - 3:05 PM
Welcome and Introduction
Research talks by UW-Madison faculty and researchers
Five 15-minute talks
"From changing ranges to shifting phenology: Assessing the ecological impacts of modern climate change"
Ben Zuckerberg, Assistant Professor, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
"Past Climate Chanet as Context for the Future"
Shaun Marcott, Assistant Professor, Geoscience
"Changing Climate - Resilient Communities: The role of climate science in community risk reduction, a case study from Dane County, WI"
David Liebl, Faculty Associate, Engineering Professional Development
"Climate Change Impacts on Air Quality"
Tracey Holloway, Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
"Climate Change Mitigation and Public Policy"
Greg Nemet, Associate Professor, LaFollette School of Public Affairs
Keynote Lecture: Can we feed and fuel the world from plants by 2050? Scientific vs. social barriers
Steve Long, FRS, Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation RIPE Projecrt, Institute of Genomic Biology, and Departments of Crop Science and of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana