Catholic University of America Special Focus Session

The International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses and the Catholic University of America are pleased to announce the Special Focus Session: A Multi-faceted Perspective on the Challenges of Climate Change.

The Special Focus Session will include prominent speakers focusing on Coastal Resilience. The Session will start with a plenary presentation by Dr. David Titley. There will be a short question and answer session held at the end of each presentation.

Special Focus Session Speakers:

Dr. David Titley, Rear Admiral, Director of Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk, Penn State University
"Climate Change and National Security: People Not Polar Bears"

Emanuela Midoli and Cardinal Sgreccia
"Personalist Bioethics and Its Care to the Ecosystem"

Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Ecumenical Patriarchate
"Reflecting on and Responding to God's Creation"

Edward Yim, Esq, Energy Policy Advisor, DC Department of Energy and Environment
"Rising to the Climate Challenge: Radically Reducing Energy Consumption and Self-supplying Power for Resiliency"

Dr. Kevin Forbes, Professor of Economic, Catholic University
"Wind Energy, The Price of Carbon Allowances and CO2 Emissions: Evidence from Ireland"

Martin O'Malley, 61st Governor of Maryland
"Designing Coastal Resilience"

The Session will be followed by a panel, "Focusing on Solutions and Action Items with Our Heads, Hands, and Hearts." Speakers on the panel will include Dr. David Titley, Edward Yim, and Martin O'Malley. The panel will be moderated by Christian de la Rosa, WPGL.

Details:
Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Time: 13:00 (1:00 PM)
Location: Great Room A, Pryzbyla Center, Catholic University of America
Cost: Complimentary to all conference delegates


Special Focus Session: A Multi-faceted Perspective on the Challenges of Climate Change has been organized by the Engineering Center for Care of Earth at the Catholic University of America.

Conference Welcome Reception and Poster Session

The International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses is pleased to announce the Conference Welcome Reception and Poster Session.



Common Ground Research Networks and the International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses will be hosting a welcome reception and poster session at the Pryzbyla Center of the Catholic University of America. This will be held directly following the last parallel session of the first day, Tuesday, 16 April 2019. Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for a poster session while enjoying drinks, light hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to converse.

Reception Details
Date: Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Time: Directly following the last session of the day
Location: Pryzbyla Center, Catholic University of America
Cost: Complimentary to all conference delegates

There is no need to pre-register for this event.