Professional Meetings

June 20, 2017

NPF Webinar: Climate Change – What’s Next?

This live, interactive National Press Foundation webinar, 2:30 p.m. EDT, will look at what the US decision to abandon the Paris accord will mean for states, cities and industries already working to address a warming planet, and related issues. Speaker is Vicki Arroyo, ED of the Georgetown Climate Center at Georgetown Law. Free registration required.

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November 14, 2017 to November 15, 2017

IAIA Special Biodiversity Symposium

This International Association for Impact Assessment symposium in Washington, DC will provide a forum for sharing and advancing leading practice in mitigation hierarchy implementation for biodiversity and ecosystem services to improve outcomes for society, conservation, business, and finance.

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April 27, 2017

Regulatory Reform in the Trump Era: A Discussion with ELI

In response to the growing demand for unbiased answers and analysis on how deregulatory initiatives by the new Administration and Congress will impact environmental protection, governance, and the rule of law, the Environmental Law Institute's special report addressing the issues will be discussed by the authors at this Noon-1:30 p.m. event in Washington, DC (and via webinar). Open to the public; free registration required.

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April 29, 2017 to April 30, 2017

Planetary Health / GeoHealth Annual Meeting

The Planetary Health Alliance, along with The Rockefeller Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Ecological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, and The Lancet, is hosting the inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, with an opening reception on Friday, April 28 at the New England Aquarium.

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November 29, 2017 to December 1, 2017

5th Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS)

The World Ocean Council's 2017 SOS, in Halifax, Nova Scotia will bring together representatives from shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, seabed mining, tourism, renewable energy, ports, dredging, submarine cables, marine science, engineering and technology, the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and other sectors — as well as ocean stakeholders from the government, inter-governmental, academic and environment communities.

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June 5, 2017 to June 9, 2017

U.N. Ocean Conference

TheUnited Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development will be convened at United Nations Headquarters in New York, coinciding with World Oceans Day, to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14.

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February 16, 2017

Climate & Health Meeting: How the Climate Crisis Affects Public Health

This event, replacing the recently-cancelled CDC summit, will provide a crucial platform for the diverse stakeholders in the public health and climate communities to come together around solutions. Hosted in Atlanta by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, the American Public Health Association (APHA), The Climate Reality Project, Harvard Global Health Institute, the University of Washington Center for Health and the Global Environment and Dr. Howard Frumkin, former director of the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health.

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March 29, 2017 to April 2, 2017

Environmental History Conference

The American Society for Environmental History's annual meeting, hosted by the University of Illinois-Chicago, will feature more than 100 sessions discussing climate change, environmental justice, endangered species, public lands, energy policy, forestry management, natural disasters, and other topics.

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November 17, 2016 to November 18, 2016

Geography 2050: Envisioning a Sustainable Planet

The third annual Symposium of the American Geographical Society, at Columbia University in New York, includes over 30 speakers who are leading research and policy in sustainability. Keynote speakers include Dr. Roger Sayre (Senior Scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey) and Mr. William Reilly (Former Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency).

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November 15, 2016 to November 16, 2016

WILDSPEAK Conservation Symposium

This International League of Conservation Photographers event, comprising two-days of photography, conservation and communication, takes place
at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC.

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