SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY
October 17, 2016
ALL ACADEMICS, STAFF AND STUDENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO
Understanding and Protecting the Planet (UPP)
As part of the broad goals set out in the university’s strategic plan cultivating collaborative research, the Understanding and Protecting the Planet (UPP) coordinating committee is sponsoring a Town Hall to showcase interdisciplinary UC San Diego within the UPP focus area. The talks that will be featured at the town hall report on some of the efforts that were funded last Spring in response to our call for interdisciplinary efforts in UPP as well as other efforts developed by faculty and researchers.
We welcome academics, students, and staff in all disciplines to attend.
Please register to attend the Town Hall at the following link by COB
3:30pm Introduction by Vice Chancellor Margaret Leinen
3:35pm Human Health and Oceans Initiative—Professor William Gerwick
3:50pm Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation—Professor Falk Feddersen
4:05pm Agriculture 2.0: Photosynthetic bio-manufacturing in algae—Professor Michael Burkart
4:20pm Turning the Corner: Making the Paris Climate Agreement Work—Professor Ray Weiss and Associate Dean George Tynan
4:40pm Overview of Faculty Climate Change Curriculum Group —Professor Jane Teranes
5:00pm Wrap Up