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Young Environmental Scholars (YES) Annual Conference

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November 12, 2019 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

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The YES Conference, sponsored by Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, is for the students by the students. The primary goal is to bring together young researchers (graduate students and post-docs) who are interested in environmentally-driven interdisciplinary work. We hope to provide a platform for our attendees to forge collaborations, build their network, and think outside the box. The conference consists of lunch, a keynote speech, research presentations, poster sessions, and a happy hour.

The YES Conference is scheduled for: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Call will open in early fall quarter.

ATTENDEES: You are not required to submit an abstract to register. Registration also opens in the fall.

 

More information about YES 2019 will follow.

2019 YES CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS are: Margaret Daly and Hesam Hamledari, PhD Candidates in Civil and Environmental Engineering

The 2018 agenda is below for a reference.


 

YOUNG ENVIRONMENTAL SCHOLARS CONFERENCE

NOVEMBER 13, 2018
FRANCES C. ARILLAGA ALUMNI CENTER
326 GALVEZ STREET

Program begins at 11:30am with Registration/Lunch followed by:

  • Welcome and Interactive Workshop
  • Environmental Research Presentations
  • Guest Speakers
  • Prizes
  • Poster Session and Happy Hour

The 2018 Young Environmental Scholars Conference Organizers are:

Feel free to contact the organizers with questions regarding your talk or poster and the event.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

11:30 - 12:15 pm Registration & Lunch

12:10 pm WELCOME

Christopher Field, Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

12:15 – 1:15 pm Interactive WORKSHOP | Building relationships and connections across campus

Facilitated by: Margaret Krebs, Director, Leopold Leadership Program; Director, Leading Interdisciplinary Collaborations

1:15 - 1:30 pm Networking & Coffee

1:30 - 2:30 pm RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS - Group 1

2:30 - 2:45 pm Networking & Coffee

2:45 - 3:45 pm RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS - Group 2

3:45 - 4:00 pm Networking & Coffee

4:00 - 5:00 pm KEYNOTE PANEL | Science and politics: How to listen, engage, and inform while maintaining credibility

Panelists:
 
Chad English, Science Program Officer, Packard Foundation
 
Kate Lowry, Fellow, Science Philanthropy Alliance; Guest Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
 
Michael MastrandreaDirector, Near Zero; Senior Research Associate, Carnegie Institution for Science
 
Moderator: Thomas HaydenDirector, Master of Arts in Earth Systems, Environmental Communication Program, Stanford University
 

5:00 - 7:00 pm POSTER SESSION & HAPPY HOUR

 

Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Contact Email: 
Athena Serapio, Conference Services Manager, athena3@stanford.edu and Roberta Tugendreich, Program Coordinator robertat@stanford.edu

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