Urban Resiliency Symposium

March 23-24, 2016
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Urban Resiliency Symposium
Urban Resiliency Symposium

Wednesday, March 23

8:00 – 8:50 Living with Water
Katie Hagemann, Miami-Dade County Office of Resiliency

9:00 – 9:50 Balancing Freshwater Needs for Humans and Nature
Elizabeth Anderson, Florida International University

10:00 – 10:50 Educating and Engaging on Water Pollution Issues in the Everglades
Jennifer Diaz, Everglades Foundation

11:00 – 11:50 The Amazon Basin: A Scientific and Cultural Perspective on Global Climate Issues
Carmen Chavez, Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER)

Afternoon Film Screening
1:25 – 2:55 This Changes Everything - A film by Avi Lewis, Narrated by Naomi Klein

Thursday, March 24
8:25 – 9:40 Panel Discussion:

Engaging Audiences in Nature and Sustainability Issues through the Arts
Dale Andree (Dance), Kim Rizio (Visual Arts), Karen Gonzalez (Music)

9:50 – 11:05 Biomimicry: Learning from Nature’s Design
Jamie Anderson, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

11:15 – 12:30 Sustainable Agriculture: A Local Perspective and an International Perspective
Gretchen Schmidt, Edible South Florida
Todd Walton, USAID, Miami Culinary Institute (MCI)

MDC Wolfson, Building 2 - Breezeway

11:00 - 4:00 Climate Change Art Pop-Up MDC Campus Greens Club
Urban Resiliency Symposium Art Exhibit - Wednesday and Thursday, Building 7 Reception Area

9:00 – 3:00 Art in Action Curated by Professor Claudia Scalise

Date: March 23-24, 2016 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Location: Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus | 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue Building 7, Room 7128 and Reception Area Building 2- Breezeway, Miami, FL 33132

Event website: earthethicsinstitute.org

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300 N.E. 2nd Avenue Building 7, Room 7128 and Reception Area Building 2- Breezeway
Miami, FL 33132
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