Seventh Annual Energy & Resources Conference
Thursday, May 30th - Con Edison Building, NYC


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Challenges and Opportunities in
Climate Change

Final Conference Program

7:30 am - Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - Welcome and Introduction

8:45 am - Session 1 - Climate Drivers and Climate Impacts Abstract
Presenter: Dr. Gavin A. Schmidt, Climate Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and also with the Paleoclimate Group at the Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University. Bio

9:35 am - Break (15 minutes)

9:50 am - Session 2 - Monitoring Climate Change on Long Island Sound - The development and implementation of a climate change monitoring program for an urban estuary and its ecosystems Abstract
Presenter: Sarah Deonarine, New York Coordinator of the Long Island Sound Study. Bio

10:40 am - Break (15 minutes)

10:55 am - Session 3 - Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - The Path Forward in the Near Term to Meet Global GHG Emission Reduction Goals...and Enhance U.S. Energy Security Abstract Presentation
Presenter: Edward L. Helminski, President and Publisher of ExchangeMonitor Publications & Forums, Inc.

11:45 am - Networking Lunch (1 hour)

12:45 pm - Session 4 - Smoke and Mirrors: Is Geoengineering a Solution to Global Warming? Abstract Presentations: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 (each Part is a 22+ MB PDF file)
Presenter: Dr. Alan Robock, Professor II, Rutgers University, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Bio

1:35 pm - Break (15 minutes)

1:50 pm - Session 5 - Climate Risk Assessment and Adaptation Planning: Ensuring Services in Rhode Island Abstract
Presenter: Hope Herron, Environmental Scientist at Tetra Tech. Bio

2:40 pm - Break (15 minutes)

2:55 pm - Session 6 - The Climate Change Challenge and How We Can Benefit Abstract Presentation
Presenter: Marc Karell, P.E., CEM (Certified Energy Manager), Founder and Principal, Climate Change & Environmental Services, LLC. Bio

3:45 pm - Concluding Remarks - Opportunities for Chemical Engineers Abstract Presentation
Presenter: Dr. Herbert W. Cooper, President, Dynalytics Corp., and Chair, Metro New York Section, AIChE. Bio

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Updated 6/5/13.

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