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Climate Change Symposium

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University College (UC)
Room: Conron Hall

2:00 – 3:30 pm: Natural perspectives
Speaker: Professor Emeritus Gordon McBean PhD has been at Western University since 2000, in the Department of Geography and as Director for Policy, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction.

3:40 – 4:40 pm: Social perspectives


Radoslav Dimitrov - Associate Professor & European Union Delegate to the UN Climate Change Negotiations. Radoslav is * Co-Chair of the European Union Task Force on Climate Communication (2018) * EU negotiation and political communication strategist (climate negotiations, 2018 *European Union delegate to the United Nations negotiations on climate change (2009-2018) *United Nations rapporteur (2000-2008) Professor Dimitrov specializes in global environmental politics, international climate change negotiations, and UN diplomacy.

Theresa McClenaghan  - Executive Director and Counsel at CELA, LL.B. University of Western Ontario (1984), LL.M. (Constitutional Law) Osgoode Law School (York University, 1999) and a diploma in Environmental Health McMaster University (1999). Past senior water policy advisor to the Ontario Minister of the Environment. 

4:40 – 5:00 pm – Wrap up by Francisco Olea-Popelka         

Francisco Olea-Popelka is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at the Schulich School of medicine & Dentistry and the Beryl Ivey Endowed Chair in One Health.

5:00 – 6:00 pm – Networking with light refreshments

International Week
Melanie Katsivo

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