Events

Earth Institute Events

Wednesday, Sep 17 through Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 , 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice

Keynote speakers: Bineta Diop, Founder and President, Femmes Africa Solidarite; Frannie Leautier, Executive Secretary, African Capacity Building Foundation; Jeffrey D. Sachs, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development; Professor of Health Policy and Management; Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Erik Solheim, Lead, OECD Development Assistance Committee; Special Envoy for Environment, Conflict and Disaster, UNEP
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 , 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Book Launch: “The Big Ratchet” by Ruth DeFries

Speakers: Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute; Ruth DeFries, Denning Professor of Sustainable Development; Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B), Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Italian Academy

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Thursday, October 2, 2014 , 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Conflict Resolution Career Fair

Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium, Broadway between 114th and 115th Streets

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 , 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Origins of Environmental Law: Process, Issues, and Solutions

Introduction: Steven Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Moderator: Mike Gerrard, Director, Center for Climate Change Law, The Earth Institute, Columbia University, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School; Discussants: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

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Friday, October 24, 2014 , 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Michael Poland , Research Geophysicist, USGS
Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

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