Sunday, February 19, 2012


8:00-9:30 AM

Gesture, Language, and Performance: Aspects of Embodiment

8:30-11:30 AM

Can a Smarter Grid Slow Down Climate Change While Accelerating Energy Independence?

David G. MichelsonTransforming the Existing Grid into a Smart Grid

Sustainability Energy

Vulnerability and Adaptation to Oil Spills

Stephanie ChangPreparing for Coastal Disasters

Sustainability Technology
Science & Society

Seminar: Climate Change in Northern Latitudes

Forest Fires in Canada: Impacts of Climate Change and Fire Smoke


10:00-11:30 AM

Toward the Control of HIV and AIDS Through Comprehensive Treatment as Prevention

Julio MontanerHIV Treatment to Prevent Morbidity, Mortality, and Transmission


Underreported Yet Overoptimistic: Fisheries Catch Reconstructions and Food Security

Dirk ZellerGlobal Fisheries Catch Data: Overview, Issues, and Solutions


1:00-2:30 PM

Pulsars: Astronomical Gifts that Keep on Giving

Ingrid StairsTesting Strong Gravity with Radio Pulsars


1:30-4:30 PM

Global Knowledge: The Challenge of Diversity and Localism

Alfred MooreBetween Localism and Globalism in Knowledge and Policy

Policy Science & Society

The Mouth as a Global Window to Systemic Health

Christopher OverallDegradomics Unravels Proteolytically Altered Pathways in Controlling Inflammation


3:00-4:30 PM

Leveling the Global Playing Field: Global Inferences from Reliable Global Samples

Kristin KleisnerPolling the Ocean: Statistically Sound Inferences on the State of the Global Ocean

Biodiversity Sustainability

Seminar: Climate Change in Northern Latitudes

Causes and Effects of Relative Sea-Level Changes in the Northeast Pacific

Sustainability Technology

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