Program and Agenda for the 2018 MA-ESA Conference

MA-ESA 2018 Meeting Schedule

Saturday, April 7, 2018

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Paul Robeson Campus Center – Essex Room

8:00-9:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15 am Opening Remarks – Nancy Cantor (Chancellor Rutgers University Newark)

9:15-10:15 am Keynote Speaker – George Middendorf (Howard University, Environmental Justice Section of ESA)

10:15-10:30 am Morning Break

10:30-11:30 am Panel Discussion – People, Nature and Sustainability in an urban world

  • Nathaly Agosto-Filion (Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Newark)
  • Myla Aronson (Principal Investigator, UrBioNet)
  • Francisco Artigas (Director, Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute)
  • Frank Gallagher (Director Environmental Planning and Design Program, Rutgers University-New Brunswick)

11:30-1:00 pm Lunch

12:00-1:00 pm Chapter Business Meeting

Hill Hall Center

1:15-2:15 pm Oral Sessions 1-4

2:15-2:45 pm Break

2:45-4:00 pm Oral Sessions 5-9

Paul Robeson Campus Center – Essex Room

4:00-5:30 pm Poster Session, Afternoon coffee

6:00-8:30 pm Banquet,

  • Address: Richard Pouyat (President, Ecological Society of America)
  • Special Presentation: Valeri Larko (American painter of urban and industrial landscapes)
  • Student Awards