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The Future of Environmental Decisions 2010 – Workshop Agenda

Thursday, November 4th

5:30 pm:

Opening and Welcome
Welcome by the ESA
Getting to Know You Activity
Introduction to Workshop and Faculty

6:00pm: Dinner


Introduction to NEON
Overview on Environmental Challenges
Objectives of Workshop

6:50pm: Keynote Speaker Walter Boynton


Working Group #1-Reflections on Environmental Challenges Around the Country
Icebreaker in groups
Decide questions to focus on


Friday, November 5th

7:30am: Breakfast

8:30am: Group Check-in

8:45am: Deep exploration of Chesapeake Bay concepts

9:45am: Break

10:00am: Communities

11:30am: Working Group #2, Decide on topics to investigate


Field Trip to Rock Creek Park, Watershed Management in Action – Cherie Miller, USGS

2:15pm: Working Group #3

3:30pm: Break

4:00pm: Working Group #4

5:00pm: Career Panel

6:00pm: Dinner

6:45pm: Working Group #5 – Report and Share

9:00pm: Adjourn

Saturday, November 6th

7:00am: Breakfast

8:30am: Group Check-in

8:45am: Working Group #6

9:30am: Break

10:00am: Working Group #7

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Student Presentations

2:30pm: Plenary Discussion – Power, Limitations and Communication of Data

3:30pm: Break

3:45pm: Working with Communities

4:30pm: Discussion – Making datasets effective educational tools for the public

5:30pm: Wrap up, Evaluation – Dinner in DC

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