Loyola University Chicago

School of Environmental Sustainability


Climate Change and Human Health:
21st Century Challenges

March 15-16, 2018

hosted by IES and the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

Friday, March 16, 2018

On Friday, we will start the day with our plenary panel which will serve as a response and a reflection to Gina McCarthy's Keynote Address.  Following that, in the afternoon, there will be four concurrent panels.

Click on the panels below for more information and to watch conference videos.

9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Plenary Panel
Location: Mundelein Auditorium

Response to Gina McCarthy's Keynote Address
Moderator: Dr. Nancy Tuchman, IES founding dean

1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Panel Discussion Sessions
Location: Damen MPR North and South

1A: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. We  Are Still In: Why & How U.S. Leaders Remain Committed to Paris
Moderator: Mr. Seth Green, founding director, Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility
Location: Damen MPR South

1B: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Climate Change Knows No Borders: Canada's Approach
Location: Damen MPR North

2A: 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Oil, Fracking and Man Camps: Human Health along the Pipelines
Moderator: Dr. Michael Schuck, professor of Theology and Healing Earth co-editor, Loyola University Chicago
Location: Damen MPR South

2B: 2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Climate Refugees in a Changing World
Moderator: Dr. Dan Amick, associate professor of Anthropology, Loyola University Chicago 

Location: Damen MPR North