Roger Revelle Centennial Symposium


 
03/06/2009 (All day)

World-renowned scientists and policymakers discussed the interrelationships of climate change, ocean and environmental health, national security, energy independence, and the critical role science and technology can play in meeting today's global challenges.

Location: Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society, and the Environment

Video excerpts of the event can be viewed at http://ucsd.tv/revellesymposium/

Speakers 

Mike Chrisman, California Secretary for Natural Resources
Ralph Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences
Marye Anne Fox, Chancellor, UC San Diego
Ed Frieman, Director Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
VADM Paul Gaffney USN (Ret.), President, Monmouth University
Tony Haymet, Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Ashok Khosla, Director Emeritus, United Nations Environment Programme
Nathan Lewis, George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
Richard Spinrad, Assistant Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Symposium Agenda

8:30 a.m. Welcome

Tony Haymet, Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

8:40 a.m. Roger Revelle: On the Shoulders of Giants

Ed Frieman, Director Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
View on UCSD-TV

9 a.m. Climate Change and Roles for Scientists

Ralph Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences
View on UCSD-TV

9:50 a.m NOAA's Vision for Climate Products and Services

Richard Spinrad, Assistant Administrator,
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
View on UCSD-TV

10:30 a.m. Break

10:50 a.m. Innocence and War: Past and Future

VADM Paul Gaffney USN (Ret.), President, Monmouth University
View on UCSD-TV

11:30 a.m. The Future of Science and Science for the Future

Ashok Khosla, Chair, Development Alternatives;
President, Club of Rome; President, IUCN
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12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. UC San Diego Approaching 50

Marye Anne Fox, Chancellor,
University of California, San Diego

1:40 p.m. Challenges in Widespread, Globally Scalable, Carbon-Neutral Energy Production for Climate Stabilization

Nate Lewis, George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry,
California Institute of Technology

2:30 p.m. Human Capital and the Promise of Research Universities

Mark Yudof
President, University of California
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3:00 p.m. Break

3:20 p.m. Integrating Ocean Science and Policy: The Legacy of Roger Revelle

Mike Chrisman, California Secretary for Natural Resources
 

3:50 p.m. Closing

4 p.m. Transport to Mandeville Auditorium for Al Gore Lecture

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