Climate Change in Narragansett Bay: What’s the Story – Workshop Agenda

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Workshop Agenda

March 12, 2015
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Room 243, Shepard Building
URI Feinstein Campus
80 Washington Street
Providence, RI

Click on speakers’ names to see their presentations.

8:45 Check in
Confirmed registrants will be able to check in at Room 243 between 8:45-9:30 a.m.
9:00-10:00 Opening Reception and Exhibition Featuring Student Projects
Students and local artists will display works related to environmental data from Narragansett Bay.
Coffee will be served during this opening reception.
10:00-11:00 Panel: Workshop Objectives and Background
Susanne Menden-Deuer, Professor of Biological Oceanography, URI Graduate School of Oceanography
Neal Overstrom, Edna Lawrence Nature Lab, Rhode Island School of Design
Rafael Attias, Professor of Graphic Design, Rhode Island School of Design
11:00-12:00 Panel: Use of Visualization, Fine Art, and Narrative to Communicate Climate Change
Mark Stoermer, Director, Center for Environmental Visualization, University of Washington
Nathalie Miebach, Sculptor
12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch
Pfaff Auditorium, 3rd Tier
1:00-2:00 Keynote Lecture: Framing Climate Change Science for Public Audiences
Lynsy Smithson-Stanley, Deputy Director, Climate and Strategic Initiatives
National Audubon Society
2:00-4:00 Breakout Sessions
Participants break into groups to develop/expand data narratives about climate change
in Narragansett Bay
4:00-5:00 Final Report Out and Discussion
Participants reconvene to discuss their processes and ideas
5:00 Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This workshop is supported by a grant from the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council and partial support from the URI Coastal Institute.

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