Annual Public Lecture Series

Metcalf Institute’s annual June series features experts in climate and environmental science, communication and public policy issues. All Metcalf Institute public events are free and open to the public.

Register for the 2024 Lecture Series!

We’re holding our 2024 Annual Lecture Series beginning on May 30th and continuing weekly on Thursdays through June 20th. The keynote Leeson Lecture will take place both in-person and virtually on June 6, 2024, during the week of the in-person Annual Workshop for Journalists. Join us every Thursday afternoon for a thought-provoking, inspiring conversation on the most meaningful water and climate issues of our time. 

All weekly lectures will be free and open to the public via Zoom, with limited in-person seating is available for the June 6th Leeson Lecture. Pre-registration is required. Learn about The Leeson Lecture here.

Lectures & Webinars

Metcalf Institute public lectures, webinars and film screenings feature diverse researchers, communicators and policy makers that help make sense of complex science and environment issues of the day.


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Inclusive SciComm Symposium

The Inclusive SciComm Symposium, launched by Metcalf Institute in 2018, is an international convening to build a community of practice and develop partnerships that center inclusion, equity, and intersectionality in science communication. 

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