Celebrating the Living Classroom:
Research, Education and Collaboration in the Hudson-Mohawk Watersheds

12th Annual Conference |
November 6-7, 2015 | Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals
Deadline Extended to Monday, June 15, 2015

This year’s theme explores the Hudson and Mohawk River Basin as a vibrant venue for research and teaching.   

The conference planning committee is soliciting abstracts for short conference presentations that highlight how the Hudson and Mohawk rivers and their tributaries have been or can be incorporated in learning, teaching and research.

We welcome and encourage proposals from all disciplines, including, but not limited to:

  • The Arts and Humanities: History, Performing and Visual Arts, Philosophy, Literature.
  • The Social Sciences: Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Geography, Urban Studies
  • The Natural Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Physics, Astronomy
  • Environmental Science and Studies
  • Business: Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management, Project Management, Business Economics, Non-Profit Management,
  • Technology: Software, Applications, Social Media

We particularly encourage interdisciplinary and joint faculty/student presentations.

A new and special feature of the Conference will be workshops, tutorials and field trips of interest:  for example, Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the Classroom;  A Walking Tour of Poughkeepsie.

Submit proposals by June 15, 2015 to: envtlconsortium@pace.edu

Proposal Form

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