Friday, November 6, 2015
     
11:30 a.m.   Registration Open (College Center, Villard Room)
     
1:00 p.m.   Field Trips & Workshops
3:00 p.m.   The following trips and workshops are offered in both time slots (1pm and 3pm)
     
   
T1 History of the Poughkeepsie Waterfront and Downtown
Harvey Flad, Professor Emeritus of Geography, Vassar College
T2 Walkway Over the Hudson
Fred Schaeffer, Director, Walkway Over the Hudson
T3 Edith Roberts Ecological Garden and Vassar Campus Tour
Meg Ronsheim, Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, Vassar College
W1 Leveraging GIS in the Classroom
Kytt MacManus, Geographic Information Specialist, CIESIN, Earth Institute at Columbia University
W2 Incorporating Data Analysis with Excel into the Classroom
Larry O’Connell, Adjunct Professor of Economics, The New School
W3 Mapping the Hidden Campus Landscape
April Beisaw, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Vassar College
W4 Where Animation and Citizen Science Collide
Ann LePore, Associate Professor Fine Art: 3D Design & Animation, Fine Art, School of Contemporary Arts, Ramapo College of New Jersey
     
5:00 p.m.   Reception (College Center, Rose Parlor)
     
6:00 p.m.   Dinner (College Center, Villard Room)
     
7:00 p.m.   Presentation of The Great Work Award, in honor of Thomas Berry
Honoree to be announced
     
Saturday, November 7, 2015
     
8:00 a.m.   Registration, Breakfast and Poster Set Up (College Center, Villard Room)
     
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   Inaugural Student Congress (The Aula)
     
9:00 a.m.   Welcome (College Center, Villard Room
     
    Keynote (College Center, Villard Room)
Jean MacGregor
Senior Scholar and Director, Curriculum for the Bioregion
The Evergreen State College
     
10:30 a.m.   Break
     
10:45 a.m.   Breakout Sessions 1 (College Center: Rooms 204, 223, 237, 240)
     
12:00 p.m.   Lunch (College Center, Villard Room)
     
12:45 p.m.   Film Screening: Creating Sustainable Communities (College Center, Room 223, Multi-Purpose Room)
Hosted by Rik Scarce (Producer)
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Skidmore College
     
1:45 p.m.   Breakout Sessions 2 (College Center: Rooms 204, 223, 237, 240)
     
3:00 p.m.   Student Congress Report Out (College Center, Villard Room)
     
3:30 p.m.   Posters Session & Reception (College Center, Villard Room)
     
4:00 p.m.   Adjourn
 
Field Trip and Workshop Descriptions
 
Details to be announced.
 
Breakout Session Descriptions
 
Details to be announced.
 
Co-Sponsors
Vassar College    Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies