Midwest Climate Summit Session 2

October 9, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This event is free to all and requires external registration.

The Midwest Climate Summit planning committee has worked hard to bring together a phenomenal lineup of talented and inspirational speakers. Coming from various backgrounds, sectors, and identities, each of them brings a unique perspective to the table.

10:00-10:40 am, CT – Welcome and Keynote Speakers
The Future of Extreme Climate Events in the Midwest

  • Heidi Roop – University of Minnesota
  • Gabe Filippelli – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Jessica Hellman – University of Minnesota
  • Daniel Vimont – University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:45-12:00 pm, CT – (4) Concurrent Workshops for: 

  • Science & Research Workshop – “The Future of Extreme Climate Events in the Midwest
  • Teaching & Education Workshop – “Being Sustainability
  • Outreach and Engagement Workshop – “Climate Change Coverage in a Changing Media Environment
  • Climate Action Workshop – “Rising to the Challenge: Setting Ambitious Climate Commitments