Schedule – Early Career Scientists Symposium


The Early Career Scientists Symposium 2022 schedule
(Michigan is in the Eastern Time Zone. Our symposium will be held during Eastern Daylight Time due to Daylight Savings Time. If you are in another time zone, here’s a Time Zone Converter)

Saturday, March 19
1060 Biological Sciences Building
Session I (Moderators: Susanna Campbell, Samantha Iliff and Kristel Sanchez, Graduate Students, EEB)
2 – 5pm EDT Welcome and introduction: John Vandermeer, Asa Gray Distinguished University Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
Keynote presentation: Dr. Steward Pickett: An ecology of segregation: what does race have to do with ecology? What does ecology have to do with race?
Dr. Fushcia-Ann Hoover: Green infrastructure planning for justice; myth, mystery or the future?
Dr. Alex Moore: Holistic restoration: incorporating science and culture into conservation
5 – 6pm EDT Reception
Friday, March 25 Session II (Moderators:  Catherine Badgley, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan; Susanna Campbell, Graduate Student, EEB; Shane Dubay, Assistant Professor and Michigan Fellow, U-M EEB)
12 – 1:30pm EDT Dr. Nicolas Gauthier: Putting people in the Earth system
Dr. Lynette Renae Strickland: The power of diverse perspectives in science: A personal account
Friday, April 1 Session III (Moderator: Samantha Iliff, Graduate Student, U-M EEB )
12 – 1:30pm EDT Dr. Sabrina Shirazi: Ecological research on stolen Indigenous land
Dr. Karen Bailey: Centering our humanity in ecology and environmental studies to support inclusion, justice, and equity
Friday, April 8 Session IV (Moderators: )
12 – 2pm EDT
Keynote presentation: Dr. Nicholas J. Reo leads the Anti-racism Panel Discussion with Dr. Robin Michigiizhigookwe Clark and Dr. Katie Kamelamela
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