Events Schedule

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EVENTS AT BREN
To stimulate intellectual exchange relevant to solving important environmental issues, the Bren School regularly hosts prominent experts from around the world, who present their ideas and achievements at a variety of events. These workshops, conferences, seminars, panels, and colloquia ensure that the school remains a lively intellectual center at the forefront of environmental knowledge. We invite you to attend the presentations listed here, and to peruse the "Recent Events" (right-hand column, below) and the "Events Archive" to find out more about a range of related subject matter.

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UPCOMING PUBLIC EVENTS
Winter Seminar Flyer

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change, Dan Dudek, Vice President, Asia, Environmental Defense Fund"From the Adirondacks to Beijing: One Economist's Journey" (more)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Bren Seminar, Elena Finkbeiner, Affiliated Researcher, Stanford University — "Studying Marine Fisheries as Coupled Social-Ecological Systems" (more)

Monday, March 5, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Bren Seminar, Antonio Medrano, Postdoctoral Researcher, Chemical Life Cycle Collaborative, UCSB (Details TBA)

Monday, March 12, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Bren Seminar, John Gallo, Senior Scientist, Conservation Biology Institute (Details TBA)

Monday, April 9, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change, Jacqueline McGlade, Director, Science Division, UN Environment Programme (Details TBA)

Monday, April 16, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Bren Seminar, Simone Pulver, Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, UCSB (Details TBA)

Monday, April 30, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Bren Seminar, Stephanie Pincetl, California Center for Sustainable Communities, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA (Details TBA)

Monday, May 7, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Bren Seminar, Amy Angert, Professor, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia (Details TBA)

Monday, May 14, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
Bren Hall 1414
Bren Seminar, Kara Lavender Law, Research Professor, Sea Education Association (Details TBA)

RECENT EVENTS
Events Archive

February 16, 2018
2018 PhD Student Symposium
Learn about diverse cutting-edge research being conducted at the Bren School (more)
See the schedule of Symposium presenters

February 14, 2018
Student-Selected Panel, Dena Montague, ÉnergieRich; Diana Glassman, Integration Strategy; Sophie Parker, The Nature Conservancy; Tristan Bridges, Sociology, UCSB — "Gender Equity in the Environmental Sector" (more)

February 12, 2018
Bren Seminar, Nathan Mueller, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth System Science, UC Irvine — "Crops in a Changing Climate: Trends, Adaptation, and Mechanisms" (more)

February 8, 2018
Seminar, Buddy Huffaker, President and Executive Director, Aldo Leopold Foundation — "Aldo Leopold's Land Ethic: The Past, Present, and Future" (more)

February 5, 2018
Bren Seminar, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Associate Professor, Life and Environmental Sciences, UC Merced — "Post-Fire Transport and Persistence of Pyrogenic Carbon in Soil" (more)

January 29, 2018
Bren Seminar, Christina Voigt, Professor, Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo — "Diffuse Leadership in the UN Climate Negotiations" (more)

January 22, 2018
Bren Seminar, Mike Burrows, Professor, Scottish Association for Marine Science — "Detecting Ecosystem Responses to Ocean Warming" (more)

January 10, 2018
Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor on Climate Change, Gavin Schmidt, Climate Scientist "What Are Climate Models Good For?" (more)

December 4, 2017
Bren Seminar, D. Keith Winsten, Executive Director, Brevard Zoo "The Future of Zoos and Aquariums in the 21st Century" (more)

November 20, 2017
Bren Seminar, Allison Barner, Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley — "Scaling Community Ecology for Prediction in a Changing World" (more)

November 15, 2017
PhD Disseration Defense, Matthew Fienup — "Unintended Consequences of Environmental Policies: The Case of Urban Growth Controls." (more)

November 13, 2017
Bren Seminar, Lois Schiffer, Environmental Attorney, Formerly General Council, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration — "The Crucial Role of Science in Environmental Policy: Case Studies" (more)

November 9, 2017
Net Impact Seminar, Marit Miners, Co-founder, Misool Resort and Misool Foundation — "Redefining Sustainable Tourism: An Island Love Story Featuring Shark Finners, Tropical Boils, Unflagging Optimism, and the Preservation of the World's Richest Reefs in Raja Ampat, Indonesia." (more)

November 6, 2017
Bren Seminar, Magali Delmas, Professor of Management, UCLA Institute of the Environment and the Anderson School of Management — "The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet" (more)

November 2, 2017
Film Screening and Bren Faculty Panel: "Let's Talk About Water: The Challenge of Water Management in the West" (more)

 

EVENTS ARCHIVE