May 23, 2022
Center for the Fine Arts (CFA)
North Campus, University at Buffalo

Morning Keynote:

Dr. Maureen Lichtveld
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

Climate Change Through the Lens of Health Equity: The Impact on Vulnerable Populations from Local to Global

Maureen Lichtveld.

Plenary talk:

Dr. Ian Hamilton  (Via Zoom)
UCL Energy Institute, University College London

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: Making Connections and Taking Action

Dr. Ian Hamilton.

Afternoon Keynote:

Dr. Joel Cuello
Professor of Biosystems Engineering
The University of Arizona

Harnessing Climate-Created Opportunities in Food Security for Urban and Peri-Urban Sustainability, Resilience, Equity and Renewal

Joel Cuello.

Plenary Talk:

Dr. Chandra Jackson
(Via Zoom)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 

Leveraging Historical and Contemporary Lessons of Inequities to Inform Climate Change Action Plans

Dr. Chandra Jackson.

Local practitioner colloquies on the Community Climate Action Plan and Green Infrastructure:
Bonnie Lawrence, Deputy Commissioner, Erie County
Oluwole “OJ” McFoy, General Manager, Buffalo Sewer Authority

Proposal-planning breakout sessions