CSSP will present its Winter Leadership Workshop VIRTUALLY 4-7 December 2022.

2022 Winter Leadership Workshop

Theme:Trust in Science: Energy Transitions in the Context of Climate

Agenda is subject to change. All times are U.S. Eastern.

Sunday, 4 December 2022 (Virtual)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm CSSP Executive Board Meeting
12:30 - 1:00 pm Attendee Registration - Open House Networking
1:00 - 1:15 pm CSSP Meeting Opening and Welcome
CSSP Board Chair, Mike Grusak
Self-Introductions of Attendees
1:15 – 2:00 pm Keynote: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Speaker TBA
2:00 – 2:30 pm Breakout rooms
2:30– 2:45 pm Break (Screen down time)
2:45 - 3:30 pm Session One: Solving Sustainability Challenges in Agriculture: Unraveling Insect Decline
Christian Maus,
 Senior Science Fellow and Entomology & Pollination Science Lead, Bayer Crop Science, Germany
Moderator: Laura McConnell, University and Science Society Engagement Lead, Bayer Crop Science, North America
3:45 – 4:30 pm

Opening Reception (Virtual Happy Hour)

   See you tomorrow at 11:00 am Eastern

Monday, 5 December 2022 (Virtual)

11:00 am – 11:45 am Session Two (A): Frontiers of Science: Terpenes: Future Benefits & Uses
Russell W. Jessup, 
Associate Professor, Texas A&M AgriLife 
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Breakout rooms
12:15  - 12:30 pm Break (Screen down time)
12:30 – 1:15 pm Session Two (B): Frontiers of Science: Engineering Plastic-eating Enzymes: A case study in breaking down environmentally-throttling PET plastics
Hal Alper, Les and Sherri Stuewer Professorship in Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
1:15 –1:45 pm Breakout rooms
   See you tomorrow at 11:00 am Eastern

Tuesday, 6 December 2022 (Virtual)

11:00 am – 11:45 am Session Three: Building for the Future
A panel discussion around climate & sustainability in the built environment
Robert Kay, Principal, Americas Climate and Sustainability Services Leader, Arup 
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Breakout rooms
12:15  - 12:30 pm Break (Screen down time)
12:30 – 1:15 pm Session Four: Pursuing an equitable future for student successes
Speaker TBA
1:15 –1:45 pm Breakout rooms
1:45 – 2:15 pm Business Meeting
Election of new Board members and officers
 

Wednesday, 7 December 2022 (Virtual)

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Session Five: Supreme Court Decisions that Influence Science
Starting with a conversation on West Virginia vs the Environmental Protection Agency
Speaker TBA

11:45 am – 12:15 pm Breakout rooms
12:15  - 12:30 pm Break (Screen down time)
12:30 – 1:15 pm Session Six: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion related to energy, from a policy perspective
Moderator: Ralph Cleveland, President & CEO, American Association of Blacks in Energy
Panelists TBA
1:15 –1:45 pm Breakout rooms
1:45 – 2:15 pm Closing remarks
Mike Grusak , CSSP Board Chair
Cindy Paska , CSSP Executive Director
2:15 – 3:00 pm Optional networking time
 

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