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2019 in Lexington, KY - find colleagues and share new ideas !

Now that all those presenting at the conference have confirmed plans for their sessions, it's time to get registered for the Conference and start thinking about your plans for our 4 days together Oct 16 - 19. To make it easier for us to find each other, I'd like to put together a list of all the sessions where we can find one another and talk face-to-face! Here/below are the sessions that I know of. PLEASE add similar info about sessions you'll be presenting at the conference, so that we can all find you and learn about what you are doing!

9:20 – 10AM, Thoroughbred 2, TRADITIONAL PRESENTATION
Drawdown EcoChallenge: Local Communities Activating Global Climate Solutions
Climate education and engagement can be a tall order. The issues are complex and highly politicized. Drawdown EcoChallenge is a fun and social way to cut through the noise, and inspire your community to take measurable action on the top climate solutions. Discover how to activate your community with Drawdown.EcoChallenge.org.
Presenter: Lacy Cagle, Director of Learning, Northwest Earth Institute

2:15 – 2:55pm, in Thoroughbred 1, ROUNDTABLE
Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN NETWORK)
The CLEAN Network brings together a community of educators and climate experts to provide a gateway to cutting-edge resources for climate education, climate literacy, and workforce development. Learn how you can join this community, develop new partnerships, make use of CLEAN resources and get involved in making a difference.
Co-Presenters: Frank Niepold III, frank.niepold@noaa.gov, NOAA; Kathryn Boyd, katie.boyd@colorado.edu, CIRES/University of Colorado; Brad Hoge, hoge@ncse.com, National Center for Science Education; Roberta M. Burnes, roberta.burnes@ky.gov, Kentucky Division for Air Quality; Karen S. Hollweg, khollweg@stanfordalumni.org, Fulbright Specialist; Jen Kretser, jkretser@wildcenter.org, The Wild Center; Megan VanLoh, megan@climategen.org, Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy; Lynne Cherry, youngvoicesforplanet@gmail.com, Young Voices for The Planet

FRI. OCT. 18
9:20 – 10am, in Throroughbred 1, ROUNDTABLE
Challenge Yourself & Your Community: Participant Observations of Drawdown EcoChallenge
What is your role as an EE professional in creating new patterns of behavior? How do you best fulfill this role? Join our discussion about the Drawdown EcoChallenge—a 21-day engagement program focused on carbon reduction, hear EE colleagues’ experiences with the Challenge and consider its relevance for your programs.
Co-Presenters: Marc LeFebre, mlefebre@fishwildlife.org ; Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies/ Project WILD; Kelly Elizabeth Reynolds, kreynolds@fishwildlife.org ; Project WILD - Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies; Karen S Hollweg, khollweg@stanfordalumni.org, Fulbright Specialist

Lunch – eePro Climate Change Education brown bag discussion (location to be announced in program)

SAT. OCT. 19

Hi all ~ here's info for my presentation about Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs' international student art contest focused on oceans and climate change:

FRI. OCT. 18
2:15pm to 2:55pm, Elkhorn C, BRIGHT SPOT

Creativity in Conservation: Saving Our Ocean Through Art

Teens worldwide are using their creative voices to inspire awareness and action for our blue planet. Hear how Bow Seat’s Ocean Awareness Contest provides a space for youth – 10,000 and counting! – to artistically explore environmental issues, and to amplify their voices to advance dialogue and participation in ocean conservation.

Presenter: Alyssa Irizarry, Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs, alyssa@bowseat.org