Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Conference Agenda

Climate Change and Human Health:
21st Century Challenges

March 15-16, 2018

hosted by IES and the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

2018 Conference Agenda:
Thursday, March 15, 2018

11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Conference Check-In
Location: Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Rooms 123/124

All AJCU Events are open only to participants from the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities who have paid and registered for the AJCU conference package.

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. AJCU/Jesuit Affiliates Business Lunch
Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Rooms 123/124

2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. AJCU/Jesuit Affiliates Working Groups
Location: Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Rooms 123/124

5:00 p.m. -6:30 p.m. Student Sustainability Summit (Students only)
Location: Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Rooms 123/124

5:30 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. Keynote Reception (Invite only)
Location: Palm Court, Mundelein Center

7:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker Gina McCarthy 
Mundelein Auditorium, 1st floor Mundelein Center

2018 Conference Agenda:
Friday, March 16, 2018

9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Plenary Panel 
Location: Mundelein Auditorium

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Institute of Environmental Sustainability Self-Guided Tours (Lunch is preorder only)
Location: Institute of Environmental Sustainability 123/124

1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Panel Discussion Sessions
Location: Damen MPR North & South

Concurrent Session 1: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. 
1A: We Are Still In: Why & How U.S. Leaders Remain Committed to Paris

1B: Climate Change Knows No Borders: Canada's Approach

Concurrent Session 2: 2:45 p.m. -4:15 p.m. 
2A: Oil, Fracking, and Man Camps: Human Health along the Pipelines

2B: Climate Refugees in a Changing World

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Poster Session and Reception: Sustainability in Research, Teaching, and Advocacy.
Location: Mundelein Auditorium

  • Faculty, staff, and students from different disciplines and universities present posters of their research and teaching projects on environmental issues and/or solutions.
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served
  • Tabling event for sponsors

Refund and Cancellation Policy

A 100% refund is given if your registrations is canceled by 11:59 p.m. February 14, 2018 (Central Standard Time).

A 50% refund is given if your registration is canceled between 12:00 a.m., February 15, and 11:59 p.m. February 27, 2018 (Central Standard Time).

No refunds will be given to reservations canceled after February 27, 2018.