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Monday, May 13, 2002

8:30: Welcoming Remarks
Dr. William Baker,
[ Bio ] President and Chief Executive Officer, WNET

Dr. George Rupp, Bio ] President, Columbia University

 

9:00: Keynote Speakers
Dr. Jane Lubchenco, [ Bio ] Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology, Oregon State University

Dr. José Goldemberg, [ Bio ] Secretary of the Environment, São Paolo

 

10:45-1:00: Session One: Global Food Security
Session Chair: Dr. Roberto Lenton, [ Bio ] Executive Director, Secretariat for International Affairs and Development, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Columbia University

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, Bio ] Chairman, M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation

Dr. Uma Lele, [ Bio ] Senior Advisor, Operations Evaluation Department, World Bank

Dr. Pedro Sanchez, [ Bio ] Visiting Professor, Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Michael Lipton, [ Bio ] Research Professor of Economics, Poverty Research Unit, Sussex University

Panel Discussion

 

2:15-4:30: Session Two: Conservation of Biological Resources
Session Chair: Dr. Stuart Pimm, [ Bio ] Professor of Conservation Biology, and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, Columbia University

Dr. Cristián Samper, Bio ] Deputy Director and Staff Scientist, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Dr. Geoffrey Heal, [ Bio ] Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility, Columbia Business School, Columbia University

Dr. Callum Roberts, [ Bio ] Professor, Environment Department, University of York

Dr. Calestous Juma, Bio ] Director, Science, Technology, and Innovation Program, Center for International Development, Harvard University

Panel Discussion

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

8:30: Welcoming Remarks
Dr. John Mutter,
[ Bio ] Associate Vice Provost, Columbia Earth Institute

Mr. Lee Bollinger, [ Bio ] President-elect, Columbia University

Dr. Michael M. Crow, [ Bio ] Executive Vice Provost, Columbia University

 

9:00: Keynote Speakers
Dr. Hans-Joachim (John) Schellnhuber,
[ Bio ] Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Dr. Saleemul Huq, [ Bio ] Director, Climate Change Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development

 

10:45-1:00: Session Three: Urban Sustainability
Chair: Dr. Brian J. L. Berry, [ Bio ] Lloyd Viel Berkner Regental Professor, and Professor of Political Economy, University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Jo Beall, [ Bio ] Reader, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science

Dr. George Bugliarello, [ Bio ] Chancellor, Polytechnic University of New York

Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, [ Bio ] Senior Research Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University

Dr. Gordon McGranahan, [ Bio ] Director, Human Settlements Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development

Panel Discussion

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2002, 2:30pm
Public Forum: Food, Life and Earth's Future
Moderator:

Robert Krulwich, ABC News Correspondent

Panelists:

Dr. Jo Beall, [ Bio ] Reader, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science

Mr. David Dickson, [ Bio ] Director, SciDev.net

Dr. Calestous Juma, Bio ] Director, Science, Technology, and Innovation Program, Center for International Development, Harvard University

Dr. Roberto Lenton
, [ Bio ] Executive Director, Secretariat for International Affairs and Development, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Columbia University

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan,
[ Bio ] Chairman, M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation


Video Brief
 
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Earth Institute's Scientific Agenda Central to Sustainable Development, Says Jeff Sachs
35,000 world citizens will focus on global sustainability this August in Johannesberg. South Africa. Jeffrey Sachs, the incoming Director of The Earth Institute, describes the road to Johannesburg.

Video produced by David Marks, Office of Public Affairs.

Archived Web Resources:
State of the Planet 1999 Webcast Archives:
http://www.earthscape.org/webcast/lde01feed.html

State of the Planet 1999 Print Archives:
http://www.earth.columbia.edu/library/earthmatters/ spring2000