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Event Name:2020 DBHF Annual Conference: The Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Foreign Policy and the National Interest
Event Type(s):Speaker Program
The Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Foreign Policy and the National Interest
2020 DACOR Bacon House Foundation Annual Conference
September 25, 2020

Please note this is a virtual event.

9:00 - 10:15 am Panel #1: The State of Our Understanding of the Climate Change Problem with Particular Reference to U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Lisa Friedman, Reporter, New York Times
  • Timothy DelSole, Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, George Mason University
  • Rod Schoonover, Ecological Futures Groups; Former Director NIC Office of Environment and Natural Resources
10:30 - 11:45 am Panel #2: Water Scarcity, Sea Level Rise, Melting Polar Ice Caps and U.S. Policy 
  • Charles Iceland, Director, World Resources Institute Global and National Water Resources Initiative
  • Rafe Pomerance, Artic 21 Program; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Environment and Development
  • Sherri Goodman, Senior Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center; Senior Strategist and Advisory Board Member, Center for Climate & Security; Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense (Environmental Security)
1:15 - 2:15 pm Keynote Address: Challenges of Effective Global Cooperation on Climate Change
  • Andrew Steer, President, World Resources Institute
2:30 - 3:45 pm Panel #3: Toward a 21st Century Strategy for Addressing and/or Adapting to Climate Change
  • Sharon Burke, Director, Resource Security, New America
  • Alice Hill, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Andrew Light, Distinguished Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute Global Climate Program and University Professor, George Mason University

  • The 2020 DACOR Bacon House Foundation Annual Conference is a virtual event. All registrants will receive a separate email with a join button for the Conference. Attendees may either stay joined throughout the event or they may enter and exit the event as they'd like using the same join button.
  • Attendees will be able to submit written questions during the panels and keynote. Instructions on how to do so will be included in the email that contains their join button.
  • All attendees will receive a conference packet before the event via email which will include speaker biographies, etc. 
  • Reservations for this event will be taken through our online system (link below) or via email, programs@dacorbacon.org. Please do not call to sign-up for the Conference.
  • Attendees are invited to donate to the Emergency Fund to help support the DACOR Bacon House and staff during this pandemic created emergency budget situation. Donations may be made at https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/dacorbacon
Event Date:9/25/2020
Event Time:9:00 AM - 3:45 PM Eastern
Location:DACOR Bacon House OR Online
1801 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

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