Events

Date & Time
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location
Field Auditorium, Grainger Hall (formerly Environment Hall), 9 Circuit Drive, Durham, North Carolina
Quantifying the Rebound Effects of Residential Solar Panel Adoption

Yueming (Lucy) Qiu, assistant professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland College Park, will present "Quantifying the Rebound Effects of Residential Solar Panel Adoption" on Friday, December 7.

Date & Time
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:50 a.m. to 1:10 p.m.
Location
Grand Ballroom Salon H, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Remediation to Restoration
Lydia Olander, director of the Ecosystem Services Program at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during the session "Remediation to Restoration" on Thursday, December 6, at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). Olander, who leads a project on Gulf of Mexico restoration, will discuss Linking Restoration Impacts to Economic, Health, and Wellbeing Benefits for People in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #2018ACES.
Date & Time
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 5:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location
Grand Ballroom Salon H, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Quantifying the Health Benefits of Nature, Part 2
Sara Mason, policy associate at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during the session "Quantifying the Health Benefits of Nature, Part 2" on Wednesday, December 5, at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). Mason will discuss Sanitation for and by Nature.
 
For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #2018ACES.
Date & Time
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location
Grand Ballroom Salon C, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Getting to Why Ecosystem Services Matter before your Audience gets to ZZZZ
Lydia Olander, director of the Ecosystem Services Program at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during the session "Getting to Why Ecosystem Services Matter before your Audience gets to ZZZZ" on Wednesday, December 5, at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). As a session panelist, Olander will discuss recent efforts to improve communication about ecosystem services, including the incorporation of ecosystem services into curriculum, policy, and practice. Panelists will share their experiences and highlight some lessons learned. 
 
For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #2018ACES.
Date & Time
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 2:15 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.
Location
Grand Ballroom Salon A, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Opportunities to Create, Report, and Use Natural Capital Accounts
Katie Warnell, policy associate at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during the session "Opportunities to Create, Report, and Use Natural Capital Accounts" on Wednesday, December 5, at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). Warnell, who is one of the authors of a series on Ecosystem Services Conceptual Models, will discuss Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Natural Capital Accounting: Framework and Applications in the Southeastern U.S. 
 
For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #2018ACES.
Date & Time
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Location
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Increasing Opportunities for Private Investment on Public Land

Martin Doyle, director of the Water Policy Program at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during a town hall at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). Doyle will discuss Increasing Opportunities for Private Investment on Public Land. 

For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #2018ACES.

Date & Time
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location
Washington, D.C.
ISO/RTO Perspectives on System Reliability and Resilience

Jennifer Chen, senior counsel for federal energy policy at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak at the Federal Energy Policy Summit on Wednesday, December 5. 

Chen will be a speaker on the panel, ISO/RTO Perspectives on System Reliability and Resilience, from 11 a.m. to noon ET in Washington, D.C. She and other panelists will discuss how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's efforts to study, define, and ultimately address system resiliency could initiate major changes in grid planning and investments. 

For more information, visit the event website.

Date & Time
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:20 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Location
Grand Ballroom Salon B, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Building Capacity to Identify and Value Ecosystem Services
Lydia Olander, director of the Ecosystem Services Program at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during the session "Building Capacity to Identify and Value Ecosystem Services" on Wednesday, December 5, at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). Olander, who is one of the authors of a series on Ecosystem Services Conceptual Models, will discuss Building Ecosystem Services Conceptual Models for Federal Decision-Making. 

For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #2018ACES.

Date & Time
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Mapping Pollination Services in the Southeast
Katie Warnell, policy associate at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak during the Pollinator Workshop on mapping pollination services in the Southeast on Monday, December 3, at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). 
 
For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #2018ACES.
Date & Time
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Methods for Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision-Making: Conceptual Models and Benefit Relevant Indicators

Lydia Olander, director of the Ecosystem Services Program at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will lead a pre-conference workshop on Monday, December 3, at the 2018 A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference (ACES). The workshop, "Methods for Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision-Making: Conceptual Models and Benefit Relevant Indicators," will delve into specific ecosystem services assessment methods reviewed in the Federal Resource Management and Ecosystem Services (FRMES) Guidebook, focusing on ecosystem service conceptual models (ESCMs) and benefit relevant indicators (BRIs).

The presentations will provide detailed explanations of ESCMs and BRIs and examples of how they are used to help build a common understanding of what it means to incorporate ecosystem services into decision making. This workshop provides an opportunity for the broader community to explore ecosystem service conceptual models and indicators in more depth with experts, using participant exercises to enhance the discussion and shared learning experience. Integrated question and answer sessions will provide opportunities to engage participating experts.

Those interested in attending the workshop have the option to sign up when registering for the ACES conference. For more information on the workshop, visit the conference website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag .