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Upcoming Events @ Duke

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Synergy Between Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change, and Health: Pathways for Implementing a Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework in China

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the first Nicholas Institute and UPEP Environmental Institutions Seminar Series presentation of the Spring 2023 semester. Our speaker will be Dr. Binbin Li, assistant professor of environmental sciences of the Environmental Research Center at Duke Kunshan University.

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Field Auditorium, Grainger Hall

Senior Leadership Insights: A Conversation with Dennis Gilmore, Ph.D., President, Crosslynk Research Consulting

Dennis Gilmore, Ph.D.’78 is President of Crosslynk Research Consulting, where he provides professional services to start-ups involved in transforming new technologies into products. This role builds on his leadership background across a broad spectrum of industries and around the world. Over a career spanning nearly 40 years, he has led the development and commercialization of more than 200 new products and processes for global, science-driven companies such as Royal Dutch Shell and PPG industries.

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Rethinking Diplomacy: A Conversation on Climate Diplomacy with Ambassador Robert O. Blake

Duke University's Rethinking Diplomacy Program is hosting a timely discussion on climate diplomacy with Ambassador Robert O. Blake, former senior advisor to US envoy for climate change John Kerry. This webinar is organized in collaboration with Duke's Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability; James E. Rogers Energy Access Project; and Sanford School of Public Policy.

Date and Time
Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

A Conversation with Dr. Steven Chu - Ferguson Family Distinguished Lectureship Series

Steven Chu is the former U.S. Secretary of Energy and William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Physics and Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology at Stanford University.

Widely cited for his work in both alternative energy technologies and molecular biology, he served as Secretary of Energy from 2009 to 2013 under President Barack Obama and was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics for his research on laser cooling and atom trapping.

Date and Time
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Love Auditorium
Levine Science Research Center
Duke University Campus
308 Research Dr., Durham, NC 27710

Winds of Change: Tracking the Development of US Offshore Wind Energy

This innovative conference centers the path forward to plan, develop, and sustainably deploy offshore wind infrastructure in the United States. With offshore wind development plans rapidly emerging on the US Atlantic coast, this is a critical time to convene wind developers, government officials, NGO representatives, and other clean energy business leaders to discuss the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind in the next decade.

Friday, March 3, 2023
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Boulevard Durham, NC