Princeton Environmental Forum — Opening Session
The opening session of the two-day Princeton Environmental Forum featuring Princeton faculty and alumni environmental leaders addressing urgent environmental issues for the 21st century begins at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. This event will be followed by a daylong conference on Oct. 25.
The conference kicks off with the panel discussion “Breaking the Environmental Logjam” moderated by Juliet Eilperin, senior national affairs correspondent for The Washington Post, and featuring:
- Carl Ferenbach, chairman and co-founder of the High Meadows Foundation and High Meadows Fund and chairman of the board of the Environmental Defense Fund;
- Stephen Pacala, Princeton’s Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; and
- Anu Ramaswami, Sanjay Swani ’87 Professor of India Studies; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, and the Princeton Environmental Institute; Inaugural Director of the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India.
Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber and PEI Director Michael Celia, the Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies and professor of civil and environmental engineering, will provide opening remarks before the discussion.
Registration for the Princeton Environmental Forum is now open! The conference is free and open to the public. Visit the Forum website for a full schedule and more information on the program and speakers. The Princeton Environmental Forum coincides with the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Princeton Environmental Institute.