Events Schedule

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To stimulate intellectual exchange relevant to solving important environmental issues, the Bren School regularly hosts prominent experts from around the world, who present their ideas and achievements at a variety of events. These workshops, conferences, seminars, panels, and colloquia ensure that the school remains a lively intellectual center at the forefront of environmental knowledge. We invite you to attend the presentations listed here, and to peruse the "Recent Events" (right-hand column, below) and the "Events Archive" to find out more about a range of related subject matter.

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Spring Seminar Flyer

Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 - 5:00 PST
Online only
Bren School Master's Project Presentations: 15 Group Projects and 2 Eco-Entrepreneurship Projects (more)

Monday, May 18, 2020 11:00 - 12:00 PST
Online only
Bren Seminar, Lauren E. Oakes, Conservation Scientist, Wildlife Conservation Society; Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Earth System Science, Stanford University"Considering a New Paradigm for Conservation Practice and Evaluating Adaptation" (more)

Monday, June 1, 2020 11:00 - 12:00 PST
Online only
Bren Seminar, Adeyemi Adeleye, Assistant Professor, UC Irvine (Details TBA)

Events Archive

May 11, 2020
Bren Seminar, Paige Weber, Postdoctoral Fellow, emLab "Dynamic Responses to Carbon Pricing in the Electricity Sector" (more)

May 4, 2020
Bren Seminar, Meera Mahadevan, Postdoctoral Fellow, emLab"Unbundling the Load: How Electricity Restructuring Affects the Manufacturing Sector" (more)

April 27, 2020
Bren Seminar, Danielle Touma, Postdoctoral Scholar, Bren School"Disentangling the Anthropogenic Impact on Extreme Wildfire Conditions" (more)

March 9, 2020
Bren Seminar, Jon Reiter, Founder/Principal, Cavalrei "Water in California Agriculture: A Business Perspective" (more)

March 2, 2020
Bren Seminar, D.G. Webster, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College "Beyond Panaceas in Global Fisheries" (more)

February 28, 2020
2020 PhD Student Symposium
Learn about diverse cutting-edge research being conducted at the Bren School (more)
See the schedule of symposium presenters

February 24, 2020
Bren Seminar, Heather Williams, Professor of Politics, Pomona College "Climate Change, Citizen Science, and Environmental Worldviews in the Peruvian Altiplano" (more)

February 10, 2020
Bren Seminar, Avner Vengosh, Professor, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University "Overview of the Risks to Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing" (more)

February 3, 2020
Bren Seminar, Judy Twedt, PhD Candidate, University of Washington "Listening to Data: Using Sound and Music in Science Communication"(more)

January 27, 2020
Bren Seminar, Tyler Scott, Assistant Professor, Environmental Science & Policy, UC Davis "Science and Innovation in environmental Decision Making: An Application to NEPA" (more)

January 26, 2020
Two Years After Fire and Flood, A Community Conversation about the Impacts of the Thomas Fire and Debris Flow (more)

January 21, 2020
PhD Defense, Alexa Fredston-Hermann "Causes and Consequences of Species Range Edge Shifts in a Warming Ocean" (more)

January 17, 2020
PhD Defense, Elizabeth Hiroyasu "The Social and Ecological Dimensions of Vertebrate Management: Reintroductions and Invasions" (more)

January 14, 2020
Forces of Nature Series, Katharine Hayhoe, 2019 United Nations Champion of the Earth "Science in a Fact-Free World" (more)

January 13, 2020
Bren Seminar, Luke Gardner, Research Faculty, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories "California Aquaculture: Past, Present, and Future" (more)

December 2, 2019
Bren Seminar, Mika Tosca, Assistant Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago "Reimagining Futures: Collaborations Between Artists, Designers, and Scientists as a Roadmap to Solving the Climate Crisis" (more)

November 25, 2019
Bren Seminar, Erin Hanan, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno "Watershed Responses to Shifting Wildfire Regimes in the US West" (more)

November 18, 2019
Bren Seminar, Rebecca Niemiec, Assistant Professor, Colorado State University "Understanding How Social Factors Influence Conservation Outcomes Over Time" (more)

November 4, 2019
Bren Seminar, Sumeet Gulati, Professor, University of British Columbia "Human Casualties: The Dominant Cost of Experiencing Conflict with Wildlife in India" (more)

October 28, 2019
Bren Seminar, Scott Goetz, Professor, Northern Arizona University "Advancing Global Remote Sensing Science through NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment & Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation" (more)

October 21, 2019
Bren Seminar, Fred Boltz, Water Lead, Global Center on Adaptation "Water is a Master Variable: Solving for Resilience in the Modern Era" (more)

October 16, 2019
PhD Defense, Timbo Stillinger "Observing Snow from Space: Snow/Cloud Discrimination and Opportunities in Water Supply Forecasting" (more)

October 7, 2019
Bren Seminar, Leandra Gonçalves, Postdoctoral Researcher, Oceanographic Institute, University of São Paulo "Ocean Governance: A Global South Perspective" (more)

September 30, 2019
Bren Seminar, John Battles, Professor of Forest Ecology, UC Berkeley "Forest Resilience in a Changing Environment: Hints from Hubbard Brook" (more)

July 30, 2019
PhD Defense, Ty Brandt "A Solution to One of Mountain Hydrology's Principal Mysteries: The Spatial Distribution of Snowfall" (more)