Meeting Program

Dinner Sunday, September 16; Breakfast, Monday September 17 and Tuesday September 18 available at Swope Cafeteria to registered participants
Monday, September 17, Meigs Room, Swope Conference Center:

9:00 – 9:15
Welcome and Charge
9:15 – 10:45
The Role of Microbial Communities in Mitigating Climate
Marine and Deep Carbon Ecosystems
Coastal and Marsh Ecosystems
Soil Ecosystems and Permafrost
10:45 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:30
Modeling and Sensing Microbial Communities
Ed Rastetter, Marine Biological Laboratory
Joe Vallino, Marine Biological Laboratory
Gangsheng Wang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Joe Zhou, Institute for Environmental Genomics, University of Oklahoma
12:30 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:45
Scaling Microbial Solutions
Susan Huse, Frederick National Laboratory
Robert Okabe, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Chicago
Brian von Herzen, Climate Foundation
2:45 – 3:00
3:00 – 5:00
Brainstorming on how to increase microbial mitigation of climate change
5:30 – 7:00
Dinner on your own (Swope, etc)
7:00 – 8:30
Discuss ideas, identify knowledge gaps

Tuesday, September 18, Meigs Room, Swope Conference Center:

9:00 – 11:00
Turning Knowledge into Action
Dave McGlinchey, Woods Hole Research Center
Brian von Herzen, Climate Foundation
David Cash, McCormack School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts
11:00 – 12:00
Discussion and Next Steps