Modeling a Living Planet
A symposium in honor of Jorge L. Sarmiento

Symposium Program

Location: Frick Chemistry Lab/Taylor Auditorium

Time Topic Speakers
Day 1: Monday March 14, 2016
8:10 Shuttle to leave Nassau Inn for venue
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:30 Welcome Robert Key
Jorge Sarmiento
9:30-10:00 Retrospective on Jorge's Career & Outline of the Symposium Themes Anand Gnanadesikan
10:00-11:00 Session 1: Ocean Ventilation- From the North Atlantic to the Southern Ocean Moderator: Anand Gnanadesikan Frank Bryan
Lynne Talley
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Session 1 Panel Discussion Jaime Palter
Stephanie Downes
Thomas Frolicher
Alison Gray
Kirk Bryan
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Session 2: Dance of the elements - What does chemistry tell us about life on earth
Moderators: Ray Najjar
Niki Gruber
Yves Plancherel
2:30-3:30 Session 2 Panel Discussion Allison Smith
John Dunne
Ben McNeil
Daniele Bianchi
Parvadha Suntharalingam
3:30-5:00 Break and Poster Session
5:10- Shuttle to leave venue for Nassau Inn
5:30-10:00 Symposium Reception and Dinner at Nassau Inn
Day 2: Tuesday March 15, 2016
8:10- Shuttle to leave Nassau Inn for venue
8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-10:00 Session 3: Life in silico - How are we doing at modeling changing ocean ecosystems?
Moderator: John Dunne
Charlie Stock
Stephanie Henson
10:00-11:00 Session 3 Panel Discussion Irina Marinov
Kelly Kearney
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 Session 4: The breath of life-a changing carbon cycle
Moderator: Keith Rodgers
Joellen Russell
Sara Mikaloff-Fletcher
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Session 4 Panel Discussion Robbie Toggweiler
Chris Sabine
Galen McKinley
2:30-4:00 Session 5: Climate policy: Impacts and mitigation
Moderator: Heidi Cullen/Roberta Hotinski
Lisa Dilling
Joe Majkut
4:00 Coffee, snacks and farewells