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Exhibit Hall B, Level 1

April 2019

Welcome

April 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:10 am
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Wisconsin’s Environmental Leadership and Legacy

April 22, 2019 @ 9:10 am - 9:45 am

Join us as former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson and former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold kick-off the “Year of the Environment,” a year-long celebration leading up to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 50th…

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Stories from a Changing World

April 22, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am

From the tropical islands of Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean to Alaska’s peaks and valleys in the northwestern most extremities, climate change is impacting the way people eat, work, and live. Though the weather events may look very different in these opposing hemispheres, the devastation is the same: the loss of homes, agriculture, and livelihoods. Hear about the very personal impact these changes are having on individuals and their communities during this powerful session that will showcase the benefits of connecting scientific data with personal experiences.

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Closing Plenary: Imagining the Possibilities: Climate, Technology, and Society

April 22, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Award-winning science-fiction author, Kim Stanley Robinson, is one of the most read and respected science fiction writers in the world. Known for his reality-based approach to science fiction, Robinson has spent a great deal of…

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