Climate Change Forum

Marylhurst University (co-sponsored by the Oregon-AMS)

Saturday, October 20, 2007


Hawthorne Room in the Commons (Bookstore building)

General public welcome

Free Admission – Free Parking




12:00   Opening remarks; logistics and introduction of Opening Speaker – Jan Dabrowski, Marylhurst University Chair, Science and Math Department


12:05   Opening Speaker: Dr. Nancy Wilgenbusch, President, Marylhurst University


12:25   Speaker guidelines – George Miller, Retired Meteorologist, Adjunct faculty, Marylhurst University


12:30   Making Sense of What Scientists Are Saying About Climate Change – Dr. Ron Mitchell, Political Scientist, University of Oregon


1:00     Lessons From Past Climate Change  – Dr. Alan Mix, Paleoclimatologist, Oregon State University, College of Oceans and Atmospheric Sciences.


1:30     Climate Variability and Why – Dr. Christina Hulbe, Portland State University, Department of Geology


2:00     Break


2:15     Climate Models and Predicting the Future – Dr. Karen Shell, Professor, Oregon State University, College of Oceans and Atmospheric Sciences


2:45     Earth’s Dwindling Glaciers, Dr. Andrew Fountain, Portland State University, Department of Geology and Department of Geography


3:15     Impacts of Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest – Heather Kokorowski, University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences


3:45     Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change - Jill Sughrue, Sustain NW


4:15     Questions from audience


4:45     End of Conference


Marylhurst University is 10 miles south of Portland, 1 mile south of Lake Oswego on Highway 43