Johnson County Community College
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Turning Down the Heat - Responding to Climate Change

Johnson County Community College
Wednesday, Feb. 20
Regnier Center, Capitol Federal Conference Center (RC 101)
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
FREE Conference for high school and college students. 
RSVP for FREE lunch required to attend.

Keynote speaker

Dr. Sarah Myhre, a respected ecologist working on climate issues and promoting the role of women in science, will discuss the global climate crisis and how we can work together on solutions to it.

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A full day of events is planned for you:

Time

Location

Session

8:30-8:50 a.m. Nerman Atrium Check-in
8:50-9 a.m. NMOCA 217 Welcome and Introduction
9-9:50 a.m. NMOCA 217 Keynote: Dr. Sarah Myhre
10-10:50 a.m. NMOCA 217 Join NOAA researcher Doug Kluck, Climate Services Director for the Kansas City Region, to learn more about the 4th National Climate Assessment and what it means for our area.
11-11:50 a.m. RC 101 Lunch
Noon-1:50 p.m. RC 101 Workshop: Being able to build community and talk through complex problems are important skills for any leader. Dr. Myhre will guide participants in a collaborative workshop as we learn how to improve our ability to lead in a warming climate. 
1:50-2 p.m. RC 101 Closing Remarks – Dr. Jay Antle, Executive Director, JCCC Center for Sustainability