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Strategies on Energy Use and Waste Reduction for the Next Decade: Current research and efforts by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and the City of San Diego
Day 1 -- Tuesday, April 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
"Rethinking Energy Use to Reduce Carbon Emissions and Air Pollution"

Opening Remarks:
- Margaret Leinen (Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

Keynote Speakers:
- Bruce Appelgate (Director, Scripps Ship Operations) - “Steps to Convert the Scripps Ship Fleet to Hydrogen Power”
- Pascal Polonik (Graduate Student, Scripps Institution of Oceanography) - “From Paris to California: co-benefits of air pollution reduction”

Panel Discussion: “Reducing Carbon Emissions: Current and Proposed Efforts around Scripps, UC San Diego, and the City of San Diego”
Panelists:
- Michelle Perez (Energy and Sustainability Manager, UCSD)
- John Dilliott (Director of Utilities & Sustainability, UCSD)
- Taylor McKie (GPSA Climate Action and Policy Committee)
- Heather Werner (Deputy Director of Sustainability, Office of Mayor Todd Gloria)
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Day 2 -- Wednesday, April 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
"Reducing Waste and Altering Human Behaviors Toward Plastic"

Re-cap of Day 1 and Symposium Goals
- Laura Lilly (Scripps Sustainability Group)

Keynote Speakers:
-Kara Wiggin (Grad Student, Scripps Institution of Oceanography) -“Coastal Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology from Plastics”
-Sarah Fischbach (Professor, Pepperdine University) - “Evaluating Human Behaviors Related to Plastic Use”
-Paul Dauenhauer (Professor, University of Minnesota) - “Developing Alternative Materials for Energy Use and Plastic Replacement”

Panel Discussion: “Reducing Plastic Waste: Current and Proposed Efforts around Scripps, UC San Diego, and the City of San Diego”
Panelists:
- Vicki Conlon (Lead, Ocean-Friendly Restaurants Program, Surfrider San Diego)
- Tricia Light (GPSA Climate Action and Policy Committee)
- Jeffrey Summerhays (Sustainability and Zero Waste Manager, UCSD)
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For any questions, please contact Symposium moderators:
Laura Lilly (l1lilly@ucsd.edu) or John Semerau (jsemerau@ucsd.edu)
Scripps Sustainability Group
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