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Fall 2015 Seminars and Events:



August:

August 29, 2015:
Invasisve Plant Management Workshop:  Identify and Control Swallow-wort
Cornell Cooperative Extension and St. Lawrence Land Trust.
605 Miner Street, Canton, 9 am to 11 am
For more info and to register: Will Rivers at 315-854-0184 or riversw@canton.edu.

September:

September 1, 2015:
Dr. Alan Rossner
"Do Accidents Just Happen? Why Environmental, Health and Safety in Laboratories are an Importat Part of Your Education"
CAMP 175
9:45 am (Refreshments at 9:30am)

September 1, 2015:
Bob Dean
"The World We Crate:  A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril"
Internationally renowned journalist/
Currently at National Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Student Center Forum, 7:30 pm
http://www.nrdc.org/about/staff/bob-deans

September 3, 2015:
Opening Reception
Photography exhibit: "Environmental Impacts"
SUNY Potsdam Gibson Gallery (through 10/31)

September 3, 2015:
ADK Fungi Fest
Paul Smiths VIC
Workshops, guided forays, and other events

September 6, 2015:
ADK Habitat Awareness Day: Rewilding the Adirondacks!
At: Refuge in Wilmington, 10 am to 6 pm
Contact Alex French ( afrench@clarkson.edu) to reserve a seat; Van will leave from Clarkson

September 12, 2015:
Save the River's "Wild and Scenic Film Festival"
Student Center Forum
3:00 to 5:00 pm
Sponsored by ISE and Save the River.
More at: http://blog.savetheriver.org/?p=7555 

September 24, 2015
"Ecovillages as Campuses for Sustainability Education"
Daniel Greenberg, Founder and CEO, Earth Deeds
SUNY Potsdam, Raymond Hall, 8th Floor
7:00 to 9:00 pm

September 26, 2015:
Local Living festival
Downtown Canton, 9:30 am to 5 pm
At the Village Green

September 28, 2015
"Just Eat It:  A Food Waste Story"
Cinema 10m movie hosted by GardenShare
Panel discussion moderated by David Sommerstein.

October: 


October 2 - 4, 2015
Three-day Start-up weekend (apply by Sept 11th)
3DS brings together the best in design, engineering, business and science. 
Participants can grow a big idea or just learn more about startups. 
Sustainability aspects and clean technologies can be a big part of this event.

October 7, 2015:
"Demographic Trends in the Adirondacks"
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Rockefeller Institute of Government
411 State Street, Albany NY
RSVP by Sept. 15; email Theresa for full agenda
Full Announcement

November:

November 17, 2015 Potsdam (Jernabi's Coffeehouse)
November 18, 2015 Canton

Suresh Dhaniyala
"Air Pollution in a Changing World"
Science Cafe

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Spring 2015 Seminars and Events: 


January: 


"Evaluating Wetland Ecosystem Services in the  St. Lawrence Valley Using Indicators"
Dr. Thomas Langen

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this Online 

 "Microbial Fuel Cell Technologies for Renewable Power and Biofuels Production for Waste Biomass"
Dr. Bruce Logan, The Association of Environmental Engineering & Science
Professors Distinguished Lecturer
Thursday, January 29, 2015
11:00 am
Moore House Room 1009A

"Tips for Advanced Searching Techniques of Scientific Research"
Hao Zhou

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this Online 

"Laboratory Safety"
Erica Arnold

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this Online 

February:

"Nanoparticle Penetration through Protective Gloves under Conditions Simulating Occupational Use"
Kui Wang

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this Online

"Advanced Water Treatment Technology"
Dr. Christopher Bellona

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this Online 

"Hydro-Fracking, Global Warming, and Environmental Policy:  What To Do?"
Dr. Stephen Bird

Off-campus Seminar (Public)
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
2:00 pm
SUNY Potsdam, Kellas 105

"The Ins and Outs of Academic Job Search for environmental Science and Engineering"
Dr. Andrea Ferro

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this Online

March:

"nZVI Encapsulation with Alginate"
Xiangju Fu

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this Online  

"Anaerobic Co-digestion of Kelp as a Sustainable Third Generation Biofuel"
Yujiao Yang

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this online

"In Situ Treatment Train for Remediation of Perfluoroalkyl Contaminated Grounwater:  In Situ Chemical Oxidation of Sorbed Contaminants (ISC)-SC)"
Dinusha Siriwardena

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this online

April:

"Optimizing Coagulation for Treatment of High TOC Surface Water and Minimizing Disinfection Byproduct Formation Potential"
Abhisek V. Manikonda

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this online

"Climate non-stationarity - Validity of Calibrated Rainfall-runoff Models for Use in Climate Change Studies"
Dilhani Jayathilake

ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
12:00 pm
ERC 102
Watch this online

"Investigation of Novel Slow-Release Urea Capsules"
Aubrey Billings
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Pre-recorded and viewable here

"Nutrient Recovery from Biosolid Sludge"
Yashodhara Chowdhury
ISE Graduate Student Seminar Series
Wednesday, April 22, 2015