USDA: United States Department of Agriculture

Symposium Schedule

  1. Monday, March 21, 2005
    1. 5:00 p.m. - Registration
  2. Tuesday, March 22, 2005
    1. 7:30 a.m. - Registration; coffee and pastries
    2. 8:15 a.m. - Welcome
    3.  
    4. 8:30 a.m. - Keynote address
    5. Speaker: James L. Connaughton, Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality
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    7. 9:00 a.m. - Plenary papers
    8. Agriculture: Charles Rice, Kansas State University
    9. Forestry: Richard Birdsey, USDA Forest Service
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    11. 10:30 a.m. - Opening panel discussion
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    13. Noon - Symposium luncheon
    14. Speaker: Jack Williams, USA Today
       
    15. 1:30 p.m. - Concurrent sessions
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    17. 6:00 p.m. - Poster session, catered reception
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  3. Wednesday, March 23, 2005
    1. 7:30 a.m. - Coffee and pastries
    2. 8:00 a.m. - Concurrent sessions
    3.  
    4. Noon - Lunch (on your own)
    5.  
    6. 1:30 p.m. - Concurrent sessions
    7.  
    8. 6:30 p.m. - Symposium banquet
    9. Speaker: J. Read Smith, Former President - National Association of Conservation Districts, Small Grains and Cattle Producer, St. John, Washington, Co-chair of "25x25" Working Group
  4. Thursday, March 24, 2005
    1. 7:30 a.m. - Coffee and pastries
    2. 8:00 a.m. - Concurrent sessions
    3. 10:30 a.m. - Closing panel discussion
    4. 12:30 p.m. - Adjourn