UCL Geography Departmental Conference
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UCL Geography Departmental Conference

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University College London

Gower Street

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WC1E 6BT

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UCL Geography Department conference for staff and students

Wednesday, 1st March 2017, Gower Street


10:45-11:00

Mac Room Bedford Way

Registration (coffee provided)

11:00-12:00

Conference Room, Student Center, UCLU

Roding High School AS students and teacher Kate Stockings/ David Fawcett New Students

David Hewett (Fawcett Fellow-TBC)

AS Geography: What we’ve learnt and our thoughts about university.

12:00-13:10

Conference Room, Student Center, UCLU

Panel 1 (15m speaking and 5m questions per paper)

  1. Carl Sayer: The European Eel – a species that connects us to our Hunter-gatherer past.
  2. Sarah Wilson et al: Lessons from an overseas fieldclass in Copenhagen/Malmo
  3. Michael Nattrass & Alan Latham: Thinking through cycle infrastructure: How do people use the Road Network for cycling and what do they say about it?

13:10-14:05

Various UCL eateries

Lunch (voucher valid for various UCL restaurants and eateries)

14:10-15:00

Bedford Way LG04

Panel 2 (20m speaking and 5m for questions per paper)

  1. Jason Dittmer: Thinking through transnational militarism: the 1000 ship navy and beyond
  2. Vivienne, Jones, Carole Roberts, Emma Levin and Hannah Robson: Diatoms in environmental and forensic science: tracers and traces of evidence

15:00-15:45

Bedford Way LG04

Keynote: Paul Ekins, Director; Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources

“What hope for progress on environmental and climate policy, and sustainable economic development, in the current political climate?”

15:45-16:05

Bedford Way LG04

Coffee break (provided)

16:05-17:15

Bedford Way LG04

Panel 3 (15m speaking and 5m questions per paper)

  1. Andrew Papworth: The food of the Mayanga and Miskito indigenous communities in the Bosawás Biosphere Reserve, Nicaragua
  2. John Morris: Beyond Number: The qualitative shift in financial stress testing and risk management.
  3. Noam Obermeister: What different worldviews mean for inclusivity in global environmental assessments

17:15-18:30

Mac Room Bedford Way

Wine Reception (provided J )


Pub Visit: The Marquis Cornwallis

Conference Locations;

LG04 is on the ground floor of Bedford Way and the Mac room is on the 1st floor of Bedford Way. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/26-bedford-way/pearson/

Student Central Address:

UCLU Conference Room, 2nd Floor Bloomsbury Building

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/pearson/bloomsbury-theatre/

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