Past Events: Penn State Energy and Environment Calendar Archive

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 12:00 – 1:00pm  Online  Full details
Join Water Cooler Talk: Aquatic Invasive Species in Pennsylvania to hear from the experts about Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). AIS are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity worldwide. Effecting both local ecology and economy, these small critters can have big impacts to our watersheds. This program will teach what characteristics make a species invasive, how they move from place to place, and how you can prevent their spread. About the Series
 8:30am – 8:30pm  The Graduate Hotel; Business Building  Full details
Penn State will host the 8th Annual Environmental Politics and Governance (EPG) Conference on June 28 – July 1, 2022, building on the success of previous conferences in Seattle, Zurich, Bloomington, Stockholm, Santa Barbara, and Oslo. The conference will consist of panels with research presentations, discussions, and plenary sessions.

 4:30 – 9:30pm  The Graduate Hotel; Business Building  Full details
Penn State will host the 8th Annual Environmental Politics and Governance (EPG) Conference on June 28 – July 1, 2022, building on the success of previous conferences in Seattle, Zurich, Bloomington, Stockholm, Santa Barbara, and Oslo. The conference will consist of panels with research presentations, discussions, and plenary sessions.
 11:15am – 12:15pm  Online or In Person  Full details
A workshop on AFM data analysis with Nanoscope Analysis and Gwyddion. Registration requested.
 10:00 – 11:00am  3rd Floor Café Commons of the Millennium Science Complex  Full details
Plant-inspired 3D Printing with Renewable Materials Stephen Chmely |  Agricultural & Biological Engineering

 All day  Online  Full details
Registration and attendance are free for all Penn State faculty and students. The GCSE 2022 Annual Conference will explore the complex interactions between biodiversity and climate change, and how these complexities factor into conservation strategies to protect global biodiversity. GCSE 2022 will highlight success stories in conservation that should help guide us toward finding more general science- and evidence-based solutions to conservation challenges.

 All day  Online  Full details
Registration and attendance are free for all Penn State faculty and students. The GCSE 2022 Annual Conference will explore the complex interactions between biodiversity and climate change, and how these complexities factor into conservation strategies to protect global biodiversity. GCSE 2022 will highlight success stories in conservation that should help guide us toward finding more general science- and evidence-based solutions to conservation challenges.

 1:00 – 2:00pm  Online  Full details
Water Webinar Series: Water Well Construction will discuss proper construction of new water wells including grouting, sanitary well caps, and proper casing. About the Series The Water Webinar Series is hosted by the Penn State Extension Water Resources team. Learn about a variety of private water topics such as common health and aesthetic impacts on drinking water supplies, preventing bacteria contamination, well construction, and septic systems. Each event will include an interactive Q&A session with the presenters! 
 11:00am – 12:00pm  Online  Full details
The first talk in LiMC2's series LIMtalks takes place on June 22 at 11am EST. The first speaker will be Antonella D'Alessandro speaking about "Advanced Multifunctional and Sustainable Construction Materials."
 All day  Online  Full details
Registration and attendance are free for all Penn State faculty and students. The GCSE 2022 Annual Conference will explore the complex interactions between biodiversity and climate change, and how these complexities factor into conservation strategies to protect global biodiversity. GCSE 2022 will highlight success stories in conservation that should help guide us toward finding more general science- and evidence-based solutions to conservation challenges.

 9:00am – 3:30pm  Invent Penn State Innovation Hub  Full details
We would like to invite you to our PIMA Nuclear Alliance Kick-off Workshop (the first of a series) being held June 20-21, 2022 at the Penn State Innovation HUB (https://innovationhub.launchbox.psu.edu). The PIMA (Post-Industrial Midwest and Appalachia) Nuclear Alliance is an initiative at Penn State seeking to innovate and accelerate adoption of micro nuclear reactor (MNR) and advanced nuclear reactor technology across the region to impact difficult to decarbonize industrial sectors at scale.
 All day  Online  Full details
Registration and attendance are free for all Penn State faculty and students. The GCSE 2022 Annual Conference will explore the complex interactions between biodiversity and climate change, and how these complexities factor into conservation strategies to protect global biodiversity. GCSE 2022 will highlight success stories in conservation that should help guide us toward finding more general science- and evidence-based solutions to conservation challenges.

 9:00am – 5:00pm  Invent Penn State Innovation Hub  Full details
We would like to invite you to our PIMA Nuclear Alliance Kick-off Workshop (the first of a series) being held June 20-21, 2022 at the Penn State Innovation HUB (https://innovationhub.launchbox.psu.edu). The PIMA (Post-Industrial Midwest and Appalachia) Nuclear Alliance is an initiative at Penn State seeking to innovate and accelerate adoption of micro nuclear reactor (MNR) and advanced nuclear reactor technology across the region to impact difficult to decarbonize industrial sectors at scale.

 10:30am – 3:00pm  The Arboretum at Penn State  Full details
The Center for Pollinator Research will hold a Pollination Celebration in the Arboretum at Penn State from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 18. Pollination Celebration will kick off national Pollinator Week, an annual event designed to raise awareness of pollinators and spread the word about how people can best protect them.

 3:00 – 5:00pm  Online  Full details
Participate in a series of four workshops on topics related to health and the built environment throughout the 2021–22 academic year. 

 1:00 – 2:00pm  Online  Full details
Many private wells and most springs test positive for coliform bacteria. Learn what this means during Water Webinar Series: Bacteria and Drinking Water, and the steps you can take to keep bacteria out of your drinking water. WHO IS THIS FOR? Anyone who gets their drinking water from a private well, spring, or cistern Those interested in learning more about Pennsylvania's water supply WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

 12:00 – 1:00pm  Online  Full details
The Penn State Cancer Institute is hosting a special seminar by Dr. Alpa Patel. Dr. Patel is the Senior VP of Population Science at the American Cancer Society and the lead investigator of the ACS's Cancer Prevention Studies, two very large cohort studies with substantial data and samples already collected.  Dr. Patel will be presenting on American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Studies—what they are, what data and samples are available and how researchers can access the data and samples for our their research.
 10:00 – 11:00am  3rd Floor Café Commons of the Millennium Science Complex  Full details
Center for Biodevices:  Collaboration Across Disciplines Mary Frecker |  Center for Biodevices

 10:00 – 11:30am  ​Millbrook Marsh Nature Center  Full details
The Brooks family and the Department of Geography at Penn State will host a celebration of the life of Robert Brooks, emeritus professor of geography, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. 

 All day  Penn State Behrend  Full details
The Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference is held annually on the Penn State Behrend campus. Attendees of the two-day conference hear presentations by several industry experts and take part in hands-on tutorials. Many of the tutorials are held in the college’s 10,500-square-foot plastics processing lab, the largest, most comprehensive plastics training lab in the country.