Register here and mark your calendars! The detailed agenda is below. To view recordings from last year’s Symposium, check out our YouTube playlist here. See you on May 20!

Part 1. Welcome, Highlights, and Presentations

11:30 am – 11:50 am – Welcoming Remarks and Program Highlights

Pamela Templer, Lucy Hutyra, and Jon Levy (BU URBAN Leadership Team)

11:50 am – 12:05 pm – Solutions-Oriented Partnerships

David Meshoulam, (Speak for the Trees Boston), Cassie Tharinger (Providence Neighborhood Planting Program), and Anil Navkal (Energize Andover)
Ian Smith and Yasmin Romitti (URBAN Trainees)

12:05 pm – 12:30 pm – Interdisciplinary Research

Jenna Rindy, Jessica Wright, Kate Connolly, Tara Miller, Sean Mueller, and Kathryn Atherton (URBAN Trainees)


12:30 pm – 12:45 pm – Break and Optional Networking


Part 2. Climate, Water, and Air: Lightning Talks and Discussions
Talks by URBAN Trainees unless otherwise specified

12:45 pm – 1:05 pm – Climate

Zhenpeng Zuo, Alina McIntyre, Anita Tendler, and Claudia Diezmartínez

1:05 pm – 1:25 pm – Water

Danielle Perry (Mass Audubon), Caroline Fleming, and Birgit Claus Henn (URBAN Faculty)

1:25 pm – 1:45 pm – Air

Zeyneb Magavi (HEET), Taylor Adams, Arden Radford, and Robert Kaufmann (URBAN Faculty)