Interfaces of Global Change Graduate Student Research Symposium

April 21-22, 2016

The first annual Interfaces of Global Change (IGC) Graduate Research Symposium will be a great opportunity for IGC Fellows to share their research with the entire global change community at Virginia Tech. The 2-day symposium will begin on Thursday evening, April 21st, with a special Distinguished Lecture at the Lyric Theatre featuring Dr. Josh Tewksbury, Future Earth. A full slate of events on Friday, April 22nd, will provide a forum for students and faculty to interact and explore connections between labs across campus.


Thursday, April 21, 2016

Keynote Lecture:
Dr. Josh Tewksbury, Future Earth
Lyric Theatre, 4:45-5:45 pm

Private reception to follow


Friday, April 22, 2016

8:30 a.m. IGC IGEP Breakfast Forum
with Dr. Josh Tewksbury
Old Guard Dining Room, Preston’s 

Graduate Symposium:
Fralin Hall, 12:00-6:30 pm

11:15 Poster setup

12:15 Posters & Coffee

1:00 Welcome: Dr. Bill Hopkins, Director, Global Change Center

1:05 Opening Remarks: Dr. Karen DePauw, Vice President for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School

1:30 Platform Session 1; Session Chair: Laura Schoenle

2:30 Posters & Coffee

3:00 Platform Session 2; Session Chair: Tamara Fetters

4:15 Poster Reception (students by posters)

6:00 Platform Award Announcements

6:30 Adjourn

Detailed Schedule (pdf)
Symposium Abstracts
See photos from the symposium on Flicker