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2021 VIRTUAL PESF PRESENTATIONS

2021 VIRTUAL PESF PRESENTATIONS

Day 1 – Education Working Group

Monday, 22 Fevruary 2021

1500 - 1530
EXPLORE EXPO & LOUNGES
1530 - 1545
Introduction

Mr. Christopher Sholes, Environmental Security Program Manager, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, USA

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USINDOPACOM Opening Remarks

Brigadier General Jered P. Helwig, Director for Logistics and Engineering, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, USA

1545 - 1600
Overview of Education Working Group Structure & Activities

Dr. Dave White, Deputy Director, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, Arizona State University, USA

Fmr. UN Ambassador Amanda Ellis, Director of Global Partnerships, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Partnerships, Arizona State University, New Zealand

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1600 - 1615
United Nations Representative

Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu, Under-Secretary-General & High Representative, United Nations-OHRLLS, Tonga

1615 - 1625
MAINSTAGE BREAK: Poet, Youth Climate Leader

Ms. Selina Neirok Leem, Climate Warrior, Republic of the Marshall Islands

1625 - 1645
KEYNOTE: Carbon Drawdown – Mechanical Trees

Dr. Klaus Lackner, Director of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University, USA

1645 - 1655
KEYNOTE Live Q&A: Carbon Drawdown – Mechanical Trees

Dr. Klaus Lackner, Director of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University, USA

Moderated by Amanda Ellis, Arizona State University’s Global Futures Laboratory, New Zealand

1655 - 1700
BREAK
1740 - 1745
BREAK
1745 - 1825
SESSION 2: WATER SECURITY

Moderated by Dr. Dave White, PESF Working Group Chair and Deputy Director, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, Arizona State University

1825 - 1835
MAINSTAGE BREAK: Artwork

Featuring Pacific Landscapes Artwork by Vytas Bronius Kapociunas, Australia
AND
Hawaiian Artwork by Meleanna Meyer, USA

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1915 - 1920
BREAK
1920 - 2000
SESSION 4: GENDER EQUALITY IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND SOLUTIONS

WE Empower - women entrepreneurs supporting the UN SDGs through business

Moderated by Dr. Dayna Baumeister, Biomimicry 3.8, USA

2000 - 2050
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Day 2 – Policy Working Group

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

1500 - 1530
EXPLORE EXPO & LOUNGES
1530 - 1545
Overview of Education Working Group Structure & Activities

Ms. Jane Neilson, Senior Policy Analyst (Climate Change and Security), Ministry of Defence, New Zealand

1545 - 1615
ONLINE NETWORKING
1615 - 1700
SESSION 1: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE WORKSHOP ON POLICY MAKING AND CLIMATE CONSIDERATIONS

Mr. Tom Haristias, Desk Officer, Climate Security, Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy (DGRIS) of the French Ministry of Armed Forces, France
AND
Ms. Jane Neilson, Senior Policy Analyst (Climate Change and Security), Ministry of Defence, New Zealand

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Moderated by Ms. Chesna Cocker, Senior Analyst, Ministry of Defence, New Zealand

1700 - 1710
BREAK
1710 - 1730
SESSION 2: CONDUCTING DISASTER RELIEF IN THE COVID PANDEMIC

Mr. Yuki Yamamoto, Deputy Director, International Policy Division, Japan Ministry of Defense, Japan (pdf, 1.1Mb)

1730 - 1750
SESSION 3: DEFENSE RESPONSES TO CLIMATE SECURITY THREATS IN THE INDO-PACIFIC

Ms. Erin Sikorsky, Director, The International Military Council on Climate and Security, USA (pdf, 1.6Mb)

1750 - 1800
BREAK
1820 - 1830
SESSION 5: INCORPORATING WOMEN, PEACE & SECURITY IN ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE SECURITY THREATS

Ms. Sharon Bhagwan Rolls, Pacific Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, Fiji

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1830 - 1930
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Day 3 – Networking Working Group

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

1500 - 1530
EXPLORE EXPO & LOUNGES
1530 - 1545
Overview of Networking Working Group Structure & Activities

COL Mike Goodyer, Environmental Security Advisor, Headquarters Joint Operations Command, Australia

AIRCDRE Kirrily Dearing, Director General, Support Operations J1/4, HQJOC, Department of Defence, Australia

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1545 - 1605
SESSION 1: UN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK FOR THE MILITARY COMMANDERS IN PEACE OPERATIONS (2021)

Colonel Stephanie Tutton, Chief of the Policy and Doctrine Team, Office of Military Affairs, Department of Peace Operations, United Nations (pptx, 2.6Mb)

1605 - 1635
ONLINE NETWORKING
1635 - 1655
SESSION 2: GREEN CONVERSATIONS EVENT SERIES: A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY DIALOGUE ON CONSERVATION

Ms. Piyumi Kalyanawansa, Head of Operations, Environmental Foundation Limited, Sri Lanka (pdf, 3.5Mb)

1655 - 1715
SESSION 3: BUILDING A REGIONAL RESPONSE AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY THREATS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

Dr. David Brewster, Senior Research Fellow, National Security College, Australian National University, Australia (pdf, 0.4Mb)

1715 - 1750
ONLINE NETWORKING
1750 - 1810
SESSION 4: BLACKROCK REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT (FIJI) SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN

LTCOL Karl Reynolds, International Policy Division, Australian Defence Force, Australia (pdf, 2.4Mb)

1810 - 1910
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Day 4 – Mitigation Working Group

Thursday, 25 February 2021

1500 - 1530
EXPLORE EXPO & LOUNGES
1530 - 1545
Overview of Mitigation Working Group Structure & Activities

Mr. Christopher Sholes, Environmental Security Program Manager, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, USA

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1545 - 1620
ONLINE NETWORKING
1620 - 1635
SESSION 1: US INDO-PACIFIC COMMAND: ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL STEWARDSHIP

Major General Suzanne P. Vares-Lum, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, USA

1635 - 1655
SESSION 2: SEA LEVEL RISE AND IMPLICATIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES AS AN ARCHIPELAGIC NATION

Dr. Laura David, Director, Marine Science Institute, University of Philippines, Philippines (pdf, 2.7Mb)

1655 - 1705
BREAK
1705 - 1725
SESSION 3: CREATING MODELS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION & MITIGATION THROUGH MULTI-STAKEHOLDER PARTNERSHIPS & SMARTLY DESIGNED PROJECTS

Dr. Rashneh N. Pardiwala, Founder & Director, Centre for Environmental Research and Education (CERE), India (pdf, 3.5Mb)

1745 - 1755
BREAK
1755 - 1955
Project Collaboration Development Sessions*
One-on-One sessions with country representatives and SMEs

Mr. Christopher Sholes, Environmental Security Program Manager, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, USA

*Also to take place throughout the day

1955 - 2055
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