Pre-Conference Events

Thursday, March 7

“Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya” with David Breashears, Glacier Works, and Orville Schell, and the Asia Society

Dana Auditorium, 4:30 PM


Friday, March 8

“From Rocket Science to Rural Africa: My Journey to Ghana” By Kate Clopeck, Community Water Solutions

Axinn 219, 12:30 PM


Tuesday, March 12

“Working on Water: Student and Faculty Perspectives on Researching Water Issues”

Hillcrest 103, 4:30 PM

Interested in water issues? Wondering what it’s like to do research as a student and faculty member? The Rohatyn Center Student Steering Committee is hosting a panel preview to Rohatyn Center’s Water Symposium - come hear about the current research and experiences of students and faculty who study a wide variety of water issues.


Wednesday, March 13

Tierra de Agua: Filming Water Issues in Nicaragua”

Robert A. Jones ‘59 House Conference Room, 4:30 PM

How do you turn an environmental research project into a documentary? Fellow Monterey students are coming to share with you and the Rohatyn Center Student Steering Committee their experience filming water issues in Nicaragua for Terra de Agua. Clips of the documentary and a short presentation by the movie-makers will open the floor to your questions!


“Water, Trees, Life: A Global Perspective on Healing Our Hurting Planet” by Roger Hoesterey, The Eden Project

Robert A. Jones ‘59 House Conference Room, 7:00 PM

Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs
Robert A. Jones 59 House
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury, VT 05753