Thursday, October 26
- Welcome by Dr. Mark Madison, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Historian at NCTC, and Dr. Keith Alexander, Assistant Professor of History at Shepherd University
- “The Science – And Art – Of Satellite Imagery,” by Featured Speaker Mr. John Amos, President and Founder of SkyTruth.
- Dinner, available for purchase at the NCTC dining hall
- Featured Speaker Mr. David Conover, Executive Producer of Compass Light Production, viewing of his new documentary film, Behold the Earth.
Friday, October 27
- Welcome by Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix, President of Shepherd University
- Featured Speaker Dr. Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University, will speak on the role of historical study in environmental protection issues.
- “Scientific Language Barriers: Communicating Environmental Science to the Public,” by Featured Speaker Dr. Angela Lueking, Professor in the Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering at Pennsylvania State University.
- Concurrent Breakout Sessions on 1). Filmmaking and the Environment, led by Ms. Susan Mills; 2). Ethics and Environmental Decision-making, led by Dr. Mark Madison; 3). History and Environmental Engagement, led by Dr. Keith Alexander.
- Lunch, available for purchase at the NCTC dining hall
- Featured Speaker Ms. Denise Giardina, novelist, reads from her novel The Unquiet Earth with interview and discussion moderation by Dr. Sylvia Shurbutt.
- Panel Dialog and Discussion with all Featured Speakers, moderated by Dr. Rebecca Bates, Professor of Integrated Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Minnesota, Mankato.
- Conference concludes