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Environment and Climate Change

Date of Session:  22 July - 25 July 2024

Location:  

Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Harris Manchester College is one of the thirty-eight colleges that form the University of Oxford and was founded in 1786.


Paper Submission:

You are invited and encouraged to make a presentation and to provide a paper on a relevant aspect of the topic, however, your participation as a member of the Round Table is not contingent thereon. Papers presented at the Round Table may be subsequently submitted for publication in the Forum on Public Policy, a journal of the International Round Table Symposium.

Registration:

Costs associated with the Round Table can be found below.  Membership is limited to 35 participants.

Should you be unable to attend, we would welcome your nomination of a colleague to attend in your place.

Tours:

A guided two-hour walking tour of Oxford 

Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to:

Environment and Sustainability

Sustainable Development

Environmental management and sustainability

Impact of urban development on the environment

Environmental toxicology

Development of environmental criteria

Environmental management and policy

Environmental remediation and restoration

Clean energy and sustainability

Green energy technologies

Environmental monitoring programs

Industrialization and the environment

Politics of sustainability

Ethics of sustainability

Environmental Law

The Financial Crisis and The Environment

Religion and the Ecology

Evolution and the Goals of Environmental Policy

Biodiversity

The Importance of Biodiversity

Biogeochemistry

Land Use

Biodiversity and the Climate

Biodiversity Loss

Tackling Biodiversity Loss

Biodiversity in the Artic

Global Change and Biodiversity Conservation

Health and the Environment

Global Warming and Climate Change

Global Warming and the Greening of Religion

Setting the Balance for Global Climate Change

The Church and Global Warming

Power Utilization

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Effects of a Warmer World upon

Contaminated

Communities

Climate Change Issues and Affirmative Actions

The Role for Mediation in Climate Change Agreements

Thermal and Daylight Optimization

Environmental Education

Environmental inequalities and justice

Emerging substances and mixtures

Environment, epigenetics and early programming

Epidemiological studies

Directing research strategies to protect future

Generations

Broadening Education Toward Environmental Restoration

Integrated Education in Energy and the

Environment

Improving Campus Sustainability

Ecological Effects of Climate Change

 Drought and water scarcity

Ecology and ecosystems management

Emerging pollutants

Diversity in Ecology

Changes in Phenology

Species’ resilience to climate change

Temperature and wind effects on ocean currents and Marine life

Coral reef vulnerability

The expansion or shift of plant and animal ranges

Nutrients’ role and influence over ecosystem response

Environmental Health

Ecological and human health risk assessments

Designing for health

The safety of food

Radiation fields and toxicology

Waste disposal challenges

Water quality

Social and economic issues

Accidents and risks

Contamination in rural areas

Health and Ecology

Emerging contaminants

Payment Information

The Full Oxford Experience

 

$800 - Deposit - due February 15, 2024

$1395 – Final Payment due April 30, 2024

Morning and Afternoon Meetings with Tea, Coffee and Biscuit Breaks

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Full English Breakfast

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Lodging in the College on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights (checking out on Thursday)

Walking Tour of Oxford

Meeting Only

$800 - due February 15, 2024

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Morning and Afternoon Meetings

Tea, Coffee and Biscuit Breaks

The Oxford Experience without Lodging

 

$800 - Deposit - due February 15, 2024

$795 – Final Payment due April 30, 2024

Morning and Afternoon Meetings with Tea, Coffee and Biscuit Breaks

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Walking Tour of Oxford

*No Lodging or Breakfast

Discounts

Alumni:

$150 - Alumni members of the International Round Table Symposium

Group Discount:  

$100 per person- Discount per person of 3 or more Co-Presenting a Paper

Co-Presenter Discount:  

$75 per person

Discount per person of 2 Co-Presenting a Paper

Guest of a Participant - Lodging and Meals

 

$1195 – Payment in Full due April 30, 2024

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Full English Breakfast

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Lodging in the College on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights (checking out on Thursday)

Walking Tour of Oxford

Guest of a Participant - No Lodging - Only Meals

 

$595 – Payment in Full due April 30, 2024

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Walking Tour of Oxford

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