1-4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Illini Union Room 104, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The objective of this workshop, hosted by iSEE, is to bring together scientists and social scientists from across campus to discuss research opportunities related to Environmental Justice and to support the coalescence of interdisciplinary teams to pursue external funding. The event will center around guided discussion among the participants to explore collaborations and identify new priorities for investment (including seed funding) moving forward.



12:30 p.m. — Refreshments & networking
1 p.m. — Welcome
  • Madhu Khanna, iSEE’s Alvin H. Baum Family Chair & Director
1:05 p.m. — Introductions, Motivation for Workshop & Funding Landscape
  • Jeremy Guest, iSEE Associate Director for Research
1:20 p.m. — Invited Framing Presentations by Faculty & Staff
2:10 p.m. — Breakout Instructions
2:30 p.m. — Breakout Session 1: Research Gaps, Challenges & Topics of Interest
3:20 p.m. — Breakout Session 2: Opportunities for Collaboration and Campus Leadership
4 p.m. — Breakout Session 3: Resource Needs & Seed Funding Priorities
4:30 p.m. — Meeting adjourns