Deputy Secretary of State and Chair of U.N. Climate Change Convention To Speak Tuesday

April 17, 2012 — Daniel Reifsnyder, deputy assistant U.S. secretary of state in the Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science and chair of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, will speak April 17 at 4 p.m. in Clark Hall, room 108.

The title of his presentation is, "Negotiating Climate Change: My Year as Chair, or Adventures in the Climate Trade." It is open and free to the public.

A career forum for undergraduate and graduate students will follow at 5:15 p.m. in Garrett Hall.

A reception and dinner with Reifsnyder, open to faculty and students, will be hosted by environmental sciences professor Deborah Lawrence at her home at 6:30 p.m. To attend the dinner reception, RSVP to Lawrence at

Reifsnyder's visit is sponsored by the Environmental and Biological Conservation Program, the Department of Environmental Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and the Office of the Vice President for Research.