Schedule

Nobel Conference 48

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Time Presenter
9:15 a.m.

Prelude

The Gustavus Wind Orchestra
Douglas Nimmo, D.M.A., Conductor

9:30 a.m.

Academic Procession and Opening Ceremony

  • Processional
    The Gustavus Wind Orchestra
  • Invocation
    The Rev. Rod Anderson, Interim Senior College Chaplain
  • Welcome
    Jack R. Ohle, D.D., President of the College
  • Conference Introduction
    Chuck Niederriter, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Director, Nobel Conference
  • Conferral of Honorary Degree upon Lars Heikensten, Ph.D., Executive Director, Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
    • Citator: Jack R. Ohle, President of the College
    • Lictors: Mark Braun, Ph.D., Provost and Dean of the College
      Chuck Niederriter, Ph.D., Director, Nobel Conference
10 a.m.
David Gallo

David Gallo
First Lecture

"Beyond Titanic – What’s Left to be Discovered in the Deep Sea"

11 a.m.

Q&A Session

11:30 a.m.

Lunch Break

12:45 p.m.

Prelude

The Vasa Wind Orchestra
Karrin Meffert-Nelson, D.M.A., Conductor

1 p.m.
Maya Tolstoy

Maya Tolstoy
Second Lecture

"Our Global Ocean Floor"

2 p.m.

Q&A Session

2:30 p.m.

Break

3 p.m.
Barbara Block

Barbara Block
Third Lecture

"Sushi and Satellites: Tracking Large Ocean Predators in the Blue Serengeti"

4 p.m.

Q&A Session

5 p.m.

Dinner Break

6 p.m.

Art Exhibition

Hillstrom Museum of Art

6:30 p.m.
William Fitzgerald

William Fitzgerald
Fourth Lecture

"Mercury, Microbes, Mosquitoes, and More..."

7:30 p.m.

Q&A Session

8:15 p.m.

The Nobel Conference Concert

Christ Chapel

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Time Presenter
9:30 a.m.

Opening Music and Welcome

  • The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra
    Ruth Lu Lin, Conductor
  • Conferral of Honorary Degree upon Christopher Sabine, Ph.D.
    • Citator: Jeff Jeremiason, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry and Director, Environmental Studies Program
    • Lictors: Julie Bartley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Geology and Co-chair, Nobel Conference 48
      Joel Carlin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology and Co-chair, Nobel Conference 48
10 a.m.
Christopher Sabine

Christopher Sabine
Fifth Lecture

"What does midwest coal have to do with the price of shellfish in Seattle? Understanding how fossil fuels contribute to ocean acidification"

11 a.m.

Q&A Session

11:30 a.m.

Lunch Break

12:45 p.m.

Prelude

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band
Steve Wright, D.M.A., Director

1 p.m.
Kathleen Moore

Kathleen Dean Moore
Sixth Lecture

"Red Sky at Morning: Ethics and the Oceanic Crisis"

2 p.m.

Q&A Session

2:30 p.m.

Break

3 p.m.
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
Seventh Lecture

"Coral reefs in a rapidly changing climate: going, going, gone?"

4 p.m.

Q&A Session

6:30 p.m.

The Nobel Conference Banquet

Evelyn Young Dining Room, Jackson Campus Center

8 p.m.
Carl Safina

Carl Safina
Closing Lecture

"Caught in the Same Net; The Ocean and Us"