2018 General Information

Science & Engineering Impacts of a Changing Climate: from Wildfires and Drought to Floods

The Idaho Academy of Science and Engineering will host its annual Symposium on April 21st, 2018, at Boise State University.

The goal of the symposium is to engage the scientific and engineering community within the State of Idaho in a discussion of the causes of, impacts of, and ways to respond to the changing climate (extreme temperature and precipitation variations), which has resulted in broad-ranging effects from wildfire and drought to floods.

This event will highlight contributions of faculty, students, and researchers from universities, colleges, high schools and agencies across the State.


Panel Discussion:     Shifting Temperature and Precipitation Patterns

Keynote Address:     Wildfires, Drought, and Flooding and their Broad Impact on the State

Related tracks and technical sessions on topics such as:

  • Wildfires
  • Drought
  • Flooding
  • Agricultural Production Shortages
  • Power Generation Needs
  • Declining Insect Populations
  • Changing Animal Habitat

Where: Boise State University Student Union Building (SUB).

When:  April 21st, 2018 — during Celebrate Earth Week.  There are other Earth Week Events throughout the entire week of April 16

Who:  You!  This event is for college and high-school students, faculty, public, agency managers and employees.  Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are all encouraged to participate and attend.


Symposium Chair:               Arvin Farid:   ArvinFarid@BoiseState.edu,   Phone: (208) 426-4827

Technical Co-Chairs:           Moji Sadegh:   MojtabaSadegh@BoiseState.edu

                                               Gene Stuffle:   gene.stuffle@isu.edu

                                               You Qiang:   youqiang@uidaho.edu


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