The CLEO Institute, in partnership with The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is pleased to host its 10th annual Empowering Capable Climate Communicators Symposium virtually, welcoming guests from across the world, for a 3-day discussion on climate and health. Tickets on sale now.

THURSDAY, NOV. 19TH FROM 10:00AM – 1:00PM (EST)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sumita Khatri 

CLIMATE IMPACTS ON HEALTH (10:50 – 11:50am) 

  • Moderator: Dr. Cheryl HolderInternal Medicine, Program Director of Panther College of Medicine communities; Interim Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, and Community Initiatives; and Associate Professor 
  • Dr. Sumita Khatri Professor of medicine at CCLCM/CWRU School of Medicine; adult pulmonary and ICU physician with a specialized focus in asthma patient care and clinical research
  • Dr. Michael CamposPulmonary Medicine, University of Miami, and Miami Veterans Affair
  • Dr. Olveen CarrasquilloInternal Medicine, University of Miami
  • Dr. Asim Jani –  Consultant and Clinician-Educator – Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine (Diplomate); Associate Professor (adjunct), FSU COM.  Focus on emerging infections/epidemiology, climate change & human health, and population health. Specialized training/work at CDC 2003-2015.

2 BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Climate, Health & Food (12:00 – 1:00pm)

Clinician Deep Dive Hosted by UM Miller School of Medicine (12:00 – 1:00pm)

FRIDAY, NOV. 20TH FROM 10:00AM – 1:00PM (EST)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

EXTREME WEATHER IMPACTS ON HEALTH (10:50 – 11:50am)

    • Moderator: John Morales – Chief Meteorologist NBC6
    • Kathy Baughman McLeodSenior Vice President at The Adrienne Arsht – Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
    • Dr. Carissa CabanAssistant Professor; Director of Behavioral Health Services at Student Health Center
    • Dr. Naresh KumarAssociate Professor of Environmental Health in the Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami
    • Dr. Timothy M. Hall – Senior Research Scientist at NASA GISS. His primary research is tropical cyclones (hurricanes in the Atlantic), their relationship to climate, and the hazard they pose to coastal communities.

BREAKOUT SESSION

The Power of Communication with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and The CLEO Institute (12:00 – 1:00pm)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST FROM 10:00AM - 12:30PM (EST)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson

A POLICY DISCUSSION TO GUIDE CLIMATE AND HEALTH-RELATED POLICIES

  • Moderator: Sam Ricketts, Senior fellow for Energy and Environment at the Center for American Progress
  • U.S. Congresswoman Donna ShalalaFlorida’s 27th Congressional District, former US Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Clinton, climate champion
  • U.S. Congressman Francis Rooney – Florida’s 19th Congressional District, Co-Chair of The House Climate Solutions Caucus
  • Ben Haley– Co-Founder of Evolved Energy Research
    Kevin J. PatelFounder and Executive Director of OneUpAction

Thursday, November 19th

Friday, November 20th

Saturday, November 21st

Become a Sponsor!

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All sponsorships are tax-deductible, and all proceeds from this event go to help fund our climate education in Florida.