Symposium September 22, 2021

UC Wildfire Virtual Symposium 3

8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Panels will include Q &A

Speaker and Panelist Bios
  • Welcome RemarksCecilia Estolano, Chair UC Board of RegentsThe Honorable Zoe Lofgren, CA-19 U.S. House of RepresentativesTheresa A. Maldonado, VP Research and Innovation, UC
  • Keynote SessionPolicy and Politics of WildfireAssemblyman Richard Bloom, State of CA Assembly Ken Alex, Moderator, Director, Project Climate, Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment, UC Berkeley
  • Panel 1: The Economics and Risk of WildfireRicardo Lara, Commissioner of InsuranceRod Linn, Moderator, Team Leader, Atmospheric Modeling & Weapons Phenomenology, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Panel 2: Culture, Science and Policy: Alternative Perspectives on Wildfire ManagementFrank Kanawha Lake, US Forest Service/ US Department of AgricultureAnne Foster, Moderator, Chief Clinical Strategic Officer, UC Health
  • Panel 3: Disproportionate Impacts of WildfireKaren Ross, Secretary of the CA Dept. of Food & Agriculture Marjorie Zatz, Moderator, interim Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development, UC Merced

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