The SENCER Center for Innovation—Southwest Spring 2020 Regional Symposium will take place at Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX on January 31, 2020. This year’s symposium theme will be: Citizen Science: The Impact on our Communities by Plastics in Our Environment. This symposium will focus on the global crisis of plastic from multidisciplinary views including the science, environmental, economic, policies, and health related impacts of plastics. This symposium will be held as a Zero Impact event!
The presenters will be nationally known leaders in the SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibilities) network and Texas Woman’s University. Our speakers are Dr. Reid Bishop (Belhaven University), Dr. Stephen Carroll (Santa Clara University), Dr. Matt Fisher (St. Vincent College), Mr. David Hunter (City of Denton), Dr. Cathy Middlecamp (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Dr. Sherine Obare (North Carolina A&T State University and UNC Greensboro), Dr. Richard Sheardy (Texas Woman’s University), Dr. Garon Smith (University of Montana), and Dr. Davida Smyth (The New School).
The meeting is free but we will ask you to register in order to assist us with planning food events. Attendees who wish to share successes in making civic responsibility evident in their teaching, research and community service are invited to bring a poster. You will be asked for a title and abstract when you register.
Tentative Symposium Schedule
There will be a Wizard Show on Thursday night before the Symposium.