Examining 50 years of the Endangered Species Act
Keynote speakersMartha Williams, Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Janet Coit, NOAA Assistant Fisheries Administrator
Joe Neguse, U.S. Representative
Don Beyer, U.S. Representative
Panel on successes and importance of the ESAModerator: Tom Sisk, Professor Emeritus, Northern Arizona University
Samuel Penney, Councilmember, Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee
Tiana Williams-Claussen, Director, Yurok Tribe Wildlife Department
Danielle Moser, Wildlife Program Manager, Oregon Wild
Melanie Sturm, Forests & Wildlife Director, Natural Resources Council of Maine
Panel on Endangered Species Act challenges, including inadequate congressional funding and the biodiversity crisisModerator: Lindsay Rosa, Vice President of Conservation Research and Innovation, Defenders of Wildlife
Leah Gerber, Founding Director and Professor, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Arizona State University
Jacob Malcom, Director of the Office of Policy Analysis, Department of the Interior
Laura Melissa Guzman, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California
Symposium ReceptionU.S. Representative Jared Huffman and other Senators and Congressman will give remarks.
2-5 p.m. - ESA Symposium Invitation.
5:15 p.m. – Symposium Reception begins in the Atrium immediately outside the Auditorium.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
6 p.m. – ESA Awards Reception at the Library of Congress.