Keynote Speech by Myra Young Armstead

June 3, 2020 update: Dr. Armstead will keynote the AESS virtual event. The event date has been changed to July 15, 2020. Each year AESS holds an opening reception with keynote address. This year, the Association has the pleasure of hosting Myra Young Armstead who plans to give a speech...

Awards Night Featuring Speech by Leonel Perez

Every year, the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) hosts an evening awards reception. This year, the anticipated Friday night event will also feature a closing address by Leonel Perez of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). Mr. Perez brings a wealth of experience as an advocate for workers'...

2019 Conference Theme

AESS President Announces 2019 Conference Theme: Sustainable Futures As President of AESS, one job I have is to develop the conference theme. This year, after some discussion with the AESS Board, I chose the theme of “sustainable futures.” Personally, I come to this topic thinking about the existential threats we...

Film Night

AESS is pleased to announce that the 2018 Film Night will be sponsored by Bullfrog Films. The feature presentation will be AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock by Josh Fox and Native American collaborators. Bullfrog Films is a legacy supporter of AESS conferences. Please join us and see this amazing...

AESS Conference Plenary Panel

Plenary Panel Announcement for the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences 2018 Annual Meeting Dear Colleagues Years ago, following experience doing environmental compliance work for a pulp and paper mill and an air quality regulatory agency, I headed to graduate school concerned that environmental risk analyses too often aggregate risks...

AESS 2018 Theme

Dear AESS community: I want to be sure that you have the AESS 2018 conference on your calendars. We will meet June 20 – 23, at American University in Washington DC. Those of you who attended our 2016 conference at AU may recall a lot of construction, which is now complete....