Plenary Session, “A Habitable Planet”,
Friday November 30th

vonRoll areal – University of Bern

Chairperson: Guido Schreurs
13:30-13:45
  • Welcome address by the president of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
  • Welcome address by the Vice-Rector for Development of the University of Bern
  • Antonio Loprieno
  • Achim Conzelmann
Chairperson: Daniela Rubatto
13.45-14.30
  • On the origin and early evolution of the atmosphere
  • Bernard Marty – ENS, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France
14.30-15.15
  • The Rare Earth Elements: Demand, Global Resources, and Challenges for Resourcing Future generations
  • Kathryn Goodenough – British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, UK
Chairperson: Pierre Dèzes
15.15-15.30
  • Paul Niggli Awards
  • Maria Schönbächler
15:30-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:45
  • CHGEOL Award
  • Swiss Geological Society – Best MSc Award
  • Prix Schläfli
  • Benoît Valley
  • Neil Mancktelow
  • Werner Eugster
Chairperson: Chinwe Ifejika Speranza
16.45-17.30
  • Causes for 20thcentury glacier retreat and implications for future sea-level rise
  • Ben Marzeion – University of Bremen, Germany
17.30-18.15
  • Identifying social-ecological adaptation pathways to a habitable planet
  • Lindsay Stringer – University of Leeds, UK
Chairperson: Pierre Dèzes
18.15-18.30
  • Presentation of SGM 2019 in Fribourg
  • Acknowledgments
  • Jon Mosar
  • Guido Schreurs
18:30-20:00 Geoparty I (Apéro and Meal in Mensa  – Fabrikstrasse 8)
20:00-24:00 Geoparty II (Live music in the Eventfabrik – Fabrikstrasse 12)

 

SGM 2018 Bern