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Speaker and Panelist Biographies

ASP2021 Summer Symposium

Plenary Speakers and Panelists


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  • "International A4E Panel: Why Are We Here & What Are We Doing?"

    Meet four A4E members from around the world in this panel discussion as they discuss their involvement with A4E, the climate movement, and the intersection of astronomy and climate change.

  • National Radio Astronomy Observatory

  • San Francisco State University

  • European Space Agency

  • Universidad de Chile Astronomy Department

  • Astrophysics Research Institute in Liverpool, UK

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  • "Climate Change in the American Mind"

    Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, the Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, discusses effective strategies for communicating climate change with the American public.

  • Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

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  • "From Earth to Mars: A Fireside Chat"

    Dr. Yvonne Cagle, an astronaut who plans to go to Mars, and Imani Ware, a student who plans to work in renewable energy, interview each other in an informal setting to discuss their aspirations for themselves professionally and for humanity.

  • NASA Astronaut and Family Physician

  • San Francisco State University