Symposium Schedule

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Nebraska Union Auditorium

8:30 – 9:00   Registration and Refreshments (Regency)

9:00 – 9:30   Welcome and Introduction

9:30 – 10:30   Terry Hartig (Uppsala University)

Restorative environments theory: Beyond the conventional narrative

10:30 – 10:40   Questions/Discussion

10:40 – 11:00   Morning Break (Refreshments available in Regency)

11:00 – 12:00  Louise Chawla (University of Colorado-Boulder)

Knowing nature in childhood: Placing cognition in social and environmental contexts

12:00 – 12:10   Questions/Discussion

12:10 – 2:00   Lunch Break

2:00 – 3:00   Agnes E. van den Berg (University of Groningen)

Aspects of natural environments that trigger positive responses to nature

3:00 – 3:10   Questions/Discussion

3:15 – 5:00   Harvey Perlman Poster Session and Reception (Regency)

Friday, April 12, 2019

Nebraska Union Auditorium

9:00 – 9:30   Registration and Refreshments (Heritage)

9:30 – 10:30   Nancy Wells (Cornell University)

The natural environment: challenge, inequity and resilience

10:30 – 10:40   Questions/Discussion

10:40 – 11:00   Morning Break (Refreshments available in Heritage)

11:00 – 12:00   Marc Berman (University of Chicago)

Environmental neuroscience: Uncovering the extensive interactions between neurobiology, psychology, behavior and the environment

12:00 – 12:10   Questions/Discussion

12:10 – 2:00   Lunch Break

2:00 – 3:00    William Sullivan (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Landscapes and your brain

3:00 – 3:10    Questions/Discussion

3:10 – 3:30    Afternoon Break (Refreshments available in Heritage)

3:30 – 4:45    Harry Heft (Denison University)

Discussant and roundtable discussion

(No continuing education credits available for this session)

4:45   Closing

5:30   Screening of Michael Forsberg’s film Follow the Water in the Morrill Hall Auditorium, followed by a Q&A session with Mr. Forsberg, a reception, and tours of the new exhibit space Cherish Nebraska.

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