Security Calendar & ACDIS Speaker Series

These events are approved for students who are taking NPRE/GLBL 483 Seminar on Security and GLBL 199S Independent Study, Security Events.

Students are required to prepare a multiple choice quiz with five to ten questions and answers that exhibit an understanding of the lecture. NPRE/GLBL 483 and GLBL 199S students submit the quiz to Illinois Compass. The Certificate students submit the quiz to the ACDIS Office Staff at .

Fall 2018 – Security-related Events

DateArea of ConcentrationEventSpeaker
9/13/2018 - 9/15/2018Water SecurityFRESH WATER: Design Thinking for Inland Water TerritoriesNina-Marie Lister - Graduate Program Director & Associate Professor of Urban & Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto
Jane Wolff - associate professor at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
Billy Fleming - research director for the Ian L. McHarg Center at PennDesign
Lowell Duckert - Associate Professor of English at West Virginia University
Elen Deming - Director of the Doctor of Design program at the College of Design, North Carolina State University
Jessica Henson - Undergraduate Programs Chair in the Department of Landscape Architecture, UIUC
Mary Pat McGuire - a Registered Landscape Architect, Principal Designer at The Water Lab, and Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois (UIUC)
9/14/2018Food SecurityApproaching Global Food Production with Small FarmersAlan Hansen - professor and interim head of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at UIUC
9/14/2018Information SecurityAdversarial AI for Social GoodYevgeniy Vorobeychik - Washington University in Saint Louis
09/20/2018Physical SecurityGeneration Allah: Democratizing Muslim Men and Holocaust Memory in GermanyDr. Esra Ozyurek - Associate Professor and Chair for Contemporary Turkish Studies at the European Institute - London School of Economics
09/20/2018Information SecurityDynamic Resiliency Modeling and Planning for Interdependent Critical Infrastructures WebinarQuanyan Zhu and Rae Zimmerman - New York University
09/24/2018Multiple ConcentrationsEntry, Descent and Landing Technology Investments to Enable a New Era of Mars ExplorationDr. Robert D. Braun - University of Colorado Boulder
09/24/2018 - 09/25/2018BiosecurityOutpacing Antimicrobial Resistance SymposiumMaryn McKenna - Journalist; Senior Fellow - Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, Brandeis University
Jean Patel - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Brad Spellberg - University of Southern California
Lynn Silver - LL Silver Consulting, LLC
Gerard Wright - McMaster University
Douglas Mitchell - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Vincent Fischetti - The Rockefeller University
Deborah Hung - Harvard Medical School/Broad Institute, MIT
Clifton Barry III - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Peter Smith - Genentech
09/25/2018Physical SecurityBrotherlands to Bloodlands: Jews and Ethnic Germans in Southern Ukraine, Pre-Revolution to PostwarAmber Nickell - Ph.D. Candidate in the History Department - Purdue University
09/25/2018Multiple ConcentrationsCauses and Consequences of Currency Crisis in Iran and TurkeyHadi Salehi Esfahani - Director of CSAMES and Professor of Economics
09/27/2019Physical SecurityAnonymous Brown Bodies: The Productive Power of the Deadly US-Mexico BorderNicholas De Genova - Professor and Chair of the Department of Comparative Cultural Studies - University of Houston
10/01/2018Physical SecurityStructural Challenges in Iran TodayHamid Abbas Milani - Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University
Christina Moghadam - Professor in the Stanford Global Studies Division
10/02/2018Physical SecurityCampaign Chronicles: Ending Gender-Based ViolenceDr. Swarna Rajagopalan - Independent scholar - Consultant based in Chennai, India,
10/03/2018Multiple ConcentrationsiSEE Congress Symposium: Sustainable CititesRobert J. Jones, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Moderator Evan H. DeLucia, Baum Family Director of iSEE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Gerrit-Jan Knaap, Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, Executive Director
of the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education, University of Maryland
Hani Mahmassani, Professor of Civil and Environmental and Industrial Engineering and
Management Sciences Engineering, Northwestern University
Joshua Linn, Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future
Yanfeng Ouyang, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sybil Derrible, Associate Professor of Sustainable Infrastructure Systems, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ashlynn Stillwell, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chris McCarthy, Vice President of Sales Enablement, S&C Electric Company
Don Fullerton, Gutgsell Professor of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
John Harvey, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Davis
Julie L. Cidell, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Mary Pat McGuire, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Registered Landscape Architect, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Shoshanna Saxe, Assistant Professor of Civil and Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto
John R. Taylor, Assistant Professor of Plant Sciences and Entomology, University of
Rhode Island
Robert Easter, Emeritus President, University of Illinois
Sabine O’Hara, Professor and Dean of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability &
Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia
David Marcus, Undergraduate in English, University of Illinois
Champaign Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen
Urbana Ward 4 City Councilor Bill Brown
Edith Makra, Director of Environmental Initiatives, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
William Sullivan, Professor and Head, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Adam Hecktman, Director of Technology & Civic Innovation Chicago, Microsoft Cities Team
Zoé Hamstead, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo
Brian Stone, Professor of City and Regional Planning, Georgia Tech University
Evan H. DeLucia, Baum Family Director of iSEE
10/09/2018Environmental SecurityGeopolymers: Structural Inorganic Polymers – and a Potential Partial Solution to Global WarmingWaltraud M. Kriven
10/15/2018Environment SecurityDire Predictions: Understanding Global WarmingDr. Michael Mann, director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center
10/16/2018Environment SecurityConfronting the Challenge of Climate ChangeJoanne Chory - Professor and Director - Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; Howard H. and Maryam R. Newman Chair in Plant Biology, Salk Institute
Donald Darensbourg - Distinguished Professor - Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M
Marcetta Darensbourg - Distinguished Professor - Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M
John Gilleland - Chief Technology Officer - TerraPower
Jim Hurrell - Walter Scott Presidential Chair in Environmental Science and Engineering at Colorado State University
Rattan Lal - Director - Carbon Management and Sequestration Center Ohio State University
Cathy Murphy - Larry Faulkner Endowed Chair in Chemistry - University of Illinois