The Thursday April 27 9am keynote address and plenary of the 2023 Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference in Reading (featuring keynote speaker Dr. Michael Mann) is available as a standalone breakfast event. Registration for the plenary/keynote breakfast event is $20 at the early bird discounted registration rate until March 2. From March 3 forward, the event registration for the keynote/plenary breakfast event will cost $30. Registration can be accessed via the button below on this post, or at the conference page. Regular conference attendees will also be attending the keynote, but there is room for additional attendees in the venue (the DoubleTree Reading banquet hall), and so WeConservePA can offer this option.


Keynote Speaker, Dr. Michael Mann

Dr. Michael E. Mann is Presidential Distinguished Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Pennsylvania, with a secondary appointment in the Annenberg School for Communication. He is director of the Penn Center for Science, Sustainability, and the Media (PCSSM). Dr. Mann received his undergraduate degrees in Physics and Applied Math from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. degree in Physics from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Geology & Geophysics from Yale University. His research interests include the study of Earth’s climate system and the science, impacts and policy implications of human-caused climate change. Dr. Mann is author of more than 200 peer-reviewed and edited publications, numerous op-eds and commentaries, and five books including Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate ChangeThe Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front LinesThe Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial is Threatening our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us CrazyThe Tantrum that Saved the World and The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet.


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