October 28, 2023— “United Nations Day”

United Nations Association of Orange County

Invites you to Celebrate the Founding
of the United Nations

"United Nations Day"

Saturday, October 28, 2023
5:30-8:30 PM

5:30 PM to 6:00 PM: Social Time, Networking
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM: Opening and Keynote Address
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM: Buffet Dinner
7:30 PM to 8:20 PM: SDG Awards, Panel Discussion
8:30 PM: Closing Ceremony


Sandhu Conference Center, Chapman University
571 N Grand St, Orange, CA 92867

Keynote Speaker Dr. Joshua B. Fisher

Dr. Fisher is an Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at the Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University

His work as a Climate Scientist focuses on terrestrial ecosystems, water, carbon, and nutrient cycling. Dr. Fisher utilizes a unique combination of remote sensing, supercomputer models, and field campaigns, spanning from the Amazon to the Arctic. He completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees from UC Berkeley and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford.

Dr. Fisher’s impressive career includes over a decade as a NASA Scientist at the
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and serving as the founding Science Lead for the
ECOSTRESS mission on the International Space Station. He currently holds the
position of Science Lead for Hydrosat and has authored over 200 publications. Dr.
Fisher is recognized as one of the world’s “most influential” researchers,
consistently ranking in the top 0.1% of scientists with papers in the top 1% by
citations for the past 5 years in a row. [www.jbfisher.org]

  • Recognizing OC Leaders in Sustainability: Learn about how leaders throughout
    Orange County are implementing Sustainability Initiatives in their organizations,
    and the impact it is having in our communities. Honor individuals and
    organizations that have demonstrated outstanding dedication to advancing the
    ideals of making our community better and fostering cooperation.
  • Panel Discussions: Hear from award winners about how their commitment to
    sustainability has enhanced their overall value. Gain a deeper understanding of the
    UNA-OC’s efforts in addressing these challenges.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals, professionals,
    and advocates who share a passion for global issues and a commitment to making
    a positive difference.
  • Delicious buffet dinner. Exhibitor booths. Free parking.
The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) is a movement of Americans dedicated to supporting the United Nations. With over 20,000 members (60% under the age of 26) and more than 200 chapters across the country, UNA-USA members are united in their commitment to global engagement and their belief that each of us can play a part in advancing the UN’s mission and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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