Keynote Address: The Perils of Plastic 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Presented by:

Wade Welshons & Carolyn Amparan

Join Carolyn Amparan and Wade Welshons for the keynote address, an in depth look at how plastic is affecting our world.

Dr. Wade Welshons has done extensive research on the effects of chemicals on developing embryos at the University of Missouri. Carolyn Amparan is Chair of the Executive Committee of the Osage Group of the Missouri Sierra Club and Membership Chair of the Missouri Chapter of the Sierra Club. She was a leader in the local effort to ban single-use plastic bags in Columbia. In addition to encouraging a migration away from plastic, she is active in the movement to fight climate change.

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