Yale Climate Day 2021

Event Type: 
Virtual Event
Event Description: 
Yale Climate Day is an opportunity for the Yale community to come together on climate change, one of the most pressing environmental problems facing humanity. The 2021 event included a discussion on U.S. climate policy featuring Secretary John Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate. There were also short climate talks by Yale faculty, a poster session showcasing emerging scholars’ work, and a photo contest.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, Yale Planetary Solutions Project, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, Yale School of the Environment, Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale School of Public Health
Point of Contact: 
Hannah Meyer
YC&E Project Lead: 
Emily Roback
Scope of Work: 
Scope of Work: 
• Created, designed and managed online registration
• Weekly meetings with clients to share ideas on how to run the conference, provide insight on how the Zoom platform operates, suggestions for polling options
• Day of management – provided a run of show for each day detailing minute by minute what needed to happen on the backend for the conference to run smoothly.
o  Screen sharing
o Running speaker presentations
o Communication with speakers
o Set up and management of breakout rooms
o Managing the chat
o Welcoming people in from the waiting room
o Muting/unmuting
o Handling any technical questions
o Recording all sessions
• Management of Cvent Virtual Event website 
• Worked with Yale Broadcast Media on editing and closed captioning of event
• Attendee communication
o Provided zoom link, calendar invites, and scope of work for the conference