10:00 a.m – 10:30 a.m             Check-In & Breakfast

Coffee and bagels will be served.

Participants will check in and collect their folders.


10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.             Opening Plenary Session

Welcome and introductory remarks from Ingrid Archibald, Clayton Scott, and Emma Waltman

Introduction to the UNFCCC and COP by Environmental Studies senior lecturer Beth Martin.

Discussion of negotiating text and mock negotiations by Washington University alumna Rachel Westrate.

Keynote Speaker: Maisah Khan  (


11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.             Negotiating Blocs Meetings

Participants will be divided up into negotiating blocs to discuss their positions on different issues and determine their goals for the negotiations.


12:00 p.m – 1:15 p.m.                First Negotiating Session

Participants will negotiating the text will begin. Moderated by Tamara Slater.


1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                Lunch

Vegetarian lunches will be served.


2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.               Second Negotiating Session

Participants will finish negotiating the text. Moderated by Tamara Slater.


4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.               Closing Remarks

Discussion of negotiations and closing remarks by Ingrid Archibald, Clayton Scott, and Emma Waltman.



Upcoming Events

October 6th, 2016: Information Session for Washington University Climate Change Negotiations (WUCCN) at WashU

October 2016: 44th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

October 15th-16th, 2016: Inter-university Climate Change Negotiations (ICCN) at University of Maryland

October 22nd, 2016: Washington University Climate Change Negotiations (WUCCN) at WashU

November 7-18, 2016: 22nd Conference of the Parties in Marrakesh, Morocco