Welcome Reception 

A welcome reception for all attendees is on Monday, October 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the exhibit hall. Network with your col­leagues, share your ESD work experiences with others, view the ex­hibits, or simply pass the time meeting new people and making new friends. The 2023 Steering Committee will greet you and answer any questions regarding the Symposium.

Professional and Technical Women's Reception 

The Professional and Technical Women’s Reception provides a friendly environment where women in the field of ESD can
network and share work experiences. This year’s reception is on Monday, October 2, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Annual Meetings and Awards Breakfast

The annual meeting and awards breakfast for all registered attend­ees and exhibitors is on Tuesday, October 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Following breakfast, General Chair, Ann Concannon, will officially open the Symposium. Vice General Chair, Heinrich Wolf, will present the 2022  EOS/ESD Symposium paper awards. Tech­nical Program Chair, Mirko Scholz, will cover highlights of the 2023 technical program. Association President, Harald Gossner, will present the Association’s annual report. Awards Chair, Charvaka Duvvury, will present the 2023 Association awards.

Emerging Professionals and First Time Attendee Reception

The Emerging Professionals and First Time Attendee Reception provides a friendly environment where attendees new to the Symposium or early in their ESD careers can network. This year’s reception is on Monday, October 2, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

General Chair’s Reception

Ann Concannon, this year's General Chair, invites attendees and exhibitors to the general chair’s reception on Wednesday, October 4, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to network and share informal conversations with authors, industry professionals, and peers.