2013 Earth 2100 Conference Agenda

2013 Earth 2100 Conference Agenda

Saturday, July 27, 2013

8:00 a.m.

Registration/Check-In

9:00

Opening and Introduction: Jerry Barney, Executive Director, Our Task, Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, The Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment

9:15- 9:45

Keynote Address: Keya Chatterjee, Senior Director, Renewable Energy and Footprint Outreach, WWF

9:45-10:30

The Story of US: Monica Moore, Program Coordinator, Our Task

   

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:00 p.m.

Plenary 1: What is a Plan B?

Moderator: Alden Kendall

  • Earth Policy Institute, Emily Adams, Staff Researcher
  • Worldwatch Institute, Erik Assadourian, Director of Transforming Cultures
  • U.N. Environment Programme, Carla Friedrich, Programme Officer, Ecosystems Management
  • Global Footprint Network, Michael Borucke, Research Scientist

12:00- 1:00

Lunch- Global Thinking Awards Presentation

1:00-1:45

Table Breakout 1: Reactions to Plenary 1 & Prioritizing Changes

1:45-2:00

Gallery Walk

2:00-2:30

The Limits to Growth: Dr. Hazhir Rahmandad, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

2:30-2:45

Break

 

 

 

 

2:45-3:45

Plenary 2: What Will Sustainability Look Like?

Moderator:Giovanna Govea

  • Chandra Taylor Smith, VP for Community Conservation & Education, Audubon
  • Sylvia K Vitazkova, Assistant Professor of Integrative Studies (Conservation), George Mason University
  • Joan Kelsch, Environmental Planner, Arlington County Department of Environmental Services

3:45-4:15

Day 1 Re-cap and Closing

4:15

 

Outdoor Reception

 

Sunday, July 28, 2013

8:00 a.m.

Registration/ Check-In

8:50-9:00     

Welcome Back: A Day of Action, Angeline Cione, Board Trustee, Our Task

9:00-9:30

How I Got Involved!: Tyler Orton, Office of Sustainability, GMU

9:30-10:00

Seizing Opportunities for Positive Change: Sam Davidson, Co-founder, Cool People Care

10:00-10:15

Break

10:15-11:15

Plenary 3: What Can Young People Do?

Moderator: Sam Davidson

  • David Blockstein, Senior Scientist, National Council for Science and the Environment
  • Mayumi Sakoh, Policy, Advocacy, and Partnerships Advisor, Millennium Institute
  • Chris Stampar, International Director, IDEAS

11:15-12:15p.m.

 

Table Breakout 2: Actionable Youth Plan B Recommendations

12:15-12:30

Gallery Walk

12:30-1:30

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Table Breakout 3: Making it Happen: Tomorrow, Next Month, Next Year

3:00-3:15

Gallery Walk

3:15-3:45

Concepts for 2014/Evaluations

3:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks

 

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