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Climate Action Summit Speaker Series

This two-day series of workshops at the Presidio will highlight the response to climate challenges and offer systemic transitions and solutions.

This two-day series of workshops at the Presidio will highlight the response to climate challenges and offer systemic transitions and solutions.

The first workshop, Wednesday, September 12, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Food, Fiber, and Fungi – the “Carbon Pioneers” is an evening seminar featuring Bay Area groups already involved in innovative climate responses that are economically viable. Speakers include Brock Dolman, Anthony Myint, Albert Straus, Mira Michelle Kennedy, Sandra Kwak, Finian Makepeace, Dr. Christopher Potter, Jess Daniels and Erin Axelrod. Host: Shawn Rosenmoss

The first session of the second day, Friday, September 14, 8:30 am - 11:45 • Get the Dirt on Dirt / Is Money Really Green? will offer panel discussions on the next generation of climate solution designs: from regenerative agriculture, healthy soil promotion and reconsidered materials management to innovative urban infrastructure and decentralized energy projects. Panel members include Calla Rose Ostrander, Kevin Bayuk, Dr. Lisa Micheli, Dr.Jeff Creque, Gabrielle Black, Karri Ving, Dr. Brian von Herzen, Philipe Zaouati and Stephane Le Foll.Host: Kevin Drew.

The second session of the second day, Friday, September 14, 1:15 pm - 5:00 • Visionaries Reimagining Living Systems will connect, through various lenses, subjects rarely considered together: a systems view of life and its relationship to agriculture, economies, and a sustainable future; challenges with human perceptions in the 21st Century; conversations on carbon, environmental literacy, and advocacy. Featured speakers include Fritjof Capra, Joshua Fouts, Mark Schapiro, Jared Blumenfeld, Aaron Pope, Janaki Jagannath and Geoff Ainscow.Host: Reinhard Hohlwein


For more information, please see our website at: https://www.climatesolutionsgroup.org/

Date & Time

September 14, 2018

8:30AM - 5:00PM

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