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CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability 10th Anniversary Symposium

    • Short abstract: Join the School of Global Environmental Sustainability in celebrating 10 years of sustainability research, education, and engagement with an afternoon of panel discussions, keynote, creative performance, and reception with displays.

      Agenda:
      12:00-1:00pm – PANEL DISCUSSION
      The Future of Sustainability: Perspectives from Early Career Scientists

      1:00-2:00pm - PLENARY
      Sustainability Transitions: Linking Science with Action at Scales that Matter
      Pamela A. Matson, Goldman Professor, Department of Earth System Science and Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

      2:00-3:00pm - PANEL DISCUSSION
      The Green New Deal: Bold Path Forward or Idealistic Pipedream?
      Ed Barbier, Professor, Economics, and Senior Scholar, School of Global Environmental Sustainability
      Doug Cloud, Assistant Professor, English, and School of Global Environmental Sustainability Affiliate Faculty
      Maggie Fox, School of Global Environmental Sustainability External Advisory Board member

      3:00-3:10pm - PERFORMANCE
      Thinning of Species - A performance by scientists and poets

      3:30-4:30pm - KEYNOTE
      Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss: Implications for Global Efforts to Achieve Sustainability
      Sir Robert Watson, Chair, Intergovernmental Platform of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

      4:30-5:30pm – PANEL DISCUSSION
      Sustainability Leadership: Lessons from Academia, Business, Government, and Science
      Tony Frank, President, Colorado State University
      Kim Jordan, Former CEO, New Belgium Brewing; Member, CSU Board of Governors; former member, School of Global Environmental Sustainability External Advisory Board
      Tom Lovejoy, Professor, George Mason University; and School of Global Environmental Sustainability External Advisory Board member
      Bill Ritter, Jr., Former Governor of Colorado; Director, CSU Center for a New Energy Economy; Senior Scholar and School of Global Environmental Sustainability External Advisory Board member
      Diana Wall, Director, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, CSU University Distinguished Professor

      5:30-6:30pm
      Reception and Displays

      Free and open to the public, registration required.
      https://sustainability.colostate.edu/event/10th-anniversary-symposium/