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October 2020

Resiliency: Adapting Sustainability Under Pandemic Conditions

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

REGISTER HERE The IoES Corporate Partners Program is hosting a panel discussion on sustainability planning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Our lives have changed significantly in the last few months as the COVID-19 pandemic shifted how we work, live, and interact with the world around us. At this event, we will explore how organizations are adapting their sustainability programs under pandemic conditions. Topics of discussion may include whether sustainability priorities have shifted, how sustainability programs will allow us to 'build back…

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November 2020

High Impact Tea with John Fisher, MD, MBA (’09) on Health, Leadership and Equity

November 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Dr. John Fisher has more than 15 years serving as a practicing emergency room physician and is an expert in the implementation of systems to streamline and modernize the coordination and delivery of quality healthcare. As the CMO, Dr. Fisher works closely with the administrative team and medical staff to further the hospital’s mission by establishing quality standards, providing strategic direction, and facilitating communication. He is also responsible for aligning physician performance and clinical care with the hospital’s…

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U. Michigan Prof. of Environment & Sustainability Kyle Whyte presents “Against Crisis Epistemology”

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

People who perpetrate colonialism often defend their actions as necessary responses to real or perceived crises. Epistemologies of crisis involve knowing the world in such a way that a certain present is experienced as new. In this talk, Whyte will discuss newness in terms of the presumptions of unprecedentedness and urgency. According to Whyte, these presumptions often depend on an unquestioned linear conception of time. In contradistinction to an epistemology of crisis, he suggests that one interpretation of certain Indigenous…

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7th Annual UC Davis One Health Symposium Registration

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

REGISTER HERE The 7th Annual One Health Symposium is coming up on Saturday, November 7th. This is a great event that brings together veterinarians, physicians, public health officials, scientists, students and staff for discussions on current research projects and issues facing the health of animals, people, plants and the environment. Exciting new things this year! The symposium is going virtual and is FREE. Spend a Saturday learning about bugs, the amazing world of aquaculture, COVID-19 in food systems, and see what students around the world…

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Greenbuild Virtual International Conference + Expo

November 10 - November 12

  New for 2020: Greenbuild Goes Virtual The industry’s leading green building event now offers three virtual summits in lead up to International Conference & Expo virtual event. Safe, secure, sustainable.  Connections without geographic boundaries.   Expanded education courses available in real time or any time.  Interactive supplier sourcing and peer networking forums.   This is Greenbuild’s next chapter.  Join us! The Event Dedicated to Sustainability in the Built Environment Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide to learn and source cutting edge solutions…

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Princeton Energy Conference 2020

November 13 @ 5:45 am - November 14 @ 1:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Our virtual fall conference 2020 brings together industry professionals, researchers, academics, investors, analysts, students, and other community members that are spirited about the future of the energy industry and new technologies. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic challenges, and social injustices, this conference will emphasize how we will change the energy landscape and drive ourselves forward to a clean, equitable future for everyone. Some of our keynote speakers include:  Dr. Daniel Kammen (Professor of Energy at…

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Healthy Buildings and Healthy Homes: Could Indoor Spaces Be Making You Sick?

November 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

REGISTER HERE According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends approximately 90% of their life indoors.  Accordingly, the physical structures in which we work and live—our homes, schools, offices, public buildings—directly impact health outcomes.  By improving the performance of buildings, in both design and construction, our health and well-being benefit greatly, while also reducing health care costs.  Expanding on the progress established by the green building industry, the next stage is to advance the complementary practice of…

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Maintaining Momentum to COP26 for the Net-Zero Transition

November 16 @ 5:00 am - November 20 @ 8:00 am

COP26 has been delayed. Environmental diplomacy put on hold. We cannot postpone the climate emergency. Momentum on climate action must be maintained. 2020 was meant to usher in a decade of action in our fight against the climate crisis. Governments and businesses were poised to raise their ambition but instead have been fighting a difference crisis – the global pandemic. As economies begin to rebuild, sectors reopen and society returns the decisions governments and businesses make today and the industries…

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2020 Biodiversity Symposium

November 16 @ 3:00 pm - November 20 @ 5:00 pm

APLD & LASAN present the 2020 Biodiversity Symposium REGISTER HERE Biodiversity hotspots are home to unique flora and fauna, many of which are endemic to a particular environment. Our City of Los Angeles is fortunate to be one of only 36 Biodiversity Hotspots on the planet. This designation also means that biodiversity here is threatened, and we need to come up with protective strategies to safeguard our area’s resilience and sustainability. Our symposium, which will unfold over the course of…

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Webinar One: Park Equity and Life Expectancy Research Findings

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

New research about the relationship between parks and life expectancy reveals that increasing park acreage in areas that face park deficits and lack trees could lead to significant population-level increases in life expectancy. It also shows that targeted investments in park infrastructure would significantly benefit the health of Latino and Black community members. In this webinar series, you’ll hear from the UCLA professor who conducted the research and representatives of community-based organizations that will use its results to push for park equity.…

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Fueling The Intersectional Environmental Movement with Debra Gore-Mann

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

REGISTER HERE Climate action and racial justice are inextricably linked. However, while the worst effects of climate change have disproportionately harmed communities of color, the historical faces of climate action have predominantly been white. The discussion will cover the environmental justice movement, its progress and challenges, and how corporations should get involved. Debra Gore-Mann is President and CEO of the Greenlining Institute. With an engineering degree and an M.B.A. from Stanford (where she was the only African American woman in…

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MAI Alumni Panel: Sustainability in Medicine and The Pre-Health Journey

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Medical Aid Initiative (MAI) on Thursday, November 19th at 6 PM for our alumni panel: Sustainability in Medicine and The Pre-Health Journey. A team of medical students and pre-health undergraduates will provide insight into their unique undergraduate journeys at UCLA! Along with discussing the significance of medical sustainability, panelists will share their undergraduate experiences, give tips on how to balance academics and personal well being, and describe how their opportunities at UCLA have influenced their career aspirations and prepared…

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