WGBH's Green Media Innovation IdeaLab

WGBH's Green Media Innovation IdeaLab

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An Invitation-Only Event

Wrestling with Wicked Problems: Finding the Game-Changers
Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 8:30am to 7:00pm | WGBH, One Guest St., Boston, MA
Moderators: Miles O'Brien, PBS NewsHour; Kara Miller, Innovation Hub
 


AGENDA

8:30am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (YAWKEY AUDITORIUM)

9:00am WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS (YAWKEY AUDITORIUM)
Jon Abbott, President & CEO, WGBH

9:15am: Panel One: Moving Forward on Climate Change & Sustainability
Nigel Purvis, President & CEO, Climate Advisers
Gavin Schmidt, Climate Modeler, NASA & Columbia University
Mary Anne Hitt, Executive Director, Sierra Club's Beyond Coal
Julian Agyeman, Professor, Tufts University, Author, Just Sustainabilities

10:45am COFFEE BREAK

11:15am: Panel Two: Healthy Lives, Healthy Planet
Jonathan Foley, Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences
Haile Johnston & Tatiana Garcia-Granados, Common Market Food Project
Paul Greenberg, Author, Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food and American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood

12:45pm LUNCH BREAK (YAWKEY AUDITORIUM)

1:45pm: Panel Three: Sparking Creativity & Social Enterprise
Jeff Hoffman, Founder & CEO, Priceline.com, uBid.com & ColorJar
Perihan AbouZeid, Co-Founder, Qabila Media & FilmCollectively
Emily Pilloton, Designer & Teacher; Co-Founder, Project H Design
Michael Murphy, Co-Founder & CEO, Mass Design Group

3:15pm BREAK

3:30pm: Panel Four: Building Greener, More Equitable Societies
Andrew Winston, Author, The Big Pivot & From Green to Gold
Ai-jen Poo, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Gar Alperovitz, Economist & Historian, University of Maryland Author, What Then Must We Do?

5:00pm CLOSING REMARKS

5:15pm RECEPTION (YAWKEY ATRIUM)

An Invitation-Only Event. RSVP to Carolyn Gallmeyer at carolyn_gallmeyer@wgbh.org or 617-300-4313

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