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Innovation Media Lab

An Invitation-Only Event

Wrestling with Wicked Problems: Finding the Game-Changers

Moderators: Miles O'Brien, PBS NewsHour; Kara Miller, Innovation Hub
Thursday, November 20, 2014
WGBH, One Guest St., Boston, MA | 8:30 am to 7:00 pm

Keynote:
*John Holdren, President’s Science Adviser, Office of Science & Technology Policy

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

Panel Two: Healthy Lives, Healthy Planet
Jonathan Foley, Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences
Irwin Redlener, Pediatrician & Professor, Columbia University's Earth Institute, President, Children’s Health Fund
Haile Johnston & Tatiana Garcia-Granados, Common Market Food Project

LUNCH BREAK (Provided on site)

Panel Three: Sparking Creativity & Social Enterprise
Jeff Hoffman, Founder, Priceline, & Mentor, The Unreasonable Institute
Perihan AbouZeid, Co-Founder, Qabila Media & FilmCollectively
Emily Pilloton, Designer & Teacher; Co-Founder, Project H Design
Michael Murphy, Co-Founder & CEO, Mass Design Group

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 of What Then Must We Do?

COCKTAIL RECEPTION 5:30-6:30 pm

*Speakers invited, not yet confirmed | An Invitation-Only Event
RSVP to Carolyn Gallmeyer at carolyn_gallmeyer@wgbh.org or 617-300-4313

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