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Sustainability Events

The World That Food Made

Wrigley Lecture Series Future of Food
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Raj Patel

  • Research Professor, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin; Senior Research Associate, Rhodes University, South Africa

Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist and academic. With degrees from the University of Oxford, the London School of Economics and Cornell University, he has worked for the World Bank and WTO—and protested against them around the world. In 2016, Patel was recognized with a James Beard...

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The United States of Disaster Guestimates

Sustainability Series
Friday, November 16, 2018
Networking Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
Presentation: 9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Melanie Gall

  • Co-Director and Research Professor, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Arizona State University

Ken Waters

  • Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Phoenix National Weather Service

Sara Meerow

  • Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University

Adam Andresen

  • M.S. Sustainability Student

Tracking socioeconomic impacts from natural hazards informs progress toward the Sustainable Development Goal #11 (Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable).

This panel event will showcase the use and utility of ASU's Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database and the National Weather Service’s approach for documenting impacts...

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Clean Energy Implementation on the Grid Edge

LightWorks
Monday, November 19, 2018
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Matthew T. McDonnell

  • Commission Counsel, State of Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Please join LightWorks® and the Energy Policy Innovation Council (EPIC) for a conversation with Matthew McDonnell, a top attorney at the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, whose work includes helping to implement Hawaii’s nation-leading 100 percent Renewable Portfolio Standard, addressing the state’ electric vehicle roadmap, and facilitating the ongoing performance-based regulation...

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Fall 2018 School of Sustainability Student Showcase

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Monday, November 26, 2018 - Friday, November 30, 2018

Students in the School of Sustainability will be showcasing culminating experience projects during the bi-annual SOS Student Showcase. Please join us as Wrigley Hall opens its doors to highlight student research, projects, coursework, and internships from the Fall 2018 semester.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Project Cities City of Glendale Student Presentations
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Free Film Screening: The Age of Consequences

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Age of Consequences explores the impacts of climate change on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability.

This documentary film unpacks how water and food shortages, drought, extreme weather, and sea-level rise accelerate the instability and conflict in volatile...

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School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Thursday, November 29, 2018
4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

This event is the celebration and display of some of the incredible work sustainability interns have done this semester. Interns apply their talent and innovative thinking to applied experiences in professional settings including public, private, and educational sectors.

Talk with students while enjoying refreshments, appetizers and desserts.

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 11th Edition

Sustainability@ASU
Friday, November 30, 2018
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual screening of three short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation, Peter Byck.

This year's films:

Bike...

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Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 11th Edition

Sustainability@ASU
Friday, November 30, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join us for the annual screening of three short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation, Peter Byck.

This year's films:

Bike Saviours
Bike...

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21st Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium

Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER
Friday, January 11, 2019
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Event from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Marc T. J. Johnson

  • Associate Professor, University of Toronto-Mississauga
  • Canadian Research Chair for Urban Environmental Science
  • Director, Centre for Urban Environments

The Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) program advances our understanding of urban ecology and urban socio-ecological systems. CAP LTER has brought together teams of individuals from different fields to investigate the complex dynamics of the Phoenix metropolitan area and surrounding Sonoran Desert.

CAP LTER invites you to...

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13th International Congress of Orthopterology

Conferences Global Locust Initiative
Sunday-Thursday, March 24-28, 2019

The International Congress on Orthopterology is an interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in all aspects of orthopterology. For the first time, the Congress will take place in Africa, under the sub-title "Challenges in front of Climatic and Environmental Changes." The Orthopterists’ Society hosts the...

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The Sustainability Opportunity: 3-Day Professional Certificate

School of Sustainability Professional Training
Thursday-Saturday, March 28-30, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Earn a Professional Certificate in Sustainability Strategy from ASU’s School of Sustainability and W.P. Carey School of Business.

This course is designed for mid-career professionals in the private sector who want to create a decided advantage in the marketplace by reorienting their abilities. The program will focus on the organizational opportunities...

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