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March 2018

One Health One Planet™

March 7th 2018 - March 8th 2018
PHIPPS CONSERVATORY AND BOTANICAL GARDENS,
PITTSBURGH, PA United States
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2018 One Health One Planet Symposium Health Impacts: Chemicals of Concern in the Environment We are excited to announce that the theme of the 2018 One Health One Planet symposium will be Health Impacts: Chemicals of Concern in the Environment, with a special focus on endocrine disruptors. Register now to take advantage of an advance registration fee of $80 ($99 after Fri., Feb. 9), which includes access to the opening reception and symposium. 

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May 2018

Collision Conference 18′

May 1st 2018 - May 3rd 2018
New Orleans , LA United States
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Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit. In three years, Collision has grown to almost 20,000 attendees from 119 countries. Attendees include CEOs of both the world’s fastest growing startups and the world’s largest companies, alongside leading investors and media. Collision 2017 welcomed thousands of attendees to New Orleans, in between the two weekends of Jazz Fest™.

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Living Future 18

May 1st 2018 - May 4th 2018
Portland , OR United States
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Living Future unConference is the leading event in regenerative design. In May 2018, a global community of changemakers will converge at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland to turn ideas into action! Living Future is all about cross-industry collaboration. We believe regenerative design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table. If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, then there’s a place for you at Living Future.

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Agritech Israel

May 8th 2018 - May 10th 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,Its our pleasure to invite you to attend agritech 2018.We all agree that everyone of us is witnessing far-reaching changes in the agriculture industry - due to the influences of nature like that of climatic conditions and amount of natural resources available and or economic influences in the form of developing world's needs. All these conditions will continue to exert their influence not only on crop production, but also on the increasingly valuable harvest.This urges us to…

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Cool Clean Tech

May 14th 2018
110 The Embarcadero,
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Decoupling economic growth from carbon emissions will require new technologies to get the job done. Some of that innovation will come from established corporations, but much of it will come from creative entrepreneurs building new products and fresh ways to power our economy. Some of those inventions are cool. Others have less sex appeal but could put a big dent in carbon emissions that are driving global weirding. Can clean-tech startups get funding in an era of fossil fuel revival?…

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MARK KURLANSKY AND ANNA LAPPÉ: PLATE TO PLANET

May 16th 2018
110 The Embarcadero,
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Authors Mark Kurlansky and Anna Lappé are two of the country’s most prolific and influential authors writing about feeding a crowded planet with a destabilized climate.  Lappé’s work ranges from her Diet For a Hot Planet to work on factory farms and innovation in the food industry. Kurlansky has written best-selling histories of cod and salt and a new one on milk. His upcoming book is the story of salmon.

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Climate Winners and Losers

May 29th 2018
110 The Embarcadero,
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in Northern states will be affected by droughts in the South. But as the corn belt moves to higher latitudes and new industries emerge, there will be, among the many losers, some climate winners. UC Berkeley researcher Solomon Hsiang wrote a paper in Science looking at state and regional economies that will be winners and losers as…

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US/ SIF: Investing for a Sustainable World

May 30th 2018 - June 1st 2018
Omni Shoreham Hotel,
2500 CALVERT STREET NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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US | SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes. OUR MISSION is to rapidly shift investment practices towards sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts. OUR VISION is a world in which environmental, social and governance impacts are meaningfully assessed in all investment decisions resulting in a more sustainable and equitable society. US | SIF’s members include investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, pension funds, foundations, other asset owners, research firms,…

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June 2018

Net Positive Symposium For Higher Education

June 25th 2018 - June 26th 2018
Hampshire College, 893 West St,
Amherst MA 01002 United States
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NET POSITIVE SYMPOSIUM FOR HIGHER EDUCATION Please join us at Hampshire College for the Net Positive for Higher Education Symposium—focused on inspiring, educating, and igniting action that creates a living future within higher education institutions Higher education institutions have long been centers of innovation, research, and leadership, integral in shaping our society and culture. So, what better place than college and university campuses to create the most innovative and forward-thinking communities? Campuses in Western Massachusetts—Hampshire College, Smith College, and Williams College—are on the…

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July 2018

Veracruz Biomimicry and Design Expedition

July 12th 2018 - July 21st 2018
Filobobos Natural Rainforest,
Protected Area
Veracruz State , Mexico
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Biomimicry and Design Up to 6 CEUs/academic credits available for educators Immerse yourself in the beauty of Veracruz State while learning about biomimicry with peers from all over the world. Biomimicry is the practice of developing sustainable technologies inspired by ideas from nature. Examples of biomimicry that are changing our world today include highly efficient fans inspired by the way kelp moves in water, soil restoration solutions inspired by cushion plants, and CO2-sequestering cement production inspired by corals. While humans…

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