Dr. Sarah Richardson joins previously announced SXSW Eco 2016 Keynotes: William McDonough (Architect, McDonough Innovation), Kate Brandt (Google), Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (Waterkeeper Alliance) and Bill Nye (Author, Educator and Entertainer).
SXSW Eco's nontraditional approach unites new speakers with established organizations creating change. SXSW Eco celebrates progress and bridging impact with provocative topics such as universal basic income, VR for conservation, diversifying the workforce, visualizing environmental justice, solving food waste, and a look at how POTUS 45 will #ActOnClimate.
Full list of newly announced speakers and sessions:
Achieving Zero Food Loss
Speakers: Jo Confino (The Huffington Post), Michael Dunford (UN World Food).
The Recoding: Creating a New Language for Good
Speakers: Sasha Markov (Mother).
Take Meaningful Action: C02 Reduction for a Cooler Climate
Speakers: Evan Haigler (Impact Carbon), Marisa de Belloy (CoolEffect), Siddharth Yadav (Global Offset).
Decision 2016: How Will POTUS 45 #ActOnClimate?
Speakers: Carol Browner (The White House), George Rakis (Global Campaign for Climate Action), Heather Zichal (Consultant), Rodney Ellis (Texas Senate), Rohan Patel (The White House).
A Collaborative Conversation on Basic Universal Income
Speakers: Jim Pugh (Universal Income Project), Sandhya Anantharaman (Universal Income Project).
Visualizing Environmental Justice: Maps & Video
Speakers: Chris Breen (Waterkeeper Alliance), Maia Raposo (Waterkeeper Alliance).
1% is Not Enough: Increasing Access to Organics
Speakers: David Denholm (Kashi).
Radical Empathy Building for Innovation
Speakers: Nathan Kile (Microsoft Corporation), Sarah Morris (Microsoft Corporation).
Color Blind: How and Why to Diversify Your Leadership
Speakers: Robert Raben (The Raben Group LLC), Whitney Tome (Green 2.0/The Raben Group), Rory Verreck (The Raben Group LLC).
The Future of Placemaking is the Future of Cities
Speakers: Fred Kent (Project for Public Spaces).
Collective Impact by Design
Speakers: Mariana Amatullo (Designmatters for ArtCenter), Aaron Britt (Ideo.org), Sachin Malhan (Ashoka Changemakers), Garrett Jacobs (Open Architecture Collaborative).
Previously announced panels and speakers can be found at sxsweco.com/speakers.
About SXSW Eco
SXSW Eco creates a space for business leaders, investors, innovators and designers to advance solutions that drive economic, environmental and social change. The conference will feature collaborative events to facilitate direct connections, as well as focused panel sessions and exciting competitions that will introduce attendees to transformative technologies, policies, products and ideas. sxsweco.com
SXSW Eco 2016 is sponsored by Austin Energy, Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), Bloomberg BNA, Cool Effect, Southwest Airlines, The Austin Chronicle and Timshel.
Press Credentials: If you are a member of the press and interested in attending, media registration for SXSW Eco 2016 is now open through September 23, 2016.
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SXSW Eco Press & Publicity
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