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Climate Action Summit Speaker Series
5:30 PM - 11:59 PM The Presidio
Date: September 12, 2018 to September 12, 2018
Where: The Presidio, Lincoln Boulevard and Funston Avenue, San Francisco, California, United States, 94129
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Other
Ticket Price: N/A
Learn from leaders, designers and innovators leading in the fight against climate change. This two-day series of workshops at the Presidio will highlight response to climate challenges and offer systemic transitions and solutions.   The first workshop, Wednesday, September 12, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Food, Fiber, and Fungi - the "Carbon Pioneers" is an evening seminar featuring Bay Area groups already involved in innovative climate responses that are economically viable. Speakers include Brock Dolman, Anthony Myint, Albert Straus, Mira Michelle Kennedy, Sandra Kwak, Finian Makepeace, Dr. Christopher Potter, Jess Daniels and Erin Axelrod. Host: Shawn Rosenmoss   The first session of the second day, Friday, September 14, 8:30 am - 11:45  • Get the Dirt on Dirt / Is Money Really Green? will offer panel discussions on the next generation of climate solution designs: from regenerative agriculture, healthy soil promotion and reconsidered materials management to innovative urban infrastructure and decentralized energy projects. Panel members include Calla Rose Ostrander, Kevin Bayuk, Dr. Lisa Micheli, Dr.Jeff Creque, Gabrielle Black, Karri Ving, Dr. Brian von Herzen, Philipe Zaouati and Stephane Le Foll. Host: Kevin Drew.   The second session of the second day, Friday, September 14, 1:15 pm - 5:00  • Visionaries Reimagining Living Systems will connect, through various lenses, subjects rarely considered together: a systems view of life and its relationship to agriculture, economies and a sustainable future; challenges with human perceptions in the 21st Century; conversations on carbon, environmental literacy and advocacy. Featured speakers include Fritjof Capra, Joshua Fouts, Mark Schapiro, Jared Blumenfeld, Aaron Pope, Janaki Jagannath and Geoff Ainscow. Host: Reinhard Hohlwein For more information, please see our website at: https://www.climatesolutionsgroup.org Schedule: Wednesday Evening, September 12 -- 5:30pm - 8:30pm Officers Club Friday Morning, September 14 -- 8:30am -