Published: Oct. 6, 2022

Fri, October 21, 2022, 9:10 AM – 4:10 PM MDT

Kittredge Central Hall Kittredge Market 2480 Kittredge Loop Drive Boulder, CO 80310

Developing and deploying new technologies will be key to decoupling the dramatic improvements of the past century in human material well-being from their environmental impacts. Developing and deploying sustainability technologies at scale is a complex social, political, and engineering challenge. 

Please join us for an in-person workshop that will bring together North American thought leaders working on the social-science aspects of this challenge.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Creative Climate Communication and Behavior Change (C3BC) and the CIRES Center for Social and Environmental Futures (C-SEF).

Everyone is welcome. Registration for Eventbrite tickets is free. Coffee and cookies will be provided throughout the day. 

Session 1: Food technology (9:10 am - 10:10 am)

Peter Newton (CU Boulder), Yoel Inbar (U. Toronto), Leaf Van Boven (CU Boulder)

Session 2: Climate risk and geoengineering (10:40 am - 12:00 pm)

Jonathon Moyer (U. Denver), Kaitlin Raimi (U. Michigan), Gernot Wagner (Columbia), Benjamin Converse (U. Virginia)

Lunch Break (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Lunch is on your own. Please join us again at 1 pm. 

Session 3: Technology and motivation (1:00 pm - 2:20 pm)

Kyri Baker (CU Boulder), Ian Lange (Colorado School of Mines), Trisha Shrum (U. Vermont), Gabrielle Wong-Parodi (Stanford)

Session 4: Energy transition politics and policy (2:50 pm - 4:10 pm)

Lisa Dilling (CU Boulder), Maxwell Boykoff (CU Boulder), Ezra Markowitz (U. Mass Amherst), Matthew Burgess (CU Boulder)

Register Here