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CoLab Talk: New Conference Speakers Announced!


Speaker Announcements

New speakers have been confirmed for Crowds & Climate, including:

  • Matt SwibelDirector of Sustainability Strategy, Lockheed Martin Corporation, whose company recently announced breakthroughs in fusion reactor technology.
  • Victoria MillsManaging Director, Environmental Defense Fund,who works with market-leading companies to create environmental improvements that make business sense.
  • Brian SwettChief of Environment, Energy & Open Space, City of Boston, who is leads Greenovate Boston, Climate Ready Boston, and the City’s Climate Action Plan.
  • Gary LanghamVice President and Chief Scientist, National Audubon Society, who led research on how climate change threatens bird habitats and is using the findings to galvanize citizen action.
  • Stephanie BerzinCo-Director, Boston College Center for Social Innovation, who promotes innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership in the social sector.
Addressing the Challenges of Climate Change

Conference breakout sessions feature the winning solutions developed by the online Climate CoLab community.  Session topics include:

  • Influencing the Building Industry
  • Cleantech Startups
  • Local, National & International Policy
  • Information During Climate Crises
  • Telling the Climate Story
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November 6 & 7
MIT campus, Cambridge, MA