PROGRAMMING

DAY 01 THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 23

CLIMATE WORLD BUILDING

Explore how architects, designers and storytellers imagine and build innovative worlds. Panelists discuss how real-life science informs their creative process and often influences our vision of the future.

 

Featuring:

Holly Jean Buck, Jeremy Kamal Hartley, Emma Koh, 

Andrew Leung, Liam Young 

In Partnership With:

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CLIMATE ACTION AT WORK

If you're someone who has wanted to integrate climate action and sustainability into your position, while still working in a different industry, this discussion is for you.

Panel discussion with 

Julie Christeas, Amer Jandali, Smiely Khurana, Matt Parker, 

Ali Weinstein, Lena Welch

Moderated by 

Nina Sadowsky, NYU LA Program Director / Author / Filmmaker

Sponsored By 

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DAY 02 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24

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HOLLYWOOD'S FOOTPRINT WORKSHOP

A discussion with policy leaders, scientists, and activists weighing on what it would take for the industry to get to net zero and how Hollywood can use its global power to infuse policy and scientific innovation into storytelling. 

 

Keynotes from

Favianna Rodriguez, Katharine Hayhoe 

Panel discussion with 

Emma Stewart PhD, Stephanie DawsonHunter Vaughan, 

Roser Canela-MasLouise Marie Smith

Co-Moderated by 

Chris Duffy & Fanshen Cox

Policy conversation between 

Senator Ed Markey & Alex Loznak

Starring Lil Dicky 

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FUTURE OR NO FUTURE? 

Ever wonder what actually happens each year at COP in Glasgow? How much would switching to electric cars actually make a difference in securing a safe climate future for all? This game, hosted by Climate Interactive will help you develop strategies to address climate change via interactive testing of the cutting-edge simulation model En-ROADS. Scientifically-grounded, action-oriented, and eye-opening. 

Lead by 

Ellie Johnston & Michael Kaliski

 

DAY 03 SATURDAY

SEPTEMBER 25

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CENTERING THE LAND + CREATING THE FUTURE

How Indigenous methodologies can reframe the narrative and illuminate a path towards climate justice and a brighter future.

 

Q+A with Maya Dittloff (Dark Winds) on Land Based Storytelling + Methodologies to follow. 

Featuring:

Allie Young, Jade Begay, Mark Tilsen, 

ECO-INFLUENCERS

Top eco-influencers share their passion for posting eco-friendly content on Instagram and Tiktok, the pressures they face to be an environmental educational resource, and their tips for creating your own sustainable lifestyle in and out of the digital realm.

Sponsored By

 

Featuring:

Leah Thomas, Richa Moorjani, Abbie Richards, Pattie Gonia, 

Isaias Hernandez

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YOUTH V. GOV SCREENING

An outdoor screening featuring the upcoming film Youth v. Gov., the story of America’s youth taking on the world’s most powerful government. Since 2015, twenty-one plaintiffs, now ages 13 to 24, have been suing the U.S. government for violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty, personal safety, and property through their willful actions in creating the climate crisis they will inherit. 

DAY 04 SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 26

PATHWAYS TO ACTION

Stories about the environmental crisis should inspire tangible momentum. How is your content creating pathways to action? This workshop features leaders in climate storytelling with a particular focus on leveraging media to drive action and amplify global and intersectional communities. This 3 part interactive workshop challenges creatives to imagine how to tell ethical climate stories and implement conscious impact campaigns in support of climate action. 

In Partnership With

WaterBear

Exposure Labs

Project Impact

World Wildlife Fund

The Good Energy Project

Can You Hear Us?

Featuring:

Jeff Orlowski, Ru Mahoney, James Fulcher,

Anna Jane Joyner, Lisa Rose, Carmiel Banasky, Slater Jewell-Kemker, Cecilia Nessen, Anabella Sosa

Keynote by 

Rosario Dawson

CLIMATE AMBASSADORS NETWORK LAUNCH

Part panel, part networking event, this program will feature a series of entrepreneurs who have inserted sustainability and environmental justice into their own companies and careers. This will be followed by the launch of YEA’s upcoming climate action workplace program, Climate Ambassadors Network. 


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Featuring:

Kristy Drutman, Steve Vitolo, Emellie O'Brien