the evolution of human transportation


The Evolution of Human Transportation

From horse-drawn carriages to electric cars—join us for an in-depth discussion about how people get around.

With Landi Renzo USA and Petersen Automotive Museum, we will explore the past, present and future of automobiles and transportation.

Transportation and mobility have allowed humans to occupy virtually every habitat on the planet—giving us enormous freedom and providing the circulatory system for the global exchange of knowledge and goods. Please join us as we bring together car enthusiasts and environmentalists. Together, weʼll explore the history and future of automobiles and transportation, with due consideration of todayʼs focus on sustainability.

Our History

From foot to carts to trains to automobiles: the evolution of human transportation systems, lecture by Peter Kareiva, Director of UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Our Future

Panel discussion and audience Q&A:

  • Barry Carr, eco-mobility specialist and director of business development for Landi Renzo USA
  • Magali Delmas, UCLA professor focusing on environmental policy and business strategy
  • Peter Falt, Director of Integrated Material Intelligence at Designworks, a BMW Group company
  • Moderator: J.R. DeShazo, Director of the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation