Events

Special Event

Technology for Good: Easton Center Innovation Challenge Kickoff

Presented by UCLA Easton Technology Management Center

Join Professor Terry Kramer, Easton Center Faculty Director, in a moderated conversation with Eric Hoek and Larry Leisure on these topics. And hear about the formal launch of the Easton Center Innovation Challenge – the innovation prompts, deadlines, prize monies and the content/programming designed to support participating students on their journeys. UCLA Anderson Dean Tony Bernardo will provide opening remarks.   Dr. Eric Hoek...

Symposium

Climate Adaptation Research Symposium

Hosted by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation

Event Context As global temperatures rise, climate change is causing far-reaching impacts. Communities continue to experience extreme heat waves, destructive wildfires, and devastating floods and storms. Vulnerable and low-income populations feel these impacts the most. Climate change presents an unprecedented threat—however, researchers are making progress to estimate the impacts of climate change on many aspects...

Special Event

2020 Ag Innovation Showcase

Larta Institute

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has yielded versions of scarcity everywhere, and has put a spotlight on long-standing issues. The constraints on the supply chain have severely affected farmers, producers, distributors and consumers. The inability of farmers to get their products to market has resulted in a crisis of waste, with hundreds of thousands of animals...

Special Event

2020 IoES Commencement

Graduation Ceremony

Information about the IoES commencement ceremony.   Where: Live on YouTube When: Sunday, June 14th  Time: Ceremony begins at 1:30 PM. Graduates should log into the Zoom 1:00 PM. Zoom Reception with faculty members after the commencement ceremony. 2020 Commencement Keynote Speaker: Iliza Shlesinger Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians with a fan base who show their...

OTHER EVENTS

World Water Day Symposium

Confirmed panelists include: Dr. Stephanie Pincetl and Dr. Erik Porse  | UCLA California Center for Sustainable Communities Tim Becker | Theodore Payne Foundation Janet Hartin | University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources James Del Monaco | Director of Sustainability & Mechanical Engineer, P2S Engineering Grady Lee | Impact 2030  


2017 IoES Gala – Innovators for a Healthy Planet

Every year, we honor environmental game-changers at the UCLA IoES Gala. Paul G. Allen races the extinction of elephants and flips common paradigms for ocean and climate health. Toyota leads sustainable transportation and reinvents eco-mobility with vehicles like the Prius and Mirai. These 2017 Gala honorees prove that sustainable innovation can surmount the greatest threats of our time.


Muir Symposium: California and the Birth of a New Environmentalism

Creation of a New Environmentalism in California keynote lecture by Barbara Romero Deputy Mayor for City Services Former City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works Commissioner   welcoming & closing remarks by Jon Christensen , Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA Department of History, and the UCLA Center for...


The City and The River

The City and The River series is the theme of the 2016-17 joint school debate series that began last year with Drought and Beauty. Each event includes two lectures from prominent landscape architects and allied professionals (one based in L.A., one from elsewhere) followed by a moderated debate on a theme that will change annually. The...


Oppenheim Lecture: California’s Climate Future

Over the past few years, Californians have seen first-hand the consequences of hotter-than-normal temperatures and a smaller-than-normal Sierra Nevada snowpack, including historically low reservoir levels, dying trees, and increased wildfire risk. You’ve probably wondered, “If things are like this now, what will they be like in the future, as the climate continues to change?” UCLA...


Research Talk: What Climate Change Means for the Sierra Nevada–and California

Over the past few years, Californians have seen first-hand the consequences of hotter-than-normal temperatures and a smaller-than-normal Sierra Nevada snowpack, including historically low reservoir levels, dying trees, and increased wildfire risk. You’ve probably wondered, “If things are like this now, what will they be like in the future, as the climate continues to change?” UCLA...