Events

Special Event

UCLA-wide events calendar

Sustainability at UCLA brings together a community of students, faculty and staff.

The mission of sustainability at UCLA is to create a culture of sustainability at UCLA in which the entire UCLA community is aware of, engaged in, and committed to advancing sustainability through education, research, operations, and community partnerships.   Events Calendar   With over 30 research centers focused on sustainability, UCLA is creating the technology...

Special Event

Universities Fighting World Hunger Virtual Summit

Climate Change Does Not Need a Visa

The University of California, Davis’ World Food Center will co-host the virtual student summit 2021 of Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) alongside the University of California Global Food Initiative and the Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources in partnership with the Hunger Solutions Institute at Auburn University. The summit’s...

Symposium

Resiliency: Adapting Sustainability Under Pandemic Conditions

Join the IoES Corporate Partners Program for a discussion on sustainability in the COVID-19 era

Our lives have changed significantly in the last few months as the COVID-19 pandemic shifted how we work, live, and interact with the world around us. At this event, we will explore how organizations are adapting their sustainability programs under pandemic conditions. Topics of discussion may include whether sustainability priorities have shifted, how sustainability programs...

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...

OTHER EVENTS

Climate Adaptation Research Symposium

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...


2020 Ag Innovation Showcase

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...


2020 IoES Commencement

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...


2020 GreenShorts Award Ceremony

With GreenShorts, high school students get a chance to sit in the director’s chair and win cash prizes. The contest invites two-minute-or-less films to showcase ideas, commentary and vision for cities and the world. This year, students submitted one short film in five categories: Climate Heroes, Watertopia, No Justice No Green, You Are What You...


Natura Urbana: The Brachen of Berlin

In a time of physical distancing, come together to think about the similarities cities around the world share. Enjoy a personal screening of the film, followed by a recorded panel discussion exploring themes around urban ecology, landscape architecture, history, city planning, language, and more. Experts will consider how ideas from the film relate to issues...


POSTPONED: Pollution, Politics, and Power

As a precaution against the spread of COVID-19, we are postponing this event until further notice.   Join UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability and Emmett Institute for a book discussion on April 1, 2020.  Thomas McGarity, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Administrative Law at Texas Law, will share insights on...