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NYU Social Innovation Symposium

by Social Impact & Sustainability Association

Academic

Fri, 08 Mar 2019

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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Roshenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center

44 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012, United States

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On March 8, 2019, NYU’s Law, Policy, and Business Schools will host our annual Social Innovation Symposium. We’re excited to announce that the theme this year will be Striving for the Circular Economy.  The keynote speaker is Tom Szaky, CEO & Founder of TerraCycle.

For the full list of speakers and updated program, please visit nyusis.org.

 

Schedule of Events

12:00 - 1:00PM
REGISTRATION AND LIGHT LUNCH


1:00 - 1:50PM
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Tom Szaky, CEO & Founder, TerraCycle
 

2:00 - 2:50PM BREAKOUT SESSION #1

Systems Thinking: Circularity and its Surprising Unintended Consequences

Speaker: Prof. Joshua Spodek, PhD, MBA

Workshop: Program Evaluation & KPI Development

Panel: Industrial Ecology & Sustainable Manufacturing

Moderator: Prof. Cassandra Thiel, PhD

Speakers: John Chalifoux - The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing, Trent Gross - Stryker, Tom Kennedy - Arup, Matt Zabel - 3M
 

3:00 - 3:50PM BREAKOUT SESSION #2

Panel: Circular Practices Creating Circular Cities

Speakers: Danielle Joseph - Closed Loop Partners, Matthew Harrigan - Company, Evelyn Kim - ReThink Food, Jake Elder - Bloomberg Associates

Panel: Can the Circular Economy Unite ESG and Impact Investing?

Moderator: Scott Taitel - NYU

Panelists: Kate Daly - Closed Loop Partners, Stephen Friedman - UBS, Humaira Faiz - Morgan Stanley

Panel: Innovation and Emerging Technology to Launch the Circular Economy

Moderator: Victoria Bill - NYU

Speakers: Natasha Franck - EON, Steven Haft - Blockchain, Faith Legendre - Cisco, Dmitriy Yakubov - JP Morgan
 

4:00 - 4:50PM BREAKOUT SESSION #3

Closing the Loop on Consumer Goods

Speaker: Carmen Gama - Eileen Fisher, Alison Vicenzi - Vicenzi, Janet Viader - Toast Ale

Panel: Entrepreneurship: The Key to the Circular Economy

Moderator: Delaney Sondag - Baldor Foods

Speakers: Freya Burton - LanzaTech, Donna Costa - Evocative Design, Mike Newman - Returnity Innovations, Tinia Pina - Re-Nuble

Panel: The Effects of Energy Policy on New York State

Moderator: Peter Howard - NYU

Panelists: Ross MacWhinney - Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Dr. Unel Burcin - Institute for Policy Integrity, Benoy Thanjan - Reneu Energy
 

5:00PM - 5:50PM
10 MINUTES TO CHANGE THE WORLD

 

5:50PM - 7:00PM
NETWORKING RECEPTION WITH HORS D'OEUVRES, BEER AND WINE 

Dress Business Casual
Food Provided (Lunch, and hors d'ouvres & drinks)



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Roshenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center

44 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012, United States

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