Symposium 2019 is in the books! Be sure to check out the recap video, and we'll look forward to seeing you again in 2020.


9:30 a.m.
George Sparks, President & CEO, Denver Museum of Nature & Science

10:15 a.m.
Keynote: What does it mean to change minds?
Tamar Haspel, journalist at The Washington Post

11:00 a.m.
Panel: Technology, optimism, skepticism, and possibility
Robert Bryce, author, journalist, and film producer
David Clamage, Generate Capital
Lee A. McIntire, CH2M and TerraPower
Susan Sloan, American Wind Energy Association
Moderator: George Sparks, Denver Museum of Nature & Science

12:00 p.m.

12:45 p.m.
Panel: Getting to work: Building teams across political identities
Zail Acosta, Strive Prep
Amy Harder, AXIOS
Ernest House, Keystone Policy Center
Moderator: Charles Mann, author

1:45 p.m.
Panel: Policy opportunities for common ground
Heidi Binko, Just Transition Fund
Yesica Chavez, Environmental Learning for Kids
Bob Perciasepe, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Bill Ritter Jr., Center for the New Energy Economy
Moderator: Christine Scanlan, Keystone Policy Center

2:45 p.m.

3:00 p.m.
Panel: Understanding the divide on climate change
Heather Akin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Max Boykoff, University of Colorado-Boulder
Moderator: Tamar Haspel, The Washington Post

3:45 p.m.
Keynote: Inspiration for the future
John Hayes, CEO, Ball Corporation
Followed by a discussion with Tisha Schuller, Adamantine Energy, and George Sparks, Denver Museum of Nature & Science

4:30 p.m.

Keynote Speakers

Tamar Haspel
Journalist, The Washington Post

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John Hayes
CEO, Ball Corporation

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