Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium (VMA)

123 Some Street

Events at This Location:

David Orr Keynote Address: Is There a Future for Our Democracy? Why Everything Depends on the Answer

October 18th | 9:40 am to 10:00 am

Monika Bauerlein Keynote Address: The News We Deserve?

October 18th | 12:10 pm to 12:45 pm

Jerry Tello Keynote Address: Recovering Your Sacredness

October 18th | 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Bill McKibben Keynote Address: Changing the Climate: What We’ve Learned in the Last 30 Years

October 19th | 9:45 am to 10:15 am

Valarie Kaur Keynote Address: Breathe! Push! The Labor of Revolutionary Love

October 19th | 10:15 am to 11:10 am

Paul Hawken Keynote Address: Drawdown | The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

October 19th | 11:45 am to 12:20 pm

Isha Clarke Youth Leadership Presentation: A New Era of the Climate Justice Movement

October 20th | 11:20 am to 11:30 am

Eve Ensler Keynote Address: The Alchemy of the Apology

October 18th | 11:30 am to Noon

Terry Tempest Williams Keynote Address: Erosion

October 18th | 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Mishka Banuri Youth Leadership Presentation

October 19th | 11:40 am to 11:55 am

brandon king Keynote Address: Making the Transition from Extraction to Regeneration

October 20th | 9:50 am to 10:15 am

A performance by Oakland’s own incomparably dynamic and uplifting Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company

October 19th | 11:10 am to 11:40 am

A Neo-shamanic Transformative Journey Through Arctic Sounds

October 20th | 10:30 am to 10:45 am

Tim Merry

October 19th | 12:30 pm to 12:45 pm

Tim Merry

October 18th | 12:30 pm to 12:45 pm

Tim Merry

October 20th | 12:20 pm to 12:30 pm

INTRINSIC: A Performance by Climbing PoeTree

October 18th | 10:45 am to 10:55 am

Drumming by Deb Lane and Afia Walking Tree

October 18th | 8:45 am to 9:00 am

Welcome by Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, Bioneers founders

October 18th | 9:10 am to 9:15 am

Opening Remarks by Nina Simons, Bioneers co-founder and Chief Relationship Strategist

October 18th | 9:25 am to 9:40 am

Julian Brave Noisecat Youth Leadership Presentation: The Indigenous Renaissance

October 18th | Noon to 12:10 pm

Drumming by Deb Lane and Afia Walking Tree

October 19th | 8:45 am to 9:00 am

Welcome by Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons

October 19th | 9:00 am to 9:10 am

Opening Remarks by Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers CEO and founder

October 19th | 9:05 am to 9:20 am

Drumming by Deb Lane and Afia Walking Tree

October 20th | 8:45 am to 9:00 am

Welcome by Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons

October 20th | 9:10 am to 9:15 am

Grief, Sacred Rage, Reckoning and Revolutionary Love

October 18th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Round Table—Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: Inventing the Regenerative Economy

October 20th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

October 19th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Round Table—Transformative Climate Action: “Solve-the-Whole-Problem” Approaches

October 19th | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Heather McTeer Toney Keynote Address: Moving Past Stereotypes: Climate Action IS the Social Justice Issue of Our Time

October 19th | 9:20 am to 9:45 am

Leila Salazar-Lopez Keynote Address: The Amazon at a Tipping Point: Can We Turn It Around?

October 20th | 9:25 am to 9:50 am

Opening Ceremony by L. Frank Manriquez

October 18th | 9:15 am to 9:25 am

Closing Remarks by Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons

October 20th | 12:30 pm to 12:35 pm

Closing Performance by Oakland’s own Thrive Choir

October 20th | 12:35 pm to 12:45 pm

Demond Drummer Keynote Address: A Green New Deal

October 20th | 10:45 am to 11:15 am

Casey Camp-Horinek Keynote Address: Aligning Human Law with Natural Law

October 20th | 11:50 am to 12:20 pm


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