CSU Stanislaus to Host 6th Annual Conference for Sustainable Futures

California State University Stanislaus will host the 6th Annual Conference for Sustainable Futures featuring the Bioneers Conference on Thursday, October 18th, through Sunday, October 21st.

The Conference for Sustainable Futures runs concurrently with the annual Bioneers Conference, an acclaimed forum of social and scientific innovators meeting this year in San Rafael, California. Bioneers lectures and presentations will be beamed live to the Turlock campus via satellite from 9am to 1pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Speakers will include Bill McKibben, Dr. Gabor Mate and Paul Hawken.

The 23rd Annual Bioneers Conference will highlight areas such as:
-Climate Change Solutions and Action
-Protecting the Amazon Rainforest
-Building Resilient Communities
-Advancing Women’s Leadership
-Feminomics
-Creating Justice
-Reinventing Eco-nomics
-Restoring Ecological, Local and Just Food and Farming Systems
-Plus: Ending the War on Drugs, Faith-based Action, Cosmos and Psyche
-And the Native-directed Indigenous Forum of Indigenous Wisdom

Programs taking place in Turlock include a lecture at 7pm, “Over Troubled Waters: The Fate of California Is In Your Hands,” presented by Barbara Barrigan-Parilla, campaign director of Restore the Delta; and a reception and keynote address on Friday from 5pm to 8pm.

All sessions are free to students, faculty, staff, and the community. Registration is not required. Most lectures and presentations will take place in the Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Gateway Services Building (MSR), Room 130.

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