Final week for live Pando Days
premiere event, followed by
festival finale. Register now!
PANDO DAYS premiere events profile new initiatives from ten participating colleges and universities aiming to help LA County implement its ambitious new sustainability plan. Listen to presentations from team leads, hear responses first-hand from sustainability officers Countywide, and participate in open Q&A.
INNOVATION ENGINE FOR SUSTAINABILITY: Identifies needs, facilitates collaboration, and predicts impact.
July 21, 1:00 PM
FESTIVAL FINALE with announcement of jury selections, including
moderated discussions between jury members and leads of the
July 25, 2:00 PM
SEE WHAT YOU MISSED. Go here to find recorded presentations from previous weeks:
AI: FUTURE OF HOUSING: Employing artificial intelligence to map affordable housing opportunities and match construction resources.
Recorded June 16, 3:00 PM
Los Angeles Trade Tech College/Architecture
REPURPOSING LAND: Transforming back-alley wasteland into thriving community space.
Recorded June 19, 1:00 PM
BIOPHILIA TREEHOUSE: Linking birds and people at the tree level.
Recorded June 23, 1:00 PM
Cal State Long Beach
WE ARE THE SEA: Engaging families & neighborhoods with local waterways.
Recorded June 26, 1:00 PM
CAR SICK: Getting us on track for life without cars.
Recorded June 30, 1:00 PM
Cal Poly Pomona
FOOD WITHIN REACH: Foodways every quarter mile across LA County.
Recorded July 7, 3:00 PM
Otis College of Art and Design
GREEN MAP AND GO: Map and engage green resources.
Recorded July 10, 1:00 PM
Pasadena City College
RESILIENCE PROJECT: A virtual landscape for resilience learning.
Recorded July 14, 1:00 PM
SALTWATER GARDENS: Innovations for the twin threats of underground saltwater incursion and food scarcity.
Recorded July 17, 1:00 PM
Register for the final
Pando Days premiere
event and finale
Festival Moderators and Speakers include Gary Gero, Chief Sustainability Officer of Los Angeles County; and members of the Pando Board of Directors (in program order): John Cobb, Vickere Murphy, Rob Floe, Karenna Gore, Ed Bacon, Brandt Williams, John Bielenberg, Devon Hartman, Rebecca Schmitt, Andy Shrader.
CSO Taskforce Respondents include (in program order): Mark Spears, Disney (ret.); Austin Eriksson, CSUN; John Rego, Sony Pictures;Pablo La Roche, Cal Poly Pomona; Devon Hartman, CHERP; Dean Kubani, City of Santa Monica (ret.); Dominique Hargreaves, City of Los Angeles; Russell Greene, Cheesecake Factory (ret.); Chris Rhie, Buro Happold; Robyn Eason, City of West Hollywood; Katherine Miller, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; Andy Shrader, City of LA, CD5; Sr. Nancy Lyons, Maryknoll Sisters; Sr. Dolores Mitch, Maryknoll Sisters; Sasha Calder, Beautycounter; Loraine Lundquist, Cal State Northridge; Luis Navarro, Langan Engineering.
Jury members includePeter Laugharn, president of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; Andy Shrader, Director of Environmental Affairs, Water Policy & Sustainability, Office of Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz; Mark Eckhardt, CEO of COMMON; and Kathy Schlein, entrepreneur and early-stage investor.
PANDO DAYS was conceived in association with the CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) Strategic Taskforce and made possible in part by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Second Home, and the Maryknoll Sisters/Monrovia.