In partnership with The UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. With Los Angeles facing a housing crisis in the midst of a global health crisis, the need for innovation in housing is urgent. This panel will cover some of the most exciting innovations in the housing space and discuss what we expect housing to look like in 20 years. From modular and 3D printed homes, to housing design that promotes health and wellness, to green buildings that help mitigate the impacts of climate change, there are many innovations to celebrate.
May 22, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Please join us for a pre-weekend discussion between Participant Media’s Impact Producer, Heriselda Begaj-Viotti, and Faculty Chairman and Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs, Sanjay Sood, on the 2020 Academy Award-winning documentary: American Factory, which documents the revitalization of one long-shuttered factory in Dayton, Ohio. The film provides a startling glimpse into the global economic realignment playing out in towns and cities across the country — and the world. American Factory is currently distributed through Netflix with a 96% Rotten Tomatoes rating, and is the first film produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground Productions.
May 8, 2020
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Seth Goldman, co-founder of Eat the Change, PLNT Burger and Honest Tea, and chair of the board of Beyond Meat, in conversation with Dr. Jennifer Walske, interim faculty director of Impact@Anderson, on the future of food, including how we can balance the needs of our population and the health of our planet through more sustainable food consumption practices.
April 24, 2020
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. PDT
This panel — moderated by Professor Terry Kramer, faculty director of the Easton Technology Management Center, and including Eleni Kounalakis, California’s first female lieutenant governor; Elana Zeide, PULSE Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Law and Policy at the UCLA School of Law; and Matt Plummer, VP of product strategy at ZipRecruiter — explored how work is being shaped in the near term by COVID-19, as well as over the longer term by automation and artificial intelligence. The panel discussion was followed by a Q&A.
April 20, 2020
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PDT