Disc* [Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities]

Guests

Disc*2017 Urban Innovation Talks:

Bruce Riordan
Program Director,

UC Berkeley Climate

Readiness Institute

 

Allison Arieff

Editorial Director, SPUR

 

Janette Kim
Co-Director, Urban

Works Agency; Assistant

Professor of Architecture,

CCA

 

Molly Turner

Lecturer, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

 

Will Travis
Sea Level Rise

Planning Consultant;

former executive director, BCDC

 

Charisma Acey, 

Assistant Professor of City & Regional Planning, UC Berkeley

 

 

Disc*2016 Urban Innovation Talks:

Neeraj Bhatia
Assistant Professor

of Architecture,

California College

of the Arts

 

Victoria Salinas

Chief Resilience Officer, City of Oakland

 

Nathaniel Kaufman
Founder, LEAP;

Director of Projects,

Owlized

 

Antje Steinmuller

Assistant Professor of Architecture, CCA;  Principal, Studio URBIS

 

Will Travis
Sea Level Rise

Planning Consultant;

former executive

director, BCDC

 

Matthew Passmore

Founder and Lead Artist, Morelab; founder, Rebar Art & Design Studio

 
Jeremy Lowe
Senior Environmental Scientist, San Francisco Estuary Institute
 
Philip Vitale
Project Manager, Bay Area Parks for People Program, Trust for Public Land
 
Stephanie Kiriakopolos
Research Technician, Romberg Tiburon Center
    

 

Disc* 2016 Guest Speakers:

Jennifer Wolch
William Wurster Dean of the College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley

 

Susan Schwartzenberg

Senior Artist and Curator at the Exploratorium

 

Laura Tam
Sustainability Development Policy Director at SPUR

 

Alison Sant

Urban Designer, Artist, Studio for Urban Projects

 

 

 

Past lecturers and guests include:

Disc*2016

Allen Fish
Director, Raptor Observatory
Golden Gate National Parks
Conservatory
Amber Hasselbring
Executive Director, Nature in the City
Founder, Art Ecology
Damien Raffa
Education/Volunteer Program
Manager, Presidio Trust
Joel Pomerantz
Historian/Founder
Thinkwalks
Dr. Katharyn Boyer
Associate Professor, SF State
Romberg Tiburon Center
Kelley Higgason
NOAA Affiliate
Ocean Climate Initiative Coordinator
Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Tae Kim
Founder, Alite Designs
Peter Brastow
Biodiversity Coordinator
SF Department of Environment
Rebecca Johnson
Citizen Science Coordinator
and Researcher
California Academy of Sciences
Robin Grossinger
Senior Scientist
Resilient Landscapes Program Director,
SF Estuary Institute

 

Disc*2014

  • Jennifer Wolch, William W. Wurster Dean, Professor of City & Regional Planning, CED
  • Mayra Madriz, Urban Planner, Re:Imagine Group
  • Alison Sant, Urban Designer & Artist, Studio for Urban Projects
  • Tyler Pew, Designer & Social Entrepreneur, ILabHaiti, KidMob
  • Glenn Corey, Educator, Novato High School
  • Ben Grant, Urban Planner, SPUR
  • Steve Gennrich, Designer and Engineer, Exploratorium Outdoor Studio
  • Liz Ogbu, Designer, UC Berkeley
  • Nick Polansky, Urban Planner, MIT
  • Allison Lassiter, Researcher, UC Berkeley
  • Dan Parham, Social Entrepreneur, Neighborland.org
  • Louise Mozingo, Chair and Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, UC Berkeley