Elsie Hillman Civic Forum


October 26, 2017

7th Floor Alumni Hall Auditorium

7:30-9:30       Movie


The Age of Consequences

How climate change impacts resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US National Security and Global Stability


October 27, 2017

Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall


11:30-12:00      Registration & Lunch

12:00-12:15      Welcome

12:15-12:45      Fire & Ice - Polarization In America       

Dr. Gordon Mitchell, Associate Professor, Department of Communications.

12:45-1:30        Solving Climate Change with Courage and Conservatism

Bob Inglis, Executive Director of RepublicEN

1:30-2:00          Comedy, Economics, and Carbon Taxes

Yoram Bauman, “Stand-up Economist” and founder, Carbon Washington/ Yes on I-732

2:00-2:15           Local Action & Alumna Response

Divya Nawale, Sustainability Fellow, Office of Sustainability, City of Pittsburgh

2:15-3:00          Panel Discussion

3:00                 Breakout Sessions


Communications * Public Policy * Economics