October 21, 2021
From crude oil to CO₂ as alternative raw material: In the second episode of the talk series IndustryMeetsScience, Covestro reflects on important stages of the journey to become FullyCircular. Tune in live and discuss with Volker Sick, Global CO2 Initiative Director, Sophia Hamblin Wang, Mineral Carbonation International COO, and Markus Steilemann, Covestro CEO and Chair.
October 21, 2021
Carbon to Value Initiative Year 1 Cohort Final Showcase
Celebrate the culmination of the first year of the Carbon to Value (C2V) Initiative with the NYU Urban Future Lab, Greentown Labs, and Fraunhofer USA! Hear from and network with the 10 exciting Year 1 cohort startups shaping the future of the carbontech industry as they each present their unique solutions, the progress they’ve made over the six months of the C2V Initiative, and where they are headed next.
Thursday October 14, 2021
19th Peter M. Wege Lecture Featuring: Gina McCarthy
A Conversation with Gina McCarthy: Just and Sustainable Climate Solutions
Join us for an engaging conversation with Gina McCarthy, the country’s first National Climate Advisor. As the president’s chief advisor on domestic climate policy, McCarthy leads the White House Office of Domestic Climate Policy focused on mobilizing a whole-of-government approach to tackling the climate crisis, creating good-paying, union jobs, and securing environmental justice. Having served as the 13th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and then as President and CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), McCarthy is one of the nation’s most trusted and accomplished voices on climate issues—and has been at the forefront of environmental and public health progress in a variety of leading roles for over three decades.
Moderated by Tony Reames, Senior Advisor: Office of Economic Impact and Diversity U.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Professor: U-M School for Environment and Sustainability
Followed by a Q & A with Kyle Whyte, White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, George Willis Pack Professor of Environment and Sustainability at University of Michigan
September 30 & October 1
Be sure to catch Volker Sick, Global CO2 Director, next week when he joins Kumi Naidoo and Kye Young for a fireside chat to discuss COP26. They will dig into why everyone is talking about it, the significance, the challenges and how this is different from previous years.
AirMiners Friday Networking Events
AirMiners Friday Afternoon Networking
Sep 17 (Fri), 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Women AirMiners Networking
Sep 24 (Fri), 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT