A Place at the Table

September 19th & 20th

What happens when you invite a business leader, a policy maker, an educator, a non-profit professional, and a youth activist to the table, and ask them to change the world?

ANYTHING!
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About the Conference

A Place at the Table, 2015 is a conference for innovators, changemakers, and leaders (both current and future).

How does it work?

Step 1: Assembling the Teams 

1 corporate leader, 1 policy maker, 1 educator, 1 non-profit professional, and 4 students make up a team

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Step 2: Taking a Place at the Table 

Teams will work collaboratively to develop a tangible and sustainability-oriented solution to a conservation-minded issue of their choosing

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Step 3: Developing the Solution

A product, campaign, legislation, event, action…sky’s the limit 

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Step 4: Inspire, Empower, & Engage

Keynote speakers will share their inspiration and stories in having made innovative change.  Teams will share their solutions with one another.  Ideas will be spread, adopted, and shared.

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25 teams of 8 makes 200 attendees.

Register for your appropriate field to allow for us to effectively create diverse and complementary teams.

Attendant Categories Ticket Availability Register
Business  Admittance by Application Only Register Now
Policy/Municipal/Utility  4 open spots Register Now
Non-Profit  Admittance by Application Only Register Now
Education 2 open spots Register Now
Youth Activists 8 open spots Register Now

Represented Institutions

Conference agenda


Saturday

May 31, 2014
Registration 9:00 – 9:30 am
Welcome/Intro 9:30 – 10:00 am
Speaker Series 10:00 – 11:30 am
Grouping 11:30 – 12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Identifying An Issue 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Multi-Platform Solutions 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Networking Break 3:00 – 3:30 pm
R&D 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Day 1 Wrap 5 – 5:15 pm
Optional Beach Bonfire @ La Jolla Shores 6:00 pm on…

Sunday

June 1, 2014
Welcome & Agenda 9:00 – 10:00 am
Product Development 10:00 – 12:00 pm
Working Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Pitch Development 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Pitch Session #1 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Networking Break 3:30 – 3:45 pm
Pitch Session #2 3:45 – 4:45 pm
Selection 4:45 – 5:00 pm
Awards & Wrap 5:00 – 5:30 pm

location

University of California San Diego

Price Center (Directions)
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093

spread The Word

Share this opportunity with active students, progressive corporate entities, conservation-focused non-profits, passionate policy makers, and innovative educators.

A Place at the Table is made possible by the support of our sponsors.


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  • Price: $22.00
    Registration is non-refundable. Wait list tickets which are not awarded will be refunded.