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Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization
  • 2019-01-08
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Organized by the Center for Process Studies, Uniting the Tenth International Whitehead Conference and Ninth International Conference on Ecological Civilization with 1,000 presenters in more than 80 fields was held for four days from June 4, 2015 at Pomona College, Claremont, California. Seizing an Alternative was largely devoted to small-group meetings and Twelve Sections were composed of some eighty tracks, or working groups, which met concurrently.

The plenary speakers include:  
Bill McKibben, Founder,
Vandana Shiva, TIME’s “Hero” of the environment
Sheri Liao, China’s leading environmental activist
John B. Cobb, Jr., Intellectual architect of conference events
Herman Daly, Father of ecological economics
Wes Jackson, Pioneer in perennial agriculture
David Griffin, Founder of constructive postmodern thought

See below for more information about the conference.