FALL COMPAS CONFERENCE: Sustainability: Visions and Values

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October 1 - October 2, 2015
12:00AM - 12:00AM
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Thompson Library 11th Floor

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Add to Calendar 2015-10-01 00:00:00 2015-10-02 00:00:00 FALL COMPAS CONFERENCE: Sustainability: Visions and Values Fall COMPAS ConferenceSustainability: Visions and Values The Fall COMPAS Conference will take place on October 1 & 2, 2015.See the conference webpage for session times. Co-sponsored by the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. Thursday, October 1, 2015 Session I: What is Sustainability? What is it we're trying to sustain? What would a sustainable future look like?Omnibus Panel (all available conference participants)Moderator: Piers Turner (Ohio State University) Session II: Institutional ResponsesWhat sorts of institutions and institutional responses do we need to meet challenges and make sustainability practical, especially in business, local communities, and universities?Albert Cho (Xylem Inc.)Elena Irwin (Ohio State University)David Orr (Oberlin College)Moderator: Greg Hitzhusen (Ohio State University) Friday, October 2, 2015 Session III: Global Justice How are the costs, risks, and benefits of achieving sustainable systems to be shared within and between countries and regions?Allen Thompson (Oregon State University)Robert Mendelsohn (Yale University)Moderator: Michael Neblo (Ohio State University) Session IV: Future GenerationsWhat are we preserving for future generations? What are we trying to provide for future generations? Do our processes for evaluating policies reflect those goals?Alan Randall (Ohio State University)Bryan Norton (Georgia Institute of Technology)Moderator:  Don Hubin (Ohio State University) Session V: International Institutions/Cooperation How can we meet the challenges posed by global environmental problems within the current international political, economic, and legal regime?Cinnamon Carlarne (Ohio State University)Andrew Light (George Mason University, U.S. Department of State)Alexander Thompson (Ohio State University)Moderator/Participant: Brent Sohngen (Ohio State University)  Thompson Library 11th Floor Center for Ethics and Human Values cehv@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Fall COMPAS Conference

Sustainability: Visions and Values

 

The Fall COMPAS Conference will take place on October 1 & 2, 2015.

See the conference webpage for session times.
 

Co-sponsored by the Mershon Center for International Security Studies.

 

Thursday, October 1, 2015

 

Session I: What is Sustainability? 
What is it we're trying to sustain? What would a sustainable future look like?

  • Omnibus Panel (all available conference participants)
  • Moderator: Piers Turner (Ohio State University)
     

Session II: Institutional Responses

What sorts of institutions and institutional responses do we need to meet challenges and make sustainability practical, especially in business, local communities, and universities?

 

Friday, October 2, 2015

 

Session III: Global Justice 

How are the costs, risks, and benefits of achieving sustainable systems to be shared within and between countries and regions?

Session IV: Future Generations

What are we preserving for future generations? What are we trying to provide for future generations? Do our processes for evaluating policies reflect those goals?

Session V: International Institutions/Cooperation 

How can we meet the challenges posed by global environmental problems within the current international political, economic, and legal regime?