Energy Speaker Series: Christina Page

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WWU - ES100

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Christina Page

March 3rd, 2020 4PM to 5PM - ES100

This event is free and open to the public.

Christina Page manages business partnerships for the nonprofit Climate Interactive, creators of the climate flight simulator EN-ROADS. Chris is a sustainability consultant and systems thinker with experience in government, inside two Fortune 500 companies, and in the nonprofit sector. As Climate Director for the City of Seattle, Chris oversaw the city's efforts to meet their greenhouse gas reduction goals. Prior to her work in government, she was Director of Energy and Environment at Amazon and Global Director of Energy and Sustainability Strategy at Yahoo!, where she was responsible for corporate environmental activities, including renewable energy procurement and carbon reduction goals. Chris worked at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), a Colorado-based “think-and-do tank” led by energy efficiency guru Amory Lovins.

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Energy Speaker Series: “Exploring Biodigestion For Bellingham’s Wastewater Treatment Facility” -Robert W. Johnson

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WWU - ES100

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Robert W. Johnson - “Exploring Biodigestion For Bellingham’s Wastewater Treatment Facility”

February 11th, 2020 4PM to 5PM - ES100

This event is free and open to the public.

Robert Johnson is the Superintendent of Plants at the City of Bellingham Department of Public Works, and project manager of the Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant improvements.

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Energy Speaker Series: “Giver of Life” - Jay Julius

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WWU - ES100

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Jay Julius - “Giver of Life”

February 25th, 2020 4PM to 5PM - ES100

This event is free and open to the public.

Jay Julius is the former Chairman of the Lummi Nation. He was a leader in the Lummi Nation’s successful fight to protect Xwe’chi’eXen/Cherry Point against what would have been North America’s largest coal port. As a fisherman, father, and proud Tribal member, he upholds his Xa xalh Xechnging(sacred obligation) by continuing to advocate for the Salish Sea, working with other leaders, and by speaking widely about the connections between culture, treaty rights, sovereignty, and climate change.

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Energy Speaker Series: “Energy Resourcing Planning in Washington” - Ben Kujala

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WWU - ES100

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Ben Kujala - “Energy Resourcing Planning in Washington”

February 18th, 2020 4PM to 5PM - ES100

This event is free and open to the public.

Ben Kujala is the Director of Power Planning at the Northwest Power and Conservation Council.  He leads a dedicated team of experts planning for an affordable, reliable, and productive electric grid that serves the needs of the citizens of the Pacific Northwest. He spent too much time in college playing with numbers and ended up with a MS in statistics. Away from work he enjoys exploring the Northwest, through rock climbing, snow sports, backpacking, and stand-up paddle boarding.

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Carbon Hackathon 2020 Energy Symposium

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Virtual Meeting

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Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this year’s Hackathon will be virtual. 

Please follow the Institute for Energy Studies on Facebook to get more updates about the event and register here.  

Admission is free and the public is welcome to join.

Western Washington University’s Institute for Energy Studies hosts an annual Carbon Hackathon to foster creativity, connection and idea-sharing between students and energy industry professionals. A hackathon is an event where a group of people engage in intense brainstorming sessions to develop creative solutions to a challenge.

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