Date: Thursday, October 24th 2019

Time: 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Place: WBUR CitySpace

Address: 890 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA

Speakers

Erik Thulin

Behavioral Scientist

Erik Thulin is the applied behavioral science lead at Rare, a global non-profit focusing on inspiring behavior change so people and nature thrive. Based in Rare’s Center for Behavior and the Environment, Erik directs the organization’s behavioral research agenda. He focuses on bridging the academic-practice gap through collaborations with research partners and environmental practitioners within and outside of Rare. Previous to joining the Center, Erik worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Social Norms Group, developing measurement and behavioral intervention strategies in the development sector and teaching behavioral economics. Learn More

Erik Thulin is the applied behavioral science lead at Rare, a global non-profit focusing on inspiring behavior change so people and nature thrive. Based in Rare’s Center for Behavior and the Environment, Erik directs the organization’s behavioral research agenda. He focuses on bridging the academic-practice gap through collaborations with research partners and environmental practitioners within and outside of Rare. Previous to joining the Center, Erik worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Social Norms Group, developing measurement and behavioral intervention strategies in the development sector and teaching behavioral economics. Learn More

Scott Lindell

Aquaculture Pioneer

Scott Lindell is a Research Specialist in marine farming at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He has dedicated the last 17 years to scientific research and development of shellfish and seaweed farming. He has managed multiple projects to bridge the biological, engineering, and political challenges of developing a thriving marine farming community. His projects include the development of methods for combining mussel and seaweed farming, establishing a breeding and genetic improvement program for sugar kelp, and establishing large-scale demonstration farms for kelp in Alaska and New England that may one day provide a significant resource for carbon-neutral biofuels as well as food. Learn More

Scott Lindell is a Research Specialist in marine farming at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He has dedicated the last 17 years to scientific research and development of shellfish and seaweed farming. He has managed multiple projects to bridge the biological, engineering, and political challenges of developing a thriving marine farming community. His projects include the development of methods for combining mussel and seaweed farming, establishing a breeding and genetic improvement program for sugar kelp, and establishing large-scale demonstration farms for kelp in Alaska and New England that may one day provide a significant resource for carbon-neutral biofuels as well as food. Learn More

Performance By

Boston Dance Theater

Contemporary Dance

Jessie Jeanne Stinnett is a dancer, choreographer, and co-artistic director of Boston Dance Theater. She received a BFA in Dance Performance from The Boston Conservatory and an MFA from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London (UK). Jessie has performed for the Metropolitan Opera, Tate Britain (UK), Prometheus Dance, Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (Vienna), and The Boston Baroque Opera. She is the recipient of the 2020 Boston Dancemakers Residency grant award and will be the 2020 Choreographer in Residence at Boston Center for the Arts and Boston Dance Alliance. Learn More

Jessie Jeanne Stinnett is a dancer, choreographer, and co-artistic director of Boston Dance Theater. She received a BFA in Dance Performance from The Boston Conservatory and an MFA from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London (UK). Jessie has performed for the Metropolitan Opera, Tate Britain (UK), Prometheus Dance, Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (Vienna), and The Boston Baroque Opera. She is the recipient of the 2020 Boston Dancemakers Residency grant award and will be the 2020 Choreographer in Residence at Boston Center for the Arts and Boston Dance Alliance. Learn More

Event Details.

Each salon features an artistic performance, two distinguished speakers, and a Q&A that provides audience members an opportunity to speak directly with some of the region’s brightest innovators and creative minds.

WBUR CitySpace

WBUR CitySpace is the new state-of-the-art multimedia venue for interviews, conversations, and performances located at 890 Commonwealth Avenue. It brings the stories you hear every day from WBUR and NPR to life. CitySpace is the region’s premier destination to be inspired, entertained, and educated.

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