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  • September 13-15, 2019

    Palace Of Fine Arts

    PLANET HOME is a creative and immersive showcase of experiences that aims to accelerate mass adoption of actionable solutions to protect the health of our planet. During this three-day flagship event, PLANET HOME will bring together world-renowned leaders, artists, and talent from music, art, technology, policy, research, and more, to present their insights and ideas on how they are inspiring everyone to become an Environmental Solutionist.

    PLANET HOME connects the new generation with global thought leaders, eco-forward organizations and innovative companies providing solutions on how we EAT, MAKE, MOVE, and LIVE to protect the health of our planet.

    The PLANET HOME goal is to strive for a world where people live in equilibrium with the planet: where each person makes conscious decisions today to create a better tomorrow.

    PALACE OF FINE ARTS

    PLANET HOME Solutionists

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    Adrian Grenier
    Actor, Producer, Director, Musician and Environmentalist | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Mr. Grenier is an American actor, producer, director, musician and environmentalist. An advocate of sustainable living, Grenier and partner Peter Glatzer founded the lifestyle brand SHFT.com. SHFT promotes sustainability through film, design, art and culture and lives both online and offline. Its mission is to nudge sustainable ideas and products into pop culture, and to provide context for an inspiring, modern, sustainable way of life.
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    Adrian Grenier
    Actor, Producer, Director, Musician and Environmentalist | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Allie Boyer
    Youth Ambassador | EQ Youth Solutionist
    When she was in 4th grade, Allie Boyer started Purses for Primates, an organization that raises money for the care, protection, and rehabilitation of displaced, injured, and orphaned orangutans. Currently a member of the Roots & Shoots U.S. National Youth Leadership Council, Allie continues to raise awareness about deforestation and the impacts of palm oil production on biodiversity.
    Robert has led award winning design and innovation teams as Managing Director of Singularity University Labs, as a Design Director at IDEO and as founding member of multiple technology startups.

    Robert holds a BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie Mellon University and a MS in Biomimicry from Arizona State University. He holds multiple design awards and drives for solutions that integrate social, environmental, and educational considerations while proving that purpose and profit can combine for the greatest impact.

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    Allie Boyer
    Youth Ambassador | EQ Youth Solutionist
    Amanda Joy Ravenhill
    Executive Director at Buckminster Fuller Institute | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Amanda Joy Ravenhill is an active member of the international community focused on addressing imminent global challenges. She is the Executive Director of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, dedicated to accelerating the identification, development, and deployment of strategies that radically advance regeneration of Earth’s ecosystems. She also serves as advisor to the Center for Carbon Removal and is a member of the steering committee for the Nexus Global Climate Change Working Group. She lectures and speaks publicly on such wide-ranging topics as biochar, regenerative design, carbon drawdown strategies, mindfulness, and systems thinking.
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    Amanda Joy Ravenhill
    Executive Director at Buckminster Fuller Institute | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Anna Cummins
    Co-Founder/Executive Director/Board Member of 5 Gyres | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    With more than 20 years experience in environmental non-profit work—including marine conservation, coastal watershed management, and sustainability education— Anna Cummins is an expert in the field. Her “Synthetic Sea, Synthetic Me” TEDx talk has been viewed and shared by thousands. In 2016, Cummins announced 5 Gyres partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency at the State Department’s “Our Oceans” summit.
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    Anna Cummins
    Co-Founder/Executive Director/Board Member of 5 Gyres | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Capt. Scott Kelly
    American Astronaut at NASA | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Scott Kelly is a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy captain. A veteran of four space flights, Kelly commanded the International Space Station (ISS) on three expeditions and was a member of the yearlong mission to the ISS. In October 2015, he set the record for the total accumulated number of days spent in space, the single longest space mission by an American astronaut.
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    Capt. Scott Kelly
    American Astronaut at NASA | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Chantal Chalita
    Environmental Engineer and Creator of GREEN ME | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Chantal Chalita is an environmental engineer and founder of GREEN ME, which is a space dedicated to people who seek to lead a more ecological and sustainable lifestyle by making small changes in their routine. GREEN ME focuses on spreading the desire to do your bit to help the planet and create ecological awareness by encouraging the consumption of national brands, without this becoming impossible. Once considered the only eco-blogger in Mexico, Chantal seeks to move global citizens toward sustainability by providing them with the tools to change their day-to-day practices.

    GREEN ME is the perfect mix between lifestyle, fashion, well-being and ecology, where a chic, cheerful and fashionable life is combined with a 100% environmental contribution.

    Through GREEN ME, Chantal encourages people to be conscious, not excessive and as sustainable as possible without leaving aside hobbies, passions and amusements.

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    Chantal Chalita
    Environmental Engineer and Creator of GREEN ME | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Dickson Despommier
    Professor of Public Health and Microbiology at Columbia University Medical Center | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Dr. Dickson Despommier, PhD, is a microbiologist, an ecologist, and emeritus professor. In 1999, he founded the root for his idea of raising crops in tall buildings; vertical farming. In 2010, he published his widely received book: ``The Vertical Farm: feeding the world in the 21st Century``. Vertical farms have many advantages: food is organically farmed, urban space is saved, it is possible to farm all year round and in any place, and use of agrochemicals is eliminated.
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    Dickson Despommier
    Professor of Public Health and Microbiology at Columbia University Medical Center | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Edward Norton
    American Actor and Filmmaker | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Edward Norton is an American actor and filmmaker – and has received multiple awards and nominations including a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations. Alongside his work in cinema, Norton is an environmental activist and social entrepreneur. He is a trustee of non-profit organization for affordable housing – Enterprise Community Partners. He also serves as president of the American branch of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, and is the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity.
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    Edward Norton
    American Actor and Filmmaker | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Kathryn Kellogg
    Climate Optimist | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    We all know how important it is to reduce our environmental footprint, but it can be daunting to know where to begin. Enter Kathryn Kellogg, who can fit all her trash from the past two years into a 16-ounce mason jar. How? She starts by saying “no” to straws and grocery bags, and “yes” to a reusable water bottle and compostable dish scrubbers. Author of 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste, Kellogg shares tips and more, along with DIY recipes for beauty and home; advice for responsible consumption and making better choices for home goods, fashion, and the office; and even secrets for how to go waste free at the airport.
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    Kathryn Kellogg
    Climate Optimist | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Marcus Eriksen
    5 Gyres Institute Co-Founder & Research Director | EQ Youth Solutionist
    Marcus Eriksen is the co-founder of Leap Lab, as well as the Research Director and co-founder of the 5 Gyres Institute. He studies the global distribution and ecological impacts of plastic marine pollution, which has included expeditions sailing through all 5 subtropical gyres, Bay of Bengal, Southern Ocean and inland lakes and rivers, recently publishing the first global estimate of all plastic of all sizes floating in the world’s oceans, totaling 270,000 metric tons from 5.25 trillion particles.
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    Marcus Eriksen
    5 Gyres Institute Co-Founder & Research Director | EQ Youth Solutionist
    Mari Copeny
    Future President | EQ Youth Solutionist
    American activist, also known as Little Miss Flint, who began fighting on behalf of Flint, Michigan residents ever since the city's 2014 water crisis. Mari has done so much to help the people of Flint but she’s also done some other amazing work too. She is the youngest Women’s March Youth Ambassador, National Youth Ambassador for the Climate March, and Youth Ambassador for Equality for Her. She has spoken in front of the White House and at the Science March in Washington D.C. Mari also spoke at the United Nations Girl Up Leadership Conference.
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    Mari Copeny
    Future President | EQ Youth Solutionist
    Neil Sahota
    Business Guru / Master Inventor / Tech Coast Angel | Solutionist + EQ Technologist
    Neil Sahota is an IBM Master Inventor and World Wide Business Development Leader in the IBM Watson Group. With 15+ years of business experience, he works with clients and business partners to create next-generation products/solutions powered by Watson. His work experience spans multiple industries including healthcare, life sciences, retail, travel and transportation, energy and utilities, automotive, telecommunications, media/communication, and government.
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    Neil Sahota
    Business Guru / Master Inventor / Tech Coast Angel | Solutionist + EQ Technologist
    Pat Brown
    CEO and founder of Impossible Foods | Solutionist Speaker
    Patrick O. Brown is CEO and founder of Impossible Foods, a company at the forefront of making nutritious, delicious meat and dairy products from plants to satisfy meat lovers and address the environmental impact of animal farming. The idea for Impossible Foods came to Pat while he was on sabbatical from his position as an HHMI investigator and professor of biochemistry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. In reflecting on how he could use his training and experience to make the largest positive impact on the world, he realized there was a way to make delicious, affordable meat and dairy products, directly from plants – that would be better for the environment and for consumers. In 2011, Pat chose to devote himself full time to Impossible Foods.
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    Pat Brown
    CEO and founder of Impossible Foods | Solutionist Speaker
    Peter Diamandis
    Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, Executive Founder of Singularity University | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Diamandis is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Executive Founder of Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that counsels the world's leaders on exponentially growing technologies. As an entrepreneur, Diamandis has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital and education. He is also co-Founder BOLD Capital Partners, a venture fund with $250M investing in exponential technologies.
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    Peter Diamandis
    Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, Executive Founder of Singularity University | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Philippe Cousteau
    Filmmaker, Explorer, Advocate | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Inspired by the legacy of his grandfather of Jacques Cousteau, Philippe is an multi Emmy-Nominated TV host and producer as well as an author, speaker, and social entrepreneur. His conservation efforts are focused on solving global social and environmental problems. In 2004 he founded EarthEcho International dedicated to inspiring youth to act now for a sustainable planet. With over ten years in operation, EarthEcho has established itself as a leading youth environmental education organization.
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    Philippe Cousteau
    Filmmaker, Explorer, Advocate | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Shannon Kenny
    Sustainability Blogger, Content Creator, Environmental Advocate | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    My two passions are art and the environment. I have several years of administrative, curatorial and teaching experience within the art world. However, I’m really enthusiastic about environmental issues affecting our city and planet, and would love to be able to implement my creative thinking and organizational skills towards environmental awareness within the New York area and beyond.
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    Shannon Kenny
    Sustainability Blogger, Content Creator, Environmental Advocate | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Steven Kotler
    8x National Bestselling Author, Executive Director at the Flow Research Collective, Leading Expert in Peak-Performance | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning journalist. He is one of the world’s leading experts on high performance. Alongside his wife, author Joy Nicholson, Kotler is also the co-founder of the Rancho de Chihuahua dog sanctuary. He is the author of eight bestsellers, including Stealing Fire, The Rise of Superman, Tomorrowland, Bold, Abundance, West of Jesus, A Small Furry Prayer and The Angle Quickest for Flight. His writing has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications.
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    Steven Kotler
    8x National Bestselling Author, Executive Director at the Flow Research Collective, Leading Expert in Peak-Performance | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Vien Truong
    President, The Dream Corps | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Vien Truong is a solutions innovator and movement builder who has been a key architect in building an equitable and inclusive green economy. She is President of Dream Corps, a nonprofit organization working to close prison doors and open doors of opportunity. She has developed numerous energy, environmental, and economic policies and programs at the state, federal and local levels, and has advised on billions of dollars in public investments for energy and community development programs.
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    Vien Truong
    President, The Dream Corps | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Whitney McGuire & Dominique Drakeford
    Co-Creators of Sustainable Brooklyn | EQ Solutionist Speaker
    Founded by Dominique Drakeford and Whitney McGuire, Sustainable Brooklyn fashionably bridges the gaps between the sustainability movement and TARGETED communities through various modalities, including education and events.

    Sustainable Brooklyn provides access and insight to sustainability from the lens of the African diaspora to: 1) address the limitations of the current sustainability movement; and 2) implement holistic strategies that provide regenerative solutions for Black liberation - a fertile foundation upon which to thrive, unencumbered.
    Through resources, events, workshops and curriculums, Sustainable Brooklyn provides tools to shift sustainability literacy to encompass cultural existence and celebration, economic liberation, self healing, land sovereignty and community preservation.

    With a focus on fashion, food and wellness, Dominique and Whitney collaborate and partner with a myriad of allied stakeholders in various industries, while amplifying the work and voices of BIPOC.

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    Whitney McGuire & Dominique Drakeford
    Co-Creators of Sustainable Brooklyn | EQ Solutionist Speaker

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