2018 Sustaining Our World Lecture: Dr. Jonathan Foley

May 11, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Jonathan Foley from the California Academy of Sciences to give the annual Sustaining Our World Lecture, “PlanetVision: A New Framework for Building a Sustainable Future, Based on Hope, Practical Solutions, and Collaboration.”

As executive director of the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, Dr. Jonathan Foley oversees the institution’s programs of Scientific Research, Education, and Public Engagement. Throughout his career, he has made major contributions to our understanding of worldwide changes in ecosystems, land use and climate, and global food security. His newest initiative, PlanetVision, inspires us to work together and look to science and nature for guidance to find a new way forward.

Dan Brown, director and professor, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Jonathan Foley, executive director, California Academy of Sciences