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Sustainable Speaker Series

  • UCLA Ackerman Building (Bruin Viewpoint Room) 308 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA, 90024 United States (map)


The Renewable Energy Association invites you to our first annual Speaker Series! We’re proud to welcome a lineup of influential and inspiration leaders in sustainability. Following the talks, we will have time for networking with faculty, students, and industry! During the duration of the event, refreshments and food will be provided.

This year, we’re inviting three leaders in sustainability efforts in Los Angeles.

- Jon Christensen is the Founder of the Laboratory of Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS), journalist-in-residence, and adjunct assistant professor in the IoES. He’ll be discussing media portrayals of sustainability and his collaboration with Vox Media.

- Steve Baule is the Director of Special Projects in the Sustainability Office of LADWP, and will to discuss his current project, the La Kretz Innovation Campus, aimed at developing clean technologies in Los Angeles.

- Bonny Bentzin serves UCLA as the Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer and has decades of experience planning and executing large-scale sustainability projects for campuses across the country.