February 10: Releasing Japanese edition of World on the Edge, Tokyo
February 10: 1-5 pm Keynote speaker, World on the Edge Launch Symposium, Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. Click on link (Japanese only) for details.
February 12: Receiving Earth Hall of Fame Kyoto award, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
February 13: Keynote speaker at symposium on alternative automotive fuels, Beihang University, Beijing
February 14: 7:30 pm presentation, "World on the Edge," at Bookworm Bookstore, No.4 Courtyard, Sanlitun South St, Chao Yang District, Beijing, China
February 15: 10:30 am presentation "Why Food Prices May Keep Rising," Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Embassy of the Netherlands, Liangmahe Nanlu 4. Beijing
March 1: 11:30 am speaker at Perspectives on Limits to Growth: Challenges to Building a Sustainable Planet, The Rasmuson Theater, National Museum of the American Indian, 4th Street and Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC. Open to the public. Capacity is Limited. RSVP to email@example.com
March 28: Morning speaker at Affordable World Security: Choice Points for America conference, Newseum, Washington, DC. This conference is free and open to the public. They just ask you to register. In addition, it will be live-streamed.
April 11: Panelist, New York Times' conference, Energy for Tomorrow, New York City, NY
April 12: Luncheon information discussion with Harvard's environmental sustainability students, Cambridge, MA
April 12: 4pm - 5:30pm. Receiving Harvard University's Alumni Environmental Award, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
May 20: Dinner speaker, American Farmland Trust, Washington, DC.
June 4: Morning keynote, The Seminar, sponsored by Fortune 500, San Diego, CA
June 7: 3pm - 3:30pm. Janet Larsen, Director of Research, webcast for Spring for Sustainability Summit. Free series of live, online and teleseminar events.
July 26: 4-6 PM Panelist, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), special preview screening of Ken Burns' THE DUST BOWL. White House, EEOB, Washington, DC. Followed by reception at the Corcoran Gallery, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 18-19: ARE Day speaker, Aspen, CO.
September 13: Morning speaker, InterAmerican Development Bank climate change workshop, Baltimore, MD.
October 4: Morning plenary speaker and afternoon forum, EcoSummit 2012, Columbus, OH
October 5: 5:30 - 7 p.m. Book party to release Lester Brown's book, "Full Planet, Empty Plates." Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC. RSVP email@example.com.
October 11: 6 p.m. roundtable on "Food and Sustainability: Which Future?" hosted by the Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC. Lester Brown will speak on "Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity." Reception at 5 p.m. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to the public.
October 17: 4:30-5:30 p.m., webinar hosted by Van Eck Securities Corporation.
November 1: 12:30-2 p.m. presentation on Full Planet, Empty Plates at the World Bank, Auditorium JB1-080, 701 18th Street NW, Washington, DC. Open to the public. Coffee and cookies will be served. RSVP: email@example.com
November 12: Lester Brown, inaugural address for the University of Maryland's Environmental Lecture series. Open to the public.
Where: Computer Science Instructional Center, University of Maryland, College Park
4:00 p.m. Reception in Atrium
5:00 p.m. Lecture in Room 1115
Parking is free after 4pm. For more information on the Council on the Environment see:
November 26: Launching Dutch edition of Full Planet, Empty Plates, The Hague, The Netherlands.
November 27: 6:30 PM Presentation at the European Parliament, Brussels. Batiment Spaak, 2nd Floor, Room 3C50.
November 29: Keynote speaker, International Forum on Food and Nutrition, Milan, Italy. Sponsored by Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition.
November 30: Keynote speaker, University of Milan
November 30: Keynote speaker, Bologna University
December 4: Janet Larsen, book launch for The Global Farms Race:
Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security, Washington, DC. Open to the public.
Where: 6th Floor Flom Auditorium
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC, USA
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
December 8: Concluding speaker, Chesapeake Climate Action Network conference on fracking, Baltimore, MD
December 12: Speaker at House Staff Briefing on climate change organized by Friends Committee on National Legislation, Washington, DC
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