Event Schedule

Confronting Climate Change: Food Security

Friday, May 1, 2020 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm

The UC Santa Cruz Division of Physical & Biological Sciences and Division of Social Sciences invite you to the seventh annual Confronting Climate Change public lecture series at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz. The event is free and will include a moderated panel discussion followed by concurrent conversations showcasing the breadth and depth of the research and opportunities for food security action that the UC Santa Cruz community is leading, guiding, and informing.


7:00pm – Doors open

7:30pm – Welcome & introduction

7:40pm – Speaker #1

8:05pm – Speaker #2

  • Aditi Sen, OxFam
    Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Change

8:30pm – Panel discussion moderator introduction

8:45pm – Panel discussion & audience questions

  • Moderator: Katharyne Mitchell
  • Stacy Philpott, UC Santa Cruz
    Professor of Environmental Studies
    Director of the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS)
  • Noah Diffenbaugh
  • Aditi Sen

9:15pm – Closing remarks

  • Katharyne Mitchell

The annual Confronting Climate Change public lecture series is a very popular free event. Due to venue capaicty limits, registration is required. Please register here.