TEACH-IN: Techno-Utopianism & the Fate of the Earth

The International Forum on Globalization and the Techno-Utopia Project
in collaboration with

The International Center for Technology Assessment, The New York

Open Center and The Schumacher Center for New Economics 

 

presents

 

Techno-Utopia 2014

 

 

Saturday Oct. 25

10am to 10pm

Sunday Oct. 26

10am to 7pm

 

 

 

Mountaintop Removal

 

Cyber Human

 

 

 

 

45 Leading scholars, authors and activists will convene at The Great Hall of Cooper Union, New York City, for a public “teach-in” on the profound impacts– environmental, economic and social– of runaway technological expansionism, and cyber immersion; the tendency to see technology as the savior for all problems. A change of direction is required, returning the fate of nature to the center of economic and social decision makiing.

 


 

 

 

$45 for Saturday

$40 for Sunday 

$75 for both

$25 for students/seniors

 

 

Contacts:

Brown Paper Tickets | 800.838.3006

New York Open Center | 212.219.2527 x2

 

SPEAKERS

 

 

Speakers include: Jeannette Armstrong, Debbie Barker, Shannon Biggs, Chet Bowers, Tom Butler, Helen Caldicott, Eileen Crist, Marcy Darnovsky, David Ehrenfeld, Aiden Enns, Joshua Farley, Bruce Gagnon, John M. Greer, Susan Griffin, Patricia Gualinga, Clive Hamilton, Randy Hayes, Richard Heinberg, Craig Holdrege, Michael Huesemann, Wes Jackson, Andrew Kimbrell, Dave King, Lisi Krall, Winona La Duke, Neisen Laukon, Jerry Mander, Bill McKibben, Stephanie Mills, Anuradha Mittal, Pat Mooney, Ralph Nader, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Koohan Paik, Douglas Rushkoff, Linda Sheehan, Vandana Shiva, Katie Singer, Gar Smith, Atossa Soltani, Charlene Spretnak, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Jim Thomas, Bruce Thompson, Mary Reynolds Thompson, Doug Tompkins, Severine von Tscharner-Fleming, Ralph White, Langdon Winner et. al. For brief bios of speakers, click here . Full Bios/Program/Speaker schedule TBA soon. Plus films, workshops and bookstore.

 

                                   Buy your tickets today!