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WELCOME!

Fungi is now solving problems through their ability to help other organisms and through their ability to create natural remedies. Though it is small, it is provoking change that humans have never thought possible or as easily attainable.


8am....

meet & greet with coffee & scones

9am....

opening speech

10am....

lecture by paul stamets

12pm.... 1pm....

lunch catered by ameer’s mediteranian grill lecture by shubhendu sharma

2pm....

lecture by anne madden

3pm....

lecture by rachel sussman

DAY ONE

DAY TWO 8am....

coffee catered by BRASH coffee

9am....

lecture by mennat el ghalid

10am....

lecture by jae rhim lee

12pm.... 1pm....

lunch catered by nuevo lareda cantina lecture by eben bayer

2pm....

lecture by katrina spade


6 WAYS MUSHROOMS CAN SAVE THE WORLD


SPEAKERS 6 WAYS FUNGI CAN SAVE THE WORLD

PAUL STAMETS the auditorium - day one - 10am Paul Stamets believes that mushrooms can save our lives, restore our ecosystems and transform other worlds.

HOW TO GROW A FOREST IN YOUR BACKYARD

MEET THE MICROSCOPIC LIFE IN YOUR HOME - & ON YOUR FACE

SHUBHENDU SHARMA the auditorium - day one - 1pm Shubhendu Sharma creates afforestation methods that make it easy to plant maintenance-free, wild and biodiverse forests.

ANNE MADDEN

the auditorium - day one - 2pm Whether brewing better beer, discovering novel antibiotics or chronicling the lives of the microscopic creatures living in the dust under the couch, Anne Madden seeks to understand and utilize the microbial world around us.

HOW FUNGI RECOGNIZE (& INFECT) PLANTS

MENNAT EL GHALID the auditorium - day two - 9am Mennat El Ghalid research aims to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying fungal biology and pathogenicity.


MY MUSHROOM BURIAL SUIT

JAE RHIM LEE the auditorium - day two - 10am Artist and TED Fellow Jae Rhim Lee re-imagines the relationships between the body and the world.

THE WORLD’S OLDEST LIVING THINGS

WHEN I DIE, RECOMPOSE ME

RACHEL SUSSMAN the auditorium - day one - 3pm Rachel Sussman is on a quest to celebrate the resilience of life by identifying and photographing continuous-living organisms that are 2,000 years or older, all around the world.

KATRINA SPADE the auditorium - day two - 2pm Katrina Spade created a system called "recomposition" that transforms human bodies into soil, so that we can return to the earth after we die.

ARE MUSHROOMS THE NEW PLASTIC?

EBEN BAYER the auditorium - day two - 1pm Eben Bayer is co-inventor of MycoBond, an organic (really — it's based on mycelium, a living, growing organism) adhesive that turns agriwaste into a foam-like material for packaging and insulation.


THANK YOU.

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