Events

November 1-12, 2021

Our fellows will participate in a variety of events and panels with partner organizations around the world in the runup to the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. These events will put our fellows into conversation with scientific experts, social science researchers, policy makers, activists, and other curious, insightful thinkers on climate action.

At COP26, our fellows will participate in conversations with delegates and co-creation activities with attendees and members of the public.

October 12-15, 2021

On October 12-15, 2021, our fellows will participate in TED Countdown in Edinburgh, Scotland, sharing insights and co-developing stories and visions of the future with TED speakers and attendees.

2021 partner events

We’re planning events in 2021 with a variety of partners, including Future Tense, the British Library, the Journal of Science Policy & Governance, and the Hay Festival in Arequipa, Peru. Check back on this page for event updates, or join the Center for Science and the Imagination mailing list to be notified as events are announced. 

Unlocking Our Climate Imagination

Hosted by Future Tense Speakers: Climate Imagination Fellows Libia Brenda, Hannah Onoguwe, and Vandana Singh; novelist Kim Stanley Robinson; UN High-Level Climate Champion Nigel Topping; journalist and climate policy expert Bina Venkataraman

August 31, 2021
4:00 pm  UTC
Online

Workshop on Reimagining Climate Futures

Hosted by the Journal of Science Policy & Governance and the UK Science and Innovation Network Speakers: Climate Imagination Fellows Libia Brenda, Hannah Onoguwe, and Vandana Singh; British Consul General Emily Cloke

September 7, 2021
4:30 pm  UTC
Online

The Days After Tomorrow: Climate Fiction for the Future

Hosted by the British Library Speakers: Climate Imagination Fellows Libia Brenda, Hannah Onoguwe, and Vandana Singh; Guardian culture editor Claire Armitstead

September 22, 2021
3:00 pm  UTC
Online