Climate-smart jobs and clean economy topic of Smart Jobs Summit Feb. 28

Climate change is a major driver of job creation in the Southeast and around the world. Vanderbilt University will host a discussion about the growth of the clean economy and smart jobs in the region on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room.

The event, hosted by the College of Arts and Science’s program in Communication of Science and Technology, is open to the Vanderbilt community.

Stephen Ornes, writer-in-residence in Communication of Science and Technology, and Amanda Little, writer-in-residence in English, will moderate a panel of local business leaders, accomplished researchers, clean energy advocates and policy experts to map out the future of climate-smart jobs and environmental progress in our region.

The panelists include:

A question-and-answer session will follow the discussion.