Clean Energy is Today’s Moon Shot

image of President Kennedy wearing visionary glasses with wind turbines reflected in the lenses
Event Date: October 30, 2017 - 3 p.m.
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom C
Event Cost: Free

A Discussion of John F. Kennedy's Vision for Innovation and Environmentalism and the Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change


  • The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Emily Reichert, Executive Director and CEO, Greentown Labs
  • Moderator: David Cash, Dean, McCormack Graduate School, UMass Boston 

NEW ADDITION: Opening remarks by Jack Kennedy Schlossberg on the legacy of his grandfather, President John F. Kennedy


  • John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies
  • Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

This is a free lecture, but you do need to register.

Because of on-campus construction, we strongly encourage you to take public transportation or allow extra time to park at the Bayside Expo Center and take the free shuttle bus to the Campus Center. Get directions in our Getting Here section.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.