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Wednesday, December 9 • 18:00 - 20:00
Place To Brief

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Place to Brief is an everyday evening briefing, shaped as a live talk-show, taking place in the Lounge, on the main stage. A panel of 3 to 5 international speakers will create a conversation on the thematic of the day. This program will be live streamed at placetob.org/live.

Limited seating available.
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How to change everyone to change everything?
How to individually choose behavior that matters? Our choices are shaped by various facts and our beliefs, biases and preferences, create a psychological context from which we need to escape to tackle climate change. How to widen the social reality of climate change and gather everyone to change everything?

Are we trapped in our silos, and if so, how do we first recognize the limitations and then go beyond them? What is it in societies that produce actions which have harmful results? Are we indeed deceiving ourselves about our ideas of personal freedom and will over our actions? How and where do we even begin to break the chains of peer induced behavior?


Heidi Quante


Chris Rapley

Professor, University College London
I'm a climate scientist - originally working in the field of satellite observation of the Earth as an instrumentalist and experimental physicist. I ran the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme, the British Antarctic Survey, and the Science Museum in London. I am now Prof of climate science at University College London and am working on the communication of climate science and the science-policy interface. In 2014 I and the award winning... Read More →
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Every evening, a special and surprise guest will close the Place to Brief. We want him/her to be anounced until the very last minute!


Vivienne Westwood was born in 1941 and moved to London 17 years later. She began designing in 1971 along with her then partner, Malcolm McLaren, when London was at the forefront of cultural trends. In 1984 she launched her own fashion line and in 2004 the V&A hosted a Vivienne Westwood retrospective exhibition to celebrate her 34 years in fashion – the largest exhibition ever devoted to a living British fashion designer. In 2006, her... Read More →

Wednesday December 9, 2015 18:00 - 20:00
Lounge 5 rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris

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