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2021 THEME
URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN THE AGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Plan-It Earth 2021: Urban Development in the Age of Climate Change aimed to promote the link between developing sustainable urban communities and climate action.

View a full recap of the event here.

2021 SDGs

Plan-It Earth 2021's four competition tracks are based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more about each SDG at the UN SDG website.

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PLAN-IT
EARTH 2021

Urban Development in the
Age of Climate Change


March 20-21, 2021 @
Georgetown University
 

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Missed the event? Watch the recorded live-streams by clicking on the videos below!

Day 1

Opening remarks & keynote speeches

Day 2

Participant team pitches & awards ceremony

2021 WINNERS

Learn more about each team and their projects here.

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COOL COMPOST

Winner of the $2,000 Allbirds 1st Place Award

Cool Compost aims to create the best indoor compost collection product for the residential market.

Team Members: Elizabeth Mao, Jaewoo Ahn, Gracey Owen, Anna Csigirinszkij, Seamus Masterson

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PICK IT UP!

Winner of the $1,500 Beeck Center 2nd Place Award

Pick it Up! ––a project supported by the U.S. Census Bureau sought to tackle the plastic pollution issue at Georgetown.

Team members: Jamal Jaffer, Gillian Meyers, Anya Wahal

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ROOST

Winner of the $500 Georgetown Entrepreneurship 3rd Place Award

Roost will leverage data to generate optimal flight paths to minimize the number of drone-bird interactions each day.

Team members: Joon Park, Alex Weck, Daniel Castro

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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PETE MARRA

Director, Georgetown Environment Initiative

Pete Marra is the Director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative (GEI), Laudato Si’ Professor in Biology and the Environment, and Professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy. He is a leading environment and conservation expert, and heads GEI in bringing together students, faculty and staff across Georgetown’s campuses to contribute to the earth’s stewardship.

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NATE WONG

Chief Strategy and Social Innovation Officer, Beeck Center

Nate is a champion for creating lasting social change initiatives, working to defy prevailing orthodoxies and helping to shape the very systems that impede a prosperous and equitable world for all. He oversees the Beeck Center’s differentiated approach to social innovation and scale. Prior to coming to the Beeck Center, Nate helped launch and direct two social impact units: one at Deloitte Consulting/ Monitor Deloitte and more recently at Boston Consulting Group’s non-profit, the Centre for Public Impact.

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