Speaking

Speaking EngagementsAndy Lipkis is an inspiring and dynamic speaker for a wide array of audiences. Since 1973 he has spoken at and keynoted conferences and led workshops with specific messages about how people can help nature heal our cities, from integrated urban ecosystem management to the simple act of planting a tree. A list of selected upcoming speaking events appears below, as well as past venues by date.


We would like to receive invitations to speak submitted three months prior to the event. If you are interested in inviting Andy to speak to your organization or at an event, please complete this Speaker Invitation Form and email it to mallen@treepeople.org.

2014 Presentations

DateDetailsLocation
12/10/14

UCLA Anderson Forecast

Speaker

Los Angeles, CA
11/20/14

Milken Institute California Summit

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
11/20/14

Women's Leadership Legacy Conference

Speaker

Pasadena, CA
11/18/14

Coro Southern California

Panelist

Loss Angeles, CA
11/17/14

Decarbonizing California: 2020 to 2050

Participant

Los Angeles, CA
10/18/14- 11/7/14Host of Drought Solutions tour to AustraliaMelbourne & Adelaide Australia

10/16/14-10/18/14

Bioneers

Plenary Speaker and Panelist

San Rafael, CA

10/10/14

LABC Water Policy Forum

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
10/8/14

White House Green Infrastructure Event

Leadership Roundtable

Washington, DC
10/8/14

 

Johnson Foundation-Seizing the Future for Sustainable & Resilient US Freshwater Resources

Washington, DC
10/3/14Woodbury University Mediated City ConferenceBurbank, CA
9/30/14

WEFTEC 2014

The TREES Project Model: A Tool for Facilitating Multi- Agency Proportional Investments for Funding Green Infastructure

Presenter

New Orleans, LA
8/26/14Award Ceremony from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure for the SunValley Watershed Multi- Benefit ProjectLos Angeles, CA
7/17/14-7/18/14

American Planning Association’s Speaker Series

Presenter

Sacramento, CA
5/9/14

LA n Sync Pilot-Year Briefing

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
5/8/14

Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Parks Summit

Keynote Speaker

Los Angeles, CA
4/29/14

LA2050 Roundtable Event: “LA is the Healthiest Place to Live"

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
1/22/14

National Research Council Committee on the On-Site Reuse of Graywater and Stormwater: An Assessment of Risks, Costs and Benefits

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
1/13/14

US-Australian Dialogue on Water

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA

 

2013 Presentations

DateDetailsLocation
12/3/13-12/6/13

Association of California Water Agencies Fall Conference

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
11/21/13

Milken Institute California Summit

Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
10/11/13-10/13/13

Building Resilient Communities: Northern California Permaculture and Transition Network Convergence

Keynote Speaker

Hopland, CA
9/23/13-9/26/13

United States Water Alliance's Urban Water Sustainability Leadership Conference

Presenter and Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
5/15/13-5/17/13

Room for the River Conference

Moderator

TreePeople
4/11/13

National Council of Jewish Women's Los Angeles Section Event

Speaker

Los Angeles, CA
3/6/13

American Society of Civil Engineers' California Infrastructure Symposium

Presenter and Panelist

Los Angeles, CA
3/4/13

United States Forest Service's North American Forest Commission Meeting

Speaker

San Diego, CA
2/8/13

Annual Landscape Architect's Expo, Landscape Architecture Foundation Charity Reception

Speaker

Long Beach, CA

 

Past Presentations (partial list)

Date
Details
Location
4/26/13

Arboriculture Australia's 2013 Oceania Urban Forest and Utility Arborist Conference and Workshops

Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenter

Melbourne, Australia

 

 

11/23/12

Hong Kong Baptist University Seminar: Engaging Your Dreams and Community To Create a Climate Resilient City

Presenter

Hong Kong
6/25/12-6/27/12

Mediterranean Cities Conference

Moderator and Speaker

Los Angeles, CA
5/18/12

California State Legislative Hearing on the Future of Stormwater

Panelist

TreePeople
5/14/12

Urban Forest Symposium

Keynote Speaker

Seattle, WA
3/29/12

Arid Low Impact Development Conference

Keynote Speaker

Tucson, AZ
10/5/11

2011 Urban Water Sustainability Conference

Panelist

Milwaukee, WI
01/31/11

California Releaf Workshop

Workshop Leader

Sacramento, CA
11/04/10Climate Dialogue: Low Carbon Cities for High Quality Living

Plenary Speaker and Panelist
Hong Kong
10/14-10/15/10

Bioneers

Plenary Speaker and Workshop Leader

San Rafael, CA
5/30/10

Bioneers Global
The Biomimicry Design Revolution

Presenter

Zeist, The Netherlands
2/19/10AAAS Symposium 2010 Annual Meeting
Greening Cities Through Media, Education, and Science

Panelist
San Diego, CA
12/8/09

Adapting to a Drier West: Water, Growth, and Better Development Practices

Keynote Speaker

Las Vegas, NV
10/15/09

The Greening of California: Environmental Policies in the New Economy

Panelist

The Milken Institute, Santa Monica, CA
4/21/09Antoinette & Vincent Dungan Lectureship on Energy and the Environment, Occidental College

Lecturer

Los Angeles, CA
2/26/0914th Annual Water Conservation Conference: Watershed to Foodshed

Keynote Speaker

Albuquerque, NM
10/21/08
RAND Corporation
 
Workshop Leader
Santa Monica, CA
9/24/08
Uncommon Ground Lecture Series, New York City Parks Dept.
 
Lecturer
New York, NY
9/22/08
Mid-Atlantic Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils
 
Keynote Speaker
Clinton, NJ
9/22/08
American Water Resources Association, New Jersey Section
 
Keynote Speaker
Morristown, NJ
4/5/08
The Dream Reborn Conference, Green for All
 
Workshop Leader
Memphis, TN