The Climate Change Conference will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field, as well as numerous parallel presentations by researchers and practitioners. This year's plenary speakers include:

Kathryn Harrison

Kathryn Harrison is Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. She is also a chemical engineer, and started her career working in the Canadian oil sands. She is the author of the book Passing the Buck: Federalism and Canadian Environmental Policy and co-author of Risk, Science, and Politics, and she has edited three volumes, the most recent of which is Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change.