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Programs

Reinforcing Our Mission

Planet Texas’ research is complemented by ongoing programmatic initiatives that help strengthen our relationships with nonprofit partners and stakeholders while growing a network of transdisciplinary collaborators focused on climate and community resilience.  

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Annual Symposium

PT2050 hosts a convening each Spring to showcase the work of our researchers, students, partners, and collaborators. Our symposium features multiple presentations formats and opportunities for dialog and exchange.

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Resilience Round Table Series

Our Resilience Roundtable Panel Series brings together leaders across the academic, non-profit, government, advocacy, and commercial sectors to explore a diversity of topics related to resilience. Panels typically feature 2-3 speakers and a moderator from the PT2050 research team.

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Creative Collaborations

Artists play an indispensable role in the movement to combat the climate crisis and to fortify community resilience in the face of climate-related challenges. Planet Texas recognizes the critical contributions of arts and humanities in this work and seeks to collaborate with artists whenever possible.

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Public Events

In addition to our ongoing programs and series, Planet Texas 2050 works with partners to co-produce public events that bring people together around issues related to community resilience and environment sustainability.

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Imagining America

Along with the Humanities Institute and the Graduate School, Planet Texas 2050 co-coordinates UT Austin’s institutional membership to Imagining America, a national consortium of scholars, artists, designers, humanists, and organizers from over 65 colleges and universities across the U.S.