Jeremy Irons to Attend Energy for Tomorrow Conference


There will be a screening of the documentary “Trashed” on the eve of the conference. Seats are limited and the screening will be open to the public. Confirmed conference participants will get priority. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the executive producer, Jeremy Irons.

The screening will be held on 7 pm, Wednesday, April 24 at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street. No audio recording or photography will be allowed.

Public tickets can be purchased here:

Confirmed speakers:
Jeremy Irons, actor and executive producer, “Trashed”
in conversation with David Carr, media and culture columnist, The New York Times


On April 25th –

10:40 – 11 a.m.
Jeremy Irons, actor and executive producer, “Trashed”
in conversation with Andrew Revkin, Op-Ed columnist and author, Dot Earth blog, The New York Times

*Please note, there is a screening of “Trashed” on the eve of the conference. Seats are limited and the screening will be open to the public. Confirmed conference participants will get priority.


Official press release from The New York Times Company:

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Sec. Shaun Donovan and Jeremy Irons Join Lineup for New York Times Energy for Tomorrow Conference April 25

NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 – The New York Times today announced that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will deliver a keynote address at its second annual Energy for Tomorrow conference on Thursday, April 25, at TheTimesCenter.  Mayor Bloomberg will address the conference’s theme of building sustainable cities and the question of what we, as global citizens, want from our cities.

Shaun Donovan, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, will join New York Times Op-Ed columnist Thomas Friedman in conversation to discuss the Obama administration’s vision for city development as our urban populations grow worldwide.

Jeremy Irons, Academy Award-winning actor and activist, will also speak at the conference about solutions for better waste management and his documentary, “Trashed,” which looks at the challenges posed by waste to the environment and how we can enact change for a cleaner world. 

Confirmed conference attendees will be invited to a special screening of “Trashed” with free admission on the eve of the conference, Wednesday, April 24.  A talk with executive producer Jeremy Irons and New York Times media and culture columnist David Carr will follow the screening.

Additional New York Times speakers and moderators at Energy for Tomorrow will include Op-Ed columnists Mark Bittman, Bill Keller and Joe Nocera; DealBook founder and columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin; energy and environmental issues reporter John Broder; architecture critic Michael Kimmelman; Op-Ed writer for the Dot Earth blog Andrew Revkin; and international environment correspondent Elisabeth Rosenthal.

Energy for Tomorrow is by invitation only and will be available to the public via live stream, which is free to view, at

The conference will open at 8:00 a.m. with a New York Times newsroom panel breakfast session that explores the issues of climate change, now at the top of the political agenda.

The New York Times Energy for Tomorrow conference series brings together thought leaders from across energy and environment industries to discuss the most urgent and important issues at hand and to explore different ways of fueling our evolving, global economy.

BlackBerry joins The New York Times as presenting sponsor of the 2013 Energy for Tomorrow conference.

To request an invitation to attend and to learn more about the conference, visit

About The New York Times Company

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