Anote's Ark: Technology and Climate Change

FREE tickets available at the venue at 6:00 PM on May 2.


Autodesk Technology Centre Wed, May 2, 2018 7:30 PM
Film Info
Rating:Not rated
Festival Info
Program Category:Special Events & Big Ideas Series
Film Subjects:Australia & Oceania
Ecology & the Environment
Politics & Political Intrigue


Hot Docs Salons co-presented with Autodesk: Explore technology as it relates to the subjects of Special Presentation film Anote's Ark.

Climate change is impacting our world in increasingly dangerous ways. What role can technology play in mitigating its impact and charting a path towards a solution? Find screenings of Anote's Ark.


Christine Stoner, Head of Partnership Engagement Autodesk Foundation
As head of Partnership Engagement at Autodesk Foundation, Christine Stoner is responsible for all in-kind support and services provided to the entrepreneurs and innovators in the Foundation’s portfolio. She is an advocate of people, tools and technology coming together, towards a more equitable, sustainable future. Providing support via financial resources, technology resources and human resources, the Autodesk Foundation believes the unique combination of these resources can have a catalytic effect on the design and technology-based organizations in the Foundation’s portfolio, and lead to greater impact.


Matthieu Rytz, Director, Anote's Ark
Matthieu Rytz is a visual storyteller who, for many years, has added to the knowledge base around the consequences of erosion brought on by climate change. His media are photography, documentary filmmaking, and combining photography with virtual reality. Anote's Ark is his feature documentary debut. Matthieu also produces the World Press Photo exhibition in Montreal. His pictures, as well as those he commissions, have been exhibited throughout the world.

Dr. Blair Feltmate, Head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo
Blair is the head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo. Previously, Blair has served as vice president, Sustainable Development, Bank of Montreal; director, Sustainable Development, OPG; and partner, Sustainable Investment Group/YMG Capital Management. Blair has written textbooks on environmental science, banking and sustainable development; is involved in the creation of several climate adaptation standards with the Canadian Standards Association; and is chair of the Federal Government of Canada Expert Panel on Climate Adaptation.

Additional Information

FREE tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis at Autodesk @ MaRS beginning at 6:00 p.m. on May 2.