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Film Discussion: “They Say It Can’t Be Done”

Thu Jan 21, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
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A warming climate, polluted oceans and world hunger are some of the staggering problems facing humanity. The best minds are hard at work on solutions that could: heal the oceans, feed the planet, reduce atmospheric carbon and even eliminate organ waitlists. The catch? Innovation never comes without risk and often brings consequences that can impact our health, safety and environment. That is why our regulatory system is designed to protect and serve the public interest. In the fast-paced world of technological development, however, even well-intentioned regulations can inadvertently hamper beneficial progress.

“They Say It Can’t Be Done” profiles companies that have the potential to solve some of our greatest challenges, but all face a common roadblock: a regulatory system that could impede their pathways to success. Is it time for us to imagine a new regulatory approach?

Register early to receive the Vimeo link to view the film any time prior to the discussion at 6 p.m. on Jan. 21. The program will consist of a Q&A with the documentary’s producer, Patrick Reasonover.

Our virtual programs are graciously sponsored by Alpine Bank.

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Patrick Reasonover

Patrick Reasonover

Lead Producer

"They Say It Can't Be Done"