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Idea Lab - Foster School of Business Net Impact Chapter

Event Date: 
04/08/2011 - 8:15am - 12:30pm
Event Location: 
University of Washington - Kane Hall Seattle, WA
United States

Please join us for the first annual Foster Net Impact Idea Lab!
This exciting half-day seminar will bring together local business leaders, students, and sustainability experts to brainstorm solutions to their most challenging sustainability issues.

Friday, April 8
8:15 am – 12:30 pm
Kane Hall, University of Washington

Click HERE for more information and to register: http://depts.washington.edu/mbaclub/netimpact/FIL-main

The cost of this free event is generously sponsored by
Microsoft Corporation and Starbucks Coffee Company

Location

University of Washington - Kane Hall Seattle, WA
United States

December Carbon Coach Book Club Meeting

Event Date: 
12/30/2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Seattle Public Library Northeast Branch
6801 35th Ave. N.E.
United States

Join a conversation on climate change topics moderated by Seattle's Carbon Coaches!

December's featured book is "The Story of Stuff" by Annie Leonard (http://www.storyofstuff.com/book.php). As an alternative, consider viewing "The Story of Stuff" videos online if you might not have time to read this wonderful book in preparation for the meeting: http://www.storyofstuff.com/. Everyone is welcome for this discussion!

Location

Seattle Public Library Northeast Branch
6801 35th Ave. N.E.
United States

Climate Change Book Club

Event Date: 
11/18/2010 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Capitol Hill Branch Library
425 Harvard Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102
United States

Join a conversation on climate change topics moderated by Seattle's Carbon Coaches! November's featured book is "Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and with (Almost) No Money" by Dolly Freed. Stay posted on the Seattle CAN website (http://seattlecan.org/calendar.html) to follow the book club across town at various Seattle Library branches! This is a new event and we are excited to reach out to early career and young professionals across Seattle who wish to engage in dialogue on climate change topics with peers!

Location

Capitol Hill Branch Library
425 Harvard Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102
United States

Movie Screening: Good Food (followed by discussion with filmmakers)

Event Date: 
03/20/2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Sunset Hill Community Club
3003 NW 66th St
Seattle, WA 98117
United States

Join Sustainable Ballard as we explore 'Good Food'
$5 suggested donation

‘Good Food’ Connects Local Sustainable Farming with Your Table

After its premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival to enthusiastic audiences in sold out theaters, this film has screened in small theaters, in other film festivals, and many community settings around the country where it inspires discussion and action on local, sustainable food. Its broadcast debut was Nov. 12, 2009 on Seattle’s PBS affiliate, KCTS/9. It will soon be seen on other public TV stations around the country.

Location

Sunset Hill Community Club
3003 NW 66th St
Seattle, WA 98117
United States

Art and Environmental Advocacy: A Dialogue

Event Date: 
01/28/2010 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 2901 Western Avenue

SAM and the Cascade Land Conservancy present the next panel discussion exploring the intersection of art, culture and the environment. What roles should artists play in championing environmental causes? How can environmentalists and artists collaborate to build public interest around sustainability? Can artists bridge the gap between science and society?

Moderated by Crosscut founding publisher David Brewster, the panel includes Grist writer and editor Jen Harper, artist Lorna Jordan, wildlife photographer Steven Kazlowski and John Marzluff of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Washington.

Free and open to the public. To reserve your space, please email [email protected] or call the SAM Box Office at 206.654.3121.

Presented with support from the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs and in partnership with the Pacific Science Center.

Location

Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 2901 Western Avenue
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