May 31, 2009 - 1:30-5:30 PM St. Marks Church in the Bowery, corner of 10th St. and 2nd Ave.
Beyond Survive - We Thrive! On Sunday, May 31, join a city-wide gathering of innovative individuals, local groups, nonprofits, government organizations, and local businesses who are transforming today’s challenges into visionary opportunities. Discover new ways we New Yorkers can re-imagine our beloved Big Apple, making it resilient, thriving, funky, healthy, and green.
The event features workshops, panels, music, art, food, info tables, and more. Speakers will specifically address how YOU can make a direct impact in their area of expertise. Topics include: Renewable Energy & Efficiency, Green Jobs, Food Justice, Conscious Health and Living, Locally Supported Agriculture, Climate Change, DIY ART, Rooftop & Community Gardens, Media Activism, Resilient Neighborhoods & Communities, Local/Alternative Currency, and more. This event will celebrate the launch of Evolver.net, a social network for conscious collaboration, and mark the beginning of their off-line community, Evolver NYC. This is the first in a series of events to bring New York’s diverse tribes of transformation together to enact meaningful change.
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April 01, 2009 | Wednesday | 6 - 8:30pm
Welcome and Introduction Andrew Personette - Executive Director, EcoSystems
Presentations by: Paul S. Mankiewicz, PhD - Executive Director - Gaia Institute Jason Salfi - co-founder - Comet Skateboards Andrew H. Dent, PhD. - Vice President, Library and Materials Research - Material ConneXion Mitchell Joachim, PhD - Terreform 1
Moderated Discussion lead by: Dan Rubinstein - Design Editor - Surface Magazine