FUTURE CITY | Friday, October 1, 2010 | 6pm: An evening to celebrate Worldchanging's seven-year anniversary and spark a dialogue about the Cascade Region's most pressing issues. The Mayors of Seattle and Portland will start the evening with a provocative conversation, moderated by Worldchanging Executive Editor Alex Steffen, on how two of our region's largest cities are becoming trendsetting icons of climate-neutral growth...and the big challenges that lie ahead. Throughout the evening, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the scope, scale and speed of the local and global challenges we face, as well as interact with environmental leaders in a diverse array of fields. Worldchanging will also unveil a new project, Planetary, which re-frames global thinking on innovation.
THE STATE OF THE FUTURE | Wednesday, November 3, 2010: An evening lecture in which Worldchanging Executive Editor Alex Steffen returns to Town Hall to present his new ideas about global sustainability and planetary futurism, which have grown from over seven years of research on global solutions and twenty years of environmental journalism. Alex is a recognized global thought-leader in the field of sustainability; he is a featured speaker on TED talks and author of the best-selling book "Worldchanging: A Users Guide to the 21st Century," which has a foreward by Al Gore. Join us for an evening on "The State of the Future" and find out what is the critical next step in global thinking on innovation and how it applies to work being done in our region. Last year's talk lead to the Seattle adopting the goal of carbon neutrality by 2030. What will this year's event lead to?
Contact Lilah Steece, Development Manager for more information:
Lilah at worldchanging.com