Friday, October 16, 2009

Hello and please check out this great event happening at RISD next week.
I've been graciously asked to join these noted Rhode Islanders: the topic - smart, sustainable design...RISD press release below....come join us.
Thanks very much,

RISDCE Special Event :: Thursday, October 22, 7–9pm

Growing Greener Work

If you're thinking about going green with your own career, check out our symposium/topical discussion, Design, Industry + Careers in the Age of Sustainability. Charlie Cannon, RISD associate professor of Industrial Design and co-founder of RISD's popular Innovation Studio, will moderate and be joined by fellow thought-leaders Matt Grigsby RISD '05 ID, CEO and co-founder of Ecolect, Dawn Oliveira, co-founder of Oliveira Textiles (environmentally friendly fabrics for the home) and Meaghan O'Neill, writer/editor for and co-author of Ready, Set, Green.Design, Industry + Careers in the Age of Sustainability will help you learn which actions, materials and processes make the biggest eco-impact in the home and workplace, how to express your creativity while "doing the right thing," and maybe most importantly, how to inspire others with your own enthusiasm for positive change. The panelists will also discuss which sustainability-focused companies, locally and beyond, are thriving in this new economy. Thursday, October 22, 7–9pmTuition: $25 Space is limited; early registration is encouraged.
Pre-registration is required. Visit the
RISDCE registration page for more information, or download a registration form and fax to 401 454-6218. Registration is also accepted by phone at 401 454-6209, or in person at the RISDCE office, 20 Washington Place, 1st floor, Providence.RISDCE – Where Art is for Everyone All ages and skill levels welcome!

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