This week, we're cleaning up with clean tech, celebrating breakthrough technologies, launching new support systems and creating instant impact for nonprofits. There's a lot to like about The Week Ahead!
Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Introduction to Regenerative Practice for Social and Environmental Impact
Who: Environmental Leadership Program
What: Workshop on regenerative thinking
When: 6/23/14, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: 99 Bishop Allen Drive, Suite 100, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts)
Why: Participate in this interactive session and gain an understanding of basic regenerative thinking principles. Learn more about the Environmental Leadership Program and its goal to support and guide emerging leaders in environmental and social change.
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2014
Who: Sagentia and MIT Technology Review
What: Presentation highlighting technological accomplishments
When: 6/24/14, 5:15pm – 8:00pm
Where: 1 Main Street, 12th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Nokia Event Space)
Why: Join Jason Pontin of MIT Technology Review and Robin Lee, CTO of Sagentia, as they reveal and discuss 10 key technological breakthroughs that have occurred in 2014. Gain insight into potential applications and new opportunities for growth in a variety of industries.
Cleantech Open Northeast Community Mixer
Who: Cleantech Open Northeast
What: Meet and greet with the Cleantech Open Northeast community
When: 6/24/14, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210 (WeWork Fort Point)
Why: Learn about the Cleantech Open Northeast accelerator program and meet the local volunteers, mentors and entrepreneurs involved. Find out more about volunteer opportunities for the program over food, drinks and networking.
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
Visual Imagery: Communications & Marketing Strategies for Nonprofits
Who: HandsOn Tech Boston
What: Workshop on using photography to have an impact in the Nonprofit sector
When: 6/25/14, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft NERD Center)
Why: Get insight from Keith Spiro, CMO of Kendall Press and Principal of Keith Spiro Photography, as he shares his experience with impacting bottom line results through the effective use of images. Learn how to turn your images into powerful calls to action.
Charlestown Greenovate Meet-Up
Who: “e” inc.
What: Forum on the local impact of climate change
When: 6/25/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 114 16th Street, Charlestown Naval Yard, Boston, MA 02129
Why: Learn about the measures being taken at the city level to mitigate climate change and discuss additional steps that can be taken. Find out how to make your community more resilient over pizza, drinks and conversation.
DCU Center of Excellence in Financial Services Launch
Who: Workbar and DCU
What: Launch event with Workbar and Digital Federal Credit Union
When: 6/25/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 695 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA (DCU Boston)
Why: Join in the festivities as Workbar and DCU officially unveil the DCU Center of Excellence in Financial Services. Find out how the Center will support startup organizations working in the finance sector and network over beer, wine and snacks.
Thursday, June 26th, 2014
From Classroom to Boardroom
What: Panel discussion on research success
When: 6/26/14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: Listen in as a distinguished panel shares their experiences in creating balance between the laboratory and the business suite. Learn about Brazil-Today and the support they provide to facilitate business relations between Brazil and Boston.
Friday, June 27th, 2014
Design Museum Morning
Who: Design Museum Boston
What: Presentation from 2b design
When: 6/27/14, 8:30am – 10:00am
Where: 70 East India Row, Boston, MA 02110 (Design Museum Boston Store)
Why: Hear from 2b design founder Benedicte Moubarak on the process and design work that goes into a upcycling company. Find out about the importance of heritage, people, relationships and environment to the company, and why they chose to be a company instead of seeking non-profit status. Plus, free breakfast, coffee, the opportunity to check out original work, and to explore the new Design Museum Boston Store.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press