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December 2014

MIT Water Summit

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - December 12 @ 5:00 pm
Kendall Square Marriott,
Cambridge, MA United States
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Tweet The MIT Water Summit is a gathering of not only students and faculty from MIT and the Greater Boston area, but also leaders from industry, finance, government, and academia to explore current problems and potential solutions surrounding water resources in three broad areas – Water and Industries, Water and Food Security, and Water and Cities. Our main mission is to inform, inspire, and connect people who are passionate about water, invigorating current research and inspiring new collaborations. December 11, 2014…

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The Bee: A Natural History

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum,
125 Arborway, Boston, MA United States
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Tweet An Arnold Arboretum Lecture for Adults Noah Wilson-Rich, PhD, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, The Best Bees Company Bees are crucial to the reproduction and diversity of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems around the world. In this natural history talk, Noah Wilson-Rich will provide a window into the vitally important role…

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MIT Trashion Show

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MIT Museum,
265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA United States
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Interested in Sustainability?

Love Fashion?

The MIT Undergraduate Association Sustainability Committee presents

Trashion Show

December 5th, 2014

7 PM – 10 PM

MIT Museum

(265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA)

Buy tickets for $5 in **Lobby 10** 9-5PM December 1-5

Or reserve them online here.

Come for a chance to…

Win gift cards from Whole Foods, Hubway, Pinkberry, and MORE

Enjoy food catered by Chipotle, ABP Pastries, Area Four, and MORE

Watch performances by the Chorallaries, Resonance, and Roadkill Buffet!

Meet our judges Professor Peter Dourmashkin and Chris Peterson

and guest designer Shubhra!

Please contact trashion-chairs-2014@mit.edu with any questions.

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Dupont Summit 2014 on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Whittemore House,
1526 New Hampshire Ave, Washington DC, United States

Tweet The Journal on Policy & Complex Systems is proud to announce it will be hosting a conference for graduate students, post-docs, and budding scholars as part of the Dupont Summit. The purpose is for scholars to practice presenting their reserch, methodological strategies, and/or ideas on how to build scholarship in the area of policy and complexity in a relaxed setting. Presentations will be made from 4PM until 6PM. After the presentations, we will join for a group dinner to…

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Carmin Symposium on Urban Climate Adaptation

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartos Theater, Building E15,
20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Tweet This memorial symposium honors the late Professor JoAnn Carmin, an internationally-renowned scholar of the institutional and societal dimensions of environmental governance. Registration Deadline: November 7, 2015 Register link.  More information available here. If interested please contact Linda Shi at lindashi@mit.edu

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November 2014

Slow Money gathering

November 10 - 12
Unnamed Venue,
Louisville, KY United States

Tweet Slow money is a local and global gathering on food, investing, and culture.  Slow Money gatherings have emerged as a significant new venue for field building, investing, and social change. The events feature food entrepreneurs who are leading the way rebuilding local food systems, along with many renowned thought leaders in agriculture, investing, and philanthropy.  Learn more at their website.

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October 2014

Reuse Conex: 3rd International Reuse Conference & Expo

October 23 - 25
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown

Tweet ReuseConex is coming to Austin for three days to focus on the technologies, strategies and systems-thinking that are enabling the reuse community to grow and thrive. Learn from reuse industry experts sharing best practice; city agencies embracing reuse to meet zero waste goals; and international companies incorporating reuse into their operations to save time, money and resources. We just announced our speakers — so find out more about our speakers below. For more information and registration details, click here.

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ACI’s 3rd Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit Conference

October 22 - 23
Unnamed Venue,
Bremen, Germany

Tweet The third edition of this cutting-edge event will ultimately discover how to turn waste CO2 into profitable, commercially viable opportunities and the best ways to progress from pilot stage to full scale operational business. The conference will address both the technical and commercial aspects of CO2 utilisation in Europe and across the globe. With individual case study analysis, you can join the investigation on the different applications of emerging and existing CO2 applications and find out how to maximise…

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Harvest Your Energy Festival

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Riverbend Park

Tweet The Medford Energy Committee and Medford Office of Energy and Environment would like to invite you to participate in the 5th annual Harvest Your Energy Festival. At the festival, visitors will be able to learn about the energy and cost saving programs the City of Medford has to offer, as well as local organizations’ and businesses’ green practices and services while enjoying presentations, events and live entertainment. Check out the details of the festival here.

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Australian Regional Development Conference

October 15 - 16
he Commercial Club, Albury

Tweet We invite you to join us at the Australian Regional Development Conference. The conference will focus on the broad issues of economic, planning, environment and community development. We aim to advance economic and social outcomes by providing a platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Regional Australia.  All papers presented at the conference will be published in the book of proceedings for distribution to delegates, sponsors, governments, business and academic institutions and other interested parties. The conference theme is “Where to from here?”and will incorporate…

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