Monday, December 1, 2008

UIC Design Lecture Series

The 2008-2009 Sustainability Series is dubbed " Sustainability Spurs Innovation in Everything", which is sponsored by IDSA and Halihar Design. These are great presentations and will be worth attending. These lectures are open to public domain.

January 13, 2009
The Human Factor
Exploring Design Anthropology in an attempt to further understand the motivations and actions of an individual and a society with a focus on DIY policy design.
Speakers: Lisa Norton, Art Institue of Chicago and
Dori Tunstall, UIC

February 3, 2009
Green Pioneering
A look at a company that's been focusing on sustain-ability issues for over 18 years, with an examination of how a standardized system is necessary to having asolid and trustworthy eco-design language.
Speaker: Paul Murray, Herman Miller Inc.

March 3, 2009
Reality Bites, or does it?
The business reality of working within a changing, "green washed" world, including sourcing of greenmaterials and marketing challenges.
Speakers: Jonathan Shaun and Elizabeth Redmond,
3.ZERO -- Connect Chicago -- Ecolect -- Powerleap

April 7, 2009
The Future—Where do we go from here?
Looking at education and individual design firms,
this lecture examines what we need to do in the future
and how we can make responsible and creative
design a part of everyday life.
Speakers: Peter Nicholson, Foresight Design Initia-
tive and Paul Hatch, TEAMS Design

Tuesday Lectures
At the UIC Innovation Center
University of IL, Chicago
1240 W. Harrison St. 6–9 PM
Chicago, Il 60607
Bike Parking
UIC Innovation Center

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