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Sustainable Industries Economic Forum

Feb. 16th, 2011 in Santa Monica, CA

Submitted by: Sustainable Industries

Categories: Events, Sustainability

Posted: Feb 08, 2011 – 01:00 PM EST

 

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 08 /CSRwire/ - 2006 TED Prize Winner and Co-Founder of the acclaimed non-profit, Architecture For Humanity, Cameron Sinclair will Keynote the Sustainable Industries Economic Forums on Feb. 16th in Santa Monica.

Join the Sustainable Industries Economic Forum series featuring Cameron Sinclair, eternal optimist and visionary social entrepreneur who co-founded Architecture for Humanity. On the heels of his presentation as the sole architect at January's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Sinclair addresses the challenges and opportunities in rethinking design for accelerating social and environmental enterprise in today's dynamic economy.

Drawing upon his unique experiences catalyzing design innovation in disaster-stricken areas around the globe, Sinclair brings inspiration home to local business leaders, creating an interactive discussion, along with Brian Back and Todd Woody of Sustainable Industries, special guests, and high-caliber networking at the celebrated

"With these subjects there is a layering affect," said Sinclair. "We have to look at a holistic approach to business models. We need to realign the way we think about success. There's a big conversation that needs to be had on how to define success and sustainability for the next generation." You can view the full interview with architect Cameron Sinclair here: http://sustainableindustries.com/podcasts/sustainable-industries-interviews-cameron-sinclair.

Sinclair's organization, Architecture For Humanity, is a non-profit that develops architectural solutions and provides professional design services to those affected by global crises and poverty, and serves the international community by acting as a conduit between the design industry and humanitarian needs. For more information on Cameron Sinclair, Architecture For Humanity and the Open Architecture Network visit: http://www.ArchitectureForHumanity.org.

About Sustainable Industries Economic Forums:

The Sustainable Industries Economic Forums are annual events that act to inspire those looking for opportunities to integrate sustainability more deeply into their business plans and operations, through exposure to thought leaders and dynamic entrepreneurs. The Forums offer a thought-provoking keynote address, discussions with local sustainable leaders, and high-powered networking and dialogue between attendees to foster relationships within sustainable business arenas in their respective cities. The 2010-2011 series includes events in San Francisco, Portland, Ore., Seattle and Santa Monica.

To view a video about the Economic Forum series visit: http://sustainableindustries.com/blogs/sustainable-industries-blog/2011/01/southern-california-here-we-come.

Tickets to Sustainable Industries Economic Forums in all cities are $75.00 each, $975 for a table of ten (includes a front table with company signage) or $55 for students with a valid student identification card. Register online at http://www.sustainableforums.com/registration or call 503.226.2377.

To learn more about the event visit: http://www.sustainableforums.com.

For more information about Sustainable Industries Magazine and Sustainable Media, Inc., visit: http://www.sustainableindustries.com.

Follow the latest Sustainable Industries news on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/sustainablemag) and on LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=1796738) with Sustainable Industries Economic Forums city specific groups.

For more information, please contact:

Kelly Camunez Events Manager
Phone: 206.450.4034

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Sustainable Industries

 

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