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Tuesday, March 16, 2010
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

E4S Network event - Biomimicry

E4S National Knowledge Network Program with Chris Allen, Director of the AskNature project at the Biomimicry Institute.

Ticket and registration information here.

Join E4S and the BiomimicryNEO Network on March 16 to learn more about how biomimicry inspires innovation -- with feature speaker Chris Allen. Also, Doug Paige, the Associate Professor of Industrial Design at CIA and several CIA industrial design students will share how they are putting biomimicry to work to solve challenges in the Cuyahoga Valley. Lisa Schmidtke, a recent graduate from the Biomimicry Professional Certification Program and Victoria Avi, E4S Network Entrepreneur for BiomimicryNEO, will be on hand after the main program to answer your questions about how you can learn more about the biomimicry design models and tools.

Chris Allen is director of the AskNature project at the Biomimicry Institute and serves on the management team for the expanded operations of the Biomimicry Guild and Institute. He is among the fifteen graduates of the first cohort of the Biomimicry Institute`s two-year professional program. Trained in International Business at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas (1985), Chris has over twenty years experience providing strategy and management consulting services related to sustainable development for a variety of private sector clients as well as the US Department of Energy, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, the Northwest Area Foundation, and the United Nations Man and Biosphere Program.

Note that the location for this E4S event is the Cleveland Institute of Art, not the Great Lakes Brewing Co.

E4S National Knowledge Network Program with Chris Allen, Director of the AskNature project at the Biomimicry Institute. Ticket and registration information here. Join E4S and the BiomimicryNEO Network on March 16 to learn more about how biomimicry inspires innovation -- with feature speaker Chris Allen. Also, Doug Paige, the Associate Professor of Industrial Design at CIA and several CIA industrial design students will share how they are putting biomimicry to work to solve challenges in the Cuyahoga Valley. Lisa Schmidtke, a recent graduate from the Biomimicry Professional Certification Program and Victoria Avi, E4S Network Entrepreneur for BiomimicryNEO, will be on hand after the main program to answer your questions about how you can learn more about the biomimicry design models and tools. Chris Allen is director of the AskNature project at the Biomimicry Institute and serves on the management team for the expanded operations of the Biomimicry Guild and Institute. He is among the fifteen graduates of the first cohort of the Biomimicry Institute`s two-year professional program. Trained in International Business at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas (1985), Chris has over twenty years experience providing strategy and management consulting services related to sustainable development for a variety of private sector clients as well as the US Department of Energy, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, the Northwest Area Foundation, and the United Nations Man and Biosphere Program. Note that the location for this E4S event is the Cleveland Institute of Art, not the Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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