Global Warming or Global Cooling; Get the Skinny @ New Orleans Green Salon

March 7, 2008

WHAT>
An afternoon about sustainability and the communities of New Orleans. Come learn about sustainable practices in your work, your home, your city and enjoy a special composition by The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble. (We won’t be able to save the planet in one day, but we can try.)

WHEN>
THURSDAY, MARCH 13

12:30 Introduction to Sustainability: Chicken Little or David & Goliath

– Edward Kvet, Ph.D., Dean, College of Music and Fine Arts, Loyola University New Orleans

1:00-2:00: Panel #1: So doctors, how sustainable are we?

– John P. Clark, Ph.D., Gregory F. Curtin Distinguished Professor in Humane Letters and the Professions, Professor of Philosophy and Faculty and Loyola Environmental Studies Program, Loyola University New Orleans
– Joelle Underwood, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry and Faculty, Loyola Environmental Studies Program, Loyola University New Orleans
– Anthony E. Ladd. Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology and Faculty, Loyola Environmental Studies Program, Loyola University New Orleans

2:15-3:15: Panel #2: So, what can our community do to become more sustainable?

– John Moore, Green Building Program Director, Global Green New Orleans
– Amy Koritz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English and Urban Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans
– Nicolas Alatzas, Project and Construction Manager, Renewable Systems Designer, FutureProof LLC, New Orleans

3:30-4:30: Panel #3: What can I do to become more sustainable?

– Marc Alt, President, Marc Alt + Partners, Co-Chair, AIGA Center for Sustainable Design, New York
– Jeff LeBlanc, MFA Candidate, ITP Tisch, New York University
– Terry DeRoche, Digital Media, NOCCA|Riverfront

4:30-5:00: Q & A (Ask the experts.)

5:00-5:30: Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble performs a piece composed in celebration of New Orleans as a sustainable community.

– Special announcement and directions to visit the first house built in The Holy Cross Project

6:00-8:00: Reception and Acoustic/Voice Ensemble, Collins C. Diboll Gallery

WHERE>
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS, ROUSSELL HALL

WHO>
Loyola University New Orleans, AIGA New Orleans (AIGA NOLA), the Graphic Design Department of Loyola University New Orleans, AIGA Center for Sustainable Design (CFSD), Global Green New Orleans, Hallmark, ITP-Tisch New York University, Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble

HOW>

AIGA Members: FREE
Loyola Students, Faculty & Staff: FREE
All Others:
Full Day Pass (Includes Reception and Transportation) $20.00
Single Panel Pass (Entry to Panel Discussions Only) $10.00

CO-CHAIRPERSONS>
Roger White Ph.D., Vice Provost, Loyola University New Orleans and Nancy Sharon Collins, Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic design, Loyola University New Orleans, Education Director AIGA New Orleans

LINKS>

AIGA New Orleans

AIGA CFSD

Loyola March 13

9Giant Steps (George A. Howard)

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CONTACT>
AIGA EDUCATION DIRECTOR, NANCY SHARON COLLINS, nscstationer@earthlink.net or 917-392-1417.

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