Upcoming Events June & July 2010

Posted by Pat / on 06/07/2010 / 0 Comments

Upcoming Events

(provided by Green Drinks NYC)

June 4-13 - Across the Stones of Fire
Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, Manhattan
"4 1.2 Hours: Across the Stones of Fire" Multimedia Theatre Shows on mountaintop removal, coal and clean energy.  Join the Coal Free Future Project at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York City's premiere eco-theatre festival, with their timely and riveting new multimedia theatre dealing with mountaintop removal and reckless mining, based on American Book Award-winning author and HuffPo blogger Jeff Biggers' new memoir, Reckoning at Eagle Creek (Nation Books). 
More info at: www.coalfreefuture.org or http://www.planetconnectionsfestivity.com/shows/4-1-2-hours-across-the-stones-of-fire
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June 7-10, Monterey, CA
Sustainable Brands 2010
Monterey Conference Center
Where the Sustainability & Brand & Design Communities Come Together to Build Brand Leadership. Join 700+ sustainability executives, business and brand strategists, designers, and communications experts building brand value through sustainability. Join market-making companies such as HP, Bumble Bee, IDEO, Johnson & Johnson, Nokia, Coca-Cola, Clorox, Nestle, 3M, Williams Sonoma, SAP and many others. This year, SB'10 features full tracks around key business tenants of Observe, Re-design, and Communicate; expanded Venture Exchange; research round tables; and a World Oceans Day celebration at Monterey Bay Aquarium. 
Info: www.sustainablebrands10.com
Green Drinks NYC community receive 20% off passes, use code nygrnsb10 to save now. Register now!  http://www.sustainablelifemedia.com/events/sb10

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June 8, 2010 noon -6pm
Sustainable Planet Film Festival
Gabarron Foundation 149 East 38th Street

5th anniversary of the Sustainable Planet film festival attendees receive complimentary entry to Green Drinks that same evening at Solar One.
The Sustainable Planet Film festival is the international Film festival that promotes sustainable development. It is the platform where movie makers meet with for-profit and non-profit organizations in order to watch movies and discuss sustainable solutions for mainstream lifestyle questions in an entertaining way.
FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAM Includes:  
"Climate chaos in the South, the victims story", Director Geert De Belder , "Fresh", Director  Ana Joanes, "Eco Boys and Girls", Director/Producer : Maria Snyder, "Native Wind: powering America": Director : Chip Comins, "Urban Farming NYC - Bronx NY", Director Steve Ritz & Adam Liebowitz, "Ethical Markets", Director Hazel Henderson.  Tickets $100, including the Sustainable Steward Reception on June 7th at the eco chic restaurant Rouge Tomate (6:00-8:00pm) open to public. Info: www.sustainable-planet.net

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Wed, June 9, 2010 9:30 AM to 12:00 Noon and 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Workshop 
A presentation on recent regulations passed by the New York City Council mandating commercial buildings use of Portfolio Manager and a hands on session on how to use Portfolio Manager.  Participants must bring a laptop.  Pace University, 3 Spruce Street, New York City.  Two identical sessions; 9:30 AM to 12:00 Noon and 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM.  You only need to attend one session. Registration  and advance payment of $17.75 required.  Details and registration link posted at aeeny.org.
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Wed, June 9, 2010
Revelry By the River at Solar One
Cocktails, Award Ceremony and Picnic Dinner
For tickets and info see : http://solar1.org/revelry/
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Thursday, June 10, 8:30am - 10:00am
Green Building in Practice: Project Management for Green Building Projects
Join YRG sustainability at the Herman Miller showroom for a discussion on the ins and outs of successfully managing a green building project. We will discuss overall green building and LEED project management tips, potential pitfalls, best practices, and key tools to help keep your team stay on track to your sustainability and LEED certification-related goals.
RSVP & Info: http://www.yrgsustainability.com/services/GreenBuildinginPractice.jsp
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Tuesday, June 15, 6:00 to 9:30 PM
NY Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEENY)  
Annual Awards Gala - Join us in our annual celebration of New York colleagues' outstanding achievements with socializing, fine food and good spirits in elegant surroundings.  Cost is $105 for AEENY members, $130 for non-members and $1200 for tables of ten.   The Gala will be held at the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen; 20 W. 44th St (5th - 6th Aves), NY, NY).  Reservations may be made on-line or by check.  Details at aeeny.org.
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July 14, Bastille Day 8 pm
Hiro Ballroom 88 9th Ave. (at 16th St.) New York City
Celebrate Green Lighting
Founded in 2006, Rock The Reactors has been waging a relentless battle to shut down the Indian Point nuclear power plant 35 miles North of Manhattan on the Hudson River. Now it's time to sum it all up, turn up the volume, all get together, thinkers, philosophers, actors, musicians, scientists, politicians, models, painters, lawyers, carpenters, farmers, electricians, architects, designers, stockbrokers, all those of us who make up what has become green New York, to tell the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, that enough is enough. General Admission: $20.  More info: www.remyc.com
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Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
NYU/Poly, 160 Varick St., NYC, 10013
Green Entrepreneurs Summit-Scaling Up Without Selling Out
Learn successful tools and strategies for rapidly accelerating New York-based businesses committed to more sustainable ways of operating. This means being comfortably profitable while taking care of their stakeholders and the planet.  Green Entrepreneur Summit is for companies: looking to raise capital to scale up operations in a highly competitive market with a new technology, product or service concerned about your environmental impact. Cost:  $79,  or via Green Drinks discount:  $40 (Save $39!) discount code:  GBSGD001  - for more info : http://bestcoachesinc.com/

 

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