Twin Cities Green Drinks

Green Drinks
Archived Event:
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Dangerous Man Brewery

MCAD's master of arts in sustainable design program is proud to sponsor this AIGA Minnesota Sustainable Design event. 

The public is invited to enjoy good food and good company each month at this free event. Attendees will hear from a variety of featured speakers and engage in lively conversations around sustainable design topics.

Green Drinks will kick off with a double presentation by two winners of the 2013 AIGA (Re)design Awards.

6:30 p.m.—From Polar Bears to Pythons: Bringing Real-World Issues Direct from the Field into Classrooms Worldwide through Adventure Learning

Dr. Aaron Doering, professor of learning technologies and co-director of the Learning Technologies Media Lab at the U of M, has brought Adventure Learning to the forefront of education. He’s traveled to climate hotspots around the globe while millions of learners participated virtually in these journeys online. Doering will speak about his dogsledding expeditions and his latest projects: Earthducation and North of Sixty°. 

7:30 p.m.—EPIC: Youth Farm Rebrand

Kris Lindquist and Lauren Buckley will share information about EPIC: Engaging Philanthropy, Inspiring Creatives, by highlighting the award-winning work they led for Youth Farm. EPIC rallies are eight intense, fun weeks of collaboration that give professional creatives a chance to use their talents to create social change for children, families, and education and network with other Twin Cities creatives.

Follow the event on Twitter: #tcgd

Mark your calendar for the next event on March 12 featuring Heather McDougall and BogoBrush.