595 Market St, 2nd floor
San Francisco, California 94105

Collaborating for Change: The Open Architecture Network

Maria Giudice, CEO and Founder, Hot Studio; Co-author, Web Design Essentials
Scott Mattoon, Chief Architect, Western U.S. Region, Sun Microsystems
Amy Novogratz, Director, TED Prize
Kate Stohr, Co-founder, Architecture for Humanity; Editor, Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises

How can well-designed Web access to open-source architectural plans support sustainable development, help communities rebuild after disaster, and create safer and more innovative structures with partners around the world? Learn how a diverse team of engineers, designers and social activists worked together to create a collaborative design community to help raise living standards around the globe - and allowed a worldwide team to respond to the immediate needs of disaster victims, including the victims of Hurricane Katrina and the recent fires in Southern California.

MLF: Business & Leadership
Location: Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $8 members, $15 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Kevin O'Malley

Official Website: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/

Added by raines on February 16, 2008