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The time for “Do less harm” has passed. It’s time for the beginning of being; the beginning of a Living Future. Join us next April for Living Future 2015. We’ll explore a genuine sense of place and community as the bellwether of truly restorative design.

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Friday, April 3 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
The Missing Link: How human survival requires the design community to regenerate

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We understand the urgency for adaptation, we have a wealth of brilliant design ideas, and several flagship sustainable projects around the globe – but we are not making the progress necessary to allow 9 billion people to live well on our planet. It is time for a different approach. One shaped and energized by the larger system. In this session nature will inform a framework to define projects in ways that build constituency, increase funding and address fundamental problems – not symptoms. It is time to paint a vision for a future in which there are more winners than losers.

Moderators
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Corey Weathers

Principal, Catalyst 2030
Corey uses the strategies of collective impact to improve the quality of human life for current and future generations. A visionary thinker and skilled facilitator grounded in a practical business mindset, Corey has a wealth of nonprofit, consulting, operations management and business leadership experience. He is often referred to as the “glue” that holds cross-sector stakeholders together to continually collaborate and innovate... Read More →

Speakers
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Jennifer Barnes

Architect, 55-5 Consulting
Jennifer is an architect and sustainability consultant with over 20 years of project experience. She splits her professional life between her own sustainability consulting company, 55-5 Consulting, and her work on the Urban Greenprint, a project that applies biomimicry at a city scale. Jennifer is a co-founder of Biomimicry Puget Sound and is very active in the Northwest green building community. She speaks frequently at conferences on various... Read More →
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Jill Jago

Principal, Jill Jago Consulting
Jill Jago is a communications strategist who specializes in connecting audiences with the complex, often abstract, concepts that can create barriers to more sustainable urban design. Jill is recognized for her expertise in developing new approaches and business strategies that make more sustainable outcomes possible. Her ideas and approaches in collaboration with companies such as AECOM and GLY Construction are regularly published in blogs and... Read More →
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John T. Peters

Environmental Engineer, GeoEngineers, Inc.
John consults in the space between the built and natural environments. John’s educational background includes civil and environmental engineering, earth science, climate adaptation, and sustainable development. He is passionate about market transformation to better align development with growth in the quality and capacity of life. John is the founder of Regenerative Development Partners SPC, a certified Envision Sustainability Professional... Read More →
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Alexandra Ramsden

Principal, RUSHING
Alexandra Ramsden leads Rushing’s sustainability consulting and training practice and is the cofounder of Biomimicry Puget Sound. She guides teams to identify project appropriate sustainability solutions for buildings and businesses and develops green building educational programs. Drawing from her 15 years of experience and a multidisciplinary background of both science and architecture, Alexandra approaches projects holistically and... Read More →



Friday April 3, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Issaquah Room Sheraton Hotel

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