11.18.06 Massive Change and the City : Global Visionaries Symposium

This one has Derrick written all over it! Hope to see you there!                        

Massive Change and the City: Global Visionaries Symposium

Saturday, November 18, 2006, 10 am – 5:30 pm
                                     Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Millennium Park
Tickets $100, MCA members $75; Available at the Harris Theater Box Office at 312.334.7777

This fall, the MCA and the City of Chicago Department of the Environment are presenting a one-day symposium to chart the impact of urban life around the globe. Massive Change and the City: Global Visionaries Symposium is an opportunity to meet some of the major changemakers featured in the exhibition Massive Change: The Future of Global Design.

Jimmy Wales, founder of the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit corporation that operates Wikipedia.
Dayna Baumeister, cofounder of the Biomimicry Guild.
Stewart Brand, futurist and author of the Whole Earth Catalog, The Clock of the Long Now, and How Buildings Learn.
Mary Czerwinski, cognitive psychologist and principal researcher at Microsoft.
Hazel Henderson, futurist, evolutionary economist, and syndicated columnist.
Gunter Pauli, founder and director of Zero Emissions Research Initiative of the United Nations University in Tokyo.
John Todd, biologist and leader in the field of ecological design.

Mayor Richard M. Daley will present each speaker with a City of Chicago Global Visionaries Award during the symposium.

The City of Chicago Department of Environment is a co-sponsor of Massive Change‘s Visionaries Symposium.


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