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August 14, 2017

Sandor Katz at Sterling College

On August 14, world-renowned fermentation educator and author Sandor Katz will lead a hands-on exploration of the production of fermented vegetables, fruits, grains, and beans.

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Andreas Weber

Andreas Weber

Andreas Weber is a Berlin-based philosopher, biologist, and writer. He holds degrees in marine biology and cultural studies, and has collaborated with brain researcher and philosopher Francisco Varela. His books in English include: Enlivenment: Towards a Fundamental Shift in the Concepts of Nature, Culture and Politics (2013); The Biology of Wonder: Aliveness, Feeling, and the Metamorphosis of Science (2016); and Biopoetics: Towards an Existential Ecology (2016). Weber regularly contributes to major newspapers and magazines, such as National Geographic, GEO, and Die Zeit, and has won a number of awards for his writing. He teaches philosophy at Leuphana University, Lüneburg and at the University of Fine Arts, Berlin. Weber has two children, fifteen and seventeen. He lives in Berlin and Italy.

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For Business & Economy

July 30th, 2017 - 10:30 am

Amy Halloran at Wormtown Brewery

Location: Wormtown Brewery, Worcester, MA | Authors: Amy Halloran

Grains writer Amy Halloran will lead Ben Roesch and Andrea Stanley through a conversation about Wormtown and Valley Malt's professional friendship, and the collaborations required to build regional grain economies. This tasty morning will include cornmeal rye pancakes made with stout & malt. By noon you will know why these are classic New England foodstuffs, and have a hunger to read more about grains, flour and malt. Tickets: $25 (Includes Pancakes with Wormtown Bourbon Barrel Maple Syrup, a Wormtown Cold Brew Coffee, and your very own copy of The New Bread Basket) Breakfast and grains talk: 10:30 - 12:00 Book signing and pancake sampling: 12:00-2:00

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Category: Business & Economy

Book: The New Bread Basket - How the New Crop of Grain Growers, Plant Breeders, Millers, Maltsters, Bakers, Brewers, and Local Food Activists Are Redefining Our Daily Loaf 

August 13th, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Lyndon Virkler at NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE

Location: NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE, Amherst, MA | Authors: Lyndon Virkler

Sunday, 1-2:30 PM Lessons From the Vermont Fresh Network This workshop is for farmers who wish to improve their sales to local restaurants, schools and institutions. As the Farm to Table movement has grown, the challenge for both producers and chefs has been how to connect and develop mutually beneficial relationships. We will review challenges, opportunities and available resources. Lyndon Virkler: Dean of Faculty, NECI; co-author of Farm to Table, The Essential Guide to Sustainable Food Systems.

Category: Business & Economy

Book: Farm to Table - The Essential Guide to Sustainable Food Systems for Students, Professionals, and Consumers 

August 30th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Petra Kuenkel at Transformations Conference

Location: University of Dundee, United Kingdom | Authors: Petra Kuenkel

Transformations 2017 is the third in a biennial series of international interdisciplinary conferences that focuses on transformations towards sustainability: addressing contemporary challenges and creating conditions for enhancing people’s wellbeing, today and in the future, while strengthening the Earth’s support system. Petra Kuenkel will deliver two practice sessions at this conference. At University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

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Category: Business & Economy
Format: Lecture 
Book: The Art of Leading Collectively - Co-Creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future 

September 5th, 2017 - 1:30 pm

Petra Kuenkel at Potsdam Summer School

Location: Potsdam, Germany | Authors: Petra Kuenkel

The fourth Potsdam Summer School from 04th – 13th September 2017 will address the central question: „How can transdisciplinary knowledge production be integrated in inclusive governance processes towards the achievement of sustainable development as in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Petra Kuenkel will give a speech about challenges of SDG implementation on 5th Sept 2017 at 13:30 till 14:30 pm (CET). At The Potsdam Summer School 2017 will be conducted at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the Albert Einstein Campus and the University of Potsdam.

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Category: Business & Economy
Format: Lecture 
Book: The Art of Leading Collectively - Co-Creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future 

September 28th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Petra Kuenkel at Women in Leadership International Conference

Location: Swiss Hotel Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland | Authors: Petra Kuenkel

Themed “Step Up to the Next Level - Achieving Influence and Success through Effective Self-Leadership”, Petra will be a keynote speaker at the second edition of this conference for strategies and practical solutions for enhancing leadership effectiveness for women. May 18-19

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Category: Business & Economy
Format: Keynote 
Book: The Art of Leading Collectively - Co-Creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future 

October 9th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Petra Kuenkel at Lund Conference on Earth System Governance

Location: Lund University, Lund, Sweden | Authors: Petra Kuenkel

The 2017 Lund Conference on Earth System Governance will address the overarching theme of ‘Allocation and Access in a Warming and Increasingly Unequal World’. This theme acknowledges the multiple crises faced across the world and the uneven distribution of their impacts. Earth system governance must address the entire spectrum of environmental, social and political inequalities. Petra Kuenkel will held an innovative "Science meets Practice Session" with the topic "Strengthening multi-level governance capacities" At Lund University in Lund, Sweden

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Category: Business & Economy
Format: Lecture 
Book: The Art of Leading Collectively - Co-Creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future 

October 16th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Petra Kuenkel at EBAN Summit Munich

Location: Bayerischer Hof Munich, Germany | Authors: Petra Kuenkel

The EBAN Summit Munich 2017 is one of Europe’s largest and most influential events for family offices, institutional investors, and business angels. This year it is held under the leadership of international Club of Rome members and the AQAL Group, a multi-family office. Petra Kuenkel will be a keynote speaker during the EBAN Summit. At Bayerischer Hof Munich

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Category: Business & Economy
Format: Keynote 
Book: The Art of Leading Collectively - Co-Creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future 

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