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| Expos |

Living Green Expo
http://www.livinggreenexpo.org
> Stop by the o2-UMW booth!
The Living Green Expo will host hundreds of exhibitors featuring products, resources, services, and information on a variety of topics.

Minnesota State Fair
http://www.mnstatefair.org
> Green goes to the Fair!
The Minnesota State Fair is making sustainability part of its regular education line-up. Look for sustainability education, products, and actions popping up everywhere! Reaching over 1.7 million people in 12 days, that's a pretty big deal!

Next Step
http://www.nextstep.state.mn.us
> Goings on in Minnesota and around the region
Events, job board, info postings and much more.

| Conferences |

STAY TUNED: Get automated updates on new events at > o2-UMW Newsgroup

| Workshops |

STAY TUNED: Get automated updates on new events at > o2-UMW Newsgroup

ONGOING:

MCAD Sustainable Design and Business Workshop Series
Minneapolis College of Art & Design: ONLINE
http://online.mcad.edu
Part of MCAD's Sustainable Design Certificate program, this workshop series is geared for the busy professional. Take workshops as part of the certificate, or take advantage of the quick, intensive learning experience to deepen your understanding of a single topic.

Natural Step Workshops
http://sustainabilityassociates.com
An introduction to sustainability and the NSF, how it can benefit you at home, work and in the community. The workshop looks at several simple, practical steps you can take to save money, time and the environment while protecting the health and well-being of you, your children and future generations. Participants will gain a positive, new perspective and see how we can create a sustainable future.

| Lectures |

STAY TUNED: Get automated updates on new events at > o2-UMW Newsgroup

| Films |

ONGOING:

CELEBRATE SUSTAINABILITY FILM SERIES
An ongoing series of films and discussions on key sustainability issues affecting our world.

Hosted by:
Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Sustainable Design Certificate Program mcad.edu/sustainable

Once each month in Spring and Fall semesters
Doors at 6:30pm, film @ 7pm
2501 Stevens Av S / Minneapolis, MN
Main building, follow the signs
Following films: Discussions led by working eco-design professionals.
Please check MCAD’s website for possible changes starting one week before each showing: http://intranet.mcad.edu

| Classes |

Ongoing:
MCAD Sustainable Design Certificate Program
Minneapolis College of Art & Design: ONLINE
http://online.mcad.edu
Created for design professionals, and buyers of design, looking for the competitive advantage and opportunities for innovation found in systems thinking, triple bottom line strategies, and sustainable design practices.

| Gatherings |

ONGOING GLOBAL GATHERINGS:

Traveling? Connect with the local Green Drinks group in the area you're going to. It's a great way to GET LOCAL and meet other o2 members and eco-minded people around the world! > greendrinks.org

ONGOING UPPER MIDWEST GATHERINGS:

Iowa Green Drinks:
Ames / Iowa City
Check website for Venue & Announcements
greendrinks.org > Click USA > (your city)

Minnesota Green Drinks:
Duluth/Superior
greendrinks.org
> Click USA > Duluth
Check website for Venue & Announcements
Minneapolis/St. Paul
greendrinks.org
> Click USA > Minneapolis/St. Paul

University of Minnesota Bell Museum
Café Scientifique >
Check website for Venue & Announcements

Wisconsin Green Drinks:
Appleton / Green Bay / Madison / Milwaukee
Racine/Kenosha / Sheboygan / Stevens Point
Check website for Venue & Announcements
greendrinks.org > Click USA > (your city)

o2-UMW Features

o2UMW/ia:

Ongoing in IA:
>
Green Drinks

o2UMW/mn:

Living Green Expo
+ Stop by the o2UMW booth!

Ongoing in MN:
>
MCAD Eco Film Series
> Green Drinks

o2UMW/wi:

Ongoing in WI:
>
Green Drinks

Automated Reminders:
o2-UMW Newsgroup

Traveling?
GET LOCAL and meet other o2 members around the world!
>
greendrinks.org


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