Sustainable Development

05.31.05 Tuesday@REI: "Sustainable Mobility, T- Zero: Meeting the Challenge Today"

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 05/31/2005 - 09:02.
05/31/2005 - 16:00

Spurred in part by the NAE Conference scheduled for June 2, REI's New Energy Roundtable and TransTech
have organized local energy fest to discuss sustainable mobility. A
number of interesting endeavors are taking off in Ohio - including the
design of a really efficient hybrid auto - and this is a chance to
discuss some of them with people directly involved.

Location

Peter B Lewis Bldg room 201

05.26.05 Forum: Sustainability of Sustainability Redux

Submitted by DerekArnold on Fri, 05/27/2005 - 13:26.

A lot of conversation has come from a few of us that attended the REI Regional Meeting: University Collaborative on sustainability. What were your opinions and what do you feel next steps should be?

05.26.05 NOTES: REI Regional Meeting: University Collaborative on sustainability

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 05/27/2005 - 01:41.

The 05.26.05 REI
& University Collaborative forum on “Moving Forward: Creating a Sustainable
Northeast Ohio� brought together at the Cleveland Ritz-Carlton Hotel a diverse
group of probably 100 representatives of businesses, non-profits, academe and government
to discuss the economic opportunity of sustainable development – to restore NEO
as a “green city by a blue lake�.

You are invited to visit the NEO Excellence Roundtable, and join us for lunch Tuesdays at the City Club

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 05/08/2005 - 15:01.

About the NEO Excellence Roundtable: an ad hoc group of people who care about Northeast Ohio are collaborating to make
NEO the world leader in social computing and openly
strategizing on how NEO as a region may achieve world-class status -
we are establishing benchmarks for success and taking action in pursuit
of measurable outcomes. Current pursuits include bridging the
digital divide in East Cleveland, deploying the optimal social
network for Northeast Ohio, and expanding understanding of the issues surrounding Whiskey Island.

In the interest of supporting open collaboration, we've established a virtual Community Of Interest Link (COIL) called NEO Excellence - please visit at http://neoexcellence.realinks.us. To access the community, you must
create an account using the link found at the home page - or, if you
have an account at another REALinks site... like here at REALNEO... you may log-in with your
username from that site, followed by @ that site's URL (e.g. your username [at] realneo [dot] us), and then enter your password from that site.

Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council moves forward eradicating lead poisoning in NEO

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 05/08/2005 - 02:24.

On March 31, 2005, the Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council (GCLAC) announced a significant initiative to eradicate lead poisoning in Greater Cleveland by 2010. On April 26th the GCLAC formally launched the initiative with a meeting of the membership held at Burke Lakefront Airport.

04.30.05 Sneak Preview of Northeast Ohio's Newest Regional Gateway Park: Whiskey Island

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Thu, 04/28/2005 - 22:07.
04/30/2005 - 12:00

NEWS RELEASE - CLEVELAND, Ohio - For
Immediate Release - April 26, 2005

Location

Whiskey Island Marina and Wendy Park

05.09.05 Can Northeast Ohio GO TO WORK BY STAYING HOME?

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Thu, 04/28/2005 - 02:49.
05/09/2005 - 08:00

Find out how and why in what will be the first Northeast Ohio Teleworking Summit sponsored by Regional Economic Issues (REI) @ Case, to be held Monday, May 9th from 8 AM to noon at the Metropolitan Campus of Cuyahoga Community College in downtown Cleveland. Directions to the event may be found at:

Location

Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus, Cleveland

04.25.05 REI: Designing an open network to facilitate sustainability

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/08/2005 - 15:23.
04/25/2005 - 14:00

April 25

Designing an open network to facilitate sustainability

This workshop will explore how an open network can provide a
strong identity and support collaborative action for sustainability in
Northeast Ohio. What would the network look like? What would it do?
What services would be needed to make everyone more effective?
Help design the action plan!
2 - 4 p.m. Cleveland Museum of Art, Recital Hall & Lower Level
classrooms.
Cosponsored by the Case Center for Regional Economic Issues (REI) and
EcoCity Cleveland (free).

Location

Cleveland Museum of Art, Recital Hall & Lower Level classrooms

04.19.05 E4S: The entrepreneurial network for sustainability

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/08/2005 - 15:19.
04/19/2005 - 17:30

Entrepreneurs for Sustainability (E4S) has
been collecting information about its members and who is in their
networks. At the April 19 E4S meeting, social networking expert Valdis
Krebs will unveil what this network looks like. And EcoCity Cleveland's
David Beach will discuss the potential for a GreenCityBlueLake Network
- a new network identity to provide context for sustainability in
Northeast Ohio.
5:30 - 8 p.m. Great Lakes Brewing Co. Tasting Room on Carroll Ave.
Click here for updated information or to register (free).

Location

Great Lakes Brewing Co. Tasting Room on Carroll Ave

04.15.05 REI: Mapping the broad sustainability community

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/08/2005 - 15:16.
04/15/2005 - 16:00

The growing visibility of sustainable development
creates new opportuinities for NEO. We have a strong foundation of
organizations committed to sustainability. We have a thick network of
committed civic entrepreneurs who know a lot about these issues. We can
move forward with an aggressive sustainable development agenda in NEO.

Location

Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 02

Mapping the sustainability community in NEO: Upcoming Events

Submitted by Ed Morrison on Fri, 04/08/2005 - 08:40.

Last week, the UN issued an important report on the future of our environment. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment is focused on improving our insights into the environmental consequences of development.

NEO's far West Side

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 04/06/2005 - 00:30.

Northern California has a unique combination of incredible brain power, the world's highest quality, connected places, and innovation networks - and its booming'. It rode through the bubble-burst with little disruption and now ideas, deals and dollars are flowing freely. The sun is shining, the skies are blue and the limits. While this place and reality are far removed from NEO, there are connections to make and lessons to learn - there is knowledge to tranfer. Details to post here.

Announcing "Greater Cleveland Plan to Eliminate Childhood Lead Poisoning by 2010"

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/01/2005 - 11:31.

Following the 03.31.05 City Club Forum on "Eradicating Lead Poisoning in our Children by 2010", a large group of community leaders and concerned residents assembles in the Pogue Room for the kick-off of the "Greater Cleveland Plan to Eliminate Childhood Lead Poisoning by 2010" - see the City Club notes for more background and insight. This kick-off and related program was made possible with a $1.3 million grant from the St. Luke's Foundation.

04.26.05 - first formal meeting of "Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council" (GCLAC)

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 04/01/2005 - 04:22.
04/26/2005 - 14:00

April 26th, at 2
PM, at Burke Lakefront Airport, will be the first formal meeting of "Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council" (GCLAC) - this
meeting will be working sessions... action
oriented - time for talking and planning has passed.

Location

Burke Lakefront Airport

04.05.05 Tuesday@REI: What Lakefront Access Means to NEO

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Thu, 03/24/2005 - 23:41.
04/05/2005 - 16:00

What Lakefront Access Means to NEO

Chris Ronayne, former Cleveland Planning Director and current Chief of Staff at City Hall will address Cleveland's competitiveness as a 21st Century City. From an accessible waterfront to a growing downtown, an emergent R&D Center at University Circle and a diversified local economy. Ronayne will build the case that Cleveland is poised for growth and has a unique pportunity to become the next development frontier of our region.

Location

Peter B Lewis Bldg room 201

03.23.05 City Club: Jim Rokakis and Bill Ryan discuss Payments in Lieu of Taxes

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 03/16/2005 - 21:20.
03/23/2005 - 12:00

Payments in Lieu of Taxes:
Creative Revenue Stream or
Fuzzy Math?

Location

City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor
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03.25.05: City Club: Good Friday: Reflecting on the Plight of the World’s Children

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Wed, 03/16/2005 - 17:38.
03/25/2005 - 12:00

Good Friday: Reflecting on
the Plight of the World’s Children

Location

City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor

03.15.05 E4S 3rd Tuesday: Connect with Academia to Build a Sustainable Economy

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 03/13/2005 - 20:18.
03/15/2005 - 17:30

Connect
with Academia to Build a Sustainable Economy

An
E4S
Third Tuesday Networking Event

Tuesday,
March 15, 2005

5:30
- 6:15 P.M. Networking
6:15 - 7:30 P.M. Presentation/Dialogue
7:30 - 8:00 P.M. Networking

Great
Lakes Brewing Company
- Tasting Room (entrance
on Carroll Avenue
)

Location

Great Lakes Brewing Company - Tasting Room (entrance on Carroll Avenue)

03.29.05 Tuesday@REI “CIA Design & Technology Transfer Center"

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 03/11/2005 - 01:29.
03/29/2005 - 16:00

March 29: “CIA
Design & Technology Transfer Center: A Showcase for Sustainable Business
Development in NEO"

Location

Peter B. Lewis Building, Rm. 201

03.22.05 Tuesday@REI "Creating Arts Districts as Economic Development Engines"

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 03/11/2005 - 01:27.
03/22/2005 - 16:00

March 22:
"Creating Arts Districts as Economic Development Engines"

Jim Harris, HL

Location

Peter B. Lewis Building, Rm. 201

03.15.05 Tusday@REI "A Holistic Approach to Developing Cities and Regions"

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 03/11/2005 - 01:20.
03/15/2005 - 16:00

March 15: "A
Holistic Approach to Developing Cities and Regions" 

Michael

Location

Peter B. Lewis Building, Rm. 201

03.08.05 NOTES: REALNEO@REI on neomainstreet - the CIA never looked so good!

Submitted by Evelyn Kiefer on Wed, 03/09/2005 - 01:58.

Joe Stanley a 5th year interior design major at the Cleveland Institute of Art gave a presentation on his senior project to an enthusiastic crowd at the Peter B. Lewis building at 2 p.m. today as part of REALNEO. Joe's senior project is an ambitious vision for CIA, University and the City of Cleveland. It was exhibited at 1300 Gallery this past fall along with the work of several of his classmates. Joe's project and those of his classmates were destined to be forgotten after the exhibition (which only lasted one night), but Joe's project has been given new life through REALNEO. Joe has his own COIL at REALNEO called neomainstreet. neomainstreet contains images of Joe's models and drawings, a discussion of his design philosophy and its context within contemporary and historical trends in architecture and civic planning. Its a fascinating site of local, national and international interest!

03.08.05 NOTES: Tuesday@REI - Sustainability of sustainability - Bruce Latimer WOWs

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 03/08/2005 - 17:45.

WOW - WOW - WOW – Draft Notes - I stepped in late to Natural History
Director Bruce Latimer's talk on sustainability of sustainability with sobering
insight from a biologist on evolution of man, that we are on a run away train
headed toward the abyss, that termites are more important to the Earth than
humans, that we are all Africans, that man is hard wired to compete, and that
odds are 60/40% against the survival of humanity. He is not hopeful mankind -
man unkind - will survive more than the next few generations. He sees the only
hope of human survival is that we hijack our hard wiring to compete with
economic reward for doing the right things - getting together like we are today
and talk about the problems and find the right solutions - and we must do that
at a global level. China will not decide they want less than Americans and we
already need 4 planets Earth to support what we already consume.

03.08.05 REALNEO@REI on neomainstreet - the CIA never looked so good!

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Tue, 03/08/2005 - 01:50.
03/08/2005 - 10:00

For this REALNEO@REI orientation we will present a transformative demonstration of local urbanist Joe Stanley taking his senior project in Interior Design off the walls of the Cleveland Institute of Art, beyond 2&3D, and into cyberspace - see http://neomainstreet-com.bryght.net. Joe shares his vision for reinventing the CIA and redeveloping their two University Circle sites - exceeding old paradigms of project development, urban planning, and entrepreneurial communications - realized using REALinks social computing capabilities. Please join Joe and see his view of our future, at its best.

Location

Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 123