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« March 08, 2005 - April 08, 2005 »
 
03 / 8
Start: 9:00 am

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.

Start: 11:00 am

03-08-05.
"Is Sustainability Sustainable? An Evolutionary Perspective,"
Bruce Latimer,
Director, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History; Peter B. Lewis
Building.

03 / 9
Start: 5:00 pm

The State of NanoBusiness in the U.S. Today

The Nano-Network
invites you to attend this event featuring Sean Murdock, who was just
named the Executive Director of the Nano Business Alliance. The
NanoBusiness Alliance is the first industry association founded to
advance the emerging business of nanotechnology and Microsystems. The
NanoBusiness Alliance's mission is to create a collective voice for the
emerging small tech industry and develop a range of initiatives to
support and strengthen the nanotechnology business community. ****
SPONSORED BY **** CAMP, Inc. and Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan &
Aronoff

For more information, visit

http://nanobusiness.org/

03 / 10
Start: 7:30 am

Subject: CVB to Host Forums on Discount
Ticketing

 

Start: 3:00 pm

Center for Greater Cleveland's Future topics: Detroit’s Gamble: Lessons Learned, Robin Boyle, Associate
Dean and Professor, College of Urban, Labor, and Metropolitan Affairs,
Wayne State University; Gaming and Tax Revenue: Who is the House?,

Start: 4:00 pm

Northeast Ohio Business Plan Challenge 2005 Networking Event

Start: 6:00 pm

Join a dynamic group of renewable energy enthusiasts that meets monthly in different locations around Northeast Ohio to learn about clean energy projects and initiatives. An introduction to green projects in Lorain County, including large and small scale wind, biomass, composting, and upcoming green energy events.Call for directions: (440) 233-6500.

03 / 11
Start: 6:30 am

Learn how other regions have been successful in creating ready-to-go,
pre-permitted properties for development. Cleveland Neighborhood
Development Coalition, Shorebank and Westside Industrial Retention and

Start: 11:00 am

Anne Mulcahy, chairman and CEO, Xerox Corp., began her career selling
copiers in Boston, and over the last three years, has led the company
through a massive transformation--reinventing Xerox into an innovative

Start: 1:00 pm

Developing dialogue and inclusion: Building the Facilitation Community
in NEO

Appreciative
inquiry, deliberative discussion and other techniques of large group
facilitation are critical to our economic future. Northeast Ohio has has one of
the largest concentrations of trained facilitators in the country. David
Cooperrider at Case designed Appreciative Inquiry, and it is widely taught at
Case and Cleveland State. Kim Sebaly of Kent State University is one of the
nation's leading experts on deliberative discussion. The Gestalt Institute of
Cleveland is a global leader in providing training in personal growth and group
dynamics.

Start: 5:00 pm

the show:

Co-op member Andrew Kaletta will curate an exhibition of films, still
frames, photography and creative lamp and lighting installations for
our March show.

opening reception:

Friday, March 11 18, from 6pm-10pm
-
1836 W25th Suite 1B

Start: 7:00 pm

March of Crimes
1300 Gallery
Cleveland, OH
March 11 - April 9,
2004
Opening Reception
March 11, 8 - 11pm

March of Crimes
Post No Bills. No Skateboarding. Vandals Will
Be Prosecuted. No Trespassing.

03 / 12
03 / 13
03 / 14
Start: 10:30 am

Access to the Arts
The Arts on the
Air series continues with Mitchell Kahan, director of the Akron Art
Museum, & Tom Wiscombe, architect, interviewed by Steven Litt, art
& architecture critic for The Plain Dealer.
March 14 at 11:30 am with lunch; $; Ritz-Carlton Riverview Room, 1515 W Third St, Cleve; 216-791-4654.

Start: 10:30 am

Mike is a founder of Draper Triangle Ventures and has been investing
in early stage technology companies for over ten years. Draper
Triangle is the midwest-based fund of Draper Fisher Jurvetson,
a leading silicon valley-based early stage technology venture firm
that has created a network of 16 affiliated regional venture funds
with over 70 investment professionals and $3 billion under management.
Founded in 1999, Draper Triangle recently closed its second fund
and has approximately $110 million under management. The Fund is
focused on early stage technology investments in information technology,
medical devices and other advanced technology companies located
in Ohio and western and central Pennsylvania. In connection with
closing the second fund, Draper Triangle opened an office on Bolivar
Road in Cleveland. Mike is leading the Fund's activities
in northeast Ohio.

Start: 3:00 pm

Pinker is best known for his books on language: The Language Instinct (1994), How the Mind Works (1997) and Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language. In 2002 he published The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature, which explored the political, moral and emotional colorings of human nature. The Distinguished Lecture series is designed to bring prominent

03 / 15
Start: 1:00 pm

REALNEO is a free open source social network established to
support dialogue and inclusion among all people interested in Northeast Ohio, at all levels. Visitors are
welcome to create an account and add content. Volunteers developing these social networking capabilities host this
oriantation on how to use these virtual tools for collaboration -
please join us all at the Peter B. Lewis building as we focus on
collaboration

Start: 3:00 pm

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

Michael
Start: 4:30 pm

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
)

Start: 5:00 pm

How would you recreate downtown Cleveland? What do
you think downtown Cleveland should look like five years from now?
These were the questions put to those who participated in the second

03 / 16
Start: 6:30 am

How Search Engines Can Rev-up Your Business
“Search Engine
Optimization
� is the topic of the next NEOSA Monthly Meeting on Wed., Mar.
16 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the Cole Center at CSU. Click HERE

Start: 6:45 am

Power Breakfast Panel - “Finding, Keeping
and Motivating Talented People�

Wednesday, March 16, 2005, 7:45am to 9:30am
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this event to your Personal Information Manager

Start: 9:00 am

What is the Key to Success in the Global Market?

Global Sourcing and Global Visibility!

Please join us for an interactive discussion on the many topics of Lean Supply such as, Managing a Global Supply Chain, and Lean Supply Strategies.  Additionally, we will discuss two Ohio companies that successfully implemented a Lean Supply Solution; TS Trim Industries, and Automated Packaging Systems.  e-Ventus Corporation will also provide a Lean Supply Solution demonostration.

Start: 3:00 pm

The
Economics of Early Childhood Development: Support Workshop

Start: 4:30 pm

DATE: March 16, 2005

Annual Meeting: How Cool is Greater Akron?
Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Fairlawn
5:30 - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Rebecca Ryan, Founder, Next Generation Consulting, Inc.
Non-member Cost: $55.00 Member Cost: $55.00

Start: 4:30 pm

Community
of Minds
Technology Networking Event

03 / 17
Start: 7:30 am

Microsoft Business Intelligence Solutions Seminar on how to assess the health of your business, develop a Business
Scorecard, identify and control costs, determine the most profitable
customers and product lines, and respond faster to customer demands,
shifts in the market, and most importantly, trends and changes in your
business using Microsoft products. Registration information.

03 / 18
Start: 11:00 am

Democracy: Is It Best
Served by a Strict Separation of
Church and State?

Start: 4:00 pm

Seasoned Entrepreneurial Panel Discussion

The CAAO Minority Access to
Capital Program. The mission of this
program is the thoroughly educate minority entrepreneurs on all their funding
options and to aid in building relationships between the funders and minority
entrepreneurs of Northeast Ohio.

03 / 19
Start: 10:00 am

Meet local authors Sarah Jane Ingrham and Jeannie Morse as they sign
and read their delightful new children's book. Please bring your kids
for this wonderful afternoon of storytelling at the Local Girl Gallery. Copies of their book will

03 / 20
03 / 21
Start: 11:00 am

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Robert J. Triozzi for Mayor of Cleveland?

03 / 22
Start: 8:00 am

You are invited to attend an air quality
workshop
at the offices of the Northeast Ohio Areawide
Coordinating Agency (NOACA) to begin the public participation process for the
Ozone and Particulate Matter State Implementation Plans (SIPs).

As you
may already know, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
designated the counties of Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina,
Portage, and Summit as in nonattainment for the new 8-hour ozone standard. The
USEPA designated Ashtabula (partial), Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage,
and Summit as in nonattainment for the new fine particulate (PM2.5) standard.
These designations require that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, with
local input, submit SIPs to USEPA that would bring Northeast Ohio into
attainment for both of these pollutants.

Please join us for a free,
public informational event that will include presentations on the air quality
issues that Northeast Ohio faces, talks by affected industries, discussion of
the Ohio EPA SIP development process, and an overview of potential attainment
strategies. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, March 22, 2005
9:00
a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
NOACA Board Room
1299 Superior Avenue
Cleveland,
Ohio 44114

Please RSVP by e-mail
to Pam Davis at pdavis [at] mpo [dot] noaca [dot] org
or by calling (216) 241-2414, Extension 284. Your participation is appreciated.
We look forward to talking with you. 

Start: 10:30 am

Building a Creative Online Environment:
Collaboration, Innovation and Education

March 22, 2005 at
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Register Now!

Start: 1:00 pm

Each Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM REI holds REALNEO planning and orientation sessions. These sessions are free and open to anyone interested in this initiative - and excellent time to work with volunteers on your Community Of Interest Links - feel free to come anytime between 2 and 4, and stick around after for the weekly Tuesday@REI meetings, from 4:00 - 5:45 PM.

Start: 3:00 pm

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

Jim Harris, HL
03 / 23
Start: 11:00 am

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

03 / 24
Start: 10:30 am

Inside
Business is pleased to honor the top-performing companies in Northeast Ohio.

Keynote
Speaker
Dr. Toby Cosgrove
The Cleveland Clinic

Start: 4:00 pm

NEOSA Hits the Alleys at NeTT Tech Thursday
Networking, spares and
strikes will be in order as NEOSA holds its first NeTT Tech Thursday networking
event for 2005, sponsored by Aztek, on March 24 at Winking Lizard Lanes in
Lakewood. Click HERE
to register.

Start: 4:30 pm

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) and Michael Wyatt, Director of Training and Tracy
Rohrbaugh, Associate Training Coordinator for Matco Tools.  Topics include: Capturing the stake holders; Understanding your companies planning and budget cycle; Developing a 1 year and 3-5 year implementation plan; The role of continuous improvement in training. $25.00 members $35 nonmembers. Registration 440-835-3579 or email at astd [at] apk [dot] net

03 / 25
Start: 11:00 am

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

03 / 26
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03 / 29
Start: 1:00 pm

Each Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM REI holds REALNEO planning and
orientation sessions. These sessions are free and open to anyone
interested in this initiative - and excellent time to work with
volunteers on your Community Of Interest Links - feel free to come

Start: 3:00 pm

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

Start: 5:30 pm

Local design and usability experts and attendees analyze and test a web site such as the Web Association's Meeting registration process. $15 non-members registration. 

Start: 6:00 pm

CLEVELAND

Panel looks for jobs ideas

The Council for Excellence in Government will hold a town hall meeting on jobs at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland State University's Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. The nonprofit, nonpartisan group based in Washington, D.C., will ask residents for suggestions on job creation and the roles that government and the private sector should have in economic development. The session is also sponsored by the Global Markets Institute at Goldman Sachs. Panelists include Mayor Jane Campbell, Ohio Lt. Gov. Bruce Johnson and the head of the Cleveland AFL-CIO Federation of Labor John Ryan. The meeting is free, but seating is limited. Call 202-728-0418

03 / 30
03 / 31
Start: 7:30 am

The Convention
and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Greater Cleveland will be hosting a forum to
present a concept for development of an online marketplace for the sale of
discount surplus tickets to events in Cleveland.  Loren Chylla, Director of Marketing,
Cleveland.com and King Hill, Principal, Director of Marketing Services,
Digiknow will be in attendance to give an overview of the proposed online
model.  Community Partnership for Arts
and Culture conducted significant background research on discount ticketing
models for the arts and cultural tourism committee of the CVB.  This research has helped to shape and inform
the model that is being proposed.  The
FINAL FORUM will be held on the following date:

04 / 1
Start: 11:00 am

Friday, April 01, 2005 12:00 PM
Civil Rights Enforcement: The Bulwark of Opportunity
R. Alexander Acosta
Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights

The first Hispanic to serve as an assistant attorney general at the Department of Justice, Alex Acosta will give remarks concerning the Division’s accomplishments during the past four years and the future of civil rights in the 21st century. The Civil Rights Division is responsible for enforcing federal civil rights statutes, including those statutes that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, religion, and national origin in education, employment, credit, housing, public accommodations and facilities, voting and certain federally funded and conducted programs.

Acosta previously was a member of the National Labor Relations Board and served as principal deputy assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division. A native of Florida, Mr. Acosta earned his law degree from the Harvard Law School. After graduation, he served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and then worked at a law firm, where he specialized in employment and labor issues.

He is a 2004 recipient of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee Michigan’s Distinguished Leadership Award, the 2003 Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund's Excellence in Government Service Award and the 2003 DC Hispanic Bar Association’s Hugh A. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award. He has also taught several classes on employment law, disability-based discrimination law and civil rights law at the George Mason School of Law. 

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04 / 5
Start: 1:00 pm

Each Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 PM REI holds REALNEO planning and
orientation sessions. These sessions are free and open to anyone
interested in this initiative - and excellent time to work with
volunteers on your Community Of Interest Links - feel free to come

Start: 3:00 pm

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.

Start: 5:00 pm

North Coast
Entrepreneurs, Inc

Hosts of The
Gorilla Group and Capitalist Clevelandâ„¢

 

Start: 5:00 pm

This meeting will feature Frank Cotter who is in charge of
business development for Integran. Integran is a one of the companies that has
been successful in taking nano technology from the laboratory into the
marketplace.  Their electrodeposited coatings have been developed for a
wide variety of industrial, military, consumer and medical applications. 
Their's is a story how to find the market applications to commercialize a new
technology.

04 / 6
Start: 4:00 pm

Today is the last day to register for the CPAC/COSE "The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute", April 15 & 16 - and please plan to attend an introductory networking event, April 15 at the CSU Gallery.

04 / 7
04 / 8
Start: 7:30 am

Notacon is the second iteration of a yearly technology, arts and music event held at the Cleveland Holiday Inn.

Start: 8:00 am

Exploring Community through Technology - Notacon is the second iteration of a yearly technology, arts and music event held in Cleveland, Ohio.
This year's focus is on how technology and community intermingle. The event itself hosts
speakers, events, games, live music and a whole lot more.

Start: 11:00 am

Terrorist Profiling: Safer
Airlines or Violation of Civil Rights?