Socials in the Sustainability and Society Series (SaSS) are our chance to connect over shared values in a relaxed setting with snacks, drinks, and facilitated conversations.
June 5th 2013
Join OUT for Sustainability and Net Impact Seattle for a social and discussion on the hot topics in sustainable travel. We’ll mingle with a diverse mix of folks in a casual environment while getting a snapshot of the cool things happening in sustainable travel!
As we settle in, a short discussion between Adventure Travel Trade Association, REI Adventures and EverGreen Escapes where we are on the road to sustainable travel. Then we’ll dive deeper in small groups led by the folks who know their stuff in a variety of travel-related subjects, including:
* Economy: Keeping Your Money Local While Traveling
* Environment: The Little Things that Make a Big Difference
* Culture: How to Prepare Before Entering Foregin Cultures
* Policy: How Regulatory Changes Can Help Pave the Way
* Technology: Innovations Towards Net Zero Travel
* Society: Making Sustainable Travel the Default
Alice Gifford, Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)
Maureen Seeley & Courtney Hans, REI Adventures
Dan Moore, EverGreen Escapes
Joe Staino, Meaningful Trip
Tammy Leland, Crooked Trails
Mark Augustyniewicz, Environmental Strategy at Boeing
Rocco DeVito, Partners Asia
Get more info on these discussions and the special guests leading each of them at: seattlenetimpact.org/2013/05/the-future-of-travel/
Heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. RSVP today!
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Don’t Put That in Your Mouth
March 27th, 2013
Join OUT for Sustainability for a Sustainability and Society Series (SaSS) Social featuring queer perspectives on sustainable food and agriculture. “Don’t Put That in Your Mouth” will be a social mixer where we’ll lightly facilitate conversation to dive into our values around what we put in our mouth. To make sure we keep it fun, we’ll have snacks and drinks on hand and hosts to make the introductions that create fascinating conversation.
Thank you to Oola Distillery for sponsoring cocktails with their local, craft liquor. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.
Suggested donation of $5 to help cover our costs. This event is for LGBTQ individuals and straight allies alike, we look forward to seeing you at this fabulous event!