Treading Lightly: A Look at the Future of Travel
When: Wednesday, June 5th - 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Where: REI Seattle Flagship, 222 Yale Ave N, Seattle, WA
Where exactly: Upstairs event space, next to World Wrapps
Time: Doors at 6:00. Program at 6:30
Extras: Light food and beverages
Twitter hashtag: #TreadLightly2013
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
* Standardizations: How Organizations are Coming Together
* 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 & Tyler Davis, 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.
Net Impact's mission is to make a positive impact on society by both growing and strengthening a community of leaders who use business to make a positive impact on the world.
OUT for Sustainability engages and mobilizes the LGBTQ community to advance social and environmental sustainability.
REI Seattle Flagship Store Meeting Rooms (View)
222 Yale Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|