In conjunction with Design Pavilion and NYCxDESIGN, Design Talks NYC is a culturally relevant conversation and story series featuring architecture, design, art and civic visionaries and creative leaders. May 13th will kick off the series with a full-day Impact Summit, a forum for all industries committed to designing a sustainable and circular future.

All talks are open and free to all, but registration is required.

8:00am: Networking and Registration

9:00am: The Future We Don't Want — A Call for Transformative Action

  • Speaker: Christian V Braneon (Professor of Environmental Science at Barnard College; Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies)

10:00am: Azimut|Benetti: Sustainability on the Sea

  • Speakers: Federico Ferrante (President, Azimut Benetti Americas); Andrew Semprevivo (CEO, Seakeeper); Jan Pachner (Secretary General, One Ocean Foundation); Gianfranco Bestetti (Consultant architect, Paola Lenti); Nicola Pomi (Vice President of Marine Engine Sales Europe, Volvo Penta)
  • Moderator: Evan Harvey (Global Head of Sustainability)

11:00am: Adidas' FutureCraft: Bringing Circularity to Sports

  • Speaker: James Carnes (Vice President Strategy Creation, lead on sustainability strategy and long-term vision)

11:30am: Reparative Design: A Conversation with Eileen Fisher and Paola Antonelli

  • Speakers: Eileen Fisher (Founding Co-CEO and Chairwoman of Eileen Fisher, Inc); Paola Antonelli (Senior Curator, MOMA, Department of Architecture & Design)
  • Moderator: Anne Slowey (Branding/content creator, Speechwriter)

1:30pm: Green Homes and Offices: The Untapped Potential for Sustainable Buildings

  • Speakers: Angela Spangler (International WELL Building Institute); Wayne Turett (The Turett Collaborative: Architects, Interior Designers)
  • Moderator: John Oppermann (Executive Director, Earth Day Initiative; Associate Real Estate Broker, Healthy & Green Home Specialist, Compass)

2:30pm: Flash talks examining economic empowerment investments and other financial mechanisms

  • Speakers: Stuart Nussbaum (Partner, Mazars USA); Sarah Ditty (Policy Director, Fashion Revolution); LanVy Nguyen (Founding Principal, Fashion4Freedom); Stan Stalnaker (CEO and Chief Information Security Officer, Ven Finance Ltd)

3:30pm: Cultural Sustainability for the Futurecity

  • Speaker: Sherry Dobbin (Managing & Cultural Director, Futurecity)

4:00pm: #Wearnext — Redesigning Fashion for a More Sustainable Future

  • Speakers: Lindsay Clinton (SVP, NYCEDC); Stephanie Benedetto (Queen of Raw); Emily Scarlett (H&M USA); Francois Souchet (Head of Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Make Fashion Circular); Dana Davis (Vice President of Sustainability, Product & Business Strategy, Mara Hoffman)
  • Moderator: Burak Cakmak (Dean, Parsons School of Design)

5:00pm: Next Gen + New Ideas: How young innovators are bringing fresh ideas to old models

  • Speakers: Farah Ahmad (Architect, LEED AP, NYC School Construction Authority); Sebastian Gier (Founder of Designdrives, Designer at BMW Group); Thomas Kosbau (Founding Principal Architect, ORE Design and Technology); Devin Gilmartin (Co-founder and President, Querencia Studio)
  • Moderator: Patrick Duffy (Founding Principal, Global Fashion Exchange)

6:00pm: Final Keynote: United Nations Environment Programme Designing for Sustainable Future a Way Forward

  • Speaker: Jamil Ahmad (Director, Intergovernmental Affairs, United Nations Environment Programme, NYC)
May 13, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Nasdaq MarketSite, 151 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Design Pavilion, NYCxDESIGN
Save to Calendar 2019-05-13 08:00:00 2019-05-13 18:00:00 America/New_York Design Talks: Impact Summit In conjunction with Design Pavilion and NYCxDESIGN, Design Talks NYC is a culturally relevant conversation and story series featuring architecture, design, art and civic visionaries and creative leaders. May 13th will kick off the series with a full-day Impact Summit, a forum for all industries committed to designing a sustainable and circular future. All talks are open and free to all, but registration is required. 8:00am: Networking and Registration 9:00am: The Future We Don't Want — A Call for Transformative Action * Speaker: Christian V Braneon (Professor of Environmental Science at Barnard College; Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies) 10:00am: Azimut|Benetti: Sustainability on the Sea * Speakers: Federico Ferrante (President, Azimut Benetti Americas); Andrew Semprevivo (CEO, Seakeeper); Jan Pachner (Secretary General, One Ocean Foundation); Gianfranco Bestetti (Consultant architect, Paola Lenti); Nicola Pomi (Vice President of Marine Engine Sales Europe, Volvo Penta) * Moderator: Evan Harvey (Global Head of Sustainability) 11:00am: Adidas' FutureCraft: Bringing Circularity to Sports * Speaker: James Carnes (Vice President Strategy Creation, lead on sustainability strategy and long-term vision) 11:30am: Reparative Design: A Conversation with Eileen Fisher and Paola Antonelli * Speakers: Eileen Fisher (Founding Co-CEO and Chairwoman of Eileen Fisher, Inc); Paola Antonelli (Senior Curator, MOMA, Department of Architecture & Design) * Moderator: Anne Slowey (Branding/content creator, Speechwriter) 1:30pm: Green Homes and Offices: The Untapped Potential for Sustainable Buildings * Speakers: Angela Spangler (International WELL Building Institute); Wayne Turett (The Turett Collaborative: Architects, Interior Designers) * Moderator: John Oppermann (Executive Director, Earth Day Initiative; Associate Real Estate Broker, Healthy & Green Home Specialist, Compass) 2:30pm: Flash talks examining economic empowerment investments and other financial mechanisms * Speakers: Stuart Nussbaum (Partner, Mazars USA); Sarah Ditty (Policy Director, Fashion Revolution); LanVy Nguyen (Founding Principal, Fashion4Freedom); Stan Stalnaker (CEO and Chief Information Security Officer, Ven Finance Ltd) 3:30pm: Cultural Sustainability for the Futurecity * Speaker: Sherry Dobbin (Managing & Cultural Director, Futurecity) 4:00pm: #Wearnext — Redesigning Fashion for a More Sustainable Future * Speakers: Lindsay Clinton (SVP, NYCEDC); Stephanie Benedetto (Queen of Raw); Emily Scarlett (H&M USA); Francois Souchet (Head of Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Make Fashion Circular); Dana Davis (Vice President of Sustainability, Product & Business Strategy, Mara Hoffman) * Moderator: Burak Cakmak (Dean, Parsons School of Design) 5:00pm: Next Gen + New Ideas: How young innovators are bringing fresh ideas to old models * Speakers: Farah Ahmad (Architect, LEED AP, NYC School Construction Authority); Sebastian Gier (Founder of Designdrives, Designer at BMW Group); Thomas Kosbau (Founding Principal Architect, ORE Design and Technology); Devin Gilmartin (Co-founder and President, Querencia Studio) * Moderator: Patrick Duffy (Founding Principal, Global Fashion Exchange) 6:00pm: Final Keynote: United Nations Environment Programme Designing for Sustainable Future a Way Forward * Speaker: Jamil Ahmad (Director, Intergovernmental Affairs, United Nations Environment Programme, NYC) Nasdaq MarketSite, 151 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor New York NY 10036 Design Pavilion, NYCxDESIGN
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