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Wednesday, April 4

6:00pm EDT

Saving with Zero Waste
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Free and open to all ages!

Join us for a discussion on the definition and execution of Zero Waste in different aspects. From the home, to the grocery store bulk section and farmers market, and then to resources provided within city. How does it all fit together as an initiative to not only reduce waste but also save energy and money.

  • Located in room 3B.
  • Please contact Omoye Aikhuele (Omoye.aikhuele@pittsburghpa.gov) with accessibility needs.

Wednesday April 4, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm EDT
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh East Liberty

7:30pm EDT

Distinguished Mayor’s Forum: Energy & Resilience: How Smarter Cities are Preparing for the Future
Limited Capacity full

*Due to tremendous interest this event is unfortunately at capacity.
Please sign-in via the waitlist here to be alerted if additional seats become available.

Free and open to all! 

In partnership with Carnegie Mellon's Energy Week join us for the Distinguished Mayors Forum focused on “Energy and Resilience” with the Mayor of Pittsburgh Bill Peduto & the Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, moderated by CMU Interim Provost Laurie Weingart, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities, the City of Pittsburgh Office of the Mayor, Allegheny County, and the City of Pittsburgh’s Inclusive Innovation Week. This Forum will be preceded by a compelling keynote from Don Anderson, Senior Managing Director and Chief Sustainability Officer at The Equity Group at Blackstone, starting from 5-6pm.

Check out the full schedule for Energy Week at https://www.cmuenergyweek.org

For accessibility questions please contact Amanda King (alking@andrew.cmu.edu).

Wednesday April 4, 2018 7:30pm - 8:30pm EDT
Carnegie Mellon University
Thursday, April 5

11:30am EDT

Sustainability Weekend Launch
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Free to attend and open to the public.

Sustainability Weekend is a 3-day conference that aims to showcase the larger context of sustainability beyond the environment and bring people to the table who may not normally engage with one another on this topic. This year's theme 'Sustainability, Inclusivity and Equity' seeks to bring students, professionals, and community members together through informational and interactive events and spark diverse conversations about the role of sustainability across industries, socio-economic backgrounds, ages and passions. We will be covering a diverse range of topics including social injustice, food waste, getting involved with the local community, technology, and the role of arts and expression. We hope we see yinz there!

Thursday April 5, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
Carnegie Mellon University
Friday, April 6

9:30am EDT

Leveraging Our Innovation Economy: A Roundtable Discussion on How to Grow Community-Driven Innovation with InnovatePgh and the Allegheny Conference
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Free and open to all! 

Over the past generation, Pittsburgh has retooled its traditional industries, energy, finance, and manufacturing, and has invented entirely new ones in healthcare and IT. We did it by leveraging the enormous capacity for innovation at our colleges and universities and corporate R&D centers.

We also did it by supporting community-driven innovation. Community innovators across the region are developing businesses and initiatives that are creating new opportunities to advance diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the Pittsburgh region.

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development and InnovatePGH are teaming up for the City of Pittsburgh’s Inclusive Innovation Week to host a roundtable discussion to spotlight community-driven businesses and initiatives that are advancing innovation and inclusivity in the Pittsburgh region. The discussion, moderated by InnovatePGH Executive Director Sean Luther, will explore the new forces at play in our innovation economy and how we can all support them and help them grow. 

Roundtable Participants:For accessibility questions contact Brandon Mendoza (bmendoza@pittsburghchamber.com).

Friday April 6, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am EDT
Kingsley Association

5:30pm EDT

Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity & Inclusion Keynote: Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services Head of HR, Workforce Effectiveness
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Free and open to all ages.

 In partnership with CMU Energy Week join us fora keynote by Balaji Ganapathy, Head of HR Workforce Effectiveness (Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity & Inclusion), Tata Consultancy Services, in partnership with the CMU student-led Sustainability Weekend. Topic is “Energy, Equity, Inclusivity and Sustainability.”

For accessibility questions please contact Amanda King (alking@andrew.cmu.edu).

Friday April 6, 2018 5:30pm - 6:30pm EDT
Carnegie Mellon University

6:00pm EDT

Shaping Equitable Development: Design as Activism
Free open to all!

Pittsburgh will see billions of dollars worth of development over the next five years, and
potentially billions more if the Amazon HQ2 bid is successful. In anticipation of this growth, how
can we ensure that Pittsburgh remains affordable and maintains its personality? What strategies
can we employ so that residents will benefit equitably from economic development?

As part of Inclusive Innovation Week 2018, Module is partnering with the City, Avenu, Uptown
Partners, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority to engage the community in a discussion
around sustainable growth and housing development. The event will feature tours of the Module demo unit, followed by a panel discussion at the Paramount Film Exchange with four experts in
community development, design, and activism.

Brian Gaudio, CEO of Module, will moderate a 40-minute discussion with the panelists, which
will be followed by ten minutes of Q&A

Friday April 6, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
Module Demo Unit
Sunday, April 8

1:00pm EDT

Extra Awesome Earth Month Creative Conundrum Lab
Free and open to all!

Join the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse for a drop-in creative activity for all ages. Join us in our workshop area to explore making with the "Creative Conundrum", a material that is awesome, reclaimed, and full of creative potential. This event is free, open to the public, and all ages are welcome! More details. 

Sunday April 8, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse