Northwestern University

Fri 11:30 AM

Chicago Sustainability Speaker Series

When: Friday, June 8, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Suite 1650, 25 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Mike McMahon   847.467.1361

Group: ISEN private

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

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Join the Foresight Design Initiative for the Chicago Sustainability Speaker Series, featuring speaker Brandon Hayes, Director of Communications at Openlands.

Speaker: Brandon Hayes, Director of Communications

Brandon Hayes joined Openlands in 2012. He has spent his career working at non-profit organizations including arts education organization, Marwen, andGoodman Theatre, among others. He also does communications consulting. Brandon is a photographer and essayist, chronicling all fifty-nine US National Parks and writing about conservation issues. He is a long-time volunteer for the International Crane Foundation’s annual Midwest Crane Count. He has also directed operas and plays in Chicago and his native metropolitan Detroit.

About Openlands

Founded in 1963 as a program of the Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago, Openlands is one of the oldest metropolitan conservation organizations in the nation and the only such group with a regional scope in the greater Chicago region. Openlands has helped protect more than 55,000 acres of land for public parks and forest preserves, wildlife refuges, land and water greenway corridors, urban farms, and community gardens.

11:30-12:00 PM: Informal Networking
12:00-12:30 PM: Presentation
12:30-12:50 PM: Q&A

*Lunch is not included so please bring a packed lunch with you to the event.

Have any immediate questions? You can reach Marie Lachance at

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