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Networking a Sustainable Future - Planetwork
Date Friday June 06
Time 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location Details
Golden Gate Club in the San Francisco Presidio From the San Francisco Airport: Take Highway 380 west to Highway 280 north towards San Francisco, follow signs to Golden Gate Bridge. Follow signs for 19th Ave/Park Presidio. Continue through MacArthur tunnel and follow signs for Downtown/Lombard St. exit. From Lombard St., turn right at Lyon St. and turn right into the Presidio at Lombard Gate. From Lombard Gate: Enter the Presidio at Lombard and Lyon Streets. Continue on Lombard, turn right at stop sign onto Presidio Blvd. Continue straight at stop sign where Presidio becomes Lincoln Blvd. Turn left on Montgomery. Park in the Presidio Main Post parking lot, and walk one short block west on Sheridan to Fisher Loop. A small chapel on the hill above the Golden Gate Club serves as a good landmark. From Presidio Boulevard Gate: Enter the Presidio at Presidio and Pacific streets. Follow Presidio until it turns into Lincoln. Follow directions above. From Arguello Gate: Enter Presidio at Arguello and West Pacific streets. Follow Arguello downhill to Moraga and turn left. Turn right on Infantry Terrace and then right onto Sheridan to park on the mainparade ground parking lot. By SF Muni take the 29 Sunset, or the 43 Masonic, to the Presidio. This will drop you to near the intersection of Lombard and Presidio Blvd. Pick up the walking directions below from there. It is a little over a mile walk from various motels on and around Lombard Street in the Marina district to the Golden Gate Club. Enter the Presidio through the Lombard Gate. Turn right at the T onto PresidioBlvd. Turn left at the 4 way intersection to stay on Presidio. Bear right up a rise, cross Funston and make a left at the T onto Mesa. A building will be infant of you. Make the 1st right on Pena to go around the building and out access a parking lot. Bear slightly right to pick up Sheridan Ave. and then left up Fisher Loop. A small chapel on the hill above the Golden Gate Club serves as a good landmark. The Presidio National Park information line is: (415) 561-4323 For more information about the Golden Gate Club, call (415) 561-2582
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorJim Fournier & Elizabeth Thompson
Imagine the potential positive impacts on the world if a vast network of people sharing ecological and social justice values could come together, and come to see themselves as a whole, using the Internet. What kind of information technology might help to facilitate, and even catalyze the emergence of such an electronically mediated network on a global scale? Networking a Sustainable Future A PLANETWORK Conference At the Golden Gate Club in the San Francisco Presidio June 6-8, 2003 Join innovators from the world of information technology, environmental visionaries, peace and social justice activists, independent media pioneers, and many others to explore how social networks, information technologies and the Internet can play a key role in accelerating positive global change. Come participate in the second international Planetwork Conference: expand your networks, forge new models, share resources and help implement the creative solutions we need to build a peaceful and sustainable future. REGISTER NOW ON-LINE: Featuring over eighty presenters, with Plenary presentations by: World renowned authority on Sustainability Hazel Henderson, MoveOn Cofounder Joan Blades, and a special Friday evening session honoring Douglas Engelbart - inventor of the mouse, hypertext, and windows, and father of modern computing, for his lifelong dedication to evolving intelligent technology to address the real needs of the Planet, and a performance Saturday evening by renowned singer songwriter peace activist, Stephan Smith. Panel Topics include: Digital Identity - as Global Citizens LinkTank Whitepaper on Social Network Tools Sustainable Media Networks: Why not now? Direct Philanthropy: Disintermediating Giving Mobilizing Global Youth: Networking the Future Creating Community - Online & Off Digital Earth: 3D Geobrowsers Cross Platform Media Strategies for Global Change Complementary Currencies on the Net GIS Networks: Conservation & Open Source Big Networks: Online Communities Come of Age Social Entrepreneurs: Incubating Social Change Global Scenarios: Modeling the Future What Works: Non-profit needs for tech tools Internet Based Barter Messaging Equity Mobilizing on a Dime Open Source Dollars Blogs Blogs Blogs Collaboratory: The entire building will support wired and wireless networking inside and out, all sessions will be streamed, and an extensive Collaboratory process facilitated On-line by Blue Oxen Associates, and On-site by the Knowhere Store, will begin before the event and continue well beyond. Conference Registration Fees: for three full days and two nights of intensive events $250 until April 30th, (or until allotted quantity sold out) $350 at the Door $195 Special, until sold out, with Video Overflow Seating during Plenary Sessions PlanetWorkExchange Tickets available on a first come, first served, basis - see website REGISTER NOW ON-LINE: For more information, see or email: On behalf of the organizing crew, we invite you to join us for this unique event, Jim Fournier & Elizabeth Thompson
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