Andrew will give a special party lecture at the Bedford + Bowery Newsroom on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 7:00pm with a Q&A session immediately following. The evening will be moderated by Daniel Maurer. The event is free and open to the public but space is limited so please arrive early to ensure entry.
As part of its 2013 Distinguished Writers Series, Hunter College will present an evening with noted Irish author Colum McCann, who will discuss his latest novel, Transatlantic, on at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, located at 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues
With the United States second only to China in its consumption of illegally obtained ivory from elephant tusks, Thinking Animals, Inc. will convene a special panel and call for stepped up efforts to stem the tide of elephant hunts and the illegal ivory trade. The evening will present four noted scholars who have been on the forefront of elephant conservation and research for decades with ABC News Correspondent John Quinones moderating.
Since the beginning of civilization, humans have devised multi-step plans to achieve greater ends. As history progressed, plans became more elaborate and short-term tactics evolved into longer-term strategies. Sir Lawrence Freedman, renowned authority on war, international politics and strategy offers an engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our lives from ancient Greece through the nuclear age when he talks about his book, “Strategy: A History” at The Cooper Union (7 East 7th Street, East Village) on September 30 at 6:30 PM.
Nicholas Negroponte, founder and chairman of the One Laptop per Child non-profit association and co-founder and director of the MIT Media Lab, discusses literacy in the digital age. He believes that literacy is learning, learning more than learning something. To be literate is to ask questions, think metaphorically and behave creatively. Lecture will start at 7 PM (doors will open at 6:30 pm).
How To Make It: Collaborating, Networking, & The Influence of Your Social Community, Design Panel & Happy Hour.
Learn how to invite others onto your team, collaborate with a community of artists, and tap into social network contacts who can help grow your business. Join UncommonGoods for a design panel and networking happy hour.