Special Event: Marc Alt, Greener Gadgets
|October 24, 2008|
|6:30 pm||to||8:00 pm|
Marc Alt is president of Marc Alt + Partners, a design, research and brand strategy agency dedicated to sustainable innovation.
Marc Alt + Partners provides consulting services, strategy and insight to clients from a diverse range of industry verticals. Recent engagements include BMW/MINI USA, Bloomberg LP, Ogilvy, Butler Shine (BSSP), Liz Claiborne, Lippincott, Consumer Electronics Association of America (CEA), The Green Electronics Council, Neenah Paper and others.
Marc is the co-founder and co-chair of Greener Gadgets, a conference exploring the challenges, possibilities and trends in the greening of the $170 billion consumer electronics industry. Recently he was invited to participate in Yale/Green Electronics Council Sustainable Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Visioning Forum and serves on the working group that seeks to define a definition, vision and roadmap for the future of sustainable ICT.
Marc is active in initiatives that are helping design and product innovation teams share knowledge and accelerate understanding of sustainable design principles. Marc serves on the advisory board and is Vice President of the The Designers Accord and is founding co-chair of the AIGA Center for Sustainable Design. Marc previously served on the board of the NY Chapter of AIGA, The Professional Association for Design.