If you are traveling — or want a reason to — here’s an array of conferences, happenings, and online events in architecture, design, green business, science, community development and more.
May 10 Nationwide: National Train Day: The seventh annual National Train Day marks the 145th anniversary of the creation of the nation’s first transcontinental railroad.Check out whether your city is one of 200 places (Chicago, DC, LA) that has scheduled events.
May 16-23 New York City: Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity Details
May 19 -21 California: Brainstorm Green Fortune Magazine(Laguna Niguel, Calif) Details
May 28-June 1 New York City: World Science Festival (New York) Details Participants
May 31 Boston: Greenovate Community Summit : Join Mayor Walsh and Boston residents, businesses, and community leaders for the Greenovate Boston Summit, a one-day event that’s all about empowering Bostonians to address climate change and making Boston the greenest, most climate-prepared city in the U.S. Summit details
June 1 (Philadelphia) Launch of free one-day online course Principles and Methodologies for Sustainable Design by Rob Fleming, director of the MS in Sustainable Design program at Philadelphia University. Check out the 6 minute overview and sign up.
June 7-Nov 14th Venice Architecture Biennale (Curator: Rem Koolhaas) Theme: Fundamentals Details
June 21-26 Copenhagen: ESOF European Science Open Forum Details PLUS Science in the City Events
June 23 -27 2014 Brussels and other cities: 9th Annual EU Sustainable Energy Week (events) Details and Facebook Check out Energy Days events in Europe
June 28-July 14 European Solar Decathlon, Versailles France. 20 international collegiate teams compete for honors. Website coming soon. Check out Facebook and Twitter