[SNEC] Special Event: Revisit Bucky: Wash. DC, June 11-13 2010

CJ Fearnley cjf at SynergeticsCollaborative.org
Wed Mar 3 16:24:18 EST 2010

The Synergetics Collaborative, American University (AU) School of
International Service (SIS), and Arena Stage are proud to announce a
special event on 11-13 June 2010 in Washington, DC

                  Revisit Bucky: Exploring Synergetics                

   In these times of crisis, we need to reconnect with visionary leaders
   like R. Buckminster Fuller (affectionately known as "Bucky") who
   can help us solve the critical issues of our time. The special event
   "Revisit Bucky: Exploring Synergetics" will provide hands-on workshops
   to introduce fundamental concepts from Bucky's Synergetics, watching
   the Arena Stage performance of D.W. Jacobs' play R. Buckminster Fuller:
   THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE, and a series of lectures
   and discussions to explore how we can build on Bucky's magnum opus,

The event consists of five parts:

   * Reception: Friday, 11 June 2010, 6:00PM - 7:30PM, American
     University, SIS (School of International Service) building
     - Join us in AU's new environmentally friendly building designed
       by William McDonough to launch the "Revisit Bucky" event

   * Workshops: Saturday 12 June 2010, 8:30AM - 5PM, American University,
     SIS building
     - Joe Clinton, Professor John Belt, Nick Tomlin, Jack Higgins,
       and Tim Havranek will present workshops on geodesics, the vector
       equilibrium and the closest packing of spheres / isotropic
       vector matrix

   * Performance of D.W. Jacobs' award winning play "R. Buckminster Fuller:
     THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE": Saturday 12 June 2010,
     8 PM - 11 PM, Arena Stage in Crystal City

   * Symposium: Sunday 13 June 2010, 9AM - 5PM, American University, SIS
     - Keynote Speaker:  Amy Edmondson, Harvard University
     - Other Speakers:  Thomas Zung, Shoji Sadao, SIS Dean Louis Goodman,
       SIS Assistant Dean Joseph Clapper, Stephen M. Levin, MD,
       Gus Jaccaci, and Martin Brennan

   * Closing Reception: Sunday 13 June 2010, 7 PM - 9 PM, Steve Levin's place

More details are available on the 'Revisit Bucky' event home page:

Pre-Registration is required.

Early registration fee is $150 if checks are received before 22 May
2010. Regular registration fee is $175; $75 for students.  Special rates
are available for AU students and for each part of the event.

To attend please fill out the on-line registration form:

There is only one revolution tolerable to all men, all societies, all
political systems:  revolution by design and invention.
  -- Buckminster Fuller

CJ Fearnley                         |  Executive Director
cjf at SynergeticsCollaborative.org    |  Synergetics Collaborative
http://SynergeticsCollaborative.org |  "Dare to be Naive" -- Bucky Fuller

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