Time: April 20, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Location: 191 Lyman Suite 101
Street: 191 Lyman Suite 101
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f…
Phone: 828 216 5769
Event Type: educational, social, sustaina
Organized By: Asheville Green Drinks
Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2011
Wednesday April 20, 2011
Wally Bowen, Executive Director of MAIN
Presents "WNC, Broadband, Energy and the Environment"
Socializing: 5:30PM | Programming: 6:00PM
DIFFERENT LOCATION: 191 Lyman Suite 101, Asheville NC 28801 (directions) (Star Factory is the Old Candle Factory - South End of the massive brick River Terrace Building on Lyman right on the east side of South French Broad River, Suite 101 is the last Red Door, near concrete loading ramp next to the antique store. We are between Twelve Bones at the River Arts District and the Amboy Road "T" at Meadow/Lyman. Look for colored stick figure metal statues of a family at roads edge turn into gravel parking lot)
Wally Bowen Presents a special presentation with a focus for the green community on Chapter 12 of the National Broadband Plan entitled “Energy and the Environment.” With community broadband infrastructure, Western North Carolina will have the freedom to innovate at the grassroots level vis-à-vis the “smart grid.” Mr. Bowen, executive director at MAIN believes we are about to enter a new world for grassroots innovation and collaboration around energy, media and the environment. This evening will celebrate his accomplishments and inform our community on how bridging the digital divide will help green economic development and social justice.
"Imagine a world where our youth here in WNC are able to create apps tailored to their individual home, neighborhood, community, region...and beyond."
MARK NEW TIMES: Socializing at 5:30 PM and Programming Starts at 6:00 PM .
MARK DIFFERENT LOCATION: 7 Star Factory, 191 Lyman Street, Suite 101 Asheville, NC 28801 (old candle factory/city bakery at Riverview Terrace)