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Thursday, May 12 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Biomimicry: A Walking Discussion

In this session participants will get outside and reconnect with nature. The session will include a short hike to Freeway Park where you will learn about the essential elements in Biomimicry. Explore and discuss function of local organisms, and understand how those functions are translated into Biomimicry Thinking.

The session will be led by Joe Zazzera and Denny Royal. Both hold MS degrees in Biomimicry and are Certified Biomimicry Professionals. Joe and Denny are key influencers in their disciplines and work to bring Biomimicry to those disciplines and beyond. 


Speakers
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Denny Royal

Principal, Azul 7
Denny is Principal and Azul 7’s Biomimicry and Design practice leader. With a background in Biomimicry, design, service design and technology he is able to help clients solve challenges from a holistic perspective. Denny is is a life-long learner. He has completed design thinking training at Stanford's d.school, behavior design training at Stanford’s Persuasive Technology Lab and, most recently, a MS in Biomimicry at Arizona State... Read More →
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Joe Zazzera

Founding Principal, Plant Solutions, Inc
Joe Zazzera is contagiously enthusiastic about “connecting people to nature”.  He has been (re)connecting humans, nature, and the built environment for 34 years. As the founding principal of Plant Solutions Inc., he designs living walls, indoor atriums and living plantscapes. His mission is to create working environments which enhance productivity, reduce absenteeism, manage stress and improve human well being. Joe holds an MS in... Read More →


Thursday May 12, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Westin: Lobby