THE BIGGER PICTURE
for visiting our booth during this successful showcase.
Congratulations to the winners of two hours of free strategic consulting:
Hampton Roads Transit, Virginia
Rio Metro Regional Transit District, New Mexico
Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Texas
MV Transit, California
We enjoyed meeting all of you and look forward to connecting again soon. In the meantime, check out our website or follow us on Twitter
Harmony out of Chaos
When: Friday, Nov. 19, 6-10pm
Where: Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
Info & Tickets: www.practivism.ca
Valerie Elliott joins a roundtable discussion on how the creative forces of harmony and chaos shape us, and how designers are reshaping the world during these rapidly changing times.
Good 50x70 International Design Contest, The Social Communication Project (June 2010)
This project calls for designers worldwide to provide poster design for use by non profit organizations. Valerie Elliott was a vetting judge for the POVERTY gallery, one of six galleries. The winning posters were exhibited in Florence in October 2010.
Rights Now! Youth Conference (Victoria, May 2010)
Valerie Elliott presented
"Sizzle! The Brand Within"
. This workshop for youth encouraged the discovery what is unique about individuals that fuels happiness throughout life. This workshop has been presented to both adults and youth.
Icograda Design Week 2010 (Vancouver April 2010)
This international design conference featured some of the most inspiring minds on the value of design. Valerie sat in on a roundtable discussion with Nathan Shedroff and David Berman.
NPSG - Native Plants Study Group
Native Plants for your Rock Garden with Paul Spriggs
WHEN: Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7pm
WHERE: Univ. of Victoria, MacLaurin Bldg, Rm D-116
Co-Chair Valerie Elliott invites you to learn about native plants.
Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, National Sustainability Committee (ongoing)
National Sustainability Chair, Valerie Elliott wrote the Sustainability Principles adopted unanimously by Council in April 2009. With her dedicated team from across Canada, the Committee also wrote the first known definition on sustainable communication design. This GDC work continues to provide tools and resources for the Canadian design community.
AIGA = Center for Sustainable Design (San Francisco, August 2009)
Valerie Elliott sat as a contributor in the development of AIGA's Living Principles and Framework. She remains a liaise between the GDC and the Center for Sustainable Design.
Small Steps and Big Leaps: Climate Action Mobilization (Univ. of Victoria, June 8 to June 10, 2010)
Valerie Elliott was an appointed member of the Citizen's Conservation Council on Climate Action from 2008 to 2009 when its term ended. The recommendation to the BC government was to engage various groups and industries so they could begin learning and working as partners on climate action. The network continues to grow today.