Dayna Baumeister is co-founder of the Biomimicry Guild, a world leading innovation company which draws on deep knowledge of biological adaptations to help designers, engineers, architects, and business leaders solve design and engineering challenges sustainably. She will be a keynote speaker at the 5th bi-annual conference of the United States Society for Ecological Economics (USSEE) that will be held in Washington DC from May 31st to June 3rd 2009. The conference theme is “Science and Policy for a Sustainable Future”. This theme intends to move the debate from scientific discoveries and insights to practical solutions and viable policies. Conference participants will come from academia, the non-profit sector and the public sector with the goal of advancing collaborations between the private, public and non-profit sector to advance sustainability.
Early bird registration for this event ends on May 1st. See the USSEE 2009 Conference website for registration information.