Public speaking and teaching go hand in hand with a
commitment to inspiring change.
Jennifer speaks and writes frequently on subjects such as biomimicry, sustainability in architecture, all aspects of LEED, the water crisis, and sustainable water treatment systems.
In addition to the many presentations Jennifer has made to design and engineering firms, she has spoken to the following groups:
UW Foster School of Business, 10-14-17, Seattle, WA "Biomimicry for Business Innovation."
Cities Alive, 09-20-17, Seattle, WA "System Scale Biomimicry: Mimicking Local Forests to Design Restorative Buildings."
Built Green, 09-14-17, Bothell, WA "Applying Nature's Solutions to Building Design: Getting Your Hands Dirty with Biomimicry."
AIA Seattle COTE, 08-17-17, Seattle, WA "Biomimicry, Stormwater, & Place."
Living Future '17, Seattle WA 05-15-17 "Biomimicry, Stormwater, & Place: Designing to Mimic Your Local Ecosystem."
Living Future '15, Seattle WA 04-03-15, "The Missing Link: How human survival requires the Design Community to Regenerate."
Biophilic Cities Webinar, 10-08-14, "The Promise of Biomimicry."
2014 Built Green Conference, Seattle, WA 09-18-14
"Biomimicry: Life's Principles."
CSI Puget Sound Chapter ProSpec Conference, Seattle WA 04-22-14, "Biomimicry: Learning from Nature's Genius."
Cascadia Seattle Eastside Branch Collaborative, Bellevue, WA 04-15-14, "On Innovation and Sustainability."
"Biophilia + Biomimicry," Seattle, WA 03-13-14, Workshop co-presented with Tim Beatley of UVA.
Women's Network for a Sustainable Future panel, Seattle WA
11-12-13, "Finding the Balance: Restorative Development & Regenerative Design."
Sustainable Design & Development Conference. Bellingham WA
11-07-13, "Biomimicry & the Urban Greenprint."
AIA/AIBC Sea Change Conference, Vancouver BC
10-24-13. Ripple Effect:: Biomimicry & Nature's Genius
King County Sustainable Cities Roundtable, Seattle WA
10-10-13, Presentation & Workshop with Sim Van der Ryn
SXSW Eco, Austin TX
10-07-13, "Urban Ecosystems: Design with Nature."
2013 International Montessori Congress, Portland OR
08-03-13, “Biomimicry, Learning from Nature’s Genius.” http://montessoricongress.org/about-the-congress/
Living Future ’13, Seattle WA 05-17-13, ”Ecosystem
Services and Biomimicry: New Tools and Approaches to Improve Urban
Global Biomimicry Conference, Boston MA 06-23-13 "Urban Greenprint"
Urban Greenprint Workshops, 03-26-13 & 04-09-13.
Biomimicry Puget Sound Launch, 11-01-12, “Seattle Urban Greenprint.”
Bloom Seattle, 09-27-12, “Seattle Urban
Biomimicry Blog Entry for Brightworks
Sustainability Advisors, 05-31-12, http://brightworksadvisors.wordpress.com/2012/05/31/biomimicry-evolves-from-concept-to-concrete/
Biomimicry Puget Sound LinkedIn group, http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Biomimicry-Puget-Sound-4300963
CSI Puget Sound evening speaker, 12-08-11, “Water
Use & Reuse.”
NW Region CSI Conference, 05-18-12, “What to Expect
with LEED 2012.”
San Diego Gas & Electric, 01-25-12, Biomimicry
American Planning Association Cascadia
Collaborative Conference, 10-21-11, “Biomimicry: Building Ecologically
Living Future ’10, 05-06-10, “Water Treatment &
Reuse Using Biomimicry,” http://cascadiagbc.org/living-future/10/program/lf10sessiondescriptions/watertreatmentbiomimicry