San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
WINTER 2013 OAKTECH TALKS: GETTING INSIDE HOW INNOVATION HAPPENS
OakTech Talk 1: How we made them: Food: An Atlas & People's Kitchen
January 17, 2013, 6:00-8:00 PM (talk starts 6:30 PM)
Solespace, 1714 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA.
What would it take to assemble an international collection of food systems maps and data visualizations from around the world and then publish it as both an electronic and a printed e book?
Join Oaklanders Darin Jensen, Director, CAGE Lab, Department of Geography, UC Berkeley, and Molly Roy, CAGE Alumna and freelance cartographer, and other team members to learn more about how they used a creative team, virtual workspaces, lots of paper maps and a Kickstarter campaign that netted more than $29,000 to build an amazing book called Food: An Atlas
Saqib Keval runsThe People's Kitchen, a community restaurant in Oakland that couples political education and movement building with a high-end, local, organic meal that is lovingly prepared by community chefs. Each monthly People's Kitchen raises money for a different local grassroots radical political project or program--programs have been wildly successful and sold out. Join Saqib and learn about the People's Kitchen concept and get a behind the scenes look at how he makes it happen.
Events will include delicious refreshments, wine and beer, music, and lots of talking, learning and looking.
For a list of upcoming events, check Oakland Local (http://bit.ly/WbvkXE).
For a list of upcoming events, check Oakland Local (posting link here).
February 21 event with Beth Kanter, register here
March 24 event with Lisa Levine, Peter Tonningsen and Eric Arnold, register here
When & Where
Oakland Local is the independent, non-profit news resource for what’s happening in education, city government, food, innovative tech, arts & culture, youth & more in Oakland. We are journalists, educators, women, people of color and entrepreneurs funded by Google, the Fund for Ethics and Excellence in Journalism, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, the Investigative News Network, the California Endowment Foundation, and many local small donors--like you.
We are the authentic voices of Oakland. Our contributors live across the city and range in age from 17-75. We publish diverse viewpoints from a wide range of people drawn together by their passion to reflect the real Oakland and tell the stories that should be told and are not. We publish community voices and professional reporters and we love youth and beginners as well as OGs and experienced folks.
We are pro-small and local business. We're all about shopping locally and helping merchants, artisans and small business people use our site and our classes and programs to connect to community who will buy from their and keep and bring money and jobs into the community. We celebrate Oakland innovators, workers, and business folks, because they are us.
Empower community voices with your support of our events, marketing and reporters.