Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021
Dr. Bernardo del Campo, president, Advanced Renewable Technology International (ARTi), is the featured guest in the ISU Bioeconomy Institute series. Registration (free) is encouraged.
Thursday, 07 Oct 2021
Learn two fiber art processes to create a contemporary "distressed" scarf! Sarah Cady will teach Shibori, one of the earliest Japanese tie-dyeing techniques, which will create patterns on fabric with natural indigo dye. Weeks two and three are with Judy Lemish where you will piece together you dyed fabric with other upcycled cotton textiles.
Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021
"Energy Democracy: Driving Clean Energy Through Local Action," keynote address by Jon Carson, founder and managing partner of Trajectory Energy Partners.
Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021
In moderated small groups, participants will discuss U.S. energy choices and practice civic skills of long-form deliberative democracy. Part of the Iowa State Conference on Civility and Deliberative Democracy. Registration (free) is required.
Thursday, 21 Oct 2021
Using materials from the Smithsonian collections, Dr. Hal Wallace takes a walk through history, discussing cultural, economic, and social consequences of electric lighting and electrification.