University professors, administrators, and PhD candidates who complete a week-long training are eligible to become Biomimicry Fellows.
Introduction to Biomimicry in Education
Where: Thompson Island, Boston, MA
When: June 20, 2013 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: $150, includes lunch and ferry
New to teaching biomimicry? Join educators from the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute for an intensive introductory workshop on Thompson Island, within the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.
This workshop will provide an introduction to biomimicry, an overview of the Institute’s education programs, and a number of hands-on, outdoor activities that can be used for teaching students from kindergarten through college about reconnecting with nature and applying biomimicry thinking to design. PDPs are available for this course. For full details about the workshop please visit this page.
7th Annual Veracruz Biomimicry & Design Workshop
Where: Veracruz State, Mexico
When: July 11-20, 2013
Cost (int’l participants): $1,500
Are you jazzed about biomimicry, interested in learning how to apply nature’s genius to human design—or education—and looking for a summer adventure? Join Institute staff and our Affiliate partners at Universidad Iberoamericana for an eight-day biomimicry workshop in beautiful Veracruz, Mexico.
Fee includes most meals and lodging. Additional course details will be posted as they become available, or interested applicants can contact instructor and course coordinator Raúl de Villafranca at arquitecto[at]rauldevillafranca.com.mx.
You can also read about the outcomes of our 6th annual workshop (July 2012) on our Biomimicry Education Network blog.
The first Biomimicry and Design Innovation Workshop in China
Where: Subtropical forest of the Tian Mu Mountain Biosphere Reserve
West of Hangzhou, Eastern China
When: August 22-27, 2013
Cost (int’l participants): 11,400RMB ($1859.23 US dollars)
The Biomimicry 3.8 Institute, TongJi University, GIGA and IDEA Design Lab are holding the first ever Biomimicry and Design Innovation Workshop in Asia. The workshop, held amidst a subtropical forest and UNESCO Biosphere reserve, will introduce you to a whole new way of viewing and valuing the genius that surrounds us.
This workshop will improve your ability to innovate sustainably in your field using the biomimicry philosophy and methodology. You will learn how to translate the world of biology to design, engineering, business, education, and more.
This includes hands-on experience with the deep patterns of the way life works, a biomimicry design challenge, the essential elements of biomimicry, and the biomimicry thinking design approach. No matter your
background or sphere of work, this workshop will unveil the world of lifeinspired innovation and its application to your work.
It will leave you with a sense of potential and empowerment — a wealth of sustainable models already exists right outside our doors!
Early birds: 9800RMB ($1598.28 US Dollars) (until June 23th – midnight). NB: Registration closes on July 14th – midnight. Pre-registration and more information can be obtained at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info about the programme and the trainers: http://idea-designlab.com/the-first-biomimicry-and-design-innovationworkshop-in-china/