Santa Cruz Arts & Technology Festival advocates for
sustainable, environmentally friendly, low impact
infrastructure and development strategies !

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Local and Global Impact


ARTS, TECH & EDUCATION
Wed - 10 May (6:30-9:00 pm)
[Museum of Art & History Auditorium]
  • G Craig Hobbs - Moderator
    (Professor of Arts & Media San Jose State, head of CADRE Media Lab; producer of Paseo Public Prototyping Festival in San Jose)
  • Sasha Jaffarove
    (High school student, inventor of cave exploring/mapping robots)
  • Zachary Roberts
    (Principal Gateway School; founder Santa Cruz MiniMaker Faire)
  • Arianna Feldman
    (Artist/maker, founder Subverse Industries -- emerging tech fashions)
  • Payson McNett
    (Professor of art & tech Cabrillo College, coordinator Cabrillo Fab Lab)

    WATER, AGRICULTURE & PERMACULTURE
    Thur - 11 May (6:30-9:00 pm)
    [Museum of Art & History Auditorium]
  • Daniel Robin - Moderator
    (Managing Partner In3 Group impact and renewables finance)
  • Dr. Russ Spear
    (W. Coast Representative and Explainer-in-Chief Voices of Water for Climate & New Water Paradigm Management LLC)
  • Angus Mills
    (COO of Coast Bio and Owner/Founder of Liquid Biotech, grower for WAMM -- Wo/men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana)
  • Gerasimos Christoforatos
    (Owner AquaBiotic Systems aquaponics with applied permaculture design)
  • Doniga Feliz Markegard
    (Owner/operator Markegard Family Grass-Fed LLC, begun in 2006, raising grass-fed beef, lamb, pastured pork and dairy on some 8,000 acres)

    ENERGY, TRANSPORTATION & CLIMATE
    Fri - 12 May (6:30-9:00 pm)
    [Center for Spiritual Living]
  • Tiffany Wise-West - Moderator
    (Climate Action Coordinator, City of Santa Cruz)
  • James Richards
    (CEO Sunbank Solar (compact solar hot water heaters & installation)
  • Neal Saiki
    (Inventor; founder Zero Motorcycles; innovation consultant smartpidity.com)
  • Adley Penner
    (Bicicletas por la Paz collective, bicycle activist/evangelist & musician from Oakland)
  • Scott Laskey
    (Owner Sandbar Solar; the man who put the solar panels on the SC Lighthouse)
  • Ray Newkirk
    (Owner The Green Station bio-fuel & electric vehicles; green contractor Outside the Box Builders)



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    Santa Cruz Arts & Technology Festival
    Santa Cruz' regional Arts & Tech event with a social conscience !
    (in beautiful coastal Santa Cruz redwood country)



    SUSTAINABILITY - AG, WATER, ENERGY & TRANSPORTATION
    MULTIMEDIA THEATRE - DIY MAKER TOYS & TOOLS
    CREATIVITY - Arts & Tech EDUCATION - INTERACTIVE FUN
    LIGHT ARTS - MUSIC - DANCE - VIDEO - CIRCUS ARTS
    PERSONAL DRONES - FANTASY VISIONARY ART
    SPEAKERS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, TECH-ART WORKSHOPS


    Where Arts and Tech tango together
    towards a healthier, more sustainable community


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    Many thanks to our partners & sponsors of the first Festival (also including Museum of Art & History, Cabrillo College Extension, Digital Nest, UCSC/DANM, Soliculture, Good Times, Santa Cruz Drones, SC Mini Maker Faire, and MultiRotor Superstore)
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