London Sustainability Jam’13 was held in a wonderful Makeversity, in the very heart of London, and brought together a bunch of enthusiastic and passionate people, willing to shape the future of the world differently.
The London edition is a part of the global movement (Global Sustainability Jam), but each site, each location has its own distinctive character, as I understood. The London one was paradoxical mixture of high idealism and yet highly pragmatic approach, too. People were aiming high, but also well aware of practicalities of implementation, of making their dreams true.
I was invited to the jam as a ‘mentor’, yet I feel it was a very partnering interactions, not top-down education, but rather a networked knowledge sharing and learning from each other. I’ve taken as much as I gave, and even more: