|Symposium on sustainability is April 21-22|
A symposium on sustainability is set from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 21 and 22, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
The presidential address, "The Great Ocean Adventure," will be given by Jean-Michel Cousteau, president, Ocean Futures Society, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
We are the first generation more powerful than nature, and the last generation to escape the consequences. Find out why and how universities, businesses, non-profits, governments, and individuals are committed to improving well-being indefinitely.
Sustainability is meeting the needs and values of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.
Other speakers to hear from, and discuss with, leaders from a wide spectrum of viewpoints and ways to achieve ecological integrity, economic security, and social justice follow.
- Dr. Charles Kupchella, president, University of North Dakota
- Senator Byron L. Dorgan, U.S. Senator
- Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, president and vice chancellor, University of Winnipeg; Canadian Foreign Minister, 1996-2000
- Dr. Berrien Moore, CEO, Climate Central Member; National Academy of Sciences, Nobel Peace Laureate, 2007
- Dr. Anthony Cortese, president, Second Nature; former commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
- Dr. Richard Norgaard, professor of agriculture and economics, University of California Berkeley
- Kibbe Conti, RD, CDE, LN, registered dietitian, Northern Plains Nutrition Consulting
- Audrey Barnhart, curator, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, National Park Service
- Dr. Michael R. Brown, mayor, Grand Forks; obstetrician, Altru Health System
- Bruce Farnsworth, M.A., editorial photographer; Bruce Farnsworth Photography
- John Harju, associate director for research, Energy & Environmental Research Center, UND
- Bonny Bentzin, assistant director, Office of Sustainability Initiatives, Arizona State University
- Sarah James, Gwich\'in Activist; recipient, Goldman Environmental Prize, 2002, Arctic Village, Alaska
- Dr. John G. Watson, environmental scientist, Division of Atmospheric Sciences; Desert Research Institute
- Dr. Judith C. Chow, environmental scientist, Division of Atmospheric Sciences; Desert Research Institute
- Dr. Jerry M. Melillo, ecologist; director, The Ecosystems Center, MBL
Science Advisor for Environment to President Clinton, 1996-97
- Dr. Joseph Kiesecker, senior ecologist, The Nature Conservancy
For more information, please e-mail email@example.com or call (701) 777-2482, http://sustainability.und.edu/ .