Sustainability Speakers & Presentations


Career Opportunities with the MI-DNR, DEQ and Local Health Departments
October 14, 2011: Presented by Tom Rohrer, Patrick Donovan, and Sandee Donovan

The Future of Clean Energy Economy
April 19, 2011: Presented by Skip Pruss, 5 Lakes Energy LLC
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Indigenous Thinking for the Next Economy
Tuesday, March 15, 2011: Presented by Winona LaDuke
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Enbridge: Delivering Energy to North America in the 21st Century
November 22, 2010: Presented by Stephen J. Wuori, President, Liquids Pipelines for Enbridge, Inc.
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Lanzhou-Hatfield Conference
GLISS director Tom Rohrer presented a paper at the Second International Lanzhou-Hatfield conference on Government Performance, Management and Leadership in Portland, Oregon. The theme of the 2011 conference was "Innovations Toward Sustainable Solutions." Dr. Rick Kurtz co-authored the paper entitled "Building a Public Institution Sustainability Program from the Ground Up." The CMU Office of Research and Sponsored Programs awarded a Premier Display grant to Rohrer to fund this travel.

Saginaw Valley Sustainability Socitey - October 17, 2011
GLISS director Tom Rohrer, along with Peter Sinclair (internet Climate Denial Crock of the Week producer), Russ Harding (Mackinaw Center), and Matthew Hall (Consumers Energy) participated in a panel discussion on Global Climate Change arranged by the Saginaw Valley Sustainability Society on October 17, 2011, in the Park Library Auditorium at Central Michigan University. CMU students and faculty as well as citizens from the Saginaw Bay area attended.

Green Communities Conference
Hosted by the Michigan Municipal League
Lansing, Mich., December 10, 2010


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