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The goal of the Central Michigan Climate Solutions Summit is to highlight what is being done at Central Michigan University and in the local community to deal with the problems created by climate change and how to implement more solutions in the future.

Saturday, March 21, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Central Michigan University,
Engineering and Technology Building
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Schedule of Events

The Summit will begin with posters displaying research, projects, and community initiatives as well as informational tabling on climate solutions. The event will include two panel discussions: one comprised of CMU faculty, staff and students, and the second comprised of Mount Pleasant business leaders, government officials and local citizens. The Summit will conclude with a presentation by Dr. Andrew Hoffman, the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, who will examine solutions to climate change in our culture and the market as well as the role of universities. 

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Call for Participation

We are looking for individuals and groups to contribute posters and engage in informational tabling that demonstrate solutions to climate change at CMU. To contribute a poster or reserve a table, please summarize the nature of the research, project and/or organization, including how it contributes to climate solutions (200 words or less)

Please send submissions to either Dr. Liz Bradshaw at brads2ea@cmich.edu (CMU submissions) or Marie Koper at mtp.mi.ccl@gmail.com (community submissions) by Monday, March 2, 2020.

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Event Sponsors

The Summit is being organized by interested faculty and students in collaboration with the Mt. Pleasant chapter of Citizens’ Climate Education with sponsorship by the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Studies, the College of Science and Engineering, and the Institute for Great Lakes Research.