Announcing:  Sustaining Economies and Natural Resources in a Changing World Symposium


being held at the University of Florida’s Reitz Union   April 2-3, 2013







CONTACT: Carolyn Cox ([log in to unmask])




Bob Bailey, President of CH2M HILL’s Water Business Group, recently appointed to the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water Security


Sam Baldwin, Chief Science Officer at the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy


Thomas Eason, Deputy Director of Habitat and Conservation, FWC


Blair Feltmate, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo


Dr. Nancy Gassman, Natural Resources Administrator, Energy and Sustainability Program

Dave Gustafson, Senior Fellow, Environmental & Ag Policy Modeling Lead at Monsanto | Director at ILSI-RF Center for Integrated Modeling of Sustainable Agriculture & Nutrition Security

Karl Havens, Director of Florida Sea Grant

Rick Hireskorn, Vice President of CH2MHILL Atlanta operation managing the London Games

John Ingram, NERC Food Security Leader


Tim Jackson, PE, Senior Principal Planner, Kittelson & Associates, Inc. Transportation Engineering, Orlando

Dr. Molly Jahn, Former Undersecretary of Agriculture, Professor in the Laboratory of Genetics and Department of Agronomy, Special Advisor to the Chancellor and Provost for Sustainable Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Fred Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University and as President of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York


Kier Klepzig, Assistant Director, USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station


Fred Merrill, Urban Planning Consultant, Principal at Sasaki Associates Architecture and Planning, Boston


John Pait, Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Product Development for ArborGen


Jack Payne, Senior VP, IFAS, University of Florida

Todd Powell, Director of Real Estate, Plum Creek, Envision Alachua Project


Dr. Sara Pryor, Provosts Professor of Atmospheric Science Associate Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Indiana University


Steve Seibert, Owner, Seibert Law, Strategic Advisor to UF-IFAS

Dr. Brent Shanks, the Mike and Jean Steffenson Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Director of the NSF’s Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) at Iowa State University

Ron Sims, Former Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development & Former Executive of Martin Luther King, Jr. County, Washington State


Dr. Josias Zietsman, Head of the Environment and Air Quality Division at Texas A & M Transportation Institute (TTI)