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

 

 

PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED SYMPOSIUM FLYER AND CALL FOR POSTERS

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT  http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/landgrant/

 

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

                                   

Speakers:

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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)