Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Global Warming Conference at Ball State University

Ball State University Hosts Nationwide Global Warming Conference

Focus the Nation
, a conference involving campuses around the country, will be held at the Ball State University Student Center tomorrow, February 24, from 9:45 to 5 p.m. The event was organized by the Students for a Sustainable Campus and is free and open to the public.

The conference will features speakers discussing various environmental issues (schedule shown above). The keynote speaker is Jesse Kharbanda, who will be presenting on clean energy in Indiana in the Ballroom at 10 a.m. Jim Lowe will be discussing the Ball State University geothermal project from 12:45 to 1:20 p.m. in the Forum Room.

Maps from the Ball State University Libraries GIS Research and Map Collection will be featured in the registration area. The GRMC also created a poster for the event showing global warming warning signs.

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