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The Winter Park Institute Presents "The 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Millennium"

October 23, 2009

WHAT:   The Winter Park Institute Presents “The 21st Century: Opportunities and    Challenges in the New Millennium”

WHEN: Friday, October 23, 2009 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 

WHERE: Tiedtke Concert Hall, R.D. Keene Hall, Rollins College

Please join the Winter Park Institute for the free symposium, "The 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Millennium." The symposium will feature three panels:

1."Politics and the Economy” (9 to 10:30 a.m.)

Panelists: Political & financial journalist/author William Greider, micro-finance specialist Leah Nedderman and finance expert for the Millenial generation Anya Kamenetz

2. "The Human Environment" (11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

Panelists: Eco-density/anti-urban sprawl expert Christopher Leinberger, human health & environment specialist Mark Jerome Walters, and energy/environmental activist Jerome Ringo

3. "The Natural World" (2 to 3:30 p.m.)

Panelists: Marine explorer and documentary filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau, animal preservation activist (and ‘76BA) Thane Maynard, and environmentalist and policy maker John Cronin

Wrap-up and a discussion of the day’s sessions will be held from 3:30 to 4 p.m.

All events are free to the public and will be held at Rollins’ Tiedtke Concert Hall in Keene Hall. For more information about the Winter Park Institute, visit rollins.edu/wpi or contact Alda Rees at 407-691-1995 or arees@rollins.edu.


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