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Fall 2010 MIIS Sustainability Speakers Series: Every Thursday@6pm

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The Monterey Institute Sustainability Speakers Series invites experts to address topics associated with sustainability, including poverty alleviation, public health, global climate change, environmental toxicity, new product development for sustainability, labor strategies, ecological and sustainability-related investment strategies.

Join us this and every Thursday through December at 6pm, in McGowan 102, for this semester’s Sustainability Speakers Series.

The Sustainability Speaker Series is supported by a generous grant from the Homer Hayward Family.

September 30: MG102

George Scalise, President, Semiconductor Industry Association

The Semiconductor Industry — Issues and Imperatives for Global Leadership

October 6th: Irvine Auditorium

Wil Burns, Adjunct MIIS, Don Anton, Australia National University, Howard Schiffman, NYU

The Future of Whales in the 21st Century

October 7:MG102

Cheri Chastain, Sustainability Coordinator, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program in a Business Setting

October 14:MG102

Gretchen Hund, Senior Scientist, Battelle and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Title TBD

October 20: Irvine Aud

Peter Knights, President, WildAid

Communications for Conservation

October 21:MG102

Cindy Walter, Owner, Passionfish Restaurant

Sustainable Seafood: A historical perspective with thoughts on the future

October 27th: Irvine Aud

Prof. Scorse

What Environmentalists Need to Know about Economics (Followed by book signing and reception)

October 28:MG102

Brian Durkee, Nest Collective

Social Sustainability From Farm to Cup

November 4:MG102

Ross Clark, Climate Change Action Coordinator, City of Santa Cruz

204 Actions to Stop Climate Change; Local Leadership in Creating a Low Carbon World

November 11:MG102

Jacqueline Gaskill (IEP alum), Associate Energy Specialist, California Energy Commission

From Policy to Practice: California’s Quest for Environmental Sustainability in the Transportation Sector through Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Projects

November 18:MG102

Ashley Camhi (IEP alum), Consultant, World Bank & Global Environment Facility

Operationalizing Sustainable Development at the World Bank

December 2:MG102

Kirsten Toby, Founder, Revolution Foods

Building and scaling a double-bottom line business – challenges, rewards, and surprises

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