The 58th Winter Institute features nationally known speakers and experts to help us explore the effects of climate change on our economy.
Thursday, Feb. 20 912 Regency Plaza, downtown St. Cloud
|5 p.m.||Panel: King Banaian, Luke Greiner, Nimantha Manamperi|
|6:15 p.m.||Keynote Speaker: Jennifer McMillin '01|
|7:30 p.m.||Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres and cash bar|
Friday, Feb. 21 St. Cloud State University,
|9:15 a.m.||Featured Speaker: David Easterling|
|10:45 a.m.||Featured Speaker: Catherine Wolfram "Climate Strategies: What Can We Do?"|
|Noon||Featured Speaker: Dr. John Mahowald|
Many students have a keen interest in the environment. Social studies, business, agriculture education and science teachers can bring environmental and social challenges to life for students by teaching sustainability through an integration of economics, ethics and ecology, and by demonstrating how solutions to environmental challenges can be found in economic ideas. Be one of the first to be introduced to 16 new lessons in economics and the environment applicable to a variety of courses and aligned with standards.
|8-8:30 a.m.||Registration; continental breakfast|
|8:30-10:30 a.m.||Viewing Sustainability through an Economics Lens: How to be Green While Staying in the Black; Emily Anderson, instructor.|
|10:45 a.m.-noon||Winter Institute Keynote: Professor Catherine Wolfram, "Economics of Energy and the Environment: A Global Perspective".|
|12:05-12:45 p.m.||Networking Lunch|
|1-2 p.m.||Saving the Environment with Economic Ideas; Julie Bunn, instructor.|