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Green Job Revolution

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

This event is free and open to the public! Pre-registration is not required.

EVENT SCHEDULE

4:00pm

Doors Open: Visit student groups' information tables; Food and beverages
will be available.

4:30pm

Professional Panel including representatives from a wide variety of fields including business; design, art, and building; agriculture, nutrition and food; and policy, law and economics.

5:45pm

Question & Answer Session with Panel

6:15pm

Visit student groups' information tables; Food and beverages
will be available.

6:30pm

Event Ends

CONFIRMED PANELISTS

Andy Pearson
Andy founded the Energy Efficiency Student Alliance and recently traveled with the student delegation to the Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico where he was interviewed for All Things Considered” on MPR. Andy recently earned his Bachelor of Individualized Studies in Sustainability, Political Science, and Communication from the University of Minnesota.

Gregg Mast
Vice President, Agriculture/Biomass Cluster Vice President of the BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota. Gregg is responsible for leading stakeholder groups to develop a long-term strategic direction for Minnesota in the subject areas of renewable energy, biomaterials and food products for Destination 2025. He founded and led Earthtech Energy, an agricultural biomass pellet fuel company. He has also worked in various corporate finance capacities, most recently, at Allianz Life, a U.S. subsidiary of Allianz SE.

Kate Knuth
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives 50B District and PhD student in the University of Minnesota’s conservation biology program. Kate worked at Hamline University’s Center for Global Environmental Education. She earned a Master of Science in biodiversity conservation and management from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Philosophy from the University of Chicago.

Margaret Adamek
Margaret is the Founder and Principal of Terra Soma, LLC, a strategic services consulting firm that provides planning, coaching, strategy, and development of collaborative approaches for organizations interested in making fundamental changes in the food system. She worked on food issues for 20 years as program designer, director and research fellow in local and sustainable food systems and collaborative models of community change. She holds a bachelors degree from Carleton College and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota in philosophy of consciousness.

Greg Kraus
Greg is a designer at Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build, LLC, a small, award-winning design-build firm devoted to green building and urban living. Greg has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. He is interested in the creative use of unconventional materials implied through eco-friendly construction and how it can transform the notions of residential architecture. At Otogawa-Anschel, Greg’s responsibilities include conceptual design, lead design, material selection and 3D computer modeling, and drafting. Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build, LLC

SPONSORS

Career and Internship Services: CCE, CDes, CFANS
Campus Beyond Coal

EcoWatch (Student Group)
GreenBiz (Student Group)
HECUA (Student Group)
MPIRG (Student Group)
Sustainability Studies Minor (U of M)