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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Brad Lanute's Defense Seminar

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Gund Conference Room
Description: A Methodology for the Evaluation of Urban Form Indicators for a Small Metropolitan Region Using an Integrated Land Use and Transportation Simulation Model
By
D. Brad Lanute

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Dr. Soares-Filho - "Applications of Landscape Dynamics Modeling"

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Aiken 101
Description: Dr. Soares-Filho will speak on applications of landscape dynamics modeling, including deforestation simulation, forest fire spreading, carbon cycling and emissions, fluvial regimes, urban growth, mammal population dynamics and much more.
This talk is open to the public.

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Energy Action Seminar - Asa Hopkins

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: TOPIC: "Vermont's Comprehensive Energy Plan: 90% by 2050!"
SPEAKER: Asa Hopkins, Vermont Public Service Department

A weekly seminar series exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Free and open to the public. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information at:
www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar .

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Energy Action Seminar - Gioia Thompson & Aaron Witham

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: TOPIC: "Energy Planning on Campus: The Role of Universities"
SPEAKERS: Gioia Thompson, Office of Sustainability, UVM & Aaron Witham, Green Mountain College

A weekly seminar series exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Free and open to the public. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information at:
www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar .

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Gund Tea: Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne - "Assessing the Urban Tree Canopy"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Brian Shupe, Annette Smith, & Adrian Ivakhiv

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: TOPIC: "Renewable Energy & Vermont's Working Landscape"
SPEAKERS: Brian Shupe, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Annette Smith, Vermonter’s for a Clean Environment
Adrian Ivakhiv, Environmental Program, UVM

A weekly seminar series exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Free and open to the public. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information at:
www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar .

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Gund Tea: Linda Wheatley & Paula Francis - "Pursuit of Happiness Walk"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: PRESENTERS: Linda Wheatley and Paula Francis - Co-Founders of Gross National Happiness USA  
TITLE:  "Pursuit of Happiness Walk" 
TOPIC: Linda and Paula walked from Vermont to Washington DC last fall, collecting stories and statements about happiness and what truly matters in life. They walked 600 miles over six weeks and collected 15 hours of audio. Come hear about their findings and explore with them the implications of this information.

Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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