Geography Awareness Kick-off Event – November 8, 2012

Please join us for an evening of food, fellowship, and geography. The Connecticut Geographic Alliance along with the National Geographic Society, University of Connecticut Department of Geography, and the Connecticut Data Center at the University of Connecticut Libraries Map and Geographic Center (MAGIC) would like you to explore the theme of interdependence. 

What: Geography Awareness Kick-off Event 

Where: University of Connecticut – Storrs Campus

When: November 8, 2012

Time: 4:30-8:30pm

Program Agenda
4:00‐5:15       Pre‐conference Teale Lecture – “The Long Thaw: How Humans are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth’s Climate” by Dr. David Archer, Professor of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago (held at the Konover Auditorium of the Dodd Center)
4:30‐5:30       Registration
5:30‐5:40       Welcome – Andy Jolly-Ballantine & Bill DeGrazia, CGA Co‐Coordinators
5:40‐6:40       Keynote Address – “Globalization from the Ground Up” by
                        Mark Boyer, GlobalEd Project and Chair of Political Science, UConn
6:40‐7:20       Buffet Dinner and Remarks
7:25‐8:15       Breakout Sessions with Victoria Despres, Kristie Blanchard, and possibly others; check out the CGA website for an updated list!
8:15‐8:30       CEU Records and Drawings

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Who Should Attend
Teachers, Professors, Pre-service teachers, Student Teachers, and the UConn community at large. We are all connected through the decisions we make on a daily basis.  

Please contact committee member, William A. DeGrazia, at should any questions arise.

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