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E-M:/ Call for Posters: Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Decision Making Under Uncertainty

  Please share the following notice with students and colleagues:  
The Environmental Science and Policy Program of Michigan State University is seeking posters for its international symposium, Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Decision Making Under Uncertainty. The 2006 Summit will be held on March 15 & 16, 2007 at the Kellogg Conference Center on the MSU campus. The poster session will be during the Symposium reception on the evening of March 15.  
Faculty, students, government agencies and community organizations are invited to submit an abstract for this competitive poster session. Abstracts are to be no more than 300 words in length. Posters will be selected according to their overall quality and relevance to the symposium topics:  
  * Potential impacts of climate change, particularly in the Great Lakes Region 
  * Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies 
  * Decision making under uncertainty  
Abstracts are due by Friday, December 29. Not all abstracts submitted will be accepted for poster presentations at the Symposium. Posters will be selected for display at the symposium based on the scores submitted by an abstract review team. Authors will be notified of the team's decisions by Friday, January 19. Electronic versions of selected posters are due by March 2, to be eligible for the poster awards. The top two posters in each of four categories-faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and community (nonprofit, government, and other nonacademic organizations)-will receive a cash award of US $250. The most highly rated poster overall will be awarded a Best Poster prize of US $500.
More information and an electronic submission form can be found at:  

David Bidwell 
Environmental Science and Policy Program 
Michigan State University 
Director, Environmental Science and Policy Program
Professor of Sociology and Crop and Soil Sciences
Assistant Vice President for Environmental Research
Michigan State University

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