Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century: Great Lakes Experiences and Global Applications
June 24, 2003 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
DePaul University, Chicago, Ill.
A Great Lakes Commission and International Lakes Environment Committee Special Joint Symposium
The symposium "Great Lakes Experiences and Global Applications" will be held Tuesday, June 24th at DePaul University in Chicago, Ill. The symposium is part of a World Conference on Large Lakes sponsored by the International Association for Great Lakes Research and the International Lake Environment Committee. Additional symposium information and an agenda are available online at:
It has been 17 years since the last World Conference on Large Lakes was held in the Great Lakes basin. The return of the conference to the region provides an opportunity to examine progress that has been made with regard to toxics, and to highlight resource management experiences regarding aquatic invasive species (AIS) and water quantity issues with global applications. The symposium format will be a series of keynote speakers, individual presentations, panels and facilitated discussions. It includes a mix of researchers, managers and policymakers. Funding for the symposium has been provided through the Office of the Great Lakes, Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality.
For more information about the IAGLR-ILEC Conference, please visit http://www.iaglr.org/conference/conference.html
Project Manager, Resource Management
Great Lakes Commission
2805 South Industrial Hwy., Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104