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GLIN==> REGISTER NOW! Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, Oct. 1-2 in Chicago

Title: 2007 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission
2007 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission
Sustainable Living on the Lakes

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to invite you to the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 1-2 at the Radisson Hotel and Suites in Chicago, Illinois. Additional information about the meeting, including online registration, is now available at www.glc.org/meeting

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this important and informative event, which will have the theme ?Sustainable Living on the Lakes? and showcase one of the region?s premier cities. Panel discussions will address climate change, adapting to its potential impacts on the Great Lakes, growing the region's economy through renewable energy, and water conservation and efficiency.

In addition to Michigan Lt. Gov. John Cherry (chair of the Commission) and Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn (vice chair of the Commission), special invited guests include Chicago Mayor Richard Daley; Dr. Rosina Bierbaum, dean of the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and the Environment; and members of the Great Lakes congressional delegation.

Participants will benefit from field trips to the Center for Green Technology and the Electric Aquatic Nuisance Species Dispersal Barrier. The meeting will also feature policy actions and updates on federal ballast legislation, implementation of the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration, the Great Lakes Water Resources Compact and other high-priority Great Lakes issues.

We encourage you to make your travel and lodging arrangements soon. A block of rooms has been reserved under the name ?Great Lakes Commission? at a special rate of $173 (double or single) per night plus tax. Please call the Radisson Hotel and Suites before Sept. 12 to get this special room rate; phone 312-787-2900. Additional information is available at www.glc.org/meeting/lodge.html

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

Chicago River


Great Lakes Commission Great Lakes Commission
2805 S. Industrial Hwy., Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6791
Ph: 734-971-9135 Fax: 734-971-9150
Email: register@glc.org
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