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
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
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.
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.
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
forward to seeing you in Chicago!