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GLIN==> Registration Deadline Approaching for Lake Superior Conference



                              MN SEA GRANT
                              NEWS RELEASE
9/10/07
Contact: Marie Zhuikov, mzhuikov@umn.edu, (218) 726-7677

Registration and Poster Session Deadline Approaching for "Making a Great Lake Superior" Conference

September 14 is the early registration deadline for attending the "Making a Great Lake Superior 2007" conference in Duluth, Minn. The conference will be held October 29-31 at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center on the harbor. It will cover pressing issues and topics such as:

-Invasive species
-Climate change
-Water levels and lake withdrawals
-Non-point source pollution
-Economic and environmental sustainability
-Fisheries and aquatic ecology

Submissions for the poster session also close on September 14. The evening poster session and reception is a perfect opportunity to share your work with colleagues. Previously exhibited posters from past conferences are welcome!

After September 14, the conference registration rate rises from $150 to $180. Single-day rates and reduced rates for students are available, as well as limited scholarships for teachers and others. For information and registration visit www.seagrant.umn.edu/superior2007 or contact Minnesota Sea Grant at (218) 726-8106.

Conference organizers include the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment Canada, and the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program. Twenty-six organizations are sponsoring the event, including U.S. and Canadian government departments, academic institutions, Sea Grant programs, international organizations, tribal organizations, and watershed groups.
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