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posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

2016 Annual Conference
Thurs., Oct. 6. 2016
DMACC Ankeny Campus
Ankeny, IA

Registration for our 2016 Annual Conference, ECOnomics: Dollars, sense and sustainability,  Thursday, October 6 at the DMACC Ankeny Campus is open!

This year's event, which will explore the bond between our environment, communities and economy, features Jon D. Erickson, fellow of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics and professor at the Rubenstein School of Environmental and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont as our keynote speaker.

Erickson has published widely on climate change policy, renewable energy economics, environmental management and the theory and practice of ecological economics; led international research and education programs as a Fulbright Scholar in Tanzania and visiting professor in the Dominican Republic, Iceland and Slovakia; produced Emmy award-winning documentary films on water, energy and food system transitions; and founded and led numerous non-profit organizations including the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics, Adirondack Research Consortium, Deportes para la Vida and Bright Blue EcoMedia.

Our full program, including additional sessions and speakers for the day, will be announced soon. As always, the conference will also feature ample networking opportunities, top-notch exhibitors and a delicious lunch. Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are available.


Contact Communications and Outreach Director Katy Heggen at 515-244-1194 x210 or

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