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2024 Annual Conference: Friday, September 27

IEC Annual Conference 2024IEC is excited to announce the return of our popular annual conference this fall for friends and professionals in the environmental community to learn, grow, and be motivated for the continuing work of building a just, healthy environment and sustainable future for all Iowans!

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in engaging sessions and panel discussions, network and develop deeper relationships in the environmental community, and build a movement for environmental action in Iowa. 

The Schedule

Dr. Benjamin PauliWe'll start the day with a thought-provoking keynote presentation from Dr. Benjamin Pauli, Associate Professor of Social Science at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan. Dr. Pauli has been extensively involved in the response to the Flint water crisis as a Flint resident and researcher. He is the author of Flint Fights Back: Environmental Justice and Democracy in the Flint Water Crisis (MIT Press 2019), president of the board of the Environmental Transformation Movement of Flint (etmflint.org), and acting chair of the Flint Water System Advisory Council. He is also a representative of the academic community on the Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

A complete schedule and registration details will be coming soon - but save the date now to join us on Friday, September 27!

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