Are you interested in global issues? Join representatives from UN Women, Peace Corps, and Hekima Place to discuss international women’s issues and learn how you can get involved with organizations working to address inequality throughout the world.
Wednesday, March 4
Wednesday, March 18 to Thursday, March 19
The purpose of this conference is to exchange information on the public policies aimed at managing risks in the shale sector in the US and in other countries that are exploring shale development, including the UK, China, South Africa, Argentina and Poland. Presenters from France and Germany will also discuss the decisions of those countries to limit shale development and the consequences and opportunity costs of those decisions. Discussion among presenters and the audience will focus on the current evidence on risks and the effectiveness of mitigation strategies. We will also discuss the need to fill informational gaps in order to understand the risks and to innovate risk management strategies in the shale industry. Conference registration as well as a conference schedule can be found ONLINE.
Saturday, March 21
The Festival will feature food and craft vendors as well as community organization tables and music and dance performances from Noon to 10:00 p.m.