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20 by 20: An OIT Pecha Kucha Event
Time: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Mississippi Room Coffman Memorial Union
Ten short, entertaining presentations will be given by faculty, staff, and students on the topic "Google@UMN," followed by breakout discussion sessions. Presentations will be Web cast, and a recording of the presentations will be published online.
St Paul RiverCentre
How do we provide sustainable fuel, food, fiber and freshwater to a global population of 9 billion people in our lifetime? That's one of more than 15 urgent questions we'll explore during E3 2009.
NREL's Larry Kazmerski, a pioneer in the field of solar photovoltaics, will offer the keynote presentation for this year's conference. Other highlights include a super panel discussion with national experts, track sessions focused on the big questions of the 21st century, and a series of Green on the Ground workshops.
Hosted by the University of Minnesota's Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment.
Register here for the conference.
Oct. 6, 7 p.m.
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center
Helen Quinn, a professor of physics at Stanford University and a leading expert in theoretical high energy physics, will present a free public lecture. In her presentation entitled "Wandering Planets, Falling Apples, Curving Spaces, Whirling Stars: How Unraveling the Mysteries of Gravity has Taught Us About the Universe," Quinn uses the history of understandings about gravity as a template for understanding how science works.
Wed, 09/30/2009 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 310 Walter Library
A quick tour of the resources available for finding the best information for your engineering research. We'll demonstrate how to find journal articles and conference papers using Engineering Village and Web of Science, show how to access reference books online using Knovel, and discuss best practices in patents and standards searching.
Register here for the workshop.