December 6, 2009

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Thorne Auditorium
375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology, National Geographic, and Project Exploration presented:

For a long time, the Age of Reptiles seemed to belong only to its “stars,” the dinosaurs — but not anymore. Thanks to strange fossils coming out of the Sahara and other places, we now know that it was a world full of bizarre and terrifying crocodiles as well — ones that not only rubbed shoulders with the dinosaurs — but sometimes ate them.

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November 12, 2009

Northwestern University's Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States

Speaker: Debra Shore – Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

As the demand for fresh water increases, we can no longer think of this natural resource as having  an endless supply. Finding safe and environmentally sound ways to reuse our water is becoming an issue of international concern.

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Speaker: John Rowe, Chairman and CEO of Exelon Corporation

Exelon Chairman and CEO John Rowe outlined the five elements he believes are imperative to the next U.S. president’s energy policy. Rowe provided recommendations for development of the nation’s energy policy framework, an issue that will define the success of the next administration and this nation in the next four years and beyond.

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November 3, 2008

Lurie Building - Hughes Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States

With Mark Matlock, Senior VP, Research Division – Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)

After an extended era of stable energy supplies, from a variety of fossil fuels that began with the industrial revolution change is in the wind. New costs of fossil energy are coming to the forefront that includes: future carbon constraints, the need to pursue more non-conventional sources, and re-distribution of wealth.

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