Northland Sustainable Solutions presented:
5th annual Northland Bioneers Conference
October 23-24, 2010
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
This inspiring weekend is now a Twin Cities tradition!
Keynote lectures and panels given by local and regional experts
Workshops on relocalizing our food, solar and wind energy, many other topics
Exhibits by local businesses and non-profit groups
Presentations of national speakers pre-recorded at the 2010 San Rafael, CA, National Bioneers Conference
Dr. Massoud Amin, Director of Technology at the U of MN, Expert on the need for a “smart” electrical grid in the U. S.
Dr. Roopali Phadke, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Policy and Politics at Macalester, whose research is on water issues and environmental awareness around the world
Timothy DenHerder-Thomas, 2009 graduate of Macalester, recipient of the Mario Savio award, founder of the national student group Summer of Solutions
Bill and Rebecca Wilson , Midwest Permaculture
(More information about our Keynote Speakers)
Plenary talks pre-recorded at the 2010 national Bioneers Conference and shown via DVD include Jane Goodall (UN Messenger of Peace), James Hansen (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies), Andy Lipkis (Tree People), John Francis, the Planet Walker and others.
We need YOU to make the next successful conference!
Let’s put our heads and hearts together…
Together we will build a sustainable future for our forests, prairies, cities, towns, for ourselves, our children and their children
Yogiraj Charles Bates and Vonda Vaden Bates, partners in life and work, were the masters of ceremony. Their extensive approach in engaging people to collaborate and activate can be viewed at their website, www.10thdot.com
Our thanks go out to Macalester College, Tom Welna, Director of the High Winds Fund; Suzanne Savanick-Hansen, Director of the Sustainability Office at Macalester, and the Environmental Studies Department at Macalaster for hosting and assisting with this year’s conference.