FW: World Affairs Council of Oregon YPs: G.R.O.W. Conference
Below is information about an event that the World Affairs Council Young Professionals group is putting on. I thought it might interest some of you. I am not able to go, unfortunately.
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From: Loren Wohlgemuth [mailto:loren@...]
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 10:47 AM
Subject: World Affairs Council of Oregon YPs: G.R.O.W. Conference
Collaborative forum scheduled for Jan. 26
The G.R.O.W. 2008 Conference (Growing Real Opportunities in the World), Sat., Jan. 26, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Portland State University, is co-sponsored by our Young Professionals group, and is designed to create an ongoing collaborative forum for the business and non-profit community within Oregon, to tackle issues centered on the topics of human rights, sustainability and the environment.
Cost for the event is $30, which includes breakfast, lunch, reception, and access to all skills development workshops and project plans. The GROW 2008 organizers are holding 40 spots for World Affairs Council of Oregon and Young Professionals members.
Speakers from notable academic, non-profit and commercial organizations will lead G.R.O.W. 2008 Conference participants through skills development breakout seminars, inspiration-building talks, and non-profit consulting interactive sessions. By uniting the business and non-profit community, we can tackle global issues by working together locally.
Speakers for the event include: Debra Ringold, Willamette University; Colleen Thomas, India Partners; Maria Wulff, World Affairs Council of Oregon; Michael Paul, The Commerce Bank of Oregon; Perry Gruber, Intel Corporation; and Titus Herman, Goodwill Industries.
For more information on the G.R.O.W. 2008 Conference, please visit www.growconferences.org.
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