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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

17th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks

“Leveraging Resources to Sustain Communities”
May 19-20, 2010, High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY

What minerals are actively mined in the Adirondacks today? What is "exurbia," and is it catching?! Are biofuels the answer? Find out the answers to these questions and much, much more at the 17th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks.

Program Highlights:

Richard Kessel, President of New York Power Authority
Bob Catell, Chairman of the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center
Tony Collins, President of Clarkson University
Carol Brown, President of North Country Community College
Panel: Reconnecting Children and Nature, Perspectives on Health and Education for Adirondack Children
Variety of Concurrent Sessions, including Adirondack Mining, Adirondack Region Medical Home Pilot Project, "Forever Wired," Smart Grid Initiative, Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program, Economic Climate Change, Forestry, Research Papers, and more!

Visit adkresearch.org for a complete program listing.