2012 State of Our Earth Eco Conference
State of Our Earth Eco Conference
Sunday, January 22, 2012, 10am
American Visionary Art Museum
From the American Visionary Art Museum:
In conjunction with the American Visionary Art Museum’s current original exhibition–ALL THINGS ROUND: Galaxies, Eyeballs & Karma–we will be hosting an all day, visionary, ECO CONFERENCE that will be held on the third floor of our Jim Rouse Visionary Center. Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Sandra Steingraber–an authority on environmental links to cancer, and author of the acclaimed book Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment. The conference will also feature speakers Dr. Susan Shaw, a marine toxicologist, Doctor of Public Health, and Founder/Director of the Marine Environmental Research Institute (MERI) speaking about the state of our oceans, as well as Dr. Shira Kramer, an epidemiologist and expert witness who founded Epidemiology International–an international organization that focuses on using scientific data to improve community health. Among these top scientists and activists, the voices of indigenous and Native American artists sharing their respective prophetic visions for the upcoming year 2012 will also be heard. The evening program will feature screenings of award-winning films, tours of the Maya-centric gallery in “All Things Round,” and much more!
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