2009 FORUM








Forum Schedule

Friday Event Descriptions

Friday, March 6
11:30 a.m.
Registration opens
Skoglund Center
1-2:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies and Plenary Session l
Skoglund Center

Welcome: St. Olaf President David R. Anderson '74

Projecting Peace: The IPCC and the Science of Climate Change
Richard Alley

This talk will be streamed live and archived.

2:45–4 p.m.
Friday Presentations
Concurrent sessions in various campus locations

4:15–5:15 p.m.
Featured Speaker
Boe Chapel

Redefining Environment
John Francis

This talk will be streamed live and archived.

4–7 p.m.
Peace Fair
Buntrock Commons, Crossroads
5:15–6:30 p.m.
Dinner (college and presenters only)
7–8:15 p.m.
Plenary Session ll
Skoglund Center

The Human Consequences of Climate Change
James R. Lyons

This talk will be streamed live and archived.

8:30–10 p.m.
Wedge Game: Using Existing Technology to Solve the Climate Crisis
Buntrock Commons, Ballroom
8:30–10 p.m.

The Listening Project
Science Center 280
Film and discussion with filmmakers

8:30–10 p.m.
Dance Performance: Peace Piece
Dittmann Center, Studio One
10 p.m.
Cloud Cult: Concert, Students-only
Buntrock Commons, Lion's Pause

My Arctic: Siberian Schoolchildren Express
Environmental Awareness Through Art

Dittmann Center, Flaten Art Museum.
The exhibit will run continuously during the Peace Prize forum

Saturday, March 7
Saturday Event Descriptions
7:45–8:30 a.m.
Breakfast (college and presenters only)
Buntrock Commons
8:45–9:45 a.m.
Saturday Presentations l
Concurrent sessions
10–10:30 a.m.
Interfaith Worship Service
Boe Chapel

A Climate for Change

Worship will be streamed live and archived.

10:45–11:30 a.m.
Featured Speaker

It's Time for Action on Climate Change
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar

11:30 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
Student Expo
Buntrock Commons

Peace Fair
Buntrock Commons, Crossroads

11:30 a.m.
Buntrock Commons Fireside Lounge
Noon-1:00 p.m.
Saturday Presentations II
Concurrent sessions
1:15–4 p.m.
Final Plenary Session
Skoglund Center

Climate Change:
The Defining Challenge of Our Time

Rajendra K. Pachauri
, video message

Response to Pachauri's message
Richard Alley, James Lyons, Robert Musil

  Presentation of 2009 Peace Scholars
Skoglund Center

Greening the Ghetto, and How Much it Won't Cost Us
Majora Carter

Closing remarks, David R. Anderson


Students from sponsoring colleges who arrived on buses should meet in front of Skoglund Center near the traffic circle immediately after closing ceremonies conclude.

St. Olaf College is one of five Midwest ELCA colleges that collaborate with the Norwegian Nobel Institute to host the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum. This prestigious forum is held in cooperation with the Norwegian Nobel Institute and is the institute’s only such program or academic affiliation outside Norway.
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