2011 Past Events - Recaps
(11/15) Twenty Institute on the Environment resident fellows provided a three- to five-minute overview of the big question they’re addressing, how they’re doing it, and what it means for the rest of us. Watch the recording
E3 2011 Conference
(11/7) More than 300 researchers, students, government officials, and nonprofit and business leaders from Minnesota and the Upper Midwest attended E3 2011 in November. The conference featured a keynote address by author and The Atlantic senior editor Alexis Madrigal, as well as renewable energy success stories from many facets of business, government and academia. View the E3 2011 recap to learn more.
Using Biomass Efficiently to Make Hydrocarbon Fuels
(6/15) Eric Larson of Princeton Environmental Institute presents a guest seminar on the technical and economic performance of two specific gasification conversion pathways. Watch now.
Momentum 2011: Sylvia Earle
(5/12) Legendary oceanographer and deep-sea diver Sylvia Earle closed the Momentum 2011 event series with her presentation "Sustainable Seas: The Vision, the Reality." Musican Mason Jennings opened the evening; Robyne Robinson hosted.
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Momentum 2011: Hans Rosling
(4/26) International health guru Hans Rosling spoke at Momentum 2011 about "A Fact-Based World View." Comedian Cy Amundson opened the evening; MPR personality Kerri Miller hosted. View excerpts or full presentation.
North Central Clean Tech Open Briefing Event
(4/12) Expert innovators, mentors, CEO's, and economic developers discuss opportunities to fund new start‐ups. Hosted by the North Central Region - Cleantech Open Competition in conjunction with UMN Departments, such as IREE, TLI, and the OTC‐VC and other CTO Partners. Watch now.
Momentum 2011: Majora Carter
(3/10) Eco-entrepreneur Majora Carter kicked off the Momentum 2011 event series with her presentation "You Don't Have to Move Out of Your Neighborhood to Live in a Better One." Ananya Dance Theatre opened the evening; Don Shelby hosted.
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(1/20) Representatives from 16 IonE-sponsored projects each provide a five-minute overview of the big question they’re addressing, how they’re doing it, and what it means for the rest of us – using four or fewer slides. Watch now.