D80 Conference 2019 – Registration Deadline Oct. 4th

The Michigan Tech campus community is invited to attend the annual 2019 D80 Conference which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Free lunch will be provided.

This year’s D80 Conference theme is The Intersection of Public Service and Community Engagement and topics include:

  • The Father’s Day Flood: Service, CommUNITY, and Preventative Measures -Food Insecurities, Food Sovereignty and Community Health
  • Project work conducted in places such as Panama, Ghana, Tanzania, Peru, Bahamas and more

We are very excited to welcome this year’s D80 Conference keynote speaker, Michigan Tech graduate, Otha Thornton, the owner and Principal Consultant for the Thornton Consulting Group.

This year’s conference is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Pavlis Honors College, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and the Sustainable Futures Institute. Registration is required. The deadline to register is Friday (Oct. 4).

The Michigan Tech campus and community hosts this annual conference every fall to give a platform to the voices of university students, faculty, and staff who serve communities in need, both domestically and abroad. The conference is open to anyone interested in development, design and discovery for the poorest 80% of humanity.


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