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Annual conference of social science association at Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College

March 24, 2009

What
The Eastern Community College Social Science Association will hold its annual conference at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, March 26 to 28. For the full program, including speaker bios, go to www.eccssa.org.

Conference Highlights
“An Evening of Exploration with the National Geographic Society”
Thursday, March 26, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Waddell Theater
National Geographic staffers will provide an overview of the Society’s role in the campaign for geographic literacy, discuss mapmaking highlights at the Society from the past to the present, and demonstrate the resources available through the National Geographic Web site.

“15 Global Challenges”
Friday, March 27, 9 to 11 a.m., Waddell Theater
Keynote speaker:  Dr. Jerome Clayton Glenn, The Millennium Project, United Federation of the United Nations Association

“The Issue is the Future: Looking Forward to Global Sustainability” (Panel Discussion)
Saturday, March 28, 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Waddell Theater
Dr. Jerome Clayton Glenn, The Millennium Project, Moderator
David J. Smith, U.S. Institute of Peace
Dr. Stephen F. Steele, Institute for the Future, Anne Arundel Community College
Dr. Debra Rowe, U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development

Where
Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus
1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway
Sterling, VA  20164-8699

Contact
Dr. Rosalyn M. King, Professor of Psychology, Northern Virginia Community College
703-450-2629 or 703-450-2527

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