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Rockefeller College Spring 2011 Policy Conversations Continue

Rockefeller college of Public Affairs and Policy

The Rockefeller College Spring 2011 Policy Conversations are held on UAlbany's downtown campus. 

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ALBANY, N.Y. (March 09, 2011) --

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy’s Spring 2011 Policy Conversations feature experts on a wide variety of domestic and international public policy issues. The program continues on Thursday, April 7, with Cornell University Professor Anthony Ingraffea, discussing the "Shale Gas Debate."

Dean Jeffrey A. Straussman of Rockefeller College moderates the lunchtime conversation which runs from 12:25 to 1:30 p.m. on the Downtown Campus.

Remaining Schedule:

  • Thursday, April 7: Anthony Ingraffea, Professor, Cornell University (Levitt Room). Topic: Connecting the Technology and Policy Threads in the Unconventional Shale Gas Debate.
  • Tuesday, April 12: Will Pelgrin, President and CEO, MS-ISAC (Levitt Room). Topic: Top Critical Cyber Security Issues Facing State and Local Government.
  • Wednesday, April 13: Peter Vanhoutte, Parliamentary Empowerment Expert and Former Belgian MP (Milne 215). Topic: Why Strengthen Parliaments in Fragile States?

The Series' previous events have been Stephen Gottlieb, Albany Law School professor, speaking on March 17 on "How the Law Has Radicalized Public Discourse," and, on March 22, Jeff Fischer of Creative Associates of Washington D.C. discussing " Preventing Electoral Conflict in Fragile States."

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