In the coming years, the world faces many remarkable changes: the big data revolution, climate change, population growth and shifts, infrastructure and electric power system upgrades, and a new mix of resources underpinning economic prosperity. The need for nimble leadership on effective environmental policy interventions has become increasingly urgent.To investigate Duke University's role in responding to this need, the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions will host "Leadership in a Time of Rapid Change: Envisioning Solutions to Environmental Challenges" at the Fuqua School of Business 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, October 22.The forum, convened in honor of the Nicholas Institute's tenth anniversary, will bring together experts from the public and private sectors to explore the defining environmental challenges of our time. Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Bill Reilly and other speakers will assess how we can harness big data, cutting-edge technologies, and adaptation research to create science-based, interdisciplinary approaches attuned to the accelerating and dynamic change in our world. The forum is free, but prior registration is required.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 08:00 to 17:00
Fuqua School of Business
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