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Ten Years Hence lecture series to begin January 26

by Carol Elliott, Director of Newswriting, Mendoza College of Business and Dennis Brown, Notre Dame News and Information

January 19, 2007


National experts will explore the next decade of change in immigration reform, global security and other vital issues during the 2007 Ten Years Hence speaker series at the University of Notre Dame.

The spring series of six lectures runs from Jan. 26 to April 20, with all talks to be held on Fridays at 10:40 a.m. in the Jordan Auditorium of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. Speakers include notable figures with integral roles in world events.

The Ten Years Hence schedule is as follows:

• Jan. 26: David Walker, U.S. Comptroller General, “America in 2017: Making Tough Choices Today Can Help Save our Future”

• Feb. 9: David E. Martin, chief executive officer of M-CAM, “Shifts in Global Financial Power”

• March 2: Patrick Minnis, senior research scientist for NASA’s Langley Research Center, “Climate Change, an Uncertain Future”

• March 30: Gen. Richard B. Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “Up Front on the Future of Global Security”

• April 13: Joel Garreau, author, reporter and editor for The Washington Post, “Radical Evolution”

• April 20: Former U.S. Rep. Romano L. Mazzoli, “Immigration Reform: The New Face of America”

The speakers are invited to forecast the major national and global trends in their particular areas of expertise, with each lecture followed by a question-and-answer period. The lectures are free and open to the public.

More information about the speakers is available on theTen Years Hence website..

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