August 24, 2010
Annual Fireside Conversation Series to Examine ‘Solutions for Sustainable Communities,’ Kicks Off September 8
Oregon Law’s annual series of fireside conversations will focus on the theme, “Local Approaches to Global Problems: Solutions for Sustainable Communities.” Held in the Many Nations Longhouse, the informal conversations are led by University of Oregon faculty and distinguished guests.
This year’s series kicks off at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 8, with School of Law professor Caroline Forell. Professor Forell will discuss “Bike Law: Solutions for Green Transportation.”
Professor Forell is an avid cyclist. Her professional research focuses on legal issues affecting women. She is a founding member of the Lane County Domestic Violence Council and is past president of the Boards of Directors for Sexual Assault Support Services and Breaking Free.
The Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center, the Environmental Studies Program, the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, the Green Business Initiative, and the Sustainable Cities Initiative cosponsor the annual fireside conversation series.
This event is free and open to all members of the university community.