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Presentations by speakers are at the availability of the individual speakers. Content and views expressed by individual speakers are not necessarily those of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters.
Debra Brehmer is a writer and art historian who runs a contemporary gallery called Portrait Society in Milwaukee.
Bruce Dethlefsen was the Wisconsin Poet Laureate from 2010-2012. A retired educator and public library director living in Westfield, Dethlefsen began his two-year term as Wisconsin Poet Laureate at the beginning of 2011.
Max Garland of Eau Claire served as the Wisconsin Poet Laureate for 2013-2014. A first generation college student, Garland left a ten-year career as a mail carrier to pursue his love of poetry.
John Imes, executive director and co-founder of Wisconsin Environmental Initiative (WEI), has over 25 years of experience creating and managing award-winning programs for improving our environment and economy.
J. Val Klump is a Professor, Dean of Research, and Senior Director of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research focuses on how nutrients and carbon are cycled in lakes.
Richard Kyte is Endowed Professor and Director of the DB Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin where he teaches a variety of ethics courses dealing with issues in business, politics, and the envi
Curt Meine is a conservation biologist and writer based in Sauk County. He is a Senior Fellow with the Aldo Leopold Foundation and the Center for Humans and Nature, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at UW–Madison. Meine served as the on-screen
Michelle Miller is Associate Director at the UW-Center for Agricultural Systems, the sustainable agriculture research center on the Madison campus.
Shiela Reaves is a professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication and an affiliate faculty member of American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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