Conference: Promoting Tolerance: Solutions for Change
The Austin Committee on Teaching About the United Nations is hosting a conference, “Promoting Tolerance: Solutions for Change,” at the Joe C. Thompson Center on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin on September 22, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This conference will provide an opportunity for educators, community members, and university students to gain knowledge of local and global trends and solutions in an effort to promote tolerance. Throughout this day, there will be keynotes, panelists, breakouts, and an info fair that will explore social, educational, and legal solutions for change.
Keynote speakers include Maher Nasser, Acting Head of the Department of Public Information at the United Nations, and Cari Guittard, Senior Associate with Global Strategic Partners.
Registration for the conference is $50 with a special rate of $25 for students. The registration fee includes a box lunch IF registration is received before September 10, 2012. Online registration is at www.teachun.org.
The Joe C. Thompson Conference center is located at 2405 Dedman on The University of Texas at Austin campus.
The Committee on Teaching About the United Nations (CTAUN) was founded in 1996 and beginning in 1999 has held annual conferences at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Under the leadership of a local steering committee, additional conferences have been offered in other cities in the U. S. including Atlanta, Georgia, Indianapolis, Indiana and Austin, Texas. The first conference was held in Austin in 2011.
The CTAUN Austin Steering Committee includes representatives from The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Global Austin, Colleges of Liberal Arts and Education at The University of Texas at Austin, American Association of University Women, Austin Independent School District, Central Texas Model United Nations at The University of Texas at Austin, Hemispheres, Northwest Austin Rotary Club and United Nations Association Austin.
For additional conference information call (512) 478-5748, ext. 115 and on the web at www.teachun.org.
Visit www.teachun.org for information about CTAUN and other conferences.
Event Start Date/Time: 09/22/2012/9:00 a.m.
Event End Date/Time: 09/22/2012/4:00 p.m.
Time Note: Early Registration ends Sept. 10, 2012
Venue Name: Joe C. Thompson Conference Center
Address: 2405 Robert Dedman
Telephone: 512/478-5748 x 115
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Austin Committee on Teaching About the United Nations
Telephone: 512 478-5748 x 115
Web Address: www.teachun.org
Designation: not for profit
Price Range: -50
This post was submitted by Elizabeth Newell.