Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

Energy Week 2009

EVENT SCHEDULE

September 13 September 17
September 14 September 18
September 15 September 19
September 16


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Screening: “TOO HOT NOT TO HANDLE” (post-screening Q&A)
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center
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Energy Week T-Shirt Sales ($6 each)
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
North and South Dining Halls
"GREEN is the new BLACK" (Shirt designed by ND student, Colin Hofman  http://www.nd.edu/~chofman1/)

Captain Planet Episodes and
T-Shirt Sales
9:00 p.m. – 12:00 (Midnight)
Montgomery Auditorium and Elevator Location, LaFortune Student Center

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Quad Display
9:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
South Quad by Cushing Hall (Rain location: Jordan Hall of Science Galleria)
Major energy companies and energy related groups and organizations will display the latest in energy technologies and explain best practices for creating a sustainable energy future. Companies/groups/organizations include: BP; General Electric; Honda Manufacturing of Indiana; Indiana Department of Environmental Management; Indiana Michigan Power; Just Goods; NiSource Energy Technologies; POET Biorefining-Alexandria; Sierra Club-Hoosier Chapter; St. Joseph County Parks; Office of Sustainability; ND Power Plant; ND Engineering Library; ND Food Services; GreeND; Students for Environmental Action; and more.

“LIGHTS OUT”
12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Campus-wide event to demonstrate the benefits of turning off lights when not in use.
PLEASE TURN YOUR LIGHTS OUT!

Notre Dame Power Plant Tours
1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.
Registration desired by Friday, September 11. Please email Barbara Villarosa at bvillaro@nd.edu with name and desired time or for space availability.

Sierra Club Lecture / Q&A
7:00 p.m.
107 Hesburgh Library Auditorium
Speakers: Bowden Quinn, Conservation Program Coordinator, Indiana Sierra Club; Steve Francis, co-Chairperson, Hoosier Chapter Sierra Club and Chairperson of the Green Energy Committee, South Bend Green Ribbon Commission (appointed by Mayor Steve Luecke)
Presentation: “Clean Energy and Climate Change”
Abstract and Bios

Screening: “EARTH” (post-screening Q&A)
9:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Energy Career Luncheon
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Lower Level Dining Room, McKenna Hall
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to discuss career opportunities with representatives from major energy companies. Sponsors are BP, General Electric, and ExxonMobil. Registration is now closed.

Science and Engineering Lecture / Q&A
7:00 p.m.
107 Hesburgh Library Auditorium
Professors from the University of Notre Dame will present:
“Solar Energy: Present Status and Challenges” - Dr. Prashant Kamat, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Senior Scientist, Radiation Lab; Concurrent Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Bio
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"Issues in Energy Storage: Or, How Do You Use Solar Energy When It's Dark Outside?" - Dr. Seth Brown, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Bio
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"Green Nuclear Power?" - Peter Burns, Massman Chair and Professor of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences Bio
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Science and Engineering Lab Tours
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
235 Radiation Lab, Dr. Prashant Kamat

Engineering Industry Day and Fall Career Expo
5:00 – 9:00 p.m. - Joyce Center

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

New Energy Ethanol Plant Tour
2:15 – 5:00 p.m.
Bus transportation will be provided; limited to 29 participants; advance registration required by emailing Barbara Villarosa at bvillaro@nd.edu by Noon on Wednesday, September 16.

Economics/Business Lecture / Q&A
5:30 p.m.
107 Hesburgh Library Auditorium
Speaker:  Enrique Alejo, Economic and Commercial Counselor of Spain
Presentation: “Spain: Bringing Renewable Energy to the U.S. and Beyond”
Abstract and Bio
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"Green" Mass
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes (Rain location: Log Chapel)
Presided by Fr. Paul Kollman

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Energy Week T-Shirt Sales ($6 each)
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Elevator Location, LaFortune Student Center

Notre Dame Pep Rally
6:30 p.m. - Irish Green

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

3:30 p.m. - Notre Dame vs. Michigan State
GO ND! Recycle!!

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POST ENERGY WEEK SCREENING
Earth Days (2009)
Thursday, September 24, at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Friday, September 25, at 9:30 p.m.
Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Directed by Robert Stone; NR, 90 min.

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