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Duke sustainability conference

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Register now for the 2011 Duke Conference on Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference to learn from, discuss and network with local professionals and students who have an interest in creating environmental and social impact around the world. It is being held on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm at the Fuqua School of Business on Duke University's campus.

Strategy, entrepreneurship, marketing and finance are the categories for workshop tracks during the conference. Workshop titles range from "Crowdsourcing Social and Sustainable Causes" to "How to Make Microfinance Succeed in the U.S"

Keynote speakers include Hannah Jones, VP of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike and a top 10 member Fast Company magazine's 2010 list of most creative people in business and Brian Kelley, President of the North America Business Integration for Coca-Cola.

Conference registration is $50 for professional attendees who are not affiliated with academic institutions. All students, faculty, staff, event sponsors and speakers attend the conference at no cost. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

This is the sixth annual session for this event. Hosted by the Duke Net Impact Club, the intent of the program's organizers is for attendees to leave with a better understanding of how to most effectively make a difference no matter what function or industry they work in.




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