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Grand View a Co-Sponsor for "Innovation, the Danish Way"


Grand View is a co-sponsor with the Danish American Heritage Society, the Danish American Archive and Library, and the Danish Immigrant Museum in hosting a conference this weekend, "Innovation, the Danish Way."  Conference participants will enjoy three days of thought provoking, challenging, and uplifting presentations from both Danish and American experts on innovation in a wide array of areas, from energy and sustainability to culture and the arts, as well as exhibits and tours. They will also be reacquainted with Grand View during a campus tour, gallery exhibit and the Danish Immigrant Archives.  And join friends for conversation and fellowship!

The keynote speaker, Søren Hermansen, is a recognized Danish expert in renewable energy. There are ten concurrent sessions with a variety of presenters, from academics to artists and cultural visionaries, such as ...
• Poul Bertelsen of MSAADA Architects speaking on Innovations in Design and Social Mission
• Henrik Klinge Jacobsen Senior Researcher at DTU, the Technical University of Denmark, speaking on Innovation in Environmental Economics
• Nete Schmidt, Scandinavian Studies, University of Wisconsin, speaking on Innovation in Popular Culture
Former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Laurie Fulton will give the banquet address, and Iowa Danish Consul Lynette Rasmussen will introduce the keynote speaker.

Visit the conference website at www.grandview.edu/DAHS to learn more.