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'Reducing Carbon Footprint' is Topic of Dec. 4 Friday Forum at MATC-Mequon

Nov. 24, 2009

“Community, Business and Home Energy: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint” will be the topic of the Friday Forum Community Partnerships Series Dec. 4 from 7:30 – 9 a.m. in the Lecture Hall of the Mequon Campus of Milwaukee Area Technical College, 5555 W. Highland Road. Panelists will discuss small wind, photovoltaic, geothermal, solar and energy efficiency issues for the community, businesses and homes.

 

The discussion will be moderated by Michael M. Townsend, vice president, MATC Mequon; and George Stone, MATC natural science instructor. Panelists include:

 

-- R.J. Datt, project manager, Electrical Systems & Services, Inc.

-- Andrew Morgan, project engineer, Electrical Systems & Services, Inc.

-- Paul Van de Sand, program manager-Energy Incentives & Renewable Energy Programs, WE Energies

-- Karen Nenahlo, incentive and grants manager, Focus on Energy

-- Joseph Jacobsen, MATC associate dean, Technology & Applied Sciences Division

-- Dave Stinnett, MATC electronic technology instructor

 

The forums, formerly known as the First Fridays Forums, are held on the first Friday of every other month from October through April. Co-sponsored by the Mequon Campus of Milwaukee Area Technical College, the Ozaukee County Board and the University of Wisconsin Extension, the series advances regional progress by bringing stakeholders and decision makers together to solve problems, share information and build relationships.

 

A $5 per-person charge covers continental breakfast. For more information or reservations, please contact Sandra Webster by Dec. 2 at (262) 238-2205 or websters@matc.edu.

 

The largest technical college in the state, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of the economy in southeastern Wisconsin. MATC offers 200 degrees, diplomas, certificates and apprenticeships, plus nearly 400 transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees. A large pre-college program enables people to complete high school and prepare for higher learning. The Office of Corporate Learning provides customized training to incumbent workers. Approximately 48,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses, numerous evening centers and community-based sites, or learn online. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses right here at home. Visit www.matc.edu.

 

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