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Rod Raymond presented “Fitness Leadership in Today’s Market” at the 2009 NIRSA National Fitness & Wellness Institute, held Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 at Georgia Tech University.

Rob Wittig, Departments of Art & Design and Writing Studies, will be delivering two talks at the conference “The Network as a Space and Medium for Collaborative Interdisciplinary Art Practice” at the University of Bergen in Norway, November 8-10. Wittig will present “What’s Hard is Hard, What’s Impossible is Easy: An investigation of fruitful generative constraints for networked collaboration, starting with e-lit pioneers Invisible Seattle, and incorporating ideas from Graphic Design, and other collaborative professions.” He also present a reading/demonstration called “The Sport of Détournement, The Détournement of Sport, Basic Skills for Media Remixers” exploring the culture of LiveSkyping parties at Bergen’s Fine Art Museum (Bergen Kunsthall).

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Brian Brashaw, Robert Ross, and Xiping Wang (both of the USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI) gave a presentation entitled “Nondestructive Evaluation and Inspection of Historic Wood Structures in USA” at the Beijing Municipal Administration of Cultural Heritage in Beijing, China on Oct. 16.

Brian Brashaw, Robert Vatalaro, Matthew Verreaux, and Kevin Sarvela along with Robert Ross, Xiping Wang and Jim Wacker (all three of the USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI) gave a presentation entitled “Development of Flexural Vibration Inspection Techniques to Rapidly Assess the Structural Health of Timber Bridge Systems; Phase II” at the 16th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood in Beijing, China on Oct. 13 - 14.

Rich Axler, Val Brady, J. Lindgren (Minnesota DNR), Todd Carlson (City of Duluth) and Jesse Schomberg (Minnesota Sea Grant) gave a presentation entitled “Superior Basin Urban Streams: Trout living on the edge” at the International Lake Superior Youth Symposium held May 14, at the College of St. Scholastica.

Axler, Chris Kleist (City of Duluth), Dan Breneman, George Host, Norm Will, Cindy Hagley (Minnesota Sea Grant), Jesse Schomberg (Minnesota Sea Grant), Jerry Henneck, Todd Carlson (City of Duluth), Elaine Ruzycki, Gerry Sjerven, and Val Brady gave a presentation entitled “Weber Stream Restoration Initiative, Superior Regional Stormwater Protection Team and LakeSuperiorStreams.org” at the Great Lakes Restoration Conference, the annual meeting of the Healing Our Waters coalition, held Sept. 10 - 12, in Duluth.

Axler, Host, Will, Cindy Hagley (Minnesota Sea Grant), Jesse Schomberg (Minnesota Sea Grant), Henneck, Sjerven, Ruzycki, Todd Carlson (City of Duluth), and Chris Kleist (City of Duluth) also gave a presentation entitled “Interactive web-based data visualization for discovery and decision-making: LakeSuperiorStreams.org” at the Land Conservation & Water Quality Summit on Sept. 24 - 25, at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Minneapolis.

Terry Brown presented both the "Open Source, Open Access," and the "Sampling Open Source and Minnesota’s Birds" posters at the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium conference held in Duluth on Oct. 22 - 23.

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