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NEIS, Chicago   Beyond Nuclear, Takoma Park MD   Friends of the Earth, Washington DC

A Mountain of Waste 70 Years High:

Ending the Nuclear Age

Saturday, December 1 -- International House, 1414 E. 59th Street, Chicago

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Evening events 5:30 -- 10 p.m.

Sunday, December 2

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. --  Hutchinson Commons, Reynolds Club, 5706 S. University Ave., Chicago

3:30 p.m. -- Memorial ceremony, at Henry Moore Sculpture to Nuclear Power,  56th and Ellis, Chicago

4:30 -- 6:30 --  Active Hope -- a workshop to deal with nuclear despair

Monday, December 3

A planned caravan to the Red Gate Woods Forest Preserve site where the first wastes of the Nuclear Age are buried -- next to picnic groves and bike paths. Leaving from the Henry Moore Sculpture on the University of Chicago campus at 10 a.m., returning by 1 p.m.  You must sign up in advance at Conference Registration desk for this tour.

- Guest Plenary Presenters:

      o    Akiko Yoshida, Friends of the Earth, Tokyo Japan

      o    Setsuko Thurlow, hibakusha, Toronto Canada

- Keynote Speaker: Sat. Dec. 1, 7 -- 8 p.m., open to the public

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It's time -- and LONG overdue.  No nukes, no ... by Dave Kraft on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 9:59:00 AM
Dave Kraft and the volunteers at NEIS create event... by Tracy Fox on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:09:51 PM
Hope to see folks at the conference December 1 and... by Elizabeth Fraser on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:18:46 PM
12/1-2 Chicago Conference -end the madness... by Elizabeth Fraser on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:25:39 PM
I hope the "Nuclear Age Turns 70!" conference is a... by Kathleen Drury on Friday, Nov 16, 2012 at 12:29:59 PM