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G.R.O.W. 2008 Conference
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 8:00am to Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 7:00pm
On January 26, Portland State University's Master of International Management program and World Affairs Council of Oregon's Young Professionals group will jointly sponsor a one-day leadership conference entitled "G.R.O.W. 2008 - Growing Real Opportunities in the World by Beginning Locally." With 350 projected to attend, the primary objective of the conference will be to unite the nonprofit and business communities of Portland to tackle key global issues centered on human rights, economic development and education.

Registration for G.R.O.W. 2008 is filling up quickly therefore reserve your spot at the conference today by signing-up online at

What: "G.R.O.W. 2008 - Growing Real Opportunities in the World by Beginning Locally" is a one day leadership conference.

Where: Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 327, 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97207

When: Saturday, January 26 from 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Details: For only $30, we offer you all day access to skills development sessions, project plans & include breakfast, lunch and reception.

The conference is a true collaboration between institutions - businesses, nonprofit and public and excellent opportunity for networking. Speakers with diverse backgrounds will lead G.R.O.W. 2008 participants through interactive skill development breakout seminars, inspiration-building talks, and nonprofit project plan sessions. Speakers for the event include: Nick Macdonald, Mercy Corps; Brent Hample, India Partners; Dennis Ceru, Babson College; Elliot Maltz, Willamette University; Maria Wulff, World Affairs Council of Oregon; Martin Moll, AKT; Michael Paul, The Commerce Bank of Oregon; Perry Gruber, Intel; and Titus Herman, Goodwill Industries of Columbia Willamette.