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Friday, October 7 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Welcome Session

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Daniel Gurskis, Merrill Brown, and Stefanie Murray will host the welcome session to kick off the day of panels and speakers. Don't forget to follow the conversation on Twitter using #SustainLocal!

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Merrill Brown

Director of the School of Communication and Media, Montclair State University
As one of the pioneers who launched CourtTV and the founding editor-in-chief of MSNBC.com, Merrill Brown has demonstrated a strong commitment to bring the news into the 21st century.  Brown continues to break new ground in his role as Director of the newly opened School of Co... Read More →
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Daniel Gurskis

Dean, College of the Arts, Montclair State University
Gurskis comes to Montclair State from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York where he is a professor and chair of the Department of Film and a special assistant to the president. Most recently at Brooklyn College, he has overseen the creation of a new graduate school... Read More →
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Director, Center for Cooperative Media
An award-winning journalist and editor, Murray was the recipient of an Associated Press News Writing Award in 2008 (public service) and 2010 (breaking news) during her time as a reporter in Michigan. She later was part of the original editorial team that launched AnnArbor.com for... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am EDT
Room 1 (Main Room) University Hall 7th Floor, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043