Winter 2010 GIM


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Powerpoint from the Tufts Energy Forum Winter 2010 General Interest Meeting.

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Winter 2010 GIM

  1. 1. learn. connect. research.<br />Winter 2010 General Interest Meeting<br />an organization at <br />and<br />
  2. 2. TEF<br />welcome to TEF<br />
  3. 3. TEF<br />what we do<br />weekly meetings<br />subgroups<br />community<br />
  4. 4. weekly meetings<br />TEF<br />discuss energy issues<br />engage with speakers<br />watch movies<br />collaborate with other groups<br />topics last semester included:<br />energy poverty<br />nuclear power<br />waxman-markey bill<br />“the grid”<br />carbon capture and storage<br />the history of energy<br />and more…<br />
  5. 5. TEF<br />subgroups<br />
  6. 6. TEF|advocacy<br />TEF<br />Make a difference in the community.<br />Existing Opportunities <br />Energy & Environment Office in Medford<br /> Teach middle school students about renewable energy<br />Climate Change Action Brookline<br /> Help Brookline reach its goal of reducing its carbon footprint<br />Local Clean Energy Research<br /> Wind turbine at local elementary school<br />Community Outreach<br /> Connect with local Somerville community groups<br />Potentiall Collaboration<br /> Tisch <br /> ECO<br /> Tufts Institute for the Environment & Office of Sustainability<br />
  7. 7. TEF|conference committee<br />TEF<br />Help plan the Tufts Energy Conference!<br />This year’s conference:<br /> 21 Confirmed speakers<br /> 300+ people<br /> 2-day event<br /> 6 Panels<br /> Opening address by President Bacow<br /> Exhibition<br /> And more!<br />Opportunities for: Professional development / Event Planning experience / Learning about the energy industry by working with it / Writing articles and op-eds in the next two months to publicize on campus / Lots of fun with a 20+ member team! <br />
  8. 8. TEF|content<br />TEF<br />What will happen in our weekly meetings? You decide!<br />Organize field trips to exciting energy landmarks<br />Arrange for innovative speakers to join us in our weekly energy meetings<br />Plan an energy film series<br />Help us collaborate with other energy groups to foster a learning environment<br />
  9. 9. TEF|digital<br />TEF<br />Produce and maintain the TEF website…<br />This team will build on the rough draft of the site already created, and publish a finished product before the end of the semester <br />Positions available:<br /> Copywriter<br /> Web Designer<br /> TEF|MediaOutreach Liason<br />
  10. 10. TEF|energy business<br />TEF<br />Learn the ways of the Energy Industry.<br />Manage a mock portfolio of energy assets<br />Learn about energy start-ups<br />Tour local businesses and meet with industry professionals<br />Find energy jobs and internships<br />
  11. 11. TEF| mediaoutreach<br />TEF<br />Be the voice of TEF…<br />Work as part of a talented creative team<br />Increase our group visibility and promote energy awareness<br />Report and blog articles on energy events, lectures, and forums, for publication in on-campus and Boston newspapers<br />Represent TEF at events and network with energy groups and individuals all around Boston<br />Great for writers, bloggers, designers and photographers<br />
  12. 12. TEF| research<br />TEF<br />Work with a dedicated team to pursue real-world energy research<br />Meet and assist influential academics and policymakers<br />Learn about the research process with full support from Tufts professors and your TEF peers<br />Easy access to funding from TEF’s many sponsors and resources<br />Go around the world to explore ENERGY!<br />Past research has taken place in the US, Denmark, Germany, the UAE, India, China, and other places. . .<br />
  13. 13. TEF<br />Student Research: Luo Yun, CHINA<br />Eco-Cities.<br />
  14. 14. TEF<br />Student Research: Daniel Enking, INDIA<br />DistributedGeneration. <br />
  15. 15. TEF<br />Student Research: Charles Cushing, UK<br />Urban Design +Planning.<br />
  16. 16. Student Research: Josh Friedmann, D.C.<br />Internships / Being Awesome.<br />
  17. 17. TEF|SUSSEN<br />TEF<br />Build an energy network in China…<br />Work and communicate directly with your peers at top Chinese universities<br /> <br />Research, network and take action around key Sino-US energy and climate issues<br /> <br />Engage in collaborative projects<br /> <br />Expand to include other U.S. universities<br />
  18. 18. TEF<br />community<br />
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  20. 20. learn. connect. research.<br />an organization at <br />and<br />