|6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Graeme Goldsworthy/Scott Denning/Margarita Alario
Hyland Hall: Timmerman Auditorium
The Pax Ludens Foundation
is a non-profit organization, specialized in training and research in Good
Governance, International Relations and Sustainability. The Foundation has the
distinct mission to help decision-makers excel in their work environments. The
foundation's core activities include the design and execution of seminars and
simulation exercises based on case studies. Itís training programs challenge
participants to "become" one of the stakeholders in a plausible setting, explore
their roles and those of others, and attempt to deal with conflict situations
and organizational processes as events continue to unfold.
Graeme Goldsworthy is a trainer and consultant for Pax Ludens in the areas of international development, defense and water conflict. For Pax Ludens he coaches senior staff officers at the Dutch Defense College on the intricacies of the Middle East conflict, as well as contributes to several of its tailor-made programs on regional water conflicts.
Graeme is an experienced landmines and ERW clearance specialist who has worked since 1993 in the area of Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) in SE Asia (Cambodia), Latin America (El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras) and Sub-Saharan Africa (Rwanda and Angola). After completing twelve years service as a commissioned officer in the British Army, he took his first degree in International Relations and Security Studies from Bradford University in the UK and his Master's degree in International Relations at Webster University. Following two years as a Senior Fellow at Harvard School of Public Health, he is currently undertaking his doctoral research into the impact of Humanitarian Landmine programs on the economic and psycho-social well being of communities and individuals, in the post-conflict environment. Furthermore, Graeme lectures at a number of institutions worldwide and holds seats on the steering committees of three global inter-disciplinary academic conference groups. He is also on the board of the joint Sanpad-Rhodes University South Africa's War Veterans Project.
Scott Denning is Monfort Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of
Education of CMMAP, a large climate research Center at Colorado State
University. He's published over 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals, is a former
Editor of the Journal of Climate, and chaired the North American Carbon Program.
He lives with his wife and two teenage boys, two cats, a Labrador Retriever, and
a lizard in Fort Collins, CO, where he's also an amateur astronomer.