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January 2019

CMC: Human Animal Relationships, A Unique Spectrum

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Boat House at Confluence Park, 679 W Spring St
Columbus,43215United States
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$45

Featuring Rustin Moore, DVM, PhD (Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University) and John Fultz, PhD (Chair of the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Science at The Ohio State University). Additional details to be announced.

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CMC: Servants, Companions, and Dinner: The Animal-Human Relationship

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Boathouse at Confluence Park, 679 W Spring St
Columbus,43215United States
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$45

Even in the fast-moving 21st century, animals, and the industries built around them, heavily affect our daily lives as well as our economy. We’ll be tackling this discussion from all angles: animals as servants, pets, and food sources. How has the emotional dynamic changed, specifically the importance of the animal-human bond in relation to our mental and physical well-being? How and why has society's outlook on animals and livestock changed in the past several decades? How have these changes in…

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CMC: Transportation’s Micro and Macro Challenges

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Boathouse at Confluence Park, 679 W Spring St
Columbus,43215United States
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$45

As Columbus’s star has ascended, the topic of its transportation challenges has been a constant source of discussion (and frustration). Our panel will discuss these problems and opportunities, including on-going funding issues such as whether or not the state will increase transportation funding and if it’s time for a gas tax increase. They’ll also cover the often expensive problem of last mile transportation, and what innovations lie ahead, including autonomous and electronic vehicles. Featuring Joanna Pinkerton (President and CEO of…

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February 2019

CMC: Ohio’s Budget: “Follow the Money”

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Boathouse at Confluence Park, 679 W Spring St
Columbus,43215United States
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$45

With the federal government currently in the spotlight, the complexities and politics of government funding and budgets has never been more evident. The state budget is no joke, either. What gets funded, what gets cut, and what goes into these decisions? Where do local funds come into play? And in Ohio, with its oft argued “inequation” of educational funding, how do we solve that lingering problem? Our panel discussion will feature author and Ohio budget expert Terry Thomas and Greg…

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CMC: Afrocentric Education, It’s About All of US

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Boathouse at Confluence Park, 679 W Spring St
Columbus,43215United States
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$45

Featuring Simone Drake, Ph.D. (Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University), Todd Walker, Ph.D. (Director of Columbus Africentric Early College), Robyn Lyons-Robinson, Ph.D. (Chair of the English Department at Columbus State Community College), and Marshall Shorts (Founder of Artfluential).

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CMC: State of Downtown Columbus

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Boathouse at Confluence Park, 679 W Spring St
Columbus,43215United States
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$45

Cleve Ricksecker (Executive Director of Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts), Marc Conte (Deputy Director of Research, Planning and Facilities at Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts), and Melanie Corn, Ph.D. (President of Columbus College of Art and Design), and Jessica Mathews (Safe Routes to School and 'Cool' Program Manager at Consider Biking).

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