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Garreau to keynote at international symposium

May 11, 2010

Joel Garreau, Lincoln Professor of Law, Culture and Values, and Director of The Prevail Project: Wise Governance for Challenging Futures at the College of Law, will deliver the keynote address at a meeting of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Garreau will discuss “Radical Evolution” at the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, on Monday, May 17, in Crystal City, Va. He is author of the book, Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies, and What It Means to Be Human.

Garreau, an Affiliated Faculty Member, ASU Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes, is a student of culture, values and change. As director of The Prevail Project, he is building on a Radical Evolution concept that the Prevail Scenario - the humanistic possibility that we can control and direct this future - might be encouraged. Garreau also is co-director of the ASU-New America Foundation Partnership and a Thrust Group Leader for "The Seven Horizons Project" of the ASU CETMONS.

Janie Magruder,
(480) 727-9052
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law