Community Conversation: Talking GMOs

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The future of GMOs and their real impact today will be examined by a panel of experts at a community conversation on Wednesday, March 8.

The panel of four to six experts will bring a diverse set of regional and national viewpoints on this often controversial topic.

Join speakers from the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) and the University of Illinois Extension Office, among others, to discuss what GMOs do today, their impact on our environment and economy and their next stages.

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, CU-CitizenAccess and the Knight Chair of Investigative Reporting, Journalism Department at the College of Media, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are co-hosting the event from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at the Champaign Public Library.

Light refreshments will be served. The event is free but RSVP required.

Moderated by Brant Houston, Knight Chair of Investigative Reporting, Journalism Department at the College of Media, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Sponsored by The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, CU-CitizenAccess and Knight Chair of Investigative Reporting, Journalism Department at the College of Media, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

For more information, contact Pam Dempsey at (217) 239-6617 or by email at pamelagdempsey@investigatemidwest.org


CU-CitizenAccess is a community online news and information project based at the College of Media, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, devoted to investigative and enterprise coverage of social, justice and economic issues in east central Illinois.

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting is a non-profit newsroom based in Champaign that covers agribusiness and related topics such as government, environment and energy.

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