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Piotti reflects on the CC

Posted on Tuesday April 1, 2014

2014 Camden Conference Moderator, John Piotti, writes about us in Maine Farmland Trust‘s recent Newsletter. Food & Water: Notes on the Camden Conference Sometimes I’m amazed by what happens here in Maine. An event this past weekend made that point clearly—in two distinct ways. The event was the 27th Annual Camden Conference. The topic this [...]

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Capt. Bill Taylor Award

Posted on Wednesday March 12, 2014

ANNOUNCING the Bill Taylor Research Proposal for student teams. Bill Taylor, a retired Captain of the Navy, offered a $1,000 Award to the student team whose research proposal best addresses the challenges of global food and water. Click here for more about the contest and the Bill Taylor Award. Bill Taylor has challenged young people [...]

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2014 Conference CamCasts

Posted on Tuesday March 4, 2014

2014 Conference CamCasts are now available for viewing! Dear attendees, Thank you all for a wonderfully successful and thought provoking conference. We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Conference CamCasts are now available for viewing on our website: ENJOY!

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Camden Conference Sells Out!

Posted on Thursday February 13, 2014

ALL venues are now completely sold out for the 2014 Camden Conference: The Global Politics of Food and Water Please call (207) 236-1034 to join the Wait-List.

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Education News

Over 200 high school, college, and graduate students and their faculty members attended the 2014 Camden Conference, coming from 15 high schools and 13 institutions of higher education. Click here to read stories about their experiences with global food and water issues: lunch dialogue sessions, Saturday night World Café, courses for credit, and the Bill Taylor Student Research Proposal Award.

Conference Heritage

In honor of our 25th year, we are pleased to present this series of short accounts of key moments from the history of the Camden Conference.