Thank you for attending State of the Planet 08.


Thursday and Friday, March 27 and 28, 2008
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Conference
Thursday, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., The Economist Debate
Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium

The conference was free and open to the registered public.

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