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Keynote Speaker: Sean Casten

Congressman Sean CastenOur LYMUN staff is extremely pleased to welcome the U.S. Congressman for the 6th district of Illinois Sean Casten as our keynote speaker for this year's LYMUN opening ceremony! Representative Casten has done impressive work as a scientist, clean energy entrepreneur and CEO, and now as a Member of Congress representing the western suburbs of Chicago, Congressman Sean Casten has dedicated his life to fighting climate change. 

Casten serves on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and is the Vice Chair of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets. He also serves as Co-Chair on the New Democrat Coalition Climate Change Task Force. Rep. Casten has a Master of Engineering Management and a Master of Science in Biochemical Engineering from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College. 

LYMUN is so excited to have Casten speak to all our delegates about his experiences in politics and government as well as to take questions from delegates during a Q and A!