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International Annual Symposium “Towards Urban Sustainability at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water”
November 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
The symposium aims to strengthen academic-business-government
partnerships for developing sustainable urban systems that have
robust resilience in the context of global environmental change.
Specific objectives are to:
- Identify challenges and opportunities for achieving urban system
sustainability regionally and globally
- Develop international academic-business networks to promote
collaborative actions for decarbonization and sustainability
- Stimulate transdisciplinary ideas for decarbonization and
sustainability projects encompassing research, education, outreach,
and policy development
Monday, Nov. 15: Opening ceremony, Keynote Sessions & Panel Discussion
Tuesday, Nov. 16: Concurrent Workshop and Breakout Panel Discussion
Wednesday, Nov. 17″ Concurrent Workshop, Breakout Panel & Closure
All presentations will be given “live“ and registration is free of charge.
This symposium is supported by the National Science Foundation’s Food, Energy and Water for Sustainable Urban Systems (FEWSUS) International Research Coordination Network grant, led by the University of Tennessee. For more information, visit https://fewsus.utk.edu