Nexus Calendar // Archive 2017

Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

ASTECHNOVA 2017 // Innovative Sustainable System in Energy-Food-Water Nexus

The ASTECHNOVA 2017 is to host communication and dissemination of proposed new approaches in dealing with E- W-F nexus issues, as studying complexity and knowledge management. The papers on the issues relating to technology innovations and policy implementation of the E- W-F nexus s are welcomed. This event is the third international energy conference. Since 2014 till 2016 the conference was held successfully and attended by several participants and experts from Japan, Cuba, Cambodia, Vietnam,...

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

AIChE Annual Topical Conference: The Food-Energy-Water Nexus

This topical conference on this critical nexus provides a forum for exchanging research, case studies and ideas. Sustainable solutions will require a global perspective with transformative technical, social, and political change.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Dŵr Uisce Conference 2017 // "Sustainability in Community Energy and Water Resources: Research and Practice"

The first annual Dŵr Uisce Conference will be hosted by Bangor University in Wales. The theme of this years conference aims to address the challenges we face in our communities - energy poverty, finite resources and climate change. The event will include guest speakers on technical, social and governance perspectives on the importance of valuing our water and energy resources, and discuss how we can ensure water and energy security in the future.

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Workshop // Energy, water and food security in relation to climate change and social inequality in the Andes

The Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (EKLA-KAS) and the "trAndeS" programme organise a workshop in Lima.

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Urban Nexus

Workshop at the World Resources Forum 2017 // Rural Urban Nexus – Governance for Sustainable Land Use through City Region Food Strategies

This workshop aims to: Provide an overview of relevant aspects of the rural-urban nexus and the need for integrated development and the opportunities this provides for resource efficient land use; explore and discuss implications of such an integrated perspective towards local governance, policy and research needs with the development of urban food strategies as an example; look in-depth at city region food systems and their resource saving potentials as one applied nexus case.

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Session at the World Resources Forum 2017 // The Water-Food Nexus

Session with 12 presentations on a variety of topics with a focus on water-food interrelations, such as food processing, food waste, water resource management, farm management

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World Resources Forum 2017 // Accelerating the Resource Revolution

Two years after two historic global agreements have been established – the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change – leaders and other change agents of government, business, research and NGOs will come to Switzerland, host of the United Nations, to talk about how to accelerate the revolution. How should we manage, coordinate, finance, track progress, learn, train and communicate about it?

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

International Summit // EnergyWaterFoodNexus (EWFN)

The EnergyWaterFoodNexus (EWFN) is a biennial International Summit hosted by Florida A&M University. This new science enterprise was launched in 2015 at Florida A&M University through a global public-private partnership that seeks to provide sustainable and innovative solutions for energy, water and food security. The nexus approach is based on the premise that an action in one sector impacts the other. Therefore, the search for solutions must simultaneously investigate all three elements in a...

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EMG Nexus Dialogues Series // Strengthening Partnerships between the Environmental and humanitarian Sectors in the Context of the Humanitarian Change Agenda and the SDGs

The second EMG (UN Environment Management Group) Nexus Dialogue to be held on 19 Oct 2017 in Geneva willbring UN agencies and other stakeholders closer together in identifying further synergies and partnerships at the intersection of the different Goals, and subsequently supporting the implementation of the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda in a more coherent and collaborative manner.

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12th SDEWES Conference // Lecture "Implementing More Effective Tools to Analyse the Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems in Relation to the Water-Energy-Food Nexus"

Lecture by Mario Giampietro, ICREA Research Professor at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), at the 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES Conference, held at Dubrovnik

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