Nexus Calendar // Archive 2018

Sanitation and Wastewater

International Workshop // Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture: Exchanging Knowledge in Colombia

Intelligent use of waste water in agriculture saves energy, reduce freshwater demand for agricultural uses and simultaneously increase productivity and resilience of farmlands. This workshop looks at the policies implemented in Colombia and how the SUWA (Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture Initiative) by UNU-FLORES helped in this implementation.

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Seminars

Nexus Seminar // How to Measure the Nexus: What We Can Learn from Connectivity on Natural, Social, and Financial Capital in Corporate Reporting

UNU-FLORES in collaboration with the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of TU Dresden is excited to announce the Nexus Seminar Series. The joint seminar series, which launched in 2015, features lectures by senior scholars that highlight all dimensions of research on the Nexus Approach, ranging from hands-on implementation strategies to theoretical debates.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Energy Water Nexus Technical Conference // Driving Savings in Manufacturing

The largest category for water consumption in the US is electric power generation. Similarly, the largest demand for electricity is water extraction and distribution. This strong interdependence drives great opportunity in the Energy-Water Nexus (EWN) to impact both energy and water consumption.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

WaterEnergyNEXUS Symposium // Taste the Future: Advanced Technologies and Best Practices

The WaterEnergyNEXUS symposium will provide an international platform to share and discuss key topics on water issues with the presentation of nature-based solutions, advanced technologies and best practices with the support of experts invited as plenary and keynote speakers.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

FLWE Leadership Forum // Lecture "The Water-Energy Nexus from a Water Perspective"

As part of the Florida's Women in Energy (FLWE) Leadership Forum, Haskell’s Tiffany Shaw will present a keynote on the Water-Energy Nexus.

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Networking

Event Greening Forum // Joburg Networking Session

Join the Event Greening Forum for our Networking Session in November where you can learn about your impact on the world.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

ResNexus 2018 Conference // Rethinking Urban Resilience

The conference is part of the “Resilience and Vulnerability at the urban nexus of food, water, energy and the environment” (ResNexus) project jointly funded by the FAPESP, ESRC and NWO. It will be hosted by the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University and Research in conjunction with the ResNexus project partners Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex and the Faculty of Public Health at the University of São Paulo.

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Seminars

Nexus Seminar // Ecosystem Services in Transformed Landscapes: Concepts, Methods, and Challenges

The ecosystem services concept has proven to be a valuable framework to help us understand the complex interconnections between the ecosystem and society. This integrated framework allows for a better comprehension of the socioecological systems by disentangling the effects and interaction among ecosystem services and their beneficiaries (trade-offs and synergies) using an interdisciplinary approach – an essential requirement for nexus thinking.

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Lectures

Weston Roundtable Lecture // Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Opportunities And Limits Of Integrationist Frameworks

The WEF nexus seeks to overcome isolationist tendencies in resource management, purporting to interlink food, energy, and water as resources, institutions, and essential elements of human security. Does the nexus – the latest in a series of integrationist frameworks – provide better conceptual clarity, operational tools, and human-security outcomes than its predecessors?

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Research Forum // The Water and Energy Nexus within a Trans-boundary Context: Middle Eastern and North American Perspectives

The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University and the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies in Israel are holding a one day Research Workshop (November 1) and a one day public Symposium (November 2) at York University on “The water and energy nexus within a trans-boundary context: Middle Eastern and North American perspectives”.

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