Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Conference // Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Start of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

In an effort to tackle the world's pressing issues in energy, water and environment, the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week from 13 to 17 January 2013, aims to be the largest gathering on sustainability in the Middle East.

The open platform for collaboration and partnership will bring together more than 30,000 anticipated participants from over 150 countries, such as governments, policy makers, globally recognized NGO's, representatives of the private sector, academics and many other stakeholders. Key themes to be addressed are the business, technology and financial challenges that the global community is facing when fostering sustainable development focusing on investments and partnerships that can deliver real world solutions.

The Sustainability Week will be composed of these conferences and activities:

18-19 January

The Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

{http://www.irena.org/adsw/index.aspx|IRENA Website}

20 January

The Seventh Annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES)

{http://www.worldfutureenergysummit.com/|WFES Website}

20 January

The International Water Summit (IWS)

{http://iwsabudhabi.com/portal/home.aspx|IWS Website}

20 January

The Annual Awards Ceremony for the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014

{https://www.zayedfutureenergyprize.com/en/|Zayed Future Energy Prize Website}

among many others.

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Modelling and Assessment

Publication // Dynamics of water–energy–food nexus methodology, methods, and tools

By Endo, A., Yamada, M., Miyashita, Y., Sugimoto, R., Ishii, A., Nishijima, J., . . . Qi, J. (2020). This review identifies the existing state-of-the-art methodology, methods, and tools that are developed and used within the WEF Nexus by reviewing articles published during the past three years.

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Internship // Food-Energy-Water Systems Analysis (Year-round) Graduate Student Intern

A graduate student internship position is available in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL; U.S. Department of Energy) Strategic Energy Analysis Center. NREL is the nation's primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

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PhD Opportunity // Energy-Water-Nexus - Development of a modelling framework for the integrated energy and water planning in water-scarce countries

The Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics at the Germa nAerospace Centre (DLR) in Stuttgart seeks a highly motivated PhD student providing a substantial contribution to close existing research gaps in the coupled energy and water analysis. New methods and models have to be developed for the planning of integrated energy-water systems with high geographical and spatial resolution.

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