Confirmed Speakers announced

Nexus Conference 2014 // Confirmed Speakers announced

Felix Dodds has posted a first list of confirmed speakers for the forthcoming Nexus Conference in March 2014 in Chapel Hill.

The conference will be hosted by the Water Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators and will take place from 3 until 7 March 2014.

Confirmed speakers are, among others:

-Liz Thompson, UN ASG for Rio+20

-Gary Lawrence, VP AECOM

-Adnan Amin, Executive Secretary of IRENA

-Johan Kuylenstierna, SEI Executive Director

-Albert Butare, Former Energy Minister of Rwanda and Co-Chair of the 2011 Bonn Nexus Conference

-Stuart Orr, WWF International

-Lidia Brito, Director of Science Policy and Capacity Building for Natural Sciences, UNESCO and co-director of the Planet Under Pressure Conference and former Mozambique Minister

-Steve Waygood, AVIVA Global Investors

-Hans Herran, Millennium Institute and winner of the 2013 Right Livelihood Award

-Jonas Monast, Director of Climate and Energy Program at the Nicholas Institute- Duke

-Diego Rodriguez, The World Bank

-David Rothschild, Skoll Foundation

-Michael Schmitz, Executive Director of ICLI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) North America

-Joachim von Braun, Bonn, ZED (Bonn)

-Aneri Patel, United Nations Foundation Senior Associate, Energy Access

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