05 October 2012
Wageningen University and Research Center
Lumen Building, Room 1
Droevendaalsesteeg 3
Wageningen, NL

Water constraints on future food production symposium

Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands, will discuss water constraints on future food production at their symposium on Friday, 5 October 2012. Registration for this symposium is now closed.

Four expert speakers, including IIASA's Director and CEO Pavel Kabat, will discuss the future challenges i global water and food supply.

Hester Biemans, Pavel Kabat's PhD student, will defend her PhD thesis on the same day.

Symposium schedule:

  • 10.00 – 10.30 Dieter Gerten - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research — Closing the Global Water-for-Food Gap

  • 10.30 – 11.00 Pavel Kabat – IIASA and Wageningen University - Water Futures: A Cross-sectoral System Perspective

  • 11.00 – 11.30 Arjen Hoekstra – University of Twente - The water footprint of humanity: is it sustainable?

  • 11.30 – 12.00 Charles Vörösmarty – City University of New York - Ah-Ha Moments from the Analysis of Global Water Systems

  • For information about the symposium, please contact:
    Fulco Ludwig
    Earth System Science and Climate Change group
    Wageningen University and Research Centre
    PO Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    E-mail:
    Phone: + 31 317 486443
    Fax: + 31 317 419000
    Mobile: + 31 6 36 277 868
    Web: www.ess.wur.nl


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    CONTACT DETAILS

    Fulco Ludwig

    +31 317 486443

    International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
    Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
    Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313