25 October 2012
Festsaal of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, 1010 Vienna, Dr. Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 2

IIASA/OeAW Public Lecture Series, Lecture 1

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences have recently established a joint public lecture series on scientific topics of mutual interest, aimed at a broad academic audience, decision makers and the public.





The first event in this series will take place on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, in conjunction with IIASA’s 40th Anniversary Conference. It gives us great pleasure to invite you to this event.

The program of the evening will be as follows:

  • 18:30-19:30 Cocktail Reception
  • 19:30-20:30 Welcome by Professor Helmut Denk, President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and Professor Pavel Kabat, Director/CEO of IIASA
  • Professor William Nordhaus, Professor of Economics, Yale University, USA: “Maastricht and Kyoto: A Tale of Two Treaties”
  • Professor Carlo  Rubbia, Nobel Prize, Physics, and Scientific Director, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V., Potsdam, Germany: “Can we maintain sustainability for the future of humankind?”

  • Closing by Professor Pavel Kabat

The Public Letures will take place at Festsaal of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, 1010 Vienna, Dr. Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 2. View the map

Registration for the event is now closed. 
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