Water constraints on future food production symposium

Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands, invites you to attend a symposium on Water constraints on future food production on Friday, 5 October 2012.

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

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

All are welcome to attend the symposium. If you would like to join for lunch please contact Fulco Ludwig by 30 September.

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

12.00 – 12.30: Lunch

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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Last edited: 28 September 2012

CONTACT DETAILS

Pavel Kabat

IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer

Directorate

T +43(0) 2236 807 402

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