18 November 2015 - 21 November 2015
Vienna, Austria

Universal education as key to global sustainable development

World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz was invited to give a presentation on the role of education at the TWAS 13th General Conference and 26th General Meeting.

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New building of Austrian Academy of Sciences © Joymsk | Dreamstime.com

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy, working to advance science and engineering for sustainable prosperity in the developing world. 

The annual TWAS General Meeting, is focused on scientific excellence in the developing world and brings together TWAS fellows and TWAS prize winners, government science ministers, and science academies. The 13th TWAS General Conference and 26th General Meeting will take place from 18 to 21 November 2015, and will be hosted in Vienna by the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Wolfgang Lutz was invited to give a presentation entitled "Universal education as key to global sustainable development" at the Symposium 2: Science and Technology in Austria, on 20 November at 8.30AM as part of the meeting. The session will be chaired by Anton Zeilinger, president of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Lutz was elected TWAS Fellow in 2014. He was nominated for his contribution to quantitative analysis of global population-development-environment interaction with emphasis on climate change; broadening conventional methods to the multi-dimensional modeling of human capital and innovative methods for international population projections.

For more information please visit the event website.


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CONTACT DETAILS

Wolfgang Lutz

Program Director

World Population

T +43(0) 2236 807 294

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