Symposium 'Planetary boundaries: from global challenges to local solutions'

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Students, Employees, Alumni, Press, Business
22-03-2018 from 19:00 to 21:00
Auditorium Oehoe, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
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An evening with inspiring talks from scientists on the road between ‘Planetary Boundaries’ and ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ towards local solutions

Keynotes by Johan Bouma, Eric Davidson and Johan Rockström (honorary doctor at UGent) and reflections by stakeholders.

** Program

7.00 p.m. : Introduction - Prof. Dr. ir. Marc Van Meirvenne, Dean of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
7.05 p.m. : Travelling the rocky road from lofty global goals to local implementation - Prof. Dr. ir. Johan Bouma, Wageningen University
7.30 p.m. : Manure happens: Unintended consequences of nourishing over seven billion human omnivores - Prof. Dr. Eric Davidson, University of Maryland
7.55 p.m. : Planetary boundaries: a safe operating space for humanity - Prof. Dr. Johan Rockström, Stockholm Resilience Center
8.20 p.m. : Reflections by
Tine Heyse, Alderperson city of Ghent
ir. Johan Lammerant, Arcadis

** Registration

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