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Side events

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Monday 11 June

12.00-14.00 (During lunch)

Keynote speech by Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation

Dr. Marco Antonio Raupp

Room: Gym

18.15-20.00
KEY EVENT:

Global Change and Social Transformation

International Social Science Council (ISSC), International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), and UNESCO

Room: Gym

Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Actions to foster international environmental research most urgently needed to remove critical barriers to sustainability

Belmont Forum

Room: ANCH

Tuesday 12 June

12.30-14.00 (During lunch)

From Communication to Collaboration: Building New Bridges between Science and Society in a Networked World

ICSU

Room: B8

The science and governance of solar geoengineering

Royal Society, United Kingdom, and the Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative (SRMGI)

Room: RDC

Food Security & Sustainable Agriculture: Setting the Post Rio Knowledge & Science Agenda for Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)

Room: AMEX

FAPESP Research Programs on Bioenergy, Biodiversity and Climate Change

State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Room: ANCH

18.15-20.00
KEY EVENT:

Oceans in Focus: Science and Governance for Global Sustainability

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO)

Room: Gym

Water resources: uncertainties and opportunities, Case studies from geographic hotspots

UNESCO, French Water Academy, FAO- Mountain Partnership Secretariat, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences University at Albany  and International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (ICIWaRM), US

Room: ANCH

E-Extension (or ICT): Transforming & Scaling Agricultural Extension

The Farming First Coalition

Room: RDC

Wednesday 13 June

 

12.30-14.00 (During lunch)

"Science and Technology R&D Roadmap to address Sustainable Development" -  A Proposal

International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS)

Room: B8

Symposium: Unanswered key questions for biodiversity conservation

BIOTA/FAPESP Research Program

Room: ANCH

Technology Transfer Platform for Sustainable Development

The National Academy of Sciences Republic of Korea (NAS, ROK) and the Korean Federation of Sciences and Technology Societies (KOFST)

Room: AMEX

Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development of Amazonia: a Brazilian Perspective

Brazilian Academy of Sciences

Room: RDC

18.15-20.00
KEY EVENT:

Women in science for sustainable development

UNESCO and L’Oréal Foundation

Room: Gym

Thursday 14 June

12.30-14.00 (During lunch)

The role of global population in sustainable development

Royal Society, United Kingdom

Room: AMEX

Engineering for Sustainable Development

UNESCO and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Room: RDC

CO2: A raw material for an industrial revolution. Energy storage and chemical products

E-MRS (European Materials Research Society) / EMF (European Materials Forum) / IUMRS (International Union of Materials Research Societies)

Room: ANCH

Sharing and Stewardship of Scientific Data for Improved Decision Making and Sustainable Development: Why share data fully and openly?

Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and ICSU World Data System (WDS)

Room: B8

18.15-20.00
KEY EVENT:

An introduction to Future Earth

ICSU, ISSC, Belmont Forum, UNESCO, UNEP, UNU

Room: Gym

Friday 15 June

12.30-14.00 (During lunch)

Global Environmental Change research, The Swedish Model

Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences (SSEESS)

Room: AMEX

To Cross a Widening Gulf: New Patterns and Practices of Science for Sustainability

Society for Social Studies of Science

Room: ANCH

Governing international science, technology, and innovation co-operation for sustainable development

German Development Institute

Room: RDC

(12.00-13.30)

Science for decision-making – the role of IPCC assessments

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Room: B8

18.15-20.00
KEY EVENT:

Youth and students event

Room: Gym

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