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Building the City of Tomorrow: Stimulating the Urban Food-Water-Energy Nexus
June 1, 2018 - June 7, 2018Free
Cities are undergoing rapid change throughout the globe facing sustainability challenges as they strive to provide energy, water, and food supplies for their inhabitants. Decision makers and investors are more than ever required to understand and respond to interdependencies among the various elements of this nexus. Model the food-water-energy nexus, including the impact of land/water use, urban infrastructure and renewable energy transition can facilitate strategies and target infrastructure investment forwarding global objectives including carbon neutral and sustainable cities.
In a series of workshops from June 1-7, research partners from the US and Germany share their research on the development in modeling approaches for the food, water, energy nexus. The event takes place in collaboration with stakeholders from the government and the industry in order to shape new project concepts and collaborations.
Friday June 1st – Zero Carbon Cities & FEW Nexus research
Monday June 4th – FEW Nexus: Water & Energy
Tuesday June 5th – Collaborative Project Definition Workshop
Wednesday June 6th – FEW Nexus: Food, Land Use and Material Flows
Thursday June 7th – FEW Nexus: Food logistics/Supermarkets/Cooling
We would like to invite you to participate. Participation is free of charge. Find more information and register here.