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Smog in the city The Summit aims to create a highly interactive forum for effective cooperation between scientists and users of scientific information to tackle global and local challenges around sustainability of natural resources and systems, global health, and resilience.



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Participants will represent diverse global communities and sectors, including:

  • Research institutions
  • Students, scientists, and administrators from academia
  • Non-profit and philanthropic organizations
  • Government agencies and policymakers
  • For-profit corporations and industries
  • Religious institutions and indigenous communities

Anticipated cross-cutting topics include:

  • Energy and Minerals Sustainability
  • Climate Change and Ocean- and Habitat-Health
  • Water and Agricultural Production Sustainability
  • Environmental Hazards, Human Health, and Social Justice

Objectives:

  • Define: Assess the major societal challenges and the role geoscience can play to inform solutions
  • Discuss: Facilitate a dialogue between the science and user community to advance the foundational capability to tackle societal challenges by leveraging geoscience
  • Action: Develop models or processes to improve interdisciplinary engagement and science diplomacy

Announcements

  • LOCATION CHANGE

    An issue has arisen with the location for the Geoscience & Society Summit slated for 23-28 September in Hamilton, Bermuda. Less than a year after legalizing same-sex marriage, Bermuda has reversed course and is implementing a law that prohibits same-sex ...
  • Conference Dates

    23-28 September 2018

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