The Asahi Glass Foundation is organizing the commemorative lectures by the winners of the 2018 Blue Planet Prize in Kyoto University, Japan. The winners of this year are Prof. Brian Walker, a renowned ecologist who has established “resilience science”, and Prof. Malin Falkenmark, a renowned global hydrologist who has placed water problems onto the global policy agenda.
|Event title||2018 Blue Planet Prize Commemorative Lectures in Kyoto|
|Date/Time||13 October 2018, 13:20–16:45 (Admittance from 12:50)|
|Venue||Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall (Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)|
|Brief Agenda||Prof. Brian Walker: The Science and practice of resilience thinking
Prof. Malin Falkenmark: Shift in water thinking – crucial for hunger alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa
|Organizer||The Asahi Glass Foundation|
|Participation||Free of charge (registration required)|
|How to apply||Fill out the application form available at the website of The Asahi Glass Foundation: http://www.af-info.or.jp/blog/b-info_en/2018-blue-planet-prize-commemorative-lectures.html by 28 September 2018.
See the event flyer for more information: 2018 Blue Planet Prize Commemorative Lectures
|Language||English/Japanese with simultaneous interpretation|