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Science, Innovation, and Partnerships for Sustainability -- Symposium May 16-18
Date:5/7/2012

Sustainability has become a major focus for federal, state, and local government agencies, businesses, and nonprofits. This National Research Council symposium will showcase federal investments and institutional structures regarding sustainability and identify opportunities to help promote practices that would lead communities toward sustainability.

The symposium will highlight science and technology research contributions to sustainability goals and present international, national, and local case studies that examine how science is being used for decision-making regarding sustainability. John Holdren, national science adviser, Subra Suresh, director of the National Science Foundation, and Robert Hormats, under secretary of economic growth, energy, and the environment at the U.S. Department of State will deliver keynote addresses. The symposium is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

The symposium will take place from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on May 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 17, and 9 a.m. to noon on May 18 at the Pew D.C. Conference Center, 901 E St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Also on May 16, a reception will be held at in the Atrium of the National Academies' Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W. Seating is limited; reporters who wish to attend the symposium or reception must register in advance with the Office of News and Public Information; 202-334-2138 or news@nas.edu.
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Contact: Molly Galvin
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
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