Navigation Links
Science, Innovation, and Partnerships for Sustainability -- Symposium May 16-18

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

Contact: Molly Galvin
National Academy of Sciences

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. West Coast needs more research on fisheries, marine science, climate change
2. Emerging science, tech advances highlight new NIH Common Fund programs
3. Business, science, education and government leaders to strategize on high-tech materials
4. UCLAs CNSI, Dutch institute sign agreement to collaborate on nanoscience, nanotechnology
5. Industry collaboration enhances academic science, sociologist finds
6. President Obama calls for increased investment in science, including biomedical research
7. Colloquium on Interdisciplinary Climate Science, March 31-April 2
8. Biomedical/health informatics scientists to present cutting-edge science, health IT
9. PNNLs Olympus supercomputer advances science, saves energy
10. EUREKA, the largest European network for industrial R&D and innovation, launches E!NNOVEST
11. NTU seals global partnerships on environmental sciences R&D
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/22/2016)... LOS ANGELES , June 22, 2016 ... of identity management and verification solutions, has ... cutting edge software solutions for Visitor Management, ... ® provides products that add functional ... The partnership provides corporations and venues with ...
(Date:6/21/2016)... British Columbia , June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... appointed to the new role of principal product ... been named the director of customer development. Both ... NuData,s chief technical officer. The moves reflect NuData,s ... teams in response to high customer demand and ...
(Date:6/16/2016)... June 16, 2016 The ... expected to reach USD 1.83 billion by 2024, ... Research, Inc. Technological proliferation and increasing demand in ... expected to drive the market growth. ... The development of advanced multimodal techniques for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/27/2016)...  Liquid Biotech USA , ... Sponsored Research Agreement with The University of Pennsylvania ... cancer patients.  The funding will be used to ... clinical outcomes in cancer patients undergoing a variety ... employed to support the design of a therapeutic, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Researchers at the Universita Politecnica delle Marche in Ancona combed medical journal articles ... findings are the subject of a new article on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. ... blood, lung fluid or tissue of mesothelioma patients that can help point doctors to ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 A person commits a crime, ... scene to track the criminal down. An outbreak ... and Drug Administration (FDA) uses DNA evidence to track down ... Sound far-fetched? It,s not. The FDA has increasingly used ... investigations of foodborne illnesses. Put as simply as possible, whole ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016   EpiBiome , a ... $1 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank ... automation and to advance its drug development efforts, as ... facility. "SVB has been an incredible strategic ... services a traditional bank would provide," said Dr. ...
Breaking Biology Technology: