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Upcoming Events

Urban Sustainability in China and the US
December 16, 2019, Washington, DC


Nobel Prize Summit 2020: Our Planet, Our Future
April 29-May 1, 2020. Washington, DC

Additional information will be forthcoming in 2020

View a list of Sustainability-related meetings at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Recent Events

Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability
July 30-31, 2019, Washington, DC

Strengthening Sustainability Program at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels
February 13, 2019, Washington, DC

Reducing Food Loss and Waste Workshop

October 17, 2018, Washington, DC


Keck Center of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
500 Fifth Street NW, Room 201
Washington, DC
February 12, 2015

Open Session


1:00 pm         Welcome and Introductions 
                        Linda Katehi, University of California, Davis, Committee Chair

1:15 pm         Charge from Sponsors (each sponsor will be provided 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions,
                        to provide input on the study and discuss areas of interest to their agency or organization)
  • Alan Hecht, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mijo Vodopic, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Elisabeth Larson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
2:45 pm        How Sustainability Contributes to Urban Regeneration
                       Suzanne Morse Moomaw, University of Virginia

3:15 pm        BREAK

3:30 pm        Implementing Urban Sustainability 
                       Amanda Pitre-Hayes, City of Vancouver

4:00 pm        Systems Critical to Urban Sustainability 
                       Karen Seto, Yale University

4:30 pm        Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties
                       Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu

5:00 pm        Open Session Concludes


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