Conference on Food, Water and Energy Solutions for Resilience in a Vulnerable World- Arava Institute (watch the video)

Venue: online
Date: 15 September 2020

On 15/9, Prof. Phoebe Koundouri was a keynote speaker on “Sketching Sustainability Transition in Europe: Sustainable Development Goals, European Green Deal, EU Recovery Plan” at the Conference “Food, Water and Energy Solutions for Resilience in a Vulnerable World”, organized by The Arava Institute.

 

Learn more at: https://arava.org/food-water-and-energy-solutions-for-resilience-in-a-vulnerable-world/

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies is pleased to invite you to an online conference discussing the need to build resilience into our vulnerable world by adopting localized food, water and energy solutions, enabling communities to be more sustainable, self-sustained and capable of meeting the challenges of climate change. The Arava Institute has worked for years developing partnerships and technologies that provide solutions to vulnerable off-grid communities. This webinar will offer the opportunity to hear how these technologies work and their potential to provide solutions for resilience in a vulnerable world.

The keynote speaker will be Professor Phoebe Koundouri.

Sketching Sustainability Transition in Europe: Sustainable Development Goals, European Green Deal, EU Recovery Plan

Professor Koundouri (Chair) of Sustainable Development (Economics and Econometrics) at the School of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece). Prof. Koundouri is listed in the 1% of most-cited women economists in the world, with 15 published books and more than 250 published scientific papers.

Conference speakers include leading distributed technology companies, academics and practitioners in the fields of regional water and energy solutions, food security as well as looking at the complex relationship of interconnectivity and self-sufficiency in these times. The online conference includes time for questions and discussion with the speakers and presenters.

 

Schedule

16:00 Welcome – David Lehrer Executive Director of the Arava Institute – The Arava Institute’s role in the development and implementation of distributed food, water and energy solutions in the Middle East

16:10 Keynote Speaker – Professor Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business – Sketching Sustainability Transition in Europe: Sustainable Development Goals, European Green Deal, EU Recovery Plan

16:55 Jordan River Basin Cooperation on Water

17:00 Panel I – Water

Watergen – Atmospheric Water Generator

Neighborhood Wastewater and Reuse Systems

Laguna – Vertical Green Wall Wastewater Treatment and Reuse System

17:30 Regional Energy Cooperative solutions

17:35 Panel II – Energy

Home Biogas

Solar Air Heaters potential in the region

Roof-top Solar in Gaza

18:15 Break

18:45 Regional food and self-sufficiency

18:50 Panel III – Food and self-sufficiency

Solabundance

Agrivoltaics

Village in a Box

19:30 Vision of the Arava Institute: building a self-sufficient campus as a model of sustainability

 

Watch the video: 

 
Now Live - Arava Institute webinar: Food, Water and Energy Solutions for Resilience in a Vulnerable World: Presenting Off-grid and Distributed Technologies in the Face of Climate Change

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies is pleased to invite you to an online conference discussing the need to build resilience into our vulnerable world by adopting localized food, water and energy solutions, enabling communities to be more sustainable, self-sustained and capable of meeting the challenges of climate change.

Posted by Arava Institute for Environmental Studies on Tuesday, September 15, 2020

 

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