Breakfast Seminar : Exploring the Water-Food-Energy Nexus
|Dates:||9 September 2013|
|Times:||08:00 - 09:30|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Professor Swaffield, Professor Ada Wossink, Mr Gutiérrez-Cánova|
This breakfast seminar is part of the University of Manchester Research Institute (UMRI) funded project - Fostering Interdisciplinary Research Building up Synergies in Water-Food-Energy (UMRI FIRE) - which aims to develop new collaborations directly in pursuit of seeking sustainable solutions to the challenges such as minimising greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, improving agricultural efficiencies and water and energy use in food supply chains.
The aim of this breakfast seminar taking place on Monday, 9th September between 8-9:30am is to develop an active dialogue between the University of Manchester's research community, external organisations and universities. Attendees will include local businesses, members of the public and university staff/students with an interest in the water-food-energy nexus.
It will focus on the challenges facing future land use, includes breakfast and is free to attend. It will provide you with an opportunity to listen to interesting presentations from speakers including Professor Swaffield (Uni of Lincoln, New Zealand), Mr Gutiérrez-Cánova (Murcia University, Spain) and Professor Ada Wossink (Uni of Manchester) and meet with others interested in the water-food-energy nexus.
Places are limited, so please click on the link below to register for your free place now.
Programme : 8:00 Networking Breakfast. 8:25 Introductions. 8:30 Presentations. 9:00 Opportunity for discussion and questions. 9:00 Close.
All welcome. Breakfast provided.
Organisation: University of Lincoln, New Zealand
Professor Ada Wossink
Organisation: University of Manchester
Organisation: Murcia University, Spain
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