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Program Schedule

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The full program is also available in the abstract book

 

Stream: 1 - Policy & Planning Day: 1    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:00 Welcome:  Ed Constable and  Max Bergman
9:15-10:15

Environmental policy

3
Coffee Break
10:45-12:15

Environmental policy (continued)

5
Lunch Break
14:45-15:45 Risk management policy 3
Coffee Break
16:15-17:45

The Challenges and Opportunities of Rapid Urban Development

[Stream 2: Urbanization and Cities]

 4

 

18:00-19:00

Live Video Keynote: Jeffrey Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

 

Stream: Mixed Day: 2    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:30

Food Sustainability
(Stream 3: Environmental Sustainability)

3
Coffee Break
10:00-13:00 Enhancement of Eco-system Services Governed by Soil through Sustainable Management
(Stream 3: Environmental Sustainability)
9
Lunch Break
13:30-14.30 Keynote: Klaus Leisinger, Global Values Alliance Foundation: Corporate Sustainability, Global Values and Pluralistic Societies: What can we know? What ought we to do? What may we hope?
14:45-15:45

Socioecological Metabolism and Sustainability
[Stream 3: Environmental Sustainability]

2
Coffee Break
16:15-17.45 Cultural Values & Sustainability
(Stream 4: Lifestyle, consumption, & mobility)
4
Stream: Mixed Day: 3    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:30 Keynote: Marc Rosen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada: Potential Contributions to Sustainability of Net-zero Energy Buildings and Communities

9:45-11:00

Waste-Water Management

4

Coffee Break
11:15-12.45 Time & Space Studies
(Stream 2: Urbanization & Cities)
4
Lunch Break
14:00-15.00 Keynote: Aldo Stroebel, National Research Foundation, South Africa: Towards Impact and Resilience: Innovative Funding Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Africa
15:15-16:45 Case Studies on Sustainable Consumption
Stream 4: Lifestyle, consumption, & mobility
5
Coffee Break
17:15-18:15 Livestock
(Stream 3: Environmental Sustainability)
3
Stream: 2 - Urbanization & Cities Day: 1    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9.00 Welcome: Ed Constable and Max Bergman
9:15-10:45 Global Health and Sustainability: Ensuring People and Ecosystems Health 4
Coffee Break
11:15-12:45 Sustainable life-cycle Analysis of Buildings 3
Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Sustainable Retrofitting of Buildings
[&] Sustainable Construction Methods
6
Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Transformational Solutions for Sustainable Future Cities
[&] Climate Change and Urban Form
4
18:00-19:00 Live Video Keynote: Jeffrey Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Stream: Combined Streams Day: 2    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-10:00

Urbanization
[Stream 2: Urbanization and Cities]

5
Coffee Break
10:30-12:30 Urban Planning
(Stream 2: Urbanization & Cities)
6
Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Keynote: Klaus Leisinger, Global Values Alliance Foundation: Corporate Sustainability, Global Values and Pluralistic Societies: What can we know? What ought we to do? What may we hope?
14:45-17:00

Urban Planning (continued)
[Stream 2: Urbanization and Cities]

7
Coffee Break
17:30-19:00 Urban Policy 5
Stream: Policy and Planning Day: 3    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:30 Keynote: Marc Rosen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada: Potential Contributions to Sustainability of Net-zero Energy Buildings and Communities
9:45-10:45 Funding Mechanisms for Sustainable Practices 3
Coffee Break
11:15-12.45 Funding Mechanisms for Sustainable Practices (continued) 4
Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Keynote: Aldo Stroebel, National Research Foundation, South Africa: Towards Impact and Resilience: Innovative Funding Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Africa
15:15-16:45 Energy Policy & Forecasting 4
Coffee Break
17:15-18:15

The Elusive Search for Sustainable Anti-Corruption Strategies: What have we overlooked?

3
Stream: 3 - Environmental sustainability Day: 1    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:00 Welcome: Ed Constable and Max Bergman
9.15-10:15 Farming 3
Coffee Break
10:45-11:45 Farming (continued) 3
Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Optimizing Farming [&] Potential of Payments for Environmental Services to Improve Livelihoods of Small-Scale Farmers... 5
Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Sustainable Agricultural Production 5
18:00-19:00 Live Video Keynote: Jeffrey Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Stream: 3 - Environmental sustainability Day: 2    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-10:00 Alternative Energy Sources 5
Coffee Break
10:30-11:30 Alternative Energy Sources (continued) 3
Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Keynote: Klaus Leisinger, Global Values Alliance Foundation: Corporate Sustainability, Global Values and Pluralistic Societies: What can we know? What ought we to do? What may we hope?
14:45-16:15 Developing Sustainable Water Systems 4
Coffee Break
16:45-18:15 Water Insecurity [and] Assessment of Small Island Developing States Vulnerability-Resilience Face to Global Changes 5
Stream: 3 - Environmental sustainability Day: 3    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:00 Keynote: Marc Rosen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada: Potential Contributions to Sustainability of Net-zero Energy Buildings and Communities
9:45-11:15 Farming Practices (water) 4
Coffee Break
Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Keynote: Aldo Stroebel, National Research Foundation, South Africa: Towards Impact and Resilience: Innovative Funding Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Africa
15:15-17:15 Ecosystem Conservation (3)
[&]Natural Resources (3)
6
Coffee Break
17:45-18:45 Irrigation (3) 3
Stream: 4 - Lifestyle, consumption, and mobility Day: 1    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:00 Welcome: Ed Constable and Max Bergman
9:15-11:15 Engaging the Public: Renewable Energy 6
Coffee Break
11:45-12:45

Individual Behaviour & Sustainability

3

Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Attitudes, Behaviours, and Lifestyles 4
Coffee Break
15:30-17.30 Transitioning towards Sustainability 5
18:00-19:00 Live Video Keynote: Jeffrey Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Stream: 4 - Lifestyle, consumption, and mobility Day: 2    
Time Activity Presentations
08:30-09:30

Health-related Consumption and Lifestyle

3

Coffee Break
10:00-11:30 The Quest for Theoretical and Conceptual Fameworks in Sustainable Lifestyles and Consumption 4
Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Keynote: Klaus Leisinger, Global Values Alliance Foundation: Corporate Sustainability, Global Values and Pluralistic Societies: What can we know? What ought we to do? What may we hope?
14:45-16:45 Mobility System 6
Coffee Break
17:15-18:45 Mobility and Access 3
Stream: Combined Streams, Sourcing and Material Flows Day: 3    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:30 Keynote: Marc Rosen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada: Potential Contributions to Sustainability of Net-zero Energy Buildings and Communities
9:45-11:15 Developing Appropriate High Level Capacity in Africa to Achieve Sustainable Development [Stream 1: Policy and Planning] 4
Coffee Break
11:45-13:15

Sourcing and Material Flows
[Stream 5: Sustainability in Economics, Business, and Management]

5
Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Keynote: Aldo Stroebel, National Research Foundation, South Africa: Towards Impact and Resilience: Innovative Funding Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Africa
Coffee Break
Stream: 5 – Sustainability in Economics, Business, and Management Day: 1    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-9:00 Welcome: Ed Constable and Max Bergman
9.15-10.15 Technological Innovation 2
Coffee Break
10:45-12:15 Sustainable Manufacturing 4
Lunch Break
14:45-15:45 Managing Business Impacts as Sustainable Development Corporate Responsibility and the SDGs 3
Coffee Break
16:15-17:45 Managing Business Impacts as Sustainable DevelopmentCorporate Responsibility and the SDGs (continued) 4
18:00-19:00 Live Video Keynote: Jeffrey Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Stream: 5 – Sustainability in Economics, Business, and Management Day: 2    
Time Activity Presentations
8:30-10:30 Corporate Management and Sustainability 6
Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Corporate Management and Sustainability (continued) 5
Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Keynote: Klaus Leisinger, Global Values Alliance Foundation: Corporate Sustainability, Global Values and Pluralistic Societies: What can we know? What ought we to do? What may we hope?
14:45-16:45

Economic Assessment of Sustainability

6
Coffee Break
17:15-18:45

Assessing Sustainability

4
Stream: 5 – Sustainability in Economics, Business, and Management Day: 3    
Time Activity Presentations
8.30-9.30 Keynote: Marc Rosen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada: Potential Contributions to Sustainability of Net-zero Energy Buildings and Communities
9:45-11:15 The Role of Private Enterprise 5
Coffee Break
11:45-13:15 Contrasting Approaches to CSR 4
Lunch Break
14:00-15.00 Keynote: Aldo Stroebel, National Research Foundation, South Africa: Towards Impact and Resilience: Innovative Funding Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Africa
15:15-17:15 CSR Principles and Guidelines 6
Coffee Break
17:45-18:45 CSR Principles and Guidelines (continued) 3

                                                                                                                                     

Live Video Keynote Speaker

Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs – Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals, Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Marc Rosen – Potential Contributions to Sustainability of Net-zero Energy Buildings and Communities.
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Ontario, Canada

Prof. Klaus LeisingerCorporate Sustainability, Global Values and Pluralistic Societies: What can we know? What ought we to do? What may we hope?
President of the Global Values Alliance Foundation, Professor of Sociology of University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Dr. Aldo Stroebel – Towards Impact and Resilience: Innovative Funding Partnerships for Sustainable Development  in Africa
Executive Director, International Relations and Cooperation, National Research Foundation, South Africa

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