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September 2021

Managing China’s Water–Ambition, Crisis, and Adaptation

September 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
(via Zoom connection)

This presentation is a continuation of the Urban & Water Thematic Group’s “Talk Shop” series. Abstract: Of all the world’s large economies, China has put forward perhaps the most ambitious policies to address a multi-faceted water crisis common to many other countries and regions: the need to provide adequate supplies of water to a growing diversity of users, including the environment; the need to protect water quality as pollution sources grow; and the need to manage water supplies under increasingly…

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October 2021

Future of Food: Opportunities and Challenges.

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
(via WebEx Connection Only)

A presentation by the 1818 Society Agriculture and Rural Development Thematic Group The current global food system is transforming at a pace never seen before. Some novel products like plant-based meat are already in the market while others, like cell-cultured meat, are making fast progress. Efforts to produce food through vertical farming, microbial fermentation, and ocean farming are also underway. The Agriculture and Rural Development Thematic team of the 1818 Society will sponsor a presentation on this subject by former…

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The 43rd Annual Meeting of The 1818 Society

October 27 @ 10:00 am - October 28 @ 4:00 pm
(via WebEx Connection Only)

RSVP Here. ----------------------------------- Presentation on the Staff Retirement Plan Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:00AM - 12:00PM (EDT) Chair: Dirk Mattheisen WebEx link - here (for update) ------------------------------------ Presentation on the Retiree Medical Insurance Plan (RMIP) Wednesday, October 27, 2021 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT) Chair: Fons Marcelis WebEx link - here (for update) ------------------------------------ Presentation on "The scientific, policy and political nexus between climate change, loss of biodiversity, land degradation and pollution: Are Governments and other stakeholders capable of addressing this…

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