May 16-18: NRC Sustainability Solutions webcast

A National Academies Symposium Webcast: Partnerships, Science, and Innovation for Sustainability Solutions 

The National Research Council’s Science and Technology for Sustainability Program (STS) will organize a two and a half day public symposium, Science, Innovation, and Partnerships for Sustainability Solutions at the Pew DC Conference Center in Washington, DC on May 16-18, 2012. During the symposium, experts will examine the National Science Foundation’s and other Federal agencies’ investments in research related to sustainability, including the most significant outcomes of these investments. In addition, participants will identify opportunities and key priorities to enhance the link between science and decision making and to help encourage practices that would promote sustainability; and to foster partnerships and linkages between disciplines, sectors and agencies. The symposium will include participants from federal, state and local government, the private sector, academia, nongovernmental organizations, and international bodies involved in sustainability issues. A brief summary of the event will be issued and widely disseminated to the public. 

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 
Thursday, May 17, 2012 9:00 am – 12:15 pm; 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 
Friday, May 18, 2012 9:00 am – 12:00 pm This webcast is free and open to the public. 
Please register to attend the webcast by completing this form For more information about this symposium, please visit here.  This symposium is supported by the National Science Foundation.   For more information, please contact the STS program at 

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