World Resources Forum 2015 -Davos Switzerland (Partial Funding For Talented Students)

World Resources Forum 2015 -Davos Switzerland (Partial Funding For Talented Students)

Deadline: August 1, 2015

Applications are currently accepted for World Resources Forum (WRF) 2015. WRF is the global science-based platform for sharing knowledge about the economic, social and environmental implications of global resource use. WRF promotes innovation for resource productivity by building bridges among researchers, policymakers, businesses, SMEs, NGOs and civil society. The flagship activity is the annual WRF Conference.

The conference addresses various categories of resources, such as raw materials, water, air, land and soil, biomass and biodiversity. Submissions in the four key topics can address resource relevant issues such as: recycling, energy supply and systems integration, ICT, cities and infrastructure, transportation, and food and agriculture.

Several key topics would be addressed by UNEP, UNIDO, EU Presidency, European Parliament, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Swiss Academies of Science and Arts, European Investment Bank and WBCSD.

The WRF 2015 Conference would take place in Davos, Switzerland on October 11, 2015.

Key Topics:

  • Circular economy and decoupling
  • Technological innovation, business and finance
  • Targets, indicators, and benchmarks for resource use
  • Lifestyles and education

Eligibility

This is open to Undergraduate, Graduate or Postgraduate students at a recognized university or research institution worldwide.

Funding

Selected students will be eligible for a subsidy of 75% of standard conference fee. Economically-disadvantaged students may be eligible for further financial assistance to participate in WRF-2015.

How to Apply

Create an account at ConfTool,login and follow application instructions.

For more information, visit the World Resource Forum 2015 or E-mail Angela Versetti with Questions [email protected]

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