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12th Annual US – China Joint Symposium on Advances in Critical Needs for the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems

The symposium aims to promote a coordinated research network between China and the US in the nexus of food, energy and water systems (FEWS).

“Advances in Critical Needs for the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems”

Date(s): 10/24/18 – 10/28/18

Location: Yixing Bamboo International Conference Center, China

FEWSTERN conference 2018

The symposium aims to promote a crosscutting coordinated research network between China and the US for collaborative research in the nexus of food, energy and water systems (FEWS). The conference will address potential solutions to an array of FEWS challenges, push international team development, plan research proposals, and stimulate forward-looking education. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage industry and government leaders and stakeholders for developing problem-based transdisciplinary research initiatives, which may be jointly funded by the US NSF and the NSF of China.

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Organizers:

  • Nanjing University, China
  • Renmin University of China
  • Southern University of Science and Technology, China
  • The University of Tennessee, USA

Sponsors:

  • National Natural Science Foundation
    of China (NSFC)
  • National Science Foundation, USA (NSF)
  • The University of Tennessee, USA
    • Institute of Agriculture
    • Institute for Secure and Sustainable Environment
    • Center for Environmental Biotechnology
    • Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy