Highlights 19.01.2017

Future Earth Knowledge-Action Networks

Over the past month Future Earth started several activities to jointly develop with the global community its eight Future Earth Knowledge-Action Networks (KANs). Examples for upcoming activities are summarized below. You can also join the newly launched Future Earth Open Network to exchange opinions and discuss ideas for research in Knowledge-Action Networks.

UPDATE (26.3.2018)

KAN Natural Assets: Webinar (19 October 2016), Consultation Survey open until 26 May 2017, Synthesis Report  on Natural Assets KAN (July 2017), Future Earth-IPBES workshop on the future of biodiversity and human well-being (March 2018, Medellin, Colombia)

KAN Transformation: Get involved in "SDG Transformation Forum" and its six working groups

KAN Sustainable Consumption and Production: Workshop series, Workshop (3-5 May 2017, Annapolis, Maryland, USA), more about upcoming events in 2018/2019 available here

KAN Ocean: Workshop (4-5 December 2016, Kiel, Germany), Call for application Development Team (deadline 30.4.2017), Workshops report on the "Development of an Integrated Ocean Research Network" published (March 2017), Launch at UN Ocean conference (June 2017), Contribution to 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting (February 2018, Portland)

KAN Water-Energy-Food Nexus & Urban: Symposium on „Eco-Innovation for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus“ (17-18 November 2016, Cyprus) or contribute via the Future Earth Open Network

KAN Health: Webinar on Sustainable Food Systems (Monday, 23.1.2017), Open Consultation on research priorities on health, climate and environment (until August 14, 2017), 2018 Planetary Health Meeting (29-31.5.2018, Edinburgh)

KAN Cities/Urban: Online survey open until 31.1.2017 More information, Cities IPCC conference (March 2018, Montreal, Newsletter (first issue in March 2018)

KAN SDGs: Seedbeds of Transformations conference (May 2018, Port Elizabeth, SA)

Future Earth Days 2016 (30 November - 1 December2016, Paris, France). More information 

German Future Earth Summits (2014, 2016, 2018, Berlin, Germany) More information

First Cross-cutting KAN worokshop (7.2.2018, Berlin, Germany) More information