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Farewell Symposium Johan Feenstra: Empowering Transitions for Sustainable Futures

  • 29 May 2024
  • 13:00-17:30
  • Wageningen
  • Wageningen University & Research

Beginning of June, Johan will retire after being the hard working heart and soul of WIMEK for 31 years. This calls for a proper farewell to thank him for everything he has done for WIMEK and the university. To this end, we will organize a symposium on the 29th of May (13:00-16:00) followed by a reception (16:00-17:30).

The theme for the symposium is ”Empowering Transitions to Sustainable Futures’’, a topic that is very near and dear to Johan. Through the years he spent at WIMEK he has seen amazing research taking place in the field of environment, sustainability, and climate change, but its impact has not always been very apparent. Therefore, he would like participants to think about cultural and organizational changes that would be needed in the academic system to actively contribute to the necessary transitions in society.

The symposium will be chaired by the dean of Wageningen University & Research Prof. Dr. Carolien Kroeze. The three themes that will be addressed during the symposium are:

  • Strengthening interaction between science and society through dialogues, co-creation, transdisciplinarity, etc.
  • Contributing to the development of narratives about a sustainable future that provide perspective, rather than doom and gloom
  • Example(s) of successful co-creation projects

For more information and registration, go here.

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Seminar From Ground to Cloud: Advances in Global Water Modeling and Management

  • 19 April 2024
  • IHE Delft
  • IHE Delft
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Seminar From Ground to Cloud: Advances in Global Water Modeling and Management

  • 19 April 2024
  • IHE Delft
  • IHE Delft
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