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Joint International Conference - 12.-15. October 2009

You can download the programme and registrationform here (*.pdf-file)

Registration on this website.

Deadline for registration: 7 October 2009

Since Oct. 21, you can download the slides, the speakers used to illustrate their talks.

Please note:  All the files you can download here, are downloadable only for your personal information. If you want to use files - or part of files - in any other circumstances, you need the explicit authorisation of the respective speaker. All contents are the intellectual property of their authors.
Slides M . Berenbaum, Slides G. Bugliarello, Slides E. Dinjus, Slides F.H. Frimmel, Slides P. Gleick, Slides A. Haverich, Slides Ch. Kottmeier, Slides L. Papay, Slides M. Savitz, Slides H. J. Schellnhuber, Slides E. Umbach, Slides Th. Weisse, Slides F. Wenzel, Slides E. Zerhouni, Slides K. F. Zieghahn 



12 October 2009

11:00 – 13:30          Registration

14:00 – 14:45          Opening Addresses

14:45 – 16:45          Climate and Technology

                              Ch. Kottmeier, KIT
                              Climate change and adaption: why technology is highly needed

                              Th. Leisner, KIT
                              Engineering the future climate?



13 October 2009

09:30 – 12:30         Ecology

                             K. F. Ziegahn, KIT
                             New, ecologically compatible schemes

                             F. Wenzel, KIT
                             Disasters in the Anthropocene - Perspectives and Challenges for Risk Management

                             M . Berenbaum, NAS
                             Building a better bee - - can it ‘bee’ done?

14:00 – 16:30        Water and Water Supply

                             Th. Weisse, Leopoldina
                             Water supply today and in the future

                             F. H. Frimmel, KIT
                             Human stress on water – quality of the water cycle

                             P . Gleick, NAS
                             A sustainable vision for water: moving to the soft path

17:00 – 18:30         Public Evening Lecture

                             D . Helbing, Leopoldina
                             Bio- und sozio-inspirierte Technologie: Perspektiven eines Dialogs zwischen den Ingenieur-, Natur-
                             und Sozialwissenschaften


14 October 2009

09:30 – 12:30        Energy, Energy Supply

                            H . J. Schellnhuber, Leopoldina
                            Energy supply and environmental effects

                            M . Savitz, NAE
                            Real prospects for energy efficiency

                            L. Papay, NAE
                            Renewable energy: a US perspective

14:00 – 16:00       Energy, Energy Supply

                            F. Kolb, KIT
                            Energy for another 50 years

                            E . Dinjus, KIT
                            Bio-mass energy for the future climate changes?

16:30                   Conference Dinner


15 October 2009

09:30 – 11:30       Mobility, Urban Issues

                            S . Wittig, Leopoldina

                            G . Bugliarello, NAE
                            Urban sustainability

11:30 – 12:30       Medicine and Technology

                            A . Haverich, Leopoldina
                            Clinical applications of scientific and/or technological innovations

14:00 – 18:00       Medicine and Technology

                           M . J. Lohse, Leopoldina
                           Genetics and drug development

                           E . Zerhouni, IOM
                           Major trends in health and biomedical research

                           J. Rowe, IOM
                           Economic aspects of health insurance in the future

                           D . Janzen, NAS
                           DNA barcoding the world: real bioliteracy for seven billion people

18:00 – 18:30       Conference Summary and Closing Remarks