Event: 2017 Symposium on Sustainability – Achieving Sustainability through Innovation and Education

2017 台亞永續研討會 – 藉創新與教育實現永續
2017 AZ-TW Symposium on Sustainability –
Achieving Sustainability through Innovation and Education

Date: 5/5/2017

Location: Wrigley Hall, 800 Cady Mall #481, Tempe, AZ 85281

Parking: ASU Foundation Garage (Fulton Center Parking Structure), 300 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
Free Admission. Breakfast & Lunch Included. Limited Seating!
** Dress Code: Business Casual


The purpose of this symposium is to provide a forum for the participants to share and exchange the expertise, experiences, and viewpoints on sustainability-related research and practices, with a goal of fostering the cross-border collaboration among interested partners for the growth of green and sustainable business between Taiwan, Arizona and beyond

In our previous signature events, we have attracted 60+ people per event. We expect to reach the full capacity of the even this year as well.

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Honorable Guests:

  • Director, Richard Chang – MoST
  • Vice President, Matt Salmon – ASU
  • Dr. Chih C. Chao – THU
  • Dr. Walter Den – THU

Speakers:

  • Prof. Dave Guston – ASU
  • Dr. Chih C. Chao – THU
  • Prof. Clark Miller – ASU
  • Prof. Hsing-Chou Sung – THU
  • Prof. Pete Lammers – ASU

Agenda

  • Date: 05/05/2017
  • Location: Wrigley Hall, 800 Cady Mall #481, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Parking: ASU Foundation Garage, 300 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
Time Sessions/Activities
08:30 – 09:30 Registration & Breakfast
09:30 – 09:45 Opening Remarks

  • AZ-TW Chair – Angela Yin Cesal
  • MoST – Director, Richard Chang
  • ASU – Vice President, Matt Salmon
  • THU – Dr. Walter Den
09:45 – 11:05 Keynote Speeches: Sustainability Innovation & Practices

Topic: Anticipatory Governance and the Future of Innovation
ASU – Prof. Dave Guston


Topic: Achieving Circular Economy through Innovation and Partnership
THU – Dr. Chih C. Chao

11:05 – 11:25 Coffee Break & Group Photo
11:25 – 12:30 Session 1: Sustainability Challenges Facing 21st Century: Issues, Opportunities, and Approaches

Topic: Public Policy and Energy Transition
ASU – Prof. Clark Miller


Topic: Public Governance Models for Sustainable Development
THU – Prof. Hsing-Chou Sung

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:40 Session 2: Innovating Systems and Technologies to Ensure Corporate and Regional Sustainability

Topic: Algal Biotechnology for the Food-Energy-Water Nexus
ASU – Prof. Pete Lammers


Topic: The Development of Microalgae and Oleaginous Yeast as the Oil Feedstock for Biodiesel
THU – Prof. Walter Den / Prof. Hong-Wei Yen

14:40 – 15:10 Coffee Break & Networking
15:10 – 16:50 Panel/Group Session:
Moderator:

  • Dr. Walter Den
  • Dr. Chris Boone

Panelist:

  • Prof. Dave Guston
  • Dr. Chih C. Chao
  • Prof Clark Miller
  • Prof. Hsing-Chou Sung
  • Prof. Pete Lammers

Topic A: Sustainability Innovation and Practices

Topic B: Multidisciplinary Research and Education

Topic C: Partnership Building through Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs

16:50 – 17:00 Concluding Remarks & MOU Signing/Renewing Ceremony

  • Dr. Walter Den
  • Dr. Chris Boone

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Have questions? Please feel free to contact AZ-TW Society of Technology

Info@AZTW.org