Eye On Earth Summit
October 6-8, 2015
St. Regis, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
The Eye on Earth 2015 will promote dialogue and drive international action that revolutionizes the way data and information for real-world change are collected, accessed and shared. The 2015 summit seeks to foster a culture of collaboration through a network committed to achieving scalable impact for a sustainable future.
On Oct. 6, Mathis Wackernagel, president of Global Footprint Network President, will be a panelist on the Plenary 1: Data revolution and institutional transformation. The panel will highlight the opportunities and challenges regarding data, as increased evidence and knowledge is required to support policy and decision makers.
On Oct. 8, Alessandro Galli, Global Footprint Network's Mediterranean Regional Director, will speak at a side event titled "Innovation and tradition: A sustainable vision for the region through Footprint accounting,” which will focus on the 2015 footprint study of the Mediterranean.
October 7, 2015
Ronna Kelly, communications director of Global Footprint Network, will speak on "Mega Metrics" and the link between environmental metrics and consumer awareness during a lunch panel discussion with the YK Center.
View the conference agenda at events.sustainablebrands.com/newmetrics15/.
Ecocity World Summit
October 11-13, 2015
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Ecocity World Summit’s debut in the Middle East will tackle the issues around building ecocities in challenging environments, and serve as the platform upon which Abu Dhabi and the region will carry their ecocity visions forward.
On October 12, Mathis Wackernagel, president of Global Footprint Network, will moderate a session titled "Eco Citizen and the Green Economy."
On October 13, Alessandro Galli, Global Footprint Network's Mediterranean Regional Director, will present his paper titled "City Footprint and Leverage Points for Resource Management" at a side session.>
View the conference agenda at www.ecocityworldsummit.com/programme.
World Resources Forum
“Boosting Resource Productivity by adopting the Circular Economy”
October 14, 2015
10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Mathis Wackernagel, Global Footprint Network President, is a panelist on the session titled “Plenary Session: Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy – Understanding the Concepts.”