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Forum Overview

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All events at Footprint Forum 2010, including the Public Footprint Conference will be held in Colle di Val d’Elsa. Colle di Val d’Elsa is located in the middle of Tuscany, in between Florence and Siena.

Download the full Footprint Forum 2010 Program.
Download the full Academic Conference Book of Abstracts.




Download the full Footprint Forum 2010 Program.

Footprint Policy Seminar

The pre-Forum policy seminar introduces the scientific basis and policy application of the Ecological Footprint. It provides a “crash-course” for participants of the Forum Roundtables who have limited experience working with the Ecological Footprint.
     Note: New Time - Monday, June 7: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Footprint Forum Roundtables

The Forum Roundtables will generate strategies for overcoming current barriers to a sustainable future and for producing quick wins that inspire further sustainability investments. It is based on a series of fast-paced, highly-interactive conversations on critical topics.
     Note: Earlier Start Time - Monday, June 7: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm, dinner at 7:30pm
     Tuesday, June 8: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, dinner at 8:00 pm
     Wednesday, June 9: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, lunch to follow

Academic Conference

Footprint academics will present and discuss the latest in Ecological Footprint research, including topics such as carbon Footprint, trade, biodiversity, city Footprints, and water. The academic conference is chaired by Prof. Simone Bastianoni from the Ecodynamics Group of the University of Siena.
     Note: Earlier Start Time - Wednesday, June 9: 9:00am – 7:00 pm, dinner at 8:00 pm
     Thursday, June 10: 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm (breakout session of public conference)

Public Footprint Conference

The public conference will include keynote addresses by leading speakers and feature the launch of Global Footprint Network’s Mediterranean Initiative. Attendees will be invited to attend afternoon breakout sessions showcasing Footprint applications in business, cities and regions. The public conference will be located in Colle di Val d’Elsa.
     Thursday, June 10: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Technical Footprint Training

The technical two-day training is intended for practitioners who are interested in applying the Footprint in their own work. It is geared towards people with a technical or quantitative background and researchers working on Ecological Footprint projects. For details on the topics covered in this training, visit our Technical Footprint Training page.
     Friday, June 11: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm, dinner at 8:00 pm
     Saturday, June 12: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm

You can download the Forum Overview here.