2/4/15 Sustainable Co-development: The Case of the European Union - Dr. Jean Fried

Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Time: 7 - 8:30 PM
Location:  ELH 100
As Professor of Fluid Mechanics at  the University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg, France, Expert-Consultant at the European Commission in Brussels and UNESCO, and President of the European Institute for Water, and now Project Scientist at the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Fried developed an expert competence in directing multidisciplinary and multicultural professional groups of scientists, policymakers and planners, administrators and their technical staff, to prepare the scientific background of water legislation in the EU, and draft the corresponding water laws. He also directed water governance capacity-building programs of the EU in various countries and regions, such as, among others, the Middle East, South America, the United States, the European Union and most of its member states, Canada, Russia and Siberia, Uzbekistan, South Africa, with an emphasis on water, groundwater and sustainable development.

1/30-31/15 Program on Arctic Governance and Community-based Science in the Arctic

Time: Friday, January 30 - Saturday, January 31, 2015
Location: EDU Room 1111 (Friday 1/30) and Room 1131 (Saturday 1/31) (building # 3 on the campus map- http://uci.edu/visit/maps.php)
The aim of this two-day program is to explore ideas of what is needed for maintaining or improving governance, primarily but not exclusively environmental, in the Arctic region. The program will end with a session showcasing research by scholars who are working in the area of participatory science in the Arctic.
Sponsored by: UCI School of Law, Newkirk Center for Science & Society, Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources, Berkeley Law of the Sea Institute, Center for Unconventional Security Affairs, UCI Oceans Initiative, UCI Center in Law, Society and Culture, Fulbright Canada; Consulate General of Canada Los Angeles; Consulate General of Finland Los Angeles; Norwegian Consulate General San Francisco; Consulate General of Sweden San Francisco
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12/11/14 Public Forum on Irvine Farmer's Market Relocation

Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time: 7pm; check-in at 6:30pm
Location: SBSG room 1517 (map)

After 20 years as the most successful market in the county, the Irvine Farmer's Market is relocating to Mariner's Church (map) starting Saturday, December 13th. Join us and be a part of reimagining the market! Snacks made fresh from farmer's produce will be served.

RSVP: foodworkslab@gmail.com