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11th UOG Conference on Island Sustainability

11th UOG Conference on Island Sustainability

11th UOG Conference on Island Sustainability

Hyatt Regency Guam

1155 Pale San Vitores Road
Tumon, 96913

ISLAND WISDOM FOR A GLOBAL FUTURE • MARCH 31 TO APRIL 3, 2020 The 11th University of Guam Conference on Island Sustainability will take place from March 31 to April 3, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Guam, with pre-conference events on March 30 and 31. For the first time in conference history, the Governor of Guam, Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero, will serve as co-chair alongside UOG President Dr. Thomas W. Krise. This year's theme is "Island Wisdom for a Global Future."

Together with strategic partners, the Local2030 Islands Network and Global Island Partnership (GLISPA), the conference aims to gather representatives from at least 20 islands in 2020 to share progress, innovations, and strategies to collectively move toward a sustainable global future. Sustainability leaders from around the globe are also invited to share innovations and partnership opportunities that will contribute to island sustainability.

Visit the official conference website: https://www.uog.edu/cis2020/


Early bird registration is now open! The first 100 registrants are eligible for a $50 discount. Sign up for the conference via the Whova app, or by clicking the link below. For more information on registration, contact Phil Cruz, UOG CIS sustainability coordinator, at philcruz@uog.edu.

Register here: https://whova.com/portal/registration/cis_202003/


Proposals for sessions are now being accepted for the UOG Conference on Island Sustainability. Diverse abstract submissions from academia, government agencies, non-profit organizations, teachers, students, and the general community are encouraged.

Overarching topics:

Island Wisdom. As keepers of traditional knowledge stretching back thousands of years, islanders have long understood sustainability challenges. What wisdom are we using today in islands to solve sustainability challenges? What wisdom can we revisit?

Global Future. In what ways can we apply Island Wisdom to challenges around the world to achieve a sustainable global future?

Read more on the conference website: https://www.uog.edu/cis2020/call-for-abstracts

UOG Center for Island Sustainability: https://www.uog.edu/cis

Monday, March 30, 2020

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Phil Cruz

Phone: (671) 735-2918

Event Details

Monday, 03/30/2020
Hyatt Regency Guam
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