Deadline: May 1, 2015 | Views: 6

Location: Davos, Switzerland
Type: Partially-Funded.

The World Resources Forum (WRF) is the global science-based platform for sharing knowledge about the economic,social and environmental implications of global resource use. WRF promotes innovation for resource productivity by building bridges among researchers,policymakers, businesses, SMEs, NGOs and civil society. The flagship activity is the annual WRF Conference.

The conference addresses various categories of resources, such as raw materials, water, air, land and soil, biomass and biodiversity. Submissions in the four key topics can address resource relevant issues such as: recycling, energy supply and systems integration, ICT, cities and infrastructure, transportation, and food and agriculture.

Key Topics:

  • Circular economy and decoupling
  • Technological innovation, business and finance
  • Targets, indicators, and benchmarks for resource use
  • Lifestyles and education

Eligibility:

Registered students, research fellows or faculty members from any university, institute or think-tank

Benefits:

A selection of short proceedings will be considered for publication as peer-reviewed articles in a scientificjournal. Upon agreement with the corresponding author, all provided information including PowerPointpresentations and posters will be made accessible to the public on the WRF website after the conference.

Economically-disadvantaged authors of exceptional submissions may be eligible for financial assistance to participate in WRF-2015.

Application Procedure:

Paper abstracts (max 300 words) of either theoretical or applied nature can be submitted online on the WRF website, starting in March 2015.Contributions should address one of the four key topics listed above and should not have been previouslypresented at international conferences or published in international journals. Final acceptance of anycontribution requires registration of the author to attend the conference. The Scientific Expert Committee determines whether the author of an accepted short proceeding is ultimately invited for a paper or poster presentation.

Organizer: World Resources Forum.

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Location: Davos, SwitzerlandType: Partially-Funded.The World Resources Forum (WRF) is the global science-based platform for sharing knowledge about the economic,social and environmental implications of global resource use. WRF promotes innovation for resource productivity by building bridges among researchers,policymakers, businesses, SMEs, NGOs and civil society. The flagship activity is the annual...
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