Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Dialogues and Workshops

Through its Uncommon Dialogues and workshops the Stanford Woods Institute brings together leaders from government, NGOs and business with experts from Stanford and other academic institutions to develop practical solutions to pressing environmental challenges. These dialogues equip leaders to make informed decisions for a sustainable future while creating a two-way flow of information that brings new perspectives and context to Stanford's environmental research. Learn more about our past workshops and dialogues and download summaries and other resources below. For more information about organizing a dialogue or workshop with the Stanford Woods Institute, contact:

Brian Sharbono
Program Manager

Dialogues and Workshops

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Chi Conference »

January 14, 2011 8:30 am

The Chi Conference Working Group brought together environmental researchers from across Stanford's seven schools for innovative dialogue and productive collaboration. The conference, held on January 14, 2011, engaged a select group of Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in cross discipline interaction and creative conversation.

Ocean Salon »

November 30, 2010 8:30 am

The Stanford Woods Institute hosted an Ocean Salon in San Francisco focusing on research solutions to protect the ocean and its resources. Faculty from Stanford and Duke universities discussed their work on effective ocean and coastal management, climate change impacts on marine life and conserving large ocean species.

Stanford Woods Institute Water Salon - II »

October 7, 2010 8:00 am

The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment held a Water Salon that focused on freshwater challenges facing California and the West. Stanford faculty discussed their work in solving issues regarding groundwater, water re-use, and performance metrics for water management. This event was a follow-up to the March 2010 water salon held at Stanford University that provided an overview of a Freshwater Research Initiative that was launched by the Stanford Woods Institute.

Wastewater as a Resource: Focus on the Bay »

May 21, 2010 8:00 am

The Stanford Woods Institute hosted a dialogue on resource recovery from wastewater - specifically, how systems for wastewater management and water reuse should be defined for the San Francisco Bay Area in the 2020s. The dialogue brought together consultants, researchers, water quality agencies and government and industry leaders to inform planning efforts and align research with those efforts.