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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Natural Capital Salon »

May 19, 2010 8:00 am

Large-Scale Solar Technology and Policy Forum »

April 8, 2010 8:00 am

A technology and policy forum held April 2010 on how to make large-scale solar a viable solution for our energy future. The forum brought together scientists, policy makers, industry and non-governmental organization leaders to develop the blueprint for a plan on technology development, regulatory changes and deployment strategies.

Woods Institute Water Salon - I »

March 16, 2010 8:00 am

The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment held a Freshwater Salon on Mach 16, 2010, where faculty presented an overview of current research at Stanford and plans for three strategic research collaborations that will address major freshwater challenges facing humankind. Two of the strategic collaborations, Global Freshwater Initiative, and Program on Water, Health and Development, will address questions facing water managers in major parts of the world. The third strategic collaborations, joint program on Water in the West, will focus on solving water issues facing the western United States.

Environmental Venture Projects Forum »

October 7, 2009 8:00 am

An October 2009 forum that featured presentations by six Environmental Ventures Program grant recipients and a panel discussion on the value of interdisciplinary research and collaboration. Stanford faculty also discussed ideas for future EVP grant proposals.