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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Water, Health and Development »

July 2, 2009 8:00 am

The goal of this July 2009 dialogue was to develop a collaborative group of scholars and practitioners focused on the linkages between urbanization and land-use change, water and waste management, and public health in urban zones of sub-Saharan Africa. The event brought together individuals from a diversity of disciplines, organizations and backgrounds to create opportunities for new ideas and research directions to emerge.

Water in the West II Workshop »

March 10, 2009 8:00 am

The second of two workshops designed to develop a policy-relevant, multidisciplinary research program on addressing issues associated with future water use in the west. Held March 2009 and co-hosted with the Bill Lane Center for the West, this second workshop helped to finalize the plans for the joint program on Water in the West that was launched January 2010.

Climate & Conservation Workshop »

February 23, 2009 8:00 am

This exploratory workshop in February 2009 brought together leading legal scholars, practitioners, and scientists to examine new ideas and approaches for sustaining effective conservation in the context of a changing climate.