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The challenges of interdisciplinary sustainable place making

Monday, 16 April 2018

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Cardiff University's Sustainable Places Research Institute presents its annual keynote lecture, looking at the challenges of interdisciplinary sustainable place making.

Join us as an eminent group of three international experts in the field of sustainability - Professor Tony Kapon, Professor Katarina Eckerberg, and Professor Alison Blay-Palmer - deliver a public panel event looking at the challenges of interdisciplinary sustainable place-making from the perspective of their own research. A moderated panel discussion will include questions from the audience.

Please note, this event will be filmed.

Tony Capon, Director of the International Institute of Global Health, United Nations University in Kuala Lumpur

Professor Capon was formerly the Foundation Professor of Public Health at the University of Canberra. Tony is a public health physician and an authority on environmental health and health promotion. His research interests are in urban futures, sustainability and human health.

Katarina Eckerberg, Professor of Political Science, UmeƄ University

Katarina Eckerberg is professor in political science. Her expertise comprises environmental and natural resource policy and politics at global, national and local level.

Alison Blay-Palmer, Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfred-Laurier University

Alison Blay-Palmer is the CIGI (Centre for International Governance and Innovation) Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, the founding Director of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, and an Associate Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University. Alison works in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies where she does research on resilient food systems and sustainable communities.

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Glamorgan Building
King Edward VII Avenue
CF10 3WA

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