Join us at the Fall 2017 BRIDGES speaker series

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Dr. Brian Chaffin, instructor of the Fall Seminar speaker series, has lined up a great list of speakers to discuss all things food-energy-water nexus.  You can download a speaker schedule here, or visit the resources page of our website to see the most up to date calendar. Seminars are followed by informal gatherings at local establishments, locations announced during seminar. All seminars are held Monday 4:30‐5:20pm in Stone Hall 304.

September 18:    Renewable Energy, Montana, and the FEW Nexus. Diana Maneta, Renewable Energy Professional

September 25:    Interdisciplinary Research and the FEW Nexus. Laurie Yung, Professor, UM Department of Society & Conservation

October 2:            The Nuclear Nexus:  An Atomic Perspective on the Food Energy Water Nexus. Payton Gardner, Assistant Professor, UM Department of Geosciences

October 9:            Water and the FEW Nexus. Speaker TBD.

October 16:          Food and the Nexus in Practice. David and Randy Mannix, Ranchers, Owners/Operators, Mannix Beef. Convener: Neva Hassanein, Professor, UM Department of Environmental Studies

October 30:          Engineering Perspectives on the FEW: Increasing regional to global-scale resilience in Food-Energy-Water systems through coordinated management, technology and institutions. Jennifer Adam, Associate Professor of Engineering, Washington State University

November 6:        The Future of Dams Project: How to Approach Interdisciplinary INFEWS Research. Kevin Gardner, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New Hampshire

November 13:     You’ve heard of STEM right (you better have)? Introducing “STEAM”: the naturally coupled world of art and science at the FEW Nexus. Maryann Bonjorni, Professor, UM School of Art

November 20:     Science Communication Workshop for research at the Food-Energy-Water Nexus. Nadia White, Professor, UM Journalism School

November 27:     Resilience, Governance, and the FEW Nexus. Brian Chaffin, Assistant Professor, UM Department of Society & Conservation

December 4:      TBD