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Symposium on the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

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Session 1

Tuesday, 14. Sept.: CityGML, Common Database Food-Water-Energy ADE & Case Studies

Stuttgart/Vienna (CEST) 16.30-18.30 / New York (EST) 10.30 am -12.30 pm

  • Rushikesh Padsala, HFT Stuttgart/Germany: Development and applications of the CityGML FWE ADE
  • Ni-bin Chang/Andrea Valencia, University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando/USA: Integrating green infrastructure with food-energy-water nexus for decision support via system dynamics modeling
  • Florian Weidinger & Lisa Kaufmann, BOKU University University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna/Austria: HANPP footprint of densly populated areas - insights from two case studies in Ludwigsburg and Vienna
  • Reiner Braun, Reutlingen University, Germany and Concordia University, Canada: Using 3D CityGML for the Modeling of the Food Waste and Wastewater Generation—A Case Study for the City of Montréal
  • Alfred Helble, AH Consult, Stuttgart/Germany: The Food-Water-Energy Nexus: Influence and development of the water sector
  • Cecilia Dong (New York institute of Technology NYIT), Roberto Rojas-Cessa (New Jersey Institute of Technology NJIT) and Ahmed Mohamed (City College of the City University of New York): Comparative Analysis of Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emission of Diesel and Electric Trucks for Food Distribution in Gowanus District of New York City

Session 2

Wednesday 15. Sept.: IN-SOURCE VisToolBox, Lessons Learned & next Steps

Stuttgart/Vienna (CEST) 13.30-17.00 / New York (EST) 7.30-11.00 am (with break)

  • Ernst Gebetsroither-Geringer, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology/Vienna: VisToolBox Introduction
  • Lisa Kaufmann, Barbara Smetschka & Anna Kozlowska, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna/Austria: Analysing and presenting footprints of urban land-use and food supply in Vienna - the interactive HANPP Explorer
  • Ernst Gebetsroither-Geringer: AIT Austrian Institute of Technology/Vienna: FWE Land Use Simulator
  • Keyu Bao, HFT Stuttgart/Germany: A comprehensive bottom-up simulation tool for assessing regional food, water and energy demands and potentials
  • -------------------------- (Break)
  • Pia Laborgne, European Institute for Energy Research EIFER, Karlsruhe/Germany: Introduction to the SUGI Creating Interfaces Project
  • Joao Porto/Carlos Cámara-Menoyo/Greg McInerny, University of Warwick/Great Britain: (work title) Co-creating the urban nexus visualisation and the results
  • Jeffrey Raven, New York institute of Technology NYIT/USA : From Climate Research to Climate Action
  • Michael Bobker, City College of New York/CUNY, USA: Gaining Infrastructure Agency Engagement​​​​​​​
  • Jonas Bylund, Research & Innovation Officer, JPI Urban Europe Management Board: How is FEW Nexus approaches in sustainability research foreseen in the coming European Partnership Driving Urban Transition to a Sustainable Futures (DUT)?

Discussion on nexus approach/lessons learned/next steps

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