Conference by Loïc Fel, co-founder of COAL – Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre

Conference by Loïc Fel, co-founder of COAL – Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre

Co-founder of COAL and Doctor of Philosophy from the Institute of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Loïc Fel will give a lecture at the 5th edition of the University of Peace on Tuesday, April 9.

Conference theme: sustainable development through the prism of creativity, interdisciplinarity to think about resource management.
With Loïc Fel and Sylvain Rotillon, head of the governance and environment, science and society mission of the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Solidarity.

This 5th edition will take place from April 8 to 13, 2019. This year, the University of Peace will focus on the climate emergency and the actions that must be taken today to fight climate change and implement unprecedented transitions in all aspects of society.
For 6 days, it will be an opportunity for students and researchers of 150 nationalities living on campus and the general public to debate and confront their points of view with the help of researchers, academics and high-level personalities.
How can we initiate a radical change in our lifestyles? How can we restore a balance that is now seriously compromised and guarantee access to natural resources for future generations? How can we change our consumption patterns to preserve ecosystems and reduce waste? These are the challenges of this new edition.

Place and time :

Tuesday, April 9 at 8 p.m.
Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre
Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris
9A Boulevard Jourdan
75014 PARIS

For the round tables andconferences, registration is strongly recommended
Free admission subject to availability of seats

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