St. Gallen, 17 December 2014 Scarcity of resources, efficient use of resources and sustainable lifestyles are the topics of the first national Austria Resources Forum, which will be organised in Salzburg, on 21-22 January, 2015
Landeshauptmann of Salzburg, Wilfried Haslauer, Mathis Wackernagel, Global Footprint Network, WRF President Xaver Edelmann and Harry Lehmann, German Federal Environment Agency will be among the keynote speakers. The full program (PDF) can be downloaded here. Registration is open until January 15.
Xaver Edelmann commented: “Resources challenges are everywhere, in the economy and in our environment. Technical, economic and political solutions are also everywhere. The World Resources Forum builds bridges between science, business and civil society to put those solutions into practice. We are extremely happy with the launch of the Austrian Resources Forum which will contribute to connecting brilliant ideas to people with power. In Austria and in the world.”
The event will be held in German language and is supported by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, and the European Union.