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16/7/2018 09:0018/7/2018 13:00Frontiers of Development symposiumHilton Rio De Janeiro Copacabana Hotel, Avenida Atlântica 1020, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22010-000, Brazil
The Frontiers of Development is an interdisciplinary programme, which works to engage expertise from the four UK National Academies to hold two international symposia a year.
Bringing together participants from engineering, medical, social and science backgrounds across industry, academia and government to encourage interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle global development challenges. Symposia topics have the SDGs at the heart and the next event will explore themes such as:
Sustainable blue economy
Management and protection of marine ecosystems
Climate induced disaster mitigation and resilience.
Attendees are encouraged to apply for a GCRF Networking Grant award of up to £25,000 to seed networks created at the event.
More details can be found at Frontiers of Development and for more information, please contact Russell Lamb , Programme Officer at the Royal Academy of Engineering.