CES&T Inspiring afternoon 2019

Dear guest


On this website, you can subscribe for the event “Inspiring Afternoon” organized by the Centre for Environmental Science and Technology (CES&T). This event takes place on Friday March 15 2019 at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering (Coupure Links 653, Gent).




Welcome by Professor Ingmar Nopens, president of the Center for Environmental Science and Technology


13h45-15h45: Parallel sessions                   

A. CAPTURE: a multidisciplinary platform to accelerate urban resource recovery

B. End-of-Waste:  UGent platform for recuperation of renewable resources from biological waste streams

C. Guiding tools for sustainable development: an overview on recent projects on sustainable development of Ghent University and partners


16h-17h30: Plenary session: Strategic developments for the environmental challenges of the 21st century

Sven Schade (European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment)

Developing European environmental policies in times of alternatives realities, big data, climate change and the 4th mass extinction

Victor Dries (Flemish Government, advisor Environment)

Cocreation in policy: fact or (science-)fiction?

Frederik Verdonck (Arche consulting)

The rise of environmental data science

Murray Biedler (Unesco International Hydrology Programme)

UNESCO and the AU-NEPAD African Networks of Centers of Excellence on Water Science: Analyzing and Addressing Human Capacity Gaps in Africa’s Water Sectors


17h30-19h: Networking reception


More information: http://www.cest.ugent.be/?q=events


You can subscribe for one of the three parallel sessions. Please provide a first and second choice for the parallel session.

After registration, a confirmation email will be sent.