I apologize for the short notice, but I just learned of this international symposium in Knoxville and wanted to share it with you in case you can squeeze it in!


Here is the conference website:



Opening Keynotes

Keynotes: Justus Wesseler (Wageningen, Netherlands), Archileo Kaaya (Makerere, Uganda),David Zilberman (UC Berkeley), David MCollum (ORNL), Moderators: Hongwei Xin, Brad Day, Gary Sayler(UTK)


2024 FEWSUS Annual Conference
Food-Energy-Water Bioeconomies for Net-Zero Transition

Date:  March 18-20, 2024 (Monday-Wednesday)

Venue: University of Tennessee, Knoxville. UT Conference Center. Address:  600 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902

The symposium will explore the contributions of the food-energy-water nexus and circularity to net-zero economy systems that make both urban and rural communities healthy and resilient to the changes of climate and demography and the degradations of natural resources and ecosystem services. The symposium will offer a transdisciplinary forum for researchers, stakeholders and students to exchange knowledge, perspectives, and practices and build collaborative teams in the following areas:

•    Circular bioeconomy systems
•    Net Zero Urban systems
•    Sustainability of renewable energy technologies
•    Food-energy-water nexus for one-health ecosystems


Thank you,


Amy Fulcher
University of Tennessee, Dept. of Plant Sciences
Extension Specialist and Professor for Sustainable Ornamental Plant Production and Landscape Management
112 Plant Biotechnology Building

2505 E.J. Chapman Drive          

Knoxville, TN 37996-4500

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