October 2–7, 2017 • Porto Alegre, Brazil
“Facing human impacts: the challenges for society and for science”
Since 2003, the Brazil-Germany Symposium of Sustainable Development has been taking place in both countries alternately every other year. The first Symposium was held in Tübingen, Germany. The purpose of the Symposium is to present and discuss the differences and similarities regarding the sustainable development of two societies related to their cultural identity with the resources of the earth and its processes. The 2017 edition will be hosted at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. The theme of this edition will be “Facing human impacts: the challenges for society and for science”. In this event, the scientific exchange between colleagues from Brazil and Germany in the field of technological innovation and sustainability is opportune. The focus is mainly on issues related to energy, water, soil, climate, biodiversity, agriculture and forestry, politics, economics, resource management and future cities.
→ Flyer (Pdf 5.9 MB)
→ Pontifíca Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
→ Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (in German)
May 3–4, 2017 • Monterrey, Mexico
“Water sustainability and its importance in public health”
The first edition of the Kleines Alumni Seminars (KAS) on “Water sustainability and its importance in public health” is aimed at strengthening the important presence of the DAAD in Monterrey and aims to extend the activities of experts trained in Germany and special guests. The availability of quality water and its effects on human public health are priority areas for sustainable development at the global level, so it is necessary to strengthen multidisciplinary work teams that address this issue.
The objective of this 2-day seminar is to connect experts from the scientific community working with water resources management and health. It is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service.
Venue: Ing. Manuel Martibnez Carranza Auditorium at the Civil Engineering School, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
Time: 9:00-18:00 Hours, Free entry, Limited availability.
Contact to register: @
→ PROGRAM 2017 (in English, Pdf 3 MB)
→ Año Dual Alemania-México 2016-2017
→ Civil Engineering School, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
See our official video of the KAS – DAAD “Water sustainability and its importance in public health” Conferences at FIC-UANL and supported by DAAD, SADM, INEGI, CICNL and SAGA
→ Official Video KAS – DAAD 2017, FIC – UANL