The University of Illinois is excited to welcome distinguished guests from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Zambia for a robust discussion on place-based adaptation to climate change around the globe. With moderator Ann-Perry Witmer, founder of the Contextual Engineering discipline, the panel Q&A will provide insight on the specific context of the panelists' efforts to better help prepare communities to face a changing climate in the areas of food, energy, and water.
Co-sponsored by: International Programs in Engineering; Office of International Programs, College of ACES; Agricultural & Biological Engineering; Agricultural & Consumer Economics; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering power group; Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment; Center for African Studies; Center for Global Studies through the support of the US Department of Education Title VI grant; and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies thanks to National Resource Center funding from the U.S. Department of Education. The views expressed are the presenter’s own and do not reflect Department of Education policy or views. Support also provided through the U.S. State Department Public Affairs Section grant, US Embassy La Paz.