GEOGRAPHY FOR FUTURE EARTH: COUPLED HUMAN-EARTH SYSTEMS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Proposer: Dr. Swarnima Singh  – Role or Function: University Professor (Assistant)

April 12th, 2024

GEOGRAPHY FOR FUTURE EARTH: COUPLED HUMAN-EARTH SYSTEMS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Description:

Illuminating the Future: A Geo-Night Event for Sustainable Development

Introduction:
In a world grappling with environmental challenges and the imperative for sustainable development. Here, a pressing need arises to illuminate the path towards a resilient future. This initiative from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University will generate knowledge among people to come together for the Geo-Night event. It aims to be a beacon of knowledge, fostering discussions, awareness, and actions centered around the intersection of geosciences, sustainable development, and the future of our planet.

Objective:
The primary objective of the Geo-Night event at DDU Gorakhpur University is to create a platform where geography experts, students, and the community at large can converge to explore innovative ideas, share insights, and ignite collaborations. It will also address the challenges of sustainable development within the context of the Earth’s future.

Event Overview:
The Geo-Night event will be an evening of engaging presentations and movie screenings. It is designed to inspire and empower participants to take meaningful action towards building a more sustainable future. The event will feature:
(a) Keynote Presentations: Renowned experts in geosciences, environmental sustainability, and sustainable development will deliver keynote speeches highlighting the latest research, trends, and best practices in their respective fields.
(b) wide range of environmentally-themed documentaries and movies together with interactive sessions will provide participants with practical tools, strategies, and resources to incorporate sustainability into their personal and professional lives. It might be overwhelming searching for entertaining yet educational content.

Target Audience:
The Geo-Night event is targeted towards a diverse audience, including but not limited to: Researchers and Academics in the fields of geosciences, environmental science, and sustainable development. Professionals working in industries related to infrastructure, transportation, agriculture, and urban planning, Government officials, and policymakers involved in environmental regulation and sustainable development initiatives. Students and educators interested in learning about and contributing to sustainability efforts. Community members and activists passionate about environmental conservation and climate action.

Conclusion:
The Geo-Night event may promise to be an inspiring and enlightening experience, bringing together stakeholders from various sectors to explore innovative solutions and strategies for addressing the challenges of sustainable development in the context of our rapidly changing planet. By fostering dialogue, collaboration, and action, we can collectively work towards building a more sustainable and resilient future for generations to come. We think joining this journey with IGU platform may felicitate a path towards a brighter future for our planet.

 

Objectives:

The primary objective of the Geo-Night event at DDU Gorakhpur University is to create a platform where geography experts, students, and the community at large can converge to explore innovative ideas, share insights, and ignite collaborations. It will also address the challenges of sustainable development within the context of the Earth’s future.

Event Language: English

The event will be: Mixed (Online AND in presence)

Country: India
City:  Gorakhpur
Address: Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Department of Geography, PIN-273009

Reference Organization (if any): Department of Geography, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University

Estimated starting time: 15.00.00

around 2 hours

Those who organize the event are: Academics, Geography enthusiasts, Artists, Students

School event? No

Comments or Notes: The Geo-Night event may promise to be an inspiring and enlightening experience for the little educationally backward region like Gorakhpur by fostering dialogue, collaboration, and action, we can collectively work towards building a more sustainable and resilient future for generations to come. We think joining this journey with IGU platform may felicitate a path towards a brighter future for our planet.

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