Second ABBY-Net SummerSchool: Natural Resource Management and Energy Systems under Changing Environmental Conditions – May 2013 in Bavaria


ABBY-Net, the "Alberta-Bavaria network"

ABBY-Net is an interdisciplinary network of researchers from universities in Alberta and Bavaria, collaborating on topics related to the sustainable development of resources under changing environmental conditions. ABBY-Net scientists work in various fields related to environment, energy, and computing science, and strive to create interdisciplinary approaches that further our understanding of energy systems and ecosystem functioning.

Key topics include:

  • Cleaner energy production, transportation, and storage
  • Impact of energy infrastructure on ecosystem processes
  • Effects of changing environmental conditions on energy systems
  • Water security

The purpose of the ABBY-Net Summer School is to train young scientists in interdisciplinary approaches to energy and ecosystem research, bringing together Masters and PhD-level students with senior researchers on an annual basis.

In 2012, the first ABBY-Net Summer School was convened in Kananaskis, Alberta. The 2013 Summer School will take place May 20-26, 2013, in Kloster Banz, Upper Franconia. Once one of the biggest monasteries in Bavaria, it is nowadays a modern meeting and education center, easily reachable from Nuremberg.

More about the program (pdf)

Organized by:
Prof. Dr. Klaus Diepold, TUM München
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Karl, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
PD Dr. Peer Kröger, LMU München
Prof. Dr. Ralf Ludwig, LMU München
Dr. Matthias Renz, LMU München
Prof. Mario A. Nascimento, University of Alberta
Prof. Stefan W. Kienzle, University of Lethbridge
Prof. Greg McDermid, University of Calgary

With kindly acknowledged support of:
Dr. Florence Gauzy (BayFOR) and Prof. Randy Goebel (AITF)

Source: abby-net.org/