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Kauneckis presents at Mountains of Our Future Earth conference

M.C. Tilton
November 2, 2015

Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Environmental Studies professor Dr. Derek Kauneckis returned from the Mountains of Our Future Earth conference in Perth, Scotland on Oct. 8.

Kauneckis presented and served on working panels with scientists and researchers from around the world, including the Russian Academy of Sciences; International Polar Partnership Initiative, University of Alberta, Canada; Austrian Academy of Sciences; University of Bern, Switzerland; Commission on Ecosystem Management, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Albertine Rift Conservation Society, Uganda; Programme Specialist, International Hydrological Programme, UNESCO; and the Program Director for International Activities, Directorate for Geosciences, National Science Foundation, USA.  

The conference and high-profile workshops promoted the leadership role of the Voinovich School in international science networks and policy forums, and enhanced research partnerships with colleagues working on mountain development around the world.