Food-Energy-Water Nexus

December 5-6, 2019
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How do we provide and maintain the food, energy and water supplies in urban environments as the population continues to increase? Obstacles and initiatives are the focus of this conference, and attendees will leave with new ideas and new collaborators to focus on this imminent issue.

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Call for Abstracts

Abstract Deadline: September 5, 2019

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Submit your abstract to these and other related topics. Submissions are sought for oral, poster, and rapid fire presentations.

  • Impact of Climate Change on the Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus
  • FEW Nexus Data and the Data Science Community
  • Policy for the Resilience of FEW Impacts
  • Innovative Solutions
  • Transforming Urban Infrastructure to Support Food Scarcity
  • Forecasting Energy Needs for Increasing Populations
  • Hydrofracking and Its Impacts on the FEW Nexus
  • Food Waste as an Energy Source in Urban Environments



  • Chair: David Nadler (New York Institute of Technology)
  • Co-Chair: Ziqian Cecilia Dong (New York Institute of Technology) 
  • Steering Committee: Benson Pair, KBR
  • Additional members to be confirmed shortly

Important Dates

  • Call for Abstracts Closes September 5
  • Abstract Acceptance Notifications September 26
  • Early Bird Ends November 5
  • Conference Dates December 5-6