Research Day on Sustainability – Panel Discussions

9:10 – 10:10 Sustainable Development
The Longterm Returns from Water and Sanitation Improvements
Jeffrey Griffiths
Africa’s Turnaround: Towards Sustainable Growth in African Agriculture
William A. Masters
The Use of Novel Information Technologies for Global Disease Surveillance
Elena Naumova
Sustainable Development in Protracted Crises
Peter Walker
Moderated by Peter Uvin
10:30 – 11:30 Sustainable Cities
Sustainability Policies and Programs in U.S. Cities: What City Governments are Doing and Why
Kent E. Portney
Cardiovascular Health and Near Highway Pollution: The CAFEH Study
Doug Brugge
Maximizing the Benefits of Green Roofs in Urban Landscapes
Colin Mark Orians
Can a Shrinking City be “Sustainable”?
Justin B. Hollander
Moderated by Sheldon Krimsky
1:00 – 2:00 Sustainable Policy
Linking Farm and Food Policy to Sustainability
Timothy Griffin
The Challenge of Assuring Food Safety for Locally Produced Livestock Products:
The Azuluna Brands Example

George Saperstein
Climate Change Policy: The Role of Economics
Gilbert E. Metcalf
Approaches to Sustainability Evaluation
Richard M. Vogel
Moderated by Christopher Swan
2:00 – 3:00 Sustainable Technology
Deployment of Cleaner Energy Technologies
Kelly Sims Gallagher
Sustainable Environmental and Economic Development Based on Analytical Technologies
Albert Robbat, Jr.
Nanocatalysis for Sustainable Energy
Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos
Energy Networks as Enablers of Sustainable Energy Systems
Aleksandar Stanković
Moderated by Linda Abriola


Cohen Auditorium
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155