NIE-IGES Workshop

Innovation from nature • Innovation for nature

27 July, 2021 (Tuesday) 13:30-16:00

Technological development has changed and improved many aspects of our lives, including the way we conserve nature and its biodiversity. Meanwhile, nature itself is also the source of an increasing amount of technological innovation. In this workshop we will share ideas and research on innovation "from" and "for" nature, and contemplate the way forward.

Event Details

27 July, 2021 (Tuesday) 13:30-16:00

Online meeting (YouTube Live)

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Presentation Materials


13:30-13:40 Welcoming Remarks Byoung Yoon Lee, Executive Director of NIE  
Kazuhiko Takeuchi, President of IGES  
13:40-15:15 Presentations Overview: Innovation from nature; Innovation for nature
André Mader (IGES)
Monitoring for conservation: new approach in ecosystem survey
Tae-Woo Lee (NIE)
Ask Nature: Online platform on biomimicry
Andrew Howley (The Biomimicry Institute)
Biomimicry current research status
Searomi Moon (NIE)
Free geospatial tools for understanding nature's contributions to climate change resilience
Brian Johnson (IGES)
The path of EcoBank to innovation: Ecological information for the public, researchers and policy makers
Seong-Soo Yoon (NIE)
15:15-16:00 Panel Discussion Q&A