Keynote Speakers


Joseph Alcamo
Professor at the Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, Germany

Boubacar Barry
Coordinator of the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) and Director of the WASCAL Competence Centre

Uschi Eid
Chair of the Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation of the United Nations Secretary General

Bernd Kordes
President and CEO Lahmeyer Holding and Lahmeyer International

Csaba Korösi
Director for Environmental Sustainability at the Office of the Hungarian
President; Former Ambassador of Hungary to the United Nations, Co-Chair of the UN Open Working Group on SDGs

Helmut Löwe
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Deputy Head of Division "Resources and Sustainability"

Wolfram Mauser
Deputy Director of the Department of Geography, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

Jacqueline McGlade
Chief Scientist, UNEP

Claudia Pahl-Wostl
Director of the Institute for Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabrück, Germany

Karl-Ulrich Rudolph
Professor at the University Witten-Herdecke, Germany

Paul Shrivastava
Executive Director of Future Earth

Joachim von Braun
Professor at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), UNiversity of Bonn, Germany

Charles Vörösmarty
Professor at the Department of Civil Engeneering, City University of New York, USA