Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Solving Future Challenges of Population Growth

Posted: 11/14/2017 (Local Events)

Between 1900 and 2000, the world’s population increased from 1.5 to 6.1 billion people.
In just 100 years, the world’s population has grown three times larger than the entire previous history of humanity. As a result, unprecedented demands are being placed on infrastructure, with mounting risks to public health, safety, and livelihood.
Are you concerned about how the world’s population is changing and where we’ll be in the next three decades? If so, you’re not alone. Fortunately with this increase in population size comes a larger community of global residents who can collectively PRESS ON to discover new technologies, innovations and ideas capable of solving this massive challenge to the human race.

Program:
5:30 – Doors Open
5:30-6:15 – Networking
6:15-7:45 – Presentations
7:45-8:30 – Q&A

Our esteemed Guest Speakers include Rusty Rodriguez of Symbiogenics and Sara Curran of University of Washington. The discussion will be moderated by Heather Lewis of Rover.com.

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Date: 11/15/2017

Time: 6:15-8:30 PM

Location: Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University