Urban Agriculture – Fad or Future: Should tomorrow’s cities grow their own food?


24 October 2018, 17:15 – 19:00. ETH Zurich, LEE E 101, Leonhardstrasse 21, Zürich

Urban agriculture has the potential to contribute to food security and social well-being in cities, while simultaneously increasing overall sustainability of food production. However, many uncertainties remain with respect to potential risks, limitations, and overall feasibility.

During this Public Round Table, experts will discuss future opportunities and challenges in order to inform the public about the manifold aspects of urban agriculture.

Website Round Table on Urban Agriculture


Breakthroughs in Plant Sciences – PSC Symposium

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5 December 2018, ETHZ Auditorium Maximum HG F30, Rämistrasse 101, Zurich

This conference presents major advances in plant science research.

Junior PSC members are encouraged to present their own work in the poster session.

Website (includes registration and poster submission)

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