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Springer Nature and University of Tokyo to co-host 2023 SDG Symposium focusing on “Cities and Nature” on February 28th

Tokyo | London 10th February 2023

Springer Nature and the University of Tokyo will be hosting the SDG Symposium 2023 - Cities and nature: Exploring linkages and designing solutions for sustainability. 

The symposium will explore intersections between cities and nature, both in terms of how cities and urban activities affect nature, as well as how nature can help solve urban challenges. The event will feature renowned researchers from Japan and abroad, as well as students and young researchers, working at this interface of cities, nature, and sustainability. The expert panel will discuss how research can explain these multifaceted phenomena and develop solutions with high societal relevance and impact. 

This event marks the fourth SDG symposium organized in partnership between Springer Nature and the University of Tokyo. 

As part of this symposium, individual students or student groups are invited to submit posters. Registration for this event is free and anyone interested in the intersection between cities and nature and urban sustainability is welcome to join.

Full event details

*Date: 28 Feb, 2023
           3.00-4.00 pm, JST (Student poster session - onsite only)
           4.30-7.30 pm, JST (Symposium)
*Venue: Hybrid - Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center at the University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus. Zoom link provided on registration
* Language: English and Japanese translation will be available

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Katie Baker | Communications | Springer Nature