Addressing the Environmental Challenges of Arid Lands

The International Arid Lands Consortium
Virtual Conference

24-26 May 2021

Conference Objective:

To commemorate 30 years of collaboration on arid lands issues, the International Arid Lands Consortium (IALC) is hosting a three-day international conference on arid lands.  Convened virtually on 24-26 May 2021, the conference will celebrate IALC collaborative research and demonstration projects and examine current and future challenges in IALC’s regions of focus.  A key goal of the conference is to underscore the value of the IALC mission: promoting peace through collaborative research and demonstration projects in the arid lands of the world.  Keynote presentations and panel discussions will emphasize the broader value of collaborative-multinational research and problem-solving to address issues that confront the sustainable use and management of arid lands globally.

Free Registration

Daily schedule: 8:00-11:00 PDT, 11:00-14:00 EDT, 18:00-21:00 Israel/Jordan

Day 1: Water and Agriculture

This session focuses on management of water for sustainable use in the agriculture, municipal and industrial sectors and by nature. 

Day 2: Land & Natural Environment

This session focuses on management of land for sustainable use and conservation.

Day 3: Forests & Fire

This session focuses on management of forests for sustainable use and conservation.