Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Forums, Briefings & Dialogues

Through its Uncommon Dialogues and workshops the Stanford Woods Institute brings together leaders from government, NGOs and business with experts from Stanford and other academic institutions to develop practical solutions to pressing environmental challenges. These dialogues equip leaders to make informed decisions for a sustainable future while creating a two-way flow of information that brings new perspectives and context to Stanford's environmental research. Learn more about our past workshops and dialogues and download summaries and other resources below. For more information about organizing a dialogue or workshop with the Stanford Woods Institute, contact:

Lea Rosenbohm
External Affairs Advisor, Stanford Woods Institute, Washington, D.C.

Dialogues and Workshops

Groundwater Dialogue »

December 5, 2008 8:00 am

This December 2008 workshop evaluated global challenges to groundwater depletion and salinization with the aim of developing a research agenda that contributes to finding practical solutions to sustainable groundwater use.

California Ecosystem Services »

December 3, 2008 9:00 am

A December 2008 workshop co-hosted with The Nature Conservancy that brought together leading conservation practitioners, policymakers, and academics to discuss how to use California's policy and regulatory framework to help conserve the state's ecosystem services.

Water in the West Workshop I »

November 10, 2008 8:00 am

The first of two workshops designed to develop a policy-relevant, multidisciplinary research program on addressing issues associated with future water use in the west. Held November 2008 and co-hosted with the Bill Lane Center for the West, this first workshop was designed to foster collaborations between university researchers and water management, water users, and water-policy decision makers.