University Park, Pennsylvania. — Penn State Global is led by two professors at Penn State University, Ann Hoag, associate professor in the Department of Telecommunications and director of Penn State’s Student Entrepreneurship Center, and associate professor in architectural engineering and director of the Global Building Network. Sponsored by Director Esther Obonyo to attend the December 2022 conference. Blue and Green Technology Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. The visit highlighted the strong partnership between Oakland University and Penn State University.
Focused on clean technology and innovation, the conference will explore and showcase how the latest in blue and green technologies can help humanity cope with the extreme weather events associated with current climate change. Did. Leaders from government, industry and academia have come together to identify collaborative strategies that can accelerate a just transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future.
Meetings with government officials, industry and universities highlighted the strong ties between Pennsylvania State University and the University of Oakland around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
“During the conference, several frameworks from the frontline community were introduced as strategies for addressing the climate emergency, along with some very modern high-tech strategies,” Obonyo said. I was. “These were conceptualized and developed as hybrid solutions by having a two-way exchange between university research centers and frontline communities. We will explore ways to engage with knowledge systems and provide reverse visit opportunities for frontline community members.”