2024 Sustainability Forum
The two-day research forum on Feb. 26-27, 2024 featured three panels with leading industry and academia experts and a research poster session, sponsored by the OU NSF Growing Convergence Research (GCR) project tRANsition to Green Energy in gas-producing regions (RANGE). The Forum offered unique perspectives on economic challenges, pathways to an equitable future, and robust discussions of environmental constraints and contingencies.Participants highlighted a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary sustainability approaches and pointed out the value of the event that brought together over 80 participants, including tribal representatives, industry leaders, and researchers based in the USA, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Oman, and Singapore.
Learn more about the RANGE-sponsored poster session at the OU Sustainability Forum.
2024 OU Sustainability Forum Gallery
OU graduate students and faculty attended the forum.
Speaker Jimmy Faria Albanese, Professor of Engineering and Material Science, University of Twente, the Netherlands, makes a point during a Q&A session.
The OU Sustainability Forum brought together over 80 people from around the USA and five other countries.
Participants enjoyed networking breaks between panels.
Attendees learned about environmental constraints and challenges related to sustainability.
Lilo Pozzo (left), Boeing-Roundhill professor at University of Washington, answers questions from OU students and faculty as Jim Collard (center), Director of Planning and Economic Development, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and Shane Connelly (right), Director of OU Institute for Society and Community Transformation, listen.