Belmont Forum Synthesis of first project results

Belmont Forum Synthesis Meeting | 10-12 December 2016 | San Francisco, USA

Belmont Forum Synthesis Meeting 10-12 December 2016 San Francisco, California, USA

Future Earth Coasts teamed up with Bill Dennison, Vanessa Vargas and Heath Kelsey of the Integration and Application Network (IAN) to deliver the Belmont Forum Synthesis workshop. Read all about it in the following two blog posts by Bill and Heath.

Heath Kelsey PhotoBill Dennison, Vanessa Vargas, and I traveled to San Francisco, California from 10 to 12 of December 2016 to help our partners at Future Earth’s Coasts, to facilitate a meeting of a select group of Belmont Forum project leaders. The Belmont Forum is a consortium of national-level research funders that have targeted funds toward research that actively integrates stakeholders into a co-design/co-development process with researchers. Read the full blog post by Heath here…

Bill Dennison PhotoAs part of our Belmont Forum synthesis workshop, we sang a song at the end of each day. At the end of the first day after we had listened to the descriptions of diverse and fascinating projects, it was quite apparent that we were dealing with real research stars. Sing along and read more about this musical element of the workshop by Bill here…


Now available on the Belmont Forum website – A Synthesis of best practices in transdisciplinary science

Coastal vulnerability and freshwater security brochure from the first ever Belmont Forum Synthesis Workshop