Chilean Government, University de Santiago de Chile, Tompkins Conservation, Yellowstone Forever, Yellowstone National Park, Georgia Tech Research Institute

Patagonia

Goals

On January 29, 2018 the 10 million acre Patagonia National Park system was born. The goal of this VIP project is to develop and execute a Strategic Sustainability Plan for this new park in collaboration with the Chilean government, US philanthropic organizations, and Yellowstone National Park. Themes include water and energy, transportation, education and communication, waste management, leadership and business practices. 

Issues Involved or Addressed

Establishing a sustainable infrastructure, systems thinking that integrated conservation with economic development, and balancing technology with culture.

Methods and Technologies

  • Sustainability Planning
  • Architecture
  • Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Logistics
  • Energy
  • Ecotourism
  • Best Management Practices

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Business Administration, Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Economics
  • Science, Technology & Culture

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Meeting Schedule & Location

Time: 

10:10-11:00

Day: 

Wed

Location: 

VL-483B

Team Advisors

Sponsor(s)

Chilean Government, University de Santiago de Chile, Tompkins Conservation, Yellowstone Forever, Yellowstone National Park, Georgia Tech Research Institute