Prof. Dr. Norma Valencio
Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil
Keynote Speech Title:
Synergistic Crises (Social-Political-Economic-Environmental) in the Brazilian Context
Economist, Master’s in Education and PhD in Human Sciences. She is Collaborating Professor of the Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Applied Social and Human Sciences at University of Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil) and Senior Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar, Brazil), where she is vice-coordinator of the Laboratory for Social Studies and Research in Disasters. Until 2016, she was Collaborating Professor in the Graduate Program of Environmental Engineering Sciences at University of São Paulo (USP, Brazil) as well as Associated Professor at the Department/Program of Sociology at UFSCar. Currently, she focuses on synergistic crises through the approach of complexity and complex systems.