Events & Calls
The Events & Calls section informs you about IA-related conferences and current calls for papers, tenders, proposals etc. It also announces workshops and other events for those interested in impact assessment.
Excerpt:This year’s World Food Day Colloquium highlights the specific role of water to improve global food security. The Colloquium will stimulate the debate regarding water strategies, especially in agriculture. Water efficiency is an integral part of this discussion as agriculture accounts for more than 70% of water used worldwide. ...
Excerpt:The 2nd International Conference in Aarhus, Denmark "Science for the Environment Conference" will take place from 3-4 October, 2013. The conference aims to identify knowledge gaps for the Climate Action and Resource Efficiency Challenge in Horizon 2020.
Excerpt:The Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS) Erkner and the Technical University of Berlin will host an international conference on “Struggling with Innovations? Social Innovations and Conflicts in Urban Development and Planning” from 7-8th November, 2013 in Erkner near Berlin, Germany.
Excerpt:The international conference seeks to share the latest scientific knowledge and expertise in community forestry and to present innovative ideas on this field.
Excerpt:The First Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences will take place on 23-24 September, 2013 in Lecce, Italy. The conference, entitled "Climate change and its implications on ecosystem services and society", aims to involve scientists, researchers, and policy makers.
Excerpt:The University of Milan is holding a workshop on "Sociology And Political Science In Dialogue On Rational Choice Theory And Applications" on 19-20 September, 2013.
Excerpt:The 15th Annual BIOECON Conference will be held at Kings College Cambridge, England on 19-20 September 2013. This year’s meeting is inviting attention to the relationship between biodiversity and land use management, population and food security.
RegioResources 21-2013: A Cross-disciplinary Dialogue on Future Perspectives for a Sustainable Development of Regional Resources
Excerpt:RegioResources 21 started in 2011 to establish a permanent cross-disciplinary dialogue on sustainability features in planning, decision and policy making on multiple scale levels. The 2013 conference focuses on ecosystem services...
Excerpt:The organisers of the "IUFRO 2013 Joint Conference - Future Directions of Small-scale and Community-based Forestry" are now calling for papers. The event is a joint conference of IUFRO 3.08 Research Group "Small-scale Forestry" and the IUFRO 6.08 Research Group "Gender and Forestry", which will take place from 8-12 September, 2013.
Excerpt:The first multidisciplinary conference on "Energy for Sustainability" (EfS 2013) will take place in Coimbra, Portugal from 8 to 10 September, 2013. The event is organised by the Institute for Research and Technological Development in Construction Science (ITeCons).
Excerpt:The 13th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2013) will take place from 5-9 September, 2013 in Athens, Greece. The biennial event is one of the worldwide leading environmental conferences. The closing date for the submission of abstracts is 1 November, 2012.
Excerpt:The organisers of the panel "The Governance of Unsustainability" to be held at the 7th ECPR General Conference 2013 from 4-7 September, 2013 are calling for papers. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 February, 2013.
Excerpt:The organisers of the RCSL Congress 2013 "Environment and the Law: Popular Struggles, Epidemiology and Resistance", which will take place from 3-6 September, 2013 in Toulouse, France, are calling for papers to be submitted by 1 February, 2013.
Excerpt:From 7-8 October, 2013 a workshop on "Pathways, scenarios and backcasting for sustainable and low-carbon lifestyles" will be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This workshop aims at discussing results, cases and methods from recent EU-funded and other research on this topic.
Excerpt:The Science in Public Conference 2013 will take place from 22-23 July, 2013 at the University of Nottingham, UK. This years event will take critical perspectives on making science public.
Postgraduate Conference on New Actors and Institutions in Development and the Governance of the Environment
Excerpt:The Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria University in Newcastle and the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University jointly organize a conference on actors and institutions in environmental governance. Submissions from various disciplines are welcome.
ICPP 2013: 1st International Conference on Public Policy - Panel Session on "The Context and Use of Ex ante Evaluation within Governments"
Excerpt:The 1st International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP 2013) will take place from 26-28 June, 2013 in Grenoble, France. The event will address the context and use of ex-ante evaluation with governments. Of particular relevance in the LIAISE context is the panel session "The context and use of ex ante evaluation within governments". ...
Excerpt:The organisers of the First International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP) being held from 26-28 June, 2013 in Grenoble, France are now inviting to submit a panel proposal for the upcoming event. The deadline for submitting proposals is 1 November, 2012.
Excerpt:The 4th International Conference on Sustainability Transitions will take place from 19-21 June, 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference will be a platform to stimulate the exchange among researchers in the field of sustainability transitions.
Excerpt:The "Transformation in a Changing Climate" conference aims to bring together diverse perspectives on deliberate transformation in response to climate change. The conference will serve as a creative, innovative and inspirational gathering that catalyzes new insights on transformation processes and the implications for research, policy and practice.
10th Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics on "Ecological Economics and Institutional Dynamics"
Excerpt:The 10th conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) on "Ecologcial Economics and Instiutional Dynamics" will be held from 18-21 June, 2013 in Lille, France. A pre-conference workshop for Master and PhD students will be organized in Reims, France. In addition, a related policy event will be held in Brussels on 18 June.
Excerpt:The Centre for Enviromental Resource Economics (CERE) is organizing the 20th Ulvön Conference on Environmental Economics in Ulvön, Sweden on 18-20 June 2013.
22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis - Europe (SRA Europe) on "Safe Societies - Coping with Complexity and Major Risks"
Excerpt:The 22nd annual conference of the Society for Risk Analysis - Europe (SRA Europe) will be held from 17-19 June, 2013 at the University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. The topic of the event is "Safe societies - coping with complexity and major risks".
Excerpt:The focus of the tenth annual meeting, to be held at the University of East Anglia, UK on 12-14 June, 2013 will be on developing ideas and concepts that are not only thematically concerned with the environment but are themselves contributions to ecological action. ...
SCORAI 2013 Conference "The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecologcial Constraints"
Excerpt:The Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) is organizing an international conference to be held on 12-14 June, 2013 at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. The conference focuses the future of consumerism and well-being in a world of ecological constraints.