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:The Nordic Environmental Social Sciences Conference, which will take place from 11-13 June, 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark, aims to stimulate a new thinking, which goes beyond current paradigms on 'old' problems caused by human behavior such as climate change, excessive consumption and a degradation of the environment and biodiversity.
Excerpt:The final conference of the project InContext and the Informed Cities Forum 2013 will be held by the Ecologic Institute.
Conference on "Environmental Communication: Participation Revisited Openings and Closures for Deliberation on the Commons"
Excerpt:The International Environmental Communication Association (IECA) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) are calling for papers for the 12th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment held from 6-10 June, 2013 in Uppsala, Sweden. The Deadline for the submission of extended abstracts is 1 September, 2013.
Excerpt:The University of Barcelona invites to the 2nd Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event on Sustainable Housing. The event will take place from 6-7 June, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.
Excerpt:The 2nd RESPONDER Multinational Knowledge Brokerage event on "Sustainable Housing in Post-growth Europe" will take place from 6-7 June, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. The main objective of the conference is to explore policy options and open research questions on sustainable housing.
Excerpt:Resilient Cities 2013 - the 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation will take place from 31 May to 2 June, 2013 in Bonn, Germany.
Excerpt:The IMPACTS WORLD 2013 conference aims to develop a new vision for climate impacts research by laying the foundations for regular, community-driven syntheses of climate change impact analyses. It will bring together leading scientists and decision makers from local to international levels.
Excerpt:The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research together with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis is organising an international conference on climate change effects - Impacts World 2013.
Excerpt:The Global Water System Project and its International Project Office based in Bonn, Germany, is organizing an international conference on "Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System", to be held from 21-24 May, 2013 in Bonn, Germany.
Workshop on "Fragmentation in Global Environmental Law and Governance: Exploring the Causes, Consequences and Responses"
Excerpt:The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), VU University Amsterdam, and the Stockholm Environment Institute jointly organize a workshop on "Fragmentation in Global Environmental Law and Governance: Exploring the Causes, Consequences and Responses". ...
Excerpt:John Gowdy and Paulo A.L.D. Nunes are calling for papers for their special issue on "Marine Economics and Policy Related to Ecosystem Services: Lessons from the Mediterranean, Black and Caribbean Regional", which is expected to be published in the Journal "Ecosystem Services" by the end of 2014.
33rd Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA): "The Next Generation"
Excerpt:The conference theme embraces the impact of current global change now and in the coming decades and how impact assessment (IA) itself will evolve as a result. The "next generation" refers to both a new generation of practitioners and new approaches to IA practice internationally to address issues of global concern. ...
Excerpt:The University of Surrey is organizing a multidisciplinary workshop on "Greening Economics, Greening Society: What is the Role of the EU?". The workshop will be held from 9 - 10 May, 2013 at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England.
Excerpt:The workshop on "Global Environmental Justice" held from 26-27 April, 2013 at the University of Bremen, Germany focuses on political, philosophical and empirical social science research and the related current debate concerning global environmental justice and aims to bridge the gap between the different disciplines.
26th PhD Workshop on International Climate Policy - Studies in Economics, Politics and Social Science
Excerpt:The 26th PhD workshop on "International Climate Policy" will take place from 25-26 April, 2013 in Paris, France. This year's workshop will focus on studies in economics, politics and social science. The deadline for the submission of papers is 15 February, 2013.
Excerpt:The Research Group on Changing Norms of Global Governance and the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS) at the Universität Bremen are jointly organizing a workshop on "Global Environmental Justice" in April 2013 and are now calling for papers.
Excerpt:The 5th ITU Kaleidoskop conference 'Building Sustainable Communities' will take place from 22 to 24 April, 2013 in Kyoto, Japan brings together multiple perspectives from universities, industry and research institutions of various areas in order to identify emerging developments in Information and Communication Technologies.
Workshop on "Sustainable Governance of Rural Areas: Chances, Challenges and Conflicts" at ECPR Joint Sessions 2014
Excerpt:A workshop on "Sustainable Governance of Rural Areas" at ECPR Joint Sessions 2014 critically explores rural-urban relations, rural collaborative governance, and citizen mobilization in the light of increasing exploitation pressures, calling for papers presenting rigorous empirical research related to theoretical analysis.
Excerpt:The 2nd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum will take place from 9-10 April, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. The upcoming event will be about the evaluation of sustainability transitions with a focus on innovation programmes and environmental policies and objectives.
Excerpt:The University of Stirling, Scotland invites to a conference on Policy Delivery on Low Carbon Energy Generation Infrastructure in the UK on 5 April, 2013.
Excerpt:The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013 will bring together scientists and practitioners working on adaptation to the impacts of climate change. The conference will create a European forum bringing together world-class science, with the aim of fostering a creative dialogue with climate adaptation policy makers and practitioners.
Excerpt:The UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE) is calling for the submission of papers for its annual Applied Environmental Economics Conference. The conference brings together environmental economists from public and private sectors, academia and consultancy to share results of recent research and to discuss issues relevant to practice. ...
1st European Conference on Technology Assessment: Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions
Excerpt:The 1st European Conference on Technology Assessment "Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions" will take place from 13-15 March, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Excerpt:The Austrian Institute for Economic Research (WIFO) calls for papers for the conference on 'Modelling Growth and Socio-ecological transition' being held from 12-13 March, 2013 in Vienna, Austria.
Excerpt:The organisers of the Young Researchers Workshop "New Climate Policy", which will take place on 12 March, 2013 in Friedrichshafen, Germany are now inviting thesis papers by young/early career researchers at post-graduate ore early post-doc level.