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 Centre for European Economic Research organises its 14th Summer Workshop for Young Economists taking place from 14-16 October, 2012, in Mannheim, Germany. This year's topic is "Trade and the Environment". The deadline for the submission of papers is 24 August, 2012.
Excerpt:The Postgraduate Environmental Symposium, to be held on 7 November 2012, aims to provide postgraduate students working in the broad area of Environmental Law and Governance the chance to present their work in a supportive forum. ...
Excerpt:In the scope of the 2nd Aalto Event on Science and Technology, taking place from 5-6 November, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland, the organisers are currently calling for papers and session proposals. This year's event focuses on relations between social issues and technology, in particular with respect to energy systems. ...
Excerpt:This year's topic of the Regional Studies Association Early Career Conference, taking place from 1-2 November, 2012 in Hamburg is about future directions in geography, urban and regional studies. ...
Excerpt:The organisers of the the 2nd World Sustainability Forum, which will be held from 1-30 November, 2012 at www.sciforum.net, a new platfrom developed by MDPI to organise electronic conferences are now calling for contributions. The Forum covers research in many areas relating to sustainability and sustainable development.
Environmental Protection in the Global Twentieth Century: International Organizations, Networks and Diffusion of Ideas and Policies
Excerpt:The Research College “The Transformative Power of Europe” organises an international conference on the topic "Environmental Protection in the Global Twentieth Century: International Organizations, Networks and Diffusion of Ideas and Policies", taking place 25-27 October, 2012 in Berlin.
Excerpt:Register now for the IIASA 40th anniversary international conference "Worlds Within Reach - From Science to Policy", which will take place from 24-26 October, 2012, in Vienna, Austria. This year's event aims to examine the impact of major global transformations on sustainability and development challenges.
Greening of Industry Network GIN2012 Conference on "Support Your Future Today! Turning Environmental Challenges Into Business Opportunities"
Excerpt:The GIN2012 conference on “Support your future today! Turning environmental challenges into business opportunities” will be held from 21-24 October, 2012 in Linköping, Sweden. ...
Excerpt:The international conference "Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security" taking place from 18 to 19 October, 2012 at the University of Sussex 2012 aims to face up critically with the current academic discourse about conflict and security implications of global climate change.
Excerpt:The fourth edition of the UECE Lisbon Meetings will take place at the Technical University of Lisbon from 18-20 October, 2012. This years's event will be about Game Theory and its applications. The deadline for the submission of papers is 15 August, 2012; the deadline for registration 10 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The CONSIDER project is investigating aspects of Civil Society Organisation (CSO)participation in research. To this end and as a panel participating in this year’s Society for Social Studies of Science Conference, CONSIDER is calling for papers that explore CSOs participation in research.
Excerpt:At the 4S/EASTS conference 2012, the local organizing committee invites to explore not only the city of Copenhagen, but also the phenomenon of Copenhagenization. This concept refers to the status the city has acquired as a site for experimental design, green city development, and bicycling. ...
Excerpt:The Final Conference of the PASHMINA (Paradigm Shifts Modellling and Innovative Approaches) Project "Are we equipped to assess the impacts of future paradigms shifts?" will be held on 16 October, 2012. Within the project a generation of new tools for impact assessment has been developed.
Excerpt:The second International Conference 'Growth in Transition' takes place from 8-10 October, 2012 in Vienna, Austria. This year's conference will focus on the question 'How should we grow, thus what kind of growth is sustainable? ...
Excerpt:The Tenth Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society will be held in Helsinki, Finland. Its topic is "Evaluation in the Networked Society: New Concepts, New Challenges, New Solutions".
Excerpt:The call for papers for a special issue of Business and Society on “Corporate Sustainability – Off to Pastures New or Back to the Roots? Exploring New Perspectives, Theories and Research Methods in Corporate Sustainability Research” is now open. ...
Excerpt:The workshop "Urban Waste Transition: Connecting Innovation, Infrastructure and Households", to be held on 28 September, 2012, focuses specifically on municipal waste and bring together colleagues from different disciplines to review progress in the field and discuss how to further conceptual developments.
Excerpt:The international conference on 'Managing Protected Areas under Climate Change will take place from 24-26 September, 2012. The event is addressing the management of protected areas with a special focus on adaptation management strategies, monitoring changes and flexible responses to future developments. ...
13th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation: Barriers, Opportunities, and the Potential for Inducing Technological Innovation
Excerpt:The conference on 'Environmental Taxation', which will be held from 20 to 22 September, 2012, at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, will be about barriers and opportunities of environmental taxation and the potential to include technological innovation.
Excerpt:The conference takes a broad interest in the area of resources, development and conservation, including but not limited to: plant genetic resources and food security issues, deforestation and development, fisheries and institutional adaptation, development and conservation, wildlife conservation and park pricing, and international trade. ...
Excerpt:The aim of the workshop is to enhance conceptual and empirical insights into barriers to adaptation by synthesizing current knowledge from diverse disciplinary research streams. ...
Excerpt:The seminar on Scientific Support to EU Decision-Making, which is commonly organized by the European Commision’s Joint Research Centre and Eurostat, will take place from 17-18 September, 2012 in Ispra, Italy. The seminar will mainly deal with the use of data, indicators, models and measurement tools for policy purposes.
Conference "Governing Pooled Knowledge Resources- Building Institutions for Sustainable Scientific, Cultural and Genetic Resource Commons"
Excerpt:A call for papers has been issued for a conference on "Governing Pooled Knowledge Resources: Building Institutions for Sustainable Scientific, Cultural and Genetic Resource Commons". The deadline for abstract submissions is 15 January, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The Fourth International Faustmann Symposium – Forest Economics under Multiple Challenges will be held from 9 to 12 September, 2012, in Saariselkä, Lapland, Finland. The major objectives of the symposium are to encourage both theoreticians and practitioners in the field of forest economics.
Excerpt:The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, it aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development. ...