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:From 24-27 June, 2012 the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) is organising the 16th ICABR Annual Conference on the topic: "The Political Economy of the Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Biofuel".
Excerpt:The aim of this year's INSPIRE Conference is therefore to look at how innovations in the areas of governance, content, and supporting technologies have further shaped the landscape of sharing environmental information.
Conference: Land Use in Transition - Potentials and Solutions Between Abandonment and Land Grabbing
Excerpt:The IAMO Forum 2012 will provide a platform for research that investigates the main trends and drivers of land use in transitions ecolomies of Eastern Europe, the Former Soviet Union, and East Asia. The organisers welcome contributions that shed light on patterns, phenomena, and drivers of land use changes. ...
Excerpt:This Conference will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June, 2012, to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg. ...
IIFET 2012 Conference "Visible Possibilities: The Economics of Sustainable Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Trade"
Excerpt:The IIFET’s 16th biennial conference will be held on "Visible Possibilities: The Economics of Sustainable Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Trade". The general theme of the conference will be revealing the hidden possibilities of fisheries in all areas of the world, with particular emphasis on Africa and developing regions. ...
Excerpt:The University of Chicago and the French Development Agency announce a conference to be held in Paris on 14-15 June, 2012, devoted to exploring concerns about global impacts of local politics and power relations and helping scholars to exchange concepts, research designs, methods and professional networks. ...
Conference: Towards Transformative Governance? Responses to Mission-Oriented Innovation Policy Paradigms
Excerpt:This conference will bring together leading and up-and-coming researchers across a range of social science disciplines and provide an open forum to promote the emerging academic discussion about new developments in research and innovation policy and their effects on knowledge production, innovation and grand challenges at different levels. ...
Excerpt:This public workshop presents and discusses the main findings of the project "Impact of Citizen Participation on Decision Making in a Knowledge Intensive Policy Field" (CIT-PART) which is funded by the European Commission within the Seventh Framework Programme under Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities. ...
Excerpt:The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) just opened the fourth round of its international "Green Talents" Competition. The annual award focuses on outstanding young scientists active in the field of sustainable development. Deadline for applications is 10 June, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The 3rd 'Policy meets Research' workshop on 'Sustainable Housing' is taking place from 7-8 June, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland. The workshop is open to researchers and policy-makers around Europe and is free of charge. Registration deadline is 31 May 2012. ...
Conference on "Health. Development. Inequality. Economic Modelling Of How Health And Inequalities Shape Development."
Excerpt:The goal of the conference on "Health. Development. Inequality. Economic Modelling Of How Health And Inequalities Shape Development" is to bring together international scholars working on aspects of the health and development nexus for exchange of ideas and discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied economic research. ...
Excerpt:The the 2012 Berlin Forum on Innovation in Governance is devoted to the theme "Shaping innovation in governance? Inducements, opportunities and limitations for engaging with governance in the making". Paper proposals can be submitted until 20 January, 2012. ...
10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production"
Excerpt:The 10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production" will address the topic of climate change and sustainable development under four main perspectives: (1) food production, (2) preservation of natural resources, (3) lifestyles (4) general philosophical and historical issues.
Excerpt:The European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS) is an international conference dedicated to help define the state of the art in the field of creating, defining and building innovative simulation systems, simulation and modelling tools and techniques, and novel applications for modelling and simulation.
Excerpt:The ISEE Confernence 2012 will take place from 29 May - 1 June, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ISEE 2012 has been conceived to dovetail with the Rio+20 UNCSD Earth Summit. It will promote dialogue with the Summit through a final ministerial panel and the participation of policy makers. ...
32nd Annual Conference of the International Assosiation for Impact Assessment on "Energy Future: The Role of Impact Assessment"
Excerpt:IAIA12 will help the practitioner better understand energy trade-offs and make decisions in the best long-term interests for energy and the environment. ...
Excerpt:The 3rd Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2013) will be held from 27-29 May, 2013 at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. The two day event is meant to be a Canadian and international forum for the promotion and exchange of ideas about climate change technology. ...
Excerpt:The aim of this Workshop is to provide junior and senior researchers interested in gender economics a forum for the presentation and discussion of research papers representing current advances in the field. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome.
Conference "Designing Environmental Protection: Law, Regulation and the Environment in the European Union"
Excerpt:The conference "Designing Environmental Protection: Law, Regulation and the Environment in the European Union" tackles the issue of how environmental regulation and law should be designed in order to facilitate corporate compliance at the same time guaranteeing a high standard of protection within the European Union.
Excerpt:RegioResources 2012 is a conference intended to provide an overview on the most recent questions and innovative solutions and to facilitate the intellectual exchange and methodological transfer between different disciplines addressed in regional resource management, planning, decision making and policy support. ...
Excerpt:Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts for platform and poster presentations on selected topics for the 6th SETAC World Congress "Securing a sustainable future: Integrating science, policy and people." ...
Excerpt:This international conference on Urban Transport and the Environment has successfully been reconvened annually for the last seventeen years. It has always attracted a wide international spread of delegates and is well established as the premier annual event of its type.
Excerpt:The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of the environment from all disciplines such as engineering, biology, chemistry, geology, economics, geography, history, political science, communications, environmental health, environmental law & justice, government policy, etc.
Excerpt:The Environment and Agriculture Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes the 7th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 14-17 May, 2012. ...
CfP: Networked Regions and Cities in Times of Fragmentation: Developing Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Places
Excerpt:The Regional Studies Association is organising its European Conference 2012 on Networked Regions and Cities in Times of Fragmentation: Developing Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Places. The deadline for abstract submission is 10 February, 2012.