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 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. ...
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.
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.
Excerpt:In only two editions in 2010 and 2011, the Resilient Cities series has asserted its position as a milestone event in the field of urban resilience and climate adaptation. Gathering over 500 participants and over 30 endorsing partners from diverse geographical and professional backgrounds, Resilient Cities unmistakably stands out.
Excerpt:The Natural Resources Law Group at the Faculty of Law in Oslo, Norway, is organising an international conference in environmental law - "Rule of Law for Nature" - in Oslo 9-11 May, 2012. Abstracts should be submitted by 1 November, 2011. ...
Excerpt:The 24th PhD Workshop on International Climate Policy (ICP) will take place at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (ALU), and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems Freiburg (ISE), on 3-4 May, 2012. The workshop will cover topics of relevance for climate change mitigation and adaptation. ...
Excerpt:Applications for funded places on a small, research-driven workshop examining the utilization of ecosystem knowledge in decision-making can be submitted until 12 April, 2012. The overall aim of the workshop is to better understand the uptake and influence of ecosystem knowledge in public, private and third sector decision making.
Excerpt:ERSCP 2012 is entitled ‘SCP (Sustainable Consumption and Production) meets Industry’ and will take place 2-4 May, 2012 in Bregenz, Austria. The call for papers of the 15th ERSCP in 2012 places special emphasis on intense and vivacious dialogue between research and business, which is illustrated by the motto "SCP meets industry".
Excerpt:A call for papers has been issued for the 10th Anniversary Conference to be held at Nottingham University Business School, on the future of CSR. The conference will combine practitioner and academic keynote presentations and practitioner and academic panels which will address the broad question of CSR futures. ...
Excerpt:PSI-connect invites you to participate in 'The future of science-policy connections' event hosted by UNESCO. The training workshop (19 April, 2012) and the final conference (20 April, 2012) will provide you with insights into improving the quality and value of interactions between scientists, river basin managers and policy makers. ...
Excerpt:Registration for the “Lund Conference on Earth System Governance – Towards a Just and Legitimate Earth System Governance: Addressing Inequalities” is now open. The conference is part of the global series organized by the Earth System Governance Project, and will be held 18-20 April, 2012 in Lund, Sweden.
Excerpt:The "Lund Conference on Earth System Governance - Towards a Just and Legitimate Earth System Governance: Addressing Inequalities", will be held 16-20 April 2012 in Lund, Sweden. ...
Excerpt:Coastal protection is a world wide issue that requires huge investments to sustain safety, economy and ecology in low lying Delta areas under climate change. During this conference various scenarios will be critically reviewed by international experts and results will be presented at the conference. ...
Excerpt:The International Water Security Conference on "Water Security, Risk and Society" will be held from 16-18 April, 2012 at the University of Oxford, UK.
Excerpt:The ISIE Asia-Pacific Meeting series provides an open, synergetic, and multidisciplinary platform for cultivating and strengthening communication, collaboration, and network among the various groups. The main theme of this year's conference is "Asia-Pacific Toward Eco-Industrial Development".
Excerpt:In this workshop these four basic aspects of knowledge production for sustainable development will be reviewed and discussed. ...
Excerpt:In preparation for the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012, the Delta Alliance invites young Delta Professionals around the world to present their solutions to the challenges which river deltas are facing.
BSA Climate Change Study Group Event: Methodological and Conceptual Approaches for Researching Climate Change at Different Societal Scales
Excerpt:The seminar aims to reflect upon the methodological and/or conceptual challenges that sociological research on climate change at different societal scales poses (e.g. household, local, regional or national), and the ways in which researchers have innovated methodological tools and/or conceptual approaches to address these challenges.
Excerpt:Via Expo is organizing the SEE Solar Exhibition from 28 March - 30 March 2012 in Sofia, Bulgaria. It will present most up-to-date photovoltaic and solar thermal systems and will bring together manufacturers, installers, investors, designers and consultants.
Excerpt:"Save the Planet" will present the latest solutions in waste management, recycling and environment and will encourage the foreign investments and creation of public-private partnerships. The exhibition and the parallel conference will gather representatives of business, public authorities and institutions involved in these sectors.
Excerpt:The 8th edition of the EE & RES Exhibition will showcase the latest equipment, technology and services from the energy sector and will act as a business and knowledge exchange platform.
Excerpt:The conference, organised by four Global Change research programmes, will discuss solutions at all scales to move societies on to a sustainable pathway. It aims at providing scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20. ...
Excerpt:A conference on "Beyond carbon: ensuring justice and equity in REDD+ across levels of governance" is held 23-24 March, 2012 at St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK.
Excerpt:The Environmental Assessment and Planning Research Group at Technische Universität Berlin is organizing an international Symposium on the issue of “Environmental Impacts of Direct Democracy”.
Excerpt:In March 2012 a two day conference will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on "The governance of adaptation". Topics to be discussed include: the framing of adaptation problems and goals, modes of governance and available instruments, agency and leadership in adaptation governance, science-policy interaction and adaptation. ...