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 04-06 July, 2012 the 4th ECPR Graduate Conference will take place at Jacobs University, Bremen. The ECPR Graduate Conferences represent an excellent opportunity for graduate students from all over Europe to share their work and experience by organising panels on specific topics, by presenting papers or by simply observing.
Excerpt:The UCL Urban Laboratory is organizing its annual 2-day workshop for PhD research students in urban-related disciplines. The workshop will take place on 26 and 27 March, 2012 at University College London. ...
Excerpt:The Manchester Institute of Innovation Research is organizing an interdisciplinary conference on "Demand, Innovation and Policy. Underpinning Policy Trends with Academic Analysis" from 22-23 March, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The Economic and Environment Program for South East Asia has issued a call for concept proposals for an award in environmental economics. Researchers from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam are invited to submit proposals.
Call for Papers on "The Distributive Effects of Environmental Politics" for ECPR Graduate Conference 2012
Excerpt:The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)announced a Call for Papers on the topic "The Distributive Effects of Environmental Politics: National and International Perspectives" for their Graduate Conference that will take place in July, 2012 in Bremen, Germany.
Excerpt:A call for abstracts has been issued for the 18th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference, taking place on 24-26 June, 2012 at the University of Hull. The deadline for sending in contributions is 15 December, 2011.
Excerpt:The Sustainable Development Research Network (SDRN) will hold a debate, launch and reception on the topic "Sustainable development and economic growth: challenges for research and evidence." The event will take place on 13 December, 2011, Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG.
Excerpt:The Sligo Sustainable Futures Conference 2012 will deal with the question: 'Are We Sustainable…and Does the Environment Have a Right to Exist?' This cross-border and multidisciplinary conference will link the various Schools of the Institute of Technology, national and international networks, entrepreneurs and innovators in a dialogue.
Public Lecture: Steering the Transition from the Industrial to Ecological Age: Practical Strategies and Policies to Try to Mitigate Economic and Resource Constraint Dangers
Excerpt:Peter Head, Chair of the Institute for Sustainability (London) and Executive Chair of the Ecological Sequestration Trust, will present his analysis of how 9 billion people could live sustainably on the planet in 2050 and the feedback from presenting this in 30 countries.
Excerpt:2011 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM 2011) will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in Perth, Western Australia, from 12-16 December, 2011.
Excerpt:The EU-IndiaGrid2 project, "Sustainable e-infrastructures across Europe and India" is organising a workshop presenting its research results at eScience Conference in Stockholm. The workshop can be followed online through a lifestream.
Live Streaming of the EU-IndiaGrid2 Final Workshop - at 7th IEEE International Conference on E-Science
Excerpt:A workshop at the IEEE Conference on E-Science gives an overview of perspectives and cases from the various current user communities; an update on the current situation and capabilities of the EU-India Grid, including an examination of interoperability challenges faced by the project; and a look forward at the future of the EU-India Grid. ...
Excerpt:The American Geophysical Union would like to invite those who are interested to submit abstracts to an engaging interdisciplinary session on Social Impacts of Climate Change and Climate Variability. ...
Call for Papers: Special Issue on "Sustainable Food Consumption: Current Trends, Policy Approaches, and Future Scenarios"
Excerpt:A call for papers has been issued for a special issue of "Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy" on "Sustainable Food Consumption: Current Trends, Policy Approaches, and Future Scenarios". Abstracts may be submitted until 1 December, 2011.
Excerpt:The International Society for Sustainable Development and Agriculture organizes from 1-3 December, 2011 an international seminar on sustainable land use and the food chain. ...
Excerpt:The Belgian Biodiversity Platform organizes a conference on the natural relation between biodiversity and public health. ...
Call for Nominations: Outstanding Achievements Award by European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
Excerpt:The European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists invites nominations for its Outstanding Achievements Award, which rewards achievements in two categories: the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Practitioner Achievement Award in environmental economics. Nominations are possible online before 30 November, 2011. ...
Excerpt:In order to encourage a discussion on the predominant economical axioms and hence advocate innovative ideas and concepts, the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation called for papers on these matters at the beginning of this year. Selected papers will now be presented at a conference on 30 November 2011.
Excerpt:The ‘Sustainable Management of Natural Resources’ is the theme of a major project being undertaken on behalf of the European Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) unit. In this context, IEEP is organising a workshop with a special focus on water and agriculture.
Excerpt:EUROSOLAR, the European Association for Renewable Energy, is organising a conference on the storage of renewable energy. The conference will bring together sessions on technical questions, funding, the grid, innovation as well as political questions. ...
Excerpt:CORPUS Project is organising a workshop to address facts, trends, objectives, actors and systems of sustainable housing. Registration is possible online until 10 November, 2011. ...
Excerpt:On the occasion of awarding the honorary doctorate to Prof.dr. Helga Nowotny, IGS invites you to the symposium Social Science in Context - Thematic and Institutional Perspectives, which will take place 24 November, 2011 in Twente, The Netherlands.
Excerpt:In the International Year of Forests, the key objective of this science to policy conference is to identify how science can contribute to improved ecosystem services of forests for the benefit of the people. ...
Excerpt:You are invited to join a webinar launching a new Social and Biodiversity Impact Assessment (SBIA) Manual for REDD+ Projects, taking place on 22 November, 2011, from 15:30-17:00 Central European Time.
Excerpt:Papers are invited for this three-day technical international symposium on systems engineering for sustainable adaptation to global change. The symposium will be held from 3-5 July, 2012 at Newcastle University, UK and aims to address the analysis, design, engineering and management of coupled human, environmental and engineered systems.