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 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. ...
Excerpt:PERL, The Partnership for Education and Research about Responsible Living, is organising a conference to be hold in Berlin in March 2012. Abstracts may be submitted until 15 November, 2011. ...
TEEB Conference 2012: "Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature: Challenges for Science and Implementation"
Excerpt:The TEEB Conference 2012 on "Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature: Challenges for Science and Implementation" will address the integration of nature’s economic costs and benefits into decision tools and processes, at the interface between science and policy. ...
Excerpt:CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Local Organising Committee and Congress Venue 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists - June/July 2014 Deadline for submitting expressions of interest: 15 March 2012
Excerpt:The Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) and the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), solicit proposals for the Local Organising Committee and for Venue the for the 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, to be held in 2014.
Excerpt:The European knowledge brokerage consortium CORPUS launches a series of “Policy meets Research” workshops on sustainable housing, which started in Helsinki/Finland on 23-25 November, 2011.
Excerpt:This workshop, which is part of the European knowledge brokerage project CORPUS on sustainable housing, will bring together researchers and policy-makers and will look at global and European policies for sustainable housing.
Beyond Efficiency: Exploring the Political and Institutional Dimensions of Market-based Instruments for Ecosystem Services
Excerpt:The Ecosystem Services Research Group at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and the Ökoinstitut e.V. have issued a call for papers for the International Workshop "Beyond Efficiency - Exploring the Political and Institutional Dimensions of Market-based Instruments for Ecosystem Services" to take place in March, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The 6th World Water Forum will be held from 12-17 March, 2012 in Marseille, France. It gathers all stakeholders around today's issues that cannot be undertaken without a common framework of goals and concrete targets to reach. The goal of it is to tackle the challenges our world is facing and to bring water high on all political agendas. ...
Excerpt:The German Institute of Urban Affairs is organising a Seminar on the topic "Management Sustainable Urban Development - From Vision to Implementation" on 12-13 March, 2012 in Berlin. ...
Excerpt:This cross-border and multidisciplinary conference will link the various Schools of the Institute of Technology, national and international networks, entrepreneurs and innovators in sustainable enterprise, environmental advocacy groups and industrial stakeholders in a dialogue on the salient issue of sustainability and sustainable development.
Excerpt:The cross-border and multidisciplinary conference links the various Schools of the Institute of Technology, Sligo, national and international networks, entrepreneurs and innovators in sustainable enterprise, environmental advocacy groups and industrial stakeholders in a dialogue on the salient issue of sustainability and sustainable development.
Excerpt:At the conference leading researchers, particularly in sustainability, and high-level decision-makers will meet in a transdisciplinary setting with a goal of creating new insights to help move sustainability forward. The conference will consist of plenary presentations followed by discussion, specialized track sessions and case-study workshops. ...
Excerpt:On the XXVth European Conference on Operational Research which will be held from 8-11 July, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania, a conference session on natinal integrated assessment models will be held within the stream emission trading and energy. ...
Excerpt:On 28 February, 2012, the German Federal Environmental agency is organizing a public discussion on the occasion of the upcoming Rio+20 conference. The discussion will deal with the prospects and future institutional design of global sustainability governance. It will take place in the agency's representation in Berlin.
Excerpt:The Tyndall Centre in the UK is inviting applications for funded places in a series of two small, research-driven workshops examining the politically highly salient theme of climate policy innovation. ...
RESCUE Press Event on “European Response to Grand Challenges in Sustainability Research” in Brussels, Belgium
Excerpt:A Press Event of the ESF-COST foresight initiative “Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth” (RESCUE) will take place in the International Press Centre, Brussels, Belgium, on 16 February, 2012. ...
Excerpt:Event No. 3 of the ESRC Research Seminar Series ─ The Governance of Eco-City Innovation, will be held on Friday, 10 February, 2012, at the University of Westminster, London on the topic: "Eco-city politics: national policy, local leadership, public accountability". Early career researchers and practitioners are invited to submit abstracts.
Excerpt:The German Federal Ministry of Research (BMBF) declared the Year of Science 2012 "Earth: A project for the future". In this context, the initiative "Generating Transformative Knowledge" hosts an opening event which will discuss the furture shape of science, the science system, and the science-policy interface. ...
Special Issue: Environmental Conservation Themed Issue on "Biodiversity Governance in Central and Eastern Europe"
Excerpt:"Environmental Conservation" is looking for contributions to a special issue on biodiversity governance in Central and Eastern Europe. Manuscripts should be submitted online before 1 February, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The 19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists will be held in Prague on 27-30 June, 2012. The conference is jointly organized by the Environment Center of Charles University in Prague and the University of Economics.
Special Issue on "Information and Communication Technologies-based Strategies for Environmental Conflicts"
Excerpt:The Journal "Strategic Behavior and the Environment" has issued a call for papers for a special issue on "Information and Communication Technologies-based strategies for environmental conflicts". Papers may be submitted until 31 January, 2012. ...
Excerpt:A call for abstracts has been issued for a conference on science and technology, organized by the Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society in Graz, Austria. The conference will take place in May, 2012 and abstracts should be submitted by 30 January, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change is hosting the second annual PhD Conference at theUniversity of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) from the 11-13 April, 2012. There will be four paper sessions reflecting the four themes of the Tyndall Centre: Land and Water, Cities and Coasts, Governance and Behaviour, and Energy and Emissions. ...