Good impact assessment is largely a matter of know-how and training. Here you will find information on courses and other training opportunities for both policy makers and practitioners as well as for scientists working in the field of IA.
Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental Economics "Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods"
Excerpt:The School is hosted in the city of Belpasso, in the Province of Catania, Sicily, Italy and take places take place from 2-8 September, 2012. This year, the School's topic is "Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods".
Excerpt:The European Science Foundation (ESF) offers, on a competitive basis, full-cost awards to leading early career scholars to participate in the first ESF Junior Summit "Water: Unite and Divide. Interdisciplinary approaches for a sustainable future". ...
Excerpt:The Public Policy Evaluation Researchers Network (RCEPP) is organising a second International Summer School on Public Policy Evaluation Research around the theme of evaluation methods. This Summer School will be held in partnership with Sciences-Po Bordeaux (Emile Durkheim Laboratory) from 28–31 August, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The "Global Governance 2022: Designing the Future of International Institutions" (GG2022) program brings together young leaders for three 5-day dialogue sessions in Berlin, Beijing and Washington, DC., between August 2012 and May 2013. ...
Excerpt:The workshop "Uncertainty in Climate Change Research: An Integrated Approach" is designed for young academics with a strong interest in the integrated uncertainty problem in particular with respect ot climate change research. The workshop will take place from 8-17 August, 2012, at the NACR in Boulder, Colorado.
Excerpt:35 young professionals from universities, governmental and non-governmental agencies and industry from all over the world will meet at IASS and PIK to explore and discuss globally pressing sustainability issues such as risks from dangerous climate change, extreme events and urgent societal and economic responses.
Excerpt:For the second time, the Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference (IPA) conference will offer a day-long pre-conference course to introduce participants - from doctoral students to more seasoned researchers - to interpretive policy analysis. This year it will be held on Wednesday 4 July, 2012.
12th International Scientific School on "Modelling and Analysis of Safety and Risk in Complex Systems"
Excerpt:Leading and well-known scientists will give lectures in the field of financial, social, informational and technical risks. The scientific programme includes reports and software demonstrations. ...
Excerpt:This course for masters and doctoral students examines the global movement for environmental justice and focuses on socio-environmental conflicts at different scales and in different forms. ...
European Summer School of Resources and Environmental Economics on Management of International Water
Excerpt:The 2012 Summer School will take place from 1-7 July, 2012 at the VIU campus on the Island of San Servolo, in Venice, located just in front of St. Mark's Square. The theme of this Summer School is Management of International Water. The deadline for applications is 1 February, 2012.