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Capacity Building Events

The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016


The Congress aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development. It represents an opportunity to work together to create good environmental governance, engaging all parts of society to share both the responsibilities and the benefits of conservation.

The Forum is a hub of public debate, bringing together people from all walks of life to discuss the world’s most pressing conservation and sustainability challenges. It includes many different types of events from high level dialogues to training workshops which explore the depths of conservation and innovation.

For more information please visit: http://www.iucnworldconservationcongress.org/
Date:01/09/2016 00:00
Location:Hawaii, USA

EcoSummit 2016 - Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change


EcoSummit 2016 will centered on the ecology of terrestrial ecosystems and all habitats that are integrated within those ecosystems, including river networks, wetlands and coastlines. Focus will be placed on fragile ecosystems that are more likely to suffer the consequences of climate change and anthropogenic pressure. Proposals should be submitted by 31 July 2015. For more information please visit: http://www.ecosummit2016.org
Date:29/08/2016 00:00
Location:Corum Convention Centre, Montpellier (France)

EcoSummit 2016 - Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change


The 5th International EcoSummit Congress entitled “Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change” will be held at the Corum Convention Centre, Montpellier from August 29 to September 1, 2016. EcoSummit 2016 will mainly focus on the ecology of terrestrial ecosystems and all habitats that are integrated within those ecosystems, including river networks, wetlands and coastlines. Participants will also discuss terrestrial restoration against massive demand for food and intensified agriculture in the context of fragile ecosystems, forests and marginal lands. Find out more details at: http://www.ecosummit2016.org/
Date:29/08/2016 00:00
Location:Montpellier, France

International Conference on Clean Water, Air & Soil (CleanWAS 2016)


The International Water, Air and Soil Conservation Society is hosting the CleanWAS 2016 conference in Beijing, China. At this event, leading researchers, engineers and academicians from interdisciplinary fields of environmental sciences around the globe will share and take away expertise as well as ideas aiming to a clean environment. Read more at: http://www.cleanwas.aconf.org/en-us/
Date:26/08/2016 00:00
Location:Beijing, China

5th International Conference on Earth Science and Climate Change on “Stimulating and analyzing the changes of Earth & Climate-ICESCC”


The 5th International Conference on Earth Science and Climate Change on “Stimulating and analyzing the changes of Earth and Climate-ICESCC” aims at promoting earth science education. Researchers and Scholars from field of Geosciences, geology, Meteorology, Volcanology, Atmospheric Science, Global Warming, Environmental Sciences, Remote Sensing are invited to take part to the conference.

For more information visit: http://www.earthscience.conferenceseries.com/#sthash.AnIfbAQF.dpuf
Date:25/07/2016 00:00
Location:Bangkok, Thailand

The 5th Asian Conference on Civil, Material and Environmental Sciences


The 5th Asian Conference on Civil, Material and Environmental Sciences (ACCMES) brings together experts and leaders from the academic and business world to share their knowledge and know-how. The organizers intend to foster relations between the industry and universities.

You are invited to submit a paper relevant to the conference's topics of interest, which include landscape degradation and restoration, hydrology, deforestation and soil decontamination among many others.

Find more information at http://www.accmes.org/index.asp?id=2

Date:19/07/2016 00:00
Location:Hokkaido, Japan

The 5th EUROSOIL International Congress in Istanbul, Turkey


The European Confederation of Soil Science Societies (ECSSS) is hosting the 5th EUROSOIL International Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. Young soil scientists, researchers, technical and Professional operators, company representatives and policy makers are invited to share their scientific experiences, research and innovative ideas about soil science during the conference. For more information please visit: http://www.eurosoil2016istanbul.org/#
Date:17/07/2016 00:00
Location:Istanbul, Turkey

International Conference on Inventions and Innovations for Sustainable Agriculture 2016 (ICIISA 2016)


The Silpakorn University’s Faculty of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Technology and partner universities welcome participants all over the world to the International Conference on Inventions and Innovations for Sustainable Agriculture 2016 (ICIISA 2016) in Hua Hin /Cha-am. The purpose of this conference is to present up-to-date research results and advances in innovations for sustainable agriculture and also to promote interaction and networking among researchers in this domain. The ICIISA 2016 conference will focus on three main topics

  1. Crop, livestock and aquaculture production systems and practices;
  2. Sustainable management of land, water and natural resources;
  3. Environmental, social and economic dimensions of agricultural sustainability.

More information at: http://iciisa.com/

Date:07/07/2016 00:00
Location:Cha-am, Thailand

The 2016 Caux Dialogue on Land and Security


The CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation (CAUX-IofC) announces the 2016 Dialogue on Land and Security under the theme “Realising the potential of land restoration”. This conference will serve the purpose of setting up collaboration und network between agencies dealing with land issues.  Participants from various backgrounds -farmers, activists, scientists, policy makers, security specialists and business people- are invited to attend to this event.
Read more at: http://www.caux.ch/Caux-Dialogue-on-Land-and-Security-CDLS.
Date:29/06/2016 00:00
Location:Caux, Switzerland

Toward Sustainable Groundwater in Agriculture


The Water Education Foundation and the University of California are jointly organizing an International Groundwater Conference entitled “Toward Sustainable Groundwater in Agriculture”. Leading scientists, policy analysts, decision makers as well as agricultural and environmental stakeholder groups all over the world will seize this opportunity to share their experience and discuss on sustaining groundwater resources in agricultural regions around the world. Issues concerning the science, challenges, and potential policy solutions in agricultural groundwater resources management and groundwater quality protection will be at the heart of the meeting.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1S5OeOq

Date:28/06/2016 00:00
Location:San Francisco, California

International Conference on: Conservation Agriculture and Sustainable Land Use


Conservation Agriculture is practised on over 125 million hectares around the world. It has become a worldwide undertaking. Don't miss the opportunity to learn and discuss about new achievements in the application of Conservation Agricultural Systems. Fore more information visit: http://caslu2016.mtafki.hu/index.html
Date:31/05/2016 00:00
Location:Budapest, Hungary

The first Asian Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) Conference


This year first Asian Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) Conference will address the question “if and how the ecosystem services-concept can help solve pressing environmental and socio-economic problems?” The regional focus is Asia, a continent threatened by irreversible biodiversity loss and unprecedented natural disasters. The ultimate objective of this conference is to establish an Asian Ecosystem Services Network in future by raising awareness in Asian communities about the ecosystem services concept and accelerate collaboration amount different stakeholders. More details at: http://www.espconference.org/asia2016.
Date:30/05/2016 00:00
Location:

The 2016 Gordon Research Confernce on Salinity and Water Stress in Plants


Gordon Research Confernce is hosting a conference on Salinity and Water Stress in Plants at Les Diablerets Conference Center in Switzerland. The conference principal topics are abiotic stress adaptation, crop yield and food security. Participants include researchers from academia and industry with expertise from molecular systems to trait development. The main concern will be discussing progress in elucidating mechanisms and managing challenges associated with water availability and salinity on agriculture and ecosystems. Read more at: https://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=12420
Date:29/05/2016 00:00
Location:Les Diablerets, Switzerland

18th International Conference on Environment and Water Resource Management


Researchers, practitioners and educators are cordially invited to join the 18th International Conference on Environment and Water Resource Management that will be held in Tokyo. Participants are going to discuss and share their experiences and research about most recent innovations, trends, practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field of Environment and Water Resource Management. For more details, please visit: https://www.waset.org/conference/2016/05/tokyo/ICEWRM/home
Date:26/05/2016 00:00
Location:Tokyo, Japan

International Conference "eLearning Africa 2016"


"eLearning Africa 2016" is an international conference bringing together more than thousand  high-level policy and decision makers, practitioners, researchers and experts from education, business and government focusing on education and technology on the African continent. Topics as education and capacity building especially in the context of sustainable development are in focus of the conference.

Contribute your research, stories and experience submitting your proposal by January 18, 2016.

For more information, please visit http://www.elearning-africa.com/index.php.

Date:24/05/2016 00:00
Location: Cairo, Egypt

SFS 2016 annual meeting; Running on Empty: increasing Demands on Freshwater Resources in the Face of a Changing Climate


The Society for Freshwater Science organizes a yearly meeting on water scarcity, drought and water availability in arid and semi-arid regions in the world. The 2016 meeting will relate to these topics by emphasizing more specifically the issues of freshwater depletion, the consequences for freshwater ecosystems, and potential solutions. More information can be found here: http://sfsannualmeeting.org/SFS2016.cfm
Date:21/05/2016 00:00
Location:Sacramento California, USA

The fourth PROVIA worldwide adaptation conference: Adaptation Futures 2016


The global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) is hosting the Adaptation Futures 2016 conference. Researchers, policymakers and practitioners are cordially invited to meet and share experiences on how to move climate change adaptation forward by promoting solutions across sectors borders and communities. For more information, please visit: http://www.adaptationfutures2016.org/conference/programme
Date:10/05/2016 00:00
Location:Rotterdam, The Netherlands

International Conference on Pollution Control & Sustainable Environment


OMICS International is holding an international conference on pollution control (including soil pollution), and sustainable Environment entitled “Promoting Global Health through Pollution Control and Sustainable Environment” in Dubai.

More Information at: http://pollutioncontrol.conferenceseries.com/

Date:25/04/2016 00:00
Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Global Change and Forest Health


The division on Forest Health of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) is holding its first conference on "Global Change and Forest Health". Discussions will focus on forest health and its interface with climate change, biological invasions, air pollution, forest pathology, and forest entomology.

For more information, please visit: http://www.foresthealth2016.com/.

Date:25/04/2016 00:00
Location:Istanbul, Turkey

XII International Workshop CubaSolar 2016


The Cuban Society for the Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources and Respect for the Environment (CUBASOLAR), will convene the twelfth edition of the International Workshop CUBASOLAR 2016, to be held in the province of Holguin, Cuba, from 11 to 15 April 2016.

The purpose of this event is to continue promoting the development of a sustainable energy system based on renewable sources of energy and respect for the environment, foster and promote the dialog and exchange of experiences and practices between specialists and people concerned with these issues, contribute to the cooperation, capacity building and transfer of knowledge and technologies through the interaction of members from Latin American and Caribbean countries.

For more information please visit: http://www.cubasolar.cu/Eventos/cubasolar2016.htm
Date:11/04/2016 00:00
Location:The Cuban Society for the Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources and Respect for the Environment (CUBASOLAR), convenes to the twelfth edition of the International Workshop CUBASOLAR 2016, to be held in the province of Holguin, Cuba, from 11 to 15 April 201

2nd Inter-American Congress on Climate Change


The 2nd Inter-American Congress on Climate Change is being organized by the Environmental Interamerican Association of Sanitary Engineering (AIDIS) and the University of Morelos (UNAM). The Congress is aimed at promoting the dissemination of knowledge and innovation to meet the challenges of climate change in LAC.

For more information visit: http://www.congresocambioclimatico.org/
Date:14/03/2016 00:00
Location:Mexico DF, Mexico

The 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves


The Ministry of Environment of Peru (MINAM) and UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme are jointly hosting the 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves which will take place in Lima. This congress has as main objective to review the implementation of the Madrid Action Plan for Biosphere Reserves 2008-2013, the Seville Strategy and the Statutory Framework of 1995. The Congress will thereby assess lessons learned and new challenges faced by the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, and will develop and launch an Action Plan for Biosphere Reserves for 2016-2025. For more information please visit: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/single-view/news/the_government_of_peru_and_unescos_mab_programme_announce_the_4th_world_congress_of_biosphere_reserves/#.VmRrpV48rVW.
Date:14/03/2016 00:00
Location:Lima, Peru

the Rural Development Conference 2016


The international non profit organization Tomorrow People Organization invites government officials, policy makers, company representatives, graduate students and NGOs to the Rural Development Conference 2016, that will take place from March 13th - 15th 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. Participants will discuss rural development challenges, among others Land and Food Security, Land Resources Management, Water Resources Management, climate change and other topics related to rural and agricultural development.

More details at: http://www.rdconference.org/

Date:13/03/2016 00:00
Location:Bangkok, Thailand

Sustainable Land Management Final Conference 2016


The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is hosting the Sustainable Land Management Final Conference 2016 in Berlin. At this conference the BMBF research programme ‘Sustainable Land Management’ will be thoroughly thought through. Participants will discuss present results and lessons learned gained over the last seven years from individual projects and the programme as a whole. Find out more information at: http://nachhaltiges-landmanagement.de/de/veranstaltungen/finalconference2016-a/background-aims/
Date:07/03/2016 00:00
Location:Berlin, Germany

Water 101 Workshop by the Water Education Foundation


The Water 101 Workshop will provide participants with knowledge on California water basics and related institutional issues. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the history of and the management structure of water in California, water rights, agencies regulating water in California, alternative supplies, the ongoing drought threatening the state and the historic groundwater law enacted in 2015.

For more Information please visit: http://bit.ly/1LWz8Kd

Date:04/02/2016 08:30
Location:West Sacramento, California, USA

The 22nd International Society of Tropical Foresters Conference


The Yale chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF) announces the 22nd Annual ISTF Conference at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, which will take place January 28-30, 2016 on the theme “Tropical Forests for Sustainable Development: Shaping our Post-2015 Future with Knowledge from the Field”.

The ISTF provides a forum for students, field researchers and practitioners to join with policymakers in a discussion about the role tropical forests will play in the post-2015 development agenda and in enhancing our ability to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Find more details at http://istf.yale.edu/2016-conference.

Date:28/01/2016 00:00
Location:New Haven, U.S.A.

Our Land 2016: A Conference for First Nation Stewards of Mother Earth


"Our Land 2016" is a conference for First Nation Stewards of Mother Earth. This year event builds on the success of the 2015 conference and will address the topic of "Practical Stewardship Actions". Participants will follow inspiring presentations and workshops on real world stewardship projects and will be invited to undertake similar actions in their own communities. For more information, please check out the website: http://www.ourlandconference.com/#!conference-details/aboutPage.
Date:27/01/2016 08:30
Location:Rama, Ontario in Canada

The 10th European Conference on Ecological Restoration


The Department Ecology and Ecosystem Management, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan - Technische Universität München welcomes all participants to the 10th European Conference on Ecological Restoration. Restoration scientists, practitioners and policy makers will have the opportunity to share about best practices as regards habitat restoration and development of novel management approaches. For more information, please visit: http://www.ser2016.org/.
Date:27/01/2016 00:00
Location:Freising, Germany

8th International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment conference


The Environmental & Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE-EWRI) is organizing the 8th International Perspective on Water Resources & the Environment (IPWE) conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Participants of this conference series use their expertise to address regional water and environmental issues that the hosting developing country is facing. The ASCE-EWRI welcomes participants from different cultural, socio-economic, and professional background to this conference. For more Information, please visit: http://ipweconference.org/
Date:04/01/2016 00:00
Location:Colombo, Sri Lanka

Introduction to Climate Smart Agriculture


Climate- Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) and its partner Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA) are hosting a side event during COP 21 on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) programme .They will present how the CSA programme contribute to developing technologies and new agricultural practices, as well as improving efficiencies and other measures for food and fodder production in Europe. For more Information, please visit: http://www.climate-kic.org/events/journey-to-paris-climate-smart-agriculture-at-cop21/
Date:09/12/2015 15:00
Location:Grand Palais in central Paris, France

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