Capacity Building Events
The International Conference on Gender Research
The International Conference on Gender Research, hosted by the Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto, (ISCAP) - Polytechnic of Porto, is an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from all over the world involved in the study, management and development of gender related issues in business, the public sector and in education to come together and exchange ideas.
The Conference will cover the following topics:
- Gender and social inclusion;
- Gender and ICT;
- Gender and education;
- Gender and democracy;
- Gender equality;
- Gender in the workplace;
- Women’s empowerment in science and in other areas;
- Feminist studies;
- Men and masculinities;
- Gender and small and medium sized enterprises;
- Gender and entrepreneurship.
The ISCAP-Polytechnic of Porto invites participants to submit their paper abstracts until August 10, 2017.
Academic research, case studies and work-in-progress/posters are welcomed approaches. PhD Research, proposals for roundtable discussions, non-academic contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also invited.
For more details, please visit the Conference's website at http://bit.ly/2pEFWnO.
Ecology Across Borders, Joint Annual Meeting
British Ecological Society invites applications for workshops at 'Ecology Across Borders,' the Joint Annual Meeting organised by BES, NecoV, and GfÖ, in association with the EEF.
Workshops are interactive sessions that encourage networking, skills development, and creative thinking.
For more details, please visit the BES website at http://bit.ly/2o9uBvn.
Congrès Gestion Intégrée des Ressources en Eau et Défis du Développement Durable (GIRE3D 2017)
L'Association Internationale des Hydrogéologues au Maroc organise le Congrès GIRE3D 2017 : "Gestion Intégrée des Ressources en Eau et Défis du Développement Durable : Cas des Régions Arides".
Le Congrès GIRE3D 2017 sera dédié aux régions arides et offrira une opportunité à tous les acteurs de l’eau pour échanger des méthodologies adaptées à la gestion de l’eau dans de tels contextes.
3rd International Conference on Global Food Security
The 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security is hosted by South Africa’s Ministry of Science and Technology in association with The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Universities of Pretoria and the Western Cape.
The 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security has intentionally included a focus on local solutions to ensure food security and sustainable agriculture.
Core conference themes include the following:
- Food creation;
- Food safety and bio security;
- Food loss and waste;
- Food in a changing society;
- Food utilization.
Please note that the deadline for abstract submission is May 31, 2017.
For more details, please visit the event's website at http://bit.ly/1yUxcMu.
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
The 6th International Conference on Deserts, Drylands & Desertification
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is hosting the 6th International Conference on Deserts, Drylands & Desertification from November 6-9, 2017 in Sede Boqer Campus, Israel.
The central theme of the 2017 conference is "Combating desertification and dry land management-theory and practice" with sessions discussing the following issues:
- Ecology of Drylands;
- Ecohydrology of Dryland Landscapes;
- GIS Applications for Dryland Studies;
- NGO Perspectives on Dryland Development;
- Soil and Land Restoration;
- Women and Economic Change in Rural-Arid Lands, etc.
Location:Sede Boqer Campus, Israel
2nd Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development (ACESD 2017)
The 2nd Asia Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development (ACESD 2017) will take place in Tokyo, Japan.
The conference aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, and professionals from the industry, academia and government to discuss on research and development, professional practice in environment and sustainable development.
The 11th International Conference “WOOD SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM” 2017
The "Transilvania" University of Brasov, Faculty of Wood Engineering is organizing the 11th International Conference “WOOD SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM" which is intended to provide to its participants a forum of discussion of the most recent advances in wood science and technology.
Full Registration Fee for delegates is 200 EUR. For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2hiuDBb
Total Food 2017
Total Food 2017 is an international conference which focus on the sustainable exploitation of agri-food co-products and related biomass, thereby helping to minimize waste.
This three day event provides an open forum to highlight recent developments and to facilitate knowledge transfer between representatives of the agri-food industries, scientific research community, legal experts on food related legislation and waste management, and consumer organizations.
For more details, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2oE0Na7.
IUFRO Tokyo 2017-Actions for Sustainable Forest Ecosystems under Air Pollution and Climate Change
The 28th International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) conference for Specialists in Air Pollution and Climate Change Impacts on Forest Ecosystems: “Actions for Sustainable Forest Ecosystems under Air Pollution and Climate Change” will be held in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan from October 22-26, 2017.
Following are the sessions:
- Session 1: Asian forest ecosystem under changing environment;
- Session 2: Developing detection, monitoring and evaluation;
- Session 3: Ecophysiological and genetic understanding of plant responses;
- Session 4: Water and nutrient cycles in forest ecosystems;
- Session 5: Modelling and risk assessment;
- Session 6: Forest ecosystems under multiple stressors.
Please note that the online registration starts from Feb 01,2017.For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2jXPYli
Symposium on Climate Change and Droughts Resilience in Africa
The "Symposium on Climate Change and Droughts Resilience in Africa" will be held on 16th-18th October 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi.
The “Symposium on Climate Change and Droughts Resilience in Africa” will focus on “building resilience to climate change and droughts in Africa”, meaning that it will serve the purpose of showcasing experiences from research, field projects and best practice to foster climate change adaptation among countries in the region, with a focus on droughts, which may be useful or implemented elsewhere.
For more details, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2pnzLHP.
Greenbuild India 2017
Greenbuild is organising Greenbuild India 2017: This is the world’s Largest Conference dedicated to Green Building and is scheduled from October 12 to 13,2017 in Mumbai, India.
This conference features educational sessions covering all aspects of sustainable design, construction, and operations practices for buildings and communities, including their impact on people, the environment, and the economy both domestically and globally.
14th International Water Association (IWA) Specialist Conference
The conference will be hosted by the IWA Watershed and River Basin Management Specialist Group in partnership with the Water Institute for Southern Africa (WISA) and IWA-South Africa (IWA-SA), and will address cutting edge issues related to sustainable watershed management, with a special focus on emerging issues related to climate change.
Location:Kruger National Park, South Africa
1st International Conference "Water Management in Arid and Semi-arid Land: New perspectives and Innovative Approaches"
The objective of the conference is to bring together scientists, policymakers, water and agricultural managers and farmers to present and share their knowledge, polices, initiatives, case studies, innovative solutions to better manage water and agricultural input to promote sustainable water management and improve livelihood of people.
The Conference's main focal areas include:
- Hydrological Processes;
- Soil and Water Conservation;
- Agricultural Engineering and Management;
- Water Treatment and Technology;
- Socio-Economic Water Studies.
Last date for registration is June 1, 2017.
Location:Dead Sea, Jordan
International Conference on Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Land (WMAL2017)
Irbid, Jordan is hosting an International Conference on Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Land (WMAL2017).
This conference has the r objective of bringing together scientist, policymakers, water and agricultural managers and farmers to present and share their knowledge, polices, initiatives, case studies, innovative solutions to better manage water and agricultural input to promote sustainable water management and improve livelihood of people.
International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems (ISEEP-2017)
The Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University in Turkey organizes the International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems (ISEEP-2017). It is expected that the Symposium will create an exceptional scientific platform where various ecological problems will be discussed, and possible solutions will be proposed.
Some of the topics that will be discussed include: Agroecology, sustainable agriculture and rural development, Biological Diversity, Ecological degradation and ecosystem restoration, Environmental stress and biodiversity conservation and Global climate change and ecosystem adaptation.
10th International Conference on Agriculture & Horticulture
Agriculture Conference to be held in London, UK with the theme of Agriculture for the Future.
This conference will help the people who are directly or indirectly related to the Agriculture & Horticulture industry and academia. By this conference, people can share their views and ideas and can improve their knowledge about the advanced techniques to increase the productivity of the industries.
Women in Agribusiness Summit
The Women in Agribusiness Summit is globally recognized for quality speakers and the breadth of industry content covered. Expert panel discussions along with workshop sessions help delegates expand sector understanding and develop essential leadership skills; equipping women to advance their careers, companies, and the agricultural industry.
30ª Reunión de la Comisión Forestal para América Latina y el Caribe (COFLAC)
Tegucigalpa acogerá la 30ª Reunión de la Comisión Forestal para América Latina y el Caribe (COFLAC), que se celebra de forma bienal.
El mandato de la COFLAC es asesorar a la FAO sobre el programa forestal a ser desarrollado en la Región. Esto incluye la formulación de políticas para el manejo sostenible de los bosques, y de flora y fauna silvestres, y analizar, facilitar y coordinar su ejecución en la esfera regional, intercambiar información y, en general, por conducto de órganos auxiliares especiales (redes de cooperación técnica), asesorar sobre los métodos y medidas más adecuadas para resolver los problemas técnicos, y formular las recomendaciones apropiadas en relación con estas actividades.
Wooded Rural Landscapes in Central and Eastern Europe: Biodiversity, Cultural Legacy and Conservation Conference
The conference aims at fostering interdisciplinary discussion and analysis by sharing of knowledge from researchers studying wooded rural landscapes and representing from across disciplines: from taxonomy and ecology, from paleo-ecology and environmental history, from ethno-ecology, from spatial planning and landscape architecture, from land use economy involving ecosystem services.
There is an optional study trip to Hungarian silvo-pastoral oak woods (23–25 September).
Water Security and Climate Change Conference
The Water Security and Climate Change Conference (WSSC) 2017 will serve as a platform for discussions towards water secure societies by providing a stimulating environment with the intention to yield innovative ideas and grounds for implementation.
The Conference focuses on the following issues:
- Water Security and Sustainable Development Goals;
- Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Paris Agreement; Sendai Framework);
- Nature Based Solutions for Water Resources;
- Water Supply and Water Reuse;
- Sustainable Ground Water Management;
- Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus;
- Food Security in the Scarce Water World;
- Water Security and Migration;
- Coping with Droughts, etc.
The registration portal will be opened May 2, 2017.
IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress
IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress – Interconnecting Forests, Science and People aims to provide a platform for the exchange of scientific knowledge across the full range of forest and forest-related topics and scientific disciplines.
The Congress program comprises several sessions dedicated to the following themes:
- Forests for people;
- Forests and Climate Change;
- Forests and Forest-based Products for a Greener Future;
- Biodiversity, Ecosystem services and Biological invasions;
- Forests, Soil and Water Interactions.
Early bird registration is until June 1, 2017.
For more details, please visit the Congress's website at http://iufro2017.com/.
International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD)
The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with SDSN, are organizing the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 18 and 19 September, 2017, at Columbia University in New York City.
The conference theme is "The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development." The aim of the conference is to bring together persons involved in research, policy, practice, and business. Participants will share practical solutions for achieving the SDGs at local and national levels.
Location:Columbia University Campus, New York, USA
Agri Engineering 2017: Advanced Agri techniques for Sustainable growth (USA)
The Conference "Agri Engineering 2017" on theme "Advanced Agri techniques for Sustainable growth" will be held in San Antonio, USA.
By participating in this conference, people can share their views and ideas and can improve their knowledge about the advanced techniques to increase the productivity of the industries. The conference covers topics such as agricultural biotechnology, Agricultural Advanced Machine Systems, Organic Farming / Agriculture, Types of Agriculture, Agricultural Protection and Food security, Food Nanotechnology, Crop Protection and Awareness, Agricultural Systems, Agronomy and Soil Sciences, Energy Conservation and Agriculture, Agri Management, as well as Irrigation and Food Presentation.
Location:San Antonio, USA
The 3rd International Conference "Restoring Forests: Regeneration and Ecosystem Function for the Future"
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is hosting the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) conference "Restoring Forests: Regeneration and Ecosystem Function for the Future" in Lund, Sweden during September 12-14, 2017.
The conference has an interdisciplinary character Focusing on communicating lessons from the past to the future of forest restoration, stressing tolerant plant materials, and designing and establishing resistant/resilient forest landscapes.
For more details, please visit the university's website at http://bit.ly/2lo7i3Q.
The Australasia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN) International Conference
The theme of the conference is "Facilitating balanced change for rural and urban communities", and will showcase the local and international extension theory and practice around agricultural production, natural resource management, community development and the health sector.
For more details please visit the APEN website at http://bit.ly/2kwx6ut.
IWA-ASPIRE 2017: Conference on sustainable water management (Malaysia)
IWA-ASPIRE 2017 organised by Malaysian Water Association (MWA), Asia Pacific Group (ASPIRE) & The International Water Association (IWA) will be held on 11 - 13 September 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Conference topics will revolve around the theme “Breaking Boundaries – Developing a Better Water Future for Asia and the Pacific Regions”. The focus will be on a range of water related topics, including current development and water management issues in the Asia Pacific Regions to strengthening the water sector, to overcoming the uphill challenges in sustainable water management and how to get it right for the coming decades.
Deadline for abstract papers: 10 February 2017
Deadline for early registration: 15 April 2017
Location:Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
IERM Convention 2017
The Institute of Environment and Recreation Management will be hosting its annual Convention from Monday 11 September 2017 to Wednesday, 13 September 2017 in the City of Johannesburg.
The theme of the convention is “People and Green Space – Cradle to Grave”. The sub-themes are listed below:
- Parks and Green Space;
- Landscaping and Urban Horticulture;
- Urban Greening and Urban Forestry;
- Application of Green Infrastructure;
- Biodiversity and Urban Nature Conservation;
- Urban Ecotourism and maximizing community benefits through tourism;
- Cemeteries and Crematoria;
- Parks, Open and Green Space Planning, Development, Management and Maintenance;
- Education, Training and Development.
For more details, please visit the IERM website at http://bit.ly/2p1I6gN.
Location:University of South Africa,Johannesburg
Sommet Climate Chance (Maroc)
Le Sommet Climate Chance se tiendra du 11 au 13 Septembre 2017 à Agadir, Maroc.
Il a pour but de réunir des acteurs non-étatiques afin de permettre de faire un point d’étape des coalitions thématiques, d'échanger sur les bonnes pratiques et les actions concrètes mises en place pour lutter contre les changements climatiques.
Cette édition portera sur les progrès de l’action climat des acteurs non-étatiques.
ÉCOVÉG, pour Ecologie des communautés végétales, est un congrès international qui traite des avancées scientifiques les plus récentes en écologie végétale. Sa 13e édition se tiendra au Québec, Canada.
L'objectif est de regrouper les chercheurs universitaires, professeurs, post-doctorants, professionnels de recherche et étudiants, mais aussi les biologistes œuvrant dans les sphères gouvernementales ou municipales ou ceux travaillant dans le secteur privé.
9th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC)
The 9th World Environmental Education Congress will be organized in Vacouver, Canada.
This congress is meant to address education for environment and sustainable development. This is an international meeting point for everyone working with education for environment and sustainable development or which have an interest in the field.
The congress will discuss the role and importance of education for environment and sustainability at all levels; both in higher education and for lower ages.
Location:Convention Centre Vancouver, Canada