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Capacity Building Events

XVIth World Water Congress


The International Water Resources Association is organizing the 16th World Water Congress hosted by the National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA) and the National Association of Water and Sanitation Utilities (ANEAS).  Participants will discuss ways of advancing water resources knowledge, policy and management around the world.

Find more details at: http://www.iwra.org/index.php?page=223.

Date:29/05/2017 00:00
Location:Cancun, Mexico

CropWorld Global 2016 (Netherlands)


Scientists, policy makers and researchers are welcome to attend the 2016 Global CropWorld event. This international meeting on crop production, protection and agricultural technology will be held from October 24 to 25 in Amsterdam. It aims to foster exchange on latest development in crop production. There will be an exhibition and exchange among participants in crop production fields including crop protection, products water and irrigation supply chain management, seeds, soil management, packaging, labelling and storage, regulatory, market access and legal advisory, research institutions, precision farming and agricultural Information and Communications Technologies, waste management and storage.
 
For more details, please visit: http://www.cropworld.com/exhibit/
Date:24/10/2016 00:00
Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands

3rd International Symposium on Horticulture (Greece)


The 3th International Symposium on Horticulture is jointly organized by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh) and the Cyprus University of Technology.
 
This event will bring togather scientists, researchers, teachers and students to exchange knowledge, experiences and ideas on Horticulture Sciences including genetics and breeding, ecophysiology and stress physiology, genomics and biotechnology, hort crops quality and post-harvest technology.
 
Deadline for abstract submission: April 30, 2016.
 
For more details, please visit:http://she2016.org/
Date:17/10/2016 00:00
Location:Chania, Crete (Greece)

The Third World Meeting on Terraced Landscapes


Participants to the Third World Meeting on Terraced Landscapes will get a profound insight into the remarkable heritage of terraced landscapes in Italy and in the surrounding countries of the Mediterranean basin and central Europe. This conference will provide a powerful impetus for international efforts to protect and value terraced landscapes. The benefits of caring for terraced landscapes extend to cultural and historical value, environmental and hydrogeological functions, quality of life, community empowerment and sustainable development. Find out more about the conference at: http://www.terracedlandscapes2016.it/en/.
Date:06/10/2016 00:00
Location:Padua, Italy

4th International Educational/Serious Game Competition


The competition will be held at the University of Paisley in Scotland alongside the 10th European Conference on Games Based Learning. To attend you have to submit a game developed by you and pursuing educational goals, including environment protection. The game should be in a development state and engage the player for at least 10 minutes.
 
Deadline for the first round of submissions is June 17, 2016.
 
Date:06/10/2016 00:00
Location:Paisley, Scotland

Tropentag 2016: Solidarity in a competing world — fair use of resources


The Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (TROPENTAG) is jointly organized by universities of Berlin, Bonn, Göttingen, Hohenheim, Kassel-Witzenhausen, Hamburg, ZALF e.V., ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Czech Republic), BOKU Vienna (Austria) and the Council for Tropical and Subtropical Research (ATSAF e.V) in co-operation with the GIZ Advisory Service on Agricultural Research for Development (BEAF).
 
This interdisciplinary conference focuses on resource management, environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation.
 
Deadline for submission of abstracts: April 15, 2016
 
Date:18/09/2016 00:00
Location:Vienna, Austria

4th International Conference on Sustainable Development (Italy)


The 4th International Conference on Sustainable Development has as its theme “creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".
 
The conference will bring together scholars, teachers and practitioners of various disciplines promoting holistic approaches to finding solutions for environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges relevant for sustainable development. Participants will be offered a forum to share ideas, presenting their research results, and discussing most topical issues.
 
For more details, please visit: http://www.ecsdev.org/index.php/conference
Date:16/09/2016 00:00
Location:Rome, Italy

Fourth International Conference on Biohydrology


The 2016 international conference on biohydrology aims to provide a forum to discuss questions related to the interactions between biotic systems and hydrology. Experts from ecology, hydrology, geography, soil science, environmental sciences, biology, geomorphology, forestry and similar are highly expected at this event, so they can contribute to an interdisciplinary discussion. Find out more at: http://www.biohydrology2016.es/event_detail/3577/detail/4-th-international-conference-en-biohydrology.html
Date:13/09/2016 00:00
Location:Almeria, Spain

8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion (UK)


This conference will bring together scientists and  engineers from around the world searching for solutions related to scour and erosion. Participants will get opportunity to exchange ideas and shear their advances in research and practice.
 
Deadline for submission of abstracts is June 1, 2016.
 
For more details, please visit: http://www.icse2016.com/
Date:12/09/2016 00:00
Location:Oxford, United Kingdom

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

The 5th International EcoSummit Congress, EcoSummit 2016 - Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change


The 5th International EcoSummit Congress, EcoSummit 2016 - Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change, will take place at The Corum Convention Centre, Montpellier from 29 August – 1 September 2016. Focus will be placed on fragile ecosystems that are more likely to suffer the consequences of climate change and anthropogenic pressure. Agro-ecology, arid lands and desertification, climate change and ecological complexity are amongst the topics to be discussed at this conference.

Further details are available at: http://www.ecosummit2016.org/

Date:29/08/2016 00:00
Location:Montpellier, France

The 35th International Geological Congress (IGC)


The Council for Geoscience, together with the Geological Society of South Africa and other collaborators from academia and industry are holding the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC). This conference has as its main objective contributing to the advancement of fundamental and applied research in the geological sciences and to provide a general assembly of geoscientists, as well as to span a wide range of geoscience disciplines, where ideas and information can be freely exchanged. Emphasis will be laid on the geological specialties or challenges of the host country or region. Read more: http://www.35igc.org/
Date:27/08/2016 00:00
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

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

International Conference on Agricultural and Food Engineering (Malaysia)


An International Conference on Agricultural and Food Engineering (CAFEi2016) will be held from August 23 to 25, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
 
The conference with the motto “Sustaining Agriculture, Preserving Life” brings together researchers, experts, government officials, businessmen, architects and journalists to discuss and share their solutions contributing to sustainable agriculture, land management and food security. 
 
For more details, please visit: http://www.cafei.upm.edu.my/home.php
Date:23/08/2016 00:00
Location:Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

World Congress of Food Science and Technology (Ireland)


The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) will host the 18th World Congress of Food Science and Technology from August 21 to 25 in Dublin.
 
The objective of this international meeting is to reflex on strategies and programmes to increase the safety and security of the world’s food supply. It also aims to reinforce the food science and technology’s role to achieve food security and communities sustainable development.

For more details, please visit: http://www.iufost2016.com/about_iufost.html
Date:23/08/2016 00:00
Location:Dublin, Ireland

The First Author Meeting for the Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (Bonn)


Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) invites governments and other relevant stakeholders to nominate experts to participate in the Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services that will be held on August 15 - 19, 2016 in Bonn, Germany.

Nominees should have expertise in one or more disciplines within natural science, social science or humanities, represent or have expertise in indigenous and local knowledge systems, or be policy experts and practitioners.

More details are available at http://us8.campaign-archive1.com/?u=5da0fed71c7e4399fb28ab549&id=e546c21a52

 

Date:15/08/2016 00:00
Location:Bonn, Germany

7th International Crop Science Congress (China)


This Congress titled "Crop Science - Innovation and Sustainability" brings together international scientists and experts in crop, soil and agricultural sciences. The congress will focus on such topics as crop germplas and evolution, clop genetics, crop biotechnology, breeding and seed production, agronomy, climate change and sustainability.
 
The congress will be hosted by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Crop Science Society of China.
For more details, please visit: http://www.7icsc.com.cn/
Date:14/08/2016 00:00
Location:Beijing, China

3rd All Africa Horticultural Congress (Nigeria)


The 3rd All Africa Horticultural Congress will be hosted by the Nigerian Society for Horticultural Sciences and will take place under the aegis of the International Society for Horticultural Science.
 
The congress aims to bring together scientists in the field of Horticultural Science and related disciplines to reflex on new strategies and to share knowledge and expertise for the benefit of the African continent.
 
Deadline for abstract submissions: May 15, 2016
For more details, please visit: http://afrohort.org/
Date:07/08/2016 00:00
Location:Ibadan, Nigeria

The scoping meeting for the thematic assessment of Sustainable Use of Biodiversity (Bonn)


Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) invites governments and other relevant stakeholders to nominate experts to participate in the workshop to further scope the thematic assessment of the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity  that will be held on August 2-4, 2016 in Bonn, Germany.

Nominees should have expertise in one or more disciplines within natural science, social science or humanities, represent or have expertise in indigenous and local knowledge systems, or be policy experts and practitioners.

More details are available at http://us8.campaign-archive1.com/?u=5da0fed71c7e4399fb28ab549&id=e546c21a52

Date:02/08/2016 00:00
Location:Bonn, Germany

International Youth Symposium on Creative Agriculture (Indonesia)


The International Youth Symposium on Creative Agriculture (IYSCA) is an opportunity for university students to exchange ideas and share experiences regarding agriculture and sustainable land management
For more details, please visit: http://www.iaasipb.org/iysca-2016/
Date:27/07/2016 00:00
Location:Bogor, Indonesia

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

18th International Conference on Land Degradation and Sustainable Soil Management


The 18th International Conference on Land Degradation and Sustainable Soil Management organized by the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology is a forum for international scholars whose research work is focused on natural and socio-economic aspects of soil/land degradation.
 
It also provides a premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Land Degradation and Sustainable Soil Management.
 
Deadline for submission of papers is March 20, 2016
 
Find more details at:
Date:18/07/2016 09:00
Location:Venice, Italy

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

Third International Environmental Forum


The Third International Environmental Forum to be held on July 12 - 14, 2016 at Tanta University in Egypt, will bring together scientists form global institutions involved in environmental conversation to share and develop the future strategies to combat the environmental pollution. Environmental policy makers, senior government officials and administrators, scientists, engineers, academics, researchers, students, environmental consultants, managers and contractors, environmental safety and health officers, environmental NGOs, businessman and individuals are also invited to participate. Read more: http://tuef.tanta.edu.eg/
Date:12/07/2016 00:00
Location:Egypt

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

2nd International Conference on Advances in Environment Research (China)


Researches, experts and scientists community involved in environmental issues are invited to attend the 2nd International Conference on Advances in Environment Research (ICAER 2016).
 
This international gathering designed to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas to promote and advance research relevant for protection of environment.
 
Deadline for paper submission is May 15, 2016.
 
For more details, please visit: http://www.icaer.org/index.htm
Date:07/07/2016 00:00
Location:Shanghai, China

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

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