Capacity Building Events
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
ICSD 2017 : 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development (Italy)
ICSD 2017 : 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development will be held on 6 - 7 September 2017. The conference is organized by European Center of Sustainable Development - CIT University with the theme "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education". This theme emphasizes the strong foundation that is provided by using research to inform our everyday practices, policies, and analytical approaches. The 2017 Conference will provide a forum for the sharing of ideas, presentation of research findings, and discussion of professional issues relevant to Sustainability Science.
Agri-2017: 10th International Conference on Agriculture & Horticulture (UK)
Conference Series invites you to 10th International Conference on Agriculture & Horticulture. The Conference to be held in London, UK will have the theme, "Agriculture for the Future". This Conference aims to attract people who are directly or indirectly working in or with the agriculture & horticulture industry as well as people from cademia.
For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2e8IedQ.
15th International Conference on Environmental Science And Technology
The University of the Aegean (Greece),in association with University of Salerno (Italy) and the Imperial College London (UK) is organizing the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science And Technology from 31st August - 2nd September 2017.
The conference brings together engineers, scientists, researchers, students, managers and other professionals in order to address and discuss emerging environmental issues.
Please note that the deadline for the abstract submission is December 31,2016.
The XV EAAE Congress -Towards Sustainable Agri-Food Systems:Balancing between Markets and Society
The EAAE Congress is the triennial event that brings together the whole Association Membership, providing an important occasion for the exchange of innovative ideas on research and teaching in the field of Agricultural Economics and related areas.
Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR)
A Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR) will be held in August 2017 near Seattle, WA.
Common topics included are harvest scheduling, spatial reserve design, wildfire management, wildlife management, invasive pest detection and control, forest ecosystem services, supply chain optimization for biofuel as well as timber and non-timber forest economics.
For more details, please visit the symposium's website at http://bit.ly/2kxgGBT.
7th World Conference on Ecological Restoration
The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) will host its seventh biennial World Conference in Foz do Iguassu, Paraná, Brazil from 27 August to 1 September 2017. The overarching theme of SER2017 is Linking Science and Practice for a Better World.
The SER2017 conference program will feature world-renowned keynote and plenary speakers as well as numerous symposia, training workshops, concurrent sessions, and technical field trips.
The Conference will discuss such topics as:
- Science behind restoration;
- Planning (governance, priorities, goals);
- Economical, social and philosophical implications;
- Challenges (particular issues and obstacles to face in the real world);
- Restoration techniques in different biomes/ecosystems;
- Restoration outcomes, monitoring (evaluating success), etc.
Location:Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry (Sri Lanka)
The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) of Sri Lanka invites you to the 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry 2017 under the theme “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture”. This international conference is for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Sustainable Environment and Agriculture. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Agriculture related techniques.
Abstract submission deadline: June 22, 2017
Early Bird Registration deadline: July 13, 2017
Location:Colombo, Sri Lanka
2017 ISEAS: International Symposium on Engineering and Applied Science (Japan)
2017 ISEAS: International Symposium on Engineering and Applied Science organized by Higher Education Forum (HEF) will be held from August 14-16, 2017 in Osaka, Japan. ISEAS aims to provide a communication platform for scholars, professionals, academics and graduate students not only to present their recent and latest researches but also to share their thoughts and to discuss the future development in the field of Engineering and Applied Science including Environmental Sciences.
Submission Deadline: May 1, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: May 19, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: June 12, 2017
For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2gh9vLn.
The 5th International Symposium on Biological Engineering and Natural Sciences (Japan)
The 5th International Symposium on Biological Engineering and Natural Sciences (Japan) organized by Higher Education Forum (HEF) is an international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of biological engineering, natural sciences. Topics include Food & Agriculture Engineering, Plant Science and Technology, Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Ecology, Effect of Climate Change on Ecosystem, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Soil Science.
Abstract Submission: May 1, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: from May 19, 2017
Final Abstract & Full Paper Submission: June 12, 2017
Early-Bird Payment: June 12, 2017
For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2gBq4Ch.
9th Global Summit on Agriculture & Horticulture (China)
Conference Series will hold the 9th Global Summit on Agriculture & Horticulture at Beijing, China. This agriculture conference brings together experts, researchers, scholars and students from all areas of Basic Agricultural Science, Agrochemical engineering, Organic Farming, Crop Sciences, Food and Nutrition, Agriculture Biotechnology, Environmental science, Soil Sciences, Agriculture & Food Security, Livestock Farming & Genetic Engineering.
For more information, please visit http://agriculture.conferenceseries.com/.
Third Global Summit on Plant Science (Italy)
Conference Series invites you to attend "Third Global Summit on Plant Science" which will be held in Rome, Italy. Participants include experts, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the globe to exchange their knowledge, expertise and research innovations. It will cover various themes including Agricultural Science, Soil Science and Soil-Plant Nutrition.
The 7th Congress of the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics
The 7th Congress of the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (EAAERE) will be held in Singapore from 5th to 7th August, 2017.
The main theme of the Congress of the EAAERE is “Environment and Sustainable Development: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions.”
A Workshop on the Future of Ash Forests
Michigan Technological University, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, and the University of Minnesota are organizing a 2-day workshop on the Future of Ash Forests.
This workshop is offered to help participants prepare for and mitigate the anticipated economic, social, and ecological impacts, especially in areas where ash is the dominant canopy species.
For more details please visit the organizer's website at http://bit.ly/2kqGpbp.
Location:Duluth, MN, USA
IUFRO INAFOR Joint International Conference 2017-Promoting Sustainable Resources from Plantations for Economic Growth and Community Benefits
The International Union of Forest Research Organizations(IUFRO) in collaboration with FORDA INAFOR IV (International Conference of Indonesian Forestry Researchers) is organising the IUFRO INAFOR Joint International Conference 2017 from 24th – 27th July 2017.
The theme of the conference is “Promoting Sustainable Resources from Plantations for Economic Growth and Community Benefits”, that reflects the challenges being confronted by plantations".
It will bring together researchers, plantation managers and policy makers from around the world for an intensive four days of exchanging views.
Please note that deadline for abstract submission is on Jan 31st,2017.For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2jRoB8t
Joint Regional Meeting of IUFRO in Asia "Productivity and Safety of Final Cutting on Mountain Forests"
The Joint Regional Meeting between International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) RG3.03.00 and RG3.06.00 will be held at Matsuyama and Kochi, Japan aiming to exchange mutual recent research achievements and information. Participants will also discuss mountain logging operations in the future considering operation techniques and ergonomic and the possibility to improve both working productivity and safety of final cutting on mountainous forests.
As part of the meeting, the participants will visit a felling site in Ehime prefecture in which winching operations are based on high-density forest road network and other felling sites in Kochi prefecture in which material is transported through the H type cable system and an Austrian tower yarder.
For more details, please visit the meeting's website at http://bit.ly/2kxjJtO.
Location:Matsuyama and Kochi, Japan
28th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2017)
The Society for Conservation Biology is organizing the 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2017) from 23-27 July,2017.
The congress will focus on Insights for Sustaining Life on Earth, responding to the need for conservation science to help create a better tomorrow for both biodiversity and people who depend upon it.
2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society is organizing the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2017) from July 23-28, 2017 in Texas, USA.
The conference theme, International Cooperation for Global Awareness, underscores the need to work together to find global solutions to our most-pressing problems.
The following are the themes included in GARSS 2017:
- Data Analysis Methods;
- Missions, Sensors and Calibration;
- Data Management and Education.
The registration starts from March 23,2017.For more details, please visit the conference website at http://bit.ly/2l081E8.
Location:Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Workshop on Innovative Water Resource Management (Iran)
The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) is conducting a 5-day workshop on Innovative Water Resource Management.
The workshop aims not only to share smart technologies, practices, and farming systems for efficient use of agricultural water resources, to promote farmer-friendly water resource management, to enhance sustainable water productivity and encourage smart agriculture, but also to develop strategic action plans for participants to promote such technologies, practices and systems in their countries.
The 9th International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management
The Wessex Institute, UK is organizing the ninth International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management in Prague, Czech Republic from 18-20 July, 2017.
The Conference provides a platform for professionals involved in water resources management to exchange knowledge and gain an insight into current technologies, techniques and solutions in sustainable water management as they have been developed and applied in different countries.
Location:Prague, Czech Republic
8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WIND AND TREES
The triennial International Union of Forest Research Organizations(IUFRO) conference on the effect of wind and trees will take place at the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) Mesa Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, from 17 July to 21 July 2017.
The broad theme of the conference targets understanding the interaction of the wind on trees at scales ranging from the leaf to entire forests and forested landscapes.
Please note that the deadline for abstract submission is on February 17,2017.For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2jsqFXv