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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.

Date:12/04/2018 08:00
Location:Porto, Portugal

5th International Conference on Agriculture and Biotechnology (ICABT 2017), (Japan)


ICABT 2017 is sponsored by the Hong Kong Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (HKCBEES). It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Agriculture and Biotechnology. 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 and Biotechnology related techniques.
 
Contact details: Ms. Lydia Liu
E-mail: icabt@cbees.net
Tel: +852-3500-0137 (Hong Kong)
       +1-206-456-6022 (USA)
       +86-28-86528465 (China)
 
For more information, please visit the ICABT website at http://bit.ly/2uhPgRT.
Date:27/12/2017 00:00
Location:Tokyo

World Efficiency Paris


World Efficiency Paris est un rendez-vous international qui a pour objectif premier de permettre la mettre en œuvre des objectifs de développement durable en développant l’économie bas carbone et sobre en ressources.

L’évènement prend en compte notamment  le Management des ressources naturelles et encourage la présentation de solutions sur les thèmes suivants : Actions, outils et services pour préserver et développer la biodiversité ; Entretien, restauration et réhabilitation des écosystèmes ; Adaptation aux changements climatiques et réduction des risques naturels ; Usage durable des terres…

Plusieurs espaces seront créés pour faciliter les échanges et la présentation de solutions : un espace business matchmaking, un espace d’exposition, un espace showcase, un espace destiné aux conférences…

Pour plus de détails, consultez le site Internet de l’évènement au http://bit.ly/2spW3aI.
Date:12/12/2017 09:00
Location:Paris, France

Tercera Consulta Regional para América Latina y el Caribe: Implementación de los Principios Rectores de las Naciones Unidas sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos, en el marco de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible


Santiago de Chile será la sede de la 3a Consulta Regional para América Latina y el Caribe: Implementación de los Principios Rectores de las Naciones Unidas sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos, en el marco de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible.
 
Dicho evento, organizado por la Oficina Regional del Alto Comisionado para los Derechos Humanos en América Latina del Sur (ACNUDH), busca revisar el estado de la implementación de los Principios Rectores de las Naciones Unidas sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos en el marco de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible.
 
Se espera que la Consulta provea un análisis crítico sobre el avance en la agenda regional sobre las empresas y los derechos humanos, y las brechas para fortalecer el desarrollo.
 
Para más información, por favor diríjase a la página web del evento http://bit.ly/2v8x7Wk
Date:12/12/2017 00:00
Location:Santiago, Chile

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.

Date:11/12/2017 08:00
Location:Ghent, Belgium

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.
 
Pour plus details, consultez le site de l'évènement au http://bit.ly/2sxeREK.
Date:06/12/2017 00:00
Location:Dakhla, Maroc

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.

Date:03/12/2017 13:00
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

State of Map LATAM 2017


Lima sera la sede de la Conferencia State of Map LATAM 2017, La Conferencia Latinoamericana de OpenstreetMap.
 
La programación incluye charlas, paneles, talleres y mapatones en base a diversos ejes temáticos relacionados con OpenStreetMap. Participarán mapeadores de OSM, comunidades de datos abiertos, comunidades de Software Libre y Open Source, estudiantes, investigadores, profesionales de la geoinformación, organizaciones no gubernamentales, empresas, instituciones públicas, etc.
 
Los ejes temáticos de la conferencia serán:
  • Software y hardware para uso cartográfico;
  • Movilidad y accesibilidad;
  • Cartografía social, educación y gestión de riesgos;
  • Ordenamiento y gestión del territorio;
  • Open data y gobierno abierto;
  • Mujeres y OSM;
  • Comunidad OSM-LatAm.

Para más información, por favor diríjase a la página web del evento http://bit.ly/2sI3Vnr

Date:29/11/2017 09:00
Location:Lima, Perú

The 8th International Scientific Conference ‘Rural Development 2017: Bioeconomy Challenges‘.


Aleksandras Stulginskis University invites you to participate in the 8th International Scientific Conference ‘Rural Development 2017: Bioeconomy Challenges‘.

The existing and rising challenges of bioeconomy will be discussed in different Conference sections:

  • Biosystems Engineering and Environment Integrity;
  • Agro-innovations and Food Technologies;
  • Multifunctional Approach for Sustainable Use of Natural Bio-Resources;
  • Social Innovations for Rural Development.

Registration for the conference closes on September 30th, 2017. For more information, please visit the University website at http://bit.ly/2sZ0yfd.

Date:23/11/2017 00:00
Location:Aleksandras Stulginskis University

Festival ALIMENTERRE


Le Festival ALIMENTERRE est un évènement international qui vise à mobiliser tous les publics pour l'accès de tous à une alimentation suffisante et de qualité partout dans le monde, à travers des projections de films et des débats. Le Festival permet en outre de rencontrer des acteurs divers qui œuvrent pour une agriculture et une alimentation durable.

Les thèmes abordés sont les suivants :

  • Les différents enjeux permettant ou non un accès à une alimentation saine et suffisante pour tous ;
  • La réappropriation de la question alimentaire par les citoyens, en reconsidérant ainsi le travail des agriculteurs ;
  • Les actions concrètes pour soutenir un modèle agricole plus équitable, et plus respectueux de l’environnement et des écosystèmes ;
  • Les impacts des modèles agricoles.

Le Festival a lieu en France et dans les pays organisateurs en Europe, en Afrique et en Amérique.

Pour plus de détails, consultez le site Internet de l’évènement au http://bit.ly/1rQXI1H.

Date:15/11/2017 00:00
Location:Plusieurs pays

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;
  • Irrigation;
  • 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.
For more details please visit the Ben-Gurion University's website at http://bit.ly/2k7I2JY.
Date:06/11/2017 00:00
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.
 
For more details, please visit the ACESD 2017 website at http://bit.ly/2r07VzI.
Date:02/11/2017 10:00
Location:Tokyo, Japan

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.
Date:02/11/2017 00:00
Location:Brasov, Romania

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.

Date:31/10/2017 08:00
Location:Norwich, UK

5th International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Agriculture (ICSEA 2017)


The city of Los Angeles (USA) will host the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Agriculture (ICSEA 2017), for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Sustainable Environment and Agriculture.
 
It will also serve to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Sustainable Environment and Agriculture related techniques.
 
IMPORTANT: Submission deadline before 10th of July 2017
 
For more information, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/1RExYHI
Date:28/10/2017 08:00
Location:Los Angeles, USA

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

Date:22/10/2017 00:00
Location:Tokyo, Japan

I Congreso Español de Ecoética


La Cátedra de Ética Ambiental “Fundación Tatiana Pérez de Guzmán el Bueno – Universidad de Alcalá” organiza el I Congreso Español de Ecoética.
 
El congreso quiere promover la reflexión sobre los valores y motivaciones de la conservación ambiental y los compromisos a que dan lugar, en la gestión de las empresas y organismos públicos, así como en los hábitos de consumo.
 
El congreso está abierto a todos los profesionales que tienen interés por los temas centrales del congreso, tanto de disciplinas humanísticas y sociales, como biofísicas.
 
Para más información, por favor consulte la página web del evento en el siguiente enlace http://bit.ly/2vC5m8W.
Date:19/10/2017 10:00
Location:España

XXVI Jornadas Técnicas SEAE “Innovación Agroecológica Y Cambio Climático”, X Seminario Agroecología, Ecoagroturismo y Cambio climático


Orihuela sera la sede de las XXVI Jornadas Técnicas SEAE “Innovación Agroecológica Y Cambio Climático”, X Seminario Agroecología, Ecoagroturismo y Cambio climático, que tiene como objetivos:
  • Intercambiar experiencias, estudios e innovaciones agroecológicas que favorecen la adaptación al cambio climático;
  • Analizar la contribución a la adaptación al cambio climático de las prácticas agroecológicas, más innovaciones;
  • Proponer medidas y recomendaciones que impulsar la implantación de innovaciones desde lo público y privado.

El 21 de Ocubre se realizarán visitas a experiencias agroecológicas cercanas.

Para más información, por favor diríjase a la página web del evento http://bit.ly/2ueyG8O

Date:19/10/2017 09:00
Location:Orihuela, Alicante, España

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.

Date:16/10/2017 16:00
Location:Nairobi, Kenya

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.
 
For more details, please visit the website at http://bit.ly/2hy6Iep.
Date:12/10/2017 00:00
Location:Mumbai, India

Symposium sur la gestion de l’eau


Réseau Environnement organise un symposium sur la gestion de l’eau les mercredi 11 et jeudi 12 octobre 2017.
Cet évènement rassemblera plus de 500 intervenants du milieu municipal, des professionnels du secteur de l’eau ainsi que des chercheurs et des consultants. Il s’agit d’offrir l’opportunité de mettre à jour ses connaissances en matière de gestion de l’eau et d’échanger avec les professionnels présents.
Une trentaine de conférences seront organisées sur des thématiques telles que l’économie d’eau, la protection des sources, la gestion des eaux pluviales, la gestion intégrée de l’eau ou les innovations technologiques.
Pour plus de détails, consultez le site Internet de Réseau Environnement au http://bit.ly/2t48hui.
Date:11/10/2017 00:00
Location:Lévis, Québec, Canada

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.
 
For more details, please visit the RBM website at http://bit.ly/2mP1YYh.
Date:09/10/2017 00:00
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.
 
For more details, please visit the conference website at http://bit.ly/2ok7sYk.
Date:07/10/2017 10:00
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.
 
For more details, please visit the WMAL2017 website at http://bit.ly/2rUDmzf.
Date:07/10/2017 00:00
Location:Irbid, Jordan

First International Conference on Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands, 2017


First International Conference on Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands, 2017 is being held in Irbid, Jordan. The objective of the conference is to bring 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.
 
Topics  include:
  • Hydrological Processes;
  • Soil and Water Conservation;
  • Agricultural Engineering and Management;
  • Water Treatment and Technology;
  • Socio-Economic Water Studies.
Registration closes on 30 July 2017.
For information, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2rUDmzf.
 
Date:07/10/2017 00:00
Location:Irbid, Jordan

Festival International du Film Scientifique Pariscience


Pariscience est un festival de films qui offre un regard croisé science cinéma sur les différentes disciplines scientifiques et les enjeux de leur évolution dans la société. Chaque année, il présente le meilleur de la production française et internationale en matière de programmes scientifiques. Il se tiendra à Paris en France du 6 au 11 octobre 2017.

Les films présentés au festival traitent notamment des sciences environnementales et des concours et des prix sont prévus pour récompenser ce type de films. Le festival est aussi une bonne occasion pour tous d’en apprendre davantage sur les sciences environnementales, les projections étant suivies de débats qui réunissent les équipes des films et des experts scientifiques.
Date:06/10/2017 10:00
Location:Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, France

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.
 
For more details, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2rjOTa7.
Date:04/10/2017 00:00
Location:Canakkale, Turkey

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.
 
For more details, please visit the conference website at http://bit.ly/2qVSgFg.
Date:02/10/2017 17:00
Location:London, UK

1st International Conference on Community Ecology (ComEc)


The 1st International Conference on Community Ecology (ComEc) is the opening of a conference series accompanying the journal Community Ecology.
 
Main topics of the conference include:
  • Community ecology
  • Spatial and landscape ecology
  • Statistical ecology
  • Systems ecology
  • Ecological networks
  • Island biogeography
  • Macroecology
  • Socio-ecology
  • Vegetation science
Registration deadline: August 31, 2017
 
For more information, please visit the ComEc website at http://bit.ly/2tQdHsH.
Date:28/09/2017 00:00
Location:Budapest, Hungary

Agri Malaysia 2017


Agri Malaysia 2017
 
Agri Malaysia is a professional marketplace to showcase the products and technology across a broad spectrum of industry as well as a networking powerhouse for agriculture community.
It had been well-responded by industry stakeholders in its inaugural edition and it had successfully gathered thousands of market players and nationwide visitors under one roof. In second edition this year, Agri Malaysia aims to bring in more variety of showcase and knowledge to present a more comprehensive industry event for agriculture sector in Malaysia.
 
For more information, please visit the event website at http://bit.ly/2sK9HtF.
 
Date:28/09/2017 00:00
Location:Selangor, Malaysia

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