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Expired2nd Annual IIES Scientific Workshop

University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland

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On behalf of the organizing committee it gives us great pleasure to invite you to the International Institute for Environmental Studies (IIES) Scientific Workshop, which will be held at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland, August 21-24, 2016. The theme of the Kuopio workshop is aimed at raising the IIES profile in communicating effectively not only amongst researchers but also with representatives from government agencies and the industry, covering cross disciplinary studies in environmental research.

The workshop will be a forum where participants can describe current research ideas, share ideas, identify important problems, as well as formulate future research directions and enhance their international collaboration. The venue also guarantees a successful technical meeting amidst the beautiful lake scenery of Kuopio.

We look forward to welcoming you all to Kuopio and hope your stay will both be rewarding and enjoyable!

For more information please visit the University of Eastern Finland’s website

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Expired3rd Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop and GlobalTech International Conference on Low-Carbon Development

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

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The 3rd Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop will be held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China from July 23-26, 2017. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the International Conference on Low Carbon Development—Responding Post-Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Energy Transmission and Innovation which is also being sponsored by the IIES, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University with the GlobalTech Alliance. The two meetings will be held simultaneously and will offer participants the opportunity to meet colleagues from a wider range of institutions and to participate in both meetings.

Abstract submission is now closed for the International Conference on Low Carbon Development.

More information on the International Conference on Low Carbon Development Invitation (pdf).

IIES Session Topics:

  • Atmospheric Pollution – Health Interactions
  • Collaborative Projects – Ongoing or prospective
  • Green Technology
  • Low Carbon Economies – Technology and policy
  • Soil Resources – Contamination and remediation
  • Water Resources – Contamination and remediation

Preliminary Agenda:

Preliminary Agenda 3rd Annual Meeting (pdf). Please note this is a draft agenda for the meeting, the sessions will be realigned once abstracts have been submitted and depending on numbers of submissions in the various categories.

Non-IIES Members:

Participants from non-IIES institutions are warmly welcomed to attend.  For IIES participants there is no registration fee.  As well, meals and accommodation will be provided.  For non-IIES participants, there is a registration fee of $400 USD or 3,000 RMB, which includes meeting materials and meals during the meeting days.

Travel Grants:

Some travels funds are available for graduate students from IIES member institutions, within this limited financial budget student travel grants will be considered based on institution and disciplinary background. For those looking for travel grants, please register online and indicate that you are interested in a travel grant in the checkbox. Preference will be given to those who register early.

Important Dates:

Registration and abstract submission deadline has been extended until June 15, 2017.

We encourage those planning to attend from countries for which a visa for China is required to register as soon as possible so that we can provide the letter of invitation required to obtain a visa.

For further information please contact:

Julia Colley, Administrative Assistant, International Institute for Environmental Studies
Email: juliacolley@trentu.ca;  phone: +1 705-748-1011  ext. 6438

 

 

Expired4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop | Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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4th ANNUAL IIES SCIENCE AND POLICY WORKSHOP
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND | JULY 1-3, 2018

We are pleased to announce the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop hosted this year by the University of Edinburgh and held at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI). Participants will gain insight into the current research in the many fields of environmental science, policy and planning. And will have the opportunity to meet colleagues from our partner institutions and from external universities and agencies as well. For students, this is a chance to share their research and build potential collaborative relationships at an international level.

DOWNLOAD WORKSHOP PROGRAMME (Includes venue locations and maps)

If you have any questions or require any further information please contact:

Dr Margaret Graham, Reader at University of Edinburgh, Workshop Coordinator
Email: Margaret.Graham@ed.ac.uk

Julia Colley, Administrative Assistant, International Institute for Environmental Studies
Email: juliacolley@trentu.ca

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What to see and do in Edinburgh?

The capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh comprises two architecturally distinct areas: The Old Town dating from medieval times and The New Town with its renowned Georgian splendour. Both were granted UNESCO Wold Heritage Status in 1995 and attract millions of visitors all year round.

Edinburgh Castle (stands at the head of the Old Town; the Crown Jewels, the Stone of Destiny, Mons Meg, the One-o-clock Gun and the Prisons of War are among the highlights that can be viewed here)

The Royal Mile (a succession of streets forming the main route through the Old Town

St. Gile’s Cathedral (also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, it is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle, a statue of John Knox, medieval stonework and many stained glass windows)

The Palace of Holyroodhouse (the Queen’s official Edinburgh residence and the home of Scottish royal history; Mary Queen of Scots lived here for about 6 years from 1651 while Prince Charles Edward Stuart stayed here for 6 weeks in 1745)

Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat (the park is adjacent to the Holyrood Palace and is a short walk from the Royal Mile; Arthur’s Seat is the highest peak of the hills within the park; a series of cliffs known as the Salisbury Crags are also a major feature of the Edinburgh skyline; St. Anthony’s Chapel, dating from the 15th century, and Duddingston Loch are also found within the park)

Note: robust walking boots are required for the ascent to Arthur’s Seat and the walking paths should be followed, although these can be indistinct in places

Princes Street Gardens (in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, these gardens date back to the 1760s following the draining of the Nor Loch and the building of the New Town)

Scottish National Portrait Gallery (the world’s first purpose-built portrait gallery, opening in 1889; it hosts many famous portraits including those of Mary Queen of Scots, Prince Charles Edward Stuart and Robert Burns)

Tours in Edinburgh

All of these sights can be reached on foot but there is a hop-on-hop-off bus and there are also guided tours.

 

We look forward to seeing you in July!

 

 

 

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Upcoming5th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop | SEOUL | November 13-14, 2019

Korea University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

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5th ANNUAL IIES SCIENCE AND POLICY WORKSHOP
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA | NOVEMBER 13-14, 2019

We are pleased to announce the 5th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop hosted this year by Korea University in Seoul, South Korea from November 13-14. Participants will gain insight into current research in environmental science, policy and planning, and will have the opportunity to meet colleagues from our partner institutions and from external universities and agencies. For students, this is a chance to share your research and build potential collaborative relationships at an international level. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the IIES 3rd Annual Graduate Student Forum (November 11-12) and IBI Biochar World Congress (November 10-14) both taking place at Korea University. Participants interested in attending both the workshop and forum must register for the forum separately on the IIES website. Students who want to receive IIES travel support to attend the Graduate Student Forum must attend the Annual Workshop.


VENUE: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

DATES: November 13-14, 2019

WORKSHOP THEMES: 

  • Sustainable Management of Wastes
  • Circular Economies
  • Environmental Remediation: Recent Progress in technology, theory & management
  • Collaborative Research Within the IIES

PRESENTATION/ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS:  Participants may choose to present a poster presentation or a 15-minute PowerPoint presentation. Please submit an abstract for both talks and posters and indicate your preference and theme you will be presenting in. (Graduate Forum participants are not obliged to present at the workshop but if interested can choose either a 15-min talk or present a poster). 

REGISTRATION: The workshop is free of charge to all IIES members.

TRAVEL SUPPORT: IIES travel grants will be available to students from participating IIES institutions. Preference will be given to students who have not participated in past IIES activities.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Hotel rooms will be covered for IIES supported students during their attendance at the Graduate Forum and Annual Workshop. Graduate students will be staying at the Euljiro Co-op and Residences from November 10-15.

Faculty will be responsible for their own accommodations. Rooms have been blocked at the Hotel Splaisir Dongdaemun for four nights (November 11-15, 2019). The cost per night is 132,000 KRW (including breakfast).

To book your room at the Splaisir Dongdaemun Hotel, please email Danny  shin_dy@splaisir.com.  The hotel reservation code is KUSS2019 please use this in your subject line and indicate that you will be attending the 5th Annual IIES Workshop at Korea University.

ABSTRACT & REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: September 16, 2019. Please submit an abstract and title for both talks and poster presentations and indicate your preference.


IBI Biochar World Congress | November 10-14

Korea University and the Korea Biochar Research Center will host the Congress together with the International Biochar Initiative, Foshan University (China), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, UK Biochar Research Center, Cornell University (USA) and Shenyang Agricultural University (China). This event is separate from the IIES Annual workshop and Graduate Student Forum.

IIES members have been invited free of charge, to attend selected sessions at the Biochar World Congress. Members must register for the Biochar meeting prior to the event. Please visit the IBI website for registration and further details: http://biocharworldcongress.com/.

The IIES will provide travel support for all graduate students wishing to attend both the forum and the annual workshop. Students who wish to attend the workshop only will be responsible for their own travel expenses, however, these participants do not have to pay the workshop registration fee. IIES travel grants will be available to students from participating IIES institutions. Preference will be given to students who have not participated in past IIES activities.


If you have any questions or require any further information please contact:

Julia Colley, Operations Coordinator, International Institute for Environmental Studies
Email: juliacolley@trentu.ca

Please use a valid email address, preferably the email from your institution, for example, name@sjtu.edu.cn NOT name@163.com or name@hotmail.com. Thank you.


What to see and do in Seoul?

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