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

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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 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 and 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.

ABSTRACT & REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 30, 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. Travel grants will be a first-come-first-serve basis and 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.


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