IAIA16 Submitted Paper & Presentation Abstracts

Following is a list of IAIA16 Annual Conference paper & presentation abstracts.

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  • Meeting Climate Change Challenges through Intern

     

    Abstract ID# 272

    Presenting Author: Vidhisha  Samarasekara

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: The BCRWME is a pilot project that is demonstrating participatory watershed conservation and management planning specifically focused on water resources. It aims to provide access to more reliable water resources for domestic and irrigation purposes for communities living in watersheds most vulnerable to climate change

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • "Impact Significance" in EIA Reports of developme

     

    Abstract ID# 381

    Presenting Author: gopu venugopala  reddy |  Coauthor(s):  janjanam jyothirmayi ,   Manchala srinivasa   reddy

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: The criteria for impact significance as mentioned in the scoping documents, 120 EIA reports submitted by project proponents to Moefcc and guidance manuals of EIA were assessed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • "Naturally Evolving": Flawed SIAs in Oil Sands EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 242

    Presenting Author: Patricia  McCormack

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: SIAs for Canadian oil sands hearings are fundamentally flawed, They lack expertise by consultants and review panels & adequate empirical data and build on flawed concepts of "natural evolution."

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Health Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 306

    Presenting Author: Noriko  Ashiya |  Coauthor(s):  Kenichiro Yanagi

    Preferred Session:  HIA as a creation of deliberative society for sustainable development

    Summary Statement: We move on to a discussion of the role of the HIA in promoting Green Growth, both in a general sense and in a particular sense for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • 3-D ROW to minimize involuntary resttlement

     

    Abstract ID# 50

    Presenting Author: Kenji  OGURA |  Coauthor(s):  Shusaku NAKATSUBO

    Preferred Session:  Urban resettlement and land readjustment.

    Summary Statement: This paper proposes infrastructure development by utilizing three-dimensional Right-of-Way (3-D ROW) to minimize involuntary resettlement in highly dense urban areas. Involuntary resettlement is unavoidable for building an urban highway network system; thus, 3-D ROW minimizes resettlement and enables livelihood restoration in the same community area.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • : IAIA and Climate Change - Progress, Challenges a

     

    Abstract ID# 250

    Presenting Author: Weston A.  Fisher

    Preferred Session:  The link between resiliency and climate smart(er) impact assessment

    Summary Statement: What more can we do to respond to local and global climate change challenges in light of recent developments following the 2015 Paris COP21 Conference? How can we apply our collective skills as IAIA professionals to the current and future impacts of climate change?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • A Case Study of EIA for Wind Farms in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 415

    Presenting Author: Naoya  Nishibayashi |  Coauthor(s):  Etsuko Hayashi ,   Shigeaki   Takeoka ,   Wataru Kitamura

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: This study presents a case study for environmental impact assessment of wind energy facilities in Japan mainly about selection of species and calculation methods of habitat potential

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • A case study of EIA monitoring in Vietnam

     

    Abstract ID# 233

    Presenting Author: Le  Thi Phuong Loan

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: Challenges and lessons from the EIA implementation progress in Vietnam construction project

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • A comparative analysis of EIA projects in Iran

     

    Abstract ID# 474

    Presenting Author: Shideh  Hallaj Neyshabouri

    Preferred Session:  How SEA and EIA contribute to more resilient plans, programs, and projects

    Summary Statement: A number of EIA projects are compared to assess weather EIA process in Iran has helped in improving resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • A holistic approach to the monitoring and modellin

     

    Abstract ID# 385

    Presenting Author: Nigel  Moon |  Coauthor(s):  Russell Merz ,   Marian   Hart ,   Matthew Hamilton ,   Muhammad Parker

    Preferred Session:  Defining and achieving good practice in scoping

    Summary Statement: Discussing the importance of considering environmental linkages at the scoping stage of an impact assessment. Good planning early results in data that can bridge disciplines.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • A mine we can be proud of: Assessing legacy social

     

    Abstract ID# 190

    Presenting Author: Reisha  Jones

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: How do you assess legacy social impacts? How do you address challenges from years of cultural and land use effects? This presentation shares experiences from a Canadian copper operation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • A mobile-assisted traffic impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 124

    Presenting Author: Nares  Chuersuwan |  Coauthor(s):  Noppatsorn Muangnak

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment for smart cities (I)

    Summary Statement: A mobile phone application was a tool for assessing the traffic emissions in a city. Constructed driving cycle provided more accurate data suited local conditions and gave better emission estimate.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • A resilience & sustainability framework in Oil&Gas

     

    Abstract ID# 453

    Presenting Author: Marta  Henriques

    Preferred Session:  Is nature’s resilience a valid argument for expanding the oil industry?

    Summary Statement: A framework for resilience and sustainability in the Oil & Gas industry in emerging economies is presented from the perspective of an environmental practitioner working in the sector for an operator.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Aarhus Convention and Japanese EIA systems

     

    Abstract ID# 506

    Presenting Author: Sachihiko  Harashina

    Preferred Session:  International comparison of public participation indicators

    Summary Statement: Aarhus Convention is a norm for sustainable development and IA should be the major way. Various Japanese EIA systems, domestic ones and international cooperation field, were assessed by this point.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Access and storage of EIA reports after disclosure

     

    Abstract ID# 273

    Presenting Author: Akiko  URAGO |  Coauthor(s):  Hiroo Kasagi

    Preferred Session:  International comparison of public participation indicators

    Summary Statement: EIA documents are disclosed in defined period in Japan. But most of the documents cannot be accessed and no storage rules. The authors researched various laws and accessibilities to EIA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Accountability and engagement in AFD projects

     

    Abstract ID# 154

    Presenting Author: Sekou  Touré

    Preferred Session:  IFI's accountability mechanisms: Resilience and sustainability (II)

    Summary Statement: The performance of the Independent Review Mechanisms shows various trends in complaints filed about the African Development Bank projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Adaptation in the Eletric Sector:France and Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 471

    Presenting Author: Katia   Garcia |  Coauthor(s):  Gilles Debizet

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: The paper analises how the Electric sector in France and in Brazil are developing their Business Adaptation Strategies in a way to face the negative impacts of climate change.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ADB & HIA: improving health and equity in SE Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 434

    Presenting Author: Martin  Birley |  Coauthor(s):  Filipe Silva

    Preferred Session:  Developments and trends in HIA and health in EA in Asia and Pacific regions

    Summary Statement: ADB is investing over 1M USD on strengthening HIA within ADB and the GMS region. Presentation will discuss early findings and bring together participants to discuss how this project is taken forward.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ADB: economic, social & health development in Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 451

    Presenting Author: Susann  Roth

    Preferred Session:  Developments and trends in HIA and health in EA in Asia and Pacific regions

    Summary Statement: ADB is a pioneer in promoting health in development in SE Asia. This presentation will discuss ADB efforts to promote regional public health and its future direction for healthy development.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Advances and key challenges in Economic IA

     

    Abstract ID# 316

    Presenting Author: Galina  Williams

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: Economic Impact Assessment (EcIA) plays an important role in determining the overall worthiness of a project. EcIA tools that can be used at local and regional levels are discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Advisory Committees to improve IA Quality

     

    Abstract ID# 281

    Presenting Author: Sachihiko  Harashina

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: Advisory committees could make the quality of IA better. As a good example in Japanese local governments, Fujimae wetland, Nagoya case and JICA’s ESC system will be illustrated and examined.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Air Dispersion Modelling as a Design Tool?

     

    Abstract ID# 399

    Presenting Author: Marc   Blanche

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: This paper seeks to explore the notion of available air space within new and existing industrial areas, with the emphasis on using air dispersion modelling to inform the planning process.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Alaskan climate change vulnerability assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 517

    Presenting Author: Ronni  Wilcock

    Preferred Session:  Optimizing adaptation to increase resilience in a context of climate change

    Summary Statement: This study assesses vulnerabilities of Alaskan resources, environmental services and infrastructure to potential future climates. The assessment is used to increase resilience through management and adaptation strategies.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • An analysis on risk assessment in China’s EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 287

    Presenting Author: juan  xu |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo   Nishikizawa

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: As for China, EIA and safety assessment are independent. EIA documents, however, are required to contain risk assessment. This research aims to find the features of RA in Chinese EIA system.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • An Export Credit Agency's use of Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 64

    Presenting Author: Max  Griffin

    Preferred Session:  Uptake of impact assessment by the finance sector

    Summary Statement: The presentation summarises UK Export Finance's use of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment as a key step in evaluating relevant projects which seek Export Credit Agency (ECA) support.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • An integrated and people-focused scoping approach

     

    Abstract ID# 488

    Presenting Author: Gabriela   Factor |  Coauthor(s):  Francesca Viliani

    Preferred Session:  Defining and achieving good practice in scoping

    Summary Statement: A case from the textile industry is used to present a scoping integrated approach to better include social, health and human rights perspectives, relying on stakeholder engagement and multidisciplinary team

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Analysing SEA by application of Culturised frame

     

    Abstract ID# 193

    Presenting Author: Bahareh  Khodaparast

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: This paper proposes culturisation approach to help forming and applying SEA effectively in Iran with the recommendations according to culturisation frame.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Analysis Land Planning EIA After Disaster in Chile

     

    Abstract ID# 158

    Presenting Author: Kay  Bergamini |  Coauthor(s):  Roberto Moris

    Preferred Session:  Planning for disaster debris

    Summary Statement: This paper exhibits an analysis of the Risk Studies, specifically debris flow and flood, incorporated into the EA process of Land Planning Instruments of a group of towns in a disaster zone in norther

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Analysis of Facility Vulnerability to Climate Chan

     

    Abstract ID# 470

    Presenting Author: Paul  Sage |  Coauthor(s):  Mick Bilney ,   Jeff   Yorzyk

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: This presentation will provide an overview of how this risk-based approach was used to assist NOAA to determine potential threats of climate change to its mission critical facilities and operations.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Anticipating Terrorism: Considering the Role of Im

     

    Abstract ID# 384

    Presenting Author: Charles   Kelly

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: This presentation investigates how the process of impact assessment can contribute to anticipating the social, economic, political and environmental impacts of terrorist events.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Application of the precautionary principle in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 79

    Presenting Author: Paola  Gómez-Priego |  Coauthor(s):  Emilio Rodriguez-Izquierdo ,   Abri   Cid-Salinas ,   Luis Bojórquez-Tapia

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: We present an innovative EIA approach that operationalizes the precautionary principle for ascertaining impact significance.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Applying Health Impact Assessment to Community Hea

     

    Abstract ID# 377

    Presenting Author: KAMPHOL  SETTHASOOK |  Coauthor(s):  PHONGTHEP SUTEERAWUT

    Preferred Session:  HIA as a creation of deliberative society for sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Summary (30 words): Model of using HIA to evaluate Health Charter has increased local understanding of the determinants of health, developed a process for decision-making, and promoted a cross-sectoral collaboration around health issues.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Applying HEP to Dam Removal EcIAs in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 360

    Presenting Author: Hiroto  Yagi

    Preferred Session:  Quantifying biodiversity impacts and resilience potential

    Summary Statement: Habitat Evaluation Procedures were used to quantitatively evaluate multiple habitat scenarios for Plecoglossus altivelis (sweetfish) associated with the first dam removal in Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Applying SoundscapeEcology to Ecosystem Evaluation

     

    Abstract ID# 248

    Presenting Author: Koji  Ainota |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: We investigated the soundscapes of 26 urban green areas and calculated the proportions of biophony and anthrophony. As a result, there was positive correlation between biophony value and green ratio.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessing land-use heterogeneity at city fringes

     

    Abstract ID# 210

    Presenting Author: Suranga  Wadduwage |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Millington

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment for smart cities (I)

    Summary Statement: This study assesses the non-linear land-use characteristics of city fringes in a spatial context. Urban to rural land-use and feature gradients were used to interpret the anticipated changes.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessing robustness of urban transport network

     

    Abstract ID# 149

    Presenting Author: Yaoming  Zhou |  Coauthor(s):  Mingying Song ,   Junwei   Wang

    Preferred Session:  Connecting transportation planning and IA: Theory and practice

    Summary Statement: This paper provides a new method for measuring robustness of urban transportation network considering both disturbances from demand uncertainty and capacity interruption from supply.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessing small hydro in the Indian Himalaya

     

    Abstract ID# 267

    Presenting Author: Alan  Diduck |  Coauthor(s):  Richard Johnson ,   Esther   Edwards ,   A. John Sinclair ,   Dinesh Pratap & James Gardner

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment of small things

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the impacts of small hydro and identifies ways to improve small hydro planning and approval processes, e.g., local involvement in site selection and cumulative effects assessments.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessing sustainable water use and local economy

     

    Abstract ID# 391

    Presenting Author: IKJAE  KIM |  Coauthor(s):  INHYE KONG ,   IKJAE   KIM ,   YEONJOO KIM

    Preferred Session:  Environmental Information Platform for a resilient and sustainable society

    Summary Statement: This study is meaningful to encompass various drivers which affect sustainable water use in multi-structural approaches. Also we explored the relationship between local economic status and conditions.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessing vulnerability in resettlement projects

     

    Abstract ID# 508

    Presenting Author: Irge  Satiroglu

    Preferred Session:  Performance and innovation in resettlement and livelihoods restoration

    Summary Statement: Based on best practices and real-life experiences in resettlement, a new framework is proposed to assess "vulnerability" and identify measures to achieve monitorable results in livelihood restoration.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessment and evaluation of odour impact from was

     

    Abstract ID# 133

    Presenting Author: Mr. Ka Ming  Lok |  Coauthor(s):  Prof. ShunCheng Lee ,   Ms. Yee Ling   Cheung

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment for smart cities (I)

    Summary Statement: This study aims at investigating the odour impact and effectiveness for treatment of odorous waste gases on sludge from wastewaer treatment facilities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessment by Land Use Change in Khon Kaen

     

    Abstract ID# 345

    Presenting Author: Hideyuki  Ito |  Coauthor(s):  Sho Ko ,   Keiji   Watanabe ,   Takahiro Fujii ,   Kiichiro Hayashi

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to analyze the various impacts by land use change in Khon Kaen, Thailand which is one of Asian local cities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Assessment of the Social Development Programs Impl

     

    Abstract ID# 382

    Presenting Author: Melanie   Dayao Manaog |  Coauthor(s):  Maria Lourdes Nanette Guerin

    Preferred Session:  Corporate sustainability assessments

    Summary Statement: The study attempt to assess the required Social Development Management Program required for mining companies to determine if it has achieved sustainability goals.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Attitude on post disaster environmental management

     

    Abstract ID# 523

    Presenting Author: Ryo  Tajima |  Coauthor(s):  Tomohiro Tasaki

    Preferred Session:  Recovery from natural disasters and community resilience in aging society

    Summary Statement: Psychological structure of the attitude on post disaster environmental management will be discussed, based on in-depth interviews and focus group interviews to the victims of the Tohoku Earthquake.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Avoiding the Assessment of Indigenous Rights

     

    Abstract ID# 492

    Presenting Author: Towagh  Behr

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous cultural landscapes and impact assessment (II)

    Summary Statement: A review of Canadian Impact Assessments demonstrates how poorly and infrequently impacts to Aboriginal Title, Aboriginal Rights, and Treaty Rights are assessed. Innovations in assessing these impacts will be presented.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Back to the Future – 30 years of Australian EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 557

    Presenting Author: Melissa  Lamb

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: Learnings from EIA of development proposals in Australia over the last 30 years. Can the last 30 years be used to project EIA practices in 2045?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Bahia’s W corridor: changing land uses and susta

     

    Abstract ID# 460

    Presenting Author: Pedro  Bettencourt |  Coauthor(s):  Nuno Silva ,   João   Fernandes

    Preferred Session:  Connecting transportation planning and IA: Theory and practice

    Summary Statement: The West corridor of the Bahia State, Brazil, aims to transform regional development opportunities through careful management of environmental and social impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Benefit Sharing Panel Discussion - IFC

     

    Abstract ID# 341

    Presenting Author: Lakhdeep  Babra

    Preferred Session:  The role of international cooperation in promoting project benefit-sharing.

    Summary Statement: This contribution to the panel will share the experiences of IFC in pursuing benefit-sharing objectives for large-scale projects, and lessons learnt for the field of impact assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • benefits of early approach with Colla Comunitties

     

    Abstract ID# 489

    Presenting Author: Guillermo  Contreras |  Coauthor(s):  Cristina Fernandez Lira

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: Early approach and voluntary agreements with Colla indigenous communities in north of Chile; in the middle of climate disaster, not only an engagement process also rescue and reconstruct history.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Benthic Fish Change after Bottom Trawlers Abandone

     

    Abstract ID# 417

    Presenting Author: Mark  Shea |  Coauthor(s):  Jie Sun

    Preferred Session:  Fisheries resilience and sustainable aquaculture

    Summary Statement: By comparison of data collected before and after the bottom fish-trawling abandoned, this paper presents benthic fish changes and comments on effectiveness of such mitigation on local fish community.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Best Practice in SEA in the GMS

     

    Abstract ID# 322

    Presenting Author: Iain  Watson

    Preferred Session:  Best practice in adopting a strategic approach to sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Strengthening of SEA system in the GMS will require establishment of enabling legal environment, overcoming negative perceptions, effective communication strategy, technical capacity development, and establishment of M&E systems.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Best practice through the mitigation hierarchy

     

    Abstract ID# 392

    Presenting Author: John  Pilgrim

    Preferred Session:  Business-led approaches for promoting biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Recent CSBI guidance offers an opportunity to increase integration of biodiversity into impact assessment, right through the mitigation hierarchy.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Better EIA through Resilience centered baseline st

     

    Abstract ID# 244

    Presenting Author: Behzad  Raissiyan

    Preferred Session:  Systems approaches to impact assessment for resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: Comparing the baseline studies of an oil field development project with the results of the project implementation, reveals that resilience centered baseline studies could have been improved the EIA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Big-data collection for environmental assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 403

    Presenting Author: Marco  Sumini |  Coauthor(s):  Giuseppe Magro ,   Stefania   Pellegrini ,   Cinzia Vischioni ,   Giovanni Caldana

    Preferred Session:  Resilient e-governance systems for smart communities

    Summary Statement: The setup of a procedure finalised to the collection of large amount of data for environmental governance.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Biodiversity assessment & monitoring for windfarms

     

    Abstract ID# 68

    Presenting Author: Alexander W.   Indorf

    Preferred Session:  Improving confidence in biodiversity baseline studies

    Summary Statement: Guidance for the preparation of biodiversity assessments for wind energy facilities in the World Bank Group Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Biodiversity in Agribusiness: The IFC Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 339

    Presenting Author: Lakhdeep  Babra |  Coauthor(s):  Louis Philippe Mousseaux Mousseaux ,   Conrad   Savy

    Preferred Session:  Biodiversity and tropical agriculture and forestry

    Summary Statement: This contribution to the panel will share the experiences of IFC in applying PS 6 to a range of agrinusiness projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Biodiversity in sugarcane industry EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 61

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sánchez |  Coauthor(s):  Ana Paula Dibo

    Preferred Session:  Does impact assessment improve ecosystem resilience?

    Summary Statement: This paper reviews 26 recent EIS of sugarcane projects in São Paulo State for their contents on cumulative impacts on biodiversity.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Bonding, Bridging and Linking networks for Efficie

     

    Abstract ID# 540

    Presenting Author: Kiyomi  Kawamoto |  Coauthor(s):  Karl Kim

    Preferred Session:  Planning for disaster debris

    Summary Statement: This study showed how bonding, bridging and linking networks contribute to the efficiency of earthquake waste management over the longer term recovery period.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Boom town effects of oil and gas development

     

    Abstract ID# 343

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Witt |  Coauthor(s):  Jeffrey Jaquet ,   Julia   Haggerty ,   Jenny Pope ,   Will Rifkin

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: Videotaped interviews and roundtable discussion with a highly experienced panel outline the cumulative social and economic impacts of oil and gas development. Audience participation welcome

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Building City Resilience in Practice

     

    Abstract ID# 410

    Presenting Author: Risa  Onishi |  Coauthor(s):  Thomas SK Tang ,   Marcus   Ip ,   Kazuto Furukawa

    Preferred Session:  Building resilience for long-term wellbeing

    Summary Statement: This paper examines how different cities are using the cities resilience scorecard in practice, and what challenges they are facing to implement resiliency strategies.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Building Excellence into Health Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 113

    Presenting Author: Liz  Green

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper describes the methods, successes and knowledge obtained by the Wales Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU) in developing and delivering high quality HIAs through its training programme.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Building IA Capacity Through Online Training

     

    Abstract ID# 112

    Presenting Author: John  Boyle

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Presentation and discussion of planned IAIA Professional Development Program -- online IA training for aspiring practitioners and administrators who aren’t able to access in-person training.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Building Resilience in the Pre-Operations Phase

     

    Abstract ID# 346

    Presenting Author: Rebekah  Ramsay

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: Focusing on the early project phase, I consider challenges faced by mining companies in building resilient communities and relationships within a context of project uncertainty.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Can science save us from ourselves? Designing and

     

    Abstract ID# 462

    Presenting Author: Karina  Andrus |  Coauthor(s):  Lee Martin

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: In 2013, flooding occurred in southern Alberta affecting over 100000 people. Can rebuilding after natural disasters utilizing predictive science and modeling adequately address global climate change?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Can we have it all? Is ESIA really a panacea?

     

    Abstract ID# 405

    Presenting Author: Miles  Scott-Brown

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: Can we have it all in impact assessment?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Capacities of Traditional Cultural Landscapes

     

    Abstract ID# 504

    Presenting Author: Giorgio H.  Curti |  Coauthor(s):  Christopher M. Moreno

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous cultural landscapes and impact assessment (II)

    Summary Statement: We discuss how material capacities of Indigenous cultural landscapes must be considered for more informed and effective resilience and sustainability decision-making practices and impact assessments.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Capacity Building for Integrating Ecosystem Serv's

     

    Abstract ID# 268

    Presenting Author: Vinod  Mathur |  Coauthor(s):  Asha Rajvanshi

    Preferred Session:  Ecosystem services: Why so little used in planning?

    Summary Statement: Mismatches between the theory and practice in the area of Capacity-building needs to be reduced. Recent experiences at Wildlife Institute of India in this direction would be good ‘take aways’.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Capacity Enhancement of Resettlement in Cambodia

     

    Abstract ID# 144

    Presenting Author: (to be nominated by the Government of Cambodia)  (to be nominated) |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Yamashita ,   JICA Secretariat for IAIA16  

    Preferred Session:  JICA’s leadership in impact assessment capacity development

    Summary Statement: JICA Project on Capacity Enhancement of Environmental and Social Considerations for Resettlement in Cambodia introduce the project achievement and on-going tackling issues to improve implementation quality in the field.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Case Study: Red Sea biodiversity baseline study

     

    Abstract ID# 482

    Presenting Author: Alessandro  Casartelli |  Coauthor(s):  Marco Donato ,   Federico   Breda

    Preferred Session:  Improving confidence in biodiversity baseline studies

    Summary Statement: This study presents the rationale and outcomes of a phased biodiversity study in the Red Sea performed in order to develop a more reliable Environmental Impact Assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Challenges and Opportunities of ICTs in Reducing D

     

    Abstract ID# 254

    Presenting Author: MUZAMMEL   HAQUE

    Preferred Session:  Planning for disaster debris

    Summary Statement: While the study applied a set of participatory methods and tools to reach the research participants, the response rate was around 80% of the sample size. It has been found that there is an increased demand of ICT based disaster management system and ample opportunities exist for policy measures at national, regional and local levels. The study has implication for policy formulation and project design since it offers recommendation for effective use of ICT in reducing disaster risk.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • CHALLENGES FOR THE EIA IN POST-INDUSTRIAL LOMBARDY

     

    Abstract ID# 355

    Presenting Author: Dario  Sciunnach

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: Post-industrial sustainable redevelopment in Lombardy (Northern Italy) can be supported by a procedurally simplified, scientifically sound and accountable EIA. Local stress factors require specific consideration to prevent social confict.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Changes and Achievement in the Policies and Practi

     

    Abstract ID# 445

    Presenting Author: Guoqing  SHI |  Coauthor(s):  Jian Zhou

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: 1990, social dimensions in development project came to the views of administration officials and researchers. In the past 20 years, a big change happens in concept, policies, practices, studies. The paper reviewed these changes and achievements in Social analysis and social assessment and Michael Cernea’s contribution in knowledge transfer and capacity building.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Changes needed for EA to be used in planning

     

    Abstract ID# 298

    Presenting Author: Charlotta  Faith-Ell |  Coauthor(s):  Kristina Lundberg ,   Berit   Balfors

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses proposals for changes of the EA and planning systems in order to increase the use of EA in planning.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Changes of glacier resources in Karlik Mountain

     

    Abstract ID# 259

    Presenting Author: Yibing  Qian

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: Based on the glacier changes and its effects on the environments, we put forward some regulations on the glacier resources development and the practical measures for its protection in this region.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Changing Power Dynamics in a Flawed Food System

     

    Abstract ID# 77

    Presenting Author: Irit  Tamir

    Preferred Session:  Poverty, inequality, and resilience

    Summary Statement: Assessing climate risks and measuring incomes is the first step towards paying a living income to farmers, providing adaptation tools and building resilience in a flawed food system.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Characterization of the EcIA in Strategic EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 238

    Presenting Author: Wei   Li |  Coauthor(s):  Ruifeng Yan ,   Yayuan   Dong ,   Yuanyuan Feng ,   Li Cao & Zhouxuan Liang

    Preferred Session:  Does impact assessment improve ecosystem resilience?

    Summary Statement: It is generally anticipated that coal will remain as the main energy source in China. The coal mining areas experience the environmental problems represented by subsidence and ground water damage. Shanxi is the major coal production base for its abundant and various coal reserves, for which it has a long history of intensive coal exploitation. The study attempts to characterize the ecological Impact assessment (EcIA) in strategic environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the 11 coal mining areas in Shanxi province.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • CHINA-PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 350

    Presenting Author: Huizhi  WANG |  Coauthor(s):  He XU

    Preferred Session:  The role of EA in the “One Belt One Road” initiative (I)

    Summary Statement: The work is a pilot of SEA for China's oversea development initiative.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Strategic Environ

     

    Abstract ID# 175

    Presenting Author: yuan  zhu

    Preferred Session:  The role of EA in the “One Belt One Road” initiative (I)

    Summary Statement: The work is a pilot of SEA for China's oversea development initiative.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • City Index for Sustainable Development

     

    Abstract ID# 145

    Presenting Author: MYUNGJIN  KIM |  Coauthor(s):  Hyerngdu Yun ,   Intae   Choi ,   Bongho Han

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment for smart cities (I)

    Summary Statement: Environmental Sustainable City Index (ESCI) is developed and applied in Korean cities and is discussing for improvement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Climate change adaptation in Tyrolean agriculture

     

    Abstract ID# 89

    Presenting Author: Heidelinde  Grüneis

    Preferred Session:  Optimizing adaptation to increase resilience in a context of climate change

    Summary Statement: Adaptation to climate change is a necessity for vulnerable mountain agriculture. Integrated actions, which are not only driven by climate change seem promising in addressing regional climate change impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Climate Change adaptation using the Mauri Model

     

    Abstract ID# 115

    Presenting Author: Kepa  Morgan |  Coauthor(s):  Piet Ubels

    Preferred Session:  Optimizing adaptation to increase resilience in a context of climate change

    Summary Statement: Adaptation to climate change in Nepal was impeded by the Gorkha earthquake. How did the Mauri Model evaluation of adaptation measures integrate the worst natural disaster in more than eighty years.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Climate Change and IA for Development Cooperation

     

    Abstract ID# 140

    Presenting Author: Wendy  Emerton

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: This paper will share the lessons learned from the incorporation of climate change into an IA for a community based climate change adaptation project in Timor Leste.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Climate change impacts in conflict assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 397

    Presenting Author: Louise  Simonsson |  Coauthor(s):  Per Wikström ,   Birgitta   Liljedahl ,   Annica Waleij

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: How climate change impacts can be assessed in conflict situations to avoid unintended negative consequences for the area of interest and operation personnel, to develop sustainable security.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Climate Resilience: Bringing the Community Back In

     

    Abstract ID# 75

    Presenting Author: Akihiro  Nakamura |  Coauthor(s):  Kate Crowley

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: This paper will comparatively analyse disaster preparedness in Japan and Australia, and investigate the optimum policy framework for bringing the community back in.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Collaboration effectiveness between IEMA & HKIEIA

     

    Abstract ID# 370

    Presenting Author: Henry   Leung |  Coauthor(s):  Josh Fothergill

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration and capacity building: The key to resilient IA practice?

    Summary Statement: Effectiveness of the collaboration and capacity building for the MOU entered between IEMA and HKIEIA is examined in terms of communication tools, capacity and skills development for the IA industry.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Collaborative Moose Health Monitoring Program

     

    Abstract ID# 491

    Presenting Author: Doron 'Rocky'  Lis |  Coauthor(s):  Janis Shandro

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration and capacity building: The key to resilient IA practice?

    Summary Statement: A progressive approach to environmental assessment of mines includes monitoring traditional foods. An example of this approach is described with a collaborative moose health monitoring program.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Communicating a new energy option and its impacts.

     

    Abstract ID# 137

    Presenting Author: Jóna  Bjarnadóttir

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: A new form of online digital non-technical environmental statement for wind farm in Iceland will be introduced along with other means to inform and engage the public.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Communities, Local Economies and Oil and Gas Devel

     

    Abstract ID# 430

    Presenting Author: Julia  Haggerty

    Preferred Session:  Boom town effects from oil and gas development

    Summary Statement: early findings from research on local perceptions of post-facto impacts of oil and gas development in the USA

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community Adaptation to Oil Spills

     

    Abstract ID# 65

    Presenting Author: Peter  Croal

    Preferred Session:  Oil pollution and gas leakages, social and natural resources resilience

    Summary Statement: The presentation will look at the issues faced by communities that suffer an oil spill. In particular, a case study will be examined to demonstrate the current gaps in managing an oil spill crisis.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community HIA:Biomass Power Plant Case in Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 102

    Presenting Author: wichitra  chusakul |  Coauthor(s):  Piyasak Sukanthapong

    Preferred Session:  HIA as a creation of deliberative society for sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Consequently, The Energy Regulatory Commission issued a Code of Practice for Very Small Power Producer. Involved organizations were enthusiastic to solve the problems. Entrepreneurs were aware of health of people

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community influencing project design in Greenland

     

    Abstract ID# 487

    Presenting Author: Gabriela  Factor |  Coauthor(s):  Rikke Carlsen

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: How the SIA process, meaningful stakeholder engagement and proactive proponents influenced the design of two mining projects in Greenland and revert a challenging start

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community Management and Autonomy in West China

     

    Abstract ID# 56

    Presenting Author: Huang  Xia

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Community Management and Autonomy after the Reform of the Village to Residence: A case study of a western relocated community

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community Participation in CHIA, Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 395

    Presenting Author: SUVAPAK  BENJATANAWAT |  Coauthor(s):  SANG-ARUN ISARAMALAI

    Preferred Session:  HIA as a creation of deliberative society for sustainable development

    Summary Statement: The level of community participation is different due to the context in each area. However, it’s important to support each community to meaningfully participate and reach the empower level

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community-led HIA effectiveness: Stakeholder views

     

    Abstract ID# 263

    Presenting Author: Chaunjit  Chanchitpricha

    Preferred Session:  Health and wellbeing in infrastructure planning: How does IA fit?

    Summary Statement: Different perspectives of stakeholders towards voluntary community-led HIA effectiveness were explored regarding procedural, substantive, transactive and normative aspect.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community-led Impact Assessment and Community Powe

     

    Abstract ID# 380

    Presenting Author: somporn  pengkam

    Preferred Session:  Communities’ role in HRIAs of private sector investment projects

    Summary Statement: community-led impact assessment can balance power in decision making, to protect and promote community right toward equity development.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Community-led Impact Assessment in Myanmar

     

    Abstract ID# 313

    Presenting Author: Ratawit  Ouaprachanon

    Preferred Session:  Contention, social movements, and the politics of impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper presents process of Community-led Impact Assessment (CIA) in Myanmar as a social learning tool for communities to respond an influx of foreign investment and tensions amidst ASEAN integration.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Comparing the efficacies of flood early warning sy

     

    Abstract ID# 444

    Presenting Author: AHMED  SANDA

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the efficacies of flood early warning systems across communities in relation to their adaptive capacity and according to their level of education.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Comparison of EIA follow-up procedures between Tha

     

    Abstract ID# 155

    Presenting Author: Kultip  Suwanteep |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Nishikizawa   Shigeo

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: The study aimed to compare the procedures of EIA follow-up between Thailand and Japan about municipal building projects as a case study. Key aspects of the system in the project will be summarized.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Compliance & enforcement implementation in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 229

    Presenting Author: Steve  Chapman |  Coauthor(s):  Ron Hallman

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: Implementing a compliance and enforcement program for Canada’s federal environmental assessment regime

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Compliance and enforcement of EIA and EMPs in Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 185

    Presenting Author: Peter  King

    Preferred Session:  ASEAN EIA update and roundtable

    Summary Statement: Outlining the value of AECEN in ensuring compliance and enforcement of EMPs and mitigation measures in EIAs in Asia.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Conceptualise SEA in privatised strategic sectors

     

    Abstract ID# 373

    Presenting Author: Ana Rita  Domingues |  Coauthor(s):  Alexandra Polido

    Preferred Session:  Corporate sustainability assessments

    Summary Statement: SEA could be paramount to guarantee the prioritisation of sustainability objectives in private organisations responsible for relevant public services to assure the welfare of the general public.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Conceptualizing Regional Cooperation on Energy in

     

    Abstract ID# 342

    Presenting Author: Mirza Sadaqat  Huda

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment and sustainable regional development

    Summary Statement: The dire state of energy security in South Asian countries requires urgent regional cooperation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Conflict Drivers in Development Projects and Tools

     

    Abstract ID# 108

    Presenting Author: Osvaldo  Gratacos |  Coauthor(s):  Gina Barbieri

    Preferred Session:  IFI's accountability mechanisms: Resilience and sustainability (II)

    Summary Statement: CAO is the independent accountability mechanism for the private sector arm of the World Bank Group (International Finance Corporation). CAO has gathered a substantial store of data and insights since its inception, having received and processed over 150 cases. This material has been analysed to isolate the main issues of concern raised by communities impacted by large scale development projects which might have an impact on resilience and sustainability. Through its dispute resolution work, CAO has developed a number of tools to effect change and improve development outcomes. This session will focus on the following tools, utilizing case examples of their application: contextual assessment (Chad Oil Pipeline); capacity building (Uganda Forestry Project); joint impact assessments (Mongolia Mining Project); third party facilitators (Uganda Forestry Project; Albania Oil Project); joint development forums (Uganda Forestry Project).

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Cooperative Mechanism of Carbon Emission Reduction

     

    Abstract ID# 282

    Presenting Author: Li  Junjun |  Coauthor(s):  Huang Maoxing

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: The Belt and Road; Carbon Emission Reduction; Cooperative Mechanism

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Coordinating Cross-Disciplinary Research on Energy

     

    Abstract ID# 535

    Presenting Author: Jeffrey  Jacquet |  Coauthor(s):  Julia Haggerty

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: This paper describes challenges in coordinating energy-related SIA, and outlines a new project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation to support coordinating social science research on Energy

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • COP 21 agreement - how we might all best respond?

     

    Abstract ID# 171

    Presenting Author: Rasmus  Lauridsen

    Preferred Session:  The link between resiliency and climate smart(er) impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The new international agreement on climate change on keeping global warming below 2°C, the challenges and the financing of the transition towards low-carbon, resilient economies before and after 2020

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Corporate Sustainability Assessments in Thailand:

     

    Abstract ID# 323

    Presenting Author: Cheree  Topple |  Coauthor(s):  Jerome Donovan ,   Eryadi   Masli

    Preferred Session:  Corporate sustainability assessments

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores how the private sector undertakes corporate sustainability assessments. Using 16 multilevel case studies from Thailand within the manufacturing sector, a framework for addressing sustainability assessments is presented.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Creating successful Projects with Communities

     

    Abstract ID# 537

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Palmer |  Coauthor(s):  Mary Lou Lauria ,   Robert   Bracken

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: Integration of environment and society into the siting, design, procurement, construction, and operation of a facility creates successful and resilient projects for communities and companies.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Creative conservation; planning tools for (S)EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 172

    Presenting Author: Mojca  Golobic |  Coauthor(s):  Alenka Cof ,   Janez   Marusic

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: The presented examples will show the potentials of the landscape planning and design concepts and tools for the optimization of the development proposals sites, design and technology.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Crisis preparedness : how to prevent the stamped

     

    Abstract ID# 120

    Presenting Author: Youhong  dong |  Coauthor(s):  zhi rong

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: The comparison between the celebrating for New year in NY and in SH 4.1Idiea 4.2 system 4.3 culture 4.5 team 4.6 technology 4.7 Resourec

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • CSBI: Resilience in managing biodiversity impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 51

    Presenting Author: Mark  Johnston

    Preferred Session:  Business-led approaches for promoting biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity in Impact Assessment – Learn about efforts by the Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI) to provide leadership in developing and sharing good practices related to managing biodiversity across the oil & gas, mining and financial industries. These efforts support the “Best Practice Principles for Biodiversity in Impact Assessment”.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Cultural heritage in European environmental policy

     

    Abstract ID# 561

    Presenting Author: Ana  Pereira Roders |  Coauthor(s):  Loes Veldpaus ,   Maaike   Goedkoop ,   Katri Lisitzin Lisitzin ,   Michael Kloos & Carola Neugebauer

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: The present paper reviews the environmental assessment framework today, and discusses the evolution on the role of cultural heritage in decision-making regarding urban development processes.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Cultural Impact Assessments that Build Resilience

     

    Abstract ID# 486

    Presenting Author: Thomas  Dyck |  Coauthor(s):  Daniel Stuckless

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous cultural landscapes and impact assessment (II)

    Summary Statement: The sustainability of Indigenous communities across Canada and globally is at risk if cultural impacts from industrial development are assessed without considering the needs of communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Cumulative effects, Caribou and NEB regulation

     

    Abstract ID# 231

    Presenting Author: Zoe   Pfeiffer |  Coauthor(s):  Marcus Eyre ,   Sandra   Kerkhof ,   Stephanie Titman

    Preferred Session:  Habitat and ecosystem restoration as an impact mitigation option

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss the experience of Canada’s National Energy Board with caribou habitat restoration and offset condition requirements on linear oil and gas projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Current condition of widely evacuated people

     

    Abstract ID# 207

    Presenting Author: Wakana  Takahashi

    Preferred Session:  Nuclear disasters: Preparedness, emergency response, and rehabilitation

    Summary Statement: Through an analysis on questionnaire survey for evacuees, this paper aims to find their actual conditions, and many of them are not covered by compensation and reconstruction measures.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Debris and Damage Assessment after Tropical Storm

     

    Abstract ID# 549

    Presenting Author: Eric  Yamashita |  Coauthor(s):  Karl Kim

    Preferred Session:  Planning for disaster debris

    Summary Statement: This study examine the case of Tropical Storm Iselle and the debris damage caused by the toppling of albizia trees cutting off transportation and damaging homes.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Decade of ADB Accountability Policy Implementation

     

    Abstract ID# 135

    Presenting Author: Jitendra (Jitu)   Shah

    Preferred Session:  IFI's accountability mechanisms: Resilience and sustainability (II)

    Summary Statement: This presentation will summarize the ADB Accountability Mechanism’s 10 years of experience with the processes, cases received, outcomes of compliance review and problem solving, and highlight lessons

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Designing development decisions to achieve the 203

     

    Abstract ID# 217

    Presenting Author: nicholas  king

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: How might new rapidly emerging technological, environmental and social trends enable better design and approaches to IA to ensure contribution of development decisions to meeting the SDGs?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Determining flood inundation in data sparse region

     

    Abstract ID# 227

    Presenting Author: Nimi  Dan-Jumbo

    Preferred Session:  How SEA and EIA contribute to more resilient plans, programs, and projects

    Summary Statement: SEA approach is a more realistic means of dealing with flood inundation problems, however this is often deemed impossible in data sparse regions due to data issues. Alternative means were applied here

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Developing a model for a multi-stakeholder HRIA

     

    Abstract ID# 478

    Presenting Author: Tulika  Bansal |  Coauthor(s):  Sam Szoke-Burke ,   Manon   Aubry

    Preferred Session:  Business and human rights: Where to now?

    Summary Statement: This presentation suggests a multi-stakeholder approach to human rights impact assessment in order to overcome some of the challenges posed by company-led HRIAs and community-driven HRIAs.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Developing infrastructure projects in Pakistan

     

    Abstract ID# 507

    Presenting Author: Roman  Novozhilov

    Preferred Session:  Contention, social movements, and the politics of impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The study presents recommendations for better integrating community, social and political issues unique to Pakistan into IAs for a large number of upcoming infrastructure projects in the country

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Dialogue regarding new power plants in Iceland

     

    Abstract ID# 178

    Presenting Author: Jóna  Bjarnadóttir

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: When developing new power plants their location as well as the route for power lines is often an issue of public debate.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN A ELGON FRAGILE ECOSYSTEM:

     

    Abstract ID# 98

    Presenting Author: Edgar  Buhanga |  Coauthor(s):  Justine Namara

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: Mount Elgon National Park is an important ecosystem for the surrounding communities. Its degradation puts at stake the lives of over 1 million people around it. Its not an option but has to be saved.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Disaster Resilience and Stakeholders Collaboration

     

    Abstract ID# 150

    Presenting Author: Jayashree  Parida |  Coauthor(s):  Niharranjan Mishra

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration and capacity building: The key to resilient IA practice?

    Summary Statement: Building Community Disaster Resilience through Multi-Sectoral Collaboration at Local Level

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Disasters Management after 2030:Confidential Resea

     

    Abstract ID# 48

    Presenting Author: Taiser  Aborashed

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: Am a M.D of Syria.Palestinian knows En,Fr,Bulgarian,Arabic. I have been researching the function that indicates the possibility to having informations of events before occuring such as disaster AIDS.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Discursive Framing and the Melancthon Story

     

    Abstract ID# 63

    Presenting Author: John  Devlin |  Coauthor(s):  Rebecca McEvoy

    Preferred Session:  Contention, social movements, and the politics of impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Learn about the discursive framing that took place around a controversial quarry proposal in Melancthon Township, Ontario, and how it contributed to the success of the grassroots opposition movement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Do SIAs address Business and Human Rights Needs?

     

    Abstract ID# 469

    Presenting Author: Irit  Tamir

    Preferred Session:  Business and human rights: Where to now?

    Summary Statement: HRIAs provide a framework for what is required under the UN Guiding Principles and should be included in the planning process of any large scale investment project or supply chain.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Does IA result in climate smarter projects?

     

    Abstract ID# 386

    Presenting Author: Arend   Kolhoff

    Preferred Session:  The link between resiliency and climate smart(er) impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Does the use of climate change considerations in Impact Assessment result climate smarter projects or plans? The findings of a worldwide inventory will be presented to answer this question.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Donor-driven IA: from under-design to overkill?

     

    Abstract ID# 448

    Presenting Author: Jean-Roger  Mercier |  Coauthor(s):  David Yondo

    Preferred Session:  ODA and the role of IA for sustainability

    Summary Statement: A large infrastructure project overdoes impact assessment and management: the Kandadji dam in Niger poses a dilemma with an environmental and social component costing more than the dam itself.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Drinking water quality in Public Sector Schools

     

    Abstract ID# 560

    Presenting Author: Abida  Ayub |  Coauthor(s):  Yasir Gul Khan

    Preferred Session:  Developments and trends in HIA and health in EA in Asia and Pacific regions

    Summary Statement: Using EIA as a tool to assess health and environmental impacts of the current drinking water distribution system in public sector schools in Lahore.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • DRM criteria in school design in Sindh, Pakistan

     

    Abstract ID# 473

    Presenting Author: Ana Luisa  Gomes Lima |  Coauthor(s):  Ernesto Sanchez-Triana ,   Javaid   Afzal

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: The paper describes the analytical work for introducing disaster risk management and environmental health criteria in school infrastructure development in Sindh, Pakistan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EA Index, a tool for guiding development projects

     

    Abstract ID# 234

    Presenting Author: Ji Young  Kim |  Coauthor(s):  Heonseok Yoo

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: KEI EA Index was designed to measure governance of EIA review system in Korea. The index may be used as an indicator of being more environment friendly.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EA institutional for countries in Silk Road

     

    Abstract ID# 295

    Presenting Author: Wei   Ren |  Coauthor(s):  Jian Song

    Preferred Session:  The role of EA in the “One Belt One Road” initiative (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper explores impact assessment legislation and institutional backgrounds on infrastructure investment for six countries in the Silk Road economic belt.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EBRD experience with CSBI tools and guidance

     

    Abstract ID# 388

    Presenting Author: Peter  Moore

    Preferred Session:  Business-led approaches for promoting biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: EBRD shares experience using CSBI tools and guidance to promote "biodiversity-inclusive" impact assessments

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Eco-design: a new approach for IA

     

    Abstract ID# 104

    Presenting Author: Virginie  DEFROMONT |  Coauthor(s):  Nicolas JACOTOT ,   François   PICH ,   Dorothée LABARRAQUE

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: The eco-design approach, applied to linear infrastructure projects conforms to the impact assessment approach by enabling the avoidance and reduction of mitigation measures at all stages of a project

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Ecological Impact Assessment; the conformance of g

     

    Abstract ID# 67

    Presenting Author: Kanokporn  Swangjang

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: To better incorporate ecological-based objectives in environmental impact assessments; connections between eco-content and different stages of an EIA are strongly recommended, particularly the importance of relationships between guidelines and EISs.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Ecological Restoration of Coastal Zone in Xiamen

     

    Abstract ID# 241

    Presenting Author: JING  FANG |  Coauthor(s):  QINGSHENG LI ,   ZHILAN   LIN ,   YAOJIAN WU ,   FENGGUI CHEN

    Preferred Session:  Habitat and ecosystem restoration as an impact mitigation option

    Summary Statement: Natural coastal zone has been degraded for reasons inevitably,series of methods have been used to restore the fragile ecosystem,Fortunately,some of them have achieved good results.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Economic Impact Assessment and Benefits Sharing.

     

    Abstract ID# 321

    Presenting Author: Galina  Williams

    Preferred Session:  The role of international cooperation in promoting project benefit-sharing.

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the strategies that host countries can implement to enhance the benefit sharing using the tools of economic impact assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Ecosystem Mitigation Funds:highway construction

     

    Abstract ID# 505

    Presenting Author: Sangdon  Lee

    Preferred Session:  Quantifying biodiversity impacts and resilience potential

    Summary Statement: Highway construction leads problems in habitat degradation and fragmentation. This study will seek mitigation to minimize construction by measuring funds of ecosystem mitigation in Korea

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Ecosystem Resilience Assessment: Policy Challenges

     

    Abstract ID# 83

    Presenting Author: Muralee   Thummarukudy |  Coauthor(s):  Conor Skehan

    Preferred Session:  Oil pollution and gas leakages, social and natural resources resilience

    Summary Statement: How can one assess the capacity of ecosystems within the context of oil industry to ensure that industrial accidents do not lead to irreversibile loss of the ecosystem services for the local community

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Ecosystem services and the development of pioneeri

     

    Abstract ID# 559

    Presenting Author: Bruce  Dunn |  Coauthor(s):  Mark Kunzer

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Quantification of ecosystem services leads to improved planning and management of Asia’s large scale ecosystems. Pioneering programs utilizing ecosystems services data have resulted in improved management of large scale ecosystems.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Ecosystem services in land-use planning in Namibia

     

    Abstract ID# 90

    Presenting Author: Ulrich  Scheffler |  Coauthor(s):  Claus-Peter Hager

    Preferred Session:  Ecosystem services: Why so little used in planning?

    Summary Statement: We will share experiences and preliminary results of an ecosystem services analyses integrated into an SEA in Namibia. We will discuss impacts, limitations and difficulties encountered.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • effect of adaptive planning the urban resiliency

     

    Abstract ID# 100

    Presenting Author: hooshang  hendi |  Coauthor(s):  hooshang hendi ,   naser   eghbali ,   rahim sarvar ,   akram norozi

    Preferred Session:  Urban resettlement and land readjustment.

    Summary Statement: The effect of adaptive planning the urban resiliency (case study : region 14 of the Tehran metropolis) Key words: Adaptive planning, urban resiliency , Sustainable Development

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EFFECT OF DISASTER INFORMATION ON TOURISTS’ IMAG

     

    Abstract ID# 249

    Presenting Author: Kohei  Sakai |  Coauthor(s):  Mingji Cui ,   Yusuke   Toyoda ,   Hidehiko Kanegae

    Preferred Session:  Cultural heritage: Disaster planning, mitigation and response

    Summary Statement: This study reveals how providing disaster preparedness information at tourist areas affects tourists’ image of tourist areas. It does not have negative effects on their image of tourist areas.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Effect of Energy saving campaign in Fukushima

     

    Abstract ID# 279

    Presenting Author: Hiroto  Shiraki |  Coauthor(s):  Hiroki Tanaka ,   Shogo   Nakamura

    Preferred Session:  Environmental creation from disaster

    Summary Statement: Effect of Energy saving campaign for 50 household in Fukushima prefecture was estimated. The analysis using fixed-effect model shows that the campaigns have some negative effect to the electricity con

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Effective SA in development cooperation?

     

    Abstract ID# 103

    Presenting Author: Jean  Huge |  Coauthor(s):  Nibedita Mukherjee ,   Camille   Fertel ,   Jean-Philippe Waaub

    Preferred Session:  ODA and the role of IA for sustainability

    Summary Statement: Does sustainability assessment work in development cooperation? We aim at conceptualizing effectiveness based on a participatory approach, linking it to its expected functions in decision-making.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Effectiveness of Mitigation Measure on Power Plant

     

    Abstract ID# 400

    Presenting Author: Zhenzhong  Yang |  Coauthor(s):  Yuan Xu

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: This paper develops a top-down approach to track and evaluate the effectiveness of SO2 and NOx mitigation measures on large coal-fired power plants in China from 2006-2013.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Effects of land-use change on biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID# 502

    Presenting Author: Knut Anders  Hovstad |  Coauthor(s):  Sølvi Wehn ,   Line   Johansen

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: The effects of abandonment of agricultural land on biodiversity and ecosystem services are examined and information on historical land-use are used to understand present distribution of plant species.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Effects of seabed mining: New Zealand experience

     

    Abstract ID# 432

    Presenting Author: Malcolm R.  Clark |  Coauthor(s):  Ashley A. Rowden ,   Geoffroy   Lamarche ,   Alison MacDiarmid

    Preferred Session:  EIA and monitoring protocols for seabed minings in deep-sea environments

    Summary Statement: Recent work on deep-sea mining issues in New Zealand is described, including ecological risk assessments, and guidelines for environmental impact assessments. Two case studies highlight key scientific requirements.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA and wetland biodiversity in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 315

    Presenting Author: Michael  Leven

    Preferred Session:  Sustainability: Solid ground or a slippery piece?

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity conservation is required under Hong Kong's EIA process, but success is variable. Factors favouring success are reviewed and identified.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA – a resilient process?

     

    Abstract ID# 303

    Presenting Author: Jack  Krohn

    Preferred Session:  Contention, social movements, and the politics of impact assessment

    Summary Statement: EIA as a process is criticised by various interest groups – what can make it resilient and sustain its credibility as a practical, relevant tool for modern-day decision-makers?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA Challenges to Coral Reef Resiliency

     

    Abstract ID# 484

    Presenting Author: Aaron  Goldschmidt

    Preferred Session:  Does impact assessment improve ecosystem resilience?

    Summary Statement: As marine biologists approach coral reef resilience in the face of global coral bleaching, EIA experts must address how preservation measures are evaluated in the context of established regulations.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA in MPA of México; Accomplishments and Lessons

     

    Abstract ID# 334

    Presenting Author: Sergio Alejandro  Pérez-Valencia |  Coauthor(s):  Peggy Turk-Boyer ,   Paloma Alejandra   Vadivia-Jiménez ,   Elia Inés Polanco-Mizquez ,   Alejandro Rodríguez-Uceda

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: In 2009 an EIA it was first applied to small-scale fisheries inside a MPA of Mexico. We outline accomplishments of four operative programs and lessons learned.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA in relation to ocean resource development in J

     

    Abstract ID# 179

    Presenting Author: Tomohiko  Fukushima

    Preferred Session:  EIA and monitoring protocols for seabed minings in deep-sea environments

    Summary Statement: A history of Japanese environmental assessment study in relation to deep-sea mineral resources development are overviewed. And then new project, which is initiated 2014, is introduced

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA INFORMATION OF EVALUATION ON PUBLIC WORKS

     

    Abstract ID# 70

    Presenting Author: Takuya  Sugimoto

    Preferred Session:  How to respond to public concerns on resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: This presentation would be clarified an actual situation of reference of environmental information based on EIA in the ex-ante evaluation in Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA participation in Southeast Asia is democratica

     

    Abstract ID# 173

    Presenting Author: Naoyuki  SAKUMOTO

    Preferred Session:  International comparison of public participation indicators

    Summary Statement: EIA participation is highly recommended to accelerate democratization process. Whether environmental democracy indexation about Asia can reflect the “real” situation is questioned. Discussions are made to fill the perception gaps.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA performance analysis in the case of Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 160

    Presenting Author: Taehyoung  KIM |  Coauthor(s):  Eugene Kang

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: KEI analyzed numerous information related to EIA and elicited the Environmental Indicators of each area reflecting each projects, and estimated the economical value on the EIA performance analysis.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA Reporting for Energy and Mining Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 421

    Presenting Author: Randall  Krichbaum

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses current EIA reporting methods in the energy and mining sectors, and looks at some new techniques being used to present this information in more accessible formats.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA Technical Guidance on Radioactive Materials

     

    Abstract ID# 208

    Presenting Author: HIROFUMI  AIZAWA |  Coauthor(s):  Keiko Omori ,   Yoshiaki   Aida ,   Tomoko Mizuochi ,   Keizo Fukushima & Tatsuya Abe

    Preferred Session:  Nuclear disasters: Preparedness, emergency response, and rehabilitation

    Summary Statement: This presentation provides an outline of the Environmental Impact Assessment Technical Guidance on Radioactive Materials by Japanese Government and how Japanese policy addresses radioactive materials.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • EIA’s and the Sami people’s cultural heritage

     

    Abstract ID# 62

    Presenting Author: Ezequiel  Pinto-Guillaume

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous cultural landscapes and impact assessment (II)

    Summary Statement: The Sami people’s cultural heritage is seldom taken into consideration in environmental impact assessments in the Sápmi region. What has happened since the first environmental impact assessments were made?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Empower Residents Leading EIA under aging society

     

    Abstract ID# 425

    Presenting Author: Yoichi  Kuwabara

    Preferred Session:  How to respond to public concerns on resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: Japan has been shifting to aging society. It is critical to empower self-governance of EIA by concerns of seniors heard tailoring standards securing quality of life at each community.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Enhanced Baseline and Monitoring Approaches

     

    Abstract ID# 562

    Presenting Author: Marielle Canter   Weikel |  Coauthor(s):  Leonardo Viana

    Preferred Session:  Tools and approaches for integrating biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: CI’s Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) handbook and Tropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring (TEAM) protocols support more robust and replicable biodiversity baselines and long-term project monitoring.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Enhancing accountability through community engagem

     

    Abstract ID# 109

    Presenting Author: Victoria  Marquez-Mees |  Coauthor(s):  Eva Heiss

    Preferred Session:  IFI's accountability mechanisms: Resilience and sustainability (II)

    Summary Statement: The intervention of the Independent Accountability Mechanism facilitating a dialogue process helped the effective implementation of ensure that IADB’s safeguards and led to increased community engagement in the project.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Enhancing Fishermen Commitment in a Mexican MPA

     

    Abstract ID# 475

    Presenting Author: Paloma Alejandra  Valdivia-Jiménez |  Coauthor(s):  Sergio Alejandro Pérez-Valencia ,   Peggy   Turk-Boyer ,   Elia Inés Polanco-Mízquez ,   Leonor López-Herrera & Efraín Wong López-Cuéllar

    Preferred Session:  Fisheries resilience and sustainable aquaculture

    Summary Statement: A comprehensive education and social participation programs were implemented to give fishermen the tools and create enabling conditions for willing engagement in an impact assessment in a Mexican MPA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Enhancing IA’s influence on design

     

    Abstract ID# 246

    Presenting Author: Claire  Gronow

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: A quantitative literature review and Australian-based qualitative research on the effects of IA on proposal design assists in understanding opportunities and constraints of IA as a design tool.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • enhancing resilience of urban transport network

     

    Abstract ID# 151

    Presenting Author: Junwei  Wang |  Coauthor(s):  Yaoming Zhou ,   Mingying   Song

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: This paper presents work on emergency resource allocation problem, particularly on determining the optimal sequence of contraflow in evacuation after disaster, considering demand generated on links.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Ensuring Impact Assessment Requirements in the Leg

     

    Abstract ID# 521

    Presenting Author: Hitoshi  Ushijima

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper argues how we ensure regulatory, environmental, and social impact assessment requirements in the legal process, if these requirements would not be fully complied and/or enforced by relevant parties.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Environment Competitiveness of Countries along B&R

     

    Abstract ID# 283

    Presenting Author: Huang   Maoxing |  Coauthor(s):  Li Junjun

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: The Belt and Road; Environmental Competitiveness; Assessment

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Environmental Burden of Tanneries in Bangladesh

     

    Abstract ID# 449

    Presenting Author: Tanvir  Ahmed |  Coauthor(s):  Zia Uddin Md. Chowdhury

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: The Environmental hotspots in leather production were identified; the ecological and human health burden of these processes were evaluated using LCA method adopting a ‘cradle to gate’ approach.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Environmental Design Criteria for Project Design

     

    Abstract ID# 218

    Presenting Author: Simon  Catchpole

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: The environmental criteria for project design are specifications based on an aspects analysis, followed by the application of defensible rules according to: environmental regulations, international guidelines, accepted local practice.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Environmental Management Zonation For Coal Minning

     

    Abstract ID# 159

    Presenting Author: Geng  Hai-qing

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: This paper made a zonation for the environmental management of coal minning industry in China.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Environmental Protection Authority Hall of Honour

     

    Abstract ID# 544

    Presenting Author: Meissa  Lamb |  Coauthor(s):  Donna Weston

    Preferred Session:  Picture this: Images of resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: A statement of resilience – 45 years of experience and knowledge in environmental impact assessment in Western Australia presented on one single wall.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Environmental Risk Assessment, Lessons for IA

     

    Abstract ID# 493

    Presenting Author: Jean-Roger  Mercier |  Coauthor(s):  Agnès Baule ,   Sophie   Privat ,   Benedict Cave

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: nvironmental Risk Assessment, A process lead by the European Food Safety Authority - Lessons learned from two training workshops that can apply to Impact Assessment

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Equivalency of forest culture ecosystem services i

     

    Abstract ID# 95

    Presenting Author: Kiichiro  Hayashi |  Coauthor(s):  makoto Ooba

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Forest related cultural ecosystem service was studied as a case study in Nagoya, Japan. Combination of field survey and a questionnaire survey were conducted.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ERHI assessment of CSG in Queensland, Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 49

    Presenting Author: Angela  Werner |  Coauthor(s):  Kerrianne Watt ,   Sue   Vink ,   Paul Jagals

    Preferred Session:  Health and wellbeing in infrastructure planning: How does IA fit?

    Summary Statement: This paper presents an environmentally-related health impact (ERHI) assessment of coal seam gas (CSG) development in Queensland, Australia, presenting subjective and objective health outcomes data.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ES inclusion in EIA through a proxy development

     

    Abstract ID# 80

    Presenting Author: Paola  Gómez-Priego |  Coauthor(s):  Abril Cid ,   Emilio   Rodríguez-Izquierdo ,   Luis Bojórquez-Tapia

    Preferred Session:  Ecosystem services: Why so little used in planning?

    Summary Statement: We present an approach to ascertain direct, indirect, synergistic and cumulative effects of a coastal tourism megaproject upon ES provision in a context of limited data, knowledge and expertise.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ESIA and IBAs: Parallel or Complementary Processes

     

    Abstract ID# 547

    Presenting Author: Tania D.   Monaghan |  Coauthor(s):  Aurora M. Hernandez ,   Kelly   LeBlanc

    Preferred Session:  The resilience of Indigenous People

    Summary Statement: Exploring the dynamic between the ESIA and IBA processes by demonstrating the benefits and limitations of each process as assessed through the lens of an environmental Cree communication strategy.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Estimating impacts on land cover& flood parameters

     

    Abstract ID# 188

    Presenting Author: Nimi  Dan-Jumbo

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: in data sparse regions, cumulative impacts of development on land use and flooding can be performed by integrating remote sensing & alternative hydrologic techniques to gain insight future impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • European activities and challenges after Chernobyl

     

    Abstract ID# 247

    Presenting Author: Gilles  Hériard-Dubreuil

    Preferred Session:  Nuclear disasters: Preparedness, emergency response, and rehabilitation

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses activities after Chernobyl accident with the government, UNDP, European member states and NGOs, as well as current European projects towards preparedness for nuclear accidents.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • European Landscape Convention – useful or not?

     

    Abstract ID# 429

    Presenting Author: Einar  Berg

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: The European Landscape Convention is aspiring and bold in its objectives, but is it too vague? This paper discusses what has been achieved from it through 15 years in function.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Evaluating the Capacity of Community Readiness Pri

     

    Abstract ID# 266

    Presenting Author: YUTTANA  HOMKET |  Coauthor(s):  Sawpheeyah Nima

    Preferred Session:  Systems approaches to impact assessment for resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: The community readiness was insufficient to conduct a community health impact assessment for the biomass power plant construction in Southern Thailand. Thus, it needs to prepare well before an implementation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Evaluation for regional-scale ecosystem services

     

    Abstract ID# 308

    Presenting Author: Makoto  Ooba |  Coauthor(s):  Kiichiro Hayashi ,   Hideyuki   Ito

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: The importance of continuity of ecosystems, especially in urban areas and the methodology is useful for evaluating ES in the context of ecosystem offset.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Evaluation of the EIA System in Bangladesh

     

    Abstract ID# 442

    Presenting Author: Tanvir  Ahmed |  Coauthor(s):  Shakil Ahmed Ferdausi

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: EIA in Bangladesh is used presently as a tool for project justification rather than as a project planning tool. The limitations of the current EIA system and possible ways to overcome it is discussed

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Evaluation of water quality status of Ciliwung Riv

     

    Abstract ID# 347

    Presenting Author: Hefni  Effendi

    Preferred Session:  Fisheries resilience and sustainable aquaculture

    Summary Statement: In general, river water quality of Ciliwung improved from 2012 to 2014. Highest pollution index existed at MT Haryono Jakarta downstream of Ciliwung, whilst the lowest pollution index occurred at Katulampa upstream of Ciliwung. At year 2012, Ciliwung river water quality status for class 1 (as raw domestic water source) was highly polluted. Meanwhile, at 2014 the status underwent improvement to be fairly polluted. If the purpose of Ciliwung river water quality referred to class 3 (fisheries and animal husbandry purpose), so at 2012 river water quality status was fairly polluted. However at 2014, improvement was revealed by the change of river water quality to be lightly polluted.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Examining biodiversity assessment methods in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 552

    Presenting Author: Rina  Hamasaki

    Preferred Session:  Biodiversity offsets: The Asian experience

    Summary Statement: In this study, we collected examples of biodiversity assessment methods that have been used in Japan. We then clarify the trends and problems of biodiversity assessment methods.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Examining the Process for Satoyama Banking

     

    Abstract ID# 554

    Presenting Author: Ayaka  Matsumiya

    Preferred Session:  Biodiversity offsets: The Asian experience

    Summary Statement: We survey the current state of biodiversity banks in the U.S. and we consider the process of establishment for introducing satoyama banking as a biodiversity bank in Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Examples like biodiversity offsets in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 197

    Presenting Author: Yoshiaki  Aida |  Coauthor(s):  Tomoko Mizuochi ,   Keiko   Omori ,   Hirofumi Aizawa ,   Keizo Fukushima

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: The aim of this presentation is to introduce how offset areas are being managed in communities, using examples of mitigation measures of negative impact to biodiversity in Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Experiences from the 2011 MV Rena disaster, NZ

     

    Abstract ID# 139

    Presenting Author: Tumanako  Fa`aui |  Coauthor(s):  Kepa Morgan ,   Daniel   Hikuroa

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with oil spills and the resilience of ecosystems

    Summary Statement: This paper presents an assessment of the pre-grounding and post-grounding states of the affected environment due to the 2011 MV Rena disaster, and the impact upon the systems resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Extending building lives: an original approach.

     

    Abstract ID# 93

    Presenting Author: Noemi  Basso |  Coauthor(s):  Norihide Imagawa

    Preferred Session:  Cultural heritage: Disaster planning, mitigation and response

    Summary Statement: Synergic approach to Life cycle management and Risk mitigation of buildings in natural hazard-prone countries.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Extensive integration of SEA in spatial planning

     

    Abstract ID# 481

    Presenting Author: Dick  van Straaten |  Coauthor(s):  Katrien Debeuckelaere

    Preferred Session:  How SEA and EIA contribute to more resilient plans, programs, and projects

    Summary Statement: Flanders has adapted its SEA and spatial planning regulation to an extensive integration of the SEA and planning process to obtain better environmentally substantiated spatial plans

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Facing up to sustainability in Lisbon and Tokyo

     

    Abstract ID# 524

    Presenting Author: Yoichi  Kumagai |  Coauthor(s):  Maria Partidario ,   Robert B.   Gibson

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment for smart cities (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper compares how Lisbon and Tokyo have faced up to sustainability-related issues to inform future planning in the two cities, with lessons for other cities facing similar challenges.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Flood prevention as resilience measures

     

    Abstract ID# 132

    Presenting Author: Shirley  LEE |  Coauthor(s):  NA ,   NA   ,   NA ,   NA & NA

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: Carefully planned and designed flood prevention projects that optimize benefits and mitigate impacts are effective resilience measures to combat climate change associated heavy rainfall phenomena.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Fostering Integration of EA with Planning & Policy

     

    Abstract ID# 243

    Presenting Author: Ayodele  Olagunju |  Coauthor(s):  Jill Gunn

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of SEA and EIA to Resilient PPP

    Summary Statement: An investigation of how integration of EA with planning & policy-making is fostered in a transboundary context and how such initiatives can translate into meaningful environmental and social outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • From compliance to problem solving: the EIB model

     

    Abstract ID# 105

    Presenting Author: Felismino   Alcarpe

    Preferred Session:  IFI's accountability mechanisms: Resilience and sustainability (II)

    Summary Statement: This session will illustrate the EIB’s model of citizen’s driven accountability, using specific examples of compliance reviews and other problem solving techniques, and focusing on lessons learnt.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • From Resettlement Towards Integrated Development

     

    Abstract ID# 304

    Presenting Author: Manon  Circe

    Preferred Session:  Performance and innovation in resettlement and livelihoods restoration

    Summary Statement: In Mali, 800 displaced families became the prime beneficiaries of an irrigation project. The integrated approach adopted for resettlement led to improving their livelihood beyond expectations

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Future energy glory for Africa: The Grand Inga Dam

     

    Abstract ID# 565

    Presenting Author: Aimee  Bella-Corbin |  Coauthor(s):  Mbianyor Bakia ,   Amadou   Konare

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper illuminates these potentials and opportunities for Africa, using the Grand Inga as a showcase for future renewable energy opportunities in Africa. With a capacity of 40,000 megawatts and an estimated cost of $80 billion, the proposed Grand Inga Dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the largest hydropower projects in Africa.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Gaining Credit Point in GB: Solidwaste Reduction

     

    Abstract ID# 418

    Presenting Author: Mesi Shinta  Dewi |  Coauthor(s):  Djoko. M Hartono ,   Setyo Sarwanto   Moersidik ,   Iwan Kustiwan

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment and sustainable regional development

    Summary Statement: GB concept could be succeed to reduce carbonfootprint, but it’s depend on awareness of the occupant. There is lack of awareness about reducing solidwaste and it's related to level income of occupant

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Global Search for both efficiency and effectivenes

     

    Abstract ID# 289

    Presenting Author: Cheryl  Wasserman

    Preferred Session:  Resilient e-governance systems for smart communities

    Summary Statement: The paper describes recent country successes to make EIA and related planning, permitting and enforcement more efficient and effective through linked and flexible information technology platforms potentially for use internationally.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Good Practices for the Collection of Biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID# 176

    Presenting Author: Peter  Moore

    Preferred Session:  Tools and approaches for integrating biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The presentation will provide an overview of the key principles addressed in the MFI biodiversity good practice document: Good Practices for the Collection of Biodiversity Baseline Data,

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Governance on disposal of radioactive materials

     

    Abstract ID# 206

    Presenting Author: Yayoi  Isono

    Preferred Session:  Nuclear disasters: Preparedness, emergency response, and rehabilitation

    Summary Statement: Land of the East Japan was contaminated with radioactive substances by the accident. This paper will discuss current situation and issues on governance for radioactive waste disposal.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Guidelines for Landscape Impact Assessment. A tool

     

    Abstract ID# 153

    Presenting Author: Kay  Bergamini |  Coauthor(s):  Osvaldo Moreno

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: This work presents the "Guidelines for Landscape Impact Assessment in the SEIA" developed in Chile, which is now mandatory to guide the landscape impact assessment procedure.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Health Impact Assessment integration in oil & gas

     

    Abstract ID# 461

    Presenting Author: filippo  uberti |  Coauthor(s):  erasmo macera ,   simone   mortara ,   Yina Xiao ,   Nunzia Linzalone & francesca viliani

    Preferred Session:  Health and wellbeing in infrastructure planning: How does IA fit?

    Summary Statement: The paper illustrate how to incorporate the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) process into the complex oil & gas industrial project designing phase, integrating with other Sectors, and favor the implementation of a more comprehensive HIA assessments under the specific request of certain country.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Health Impact Assessment: a new guidance for the o

     

    Abstract ID# 441

    Presenting Author: filippo  uberti |  Coauthor(s):  erasmo macera ,   francesca   viliani ,   Gary Krieger

    Preferred Session:  HIA as a creation of deliberative society for sustainable development

    Summary Statement: An IOGP/IPIECA task force updated the guidance document on Health Impact Assessment (HIA). The guidance presents a unified understanding of concerns, principles and practices of HIA for the oil and gas industry

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Heritage Impact Assessment for living UNECSO Sites

     

    Abstract ID# 503

    Presenting Author: Carola  Neugebauer |  Coauthor(s):  Katri Lisitzin ,   Michael   Kloos ,   Ana Pereira Roders ,   Peter Strasser

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: Referring to evaluation theory, the paper analyses and compares systematically the local contexts, practices and effectiveness of Heritage Impact Assessments in European UNESCO sites, and concludes fu

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • HIA as a tool for decision-making process for lice

     

    Abstract ID# 340

    Presenting Author: Uraiwan  Inmuong

    Preferred Session:  Health and wellbeing in infrastructure planning: How does IA fit?

    Summary Statement: The Thai Public Health Act 1992 decentralized local governments to issue annual public health license to health regulated activities. HIA is tested if incorporated to be as a permission tool.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • HIA Capacity Building Needs Assessment in SE Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 443

    Presenting Author: Yanyong  Inmuong |  Coauthor(s):  Siriwan Chandanachulaka

    Preferred Session:  Developments and trends in HIA and health in EA in Asia and Pacific regions

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss the HIA capacity development needs in SE Asia and the achievements to date of the HIA Thematic Working Group of the Ministerial Regional Forum on Environment and Health.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • HIA in NHS Infrastructure Investment Planning

     

    Abstract ID# 125

    Presenting Author: Liz   Green

    Preferred Session:  Health and wellbeing in infrastructure planning: How does IA fit?

    Summary Statement: This paper expands on the recently introduced 'NHS Wales Infrastructure Investment Guidance' and how HIA became a requirement, has been implemented and the lessons learned so far.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • HIA: when World Heritage regulation meets practice

     

    Abstract ID# 555

    Presenting Author: Maaike  Goedkoop |  Coauthor(s):  Peter Strasser Strasser ,   Ana   Pereira-Roders ,   Michael Kloos ,   Carola Neugebauer & Loes Veldpaus

    Preferred Session:  Cultural heritage: Disaster planning, mitigation and response

    Summary Statement: The suggested paper reviews a range of Heritage Impact Assessment case studies mentioned in World Heritage Committee sessions, in order to assess the ultimate performance of HIA implementations.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • HIAs under international scrutiny – lessons for

     

    Abstract ID# 512

    Presenting Author: Peter  Strasser |  Coauthor(s):  Maaike Goedkoop ,   Michael   Kloos ,   Katri Lisitzin ,   Carola Neugebauer & Ana Pereira Roders

    Preferred Session:  Cultural heritage: Disaster planning, mitigation and response

    Summary Statement: The suggested paper reviews the decisions of the Committee vis-à-vis HIAs and analyses the national legal situation in the corresponding World Heritage properties.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Holistic Modeling to Design Basin-wide Offsets

     

    Abstract ID# 468

    Presenting Author: Mark  Kunzer |  Coauthor(s):  Vaqar Zakaria

    Preferred Session:  Biodiversity offsets: The Asian experience

    Summary Statement: Environmental flow assessment using holistic models was conducted for a hydropower project located in critical habitat. Flow and park protection scenarios were simulated to design the project and develop offsets.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • How Canada integrates climate change in EA

     

    Abstract ID# 228

    Presenting Author: Steve  Chapman |  Coauthor(s):  Ron Hallman

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: Integrating climate change into environmental assessments conducted under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 and discussion of mitigation and adaptation approaches applied in Canada.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Human rights based resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 354

    Presenting Author: Lidewij  van der Ploeg |  Coauthor(s):  Frank Vanclay

    Preferred Session:  Performance and innovation in resettlement and livelihoods restoration

    Summary Statement: This paper describes how resettlement processes and outcomes can be improved taking into account human rights principles and standards, specifically the Criteria of the right to Adequate Housing.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • I=PAT vs SATOYAMA: paradigms of SD indicators

     

    Abstract ID# 330

    Presenting Author: Shun  Sato

    Preferred Session:  Social sustainability assessment in societies with decreasing populations

    Summary Statement: Many sustainable development indicators are based on I=PAT model (environmental Impact = Population * Affluence * Technology), though SATOYAMA model (human intervenes play good roles) is also needed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • IA of bio-economic projects in Region Zealand, DK

     

    Abstract ID# 76

    Presenting Author: Rikke  Lybæk |  Coauthor(s):  Tyge Kjær ,   Aske   Palsberg

    Preferred Session:  Sustainability: Solid ground or a slippery piece?

    Summary Statement: Creating new pathways for sustainable ready-to-implement bio-economic projects within Region Zealand, Denmark, based on available biomass resources and existing and proven technology concepts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Analysis of Wind Power Plant in Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 253

    Presenting Author: Chanokporn  Smuthkalin |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo   Nishikizawa

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Through interviews and questionnaire surveys, this paper discuss environmental and social impacts of wind farms with the highest level of severity is noise pollution followed by overshadow and visual.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment as a Design Tool - Session Leade

     

    Abstract ID# 81

    Presenting Author: Elsa  João |  Coauthor(s):  Lex Brown

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment (IA) as a design tool

    Summary Statement: Paper discusses key conceptual points on use of IA as a design tool. Re-emphasising importance of considering IA as “environmental opportunity assessment” tool, including cumulative opportunities when considering multiple projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment as a Learning Process

     

    Abstract ID# 296

    Presenting Author: Ross  Mitchell |  Coauthor(s):  Luis Sánchez

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: Learning both within the IA process and potential learning outcomes that may arise from IA are discussed, and illustrated by a learning-centric conceptual reclamation plan for oil sands development.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment of ODA on Water Resource Project

     

    Abstract ID# 383

    Presenting Author: Jong Ho  Lee

    Preferred Session:  ODA and the role of IA for sustainability

    Summary Statement: Resident participation, governance and impact assessment based on the guideline of OECD DAC are necessary for ODA projects, which should be done not for donor countries, but for recipient ones

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact assessment of offshore oil activities in th

     

    Abstract ID# 362

    Presenting Author: Sanne  Vammen Larsen |  Coauthor(s):  Anne Merrild Hansen

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: In Greenland, several impact assessments are carried before oil production. This paper presents a comparative study of the legislation for impact assessment in Greenland, Denmark, Norway, Alaska and Canada.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact of Awareness Raising on Waste Separation

     

    Abstract ID# 201

    Presenting Author: Noriaki  Murase |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Yuriko   Sato ,   Shigeo Nishikizawa

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: This research aims to measure impact of awareness raising of the project on residents’ behaviors for waste separation by Cluster Randomize Control Trial and to analyze changes of their behaviors.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact of climate variability on Aman Rice Yield o

     

    Abstract ID# 375

    Presenting Author: Toma Rani   Saha |  Coauthor(s):  Dewan Abdul Quadir

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: The paper deals with the relationship of monthly temperature and rainfall with Aman rice yield. The result will help to develop the model for predicting Aman rice yield with climate variability.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact of Indigenous Knowledge in Reducing Vulnera

     

    Abstract ID# 365

    Presenting Author: Md. Amin  Uddin |  Coauthor(s):  Md Khalid Hossain

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: This study aims to assess the impacts of indigenous knowledge and diversified coping strategies in reducing vulnerabilities emanated from the natural disasters.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • impact of population growth on the reduction of re

     

    Abstract ID# 99

    Presenting Author: Akram  Norouzi |  Coauthor(s):  Akram Norouzi ,   Dr Rahim   Sarvar ,   Hooshang Hendi

    Preferred Session:  Social sustainability assessment in societies with decreasing populations

    Summary Statement: The impact of population growth on the reduction of resiliency urban areas case study: Region 12 of Tehran metropolis Keywords: vulnerability, resilience, increase population, Sustainable Development

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact of resource development on Tl'azt'en Nation

     

    Abstract ID# 477

    Presenting Author: Laura   Jokinen |  Coauthor(s):  Rachel Robers ,   Verne   Tom ,   Janis Shandro ,   Kandace Kerr & Aleck Ostry

    Preferred Session:  The resilience of Indigenous People

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses community health risks, impacts and opportunities associated with resource development experienced by Tl'azt'en Nation, a First Nation community in Canada.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impacts of Existing Policies on Emission Trading

     

    Abstract ID# 84

    Presenting Author: Yuan  Xu |  Coauthor(s):  Xiuru Zhou ,   Bing   Zhang

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: Non-economic incentives, especially command-and-control policies, could seriously distort mitigation decisions and the effectiveness of emission trading.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impacts of the 2011 tsunami on tidalflat ecosystem

     

    Abstract ID# 312

    Presenting Author: Gen  Kanaya |  Coauthor(s):  Masanori Taru ,   Osamu   Miura ,   Takeshi Yuhara ,   Tomoo Unagami & Masaatsu Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  Environmental creation from disaster

    Summary Statement: We reported the changes in tidal flat ecosystems including associated biota (e.g., macrozoobenthos and marsh plants) along the northeastern Pacific coast in Japan after the 2011 tsunami disaster.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ImpactsH of Cultural Keystone Species Restoration

     

    Abstract ID# 422

    Presenting Author: Julia H Haggerty  Haggerty |  Coauthor(s):  Elizabeth Rink

    Preferred Session:  The resilience of Indigenous People

    Summary Statement: A CBPR project offers an opportunity to refine and field test the concept of community resilience and its applicability to evaluating restoration endeavors in indigenous communities

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Importance of assumption in South Pacific ESIAs

     

    Abstract ID# 394

    Presenting Author: Alistair  Grinham |  Coauthor(s):  Simon Albert ,   Badin   Gibbes ,   Paul Fisher

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: This study represents a first of its kind in understanding coastal water quality in the Solomon Islands, highlighting the need for local datasets and the dangers of assumption within this region.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Improving IA through international collaboration

     

    Abstract ID# 183

    Presenting Author: Yohei  Suzuki |  Coauthor(s):  Manabu Sakaguchi ,   Tomoko   Kaku ,   Rebecca Green

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration and capacity building: The key to resilient IA practice?

    Summary Statement: This presentation summarises a project to develop the implementing capacity of EIA in Sri Lanka and Lao PDR through the bilateral arrangement with Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Improving Method of Alternatives Analysis

     

    Abstract ID# 72

    Presenting Author: Tetsuya  Kamijo

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: The paper proposes alternatives analysis using principle component analysis, which may clarify reasons for selecting the most suitable option, and be a very simple and practical technique.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • IMPROVING PRACTICE ON HEALTH AND GENDER IN EAs

     

    Abstract ID# 213

    Presenting Author: Bryony  Walmsley |  Coauthor(s):  Benjamin Ofosu-Koranteng ,   Betty   Hailu

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Ongoing advocacy and training workshops in 13 African countries have raised stakeholder awareness and strengthened policies, laws and practice on health and gender in EIAs.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Improving Uncertainty Communication in EA

     

    Abstract ID# 352

    Presenting Author: Jill  Gunn |  Coauthor(s):  Claire Crowley ,   Jochen   Jaeger ,   Bram Noble

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: This study investigates practices of uncertainty consideration, avoidance, and disclosure in the context of a Canadian EA case (Joslyn North oil sands mine) and makes recommendations for improvement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • In Support of Big Data For Better EA

     

    Abstract ID# 548

    Presenting Author: Miles  Scott-Brown |  Coauthor(s):  Tim Taylor ,   Kyla   Jacobsen

    Preferred Session:  Environmental Information Platform for a resilient and sustainable society

    Summary Statement: Making sense of big data can lead towards better decisions in environmental impact assessment

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Incorporating a resilience-based perspective on IA

     

    Abstract ID# 515

    Presenting Author: Daniella  Ramirez-Sfeir

    Preferred Session:  Building resilience for long-term wellbeing

    Summary Statement: This paper will aim to review some emergent experiences (Canada and OECD), reflecting on the entry points and challenges of those attempts, and to analyse the opportunities and gaps in the incorporation of this focus on a Global South country, like Chile, particularly vulnerable to climate change.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Indigenous people, resettlement and well-being

     

    Abstract ID# 223

    Presenting Author: Angeles  Mendoza Sammet

    Preferred Session:  Resilience, impact assessment, and coping with major project-induced change

    Summary Statement: The relocation of indigenous people must consider their well-being and the ecosystem services they need to preserve their identity, culture and livelihood.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Indirect Impact Assessment of a Road in Paraguay

     

    Abstract ID# 82

    Presenting Author: Alberto  Villalba |  Coauthor(s):  Louis Reymondin

    Preferred Session:  Environmental Information Platform for a resilient and sustainable society

    Summary Statement: Using satellite imagery to detect deviations from the usual vegetation patterns, this study analyzes the past, current and potential future deforestation resulting from a planned road improvement in Paraguay.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Individual learning through strategic environmenta

     

    Abstract ID# 216

    Presenting Author: John  Sinclair |  Coauthor(s):  Heidi Walker ,   Harry   Spaling

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: This research examined two SEA cases to identify individual learning outcomes attributable to participation in SEA and to consider whether learning outcomes encouraged social action on sustainability.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Industrial risks associated to natural events

     

    Abstract ID# 121

    Presenting Author: Virginie  Defromont |  Coauthor(s):  Emmanuel Deluegue ,   Dominique   Lacroix ,   Nicolas Jacotot

    Preferred Session:  Power & transmission: resilience for energy shift in transmission systems

    Summary Statement: Analysis method of the industrial risk associated to internal events and extreme natural events. Does a differentiated approach bring a difference between internal and natural risk control?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Inspection Panel Lessons: Environmental Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 110

    Presenting Author: Gonzalo  Castro de la Mata |  Coauthor(s):  Dilek Barlas ,   Tamara   Milsztajn

    Preferred Session:  IFI's accountability mechanisms: Resilience and sustainability (II)

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss lessons from the last 22 years of the World Bank Inspection Panel’s cases related to Environmental Assessment in a range of regions and sectors.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Integrating environment into development -Cambodia

     

    Abstract ID# 318

    Presenting Author: Shannon Siyao  Wang |  Coauthor(s):  Iain Watson

    Preferred Session:  Defining and achieving good practice in scoping

    Summary Statement: NESAP will be developed with the objective to promote a roadmap to mainstream environment and resilience thinking into all economic and social sectors in Cambodia.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Integrating ES into strategic planning in Peru

     

    Abstract ID# 526

    Presenting Author: Holger  Treidel |  Coauthor(s):  Fernando Leon Morales

    Preferred Session:  Ecosystem services: Why so little used in planning?

    Summary Statement: In Peru the consideration of ecosystem services in strategic planning has been limited so far. We analyze the causes and propose possible ways ahead for an improved consideration of this vital concept

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Integrating IFC PS6 requirements into your ESHIA

     

    Abstract ID# 359

    Presenting Author: Jan-Willem  van Bochove |  Coauthor(s):  John Pilgrim ,   Leon   Bennun ,   Robin Mitchell ,   Jonathan Ekstrom

    Preferred Session:  Improving confidence in biodiversity baseline studies

    Summary Statement: This talk presents a strategy for integrating biodiversity into an ESHIA following IFC Performance Standard 6. Key steps in this process are supported by real-world examples of successful application.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Integrating Poverty and Social Analysis in SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 111

    Presenting Author: Ernesto  Sánchez-Triana |  Coauthor(s):  Santiago Enriquez

    Preferred Session:  Poverty, inequality, and resilience

    Summary Statement: Integrating Poverty and Social Analysis into policy Strategic Environmental Assessments to Enhance Sustainability: Policy Reforms in South Asia and Latin America

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Internal Sustainability Assessments in Philippines

     

    Abstract ID# 327

    Presenting Author: Hermann  Lion |  Coauthor(s):  Jerome D. Donovan ,   Eryadi   Masli ,   Rowan Bedggood

    Preferred Session:  Corporate sustainability assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the use of internal sustainability assessments from a corporate perspective, examining the practices of seven of the largest mining companies in the Philippines.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • International cooperation for REDD+ in Mozambique

     

    Abstract ID# 464

    Presenting Author: Pedro  Bettencourt |  Coauthor(s):  Diogo Maia ,   Ana   Dias

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: Importance of International cooperation for designing/implementation of Mozambique’s National Strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation and its impacts in rural communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Is it surprising that EA is not used in planning?

     

    Abstract ID# 275

    Presenting Author: Heikki  Kalle |  Coauthor(s):  Charlotta Faith-Ell ,   Jos   Arts

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses differences between discourses in planning and EA for understanding why linking them is cumbersome in order to find keys for improving the use of EA in planning.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Is it too early or too late?

     

    Abstract ID# 428

    Presenting Author: Sunrita  Sarkar

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: The presentation highlights tools/best practices that can be used to practice early stakeholder engagement in a strategic manner. Integrating stakeholder engagement in business process is key

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Issues and Constraints in the Implementation of th

     

    Abstract ID# 520

    Presenting Author: Melanie   Dayao Manaog |  Coauthor(s):  Rolando Metin ,   Rommel   Peneyra ,   Elvira Caparas

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: The study attempts to determine the issues and constraints in the implementation of the Water Quality Management Fund and provide the recommendations to address technical gaps.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • It doesn’t really matter...

     

    Abstract ID# 336

    Presenting Author: Thomas  Borgert |  Coauthor(s):  Jerome D. Donovan ,   Eryadi   Masli ,   Cheree Topple

    Preferred Session:  Corporate sustainability assessments

    Summary Statement: Through the lens of a sustainability assessment framework, this paper will explore voluntary activities that multinational organisations are undertaking in Indonesia to address sustainable development

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • JICA’s Capacity Development on EIA in Myanmar

     

    Abstract ID# 143

    Presenting Author: Sein Htoon Linn  (no distinction of First and Last name) |  Coauthor(s):  Kanji Usui ,   JICA Secretariat for IAIA16  

    Preferred Session:  JICA’s leadership in impact assessment capacity development

    Summary Statement: JICA Project on EIA capacity development in Myanmar shows the project components on how EIA Capacity Development smoothly goes through in the initial stage of EIA introduction.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • JICA’s Environmental and Social Guidelines

     

    Abstract ID# 141

    Presenting Author: Yasuo  Fujita |  Coauthor(s):  JICA Secretariat for IAIA16

    Preferred Session:  JICA’s leadership in impact assessment capacity development

    Summary Statement: JICA presents the outline of its Guidelines for Environmental and Social Considerations, as an introduction to the forum titled “JICA’s Leadership in Impact Assessment Capacity Development”.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • JICA’s initiatives to strengthen EIA system

     

    Abstract ID# 96

    Presenting Author: Yukihiro  SHIBUYA

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: JICA introduces some efforts to strengthen EIA system in Asian countries by providing capacity development opportunities and also illustrates activities for ESC in infrastructure development projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • JICA’s new Guidelines: its Practice and Problem

     

    Abstract ID# 148

    Presenting Author: Kosuke  Ninomiya

    Preferred Session:  ODA and the role of IA for sustainability

    Summary Statement: How two or more countries can cooperate for Sustainable Development through ODA's Environmental and Social Consideration Process?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Land Development and Community Relocation in China

     

    Abstract ID# 165

    Presenting Author: Jing  Song

    Preferred Session:  The resilience of Indigenous People

    Summary Statement: The assessment of inequality and resilience for indigenous communities illustrates the social impacts of development projects, including social inclusiveness, fairness, and sustainability.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Land development suitability assessment of Pingtan

     

    Abstract ID# 376

    Presenting Author: Qingsheng  Li |  Coauthor(s):  Yaojian Wu ,   Zhilan   Lin ,   Fenggui Chen ,   Jing Fang

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment and sustainable regional development

    Summary Statement: It is feasible to choose ecological and economic indicators to evaluate development suitability of island based on GIS and AHP, and some suggestions can be proposed to improve planning.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Land-use conflict and disasters in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 136

    Presenting Author: Andre  Naime

    Preferred Session:  Power & transmission: resilience for energy shift in transmission systems

    Summary Statement: This paper presents an evaluation of Brazil's environmental regulation for transmission pipelines, assessing current conflicts of land-use that can lead to disasters.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Learning through adaptive management in follow-up

     

    Abstract ID# 107

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Fitzpatrick |  Coauthor(s):  Alan P. Diduck

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: Adaptive management is an important design principle in follow-up & monitoring programs. This presentation explores the adaptive management-learning nexus using three recent Canadian energy projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Learning through EA? some European experiences

     

    Abstract ID# 497

    Presenting Author: Thomas  Fischer

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper will look at evidence and opinions of selected EA experts in Europe on whether and if so, to what extent EA is currently supporting a transition to sustainable practices and resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Learning-centered approaches to project EA and sus

     

    Abstract ID# 177

    Presenting Author: John  Sinclair |  Coauthor(s):  Alan Diduck

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: Our purpose is to introduce the special session on “Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches” by sharing related findings from our research.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Legal barriers against the stakeholder engagement

     

    Abstract ID# 406

    Presenting Author: Akiko  Toi

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: This paper analyses the legal context of the on-going EIA process of the mega wind farm in the Soya area and identifies the legal barriers against the effective stakeholder engagement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Legal regulation role on Thailand IA effectiveness

     

    Abstract ID# 260

    Presenting Author: Chaunjit  Chanchitpricha

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: Evolving IA legal regulation enforcement in Thailand is investigated along with the extent to which how it can contribute to quality and effectiveness of IA practice.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Lessons from a stranded 380 kV powerline planning

     

    Abstract ID# 211

    Presenting Author: Johan  De Vries

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: Large infrastructure initiatives face complex balancing of national interests and societal acceptance. This case presentation discusses a halted 380 kV planning process, exploring the role impact assessment could play.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Link between public protest and assessment of soci

     

    Abstract ID# 353

    Presenting Author: Sanne  Vammen Larsen |  Coauthor(s):  Anne Merrild Hansen ,   Ivar   Lyhne ,   Sara Bjørn Aaen ,   Helle Nielsen

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: Three Danish EAs show inclusion of a variety of social impacts, but lacking assessment. It is discussed whether and how EA can handle social impacts, linked to public resistance.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Local teams lead the way in Solomon Islands

     

    Abstract ID# 194

    Presenting Author: Charlie  Wilson-Clark

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration and capacity building: The key to resilient IA practice?

    Summary Statement: A consultation program for a Solomon Islands ESIA has demonstrated how collaboration with local experts and culturally appropriate approaches to engagement can provide the building blocks for productive relationships and local capacity building.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mainstream environment into Cambodian development

     

    Abstract ID# 328

    Presenting Author: Shannon Siyao  Wang |  Coauthor(s):  Iain Watson

    Preferred Session:  Best practice in adopting a strategic approach to sustainable development

    Summary Statement: NESAP will be developed with the objective to promote a roadmap to mainstream environment and resilience thinking into all economic and social sectors in Cambodia.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Country Safeguard

     

    Abstract ID# 119

    Presenting Author: Pham  Phuc

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The support of ADB for biodiversity conservation through TA 7566 Strengthening and Use of Country Safeguards Systems-Mainstreaming Biodiversity Considerations into Viet Nam Environmental Safeguards

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mainstreaming Climate Resilience Across Developmen

     

    Abstract ID# 269

    Presenting Author: Vidhisha  Samarasekara

    Preferred Session:  Optimizing adaptation to increase resilience in a context of climate change

    Summary Statement: This paper will feature a case study from Nepal that demonstrates how optimizing adaptation calls for coordinated approaches to mainstreaming climate resilience across stakeholder groups and development sectors.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Making SEA deliver Environmental Sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 519

    Presenting Author: Yaw  Amoyaw-Osei

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: SEA application in Ghana is largely voluntary, with unmet sustainability expectations in developmental efforts. Appropriate governance arrangement could make SEA deliver environmental sustainability.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Managing Data on Large ESIAs

     

    Abstract ID# 344

    Presenting Author: Tyler  Barras

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: How IM Systems are leveraged to benefit large multi-disciplinary ESIAs and how a data management strategy will allow for better decision making, improved collaboration all while saving time and costs.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Managing Non-Technical Risk in E&P Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 297

    Presenting Author: ADEBANJI  ADEKOYA |  Coauthor(s):  EMMANUEL EKPENYONG

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: Proactive management of non-technical risk helps to protect value in E&P operations while also contributing to better management of the impact of oil and gas operations.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mapping health/social impacts of Syrian conflict

     

    Abstract ID# 401

    Presenting Author: Gabisel   Barsallo Alvarado |  Coauthor(s):  Stephanie Sangalang ,   Gohar   Ghazaryan ,   Anis Fellahi

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: We used GIS to map hotspots of internally displaced persons and polio during the Syrian conflict. Improved communication technologies are recommended to mitigate conflict-related health impacts like future polio outbreaks.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Method for evaluating usage of Satoyama

     

    Abstract ID# 551

    Presenting Author: Yuriko  Nojima

    Preferred Session:  Traditional Ecological Knowledge in IA

    Summary Statement: The purpose of this study is understanding usage of Satoyama and developing quantitative evaluation procedure for introducing Satoyama banking.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Methodologies for human rights impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 66

    Presenting Author: Nora  Gotzmann |  Coauthor(s):  Tulika Bansal

    Preferred Session:  Business and human rights: Where to now?

    Summary Statement: The presentation focuses on key discussion points in the area of human rights impact assessment methodology development in the field of business and human rights.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • MINIMIZING DISRUPTION RISK FOR THAI MANUFACTURERS

     

    Abstract ID# 371

    Presenting Author: Bradd  Libby

    Preferred Session:  Systems approaches to impact assessment for resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: We use System Dynamics to explain key features of the 2011 flooding event in Thailand. Even with optimal waterway management, flood risk minimizing policies are sometimes nonlinear and nonintuitive.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mining impact assessment in post-conflict Colombia

     

    Abstract ID# 230

    Presenting Author: Diana  Arbeláez-Ruiz

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: This paper will discuss the challenges of impact assessment and informed decision-making on mineral resource governance in post-conflict transition scenarios, with reference to Colombia.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mitigating Impacts from LNG and Pipeline Developme

     

    Abstract ID# 545

    Presenting Author: Karina  Andrus

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: The selection of a site for LNG export in British Columbia has been influenced predominantly by non-engineering, non-technical criteria: environmental sensitivities, cumulative effects, land tenure and use, and the likelihood of gaining social license.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mizuho experience using CSBI tools

     

    Abstract ID# 476

    Presenting Author: Aditi  Joshi |  Coauthor(s):  Lovely Grover

    Preferred Session:  Business-led approaches for promoting biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Mizuho shares experience using CSBI tools to promote biodiversity-inclusive impact assessment

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Myanmar's evolving EIA framework

     

    Abstract ID# 187

    Presenting Author: Martin  Cosier

    Preferred Session:  ASEAN EIA update and roundtable

    Summary Statement: The evolution of Myanmar's EIA framework and it's significance to the country's ongoing democratization and political reform processes, with a focus public participation and capacity-building efforts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Nation-wide Risk Map for Bird Collision in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 404

    Presenting Author: Wataru  Kitamura

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: The generated risk map considering bird sensitivities can use effectively with another data relating to decide construction area for wind turbines, such as geological information or wind condition.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Natural Disasters And Resilience: Flooding and Res

     

    Abstract ID# 47

    Presenting Author: Mohamed Hasan  Isa

    Preferred Session:  Building resilience for long-term wellbeing

    Summary Statement: Flooding, one of the natural disasters, is also a man-made disaster caused by ignorance of mankind to climate change globally. Designers now rethink and build resilience structure against flooding.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Natural gold: valuing nature and place in Armenia

     

    Abstract ID# 59

    Presenting Author: Hannah  Devine-Wright |  Coauthor(s):  Joanna Treweek

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment of small things

    Summary Statement: Valuing intangible assets - the cultural meaning of apricots and the importance of place in the context of an Armenian gold mine.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Need and desirability in EIAs: Proxy for planning?

     

    Abstract ID# 324

    Presenting Author: Jurie  Moolman |  Coauthor(s):  Johan Nel

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: Is the mandatory assessment of ‘need and desirability’ of any project proposal deemed to be a substitute for supporting strategic level environmental decision making and planning?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • New Socio-Political Ecology of Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 162

    Presenting Author: Paddy  Ng |  Coauthor(s):  Fu-keung, David IP ,   Jeremy   Chu ,   Theresa Yeung

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: New approach and perspective is needed for engaging the digital-raised generation in policy consultation; as they request “horizontal” participation in public decision-making through a dynamic “open-ended social process”.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • NIGERIA’s 2012 Floods, Resilience & Sustainabili

     

    Abstract ID# 302

    Presenting Author: Edward  Bristol-Alagbariya

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: Following Nigeria’s 2012 floods, this paper is a study on Rivers State, regarding how the State Government may boost resilience and sustainability during possible future flooding in the State

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Not applicable as this will be a panel discussion

     

    Abstract ID# 305

    Presenting Author: Yukiko  Imanaka |  Coauthor(s):  JICA Secretariat for IAIA16

    Preferred Session:  The role of international cooperation in promoting project benefit-sharing.

    Summary Statement: This contribution to the panel will share the experiences of JICA in pursuing benefit-sharing objectives for large-scale projects, and lessons learnt for the field of impact assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Offsetting and compensating B&ES losses in mining

     

    Abstract ID# 170

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sánchez |  Coauthor(s):  Josianne Rosa ,   Gady   Novachi

    Preferred Session:  Habitat and ecosystem restoration as an impact mitigation option

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity offsets adopted in a mining project in Brazil are reviewed. Potential gains exceed losses, but ecosystem services are not fully compensated. Guidance to compensate impacts are proposed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Offsetting challenges

     

    Abstract ID# 307

    Presenting Author: Michel  Berube

    Preferred Session:  Biodiversity offsets: The Asian experience

    Summary Statement: Offsetting challenges for the environmental impact assessment practitioners. Qualitative and regional approach is better.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Open pit mines: Health effects at zero kilometres

     

    Abstract ID# 550

    Presenting Author: Peter  Barss

    Preferred Session:  HIA as a creation of deliberative society for sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Major open mines dug in close proximity to already existing cities are rare. Human heath effects may be expected to increase alarmingly as proximity increases.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Operations of the Advisory Committee

     

    Abstract ID# 147

    Presenting Author: Takehiko  Murayama |  Coauthor(s):  JICA Secretariat for IAIA16

    Preferred Session:  JICA’s leadership in impact assessment capacity development

    Summary Statement: At the forum titled “JICA’s Leadership in Impact Assessment Capacity Development”, a chairperson of the Advisory Committee reports its operations under the JICA’s Environmental and Social Guidelines.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Optimized site selections for CCA & BMP measures

     

    Abstract ID# 413

    Presenting Author: Ji heon  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Hae jin Han ,   Byung Sik   Kim ,   Sung Ryong Ha

    Preferred Session:  Optimizing adaptation to increase resilience in a context of climate change

    Summary Statement: To establish better Strategic River Basin Planning for CCA & BMP measures, spatiotemporal distribution of BOD, T-N, and T-P loads were analyzed based on RCP scenarios and regional development plans.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Organizational Culture for Engagement Records

     

    Abstract ID# 326

    Presenting Author: Zoe  Mullard |  Coauthor(s):  Justine Townsend

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: Strong organizational culture for managing stakeholder engagement builds organizational resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Paper Ensuring offensive quality assurance in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 427

    Presenting Author: Lone  Kørnøv

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: How to create good quality IA – that makes a difference – through professional competence development and partnerships

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Participation in SEA: inputs to sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 510

    Presenting Author: Maria do Rosário   Partidário |  Coauthor(s):  Cynthia Danielle Siqueira

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: This presentation addresses contributes of public participation in strategic environmental assessment to as a mechanism that can provide inputs to sustainable development in decision making processes.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Participative Site Selection for an LNG Precinct

     

    Abstract ID# 332

    Presenting Author: Ciaran  O'Faircheallaigh

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: Aboriginal traditional owners and Western scientists use participatory and cooperative impact assessment to select a site for an LNG project in Australia

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Partnerships for effective impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 564

    Presenting Author: Samir  Whitaker |  Coauthor(s):  Keiko Suzue

    Preferred Session:  Tools and approaches for integrating biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Effective partnerships are vital to understand, assess and avoid biodiversity impacts and to ensure optimal and long-term avoidance, to ensure that areas avoided are maintained in the long-term.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Past, present and the future of Fukushima accident

     

    Abstract ID# 274

    Presenting Author: Hiroshi  Suzuki |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama

    Preferred Session:  Nuclear disasters: Preparedness, emergency response, and rehabilitation

    Summary Statement: Through experiences on post-accident reconstruction and a workshop of 2015 UN Conference, the authors discuss issues on governance among stakeholders as well as reconstruction process, and lessons.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Perceptions about uncertainty disclosure in EA

     

    Abstract ID# 479

    Presenting Author: Wanda  Leung |  Coauthor(s):  Bram Noble ,   Jochen   Jaeger ,   Jill Gunn

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: Uncertainty disclosure in EA can be seen as risky. Perceptions about uncertainty differ between proponents and those affected. EAs that disclose uncertainty are not seen as lacking credibility.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Planning biodiversity offsets in India

     

    Abstract ID# 205

    Presenting Author: Vinod  Mathur |  Coauthor(s):  Asha Rajvanshi

    Preferred Session:  Biodiversity offsets: The Asian experience

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity offsets can be both useful as well as controversial. There is a need to learn from experience gathered in other countries and to factor it in harmonizing conservation and development.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • PLASTIC DEBRIS FROM BEACHES OF LIAODONG BAY, CHINA

     

    Abstract ID# 368

    Presenting Author: Jinhao  Wu |  Coauthor(s):  Jing Du ,   Nianbin   Wang ,   Song Lun ,   Zhisong Wang

    Preferred Session:  Planning for disaster debris

    Summary Statement: Marine debris is defined as a persistent solid waste discarded into the marine environment. Current study aims to assess the distribution of macrodebris and microplastics from beaches of Liaodong Bay.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Population Decline in Japan and sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 204

    Presenting Author: Xiang  Li |  Coauthor(s):  Hidefumi Kurasaka

    Preferred Session:  Social sustainability assessment in societies with decreasing populations

    Summary Statement: Population declines over next twenty-five years in the agricultural and the manufacturing industries are severe, emphasizing the importance of policy reforms to tackle labor issues.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Population dose estimation of Fukushima disaster

     

    Abstract ID# 309

    Presenting Author: Mai  Takagi |  Coauthor(s):  Ayano Takeuchi ,   Atsushi   Tanaka ,   Shoji Nakayama

    Preferred Session:  Environmental creation from disaster

    Summary Statement: General residents exposure models for both external and internal exposures to excessive dose caused by Fukushima disaster were developed and applied to estimate general residents’ exposure.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Population dynamics after evacuation from disaster

     

    Abstract ID# 398

    Presenting Author: Kei  Gomi

    Preferred Session:  Environmental creation from disaster

    Summary Statement: Population scenarios after evalucation is simulated and presented considering domographic structure, willingness to return, and economic activities in the ares affected by Tsunami and radioactive cont

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Population relocation as an adaptation strategy

     

    Abstract ID# 393

    Presenting Author: Paivi  Koskinen-Lewis

    Preferred Session:  Optimizing adaptation to increase resilience in a context of climate change

    Summary Statement: This paper will demonstrate why there is a critical need for making assessments and action plans for managed population relocation as an effective adaptation strategy to climate change.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Potential contribution of system dynamics to IA

     

    Abstract ID# 452

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Pope |  Coauthor(s):  William Grace

    Preferred Session:  Systems approaches to impact assessment for resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: This paper responds to calls for systems thinking to be incorporated into impact assessment by exploring the potential contribution of quantitative systems analysis tools such as system dynamics.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Poverty, inequality and resilience

     

    Abstract ID# 437

    Presenting Author: Riki  Therivel

    Preferred Session:  Poverty, inequality, and resilience

    Summary Statement: This paper explores links between poverty, inequality and resilience by reviewing how different groups overcame shocks (e.g. floods). It tests whether poverty and inequality have similar effects on resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • PPPs in Resettlement and Livelihood Improvement

     

    Abstract ID# 288

    Presenting Author: Mirko  Palmesi |  Coauthor(s):  Magali Pollard ,   Asmahaney   Saad ,   Marion Muyobo ,   Kristina Kasibayo & Moses Oteng

    Preferred Session:  Performance and innovation in resettlement and livelihoods restoration

    Summary Statement: The presentation will look at the status of the public-private partnerships for the management of the private-led resettlements to ensure livelihood sustainability and community resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Practical Research of Biodiversity Offset in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 215

    Presenting Author: Yosuke  WATANABE |  Coauthor(s):  Seiji ARAI ,   Hironobu   INUKAI ,   Akihiko MATSUOKA ,   Ayaka MATSUMIYA

    Preferred Session:  Quantifying biodiversity impacts and resilience potential

    Summary Statement: Based on questionnaire for stakeholders and hypothetical case studies of biodiversity offset projects, possibilities and challenges of introducing biodiversity offset have practically been examined.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Preparing for the Unknown: EA Prep in Eabametoong

     

    Abstract ID# 91

    Presenting Author: Cole  Atlin |  Coauthor(s):  Peter Siebenmorgen ,   Bob   Gibson

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: Proposed mineral developments in undeveloped areas of Northern Ontario will impact the Eabametoong First Nation. This paper outlines how they've begun to prepare for the EA process.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Preparing Households for Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 348

    Presenting Author: Rebekah  Ramsay

    Preferred Session:  Performance and innovation in resettlement and livelihoods restoration

    Summary Statement: Focusing on the early project phase, I discuss an innovative case of early upfront company investment in land acquisition and resettlement

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Proactive Quality

     

    Abstract ID# 496

    Presenting Author: Josh  fothergill |  Coauthor(s):  Jo Murphy

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: Quality in IA is no accident! The UK has spent the last decade building its EIA community of practice to proactively collaborate - listen as we share our story and what we learned.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Procedure for construction of Hydrogen Station

     

    Abstract ID# 436

    Presenting Author: Takumi  MIHARA |  Coauthor(s):  Shigeo NISHIKIZAWA ,   Takehiko   MURAYAMA

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: This study focuses on the hydrogen station and analyzes the characteristics of site location and the procedure for the constructions.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Project-Induced In-Migration: Extractives Sector

     

    Abstract ID# 522

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Serra |  Coauthor(s):  Jo Buldeski ,   Jeanne   Ellis

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: In-migration studies can be a useful tool for assessing the potential scale and impacts of project-induced influx. We will discuss the opportunities, lessons learned and limitations of these studies.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Project-induced migration and impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 357

    Presenting Author: Amelia  Bruce

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: There is a need for resource projects to better understand their contributions to regional-level population influx and deflux over the development lifespan, to more accurately predict their impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Proposal of EIA for private business in japan

     

    Abstract ID# 356

    Presenting Author: Yusuke   Domon |  Coauthor(s):  Nobuhiko Andou ,   Shouta   Ootani ,   Toshihiro Nakada ,   Tsuyoshi Kataoka

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment of small things

    Summary Statement: We study the way of self regulated environmental impact assessment for private business in japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Protecting ecosystem services for sustainable grow

     

    Abstract ID# 237

    Presenting Author: Asha  Rajvanshi |  Coauthor(s):  Vinod B. Mathur

    Preferred Session:  Sustainability: Solid ground or a slippery piece?

    Summary Statement: The paper presents examples of development models from India and highlights the need of reforms in regulatory/ regulatory instruments to capture ecosystem values.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Psycho-Social and Environmental Justice Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 536

    Presenting Author: Michael  Edelstein

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: SIA and EJ assessments in American and Canadian practice are often perfunctory; deep analysis is resisted. Efforts to engage in substantive assessment of Psycho-Social Impact are discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Psychosocial Intervention Program of LGUs in Albay

     

    Abstract ID# 192

    Presenting Author: Sipronio  Belardo

    Preferred Session:  Recovery from natural disasters and community resilience in aging society

    Summary Statement: The LGUs need to improve their psychosocial intervention program on post recovery techniques to respond to the needs of communities in Albay who are most prone to be victims of disasters.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Pubic participation in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 290

    Presenting Author: Yayoi  Isono

    Preferred Session:  International comparison of public participation indicators

    Summary Statement: Reality of inadequate public participation is made clear through SEA cases in Japan and China. Appeal system and round-table or deliberation should be required as indicators of public participation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Public acceptance of wind power developments in Ja

     

    Abstract ID# 131

    Presenting Author: Shigeo  Nishikizawa |  Coauthor(s):  Tetsuya Hanada ,   Takehiko   Murayama

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: The current situation of environmental conflicts, social/environmental impacts and community responses to wind power developments in Japan are mainly cralified.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Public behaviour for public participation in Turke

     

    Abstract ID# 358

    Presenting Author: Ali  Albayrak |  Coauthor(s):  Ass. Prof. Dr. Volkan TURAN

    Preferred Session:  How to respond to public concerns on resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: Turkey has a variety of cultural differences between the regions. Due to this reason, the behavior of the public shows different interests even for similar type of EIA projects in Turkey.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Public involvement focusing on Alternatives

     

    Abstract ID# 73

    Presenting Author: Tetsuya  Kamijo

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: The local people showed little interest in alternatives. The reasons could be the complicated analysis and a lack of environmental awareness of project proponents. The countermeasures were discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Public participation indicator in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 114

    Presenting Author: Noriko  Okubo

    Preferred Session:  International comparison of public participation indicators

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses participatory instruments of some Asian countries in EIA, compares them with other regions, and identifies the important factors to promote an effective participation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Quality and evidence: an epidemiologist’s view

     

    Abstract ID# 78

    Presenting Author: Marla  Orenstein

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: An estimated 95% of published research findings are false. This presentation describes some of the approaches and criteria used by epidemiologists to determine if published research findings are ‘any good’.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Quantification of Non Technical Risk in Project

     

    Abstract ID# 414

    Presenting Author: Emmanuel   Ekpenyong |  Coauthor(s):  Adebanji Adekoya

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of SEA and EIA to Resilient PPP

    Summary Statement: Methodology for quantification of non technical risk in projects and how it can help improve project risk management.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Quantifying biodiversity impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 538

    Presenting Author: Akira  Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  Quantifying biodiversity impacts and resilience potential

    Summary Statement: This forum focuses on methods used to quantify biodiversity impacts and mitigation activities including biodiversity offset/bank. We will discuss how these methods should be and why?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Quantifying Biodiversity Impacts and Mitigation

     

    Abstract ID# 440

    Presenting Author: Pamela  Gunther

    Preferred Session:  Quantifying biodiversity impacts and resilience potential

    Summary Statement: US methods for quantifying ecological values for impacts and mitigation using wetland loss and replacement examples that could aid in developing methods elsewhere

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Quantitative Analysis of Chinese Provincial EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 258

    Presenting Author: JIAYING  XU |  Coauthor(s):  JIAYING XU ,   TAKEHIKO   MURAYAMA ,   SHIGEO NISHIKIZAWA

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper is to study the characteristics of EIA reports on provincial level by analyzing the EIA documents of the whole year of 2014 from viewpoint of quantitative analysis perspective.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Random walk simulator as an EIA tool

     

    Abstract ID# 235

    Presenting Author: Ji Young  Kim |  Coauthor(s):  Tae Ho Ro

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Ecological Network Simulator using random walker was developed to estimate changing pattern of animal movements caused by artificial barriers imposed to the present state after project completion.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Re-conceptualizing Existing Assessment Tools

     

    Abstract ID# 264

    Presenting Author: Ayotunde   Dawodu |  Coauthor(s):  Bamidele Akinwolemiwa ,   Ali   Cheshmehzangi ,   Arthur Williams

    Preferred Session:  State of the art resilience and sustainability-oriented impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Through detailed analysis of some selected Neighbourhood Sustainability Assessment Tools (NSATs), this work proposes a conceptual framework that would aid the development of a NSAT in the West-Africa.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Reduce EIA-Induced Barriers Regarding RE Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 199

    Presenting Author: Kim D.G.  Schumacher

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: A Comparative Analysis of Procedural Reform Efforts aimed at reducing EIA-induced Barriers that bear the potential to stifle Large-Scale Renewable Energy (RE) Project Development in Japan and the U.S.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Regional Collaboration on EIA: A Model for ASEAN

     

    Abstract ID# 200

    Presenting Author: Christy  Owen

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: Increased economic integration in ASEAN will lead to increased investment in infrastructure. This presentation will present a model for collaboration on EIA to aid in reducing the regional impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Regional Collaboration on EIA: A Model for ASEAN

     

    Abstract ID# 276

    Presenting Author: Christy  Owen

    Preferred Session:  ASEAN EIA update and roundtable

    Summary Statement: Increased economic integration in ASEAN will lead to increased investment in infrastructure. This presentation will present a model for collaboration on EIA to aid in reducing the regional impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Regional Overview of EIA in ASEAN

     

    Abstract ID# 280

    Presenting Author: Matthew  Baird

    Preferred Session:  ASEAN EIA update and roundtable

    Summary Statement: his will be an overview over the recent changes to EIA in ASEAN, with a particular focus on the changes to public participation in EIA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Reinventing the EIA mechanism for construction pro

     

    Abstract ID# 245

    Presenting Author: Sanjay  Sharma |  Coauthor(s):  Sunil Gupta ,   Randeep Singh   Saini

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: The EIAs have faced multiple deficiencies of legislative and operative character. The paper presents a dynamic cognitive focused on practice after review of environmental clearance conditions granted to 78 construction projects in an urban agglomeration in India to facilitate adaptation to climate change through EIAs

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Renewable energy policy in the Asia Pacific

     

    Abstract ID# 335

    Presenting Author: Kirsty  Haymon

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: Investors in renewable energy projects are currently hindered by weak legislative frameworks. Drawing on recent project experience, key challenges and measures to compensate will be illustrated.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Required actions for EIA regulation in Turkey

     

    Abstract ID# 372

    Presenting Author: Ali   Albayrak |  Coauthor(s):  Ali Albayrak ,   Ass. Prof. Dr. Volkan   Turan

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: The current EIA implementation in Turkey should be improved and some actions required for better implementation of EIA process such as use of guidelines ans improve the expertise for the sectors.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Research on Environmental Comparison and Selection

     

    Abstract ID# 166

    Presenting Author: Zhilan  Lin |  Coauthor(s):  Yaojian Wu ,   Qingsheng   Li ,   Fenggui Chen ,   jing Fang

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Both environment and cost shall be taken into consideration in scheme comparison and selection, the result could be practical and feasible.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resettlement and Life-Stories in Mexico

     

    Abstract ID# 514

    Presenting Author: Carlos  Domínguez

    Preferred Session:  Performance and innovation in resettlement and livelihoods restoration

    Summary Statement: Oral history techniques can be used to gather testimonies and understand long-term impact of involuntary resettlement due to planned development.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resettlement Induced by Dams in China:policy,plann

     

    Abstract ID# 438

    Presenting Author: Guoqing  Shi |  Coauthor(s):  Jian ZHOU ,   Qingnian   Yu

    Preferred Session:  Performance and innovation in resettlement and livelihoods restoration

    Summary Statement: At last the paper summarized China’s experience of success in the past decades and also, drew the lessons from the failures.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resident's Recognition to Local Information Supply

     

    Abstract ID# 301

    Presenting Author: Hiroari  SHIMIZU |  Coauthor(s):  Kohei SAKAI ,   Ayaka   HONDA ,   Hidehiko KANEGAE

    Preferred Session:  Social sustainability assessment in societies with decreasing populations

    Summary Statement: Survey will conduct measure resident’s recognition to regional information based on theory of planned behavior and SOP, and clarified the effect of resident’s living environment evaluation

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Residential Development and Butterfly Conservation

     

    Abstract ID# 232

    Presenting Author: RICHARD  CHEUNG |  Coauthor(s):  OPHELIA CHU

    Preferred Session:  Sustainability: Solid ground or a slippery piece?

    Summary Statement: The author attempts to answer a question entitled "Residential Development for Human and Conservation of Butterflies : Which is More Important ? " Fung Yuen Butterfly Reserve is ten years old now.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilience and Australia's underground rsources

     

    Abstract ID# 525

    Presenting Author: Sara  Bice

    Preferred Session:  A plain language introduction to Resilience Thinking for IA

    Summary Statement: This research project examines what ‘resilience’ means for Australian communities undergoing energy transitions away from coal and towards more renewable energy sources.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilience and wellbeing: a SIA perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 402

    Presenting Author: Ilse  Aucamp

    Preferred Session:  Building resilience for long-term wellbeing

    Summary Statement: This paper explores what resilience and wellbeing entails in a social context, and how the practice of SIA should change to ensure that social development outcomes result from SIA processes.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • RESILIENCE IMPLICATION IN CAMEROON'S ESIA PROCESS

     

    Abstract ID# 407

    Presenting Author: Presley  NKERBU |  Coauthor(s):  Charlotte FONOCHO ,   Louise   KWALAR ,   Francois Roger NGUENE

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: RESILIENCE IMPLICATION IN CAMEROON'S ESIA LEGAL PROCEDURE AND ESMP IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS: CASE OF OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION OPERATION CONDUCTED WITHIN THE MOKOKO RIVER FOREST RESERVE (MRFR) IN CAMEROON

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilience in IA reporting: drive for innovation

     

    Abstract ID# 220

    Presenting Author: Paul  Eijssen |  Coauthor(s):  Jan Nuesink

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment reporting is still very much about old school text and paper formats. We explore the need for a step change and present opportunities and challenges for digital IA

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilience in Lebanon: getting ready for O&G

     

    Abstract ID# 314

    Presenting Author: Assem  Abou Ibrahim

    Preferred Session:  Oil pollution and gas leakages, social and natural resources resilience

    Summary Statement: Lebanon is building on lessons learnt to improve its capacities for resilience particularly at the wake of the upcoming oil and gas activities in its offshore.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilience in spatial planning and project design

     

    Abstract ID# 174

    Presenting Author: Jan  Nuesink

    Preferred Session:  Building resilience for long-term wellbeing

    Summary Statement: Discussing mainstreaming resilience thinking as inclusive and cross-cutting theme in planning and design. Focusing on social values of nature and green spaces in urban development, with case examples

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilience of socio-ecological systems in Iran

     

    Abstract ID# 86

    Presenting Author: Lisa  Pourlak

    Preferred Session:  The resilience of Indigenous People

    Summary Statement: Resilience analysis and management is being practiced in a socio-ecological system in a wetland ecosystem in northern Iran by applying a systems approach and participatory techniques.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilience of the SEA process: evidence from Sensi

     

    Abstract ID# 500

    Presenting Author: Vincent  Onyango

    Preferred Session:  How SEA and EIA contribute to more resilient plans, programs, and projects

    Summary Statement: Sensitivity Analysis was applied to explore the resilience of the England SEA process, comprising interactions underpinned by negative and positive feedback loops that regulate achieved environmental.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Resilient City: Opportunities for Cooperation

     

    Abstract ID# 152

    Presenting Author: Laura   Melkunaite |  Coauthor(s):  Fanny Guay

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment for smart cities (I)

    Summary Statement: The purpose of this article is to analyse the relationship between urban planning and civil protection in conceptualizing resilient and smart cities development processes in Denmark.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • RESTORING DEGRADED ECOSYSTEMS DUE TO PETROLEUM

     

    Abstract ID# 97

    Presenting Author: Justine  Namara |  Coauthor(s):  Edgar Buhanga

    Preferred Session:  Habitat and ecosystem restoration as an impact mitigation option

    Summary Statement: Oil Companies have been making efforts to restore degraded areas in Uganda's National Parks due to their activities. In some areas it has worked but in other areas it has left the area more degraded.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Review and Prospect on Marine Ecosystem Service

     

    Abstract ID# 168

    Presenting Author: Yaojian  Wu |  Coauthor(s):  Yaojian Wu ,   Fenggui   Chen ,   Zhilan Lin ,   Jing Fang & Qingsheng Li

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Systematic understanding of marine ecosystem service function and value is a bridge of natural ecological system and management decision.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Review of recent energy SEAs against principles

     

    Abstract ID# 420

    Presenting Author: Paul  Lochner

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: Review of recent SEAs in South Africa for energy planning against SEA principles for South Africa of 2007, to capture learning to inform future SEAs in support of the National Development Plan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Risk Assessment on Korean Agro-industrial Complex

     

    Abstract ID# 389

    Presenting Author: Sang-pyo  Hong |  Coauthor(s):  Tae-keun Kim

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Environmental risk assessment was implemented to minimize the risk of highly pathogenous characteristics of biological products manufacturing at Korean agro-industrial complex.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Risk Communication for Offshore Wind Project

     

    Abstract ID# 423

    Presenting Author: Ayano  Takeuchi

    Preferred Session:  Traditional Ecological Knowledge in IA

    Summary Statement: The purpose of the research is to clarify the status of risk communication for offshore wind projects in Japan, using a project's impact on salmons as an example.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Road planning and impact on landscape in developme

     

    Abstract ID# 169

    Presenting Author: Matilde  Anker

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: Are the EIA-method used for road planning in Norway satisfactory for sustainable development of landscape and cultural heritage? Is it time to adjust the method to fit for urban areas?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Role of Cultural Arts in Post-Disaster Recovery

     

    Abstract ID# 333

    Presenting Author: Mike  Spranger |  Coauthor(s):  Randy Cantrell ,   Katherine   Allen

    Preferred Session:  Cultural heritage: Disaster planning, mitigation and response

    Summary Statement: The paper discusses how a cultural arts approach in post-disaster community recovery can havepositive outcomes in economic revitalization, community sustainability, and citizen engagement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Role of NGO in HIA capacity building of Mongolia

     

    Abstract ID# 123

    Presenting Author: Oyunaa  Lkhagvasuren |  Coauthor(s):  Ame-Lia Tamburrini ,   Craig   Janes ,   Battugs Bayanbileg ,   Temuujin Gonchig & Saruulbat Sugar

    Preferred Session:  Developments and trends in HIA and health in EA in Asia and Pacific regions

    Summary Statement: HIA in Mongolia is new subject and there are very few professionals who understand its importance, and have knowledge and skills to conduct it. NGO can play a crucial role in this process.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Safeguard Implementation – South Asia Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 161

    Presenting Author: Rokeya  Sabur

    Preferred Session:  Assessing environmental impacts with compliance gaps

    Summary Statement: The presentation highlights a comparative assessment of environmental and social safeguard implementation performance between three South Asian countries accompanied with practical guidance on sustainability assessment criteria.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Safeguard Implementation of Regional Development B

     

    Abstract ID# 92

    Presenting Author: Masami  Tsuji |  Coauthor(s):  Ryo Fujikura

    Preferred Session:  ODA and the role of IA for sustainability

    Summary Statement: Challenges on safeguard implementation were identified through a comparative study of projects that have become subject to compliance review of regional development banks that are AsDB, AfDB, EBRD, and IDB.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Scenario Planning for Sustainable Transport IA

     

    Abstract ID# 71

    Presenting Author: Robert  Paterson |  Coauthor(s):  Thom Hilde

    Preferred Session:  Sustainable transport: Current situations and challenges

    Summary Statement: Critical reflection on the use of scenario planning software to assess the sustainability of a proposed high capacity rail project and its potential linkage to NEPA impact assessment requirements.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Screening to Assessment: Risk-based Approaches

     

    Abstract ID# 408

    Presenting Author: Hope   Herron

    Preferred Session:  The link between resiliency and climate smart(er) impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation will explore moving from climate change risk screening and assessment using several case study examples.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SEA APPROACH USED TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY IN PLA

     

    Abstract ID# 465

    Presenting Author: Dee   Fischer |  Coauthor(s):  Harold Annegarn

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: Review of the ‘business unusual’ approach based on a SEA methodology to improve on the efficiency of the site specific EIA authorisation process for renewable energy and large-scale linear projects

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SEA for Strategic Grid Planning in South Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 409

    Presenting Author: Marshall   Mabin |  Coauthor(s):  Paul Lochner ,   Dee   Fischer

    Preferred Session:  Power & transmission: resilience for energy shift in transmission systems

    Summary Statement: The outputs of the study will be submitted to Ministers for gazetting in 2016 band thereafter form part of the new Environmental Impact Assessment regulations in South Africa

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SEA in in defence planning of operations

     

    Abstract ID# 416

    Presenting Author: Annica   Waleij |  Coauthor(s):  Birgitta Liljedahl ,   Louise   Simonsson

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: The Swedish Defence Research Agency was commissioned to develop a customized SEA approach with complementing tools to support the Swedish Armed Forces planning and decision making processes.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SEA integration in sustainable planning frameworks

     

    Abstract ID# 351

    Presenting Author: Umberto  Baresi |  Coauthor(s):  Karen Vella ,   Neil   Sipe

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: Comparing the Australian and Italian legislative frameworks, we explore stakeholders’ perspective to identify how SEA is actually perceived and utilized, and how this tool could be improved.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SEA of Power Development Plan Viet Nam

     

    Abstract ID# 411

    Presenting Author: Sumit  Pokhrel |  Coauthor(s):  John Soussan ,   Huyen   Nguyen Thi Thu

    Preferred Session:  Best practice in adopting a strategic approach to sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Application of SEA resulted in better power development plan of Viet Nam incorporating measures for better energy security, lower investment costs, and improved environmental and social safeguard

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SEA Quality assurance: Contextual variation in

     

    Abstract ID# 501

    Presenting Author: Vincent  Onyango

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper applies comparative analysis to explore the role of contextual factors in determining quality assurance in nine SEA systems, representing developing, emerging, and developed countries.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Selecting Feasible Offshore Wind Farm Sites in the

     

    Abstract ID# 239

    Presenting Author: Taeyun  Kim |  Coauthor(s):  Choog-Gi Kim ,   Sun-Ju   Jang

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: This study aims at developing a decision-making model of selecting the feasible sites for offshore wind farm in the Southwest sea, South Korea.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ShaleGas in The Netherlands: SEA on national level

     

    Abstract ID# 222

    Presenting Author: Steef J.A.  van Baalen |  Coauthor(s):  Ivo de Groot ,   Karin   van der Wel

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs initiated SEA on national level, to gather a more generic insight into the impacts of shale gas developments. The results of the SEA will be presented by the author.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Shared value - a silver bullet?

     

    Abstract ID# 366

    Presenting Author: Amelia  Bruce |  Coauthor(s):  Christine Crispin

    Preferred Session:  What’s in it for us?

    Summary Statement: Exploring early examples of shared value approaches to social impact measurement in Australia and whether they can deliver more transparent social and environmental management.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Shifting parading upstream in outbreak control

     

    Abstract ID# 431

    Presenting Author: Francesca  Viliani

    Preferred Session:  Resilience, impact assessment, and coping with major project-induced change

    Summary Statement: Outbreak management should start upstream during project conceptualisation and impact assessment. This will lead to understanding of interlinkages among induced changes ad increase resilience for both project and the communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SIA for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor region

     

    Abstract ID# 257

    Presenting Author: Ruilian  Zhang |  Coauthor(s):  Guoqing Shi

    Preferred Session:  The role of EA in the “One Belt One Road” initiative (I)

    Summary Statement: China-Pakistan economic corridor(CPEC) is playing the bridgehead role in the development of China’s “one belt, one road” (B&R)strategy. SIA for CPEC region is mainly to reduce the negative risks.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SIA in the context of poverty and inequality

     

    Abstract ID# 412

    Presenting Author: Ilse  Aucamp

    Preferred Session:  Poverty, inequality, and resilience

    Summary Statement: Social impact assessment is analysed in the context of poverty and inequality and ways in which it can be used to contribute to the eradication of these factors are suggested.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SIA: Evolving Perspectives and Emerging Approaches

     

    Abstract ID# 291

    Presenting Author: Ross  Mitchell

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses how SIA has evolved over time, with new approaches that consider community capacity and resilience. A case study from Canada illustrates key challenges and outcomes for SIA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Simulation of the Water Temperature and Outflow Te

     

    Abstract ID# 240

    Presenting Author: Qi  Changjun

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: Mike11 Reservoir module was applied to establish the two-dimensional vertical stratification temperature model for simulating the reservoir water temperature and discharge water temperature in the Ertan Reservoir.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Skewed biodiversity baseline data: Indian EIA limi

     

    Abstract ID# 378

    Presenting Author: Manoj  Borkar

    Preferred Session:  Improving confidence in biodiversity baseline studies

    Summary Statement: Despite extant legislation and system of appraisal, contemporary EIA protocols in India undermine biodiversity impact concerns, due to skewed biological baseline studies misrepresenting and diluting the actual endowments.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Slotermeer health dimensions. Developing community

     

    Abstract ID# 472

    Presenting Author: Lea  den Broeder |  Coauthor(s):  Elise van Kempen ,   Age Niels   Holstein ,   Frits van den Berg ,   Karin Kauw & Aafke Hofland

    Preferred Session:  HIA as a creation of deliberative society for sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Community engagement in developing indicators of a healthy neighborhood yields a wholistic picture of neighborhoods and innovative indicators. The development process activates residents to become involved in local policy development. This provides a good basis for community based HIA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Smarten Transport IoT for Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 252

    Presenting Author: AC  Chung |  Coauthor(s):  WM To

    Preferred Session:  Connecting transportation planning and IA: Theory and practice

    Summary Statement: An innovative approach to estimate environmental impacts for transportation planning projects by smartening existing Internet of Things to capture and process real-time, big traffic data.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social considerations for environmental refugee re

     

    Abstract ID# 532

    Presenting Author: Shamrock  Twaddle

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous cultural landscapes and impact assessment (II)

    Summary Statement: As climate change increases the number of environmental refuges, it is important take culturally significant places and traditions into consideration when identifying potential sites for relocation to increase community resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Impact Asessment in Finland

     

    Abstract ID# 485

    Presenting Author: Rauno  Sairinen

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: The presentation analyses the development of social impact assessment in Finland and make some conclusions about the current challenges.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social impact assessment challenges faced by Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 251

    Presenting Author: Noriko  IRIE |  Coauthor(s):  Naoko KAWAHARA ,   Ana Maria   ESTEVES

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: This paper analysed the challenges related to social impact assessments (SIAs) in the context of Japanese project evaluations, and their relevance in international discussions on SIAs.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Impact Assessment in Higher Education: Less

     

    Abstract ID# 117

    Presenting Author: Kwadwo  Adusei |  Coauthor(s):  Peter Hancock ,   Isaiah   Awidi

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment of small things

    Summary Statement: The paper highlights the need for further exploration and integration of the concepts of enrolment’, ‘attrition’ and ‘retention’ into the SIA framework, particularly in the realm of higher education

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Impact Assessment of University Deregulatio

     

    Abstract ID# 116

    Presenting Author: Kwadwo  Adusei |  Coauthor(s):  Isaiah Awidi ,   Peter   Hancock

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper presents findings of the social impact of the proposed university deregulation on prospective country university students in Western Australia

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social impacts from geothermal development

     

    Abstract ID# 277

    Presenting Author: Yuki  SHIBATA |  Coauthor(s):  Mihoko KANASUGI ,   Jouju   UECHI

    Preferred Session:  Social impacts in EA: State of the art

    Summary Statement: This paper presents a result of fieldwork study of stakeholder’s concerns about social impact of geothermal power development on traditional tourism businesses in small volcanic island in Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Impacts of an Airport Expansion in Tanzania

     

    Abstract ID# 189

    Presenting Author: Nyandaro  Mteki |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo   Nishikizawa

    Preferred Session:  Urban resettlement and land readjustment.

    Summary Statement: This study offers insights on the socio-economic impacts experienced by the affected community in Tanzania and the local context in addressing involuntary resettlement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Learning in Public Participation

     

    Abstract ID# 467

    Presenting Author: Jenni  Neste |  Coauthor(s):  Nicholas Simpson

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: The importance of social learning as an aspect of a good EIA has been consistently highlighted in the literature, still it is not visible in the EIA reports.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Licence:benefits in project delivery is key

     

    Abstract ID# 542

    Presenting Author: Michele  Gilbert |  Coauthor(s):  Mary Lou Lauria ,   Stewart   Wright

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: Facilitating access to project opportunities coupled with capacity building within communities is crucial to the success of project delivery. Non-technical risks need to be understood and planned for.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Licencing, Partnerships & Resilience

     

    Abstract ID# 134

    Presenting Author: Marc  Dunn |  Coauthor(s):  Paul John Murdoch ,   Real   Courcelles

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: Communities play an important role in obtaining a social licence, and so proponents need to put in place strong collaborative frameworks. This will have an important influence on community resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social License to Operate: How to measure it

     

    Abstract ID# 126

    Presenting Author: Paul John  Murdoch |  Coauthor(s):  Réal Courcelles

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: A joint proponent-impacted community presentation shedding light into how social license to operate requires the active collaboration and resilience of communities and a means to jointly measure this.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Management-Good Practice and Regulation in

     

    Abstract ID# 300

    Presenting Author: Maria  da Cunha

    Preferred Session:  The role of international cooperation in promoting project benefit-sharing.

    Summary Statement: The presentation will describe how many LAC companies, governments and other actors are adapting social impact management principles to the local context through their own operations and regulations.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social risk of transport projects in Pakistan

     

    Abstract ID# 284

    Presenting Author: Wu  Shang

    Preferred Session:  The role of EA in the “One Belt One Road” initiative (I)

    Summary Statement: This article analyzes social risks of transport infrastructure project under the framework of "China-Pakistan economic corridor".

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Societal Resileince: Bouncing back and bouncing fo

     

    Abstract ID# 156

    Presenting Author: Meir  Elran

    Preferred Session:  A plain language introduction to Resilience Thinking for IA

    Summary Statement: A highly resileint society can not only bounce back following major disruptions, but might also bounce forward to a higher state of functionality, based on its collective learning capacities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Socio-economic vulnerability and floods in India

     

    Abstract ID# 57

    Presenting Author: Pulak  Das

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: Present paper discusses about socio-economic vulnerability of a flood prone village in northeastern part of India. Constructs involved in the study are family size, gender ratio basic amenities etc.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Socioeconomic vulnerability of fisher's livelihood

     

    Abstract ID# 202

    Presenting Author: Ijeoma   Vincent-Akpu

    Preferred Session:  Fisheries resilience and sustainable aquaculture

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the combination of unequal influences of biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics of a community on fisheries livelihood in the coastal area.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Spot checking to assure environmental integration

     

    Abstract ID# 299

    Presenting Author: Anja-Christina  Beier

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: In order to improve quality assurance and focus more on implementation, IAs are complemented with a spot check on how thematic issues such as environment, is being implemented in practice.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • St Helena Island Airport Project EMP

     

    Abstract ID# 212

    Presenting Author: Bryony  Walmsley |  Coauthor(s):  Annina Van Neel

    Preferred Session:  How do leading practitioners embed sustainability into the ESIA process?

    Summary Statement: Change management was essential on this huge, remote airport construction site on St Helena Island to ensure that the EMP remained relevant, practical, auditable and up to date.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Stakeholder engagement in offshore wind siting

     

    Abstract ID# 225

    Presenting Author: Anita   Holgersen |  Coauthor(s):  Morten Dillner

    Preferred Session:  Early stakeholder engagement during site selection and project design (II)

    Summary Statement: Drawing on experience from different site selection processes for offshore wind projects, this paper discusses some of the factors which have been important for effective stakeholder engagement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Starting up a marine science sustainable partnersh

     

    Abstract ID# 164

    Presenting Author: Yves  Henocque

    Preferred Session:  EIA and monitoring protocols for seabed minings in deep-sea environments

    Summary Statement: Whatever the kind of deposits at stake, one place for scientists to take an active role is certainly in communicating the full value of deep-sea communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Stimulating learning processes with CDF

     

    Abstract ID# 265

    Presenting Author: Maria  Partidario

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: The strategic-thinking approach for sustainability (ST4S), anchored in Critical Decision Factors, engage multiple perspectives and provide opportunities for knowledge brokerage, enabling constructive approaches to promote learning for sustainability.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Strategic and Participative Planning for Integrate

     

    Abstract ID# 270

    Presenting Author: Vidhisha  Samarasekara

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy landscapes: Livability threat or NIMBY? (I)

    Summary Statement: Integrated hydropower and participative impact assessment and planning in Eastern Nepal to meet the needs of hydropower, and irrigation together with strategies to support the fragile environment and marginal communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (SEA) FOR ENERG

     

    Abstract ID# 331

    Presenting Author: PHILIP  BARASA

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of SEA and EIA to Resilient PPP

    Summary Statement: Strategic Environmental Assessment has contributed positively towards striking a balance between geothermal energy development and biodiversity conservation at Olkaria

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment and AECEN

     

    Abstract ID# 186

    Presenting Author: Peter  King

    Preferred Session:  Best practice in adopting a strategic approach to sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Use of SEA as an upstream environmental planning tool in the Mekong region as a useful compliance strategy for AECEN.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Strengthening EIA outcomes and follow-up in HK

     

    Abstract ID# 163

    Presenting Author: CHI CHUNG  WONG

    Preferred Session:  Advancing EIA outcomes and processes through learning-centered approaches (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper highlights an urge to learn from past experience and formulate regular proactive procedures to minimise potential environmental damage whilst enhancing the oversight role of the public.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Strengthening Indigenous Coastal Management

     

    Abstract ID# 74

    Presenting Author: Michelle  Marteleira |  Coauthor(s):  Stephanie E. Chang

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous cultural landscapes and impact assessment (II)

    Summary Statement: Building resilience for Indigenous coastal management through the collaborative adaptation of a vulnerability reduction tool with Coast Salish communities in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Study of Gobiobotia Naktongensis

     

    Abstract ID# 530

    Presenting Author: Jin-Young  Na |  Coauthor(s):  Sang-Chul Hwang ,   Ji-Yeon   Yoo ,   Hyun Yang

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: In this study, restoration for Gobiobotia Naktongensis of Naeseong stream is confirmed discharged fry moved along the stream and adapted themselves to the natural environmental condition successfully.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Study on carbon emmision in coal chemical industry

     

    Abstract ID# 256

    Presenting Author: Junli  Liu |  Coauthor(s):  Jinghong Bian ,   Hongtao   Bai ,   He Xu

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: Carbon emissions and the environmental impact caused by coal chemical industry is significant . It is necessary to explore carbon metabolism and environmental impact and propose a mitigation measures.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Survey of Core Elements for Social Aspects of ESIA

     

    Abstract ID# 459

    Presenting Author: Paul  Lawrence

    Preferred Session:  As good as it gets: Working toward quality in impact assessment (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper surveys a sample of ESIAs for consistency and core elements as it relates to the socio-economic baseline, impact analysis and management plans.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Survival of the fittest : adaptive strategies in S

     

    Abstract ID# 209

    Presenting Author: Johan  De Vries |  Coauthor(s):  Jan Nuesink ,   Paul   Eijssen ,   Jos Arts

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: Large infrastructure initiatives face complex decision making, balancing national interests and societal acceptance. This paper explores adaptive strategies to deliver successful outcomes and the role impact assessment could play.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Sustainability Assessment in Hong Kong: who cares?

     

    Abstract ID# 236

    Presenting Author: Cho Nam  Ng

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: This paper presents a preliminary review of the role of Sustainability Assessment System in Hong Kong, and discusses the key institutional, methodological and operational issues of the system.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Sustainability assessment of Tokyo Olympic plans

     

    Abstract ID# 528

    Presenting Author: Yoichi  Kumagai

    Preferred Session:  How do leading practitioners embed sustainability into the ESIA process?

    Summary Statement: The study specifies and applies a sustainability assessment framework to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic plans, to see whether modest application of the framework provides useful insights for learning.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Sustainability assessments in agro-industries

     

    Abstract ID# 294

    Presenting Author: Anna   Augustyn |  Coauthor(s):  Noemie Ballon

    Preferred Session:  Corporate sustainability assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper explores various sustainability assessment approaches applied in agro-industries. Backed with a systematic review, it identifies measuring social impacts as the key challenge.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Sustainability in Sarawak: Exploring existing sust

     

    Abstract ID# 338

    Presenting Author: Anjum  Amin-Chaudhry |  Coauthor(s):  Jerome D Donovan ,   Eryadi   Masli ,   Cheree Topple

    Preferred Session:  Corporate sustainability assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the existing practices and future direction of sustainability in Sarawak, Malaysia. Specifically, this paper evaluates how existing regulations and private sector activity have been directed towards sustainability.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Sustainable Adaptation for Coastal Communities

     

    Abstract ID# 433

    Presenting Author: Laurent  Da Silva

    Preferred Session:  Optimizing adaptation to increase resilience in a context of climate change

    Summary Statement: The presentation focuses on how coastal communities, facing climate change challenges, can make better adaptation choices by relying on analyses integrating environmental, economic and social impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Sustainable Transport in "Smart Cities": Graz

     

    Abstract ID# 367

    Presenting Author: Ralf  Aschemann

    Preferred Session:  Sustainable transport: Current situations and challenges

    Summary Statement: Sustainable transport in the context of "smart cities" by taking the Austrian City of Graz as an example.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • System developing from GTCC to GTCCs

     

    Abstract ID# 534

    Presenting Author: Taizo  Yamamoto |  Coauthor(s):  Tsunetaka Yasukagawa ,   Tomohiro   Nomura ,   Koji Fukada ,   Shunmei Miki & Osamu Tajima

    Preferred Session:  Power & transmission: resilience for energy shift in transmission systems

    Summary Statement: Advanced GTCC system (GTCCs) will deliver the flexibility of power plant planning and create the resilience for global society.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • System thinking - Extended Producer Responsibility

     

    Abstract ID# 184

    Presenting Author: Antonius Priyo Nugroho   Sulami |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo   Nishikizawa

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Study about the potential of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) implementation in Indonesia, considering current regulations, system, and the gap with the selected case studies.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Tackling biodiversity monitoring of Fukushima

     

    Abstract ID# 310

    Presenting Author: Akira  Yoshioka |  Coauthor(s):  Yoshio Mishima ,   Nao   Kumada ,   Keita Fukasawa

    Preferred Session:  Environmental creation from disaster

    Summary Statement: Exploring better protocols, biodiversity monitoring of the Fukushima evacuation zone has started from 2014 as a part of research project of the National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Taiwan energy SEA: past, present, and future

     

    Abstract ID# 379

    Presenting Author: Yenyu  Wu |  Coauthor(s):  Hwongwen Ma

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Energy SEA in Taiwan has been conducted 8 years. We try to investigate the challenges, and the applicability of SEA process. Finally, we try to create suitable SEA process in Taiwan.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • TBC

     

    Abstract ID# 541

    Presenting Author: Eiji  Ishida

    Preferred Session:  Sustainable transport: Current situations and challenges

    Summary Statement: TBC

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The cultural impacts of the 2011 Rena disaster, NZ

     

    Abstract ID# 138

    Presenting Author: Tumanako  Fa`aui |  Coauthor(s):  Kepa Morgan ,   Daniel   Hikuroa

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous cultural landscapes and impact assessment (II)

    Summary Statement: This paper presents the cultural impacts of the 2011 Rena disaster in New Zealand, as part of a holistic assessment using the Mauri Model decision making framework.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The defining characteristics of independent EIA fo

     

    Abstract ID# 329

    Presenting Author: Jan-Albert  Wessels |  Coauthor(s):  Angus Morrison-Saunders

    Preferred Session:  Innovative communication of project and impacts

    Summary Statement: Independent EIA follow-up verifiers such as Environmental Supervisors; Environmental Checkers; Environmental and Ecological Clerks of Works, and Environmental Control Officers need unique characteristics to communicate sustainability commitments made during the planning phase of projects truthfully and effectively.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The evaluating method of marine ecological damage

     

    Abstract ID# 167

    Presenting Author: Fenggui  Chen |  Coauthor(s):  Fenggui Chen ,   Yaojian   Wu ,   Zhilan Lin ,   Jing Fang & Qingsheng Li

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: The evaluation of marine ecological damages involves the multidisciplinary crossing and combination, which needs to be constantly improved and modified in theory and practice.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The importance socio-cultural aspects in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 122

    Presenting Author: Philippe  Hanna |  Coauthor(s):  Frank Vanclay ,   Jos   Arts ,   Esther Jean Langdon

    Preferred Session:  The resilience of Indigenous People

    Summary Statement: A lack of consideration of local culture can lead to situations where mitigation plans do not effectively address the impacts they were intended to mitigate and might even end up causing more impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The inexact science of community investment plans

     

    Abstract ID# 349

    Presenting Author: Tom  Streather

    Preferred Session:  ESIAs in the extractive sector (I)

    Summary Statement: Community investment programming is not an exact science; however CIP can be used to successfully contribute to community development through adaptability and appropriate stakeholder engagement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The MOEJ’s initiatives to strengthen EIA in Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 198

    Presenting Author: TATSUYA  Abe |  Coauthor(s):  KEIKO Omori ,   KEIZO   Fikushima ,   HIROFUMI Aizawa ,   SHUICHI Sakata

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: MOEJ will hold an international conference on the day before IAIA16 for matching needs and good practices by way of further cooperation Asian countries and international organizations.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The New Great Game and Resilience in the Caucasus

     

    Abstract ID# 196

    Presenting Author: David  Jijelava |  Coauthor(s):  Frank Vanclay

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses how BP’s activities to gain SLO for its BTC oil pipeline project in the Trans-Caucasus region have affected the resilience of local communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The Nexus of Resilience, Disaster Recovery and Imp

     

    Abstract ID# 387

    Presenting Author: Charles  Kelly

    Preferred Session:  Resilience, impact assessment, and coping with major project-induced change

    Summary Statement: The presentation will explore this nexus of resilience, disaster recovery and impact assessment to identify how impact assessment can aid in making individuals and societies more resilient.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The political involvement of future generations

     

    Abstract ID# 311

    Presenting Author: Fumihiko  Miyazaki

    Preferred Session:  Social sustainability assessment in societies with decreasing populations

    Summary Statement: The purpose of this presentation is to discuss strategies in making political involvement of future generations effective, though the workshop analysis by our research group.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The practical application of the World Resources I

     

    Abstract ID# 374

    Presenting Author: Mervyn  Mason |  Coauthor(s):  Aisling Dower

    Preferred Session:  Ecosystem services: Why so little used in planning?

    Summary Statement: A case study on the application of the WRI’s ESR for IA method, supplementary data-gathering and analysis approach, and assessment of project impacts and dependencies on priority ecosystem services.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The relevance of river flows for decision on dams.

     

    Abstract ID# 191

    Presenting Author: Asha  Rajvanshi |  Coauthor(s):  Vinod B. Mathur

    Preferred Session:  Ecosystem services: Why so little used in planning?

    Summary Statement: The presentation focuses on how ecosystem services of a river became a critical factor for decision making with respect to construction of several dams on a river in India.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The role of SEA in sustainability in Slovenia

     

    Abstract ID# 214

    Presenting Author: Vesna  Kolar Planinšič

    Preferred Session:  The role of SEA as a facilitator for sustainable planning

    Summary Statement: SEA in Slovenia in the period of 10 years helps in achieving sustainable development goals for all development sectors and improve the programmes and plans esentially.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The Science & the Policy of Climate Change for IA

     

    Abstract ID# 363

    Presenting Author: nicholas  king

    Preferred Session:  The link between resiliency and climate smart(er) impact assessment

    Summary Statement: How well do the CoP21 agreements match the scientific requirements to address climate change? What are the implications for IA? Essential principles of the new planning approaches required are represented.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • the SEA of the Belt and Road

     

    Abstract ID# 285

    Presenting Author: Rong   Yao |  Coauthor(s):  He Xu ,   Huizhi   Wang

    Preferred Session:  The role of EA in the “One Belt One Road” initiative (I)

    Summary Statement: This SEA enhances “The Belt and Road” with its advices to effective use resources and environmental advantages. To improve environmental quality through investment guidance which given in paper.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The state of environmental offsets in Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 262

    Presenting Author: Garry  Middle

    Preferred Session:  Biodiversity offsets: The Asian experience

    Summary Statement: The submissions to an inquiry into offsets in Australia are examined seeking evidence of the their effectiveness and whether their use is impacting on the application of the mitigation hierarchy.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The Tipping Point

     

    Abstract ID# 226

    Presenting Author: Michelle   Bolger

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: The tipping point is where the resilience ends and the landscape changes beyond recognition or repair. How do cumulative assessments judge when enough is enough?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The USEPA’s Urban Resilience Evaluation Tool

     

    Abstract ID# 419

    Presenting Author: Julie  Blue

    Preferred Session:  The link between resiliency and climate smart(er) impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A tool to evaluate urban resilience to climate change across eight sectors: water, energy, transportation, public health, economy, land use, the natural environment, and telecommunications.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Tool to Assess U.S. Climate Change Vulnerability

     

    Abstract ID# 446

    Presenting Author: Julie  Blue

    Preferred Session:  Climate change and IA: Good practice cases (II)

    Summary Statement: A robust Vulnerability Assessment Tool is able to make large amounts of relevant information, including well-researched climate information at defensible scales, easily accessible.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Tools for Sustainable Hydropower Development

     

    Abstract ID# 319

    Presenting Author: Juan  Quintero |  Coauthor(s):  Aradhna Mathur

    Preferred Session:  Building excellence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper lays out and illustrates good practices to integrate environmental and social considerations in hydropower development including standards, tools and methodologies for early planning.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Tools to guide IA: practical experiences

     

    Abstract ID# 435

    Presenting Author: Matt  Jones

    Preferred Session:  Tools and approaches for integrating biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool is used by companies to help scope IA. These experiences will highlight how the tool can support effective and consistent implementation of good practice.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Toward sound implementation of EIA in Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 88

    Presenting Author: Ikuko  Matsumoto |  Coauthor(s):  Naoko Genjida ,   Daisuke   Sano ,   Yasuo Takahashi ,   Masami Tuji & Akiko Urago

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: This paper is based on EIA system and implementation study in seven Asian countries, and identifies key challenges, support needs and good practices corresponding to the key challenges.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Towards migration impact assessment in Flanders/Be

     

    Abstract ID# 286

    Presenting Author: Jan  De Mulder

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: This papers offers a practitioner perspective to the use of expert knowledge (including impact assessment) in the Flemish regional policy approach regarding the integration of migrants as part of a European Union policy.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Track & respond to cumulative effects:a systems

     

    Abstract ID# 142

    Presenting Author: Will  Rifkin |  Coauthor(s):  Katherine Witt ,   Jo -Anne   Everingham

    Preferred Session:  Systems approaches to impact assessment for resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: A systems approach to cumulative socioeconomic impact assessment and monitoring of energy resource development characterises changes in towns of rural Queensland, Australia. Catalytic and flow-on effects were identified as well as regional interactions and effective town-level adaptive strategies.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Traditional Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction

     

    Abstract ID# 87

    Presenting Author: Prince  Mmom |  Coauthor(s):  Otu Ekpenyong

    Preferred Session:  Building resilience for long-term wellbeing

    Summary Statement: Traditional Knowledge Systems (TKSs) can contribute greatly to modern management of local ecosystems as well as in the reduction of environmental disaster risk in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Transformation of resource-based cities in China

     

    Abstract ID# 278

    Presenting Author: Xun  Zhu

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment and sustainable regional development

    Summary Statement: In this study, the impact of renewable energy supply on the resource-based cities and the function of renewable energy in the transformation of resource-based cities in China will be explained.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Transforming IA in NZ for Enhanced Resilience

     

    Abstract ID# 101

    Presenting Author: Kēpa  Morgan |  Coauthor(s):  Tumanako Fa`aui

    Preferred Session:  Systems approaches to impact assessment for resilience and sustainability

    Summary Statement: NZ’s worst maritime environmental disaster has transformed sustainability assessment. The Mauri Model meets all Bellagio STAMP principles and is most relevant approach regardless of community.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Understanding community attitudes toward coal seam

     

    Abstract ID# 157

    Presenting Author: Airong  Zhang |  Coauthor(s):  Kieren Moffat ,   Justine   Lacey ,   Michelle Rodriguez

    Preferred Session:  Social Licence to Operate and community resilience

    Summary Statement: An empirical study reveals that strengthening governance is the fundamental mechanism for getting the public on board in order to address issues of energy security and climate change mitigation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • University Parking Cost Analysis Using WTP

     

    Abstract ID# 337

    Presenting Author: Gyoungjun  Ha |  Coauthor(s):  Juchul Jung ,   Dalbyul   Lee ,   Hyungjun Park

    Preferred Session:  Connecting transportation planning and IA: Theory and practice

    Summary Statement: This study aims to calculate parking costs through WTP, as a measure, which can induce the reduction of vehicle traffic volume following the increase of parking fees of university campuses.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Urban transport planning methodological challenges

     

    Abstract ID# 511

    Presenting Author: Lena  Levin |  Coauthor(s):  Karin Book ,   Åse   Svensson ,   Malin Henriksson

    Preferred Session:  Sustainable transport: Current situations and challenges

    Summary Statement: The paper discusses challenges from a case study in the urban neighbour-hood of a middle sized city in Sweden. The aim was to support planners and to increase end-users' power.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • USAID's EIA Capacity Building - Lessons 1995 -2015

     

    Abstract ID# 255

    Presenting Author: Weston  Fisher |  Coauthor(s):  Mark Stoughton ,   Patrick   Hall

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration and capacity building: The key to resilient IA practice?

    Summary Statement: Lessons from USAID's EIA Capacity Building Program in small-scale development activities (1995-present)

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Use of biodiversity data to improve IA

     

    Abstract ID# 224

    Presenting Author: John  Pilgrim

    Preferred Session:  Tools and approaches for integrating biodiversity in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The efficiency and cost-effectiveness of impact assessment can be improved through targeted use of existing biodiversity datasets to focus the process from the early stages.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Valuing ecosystem services from RRA

     

    Abstract ID# 518

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Sanchez-escalona |  Coauthor(s):  Lleva Emmanuel ,   Briones   Nicomedes

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: Strengthening the current EIA practice by appending economic analysis to the study.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Verification of clean air technologies in GTCC

     

    Abstract ID# 533

    Presenting Author: Taizo  Yamamoto |  Coauthor(s):  Mitsuru Masatsugu ,   Osamu   Okada

    Preferred Session:  Integrated policies toward sustainable resource management in Asia

    Summary Statement: Clean air technologies for non-air-polluting in GTCC makes EIA simple and construction period short.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Vision completed - The symbolic image of landscape

     

    Abstract ID# 463

    Presenting Author: Marius  Fiskevold

    Preferred Session:  Landscapes in development context (I)

    Summary Statement: Cultivating the landscape analysis as a symbolic construction, visual experience may be used to bridge the gap between the traditional world of the analyst and the everyday world of anyone.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Vulnerability of Low Income People due to Disaster

     

    Abstract ID# 498

    Presenting Author: Papon Kumar  Dev

    Preferred Session:  Disasters, conflict and impact assessment (III)

    Summary Statement: The study explores the vulnerability of low income people in a coastal urban sub-district of Bangladesh named "Kalapara". It is an index based mapping approach using renowned models & GIS technology.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Water Quality Simulation of Flood Control Dam

     

    Abstract ID# 527

    Presenting Author: Han-Jin  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Yong-Moon Jung ,   Sang-Chul   Hwang ,   Hyun-Dong Hwang

    Preferred Session:  Asian SEA, EIA and ecosystem service assessment: Biodiversity and ecosystem services (I)

    Summary Statement: This study was carried out to simulated the changes of water quality before and after the flood control dam construction using watershed model(HSPF)-reservoir water quality model(EFDC).

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • What kind of EIA is needed for OBOR initiative?

     

    Abstract ID# 396

    Presenting Author: Kin-Che  LAM

    Preferred Session:  The role of EA in the “One Belt One Road” initiative (I)

    Summary Statement: Having regard to the interest and priority of different parties involved, the paper examines what kind of EIA is needed to assure sustainability and how the IA profession can contribute.

    Acceptance Status: approved