IAIA18 Session Submissions

Following is a list of IAIA18 Annual Conference Sessions which have been submitted.

 
  • And Now The Good News – a Therapy Session on the Value of EIA

     

    Session Proposal ID 44

    Lead Chair: Jack  Krohn |  CoChair(s):  Angus Morrison-Saunders

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Tired of hearing EIA talked down? Come and hear inspiring, therapeutic stories of why EIA is valuable, how it drives better decision-making, better environmental conditions, better policy, better results for communities and delivers environmental justice for society. Your stories will be welcome too. Be energised by the good news!

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Applying Resilience Thinking in Impact Assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 35

    Lead Chair: Cary  Ehrman |  CoChair(s):  Pieter Booth

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    The paper session will provide the opportunity for people and organizations to share experience in integrating resilience assessment in the impact assessment process. Papers will be encouraged on frameworks and tools describing case studies representing a wide variety of contexts, key attributes, and lessons learned.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Assessing and managing environmental risks in societies in transition

     

    Session Proposal ID 17

    Lead Chair: ALVARO  ADAM

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions: 

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Biological Climate Change Scenarios for Environmental Assessments

     

    Session Proposal ID 30

    Lead Chair: Pamela  Gunther

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Session focuses on climate changes to biodiversity and how climate may alter a project’s environmental consequences. Included are biodiversity megatrends; changes in plant, wildlife, and fish communities; and effects to the project area, when combined with project effects, including predictive models for changes in species distributions.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • City-Port-Environment relations in transitional countries

     

    Session Proposal ID 37

    Lead Chair: Bert  Enserink |  CoChair(s):  Obakeng Molelu

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  Impact Assessment Law, Policies, and Practice

    Port developments in transitional societies bring welfare and economic growth to the country but may also challenge social justice and impact the physical and human environment at their location. Creating a sustainable port-city relation is the subject of this session.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Climate change & Impact Assessment, Good practice cases

     

    Session Proposal ID 46

    Lead Chair: Arend   Kolhoff

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions: 

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Combined renewables: will this help to reduce NIMBY-ism?

     

    Session Proposal ID 40

    Lead Chair: Steef  van Baalen

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  Power Generation and Transmission

    In this session, we would like to give special attention to the development of combined use of renewable sources, and the way they are impacting the environment. We would specifically like to invite papers on “battery-type” solutions, i.e. intermittent wind/solar co-developed with for example hydro or geothermal.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Country experiences with environmental justice in practice - oil and gas

     

    Session Proposal ID 21

    Lead Chair: Arne  Dalfelt |  CoChair(s):  Frank Eklo

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    The oil and gas industry does have a positive economic impact on most countries, but regratfully also negative impacts. Negative environmental impacts affecting local communities livelihood are more often than not being overlooked. This session will hear experiences and cases where environmental justice has been sought.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Cultural heritage in urban and rural landscapes;integrated spatial planning

     

    Session Proposal ID 31

    Lead Chair: Inge  Lindblom |  CoChair(s):  Veronique Simon

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  Cultural Heritage

    This session is focusing on cultural heritage in urban and rural landscapes, including its interdisciplinary nature. Cultural heritage is an important component because it involves different topics relevant to landscape. The papers are related to cultural heritage and sustainable development in culturally significant urban and rural areas.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • DRR, IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND THE SDGs

     

    Session Proposal ID 33

    Lead Chair: Chizoba  Chinweze |  CoChair(s):  Abbas Suleiman

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Disaster risk levels are driven by factors such as climate variability, poverty, poor land-use planning/management, and ecosystem degradation. The associated economic loss is increasing in all regions, and the poor are suffering the most, therefore it is important to understand the role of impact assessment in managing disaster risk.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • EIA processes for Infrastructure Development in South Africa

     

    Session Proposal ID 38

    Lead Chair: Catherine  Warburton

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    See above.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Environmental justice in practice

     

    Session Proposal ID 24

    Lead Chair: Morgan  Hauptfleisch |  CoChair(s):  Peter Tarr ,   Arne   Dalfelt

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    A fun roleplay about environmental and social justice of a controversial (fictitious) gas field development. The session simulates a public meeting and improves understanding of how impacts are perceived by different stakeholders. An analysis of the debate will be given after the play.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Experiences with developing IA online platforms

     

    Session Proposal ID 20

    Lead Chair: Thomas  Fischer |  CoChair(s):  Julia Nowacki ,   Sam   Hayes

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    This session invites papers on experiences with the development of IA related online platforms .

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Global nexus of future IA systems in Asia and vicinity transition societies

     

    Session Proposal ID 43

    Lead Chair: Kii  Hayashi |  CoChair(s):  Jung Jong-Gwan

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    In this session, the future perspective of IA system development will be discussed taking into consideration a variety of experiences from many levels of economic development stages. Asian and Africa and surrounding regions will be one of the centers of economic development. Experiences on current and future IA systems will be presented and discuss

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Integrated Strategic Environmental Assessments for post-crisis recovery

     

    Session Proposal ID 34

    Lead Chair: Karen  Sudmeier |  CoChair(s):  Samuel Yonkeu

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - by Invitation Only

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    What do Sri Lanka, Nepal and Côte d’Ivoire have in common? They are all post-crisis countries with needs for rapid planning while promoting sustainable reconstruction and recovery. This session describes lessons learned from applying Integrated Strategic Environmental Assessments to post-crisis countries and how these lessons can be applied els wh

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • International best practice for hydro development

     

    Session Proposal ID 18

    Lead Chair: David  Blaha

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Hydropower is the leading renewable electricity generation source worldwide, but is often seen as controversial by many stakeholders and high risk by many financial institutions. Hydro has made significant progress toward managing these risks and becoming more sustainable. This session focuses on international best practice in hydro development.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Involuntary Resettlement: Social License to Operate

     

    Session Proposal ID 16

    Lead Chair: Charlotte  Bingham

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - by Invitation Only

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    A Social License to Operate is key to achieving socially just involuntary resettlement. Learn from in-depth presentations of experienced experts how you can plan and implement involuntary resettlement more effectively in the public and private sector. Discuss and comment on the papers and their relevance to you.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Involuntary resttlement: Risky issues in social and environmental justice

     

    Session Proposal ID 23

    Lead Chair: Gordon   Appleby

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Involuntary resettlement planning and implementation creates serious risk for people. Share with us your examples of best practice for social justice in resettlement, such as relocation planning, livelihood restoration, tenant rights, lost communal resources, grievance resolution, fraud control, accurate recordkeeping and more.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Is the oil and gas industry ready to prioritize environmental justice?

     

    Session Proposal ID 22

    Lead Chair: Arne  Dalfelt |  CoChair(s):  Peter Tarr

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Societies in transition are often suffering environmental injustice because of their weakened situation, socially and economically. The oil and gas industry in developing countries are often located in poor and environmentall fragile regions dominated by societies in transition. This session will hear cases illuminating conflicts and opportunity

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Session Proposal ID 41

    Lead Chair: Mtho  Zwane

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions: 

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Policy Social Impacts Assessments

     

    Session Proposal ID 42

    Lead Chair: Kwadwo  ADUSEI-ASANTE

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  Social Impact Assessment

    This session focuses on policy social impacts assessment. We welcome ideas, examples, and studies that have measured the social impacts of specific public policies and the lessons learned. Discussion of the similarity or dissimilarity of the process and the lessons learned relative to the current SIA framework and is welcome.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Registration & Certification of IA Practitioners

     

    Session Proposal ID 29

    Lead Chair: Ross  Marshall |  CoChair(s):  Richard Hill

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  Impact Assessment Law, Policies, and Practice

    Are you an IA Professional? Are you competent to practice IA? Are you seeking certification? Globally national & institutional systems are emerging that seek to certify or accredit IA professionals recognized as ‘competent’ to lead on IA. This session seeks to explore and review existing systems & discuss their merits.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Regulatory Framework to Guide Practice of HIA: A missed opportunity?

     

    Session Proposal ID 25

    Lead Chair: Mark   Divall

    Session Format:    |  Accepts Submissions: 

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • SEA practice for regional and land use planning

     

    Session Proposal ID 45

    Lead Chair: Gwen  van Boven |  CoChair(s):  Arend Kolhoff

    Session Format:  Paper Session  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    This session will provide the opportunity for people and organizations to share their experiences with SEA for regional and land use planning at sub-national level in low and middle income countries, focusing on plans in rural regions.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • The Making of Competent EIA Experts

     

    Session Proposal ID 39

    Lead Chair: Lone   Kørnøv |  CoChair(s):  Ulf Kjellerup

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    This session examines the role, responsibilities and competencies of an EIA project manager: - What does ‘competent’ mean, and can experts be incompetent? - What are the perceived role of managers? - What knowledge, abilities and skills are perceived important to successfully fulfil the role? - How competences are developed/assured?

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • The Oil and Gas industry and environmental justice in practice

     

    Session Proposal ID 27

    Lead Chair: Morgan  Hauptfleisch |  CoChair(s):  Peter Tarr

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - by Invitation Only

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Environmental and social justice is often overlooked by the oil and gas industry, but may have dire consequences, something an increasing number of major oil companies have come to realize. This workshop will hear representatives of the OfD group discuss environmental justice affecting public opinion and attitude in their countries.

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Understanding stakeholder expectations in impact assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 32

    Lead Chair: Megan  Jones |  CoChair(s):  Angus Morrison-Saunders ,   Jenny   Pope

    Session Format:  Theme Forum  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    IAIA Section Topic:  none

    Come join our World Café discussions on evolving stakeholder expectations of the IA process. Take the opportunity to meet new people while having your say and hearing others’ perspectives on the extent to which IA is expected to (and can) contribute to environmental justice for societies in transition.

    Acceptance Status: pending