IAIA19 Session Submissions

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Following is a list of IAIA19 Annual Conference Sessions which have been submitted.

 
  • Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 39

    Lead Chair: Tulika  Bansal

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

    This panel discussion connects the practice of impact assessment and right to access to remedy of affected stakeholders. The role of project-level grievance mechanisms will be discussed through practical case studies, as well as the role of the accountability mechanisms of international fianancial institutions and state-based mechanisms.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Actions to advance impact assessment practice in the Pacific Islands

     

    Session Proposal ID 162

    Lead Chair: Easter   Galuvao |  CoChair(s):  Jope Davetanivalu ,   Gregory   Barbara ,   Paul Roughan

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    This session is a facilitated conversation to advance impact assessment practice and build a community of practice in the large-ocean states of the Pacific.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Addressing health and social equity through impact assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 55

    Lead Chair: Ben  Harris-Roxas

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

    HIA, SIA and other forms of IA have been promoted as mechanisms to ensure potential differential health impacts and vulnerabilities associated with proposals are identified and acted upon. This session reports on the use, progress, and methodological of IA to address health equity.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

     

    Session Proposal ID 42

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

    Session Format:  Pecha Kucha  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    The advancement of remote sensing technology and information technology, spatial analysis with a variety of environmental, social and economic items received a big attention. This session will focus on IA examples which support the strategic decision including SEA and utilized the well-organized spatial scale analysis for achieving SD in Asia.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Avoiding cumulative impacts before they occur: roles and responsibilities

     

    Session Proposal ID 107

    Lead Chair: Hugo  Rainey |  CoChair(s):  Hugo Costa

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

    We all know the story: a project aims to mitigate its impacts and ensure community benefits. But then a logging company appears, a minister’s pet road project is approved and settlers clear a priority area for wildlife. This workshop will identify recommendations to help countries avoiding complex cumulative impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Breaking News: Evolution in the IA Practice

     

    Session Proposal ID 136

    Lead Chair: Virginia (Ginny)  King |  CoChair(s):  Rick Gillan

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

    'Dot to Dot isn't just for Kids, Silly Wabbit': The Evolution of IA through Revolutionary Tools and Alternative Approaches.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Can the Ecosystem Service concept improve the outcome for Impact Assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 113

    Lead Chair: Martina  Girvan |  CoChair(s):  Ed Cooper

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    A session for Impact Assessment practitioners, stakeholder specialists, designers and those interested in integrating the concept of Ecosystem Service Assessment into their Impact Assessments. Case studies will be presented with a discussion around the challenges and benefits of incorporating and standardising the approach.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Capacity building for HIA and for health in IA.

     

    Session Proposal ID 82

    Lead Chair: Ben  Cave |  CoChair(s):  Thomas Fischer

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

    Capacity for assessing health is not evolving even though its importance is recognised. Is there tension between the imperatives of capacity-building for the health sector and for engagement across sectors? We invite presentations on capacity-building initiatives. The session will build towards a strategy for global capacity for health in IA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Charles or Che? Choose your champion for the future of impact assessment!

     

    Session Proposal ID 22

    Lead Chair: Jack  Krohn |  CoChair(s):  Tanya Burdett ,   Megan   Jones

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Debate)  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    Which way forward for impact assessment? Listen to passionate champions for evolution and revolution, challenge them and make your own stand. Make your contribution to the pivotal debate for IAIA19! Choose your colours, fly your flag! Are you for Charles or for Che?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

     

    Session Proposal ID 37

    Lead Chair: Tianwei  Li |  CoChair(s):  Clara U Kam Wa

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    This forum explores the reshaping of environmental impact assessment framework to address the environmental impacts of local and regional mega infrastructure, in order to safeguard the environment, integrate the need of community and develop sustainable development strategy. Case studies from the Mainland and other places will also be demonstrated.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

     

    Session Proposal ID 74

    Lead Chair: Jacqui  Hex

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

    Has the industry evolved and embraced the concept of engineers being part of the environmental team? How can having engineering expertise from the onset of the EIA enhance the benefits of the project? Can we move from the resource to waste mindset towards a waste to resource approach through collaborative cradle to grave thinking?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

     

    Session Proposal ID 97

    Lead Chair: Cary  Ehrman |  CoChair(s):  Alexandra Blood

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

    The case study presentations will focus on programs of engagement with local communities as part of the impact assessment process to assess impacts, promote awareness and participation,particularly those relying on marine and coastal resources for subsistence.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Contribution of IA to sustainable hydropower development

     

    Session Proposal ID 129

    Lead Chair: CAROLINE   AGUTI

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

    Contribution of Sustainable impact Assessments in development and implementation of hydropower dams.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

     

    Session Proposal ID 2

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

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Oil, Gas, and Renewable Fuels

    There is an accelerating evolution in global thinking focusing on the negative impacts of oil and gas production. Particularly developing countries where more energy is urgently needed at the same time as climate change and environmental degradation is most critical. What can an IA practitioner do in this situation?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Delivering ESIA requirements: the role of procurement

     

    Session Proposal ID 110

    Lead Chair: Michael  Hall

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    Following a presentation on how environment, social and H&S information is used in a procurement and contract management for civil works, a discussion and workshop will be held on how the mitigation measures should be written in ESIA/ESMP to assist in understanding and implementing requirements, and in applying remedies when it goes wrong.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Developing Social Impact Assessment Practitioners: Challenges and Opportuni

     

    Session Proposal ID 143

    Lead Chair: Jeffrey  Jacquet |  CoChair(s):  Will Rifkin

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    Comprised of academics and practitioners, and structured around audience participation and insight, this workshop session focuses on identifying challenges and opportunities to building a robust workforce of social impact assessment practitioners. Participants will: 1. Identify challenges and opportunities to SIA workforce development; 2. Identify

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

     

    Session Proposal ID 26

    Lead Chair: Paul  Eijssen |  CoChair(s):  Martin Budd

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

    This session highlights the latest achievements and innovations in digital impact assessment reporting, reviewing and communication. Our paper-based session shares and discusses state-of-the-art IA projects and interactive tools to support informed decision making.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Digital technologies for social impact assessment and resettlement planning

     

    Session Proposal ID 144

    Lead Chair: Tulsi   Bisht

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

    Data collection for social impact assessment has traditionally been paper based. This is often inefficient, with data gaps, lost data and lack of geo-referencing. This session explores new approaches using digital data collection and geographic information systems to streamline social impact assessment and improve the effectiveness of the process.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

     

    Session Proposal ID 159

    Lead Chair: Charles  Kelly |  CoChair(s):  Angelo Jonas Imperiale

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Disasters and Conflict

    The session will cover the use of impact assessment to reduce harm from disasters and other crises and responses to these events. Lessons from the assessment of response recovery reconstruction and development-disaster linkages are welcome.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • DRR DLDD impacts and the SDGs

     

    Session Proposal ID 156

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

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

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

    Disaster risk arising particularly from Desertification Land Degradation and Drought DLDD driven by factors such as climate variability natural resource depletion degradation and poor land-use planning impacts on the energy-food-water nexus and poses a problem for sustainable development. The associated economic loss is increasing in all regions especially in developing countries. The proposed session will address different aspects of the topic with a focus on managing disaster risk.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Early Planning in Impact Assessment in Canada and Other Countries

     

    Session Proposal ID 123

    Lead Chair: Christine  Loth-Bown

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    The session will focus on the importance of early planning to impact assessment. Panelists will present perspectives from Canada and other countries and discuss components of early planning including meaningful public engagement, partnership with Indigenous peoples, cooperation with jurisdictions, and inputs from RA and SA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Economic impact assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 19

    Lead Chair: Galina   Williams

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

    Economic Impact Assessment (EcIA) is usually done at a state or country level. There are challenges and opportunities for IA practitioners to develop a range of EcIA tools that can be used at regional level. A range of international case studies that demonstrate the potential use of these tools is provided.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

     

    Session Proposal ID 105

    Lead Chair: Leandro  Arruda |  CoChair(s):  Marcio Labruna ,   Lucio   Bedê

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Resilience and sustainability

    This session looks at strategies for dealing with social and environmental impacts of large mining projects in developing regions. We describe how these strategies are taking regional development, biodiversity conservation and strengthening of socio-cultural diversity in view of multi-stakeholder partnership for environmental governance.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • ESIA Leadership: The Role of an ESIA Co-ordinator

     

    Session Proposal ID 6

    Lead Chair: Ross  Marshall |  CoChair(s):  Claire Gronow

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

    Viva la revolution! ESIA co-ordinators are the assigned leaders responsible for ensuring that IA is undertaken effectively and efficiently. Their role and influence are broader than just project management and EIS delivery. This session explores the role and how effective ESIA co-ordinators are at increasing the impact of IA

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Establishing guidance for heritage and impact assessments

     

    Session Proposal ID 119

    Lead Chair: Eugene   Jo |  CoChair(s):  Chris Polglase

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Cultural Heritage

    The session will serve as the basis of formulating the scope and content of a new holistic guidance to recognize natural and cultural heritage in impact assessments, by aiming to produce a new guidance material on World Heritage and impact assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

     

    Session Proposal ID 84

    Lead Chair: Emma  Waterhouse |  CoChair(s):  Tara Halliday

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

    When many ESIA regimes around the world are focused on increasingly sophisticated approaches, this session will look at the evolution of ESIA in developing economies of the Pacific and SE Asia, with participants gaining an understanding of the different responses to economic, social and environmental pressures and potential impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Evolution of IA in BRICS countries

     

    Session Proposal ID 142

    Lead Chair: Roman  Novozhilov

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

    This panel session will explore recent evolution and future directions for IA in BRICS countries. Experts will discuss the role of regulators, public and private sector, communities and other stakeholders in each country’s unique IA system, convergence of IA practices as well as gaps and challenges in IA implementation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

     

    Session Proposal ID 31

    Lead Chair: Angelo Jonas  Imperiale |  CoChair(s):  Frank Vanclay

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

    Can SIA enhance regional development and support community development plans to better inform development planning about local needs and desired social outcomes? Is evolution or revolution the answer? This session reflects on lessons learned, and on constrains to, and demands on, SIA to enhance its strategic value in regional development.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset theory and application

     

    Session Proposal ID 57

    Lead Chair: Guy  Williams |  CoChair(s):  Lucie N’Guessan ,   Ginny   King

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

    Putting biodiversity offset theories to the test to develop more practical and sustainable solutions

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Filling the Evolving IA Governance Gap: Regional vs Federal Authority

     

    Session Proposal ID 132

    Lead Chair: Aaron  Goldschmidt

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

    IA guidance may be developed and implemented consistently, or not. National leadership can strengthen or weaken compliance. Collaboration can bridge policy gaps; heated conflict arises between regional and national entities with competing interests. Case studies requested for lessons-learned, or status and paths forward for those cases amid coll

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Formalising revised EIA follow-up best practice principles

     

    Session Proposal ID 20

    Lead Chair: Angus  Morrison-Saunders |  CoChair(s):  Jos ARTS

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    A revised set of IAIA best practice principles for EIA follow-up are currently in preparation by Angus Morrison-Saunders, Jos Arts, and Ross Marshall. This builds on the process that commenced at IAIA18. Come along to this workshop to contribute to their development and finalisation. All contributions are welcome.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Fossil energy versus renewable energy - a role play of of impact scenarios

     

    Session Proposal ID 4

    Lead Chair: Morgan   Haupthfleisch

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    IAIA Section Topic:  Oil, Gas, and Renewable Fuels

    A fun role play of a public meeting where fossil energy producers meet the new times with advocates for renewable energy in a public hearing. IA scenarios will be presented and discussed by different interest groups.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • From Cannabis to the New Space Race: Evolving and Emerging IA Challenges

     

    Session Proposal ID 133

    Lead Chair: Aaron  Goldschmidt

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

    As technology and social shifts propel emerging concepts, IA must evolve ahead of these actions. From cannabis permitting, cultivation, and transport to privatization of space transport, IA is evolving. Case studies requested to share evolving IA experience with emerging issues, including IA approaches unique to one or common to all.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Gender in IA: Paper workshop session for IAPA Special Issue

     

    Session Proposal ID 32

    Lead Chair: Nora   Gotzmann |  CoChair(s):  Nick Bainton

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

    This session provides a space for dialogue on a forthcoming IAPA Special Issue on gender in impact assessment and management. Panellists present draft contributions on integrating, analysing and addressing gender in IA, followed by an interactive workshop session where participants and presenters discuss feedback and input for the Special Issue.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Going digital - is this Evolution or Revolution?

     

    Session Proposal ID 25

    Lead Chair: Paul  Eijssen

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Panel Discussion)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    What does a shift to a digital way of working mean? We will explore what’s possible today in working digitally and with experts and the public, we will explain from various perspectives what ‘going digital’ means for our field of work, how it can add value in decision-making, and the barriers to successful implementation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Health Assessment and Needs

     

    Session Proposal ID 127

    Lead Chair: Geetha   Ramesh

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

    This session aims to bring the practioners from around the globe to compare and contrast different health assessments they conduct in relation to projects and the specific regulatory requirements or needs that help identify prospective impact assessment of projects, programs and policies on human and community health.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Hits of the 1990s: from revolution to evolution?

     

    Session Proposal ID 38

    Lead Chair: Jos  Arts |  CoChair(s):  Francois Retief

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

    In this session we discuss critical lessons from when IA was perhaps going from revolution to evolution(?). Share with us what you consider to be key wisdom from IA publications in the 1990s. What were the main debates, trends, concepts, cases, professionals and publications? What are lessons for today’s IA?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • IA in New Zealand: lessons and strategies to enhance practice

     

    Session Proposal ID 91

    Lead Chair: Richard  Morgan |  CoChair(s):  Dyanna Jolly

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    With increasing pressure on the NZ environment, what can we learn from IA practice at project and strategic level to improve future practice and achieve sustainable management of natural and physical resources.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • IAIA Test Session

     

    Session Proposal ID 163

    Lead Chair: Carlos  Quintero

    Session Format:  Debate  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Test Session

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment Agony Aunts: LIVE!

     

    Session Proposal ID 90

    Lead Chair: Joanna (Jo)   Buldeski

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

    There is a moral in every story. You'll learn from our panellists’ victories and mistakes, then you're invited to dive into the fishbowl with your toughest conundrums for the IA Agony Aunts! Our team of consultant, regulator, proponent, and donor will passionately discuss your problem, providing fresh perspectives! Bring us a challenge!

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development Goals

     

    Session Proposal ID 24

    Lead Chair: Maria  Partidario |  CoChair(s):  Rob Verheem

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Panel Discussion)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    Acknowledging the relevance of Impact Assessment, in its various forms, in enabling the 2030 agenda, what are possible forms of action to make SDG more clear in IA practice, improving inclusiveness in IA, and the inter-connectivity of the multiple SDG, without losing effectiveness in IA

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment and the Social and Cultural Effects of Mine Closure

     

    Session Proposal ID 41

    Lead Chair: Ciaran   O'Faircheallaigh

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

    Mine closure has to date been mainly treated as a technical, environmental or economic issues, with relatively little attention being paid to its social and cultural implications. We invite papers that explore these implications and the role that Impact Assessment can play in identifying, preparing for and managing them.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment is a blunt tool for biodiversity: yes or no?

     

    Session Proposal ID 109

    Lead Chair: Jo  Treweek

    Session Format:  Debate  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IA is widely promoted as a tool to safeguard biodiversity in development but meanwhile much of the world's biodiversity continues to slide towards extinction. Maybe we should think again and find better methods?. This session will debate whether IA is a good tool for safeguarding biodiversity or not and if not, how it needs to change.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

     

    Session Proposal ID 77

    Lead Chair: Ben  Cave |  CoChair(s):  Alan Bond

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Debate)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    The focus is on IA quality and how it can be improved with a view to delivering substantive effectiveness. We welcome papers which consider innovations in the development and application of quality evaluation methods, and papers which demonstrate system quality. Any submission should be clear on whether evolution or revolution is needed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Assessment of Project Closure: Meeting the New Expectations

     

    Session Proposal ID 53

    Lead Chair: David  Snashall

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

    Planning and managing project closure has become a major concern in the mining and oil and gas industries, with increasing scrutiny from Governments and communities, leading to higher corporate standards. Within this context impact assessment is emerging as key tool to assess closure options, identify and mitigate impacts

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact assessment the Australian way(s)

     

    Session Proposal ID 35

    Lead Chair: Geoff  Ralphs |  CoChair(s):  Helen Murphy

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

    How is impact assessment working in practice in Australia? What is going well and what could be better? If you work in IA anywhere in Australia, come and help explore the priority evolutionary or revolutionary improvements for the system(s) that you work with and know best.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Impact Perspectives on Minerals and Society in the 21st Century

     

    Session Proposal ID 158

    Lead Chair: Anna  Littleboy

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

    Minerals development has significant economic social and environmental impacts at local regional and national scales. Impact assessment is a major tool for both governments and industry to inform planning approvals and decision making during operations. This session will review trends in IA within the minerals sector benchmark its application with other industries and share knowledge and outcomes between practitioners.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

     

    Session Proposal ID 116

    Lead Chair: Patrick  Francis

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

    The true value of environmental and social management measures lies in their implementation. This session explores strategies to improve their performance in construction projects. Measures may include user-friendly plans, handheld and cloud-based tools to update and access field data in real time and contractual incentives for good performance.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Improving feedback mechanisms from monitoring and reporting for improved IA

     

    Session Proposal ID 86

    Lead Chair: Nikki  O'Donnell |  CoChair(s):  Peter Moore

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

    A fishbowl session with the initial set of participants comprising a number of invited speakers from consultancy, industry, government and finance institutions, with subsequent participants being volunteers from the audience.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Indigenous and rural peoples' rights in cumulative effects assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 80

    Lead Chair: Gillian  Gregory |  CoChair(s):  Rachel Olson

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

    Uncertainty remains in how to best account for and evaluate impacts to indigenous and rural rights in cumulative effects assessment. Given ongoing industrial development, and growing pressure to reduce inequalities and increase sustainability, alternative methods are needed. What challenges or opportunities can we identify from global case studies?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Institutionalising SIA Practice within Government Decision Making

     

    Session Proposal ID 61

    Lead Chair: Sheridan  Coakes

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

    The session addresses the history of SIA in government decision making across Australia, through experiences of key pioneers in the Australian SIA space; recent revolutionaries that have assisted in further understanding SIA in government decision making; and practitioners working tirelessly at the ‘coal face’ in delivering best practice SIA outcom

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

     

    Session Proposal ID 15

    Lead Chair: Laura  Sonter |  CoChair(s):  Luis Sanchez

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

    The mitigation hierarchy is used to achieve no-net-loss of biodiversity; however, it is also now applied to ecosystem services – nature’s contributions to people. Our session explores the consequences of integrating ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy, and asks what is needed to improve outcomes for biodiversity and human wellbeing.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 12

    Lead Chair: Rebecca  Lawrence |  CoChair(s):  Rasmus Kløcker Larsen ,   Jenny   Wik ,   Anders-Erling Fjällås ,   Christina Allard

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

    This session explores different ways of doing impact assessment, where impacted indigenous communities, and their rights and knowledges, take center stage. We invite papers that explore alternatives to proponent driven impact assessments, including community based impact assessments, but also media and corporate campaigns, and political protests.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 111

    Lead Chair: Jill  Blakley

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

    Regional-scale impact assessment is proliferating worldwide to address, often in a strategic manner, the cumulative impacts of rapid and intensive multi-sectoral development. This session showcases international initiatives, including their partnership models, strategic elements, approach to cumulative impact assessment, connections to policy, etc.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Is the oil & gas industry able to adapt to the renewable energy revolution?

     

    Session Proposal ID 1

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

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Paper Session)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    The global oil & gas industry is directly and indirectly causing global climate change, ocean pollution and environmental degradation, The industry needs to refocus production towards renewable energy with fossil fuel resources reserved for those sectors that cannot do without. The impact assesor is in a unique position to assist in this change.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Lessons learned from SEAs in Australia

     

    Session Proposal ID 88

    Lead Chair: Carolyn  Cameron

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    This interactive panel session will present emergent ‘big-picture’ lessons gleaned from a decade of SEA practice in Australia and illustrate these with short targeted case studies before opening to the floor to explore targeted questions.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

     

    Session Proposal ID 79

    Lead Chair: Garry  Middle

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

    This conference asks is the future IA evolution or revolution? Whilst many aspects of IA are evolving, is this enough to save our planet, its species and its people? A “thought starting” discussion paper has been prepared and you are invited to submit a paper that addresses the conference theme question, & the discussion paper. What your response?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Mechanisms for independency in IA – How to be truly independent?

     

    Session Proposal ID 30

    Lead Chair: Rob  Verheem

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Panel Discussion)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    This theme forum addresses the issue of independence in IA, as the often lack of such is explicitly mentioned in IAIA19’s theme. Examples of existing independency mechanisms are presented, and how these have contributed to IA quality. Followed by an audience discussion on how to promote effective IA independency mechanisms.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Meet the Editors

     

    Session Proposal ID 155

    Lead Chair: Thomas  Fischer |  CoChair(s):  Andrew Kelly

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    IAIA Section Topic:  Special to IAIA

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Meeting the marine biodiversity challenge

     

    Session Proposal ID 29

    Lead Chair: Neil  Cousins |  CoChair(s):  Peter Moore

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    Addressing marine biodiversity impacts is often considered to be a challenge. Issues relate to complexity, but also accepted processes and their interpretation. Good outcomes are also often constrained by accepted paradigms. This session will identify issues, demonstrate where solutions can be found, and importantly, set an agenda for improvement.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Next generation impact assessment law Exploring twelve key components

     

    Session Proposal ID 51

    Lead Chair: John  Sinclair |  CoChair(s):  Meinhard Doelle ,   Robert   Gibson

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Paper Session)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    This participatory session will offer a short overview of the key components of next generation IA law followed by comments from discussants and open dialogue on topics such as the applicability of the components in diverse jurisdictions, and enablers and barriers to implementation to encourage an open sharing of ideas.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Operating in emerging countries with high biological and cultural diversity

     

    Session Proposal ID 69

    Lead Chair: Jane  Mogina

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Paper Session)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  Corporate Stewardship and Risk Management

    This forum will provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities of developing world-class projects in sensitive environments and emerging nations, where biodiversity and cultural diversity shape the IA processes. In addition, lessons learned from various project experiences will be shared to encourage an open forum discussion of evolving IA concepts.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Orokohanga 2019: Operationalising the Aashukan Declaration

     

    Session Proposal ID 89

    Lead Chair: Kepa   Morgan |  CoChair(s):  Tumanako Ngawhika Faaui

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    The Indigenous Peoples Section organized Aashukan, designed to build bridges between communities and proponents through IA. Orokohanga seeks to build on Aashukan in this second pre-conference event. Panelists will share the collectively evaluated Māori case studies that exemplify the Aashukan Declaration principles.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Partnership and Capacity Building in IA: Engaging Women Religious in Africa

     

    Session Proposal ID 101

    Lead Chair: Jennifer  Mudge |  CoChair(s):  Tara Lopatofsky

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

    How does a centralized evaluation shift focus to better represent the needs and perspectives of beneficiaries? What responsibilities do evaluators have in strengthening data production and use in communities lacking this capacity? This session will explore those questions and more using an international education-focused nonprofit as an example.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Power through (indigenous) partnership: The Tina River Hydro Case (65 chara

     

    Session Proposal ID 73

    Lead Chair: Roughan  Paul |  CoChair(s):  Nick Taylor

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    Tina River Hydro in Solomon Islands points towards a much deeper integration of measures for positive local benefit than classic impact assessment would countenance. It is a flagship energy project working to secure customary land and share benefits with indigenous land owners and related community members.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Practical Realities of Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy

     

    Session Proposal ID 59

    Lead Chair: Lucie  NGuessan |  CoChair(s):  tbd tbd

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

    Evaluating the effectiveness of the mitigation hierarchy from planning to on-the-ground delivery

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

     

    Session Proposal ID 118

    Lead Chair: Eugene   Jo |  CoChair(s):  Arlene Fleming

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Cultural Heritage

    The session will collect good cases of impact assessments that have addressed the need for heritage conservation and sustainable development, by focusing on heritage values assessment and community engagement in its methodology. It will serve as the basis for establishing better guidance materials for addressing heritage within IAs.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Public Private Partnerships and the Asian Infrastructure Gap

     

    Session Proposal ID 140

    Lead Chair: Mark  Kunzer |  CoChair(s):  Peter Leonard

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Panel Discussion)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    The successful delivery of PPP projects requires effective management of environmental and social issues. This session will provide insight into what is needed to achieve this and what are the common pitfalls.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 45

    Lead Chair: Jane   Munday |  CoChair(s):  Rachel Maas

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

    What is needed to evolve the practice of social impact assessment so it meets the aspirations of our founder Charlie Wolf’s 1982 state-of-the art paper, IAIA Principles (Vanclay 2003) and Guidelines (Vanclay et al. 2015). Is impact assessment still a ‘technocracy’? Is evolution enough? Is it time for a new paradigm?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Reconciling Compensation for Project Impacts with Conservation Goals

     

    Session Proposal ID 13

    Lead Chair: Jeremy  Simmonds |  CoChair(s):  Martine Maron

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

    Compensatory actions, like biodiversity offsets, are required where projects have residual impacts. Yet, there is little clarity on how compensation contributes to broader conservation objectives. In this session, we aim to showcase how compensation can be harnessed to promote desirable outcomes for biodiversity and stakeholders.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Rethinking social licence where to from here?

     

    Session Proposal ID 68

    Lead Chair: Thomas  Measham

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    In this session we bring together a diverse panel of speakers to consider key questions on the definition of social licence the ongoing validity of the term and if not social licence then what? Each panellist will provide an opening statement of no more than five minutes then the Chair will open up the discussion for QandA.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Revolutionizing IA: Collaborative Planning in the Information Age

     

    Session Proposal ID 14

    Lead Chair: PAOLA  GOMEZ-PRIEGO |  CoChair(s):  Luis Antonio Bojórquez-Tapia ,   Luis E   Montañez-Cartaxo

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

    This session is aimed at bringing together scientists and practitioners interested in IA and collaborative governance in the Information Age. New information and communication technologies will increasingly enable the development of a knowledge-based society. There is a need for innovative approaches in IA to keep up with these developments.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Roundtable: IAIA’s Climate Change and Impact Assessment Next Steps

     

    Session Proposal ID 100

    Lead Chair: Weston  Fisher |  CoChair(s):  Kin Che Lam ,   Shirley   Lee ,   Arend Kolhoff ,   Ana Maria Quintero & Peter Croal

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    How are IAIA and IA practitioners responding to changes to climate policy and impact assessment political challenges related to the recommendations outlined in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change? We review actions taken by IAIA and identify other actions we might take as IA practitioners to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate impacts

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Safeguards policies and IA practice in the Pacific Islands

     

    Session Proposal ID 161

    Lead Chair: Kosi   Latu |  CoChair(s):  Peter Leonard ,   Jean   Williams

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Panel Discussion)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    This theme forum opens Pacific Day with lead organisations reporting on progress and challenges developing and strengthening IA capacity appropriate to the needs of people and environments in the region.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

     

    Session Proposal ID 83

    Lead Chair: Gosewien  van Eck

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

    An SEA for a national or regional strategic vision is a useful instrument for highlighting the impact of different strategic policy choices. It also poses challenges. Especially in defining the scope and level of detail of the SEA and strategic vision. How can we develop an SEA with the right scope an appropriate level of detail?

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SEA as Radical Reform

     

    Session Proposal ID 114

    Lead Chair: David  Annandale

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Paper Session)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    SEA is often mistakenly thought of as an extension of EIA. With its focus on physically defined projects, EIA rarely directly affects policy. SEA, however, with its focus on the analysis of the environmental implications of proposed policies, plans, and programmes (PPPs), has the direct ability to shape policy reform.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Securing Socio Economic Development through Unorthodox Impact Assessment:

     

    Session Proposal ID 93

    Lead Chair: Timothy  Hart

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Panel Discussion)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    This panel will explore non-orthodox ways to mobilise impact assessment with the purpose of securing socio-economic development outcomes. Discussion themes include: - Should IA be a sub-discipline of development management? - Is engagement too narrow? - including managers and development partners - IA as a full project cycle management tool

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

     

    Session Proposal ID 145

    Lead Chair: Mervyn   Mason

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

    Panel discussion and debate on the effectiveness of biodiversity offsets.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • SIA: How Early is Too Early?

     

    Session Proposal ID 71

    Lead Chair: Edwina   Loxton |  CoChair(s):  Richard Boele ,   Deanna   Kemp ,   Richard Parsons

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

    This session asks ‘How early is too early for SIA?’ It will focus on infrastructure and resource project case studies to wrestle with the tension between waiting to commence SIA until there is 'sufficient information'; and commencing early enough to ensure that results can meaningfully influence project design and operation or closure.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • So much data so little leveraging: How best to collect visualize, and share

     

    Session Proposal ID 58

    Lead Chair: Guy  Williams |  CoChair(s):  Jennifer Dupont ,   Kyle   Armstrong

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

    Data, data, everywhere, And some of the folks aware; Data, Data, everywhere, Nor any info to share.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social and environmental assessment of automation technologies

     

    Session Proposal ID 102

    Lead Chair: Jiri  Dusik

    Session Format:  Theme Forum (Workshop)  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    We will discuss complex social and environmental implications of the global uptake of automated production and management systems comprised of 3D printing, industrial robotics, autonomous transport, Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence. Key issues of concern are outlined in a scoping paper that will be posted here by 21 July 2018.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social and environmental impacts of marine renewable energy

     

    Session Proposal ID 65

    Lead Chair: Taeyun  Kim

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

    In the oceans, various human activities are being carried out, and many species are inhabited. This session focuses on the social and environment impacts of marine renewable energy. The session will present social and environmental impacts resulting from marine renewable energy development and discuss ways to resolve or reduce them.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Closure & Decommissioning lessons from experience and future trends

     

    Session Proposal ID 120

    Lead Chair: Katharine  Gotto Walton |  CoChair(s):  Julia Haggerty

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

    This panel session focuses on extractive and major facility social closure planning with the panellists and participants seeking to: 1. Identify emerging trends in social closure planning; 2. Consolidate practical lessons about social issues in a closure process; 3. Consider potential significant implications for future social closure planning.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

     

    Session Proposal ID 122

    Lead Chair: John  Pilgrim |  CoChair(s):  Susanna Price

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Indigenous Peoples

    The session addresses the social science employed in social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable and indigenous peoples by development projects with a view to avoiding their impoverishment, retaining their livelihoods and knowledge systems and optimizing their contribution to and participation in development.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social Indicators for Ethical Commerce and Society on SDGs

     

    Session Proposal ID 103

    Lead Chair: Takako  Hashimoto

    Session Format:  Panel Discussion  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Invitation Only

    This session will provide our basic information and experience on sustainable commerce and society for achieving SDGs in Asia and discuss how we can globally promote sustainable commerce and society with social indicators.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

     

    Session Proposal ID 60

    Lead Chair: Lavinia  Poruschi |  CoChair(s):  Simone Carr-Cornish ,   David   Fleming

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Energy power generation and transmission

    This session highlights solutions for impact assessment of energy resources extraction and generation at a time when increasing uptake of renewables present a new mix of benefits and impacts to manage. Research assessing benefits and impacts of renewables, cumulative mining outcomes, and mining closure are welcome in this session.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Solutions for conflicts between wind energy technologies and birds

     

    Session Proposal ID 23

    Lead Chair: Ricardo  Tomé |  CoChair(s):  Jack Krohn

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    IAIA Section Topic:  Energy power generation and transmission

    Wind energy is vital for climate change mitigation. But it needs to be good for the environment on all levels. We target a participated discussion on the state of the art about avoiding, minimising, offsetting and further researching risks to birds from wind energy technologies. A participatory sesession.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

     

    Session Proposal ID 137

    Lead Chair: Nick  Taylor |  CoChair(s):  Jope Danetanivalu

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

    In the Pacific Islands, Impact Assessment is used to plan, assess and implement a wide range of development projects and strategic planning activities with the goal of more sustainable and resilient futures. This session reflects on processes to strengthen IA practice and build local capacity.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Tackling health impact assessment challenges multi stakeholder approaches

     

    Session Proposal ID 157

    Lead Chair: Ben  Harris-Roxas |  CoChair(s):  Janine Bedford

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

    This panel session will discuss contemporary challenges in health impact assessment and strategies that enable us to move beyond traditional approaches. This includes collaborative approaches with communities multi stakeholder engagement reconciling ethical considerations and practical challenges.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Teaching Impact Assessment: Best Practice Principles and Pedagogy

     

    Session Proposal ID 28

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

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    IAIA Section Topic:  Teaching, learning, research, and practice of IA

    Teachers and trainers of impact assessment are invited to this workshop to share experiences of teaching techniques; to reflect on how these align with IAIA’s draft Best Practice Principles for Teaching Impact Assessment; to learn from others; and to contribute developing collective understanding of best practice teaching of impact assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

     

    Session Proposal ID 126

    Lead Chair: Daniel   Franks |  CoChair(s):  Rauno Sairinen ,   Susan   Joyce

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

    The cumulative impacts of development in resource regions worldwide have placed pressure on regional environments, economies and communities. This session will interrogate the effectiveness of new and traditional impact assessment, management and policy approaches, highlighting examples from Queensland, Australia and around the globe.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The rapidly evolving dilemma of fossil fuels versus renewable energy

     

    Session Proposal ID 5

    Lead Chair: Morgan   Haupthfleisch

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    IAIA Section Topic:  Oil, Gas, and Renewable Fuels

    Fossil energy production leads to serious climate change impacts and rapid environmental degradation. The industry is facing a rapidly evolving public and political demand for change. This workshop session will allow Ofd participants and others to discuss how their own countries tackle the dilemma, and the impact assessment practitioners role.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • The recent reform of Federal EA Law in Canada: evolution or revolution?

     

    Session Proposal ID 48

    Lead Chair: John   Sinclair |  CoChair(s):  Meinhard Doelle

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

    The session will include an overview of the new Canadian IA process and short panel presentations about key IA issues related to the law in order to encourage an open sharing of ideas regarding the reforms that have been put in place and any needed regulations, policy and guidance.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Transition from EIA to EMS

     

    Session Proposal ID 17

    Lead Chair: Simon  Catchpole |  CoChair(s):  Pablo Baranao

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  Yes - Open

    A project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) can usefully be viewed in the context of the development of that project, and not only as a means to an environmental approval. The session is intended to explore the relationship between an EIA and an Environmental Management System (EMS) for a project operation.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Updating the IAIA HIA international best practice principles paper

     

    Session Proposal ID 92

    Lead Chair: Mirko  Winkler |  CoChair(s):  Francesca Viliani

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    This workshop has per objective to discuss how the findings of a global survey on applied processes, methods, standards, values and aspirations in current HIA practice can be collated in the development of the updated IAIA HIA international best practice principles paper.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Use of country safeguard systems in international projects–are we ready?

     

    Session Proposal ID 141

    Lead Chair: Nessim  Ahmad

    Session Format:  Debate  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    Safeguard systems in developing countries has improved significantly. However, concerns remain regarding their use for internationally financed projects. This session will ask eminent panelists from MDBs, countries and civil society to debate: ‘Can we use and rely on country safeguard systems for international financing’. ‘And if, not, what is need

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

     

    Session Proposal ID 76

    Lead Chair: Garry  Middle

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

    The use of case studies in teaching IA offers a practical way to demonstrate best and worst IA practice, and providing insights into theory. This session has 2 parts. There will be an interactive session of good case studies in ‘short and sharp’ presentations. Second, a proposal to establish an IA case study teaching network will be discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Using Organized Reasoning to Improve IA: Supporting Implementation

     

    Session Proposal ID 40

    Lead Chair: Glenn  Brown

    Session Format:  Workshop  |  Accepts Submissions:  No - Closed

    A set of tools that support creating arguments, and sharing them in writing, are assembled in a package called ‘Organized Reasoning’. Hundreds of IA practitioners have received training. This workshop shares experiences from multiple organizations in implementing and maintaining new skills.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Why Follow-up? Managing the Social Impacts of Transport in Urban Cities

     

    Session Proposal ID 16

    Lead Chair: Lara  Mottee

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

    IAIA Section Topic:  Infrastructure and transportation

    Public transport-infrastructure engenders social and spatial change in urban cities endured long after the ESIA report is published. Follow-up processes to manage impacts continually fail to meet expectations and generate accountability. This session invites papers and discussion about ESIA Follow-up of urban transport-infrastructure projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

  • Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

     

    Session Proposal ID 130

    Lead Chair: Susann  Roth |  CoChair(s):  Filipe Silva

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

    HIA initiatives in Asia: strengthening HIA within ADB’s safeguards, countries’ legislations; the HIA Network Asia-Pacific; the regional HIA framework for Special Economic Zones, and strengthening capacity on HIA for DFIs, countries and proponents working on or looking to strengthening HIA or Health in EIA elsewhere

    Acceptance Status: approved

     

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