Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development
Enjoy Hotel and Casino | Viña del Mar | Chile
8-11 April 2014

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Important Dates

June 2013
Session proposal submission opens

September 2013
10 Deadline for session proposals
20 Session reviews completed; session chairs notified of acceptance status
15 Deadline for training course proposals

October 2013
15 Paper and poster abstract submission opens

December 2013
6 Deadline for paper and poster abstract submissions
9 Conference registration opens

January 2014
17 Abstract reviews completed: authors notified of acceptance status
31 Registration deadline for session chairs and all presenters and speakers
31 Early Bird Registration Closes

February 2014
14 Draft papers (optional) due
15 Technical visit and training course registrations deadline

March 2014
7 All presenters provided final information and instructions
19 Pre-registration closes
22 Final program posted online

June 2014
15 Final papers (optional) due

World Bank Group Day

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This special meeting provides a forum for impact assessment practitioners to get an update on the World Bank safeguards review process, including the evolving ideas concerning the development of the next generation of environmental and social safeguards; to get insights from their respective specialties in the way in which IFC carries out due diligence of environmental and social risks, analyzes strategies issues in its portfolio and informs corporate decision-making; and to discuss recent experiences on the management of environmental and social risk of projects supporting public and private sector activities funded jointly by the World Bank and IFC.
This special event consists of three parts:
Part 1:     Update of the World Bank safeguards review process.
Part 2:    Innovative environmental and social risk management system adopted by IFC for the management of the environmental and social risks of its portfolio.
Part 3:     Managing environmental and social risks of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). Simultaneous translation from Spanish to English is provided for this special event.
Pre-registration by 19 March required.

Friday, 11 April | 13:00-17:30 | Price $20. Price includes light lunch and afternoon coffee break and snacks.

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