IAIA18 Submitted Paper & Presentation Abstracts

Following is a list of IAIA18 Annual Conference paper & presentation abstracts.

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  • A database with EA country legislation.


    Abstract ID# 477

    Presenting Author: Anne  Hardon |  Coauthor(s):  Gerlinde Buit

    Summary Statement: What does a professionals and layman want to find in an online database with EA legislation? Following a survey, the NCEA translated the outcomes in the restyling of their country profile database.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • An introduction to policy impacts assessment


    Abstract ID# 14

    Presenting Author: KWADWO  ADUSEI-ASANTE

    Summary Statement: We propose a generic, but adaptable, framework for assessing policies.

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 318

    Presenting Author: Edgar   Buhanga

    Summary Statement: Eco-toxicological study undertaken in the Dura Limestone Mining near a Ramsar Site to establish bio-accumulation of heavy metals by indicator species. Results showed lead beyond national standards.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Gender & Impact Assessment theoretical challenges


    Abstract ID# 15

    Presenting Author: KWADWO  ADUSEI-ASANTE

    Summary Statement: We caution against ‘one-size-fits-all’ gender approaches in SIA. We advocate for context specific and particularised gendered analysis of the impacts of projects, policies, and programmes

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The Social dynamic Habit of Goat on Land and th


    Abstract ID# 63

    Presenting Author: Michael   Adedotun |  Coauthor(s):  Michael Adedotun

    Summary Statement: The essentials of this paper is too identify,showcase the different Land usage and too gain insight about the goat behaviors on the land and the beneficial purposes of land in respect to the rivers

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • 'No Net Loss' for people and biodiversity


    Abstract ID# 278

    Presenting Author: Victoria   Griffiths |  Coauthor(s):  Joseph Bull ,   Julia   ,   E.J. Milner-Gulland

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity offsets should not make people worse off, but understanding is lacking concerning how to achieve 'no net loss' with regard to people's provisioning and cultural values for biodiversity.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A donor view on safeguards and risk management


    Abstract ID# 430

    Presenting Author: John  Carstensen

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores the key reasons for donors to embrace greater use of national systems for safeguarding and risk managent of development assistance funded programmes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A Mine’s Experience Maintaining a Social License


    Abstract ID# 68

    Presenting Author: Gordon  Appleby

    Summary Statement: Transitioning from construction to operations, a mine adjusted its resettlement program but kept its social license because management steadfastly believed that local support was crucial for success.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A participatory approach to offset actions


    Abstract ID# 488

    Presenting Author: Paul  Cannon |  Coauthor(s):  Suzanne Livingstone ,   Michael   ,   Cheikh Sylla

    Summary Statement: Case study: using a participatory approach to develop biodiversity offset actions with positive landscape-level outcomes for both biodiversity and people.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A polyphonic concept of Environmental Justice


    Abstract ID# 188

    Presenting Author: Luis  Lopez

    Summary Statement: This paper seeks to incorporate the intercultural dimension from the Shipibo-Konibo perspective into the Environmental Justice discussion within the framework of IA and Sustainable Development Goals.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A rapid tour of emerging technologies and IA


    Abstract ID# 149

    Presenting Author: Marla  Orenstein

    Summary Statement: Enjoy an amusing and informative tour of emerging technologies: what they are and how they may influence how impact assessment is practiced in the future.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A Review Protocol for EIAs


    Abstract ID# 405

    Presenting Author: Carli  Steenkamp

    Summary Statement: This paper introduces a review protocol for the evaluation of the performance of EIAs for renewable energy project in a developing country context.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A SEA reform in green development of cities


    Abstract ID# 104

    Presenting Author: WEI  LI |  Coauthor(s):  Runhe Cheng

    Summary Statement: an improved EIA system is composed of the red line for ecological conservation, the bottom line of environmental quality security and the upper line of natural resource utilization.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • A socially just energy transition in Berlin?


    Abstract ID# 491

    Presenting Author: Gloria  Amoruso

    Summary Statement: PhD research project on whether a socially just energy transition in a city of inequalities is feasible? – Local cases from the building sector in Berlin.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Aashukan declaration: a guiding principle for SIA


    Abstract ID# 109

    Presenting Author: Philippe  Hanna |  Coauthor(s):  Cássio Inglez de Souza

    Summary Statement: As Anthropologists and consultants, we intend to discuss the strategic role played by IA with Indigenous Peoples and its potential to contribute for the enhancement of SIA practice.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Accreditation scheme to improve IA quality in HK


    Abstract ID# 346

    Presenting Author: Clara  U |  Coauthor(s):  Ka Man Lee

    Summary Statement: This paper describes the accreditation scheme of IA in HK which aims to maintain the integrity and advance the knowledge of the environmental professionals in the region.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Achieving No Net Loss for Migratory Birds


    Abstract ID# 483

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Cauldwell |  Coauthor(s):  Susie Brownlie ,   Amalia  

    Summary Statement: An innovative offsetting framework was applied in Ghana to achieve no net loss for migratory shorebirds that incorporated a local community conservation programme to alleviate on-going threats

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Acid Mine Drainage: Is it an ownerless environment


    Abstract ID# 474

    Presenting Author: Sophia  Tlale

    Summary Statement: The consequences of mining activities is evident in the form of acid mine drainage in the Witwatersrand. This environmental crime challenges the weight of the polluter pays principles.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Adaptation Capacity Diagnosis & Development


    Abstract ID# 435

    Presenting Author: Nicholas  Pyatt |  Coauthor(s):  Doogie Black

    Summary Statement: CaDD is a metric for developing organisational capacity to adapt to climate change. CaDD can be used by impact assessors to identify and monitor changes in the risk and opportunity posed by organisat

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Adaptation in Drylands of Pakistan


    Abstract ID# 13

    Presenting Author: Sahibzada Irfanullah  Khan

    Summary Statement: Case of dryland restoration from Pakistan where communities led the work in sand dunes to produce fuel, fodder and wood through innovative practices with the engagement of local administration.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Adaptation potential of SADC’s dryland forests


    Abstract ID# 234

    Presenting Author: Nicholas  King

    Summary Statement: Proactive adaptation policies are urgently needed for SADC’s large dryland areas. New approaches for the key dryland forests sector, incorporating community-based management, are described

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Adapting Coastal Communities to Climate Change


    Abstract ID# 471

    Presenting Author: Ranita  Koroma

    Summary Statement: Presentation of the findings from a climate change vulnerability assessment and the preparation of a guide to adaption planning for coastal communities in Sierra Leone.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Adaptive Dredging and Sea Turtle Conservation


    Abstract ID# 584

    Presenting Author: Victor  Patiri |  Coauthor(s):  Gustave Lopez ,   Vicente   Teixeira ,   Leonardo Santarossa ,   João Teixeira & Carolina Brandl

    Summary Statement: Case study of the development of an adaptive dredging plan to Port of Açu, Brazil in the area of environmental sensitivity due to the presence of nesting sea turtles.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Adaptive management and sanctioning in Chile


    Abstract ID# 449

    Presenting Author: Gino  Araya |  Coauthor(s):  Cristian Parez

    Summary Statement: Adaptive environmental assessment is a tool that should be incorporated as a measure to improve the environmental performance of investment companies.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Addressing Data Paucity to Improve Avoidance


    Abstract ID# 121

    Presenting Author: Neil   Cousins

    Summary Statement: Data paucity hampers effective avoidance and leads to impacts on marine biodiversity. These issues will be explored and some solutions provided, including predictive approaches and community lscience.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Adjusting the UN ESS framework to the policy level


    Abstract ID# 122

    Presenting Author: Maria  Partidario |  Coauthor(s):  Yunae Yi

    Summary Statement: To present and discuss a model to extend the UN ESS framework to the policy/strategy level following a rationale appropriate to complex, non-linear, systems and situations.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Advantage of HSEIA with Natural and Social Capital


    Abstract ID# 401

    Presenting Author: JONGOOK  LEE |  Coauthor(s):  Dong Kun Lee

    Summary Statement: The benefits of integrated HSEIA are identified, and possibly enriched part of HSEIA with applying the concept of nature and societal capital is discussed based on a sample HSEIA documents template.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Africa’s EA Barometer


    Abstract ID# 323

    Presenting Author: Peter  Tarr

    Summary Statement: Sharing of experience with Africa's EA Barometer

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Agriculture on mine tailings dumps: Possible?


    Abstract ID# 434

    Presenting Author: Tshiamo  Legoale |  Coauthor(s):  Ndabenhle Sosibo

    Summary Statement: The possibility of having multi-purpose mining land is explored and experiments on phytomining prove it possible

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Amending approved biodiversity mitigation measures


    Abstract ID# 186

    Presenting Author: Claudia  Valencia

    Summary Statement: A case study shows how new measures following the mitigation hierarchy had to be devised to protect a reclassified locally endemic species during project operations.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • An independent Panel for a biodiversity offset


    Abstract ID# 457

    Presenting Author: Paul  Cannon |  Coauthor(s):  Suzanne Livingstone ,   Glen Armstrong

    Summary Statement: A review of the role, function and utility of an independent Advisory Panel to support the design and implementation of a biodiversity offset programme for the Mako Gold Project, Senegal.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Analysis in Environmental Geo-informatics with UAV


    Abstract ID# 377

    Presenting Author: Yongyan  ZHU

    Summary Statement: The Usability Analysis of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies in Environmental Geo-informatics with UAV

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Analysis of ecological healthy area


    Abstract ID# 110

    Presenting Author: Jieun  Ryu |  Coauthor(s):  Seong Woo Jeon ,   Kyung-Il   ,   Jinhoo Hwang

    Summary Statement: This study not only considered the health and diversity of the ecosystem but also optimized the evaluation results through the mechanical learning method.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Analysis of the Temporal Evolution of the Sediment


    Abstract ID# 476

    Presenting Author: Maria da Glória  Braz

    Summary Statement: In this paper, the Modified Universal Soil Loss Equation (MUSLE) has been used to estimate of the temporal evolution of the sediment production in an urban watershed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Analyzing the Dutch syndrome in mineral rich count


    Abstract ID# 610

    Presenting Author: Mbianyor  BAKIA |  Coauthor(s):  Dr. Aimee BELLA-CORBIN

    Summary Statement: Why do mineral rich post conflict fragile countries continue to find themselves in a spiral of endless poverty:

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Applying SEA Decree in San Pédro Côte d’Ivoire


    Abstract ID# 263

    Presenting Author: Gisèle  Doua |  Coauthor(s):  Dominique Mbra

    Summary Statement: This presentation describes capacity-building efforts to apply the Decree on Strategic Environmental Assessments with the case of San Pédro, Côte d’Ivoire.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Approach and Experiences of Social Impact and Risk


    Abstract ID# 396

    Presenting Author: Xiaochen  Zhang |  Coauthor(s):  Guoqing Shi

    Summary Statement: This study mainly takes typical environmental pollution projects as the research object, analyzes the stakeholders of environmental pollution construction projects and their desire..

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Are Large Big Hydros a Big Mistake?


    Abstract ID# 309

    Presenting Author: Miles  Scott-Brown

    Summary Statement: Many of the world’s future proposed hydroelectric schemes are in developing countries. Is this a big mistake or an essential part of our renewable energy future?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Are the youth silent in environmental procedures?


    Abstract ID# 170

    Presenting Author: Sanna-Riikka  Saarela

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses youth participation in environmental planning and decision-making processes, such as EIA, land use planning and environmental permit procedures.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Assessing Flood risk in the Greater PortHarcourt


    Abstract ID# 599

    Presenting Author: Nimi  Dan-Jumbo

    Summary Statement: Greater Portharcourt City have been rapidly urbanising which could have profound effect on flooding. The purpose of this study is to understand the effects of land-use and climate change on flooding

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Assessing impacts in the Myanmar palm oil industry


    Abstract ID# 520

    Presenting Author: Tulika  Bansal

    Summary Statement: This presentation describes the process and findings of a sector-wide impact assessment of the palm oil sector in Myanmar and whether such an approach can be applied in other geographies.

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 130

    Presenting Author: Yen-Chun  Liu |  Coauthor(s):  Chih-Kai Yang

    Summary Statement: EPA Taiwan is now proceeding to draw up the social impact assessment criterion, which mainly assesses the migration, rights and interests of a majority of local residents or the traditional lifestyle

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Association of rainfall with dengue in Brazil


    Abstract ID# 227

    Presenting Author: Simone  Miraglia |  Coauthor(s):  Marcelo Guimarães ,   Karina   ,   Ana Flávia Gabriel

    Summary Statement: We conclude that it is necessary to provide prevention campaigns before the rainy season which due to climate changes have becoming less predictable in order to prevent future dengue outbreaks.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Australian perspectives on sustainability in IA


    Abstract ID# 79

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Pope

    Summary Statement: The IA reform process in Canada is an opportunity to embed a sustainability approach to impact assessment. We contribute a perspective from Australian experiences with sustainability assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Balancing Tensions to Achieve Better Outcomes


    Abstract ID# 640

    Presenting Author: Cassandra J.  Hemphill, Ph.D.

    Summary Statement: Incorporating cultural rationality as well as technical rationality results in robust, sustainable decisions. Dialogic deliberation and other strategies help EM practitioners balance tensions.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Barriers to mitigating the indirect impacts of O&G


    Abstract ID# 222

    Presenting Author: Twyla  Holland |  Coauthor(s):  Pippa Howard

    Summary Statement: An integrated assessment of ecosystem services in northern Mozambique, and barriers to the effective mitigation of indirect project impacts in a rapidly changing landscape with multiple players.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Best Practices for Minimizing Resettlement Impacts


    Abstract ID# 205

    Presenting Author: Lewis  Tumbama |  Coauthor(s):  Brenda Kapika

    Summary Statement: This presentation describes innovative practices used in resettlement implementation to avoid construction delays, control cost overruns, and minimize impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Better envtl/social results for infrastructure


    Abstract ID# 618

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Francis |  Coauthor(s):  Douglas Mason

    Summary Statement: This presentation highlights practical and effective design, implementation and oversight measures to translate environmental and social assessments into improved results on construction projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Beyond Resettlement


    Abstract ID# 432

    Presenting Author: Ekaterina   Romanova |  Coauthor(s):  Peter Lafere

    Summary Statement: The paper reviews resettlement challenges and productive use of land in the ROW in the energy sector projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Bias, Quantitative Analysis, and Indigenous Values


    Abstract ID# 517

    Presenting Author: Bruce  Muir

    Summary Statement: Whether certain quantitative techniques fairly account for Indigenous values are examined. Results show that cultural values are often mischaracterized and impacts are inaccurately predicted.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Biodiversity data and mitigation hierarchy in MZ


    Abstract ID# 480

    Presenting Author: Hugo MR  Costa |  Coauthor(s):  Eduardo Videira ,   Paulino   Rainey ,   Naseeba Sidat ,   Hugo Rainey & Ray Victurine

    Summary Statement: This case study undertaken in Mozambique gives valuable insights and lessons learned on how biodiversity data can inform an adequate mitigation hierarchy planning.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Biodiversity mitigation hierarchy and communities


    Abstract ID# 623

    Presenting Author: Lisa   Gaylord

    Summary Statement: QMMs biodiversity mitigation program in Madagascar is based on an integrated spatial approach by targeting land, ecosystems, natural resources management and community stewardship linking inter-connec

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Biodiversity offsets in South Africa's EIA system:


    Abstract ID# 212

    Presenting Author: Jeffrey  Manuel |  Coauthor(s):  Aimee Ginsburg

    Summary Statement: Offset implementation in a policy vacuum created challenges, but also opportunities to tailor the concept to support implementation of the mitigation hierarchy.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Biodiversity Offsets: A Competent Authority view.


    Abstract ID# 546

    Presenting Author: Malcolm  Moses |  Coauthor(s):  N/A N/A ,   N/A   N/A ,   N/A N/A ,   N/A N/A & N/A N/A

    Summary Statement: The trend for developments, subject to an EIA, requiring a biodiversity offset is on the rise. This is a government perspective on the effectiveness of offsets and solutions to improve the status quo.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Biodiversity Offsets: no clear destination?


    Abstract ID# 139

    Presenting Author: Susie  Brownlie |  Coauthor(s):  Amrei von Hase

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity offsets aim for ‘no net loss’ of biodiversity at least. But are imprecise objectives and poorly defined frames of reference perpetuating biodiversity loss now and for the future?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Biodiversity sanctions under the new environmental


    Abstract ID# 452

    Presenting Author: Cristian  Perez |  Coauthor(s):  Kay Bergamini

    Summary Statement: The study made using data gathered by the researchers highlights the main infractions associated to biodiversity under the new environmental framework.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Biodiversity-rich connection of two continents


    Abstract ID# 116

    Presenting Author: Defne  ARISOY

    Summary Statement: TANAP, a Mega Pipeline Project, connecting two continents without sacrificing Biodiversity and enhancing in-country ecological database with its baseline studies, action plan and offset strategy.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Brazilian hydropower plants: good practices of CEA


    Abstract ID# 45

    Presenting Author: Amarilis  Gallardo |  Coauthor(s):  João Carlos Silva ,   Guilherme   ,   Davi Sozinho

    Summary Statement: This work aims to analyze how the evaluation of cumulative impacts has been carried out in a Brazilian hydroelectric planning in comparison to the best practices of CEA for watershed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Breaking the glass ceiling - ISO 14001: 2015, alig


    Abstract ID# 530

    Presenting Author: Johan  Nel

    Summary Statement: ISO 14001: 2015 requires the demolition of the glass ceiling that divides business strategy and operational environmental management to ensure sustained and effective environmental performance.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Bridging IA and mediation in environental conflict


    Abstract ID# 555

    Presenting Author: Lasse  Peltonen |  Coauthor(s):  Michael Brown ,   Rauno  

    Summary Statement: In the face of conflict, IA needs to be performative, legitimate and socially robust. Its outcomes do not depend on data alone, they depend on legitimacy and institutional settings of the process.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Building an Online Platform to Support IA Practice


    Abstract ID# 370

    Presenting Author: Samuel  Hayes |  Coauthor(s):  Thomas Fischer ,   Julia  

    Summary Statement: This presentation demonstrates a beta version of an online platform to support IA practitioners and related professionals with the consideration of health – both in HIA and environmental assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Can Community, Government and Company Interests Al


    Abstract ID# 489

    Presenting Author: Beatrice  Kinyanjui |  Coauthor(s):  Jeanne Ellis

    Summary Statement: A case study of how Kenya’s government, communities and companies in the oil sector are trying to work together for responsible development, including challenges, lessons learned and recommendations.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Can Traditional Knowledge Inform IA?


    Abstract ID# 129

    Presenting Author: TÅ«manako  Fa'aui |  Coauthor(s):  Kepa Morgan ,   Daniel  

    Summary Statement: This paper identifies how indigenous approaches can contribute to IA, presenting a framework to facilitate the integration of IK and ‘Western’ knowledge - realizing opportunities for complementarity.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Can we get to meaningful participation in ESIA?


    Abstract ID# 302

    Presenting Author: Susan  Joyce

    Summary Statement: This will be part of a interactive panel and is intended to lay out case examples and to provoke questions about the challenges to meaningful participation within existing ESIA frameworks.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Canada’s renewed approach to impact assessment


    Abstract ID# 542

    Presenting Author: Christine   Loth-Bown

    Summary Statement: The presentation discusses the review of Canada’s environmental assessment process and the proposed path forward, including engagement of Indigenous peoples.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Canadian EA Reform: Integrating GBA+


    Abstract ID# 245

    Presenting Author: Heidi  Walker

    Summary Statement: This paper examines what a requirement for Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) might mean for EA practice and reviews potential opportunities and challenges for its application.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Canadian reforms for IA jurisdictional cooperation


    Abstract ID# 77

    Presenting Author: A. John  Sinclair

    Summary Statement: This paper considers the reforms proposed in the new Canadian Federal IA Bill for ‘co-operative assessment’ and whether the reforms adopted ensure processes harmonize upward to the highest standard.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Capacity building as a precursor to HRIA


    Abstract ID# 256

    Presenting Author: Josua  Loots

    Summary Statement: Takeaways from human rights capacity building in preparation for human rights impact assessment in the mining sector.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Capacity Building for enhanced EIA Competence


    Abstract ID# 562

    Presenting Author: Rob  Evans |  Coauthor(s):  Josh Fothergill ,   Jo  

    Summary Statement: This paper will provide a multiple perspective view on how competence and expertise are developed in the IA community. Drawing on UK & MFI actions to consider how EIA competence & capacity is built.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Capacity of Local Governments to Manage Post-EIA


    Abstract ID# 605

    Presenting Author: Taako  Edema George |  Coauthor(s):  Kiemo Karatu ,   Andama   Edward

    Summary Statement: The capacity of local governments to manage post-EIA is critical for the effectiveness of impact assessment in a decentralized governance system.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Case study using Community Based Approach


    Abstract ID# 220

    Presenting Author: Irit  Tamir

    Summary Statement: Empowering communities to achieve remedy using community based HRIAs in a land conflict in Brazil.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • CDAP: Identifying Community Priorities for Skills


    Abstract ID# 492

    Presenting Author: Arundhati  Inamdar Willetts |  Coauthor(s):  Keziah Kateregga

    Summary Statement: Skills development is central to enhancing the livelihoods of project communities. Here we describe an informal consultative approach to identify essential skills needs within project communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Challenges of offset implementation in Guinea


    Abstract ID# 423

    Presenting Author: Genevieve  Campbell |  Coauthor(s):  Suzanne Livingstone ,   Malcolm   Fontaine ,   Jamison Suter ,   Rene Fontaine & Johny Rabenantoandro

    Summary Statement: Mineral licenses and high biodiversity areas overlap extensively in Guinea, however no national mechanisms exist to facilitate offsetting. We present our lessons learned for offsetting in West Africa.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Changes and Achievement in the Policies and Practi


    Abstract ID# 418

    Presenting Author: Guoqing  Shi

    Summary Statement: 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


  • Changing role of SEA in a transitioning country


    Abstract ID# 266

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

    Summary Statement: SEA can function as a tool promoting transition to an open society. E.g. in Estonia, where SEA has served as a change agent from top-down planning system into communicative planning.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Checklist-style ESIA guidelines for hydropower in


    Abstract ID# 123

    Presenting Author: Bernt  Rydgren |  Coauthor(s):  Jörg Hartmann ,   Helen  

    Summary Statement: The guidelines address good practice on key hydropower issues, support capacity-building through the use of checklists, and integrate socio-environmental guidance with similar techno-financial input.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Chile: Minera Candelaria and its community


    Abstract ID# 224

    Presenting Author: Soledad  Llamazales |  Coauthor(s):  Pablo Baranao

    Summary Statement: There are many ways to resolve conflicts between projects and communities. An Environmental Impact Assessment process can be an opportunity to negotiate, avoiding legal actions to achieve justice.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • China's EIA policy reform on unconventional fuel


    Abstract ID# 172

    Presenting Author: Rui  Liang |  Coauthor(s):  Peng Liang

    Summary Statement: China EIA of unconventional fuel should speed up the reform, give full play to the role of planning EIA, and speed up the formulation of pollution control standards.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • China's experience of SEA on NESDP


    Abstract ID# 428

    Presenting Author: He  Jia |  Coauthor(s):  Ma Weichun ,   Bao  

    Summary Statement: This paper sets out principles for features and contents of SEA on NESDP. Three pilot cases are put forward to reveal the critical factors and strategies to improve the practice of SEA on NESDP.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • China's SEA toward Green Development


    Abstract ID# 447

    Presenting Author: Bao  Cunkuan |  Coauthor(s):  He Jia ,   Lu  

    Summary Statement: The presentation will put forward ideas to upgrade SEA toward green development by refine its concept and scoping, applying comprehensive and renewing the practical framework.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Citizenship dimensions of energy justice


    Abstract ID# 607

    Presenting Author: Caroline  Damgaard

    Summary Statement: How can we link principles of energy justice with understandings of individual consumers, or citizens, and their place in the energy system and transition?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Civil Society and Petroleum Governance in Tanzania


    Abstract ID# 87

    Presenting Author: Kendra  Dupuy

    Summary Statement: We investigate the ways in which civil society is influencing governance over petroleum resources in Tanzania.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Climate Change Adaptation in German SEAs


    Abstract ID# 91

    Presenting Author: Sonja   Schlipf |  Coauthor(s):  Wolfgang Dickhaut

    Summary Statement: The relevance of the integration of the climate vulnerability assessment for urban development to the current planning procedure in Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen and Stuttgart (Germany) will be descibed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Climate Change Impacts on New Katembe, Mozambique


    Abstract ID# 384

    Presenting Author: Pedro  Bettencourt |  Coauthor(s):  Ângela Canas ,   Cláudia Fulgêncio   ,   César Jesus

    Summary Statement: The paper presents recent studies of the impact of Climate Change in the Katembe territory in south Mozambique shoreline and the way their conclusions were integrated in planning for a new City.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Common pool resources and vulnerability in MIDR


    Abstract ID# 450

    Presenting Author: Alidu Babatu   Adam

    Summary Statement: Presentation is drawn from findings of an on-going PhD research on mining, involuntary resettlement and livelihood restoration in Ghana.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Community Perspectives on ESIA Challenges


    Abstract ID# 612

    Presenting Author: Mohammad  Hamze |  Coauthor(s):  Vincent Darcy

    Summary Statement: This paper offers lessons learned for practitioners to operationalize communities’ perspectives on the challenges of conducting meaningful stakeholder engagement in ESIA processes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Comparison of Public behavior in public sector


    Abstract ID# 533

    Presenting Author: Ali   Albayrak |  Coauthor(s):  Ä°smail Raci Eraslan ,   Volkan   Turan ,   Selman Eraslan

    Summary Statement: Behavior of people during public participation for energy projects are differ than those environmental investment projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Constitutional Provision and Environmental Justice


    Abstract ID# 337

    Presenting Author: Aparajita  Alam

    Summary Statement: Discussion on implementation and enforcement of environmental law and policies and role of judiciary through the constitution, which may ensure environmental justice.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Content Analysis of EIA in India


    Abstract ID# 252

    Presenting Author: Gayatri  Chawda |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo  

    Summary Statement: Out of 281, 73%, 76%, 35%, 12%, 84%, 8%, 72%, have Environmental Status, Impact study, Alternative analysis, Risk analysis, Mitigation, Consultation, Monitoring, respectively as main chapters name.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Continuous Public Involvement in EIA - CKR


    Abstract ID# 134

    Presenting Author: Yeun Ching, Queenie  Ng |  Coauthor(s):  Wai Hung, Tony Cheung ,   Ping Ping, Alice  

    Summary Statement: The continuous public involvement of CKR is conducive to public support, preemptive to potential judicial review of the EIA approval and contributive to positive environmental outcomes of the project.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Coral offset in Vanuatu


    Abstract ID# 235

    Presenting Author: Shingo  Takeda |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo  

    Summary Statement: New MAP was registered in Vanuatu to compensate the coral loss due to development project after series of environmental and social survey and stakeholder meetings.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Cornubia - Transitioning society: Implementation


    Abstract ID# 319

    Presenting Author: Bjorn  Hoffmann |  Coauthor(s):  Prashika Reddy ,   Humayrah  

    Summary Statement: The success and challenges of investing in both Contractors and surrounding communities during project implementation - Cornubia: A transitioning society

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Cornubia – Transitioning society – Planning


    Abstract ID# 273

    Presenting Author: Humayrah  Bassa |  Coauthor(s):  Prashika Reddy ,   Bjorn  

    Summary Statement: The role and evolution of environmental planning in the creation of integrated human settlements.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Could intensive agricultural projects present majo


    Abstract ID# 608

    Presenting Author: Aimee  BELLA |  Coauthor(s):  Dr. Mbianypr BAKIA

    Summary Statement: Could intensive agricultural projects present major ecological hurdles rather than contribute towards reducing food poverty in Africa?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Counterbalancing loss with protection - not gain.


    Abstract ID# 459

    Presenting Author: Jeffrey  Manuel |  Coauthor(s):  Aimee Ginsburg

    Summary Statement: In the South African context, counterbalancing loss for protection, rather than NNL/NG, provides for a more consistent, measurable and transparent basis for measuring equitable outcomes from offsets.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Criteria for defining natural wetlands


    Abstract ID# 99

    Presenting Author: Marius  Venter |  Coauthor(s):  Surina Esterhuyse

    Summary Statement: The key question that this study aims to address is how to define natural and man-made wetlands by looking at legal, ecological and philosophical criteria.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Critical, natural and modified habitat in ESIA


    Abstract ID# 440

    Presenting Author: Mihai  Coroi

    Summary Statement: We will attempt to clarify issues with definitions and differences between modified and natural habitat, and will present a 2-stage Critical Habitat Assessment that fits better in the ESIA process.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • CSO engagement in SEA: lessons from Indonesia


    Abstract ID# 274

    Presenting Author: Astrid  Puspitasari |  Coauthor(s):  Riza Harizajudin

    Summary Statement: Civil society engagement in the SEA process is needed to encourage more participatory and better quality SEA outcomes. In this paper we share experiences with SEA for district planning in Indonesia.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Custom bikes, houses and Nikes: What can EA learn


    Abstract ID# 481

    Presenting Author: Reece  Alberts |  Coauthor(s):  Francois Retief ,   Claudine  

    Summary Statement: Can the application of design theory, thinking and design elements help simplify EA?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Defining roles in Construction EMPs


    Abstract ID# 557

    Presenting Author: Jan-Albert   Wessels |  Coauthor(s):  Nigel Rossouw ,   Robin   Swanepoel

    Summary Statement: This paper defines the roles and relationships between different environmental actors and their contribution to the implementation of construction EMPs in South Africa.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Designing projects for sustainable outcomes


    Abstract ID# 371

    Presenting Author: Tasneem  Steenkamp

    Summary Statement: Transdisciplinary design principles enable practitioners to effectively carry out projects and develop sustainable solutions, through reflexive learning and co-creation of knowledge and solutions.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Determinants of participation in public hearings


    Abstract ID# 404

    Presenting Author: Alberto  Fonseca |  Coauthor(s):  Laís Castro ,   Ludmila  

    Summary Statement: Are project type, ownership and affected area associated with biophysical and socioeconomic concerns raised in public hearings? This study explores this question in the context of 49 Brazilian EIAs.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Determinants of the Dispersion of Resettlement Dat


    Abstract ID# 126

    Presenting Author: Julian  Kirchherr

    Summary Statement: Resettlement, social impacts, hydropower, overruns, large dams, project management.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Developing an IA Specialist certification


    Abstract ID# 69

    Presenting Author: Lachlan  Wilkinson

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses experience in Australia and New Zealand in developing an Impact Assessment Specialist certification.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Developing SA framework for the Thai context


    Abstract ID# 96

    Presenting Author: Chaunjit  Chanchitpricha |  Coauthor(s):  Alan Bond

    Summary Statement: A sustainability Assessment framework is developed for the Thai context and is applied as a pilot study to Thailand’s climate change master plan 2015-2050.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Development of a climate fit tool-kit for EIA - an


    Abstract ID# 523

    Presenting Author: Alexandra  Jiricka-Pürrer |  Coauthor(s):  Thomas B Fischer ,   Thomas   Völler ,   Markus Leitner ,   Sonja Völler

    Summary Statement: Results of the trans disciplinary actors based process are presented in this paper with particular focus on the resulting “climate fit tool-kit”.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • DHIS 2 as an HIA tool for low-resource settings


    Abstract ID# 407

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Saunders-Hastings |  Coauthor(s):  Maureen Perrin ,   Petter   Uggowitzer ,   Johan Sæbø ,   Steven Uggowitzer

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the value of the District Health Information Software in gathering data to inform risk, vulnerability and impact assessments in low-resource, humanitarian or crisis settings.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Diagnosing environmental damages from carcass


    Abstract ID# 619

    Presenting Author: Sang-il  Hwang |  Coauthor(s):  Eun-Jee Cha ,   Yunjung  

    Summary Statement: We developed a tool (worksheet) to diagnose simply environmental damages in a community with carcass disposal site(s).

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Digital IA reporting: The next step


    Abstract ID# 127

    Presenting Author: Paul  Eijssen

    Summary Statement: IA reporting is moving towards a digital way of working. This session highlights where we are in our developments, how we anticipate this to evolve and how our customers think about digital IA.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Digital innovation, a tool for aligning IA efforts


    Abstract ID# 277

    Presenting Author: Edna Liliana   Rodriguez Macias |  Coauthor(s):  Andrea Moreno

    Summary Statement: IA digital innovations act as a bridge between the amount of information produced and the ability to integrat it, helping institutions and researchers in the successful alignment of efforts.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Disaster Risk of Property Dev't on Floodplains


    Abstract ID# 280

    Presenting Author: Prince Chinedu  Mmom |  Coauthor(s):  Patrick Olorunloba Iluyemi

    Summary Statement: Rapid Urbanization of Port Harcourt City, Nigeria has led to encroachment into natural flood basins thus, increasing their vulnerability to disasters

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Distilling the Nigerian government’s attitude to


    Abstract ID# 270

    Presenting Author: Fayokemi   Olorundami

    Summary Statement: Compensating for environmental injustice is very important in securing environmental justice. Is Nigeria committed to compensating for past wrongs?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Division of communities in RE project processes


    Abstract ID# 336

    Presenting Author: Sanne Vammen  Larsen |  Coauthor(s):  Helle Nielsen ,   Sara Bjørn   Mortensen ,   Anne Merrild Hansen ,   Lucia Mortensen

    Summary Statement: This paper focuses on how the distribution of local benefits and disadvantages connected to RE-projects impact local communities and the role of EIA in this context.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Does IA meet Stakeholder Expectations: POSCO case


    Abstract ID# 154

    Presenting Author: Pradeep  Mishra

    Summary Statement: The paper tries to analyse critically on how the EIA and CBA exercises failed to bring out the complexities of the POSCO project in Odisha.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Doing the Right Thing? Resettlement Challenges


    Abstract ID# 486

    Presenting Author: Arundhati  Inamdar Willetts |  Coauthor(s):  Keziah Kateregga

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses resettlement experiences from the development of renewable energy projects in East Africa, highlighting the need for flexibility in addressing social issues to overcome challenges

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Dramatized Learning = Impactful IA Training in FIs


    Abstract ID# 577

    Presenting Author: Paul  Ormerod |  Coauthor(s):  John Dale ,   Rob  

    Summary Statement: What have social cognitive learning theory and dramatization got to do with engaging and effective online IA learning? Find out how this approach to learning is emerging in the FI sector.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Due diligence: Social license IF positive impact


    Abstract ID# 625

    Presenting Author: Edna  Rodríguez |  Coauthor(s):  Andrea Moreno

    Summary Statement: Due diligence as a tool for mitigating and compensating social and environmental impacts through risk management and the design and execution of social impact investment portfolios (participatory)

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Ecological flow rate in HEP projects in Turkey .


    Abstract ID# 595

    Presenting Author: Ali  Albayrak |  Coauthor(s):  Ä°smail Raci Bayer ,   Dr. Volkan   ,   Selman Eraslan

    Summary Statement: Ecological flow rate for Hydro Electric Power plant projects have been increased tremendously in recent years in Turkey.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Ecosystem Assessment of Upper Orashi, Nigeria


    Abstract ID# 259

    Presenting Author: Olusola  Popoola |  Coauthor(s):  Oluwapelumi Oyeyemi

    Summary Statement: Ecosytem depletion, ecosystem services, ecosystem valuation, environmental justice, wetlands

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Ecosystem Service Mapping by Integrated ES Modelli


    Abstract ID# 105

    Presenting Author: Kiichiro  Hayashi |  Coauthor(s):  Wataru Kobayashi ,   Makoto  

    Summary Statement: Based on the assessment of the ES potential supply mapping, an integrated ES modelling approach was employed to view the results of ES potential mapping.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Ecosystem services and oil/gas activities


    Abstract ID# 571

    Presenting Author: Meshach   Ojile

    Summary Statement: Study reports on how oil and gas pipelines and industrial activities have caused a blockage in area and attempt by local population to claim some compensation for ecosystem resource losses.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • ECOWAS gender assessments in energy projects


    Abstract ID# 614

    Presenting Author: Gabriela  Factor |  Coauthor(s):  Monica Maduekwe

    Summary Statement: ECOWAS adopted a Directive on Gender Assessments in Energy Projects to ensure that vulnerable and marginalized persons are included and benefits result from energy infrastructure development.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Educational experience, understanding stakeholders


    Abstract ID# 594

    Presenting Author: FRANCISCO  SUAREZ |  Coauthor(s):  Carlos Ruggerio

    Summary Statement: Participants will learn more about the stakeholder expectations. In addition, this presentation could be the example for professor for giving a strategic to teach about Impact Assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Effect characterization: a 12-country review


    Abstract ID# 150

    Presenting Author: Marla  Orenstein |  Coauthor(s):  Erica Westwood ,   Susan  

    Summary Statement: How consistently and how well is effect characterization undertaken for socio-economic outcomes in IA? We present results of a systematic review of 58 EIAs from 12 countries across six global regions

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Effective implementation: where can we improve?


    Abstract ID# 120

    Presenting Author: Bryony  Walmsley

    Summary Statement: How can we more effectively present the ‘business case’ to developers for improved environmental and social management on their projects?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Effects of Land Acquisition on Human Rights


    Abstract ID# 239

    Presenting Author: Emmanuel  Kasimbazi |  Coauthor(s):  Emmanuel Kasimbazi

    Summary Statement: The paper explores the effects of land acquisition on human rights. It explores how land acquisition and compensation affect human rights and the role of RAP in ensuring the rights.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • EIA as a promoter of green infrastructure design


    Abstract ID# 182

    Presenting Author: Mariana  Santos

    Summary Statement: Brazil presents a range of disconnected plans designed under the environmental and the urban perspectives. How can EIA promote this integration and lead to the design of urban green infrastructures?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • EIA Stakeholder Engagement: Experience in Nigeria


    Abstract ID# 597

    Presenting Author: Atanda  Olaogun |  Coauthor(s):  Ibrahim Salau ,   Adewole  

    Summary Statement: Lack of structured approach for stakeholder engagement in the existing policy framework guiding EIA process has been identified as a major challenge to an effective stakeholder engagement in Nigeria.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • EIA/PLanning for Floods and Droughts in Freetown


    Abstract ID# 424

    Presenting Author: Peter  Nelson

    Summary Statement: This paper presents plans for dealing with flooding, drought, mudslides and other natural and man-made disasters in Freetown, Sierra Leone

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Emerging Social and Environmental Risks of Oil: Ca


    Abstract ID# 352

    Presenting Author: Kennedy  Mkutu

    Summary Statement: This work uses the case of Turkana Kenya to examines some of the emerging social and environmental risks of oil and how they might be averted.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Empowering communities to engage in extractives


    Abstract ID# 217

    Presenting Author: Irit  Tamir

    Summary Statement: This presentation will highlight a community based HRIA tool and its linkages to FPIC.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Empowering Ecosystem and Cultural Justice


    Abstract ID# 326

    Presenting Author: Te Kipa Kepa Brian  Morgan

    Summary Statement: How barriers are challenged and what is being achieved - linking monitored ecosystem trends to decisions is empowering because it brings transparency and accountability to decision making processes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Empowering stakeholders in EIA


    Abstract ID# 66

    Presenting Author: Nuno  Matos |  Coauthor(s):  Tomás Ramos

    Summary Statement: Changing the role of stakeholders in EIA, analyzing the possibility of making them an effective part of the process and not just an advisory part of it.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Enabling approaches for promoting offsets in India


    Abstract ID# 250

    Presenting Author: ASHA  RAJVANSHI

    Summary Statement: The paper attempts to share the experience of emerging ‘offset like’ approaches in regulating developments in all major sectors of economy and particularly transportation, mining and energy.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Enabling new global E&S safeguards via training


    Abstract ID# 243

    Presenting Author: Rob  Evans |  Coauthor(s):  Jo Murphy

    Summary Statement: A though provoking paper on the work needed to advance a global community from existing standards to a 21st century approach to E&S safeguards.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Energy Justice in Transition


    Abstract ID# 386

    Presenting Author: Zinnure Osman  Zengin

    Summary Statement: Focus around energy transition should not be only fighting against climate change or increasing energy security but rather presenting and developing green industrial policies.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Energy Justice through a solar lens


    Abstract ID# 230

    Presenting Author: Iain  Todd

    Summary Statement: The understanding of energy justice can be furthered by studying the potential and impact of solar energy, across the globe. The implications argue for optimism.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Engagement plan for HPPs: a case study from Brazil


    Abstract ID# 513

    Presenting Author: Elisângela  Almeida |  Coauthor(s):  Mariana Pinheiro ,   Carolina   Espécie ,   Federica Natasha Sodré ,   Mariana Espécie

    Summary Statement: This paper outlines the Brazilian Energy Research Office (EPE) experience in stakeholder’s engagement during a HPP environmental licensing process.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Enhancing IA professionalism in South Africa


    Abstract ID# 547

    Presenting Author: Snowy  Makhudu |  Coauthor(s):  Richard Hill

    Summary Statement: The history, purpose and structure of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) are outlined. Once EAPASA is appointed, practitioners have 24 months to register.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Enhancing the scoping practice for SEA in Vietnam


    Abstract ID# 372

    Presenting Author: Chi Cong  Vu

    Summary Statement: The paper discusses and evaluates the impacts of various SEA system functions on the limited performance of scoping for SEA in Vietnam to propose plausible initiatives for enhancement.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Access Policies vs. Oil&Gas Industry


    Abstract ID# 253

    Presenting Author: Wenwan  Dong |  Coauthor(s):  Juan Wang ,   Zhihong  


    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental and Social Safeguards in UN Programm


    Abstract ID# 460

    Presenting Author: Sheila  Mwanundu |  Coauthor(s):  Holly Mergler

    Summary Statement: Moving towards a common approach to safeguards in the UN - A comparative analysis of UN agencies respective environmental and social standards to reach a collective framework of minimum requirements

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental and Social Safeguards Lesson; Zambia


    Abstract ID# 574

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Kaniki |  Coauthor(s):  Stella Sakala Kayope

    Summary Statement: Safeguards are a real sustainable tool!

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Assessment of the Guyana-Brazil land


    Abstract ID# 202

    Presenting Author: Miguel  Coutinho |  Coauthor(s):  Mark Bynoe ,   Sara   Monter ,   Carlos Borrego ,   Ernesto Monter

    Summary Statement: This paper describes the tiering approach developed to identify environmental and social issues and impacts of undertaking the land transport project linking northern Brazil with a port in Guyana.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • environmental impact assessment in remote areas ne


    Abstract ID# 11

    Presenting Author: baranitharan  balakrishnan

    Summary Statement: Water is an important natural resource. Today every aspect of economic endeavor impinges on the availability of water, be it agriculture, industry power generation, expanding trade and commerce and g

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental justice between countries: infractio


    Abstract ID# 303

    Presenting Author: Kay  Bergamini |  Coauthor(s):  Gino Araya

    Summary Statement: Exportation generates environmental impacts away from consuming countries, thus causing problems in terms of international environmental justice. Infractions to environmental licenses, are analyzed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental justice driven by social change


    Abstract ID# 191

    Presenting Author: Ntswaki  Ditlhale |  Coauthor(s):  Kirsten Mahood

    Summary Statement: Wise Ways Water Care is an initiative with a unique approach in mitigating socio-ecological challenges to improve ecosystem functions while supporting sustainable livelihoods of poor communities

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental justice for societies in transition


    Abstract ID# 325

    Presenting Author: Salvador  Munuzuri

    Summary Statement: Law enforcement in Mexico has been in construction since 1992, but there are still so much to do, mainly in specialized jurisdiction and in suitable regulation

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Justice in IA: Law and Policy


    Abstract ID# 586

    Presenting Author: Maria  Da Cunha |  Coauthor(s):  Cheryl Wasserman

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the evolution of the concept and application of environmental justice. Implications for impact assessment include consideration of alternatives, mitigation approaches, and due proc

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Justice in India


    Abstract ID# 151

    Presenting Author: Ariane   Dilay |  Coauthor(s):  Kirit Patel ,   Alan  

    Summary Statement: This research explored the limitations in IA process and practice that trigger the involvement of environmental courts in India and how decisions of these bodies affect the wellbeing of communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Justice in India: A Gender Analysis


    Abstract ID# 279

    Presenting Author: Bryce  Gallant

    Summary Statement: Exploring how rural women founded the local social movement to ensure public participation and political awareness while seeking to protect the environment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Justice in the Niger Delta Region: T


    Abstract ID# 51

    Presenting Author: John  Alonge |  Coauthor(s):  Chizoba Chinweze

    Summary Statement: Oil exploration in Niger Delta has left trails of impact which the government of the day is determined to clean-up especially in Ogoniland, and right the wrong of the past.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Justice Lies in Eyes of Beholder


    Abstract ID# 175

    Presenting Author: Aradhna  Mathur |  Coauthor(s):  Juan D. Quintero

    Summary Statement: This presentation questions if environmental justice is possible and who decides that development is taking place in a just manner using examples globally from different sectors.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental justice through effective EIA system


    Abstract ID# 82

    Presenting Author: Ka Man  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Clara U

    Summary Statement: This paper review the extent of public involvement in the EIA system in Hong Kong, highlights the key challenges of the legal EIA framework and suggests ways to remove conflicts.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Licensing as an important instrument


    Abstract ID# 603

    Presenting Author: Antônio   Borges |  Coauthor(s):  Katia Souza

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to highlight the importance of environmental management in the improvement of transmission lines and in the preservation of biodiversity.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental management for suburban areas


    Abstract ID# 265

    Presenting Author: Young-Jae  Yi

    Summary Statement: This study developed a methodology for identifying potential areas of disorderly development in suburban areas, especially focusing on residential and industrial area mix.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Restorative Justice Canterbury Cases


    Abstract ID# 90

    Presenting Author: Bryan  Jenkins

    Summary Statement: Environmental restorative justice was an alternative to enforcement when operators took responsibility for infringements, and when infringements involved government agencies with common ratepayers.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Risk Management in a Dynamic Environ


    Abstract ID# 241

    Presenting Author: Bharat  Gordhan |  Coauthor(s):  Johan Hayes

    Summary Statement: How does one manage environmental risks within a dynamic environment, post-environmental authorisation and without the EIA tool? Perhaps the environmental jargon could be useful to the Engineer.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Solutions to the NIMBY Facilities


    Abstract ID# 131

    Presenting Author: Juan  Kang |  Coauthor(s):  Qiang Sun ,   Yunfang   Liang ,   Yuhuan Zhang ,   Mingyi Liang

    Summary Statement: This study analyzed the environmental justice dilemma of the layout of the NIMBY facilities, and put forward corresponding solutions.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Environmental Sustainability vs Economic Growth


    Abstract ID# 50

    Presenting Author: Oluwabunmi  Adejumo

    Summary Statement: Global trends on development revealed that, the clamour for sustainability has become a point of order. This has spurred my research interest in this regard

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • ES use in Climate Adaptation in Northern Sweden


    Abstract ID# 196

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Boltemo Edholm

    Summary Statement: Presence of knowledge and assessments of Ecosystem Services in local planning, decision-making and climate adaptation in the Northern of Sweden.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • ESA in Climate Adaptation


    Abstract ID# 195

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Boltemo Edholm

    Summary Statement: Ecosystem service assessments in climate adaptation, implemented adaptation, methods used and benefits from the methods used.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • ESIA Process and the Application of Local Content


    Abstract ID# 466

    Presenting Author: Juliet  Leche

    Summary Statement: It is essential for Local Content to be an integral part of the ESIA process by identifying risks and opportunities early enough in the process. Many African nations are yet to have policies.

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 369

    Presenting Author: Catherine  Warburton

    Summary Statement: Key elements of SA EIA requirements will be analysed through the Gautrain EIA as a case study. Process related flaws and deficiencies & alternative approaches will be discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Examining the solar developments in East Africa


    Abstract ID# 485

    Presenting Author: Padmasai Lakshmi  Bhamidipati |  Coauthor(s):  Holle Linnea Wlokas ,   James  

    Summary Statement: This paper attempts to investigate the utility-scale solar developments in East Africa, focusing on social inclusion, through a framework of niche transition and political economy.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Examples from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda & RSA


    Abstract ID# 448

    Presenting Author: Melissa  Strydom |  Coauthor(s):  to be confirmed to be confirmed ,   to be confirmed   ,   to be confirmed

    Summary Statement: Discussing the ESIA frameworks applicable in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda & RSA, the legal regimes and case studies examining the achievement of environmental justice objectives

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Exploring loss-gain scenarios for a robust policy


    Abstract ID# 200

    Presenting Author: Amrei  von Hase |  Coauthor(s):  Erin Parham

    Summary Statement: The introduction of robust NNL or NG-type goals can benefit from good preparatory work, including gap analyses, risk assessment and exploratory loss-gain analysis to inform robust policy formulation

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Exploring the concept of effectiveness in SEA deci


    Abstract ID# 573

    Presenting Author: Charlotta  Faith-Ell

    Summary Statement: The aim of the paper is to contribute to the understanding of the concept of effectiveness in SEA in decision-making.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Federal Jurisdiction over Climate in IA in Canada


    Abstract ID# 479

    Presenting Author: Anna  Johnston

    Summary Statement: What is the federal government’s power to assess climate implications and seek to achieve climate mitigation in accordance with the Paris Agreement in project, regional and strategic IA in Canada?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Fifteen years of EIA quality in sub-Saharan Africa


    Abstract ID# 225

    Presenting Author: Morgan  Hauptfleisch |  Coauthor(s):  Albertina Fillipus

    Summary Statement: The paper reviewed the quality of 55 EIAs in sub-Saharan Africa over a 15 year period and identifies trends per sector, country and over time.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Financial mechanism for the maintenance of protect


    Abstract ID# 289

    Presenting Author: Antônio   Borges |  Coauthor(s):  Katia Souza

    Summary Statement: This article demonstrates the allocation of environmental compensation resources of licensed projects contributed to the management of protectede areas in the different Brazilian biomes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Finding Agency for Climate Justice


    Abstract ID# 446

    Presenting Author: Erin  Seekamp |  Coauthor(s):  Matthew Jurjonas

    Summary Statement: An adaptive capacity assessment informed by coastal resilience and rural sociological literatures engaged marginalized rural coastal communities of eastern North Carolina (US).

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Flood risk management and cultural heritage


    Abstract ID# 174

    Presenting Author: Dietske   Bedeaux |  Coauthor(s):  Anna Augustyn ,   Tamara  

    Summary Statement: With cases studies we will show the challenge of flood risks and the need for assessing the impact on tangible and intangible heritage.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Flood risk management and cultural heritage


    Abstract ID# 176

    Presenting Author: Dietske  Bedeaux |  Coauthor(s):  Anna Augustyn ,   Tamara  

    Summary Statement: With cases studies we will show the challenge of flood risks and the need for assessing the impact on tangible and intangible heritage.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Follow Up and Monitoring in Canada: The Next Gener


    Abstract ID# 101

    Presenting Author: Bill  Ross

    Summary Statement: This paper will consider evolving federal IA reforms in Canada by comparing plans with two sets of principles: those espoused by Canada and those traditional principles of follow up.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Forest smart mining: sharing best practice


    Abstract ID# 509

    Presenting Author: Anna  Lyons |  Coauthor(s):  Pippa Howard

    Summary Statement: Sharing the results of a recent World Bank study identifying good and bad practices of large scale mining in forest landscapes in relation to environmental justice.

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 391

    Presenting Author: Tamryn   Heydenrych

    Summary Statement: An option for addressing land distribution in South Africa – A case study for developing formal low-cost housing on a historic landfill

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • From 'stones and bones' to songlines and dreamings


    Abstract ID# 333

    Presenting Author: Jane  Munday

    Summary Statement: Can ‘cultural blindness’ be overcome by studies that describes the intangible, value the spiritual and explain context when considering impacts on the social and cultural fabric of communities?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • From assessment to practice:tools for transition


    Abstract ID# 622

    Presenting Author: Olga  Skotareva

    Summary Statement: Let's talk about management and contractual mechanisms that are instrumental to successful implementation of environmental and social measures during construction.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • From ESMP to reality - lessons learnt


    Abstract ID# 635

    Presenting Author: Deborah  Weldon

    Summary Statement: Lessons learnt from practical on-site experience implementing ESMPs.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Full project cycle SIA: optimising social outcomes


    Abstract ID# 268

    Presenting Author: Timothy  Hart

    Summary Statement: This paper describes work in progress to develop and implement an integrated full project cycle SIA approach to optimising the outcomes of social projects and investments in mining communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved




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    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Gender and land tenure


    Abstract ID# 376

    Presenting Author: Gwendolyn   Wellmann

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the intersection between gender and land tenure, providing insights on the disadvantages women face when the land on which they live are acquired for development projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Gender, engagement and the culture argument


    Abstract ID# 392

    Presenting Author: Gabriela  Factor |  Coauthor(s):  Nora Gotzmann

    Summary Statement: The ‘respect for local culture’ argument frequently functions to exclude women. We challenge this argument from both international human rights law and and impact assessment practice perspectives.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Geospatially Enabled Project Management


    Abstract ID# 620

    Presenting Author: Douglas  Park

    Summary Statement: Geospatially Enabled Project Management is a new approach that allows for enhanced and better informed decision making on large construction projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • German grid development – effects on SEA/EIA


    Abstract ID# 132

    Presenting Author: Gesa  Geißler |  Coauthor(s):  Anke Rehhausen

    Summary Statement: We present the characteristics of the German transmission grid planning and permitting scheme and derive hypotheses on its effects on EIA and SEA with a special focus on tiering.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • GHGs Management along Agricultural Value Chain


    Abstract ID# 646

    Presenting Author: Ibrahim  Salau |  Coauthor(s):  Abbas Agbaje ,   Atanda   Olaogun

    Summary Statement: Nigerian Department of Climate Change, farm-level GHGs inventory, GHG inventory portal, nationally determined contributions; Paris Agreement

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Global Trends in EIA Professional Recognition Sche


    Abstract ID# 242

    Presenting Author: Josh  Fothergill |  Coauthor(s):  Ross Marshall

    Summary Statement: What individual EIA recognition schemes exist globally? What trends exist in such schemes? How can we share experience and improve standards? Come along hear about the research & join the discussion!

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • God practice handbook: EFlows for hydropower proj


    Abstract ID# 649

    Presenting Author: Cate  Brown

    Summary Statement: The WBG Good Practice Handbook proposes a systematic approach to EFlows for hydropower in order to inform project design and ensure compliance with Safeguard Policy / Performance Standard requirements.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Good practice guidance for marine oil and gas


    Abstract ID# 442

    Presenting Author: Twyla  Holland |  Coauthor(s):  Pippa Howard

    Summary Statement: An introduction to FFI’s ‘Good Practice Guidance for Oil and Gas operations in marine environments’, designed to assist O&G operations to mitigate impacts to marine biodiversity and ecosystem services

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Governance by IA in the Brazilian Hydropower


    Abstract ID# 31

    Presenting Author: Guilherme  Gaudereto |  Coauthor(s):  Amarilis Gallardo

    Summary Statement: This work aims to analyze the contribution of 3 types of IA instruments – EIA, SEA and Integrated Environmental Assessment – to promote the environmental governance of the Brazilian hydropower sector.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Governance innovations around marine offset


    Abstract ID# 358

    Presenting Author: Céline  Jacob |  Coauthor(s):  Adeline Bas ,   Pierre  

    Summary Statement: Governance issues around marine offset can draw upon insights from Marine Spatial Planning initiatives and precedents from organizational innovations used in wetland mitigation systems.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Green Finance Practice in China


    Abstract ID# 88

    Presenting Author: Qiang  Sun |  Coauthor(s):  Juan Kang ,   Yuhuan   ,   Mingyi Liang

    Summary Statement: This study analyzed the role and existing problems of green finance in driving China's social and economic transformation, and put forward corresponding solutions.

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 117

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

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity offsets is important for compensating for residual impacts. However developers don't know how to implement it. The guidelines will give guidance to developers on how best it can be done.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Guiding principles for sustainable infrastructure


    Abstract ID# 427

    Presenting Author: Kate  Newman |  Coauthor(s):  Bruce Dunn ,   Karma  

    Summary Statement: Infrastructure investment is accelerating. The presentation will discuss new “guiding principles” to improve infrastructure sustainability and resilience through better planning and design.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Health Assessment for Urban River Based on PSR Fra


    Abstract ID# 617

    Presenting Author: Yanwei  Zhao |  Coauthor(s):  Lianqiu Zhou ,   BiQiong   Dong ,   Bailing Su ,   Yanwei Zhao

    Summary Statement: This study construct the urban river health assessment system oriented by society service and natural ecological functions to assess the health status of Shiwuli River.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Health Impact Assessment of Air Pollution


    Abstract ID# 162

    Presenting Author: Nilza  Coradi |  Coauthor(s):  Karina casmamie ,   Simone  

    Summary Statement: Air pollution and health: results suggest association of MP10 to cardiovascular mortality and respiratory diseases in the city of São Paulo, with a significant increase in relative risk.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Heritage Dissonance and Impact Assessment


    Abstract ID# 362

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Patiwael

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses how heritage dissonance on different geographical levels can influence the impacts assessed within a Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA).

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • HIA of the Vehicles Air Pollution Control Program


    Abstract ID# 314

    Presenting Author: Simone  Miraglia |  Coauthor(s):  Karina Abe

    Summary Statement: Brazilian Automotive Vehicles Air Pollution Control Program has been a important program in the maintenance and reduction of pollutants concentration and health improvement.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How Can We Improve Professional Judgment?


    Abstract ID# 630

    Presenting Author: Glenn  Brown

    Summary Statement: Professional judgment in IA often requires more than technical knowledge. Tools that assist problem analysis, reasoning and decision making can improve professional judgment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How does IA influence development proposals


    Abstract ID# 251

    Presenting Author: Claire  Gronow

    Summary Statement: IA produces variable and often minor improvements in the environmental protection outcomes of development proposals. Explanations are offered based on research into the process and practice of IA.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How does SEA lead to Radical Reform?


    Abstract ID# 233

    Presenting Author: David  Annandale

    Summary Statement: How does SEA result in radical shifts in policy reform?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How to bridge the gap between Environmental Impact


    Abstract ID# 103

    Presenting Author: Federica  Appendino

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the consideration of cultural heritage in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) by presenting a specific case study: Saint-Vincent-de-Paul eco-neighborhood in Paris.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How to improve public involvement?


    Abstract ID# 48

    Presenting Author: Tetsuya  Kamijo

    Summary Statement: A simple alternatives analysis method with a wide range of alternatives may produce an active discussion of alternatives, and may result in improvement of public involvement.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How to improve the quality of EIA reports?


    Abstract ID# 49

    Presenting Author: Tetsuya  Kamijo

    Summary Statement: A wide range of alternatives analysis and two-time public involvement could improve the quality of EIA reports for development cooperation projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How to Integrate Human Rights into the ESHIA proce


    Abstract ID# 340

    Presenting Author: David  Snashall

    Summary Statement: Integrating Human Rights and ESHIA is a challenge due to differing purposes, legal basis and viewpoints. This paper proposes a process to integrate ESHIA and HRIA drawing on a range of case studies

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • How to make SEA more effective in oil&gas sector


    Abstract ID# 133

    Presenting Author: Ineke  Steinhauer

    Summary Statement: Best practise in SEA for the oil and gas sector, with focus on good examples where SEA implementation has been succesful

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Hydropower - Meeting the sustainability challenge


    Abstract ID# 164

    Presenting Author: David  Blaha

    Summary Statement: International best practice for improving the environmental sustainability of hydropower projects

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • IA as a management tool for World Heritage


    Abstract ID# 108

    Presenting Author: Eugene  Jo |  Coauthor(s):  Remco van Merm

    Summary Statement: Heritage Impact Assessments should recognize both universal and local values to grasp both positive and negative impacts of change on World Heritage properties.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • IA By the Community in Transition


    Abstract ID# 379

    Presenting Author: Behzad  Raissiyan

    Summary Statement: A local community have been trained and coached to use IA for their tourism initiative, to test how effectively IA can be used by the community itself where there is no resources to hire a consultant.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • IA Community Participation Smokescreen


    Abstract ID# 643

    Presenting Author: David  Ngwenyama

    Summary Statement: IA provides the only space for community participation in project decision making. However, control of the process by the developer makes this space a mere smoke screen.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • IA Standardization and the mitigation hierarchy


    Abstract ID# 510

    Presenting Author: Alberto  Fonseca |  Coauthor(s):  German Rivera ,   Ludmila   ,   Karine Cunha

    Summary Statement: How the lack of standardization may affect the use of the mitigation hierarchy in EIAs? This study explores this question in the context of 49 Brazilian EIAs.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • IA, small hydro and environmental justice in India


    Abstract ID# 185

    Presenting Author: Alan P.  Diduck |  Coauthor(s):  Richard M. Johnson ,   Esther   Gardner ,   A. John Sinclair ,   James S. Gardner & Kirit Patel

    Summary Statement: We examine the environmental justice implications of small hydro development in the Indian Himalaya, including equity in distribution of risk and opportunities for participation in impact assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • IAIA's online Foundation Course


    Abstract ID# 93

    Presenting Author: John  Boyle

    Summary Statement: IAIA’s online Foundation Course in the “basics” of IA was piloted in 2017. The presentation will discuss lessons learned from the pilot before the course is made widely available.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • IBA Timing is everything


    Abstract ID# 95

    Presenting Author: Réal   Courcelles |  Coauthor(s):  Marc Dunn

    Summary Statement: Signing a IBA prior to an EIA a first step in a long-term relationship.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Impact assessment for natural World Heritage Sites


    Abstract ID# 137

    Presenting Author: Remco  van Merm |  Coauthor(s):  Eugene Jo

    Summary Statement: This presentation sets out IUCN’s 8 principles for environmental assessments of development proposals that may impact on natural World Heritage Sites, to enable adequately informed decision-making.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Impact Assessment of Land Degradation and Desert


    Abstract ID# 67

    Presenting Author: Usman  Muhammad

    Summary Statement: The research adopted two theories, Deep Ecology and Weak Anthropocentric. Findings demonstrate that soil in Northern Nigeria has low nutrients now compared to 30 years back.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Impact of adoption of DTMA on productivity & pover


    Abstract ID# 22

    Presenting Author: Oluwakemi  Obayelu |  Coauthor(s):  Oluwatomi Fakolujo ,   Bola  

    Summary Statement: DTMA adoption program had a positive treatment effect on maize yield and poverty reduction of households

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Impacts of Social Assets on Project Implementation


    Abstract ID# 511

    Presenting Author: Kelli   Roemer

    Summary Statement: Four U.S. community case studies explore the role of social, human, and cultural capital in successful complex project implementation.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Impacts of Transborder projects: A case of EACOP


    Abstract ID# 579

    Presenting Author: Tom  Ogwang |  Coauthor(s):  Frank. Vanclay ,   Arjan van den Assem  

    Summary Statement: We propose that the potential socio-economic and environmental impacts of the EACOP project be avoided, minimised, or mitigated. There should be an inclusive, open decision-making and conflict resolut

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Implementing biodiversity offsets in Gamsberg


    Abstract ID# 551

    Presenting Author: Rachel  Asante-Owusu ,   steve  

    Summary Statement: The session will highlight lessons learnt in implementing biodiversity offsets towards a No Net Loss outcome in the Northern Cape region of South Africa

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Improved Governance of Biodiversity Projects


    Abstract ID# 493

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Cauldwell |  Coauthor(s):  Jessica Hughes

    Summary Statement: An improved approach is presented for practical application to screen issues and more reliably achieve the desired outcomes in the implementation of biodiversity assessments.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Improving EIAs on Linear Projects


    Abstract ID# 316

    Presenting Author: Roberto  Roca

    Summary Statement: PS6-IFC Critical Habitat identification and application of the Mitigation Hierarchy to Transmission Lines

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Improving project-based CEA in Canada for biodiver


    Abstract ID# 294

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sanchez |  Coauthor(s):  Ana Paula Dibo ,   Bram  

    Summary Statement: A survey with Canadian EA practitioners was conducted to gauge their perspectives about specific options or drivers of changes for improving the practice of project-based CEA for biodiversity.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Including Indigenous Knowledge in EIA in Australia


    Abstract ID# 317

    Presenting Author: Denise  True

    Summary Statement: Improving Australia’s protection of indigenous heritage, by the inclusion of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in environmental impact assessment from lessons of the Canadian experience.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Inclusive Approach to Involuntary Resettlement :A


    Abstract ID# 214

    Presenting Author: Charles  Ankisiba |  Coauthor(s):  Abdulai Darimani ,   Demba  

    Summary Statement: This paper critiques the state’s approach to compensation assessment in Ghana, and compares it to the participatory practices adopted by multinational mining companies to achieve better results.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Inclusivity in IA: Engaging Andean Communities


    Abstract ID# 301

    Presenting Author: Heather  McTavish |  Coauthor(s):  Gretchen Ferguson

    Summary Statement: Examines how IA frameworks can be more inclusive of marginalized perspectives and discusses lessons learned from engaging Indigenous communities in the Peruvian Andes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Indigenous knowledge - A poetic narrative


    Abstract ID# 25

    Presenting Author: Babalwa  Fatyi

    Summary Statement: I will be poetically, talking about information and knowledge management, through the opportunity of honouring our indigenous knowledge and incorporating it into the sustainability agenda.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Indigenous people and environmental justice:kribi


    Abstract ID# 516

    Presenting Author: Mesmin  TCHINDJANG

    Summary Statement: The topic I intend to present come from field work realised within Kribi region between 2008-2017

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Indigenous views: poverty and impact assessment


    Abstract ID# 178

    Presenting Author: Angeles  Mendoza

    Summary Statement: The description of how indigenous participants in Aashukan defined poverty from the perspective of their people is used to promote an exchange of ideas on how impact assessment can be improved

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Information flows in EIA Reviews


    Abstract ID# 537

    Presenting Author: Caroline  Rocha |  Coauthor(s):  Alberto Fonseca ,   Tomás Ramos  

    Summary Statement: How information flows affect EIA Reviews? We address this question by mapping and comparatively analysing information flows in the context of two environmental agencies in Brazil and Portugal.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Information Management on the EIA Approval Process


    Abstract ID# 168

    Presenting Author: Peng  Pan |  Coauthor(s):  Xiaohong Zhao ,   Peng  

    Summary Statement: This paper introduces the related improvement work and main progress on the EIA information management and puts forward the suggestions for further EIA work in China.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Infrastructure public procurement in Sweden


    Abstract ID# 531

    Presenting Author: Anna   Longueville

    Summary Statement: Decision-making in infrastructure public procurement projects in Sweden.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Innovating for energy justice in the EU


    Abstract ID# 458

    Presenting Author: Michael  LaBelle

    Summary Statement: Energy justice is intertwined with a county’s legal, regulatory and social capacity to foster innovative technologies. Energy justice is intertwined with technological choices.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Innovative responses to biodiversity offsets in Du


    Abstract ID# 444

    Presenting Author: Joanne  Douwes |  Coauthor(s):  Sabelo Nkosi ,   Greg   Dlamini ,   Kate Ralfe ,   Zama Dlamini & Doug Macfarlane

    Summary Statement: A pilot project in Durban to advance the science around biodiversity offsets and translate this into practical implementation and policy development.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Institutional Learning vs. Resistance: 2 US EJ Cas


    Abstract ID# 310

    Presenting Author: Michael R.  Edelstein

    Summary Statement: Two cases illustrate shortcomings in U.S. Environmental Justice assessment and suggest improvements: one, a nuclear permitting case, revealed institutional learning; the second, a contaminated site cleanup, did not.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Integrated Environmental Assessment for offshore p


    Abstract ID# 244

    Presenting Author: Eliane Silva Ferreira Almeida  Almeida |  Coauthor(s):  Fabricio Penido

    Summary Statement: The integrated environmental assessment methodology proposed in this work was elaborated based on the analysis of the environmental impacts arising from the Environmental Impact Assesment of Pre-salt

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Integrated spatial and environmental development


    Abstract ID# 83

    Presenting Author: Dick  van Straaten

    Summary Statement: The integration of spatial and environmental decision-making processes concerning spatial development is very efficient to cope with future transition challenges.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Integrating Climate Change into EA: Lessons from


    Abstract ID# 62

    Presenting Author: Meinhard  Doelle

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Integrating Human Rights into IA: MENA & SSA


    Abstract ID# 57

    Presenting Author: Kendyl  Salcito

    Summary Statement: Human Rights intersect with environmental, social and health conditions in complex, iterative ways. Case studies demonstrate the importance of non-linear analysis of corporate human impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Integrating water into urban planning through IA


    Abstract ID# 637

    Presenting Author: Javier  Clausen |  Coauthor(s):  David Rizo

    Summary Statement: Through urban plans SEA, (ground)water is integrated as a VC and key buffer for climate change; addressing technical, institutional shortcomings of water/land management in large Mexican cities

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Integration of Climate Change Adaptation to EIA in


    Abstract ID# 330

    Presenting Author: Youngsoo  LEE

    Summary Statement: Climate Change Adaptation, Integration, EIA, Korea

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Introducing the Hits of the 1980s


    Abstract ID# 344

    Presenting Author: Jos  Arts |  Coauthor(s):  Francois Retief

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses critical lessons from the formative years of IA. What were the main debates, trends, concepts, cases, professionals, publications? What are lessons for today's IA?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Introducing the panel process to Gamsberg operatio


    Abstract ID# 539

    Presenting Author: Rachel  Asante-Owusu |  Coauthor(s):  Steve Edwards

    Summary Statement: Demonstrating how lessons learnt from previous IUCN panel processes are being used to form a panel of experts to help ensure No Net Loss of the unique environment of the Gamsberg operation

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Justice for the Piikani People; Science, Tradition


    Abstract ID# 17

    Presenting Author: Paul  McLauchlin |  Coauthor(s):  Troy Knowlton

    Summary Statement: The study, presents how Piikani Nation has changed, how they will continue to change and how, if possible, some of those impacts can be mitigated for the future of Piikani members.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Key Factors to Gain Support from Indigenous People


    Abstract ID# 408

    Presenting Author: Alicia  De la Cruz-Novey |  Coauthor(s):  Rodrigo Ronquillo

    Summary Statement: A successful story about an 866km Linear project in Guatemala that used several techniques to enhance Fairness and Competence procedures that are associated with successful engagement processes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Land & facility ownership in the US Wind Industry


    Abstract ID# 522

    Presenting Author: Jeffrey  Jacquet |  Coauthor(s):  Joshua Fergen

    Summary Statement: This mixed methods research examines how the ownership structure of wind farms affects host communities and how landownership characteristics affects the spatial distribution of wind farm development

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Land acquisition, land tenure and gender


    Abstract ID# 422

    Presenting Author: Gwendolyn  Wellmann

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the intersection between gender and land tenure, providing insights on the disadvantages women face when the land on which they live are acquired for development projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Land administration systems and vunerability


    Abstract ID# 587

    Presenting Author: Maria  da Cunha |  Coauthor(s):  Eden Dava

    Summary Statement: The paper will draw form examples in Africa and Latin America to illustrate how LAR experts can use policy to assess LAR risks and potential impacts, and recommend policy and regulatory solutions to a

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Landscape analysis of hydropower alternatives


    Abstract ID# 648

    Presenting Author: Colin  Apse |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Cauldwell ,   Matthew   McGrath

    Summary Statement: An innovative analysis of hydropower options was based on power output, financial, biodiversity and social criteria to determine if alternatives to the Sounda Gorge Dam exist in the Republic of Congo.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Landscape level assessment, Central Namib Desert


    Abstract ID# 514

    Presenting Author: Anna  Lyons |  Coauthor(s):  Pippa Howard

    Summary Statement: Sharing an approach to landscape level assessment of biodiversity vulnerability and land use in the Central Namib.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Leadership skills in EIA project management


    Abstract ID# 236

    Presenting Author: Ross  Marshall

    Summary Statement: Leadership skills are a necessary component of EIA project management, not only to organise other environmental disciplines but also to communicate with other project managers and the client.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Leaving a positive biodiversity legacy in sport


    Abstract ID# 395

    Presenting Author: Giulia  Carbone |  Coauthor(s):  Susie Brownlie

    Summary Statement: This presentation will highlight the opportunities for planning from the outset positive legacy for biodiversity conservation related to the development of new sport venues.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Legislating Deliberative Public Involvement in IA


    Abstract ID# 183

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

    Summary Statement: This paper considers suggestions for legislating deliberative public involvement in impact assessment, and in particular in relation to proposed reforms to the Canadian Environment Assessment Act.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Lessons - Challenges of Indigenous Peoples Policy


    Abstract ID# 173

    Presenting Author: Chukwudi  Okafor

    Summary Statement: Operationalizing indigenous peoples’ policy in Africa and defining the group to be considered as Indigenous remain key challenges in creating development opportunities for Indigenous Peoples

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Lessons from 10+ years of the Rio Tinto QMM


    Abstract ID# 631

    Presenting Author: Lisa  Gaylord

    Summary Statement: The purpose of this presentation is to share lessons learned from the RTQMM Biodiversity Committee, describe the proposed way forward for a similar independent advisory effort, and also to share and c

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Lessons learned from a forced relocation project a


    Abstract ID# 654

    Presenting Author: Thilmeeza  Hussain

    Summary Statement: The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami made residents of Kandholhudhoo refugees in their own country. This paper details impacts of 4-years temporary housing and subsequent relocation to a nearby uninhabited island.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Lessons of NT2 resettlers livelihood improvement


    Abstract ID# 157

    Presenting Author: Fabien  Nathan |  Coauthor(s):  Pierre Guédant

    Summary Statement: The paper presents lessons of one of the most ambitious livelihood support program for resettlers in the world, compliant to the most demanding international standards.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Limiting Ecological Impact of Sand Extraction


    Abstract ID# 84

    Presenting Author: Byron  Kominek |  Coauthor(s):  Teresa Bernhard ,   Josh   ,   Patrick Hall

    Summary Statement: Limiting Ecological Impact of Sand Extraction in School Construction Projects in Malawi

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Linear infrastructure in Lesotho – getting it ri


    Abstract ID# 540

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Hughes

    Summary Statement: Achieving effective implementation of the mitigation hierarchy through optimisation of road and powerline alignments for an EIA in Lesotho

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Linking Protocols to Practice


    Abstract ID# 651

    Presenting Author: Eva  Zabey |  Coauthor(s):  Matthew Watkins

    Summary Statement: An open discussion about how the Social Capital Protocol and Natural Capital Protocol can be linked to ESHIAs to increase their respective values for risk assessments and opportunity appraisals.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mainstreaming internal and external IA review


    Abstract ID# 118

    Presenting Author: Oritsetimeyin  Dada |  Coauthor(s):  Chinyere Ozumba ,   Chimdindu  

    Summary Statement: Mainstreaming internal and external assessment criteria for the review of IA reports in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mainstreaming mitigation: The Indian experience


    Abstract ID# 138

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

    Summary Statement: The paper shares a range of mitigation options and highlights experience gained in implementation in road, rail and power sectors to achieve a win-win situation for both development and conservation

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Making Irrigation Biodiversity-friendly in Malawi


    Abstract ID# 634

    Presenting Author: George  Ledec

    Summary Statement: Malawi's Shire Valley Transformation Program features biodiversity-friendly irrigation development, including a fish barrier on the Main Canal to help protect Lake Malawi from invasive species.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Making sense of it all: big data, better decisions


    Abstract ID# 494

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

    Summary Statement: Even bigger than our footprint in the Anthropocene is the amount of data associated with it. How can we use this knowledge to make better decisions towards a more sustainable future?

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 16

    Presenting Author: Grigore  Stratulat

    Summary Statement: Social teams (RAP Consultant, Contractor, Engineer) and their interaction with local communities to obtain the SLO, how these parties interconnect, communicate and cohabit.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Managing biodiversity risks from hydropower


    Abstract ID# 165

    Presenting Author: Jan-Willem  van Bochove |  Coauthor(s):  Genevieve Campbell ,   John   Pilgrim ,   Eugenie Regan

    Summary Statement: In this talk we, we highlight frequent gaps in hydropower biodiversity risk management and recommend best practice approaches to address these issues.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Managing ESG risks in hydropower in Africa


    Abstract ID# 397

    Presenting Author: Stephan   van den Berg |  Coauthor(s):  Lindsey Bungartz ,   Alan   Heather-Clark ,   Rodrigo Ferreira ,   Stuart Heather-Clark

    Summary Statement: “De-risking” hydropower projects, located in pristine African environments and within declared protected areas, are explored from an environmental and social perspective to achieve bankability.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Managing RAP Expectations and Timelines


    Abstract ID# 506

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Hart

    Summary Statement: How the disconnect between a mines unrelenting schedule and budget and a carefully managed and implemented resettlement process can undermine a resettlement process and social license.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Managing Social Risks:- The Engagement process


    Abstract ID# 44

    Presenting Author: Robin  Bolton

    Summary Statement: The expectations and views of indigenous communities versus corporates regarding engagements pre, during and post projects will be explored

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mapping infrastructure to protect wildlife


    Abstract ID# 550

    Presenting Author: Richard  Edwards |  Coauthor(s):  Will Gibson

    Summary Statement: USAID is developing innovative technical approaches to analyze planned MDB infrastructure project impacts on critical wildlife habitat, such as that of the Snow Leopard in Central Asia.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mapping the determinants of social conflicts in oi


    Abstract ID# 425

    Presenting Author: Nunzia   Linzalone |  Coauthor(s):  Elisa Bustaffa ,   Gianluigi   De Gennaro ,   Cristina Mangia ,   Roberto Pini & Fabrizio Bianchi

    Summary Statement: HIA can reduce the social conflicts in the oil extraction sites by addressing recommendations within the categories of environmental quality, communication and participation, policy arena.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Marine biodiversity offsets for conservation


    Abstract ID# 373

    Presenting Author: Ameer  Abdulla |  Coauthor(s):  Paul Marshall ,   Adam   ,   Fathimath Shihany

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity Offsetting is an emerging multidisciplinary tool to enhance corporate environmental responsibility in a multitude of different settings where human and marine biodiversity may conflict.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Marine biodiversity offsets: prospects&challenges


    Abstract ID# 156

    Presenting Author: Jan-Willem  van Bochove |  Coauthor(s):  Suzanne Livingstone

    Summary Statement: This talk explores some of the opportunities and unique challenges for implementation of averted loss, restoration and policy-based offsets to address unavoidable impacts to marine biodiversity.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Marine biodiversity offsetting in Australia


    Abstract ID# 255

    Presenting Author: Holly  Niner |  Coauthor(s):  Ben Milligan ,   Peter   ,   Craig Styan

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity offsetting developed with a terrestrial focus. I discuss the challenges posed by the use of the approach in marine contexts and how this has influenced current practice in Australia.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Measuring the intangible


    Abstract ID# 402

    Presenting Author: Jessica  De Beer

    Summary Statement: This presentation will explore two approaches to incorporating intangible aspects of the environment into the impact assessment and decision-making process, in order to ensure environmental justice.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mercury bioavailability and exposure estimates


    Abstract ID# 124

    Presenting Author: Gregory  Kaminski |  Coauthor(s):  Allison Denning ,   Katherine Hess  

    Summary Statement: Relative composition and bioavailability of different forms of mercury within food sources from hydro reservoirs is an important issue linked to refining exposure estimates within HHRA

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mine Reclamation Processes in Norway and Canada


    Abstract ID# 52

    Presenting Author: Horatio  Sam-Aggrey

    Summary Statement: This paper compares the mine closure processes in Canada and Norway, with a view to identifying the impact of the governance structure on indigenous participation in the mine closure process.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mitigating energy facilities biodiversity impacts


    Abstract ID# 375

    Presenting Author: Giulia  Carbone |  Coauthor(s):  Pippa Howard

    Summary Statement: This presentation focuses on opportunities for increasing biodiversity values around energy production facilities and biodiversity related best management practices for energy infrastructures.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Mitigation hierarchy in Peru: legal framework and


    Abstract ID# 441

    Presenting Author: Aldo  Ramirez

    Summary Statement: This presentation will analyze the legal situation, the advances that they have on the implementation of instruments for the mitigation of impacts and, the identification of the principal necessary ac

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • MNOCs CD Wellbeing Efforts in Oil-Rich Niger Delta


    Abstract ID# 269

    Presenting Author: Edward  Bristol-Alagbariya

    Summary Statement: Multinational Oil Companies (MNOCs) in Niger Delta are embarking on Community Development programmes in their host communities, which require commitment of the MNOCs, Government and the Communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Modelling OffGrid Electricity Delivery in Nigeria


    Abstract ID# 19

    Presenting Author: Hafiz  Bello |  Coauthor(s):  Rocio Diaz-Chavez

    Summary Statement: Conceptualizing rural off grid systems as a common pool resource and a socio-technical system existing on multiple scales can bring about sustainable institutions managing the infrastructure.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Multi-Criteria Analysis for Renewable Energy EIA


    Abstract ID# 504

    Presenting Author: Randall  Krichbaum

    Summary Statement: Multi-Criteria Analysis techniques are particularly useful for siting and assessing renewable energy projects. A case study using a weighted sum model to assess wind farms in Canada is presented.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Multi-disciplinary HRIA teams


    Abstract ID# 92

    Presenting Author: Rebecca  DeWinter-Schmitt

    Summary Statement: This presentation provides insights on the importance of multi-disciplinary teams for HRIA practice and learning from other disciplines to broaden assessment teams’ skillsets and perspectives.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Nacala Dam: retrospective look at the ESIA


    Abstract ID# 632

    Presenting Author: Magnus  van Rooyen

    Summary Statement: An evaluation of the practical accuracy of the impact assessment for the Nacala Dam rehabilitation project, in northern Mozambique.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • National SEA for Aquaculture Development in SA


    Abstract ID# 463

    Presenting Author: Lizande  Kellerman |  Coauthor(s):  Luanita Snyman-Van der Walt ,   Karabo   Lochner ,   Patrick Morant ,   Paul Lochner

    Summary Statement: National Strategic Environmental Assessment for Freshwater and Marine Aquaculture in South Africa to create an enabling environment where responsible and sustainable aquaculture can be developed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Natural Capital Strengthens ESIA: Early Evidence


    Abstract ID# 298

    Presenting Author: Bilal  Rahill |  Coauthor(s):  Elizabeth White

    Summary Statement: Application of the Natural Capital Protocol in the agri-business sector demonstrates the potential for natural capital approaches to supplement impact assessment and risk management approaches.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • NBIA: Aligning local and international ESIA requi


    Abstract ID# 645

    Presenting Author: Brent  Holme

    Summary Statement: Streamlining the in-country Regulatory EIA requirements and international ESIA Lender standards to develop an acceptable comprehensive and efficient ESIA report.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Net Ecosystem Services Analysis for Mitigation


    Abstract ID# 544

    Presenting Author: Greg  Reub |  Coauthor(s):  Alicia De la Cruz Novey ,   Roberto  

    Summary Statement: This presentation will provide an overview of a methodology that is an equitable and quantified approach for providing biodiversity and ecosystem services mitigation and offsets.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • New directive. New world? Health and EIA


    Abstract ID# 591

    Presenting Author: Ben  Cave |  Coauthor(s):  Josh Fothergill ,   Ryngan   ,   Gillian Gibson

    Summary Statement: The Directive that frames Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive now includes population and human health. Action is needed now to shape the way this topic is assessed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Next generation engagement: 5 key issues


    Abstract ID# 152

    Presenting Author: Sara  Bice

    Summary Statement: What five issues will drive the next generation of community engagement for major projects? Join our discussion of findings from the Next Generation Engagement project.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Objectives-based ES conservation in Colombia


    Abstract ID# 215

    Presenting Author: Pippa   Howard

    Summary Statement: Oil&gas development offshore La Guajira, Colombia, requires attention to local community social and cultural preferences

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Offset options: critical components for success


    Abstract ID# 559

    Presenting Author: Ray  Victurine |  Coauthor(s):  Hugo Rainey ,   Hugo   ten-Kate ,   Fabien Quétier ,   Kerry ten-Kate

    Summary Statement: Effective offset implementation is critical for net gain. Offsets can be undertaken by many different actors and delivered through myriad mechanisms. Critical components for success are presented.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • OH&S Conflicts from upcoming Construction Projects


    Abstract ID# 456

    Presenting Author: Saugat  Roy |  Coauthor(s):  Graham Mcdonald

    Summary Statement: IA and planning is blinkered from actual ground realities of hardships and risks from hazardous workplace conditions during construction phase of projects in emerging economies.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Oil industry and SLO in the Ecuadorian Amazon


    Abstract ID# 501

    Presenting Author: Alberto  Diantini |  Coauthor(s):  Eugenio Salvatore Pappalardo ,   Daniele   Codato ,   Massimo De Marchi

    Summary Statement: Critical analysis of SLO tool efficacy in the oil context of the Ecuadorian Amazon: examination of expectations from locals and oil enterprise in relation to community engagement and consultation.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Old fleet impact on the air quality of Sao Paulo


    Abstract ID# 286

    Presenting Author: Luciana  Leirião |  Coauthor(s):  Simone Miraglia

    Summary Statement: We designed a scenario considering vehicles within actual emission standard patterns substituting non-conformity ones. We found that it would imply in an improvement of 31% in air quality indicators.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Opportunities in subsidiarity: SIA in Australia


    Abstract ID# 385

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Marsh

    Summary Statement: Ichthys LNG showed how subsidiarity, materiality and risk can streamline ESIA to address lenders’ standards, national/state government statutes, and the rights or expectations of traditional peoples.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Opportunity Mapping in post-crisis Sri Lanka


    Abstract ID# 261

    Presenting Author: Ananda  Mallawatantri |  Coauthor(s):  Sandamali Pathirage

    Summary Statement: This presentation details the development of an Integrated Strategic Environment Assessment process that was undertaken after the 33-year long conflict in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Optimizing planning in vulnerable coastal zones


    Abstract ID# 512

    Presenting Author: Erin  Seekamp |  Coauthor(s):  Mitchell Eaton ,   Max   Xiao ,   Sandra Fatorić ,   Xiao Xiao & Allie McCreary

    Summary Statement: A climate adaptation planning tool for historic preservation in coastal zones at risk to flooding that includes measures of vulnerability, adaption costs, and the relative historic value of buildings.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Participation reform in Australia extractives


    Abstract ID# 388

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Marsh

    Summary Statement: Evaluation showed petroleum industry consultation practices broadly ineffective and inefficient, and led to development of detailed practice statements and a series of EIA ‘reference case’ tools.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Participation reforms in Australia’s petroleum i


    Abstract ID# 381

    Presenting Author: Daniel  MARSH

    Summary Statement: Evaluation showed petroleum industry consultation practices broadly ineffective and inefficient, and led to development of detailed practice statements and a series of EIA ‘reference case’ tools

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Participation: A Precursor to Satisfaction


    Abstract ID# 507

    Presenting Author: Kathryn  Bills Walsh |  Coauthor(s):  Julia Haggerty

    Summary Statement: This paper shares the perspectives of surface-owners who had a high level of self-reported satisfaction over the lifecycle of coalbed methane development due to their participation in planning efforts

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Participatory justice and networks of trust


    Abstract ID# 472

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Lawrence

    Summary Statement: Trust networks are also one often overlooked by socio-technical approaches to energy policy, and more specifically by South Africa’s REIPPPP program. Two contrasting examples show their importance in

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Participatory justice: the social 'sweet spot'


    Abstract ID# 331

    Presenting Author: Jane   Munday

    Summary Statement: Participatory justice is the ‘sweet spot’ where relationships are symmetrical, community and proponent perspectives have equal weight and the community has real influence.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Partnership for enhancing SEA and ESIA practice


    Abstract ID# 615

    Presenting Author: Mwape  Sichilongo |  Coauthor(s):  Maxwell Nkoya ,   Constantino   ,   Agnes Musutu

    Summary Statement: ZEMA is looking for innovative ways of enhancing its capacity and effectiveness through partnerships. The case of a three way partnership with NCEA and local Civil society will be presented.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Perception and discourse analysis of EIA practice


    Abstract ID# 628

    Presenting Author: Marcelo  Montaño |  Coauthor(s):  Fernanda Veronez

    Summary Statement: The paper is based on discourse analysis and reveals the perception of EIA analysts regarding the practice of EIA.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Planning biodiversity monitoring in Iraq


    Abstract ID# 521

    Presenting Author: Laura  Kor |  Coauthor(s):  Mihai Coroi ,   Mia  

    Summary Statement: A long-term biodiversity monitoring plan was developed for a project in a sensitive biodiversity area, within a country affected by conflict. Innovative methods were designed to overcome challenges.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Political economy of African extractive investment


    Abstract ID# 327

    Presenting Author: Rasmus  Pedersen |  Coauthor(s):  Thabit Jacob

    Summary Statement: This paper demonstrates how relations between the state, investors and communities in African extractives are currently changing, using Tanzania as a case. This also affects impact assessments.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Post-crisis (I)SEAs, what's different?


    Abstract ID# 357

    Presenting Author: Karen   Sudmeier |  Coauthor(s):  Samuel Yonkeu ,   Marisol  

    Summary Statement: Based on country experiences, this presentation explores the two-dimensional approach of ISEAs: post-crisis and long-term while addressing disaster risks.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Poverty reduction and environmental policy governa


    Abstract ID# 652

    Presenting Author: Kathleen  Diga |  Coauthor(s):  Sarah Bracking

    Summary Statement: Environmental governance starts with cities taking stock of their climate change contribution. This paper provides insight into Durban’s monitoring of its evolving climate-related project portfolio in relation to poverty reduction.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • PP in strategic environmental assessment


    Abstract ID# 524

    Presenting Author: Theunis  Meyer |  Coauthor(s):  Dirk Cilliers

    Summary Statement: The development of EMFs requires public participation. The presentation reports on whether such processes complied with process criteria; achieved 'social goals'; and improved decision-making tools.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Project-induced Labor Influx


    Abstract ID# 226

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Owen

    Summary Statement: Key mitigation and management strategies to manage and reduce impacts and risks associated with project-induced labor influx

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Promoting Community Resilience in Niger delta


    Abstract ID# 438

    Presenting Author: Ijeoma   Vincent-Akpu |  Coauthor(s):  Gordian Obute ,   Benjamin  

    Summary Statement: This paper is on what coastal communities can do to prevent or minimize socio-economic dysfunction associated with environmental effects and enhance community resilience

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Property rights on agricultural productivity in


    Abstract ID# 292

    Presenting Author: Ijeoma   Vincent-Akpu |  Coauthor(s):  Aduabobo Hart ,   Gordian  

    Summary Statement: This paper is on effects of property rights and land tenure on socio-economic of Niger delta, available tools for them; and the role of different stakeholders in ensuring agricultural sustainability.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Protection and Management of Groundwater Quality


    Abstract ID# 365

    Presenting Author: Milika Mimi   Chande |  Coauthor(s):  Alyoce Mayo ,   Joel  

    Summary Statement: A study to assess the Protection and Management of Groundwater quality for Urban Aquifers of Lusaka in Ngwerere Sub-Catchment of Zambia

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Protection of SWSAs using NEMA (107 of 1998)


    Abstract ID# 420

    Presenting Author: Abigail   Bahindwa

    Summary Statement: SANBI's BLU Project, together with partners, is piloting the listing of a subset of SWSAs under Section 24 (2A) of the National Environmental Management Act (No.107 of (1998).

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Psycho-Social Impacts on Hosts of Kakuma Refugees


    Abstract ID# 653

    Presenting Author: Varalakshmi  Vemuru |  Coauthor(s):  Rahul Oka ,   Reiti   Gengo ,   Lee T. Gettler ,   Mark Golitko

    Summary Statement: This paper maps the Psycho-Social impacts of the high density Kakuma refugee camp in Turkana county, Kenya on host communities which is further exacerbated by underdevelopment and a fragile environment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Public consultation at the environmental licensing


    Abstract ID# 526

    Presenting Author: Gisela  Mello |  Coauthor(s):  Felipe Nabuco ,   Alysson  

    Summary Statement: This paper discuss the main issues of the public consultation at the environmental licensing process in Brazil based on information brought by the affected population of 5 transmission lines projects.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Public Engagement in EIA for New Town in Hong Kong


    Abstract ID# 349

    Presenting Author: William  Lung

    Summary Statement: This paper will provide an account of how public engagement in the EIA process in Hong Kong contributed in shaping the Hung Shui Kiu New Development Area to achieve the planning vision.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Public Opinions on Off Shore Wind Mill Project


    Abstract ID# 231

    Presenting Author: Sangyun  Lee

    Summary Statement: This study conducts a survey of 300 residents who live near the off shore wind mill project in Korea. Results suggest perceptional differences between residents supporting and opposing the project.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Public Participation in EIA by ENGOs in China


    Abstract ID# 106

    Presenting Author: Jing  WU |  Coauthor(s):  Jing WU ,   I-Shin  

    Summary Statement: The research is to study the political opportunity structure for ENGOs to participate in EIA and to investigate the orientation and development of PP under the centralized regime in China.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Public Participation in Hong Kong's EIA: 20 years


    Abstract ID# 443

    Presenting Author: Cho Nam  Ng

    Summary Statement: This paper reports an overview of the public participation process in the EIA system in Hong Kong and discusses its effectiveness, deficiencies and major challenges for improving it.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Public Participation in Integrated Env Mgmt (IEM)


    Abstract ID# 335

    Presenting Author: Vusi  Skosana |  Coauthor(s):  None None

    Summary Statement: My Presentation will go a long way in clearing these perceptions and will further demystify the misconceptions about Public Participation.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Putting urban livelihood restoration into practice


    Abstract ID# 598

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Francis |  Coauthor(s):  Sarah Drew ,   Pelekelo   Chipango

    Summary Statement: The proposed session will focus on success stories, challenges, and lessons learned from Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project urban livelihood restoration program.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Quantifying the loss: Livelihood Framework applied


    Abstract ID# 462

    Presenting Author: Alexandra  Maurtua Konstantinidi

    Summary Statement: Lessons learnt of a Livelihood Framework approach to LRP planning. The quantification of the loss through livelihood capitals to identify adequate restoration and improvement activities

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Recent legislative developments in Latin America


    Abstract ID# 563

    Presenting Author: Katharina  Rogalla von Bieberstein |  Coauthor(s):  Brooks Sharon ,   Lara  

    Summary Statement: Recent legislative developments to foster the application of the mitigation hierarchy in the EIA process will be presented with a focus on Latin America.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Reconciling theory with practice in EIA reviews


    Abstract ID# 588

    Presenting Author: Meshach   Ojile

    Summary Statement: The study takes a critical look at the Nigerian EIA system with respective to reviews of EIA Reports with a view to comparing with international best practice for EA effectiveness.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Reducing psycho-social stress in resource towns


    Abstract ID# 320

    Presenting Author: Will  Rifkin |  Coauthor(s):  Katherine Witt ,   Sharon  

    Summary Statement: Community, government, industry, and researchers agree that psycho-social stress is the greatest immediate health effect of resource development in Queensland’s rural gasfield communities.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Reflections on IA training platforms for FIs


    Abstract ID# 585

    Presenting Author: Paul  Ormerod |  Coauthor(s):  Rob Evans ,   John   ,   Josh Fothergill

    Summary Statement: Recently major players in FI community have aimed to enhance IA related training. The paper reviews examples of immersive dramatization in video & audio training interventions to enhance IA training.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Reforming SEA in Canada: Lessons from Kenya


    Abstract ID# 148

    Presenting Author: Harry  Spaling |  Coauthor(s):  A. John Sinclair

    Summary Statement: This paper explores how regulatory frameworks, guidelines, and practice in Kenyan SEA may apprise SEA reform in Canada.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Reframing compensation for nature and people


    Abstract ID# 210

    Presenting Author: Fabien  Quétier |  Coauthor(s):  Juliette Chamagne ,   Anna   Garcia ,   Hélène Dessard ,   Claude Garcia & Mathieu Souquet

    Summary Statement: Drawing lessons from a diversity of compensatory approaches worldwide, we discuss how to frame and achieve positive outcomes for both nature and people.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Regional Water Strategy for Canterbury


    Abstract ID# 281

    Presenting Author: Bryan  Jenkins

    Summary Statement: A regional water management strategy was developed in Canterbury to address the cumulative effects of water resource abstraction and land use intensification through irrigation.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Rehabilitation Risk and Project Closure Efficiency


    Abstract ID# 515

    Presenting Author: Gwen  Gosney

    Summary Statement: Improved integration of environmental, engineering and project management deliverables is identified as a critical means of reducing rehabilitation risk and improving project closure efficiency.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Remote Sensing and Social Risk Management


    Abstract ID# 419

    Presenting Author: gernot  brodnig |  Coauthor(s):  gernot brodnig

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the role of remote sensing to enhance social risk management by providing spatially explicit data in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Resilience Model for the Rio Doce Basin, Brazil


    Abstract ID# 54

    Presenting Author: Cary  Ehrman |  Coauthor(s):  Eugenio Singer ,   Hugo   Wenning ,   Ricardo de Oliveira Camargo ,   Richard Wenning

    Summary Statement: The paper focuses on the development and application of the Resilience Model prepared to support the restoration of the Rio Doce Basin after the Fundão Dam failure.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Restoring Livelihoods for Long-term Sustainability


    Abstract ID# 102

    Presenting Author: Anne  DeVine

    Summary Statement: The Livelihood Restoration Program focuses on restoring and improving the means of earning income of project affected persons in Lusaka, Zambia, through business development training and mentorship.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Right to Water and Social License in mining Areas


    Abstract ID# 611

    Presenting Author: Angela  Pinilla-Urzola |  Coauthor(s):  Mariana Rodriguez-Patarroyo

    Summary Statement: Effective public participation in extractive industries and energy sector

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Rights-based approaches in company-led HRIAs


    Abstract ID# 43

    Presenting Author: Lloyd  Lipsett

    Summary Statement: This presentation seeks to provide practical reflections on the opportunities and obstacles for implementing rights-based approaches to engagement in company-led assessments.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Rio Doce Panel: independent science-based perspect


    Abstract ID# 287

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sanchez |  Coauthor(s):  Yolanda Kakabase ,   Keith   Barbosa ,   Luíza Alonso ,   Francisco Barbosa & Hubert Roeser

    Summary Statement: An independent panel was established by IUCN to advise on the restoration of ecosystems and livelihoods affected by a mine dam failure in Brazil. Disaster Impacts and Panel’s role will be presented.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Risk management based on FAO normative functions


    Abstract ID# 111

    Presenting Author: Mark  Davis |  Coauthor(s):  Daniela Morra

    Summary Statement: Environmental and social risks in food and agriculture projects are managed by guiding formulators through a semi-automated system that links risk management strategies to FAO's normative functions

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Role of Communities in Development and Assessment


    Abstract ID# 155

    Presenting Author: Tsz Ying  Ip |  Coauthor(s):  Ka Man Lee ,   Clara   U

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses how communities should be engaged in development plans and impact assessment projects in order to tailor design, gain public support and achieve environmental justice.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Role of ESIA in Peruvian big projects: 2008-2017


    Abstract ID# 543

    Presenting Author: Pedro  Flores Tenorio

    Summary Statement: An update about the ESIA in Peru for important public projects during the last 10 years. Identification of challenges and opportunities from the economic point of view.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Santos Basin Pre-Salt Cumulative Impact Assessment


    Abstract ID# 400

    Presenting Author: Pedro  Bettencourt |  Coauthor(s):  Tatiana Nader ,   Cláudia   Fulgencio ,   Ângela Canas ,   Marcel Scarton & Carolina Poletto

    Summary Statement: Referring to a large Cumulative Impact Assessment in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro Brazilian States, the paper presents methodologies and arising social justice and sustainable development issues.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SDGs and HIA in Africa: The HIA4SD project


    Abstract ID# 566

    Presenting Author: Mirko  Winkler

    Summary Statement: The HIA4SD Project analyses the conditions under which impact assessments are an effective regulatory mechanism to mitigate negative externalities from resource extraction and contribute to the SDGs.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA & IWRM for river catchment planning in Rwanda


    Abstract ID# 142

    Presenting Author: Anne   Hardon |  Coauthor(s):  Roel Slootweg ,   Gwen   van Boven

    Summary Statement: River catchment planning in Rwanda is developed through learning-by-doing with external coaching. The approach integrates principles and procedures of SEA and Integrated Water Resources Management.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA and Land Use Planning for Wetlands in Kenya


    Abstract ID# 413

    Presenting Author: Peter  Nelson

    Summary Statement: This paper compares, contrasts and draws lessons from the findings from the SEA’s and Land Use Plans for two of Kenya’s five internationally important Delta Wetlands.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA as a tool of Water resource management in Iran


    Abstract ID# 343

    Presenting Author: Maryam  Jafari Najafabadi |  Coauthor(s):  Mohammad Reza Elmi ,   Ahad   ,   Hamid Sodaiezadeh

    Summary Statement: Analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the strategic environmental assessment system of water resources in Iran using SWOT matrix.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA for China to Rise to New Sustainability Challe


    Abstract ID# 113

    Presenting Author: Kin Che  Lam

    Summary Statement: This paper describes the new form of SEA required to equip China to rise to her own sustainability challenges and as a leader in OBOR regional development.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA for IWRM for the Lake Rukwa Basin in Tanzania


    Abstract ID# 387

    Presenting Author: Andrew   Mariki |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Mariki

    Summary Statement: In this paper we share SEA experience in Tanzania, where SEA is still a very new practice. We look at how SEA can complement Integrated Water Resource Management planning for the Lake Rukwa Basin.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA for RES projects in Ukraine and Kazakhstan


    Abstract ID# 600

    Presenting Author: Marina  Khotuleva |  Coauthor(s):  Olena Borysova

    Summary Statement: EBRD applies SEA as a tool for investment risks assessment. In Ukraine and Kazakstan, SEA analysed alignment of sectoral policy goals and investment plans in RES sector, improving investor confidence

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA for the Ayeyarwaddy river delta in Myanmar


    Abstract ID# 208

    Presenting Author: arend  kolhoff

    Summary Statement: An SEA for the Ayeyarwaddi rriver delta in Myanmar was recently carried out and completely integrated in the planning process. Question answered: What is the added value of an integrated SEA?

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 119

    Presenting Author: Rohaida  Abed |  Coauthor(s):  Annick Walsdorff ,   Samukele   Ngema

    Summary Statement: The identification of suitable strategic corridors for the development of an onshore gas pipeline network has the potential to unlock further growth possibilities for the gas industry in South Africa

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA Framework in Kenya


    Abstract ID# 473

    Presenting Author: Frida  Mutui

    Summary Statement: The Constitutional provision for integrating environmental considerations into developmental decisions provides a legal standing within which an SEA exercise can be required and executed.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA in Russian Federation


    Abstract ID# 578

    Presenting Author: Marina   Khotuleva |  Coauthor(s):  Andrey Artov ,   Elena   Khmeleva ,   Yulia Dolinina ,   Ekaterina Khmeleva

    Summary Statement: SEA development in Russia is hampered by the lack of legal provisions and political will. The pilot projects were implemented on the regional and municipal levels for demonstration of the SEA benefits

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA Large Scale Engagement: 2 Million People


    Abstract ID# 455

    Presenting Author: Paige Diana  Kelly |  Coauthor(s):  Alexandra Maurtua Konstantinidi

    Summary Statement: Case study on large scale engagement; challenges and lessons learnt of the public participation process regarding a telecommunication project impacting 2 million people in Namibia.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA of the Artisanal Mining Sector in Sierra Leone


    Abstract ID# 475

    Presenting Author: Ranita  Koroma

    Summary Statement: This SEA, conducted in 2016, represents an in-depth study of legislative, environmental, economic and social issues relating to Artisanal Mining and Environmental Justice in Sierra Leone

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA Participation & Solid Waste Management - Kenya


    Abstract ID# 112

    Presenting Author: Harry  Spaling |  Coauthor(s):  Patricia N. Dennis ,   A. John  

    Summary Statement: This paper explores how public participation in SEA is applied to two urban planning cases with solid waste management components in Kenya.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SEA to Mitigate Wildlife Impacts from Wind Power


    Abstract ID# 383

    Presenting Author: Benjamin  Skolnik |  Coauthor(s):  James Magor

    Summary Statement: Strategic assessment of wildlife impacts from wind power development in Kenya will increase energy sector actors’ understanding and ability to avoid impacts or plan mitigation of potential impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Seychelles leading the way: Development of a SIA f


    Abstract ID# 334

    Presenting Author: Ilse  Aucamp |  Coauthor(s):  San-Marie Aucamp ,   Diana  

    Summary Statement: The process of developing a SIA framework for the Seychelles is discussed. The framework was developed in a participatory manner. Lessons learned, opportunities and challenges are shared with the audi

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • SIA and public procurement in Sweden


    Abstract ID# 518

    Presenting Author: Anna  Longueville

    Summary Statement: This paper explores current practise of social sustainable public procurement in Sweden and how practices can be further improved with lessons learned relative to the current SIA framework.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Sida’s ITP on SEA – approach and experiences


    Abstract ID# 508

    Presenting Author: Anna  Francis Olsson |  Coauthor(s):  Daniel Slunge

    Summary Statement: We introduce the capacity development approach and experiences from the Sida financed International Training Programme on SEA, with examples from Kenya and Vietnam.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Slavery and the environment: a need for a new IA?


    Abstract ID# 497

    Presenting Author: Elena  Abrusci

    Summary Statement: A discussion on the need to establish a newly tailored modern slavery impact assessment to address the critical multifaceted nature of modern slavery in conjunction with environmental injustice.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Social & Economic Impact of the Coal Transition fo


    Abstract ID# 272

    Presenting Author: Julia  Haggerty |  Coauthor(s):  Mark Haggerty ,   Kelli   ,   Jackson Rose

    Summary Statement: The coal transition will bring extensive change to coal-dependent communities: are they prepared?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Social Acceptance of Resettlement in Fez, Morocco


    Abstract ID# 568

    Presenting Author: Vincent  Roquet

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses how social acceptance of a resettlement and livelihood restoration program is predicated on participatory processes

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Social impact & extreme events: An inclusive model


    Abstract ID# 246

    Presenting Author: Heidi  Walker

    Summary Statement: This presentation examines how assessing socially differentiated impacts of an extreme event can contribute to inclusive climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction strategies, and IA

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Social Impacts of Transport in Sustainable Cities


    Abstract ID# 70

    Presenting Author: Lara  Mottee |  Coauthor(s):  Frank Vanclay ,   Jos   Arts

    Summary Statement: Managing the social impacts of transport requires their consideration in urban governance and planning. This paper argues for good practice EIA, SIA and follow-up in transport for sustainable cities.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Social Implications of Artisinal Small Scale Minin


    Abstract ID# 213

    Presenting Author: Charles  Ankisiba |  Coauthor(s):  Demba Balde ,   Abdulai   Mahama ,   Alidu Babatu Adam ,   Gloria Mahama & Maliam Acio

    Summary Statement: The presentation is about the menace of illegal small scale mining activities and the social risks and impacts on communities where this is prevalent.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Social Management in Water Infrastructure Projects


    Abstract ID# 412

    Presenting Author: Thato  Shale

    Summary Statement: TCTA managed projects social aspects through an effective stakeholder management and local communities ‘participation, in order to maximise projects benefits and minimise negative impacts

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Social response for CCS facilities in Japan


    Abstract ID# 264

    Presenting Author: Takehiko  Murayama |  Coauthor(s):  Atsushi Nagaoka ,   Shigeo  

    Summary Statement: Carbon Capture and Storage facilities is as one of effective devices to mitigate the impacts of carbon dioxides. This paper would cover trend analysis of social response, attitudes of stakeholders.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Socio-ecological approaches for sustainable landsc


    Abstract ID# 216

    Presenting Author: Pippa   Howard

    Summary Statement: options available to achieve objectives-based outcomes through the application of the MH at an ecosystem level

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • South African National Biodiversity Offsets Policy


    Abstract ID# 363

    Presenting Author: Pamela  Kershaw

    Summary Statement: The first National Biodiversity Offsets Policy being developed in South Africa and in the African Continent.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • South American offset policies in practice


    Abstract ID# 204

    Presenting Author: Genevieve  Campbell |  Coauthor(s):  Tami Putri ,   Isabel   Regan ,   Emma Tatum-Hume ,   Eugenie Regan & Steve Edwards

    Summary Statement: South American governments are leaders in developing biodiversity offsets policies that align with international best practice standards. However, their implementation remains a challenge.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Spatially Varying Impact Significance Assessment


    Abstract ID# 576

    Presenting Author: Rusne  Sileryte

    Summary Statement: Spatially varying impact significance assessment is introduced as an innovation to support creating and assessing place-based eco-innovative spatial development strategies to reduce waste flows.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Species Distribution and Resilience range


    Abstract ID# 190

    Presenting Author: HYE IN  CHUNG

    Summary Statement: Extracting species distribution and establishing the concept of resilience range using SDMs, based on new ensemble methodology.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • State institutions, communities and mining in Peru


    Abstract ID# 271

    Presenting Author: Melissa Roxana  Quispe-Zúñiga |  Coauthor(s):  Daniel Callo-Concha ,   Christian   ,   Klaus Greve

    Summary Statement: Land-use conflicts related to mining activities in Peru is due to the absence of the state, remoteness, weak state institutions and vulnerability of economy/environment.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Strategy and Tools for Effective Public Participat


    Abstract ID# 613

    Presenting Author: Patrick   Wieland |  Coauthor(s):  Holger Treidel

    Summary Statement: Senace promotes an effective public participation through tools and guidelines that promote the inclusion and accessibility of oft-excluded citizens in the process of environmental decision-making

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 12

    Presenting Author: Chinyere   Ozumba |  Coauthor(s):  Ebele Ilondu ,   Bertram  

    Summary Statement: This paper focuses on efforts to conserve plant species in the SPDC RA through surveying and identifying diseased species, early detection, treatment, and felling for safety purposes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Sustainability in operations and beyond in UNOPS


    Abstract ID# 128

    Presenting Author: Nives  Costa

    Summary Statement: UNOPS social and environmental management system has delivered clear improvements at the level of facilities and operations (and beyond), demonstrating a concrete support for the SDGs.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Sustainable reconstruction in post-disaster Nepal


    Abstract ID# 262

    Presenting Author: Jwala  Shrestha |  Coauthor(s):  Bhishma Bhusal ,   Purna  

    Summary Statement: This session describes Integrated Strategic Environmental Assessment project in earthquake-affected districts of Nepal. The objective was to fast-track sustainable and disaster-resilient development.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Systematic Improvement of Health Mitigation in eni


    Abstract ID# 209

    Presenting Author: Yina  Xiao |  Coauthor(s):  Filippo Uberti ,   Erasmo   Mwatembo Msagha ,   Giada Namer ,   Raphael Mwatembo Msagha

    Summary Statement: eni conducted an internal review to appraise HIA studies and mitigation plan strategy to identify possible gaps in the assessment phase and/or in the mitigation plan implementation.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • TANAP “Silk Road of Pipelines” serving Justice


    Abstract ID# 115

    Presenting Author: Fatih  Erdem

    Summary Statement: TANAP (Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project), “Silk Road of Pipelines” serving Environmental and Social Justice.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • tension,conflict, love and respect:source of all i


    Abstract ID# 360

    Presenting Author: ahmed  sanda

    Summary Statement: The paper will simply discuss the value we place on the environment from the perspective an individual's understanding, perception, experiences and education that may trigger conflict. .

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Tensions in Durban’s City-Port governance


    Abstract ID# 159

    Presenting Author: Obakeng  Molelu |  Coauthor(s):  Bert Enserink

    Summary Statement: Market forces have made the port-city-environment an arena that is becoming the scene of conflicts and coalitions as actors fight for their values, perspectives and interests to be considered.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The Challenges of Promoting SEA in Bhutan


    Abstract ID# 42

    Presenting Author: Barry  Dalal-Clayton

    Summary Statement: The paper will outline how Bhutan is addressing the challenges of promoting SEA and present lessons from testing Bhutan’s new SEA Guidelines during an SEA of the Road Sector Master Plan

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The communities affected from mining industry


    Abstract ID# 307

    Presenting Author: Passanan  Assavarak |  Coauthor(s):  Pakorn Lerdsateanchai

    Summary Statement: The three communities affected from mining. Firstly, Klity Creek is facing lead poisoning, Mae Tow, famous for rice farming is contaminated and Wang Sapung, villagers’ human rights are violated.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • the Current Challenges of Cultural heritage in EIA


    Abstract ID# 86

    Presenting Author: Lobat  Zebardast |  Coauthor(s):  Sahar Mokhtari

    Summary Statement: This study focuses on the status and challenges related to the tangible and intangible cultural heritages considering the legal gaps of the environmental impact assessment process in Iran.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The Dutch approach to Heritage Impact Assessment


    Abstract ID# 399

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Patiwael

    Summary Statement: This paper describes how the Heritage Impact Assessment framework has contributed to the sustainable development of the Defense Line of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The EIA Uprising in Africa


    Abstract ID# 342

    Presenting Author: Nicola  Liversage

    Summary Statement: Case studies from Africa where a mindshift towards EIAs in infrastructure projects can revolutionise their value.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • the heat wave-related damage


    Abstract ID# 98

    Presenting Author: MINHEE  JE |  Coauthor(s):  Minhee Je ,   Seunghyun   ,   Hyomin Kim

    Summary Statement: This study aims to analyze vulnerable regions of thermal environments in the present and future thereby analyzing and discussing the main occurrence factors by region of classified thermal environment

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The limitations of law and EIA, Praeksa community


    Abstract ID# 300

    Presenting Author: Passanan  Assavarak

    Summary Statement: The limitations of law and EIA Praeksa landfill caused the villagers faced with health problems, wasting time for lawsuit, risk of using both surface and groundwater as well as food insecurity.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The local impacts of biodiversity offsets


    Abstract ID# 167

    Presenting Author: Julia P G  Jones |  Coauthor(s):  Cecile Bidaud ,   Kate  

    Summary Statement: Using the case of the Abatovy mine, Madagascar, we explore the ways in which offsets can impact local populations and the reasons for a gap between international standards and implementation.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The mitigation hierarchy before and beyond EIA


    Abstract ID# 478

    Presenting Author: Hugo  Rainey |  Coauthor(s):  Hugo Costa ,   Amrei   Quétier ,   Kerry ten Kate ,   Fabien Quétier & Ray Victurine

    Summary Statement: EIA has a role in mitigating biodiversity impacts but outcomes are better if mitigation starts before design, if government leads landscape planning and if lenders assure long-term outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The NCEAs systems approach: an update


    Abstract ID# 410

    Presenting Author: Gwen  van Boven |  Coauthor(s):  Bobbi Schijf

    Summary Statement: The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment has been working with a systems approach for SEA ESIA capacity development. We outline this approach and share experiences with its application.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The need to recognize World Heritage in SEAs


    Abstract ID# 451

    Presenting Author: Eugene  Jo |  Coauthor(s):  Remco van Merm

    Summary Statement: Considering cultural resources in SEAs prove to be beneficial in attaining better sustainable development, by including social and cultural factors, as highlighted in the management of World Heritage.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The NSW Coal Seam Gas Industry; Textbook case of l


    Abstract ID# 341

    Presenting Author: David  Snashall

    Summary Statement: The NSW CSG industry was destroyed when its social licence to operate was withdrawn. However, just across the border, the industry thrives in Queensland. How did this situation occur?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The Politics of Post Disaster EIAs


    Abstract ID# 311

    Presenting Author: Charles  Kelly

    Summary Statement: The paper explores the politics of whether and to what end post disaster EIAs take place and how politics will be influenced by a on-going review of post disaster EIA tools.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The problem with modern goals in traditional ESIA


    Abstract ID# 503

    Presenting Author: Mihai  Coroi

    Summary Statement: We will use examples to demonstrate incompatibilities between traditional ESIA and more recent goals such as no net loss or net gain of biodiversity.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The Public Engagement in the EIAO System of HK


    Abstract ID# 114

    Presenting Author: WAI HUNG TONY  CHEUNG

    Summary Statement: To present and discuss the special features of the EIAO in HK, which is the 2-stage public consultation process for the public and ACE to actively participate in the EIA process.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The renewed ESIA mapping tool of the NCEA


    Abstract ID# 374

    Presenting Author: Bobbi  Schijf

    Summary Statement: The NCEA presents its’ new ‘mean and lean’ version of ‘ESIA mapping’: a tool for SWOT analysis of ESIA country systems.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The rise of the wind farms in Mexico


    Abstract ID# 75

    Presenting Author: Ariana  Escalante

    Summary Statement: The fast approval or renewable energy has brought some issues due to its rapid implementation without consulting the communities that will be affected

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • The Scoping of HIA for community based tourism


    Abstract ID# 354

    Presenting Author: Phen   Sukmag |  Coauthor(s):  Prawit Kunnikom

    Summary Statement: Understanding and assessing the impact of community based tourism is vital to maintaining sustainability and long term success of CBT industry.

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 484

    Presenting Author: Kelly  Stroebel |  Coauthor(s):  Minnelise Levendal ,   Rirhandzu   Mqokeli ,   Reinett Mogotshi ,   Babalwa Mqokeli & Francois Retief

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to explore the value of the environmental assessment process to disadvantaged Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises and to convey their experience of being part of this process.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Tools to support the mitigation hierarchy


    Abstract ID# 193

    Presenting Author: Ruth  Fletcher |  Coauthor(s):  Annelisa Grigg ,   Sharon   Martin ,   Eugenie Regan ,   Corinne Martin & Hannah Thomas

    Summary Statement: Tools exist to support the mitigation hierarchy. These include a data portal, the Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool, a data analysis product and exploratory work on marine NNL.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Towards digital IA: requirements from a government


    Abstract ID# 219

    Presenting Author: Luis  Martins Dias |  Coauthor(s):  Bart Barten ,   Hans  

    Summary Statement: This paper will discuss opportunities and challenges for governments with the ambition to apply digital and interactive IA. It is based on several presentations and discussions about digital IA.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Towards the systematic use of quality review packs


    Abstract ID# 626

    Presenting Author: Marcelo  Montano |  Coauthor(s):  Fernanda Veronez

    Summary Statement: The paper describes a strategy to the systematic use of Lee and Colley Quality Review Package driven by the relative importance between its sub-categories, categories and areas of evaluation.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Transition to Sufficiency and Urban Resilience


    Abstract ID# 355

    Presenting Author: Karen  Shippey |  Coauthor(s):  Francini van Staden

    Summary Statement: Drawing from harsh socio-ecological realities and crises, this paper frames the need for fundamental decision making shifts, from authorities to communities, towards sufficiency and urban resilience.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Trekking for Thoboshana – Conserving the Maloti


    Abstract ID# 406

    Presenting Author: Palesa  Monongoaha |  Coauthor(s):  James McCarfetty

    Summary Statement: Trekking for Thoboshana – Efforts to conserve the endemic Maloti Minnow (Pseudobarbus quathlambae) in the Lesotho Highlands.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Trends in private sector environmental enforcement


    Abstract ID# 464

    Presenting Author: Melissa  Strydom |  Coauthor(s):  wandisile Mandlana ,   to be confirmed  

    Summary Statement: Environmental enforcement as a subset of environmental justice: the rise of NGO initiated criminal investigations and administrative action litigation across African jurisdictions

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Two Case Studies from USAID’s MDB Project Review


    Abstract ID# 596

    Presenting Author: Victor  Bullen |  Coauthor(s):  Alexis Erwin ,   Leslie  

    Summary Statement: USAID’s independent field review mechanism of MDB projects will present two case studies, one on Zambia roads and another on Solomon Islands hydro, as they relate to environmental and social concerns.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Uganda Biodiversity&Livelihoods Advisory Committee


    Abstract ID# 240

    Presenting Author: Ward  Hagemeijer |  Coauthor(s):  Ray Victurine ,   Rob   Brett ,   Sebastien Le Bel ,   Agrippinah Namara & Esteves, Ana Maria; Muhweezi, Alex

    Summary Statement: The Albertine Graben independent Biodiversity & Livelihoods Advisory Committee (2013) advises Total, Tullow and CNOOC for both the upstream oil projects and the East African Crude Oil export Pipeline.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Uncertainty or manupulation? Post-factual IA


    Abstract ID# 378

    Presenting Author: Thomas  Fischer |  Coauthor(s):  Olivier Sykes ,   Sarah  

    Summary Statement: Is it uncertainty which is emerging as the biggest problem of IA in the era of the Anthropocene that we are now entering or is it rather the manipulation of IA processes through powerful interests?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Understand Closure Prior to Open


    Abstract ID# 64

    Presenting Author: Punyawi  Preeyarittipan |  Coauthor(s):  Haruthai Tippayachan ,   Thawatchai   Wongunta

    Summary Statement: Started early not only provided us the understanding but also faster ecosystem return as well as developed more local alternative livelihood.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Use of Climate Models for Hydro Power Planning


    Abstract ID# 415

    Presenting Author: Luwita Kanema   Changula |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Jarvis

    Summary Statement: Climate models can play an essential role in energy planning for renewables, as they tend to replicate present and past climate to some degree of accuracy

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Use of Habitat Equivalency Analysis in support of


    Abstract ID# 223

    Presenting Author: pieter  booth |  Coauthor(s):  eugenio singer ,   romulo   wenning ,   Fabiana Gomes ,   richard wenning

    Summary Statement: The paper focuses on the use of HEA to support ecosystem restoration as part of a Resilience Model for Rio Dôce Basin after the Fundão Dam failure.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Use of Natural Capital to Preserve Biodiversity


    Abstract ID# 639

    Presenting Author: Virginia  King

    Summary Statement: Integrating Natural Capital and associated ecosystem services into project planning can support preserving Biodiversity, in the midst of project execution. This presentation presents a methodology to support this goal.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Using Community Goals to Deliver Offset Gains


    Abstract ID# 361

    Presenting Author: Samdanjigmed  Tulganyam |  Coauthor(s):  David Hamilton ,   Onon   Wilson ,   Stuart Anstee ,   David Wilson & Enkhtuvshin Shiilegdamba

    Summary Statement: The Sustainable Cashmere Project does not seek to restrict land-use activities; rather it is encouraging changes in management practices to achieve goals that are usually considered to be incompatible

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Using Modeling to Manage Cultural Heritage Risk


    Abstract ID# 552

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Polglase

    Summary Statement: In this paper I will discuss cultural heritage risks, outline the challenges associated with defining heritage baseline conditions, and suggest approaches for modelling heritage and associated risks.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Using the concept of risk for transdisciplinarity


    Abstract ID# 72

    Presenting Author: Greg  Schreiner

    Summary Statement: Complex social questions require integrated assessments which cross, sometimes multiple, scientific and knowledge disciplines. Here’s a case study of how we attempted this, using the concept of risk.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Using visual language in managing environmental ri


    Abstract ID# 567

    Presenting Author: Danielle  Sanderson

    Summary Statement: Communicating sustainable development and environmental resilience to those outside this specialist realm requires branching out of purely scientific explanation and into that of graphics and media fo

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Value and pitfalls of integrated impact assessment


    Abstract ID# 553

    Presenting Author: Mirko  Winkler

    Summary Statement: Against the evidence presented in two cross-sectional survey that studied the effectiveness of the Addax Bioenergy project ESHIA, this paper discusses values and pitfalls of integrated IA.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Voluntary Resettlement within the Mining Environme


    Abstract ID# 197

    Presenting Author: Elize  Becker |  Coauthor(s):  Willie Human ,   Johan  

    Summary Statement: Resettlement models should be used to guide the formalisation of Sustainability and Enterprise Development programmes and the application thereof. The process allows for an applied science approach.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Was going wrong, right for this greenfield port?


    Abstract ID# 249

    Presenting Author: Nikki  O'Donnell

    Summary Statement: A proposed greenfield coal port in the Great Barrier Reef WHA was beset with challenges from the outset, from an unclear strategic planning mandate to sensitive biodiversity features galore

    Acceptance Status: approved




    Abstract ID# 288

    Presenting Author: ENID  DRUMOND |  Coauthor(s):  Tiago Paiva ,   Arthur   Colares ,   Lucas Teixeira ,   Luiza Viana & Raquel Vilela

    Summary Statement: The construction systems used in Brazil undergo an adaptation to technologies. Industrialization in construction through prefabricated structures, ensures the sustainability of buildings and reduces w

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Weighted Matrices Procedures for Indigenous values


    Abstract ID# 554

    Presenting Author: Bruce  Muir

    Summary Statement: Modified procedures of the weighted impact interaction matrices technique are presented as a best practice for EIAs to integrate Indigenous cultural values and evaluate project alternatives.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • What do we see? Discovering landscapes


    Abstract ID# 153

    Presenting Author: Per Kristian  Skulberg

    Summary Statement: Is a development plan 'far away' from cultural heritage sites, or is an enterprise 'in the midst of' a unique cultural heritage landscape? Focus on the trouble of 'unrecognized' heritage.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • What if we could mine in protected areas/wetlands?


    Abstract ID# 644

    Presenting Author: David  Ngwenyama

    Summary Statement: Three mines are to be developed in Lochinvar NP reversing an earlier decision. These projects have had no full IA despite being in a high biodiversity and ecologically sensitive area.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • What's Past is Prologue


    Abstract ID# 254

    Presenting Author: gary  krieger |  Coauthor(s):  Marci Balge

    Summary Statement: Does a rights lens on health add meaning to an ESHIA r is it a redundant exercise?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • When a SEA normative fails: lessons from Brazil


    Abstract ID# 548

    Presenting Author: Cristiano  Vilardo |  Coauthor(s):  José Eduardo Évora

    Summary Statement: The 2012 Brazilian SEA regulation to oil and gas remains non-implemented. We analyze the mix of factors explaining that failure, both conjunctural and substantive. How can a consensus normative fail?

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • When are aggregated & anticipated offsets effectiv


    Abstract ID# 465

    Presenting Author: Fabien  Quétier |  Coauthor(s):  Mariana Sarmiento ,   Catherine   Victurine ,   Hugo Rainey ,   Ray Victurine & Mathieu Souquet

    Summary Statement: Drawing lessons from the development of habitat banking models in contrasting contexts, we discuss challenges and opportunities for more effective implementation of the mitigation hierarchy.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Who Protects the Protectors?


    Abstract ID# 367

    Presenting Author: Pierre  Gouws |  Coauthor(s):  Tom Streather

    Summary Statement: Exploratory discussion of safeguarding security guards’ human and labour rights on internationally financed projects, often of insufficient focus during assessment, due diligence and monitoring.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Who’s asking? Climate vulnerability in Gauteng


    Abstract ID# 366

    Presenting Author: Gerard  van Weele |  Coauthor(s):  Karolina Euler-Van Hulst ,   Janet  

    Summary Statement: An outcomes-based approach to determining climate change vulnerabilities in the Gauteng City Region.

    Acceptance Status: approved


  • Women and illegal mining in Africa: Lessons from o


    Abstract ID# 541

    Presenting Author: Willemien  Du Plessis |  Coauthor(s):  Lisa Chamberlain

    Summary Statement: This paper explore alternative instruments that could be used to formalise illegal mining for women in Africa.

    Acceptance Status: approved


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