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IAIA19 Submitted Paper & Presentation Abstracts

Following is a list of IAIA19 Annual Conference paper & presentation abstracts.

Abstracts: Approved Paper & Presentation  | Pending Paper & PresentationPosters
  • Plant diversity and ecosystem services assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 5

    Presenting Author: Rahmatullah  Qureshi

    Preferred Session:  Can the Ecosystem Service concept improve the outcome for Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Karot Hydropower Project (KHPP) is inhabited by some of the native/naturalized species such as Adhatoda zeylanica, Carissa opaca, Dodonaea viscosa, Mallotus philippensis, Maytenus royleanus and Themed

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Design Criteria for Project Design

     

    Abstract ID# 6

    Presenting Author: Simon  Catchpole

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

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

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Factors for Siting a Used Nuclear Fuel Facility

     

    Abstract ID# 7

    Presenting Author: Melissa  Mayhew |  Coauthor(s):  Matt Evans

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: Benefits and challenges of identifying a site for a used nuclear fuel facility when engineering constraints, bio-physical factors, and social considerations are integrated early in project planning.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The project itself or the impact assessment proces

     

    Abstract ID# 8

    Presenting Author: Natasha  Reifschneider

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

    Summary Statement: As IA practitioners, do we have a responsibility to assess not only the impacts of the project on communities, but the impact of the impact assessment process?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Going digital - Is this Evolution or Revolution

     

    Abstract ID# 9

    Presenting Author: Paul  Eijssen

    Preferred Session:  Going digital - is this Evolution or Revolution?

    Summary Statement: What does a shift to a digital way of working mean? We will explore what’s possible today in working digitally and where we stand with digital reporting today

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous Knowledge Meets Western Science

     

    Abstract ID# 10

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Perritt |  Coauthor(s):  Melissa Mayhew

    Preferred Session:  Early Planning in Impact Assessment in Canada and Other Countries

    Summary Statement: Early planning for the long-term management of Canada’s used fuel benefits from interweaving Indigenous Knowledge with western science. We describe operationalizing NWMO’s Indigenous Knowledge policy.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SIA and DRA commonalities: SA regulatory compariso

     

    Abstract ID# 11

    Presenting Author: Leandri  Kruger

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Comparisons between South African EM and DRM legislation suggest potential opportunities for the integration between SIA and DRA, leading to improved SIA status and practice in South Africa.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • More than a classroom – Training and Capacity Bu

     

    Abstract ID# 12

    Presenting Author: Liz   Green

    Preferred Session:  Capacity building for HIA and for health in IA.

    Summary Statement: This paper outline the new Training and Capacity Building Strategy for HIA in Wales and the associated Knowledge and Skills Framework which includes a breakdown of the roles played in HIA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The evolution of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in

     

    Abstract ID# 13

    Presenting Author: Liz  Green

    Preferred Session:  Health Assessment and Needs

    Summary Statement: The paper outlines the new statutory requirements for HIA in Wales and what it entails, how this has come to fruition and how Wales's learning could be transferred across sectors and the globe.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Extractives: A conversation with the Turkana

     

    Abstract ID# 14

    Presenting Author: Alex   Mutiso

    Preferred Session:  Evolving public participation to address community context, complexity, and

    Summary Statement: A lesson from the Turkana on the EIA process in the oil and gas extractives industry: We should be patient enough to be taught from those we seek to impact.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Socio-economic impacts of Offshore Wind Farms (OWF

     

    Abstract ID# 15

    Presenting Author: John  Glasson |  Coauthor(s):  Bridget Durning

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental impacts of marine renewable energy

    Summary Statement: Research findings, drawing on the monitoring of EU North Sea projects, on the potential of Offshore Wind Projects to bring socio-economic benefits to often deprived local and regional coastal communit

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Choosing prevention or cure when mitigating biodiv

     

    Abstract ID# 16

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

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: When mitigating the biodiversity impacts of economic development, a crucial yet overlooked issue is how much impacts can be avoided (instead of offset). We explore that here.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Significance in Impact Assessment in Canada under

     

    Abstract ID# 17

    Presenting Author: Bill  Ross

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

    Summary Statement: The new Canadian Impact Assessment Act has virtually done away with the word "significance". This presentation will examine the change and suggest how to make the new act work in spite of the loss.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Gradual or Sudden: System and Science in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 18

    Presenting Author: Myungjin  Kim

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Lessons and experiences learned from gradual or sudden development in system and science of IA are being discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Community involvement in EIA Process in Nigeria

     

    Abstract ID# 19

    Presenting Author: Meshach   Ojile |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Samuel

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Study reports on level of participation/involvement of stakeholder communities in EIA process in oil/gas project planning in part of Niger Delta, Nigeria

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Consultation and cumulative impacts in Queensland

     

    Abstract ID# 20

    Presenting Author: Katie  Meissner

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: Don’t mention the other mines: a study of participant experience and cumulative impacts in the consultation process for four proposed coal mining developments in Queensland’s Galilee Basin.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mikisew Cree vs Canada, CEAA 2012 and Bill C-69.

     

    Abstract ID# 21

    Presenting Author: Daniel   Stuckless

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: In 2013 Mikisew Cree First Nation challenged Canada's dismantling of environmental laws as they pertain to Treaty Rights. This paper evaluates the outcome of the courts, the work on Bill C-69 and hav

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecosystem Services in Brazilian Hydropower Plannin

     

    Abstract ID# 22

    Presenting Author: Davi Wilkson  Furtado Sozinho |  Coauthor(s):  Amarilis Lucia Casteli Figueiredo Gallardo

    Preferred Session:  Can the Ecosystem Service concept improve the outcome for Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: The Amazon hydropower planning has to recognize the ecosystem services offered by this biome by including them within the cumulative impacts assessment of a set of projects in a watershed

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Community Based Impact Assessment: An Indigenous S

     

    Abstract ID# 23

    Presenting Author: Anders-Erling  Fjällås

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation will describe a community- based impact assessment (CBIA) process that was undertaken by the Semisjaur Njarg Sámi reindeer herding community together with researchers.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Recognition of Indigenous Sámi Rights in Sweden

     

    Abstract ID# 24

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Wik

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation by the National Swedish Sámi Association, will address the urgent need to address Sàmi rights to land and water.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Life after the Social and Cultural Impacts – Sá

     

    Abstract ID# 25

    Presenting Author: Ragnhild  Nilsson

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses how impact assessment processes and negotiations with a mining company impacts Sámi reindeer herding communities' own indigenous worldview, values and internal dynamics.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reindeer husbandry land-use as a case study of pow

     

    Abstract ID# 26

    Presenting Author: Anna-Maria  Fjällström

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation will examine what indigenous knowledges and Sámi land-use reindeer herding strategies are used and considered legitimate in decisions about extractive industries in northern Sweden.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Is there room for another generation of reindeer h

     

    Abstract ID# 27

    Presenting Author: Sanna  Vannar |  Coauthor(s):  Janni Jannok

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation will address the concerns of Sámi youth: shrinking pasture lands for the traditional Sámi livelihood of reindeer herding, and stressful situations for the Sámi youth who want to pursue reindeer husbandry.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Kallak: Mineral exploration on Indigenous Sámi la

     

    Abstract ID# 28

    Presenting Author: Jonas  Vannar

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: I will discuss how we, as an indigenous reindeer herding community, have used our own GIS-programs and traditional knowledge to describe our land use to stakeholders and governmental decision makers.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Including cultural values into biodiversity NNL

     

    Abstract ID# 29

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

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity offsets should not make people worse off. However, there is a lack of empirical research on including cultural ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy and the offsetting process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Outcome-based management for sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 30

    Presenting Author: Bryan  Jenkins

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: Outcome-based management is compared with effects-based management. Outcomes-based management is needed to achieve sustainable development rather than the current reliance on effects-based approaches.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • International Standards & Local Realities in ESIA

     

    Abstract ID# 31

    Presenting Author: Grace  Rigby

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment and baseline studies adapted to local contexts

    Summary Statement: This paper draws on fieldwork experiences for an ESIA in East Africa to analyse incongruencies between international standards and local realities, using examples of vulnerability and decision-making.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • USAID/GHANA ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE FIELD EVALUAT

     

    Abstract ID# 32

    Presenting Author: Henry  Aryeetey

    Preferred Session:  Health Assessment and Needs

    Summary Statement: Indoor Residual Spraying for malaria control is employed where malaria occurrence exceeds 40% parasitemia, in children under 5. The outcome of environmental compliance conducted in 2015 is discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How EIA has furthered the conservation of endemic

     

    Abstract ID# 33

    Presenting Author: David  Stanton

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

    Summary Statement: Online publication of Hong Kong's EIA reports allows for the review of distribution and status of some lesser-studied taxa, freshwater crabs, in Hong Kong. In turn, these data can help to influence co

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment: A Whale in a Cup or Nemo in Spa

     

    Abstract ID# 34

    Presenting Author: Ahmed  Sanda

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: How dynamic is IA’s aspirations, expectations and tools with reference to facts, fiction and tales? What has it achieved and what can it achieve in light of hearsay and politics?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beyond species richness: applying phylogenetic div

     

    Abstract ID# 35

    Presenting Author: Who-Seung  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Hee Sagong ,   Yong-Joon   Joo

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

    Summary Statement: Using the method of phylogenetic diversity based on a big genetic data, we showed species diversity assessed by phylogenetic diversity is better than species diversity based on arithmetic methods.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Right of Way Management System in Cambodia

     

    Abstract ID# 36

    Presenting Author: Samnang  Chea |  Coauthor(s):  Nou Vaddhanak ,   Takayuki   Tsuchida ,   Akira Yamashita ,   Masaki Ochi & Takahiro Kumagai

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia supported by JICA has developed right-of-way management system by using UAV mapping and database to identify current situation and prevent new encroachment along the national roads.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental, Social and Governance Gap Analysis

     

    Abstract ID# 38

    Presenting Author: Michael  Clarke |  Coauthor(s):  Zaglul Khandkar

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of IA to sustainable hydropower development

    Summary Statement: The Hydropower Sustainability Environmental, Social and Governance Gap Analysis Tool (ESG) enables project proponents to identify and address gaps against international good practice by assessing projects according to environmental, social and governance criteria.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From Discretion to Sound Decision Making: Learning

     

    Abstract ID# 41

    Presenting Author: Meinhard  Doelle

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

    Summary Statement: This paper will consider the role of discretion, decision-making criteria and the appropriate allocation of decision-making responsibilities in the implementation of the IAA's assessment process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Energy reform in Mexico and the evolution of SIA

     

    Abstract ID# 42

    Presenting Author: Armando  Garcia-Chiang

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment and baseline studies adapted to local contexts

    Summary Statement: An overview is presented on the evolution of social base line studies towards social impact assessments within the energy sector in Mexico.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Mexican NAP in Business and Human Rights

     

    Abstract ID# 43

    Presenting Author: Armando  Garcia-Chiang

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: In 2016 the Mexican Government was going to present a National Action Plan in Business and Human Rights. This paper presents the antecedents of the NAP, and analyses the reasons for been unpublished

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Next generation impact assessment law: Exploring t

     

    Abstract ID# 44

    Presenting Author: Alan  Bond

    Preferred Session:  Next generation impact assessment law Exploring twelve key components

    Summary Statement: Alan Bond, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Skewed agenda, blank canvases and red herrings: pu

     

    Abstract ID# 46

    Presenting Author: Timothy J.  Peirson-Smith |  Coauthor(s):  Louis Kwong

    Preferred Session:  Evolving public participation to address community context, complexity, and

    Summary Statement: A critique of a PP for land supply in Hong Kong. Was it a fair, biased or corrupted process?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Czech countryside 30 years after the political

     

    Abstract ID# 47

    Presenting Author: Milada  Šťastná |  Coauthor(s):  Antonín Vaishar

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: The paper discusses the state of the Czech countryside as in which extent it is European, globalized, market-oriented, post-productive, sub&counter-urbanized, under the impact of demographic transitio

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Going digital: the assessing authority perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 49

    Presenting Author: Jack  Krohn

    Preferred Session:  Going digital - is this Evolution or Revolution?

    Summary Statement: To what extent should the government encourage digitization? Should it be left to the market? What does it mean for the assessing authority?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Bill C-69: Hang Out a Shingle for HIA (R)evolution

     

    Abstract ID# 50

    Presenting Author: Jennifer Ann  McGetrick |  Coauthor(s):  Candace Nykiforuk ,   Matthew   Lewans

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

    Summary Statement: Bill C-69 is an evolution of polycentric governance for health impact assessments in theory, requiring revolution among academic, government, and private sector interests to achieve HIA in practice.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IUFMP Experience in Environmental Management of Fl

     

    Abstract ID# 51

    Presenting Author: Adeolu  Ojo |  Coauthor(s):  Evelyn Adesina

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: This paper presents an overview of collaboration between engineers and environmental/social practitioners, to achieve optimal results in flood alleviation projects in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Emergency Response Planning for Flood Control Proj

     

    Abstract ID# 52

    Presenting Author: Adeolu  Ojo |  Coauthor(s):  Moses adedigba

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: An overview of emergency response plan and activities for flood events in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How law has (had) to change to effect evolution of

     

    Abstract ID# 53

    Presenting Author: Amanda  Van Reenen

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

    Summary Statement: This discussion focusses on how South African environmental laws needed (and still needs to be) amended to ensure impact assessment keeps up with development needs and trends

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Energy and environmental integrated spatial analys

     

    Abstract ID# 54

    Presenting Author: Kiichiro  hayashi |  Coauthor(s):  Ferdinando Villa

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Spatial assessment of energy and environmental items were conducted by utilizing K.Lab system which was developed by BC3, Spain. A case study was conducted in Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Nexus Frame for Solutions in the Livestock Issue

     

    Abstract ID# 56

    Presenting Author: Jong-Gwan  Jung

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: For the seeking solutions on the livestock issues, nexus approach applied on environment, energy, logistics and food supply. The key factors are odor, infectious disease, manure and carcass landfill.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reforming EIA system: What should Indonesia do?

     

    Abstract ID# 57

    Presenting Author: Ali Rahmat  Kurniawan |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo   Nishikizawa

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: Evolution of Indonesia’s is first described, including a historical overview and the latest regulation. This analysis resulted a set of actions for improving implementation effectiveness of EIA

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reflections from an Australian perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 58

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Pope

    Preferred Session:  Next generation impact assessment law Exploring twelve key components

    Summary Statement: The twelve key components of next generation impact assessment will be considered from the perspective of impact assessment law and practice in Australia.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Lessons for mitigating impacts on ecosystem servic

     

    Abstract ID# 59

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sánchez

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Design of mutually compatible biodiversity-and social impact mitigation can be enhanced by addressing ecosystem services, shows the review of a large iron mining project in Brazil.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Resettlement of displaced persons: national polici

     

    Abstract ID# 60

    Presenting Author: Nogendra  Sapkota

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: The paper draws on the study of the People’s Republic of China’s national policies regarding reservoir-related population displacement, including a resettlement case study from Yudongxia reservoir.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Industry Sector Assessment for the Economic Zones

     

    Abstract ID# 63

    Presenting Author: Shakil  Ahmed |  Coauthor(s):  Md. Abdul Quader Khan

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The impact of upcoming Economic Zone in Bangladesh to the Economy of Bangladesh and their prospects of challenges.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • To move or not to move: perceptions about risks am

     

    Abstract ID# 64

    Presenting Author: Han  Wang

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: The stronger the degree of risk perception is, the weaker the willingness to resettle will be; The willingness of affected persons should be valued and respect.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Effects of Watershed Environmental changes on Wate

     

    Abstract ID# 65

    Presenting Author: Yu  Soonju |  Coauthor(s):  Lee Eunjung

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Water quality impact assessment following changes in the watershed environment to understand implementation effect of water quality policies and respond to climate change in Paldang Reservoir

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Livelihoods assessment of involuntary resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 66

    Presenting Author: Ruilian  Zhang

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Capacity development for effective SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 67

    Presenting Author: Alan  Bond |  Coauthor(s):  Anja-Christina Beier ,   Mat   Cashmore ,   Josh Fothergill ,   Mark King & Arend Kolhoff, Mari Kågström, Daniel Slunge

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: The continuing worldwide growth of SEA leads to significant capacity development challenges. The authors proposes a research agenda to meet these challenges, and seek input from the audience.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Revolution or evolution

     

    Abstract ID# 68

    Presenting Author: Bart  Barten

    Preferred Session:  Going digital - is this Evolution or Revolution?

    Summary Statement: Should we ban paper in favour of digital or seek a gradual transition? When does the turning point come?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Eco-shoreline Design for Ecological Impact Mitigat

     

    Abstract ID# 69

    Presenting Author: David  Gallacher

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: This presentation describes the development of an innovative eco-shoreline design to mitigate marine ecological impacts associated with land reclamation, including a discussion of multi-disciplinary process to achieve cost-effective solutions.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • World Heritage examples: good practice EIA/SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 70

    Presenting Author: Mizuki  Murai

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Presenting good practice EIAs and SEAs for World Heritage in line with IUCN’s World Heritage Advice Note on Environmental Assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IUCN's perspectives on the new IA guidance

     

    Abstract ID# 71

    Presenting Author: Mizuki  Murai

    Preferred Session:  Establishing guidance for heritage and impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Identifying the key elements of IUCN’s World Heritage Advice Note and recognising current gaps will contribute to the discussion on developing a single guidance for all World Heritage.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmetal Systemic vision on swine production

     

    Abstract ID# 72

    Presenting Author: Verónica  Giberti |  Coauthor(s):  Verónica Rocha

    Preferred Session:  Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: The primary sector of the pig in Argentina has undergone a marked transformation in the last 15 years; an environmental evaluation was made, from a systemic view.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Oil infrastructure & involuntary resettlement in U

     

    Abstract ID# 75

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

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: The paper examines how oil and gas infrastructure development will lead/have led to involuntary settlements in the Albertine Graben and its impacts on the livelihood of the affected people.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reliable mine rehabilitation and closure

     

    Abstract ID# 76

    Presenting Author: Corinne  Unger |  Coauthor(s):  Carol Bond ,   Jo-Anne   Everingham

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment of Project Closure: Meeting the New Expectations

    Summary Statement: This paper identifies processes for undertaking mine closure with minimal negative impacts. Using the theory of high reliability organising it analyses documents about four mining-related cases in reg

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Exploring futures of Ayeyarwady basin, Myanmar

     

    Abstract ID# 77

    Presenting Author: Tira  Foran |  Coauthor(s):  Nicky Grigg

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: Critical reflection on the potential of interdisciplinary strategic assessment techniques to improve on developmental narratives for the Ayeyarwady river basin in Myanmar.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecosystem Services and Sustain-ability by Dam

     

    Abstract ID# 79

    Presenting Author: Hanjin  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Hwaik Lee

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: The ecosystem services by Dam contain supply, control, culture and support services. Based on the principle of sustainability, proper measures should be taken for aquatic ecosystem,ecological network.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What Makes Quality Social Impact Assessment Practi

     

    Abstract ID# 80

    Presenting Author: Chris  Sunderland

    Preferred Session:  Developing Social Impact Assessment Practitioners: Challenges and Opportuni

    Summary Statement: The perspective of an SIA practitioner explores the challenges, opportunities, insights and solutions to better develop SIA practitioners.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Clara U

     

    Abstract ID# 82

    Presenting Author: Clara   U

    Preferred Session:  Next generation impact assessment law Exploring twelve key components

    Summary Statement: Chairman of Hong Kong Institute of Environmental Impact Assessment

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment of A

     

    Abstract ID# 83

    Presenting Author: Jiri  Dusik

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental assessment of automation technologies

    Summary Statement: The panel, involving Jiri Dusik, Riki Therivel, Ivana Saric, Thomas Fischer and Barry Sadler will present scoping framework for SESA of Automation available at bit.ly/sesaauto0 and bit.ly/sesaauto1.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Compensation to meet biodiversity targets in South

     

    Abstract ID# 84

    Presenting Author: Amrei   von Hase

    Preferred Session:  Reconciling Compensation for Project Impacts with Conservation Goals

    Summary Statement: South Africa provides a useful example of a mitigation and compensation approach that is directly linked to the country’s overarching biodiversity targets and desired conservation outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Considering indirect and cumulative impacts on WH

     

    Abstract ID# 86

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sánchez

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Considering Outstanding Universal Value of World Heritage sites as valued components in cumulative effects assessment provides key guidance for selecting drivers and planning mitigation

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Proactive Indigenous community-based impact assess

     

    Abstract ID# 89

    Presenting Author: David  Hinchley |  Coauthor(s):  Damien Parriman ,   Joseph   Kiesecker ,   Frank Weisenberger ,   Michael Heiner

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Shows how the impact of development on social, cultural and natural values can be simultaneously considered in community-based impact assessment that supports decision-making by Indigenous peoples

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Improving IA through integration of Indigenous val

     

    Abstract ID# 90

    Presenting Author: Julie   Keane

    Preferred Session:  Institutionalising SIA Practice within Government Decision Making

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the options of integrating the two processes to facilitate more effective engagement with Indigenous parties engaged in the ILUA process with the IA process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Underground closure risk assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 91

    Presenting Author: Adriaan  Oosthuizen |  Coauthor(s):  Jacqui Hex

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: A quantitative closure risk assessment is carried out by Engineers and Environmental Practitioners to determine the risks of not achieving closure as well as the associated mitigation measures and costs.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Predictive opencast mine rehabilitation

     

    Abstract ID# 92

    Presenting Author: Adriaan  Oosthuizen |  Coauthor(s):  Jacqui Hex

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: A predictive opencast rehabilitation design is carried out by Engineers and Environmental Practitioners to determine a mine’s final end state for closure costing and planning purposes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecosystem mapping to inform spatial planning & app

     

    Abstract ID# 94

    Presenting Author: Kendall  Jones |  Coauthor(s):  Hugo Costa ,   Hedley   Grantham ,   Naseeba Sidat ,   Amrei von Hase & Fabien Quetier

    Preferred Session:  Avoiding cumulative impacts before they occur: roles and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: Using ecosystem maps and red-listing analysis to inform application of the mitigation hierarchy in Mozambique.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Offsets as a means to achieve No Net Loss of Biodi

     

    Abstract ID# 95

    Presenting Author: Hugo Miguel  Costa |  Coauthor(s):  Hugo Rainey ,   Amrei   von Hase ,   Fabien Quétier ,   Denise Nicolau & Victorino Xavier

    Preferred Session:  Reconciling Compensation for Project Impacts with Conservation Goals

    Summary Statement: The biodiversity offset mechanism being developed for Mozambique seeks to align the national Environmental Impact Assessment framework with international best practice and the country’s targets and co

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Continuous Improvement in IA at Parks Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 96

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Cumming

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: Parks Canada’s continuous improvement program uses 3 methods annually to evaluate our progress and facilitate learning. The program is designed for a national organization using limited resources.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Developing a toolkit for IAs for heritage

     

    Abstract ID# 97

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Court

    Preferred Session:  Establishing guidance for heritage and impact assessments

    Summary Statement: ICCROM and IUCN’s World Heritage Leadership Programme includes a module on impact assessments. Discussion will focus on tools needed by practitioners to improve IAs related to heritage.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Regional CEA – who is there to listen?

     

    Abstract ID# 98

    Presenting Author: Bram  Noble

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Regional CEA initiatives are gaining momentum, but often decoupled from regulatory processes and decision making. Innovation in regional CEA requires evolution in regulatory frameworks to be effective.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evaluation of three geothermal project SIA reports

     

    Abstract ID# 100

    Presenting Author: Nadine  Suliman Abdelrahman

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Framework for comparative evaluation of social impact assessments (SIA) applied to geothermal power plant project ESIA reports from three countries to investigate the effectiveness of the SIA process

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Incorporation of Environmental Justice in the Kore

     

    Abstract ID# 101

    Presenting Author: Sangyun  Lee

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: Since environmental justice is one of the important components in EIA, this presentation diagnoses whether environmental justice can be incorporated in the Korean EIA system.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Workshop design for this session

     

    Abstract ID# 102

    Presenting Author: Simon  Catchpole |  Coauthor(s):  Pablo Baranao

    Preferred Session:  Transition from EIA to EMS

    Summary Statement: Participants will investigate the process to generate from the ESIA an optimal ESMS for the operating project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ivana Saric

     

    Abstract ID# 103

    Presenting Author: Ivana  Saric

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental assessment of automation technologies

    Summary Statement: Vita Projekt Ltd., Croatia. Involved in strategic environmental assessments, environmental impact assessments and appropriate assessments for Natura 2000 sites

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Jiri Dusik

     

    Abstract ID# 104

    Presenting Author: Jiri  Dusik

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental assessment of automation technologies

    Summary Statement: Jiri Dusik, Czech Republic, corresponding author of a scoping working paper for Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment of Automation

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Can EIA contribute to marine biodiversity conserva

     

    Abstract ID# 105

    Presenting Author: Cristiano  Vilardo

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

    Summary Statement: Marine biodiversity faces increasing conservation challenges worldwide. EIA of offshore oil and gas can be of great value to marine biodiversity conservation, but data management needs to be improved.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Challenges in Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 106

    Presenting Author: Richard  Mackay

    Preferred Session:  Establishing guidance for heritage and impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper will consider challenges and potential approaches for effective evaluation of cultural heritage impact of on the attributes which contribute to the Outstanding Universal Value of World Her

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Institutional hurdles to reproducing ourselves

     

    Abstract ID# 107

    Presenting Author: Will  Rifkin

    Preferred Session:  Developing Social Impact Assessment Practitioners: Challenges and Opportuni

    Summary Statement: Institutional and practical hurdles to growing the SIA workforce – and how to overcome them - will be discussed, with a focus on particular challenges of a multi-disciplinary field.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Incorporating Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

     

    Abstract ID# 108

    Presenting Author: Mona  Agha Seyed Jafar Kashfi

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: Dr Kashfi’s presentation puts forward a way to incorporate climate change adaptation strategies in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of industrial projects.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Global TA and RRI - how do they help with impact a

     

    Abstract ID# 109

    Presenting Author: Peta  Ashworth |  Coauthor(s):  Miltos Ladikas

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental assessment of automation technologies

    Summary Statement: We explore the role for a Global Technology Assessment (TA) group to help address the global challenges of the world and how does this complement the Responsible Research and Innovation agenda.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • All I Ask is a Tall Ship & a Star to Steer Her By

     

    Abstract ID# 110

    Presenting Author: Peter  Burnett

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: Good environmental decision-making is essential to achieving environmental goals. To play its part, EIA must be guided by plans or decision-rules and supported by comprehensive information systems.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integration of Climate Change Adaptation to Framew

     

    Abstract ID# 111

    Presenting Author: Youngsoo  LEE |  Coauthor(s):  Minho LEE

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: Integration of climate change adapation to korea's framework plan for transportation will give direction and guidance to executive plans for infrastructure for transportation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Community acceptance of small scale wind power

     

    Abstract ID# 112

    Presenting Author: Shigeo  Nishikizawa |  Coauthor(s):  Shunsuke Umezawa ,   Takehiko   Murayama

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: While environmental conflicts in the development process of small scale facilities have not yet been found so far, local governments' concerns and local residents' complaints have been increasing.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How do different compensation approaches contribut

     

    Abstract ID# 113

    Presenting Author: Laura  Sonter

    Preferred Session:  Reconciling Compensation for Project Impacts with Conservation Goals

    Summary Statement: I will present a typology of compensation approaches and, using a suite of case studies, illustrate their varying impact on biodiversity, ecosystem services and project costs.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Implementation of digital EIA in oil & gas sector

     

    Abstract ID# 114

    Presenting Author: Petrina  Raitt |  Coauthor(s):  Rachel Hooke ,   Stacey   Fidgeon

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: We've made digital EIA a reality by developing and implementing a cloud-based EIA tool to manage the digital assets associated with environmental approvals; undertake detailed IA and produce reports.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Effectiveness of EIA as a tool in addressing impac

     

    Abstract ID# 115

    Presenting Author: Justine  Namara

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: EIA is a useful tool in decision making for projects especially in sensitive areas like wildlife protected areas. However sometimes it may not yield results as expected as shared in this paper.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Diversify or Die

     

    Abstract ID# 116

    Presenting Author: Ana Maria  Esteves |  Coauthor(s):  Erin Johnston ,   Caroline   Rossignol

    Preferred Session:  Social Closure & Decommissioning lessons from experience and future trends

    Summary Statement: This case study of Neves Corvo (Lundin Mining) will reflect on efforts to reduce post-closure impacts through economic diversification initiatives and will highlight implications for closure planning

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • CAN ESIA ENFORCE PAYMENT FOR ECOSYSTEM SERVICES?

     

    Abstract ID# 117

    Presenting Author: Edgar   Buhanga

    Preferred Session:  Can the Ecosystem Service concept improve the outcome for Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper therefore shares UWA's Experiences in implementing payment for ecosystem services but also seeks experiences from elsewhere on whether the ESIA can be used to enforce PES

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tracking stewardship of resources using “Big Da

     

    Abstract ID# 118

    Presenting Author: Dr.Nigel H  Wright

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Cutting edge applications of big data analytics to track corporate and government resource stewardship and new CSR dimensions

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Developing Indicators for Environmental Permitting

     

    Abstract ID# 121

    Presenting Author: Tomas  de Oliveira Bredariol

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: The work presents environmental indicators, based on the pressure-state-response (PSR) model, for the environmental permitting activity of offshore oil and gas production in Brazil.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Federal jurisdiction over next-gen EA in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 122

    Presenting Author: Anna  Johnston

    Preferred Session:  Filling the Evolving IA Governance Gap: Regional vs Federal Authority

    Summary Statement: Canada’s proposed Impact Assessment Act introduces reforms with jurisdictional implications. What is federal jurisdiction to assess broader sustainability factors, and to do so on a regional basis?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Implementing sustainability in Canada’s new IA A

     

    Abstract ID# 123

    Presenting Author: Anna  Johnston

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

    Summary Statement: Canada’s new Impact Assessment Act introduces a sustainability model to federal assessment. How does the Act stack up to leading thinking, and what further regulatory and policy reforms are needed?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Prequel to Impact Assessment: Northern Quebec Mine

     

    Abstract ID# 124

    Presenting Author: Pernilla  Talec |  Coauthor(s):  Aurora Hernandez ,   Pamela   MacLeod ,   Martin Boucher

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: In the particular case of the Cree First Nation in Northern Quebec, the two parties decided to work collaboratively towards sustainable development. They worked together during IBA negotiations in pre

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of tiering in delivering effective EAs

     

    Abstract ID# 125

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

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: For effectiveness careful linking of different planning levels (from strategic to operational tiers) is vital. This paper discusses the role of EA-tiering in delivering substantive effectiveness.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Community-Based Human Rights Impact Assessment and

     

    Abstract ID# 127

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Zoen

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Are community-based human rights impact assessments a pathway to remedy for communities? Taking a look at lessons and challenges from the field.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cultural Heritage, IA, and Project Implementation

     

    Abstract ID# 128

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Polglase

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper will present case studies that highlight the range of cultural heritage results that can take place during the implementation phase of large, complex projects.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health Capacity in EA: reflections on a case study

     

    Abstract ID# 129

    Presenting Author: Jade  Yehia |  Coauthor(s):  Janis Shandro ,   Michael   Hayes

    Preferred Session:  Capacity building for HIA and for health in IA.

    Summary Statement: My findings show that the social determinants of health were not factored into the EA as per HIA guidance. I provide suggestions for improving capacity in the health sector and beyond...

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The ESIA That Went Wrong: Seven Habits of Highly E

     

    Abstract ID# 131

    Presenting Author: Miles  Scott-Brown |  Coauthor(s):  Pablo Baranao

    Preferred Session:  ESIA Leadership: The Role of an ESIA Co-ordinator

    Summary Statement: Come listen to the two inspirational EIA speakers present the Seven Habits of Highly Effective ESIA Coordinators and how you can avoid the ESIA that went wrong!

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A comparision of SEA practice in New Zealand and A

     

    Abstract ID# 132

    Presenting Author: SM Zobaidul  Kabir

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: A comparison of SEA in Australia and New Zealand is the key focus of the paper. Similarities and dissimilarities of practice under two systems were identified in addition to shortcomings.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SEA for biodiversity: The Australian experience

     

    Abstract ID# 133

    Presenting Author: Marco  Gutierrez

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: We examine how biodiversity and ecosystem services have been considered in SEAs in Australia and present a preliminary framework for evaluating SEA practice in relation to conservation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • To Infinity and Beyond Where No IA Has Gone Before

     

    Abstract ID# 134

    Presenting Author: Miles  Scott-Brown |  Coauthor(s):  Ana Maria Quintero

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

    Summary Statement: Come join us where no IA has gone before! We examine four emerging areas of IA practice and how you can get ready for them before it is too late!

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Exploring the Endogeneity of Risk Perception and R

     

    Abstract ID# 135

    Presenting Author: Jaeweon  Yeom |  Coauthor(s):  Hyungjun Park ,   Dongoh   Ha ,   Dalbyul Lee ,   Juchul Jung

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: The purpose of this study is to identify impacts on resilience strategies of risk perception considering endogeneity between two factors.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Spatial Analysis in ESIA and World Heritage

     

    Abstract ID# 137

    Presenting Author: Arlene  Fleming

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Challenges involved in an integrated landscape approach to cultural analysis in impact assessment and world heritage

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Post EIA follow-up and EM&A for projects in Hong K

     

    Abstract ID# 138

    Presenting Author: Mohamed Hasan   Isa |  Coauthor(s):  David Yeung

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: Effectiveness of environmental monitoring and audit programme for mega scale Government infrastructure project against private sector residential development.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Stakeholder identification and consultation

     

    Abstract ID# 139

    Presenting Author: Arlene  Fleming

    Preferred Session:  Establishing guidance for heritage and impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The importance of stakeholder identification, consultation, collaboration and training in creating and promoting guidance

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Applied research on social licence: the importance

     

    Abstract ID# 140

    Presenting Author: Tom  Measham

    Preferred Session:  Rethinking social licence where to from here?

    Summary Statement: Considering the key focal questions of the session, this I provide support for ‘social licence’ remaining as a valid term.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Relationships and dialogue as key elements of soci

     

    Abstract ID# 141

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Witt

    Preferred Session:  Rethinking social licence where to from here?

    Summary Statement: Panellist discussion

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Rethinking social licence panel discussion

     

    Abstract ID# 142

    Presenting Author: Leeora  Black

    Preferred Session:  Rethinking social licence where to from here?

    Summary Statement: Panel discussant

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Opening a can of worms: SIA as a dialogic process

     

    Abstract ID# 143

    Presenting Author: Richard  Parsons

    Preferred Session:  SIA: How Early is Too Early?

    Summary Statement: Conceptualised as a process of dialogue, SIA cannot start too early, since it promotes context-specific co-design of projects, meaningful community participation, and community wellbeing.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ICT for Involuntary Resettlement Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 144

    Presenting Author: Tulsi  Bisht |  Coauthor(s):  Irina Novikova

    Preferred Session:  Digital technologies for social impact assessment and resettlement planning

    Summary Statement: This paper presents the pilot study outcomes of using ICT in SIA for IR planning and argues that ICT use can improve the effectiveness of safeguards implementation and enhance efficiency.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Review of biodiversity mitigation measures

     

    Abstract ID# 145

    Presenting Author: Tetsuya  Kamijo

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: The study explains the review results of biodiversity mitigation measures and proposes to activate alternatives by application of no net loss policy and a wise use of ecosystem services.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Determinants of the EIA report quality

     

    Abstract ID# 146

    Presenting Author: Tetsuya  Kamijo

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: Alternatives and public involvement could be the determinants of the EIA report quality and their linkage could increase the report quality.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing the Impacts of Customer-centric Utility

     

    Abstract ID# 148

    Presenting Author: Jayanath  Ananda |  Coauthor(s):  Nicholas Pawsey

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper evaluates a new customer-centric regulatory approach and its impact on Victorian urban water utilities, their customers, and on the overall urban water industry.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The missing link: Can we Follow-up without ESIA?

     

    Abstract ID# 150

    Presenting Author: Lara  Mottee

    Preferred Session:  Why Follow-up? Managing the Social Impacts of Transport in Urban Cities

    Summary Statement: Does applying good practice Follow-up require an ESIA? This paper discusses lessons learned about the management of social impacts during the development of the North-South Metro Line in Amsterdam.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Consideration of Social Impacts in the NT Approval

     

    Abstract ID# 151

    Presenting Author: Paul  Vogel

    Preferred Session:  Institutionalising SIA Practice within Government Decision Making

    Summary Statement: The development and application and consideration of social and economic impact assessment in the NT government project development context.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Occluded waters: cumulative effects of hydropower

     

    Abstract ID# 152

    Presenting Author: Jonas   Vannar |  Coauthor(s):  Rasmus Kløcker Larsen ,   Kaisa   Raitio ,   Rebecca Lawrence ,   Jenny Wik Karlsson

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Insights from two retrospective impact assessments of the cumulative effects of hydropower on Sami reindeer herding communities that identified ways to improve landscape functionality.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • “Have we got a job for you?”

     

    Abstract ID# 153

    Presenting Author: Sheridan  Coakes

    Preferred Session:  Developing Social Impact Assessment Practitioners: Challenges and Opportuni

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the trials, tribulations and triumphs involved in developing, mentoring and managing a diverse team of social scientists in undertaking best practice SIA, and in contributing to mo

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Experience of doing IA by the local communities fo

     

    Abstract ID# 154

    Presenting Author: Behzad  Raissiyan

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    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: approve

     

  • Comparative study on the reform of EIA systems

     

    Abstract ID# 155

    Presenting Author: Jing  WU

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: This study selects three countries, Canada, the Netherlands and China, to carry out comparative research on the reform process of their EIA systems, in an attempt to find the driving force and reform

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Role of an Advisory Council in the EIA Process of

     

    Abstract ID# 156

    Presenting Author: Lam  Kin Che

    Preferred Session:  Mechanisms for independency in IA – How to be truly independent?

    Summary Statement: ACE in Hong Kong, if skillfully leveraged, can be an important independent party in quality assurance and public consultation. There are nonetheless constraints and opportunities.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of the independent NCEA in Dutch IA

     

    Abstract ID# 157

    Presenting Author: Rob  Verheem

    Preferred Session:  Mechanisms for independency in IA – How to be truly independent?

    Summary Statement: The NCEA was established in 1987 by Dutch government, but deliberately made independent from it, to enable credible quality reviews of impact assessments. How succesful is this approach?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Protocol for Environmental Assessments for small-s

     

    Abstract ID# 158

    Presenting Author: Kelly  Stroebel

    Preferred Session:  Securing Socio Economic Development through Unorthodox Impact Assessment:

    Summary Statement: Using the knowledge gained from the SNSDP, a protocol will be developed for aiding disadvantaged communities with obtaining environmental authorisation for their projects that can be used globally.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SIA of Vulnerable Project Affected People

     

    Abstract ID# 160

    Presenting Author: Afandi  Arifin |  Coauthor(s):  Aldi Muhammad Alizar

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: Sustainable Livelihood Framework is useful in obtaining a comprehensive understanding on the vulnerable PAPs livelihood condition and beneficial for identification the mitigation measure.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social impact assessment for 21st Century economie

     

    Abstract ID# 161

    Presenting Author: Laura  Harkins-Small

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: It is only when enterprises large and small can incorporate SIA as a part of their day-to-day strategy and operations will the practice be able to deliver transformational regional development.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Involving stakeholders in monitoring and inspectio

     

    Abstract ID# 162

    Presenting Author: Ana Maria  Esteves

    Preferred Session:  Institutionalising SIA Practice within Government Decision Making

    Summary Statement: Considering the absence of conducive legislation and institutional capacity, this presentation will highlight mechanisms for monitoring and inspection of SIMP implementation; and that involve local co

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Managing heritage impacts associated with urban de

     

    Abstract ID# 163

    Presenting Author: Ping  Kong |  Coauthor(s):  Ramona Dornbusch

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: To ensure an effective transmission of heritage values in urban development, heritage values and associated attributes shall be assessed at a strategic level and integrated with development objectives

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SEA of China’s investment on “the Belt and Roa

     

    Abstract ID# 164

    Presenting Author: He  Xu

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: A scientific and systematic environmental assessment framework of B&R is established, which enriches and develops the theory and methodology for environmental assessment of investment strategy.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Audit of HIAs undertaken on health sector proposal

     

    Abstract ID# 165

    Presenting Author: Ben  Harris-Roxas

    Preferred Session:  Capacity building for HIA and for health in IA.

    Summary Statement: Despite being promoted intersectorally, HIA’s use in the health sector remains limited. This audit describes HIAs conducted, and suggests ways to enhance reporting and capacity building.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A path, not a destination

     

    Abstract ID# 168

    Presenting Author: Lucas  Del Vecchio |  Coauthor(s):  Aurora Hernandez

    Preferred Session:  Evolving public participation to address community context, complexity, and

    Summary Statement: In 2011, Goldcorp signed an agreement with the Grand Council of the Crees/Cree Nation Government and the Cree Nation of Wemindji which included entire chapters dedicated to environment and social resp

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution or revolution for IA in Thai context?

     

    Abstract ID# 169

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

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: The IA system in Thailand is evolving and it requires attention to make it work. This paper discusses what kind of changes are still required.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IMPACTS OF LARGE PROJECT ON COMMUNITY LIVELIHOOD;

     

    Abstract ID# 170

    Presenting Author: Nana Yaa   Appiah |  Coauthor(s):  Ebenezer Appah-Sampong ,   Lawrence   Kotoe ,   Peace Gbeckor Gbeckor-Kove

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: Ghana National Gas company is now operational therefore a subsequent study to compare its impact

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Jennifer Dupont

     

    Abstract ID# 171

    Presenting Author: Jennifer  Dupont

    Preferred Session:  Meeting the marine biodiversity challenge

    Summary Statement: Jennifer Dupont is an Environment & Regulatory Superviosr at ExxonMobil. She has a PhD in Marine Science from the University of South Florida.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A new type of impact assessor is needed to create

     

    Abstract ID# 172

    Presenting Author: peter  croal

    Preferred Session:  Is the oil & gas industry able to adapt to the renewable energy revolution?

    Summary Statement: To avoid predicted catastrophic global changes due to climate change, the impact assessment practitioner must develop new assessment methods that move the energy industry to a more sustainable path.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From Assessments to Execution: A Case of Implement

     

    Abstract ID# 173

    Presenting Author: Monicah Elizabeth   Seruma

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: The Uganda Roads Authority invests millions of dollars in conducting impact assessments and preparing world class resettlement action plans. The divide between plans and practice is still wide.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Compliance Assistance Vs Enforcement: Experience f

     

    Abstract ID# 174

    Presenting Author: Monicah Elizabeth  Seruma

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: In the short run forced Compliance may bear results, but the experience from the Road Authority in Uganda demonstrates the need for continuous improvement rather than a radical revolutionary approach

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A REVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO SOCIAL AND INTERCULTUR

     

    Abstract ID# 175

    Presenting Author: Diane   Thibault

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous and rural peoples' rights in cumulative effects assessment

    Summary Statement: Illustrating the opportunities and challenges of stated-owned hydroelectric projects on Indigenous Cree traditional land.An example of how social and intercultural integration can be a viable outcome.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Towards an ESHIA Digital Expert Platform

     

    Abstract ID# 176

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Jamieson

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

    Summary Statement: Laying the building blocks for internal ESHIA process enhancements using innovative digital technology. How an International Oil Company is looking at new ways to collect, consume and leverage data

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social Impacts associated with the Transmission Li

     

    Abstract ID# 177

    Presenting Author: Annah  Kawadza

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: The study assessed the social impacts of the transmission line in the Kwazulu Natal Province of South Africa. Social impacts associated with the relocation of the affected households were assessed.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • USING CLIMATE SCENARIOS FOR IMPACT ASSESSMENTS

     

    Abstract ID# 180

    Presenting Author: Rene  Roy |  Coauthor(s):  Isabelle Charron

    Preferred Session:  Climate Change

    Summary Statement: We are addressing some of the challenge practitioners of IA and adaptation to climate change often face in using climate information, helping to guide their use into IA practices.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Intelligent Repository for ESHIA Practitioners

     

    Abstract ID# 181

    Presenting Author: Travis  Klein |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Jamieson

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Improve ESHIA process and quality through the development of a digital ESHIA repository with natural language search functionality, free-flowing questions, and machine learning.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Challenges and opportunities of a centralized

     

    Abstract ID# 182

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

    Preferred Session:  Filling the Evolving IA Governance Gap: Regional vs Federal Authority

    Summary Statement: Implementing a centralized IA system in a decentralized governance system without local governments capacity building posses a great challenge to the effectiveness of IA. Doing so provides dividend for IA..

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Engaging stakeholders in post-mining transition

     

    Abstract ID# 184

    Presenting Author: Jo-Anne  Everingham |  Coauthor(s):  John Rolfe ,   Susan   Kinnear ,   Delwar Akbar ,   Alexander Lechner & Fleur Morrish

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment of Project Closure: Meeting the New Expectations

    Summary Statement: Mining contributes to many regional economies, yet has major impacts on land use. This paper outlines five models for incorporating stakeholder expectations in planning post-mining land uses.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The impact of transport infrastructure on Indigeno

     

    Abstract ID# 185

    Presenting Author: Michael  Hromek

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: How projects can better engage with local Indigenous knowledge through the whole life of the projects through case studies

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity Impacts into China’s

     

    Abstract ID# 186

    Presenting Author: WEI  LI

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: A risk–based approach is raised on integrating biodiversity considerations into the SEA system in China.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Path of Least Resistance

     

    Abstract ID# 187

    Presenting Author: David  Carberry |  Coauthor(s):  David Lenel ,   Malinda   Facey

    Preferred Session:  Filling the Evolving IA Governance Gap: Regional vs Federal Authority

    Summary Statement: Environmental approvals processes vary significantly across Australia. Proponents are increasingly seeking advice on the approvals "path of least resistance". Australia needs an approvals framework.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From biodiversity offsets to target-based compensa

     

    Abstract ID# 188

    Presenting Author: Jeremy  Simmonds

    Preferred Session:  Reconciling Compensation for Project Impacts with Conservation Goals

    Summary Statement: I will provide an overview of a framework that links compensation for project-level impacts to biodiversity, with the achievement of broader conservation goals.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Economic Analysis of Corporate Sustainability in B

     

    Abstract ID# 191

    Presenting Author: Alla  Sushko

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: It explores current conditions existing in Belarus for businesses to adopt Corporate Sustainability and reviews its economic benefits.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Development of integrated model (“Model Of inTeg

     

    Abstract ID# 193

    Presenting Author: Young-Il  Song |  Coauthor(s):  Okjin Jung ,   Hyeokgyun   Yoo

    Preferred Session:  Climate Change

    Summary Statement: Development of integrated impact assessment models for climate change risks including agriculture will be presented

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Project Sea Dragon: case study of a large-scale pr

     

    Abstract ID# 196

    Presenting Author: Kate  McBean

    Preferred Session:  Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores the assessment approach adopted to overcome a number of challenges and gain both Territory and Commonwealth approval within less than two years of commencement.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Past, Present and Future of Environmental Offs

     

    Abstract ID# 197

    Presenting Author: Kate  McBean

    Preferred Session:  Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

    Summary Statement: Do we, as experts in technical matters associated with offsets, hold a view that the present framework is an improvement on the past? Do we see any opportunities for further reform?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Peter Tarr

     

    Abstract ID# 198

    Presenting Author: Peter  Tarr

    Preferred Session:  Mechanisms for independency in IA – How to be truly independent?

    Summary Statement: This short presentation is expected to stimulate discussion on what is best practice in terms of ensuring independence in EIA

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecological theory meets impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 199

    Presenting Author: Vojtech  Novotny

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: Academic ecological research and impact assessment practice have some shared goals, methods and practices but could benefit from more open exchange of ideas, method protocols and data.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Rainforest regeneration: lessons from PNG LNG

     

    Abstract ID# 201

    Presenting Author: Francesca  Dem

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: Spontaneous rainforest regeneration after small-scale disturbance in forested landscape progresses, albeit at a slower pace, along the succession trajectories broadly similar to the natural rainforest

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social Impacts of Land Acquisition in Punjab(India

     

    Abstract ID# 202

    Presenting Author: SUKHWANT  SIDHU

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper focuses on the unintended Social impacts of agricultural land acquisition in India. Compensatory justice should be holistic, should include all stakeholders and SIA should be an integral pa

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HIA case studies and transboundary health issues

     

    Abstract ID# 204

    Presenting Author: Filipe  Silva |  Coauthor(s):  Susann Roth ,   Gene   Peralta ,   Janis Shandro

    Preferred Session:  Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

    Summary Statement: HIAs were undertaken on pilot projects from key infrastructure sectors to inform the institutional evidence base. Challenges, priorities and key issues are presented.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous Knowledge of Ecosystem Services Builds

     

    Abstract ID# 205

    Presenting Author: Beth  Toki

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment and baseline studies adapted to local contexts

    Summary Statement: Participatory inclusion of indigenous knowledge provides robust assessment of climate change impacts to critical ecosystem services and fosters local custodianship of nature-based mitigation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Challenges of Promoting SEA in Small Island St

     

    Abstract ID# 206

    Presenting Author: Barry  Dalal-Clayton |  Coauthor(s):  Vanessa Fread ,   Rosalinda   Yatilman

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: The first ever SEA undertaken in the Federated States of Micronesia aims to inform integrated land and sea planning and management. Its design addresses the challenges faced by remote Pacific islands.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How impact assesors can and must be catalysts for

     

    Abstract ID# 207

    Presenting Author: peter  croal

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: This presentation will show how and why impact assessment and its practitioners can and must play more of a change agent role in the energy sector, especially in emerging economies.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating Ecological Spatial Governance into Str

     

    Abstract ID# 208

    Presenting Author: Zhou  Siyang |  Coauthor(s):  Li Wei

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: In order to integrate ecological spatial governance into SEA in China, the study probed a combination of ecosystem services value assessment and space simulation method to handle a need of enhancing e

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The hidden influence of governance in SEA: Organis

     

    Abstract ID# 209

    Presenting Author: Margarida  Monteiro |  Coauthor(s):  Maria Partidário

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the importance of understanding the internal function of organisations, as their commitments towards SEA that may function as blockers or enablers of its use.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Defining IA: Unfinished Conversations & Honouring

     

    Abstract ID# 210

    Presenting Author: Florence   Paynter |  Coauthor(s):  Joelle Pastora Sala ,   Patricia   Fitzpatrick

    Preferred Session:  Operating in emerging countries with high biological and cultural diversity

    Summary Statement: A respected Elder, a lawyer and an academic, from different worldviews, discuss expectations of IA, including purpose, process and substance, to build a more respectful, meaningful assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Overcoming SEA challenges at Wood Buffalo National

     

    Abstract ID# 211

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Cumming |  Coauthor(s):  Lisa White

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: Scoping and level of detail challenges for the Wood Buffalo National Park WHS SEA in, Canada included stakeholder input timing, multi-faceted OUV, and a large geographical region.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Defining scope of SEAs: particularities in EU coop

     

    Abstract ID# 212

    Presenting Author: Juan  Palerm |  Coauthor(s):  Bernard Crabbe

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: Examining the diverse factors and objectives that intervene in defining the scope of an SEA in the context of EU development cooperation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SDGs and IA in Japan -From talks in Kuching 2018-

     

    Abstract ID# 213

    Presenting Author: Sachihiko  Harashina

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: UN-SDGs are goals towards sustainable society and EIA should be the tool for this. The challenges of EIA systems in Japan will be discussed towards creating a sustainable society.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Move over Habermas: how deliberative can the law m

     

    Abstract ID# 215

    Presenting Author: John  Sinclair

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Provisions for public participation under the new IAA in Canada are considered to establish the extent to which these provide an appropriate foundation for the evolution of meaningful participation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Can SEA have a word in sustainability transitions?

     

    Abstract ID# 217

    Presenting Author: Maria  Partidario |  Coauthor(s):  Margarida Monteiro

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: This paper suggests that strategic thinking SEA can be instrumental in creating enabling conditions for transition initiatives to drive transformative change.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Challenges of moving to target-based mitigation

     

    Abstract ID# 218

    Presenting Author: Fabien  Quétier

    Preferred Session:  Reconciling Compensation for Project Impacts with Conservation Goals

    Summary Statement: Using examples from Africa, Europe and elsewhere, we discuss the challenge of embedding the mitigation hierarchy into conservation: protected areas, species action plans, etc.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The endgame is on: options for oil producing count

     

    Abstract ID# 220

    Presenting Author: Svein  Grotli Skogen

    Preferred Session:  Is the oil & gas industry able to adapt to the renewable energy revolution?

    Summary Statement: Questions about an endgame for oil & gas is no more about if. Now it's all about when and how. We look at governmental options for those still having ambitions as producers.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Good practices for the landscape integration in pr

     

    Abstract ID# 221

    Presenting Author: Manuel Ramón  García Sánchez-Colomer

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: We have developed a handbook to support landscape assessment in impact evaluation and project design. Therefore we have grouped more than 600 recommendations for landscape integration in projects.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Applying SIA in assessing contribution of cultural

     

    Abstract ID# 223

    Presenting Author: Eirini  Gallou

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Application of SIA methodology for assessing social impacts of heritage conservation projects -the potential to achieve truly people-centered approach to conservation

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Maturity Model for Enterprise-Scale Stakeholder En

     

    Abstract ID# 224

    Presenting Author: Louis  Lieutenant

    Preferred Session:  Digital technologies for social impact assessment and resettlement planning

    Summary Statement: Gain a deep understanding of their current maturity level of data management for stakeholder engagement and IA programs.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How combining remote sensing with community valida

     

    Abstract ID# 225

    Presenting Author: Kylie  Ashenbrenner |  Coauthor(s):  Karin Nunan ,   Doug   Park

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment and baseline studies adapted to local contexts

    Summary Statement: Guyana’s Coastal Baseline: A case study on how data collection using imagery-based analysis coupled with validation through community participation is revolutionizing the ESIA process

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Piloting SEA in Timor-Leste for rural development

     

    Abstract ID# 226

    Presenting Author: Paolo  Toselli |  Coauthor(s):  Manuel Mendez ,   Augusto   Pinto ,   Juan Palerm

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: First SEA in Timor-Leste, prepared for the rural development sector under EU cooperation. It informs the EU's future support strategy and provides policy-making elements to the Government.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of environmental assessment (EA) in Irani

     

    Abstract ID# 227

    Presenting Author: Fatemeh  Khosravi

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: In this paper, we reflect on the effectiveness of environmental assessment (EA for e.g. projects, policies, plans, and programmes) in Iranian water management.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Where Indigenous Stewardship & Assessment Collide

     

    Abstract ID# 228

    Presenting Author: Kim   Dertien-Loubert

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Examining the collision of Indigenous stewardship, rights and Impact Assessment in the Alberta Oilsands of Canada through conflicting traditional plant harvesting protocols and reclamation approaches.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reducing the Environmental Footprint for PNG LNG

     

    Abstract ID# 229

    Presenting Author: Julie  McDowell

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: Learn how the PNG LNG Project ensured effective collaboration between engineers, environmental and socio-economic practitioners and systematically applied the ESHIA principles at all levels of works.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Research capacity and knowledge in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 230

    Presenting Author: Samantha  Darling |  Coauthor(s):  Aynslie Ogden ,   Gordon   Hickey

    Preferred Session:  Filling the Evolving IA Governance Gap: Regional vs Federal Authority

    Summary Statement: Using primary research data, we show that the interactions between research, community, and governance capacities are central to realizing societal objectives related to incorporating knowledges into IA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • • Social media: digital friend or foe?

     

    Abstract ID# 231

    Presenting Author: Tim  Peirson-Smith

    Preferred Session:  Going digital - is this Evolution or Revolution?

    Summary Statement: Tim will discuss the pros and cons of social media and whether it will assist in more or less meaningful public participation and engagement in decision making.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Risk Assessment in EIS: better decision-making?

     

    Abstract ID# 232

    Presenting Author: Marilia  Massote Caldeira Pereira |  Coauthor(s):  Assed Naked Haddad ,   Alvaro   Souza Junior

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: Is the environmental risk assessment important during the EIA of the oil and gas industry? We compared some countries regulations looking for answers and a better framework to help decision-making.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • D ACCESS GOOD PRACTICE ON THE ONSHORE PIPELINE CON

     

    Abstract ID# 233

    Presenting Author: Jeremiah  Liliura

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment and baseline studies adapted to local contexts

    Summary Statement: A systematic joint approach to land access using Pre-construction Survey data and the mitigation hierarchy in project planning and schedule. A good practice on the PNG LNG Onshore Pipeline project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From an SIA to a resilience lens: implications for

     

    Abstract ID# 235

    Presenting Author: Helen  Ross

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Communities are proactive. SIA can learn from understandings of and practice in community resilience, but it is important not to assume community resilience can and should compensate for impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Does coal mining benefit local communities in the

     

    Abstract ID# 236

    Presenting Author: Jeremy  De Valck

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Economic analysis, using a cost benefit framework, reveals the historical contribution of coal mining industry to regional Queensland (Australia) with the focus on the environmental disturbance.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social Context and accidental changes in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 237

    Presenting Author: Shiu Fung  Hung |  Coauthor(s):  Thomas Fischer

    Preferred Session:  Evolving public participation to address community context, complexity, and

    Summary Statement: This paper uses Hong Kong as an example to argue that there are often unexpected changes in EIA practices that are driven by the dynamics of civil society.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset

     

    Abstract ID# 238

    Presenting Author: Guy   Williams

    Preferred Session:  Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset theory and application

    Summary Statement: Putting biodiversity offset theories to the test to develop more practical and sustainable solutions. (Guy M. Williams. Senior Principal Consultant. The Biodiversity Consultancy, United Kingdom.)

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • PEIA Methods Study of Industrial Projects in China

     

    Abstract ID# 239

    Presenting Author: Hui  Sun |  Coauthor(s):  Dongfeng Zhao ,   Weichao   Duan ,   Shi Li ,   Zhenyu Ouyang & Qiuyang Fang

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: Taking the modern coal chemical project with Chinese characteristics as a case, studying the technical methods of post-environmental impact assessment of industrial pollution projects.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • An Optimisation model for ecosystem services: A Ho

     

    Abstract ID# 240

    Presenting Author: Swee  Kuik

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Using a multi-objective optimisation, the economic costs and benefits of coal mining in Queensland (Australia) are assessed for different development goals.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Increasing Accuracy of Species Distribution Model

     

    Abstract ID# 241

    Presenting Author: Hye In  Chung

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Suggesting a new methodology for increasing accuracy of species distribution model, focusing on both presence/absence accuracy.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Biodiversity data sharing: the good, the bad, and

     

    Abstract ID# 242

    Presenting Author: Guy  Williams

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

    Summary Statement: Review of the challenges, limitations and possible solutions to making private sector biodiversity data openly available. (Guy Williams, Senior Principal Consultant, The Biodiversity Consultancy, UK

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Post-Construction Review – Lessons Learned from

     

    Abstract ID# 243

    Presenting Author: Chris  Sunderland

    Preferred Session:  SIA: How Early is Too Early?

    Summary Statement: Lessons learned from the CSG to LNG industry highlight the value of earlier assessment and investment when examined against social impacts and missed opportunities in LNG developments globally.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset

     

    Abstract ID# 245

    Presenting Author: Lucie  N'Guessan

    Preferred Session:  Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset theory and application

    Summary Statement: Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset theory and application

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Overcoming waste management challenges in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 246

    Presenting Author: Colman  Otmar

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: Overcoming waste management challenges in a mega project in a developing country. Sharing the PNG LNG experience.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impacts from a 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 247

    Presenting Author: Kalyna  Taule

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: A description of lessons learned from the safety, environmental, and community impacts of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake that hit PNG will be presented in the context the PNG LNG project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health Impact Assessment for Indigenous People

     

    Abstract ID# 248

    Presenting Author: Janis  Shandro |  Coauthor(s):  James Witzke

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation highlights a new guideline developed for conducting health impact assessment for Indigenous People in Canada.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strengthening Impact Assessment in Vanuatu

     

    Abstract ID# 249

    Presenting Author: Naomay   Tor

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: This presentation will focus on processes of Impact Assessments in Vanuatu and the challenges that the country through the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation is currently facing.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental IA for Offshore Oil and Gas Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 250

    Presenting Author: Mizuki  Kitagawa |  Coauthor(s):  Shigeru Nakajima ,   Masaru   Nasu

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: The research revealed general features of EIA for offshore oil and gas projects around the world and suggested what EIA should be like in this industry.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social planning for mine closure: whose responsibi

     

    Abstract ID# 251

    Presenting Author: Pallavi  Mandke |  Coauthor(s):  Jillian Ash ,   Lauren   Harding

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and the Social and Cultural Effects of Mine Closure

    Summary Statement: SIA as a tool to understand and unlock roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in managing mine closure impacts and working towards a sustainable and positive legacy.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Building environmental performance—construction

     

    Abstract ID# 252

    Presenting Author: Bill  Haylock

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: Environmental training needs cut-through. It needs to be impressed upon workers who are at risk of polluting the environment, or damaging heritage. This presentation uncovers tools to get cut-through.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beyond bilateral agreements in Australian IA

     

    Abstract ID# 254

    Presenting Author: Erin  Pears

    Preferred Session:  Filling the Evolving IA Governance Gap: Regional vs Federal Authority

    Summary Statement: Australia has an effective system for coordinated, multi-jurisdictional IA for most projects, but when this doesn’t apply the system is fraught with duplication and complexity. There is a better way.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Digital in-field social data capture and mapping i

     

    Abstract ID# 255

    Presenting Author: Chapal  Choudhury |  Coauthor(s):  Grant Young

    Preferred Session:  Digital technologies for social impact assessment and resettlement planning

    Summary Statement: An innovative approach and mobile GIS/GPS technology helped to rapidly and electronically collect a large volume of accurately mapped landuse, asset and socioeconomic data by locals in remote PNG.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • China’s EIA at the Crossroads – What Next?

     

    Abstract ID# 257

    Presenting Author: Kin Che  Lam

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: Confronted with environmental issues of new scale and nature, the Chines EIA system has to undergo paradigmatic changes in approach and orientation making use of the market and public engagement.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • “Fresh Fish with F.P.I.C.” Scalable consultati

     

    Abstract ID# 258

    Presenting Author: Alex  Blood

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Case-study comparison of consultation for complex Port and infrastructure projecs in two Pacific nations, including similarities, challenges and technical FPIC foundations behind the approaches.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental impacts from a solid waste manageme

     

    Abstract ID# 259

    Presenting Author: Linh H.  Tran |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo   Nishikizawa

    Preferred Session:  Addressing health and social equity through impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A survey questionnaire was conducted by face-to-face interviews with local residents living in the affected areas. This survey finds the odor issues causes negative impacts on local communities.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cultural heritage IA and mining: Rio Tinto

     

    Abstract ID# 260

    Presenting Author: Elizabeth  Bradshaw

    Preferred Session:  Establishing guidance for heritage and impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This presentation overviews Rio Tinto’s community-engaged cultural heritage management standards for its mining developments and presents a range of project case studies.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ensuring successful tree planting along bituminous

     

    Abstract ID# 261

    Presenting Author: Lukwago  Wilber |  Coauthor(s):  Monicah Seruma ,   Kamanda   Patrick ,   Kasozi Arthur

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: Nurturing seedlings to attain a reasonable height and girth aids to plant relatively mature trees that can withstand environmental and socio-economic extremities along bituminous roads hence improved

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Net or Hook: How Can IA Expand its Influence Ov

     

    Abstract ID# 262

    Presenting Author: Tianhe  Jiang

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

    Summary Statement: The traditional IA like a modular “net” develops with projects at a marked distance from policymaking. For expanding influences, a more targeted “hook” type IA should be simultaneously.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Multiple value systems applied to cultural heritag

     

    Abstract ID# 264

    Presenting Author: Julia  HAGORIA

    Preferred Session:  Practical Realities of Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Cultural Heritage management can be a challenge in an area known for its cultural and linguistic diversity. Lessons learnt from PNG LNG project will be shared in this paper.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A New Reality for industrial facilities in China

     

    Abstract ID# 265

    Presenting Author: Yinghua  Hu

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to share the insights of the changes in the permit procedure and implication on private sector in relation to sustainable investment in China.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA the Western Australian way

     

    Abstract ID# 266

    Presenting Author: Megan  Jones

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment the Australian way(s)

    Summary Statement: This presentation will provide a synopsis of the current practices of the Western Australian IA system

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Community engaged heritage management: Rio Tinto

     

    Abstract ID# 267

    Presenting Author: Elizabeth  Bradshaw

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The paper overviews Rio Tinto’s community-engaged approach to cultural heritage management and community agreements for its mining developments and presents a range of project case studies.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution through Revolutionary Tools & Approaches

     

    Abstract ID# 268

    Presenting Author: Claire  Penny

    Preferred Session:  Breaking News: Evolution in the IA Practice

    Summary Statement: Claire Penny Earth Active ESG Advisors London, UK

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social risks of investment environment in India pr

     

    Abstract ID# 269

    Presenting Author: Wu  Rong

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of IA in BRICS countries

    Summary Statement: It is pointed out that the Chinese enterprises should follow the footsteps of "The Belt and Road" strategic , and establish the enterprise overall risk of social values and regional special social ris

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental acceptance of construction projects

     

    Abstract ID# 270

    Presenting Author: PENG  ZHOU

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: analyze and summarize the challenges encountered in the situation that investigation of environmental acceptance of construction projects was charged by enterprises themselves but no longer goverment

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A study on long-term liability and environmental i

     

    Abstract ID# 271

    Presenting Author: Eiji  Komatsu |  Coauthor(s):  Kenichiro Yanagi ,   Akihiro   Nakamura

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: CCS is expected to become large-scale GHG reduction technology. This paper addresses appropriate long-term management and legal framework and role of EIA to realize the long-term liability for CCS.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Stakeholder engagement in IA – time for a revolu

     

    Abstract ID# 272

    Presenting Author: Lachlan  Wilkinson

    Preferred Session:  Early Planning in Impact Assessment in Canada and Other Countries

    Summary Statement: Engaging stakeholders during the regulatory IA process is too late – it needs to happen during early project planning and focus on the environmental/social outcomes that a project should achieve.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Where are the residents? How to carry out particip

     

    Abstract ID# 274

    Presenting Author: Lea  Den Broeder

    Preferred Session:  Addressing health and social equity through impact assessment

    Summary Statement: In a newly built area we experiment multi-method participation approaches, engaging proxy groups and temporary users reflecting the city’s superdiversity

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Improving PNG’s Regulatory Requirements for LNG

     

    Abstract ID# 275

    Presenting Author: Nicole  Yasi

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: PNG LNG project helping CEPA make adjustments to permit requirements that are world and industry standards.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using protocols to strengthen biodiversity special

     

    Abstract ID# 276

    Presenting Author: Abigail   Bahindwa

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

    Summary Statement: SANBI is supporting DEA in developing biodiversity protocols which aim to ensure a consistent method is applied in assessing impacts in biodiversity sensitive areas.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cultural impact assessment in New Zealand

     

    Abstract ID# 277

    Presenting Author: Dyanna  Jolly

    Preferred Session:  IA in New Zealand: lessons and strategies to enhance practice

    Summary Statement: Dyanna Jolly (PhD Candidate, University of Otago) is a cultural impact assessment practitioner, and is interested in how the Treaty of Waitangi shapes impact assessment in New Zealand.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Public participation and digital Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 278

    Presenting Author: Bart  Barten

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Advantages and dilemma's of e-participation and digital IA for roadinfrastructure projects in the Netherlands.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Stakeholders' attitudes and consultation for CCS

     

    Abstract ID# 280

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

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Carbon Capture and Storage facilities is as one of effective devices to mitigate the impacts of carbon dioxides. This paper would cover attitudes of stakeholders and local residents in Hokkaido, as we

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • So what is Next? - Health Mitigation Plan Implemen

     

    Abstract ID# 281

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

    Preferred Session:  Health Assessment and Needs

    Summary Statement: eni conducted an internal review to appraise health impact assessments mitigation plan implementation in diverse country & project to identify possible factors affecting the mitigation implementation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Compliance and Enforcement of EIA in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 282

    Presenting Author: Yee On Dorathy  Choi |  Coauthor(s):  Kam Wa, Clara U ,   Mei Ho, Mable   Chan

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: Environmental Permit contains conditions to capture commitments from EIA process. Practice of EP enforcement and continuous evaluation of project environmental performance are reviewed and discussed.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Identification of Worldview Bias in the Setting of

     

    Abstract ID# 284

    Presenting Author: Dr Robyn Manuel  Dr Kēpa Morgan

    Preferred Session:  Orokohanga 2019: Operationalising the Aashukan Declaration

    Summary Statement: Dr Robyn Manuel (Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu) Mahi Maioro Ltd Identification of Worldview Bias in the Setting of Speed Limits

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Session Introduction and Closing Comments

     

    Abstract ID# 285

    Presenting Author: Dr Kēpa  Morgan

    Preferred Session:  Orokohanga 2019: Operationalising the Aashukan Declaration

    Summary Statement: Ngāti Mākino have adopted mauri impact reporting alongside financial performance. Less than two years into this return to historic ways of knowing indigenous practitioners share their insights.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social aspects of small deposit mining in Bosnia

     

    Abstract ID# 286

    Presenting Author: Olga  Sidorenko |  Coauthor(s):  Rauno Sairinen

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: The paper explores how the cumulative impacts can be addressed in small deposit mining in Balkans.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Being agile: evolving IA in a changing world

     

    Abstract ID# 287

    Presenting Author: Anthony  Sutton |  Coauthor(s):  Angus Morrison-Saunders

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: Recent Western Australian innovations in evolving environmental impact assessment procedures and practice for increasing agility in a rapidly changing world are showcased in this paper.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Nordic Sami and the legal framework for impact

     

    Abstract ID# 288

    Presenting Author: Christina   Allard

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A comparative review of Swedish and Norwegian laws on impact assessments, focussing on the participation of affected Sami groups and Sami parliaments in natural resource exploitations

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • THE LIFE OF PROJECT (LOP) APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTA

     

    Abstract ID# 289

    Presenting Author: Henry  Aryeetey

    Preferred Session:  Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: The ‘Life of Project’ training approach focuses on environmental compliance and ESDM across the project lifecycle. USAID West Africa increased staff and IPs knowledge from 2.9 to 4.10 on a 1-5 scale.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Progression of EIA guidelines in the Philippines t

     

    Abstract ID# 290

    Presenting Author: Celeste  Frayna

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: New EIA guidelines were recently imposed in the Philippines which aim to incorporate best practice principles and standardize procedures of public participation in all stages of the EIA process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact avoidance in hydropower projects

     

    Abstract ID# 291

    Presenting Author: Leah  BECHE |  Coauthor(s):  Fabien NATHAN

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of IA to sustainable hydropower development

    Summary Statement: We propose innovative methods for hydropower impact avoidance in early project stages and examples of their application in design choice and modification.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Turbine shutdown on demand: a key mitigation measu

     

    Abstract ID# 293

    Presenting Author: Ricardo  Tomé |  Coauthor(s):  Alexandre Leitão ,   Nadine   Pires ,   Nuno Vieira ,   Filipe Canário

    Preferred Session:  Solutions for conflicts between wind energy technologies and birds

    Summary Statement: Radar Assisted Shutdown on Demand of turbines has been applied very successfully in wind farms in migratory flyways for soaring birds rendering very low mortality and negligible production losses.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integration of conservation planning and the mitig

     

    Abstract ID# 295

    Presenting Author: Hedley  Grantham

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Importance of biodiversity assessment and planning process for designing mitigation systems

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact assessment in a diverse and protected area

     

    Abstract ID# 297

    Presenting Author: Jan-Albert  Wessels |  Coauthor(s):  Anneli Anneli

    Preferred Session:  Operating in emerging countries with high biological and cultural diversity

    Summary Statement: Vital learning about conducting meaningful impact assessments in a diverse and protected area can be made by administering unique EIA follow-up methods.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beyond the mine: possibilities of a ten year plan

     

    Abstract ID# 298

    Presenting Author: Christine  Crispin |  Coauthor(s):  Richard Boele ,   Edwina   Loxton ,   Shellee Murphy-Oates

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and the Social and Cultural Effects of Mine Closure

    Summary Statement: A reflection on the collaborative development of the The Granites-Kurra Ten Year Plan for the Newmont Tanami gold mine and how we can improve social outcomes from mine closure.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Past, present and future social impacts at Ranger

     

    Abstract ID# 299

    Presenting Author: Christine  Crispin |  Coauthor(s):  Richard Boele

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous and rural peoples' rights in cumulative effects assessment

    Summary Statement: A reflection on SIA over four decades at the Ranger uranium mine and the important early work of two (revolutionary?) Australian scholars, Richard Howitt and Helen Ross.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Influence of inter basin water transfer project on

     

    Abstract ID# 300

    Presenting Author: JUNZHUO  XU

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: Based on a questionnaire survey and field interviews, this paper discusses the impact of land acquisition for large-scale water conservancy projects on the old-age care of affected people.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Towards Ethical Commerce -the first penguin of RE1

     

    Abstract ID# 302

    Presenting Author: Sachihiko  Harashina

    Preferred Session:  Social Indicators for Ethical Commerce and Society on SDGs

    Summary Statement: The SDGs 12 is closely related to commerce and industries, and energy issue is essential. As the first penguin, RE100 University is appearing towards sustainable energy society Japan.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Applications for Impact Assessment and Inclusion

     

    Abstract ID# 303

    Presenting Author: SASWATI GHOSH  BELLIAPPA

    Preferred Session:  Digital technologies for social impact assessment and resettlement planning

    Summary Statement: ICT approaches in customer database creation and impact assessment in an ADB assisted project in 64 towns in Madhya Pradesh, India: benefits, hurdles and lessons

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social Indicators on USR Activities for Achieving

     

    Abstract ID# 306

    Presenting Author: Takako  Hashimoto |  Coauthor(s):  Noriko Saito

    Preferred Session:  Social Indicators for Ethical Commerce and Society on SDGs

    Summary Statement: To identify KPI (Key Performance Indicators) on SDGs, we are trying to develop social indicators. In this presentation, we introduce the research progress as unique indicators to assess and improve USR.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Sami strategies: to collaborate or to protest?

     

    Abstract ID# 307

    Presenting Author: Kaisa  Raitio |  Coauthor(s):  Rebecca Lawrence

    Preferred Session:  Evolving public participation to address community context, complexity, and

    Summary Statement: Analysis of the diverse ways indigenous Sámi communities have engaged in collaboration and/or protest to respond to increasing exploitation pressure on their traditional lands.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental assessment for long-term infrastruct

     

    Abstract ID# 310

    Presenting Author: Gosewien  van Eck

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: Ageing infrastructure is a challenge from an engineering perspective but also as a driver for sustainable re-development. How is environmental assessment included in this approach?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Corporate Policy and Initiatives on SDGs

     

    Abstract ID# 312

    Presenting Author: Koichi  Ito |  Coauthor(s):  Shigeo Uchida

    Preferred Session:  Social Indicators for Ethical Commerce and Society on SDGs

    Summary Statement: In this presentation, corporate policies and initiatives on SDGs will be shown to discuss how ethical commerce in industries should be achieved.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Laws addressing cumulative effects: a broader view

     

    Abstract ID# 313

    Presenting Author: Rebecca  Nelson

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: Legal responses to cumulative environmental effects (CEEs) are often thought inadequate. Analysing both EIA and natural resources laws builds a framework of broader legal approaches to addressing CEEs

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Shaking Up Biodiversity Offsets

     

    Abstract ID# 316

    Presenting Author: Virginia (Ginny)  King

    Preferred Session:  Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset theory and application

    Summary Statement: Beginning by looking at the natural capital and the ecosystem services that support the biodiversity is the beginning to considering appropriate offsets.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Repeated surveys to measure health equality and eq

     

    Abstract ID# 317

    Presenting Author: Astrid  Knoblauch

    Preferred Session:  Addressing health and social equity through impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Repeated health surveys help to reveal inequalities and inequities between host and migrant communities and provide a platform to promote equality and equity.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EA Follow-up in Sweden – a contradicting practic

     

    Abstract ID# 318

    Presenting Author: Charlotta  Faith-Ell

    Preferred Session:  Why Follow-up? Managing the Social Impacts of Transport in Urban Cities

    Summary Statement: Monitoring and evaluation of the impacts of a project or plan are kore elements of Environmental Assessment. The Swedish case shows a very contradictory practice when it comes to EA follow-up.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Teaching SIA for future practitioners on social an

     

    Abstract ID# 319

    Presenting Author: EIRINI  GALLOU

    Preferred Session:  Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Challenges in co-developing a methodology for Social impact assessment (SIA) between university and community organizations in London’s urban planning scene

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 320

    Presenting Author: Cho Nam  Ng

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    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: approve

     

  • PNG Terrestrial biodiversity data informs the EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 321

    Presenting Author: Kyle  Armstrong |  Coauthor(s):  Stephen Richards ,   Iain   Woxvold ,   Enock Kale ,   Ken Aplin

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

    Summary Statement: In PNG, new electronics-based and genetic terrestrial biodiversity survey tools, and semi-automated analysis, is leading to more refined knowledge in environmental impact assessment and monitoring.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Enhancing capacity and particiation for effective

     

    Abstract ID# 322

    Presenting Author: Nora  Gotzmann

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: The contribution to the panel will focus on practical steps and practices for enhancing capacity and participation of companies and communities for effectve integration of human rights into ERM.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Towards the establishment of the HIA Network Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 323

    Presenting Author: Helen  Brown |  Coauthor(s):  Gene Peralta ,   Susann   Roth

    Preferred Session:  Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

    Summary Statement: The HIA Network Asia Pacific aims to enhance health and equity outcomes from development in Asia and the Pacific and is an integral part of HIA capacity building

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Potential of Peace & Conflict Impact Assessmen

     

    Abstract ID# 324

    Presenting Author: Catherine  Searle

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Development projects in regions affected by conflict have an extra layer of risk. The emerging field of Peace & Conflict Impact Assessment offers new tools and opportunities for peacebuilding.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolving the Utility and Potential of Social Media

     

    Abstract ID# 325

    Presenting Author: Yetta  Gurtner

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Exploring lessons from other disciplinary areas to appreciate how social media may be better utilised to facilitate open communication and public participation in the Social Impact Assessment process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Challenges of teaching SIA in a University Setting

     

    Abstract ID# 326

    Presenting Author: Jeffrey  Jacquet

    Preferred Session:  Developing Social Impact Assessment Practitioners: Challenges and Opportuni

    Summary Statement: This presentation outlines the mis-match between the university and teachign SIA skills, as well as recommendations to design effective SIA curriculum offerings at the university level.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A procedural revolution

     

    Abstract ID# 327

    Presenting Author: Claire  Gronow

    Preferred Session:  Charles or Che? Choose your champion for the future of impact assessment!

    Summary Statement: For EIA to reduce the environmental impacts of development proposals, proponents need to be held accountable for their planning and design decisions. Current procedure fails to do this and a revolution is needed.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Now survivors of nuclear power plant accidents in

     

    Abstract ID# 328

    Presenting Author: Fuminori  Tamba

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: There are still many victims by TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in 2011. Many affected people are unstable in their living, employment, health, and community life. Report on the c

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment, Biodiversity and the Tragedy of

     

    Abstract ID# 330

    Presenting Author: Sally  Johnson

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

    Summary Statement: How useful is ESIA for ensuring no net loss of biodiversity? This paper argues it is ill-suited to addressing adverse impacts on common property resources like biodiversity and suggests alternatives

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Enhance the efficiency of EIA by guideline revisio

     

    Abstract ID# 332

    Presenting Author: QIAN  ZHANG

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: The revision of current guideline is an important channel to enhance the efficiency of EIA. Establishing scientific and efficient assessment methods and indicators is the most challenging part.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE

     

    Abstract ID# 333

    Presenting Author: Obafemi A.P  Olukoya

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper suggest a conceptual framework for the assessment of climate change impact on built vernacular heritage

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Rick Gillan

     

    Abstract ID# 334

    Presenting Author: Rick  Gillan

    Preferred Session:  Breaking News: Evolution in the IA Practice

    Summary Statement: Name: Rick Gillan Organization: Joule Tree LLC Country: USA Position Statement: Maintain our quality of life: harvest non-renewable natural capital resources while enhancing renewable natural capital

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Biodiversity Vulnerability under Climate Change

     

    Abstract ID# 336

    Presenting Author: Changwan  Seo |  Coauthor(s):  Ja young Jeon ,   Manseok   Shin ,   Pradeep Adhikari ,   Hyun Woo Kim

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Climate change vulnerability assessment on biodiversity provides essential information for conserving ecosystems such as existing protected areas and future ones as refugia under climate change.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Serving multiple regimes – refection on the gaps

     

    Abstract ID# 337

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Sembel |  Coauthor(s):  Lucy Mitchell

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss and share experiences in Indonesia on the gaps and synergies between impact assessments for national regulations and international lender requirements.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution: Consultation, Collaboration and Consent

     

    Abstract ID# 338

    Presenting Author: Fern  Stockman |  Coauthor(s):  Scott Bailey

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The building of a new EA process that implements UNDRIP and supports free, prior and informed consent. How EAs in BC have evolved to embrace this opportunity.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Outreach and investigation under the ESF

     

    Abstract ID# 339

    Presenting Author: Warren  Mayes

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Explores case practice engagement with affected stakeholders, third-parties and implementing agencies in screening, scoping and defining the viability of World Bank-financed public-sector operations.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA a Sustainable Development Tool in the Pacific

     

    Abstract ID# 341

    Presenting Author: Jope  Davetanivalu |  Coauthor(s):  Gregory Barbara

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss the use of the EIA process in the Pacific, drawing upon case studies and best practice across the region.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of SPREP in supporting EIA in the Pacific

     

    Abstract ID# 342

    Presenting Author: Gregory  Barbara |  Coauthor(s):  Easter Galuvao ,   Jope   Davetanivalu

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: SPREP continues to provide EIA support in the Pacific so why are some of the same issues identified in the late 1980s still occurring? It’s because things keep changing.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating the net gain goal in the EIA process

     

    Abstract ID# 343

    Presenting Author: Mihai  Coroi |  Coauthor(s):  Alan Kirby

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses why and how no net loss and net gain goals should be integrated early in the EIA process. Example of biodiversity net gain approach on large infrastructure project in the UK.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Heritage impact assessments: Learnings from buria

     

    Abstract ID# 344

    Presenting Author: Desiree  Sehlapelo Ibouanga

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Burial sites considerations when heritage impact assessment are conducted.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strengthening EIA in the Pacific

     

    Abstract ID# 347

    Presenting Author: Easter  Galuvao |  Coauthor(s):  Gregory Barbara ,   Jope   Davetanivalu

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: SPREP has recently revised the guidelines for Environmental Impact Assessment in the Pacific, these guidelines reflect the needs of Pacific Islands as well as providing practical tools for better EIAs

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • One Territory, Four Scenarios, 10 lessons learned

     

    Abstract ID# 348

    Presenting Author: Brian   Craik |  Coauthor(s):  Aurora Hernandez

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and the Social and Cultural Effects of Mine Closure

    Summary Statement: The experience of the Cree Nation in mine closure can be summarized in a variety of ways. The scenarios will be described and evaluated. They will include the evolution of Cree participation in mini

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The importance of EIA and Oceans Management

     

    Abstract ID# 349

    Presenting Author: Kosi  Latu |  Coauthor(s):  Jope Davetanivalu ,   Easter   Galuvao

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: Pacific Islanders depend on the health of Island and Ocean Ecosystems for their sustenance and livelihoods, therefore sustainable development through EIA is essential in the Pacific.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using collaborative problem solving as an impact a

     

    Abstract ID# 350

    Presenting Author: Gina  Barbieri

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Joint Fact Finding is a practical tool that impact assessors can use to proactively avoid conflicts about project impacts. It also helps to place communities at the center of the development agenda

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HIA capacity building initiative in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 351

    Presenting Author: Mirko  Winkler

    Preferred Session:  Capacity building for HIA and for health in IA.

    Summary Statement: To support the promotion of HIA of large capital projects in Brazil, a 3-year HIA capacity building initiative was implemented, involving many institutions and sectors from all over the country.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beyond Zero: Social Cost of Carbon in Impact Asses

     

    Abstract ID# 352

    Presenting Author: David V.  Wright

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper/presentation explores potential roles of the Social Cost of Carbon in impact assessment, offering insights into key constraints, considerations and potential next steps.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Biodiversity offsets in practice

     

    Abstract ID# 353

    Presenting Author: Alan  Key

    Preferred Session:  Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

    Summary Statement: A discussion of biodiversity offsets in practice: identifying, securing, managing, measuring and acquitting offsets on the ground; how to ensure a successful offset project meets the expectations of i

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Key influences shaping Asia-Pacific ESIA practice

     

    Abstract ID# 355

    Presenting Author: Emma  Waterhouse

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: Regulatory frameworks and ESIA practice have evolved differently in Asia-Pacific developing countries, often linked to rapid expansion of extractive industries and international investment.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • An EsIA revolution is needed to address compliance

     

    Abstract ID# 356

    Presenting Author: Cheryl  Wasserman

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: A Revolution is needed in EsIA roles and responsibilities, administrative and legal authorities and procedures to achieve results through compliance and enforcement of requirements and commitments.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A method that can revolutionise impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 357

    Presenting Author: Barton  Napier

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: Tools and guidelines on impact assessment methods are often improperly applied resulting in inadequate assessment and undesirable outcomes. An alternative method overcomes this challenge.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Differentiating social risk and impact in mining

     

    Abstract ID# 358

    Presenting Author: Sandy  Worden

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Many project teams are challenged by the social dimensions of mining. To improve the way social risk is assessed by these teams, its relationship with SIA must be clearly understood .

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HIA for Economic Zones in the Greater Mekong Subre

     

    Abstract ID# 359

    Presenting Author: Janis  Shandro |  Coauthor(s):  Gene Peralta ,   Susann   Roth

    Preferred Session:  Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

    Summary Statement: There are over 500 industrial zones across the Greater Mekong Subregion. This HIA framework has been developed to identify, mitigate, and manage health risks and impacts associated with unprecedented

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Chairperson's introduction

     

    Abstract ID# 361

    Presenting Author: Jo  Treweek

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

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity is now a core topic in impact assessment, but have outcomes for biodiversity actually changed? We will debate the motion that impact assessment is a blunt tool.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How would indigenous knowledge change IA?

     

    Abstract ID# 362

    Presenting Author: Angeles  Mendoza Sammet

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The way in which people from different indigenous groups define poverty, development and rights questions how impact assessment can integrate western and indigenous views and needs.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous-Led Impact Assessment: Canada’s New R

     

    Abstract ID# 363

    Presenting Author: David  Wright

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the new, significantly expanded authority for integrating Indigenous rights and knowledge into impact assessments in Canada, including through assessments led by Indigenous groups.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Seeing it through national content, good practice

     

    Abstract ID# 364

    Presenting Author: Anita  Mosby

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: Sharing good practices based on experiences from the construction and operation of the PNG LNG in a country with a challenging terrain and more than 800 languages and cultures.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social Procurement: ticking the box

     

    Abstract ID# 365

    Presenting Author: Esther  Diffey |  Coauthor(s):  Ellen Buswell

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: To advance good practice in social procurement do we need to redefine what success looks like and how we measure social value outcomes?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The steady evolution of ESIA for extractive projec

     

    Abstract ID# 366

    Presenting Author: Daniel   Moriarty |  Coauthor(s):  Gunther Joku ,   Lemas   Pangum

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: PNG has taken a pragmatic approach to ESIA that focuses on ‘real’ environmental and social issues. It is important to maintain this focus and avoid distraction by ‘second order’ issues.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA under pressure – deregulation efforts in Aus

     

    Abstract ID# 367

    Presenting Author: Gernot  Stoeglehner

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: EIA in Austria is under pressure of deregulation. This article discusses strategies to increase EIA quality and raise its legitimation from perspectives of planning theory and different stakeholders.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset

     

    Abstract ID# 368

    Presenting Author: Jane  Mogina

    Preferred Session:  Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset theory and application

    Summary Statement: Exploring the need to shakeup biodiversity offset theory and application

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Future Proofing Transport: The Collaborative Appro

     

    Abstract ID# 370

    Presenting Author: Vicki  Brady

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: A collaborative approach to sustainable design for linear infrastructure is critical to effective environmental outcomes. This paper will explore how relationships lead the way to project success.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Foreign direct investment law and the protection o

     

    Abstract ID# 371

    Presenting Author: Valeriane  Thool

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Foreign direct investment law and the protection of marine biodiversity : how to use impact assessment methodology?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Resettlement and livelihood restoration for PNGLNG

     

    Abstract ID# 374

    Presenting Author: Sharryl  Ivahupa

    Preferred Session:  Practical Realities of Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Lessons learned during resettlement for the PNG LNG project and changes made to improve the process will be shared.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Asian Development Bank - the Business Case for HIA

     

    Abstract ID# 375

    Presenting Author: Emma   Marsden |  Coauthor(s):  Susann Roth ,   Bruce   Dunn ,   Michiko Suga

    Preferred Session:  Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

    Summary Statement: ADB strengthened health impact assessment (HIA) over the last 3 years, developing capacity in members countries, supporting policy and guideline development and undertaking HIA demonstration projects

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Safeguard Performance in the Pacific Islands

     

    Abstract ID# 377

    Presenting Author: Peter  Leonard |  Coauthor(s):  Juan Quintero ,   Aradhna   Mathur

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses the challenges for implementing safeguards in the Pacific island countries.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HEART-WEAR FOR RE100 UNIV. AND SUSTAINABLE ACTION

     

    Abstract ID# 378

    Presenting Author: Takuya  Sugimoto |  Coauthor(s):  Junji Ebato

    Preferred Session:  Social Indicators for Ethical Commerce and Society on SDGs

    Summary Statement: This presentation would be clarified recipes for developing heart-wear and sustainable actions sprinkled with Chiba University of Commerce and SONE (Student Organization for Natural Energy) actions.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Back to the future: Avoiding social impacts before

     

    Abstract ID# 379

    Presenting Author: Sefton  Darby |  Coauthor(s):  Edwina Loxton ,   Richard   Boele

    Preferred Session:  SIA: How Early is Too Early?

    Summary Statement: Australian mining case studies highlight SIA as a dynamic, iterative process, with early assessments embracing uncertainty, removing harmful options, and encouraging multidisciplinary conversations.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution, revolution or reinventing the wheel? Pu

     

    Abstract ID# 382

    Presenting Author: Jane  Munday

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Evolution, revolution or reinventing the wheel? A 50-year audit of impact assessment in Northern Australia tracks cycles of power, economies and reform and what’s been lost on the way.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Daily Water Quality Forecasting System Linking Wea

     

    Abstract ID# 383

    Presenting Author: Sang Chul  Hwang |  Coauthor(s):  Sang Chul Hwang ,   Ji Won Kim   Kim ,   Jung Kyu Choi

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: We have developed integrated systems and centralized simulation machines which runs all models, links all in- and output together and visualizes results every day.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Just how ‘strategic’ are Strategic Environment

     

    Abstract ID# 385

    Presenting Author: Mitchell  Ross |  Coauthor(s):  Zsuzsa Banhalmi-Zakar

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: Development of a criteria to assess strategic thinking in SEAs. An assessment of Australian Strategic Assessments under the EPBC Act (1999).

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • An Introduction of Disaster Impact Assessment in K

     

    Abstract ID# 386

    Presenting Author: Changjae  Kwak

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: This paper introduces Korea's disaster impact assessment and presents development plans.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Undertaking SIA at an island level

     

    Abstract ID# 387

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Russell |  Coauthor(s):  Nick Taylor ,   James   Russell ,   Jovana Balanovic ,   Joanne Aley & Michael Harbrow

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment and baseline studies adapted to local contexts

    Summary Statement: Designing engagement for small island communities requires a full social profile to ensure appropriate engagement and participation in SIA; as seen in the Predator Free Rakiura strategic SIA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mine Closure and the Aboriginal Estate

     

    Abstract ID# 388

    Presenting Author: Rebecca  Lawrence |  Coauthor(s):  Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and the Social and Cultural Effects of Mine Closure

    Summary Statement: Mine closure has enourmous environmental, social and cultural impacts for indigenous peoples, yet Australian laws and negotiated Aboriginal-Industry agreements ususally fail to address these issues.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Simon Nish - Panelist (bio only)

     

    Abstract ID# 389

    Presenting Author: Simon  Nish

    Preferred Session:  Rethinking social licence where to from here?

    Summary Statement: Simon Nish is Shell Australia’s National Social Performance Manager. He has international experience negotiating and implementing community agreements. He is a seasoned social performance practitioner

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • International Development & IA – Bridging the Ga

     

    Abstract ID# 390

    Presenting Author: Jeanne  Ellis

    Preferred Session:  Securing Socio Economic Development through Unorthodox Impact Assessment:

    Summary Statement: Examines the intersection between impact assessment and international development programs and how these programs are tailoring IA practices to achieve sustainable development goals.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Synergies of confusion: when political risk and en

     

    Abstract ID# 391

    Presenting Author: Garry  Middle

    Preferred Session:  Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: This case study explores how both political risk and environmental risk played out inane EIA of a proposed coal mine in a prime tourist area in Western Australia.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strengthen the EIA system in Samoa by strengthenin

     

    Abstract ID# 392

    Presenting Author: Fetoloai  Yandall-Alama

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: Improve Samoa’s EIA system by strengthening the capacity of private sector stakeholders to properly inform the preparation and development of EIA reports.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Panel overview

     

    Abstract ID# 393

    Presenting Author: Richard  Morgan

    Preferred Session:  IA in New Zealand: lessons and strategies to enhance practice

    Summary Statement: Richard Morgan (Univ. Otago, NZ): the wider picture of IA practice in NZ, from project to policy levels, old habits and new opportunities.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Algal Bloom Monitoring using Unmanned Aerial Vehic

     

    Abstract ID# 394

    Presenting Author: Sang Chul  Hwang |  Coauthor(s):  Ji Won Kim ,   Chang Young   Byun ,   Seung Jae Lee

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: We tried to wide-range algal bloom monitoring technology using UAV. It is possible to effective monitoring compare with manual sampling method.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reinvigorating IA through complexity theory

     

    Abstract ID# 395

    Presenting Author: Chris  Murphy

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: The narrow legal framework of analysis of IA has resulted in calls for a revolution. However administering IA as a complex non-linear system unlocks significant opportunities for IA to evolve.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecological Impact Assessment in New Zealand

     

    Abstract ID# 397

    Presenting Author: Ian  Boothroyd

    Preferred Session:  IA in New Zealand: lessons and strategies to enhance practice

    Summary Statement: Dr Ian Boothroyd (Boffa Miskell Ltd., NZ): a hearings commissioner and consultant, with an interest in the evolving approach to ecological impact assessment and ecological mitigation in NZ.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The myths and opportunities of offsetting

     

    Abstract ID# 398

    Presenting Author: Chris  Murphy

    Preferred Session:  Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

    Summary Statement: Offsetting is a plastic concept which can be shaped to meet any requirements. So the potential for offsetting is only constrained by the imagination for innovation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Insights from implementing SEAs under national law

     

    Abstract ID# 399

    Presenting Author: Dean  Knudson

    Preferred Session:  Lessons learned from SEAs in Australia

    Summary Statement: Offsets within strategic approvals can provide greater outcomes for managing threats to impacted matters at a landscape scale as opposed to the more traditional method of land based offsetting.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Can SEA using Landscape as a driving concept be th

     

    Abstract ID# 400

    Presenting Author: Garry  Middle

    Preferred Session:  Lessons learned from SEAs in Australia

    Summary Statement: This paper presents the outcomes of research into the notion of 'landscape' and SEA. Landscape could offer a way to develop an Australian IA reflecting links between nature and culture.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Equity-focused HIA: case of a place-based approach

     

    Abstract ID# 401

    Presenting Author: Jinhee  Kim |  Coauthor(s):  Ben Harris-Roxas ,   Melinda   Leves ,   Libby Powell ,   Myna Hua & Mark D’Astoli, Julie Dixon

    Preferred Session:  Addressing health and social equity through impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A rapid Equity-focused HIA of a multi-agency, place-based initiative in South Eastern Sydney, Australia, and its benefits, challenges and implications for future efforts.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Diversifying the economy: Lessons from Thompson

     

    Abstract ID# 403

    Presenting Author: Graeme  Burt |  Coauthor(s):  David Snashall

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment of Project Closure: Meeting the New Expectations

    Summary Statement: Economic diversification is commonly suggested to mitigate the impacts of project closure in remote locations. This paper reviews recent experience and the successes achieved at Thompson, Manitoba.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Summary of Mining EIA in South Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 404

    Presenting Author: Nathan  Zeman |  Coauthor(s):  Greg Marshall ,   Andrew   Querzoli

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment the Australian way(s)

    Summary Statement: This paper and presentation will provide a brief overview and summary of Mining Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in South Australia.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating Indigenous Perspectives: Evolution is

     

    Abstract ID# 405

    Presenting Author: Ciaran  O'Faircheallaigh

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Only a radically different approach based on Indigenous-controlled assessment of Indigenous impacts can ensure integration of Indigenous knowledges and interests into IA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolving SIA to address construction fatigue

     

    Abstract ID# 406

    Presenting Author: Bonnie  Cavanough

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Construction fatigue may occur in communities during prolonged infrastructure growth. SIA, consultation and management practices increasingly need to adapt to identify and adequately manage this issue

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What difference does SEA make anyway? The case for

     

    Abstract ID# 407

    Presenting Author: Tanya   Burdett

    Preferred Session:  Lessons learned from SEAs in Australia

    Summary Statement: Has Australia missed the boat on SEA? What difference does SEA make anyway? The case for transparency, inclusion, early optioneering and scrutiny at the strategic decision-making level in Australia

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution of the EIS– what does the reader think

     

    Abstract ID# 408

    Presenting Author: Lee  Evans

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: The Digital EIS should enhance our ability to engage with the community and stakeholders. We analyse the data to find out if interactive is more effective than a traditional format.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Legislation to create Strong and Sustainable Resou

     

    Abstract ID# 409

    Presenting Author: This will be provided two months prior to the conference.  This will be provided two months prior to the conference.

    Preferred Session:  Institutionalising SIA Practice within Government Decision Making

    Summary Statement: The Queensland Government is the first government in Australia to legislate the requirement for social impact assessment and the management of fly in, fly-out workforce arrangements.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Our Future World: Ready or Not?

     

    Abstract ID# 410

    Presenting Author: Naomi  Cavanagh |  Coauthor(s):  Ceit Wilson ,   David   Symons

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper addresses how social impact assessments should include future trends, to ensure we undertake the right projects and complete them in a way that benefits future generations.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Quebec Environmental Public Inquiry & Consultation

     

    Abstract ID# 411

    Presenting Author: JULIE  FORGET

    Preferred Session:  Mechanisms for independency in IA – How to be truly independent?

    Summary Statement: The Quebec Environmental Public Inquiry and Consultation Office is an independent organization providing impartial inquiry and consultation services, as a mandatory step in the EA legal process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Action learning in HIA: social enterprise

     

    Abstract ID# 412

    Presenting Author: Roksolana  Suchowerska |  Coauthor(s):  Jo Barraket

    Preferred Session:  Addressing health and social equity through impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper examines how an action learning in Social Impact Assessment provides resource-poor organisations with opportunities for reflexive thought and discussion, and thus new awareness of the norms that infiltrate intuitive practice.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Balancing community expectations for noise impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 413

    Presenting Author: Lee  Evans |  Coauthor(s):  Myriam Vinot

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: Can we better manage the expectations of digitally connected communities? We look at how noise impacts are described and where lessons from other industries could help evolve to meet demands.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Keeping up with digital innovation or aligning wit

     

    Abstract ID# 414

    Presenting Author: Roksolana  Suchowerska |  Coauthor(s):  Anthony McCosker

    Preferred Session:  Revolutionizing IA: Collaborative Planning in the Information Age

    Summary Statement: While innovative approaches to SIA that capitalise on digital innovation are important, this paper argues that the most appropriate methods should be determined by the ICT abilities of stakeholders.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment in the Australia Way(s): The vie

     

    Abstract ID# 415

    Presenting Author: Jane  Munday

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment the Australian way(s)

    Summary Statement: The view form the top: regulatory reform and fracking challenges in the Northern Territory.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Considering the future urban forest in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 416

    Presenting Author: Cameron  Miller

    Preferred Session:  Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores national and international trends in addressing urban forest expectations within impact assessments. What lessons can be learned from the past?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrated Assessment – evolving Sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 417

    Presenting Author: Stephen  Timms |  Coauthor(s):  Martin Ward

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: This presentation will explain the lessons learned post-earthquake in Christchurch, and the role of Integrated Assessment in making better informed decisions for disaster risk reduction, community res

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Setting the scene in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 420

    Presenting Author: Ari  Stypel

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

    Summary Statement: Scoping is an integral step in Environmental Impact Assessment. A review of scope across various projects will be conducted to see if scoping has influenced the size of impact assessments.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Maturing to Tangible IA on Construction Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 421

    Presenting Author: Bharat  Gordhan

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: IA evolution can be achieved on a construction project as a tangible result, once the efficacy of the management of environmental harm is determined (e.g. adaptive management of on-site water).

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impacts of education and training interventions

     

    Abstract ID# 422

    Presenting Author: Simon  Maurice |  Coauthor(s):  Erin Johnston ,   Nathan   Monash

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: This case study of Lundin Foundation’s community education intervention and skills training program will reflect on the social, economic and political impacts for community and examine business value.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Models for integrating approvals and procurement

     

    Abstract ID# 423

    Presenting Author: David  Hyett

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A key strategic decision for transport infrastructure proponents is how to coordinate their approvals and procurement processes. The pros and cons of two competing models are explored.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Can the discipline of Evaluation help SIA evolve?

     

    Abstract ID# 425

    Presenting Author: Anthony  Kung |  Coauthor(s):  Amy Gildea ,   Catriona   Flavel

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Evaluation and SIA are separate disciplines with distinct principles and tools. There is much overlap too: both aim to untangle complex cause-and-effect in social systems. What lessons can they share?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Holistic Approach to University’s Ethical Decisi

     

    Abstract ID# 426

    Presenting Author: Susumu  Teshima |  Coauthor(s):  Shinichiro Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  Social Indicators for Ethical Commerce and Society on SDGs

    Summary Statement: Chiba University of Commerce’s RE100 project exemplify how the ethically better decision is made thorough assessing the whole project holistically, rather than assessing each solution separately.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Introducing the Hits of the 1990s

     

    Abstract ID# 427

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

    Preferred Session:  Hits of the 1990s: from revolution to evolution?

    Summary Statement: In this paper we discuss critical lessons from when IA was perhaps going from revolution to evolution. What were the main debates, trends, concepts, cases, professionals and publications? What are les

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Multiple pressures on reindeer husbandry in Sápmi

     

    Abstract ID# 428

    Presenting Author: Ninis Gunhild  Rosqvist |  Coauthor(s):  Niila Inga ,   Carl   Österlin ,   Christian Fohringer

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: We combine traditional knowledge and science data to show the effects of multiple pressures from climate and land use change on reindeer husbandry in northern Sweden.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using Sámi knowledge to improve impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 429

    Presenting Author: Niila   Inga |  Coauthor(s):  Ninis Gunhild Rosqvist ,   Pia   Eriksson

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The cumulative effect of mining, infrastructure projects and tourism together with changes in weather/climate now severely impedes sustainable reindeer herding in Swedish Sápmi. A combination of tradi

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using structured decision making in SEA – a West

     

    Abstract ID# 431

    Presenting Author: Peter  Hemphill

    Preferred Session:  Lessons learned from SEAs in Australia

    Summary Statement: A case study of the application of structured decision making to SEA in Western Sydney is presented. It covers the key steps, concepts and high level findings of the work.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Is SEA research "impacting"? A reflection

     

    Abstract ID# 432

    Presenting Author: Lone  Kørnøv

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: Interfaces and gaps between SEA practice, research, and policy making—and the exploration of transformative potentials.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Considering impacts of major infrastructure projec

     

    Abstract ID# 433

    Presenting Author: rob  sherry

    Preferred Session:  Why Follow-up? Managing the Social Impacts of Transport in Urban Cities

    Summary Statement: How can project proponents, and relevant regulators, bring local communities along on the journey in a positive manner during the of construction of linear infrastructure projects.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Biodiversity offsets using a whole of landscape ma

     

    Abstract ID# 434

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Flynn |  Coauthor(s):  Ian Boothroyd

    Preferred Session:  Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

    Summary Statement: Delivering offsets that achieve biodiversity conservation in the right places, through whole of landscape management.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution of Environmental Impact Assessment in In

     

    Abstract ID# 435

    Presenting Author: g v  reddy |  Coauthor(s):  Jyothirmai jhanjanam ,   manchala   srinivasa reddy ,   ravikiran thummeda

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of IA in BRICS countries

    Summary Statement: The evolution of EIA in India from 1976 and the role of various stakeholders in shaping the current regulation is presented in this paper.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social Indicators in Corporate Activities consider

     

    Abstract ID# 436

    Presenting Author: TBD  TBD

    Preferred Session:  Social Indicators for Ethical Commerce and Society on SDGs

    Summary Statement: The presentation introduces the Corporate Ranking System for SDGs, and shows how they evaluate activities on SDGs precisely.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Role of the Regulator in Early Engagement

     

    Abstract ID# 437

    Presenting Author: Paul  Craven

    Preferred Session:  Early Planning in Impact Assessment in Canada and Other Countries

    Summary Statement: Early planning phases as part formal EA process are increasingly being demanded by the public in Canada. The presentation will discuss their objective and the role the regulator should play.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From Deduction to Prediction! Examining the Impact

     

    Abstract ID# 438

    Presenting Author: Rohit  Jigyasu

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction agenda should be mainstreamed into heritage conservation and management practices.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impacts of coal resource development on water

     

    Abstract ID# 439

    Presenting Author: Becky  Schmidt |  Coauthor(s):  Brent Henderson ,   David   Post ,   Steven Lewis

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The Bioregional Assessment Programme provided transparent scientific information to better understand the potential impacts of coal resource developments on water and the environment.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecosystem Service-based Reduction Strategy of Fine

     

    Abstract ID# 440

    Presenting Author: Chul-Hee  Lim |  Coauthor(s):  Jieun Ryu

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Ecosystem service-based approach to reducing ambient fine particulate matter using spatial trend-correlation analysis with the valuation of ecosystem function and service.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Review of EIA in NSW Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 441

    Presenting Author: Erica  van den Honert

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment the Australian way(s)

    Summary Statement: The NSW Department of Planning and Environment is undertaking a project to review and improve EIA

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of GIS in Environmental Planning - the ca

     

    Abstract ID# 442

    Presenting Author: Keagan  Allan

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Environmental Planning often requires the use of large complicated spatial datasets. This paper discusses how GIS was implemented in the Msunduzi Municipality's Environmental Planning.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Hazelwood - Leading the way in the Latrobe Valley

     

    Abstract ID# 443

    Presenting Author: Alicia   Burnett |  Coauthor(s):  Paul Fridell ,   Adam   Moran ,   Antonia Scrase

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment of Project Closure: Meeting the New Expectations

    Summary Statement: Hazelwood Power Station and Coal Mine was the first of three large coal fired power stations in Latrobe Valley to close. This paper highlights how we are facing IA challenges head on.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Learnings on regulatory transparency for the South

     

    Abstract ID# 445

    Presenting Author: Erik  Lock |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Querzoli ,   Greg   Marshall ,   Nathan Zeman

    Preferred Session:  Evolving public participation to address community context, complexity, and

    Summary Statement: An overview of the evolution of regulatory transparency in SA’s mining sector, and the challenges and opportunities presented by increased transparency.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Rainfall interception effect by different foliage

     

    Abstract ID# 446

    Presenting Author: Byungsun  Yang |  Coauthor(s):  Han Kyul Heo ,   Dong Kun   Lee

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: By using terrestrial laser scanner and measured data, the effect of tree canopy character including leaf area density and other morphology on rainfall interception has been analyzed.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • LAND ACCESS GOOD PRACTICE ON THE ONSHORE PIPELINE

     

    Abstract ID# 447

    Presenting Author: Jeremiah  Liliura

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: Systematic approach to land access using Pre-construction Survey data and the mitigation hierarchy in Project planning and schedule. A good practice on the PNG LNG Onshore Pipeline Project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Lessons from the closure of the Leigh Creek Coalfi

     

    Abstract ID# 448

    Presenting Author: Nathan  Zeman |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Querzoli ,   Greg   Marshall ,   Brad Williams

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment of Project Closure: Meeting the New Expectations

    Summary Statement: An overview of the sudden closure of the Leigh Creek coalfields in northern South Australia

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Improved compliance through effective interface b

     

    Abstract ID# 449

    Presenting Author: Nick  Houldsworth

    Preferred Session:  Delivering ESIA requirements: the role of procurement

    Summary Statement: Ramboll’s team has compiled a library of lessons-learned and recommendations to improve the environmental management performance of projects during construction and operation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Comparison between Climate impact and preferred ad

     

    Abstract ID# 450

    Presenting Author: Chae Yeon  Park |  Coauthor(s):  Dong Kun Lee ,   Jiyeon   Kim

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: For supporting local government climate change adaptation plan, we made priorities of adaptation measures and compared that with climate impact.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Gearing impact assessments to financing mechanisms

     

    Abstract ID# 451

    Presenting Author: Kirsty  Haymon

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: Investors often require ESIAs with a broader scope than what is needed for regulatory approvals. Drawing on examples in Southeast Asia, recommendations for improvements to scoping will be provided.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Securing people beliefs to ensure operation sustai

     

    Abstract ID# 452

    Presenting Author: Bhakti  Yudhantara

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: By consultation in 1999, Tangguh received concerns from indigenous people related to sacred stones, tree and creeks. Tangguh provided program that preserve the heritage and local values.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Having clear vision in the digitalisation of EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 454

    Presenting Author: Jonathan   Chen

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: To realise the full potential of digitalisation in EIA, we must envision the future of online digital communication and establish smart architecture and data collection frameworks.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Aligning stakeholders on relinquishment criteria

     

    Abstract ID# 455

    Presenting Author: Kylie  Ashenbrenner

    Preferred Session:  Social Closure & Decommissioning lessons from experience and future trends

    Summary Statement: Relinquishment, following closure, success requires not only sound science and engineering, but a focused effort on stakeholder engagement.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution and revolution in ESIA leadership

     

    Abstract ID# 456

    Presenting Author: KIeran  Whelan |  Coauthor(s):  Nick Houldsworth

    Preferred Session:  ESIA Leadership: The Role of an ESIA Co-ordinator

    Summary Statement: ESIA coordinators are in a unique position to drive the evolution and revolution of ESIA practices, however development of soft ‘influencing’ skills is critical for leaders in the community.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How to meaningfully assess labor rights impacts in

     

    Abstract ID# 457

    Presenting Author: Tulika  Bansal

    Preferred Session:  Human/Labor Rights

    Summary Statement: Through stories from the field, key labor rights impacts in Myanmar's palm oil sector will be shared. How are men, women, children affected and how can these impacts be best assessed and addressed?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Early Lessons from the UN Environment’s initiati

     

    Abstract ID# 458

    Presenting Author: Yunae  Yi

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: The presentation will demonstrate cases of linking impact assessment to the achievements of the SDGs. While in early stages, there are efforts to lay the ground towards the SDGs.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Zoning approach to control wind farms: Japan case

     

    Abstract ID# 459

    Presenting Author: Takehiko  Murayama

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental impacts of marine renewable energy

    Summary Statement: This paper cover the discussion process of a guideline on zoning system to control wind farm construction projects and some local governments' efforts and challenges to implement this system.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reifying rights:Sami approach to impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 460

    Presenting Author: Kaisa  Raitio |  Coauthor(s):  Pauliina Feodoroff, Stina Roos ,   Jan   Saijets ,   Osmo Seurujärvi ,   Esko Aikio & Jarmo Pyykkö

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Insights from an on-going project led by indigenous Sami community to develop a methodology for cumulative impact assessment regarding Sami culture, livelihoods and rights.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • NA - invited speaker (industry)

     

    Abstract ID# 461

    Presenting Author: Vicki  Brady

    Preferred Session:  Improving feedback mechanisms from monitoring and reporting for improved IA

    Summary Statement: NA - invited speaker (industry)

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Siting process for a UK geological disposal facili

     

    Abstract ID# 462

    Presenting Author: Mark  Gough

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Consent-based siting for the geological disposal of higher level radioactive waste: how environmental and socio-economic assessments can facilitate community engagement and social acceptance.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How far have we come? CIA in Aotearoa, New Zealand

     

    Abstract ID# 463

    Presenting Author: Dyanna  Jolly

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: To what extent does cultural impact assessment (CIA) deliver effective influence and appropriate priority to Indigenous interests in Aotearoa New Zealand?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The lessons from Dingleton

     

    Abstract ID# 465

    Presenting Author: Gwendolyn  Wellmann

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: The Dingleton resettlement offers us lessons: how consultation processes fail and why internal grievance mechanisms fail to the extent that legal action is the last resort for both sides.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Use of IT for land appraisal and valuation in invo

     

    Abstract ID# 466

    Presenting Author: Laxmi Prasad  Subedi

    Preferred Session:  Digital technologies for social impact assessment and resettlement planning

    Summary Statement: Appraising land attributes & valuation in project to single plot is exhausting in paper-based system. Presentation shares IT system developed in Nepal to systematize land valuation & compensation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessments: Capturing women’s concerns

     

    Abstract ID# 467

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Repetto

    Preferred Session:  Human/Labor Rights

    Summary Statement: Two principles could be utilized by IA practitioners to prevent conflict: women’s inclusion and access to information. Their voices are critical in delivering better development project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Practical Hydropower Project Social Impact Asses

     

    Abstract ID# 468

    Presenting Author: John  Hamilton

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of IA to sustainable hydropower development

    Summary Statement: A practical example is provided for undertaking a social impact assessment for the Naoro Brown Hydropower Project in Papua New Guinea in 2017-18 according to IFC and World Bank requirements.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Dot to Dot Isn't Just For Kids Silly Wabbit

     

    Abstract ID# 469

    Presenting Author: Ginny  King

    Preferred Session:  Breaking News: Evolution in the IA Practice

    Summary Statement: The integration of natural capital considerations and tools provides an evolutionary approach to generating a balance between economic generation and environmental protection, and quality of life

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Revolution: towards more inclusive and independent

     

    Abstract ID# 471

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Repetto

    Preferred Session:  Charles or Che? Choose your champion for the future of impact assessment!

    Summary Statement: Revolutionizing the IA field for more inclusion, independence, dispute prevention and to achieve better development impact. Sharing tools and lessons from the dispute resolution field.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Poison or Panacea? The role of infrastructure prov

     

    Abstract ID# 473

    Presenting Author: Gareth  Rees

    Preferred Session:  Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

    Summary Statement: A review of the efficacy of offset policy within QLD and Australia and the potential for a collaborative effort to pursue enhanced outcomes from the view of an infrastructure developer and operator.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Needs of Pedestrians in old streets of Seoul

     

    Abstract ID# 474

    Presenting Author: Eun Jin  Choi |  Coauthor(s):  Nan Hee Yee ,   Jeeny   Kim

    Preferred Session:  Health Assessment and Needs

    Summary Statement: A health impact assessment research on a city street renovation project acquired officers actively involved in the process of HIA and brought input on health protection and promotion actions.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A study on Environmental Impact Assessment busines

     

    Abstract ID# 475

    Presenting Author: Hyung  Namgung

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Discussed about Environmental Impact Assessment business in Korea Suggest improvements regarding second kind for the substantiality of Environmental Impact Assessment

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental compliance in extractive industries

     

    Abstract ID# 476

    Presenting Author: Senivasa  Waqairamasi |  Coauthor(s):  Zsuzsa Banhalmi-Zakar

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: Fiji operates old mine monitored against new environment legislation.This pose a challenge for environmental compliance in extractive industries. The study aims to present on environmental compliance

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Enabling collaboration using BIM and GIS Tools

     

    Abstract ID# 478

    Presenting Author: Fran  Storey |  Coauthor(s):  Luke Strickland ,   Adam   Kilsby ,   Ben Skinner ,   Laura Mair & James Montgomery

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: This paper explores opportunities to use BIM and GIS to ensure better information exchange between environmental and engineering teams, achieving better outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Engineers and Environmentalists – closer than we

     

    Abstract ID# 479

    Presenting Author: Luke  Strickland |  Coauthor(s):  Fran Storey

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: This paper challenges the perspective that engineers are an obstacle in environmental assessment and proposes that engineers and environmental practitioners have much in common.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Enabling proportionate EIA through digital process

     

    Abstract ID# 480

    Presenting Author: Fran  Storey |  Coauthor(s):  Ben Skinner ,   Adam   Kilsby ,   Luke Strickland ,   Laura Mair & James Montgomery

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: This paper explores how a digital paradigm can enable more accessible, integrated and proportionate outcomes in EIA, ending the era of epic and unreadable Environmental Statements.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are offsets in Australia fit enough to survive?

     

    Abstract ID# 481

    Presenting Author: David  Francis |  Coauthor(s):  Tracey Hooper

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: We address the evolution of Australian offset frameworks; their effectiveness in addressing environmental harm; and the future evolution of meaningful metrics for genuine ecological outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A revolution in ESIA Scoping

     

    Abstract ID# 482

    Presenting Author: Luke  Strickland |  Coauthor(s):  Laura Mair ,   Adam   Kilsby ,   James Montgomery ,   Mihai Corai & Ben Skinner

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: This paper will consider how a focus on UN Sustainable Development Goals could provide a better framework to scope ESIA against than simply defining significance of effects, improving outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A co-design and outcomes-based impact assessment m

     

    Abstract ID# 483

    Presenting Author: Anne Dansey  Dansey

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: There has been significant and rapid change within energy policy in Australia. The Agriculture Energy Investment Plan provided a strategic response for farmers

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND NEGOTIATION STYLE MATRIX IN

     

    Abstract ID# 484

    Presenting Author: ADANA  MOHAMMED YUSUF

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: The conflict indicators and the negotiation styles employed in the study was based on positions and interests in terms of bargaining space to achieving industrial ecology.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Modelling to evaluate biodiversity offset policies

     

    Abstract ID# 485

    Presenting Author: Ascelin  Gordon |  Coauthor(s):  Issac Peterson

    Preferred Session:  Seeing the forest for the trees - are offsets the panaceia?

    Summary Statement: We present a new approach to evaluate whether biodiversity offsets are achieving no net loss using a newly developed modelling software. This is illustrated using simulated and real data.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HIA on outdoor nonsmoking area

     

    Abstract ID# 486

    Presenting Author: Eun Jin  Choi

    Preferred Session:  Health Assessment and Needs

    Summary Statement: Enforcement of health protection from ourdoor secondhand smoke may result in economical hardship for retailers. This may be solved in a long term, sustaiable plan for health of vulnerable population.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Hazardous Material Management in Thilawa SEZ, Myan

     

    Abstract ID# 487

    Presenting Author: Gene  Peralta |  Coauthor(s):  Cho Cho Wynn ,   Min   Than Nyunt ,   Pyi Pyi Pho ,   Janis Shandro & Susann Roth

    Preferred Session:  Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

    Summary Statement: The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is the 1st operational SEZ in Myanmar and one of the largest industrial development. It has adopted aspects of health impact assessment as a risk management tool.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Greening of a mining town in Guyana: risks and opp

     

    Abstract ID# 488

    Presenting Author: Miguel  Coutinho

    Preferred Session:  Why Follow-up? Managing the Social Impacts of Transport in Urban Cities

    Summary Statement: This paper identifies recommendations to reduce the energy consumption of transport in Bartica, Guyana. Recommendations are ranked resulting in an implementation plan that is followed by the assessmen

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Advancing Health Impact Assessment in Lao PDR

     

    Abstract ID# 489

    Presenting Author: Tayphasavanh   Fengthong |  Coauthor(s):  Oulavanh Sinsamphanh ,   Filipe   Silva ,   Janis Shandro

    Preferred Session:  Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

    Summary Statement: Lao PDR has been an early and successful adopter of HIA. Recent HIA policy and practice achievements under ADB stewardship and priorities for further improvement will be presented.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecological Risk-Based Management for wind energy

     

    Abstract ID# 490

    Presenting Author: Miguel   Repas |  Coauthor(s):  Andrea Copping ,   Elise   DeGeorge ,   Alicia Gorton

    Preferred Session:  Solutions for conflicts between wind energy technologies and birds

    Summary Statement: A risk-based management framework directed at the responsible development of the wind energy industry to support and facilitate regulatory processes while supporting the production of renewable energy

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Thai Experiences on HIA from policy to practice

     

    Abstract ID# 491

    Presenting Author: Jittima  Rodsawad |  Coauthor(s):  Panita Charoensuk

    Preferred Session:  Without Health there is Nothing: Health Impact Achievements in Asia

    Summary Statement: This paper describes Thailand’s comprehensive HIA system that evolved in the last 10 years. Thailand has a unique situation on HIA since it is specified in their Constitution.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact assessment on coastal area of South Korea i

     

    Abstract ID# 492

    Presenting Author: Hyeyun  Ku |  Coauthor(s):  Jun Ho Maeng ,   Kwangwoo   Cho

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: This impact assessment of sea-level rise is performed to obtain fundamental data and key insight on coastal disaster reduction against typhoon-induced surges.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The digital edge-transforming responsible developm

     

    Abstract ID# 495

    Presenting Author: DR NIGEL H  WRIGHT

    Preferred Session:  Is the oil & gas industry able to adapt to the renewable energy revolution?

    Summary Statement: The oil and gas industry is reinventing itself through digital data to deliver renewable energy, better performance and safeguarding the environment

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • An Innovative Approach to Environmental Data for E

     

    Abstract ID# 496

    Presenting Author: Omar  Albraki |  Coauthor(s):  Faisal Alhammadi ,   Omar   Albraiki ,   Megan Tulloch ,   Omran Almazrouei & Saif Dulaimi, Hani Abdalla

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

    Summary Statement: The use of sophisticated systems for data collection and management not only enhances the quality of environmental assessment but also reduces the associated costs.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA public participation within the oil sector: co

     

    Abstract ID# 497

    Presenting Author: Julia  Longinova |  Coauthor(s):  Maulud Tafida-Isa

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the challenges of local community engagement in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process applied within the oil sector in Nigeria and Russia.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrated offsets approach

     

    Abstract ID# 498

    Presenting Author: Nikki  O'Donnell |  Coauthor(s):  Angela Lowe

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Case study examining the necessity of incorporating ecosystem services into biodiversity offsets programmes

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reinventing EIA by urban agglomeration case study

     

    Abstract ID# 500

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

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of IA in BRICS countries

    Summary Statement: EIA has legislative and operative deficiencies. The paper makes an attempt to revamp EIA process for construction projects by reviewing environmental clearances granted to 78 such projects in India.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Phase 2 Strategic Environmental Assessment for the

     

    Abstract ID# 502

    Presenting Author: Abulele  Adams

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: Strategic Environmental Assessment for the effective rollout of wind and solar PV renewable energy in South Africa

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment the Victorian way

     

    Abstract ID# 503

    Presenting Author: Geoff  Ralphs

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment the Australian way(s)

    Summary Statement: Victorian EIA is a paradox. Underpinned by seemingly out-of-date legislation with limited statutory parameters, yet the system implemented is modern and adaptable, but with room for improvement.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Global and local perspectives on social impact

     

    Abstract ID# 504

    Presenting Author: Jillian   Ash

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: This paper explores global and local perspectives on social impacts of mining projects in Solomon Islands to broaden understanding on the disparity in SIA policy and practice.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Biodiversity Net Gain case study in Nevada from

     

    Abstract ID# 505

    Presenting Author: Stephen  Edwards |  Coauthor(s):  Rachel Asante-Owusu ,   Chris   Jasmine ,   Briana Gunn ,   Stuart Anstee

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: This presentation will share key learnings from an external review of the application of the mitigation hierarchy to biodiversity and ecosystem services management for Newmont Mining’s operations in N

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution of biodiversity solutions through ecosys

     

    Abstract ID# 506

    Presenting Author: Patricia   Rodrigues

    Preferred Session:  Breaking News: Evolution in the IA Practice

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity exists through natural capital provision and ecosystem service underpinning. Evolution in decision making through ecosystem service integration contributes to revolutionary strategies.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Comparison of SDGs and IA

     

    Abstract ID# 507

    Presenting Author: Bryan  Jenkins

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development Goals

    Summary Statement: Coverage and concepts of IA and SDGs are compared. IA coverage is increasing but SDGs are broader and involve proactive achievement of outcomes rather than reactive assessment of effects as in IA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • THE EVOLUTION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FRAM

     

    Abstract ID# 508

    Presenting Author: Dee   Fischer

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: Improved efficiency in IA in South Africa, led to the development of a programme of SEAs, additional IEM tools and a revision of legislation, however is evolution sufficient or do we need revolution

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Offshore Oil and Gas

     

    Abstract ID# 510

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Watson

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: Current governance gaps regulating greenhouse gas emissions from offshore oil and gas activities could potentially be addressed by improving EIA processes within Regional Seas Programmes' frameworks.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are we adding value? Perceived benefits of environ

     

    Abstract ID# 511

    Presenting Author: Claudine  Roos

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of IA in BRICS countries

    Summary Statement: This paper investigates the perceptions of South African government officials (directly and indirectly involved in the EIA process) regarding the benefits of impact assessment for society.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • PRELIMINARY ENVIRONMENTAL COST ACCOUNTING FOR OLKA

     

    Abstract ID# 512

    Presenting Author: Elizabeth  Mwangi-Gachau

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: Decision-making in the areas of energy and environment, calls for an evolution, to better evaluation of the possible impacts of any envisaged policy and measure.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • We need to talk about Albania; Achieving net gains

     

    Abstract ID# 513

    Presenting Author: Tim  O'Donnell

    Preferred Session:  Operating in emerging countries with high biological and cultural diversity

    Summary Statement: This paper shares some experiences in establishing biodiversity offsets in post-communist Albania to compensate for residual impacts under IFC PS 6 and the EBRD Performance Requirement 6.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cumulative Impacts of Mega Infrastructure Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 515

    Presenting Author: Divya  Narain

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: We examine the role of investor standards in mitigation of cumulative biodiversity impacts of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a trans-boundary multi-jurisdictional infrastructure mega-project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cumulative impacts of oil production (Brazil)

     

    Abstract ID# 516

    Presenting Author: Pedro  Bettencourt

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The paper presents preliminary findings from a Cumulative Impact Assessment Project of large-scale offshore oil and gas production in Brazil.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impacts of the Fundão Dam failure: A pathway to s

     

    Abstract ID# 517

    Presenting Author: Stephen  Edwards |  Coauthor(s):  Luis Sanchez

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: This presentation shares recommendations of the Rio Doce Panel outlining key steps to restoring health to this deeply damaged watershed in Brazil, significantly impacted from a tailings dam collapse.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Global-scale analysis of climate change impact on

     

    Abstract ID# 518

    Presenting Author: Munkhnasan  Lamchin |  Coauthor(s):  Woo Kyun Lee

    Preferred Session:  Climate Change

    Summary Statement: Regarding temperature, during the last 33 years, hot-spot areas and the largest temperature increases were found in the Amazon, Central America, southern Greenland, east Africa, southeast Asia

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ESIA on solid waste management policies

     

    Abstract ID# 519

    Presenting Author: Qiannan  Zhuo |  Coauthor(s):  Wanglin Yan

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Assessing waste management policies in Minamata city Japan from social aspect. How the socio-economic factors effect on household recycling activities?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using opportunistic marine data to contribute biod

     

    Abstract ID# 521

    Presenting Author: Bethan  Parnum

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

    Summary Statement: Opportunistic data collected for management and mitigation of offshore oil and gas activities have potential to contribute valuable biodiversity knowledge in remote areas or countries where there is l

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • No Net Loss Case Study from Gamsberg, South Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 522

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

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: This presentation will share learnings from the application of the mitigation hierarchy towards a biodiversity No Net Loss target at Black Mountain Mining’s Gamsberg operation in South Africa

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mainstreaming the mitigation hierarchy to leverage

     

    Abstract ID# 524

    Presenting Author: Anna  Gray

    Preferred Session:  Practical Realities of Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Use of the mitigation hierarchy is good practice for managing impacts to biodiversity and ecosystem services. Effectiveness of IAs can be improved by aligning mitigation actions with impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Addressing E&S challenges of PPP in EAP

     

    Abstract ID# 525

    Presenting Author: Peter  Leonard |  Coauthor(s):  Mark Kunzer ,   Mark   Giblett

    Preferred Session:  Public Private Partnerships and the Asian Infrastructure Gap

    Summary Statement: The focus will be on ongoing work at World Bank and ADB to improve how environmental and social considerations are taken into account in PPs in the East Asia and Pacific Region.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Forest & soil degradation in South Eastern Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 526

    Presenting Author: Pedro   Bettencourt

    Preferred Session:  DRR DLDD impacts and the SDGs

    Summary Statement: The paper presents an overview of the more significant contributions of SEA and EIA to better land planning management in South Eastern Africa, based on the authors´ regional experience.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A framework for evaluating multiple dimensions of

     

    Abstract ID# 527

    Presenting Author: Carli  Steenkamp |  Coauthor(s):  Francois Retief ,   Angus   Morrison-Saunders

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: This paper proposes a framework for the evaluation of multiple dimensions of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) effectiveness.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Socio-economic and Environmental Consequences

     

    Abstract ID# 528

    Presenting Author: Md  Younus |  Coauthor(s):  Syed Rahman

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The main significance of the study is to understand the changes of excavation consequences and opportunities, and some solutions would be recommended.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How Green is Green?

     

    Abstract ID# 530

    Presenting Author: Bryony  Walmsley

    Preferred Session:  Is the oil & gas industry able to adapt to the renewable energy revolution?

    Summary Statement: There is an urgent need to conduct full, objective life cycle assessments of our energy projects to determine how green they really are throughout the whole supply chain.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What SIA can learn from Australian Rules Football

     

    Abstract ID# 531

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Marsh

    Preferred Session:  SIA: How Early is Too Early?

    Summary Statement: The paper works with an analogy of Australian Rules Football and its Indigenous origins to explore the opportunities presented in the two cases for being more precise about strategy and tactics in dev

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Addressing Food Security in Regional Impact Asses

     

    Abstract ID# 532

    Presenting Author: Jill  Blakley

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper explores ways to address food security within regional strategic environmental assessment.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social impacts of a stop-start university campus

     

    Abstract ID# 534

    Presenting Author: Chen  Chen

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment and baseline studies adapted to local contexts

    Summary Statement: A university campus, like a factory, may influence the community deeply, positively and negatively, which should be taken into serious consideration.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The institutional change of EIA in China with pers

     

    Abstract ID# 535

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

    Preferred Session:  China’s EIA Process – reshape, challenges and opportunities

    Summary Statement: The paper will demonstrate the brief development history, identify the existing problems and discovering the political and policy factors that will cause the change of EIA in China.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integration of cumulative effects, regional and st

     

    Abstract ID# 536

    Presenting Author: Jill  Blakley

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

    Summary Statement: Observations are offered on the incorporation of cumulative effects, regional and strategic assessment into the reformed Canadian federal IA process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Professional Ethics, Impact Assessment and Blind S

     

    Abstract ID# 537

    Presenting Author: Alan  Chenoweth |  Coauthor(s):  Donna McAuliffe ,   Darryl   Low Choy

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: IA practitioners and community trust in IA would benefit from specific ethical guidelines, including bias reduction principles similar to expert witness or 'blind' science trials

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evaluating the impacts of an Environmental Offsets

     

    Abstract ID# 538

    Presenting Author: Sabelo B  Nkosi

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Furthermore, how environmental offsets can be considered and managed within spatial planning processes and if that leads to the evolution or revolution of the impact assessment process. In conclusion,

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Expropriation or Negotiated Settlements? Choosing

     

    Abstract ID# 539

    Presenting Author: Susanna  Price

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: Expropriation or Negotiated Settlements? Choosing the least disruptive option means reframing the public interest, addressing livelihoods and all losses and distributing benefits equitably among land

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Neighbourhood perception of areas affected by fine

     

    Abstract ID# 542

    Presenting Author: Adian  Khoironi |  Coauthor(s):  Poerna Sri Oetari

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: In viewing the existence of Tanjung Jati power plant, the neighborhood of study areas have a diverse thoughts because lack of knowledge about the impact of pm 2,5 for their health risk.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EMODnet : Your gateway to marine data in Europe

     

    Abstract ID# 543

    Presenting Author: Jan-Bart  Calewaert

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

    Summary Statement: This presentation will highlight the challenges in accessing high-quality marine data & will expose the best practices EMODnet is putting in place to make these more accessible for users.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA Licenses Enforcement and Sanction Models

     

    Abstract ID# 544

    Presenting Author: Kay  Bergamini

    Preferred Session:  Why Follow-up? Managing the Social Impacts of Transport in Urban Cities

    Summary Statement: Analysis of the models of enforcement, sanction and control of EIA licenses in six countries, as well as their organization at national, regional and local levels and main characteristics.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA coordination in a rapidly developing environme

     

    Abstract ID# 545

    Presenting Author: Zied  Bousserouel |  Coauthor(s):  Nesma Amr Othman ,   Khaled   Al ameri ,   ibrahim Al ali

    Preferred Session:  ESIA Leadership: The Role of an ESIA Co-ordinator

    Summary Statement: Environmental agency and impact assessment process presentation: different intervenes and coordination loop

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Combining EIA and HIA: An Austrian Case Study

     

    Abstract ID# 546

    Presenting Author: Ralf  Aschemann |  Coauthor(s):  Bianca Fuchs-Neuhold ,   Kathrin   Hofer ,   Frank Amort ,   Lisa Bauer

    Preferred Session:  Capacity building for HIA and for health in IA.

    Summary Statement: This case study deals with the combination of an EIA and an HIA for the transport sector in Austria and shows, how these tools can support and supplement each other.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Conservation of coastal biodiversity as maintenanc

     

    Abstract ID# 547

    Presenting Author: ALEXANDRE   DAVIGNON |  Coauthor(s):  Alexandre Souza

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: Conservation of coastal biodiversity as maintenance of marine environmental services. How the Environmental licensing of oil production and exploration activities becomes a mechanism of PES.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Opportunities and Challenges of the World Bank's n

     

    Abstract ID# 548

    Presenting Author: Charles  Di Leva

    Preferred Session:  Early Planning in Impact Assessment in Canada and Other Countries

    Summary Statement: The World Bank ESF became effective October 1, 2018. The presentation will discuss how the ESF should enhance project outcomes and the challenges in doing so.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Biodiversity in IA : Different shades of grey

     

    Abstract ID# 550

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

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

    Summary Statement: This debate must acknowledge that there are shades of grey between the bold black and white when it comes to recognising the imprint of IA on biodiversity.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Consultation and Communication on Indigenous IA st

     

    Abstract ID# 551

    Presenting Author: Cássio  Ingles de Sousa

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: The presentation discuss strategies to reinforce principles of participation, consultation and communication with Indigenous communities at IA studies, such as methodological design and use of vídeo

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Incorporating Climate Related Uncertainties into E

     

    Abstract ID# 552

    Presenting Author: Nadja  Kunz |  Coauthor(s):  Alice Guimaraes

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: The study evaluates how climate-related uncertainties have been currently incorporated into Brazilian EA process and how the Canadian strategic assessment on climate change could serve as a model for Brazilian EAs

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Pluralism and deliberation in offsetting: lessons

     

    Abstract ID# 553

    Presenting Author: Fabien  Quétier

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Through Archipel, multiple interests and values are embedded into offset design and implementation through deliberative governance structures put in place to regulate rural land markets.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous Participation in Cumulative IA

     

    Abstract ID# 554

    Presenting Author: Gillian  Gregory |  Coauthor(s):  Rachel Olson ,   Knut   Kitching

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous and rural peoples' rights in cumulative effects assessment

    Summary Statement: Indigenous knowledges are critical in cumulative impacts assessment. Drawing on Canadian case studies, we demonstrate that greater participation by indigenous groups in CIA is key to improving impact assessment governance.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strength and weakness of Japanese EIA law

     

    Abstract ID# 555

    Presenting Author: Yoko  Masuzawa |  Coauthor(s):  Mari Koyano ,   Haruka   Kubo ,   Akiko Toi

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: Comparing to international and foreign laws concerning EIA, features of Japanese EIA law which may enhance or diminish its effectiveness or potentials will be discussed

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Interrelationships of Environmental Assessment and

     

    Abstract ID# 556

    Presenting Author: Ralf  Aschemann

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: This paper identifies potential synergies between two key tools from different fields - Environmental Impact Assessment and Life Cycle Assessment - in order to explore the benefits of this approach.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Addressing the SDGs - One Farmer at a Time

     

    Abstract ID# 557

    Presenting Author: Bryony  Walmsley |  Coauthor(s):  Charles Musonda ,   Antonia   Gronvall

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development Goals

    Summary Statement: You don’t need huge amounts of money, institutional capacity or complex legislation to contribute to the SDGs. See how one small organisation is helping Zambian farmer achieve the SDGs.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating climate change mitigation into EIA: R

     

    Abstract ID# 558

    Presenting Author: Barry  Wiesner

    Preferred Session:  Climate Change

    Summary Statement: How to integrate climate change mitigation measures, as opposed to adaptation measures, into project specific EIA, specifically, the use of carbon footprint assessment in the EIA process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • CONSERVATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN ECUADOR

     

    Abstract ID# 559

    Presenting Author: Melanie   Aleman |  Coauthor(s):  Miguel Angel Aleman ,   Pablo   Salvador

    Preferred Session:  Operating in emerging countries with high biological and cultural diversity

    Summary Statement: In balancing the need to develop and conserve, several long-term and ongoing biodiversity conservation strategies are being implemented for a large-scale project in Ecuador’s southern Amazon region.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Technocratic SIA: proponents to win and community

     

    Abstract ID# 560

    Presenting Author: Tselmegsaikhan  Lkhagva |  Coauthor(s):  Tamir Chultemsuren

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The paper explores how technocratic oriented SIA practice, which primarily fulfils the international financial institution’s minimal standards, define who is a clear winner and loser in mining project

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA of solar power plants ¿allways the same?

     

    Abstract ID# 563

    Presenting Author: Iñigo  Sobrini |  Coauthor(s):  Diana Marcela Zapata

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: Solar power plants are having a great develpment worldwide thanks to its technological revolution. This paper compares IA of this projects is Colombia vs Spain

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment of t

     

    Abstract ID# 565

    Presenting Author: Sergio  Sefane

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: The present paper presents the Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment prepared for the Mining and Gas Sectors in Mozambique. The Ministry of Mineral resources and Energy is coordinating the imp

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Bureaucratic distortion of impact assessment of hy

     

    Abstract ID# 568

    Presenting Author: John  Pilgrim

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of IA to sustainable hydropower development

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment may be the mechanism for poor governance and misplaced development of livelihoods restoration.John Pi

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Science vs. Practice: lessons from Europe

     

    Abstract ID# 569

    Presenting Author: Sandra Clermont  Adeline Bas

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: We cross European practices on integrating ES into the mitigation hierarchy with international standard and scientific recommendations and draws practical lessons for the current EIA framework.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Improving alternative using optimization algorithm

     

    Abstract ID# 570

    Presenting Author: Jongook  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Dong Kun Lee ,   Eun Joo   Yoon

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: Alternatives choice is an important task during impact assessment process to minimize possible impacts to environment. Use of an optimization algorithm can help to improve the propose of alternatives

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Involuntary Resettlement in Nepal: A Review

     

    Abstract ID# 571

    Presenting Author: Lars  Soeftestad |  Coauthor(s):  Binod Pokharel

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of IA to sustainable hydropower development

    Summary Statement: The paper presents a portfolio review of involuntary resettlement in Nepal. The goals are to assess the role of impact assessment, and give guidance to future cases of involuntary resettlement.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Shannon Keller O'Loughlin

     

    Abstract ID# 572

    Presenting Author: Shannon   Keller O'Loughlin

    Preferred Session:  Establishing guidance for heritage and impact assessments

    Summary Statement: American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes are highly active in protecting their Cultural Heritage, including Cultural Heritage Sites.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HSEIA to address health and social equity issues

     

    Abstract ID# 573

    Presenting Author: Jongook  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Dong Kun Lee

    Preferred Session:  Addressing health and social equity through impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Integrated HSEIA can be a methodology of impact assessment to address health and social equity issues. The benefits of HSEIA will be presented with a case study and template.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Changing frameworks, changing practice? RMA instit

     

    Abstract ID# 574

    Presenting Author: Hamish  Rennie

    Preferred Session:  IA in New Zealand: lessons and strategies to enhance practice

    Summary Statement: Assoc Prof Hamish Rennie (Lincoln Univ, NZ): a hearings commissioner and academic, with a particular interest in the regulatory frameworks that shape EIA practice in New Zealand’s planning processes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Culture and Rights Based Collaborative Methodology

     

    Abstract ID# 575

    Presenting Author: Melody   Lepine |  Coauthor(s):  Candace Anderson

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Methodology for Assessing Potential Impacts on the exercise of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in the context of the Proposed Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Securing Strategic Water Source Areas using a broa

     

    Abstract ID# 576

    Presenting Author: Mthobisi  Nzimande

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: The South African National Biodiversity Institute is exploring the broad range of legislative tools available to secure strategic water source areas.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Redefining Health with a First Nation Community

     

    Abstract ID# 578

    Presenting Author: Diana   Lewis

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Methodology matters and a new approach to environmental health risk assessment is warranted when assessing impacts of industrial development on the health and well-being of Indigenous communities.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Dutch Best Practice of Heritage Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 579

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Patiwael

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the aspects that made the Dutch Heritage Impact Assessments to be considered as best practice.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Las Bambas efforts to protect highland wetlands

     

    Abstract ID# 580

    Presenting Author: Claudia  Valencia |  Coauthor(s):  Noema Cano

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: Las Bambas has made numerous efforts to protect its local biodiversity, including a mitigation and compensation program for highland wetlands - fragile ecosystems that offer many ecosystem services.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Drones used to achieve more accurate IA results

     

    Abstract ID# 582

    Presenting Author: Claudia  Valencia |  Coauthor(s):  Lucia Ibarguren

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

    Summary Statement: Three case studies show how digital tools such as drones and cameras are used to obtain accurate information of sensitive ecosystems and species at different steps of the mitigation hierarchy.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Is SIA cosmetic in Indian road development schemes

     

    Abstract ID# 583

    Presenting Author: Tanya  Chandra

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: Evaluating the role of SIA in road infrastructure development in India through policy and anthropological research

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Situational factors analysis to improve biodiversi

     

    Abstract ID# 584

    Presenting Author: Catherine  Kerr-Smith

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

    Summary Statement: A Crime Science Theoretical Framework offers a new route to isolating which situational factors are most relevant to EIA biodiversity compliance and other alternative assessment and management tools.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact assessment of nature-based solutions in cit

     

    Abstract ID# 585

    Presenting Author: Davide  Geneletti

    Preferred Session:  Can the Ecosystem Service concept improve the outcome for Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment processes that support urban planning can help to promote the proposal and implementation of nature-based solutions, as well to compare the expected effectiveness of these solutions

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Catastrophe, Risk, & Oil-by-Rail: Insights for IA

     

    Abstract ID# 586

    Presenting Author: Anne  Junod |  Coauthor(s):  Jeffrey Jacquet

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: Social, economic, and infrastructure conditions associated with oil train disaster risks are discussed in the context of four rail communities to better inform energy development and disaster IA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Measuring Impacts on Labor Rights and Working Cond

     

    Abstract ID# 587

    Presenting Author: Burcu  Bolak |  Coauthor(s):  Richa Mittal ,   Michiko   Shima

    Preferred Session:  Human/Labor Rights

    Summary Statement: The Fair Labor Association will share its current thinking and applications of impact assessments in labor rights and working conditions – impact evaluation of corrective and remediation activities.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of SIA in post-disaster recontruction

     

    Abstract ID# 588

    Presenting Author: Angelo Jonas  Imperiale

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: We present the role SIA can have in post-disaster reconstruction to enhance DRR and community resilience. The paper focusses on an ongoing reconstruction process in L’Aquila post-disaster context (IT)

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF EIAs IN PERU

     

    Abstract ID# 589

    Presenting Author: Orestes  Orrego |  Coauthor(s):  Miguel Espichan ,   Alex   Leon

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: After three years of implementation, all the environmental studies received by Senace will be assessed online, putting Peru at the forefront of the digital transformation of EIAs in Latin America.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cumulative impact of seismic information acquisiti

     

    Abstract ID# 591

    Presenting Author: ALEXANDRE   DAVIGNON |  Coauthor(s):  Alexandre Souza

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: Cumulative impact of seismic information acquisition activities in the Santos Basin.a A model of management of these impacts will be proposed, in a licensing demands and their respective synergies.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The strategic role of SIA in EU regional developme

     

    Abstract ID# 594

    Presenting Author: Angelo Jonas  Imperiale

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: Drawing from the intended social outcomes in EU regional development policy, we reflect on SIA's potential role in regional development planning for enhancing social outcomes in vulnerable regions.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The National Environmental screening tool live in

     

    Abstract ID# 596

    Presenting Author: Sargonum Marlanie  Moodley

    Preferred Session:  Revolutionizing IA: Collaborative Planning in the Information Age

    Summary Statement: Pre-screening is a process by which the anticipated environmental consequences of a proposed development are considered, prior to the proposal being authorized or rejected, to determine what the envir

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Potash Amazonas Project – ESIA contributions tow

     

    Abstract ID# 597

    Presenting Author: LÚCIO   BEDE

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: The implementation of Potash Project involves territorial and environmental governance challenges. A territorial development strategy was based on ecosystem services and social participatory approach.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A collaborative process for creating report cards

     

    Abstract ID# 600

    Presenting Author: Anthony  Kung |  Coauthor(s):  Brian S. McIntosh ,   Poh-Ling   Tan ,   Paul Lant

    Preferred Session:  Revolutionizing IA: Collaborative Planning in the Information Age

    Summary Statement: Report cards are widely used to communicate environmental & social performance. This paper directs attention to the process of creating report cards. A collaborative process is presented and unpacked.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Proposed IA Process: From Revolution to Reality

     

    Abstract ID# 601

    Presenting Author: Christine  Loth-Bown

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

    Summary Statement: This presentation will highlight key implementation measures that would be needed should the proposed Impact Assessment Act be passed into law.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The pros and cons of standardizing EIA methods

     

    Abstract ID# 602

    Presenting Author: Alberto  Fonseca |  Coauthor(s):  Ludmila Brito ,   Karine   Cunha ,   Luisa Tavares

    Preferred Session:  Transition from EIA to EMS

    Summary Statement: What are the pros and cons of standardizing the methods of identification, evaluation and prediction of environmental impacts? This study, based on content analysis and online survey, explores this qu

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What Now? Looking to the Future of Environment Imp

     

    Abstract ID# 603

    Presenting Author: Charles  Kelly

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: The presentation reviews current environment-and-humanitarian efforts and considers what should now happen to ensure further progress to ensure negative environmental impacts associated with humanitar

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Delivering Australia’s Inland Rail

     

    Abstract ID# 604

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Connelly

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Assessing and managing the social, environmental and economic aspects of a 1700km freight railway Project in Australia: challenges and opportunities of delivering the Inland Rail Project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing regional and cumulative impacts of mine

     

    Abstract ID# 606

    Presenting Author: Kelli  Roemer |  Coauthor(s):  Julia Haggerty

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper uses the cumulative impact assessment framework to illuminate the combined impacts of plant and mine retirements in the PRB region and opportunities for multi-scalar policy intervention.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social License to Exit: A Flawed Concept

     

    Abstract ID# 607

    Presenting Author: Julia  Haggerty

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment of Project Closure: Meeting the New Expectations

    Summary Statement: Social License to Exit? A Flawed, but Productive Concept

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment in a Post-disaster Context: less

     

    Abstract ID# 608

    Presenting Author: Hamish  Rennie

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: IA practice and frameworks in post-disaster Kaikoura (NZ) and their implications for IA and it’s role in building future rural resilience in a developed country are evaluated.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From Impact Assessment to Beyond Compliance

     

    Abstract ID# 609

    Presenting Author: Rachel  Brazier |  Coauthor(s):  Marissa Powell

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

    Summary Statement: How can we harness the impact assessment process to support a shift in focus from compliance to beyond compliance outcomes in transport construction projects in Australia?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SEA for windpower and biodiversity in Kenya

     

    Abstract ID# 610

    Presenting Author: Tami  Putri |  Coauthor(s):  Leon Bennun ,   David   Wilson ,   Robin Mitchell ,   Guy Williams

    Preferred Session:  Avoiding cumulative impacts before they occur: roles and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: A Strategic Environmental Assessment for windpower in Kenya is identifying overlaps of sensitive species and wind potential, to inform impact avoidance by site selection, and also assessing potential

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA in a volatile environment: Kandadji dam case st

     

    Abstract ID# 611

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

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: How can we ensure a better way to use IA to guaranty an effective decision-making process in an explosive and high security risk region for a complex large scale project implementation?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Federal EIA Vs Regional Challenges: Nigerian Case

     

    Abstract ID# 612

    Presenting Author: Abbas  Suleiman |  Coauthor(s):  Adamu Ogah

    Preferred Session:  Filling the Evolving IA Governance Gap: Regional vs Federal Authority

    Summary Statement: To make EIA investor friendly in Nigeria, there is the need for a harmonization of the EIA process by competing federal authorities and state (regional) governments

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mitigation Measures for Wildlife in Chile: Example

     

    Abstract ID# 614

    Presenting Author: Cristian  Perez

    Preferred Session:  Integrating biodiversity & ecosystem services into the mitigation hierarchy

    Summary Statement: This research analyzes mitigation measures implemented for biodiversity in Chile that have been sanctioned by the enforcement agency as a way to understand their relationship with the EIA process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Scotland’s Marine Planning Framework

     

    Abstract ID# 616

    Presenting Author: Amanda  Chisholm

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment has been a key tool in the preparation of national and regional- level marine plans in Scotland. This paper explores lessons learned, including assessment and plan effectiveness.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA training: Challenges of follow up and use

     

    Abstract ID# 617

    Presenting Author: Glenn  Brown

    Preferred Session:  Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: I review principles and tools that help students retain and use knowledge and skills after training, using examples from workshops about using Organized Reasoning in IA practice.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of multilateral development banks includi

     

    Abstract ID# 620

    Presenting Author: Ross  Butler

    Preferred Session:  Strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement: This session analyses the current and potential future roles of multilateral development banks including the World Bank and Asian Development Bank in strengthening impact assessment in the Pacific.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Planning Challenges in Private Secto

     

    Abstract ID# 623

    Presenting Author: Beatrice  Gomez |  Coauthor(s):  Abhishek Singh

    Preferred Session:  Public Private Partnerships and the Asian Infrastructure Gap

    Summary Statement: An examination of the constraints and opportunities in environmental planning, including undertaking robust IAs, for private sector led projects funded by development finance institutions.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Early experience as an EIA Co-ordinator

     

    Abstract ID# 624

    Presenting Author: Amanda  Chisholm

    Preferred Session:  ESIA Leadership: The Role of an ESIA Co-ordinator

    Summary Statement: Experience as an EIA Co-ordinator in the late 1990s was challenging but rewarding. Did it assist EIA effectiveness?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How human activity supports species migration unde

     

    Abstract ID# 625

    Presenting Author: Yuyoung  Choi |  Coauthor(s):  Chul-Hee Lim ,   Jieun   Ryu ,   Hyun Chan Sung ,   Seong Woo Jeon

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: This study assessed the adaptability of species in Northeast Asia under climate change through spatially explicit prediction of bioclimatic change and quantify bioclimate connectivity.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Implementing strategies for socialization of emerg

     

    Abstract ID# 627

    Presenting Author: Marcio  Labruna

    Preferred Session:  Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

    Summary Statement: Strategies for Socialization of emergency plans for tailings dam including communities downstream, emergency agency, regulators and government.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Communication process of offshore wind development

     

    Abstract ID# 629

    Presenting Author: Ayano  Takeuchi

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental impacts of marine renewable energy

    Summary Statement: This study focuses on the communication process between fisher and developer for offshore wind energy in Goto city, Nagasaki Prefecture.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental conflicts in Chile and EIA absence

     

    Abstract ID# 630

    Presenting Author: Gino  Araya |  Coauthor(s):  Juan Eduardo Johson

    Preferred Session:  The Cumulative Dimensions of Resource Regions

    Summary Statement: Analysis of the distribution of the main socio-environmental conflicts occurred in 2018 in Chile and their relation with the facilities of projects without environmental licenses.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • 25 years of environmental impact assessment in Chi

     

    Abstract ID# 631

    Presenting Author: Rodrigo  Nuñez |  Coauthor(s):  Marta Salazar ,   Claudio   Molina ,   Felipe Vera ,   Julio Lira

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: A review of 25 years of environmental impact assessment in Chile and the future challenges for an effective social legitimacy in the evaluation and authorization process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A new approach to determining impacts to GDEs

     

    Abstract ID# 633

    Presenting Author: Ben  Roberts

    Preferred Session:  Asian S3EA: Strategic, Spatial and Sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: This interactive presentation reviews how remote sensing technology can be used to assist identify GDEs and their ongoing condition monitoring.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Impact Statements in Queensland: a s

     

    Abstract ID# 634

    Presenting Author: Philip  Rowland |  Coauthor(s):  Kathleen Ahern

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: Challenges faced in EIS assessment of large resource projects in Queensland, Australia to develop the innovative changes required to keep the EIS process relevant and effective for all stakeholders.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution of ESIA Practice in the Lao People’s D

     

    Abstract ID# 635

    Presenting Author: Ernesto  Sanchez-Triana

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: The paper discusses the evolution of the ESIA system in Lao PDR, including the current drafting of new ESIA regulations as a key element of the green growth agenda.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Critical factors for SEA effectiveness: lessons fr

     

    Abstract ID# 636

    Presenting Author: Santiago  Enriquez

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: This paper extracts lessons from seven SEAs conducted in Latin America and Asia during 1997-2017 to mainstream environmental considerations into regional and national development plans.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Solving conflicts from livestock farms

     

    Abstract ID# 637

    Presenting Author: Sang-il  Hwang |  Coauthor(s):  Eunji Cha

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: This presentation shows how a local consultant find out a way to solve conflicts between livestock farmers and nearby residents in a small community.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Philippine Learning Center for Environment and

     

    Abstract ID# 638

    Presenting Author: Helen  Sy |  Coauthor(s):  Aura C. Matias ,   Arlene   de Ocampo

    Preferred Session:  Evolution of ESIA practice in Asia-Pacific developing economies

    Summary Statement: The challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned in the development of the Philippine Learning Center for Environment and Social Sustainability, University of the Philippines are described.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Financial resourses coming of licencing of project

     

    Abstract ID# 640

    Presenting Author: Antônio   Borges

    Preferred Session:  Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Considering the timeframe July 2011 to June 2018, will be evaluated the decisions of 78 meetings of the Federal Environmental Compensation Committee (CCAF), responsible for deciding the distribution o

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIC, Community Engagement, and Sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 641

    Presenting Author: Paulette  Bynoe |  Coauthor(s):  Denise Simmons

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: This study examines the role of local community engagement in the EIA process and its contributions to sustainability. The study also highlights the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Guyana’s EIA Process in the Context of an Emergi

     

    Abstract ID# 642

    Presenting Author: Denise  Simmons |  Coauthor(s):  Paulette Bynoe

    Preferred Session:  Operating in emerging countries with high biological and cultural diversity

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the extent to which the oil and gas sector in Guyana has presented challenges for the country’s EIA system; and how were the challenges addressed/are being addressed.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The power in SIA and the power of SIA

     

    Abstract ID# 643

    Presenting Author: Kiros  Hiruy

    Preferred Session:  Putting the 'social' back into science: quality social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper argues the need for power analysis in SIA recognising the hiatus between the intention and practice of SIA regarding the empowerment of vulnerable groups in the community.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Studying Indigenous Impacts of a “Renewable Reso

     

    Abstract ID# 644

    Presenting Author: Michael  Edelstein

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The paper reviews a Psycho-Social Impact and Community Well Being Study underway to examine the past and potential future impacts for Native Hawaiians associated with geothermal development.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • In the War Room: Soto Norte Mining Project Experie

     

    Abstract ID# 645

    Presenting Author: Andres  Amaya |  Coauthor(s):  Alfonso Palacio ,   Mónica   Romero ,   Yaddy Ruiz

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: Project design or IA, which is first? The art of collaboration, balance and feasible outcome in the Soto Norte Mining project. Applying single-team common-view model within a war room.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beyond Impact Assessment Results, Soto Norte aims

     

    Abstract ID# 646

    Presenting Author: Andres  Amaya |  Coauthor(s):  Yaddy Ruiz ,   Mónica   Romero

    Preferred Session:  Can the Ecosystem Service concept improve the outcome for Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Incorporating ecosystem service assessment results in a positive outcome IA at Soto Norte. In-depth understanding of relationships between social and environmental aspects result in a robust managemen

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Enhancing IA professionalism in Australia and New

     

    Abstract ID# 647

    Presenting Author: Jess  John |  Coauthor(s):  Alan Chenoweth

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: Providing an update and critical insight into CEnvP, Australia and New Zealand's leading certification scheme for environmental practitioners

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Steps Towards La Baja Creek Restauration: Social C

     

    Abstract ID# 648

    Presenting Author: Alfonso  Palacio |  Coauthor(s):  Monica Romero ,   Andres   amaya

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and the Social and Cultural Effects of Mine Closure

    Summary Statement: Soto Norte mining project undertakes closing small scale abandoned mines along La Baja Creek and proposes a coexistence mining program to manage social and cultural effects on surrounding communities

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA and Indigenous Rights in Guyana: The Role of F

     

    Abstract ID# 650

    Presenting Author: Paulette  Bynoe

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: This study adopts a Case Study approach to examine critically the role of Free Prior Informed Consent, as a core principle for engaging indigenous people in the EIA decision making process in Guyana

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beyond Impact Management: Promoting and Participat

     

    Abstract ID# 651

    Presenting Author: Monica  Romero |  Coauthor(s):  Andrés Amaya ,   Yaddy   Ruiz

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: Recognizing itself as a key stakeholder, the Soto Norte project proposes the implementation of a model that surpasses project´s impact management and focuses on regional development and sustainability

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mine Closure and Sustainability in Latin America

     

    Abstract ID# 652

    Presenting Author: Gillian  Gregory

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment and the Social and Cultural Effects of Mine Closure

    Summary Statement: This paper systematically reviews mine closure frameworks in Latin America, demonstrating the need to better integrate the socioeconomic dimensions of mine closure into regional assessment and sustain

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health impacts of Mercury use in artisanal mining

     

    Abstract ID# 653

    Presenting Author: Caroline  Aguti

    Preferred Session:  Health Assessment and Needs

    Summary Statement: Mercury use in artisanal gold mining is a health risk and health impact assessment and implementation is key to ensuring safe use and development of alternative technologies.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Qualifying and quantifying impacts on heritage and

     

    Abstract ID# 654

    Presenting Author: Robert  de Jong

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Heritage Impact Assessment as a discipline could be improved by refining the qualitative approach regarding affected heritage values/components and establishing a complementary quantitative approach s

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Perception of Indigenous Filipino Youth

     

    Abstract ID# 656

    Presenting Author: Eden  Terol

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: This study explored the perception of 10 indigenous youth (ages 14-21) on the influx of migrant workers in their ancestral domain and its implications in their community life.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Community Concerns from Songkhla Special Economic

     

    Abstract ID# 657

    Presenting Author: Suvapak   Benjatanawat

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: Special Economic Zone causes community concerns on negative impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Use of Digital Technologies during Resettlement Pl

     

    Abstract ID# 658

    Presenting Author: Zaruhi   Hayrapetyan

    Preferred Session:  Digital technologies for social impact assessment and resettlement planning

    Summary Statement: Application of drones, Google earth, Microsoft Access and MSQL databases, their advantages, limitations are demonstrated per project preparation and implementation stages, including grievance redress.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mikisew Cree Culture, Rights, and Oil Sand Mines

     

    Abstract ID# 659

    Presenting Author: Craig  Candler

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Revolutions need strategy. We look at key lessons learned from an indigenous-led culture and rights assessment of a new oil sand mine in northern Alberta, and how the community put it to use.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From Attendance, to Participation to Consultation:

     

    Abstract ID# 660

    Presenting Author: Yaddy  Ruiz |  Coauthor(s):  Monica Romero ,   Andrés   Amaya ,   Alfonso Palacio

    Preferred Session:  Consulting Communities to Assess Impacts, Promote Awareness, Participation

    Summary Statement: Soto Norte case study. Successful community engagement process results in an enriched IA process: from audience attendance, to participation to consultation.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating groundwater into land use decision-mak

     

    Abstract ID# 661

    Presenting Author: David  R. Decelis

    Preferred Session:  DRR DLDD impacts and the SDGs

    Summary Statement: Through the scoping of SEA for land use plans, groundwater (GW) was integrated as a VE. Technical, legal and institutional shortcomings of GW-energy-food security nexus management were addressed

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • DFI's Social Safeguards and Economic Displacement

     

    Abstract ID# 662

    Presenting Author: Santiago  Olmos

    Preferred Session:  Social impact assessment of the displacement of vulnerable people

    Summary Statement: DFIs have experienced challenges in addressing issues of displacement of populations in the context of development projects which they finance. Particularly challenging has been the issue of economic displacement of vulnerable populations involved in the informal economy.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Teaching IA Case Studies: A Revolutionary Approach

     

    Abstract ID# 663

    Presenting Author: Tom  Baxter

    Preferred Session:  Using case studies in teaching Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper presents a case study of Gunns Limited’s pulp mill proposal and its use in university teaching to demonstrate IA law and practice. It exemplifies the best and worst of Australian IA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Protecting heritage in Africa through IA

     

    Abstract ID# 664

    Presenting Author: Ishanlosen   Odiaua

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: An examination of the situation in some African countries, with respect to the association between cultural/natural heritage protection, EA legislation and development projects.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Re-evolutionizing Soto Norte Region: Planning a Go

     

    Abstract ID# 665

    Presenting Author: Yaddy  Ruiz |  Coauthor(s):  Monica Romero ,   Andres   Amaya

    Preferred Session:  Evolution or Revolution? The strategic value of SIA in regional development

    Summary Statement: The evolution of SIA results in a proposal to re-evolutionize the Soto Norte region. SIA process assists communities in envisioning the future and becomes a key tool in strategic regional planning

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Guidance for heritage and IA - a collaboration

     

    Abstract ID# 666

    Presenting Author: Ishanlosen   Odiaua |  Coauthor(s):  John Alonge ,   Bolanle   Ajai

    Preferred Session:  Practising heritage conservation with impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This contribution will examine how effective collaboration between IA and heritage professionals can contribute to successfully responding to the needs in the field.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Soto Norte Mining Project: case study of an “All

     

    Abstract ID# 667

    Presenting Author: Monica  Romero |  Coauthor(s):  yaddy Ruiz ,   Andres   Amaya

    Preferred Session:  Environmental sustainability in large mining projects in developing regions

    Summary Statement: Soto Norte gold mining project implements a comprehensive IA aiming to establish a unique pilot management program aligned with SGDs in order to leverage local and regional development.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Effective Impact Assessment Scoping and Efficient

     

    Abstract ID# 668

    Presenting Author: Belinda  Sinclair

    Preferred Session:  ESIA Leadership: The Role of an ESIA Co-ordinator

    Summary Statement: A presentation on achieving efficient, proportionate and meaningful impact assessment through effective scoping without losing the integrity of the process.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Guarantee quality in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 669

    Presenting Author: Dick  van Straaten

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: Guaranteeing quality has always been a big issue in EIA, on all levels. The role and involvement of the public and stakeholder becomes more and more decisive in making 'a good EIA'

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tina Hydro: power through partnership

     

    Abstract ID# 670

    Presenting Author: Mark  France

    Preferred Session:  Rethinking social licence where to from here?

    Summary Statement: Mark France. Project manager for Tina Hydro in Solomon Islands 2011-2017.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tina Hydro: power through partnership - legal pers

     

    Abstract ID# 671

    Presenting Author: Jen  Radford

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

    Summary Statement: Jen Radford, Legal specialist and Safeguards Advisor, Tina Hydro Project, Solomon Islands.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tina Hydro: Mainstreaming National Perspectives in

     

    Abstract ID# 672

    Presenting Author: Fred  Conning

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

    Summary Statement: Fred Conning, Senior Advisor, Tina Hydro Project Office, Solomon Islands.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing GI differences in the UK and Mexico

     

    Abstract ID# 673

    Presenting Author: JUAN CARLOS  TEJEDA |  Coauthor(s):  Thomas Fischer ,   Samuel   Hayes

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Strategic environmental assessment of the green infrastructure planning framework in Mexico based on UK's expertise.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental flows and hydropower in Bhutan

     

    Abstract ID# 674

    Presenting Author: Angeles  Mendoza Sammet |  Coauthor(s):  Tandin Tshering

    Preferred Session:  Contribution of IA to sustainable hydropower development

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses the integration of environmental flow is hydropower guidelines in Bhutan

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Learnings from a regional water plan SEA in Mexico

     

    Abstract ID# 675

    Presenting Author: JUAN CARLOS  TEJEDA

    Preferred Session:  Scope and level of detail for SEA at national and regional scale

    Summary Statement: Lessons from the performance of an Strategic Environmental Assessment of a regional water plan in the 'Altiplano Potosino' region in Mexico

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What's new? Rights and legislative change

     

    Abstract ID# 677

    Presenting Author: Trefor  Smith

    Preferred Session:  Integrating indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A critical examination of the promise of new environmental assessment legislative regimes in Canada and British Columbia to fully integrate Indigenous rights assessment into major project EA.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing sustainable impacts amidst institutional

     

    Abstract ID# 678

    Presenting Author: Jean-Pierre  Imbrogiano |  Coauthor(s):  Eric Stemn ,   Carol J.   Bond

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment is only good when it is effective

    Summary Statement: We elucidate theoretically and empirically why and how societal institutions impede sustainable changes in business practices and discuss implications for impact assessments.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Learning lessons the hard way: embeding SIA into p

     

    Abstract ID# 679

    Presenting Author: Melanie  Fisher

    Preferred Session:  Institutionalising SIA Practice within Government Decision Making

    Summary Statement: SIA has been successfully embedded into policy processes in the past although its full value wasn’t realised. Governments are readying for massive change and SIA could provide a valuable resource.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA of a hydroelectric, waste rock and tailing stor

     

    Abstract ID# 680

    Presenting Author: Marissa  Haywood |  Coauthor(s):  Kristen Hall ,   Michael   Hawkins ,   Daniel Moriarty

    Preferred Session:  Collaboration between Engineers and Environmental Practitioners

    Summary Statement: The Frieda River Copper-Gold Project proposes an innovative engineering solution - an integrated storage facility for waste rock and tailings storage and generation of hydroelectric power

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA for a combined resource and regional developmen

     

    Abstract ID# 681

    Presenting Author: Kristen   Hall |  Coauthor(s):  Daniel Moriarty ,   Michael   Hawkins

    Preferred Session:  International progress in regional-scale impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The proposed development of one of the largest known undeveloped copper resources in the world, has provided the opportunity to support a regional development project - the Sepik Development Project.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Challenges facing best-practice EIA in the solar i

     

    Abstract ID# 682

    Presenting Author: Bronte  Nixon

    Preferred Session:  Country experiences with evolution in the energy sector and IA requirements

    Summary Statement: EIA for solar farms is a relatively new concept for Australia. This paper considers the lack of consistency across EIA's and considers the poorly understood issue of the potential heat-island effect.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Better environmental performance during constructi

     

    Abstract ID# 683

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Francis

    Preferred Session:  Improving environmental and social performance on construction projects

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

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Certification of SIA: The right next step?

     

    Abstract ID# 684

    Presenting Author: Sara  Bice

    Preferred Session:  Developing Social Impact Assessment Practitioners: Challenges and Opportuni

    Summary Statement: This interactive presentation asks: Is certification or the professionalization of SIA (or impact assessment, more broadly) the right next step for the practice? Do these initiatives symbolize steps towards legitimacy or are we just buying in to the system (when we should be stickin' it to the man)? Participants will be prevented with recent evidence on professionalization and certification related to SIA practice, and be invited to enter the fray of this debate to consider key challenges and opportunities.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 685

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Fossil energy versus renewable energy - a role play of of impact scenarios

    Summary Statement:

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 691

    Presenting Author: null  null |  Coauthor(s):  null null ,   null   null ,   null null ,   null null & null null

    Preferred Session:  Access to Remedy and Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement: null

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 694

    Presenting Author:  

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

    Summary Statement:

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 696

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Use of country safeguard systems in international projects–are we ready?

    Summary Statement:

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 698

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Actions to advance impact assessment practice in the Pacific Islands

    Summary Statement:

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Implementing the SIA guideline in New South Wales

     

    Abstract ID# 701

    Presenting Author: Richard  Parsons

    Preferred Session:  Institutionalising SIA Practice within Government Decision Making

    Summary Statement: Developing the SIA guideline in New South Wales highlighted tensions between SIA and planning frameworks. Implementing it, meanwhile, has illuminated the countervailing forces that influence uptake.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Maturity Model for Enterprise-Scale Stakeholder En

     

    Abstract ID# 702

    Presenting Author: Louis  Lieutenant

    Preferred Session:  Digital Impact Assessment – the latest developments

    Summary Statement: This paper will help practitioners gain deep understanding of their current maturity level of data management for stakeholder engagement and outline a process to achieve enterprise-scale digital maturity that easily proves the rigor of their IA program. We will compare the issues, risks and benefits linked to each maturity level.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Case Study on Offshore Wind Farm in South Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 703

    Presenting Author: Taeyun   Kim |  Coauthor(s):  Junho Maeng ,   Jinsung   Seo

    Preferred Session:  Social and environmental impacts of marine renewable energy

    Summary Statement: The study aims to identify the social and environmental impacts that may arise from offshore wind farms in close to the coast and suggest ways to minimize or mitigate the impacts.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolutionary and revolutionary approaches to early

     

    Abstract ID# 705

    Presenting Author: Claire  Gronow

    Preferred Session:  Early Planning in Impact Assessment in Canada and Other Countries

    Summary Statement: EIA procedure neither prompts nor rewards proponents to incorporate environmental considerations into early decisions. Suggestions are made for evolutionary and revolutionary changes to address this.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Robin Carter

     

    Abstract ID# 706

    Presenting Author: Robin  Carter

    Preferred Session:  Meeting the marine biodiversity challenge

    Summary Statement: Lwandle Technologies (Pty) Ltd., South Africa

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The decarbonisation vulnerability index

     

    Abstract ID# 707

    Presenting Author: David A.  Fleming

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: Decarbonisation is necessary to mitigate climate change, but it will generate socioeconomic impacts on communities dependent on GHG-intense industries. This paper presents a decarbonisation vulnerability index to reflect this implication across regions.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Economic and land use implications of utility scal

     

    Abstract ID# 708

    Presenting Author: Lavinia  Poruschi |  Coauthor(s):  Tom Measham

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: Utility scale renewable energy projects are rapidly becoming a reality, but what does this mean in terms of employment, land use or other local impacts and benefits?

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The decarbonisation vulnerability index

     

    Abstract ID# 709

    Presenting Author: David  Fleming

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: Decarbonisation is necessary to mitigate climate change, but it will generate socioeconomic impacts on communities dependent on GHG-intense industries. This paper presents a decarbonisation vulnerability index to reflect this implication across regions.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social licence across three different industry pha

     

    Abstract ID# 710

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Walton |  Coauthor(s):  Rod McCrea

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: The paper presents survey data on social licence from three different host communities each in a different phase of unconventional gas development: pre-approval; early-operations; 20-year history of gas.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beyond a regulatory license to operate

     

    Abstract ID# 712

    Presenting Author: Kym  Calderwood

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the challenges faced by public policy managers and proposes provisional solutions to managing the diversity of stakeholder perspectives associated with extractive resource project development.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • regional and cumulative impacts of mine and coal-f

     

    Abstract ID# 713

    Presenting Author: Kelli  Roemer

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: This paper uses the cumulative impact assessment framework to illuminate the combined impacts of plant and mine retirements in the Powder River Basin (USA) region and opportunities for multi-scalar policy intervention.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing social impacts of mine closure

     

    Abstract ID# 714

    Presenting Author: Jo-Anne  Everingham |  Coauthor(s):  Sarah Mackenzie

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: Uranium mining towns like Arlit (Niger) and Jabiru (Northern Territory, Australia), plus towns in Central Queensland’s coal basin must each assess potential socio-economic and governance impacts of impending mine closure.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The public’s response to a hydrogen energy syste

     

    Abstract ID# 715

    Presenting Author: Simone   Carr-Cornish |  Coauthor(s):  Krystina Lamb ,   Michelle   Rodriguez

    Preferred Session:  Social License and Impact Assessment of Energy Transitions

    Summary Statement: With Australia’s emerging hydrogen energy technologies industry as a case, an approach is shared for understanding the public’s response and identifying social impacts that are likely to have an influence.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA evolution or revolution? It depends on whom you

     

    Abstract ID# 716

    Presenting Author: Megan  Jones

    Preferred Session:  Let’s talk about this – Evolution or revolution for IA

    Summary Statement: This presentation considers how an understanding of stakeholder expectations has the potential to assist in determining whether evolution or revolution is the best way forward for future IA practice.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • David Marsh, Independent consultant (Australia)

     

    Abstract ID# 717

    Presenting Author: David  Marsh

    Preferred Session:  Meeting the marine biodiversity challenge

    Summary Statement: David Marsh, Independent consultant (Australia)

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact assessment is adept for managing biodiversi

     

    Abstract ID# 718

    Presenting Author: Robin  Mitchell

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

    Summary Statement: IA is a sharp tool able to efficiently characterise biodiversity values, predict impact consequence, and focus management efforts toward desired net outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Claire Fletcher, The Biodiversity Consultancy

     

    Abstract ID# 719

    Presenting Author: Claire  Fletcher

    Preferred Session:  Meeting the marine biodiversity challenge

    Summary Statement: Claire Fletcher, The Biodiversity Consultancy

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Marine biodiversity offsets: Building conservatio

     

    Abstract ID# 720

    Presenting Author: Ray  Victurine

    Preferred Session:  Meeting the marine biodiversity challenge

    Summary Statement: Ray is the Director of WCS’s Business and Conservation Program, which engages with industry, governments and other stakeholders to promote policy and best practice in support of mitigation of industry and infrastructure impacts around the world, including the design of offset programs that deliver long-term conservation outcomes.

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Nicky Shumway

     

    Abstract ID# 721

    Presenting Author: Nicki  Shumway

    Preferred Session:  Meeting the marine biodiversity challenge

    Summary Statement: Nicki Shumway is completing her PhD at the University of Queensland, Australia. Her research focuses on the development and evaluation of marine biodiversity offsetting and the achievement of "no net loss."

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 722

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Teaching Impact Assessment: Best Practice Principles and Pedagogy

    Summary Statement:

    Acceptance Status: approve