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IAIA20 Submitted Paper & Presentation Abstracts

Following is a list of IAIA20 Annual Conference paper & presentation abstracts.

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Total Abstracts 514

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    Abstract ID# 1518

    Presenting Author: Anders  Finstad

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Collaboration to enhance availability and access to biodiversity data

    Summary Statement:

     

  • Climate Risk Management in Impact assessment: USAID's Example

     

    Abstract ID# 1124

    Presenting Author: Henry  Aryeetey

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impacts and Adaptation

    Summary Statement: The impact assessment procedures of US Foreign assistance projects includes Climate risk management (CRM) - the process of assessing, addressing and adaptively managing climate risks.

     

  • Federal-Provincial Cooperation in Impact Assessment in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 1099

    Presenting Author: Seth  Cain

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Strengthening IA through inter-governmental cooperation

    Summary Statement: Putting federal-provincial cooperation in impact assessment into practice in Canada: tools, approach and case studies.

     

  • Geospatial technologies in Trapa colchica surveys

     

    Abstract ID# 1248

    Presenting Author: Maria  Walentek

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Geospatial technologies and information collected during the EIA process could be used to inform and keep the IUCN Red List database up to date as showcased by the Trapa colchica surveys.

     

  • HIA in Mauritius: A case study fuelled by stakeholder engagement data

     

    Abstract ID# 1015

    Presenting Author: Meelan  Thondoo

    Coauthor(s):  De Vries Daniel  Mark   Nieuwenhuijsen    

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The importance of using stakeholder engagement data in building HIA frameworks cannot be undermined. Our study presents the opportunities and challenges for stakeholder engagement in Africa.

     

  • SEA changes in regional planning in Chile.

     

    Abstract ID# 1149

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Gutierrez

    Coauthor(s):  Kay Bergamini       

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: From 2010, both the SEA and the regional plans were implemented, which presented changes especially in the regulatory framework, which intersects with different approaches at national level.

     

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    Abstract ID# 1081

    Presenting Author: Meghan  Egleton

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: A radical approach: IA should start with implementable mitigation measures

    Summary Statement: Senior Project Manager with Turner & Townsend, bringing experience in translating IA mitigation into deployment and implementation on project/site-based activities to support clients and stakeholders.

     

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    Abstract ID# 1093

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Edwards

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Scaling out, not up! Improve IA efficiency via collaboration and dataficati

    Summary Statement: *

     

  • A binding citizenship participation system could be an improvement?

     

    Abstract ID# 1131

    Presenting Author: GENOVEVA   RAZETO CACERES

    Coauthor(s):  ARTURO FARIAS       

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This document states if the environmental conflict is resolved by changing the governance model in a way that binding citizen participation is incorporated.

     

  • A Biodiversity Risk Screening framework for Solar and Wind energy projects

     

    Abstract ID# 993

    Presenting Author: Giulia  Carbone

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Catch the worm! Early biodiversity risk screening for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A system for biodiversity risk screening at the early stage of the development of solar and wind projects.

     

  • A Case of GIS Application in Transmission Line ESIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1317

    Presenting Author: William  Amelorku

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: The deployment of the applications of GIS and remote sensing as a tool in Impact Assessment is saving practitioners time and cost, especially, in large linear project spanning various region

     

  • A Comparative Study on Biodiversity Offsets in Airport Development Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1219

    Presenting Author: Keisuke  GOTO

    Coauthor(s):  Asahi ABE  Yuki   INOUE   Akira TANAKA  

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: The study suggests an implementation method of biodiversity offsets for countries seeking to introduce the system through examining airport development projects conducted in four countries.

     

  • A comparison of SIA between company and community in the amazon region

     

    Abstract ID# 741

    Presenting Author: Jacques  Demajorovic

    Coauthor(s):  Antonio Aledo   Gisela   Gerotto   Viviane Pisano   AnaLucia Santiago

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: Results of a SIA undertaken in the Amazonian region on the world greatest iron mine are showed to compare perceptions of the social impacts between the company and community views.

     

  • A consultants view; Bridging the gap between Pure vs Applied Ecology

     

    Abstract ID# 1268

    Presenting Author: Iain  Lednor

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Opportunities and challenges for early career IA practitioners and research

    Summary Statement: The challenges of an early career consultant striving to bridge the gap between pure ecology whilst meeting regulatory requirements, lender compliance etc in Albania and Cote D’Ivoire

     

  • A cultural perspective on conflict: competing claims on the Karoo Basin

     

    Abstract ID# 1283

    Presenting Author: Kirsten  Day

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: Towards recognising the increasing inevitability of conflict in EIA, cultural theory is applied to a case in South Africa to better explain competing constructions of natural resources.

     

  • A framework for assessing the social and environmental impacts of disasters

     

    Abstract ID# 854

    Presenting Author: Stephen  Edwards

    Coauthor(s):  Luis Sanchez       

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: We propose a systematic framework to facilitate the post-disaster collection and analysis of essential data and information related to social and environmental impacts from disasters.

     

  • A framework to assess benefits of EIA in a sustainable development context

     

    Abstract ID# 757

    Presenting Author: Claudine  Roos

    Coauthor(s):  Alan Bond  Reece   Alberts   Cilliers Dirk   Francois Retief

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: Paper proposing a framework for evaluating benefits of EIA to different stakeholders

     

  • A Learning and Doing Landscape: IFC and CAO share reflections

     

    Abstract ID# 1090

    Presenting Author: Osvaldo  Gratacos

    Coauthor(s):  Shaza Zeinelabdin  Gina   Barbieri    

    Preferred Session: IFIs and adoption of lessons learned through their accountability functions

    Summary Statement: CAO and IFC representatives will discuss how lessons learnt through the handling of environmental and social complaints have contributed to raising awareness of specific issues related to as

     

  • A review of the inclusion of health in current impact assessment practice

     

    Abstract ID# 1046

    Presenting Author: Dominik  Dietler

    Coauthor(s):  Andrea Farnham  Fritz   Brugger   Mirko Winkler  

    Preferred Session: Without health there is nothing: Institutionalizing HIA for the SDGs

    Summary Statement: A review shed light on the intransparency and the negligence of health in the impact assessment process. To unfold its full potential health needs to be understood more holistically.

     

  • A story of how co-design made social issues matter

     

    Abstract ID# 1204

    Presenting Author: Sara  Bice

    Coauthor(s):  Kirsty Jones  Kirsty   O'Connell    

    Preferred Session: Stopped on social impacts: How can SIA contribute to balanced decisions?

    Summary Statement: When project financing, politics or numbers consistently take precedence, what can be done? Some Aussies are now co-designing frameworks and standards. And it’s working!

     

  • A Study on Methodology for Detecting Damaged Areas

     

    Abstract ID# 1009

    Presenting Author: KYUNGIL  LEE

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: This study derives the status of ecological damage by using pre-established spatial & thematic data such as land cover map to suggest a methodology for constructing Data Base by type of dama

     

  • A systematic review of wildfire impact assessment studies in Portugal

     

    Abstract ID# 1393

    Presenting Author: Renata  Martins Pacheco

    Coauthor(s):  João Claro       

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: This systematic review aims to identify the main wildfire impacts in Portugal to help in valuing the environmental damages and in better directing fire management actions.

     

  • A unique approach to Strategic Environmental Assessment in Scotland

     

    Abstract ID# 968

    Presenting Author: Elaine   McCall

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: Scotland’s unique approach to Strategic Environmental Assessment and the role of Scottish Government in-house specialists in supporting consistent and proportionate assessment processes.

     

  • Aboriginal knowledge in the Hydro-Québec‘s Environmental Studies

     

    Abstract ID# 779

    Presenting Author: Stéphanie  Eveno

    Coauthor(s):  Marie-Andrée Burelle       

    Preferred Session: Integrating Indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Assessment of the Status of Aboriginal Knowledge in the Environmental Follow-Up Studies Conducted by Hydro-Québec at the La Grande Complex (hydroelectric projects)

     

  • Accountability and transparency for impacts during disasters and conflicts

     

    Abstract ID# 1367

    Presenting Author: Janis  Shandro

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: This presentation provides an over-view of several case studies. The need for greater accountability and transparency for impacts is discussed.

     

  • Accounting for impacts in Disaster Risk Assessment methodologies

     

    Abstract ID# 1138

    Presenting Author: Emdad  HAQUE

    Coauthor(s):  M. A. K. Azad       

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: A comprehensive disaster risk assessment framework consists of hazard dimension, vulnerability, and community evaluation - with examples from coastal Bangladesh - is proposed.

     

  • Achieving Deep Decarbonization Through Law in New York and the Role of IA

     

    Abstract ID# 759

    Presenting Author: Michael  Gerrard

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: New models of IA and climate change law worldwide

    Summary Statement: A new book, Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the U.S., makes more than 1500 recommendations. This talk will discuss how these can be used in implementing New York’s new climate law.

     

  • Action for sustainability through community-based environmental assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 924

    Presenting Author: Rajib  Biswal

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Next generation community-based environmental assessment is community driven that intends to capture a local vision of sustainability to steer decision-making towards sustainable solutions.

     

  • Adaptive EHS Management in Infrastructure Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1285

    Presenting Author: Robert  Montgomery

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Various approaches and examples of adaptive EHS management in infrastructure projects from international infrastructure projects are presented, and an decision making process.

     

  • ADB’s approach to ensuring sustainable infrastructure pipelines

     

    Abstract ID# 862

    Presenting Author: Mark  Kunzer

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Building sustainable project pipelines in infrastructure finance

    Summary Statement: ADB's ex ante framework drives it's project selection and screening to ensure sustainability in its infrastructure portfolio

     

  • Addressing governance challenges for successful biodiversity offsets

     

    Abstract ID# 1327

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Hughes

    Coauthor(s):  Susie Brownlie  Stuart   Heather-Clark    

    Preferred Session: Smartening biodiversity offsets: Opportunities in technology and governance

    Summary Statement: The success of biodiversity offset implementation in South Africa is undermined by governance failures that could be avoided through improved data management and regulatory compliance

     

  • Addressing habitat fragmentation and connectivity in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1321

    Presenting Author: Mihai  Coroi

    Coauthor(s):  Ben O'Hickey  Matthew   Hanson   Laura Kor  

    Preferred Session: Prioritizing landscape connectivity in environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Review of habitat fragmentation and connectivity in UK and international EIAs. UK project case study involving a quantitative assessment of fragmentation and connectivity.

     

  • Addressing health in the EU Environmental Assessment Directive.

     

    Abstract ID# 910

    Presenting Author: Piedad  Martín-Olmedo

    Coauthor(s):  Ben Cave  Julia   Nowacki   IAIA Health Section   EUPHA HIA Section

    Preferred Session: Smartening health and well-being in IA: From policies to projects

    Summary Statement: How can a smart consideration of human health meet the requirements of the EU Environmental Impact Assessment Directive? We present a new reference document for health in EIA.

     

  • Addressing the Electricity Gap in the Rural Areas of Papua New Guinea

     

    Abstract ID# 944

    Presenting Author: Francis  Sakato

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The PNG Government aims to increase electricity access to 70% by 2030. A practical way forward is through off-grid renewable energy solutions and empowering local participation.

     

  • Advantages of landscape vision or total human system

     

    Abstract ID# 765

    Presenting Author: Verónica   Giberti

    Coauthor(s):  Marcelo Massobrio       

    Preferred Session: SEA (TBD)

    Summary Statement: Knowing the complexity of the system and its emerging, from a landscape view through time, will allow us to identify effective and efficient solutions.

     

  • AI in health care: the ethical, legal and social issues at stake

     

    Abstract ID# 816

    Presenting Author: IÑIGO  DE MIGUEL BERIAIN

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Technology assessment of artificial intelligence

    Summary Statement: AI in health care involves relevant ethical and legal issues. This contribution is aimed at exploring them and proposing some alternative solutions that optimize the future scenario

     

  • Amy Sexton

     

    Abstract ID# 1062

    Presenting Author: Amy  Sexton

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Emerging issues in ESG risk management

    Summary Statement: Amy Sexton is an independent social performance consultant based in Berlin, with a focus on ESIA development, due diligence and monitoring of natural resources projects.

     

  • An effective connection between EIA and pollutant discharge permit in China

     

    Abstract ID# 868

    Presenting Author: LIZHI  XIE

    Coauthor(s):  WENJIN YANG       

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: An effective connection between EIA and PDP will form a whole-life cycle management model of projects,achieve the return of corporate main responsibility to promote environmental protection.

     

  • Analysis of Algae Problem in Dam Reservoir through Dam Operation

     

    Abstract ID# 1185

    Presenting Author: Ji Won  Kim

    Coauthor(s):  Sang Chul Hwang  Seung Jae   Lee   Min Su Bum   Jungkyu Choi

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: In this study the dam operation based on selective middle-layer discharge from the time of concentrated rainfall was the most effective for water quality management.

     

  • Analysis of small sized woody biomass facilities for thermal energy use

     

    Abstract ID# 1180

    Presenting Author: Tomoya  MARUYAMA

    Coauthor(s):  Ayano TAKEUCHI       

    Preferred Session: What is the real extent of social impacts of renewable energy projects?

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses to establish the estimation method of the heat demand of local community unit for introducing unitsmall sized woody biomass facilities for thermal energy (SSWBFTE).

     

  • Anticipating and managing the growth and impact of the oil sector Suriname

     

    Abstract ID# 1369

    Presenting Author: Quan  Tjon-Akon

    Coauthor(s):  Farzia Hausil       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: The Oil Sector in Suriname provides a good challenge to test the concept of SEA for Suriname and this needs to be explored through consultation, cooperation and pilots.

     

  • Applicability of integrating modeling to environmental impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 747

    Presenting Author: Kiichiro  Hayashi

    Coauthor(s):  Ferdinando Villa  stefano   balbi    

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: The applicability of Integrating modeling tool, k.LAB under ARIES to EIA is discussed.

     

  • application of EIA approval system for national wide construction projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1240

    Presenting Author: chen  aizhong

    Coauthor(s):  wu baojian  lv   wei   qi shuo  

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: EIA approval Information system is convenient for enterprises to apply for EIA permit and improve work efficiency

     

  • Applying Identity-Based Knowledge and Practice to Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 904

    Presenting Author: Bruce  White

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Reconciliation and conflict transformation using impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper investigates to what extent the efficiency and effectiveness of impact assessment can benefit from identity-based knowledge and practice.

     

  • Are biodiversity offsets removing nearby nature in Western Australia?

     

    Abstract ID# 1063

    Presenting Author: Hanna  Kalliolevo

    Coauthor(s):  Ascelin Gordon  Roshan   Sharma   Sarah Bekessy  

    Preferred Session: Smartening biodiversity offsets: Opportunities in technology and governance

    Summary Statement: Offsets may move nature far from the original site. We studied the spatial redistribution of nature and its implications to local people especially in urban areas.

     

  • Aspect of Human Rights and Governance

     

    Abstract ID# 927

    Presenting Author: SOPHORN  SEK

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: The session covers state of human rights recognition and how the state mechanism applies the HR instruments and how other actors including social workers and the displaced work together

     

  • Aspects of public consultation for new energy projects in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 879

    Presenting Author: GISELA  MELLO

    Coauthor(s):  Marta Dias  Margarita   Robaina    

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: The public consultation is part of the implementation process for new infrastructure energy projects in Brazil. Based on consultation sheets this paper summarizes the main questions raised b

     

  • Assessing and Managing Social Cumulative Impacts in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 941

    Presenting Author: Lauren  Arnold

    Coauthor(s):  Kevin Hanna  Bram   Noble    

    Preferred Session: Can impact assessment contribute to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods?

    Summary Statement: This talk will describe the issue of social cumulative impacts, its relevance to Indigenous peoples, and the challenges and opportunities for management in the Canadian context

     

  • Assessing and Managing the Impacts of Mega Corridor Developments – Kenya

     

    Abstract ID# 955

    Presenting Author: Lucy  Waruingi

    Coauthor(s):  Tobias Nyumba       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment of large-scale linear infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: In-sights into the efficacy of the application of environmental assessment methods and procedures in practice into significant corridor developments in Kenya

     

  • Assessing impacts on Indigenous well-being and way of life

     

    Abstract ID# 1392

    Presenting Author: Mark  Cliffe-Phillips

    Coauthor(s):  Kate Mansfield  Amanda   Annand    

    Preferred Session: Can impact assessment contribute to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods?

    Summary Statement: The impact assessment process in the Northwest Territories is a holistic approach rooted in indigenous values and ways of knowing and this paper gives practical examples from recent IA's.

     

  • Assessing mining impacts on native vegetation

     

    Abstract ID# 783

    Presenting Author: Juliana  Siqueira-Gay

    Coauthor(s):  Luis Sánchez       

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: A review of four ESIAs of mining projects attending IFC standards to gauge how cumulative impacts on native vegetation are addressed found that regional landscape analysis is overlooked

     

  • Assessing Past Damage and Unknown Future Works: A Challenge for ESIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1144

    Presenting Author: Tracey  Hooper

    Coauthor(s):  Kyawt Kay Khaing Tun  Luca   Sartorelli    

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: Overview of the challenges faced and approach to preparing an ESIA for past road works where impacts have occurred and a further ESIA for the same road, for future works that are undefined

     

  • Assessing the inclusion of ecological connectivity in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 986

    Presenting Author: Charla  Patterson

    Coauthor(s):  Jochen Jaeger       

    Preferred Session: Prioritizing landscape connectivity in environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This project assesses the inclusion of ecological connectivity within the EA process, identifies and characterizes existing performance gaps, and highlights an urgent need for improvement.

     

  • Assessment of Community Health and wellbeing by Incorporating traditional k

     

    Abstract ID# 1492

    Presenting Author: Geetha  Ramesh

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Incorporating Indigenous knowledge into health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Effective engagement with Indigenous community helped interpret traditional knowledge which played a key role in drafting biomonitoring plans and selecting receptors for bioaccumulation assessment and the analysis of country food.

     

  • Assessment of Pressure Vessel Manufacturing for Mobile Hydrogen Storage

     

    Abstract ID# 1226

    Presenting Author: Jan  Bitter

    Coauthor(s):  Daniela Janssen  Frank   Hees    

    Preferred Session: Effectiveness of the EIA of transport in the dawn of Anthropocene

    Summary Statement: The sustainability of multifilament-wound carbon fiber reinforced composite high-pressure vessels for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles is assessed to uncover potentials for sustainable mobility.

     

  • Assessment of psychosocial impacts in some Hydro-Québec projects

     

    Abstract ID# 790

    Presenting Author: Marie-Andrée  Burelle

    Coauthor(s):  Stéphanie Eveno       

    Preferred Session: Psycho-social impact assessment as an element of your work

    Summary Statement: Hydro-Québec developed a method for assessing psychosocial impacts as part of its general method of environmental impact assessments. We will present this method and approach that led to it.

     

  • Assessment of the total sea level rise impact on the peoples of Oceania

     

    Abstract ID# 964

    Presenting Author: Audrius  Sabūnas

    Coauthor(s):  Nobuhito Mori       

    Preferred Session: Improving coverage of cultural heritage in EIA

    Summary Statement: This study aims to cover and emphasize the cultural impacts that climate change may have on island nations in Oceania.

     

  • ‘Passing the Baton’: Developing E&S skills for Early Careers Profession

     

    Abstract ID# 1098

    Presenting Author: Gemma   Holdsworth

    Coauthor(s):  Pete Gabriel       

    Preferred Session: Smartening E&S skills in international finance

    Summary Statement: Session focused on the future of educating E&S professionals in international finance, focusing on technological innovation, responsibilities for teaching, and timing of targeted learning.

     

  • • 50th Anniversary of NEPA: Summary of influential U.S. court decisions

     

    Abstract ID# 1480

    Presenting Author: Pam Ellen  Hudson

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: The 50th Anniversary of NEPA: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges

    Summary Statement: This text will be included online and in the mobile app to summarize your presentation for attendees. • The important role of U.S. federal courts in the evolution of the NEPA over time will be addressed, including a summary of influential decisions, several issued by the Supreme Court.

     

  • ¿Genera mayores beneficios la participación vinculante en el SEA?

     

    Abstract ID# 1135

    Presenting Author: ARTURO  FARIAS

    Coauthor(s):  GENOVEVA RAZETO       

    Preferred Session: Riesgos y vulnerabilidades (CONEIA - Spanish submissions only)

    Summary Statement: Este documento expone, si el conflicto ambiental se resuelve cambiando el modelo de gobernanza de manera que se incorpore la participación ciudadana vinculante.

     

  • Barriers to cross: working with landscape connectivity in practice

     

    Abstract ID# 1016

    Presenting Author: Jo  Treweek

    Coauthor(s):  Conrad Savy       

    Preferred Session: Prioritizing landscape connectivity in environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Sustaining biodiversity depends critically on landscape connectivity but it is poorly addressed in EIA. Practical experiences and challenges will be reviewed and success factors identified.

     

  • Beginning with the end in mind… in a multi-stakeholder cooperation contex

     

    Abstract ID# 1042

    Presenting Author: Virginia  del Río

    Coauthor(s):  Juan Requejo  Javier   Blázquez    

    Preferred Session: Beginning with the end in mind

    Summary Statement: Europe requires a new way of mining from the cradle (exploration) to the grave (mining closure) based on the approach of territorial development of mining areas from endogenous resources

     

  • Benefit-sharing in Urban Displacement and Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 1069

    Presenting Author: Dolores  Koenig

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses strategies for sharing the benefits of infrastructure development with the displaced in urban areas, where activism has been key in increasing compensation and benefits.

     

  • Benefits of green infrastructure in dynamic, long-term adaptation planning

     

    Abstract ID# 1470

    Presenting Author: Jung Hee  Hyun

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Develop a planning model that can determine a pareto of optimal plans to maximize the multi-sector benefits including grey and green technologies scale by using an optimization approach.

     

  • Benefits of strategic planning for hydropower for the private sector

     

    Abstract ID# 1205

    Presenting Author: Aida  Khalil Gomez

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Strategic Planning for Hydropower with Environmental and Social Values

    Summary Statement: This paper/presentation provides an overview of the strategic planning benefits for the private sector development of hydropower projects, and challenges in its absence.

     

  • Best practices implemented in the EIA process in Peru

     

    Abstract ID# 1096

    Presenting Author: Celia   Cáceres

    Coauthor(s):  Celia Cáceres  David   Guerrero   Marielena Lucen   Yanina Ramirez

    Preferred Session: General best practice principles for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: We present the main advances in the application of the principles of environmental impact assessment proposed by the IAIA to the Peruvian context and the opportunities to improve.

     

  • Between Scylla & Charybdis: reconciling requirements, restoring livelihoods

     

    Abstract ID# 1161

    Presenting Author: Olga   Skotareva

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: How to reconcile requirements of national regulations and expectations of international lenders when restoring livelihoods? Let’s explore challenges and practical solutions.

     

  • Beyond EIA–Practicality in Sustainable Development:Renewable Energy Insig

     

    Abstract ID# 767

    Presenting Author: Rebecca   Thomas

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: Showcase of practical and meaningful initiatives stemming from the EIA process–driven by the developer, the practitioner and stakeholders working together for the benefit of the environment.

     

  • Beyond fragment connectivity in offset planning

     

    Abstract ID# 1101

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sánchez

    Coauthor(s):  Juliana Siqueira-Gay  Bárbara   Souza    

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

    Summary Statement: Regional landscape analysis of offsets implemented in a mine project shows the contribution of jointly considering connectivity alongside biodiversity metrics.

     

  • Biodiversity Conservation as a Key Component in Hydropower Development

     

    Abstract ID# 1338

    Presenting Author: Pablo  Cardinale

    Coauthor(s):  Leeanne Alonso  Kate   Lazarus    

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guideline for wildlife-friendly renewable energies

    Summary Statement: International Finance Corporation (IFC) discusses projects showcasing how it is walking-the-talk to meet PS6 in Hydroelectric Power development and financing.

     

  • Biodiversity Offsets - European Perspectives and Developments

     

    Abstract ID# 740

    Presenting Author: Wolfgang  Wende

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smartening biodiversity offsets: Opportunities in technology and governance

    Summary Statement: This presentation offers insights into current debates on biodiversity offsets policies at the EU level, with outlining theoretical/practical principles and the latest political development.

     

  • BIODIVERSITY VALUE IN ALGORITHM: AN ACCOUNTING METHODOLOGY FOR OFFSETING

     

    Abstract ID# 1117

    Presenting Author: Cecilia  Amosso

    Coauthor(s):  Roberto Mezzalama  Kyle   Knopff   Massimo Dragan   Beyza Kozak Michele Fernetti

    Preferred Session: Smartening biodiversity offsets: Opportunities in technology and governance

    Summary Statement: An innovative approach to calculate residual biodiversity losses and gains generated by offsets. Particularly useful to evaluate multiple key biodiversity features and linear infrastructures

     

  • Biodiversity-friendly Infrastructure: Lessons from World Bank Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 1175

    Presenting Author: George  Ledec

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: The World Bank has substantial experience with making infrastructure more biodiversity-friendly, through application of strict standards to project planning, construction, and operation.

     

  • BIOINDICATOR SPECIES MONITORING IN ECUADOR

     

    Abstract ID# 1408

    Presenting Author: Melanie  Aleman

    Coauthor(s):  Miguel Aleman  Pilar   Herrera    

    Preferred Session: Catch the worm! Early biodiversity risk screening for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Monitoring of bioindicator species is important to detect changes in biotic communities early and manage the risks to biodiversity in a timely manner.

     

  • Bird species scoping for offshore wind farm Cumulative Effects Assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 877

    Presenting Author: Rebecca  Hall

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: What bird species are assessed cumulatively at offshore windfarms? A wide range of species should be assessed for a consistent strategic approach to ensure cumulative impacts aren’t missed.

     

  • Building a new city in Amsterdam- SEA & monitoring support decision making

     

    Abstract ID# 1044

    Presenting Author: Marianne  Schuerhoff

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: We present lessons from the SEA and proposed monitoring of the ‘Haven Stad’ plan in Amsterdam, that aims to build 40.000-70.000 dwellings in an industrial area.

     

  • Building HIA Practitioner Capacity Through Peer Learning

     

    Abstract ID# 1247

    Presenting Author: Sophie  Grinnell

    Coauthor(s):  Katie Hirono  Tatiana   Lin    

    Preferred Session: New learning approaches for HIA capacity strengthening

    Summary Statement: This presentation will provide an overview of the Society of Practitioners of Health Impact Assessment’s HIA capacity building approaches and describe challenges, lessons learned, and opport

     

  • Building robust knowledge in the face of environmental conflict

     

    Abstract ID# 1319

    Presenting Author: Lasse  Peltonen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: Socially robust knowledge is needed to withstand the shocks of environmental conflict

     

  • Building tiering into the Thai impact assessment (IA) practice

     

    Abstract ID# 1065

    Presenting Author: Chaunjit  Chanchitpricha

    Coauthor(s):  Thomas Fischer  Alan   Bond    

    Preferred Session: The evolution of the tiering concept: Connecting IA and planning levels

    Summary Statement: This paper considers tiering from SEA to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) given there may be opportunities to build more effective practice for IA in the Thai context.

     

  • Can a strategic approach improve practices? A case study in NE of Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 1276

    Presenting Author: Miguel  Mascarenhas

    Coauthor(s):  Joana Ribeiro  Helena   Coelho   Paulo Cardoso   Emílio Roos

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: A case study in the NE of Brazil where a strategic approach was taken to value present practices and decision-making on the EIA process

     

  • Can drones protect human rights?

     

    Abstract ID# 1078

    Presenting Author: Scott  Sellwood

    Coauthor(s):  Caroline Brodeur       

    Preferred Session: Listening with technology: deepening the impact of impact assessments

    Summary Statement: To improve rights holders engagement and community awareness in Uganda Oxfam worked with scientists and videographers to analyse and illustrate the impacts of a major oil project

     

  • Can IA in the Cook Islands keep pace with economic development?

     

    Abstract ID# 1019

    Presenting Author: Anthony   Kung

    Coauthor(s):  Christina Newport       

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

    Summary Statement: We critically examine the state of IA regulation and capacity in the Cook Islands, in the face of proposed deep-sea mining, commercial fishing, and other economic initiatives.

     

  • Canada’s new IA law: Is it the right place for decision-making on climate

     

    Abstract ID# 1519

    Presenting Author: Marla  Orenstein

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: New models of IA and climate change law worldwide

    Summary Statement: Canada enacted a new impact assessment law in 2019 that includes assessment of GHG emissions. Is this the right place for federal decision-making on climate change?

     

  • Canadian Decisions Following Panel reviews

     

    Abstract ID# 897

    Presenting Author: Bill  Ross

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Decision making and environmental assessment

    Summary Statement: How Canadian panel reports get converted into project decisions. Emphasise on what is realistic in mitigation measures proposed or enforceability, and the critical importance of writing ef

     

  • Capacity building efforts and initiatives for conducting SEA in India

     

    Abstract ID# 867

    Presenting Author: ASHA  RAJVANSHI

    Coauthor(s):  VINOD B. MATHUR       

    Preferred Session: Capacity enhancement: Building human capital for promoting natural capital

    Summary Statement: This paper shares the experience of enhancing SEA capacity in India and its positive influences on EA practice and reforms in national policies and legislations.

     

  • Capacity building initiatives for greening linear infrastructure in Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 900

    Presenting Author: Vinod B  Mathur

    Coauthor(s):  Asha Rajvanshi       

    Preferred Session: Capacity enhancement: Building human capital for promoting natural capital

    Summary Statement: This paper shares the positive influence of capacity building efforts as amply reflected in improved design and implementation of greener transport infrastructure under ADB projects

     

  • Capacity Building to achieve Conservation outcomes in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 858

    Presenting Author: Banak  Gamui

    Coauthor(s):  Jane Mogina       

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Capacity building needs to provide individuals, communities and organizations with the skills, knowledge and information for undertaking the wide range of tasks required for conserving biodi

     

  • Capacity building's key role in effective ESG capability

     

    Abstract ID# 1164

    Presenting Author: Mark  King

    Coauthor(s):  Vanessa Sheehan       

    Preferred Session: Augmenting IA capacity building: Delivering for SDGs and ESG capability

    Summary Statement: Mark King - Earth Active CEO and formerly World Bank – reflects on the importance capacity building has and continues to play in driving effective ESG within FI & national institutions.

     

  • Case Study: Indigenous Self-determination Integral in Hydro Dam Evaluation

     

    Abstract ID# 1448

    Presenting Author: Christina   Guillemette

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Implementing FPIC through the IA processes

    Summary Statement: Indigenous self-determination and well-being were valued components in the assessment of an existing hydroelectric facility integrating traditional and scientific knowledge in considerations

     

  • Challenges and opportunities in implementing sustainable finance

     

    Abstract ID# 832

    Presenting Author: Jorim  Schraven

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan: key aspects for IFIs and IA practitioners

    Summary Statement: This presentation will showcase FMO’s approach to ensuring sustainability impact of their activities, alongside views on the practical implications of the EU and international developments.

     

  • Challenges in applying the 2019 IFC GN6 in early risk screenings

     

    Abstract ID# 1085

    Presenting Author: Adeline  Serckx

    Coauthor(s):  Edward Pollard  Malcolm   Starkey    

    Preferred Session: Catch the worm! Early biodiversity risk screening for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: We review the key changes made in the updated IFC GN6, and discuss the potential unforeseen challenges applying the revised Critical Habitat criteria to early stages of development projects.

     

  • Challenges in Cultural Heritage Management in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 857

    Presenting Author: Julia  Hagoria

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Improving coverage of cultural heritage in EIA

    Summary Statement: Case studies from the PNG LNG project will be used to illustrate the gaps of managing cultural heritage requirements in the PNG Regulatory Framework.

     

  • Challenges in implementing sustainable finance

     

    Abstract ID# 823

    Presenting Author: Stéphane  Voisin

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Best practices in implementing sustainable finance

    Summary Statement: The complex nature of systemic risks, ranging from climate change to lack of transparency, makes it difficult to mainstream sustainability in the financial sector. How to move forward?

     

  • Challenges in the practice of CIA within lender institutions

     

    Abstract ID# 737

    Presenting Author: JUAN CARLOS  PAEZ

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impactos acumulativos en Iberoamerica: lecciones aprendidas (Seminario Iberoamericano - Session in Spanish. Submissions in English Accepted)

    Summary Statement: The panel will bring experiences of CIA in Latin America and the Caribbean.

     

  • China’s EIA organizations realize new develop by"Environmental Stewardshi

     

    Abstract ID# 953

    Presenting Author: Yi  Su

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: China's EIA organizations explored a new way of diversified and sustainable development by providing "Environmental Stewardship" service to governments, parks and enterprises.

     

  • Citizen science - can data be used for commercial gain?

     

    Abstract ID# 1118

    Presenting Author: Nicola  Faulks

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Citizen science is very popular in the UK, but can it ever be used to inform Biodiversity Impact Assessments for commercial projects?

     

  • Civil lawsuits to enforce collective rights in resettlement processes

     

    Abstract ID# 1151

    Presenting Author: Alessandra  Benevides

    Coauthor(s):  Selma Singulano       

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: Analysis of Public Civil Lawsuits promoted in Brazil, between 2000 and 2019, related to resettlement processes and their consequences in the creation of compensational references.

     

  • Climate change and health impacts: a panel data study from São Paulo

     

    Abstract ID# 1145

    Presenting Author: Simone  Miraglia

    Coauthor(s):  Daniela Debone       

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Sao Paulo’s GHG emissions is significantly correlated with respiratory (p = 0,00019) and cardiovascular (p = 0,00157) mortality rates. The results endorse the role of its economic activities

     

  • Climate Change Impact Assessment for Rice Yield in Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 1179

    Presenting Author: Eunjeong  Lee

    Coauthor(s):  Seongwoo Jeon       

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: This study was carried out simulating 1km grid based rice yields in Korea under RCP Scenarios using the DSSAT v4.7.5.

     

  • Climate Change Impact Assessment for Rice Yield in Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 1513

    Presenting Author: Eunjeong  Lee

    Coauthor(s):  Seongwoo Jeon       

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: This study was carried out simulating 1km grid based rice yields in Korea under RCP Scenarios using the DSSAT v4.7.5.

     

  • Climate change legislation in New Zealand: too risk oriented?

     

    Abstract ID# 1003

    Presenting Author: Richard  Morgan

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: New models of IA and climate change law worldwide

    Summary Statement: Emerging legislation in NZ has strong risk assessment focus, to little IA recognition.

     

  • CO2 emissions and economic indicators: Empirical evidence from São Paulo

     

    Abstract ID# 1345

    Presenting Author: Daniela   Debone

    Coauthor(s):  Simone Miraglia       

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: The multivariate regression approach identified a model that may contribute to public policies improvement, in terms of accelerating the decarbonization of the economy for São Paulo, Brazil

     

  • Coastal Management for Sea Level Rise in South Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 1207

    Presenting Author: Hyeyun  Ku

    Coauthor(s):  Junho Maeng  Taeyoon   Kim   Kwangwoo Cho  

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: An overall process supporting the coastal management plan for adopting or mitigating negative impacts from sea-level rise in South Korea

     

  • Collaboration and Federation: digital EIA in overlapping jurisdictions.

     

    Abstract ID# 1171

    Presenting Author: Shaun  Meredith

    Coauthor(s):  Beth Brunoro       

    Preferred Session: Strengthening IA through inter-governmental cooperation

    Summary Statement: A rare opportunity exists in Australia to align environmental data collection/curation alongside digitisation of EIA in overlapping jurisdictions. Barriers and key learnings are discussed.

     

  • Common challenges facing biodiversity baseline studies in Latin America

     

    Abstract ID# 852

    Presenting Author: Ted  Gullison

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Progress and challenges of impact assessment in Latin America

    Summary Statement: Common challenges facing the development of biodiversity baseline studies in Latin America are reviewed as well ways these challenges can be overcome.

     

  • Community and indigenous involvement using discursive democracy principles

     

    Abstract ID# 756

    Presenting Author: Bryan  Jenkins

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The paper describes the collaborative approach in Canterbury NZ to integrate community and indigenous views into the regional water management strategy using discursive democracy principles.

     

  • COMMUNITY BASED GOVERNANCE IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

     

    Abstract ID# 1107

    Presenting Author: Wayne  Huggins

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Community-Based Governance in informal settlements is often seen as essential for sustainable urban development. However, it can undermine public sector institutions and lead to failures in

     

  • Community-Driven Impact Assessment for Environmental Cleanup in Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 1296

    Presenting Author: Tanapon  Phenrat

    Coauthor(s):  Ashijya Otwong       

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Community-driven impact assessment (using community map and IEUBK modeling) yields more accurate answers for cleanup of Pb-contaminated creek than the expert judgement system.

     

  • Compatibility of long-term transport planning and SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 1336

    Presenting Author: Berit   Balfors

    Coauthor(s):  Kristina Lundberg  Tobias   Robinson   Karolina Isaksson   Ulrika Gunnarsson Östling Linnea Eriksson

    Preferred Session: The evolution of the tiering concept: Connecting IA and planning levels

    Summary Statement: This paper highlights the need for designing an SEA process that better support the national transport planning regarding the achievement of the transport policy goals and Agenda 2030.

     

  • Compensation Based on Land Asset Securitization: A Novel Way of Benefit-sha

     

    Abstract ID# 1034

    Presenting Author: Guoqing  SHI

    Coauthor(s):  Kai Shang       

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: The forthcoming intensive and large-scale hydropower development in China indicates that a large number of rural resettlers are unavoidable. How to compensate and resettle rural resettlers

     

  • Complaint Mechanism: a tool for communities during projects implementation

     

    Abstract ID# 982

    Presenting Author: Laura  Verdier

    Coauthor(s):  Lucie Guillet       

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: French Development Agency (AFD) case study: To ensure trust and respect of environmental and social standards, the AFD offers communities the ability to reach out to its Complaints Mechanism

     

  • Comprehensive Strategy Planning in China – How to attain the desired goal

     

    Abstract ID# 1088

    Presenting Author: Kin Che   Lam

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: Presentation examines the potentials and constraints of China comprehensive strategic planning system in addressing the country's sustainability problems.

     

  • COMPUTERIZING RESETTLEMENT OPERATIONS AND MINIMIZING CLAIMS AND GRIEVANCES

     

    Abstract ID# 777

    Presenting Author: Grigore  Stratulat

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Participation and grievance resolution in involuntary resettlement

    Summary Statement: This paper examines computerization of two resettlement operations – one in Malawi and one in Moldova – and how best to implement computerization.

     

  • Conceptualising context in the art & science of Effective EIA in Nigeria

     

    Abstract ID# 1172

    Presenting Author: Tokunbo   Olorundami

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the meaning of context by evaluating the interaction of the formal and informal actors as a basis for a more inclusive EIA approach for greater effectiveness in Nigeria.

     

  • Conflict management for off-shore willmill farm development in Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 881

    Presenting Author: Sangyun  Lee

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: The Korean government should take more responsibility to engage conflict management.

     

  • Conflictos ambientales en Chile y su relación con el SEIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1430

    Presenting Author: Gino  Araya

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Se analiza la distribución de los conflictos socio-ambientales, los episodios de alerta ambiental ocurridos en Chile y su relación con instalaciones sin licencia ambiental

     

  • Connecting EIA and Water Framework Directives (EU): the Spanish approach

     

    Abstract ID# 1036

    Presenting Author: F. Javier  Martín Herrero

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Riesgos y vulnerabilidades (CONEIA - Spanish submissions only)

    Summary Statement: Summary of the Spanish approach to link EIA Directive and WFD Directive, including in the EIA the effects of the projects on the achievement of the environmental objectives.

     

  • Consultation and Communication on Indigenous IA studies

     

    Abstract ID# 1271

    Presenting Author: Cássio  Ingles de Sousa

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Indigenous Peoples

    Summary Statement: The presentation discuss strategies to reinforce principles of participation, previous consultation and communication with Indigenous communities at IA studies, such as methodological design

     

  • Creating space – Polycentric governance for wind energy and wildlife

     

    Abstract ID# 800

    Presenting Author: Juliane  Biehl

    Coauthor(s):  Johann Köppel  Ulla   Mörtberg    

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: The contribution explores how German & Swedish polycentric governance approaches reconcile wind energy & species conservation, i.e. how does either country create space for wind & wildlife?

     

  • Critical paths to ensurre First Nations sustainable livelihoods

     

    Abstract ID# 1489

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Stuckless

    Coauthor(s):  Margaret Luker  Robin   Johnstone   Yvonne Wright  

    Preferred Session: Can impact assessment contribute to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods?

    Summary Statement: Fort McKay Metis Nation and TECK Resources share some of the successes and challenges discovered through impact assessment and project application in a complex location in order to ensure Fort McKay’s livelihood could be sustained if the project is approved.

     

  • Cumulative Effects Assessment for Small Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 795

    Presenting Author: Martin  Haefele

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: The evolution of the tiering concept: Connecting IA and planning levels

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the importance of applying cumulative effects assessment to small projects, the challenges of doing so, and a few avenues for overcoming these challenges.

     

  • Cuyler Cotton

     

    Abstract ID# 1110

    Presenting Author: Cuyler  Cotton

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Reconciliation and conflict transformation using impact assessment

    Summary Statement: As a historian, specializing in the history of colonization, Cuyler has advised several Indigenous Nations on decolonizing governance and developing political strategies for successful negot

     

  • Dam construction benefit-sharing with submerged areas in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 1050

    Presenting Author: Atsushi  Hamamoto

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: This presenation focus on funds for reservoir area development asas a measure of benefit-sharing in Japan.

     

  • Data Innovation for a Stronger Social License

     

    Abstract ID# 838

    Presenting Author: Alla  Morrison

    Coauthor(s):  Prasanna Lal Das       

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This report explores how firms can use data innovation to strengthen their relationships with communities.

     

  • Data sharing and collaboration: Scaling up in offshore wind

     

    Abstract ID# 1517

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Edwards

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Scaling out, not up! Improve IA efficiency via collaboration and dataficati

    Summary Statement: Importance of data sharing and collaboration in tackling key consenting challenges associated with the scaling up of offshore wind farm developments.

     

  • Debt, poverty and health: a quantitative HIA of societal initiatives

     

    Abstract ID# 1370

    Presenting Author: Laurens  Reumers

    Coauthor(s):  Marleen Bekker  Henk   Hilderink   Maria Jansen   Jan-Kees Helderman Dirk Ruwaard

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This study combines stakeholder input, datasets and scientific literature to estimate health and other impacts that come from initiatives from civil society in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

     

  • Decolonizing Compulsory Acquisition of African Lands

     

    Abstract ID# 886

    Presenting Author: Liz  ALDEN WILY

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: Compulsory acquisition is examined in the context to rising legal recognition of majority customary lands as lawful property in Africa, with focused study on three states.

     

  • Defining and mapping ecologically important parts of rivers in SE Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 1079

    Presenting Author: Peter-John   Meynell

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Developing a systematic framework for defining and mapping the ecological importance of rivers in South East Asia, identifying high value reaches of rivers for protection or management of im

     

  • Definition of No Net Loss Used by EIA and Corporations: A Comparative Study

     

    Abstract ID# 1217

    Presenting Author: Asahi  ABE

    Coauthor(s):  Akira TANAKA       

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: This study examines the adoption of a term “No Net Loss” in various sectors through investigating the definition of NNL and the means to achieve NNL utilized by each organization.

     

  • Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals through Development Corridors

     

    Abstract ID# 954

    Presenting Author: Kate  Gannon

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment of large-scale linear infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals through Development Corridors: A stakeholder perception-based approach to assessing the impact of development corridors in east Africa

     

  • Democratizing significance: Conceptualizing community-balanced assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 1307

    Presenting Author: Sara  Bjørn Aaen

    Coauthor(s):  Helle Nedergaard Nielsen  Ivar   Lyhne    

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Significance is exposed to a series of shortcomings in the current assessment practice. To qualify significance it is suggested, that traditional expert assessments is balanced with local

     

  • Desmantelamiento de la presa de La Alberca. Restauración e integración.

     

    Abstract ID# 1257

    Presenting Author: BERTA  RODRÍGUEZ

    Coauthor(s):  IÑIGO SOBRINI SAGASTAETA DE ILURDOZ  EVA   RODRIGUEZ RABADAN    

    Preferred Session: Evaluación del impacto sobre la Biodiversidad y RN2000 en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: El proyecto recoge los trabajos de desmantelamiento de la presa de La Alberca, así como la restauración del área a su estado natural en un entorno RN2000.

     

  • Developing a Three-line Based Framework for Urban SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 895

    Presenting Author: WEI  LI

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: A goal-oriented SEA process is developed based on the three-line environmental policy to integrate environmental management requirements into urban planning.

     

  • Developing enforceable conditions for Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1104

    Presenting Author: Phil  Seeto

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Developing legally-binding conditions within a compliance and enforcement program to increase credibility for Canada’s federal environmental assessment.

     

  • Development of Climate Change Impact and Vulnerability Assessment System

     

    Abstract ID# 1274

    Presenting Author: Changwan  Seo

    Coauthor(s):  Ja young Jeon  Pradeep   Adhikari    

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

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

     

  • Development of Integrated Model for Climate Change Impact Assessmsnt

     

    Abstract ID# 1006

    Presenting Author: Young-Il  Song

    Coauthor(s):  Myungsu Yu  Hyeokgyun   Yoo   Okjin Jung  

    Preferred Session: Impacts and Adaptation

    Summary Statement: Development of integrated model for climate change assessment using meta models will be presented

     

  • Dialogue for managing environmental risks: Case of asbestos contamination

     

    Abstract ID# 1033

    Presenting Author: Takehiko  Murayama

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Through stakeholders’ dialogues for mitigation against asbestos contamination, the author will present the outline of discussions with stakeholders including parents as well as challenges fo

     

  • Digital business activities, rightsholders and meaningful participation

     

    Abstract ID# 1310

    Presenting Author: Emil  Lindblad Kernell

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Public participation in the Digital Age: Are we hearing you?

    Summary Statement: Tech companies are called on to assess their human rights impacts. We look at how rightsholders should be engaged and how their meaningful participation can be ensured.

     

  • Digital EIA Evidence Hubs: Case Study for Offshore Wind in the UK

     

    Abstract ID# 1035

    Presenting Author: Rufus  Howard

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Is digital technology necessary for efficiency and effectiveness?

    Summary Statement: Using a UK case study of an Offshore Wind Online EIA Evidence Hub, the concept and potential of combining digital EIA, knowledge portals and communities of practice is explored.

     

  • Digital EIA: Linking experts, technologies and communities

     

    Abstract ID# 1173

    Presenting Author: Michele  Laflamme

    Coauthor(s):  Félix-Antoine Audet       

    Preferred Session: Digital EIA: Is the smartening of EIA working?

    Summary Statement: How to present multiple project scenarios in a comprehensible interactive way? How to model the impact of a project on climate change? A few examples with a digital taste.

     

  • Digital habitat mapping in EIA through remote sensing and ground truthing

     

    Abstract ID# 1344

    Presenting Author: Matthew  Hanson

    Coauthor(s):  Mihai Coroi  Tom   Ruff   Brian O'Connor  

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Creation of habitat baseline mapping on large-scale EIA through a hybrid approach of remote sensing calibrated through field surveys, and national dataset conversions.

     

  • Digital reporting: its promises and success factors for implementation

     

    Abstract ID# 992

    Presenting Author: Hugo  Woesthuis

    Coauthor(s):  Paul Eijssen  Hans   Vries, de    

    Preferred Session: Is digital technology necessary for efficiency and effectiveness?

    Summary Statement: This presentation introduces some of the early experiences in working with digital reporting; does this new technology live up to its promises, and what are essential success factors?

     

  • Digital Technologies for Large Mammal Monitoring in Georgia

     

    Abstract ID# 1236

    Presenting Author: Rob   Evans

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Use of digital technologies to understand large mammal ecology in a National Park located adjacent to a new internationally financed road.

     

  • Digitalisation of ESIA – Digitalising how we work to transform engagement

     

    Abstract ID# 1076

    Presenting Author: Cameron   Orr

    Coauthor(s):  Angela Boitsidis       

    Preferred Session: Smartening E&S skills in international finance

    Summary Statement: Maturing our digital approach to the components of ESIA will transform how we engage stakeholders in the future.

     

  • Digitally supported EA in DK: Innovation through broad partnerships

     

    Abstract ID# 1030

    Presenting Author: Ivar  Lyhne

    Coauthor(s):  Lone Kørnøv  Ulf   Kjellerup    

    Preferred Session: Is digital technology necessary for efficiency and effectiveness?

    Summary Statement: Major potentials of digitalization in IA can only be achieved, if a range of stakeholders in society joins forces to enable a system change. Experiences from Denmark are outlined.

     

  • DIGITALLY TRANSFORMING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

     

    Abstract ID# 901

    Presenting Author: Chris  Gentle

    Coauthor(s):  Tom Hatton  Paul   Vogel   Erica Smyth   Nicole Lockwood Chris Moran

    Preferred Session: Digital EIA: Is the smartening of EIA working?

    Summary Statement: How Western Australia is harnessing digital technology to streamline EIA and develop a cumulative impact and decision-making framework to support complex environmental assessment.

     

  • Digitising IA: Improvement cases from the UK and Spain

     

    Abstract ID# 1314

    Presenting Author: Ross  Stewart

    Coauthor(s):  Ignacio Marticorena  Jaime   Cabrera Moreno    

    Preferred Session: Digital EIA: Is the smartening of EIA working?

    Summary Statement: Our critique of the IA workflow highlights persistent shortcomings and identifies key improvement themes for realising a fully digitized, holistic and intelligently linked approach to IA.

     

  • Discussion on revised Guidance for imapact assessments at World Heritage

     

    Abstract ID# 1359

    Presenting Author: Ascanio  D'Andrea

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: The speaker will discuss the revised Guidance for impact assessments at World Heritage Properties

     

  • Do human rights bring value to ESHIAs? Lessons from agro & forestry

     

    Abstract ID# 1312

    Presenting Author: Lloyd  Lipsett

    Coauthor(s):  Isabelle Gilles       

    Preferred Session: Integrating human rights into ESHIA of agro, forestry, and fisheries projects

    Summary Statement: Exploration of the additional focus areas that human rights assessments brought to the assessment and management of environmental and social impacts for agro and forestry companies..

     

  • EAPASA: Smartening governance of IA professionals in South Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 1389

    Presenting Author: Snowy  Makhudu

    Coauthor(s):  Jacqui Hex       

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: The South African journey towards enhancing IA professionalism. A recap of the history, vision, mission and outcome goals of EAPASA, focusing on achievements since appointment in 2018.

     

  • EBRD’s 2019 Environmental and Social Policy - Key updates

     

    Abstract ID# 876

    Presenting Author: Alistair   Clark

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Advancements in environmental and social policies of the European IFIs

    Summary Statement: The Environmental and Social Policy guides EBRD’s commitment to promoting “environmentally sound and sustainable development”. The 2019 update reflects lessons learnt and emerging E&S issues

     

  • Ecological Impacts of Night-time Lighting on Terrestrial Insects and Field

     

    Abstract ID# 814

    Presenting Author: Sangbum  Lee

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: EIA

    Summary Statement: the guideline of the night-time insect field survey is suggested to insure the consistency among the night-time field surveys of EIA and Post-EIA monitoring cases

     

  • Effective design and implementation of local content programs

     

    Abstract ID# 882

    Presenting Author: Jeanne  Ellis

    Coauthor(s):  Louise Flynn       

    Preferred Session: Local content development: Advances in approaches, tools, and governance

    Summary Statement: This presentation will focus on the process of designing, implementing and measuring local content programs, and how this may be better integrated into impact assessment and management.

     

  • Effective grievance redress mechanisms in World Bank-financed projects

     

    Abstract ID# 763

    Presenting Author: Sanjay  Agarwal

    Coauthor(s):  Hélène Pfeil       

    Preferred Session: Participation and grievance resolution in involuntary resettlement

    Summary Statement: This paper summarizes the experience with grievance redress mechanisms from World Bank-financed operations in different governance contexts.

     

  • Effectiveness by accident? SEA in Austria’s high level transport planning

     

    Abstract ID# 947

    Presenting Author: Felix  Sternath

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: SEA of Austria’s high level transport infrastructure network is surprisingly strategic, open-ended and effective. The paper highlights the factors of success and provides general principles.

     

  • Effectiveness of voluntary SEAs: A developer-driven SEA case

     

    Abstract ID# 1031

    Presenting Author: Lone   Kørnøv

    Coauthor(s):  Ivar Lyhne       

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: Effectiveness of voluntary SEA is under-explored, although often noteworthy. Experiences from large-scale developer’ voluntary SEA on their geothermal energy development are presented.

     

  • Effects of SEA capacity development in 12 countries in Africa and Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 974

    Presenting Author: Anders  Ekbom

    Coauthor(s):  Anna Francis Olsson  Gunilla   Ölund Wingqvist   Daniel Slunge   Emelie César

    Preferred Session: Capacity enhancement: Building human capital for promoting natural capital

    Summary Statement: What results, beyond individual skills, can we expect from a SEA capacity development program in 12 countries including 350 people? We share lessons and experiences from this program.

     

  • EIA process in transport projects in Lima utilizing the World Bank ESF

     

    Abstract ID# 1361

    Presenting Author: Ximena  Herbas Ramirez

    Coauthor(s):  Maria Jose Carreras       

    Preferred Session: Effectiveness of the EIA of transport in the dawn of Anthropocene

    Summary Statement: Using 2 major transport projects as case studies, we explore the main opportunities and challenges of the EIA tool for effective impact evaluation and mitigation under the WB’s ESF.

     

  • EIA PROCESS-RELATED BARRIERS IN TRANSPORT PROJECTS IN 3 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

     

    Abstract ID# 1055

    Presenting Author: Rosa  Arce-Ruiz

    Coauthor(s):  Julio Soria-Lara  Luisa   Batista   Michela le Pira   Aldo Arranz-López Giuseppe Inturri

    Preferred Session: Effectiveness of the EIA of transport in the dawn of Anthropocene

    Summary Statement: The aim is to compare how EIA is experienced and perceived by professionals in three European countries (Italy, Portugal, and Spain), offering insights into EIA process-related barriers

     

  • EIA-driven biodiversity mainstreaming in the DRCongo: theory vs practice

     

    Abstract ID# 1218

    Presenting Author: Jean  Hugé

    Coauthor(s):  Maarten P.M. Vanhove  Anne-Julie   Rochette   Luc Janssens de Bisthoven   Farid Dahdouh-Guebas Nico Koedam

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: Using EIA to mainstream biodiversity in projetcs and policies impacting the DR Congo's biodiversity hotspots is promising, and is met with little resistance, yet the practice lags behind.

     

  • EIS en salud en España de la no evaluación al desarrollo normativo

     

    Abstract ID# 1254

    Presenting Author: Miguel Ángel  Casermeiro

    Coauthor(s):  Maria Calle  Algarra   Encarnación   Moreno Eduardo  

    Preferred Session: Evaluación de Impacto en Salud: Estado del arte y experiencias en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: Existe un consenso sobre la necesidad de introducir criterios sanitarios en las evaluaciones ambientales aunque no está claro que procedimientos administrativo usar

     

  • ElA and Decision making in Guyana: Examining the Nexus

     

    Abstract ID# 1468

    Presenting Author: Denise  Simmons

    Coauthor(s):  Paulette Bynoe       

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

    Summary Statement: This study assesses the extent to which EIAs have influenced decision making regarding project implementation in Guyana focusing on three sectors and the period 2008 to 2018.

     

  • Enforcing compliance on impacts of petroleum in sensitive ecosystems

     

    Abstract ID# 1209

    Presenting Author: Edgar   Buhanga

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Managing impacts of petroleum in National parks a challenge but measures to enforce compliance are in place. This paper shares the experience of managing impacts in Parks

     

  • Engaging Women in Infrastructure Project: the Tono Case

     

    Abstract ID# 1306

    Presenting Author: Emelda  Adii

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Deliberate targeting women in the governance structure system in Northern Ghana is a precursor for improving the environmental and social performance of infrastructure Project; the Tono exam

     

  • English Town Planners and Public Health officers – (re) United, in HIA

     

    Abstract ID# 875

    Presenting Author: Dr Tara  Muthoora

    Coauthor(s):  Professor Thomas. B Fischer       

    Preferred Session: Without health there is nothing: Institutionalizing HIA for the SDGs

    Summary Statement: Understanding how health is considered in policy, plan, programme & project level spatial planning in England.

     

  • Enhancing a PNG Protected Area through Partnership

     

    Abstract ID# 826

    Presenting Author: Primas  Kapi

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Can impact assessment contribute to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods?

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity conservation awareness, rural livelihoods, capacity building and partnership contribute to the protection of the Lake Kutubu Wildlife Management Area

     

  • Enhancing the Civil Society Voice for Improved Impact Assessments in Zambia

     

    Abstract ID# 1299

    Presenting Author: Agness  Musutu

    Coauthor(s):  Constantino Mwembela  Sharon   George    

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: Trends and challenges in ESIA processes in Zambia, and how increased vigilance, pooling of resources through local, national and international partnerships is heightening CSO work in IA

     

  • Eni’s health professional's capacity building on health impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1239

    Presenting Author: Raphael  Msagha

    Coauthor(s):  Elena Bosoni  Filippo   Uberti   Erasmo Macera   Giada Namer

    Preferred Session: New learning approaches for HIA capacity strengthening

    Summary Statement: Eni established a capacity building system for the internal Health Professionals on the subject of HIA in order to improve the HIA quality and incorporated HIA system robustness.

     

  • Ensuring Nunavut developments respect Inuit knowledge, customs and rights

     

    Abstract ID# 1484

    Presenting Author: Ryan  Barry

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Examining how community participation in Nunavut’s impact assessment process has improved social acceptance for development and regulatory oversight.

     

  • ensuring sustainability of livelihood restoration since design stage

     

    Abstract ID# 1250

    Presenting Author: TOMASINO  Michel

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: New directions in livelihood restoration in project design and beyond

    Summary Statement: Practical examples of livelihood restauration projects where a strong involvement of affected people since design stage led to good sustainability of socioeconomic outcomes

     

  • Envigo – an endeavor in the digital transformation of IA

     

    Abstract ID# 1242

    Presenting Author: Nikola  Nikačević

    Coauthor(s):  Snežana Lekić Rašović  Andrija   Nikačević   Saša Šipka   Vladimir Mitrović Sanja Mihajlović

    Preferred Session: Digital EIA: Is the smartening of EIA working?

    Summary Statement: Presenting our efforts in creating Envigo, a digital expert platform for IA. Discussing questions, findings and challenges we are experiencing on this path.

     

  • Environment in Humanitarian Action: Field Pilots Using Open-Source Tools

     

    Abstract ID# 1387

    Presenting Author: Michael  Minkoff

    Coauthor(s):  Mandy George  Erika   Clesceri   Emilia Wahlstrom  

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: Lessons learned and opportunities presented by 1) field pilots of an open-source environmental screening tool in humanitarian contexts and 2) integration of geospatial data into the tool.

     

  • Environmental and Social Outcomes of Infrastructure Projects–A UK Study

     

    Abstract ID# 827

    Presenting Author: Martin  Broderick

    Coauthor(s):  John Glasson  Bridget   Durning   Kellie Welch  

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: The focus of the study was on NSIPs construction and those strategic impacts and benefits that were unforeseen. The study provided recommendations to better manage NSIPs.

     

  • Environmental Assessment at Your Fingertips - the ESM Webtool

     

    Abstract ID# 755

    Presenting Author: Tara  Higgins

    Coauthor(s):  Ainhoa Gonzalez       

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: The Environmental Sensitivity Mapping (ESM) Webtool is a novel online tool that allows planners to strategically explore environmental sensitivities in Ireland (www.enviromap.ie).

     

  • Environmental impacts of lack of hydropower planning in Chile: 110 years

     

    Abstract ID# 1326

    Presenting Author: Pablo  Baranao

    Coauthor(s):  Sara Grez       

    Preferred Session: Strategic Planning for Hydropower with Environmental and Social Values

    Summary Statement: The lack of strategic planning in the development of hydropower in Chile, during the last 110 years, have unnecessarily impacted a numbers of rivers and ecosistems.

     

  • Environmental journalism and the integration of climate change into IA

     

    Abstract ID# 989

    Presenting Author: Gunnar  Baldwin

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: We are connected: Integrating global interlinkages in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper examines how environmental journalists are helping to catalyze the incorporation of climate considerations into IA at both the policy/strategic level and project-specific level.

     

  • Environmental justice as framework for impact assessments: Addressing proce

     

    Abstract ID# 1512

    Presenting Author: Alana  Lajoie-O’Malley

    Coauthor(s):  Kelly Bronson  Gwendolyn   Blue    

    Preferred Session: Importance of science, evidence, and meaningful engagement for IA decisions

    Summary Statement: IA scholarship and practice has focused on procedural fairness and constitutional rights. Our presentation draws attention to scholarship and practice that speaks to cultural and epistemic justice

     

  • Environmental novels – a tool for raising environmental awareness

     

    Abstract ID# 850

    Presenting Author: Barry  Dalal-Clayton

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: This paper will explore the role of environmental novels as a vehicle to present issue addressed in environmental assessments and raise environmental awareness

     

  • Environmental Planning in Private Sector Development Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1208

    Presenting Author: Beatrice  Gomez

    Coauthor(s):  Abhishek Singh       

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

    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.

     

  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION VS URBAN EXPECTATIONS: SEA IN MADRID

     

    Abstract ID# 1379

    Presenting Author: Mariano  Oliveros

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: SEA (TBD)

    Summary Statement: The practice of SEA has allowed changing the urban expectations in the Community of Madrid to take into account environmental protection as a value instead of as an obstacle.

     

  • Environmental Safeguards for the Belt and Road Initiative – Current Statu

     

    Abstract ID# 956

    Presenting Author: Han  Meng

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment of large-scale linear infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Brief overview of the measures that are being put in place to address the potential environmental opportunities and threats associated with corridor development.

     

  • Environmental sensitivity atlas in Ghana with Oil for Development and WCMC

     

    Abstract ID# 1228

    Presenting Author: Kojo  Agbenor-Efunam

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Collaboration to enhance availability and access to biodiversity data

    Summary Statement: Ghana aims at mapping out its environmental sensitivity for the coastal areas and the Voltaian basin to aid decission making in oil and gas development.

     

  • ESIA Innovation + Collaboration: Combining GIS and Community Participation

     

    Abstract ID# 1072

    Presenting Author: Todd  Hall

    Coauthor(s):  Karin Nunan  Noam   Raffel    

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Guyana’s Coastal Ecosystem Services Assessment: A case study on best practice for baseline data collection using imagery-based analysis coupled with community participation

     

  • Especies invasoras y la evaluación de los impactos sobre la biodiversidad

     

    Abstract ID# 1351

    Presenting Author: Fernando  Leão

    Coauthor(s):  Rosa Pinho       

    Preferred Session: Evaluación del impacto sobre la Biodiversidad y RN2000 en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: Las invasiones biológicas son un problema muy serio para la conservación de la biodiversidad y la red Natura 2000. ¿Debería la evaluación de impacto de un proyecto referirse a este tema?

     

  • Establishing an Indigenous health monitoring system in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 1347

    Presenting Author: Laura  Jokinen

    Coauthor(s):  Francesco Mazzie  Janis   Shandro    

    Preferred Session: Incorporating Indigenous knowledge into health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This research underscores innovative approaches used to establish a culturally appropriate health monitoring system for First Nations affected by industrial development in Canada

     

  • Evaluación riesgo de saturación de explotaciones ganaderas por nitrógeno

     

    Abstract ID# 1300

    Presenting Author: Miguel Ángel  Zapata Mateo

    Coauthor(s):  Óscar Fayanas Buey  Rafael   Doñate Abril   Enrique Marco Benito  

    Preferred Session: Riesgos y vulnerabilidades (CONEIA - Spanish submissions only)

    Summary Statement: El Índice de Saturación por Nitrógeno en Aragón (aplicado en la tramitación de autorizaciones ambientales) estima el el riesgo de contaminación de aguas subterráneas por nitratos e impacto.

     

  • Evolución y lecciones aprendidas, riesgos ambientales en catástrofes, Chi

     

    Abstract ID# 1153

    Presenting Author: jose  delis

    Coauthor(s):  Matias Berríos       

    Preferred Session: Riesgos y vulnerabilidades (CONEIA - Spanish submissions only)

    Summary Statement: Se analiza cómo ha evolucionado el análisis de riesgos en proyectos de mayor exposición y, cuales han sido las lecciones aprendidas en la evaluación de impactos ambientales en Chile.

     

  • Evolving social responses during the early life of an offshore windfarm

     

    Abstract ID# 889

    Presenting Author: Bridget  Durning

    Coauthor(s):  John Glasson  Kellie   Welch   Tokunbo Olorundami  

    Preferred Session: Impact of offshore renewables on human communities

    Summary Statement: The presentation explores the evolving social responses in the community and in the media from early wariness to later acceptance during the early life of an offshore windfarm.

     

  • Ex-post Impact Assessment to follow-up post-disaster mitigation strategies

     

    Abstract ID# 1150

    Presenting Author: Luisa  Nunes Ramaldes

    Coauthor(s):  Marcelo Montaño  Evandro   Mateus Moretto   Daniela Arpini Boni Pereira  

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: The role to be played by a systematic assessment of impacts in post-disaster mitigation strategies and adaptive management.

     

  • Exploring Innovations in Design and Implementation of Biodiversity Offsets

     

    Abstract ID# 996

    Presenting Author: Hugo  Rainey

    Coauthor(s):  Ray Victurine  Fabien   Quetier   Kerry ten Kate   Hugo Costa

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

    Summary Statement: The session highlights the results of innovative and stakeholder-oriented offset policy and implementation approaches achieved in Mozambique and Uganda to achieve no net loss of biodiversity

     

  • Facing the challenge of livelihoods restoration

     

    Abstract ID# 1167

    Presenting Author: Maria  Dacunha

    Coauthor(s):  Isabel Lavadenz       

    Preferred Session: New directions in livelihood restoration in project design and beyond

    Summary Statement: Lessons in meeting the challenges of restoring livelihoods in the face of urbanization, climate change and demand for cash compensation.

     

  • Fez Medina Project in Morocco: Restoring Livelihoods Through Participation

     

    Abstract ID# 1374

    Presenting Author: Vincent   Roquet

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: This paper presents lessons learned from the Artisan-Fez Medina Project in Morocco, with a particular focus on how the restoration of livelihoods was ensured through participatory processes

     

  • Final disposal of spent nuclear fuel in Finland has public acceptance-why?

     

    Abstract ID# 962

    Presenting Author: Mika  Pohjonen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Role and significance of stakeholder engagement, interaction and impact assessments in gaining the public acceptance needed for licensing of the world's first final disposal of spent nuclear

     

  • Financing EU’s sustainable future:scientific evidence,policy implications

     

    Abstract ID# 830

    Presenting Author: Andreas  Barkman

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan: key aspects for IFIs and IA practitioners

    Summary Statement: The presentation will highlight EEA’s contribution to the TEG and provide insights on the key challenges and opportunities in tracking and reporting on environmentally sustainable finance.

     

  • First Dutch Social Impact Assessment based on IFC 2012 standard

     

    Abstract ID# 781

    Presenting Author: Eelco  de Groot

    Coauthor(s):  Bert Enserink       

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the results of the stakeholder engagement in the first Dutch SIA based on IFC ever. The SIA is piloted for a large scale infrastructure project.

     

  • Fisheries survey during construction of the PNGLNG.

     

    Abstract ID# 933

    Presenting Author: Tau  Morove

    Coauthor(s):  Sam Koyama       

    Preferred Session: Indigenous Peoples

    Summary Statement: Fisheries studies undertaken during construction of the PNG LNG project indicated no long-term negative socio-economic impacts.

     

  • Five Years Later: Revising Health Impact Assessment Practice Standards

     

    Abstract ID# 1130

    Presenting Author: Emily  Bever

    Coauthor(s):  Katie Hirono  Jimmy   Dills   Ruth Lindberg   Sandra Whitehead

    Preferred Session: General best practice principles for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The presentation will describe and solicit input on proposed updates to the Minimum Elements and Practice Standards for Health Impact Assessment and highlight principles that underpin it

     

  • FPIC in Colombia: questioning the legitimacy of the norm

     

    Abstract ID# 1475

    Presenting Author: Andres  Amaya

    Coauthor(s):  Yaddy H. Ruiz  Joaquin   Otero   Saul Ibañez  

    Preferred Session: Implementing FPIC through the IA processes

    Summary Statement: Keeping the legitimacy of the engagement and participation mechanism is the basis of a successful FPIC process: a summary of Colombian cases studies.

     

  • FRAMEWORK FOR COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT OF EIA REQUIREMENTS AND COMMITMENT

     

    Abstract ID# 796

    Presenting Author: Cheryl  Wasserman

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Paper presents a framework for addressing compliance and enforcement challenges for every stage in the EsIA “governance and implementation systems” and encouraging review and contributions f

     

  • From regional planning to local projects: designing green infrastructures

     

    Abstract ID# 1146

    Presenting Author: Mariana   Rodrigues Ribeiros dos Santos

    Coauthor(s):  Aline França Ferreira Souza       

    Preferred Session: The evolution of the tiering concept: Connecting IA and planning levels

    Summary Statement: This work seeks to identify regional criteria and factors capable of guidding the design of green infrastructures and to establish the relationship between regional and municipal plans.

     

  • From Strategic Planning to Sustainable Infrastructure Development:EIB Views

     

    Abstract ID# 847

    Presenting Author: Angela  Filipas

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Building sustainable project pipelines in infrastructure finance

    Summary Statement: The presentation will focus on good practice integration of the environmental considerations into strategic plans that set the framework for sustainable investments in transport sector.

     

  • Gender in environmental impact assessment: Addressing challenges in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 981

    Presenting Author: Jackie  Lerner

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Gender in impact assessment: Experiences and perspectives

    Summary Statement: Good impact assessment practices can help us understand how the benefits and costs of resource development accrue differently to groups differentiated by gender and other diversity factors.

     

  • Gender-Based Violence in projects: Lessons and Responses at the World Bank

     

    Abstract ID# 1136

    Presenting Author: Dilek  Barlas

    Coauthor(s):  Mark Goldsmith  Imrana   Jalal   Charles Di Leva  

    Preferred Session: IFIs and adoption of lessons learned through their accountability functions

    Summary Statement: A look at lessons emerging from two World Bank Inspection Panel cases involving gender-based violence and actions the Bank has taken in response.

     

  • Governance and timescales in hydropower benefit sharing programmes

     

    Abstract ID# 915

    Presenting Author: Jamie  Skinner

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: Designing benefit-sharing approaches to support resettlement requires proper consideration of institutions, governance and timescales to successfully implement programmes that restore liveli

     

  • Guarantee quality in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 780

    Presenting Author: Dick  van Straaten

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    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'

     

  • Guidance note on addressing health impacts of plan and programmes in SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 893

    Presenting Author: Thomas  Fischer

    Coauthor(s):  Ben Cave  Angela   Filipas   Tea Aulavuo   Julia Nowacki

    Preferred Session: Smartening health and well-being in IA: From policies to projects

    Summary Statement: The guidance note on addressing health impacts of plans and programmes in SEA will be introduced. This is prepared in the context of the Protocol on SEA to the Espoo Convention.

     

  • Guidance on Impact Assessments for World Heritage Properties

     

    Abstract ID# 1038

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Court

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: The speaker will discuss the revision of the Guidance on Impact Assessments for World Heritage Properties that has taken place within the World Heritage Leadership programme

     

  • Handling increasing requirements on EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1089

    Presenting Author: Gabriele  Oedendorfer

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: EIA

    Summary Statement: EIA is getting more complex due to different stakeholder-requirements. The paper analyses the contribution of EIA Best Practice Principles to meet the various demands and set standards.

     

  • Harmonizing International and National Regulations in Resettlement Programs

     

    Abstract ID# 782

    Presenting Author: Khaled  Nassar

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Participation and grievance resolution in involuntary resettlement

    Summary Statement: The MCC-financed Wastewater Network project harmonized international and national procedures during planning and implementation in order to facilitate project investments.

     

  • Health Impact Assessment in Nigeria: An initiative whose time has come

     

    Abstract ID# 1004

    Presenting Author: Marcus  Chilaka

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: • The right conditions exist for integration of HIA into public policy in Nigeria, as in many developing countries. Improved awareness, especially using digital and technological progress, a

     

  • Health Impact Assessment of Air Pollution in Lisbon, Portugal

     

    Abstract ID# 1188

    Presenting Author: Karina Camasmie  Abe

    Coauthor(s):  Matilde Alexandra Rodrigues  Simone Georges El Khouri   Miraglia    

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Lisbon would avoid more than 423 premature deaths (equivalent to 9,172 life years’ gain) and save more than US$45 million annually if PM2.5 air pollutant concentration reached WHO standards.

     

  • HIA in Mining Communities in Ghana – A Case Study

     

    Abstract ID# 1318

    Presenting Author: Nana  Akesseh

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Field surveys and bio-media sampling, as well as literature review were collected for HIA study for the redevelopment of Obuasi Gold Mine in the Ashanti Region of Ghana

     

  • HIA in Spain: reflections from 2 practical cases in urban planning

     

    Abstract ID# 958

    Presenting Author: Elvira  Domínguez Ares

    Coauthor(s):  Carlos Iglesias Merchán       

    Preferred Session: Evaluación de Impacto en Salud: Estado del arte y experiencias en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: Reflections on two practical cases of Health Impact Assessment in Urban Planning in Spain. Uncertainties, difficulties and opportunities found in the process.

     

  • Hope or Hype? Using AI and data analytics to predict ESG performance

     

    Abstract ID# 869

    Presenting Author: Atiyah  Curmally

    Coauthor(s):  Susan Holleran  Carlos   Arias    

    Preferred Session: Smartening E&S skills in international finance

    Summary Statement: Discover how IFC is mining its 15 years’ worth of ESG due diligence data and using artificial intelligence and data analytics to strengthen due diligence and move markets.

     

  • How can digital tools support future marine EIAs?

     

    Abstract ID# 776

    Presenting Author: Anne Lise  Middelboe

    Coauthor(s):  Anders C. Erichsen       

    Preferred Session: Digital EIA: Is the smartening of EIA working?

    Summary Statement: We present an outlook and examples on how digital tools can support marine EIAs and discuss how digitalization can be used to implement new science for environmental impact screening.

     

  • How can EIA achieve public value in infrastructure projects?

     

    Abstract ID# 943

    Presenting Author: David  Gainsford

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Exploring approaches to using collaboration with communities in EIA processes to achieve long term public value through major infrastructure projects.

     

  • How does citizen science influence court decision? A case study of Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 1020

    Presenting Author: Ashijya  Otwong

    Coauthor(s):  David Hunter       

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The article examines how citizen science evidence is used in environmental litigations in Thailand and how Thai court weigh scientific evidences from different sources in each case.

     

  • How SEA can influence governance – the case of the Airport Link

     

    Abstract ID# 1122

    Presenting Author: Marielis  Fischer

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: The example of SEA Airport Link shows how SEA can influence the ways of negotiating challenges faced during the process of an SEA and follow-up processes.

     

  • How the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority improved decisions and public trust

     

    Abstract ID# 937

    Presenting Author: Andrea  MacLeod

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Importance of science, evidence, and meaningful engagement for IA decisions

    Summary Statement: In 2015 the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority launched a transparent and robust project and environmental review process. The result is improved decision making and increased public trust.

     

  • How to enhance the social acceptance of renewable energies?

     

    Abstract ID# 887

    Presenting Author: Shigeo  Nishikizawa

    Coauthor(s):  Noriyoshi Agui  Takehiko   Murayama   Atsushi Nagaoka  

    Preferred Session: What is the real extent of social impacts of renewable energy projects?

    Summary Statement: This presentation clarifies the actual situation of conflicts due to wind and solar-PV projects and effective measures which can lead to project implementation successfully in Japan.

     

  • How to identify the solutions that will enhance impact?

     

    Abstract ID# 1323

    Presenting Author: Lea  Esterhuizen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Listening with technology: deepening the impact of impact assessments

    Summary Statement: We will cover our lessons learnt from the impact assessment field and share how our own work has evolved.

     

  • How well can we assess potential impact of critical infrastrure in conflict

     

    Abstract ID# 1267

    Presenting Author: Annica  Waleij

    Coauthor(s):  Birgitta Liljedahl       

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: Incidents involving critical infrastructure, including dams and power generation, is increasingly common in conflict-affected areas with documented impact. It is thus a topic that warrants f

     

  • IA and participative planning of transition to sustainable energy

     

    Abstract ID# 1432

    Presenting Author: Jan  Nuesink

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Exploring interrelationships and participative process of planning major energy transition and SEA, elaborating on regional cases to feed discussions.

     

  • IA governance evaluation in Iran and the role of new technologies

     

    Abstract ID# 1406

    Presenting Author: Behzad   Raissiyan

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: Iran’s IA governance system systematically evaluated and the potential role and impacts of new IT based technology have been identified and discussed

     

  • IA, Climate Change and LNG projects in British Columbia: Quo Vadis?

     

    Abstract ID# 789

    Presenting Author: Adebayo  Majekolagbe

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: I consider how climate change has been integrated into the impact assessment of LNG projects in British Columbia, Canada. Climate change IA Guidelines for the LNG sector are proposed.

     

  • Identifying Issues of Solar Power Generation via Analysis of EIA Statements

     

    Abstract ID# 1045

    Presenting Author: Yoonji  Kim

    Coauthor(s):  Youngjae Yoo  Hyun Chan   Sung   Seongwoo Jeon  

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: This study assessed the issues of photovoltaic power generation projects in South Korea and addressed future direction to be taken to resolve such issues.

     

  • IFC Good Practice Handbook on Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 1339

    Presenting Author: Shaza   Zeinelabdin

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: An introduction and launch of IFC’s Good Practice Handbook on Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement, a comprehensive practitioner’s guide for implementation of resettlement and livel

     

  • IFC/WB Global Guideline for Community Engagement on PPP Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 760

    Presenting Author: Rob  Stuart

    Coauthor(s):  Adriana Maria Eftimie  Craig   Sugden    

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: This PPP guide explains how communities affected by a PPP can engage in the project.

     

  • Impact Analysis for Waste Plastic Material Recovery

     

    Abstract ID# 840

    Presenting Author: Jong-Gwan  Jung

    Coauthor(s):  Sookjin Jeon  Jong-Min   Oh    

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Development of measures to treat waste plastics pyrolysis for oil extraction across the LCA, and establishment of approach in the management policy against plastic issues.

     

  • Impact assessment and implementing modern treaties: A case study of Yukon

     

    Abstract ID# 849

    Presenting Author: Kiri  Staples

    Coauthor(s):  Robert Gibson       

    Preferred Session: Indigenous Peoples

    Summary Statement: This paper analyzes IA in the context of a modern treaty in Canada, looking at the extent to which it sets up an assessment process that contributes to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods.

     

  • Impact assessment and indigenous people: the Brazilian HPPs cases

     

    Abstract ID# 1490

    Presenting Author: Federica  Sodré

    Coauthor(s):  Mariana Pinheiro  Carolina Maria   Heliodora   Caroline Freitas   Elisângela Almeida Botelho, Grace; Espécie, Mariana; Rosenthal, Vinicius

    Preferred Session: Integrating Indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment: the Brazilian experience on assessing hydropower projects effects on indigenous people. Challenges and opportunities for methodology improvements.

     

  • impact assessment and sustainable development in Benin (western Africa)

     

    Abstract ID# 1288

    Presenting Author: Maximin  Djondo

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: • In Benin, although environmental protection is one of the priority areas in policies designed for sustainable development, EIA seems not yet be a development tool in practice.

     

  • Impact assessment for desirable futures

     

    Abstract ID# 1206

    Presenting Author: MYUNGJIN  KIM

    Coauthor(s):  Sara Bice       

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: Asian perspectives inform three central lessons for IA presented in the following sections: the influence of culture, the centrality of policymaking and the increase in public participation.

     

  • Impact assessment through a rural Ktaqmkuk Mi'kmaw lens

     

    Abstract ID# 774

    Presenting Author: Brady  Reid

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Can impact assessment contribute to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods?

    Summary Statement: This project examined the impact assessment process of the Maritime Link Project in Newfoundland (NL) and found that colonial relationships persist for rural Mi'kmaw communities in NL.

     

  • Impact assessments of sustainable financial investments require better data

     

    Abstract ID# 822

    Presenting Author: Florian  Sommer

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Best practices in implementing sustainable finance

    Summary Statement: Union Investment has made full ESG integration in its investment process and engaging stakeholders towards more comprehensive disclosure of non-financial data a key management priority.

     

  • Impact Assessments: Capturing women’s voices

     

    Abstract ID# 1400

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Repetto Vargas

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Gender in impact assessment: Experiences and perspectives

    Summary Statement: Two principles could be utilized by IA practitioners when conducting human rights impact assessment: inclusion of women’s perspective and provide women access to information.

     

  • Impact of Offshore Renewables on Human Communities

     

    Abstract ID# 820

    Presenting Author: John  Glasson

    Coauthor(s):  Bridget Durning  Kellie   Welch   Tokundo Olorundami  

    Preferred Session: Impact of offshore renewables on human communities

    Summary Statement: The presentation explores the evolving role of, and associated issues in, the use of Community Benefits Agreements in the development of major offshore wind farm projects.

     

  • Impact significance assessment: biodiversity indicators and technology

     

    Abstract ID# 835

    Presenting Author: Leonardo  Viana

    Coauthor(s):  Claire Elverum       

    Preferred Session: Assessing significance: Practical lessons from global IA projects

    Summary Statement: Discusses solutions to advance impact significance assessment: a biodiversity indicators methodology and research on technologies that improve delivery of the mitigation hierarchy.

     

  • Impactos acumulativos en iberoamerica

     

    Abstract ID# 931

    Presenting Author: Pilar  Clemente-Fernandez

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impactos acumulativos en Iberoamerica: lecciones aprendidas (Seminario Iberoamericano - Session in Spanish. Submissions in English Accepted)

    Summary Statement: Panel discussion,chair by Miles Scott-Brown, featuring experiences & lessons learned in CIA from the perspective of private consultancy, international institution and government regulator

     

  • Impactos acumulativos en Iberoamerica lecciones apprendidas

     

    Abstract ID# 892

    Presenting Author: Miles  Scott-Brown

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impactos acumulativos en Iberoamerica: lecciones aprendidas (Seminario Iberoamericano - Session in Spanish. Submissions in English Accepted)

    Summary Statement: Discussion of lessons learned from the application of cumulative impact assessment in iberoamerica

     

  • Impactos acumulativos en Iberoamerica: perspectiva de consultor privado

     

    Abstract ID# 894

    Presenting Author: Juan  Quintero

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impactos acumulativos en Iberoamerica: lecciones aprendidas (Seminario Iberoamericano - Session in Spanish. Submissions in English Accepted)

    Summary Statement: The challenges of cumualtive impact assessment in Iberoamerica: las pespectivas desde la consultoria.

     

  • Impactos Acumulativos: Experiencia práctica del IFC

     

    Abstract ID# 1437

    Presenting Author: Leeanne  Alonso

    Coauthor(s):  Kate Lazarus  Pablo   Cardinale    

    Preferred Session: Impactos acumulativos en Iberoamerica: lecciones aprendidas (Seminario Iberoamericano - Session in Spanish. Submissions in English Accepted)

    Summary Statement: Experience of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Cumulative Impact Assessment/ Experiencia del la IFC con impacts acumulativos

     

  • Impacts on Marine Biodiversity – Digital tools to avoid magnifying effect

     

    Abstract ID# 1082

    Presenting Author: Marco  Donato

    Coauthor(s):  Marco Compagnino       

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Digital technologies combined with solid scientific knowledge help assessing impacts on biodiversity, avoiding magnifying effects and misinterpretation that can lead to project stop

     

  • Implementation challenges for SEIA in Mexico

     

    Abstract ID# 1503

    Presenting Author: Julio   Trujillo Segura

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Decision making and environmental assessment

    Summary Statement: The Energy Transition Law attributes SEMARNAT to SEIA, unfolding important challenges for its implementation. While the Energy Transition Law has been published in 2015, it has not been put into effect. It is until 2019 that a process to evaluate projects has been unveiled.

     

  • Implementation of Grievance Resolution Mechanism

     

    Abstract ID# 791

    Presenting Author: Rosamaria  Neffa

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Participation and grievance resolution in involuntary resettlement

    Summary Statement: This presentation exposes the implementation process, for the Grievance Resolution Mechanism for involuntary Resettlement

     

  • Implementing UNDRIP into IA through Legislation

     

    Abstract ID# 928

    Presenting Author: Debbie  Chan

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Implementing UNDRIP into IA for better decisions

    Summary Statement: The Province of British Columbia recently implemented UNDRIP through the new Environmental Assessment Act, which requires BC to seek to achieve consensus with Indigenous nations on assessmen

     

  • Improper Segmentation of Projects and Underestimation of Cumulative Impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 1202

    Presenting Author: Enrique Arturo   Oyarzún Iglesias

    Coauthor(s):  Jorge Garcia       

    Preferred Session: Progress and challenges of impact assessment in Latin America

    Summary Statement: We will analyze some Chilean EIA cases where criteria to determine te existence of improper segmentation of projects were used to underestimate cumulative impacts.

     

  • Improving efficiency and effectiveness in EIA - Looking across the oceans

     

    Abstract ID# 1194

    Presenting Author: Christine   Lamont

    Coauthor(s):  Cameron Grebe       

    Preferred Session: Scaling out, not up! Improve IA efficiency via collaboration and dataficati

    Summary Statement: Dr Christine Lamont, Chief Environmental Scientist, NOPSEMA, Australia

     

  • Improving regulatory frameworks for ESIA in mining for governments

     

    Abstract ID# 1279

    Presenting Author: Suzy  Nikièma

    Coauthor(s):  Clémence Naré       

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: The IGF Guidance for Governments: Improving Frameworks for Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Management will be presented. It provides tools for ESIA good governance in mining.

     

  • Including health into urban planning through SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 1232

    Presenting Author: Josep Maria  Torrents Abad

    Coauthor(s):  Irene Martín Montes       

    Preferred Session: Without health there is nothing: Institutionalizing HIA for the SDGs

    Summary Statement: The Government of Catalonia has worked with different stakeholders to develop an strategy to introduce the health in an integrated way by sustainability in the SEA of urban planning.

     

  • Inclusive gender-based “indicator frameworks”?

     

    Abstract ID# 1133

    Presenting Author: Dawn  Hoogeveen

    Coauthor(s):  Maya Gislason  Vanessa   Sloan Morgan   Chris Buse   Margot Parkes

    Preferred Session: Stopped on social impacts: How can SIA contribute to balanced decisions?

    Summary Statement: We question if indicator tools can be useful to analyze gender within Social Impact Assessment given the sensitive nature of equity related data.

     

  • Indicators for the estimation of environmental impacts on fragile ecosystem

     

    Abstract ID# 1116

    Presenting Author: Marvic Angélica  Rico Gallegos

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: Analyze of two projects evaluated by Senace located on wetlands in the Peruvian Andes and the use of spatial web-enabled tools for the estimation of environmental impacts

     

  • Indigenous Co-Developed Sustainability Criteria in the Ring of Fire

     

    Abstract ID# 734

    Presenting Author: Cole  Atlin

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Integrating Indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Researchers and members from Eabametoong First Nation collaboratively developed sustainability criteria for assessments in the proposed mining developments in their traditional territory.

     

  • Indigenous knowledge in impact assessment – the Inuvialuit example

     

    Abstract ID# 1137

    Presenting Author: Bengt   Pettersson

    Coauthor(s):  Gerald Inglangasuk       

    Preferred Session: Integrating Indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The Inuvialuit Final Agreement established a resource co-management regime in Canada’s Western Arctic region. We will describe how ITK is incorporated into impact assessment decisions.

     

  • Industrial revolution 4.0 accelerates the need for partnership models

     

    Abstract ID# 871

    Presenting Author: Juha  Kotilainen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Beginning with the end in mind

    Summary Statement: Mining is changing and the traditionally important factors to achieve local acceptance are diminishing. New approaches are needed to produce benefits for the communities.

     

  • Institutional and Regulatory Framework for EIA in Uganda: A SWOT analysis

     

    Abstract ID# 866

    Presenting Author: George   Edema Taako

    Coauthor(s):  Kiemo Karatu  Edward   Andama    

    Preferred Session: How does EIA influence decision making in the oil and gas sector?

    Summary Statement: The current institutional and regulatory framework for EIA in Uganda, an economy with emerging oil and gas sector present SWOTs for achieving the SDGs.

     

  • Integrated and Sustainable Sourou Development Program, Mali

     

    Abstract ID# 1083

    Presenting Author: Bakary  Kone

    Coauthor(s):  BELLO ETIENNE       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: Sourou sub-basin, inter-community, sustainable development, strategic axes.

     

  • Integrated Water Resources Management as a tool to address biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID# 1298

    Presenting Author: Jeanette   Normand

    Coauthor(s):  Judith Muhomba       

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

    Summary Statement: Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) is synonymous with systems thinking which is a core tenant of Impact Assessment

     

  • Integrating Climate Change Adaptation to Framework Plan for National Land

     

    Abstract ID# 940

    Presenting Author: Minho  LEE

    Coauthor(s):  Youngsoo LEE       

    Preferred Session: Impacts and Adaptation

    Summary Statement: Climate change adaptation is crucial in national land planing. To this end, topics are examined for the integration of adaptation components into the Framework plan for National Land, Korea.

     

  • Integrating Climate Change Mitigation into EA: The Canadian Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 745

    Presenting Author: Meinhard  Doelle

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: The paper assesses the Canadian experience with the consideration of GHG emissions in project assessments under the new IAA.

     

  • Integrating SEA and IWRM in catchment landscape planning and governance

     

    Abstract ID# 768

    Presenting Author: Rob  Nieuwenhuis

    Coauthor(s):  Francois Tetero  Remy   Mugunga    

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: Catchment Committees and process integration of SEA and IWRM to develop catchment plans leads to sustainable governance and green growth in Rwanda’s landscape of a thousand hills

     

  • Intelligent Environmental Estate – automating portfolio wide environmenta

     

    Abstract ID# 1483

    Presenting Author: Christopher   Bowles

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Machine learning can transform our understanding of the environment and drive our decision making.

     

  • Inter-agency collaboration in Canada: implementing a new IA process

     

    Abstract ID# 1384

    Presenting Author: Laura  Randall

    Coauthor(s):  Colette Spagnuolo  Candida   Cianci    

    Preferred Session: Strengthening IA through inter-governmental cooperation

    Summary Statement: Canada has developed a new, efficient approach to integrate the regulatory processes for major energy projects into federal impact assessments.

     

  • Inter-Governmental Cooperation in IA: A Practitioner's Perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 991

    Presenting Author: Celesa  Horvath

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Strengthening IA through inter-governmental cooperation

    Summary Statement: This presentation will provide a practitioner’s perspective on procedural and practical issues arising from inter-governmental cooperation in IA and suggestions to address them.

     

  • Interactive visualization for ecological and cultural conservation: SE Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 1077

    Presenting Author: Alan  Potkin

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital EIA: Is the smartening of EIA working?

    Summary Statement: Working in mainland SE Asia, I see very slender adoption here of Digital EIA in conventional project evaluation; or in downstream learning praxis. My counterparts are able but thwarted.

     

  • Internet surveys in impact assessments and in public policy evaluations

     

    Abstract ID# 906

    Presenting Author: Claude  Saint-Pierre

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Public participation in the Digital Age: Are we hearing you?

    Summary Statement: Real-life examples from using internet surveys in public policy evaluations: what do they tell us about developing the use of internet surveys for public consultation in impact assessment?

     

  • Inuvialuit Knowledge and EIA Monitoring in the Canadian Arctic

     

    Abstract ID# 978

    Presenting Author: Gerald  Inglangasuk

    Coauthor(s):  Kiyo Campbell       

    Preferred Session: Integrating Indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation outlines the development of a community-based monitoring program in the western Canadian Arctic, in response to the construction of a new all-weather highway.

     

  • Investigating the challenges of SEA implementation

     

    Abstract ID# 1181

    Presenting Author: Marco  Gutierrez

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: We investigate the implementation phase of the Melbourne Strategic Assessment, including the progress in achieving biodiversity outcomes and the challenges arising in the SEA implementation.

     

  • Involuntary Resettlement in Nepal: A Portfolio Review

     

    Abstract ID# 1040

    Presenting Author: Lars  Soeftestad

    Coauthor(s):  Rajan K. Shrestha       

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: The paper presents an overview of involuntary resettlement in Nepal. It focuses on social and environmental impact assessment and gives guidance to future cases of involuntary resettlement.

     

  • Is adhering to a rational decision making model irrational?

     

    Abstract ID# 884

    Presenting Author: Carolyn   Cameron

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Decision making and environmental assessment

    Summary Statement: For decades planners and environmental scientists have debated “rational’ decisions. Applying scientific reductionist approaches may work for simple choices, but fails to tackle complexity.

     

  • Is there a sustainable future for hydropower?

     

    Abstract ID# 843

    Presenting Author: Roel  Slootweg

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Building sustainable project pipelines in infrastructure finance

    Summary Statement: For hydropower to play its role in a green energy future it has to be assessed within a strategic planning framework at river basin and at energy sector level.

     

  • Issues of photovoltaic power generation projects in Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 1294

    Presenting Author: Youngjae  Yoo

    Coauthor(s):  Yoonji Kim  Hyun Chan   Sung   Seong-Woo Jeon  

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: This study examines environmental issues that arise from conflicts with the revitalization policy of photovoltaic power generation projects and suggests future policy directions.

     

  • James Lea-Cox (Chair)

     

    Abstract ID# 794

    Presenting Author: James  Lea-Cox

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Emerging issues in ESG risk management

    Summary Statement: James Lea-Cox, Senior Environmental Advisor, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), London, UK

     

  • Joint sector review of ESIAs. How effective is the process in Uganda?

     

    Abstract ID# 907

    Presenting Author: Justine  Namara

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: ESIA reviews in Uganda are taking a new approach of joint review compared to individual reviews. How efficient is this process in addressing the negative impacts of large scale projects?

     

  • Keep one's feet firmly on the ground: some limitations of global datasets

     

    Abstract ID# 1048

    Presenting Author: Suzanne  Cotillon

    Coauthor(s):  Fabien Quétier  Catherine   André    

    Preferred Session: Catch the worm! Early biodiversity risk screening for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The current enthusiasm for global datasets and increasingly automated risk screening carries its own risks and limitations, which we discuss using examples from Biotope’s global practice.

     

  • Kenyan Oil for healthy development - Health Impact Assessment for the SDGs

     

    Abstract ID# 1342

    Presenting Author: Filipe  Silva

    Coauthor(s):  Duncan Oyaro  Robert   Bos   Salim Vohra   James Kambo

    Preferred Session: Without health there is nothing: Institutionalizing HIA for the SDGs

    Summary Statement: The Kenyan government is institutionalizing HIA integrated with ESIA. This IDA-funded multi-component project will enhance the petroleum sector’s contribution to SDG3 and other SDGs.

     

  • Kevin D'Souza

     

    Abstract ID# 851

    Presenting Author: Kevin  D'Souza

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Emerging issues in ESG risk management

    Summary Statement: Over 25 years of experience in the mining sector in over 50 countries focused on environmental, sustainability and security management for both the private and public sectors

     

  • Key updates in the EIB's Environmental and Social framework

     

    Abstract ID# 825

    Presenting Author: Adina  Relicovschi

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Advancements in environmental and social policies of the European IFIs

    Summary Statement: In the coming months,the EU Bank will be reviewing its E&S Statement and Standards that set the policy context for mainstreaming sustainability into its investments.What are the key updates?

     

  • Kristyna Pelikanova

     

    Abstract ID# 957

    Presenting Author: Kristyna  Pelikanova

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Emerging issues in ESG risk management

    Summary Statement: Coordinator Natural Capital Financing Facility (NCFF) Environment, Climate and Social Office. European Investment Bank.

     

  • Land Acquisition Impact Assessment and Management

     

    Abstract ID# 732

    Presenting Author: Kenji  Ogura

    Coauthor(s):  Tetsuya Otani       

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: The Land Acquisition Impact Assessment and Management (LAIAM) has been introduced as a social impact assessment in Japan. This paper discusses how LAIAM works by effectively using GIS.

     

  • Learning from IA: Follow-up, monitoring & adaptive management

     

    Abstract ID# 848

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Fitzpatrick

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: This presentation identifies avenues for more consistent, best practice guidance for follow-up & monitoring.

     

  • Learning from our Grandfathers: Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science

     

    Abstract ID# 1295

    Presenting Author: Bob  Watts

    Coauthor(s):  Jessica Perritt  Sarah   Hirschorn   Alexander Blyth  

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: A reflection on benefits from lessons regarding relationship, research methods and describing ways NWMO continues to develop a deeper understandings of site selection.

     

  • Learnings from IAIA’s online training program for early career IA profess

     

    Abstract ID# 1487

    Presenting Author: John  Boyle

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Opportunities and challenges for early career IA practitioners and research

    Summary Statement: The presentation highlights learnings from IAIA’s inaugural online IA training course, and the key features that are key to delivering relevant training to IA professionals where they live and work.

     

  • Leaving no one behind: considering subgroups in health impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1289

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Leuenberger

    Coauthor(s):  Fadhila Kihwele  Isaac   Lyatuu   Andrea Farnham   Sonja Merten Mirko Winkler

    Preferred Session: Incorporating Indigenous knowledge into health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Considering perspectives of specific population subgroups is crucial to ensure equitable consideration in identifying and managing diverse health impacts of resource extraction projects.

     

  • Legal developments in the area of land and resource management

     

    Abstract ID# 1453

    Presenting Author: Asa   Lind Chong

    Coauthor(s):  Anna Longueville       

    Preferred Session: Indigenous Peoples

    Summary Statement: This study investigates the potential effects of certain legal processes concerning land use, land management and indigenous rights in Sweden, from a future sustainability perspective.

     

  • Legislation, Performance Standards and the Dingleton Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 979

    Presenting Author: Gwendolyn  Wellmann

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: This paper will explore the ongoing resettlement of Dingleton town against the backdrop of the South African legal and regulatory framework, as well as the IFC’s Performance Standard 5.

     

  • Lessons from Resettlement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

     

    Abstract ID# 1216

    Presenting Author: Abhishek  Singh

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: Resettlement challenges and opportunities in fragile and conflict-affected situations.

     

  • Lessons from the first SEA in the eastern Canadian Arctic

     

    Abstract ID# 1485

    Presenting Author: Heather  Rasmussen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Integrating Indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Lessons from the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s first SEA which emphasized transparency, public participation, and utilization of both scientific information and local indigenous knowledge.

     

  • Lessons learnt in cumulative impact assessment: Case studies from Mongolia

     

    Abstract ID# 1193

    Presenting Author: Anarmaa  Sharkhuu

    Coauthor(s):  Bayarjargal Batsukh  Miles   Scott-Brown    

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: As CIA is widely adopted in developing countries, the discrepancy in national legislation and international best practice arise, and both IA practitioners and regulators have little experien

     

  • Lessons on OHS Compliance in Infrastrucure Projects in Nigeria

     

    Abstract ID# 750

    Presenting Author: Adeolu  Ojo

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper presents an overview of lessons learnt from World Bank Assisted projects in Nigeria, and recommends the measures that can be instituted to facilitate OHS compliance.

     

  • Leveraging 3D models and green data through IA to deliver healthier cities

     

    Abstract ID# 1235

    Presenting Author: Ash  Welch

    Coauthor(s):  Simon Tarr       

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: This paper will describe and discuss a cutting-edge approach to designing healthier, more biodiverse and more resilient urban infrastructure.

     

  • Linking ESG assessment, safeguarding, impact additionality and ESG rating

     

    Abstract ID# 1362

    Presenting Author: Neal  Barker

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smartening E&S skills in international finance

    Summary Statement: Hear about the important but sometime fractured links between international ESG assessment, safeguarding criteria, ESG impact additionally criteria and ESG ratings and how they are applied.

     

  • Livelihoods restoration: much more than ‘compensation add-on’

     

    Abstract ID# 1415

    Presenting Author: Ana Maria  Esteves

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: New directions in livelihood restoration in project design and beyond

    Summary Statement: If we want to place the interests and concerns of economically displaced people at the centre of project design and planning, what would an enabling indicator framework look like?

     

  • Local Content Strategy as a risk mitigant in large scale investments

     

    Abstract ID# 1457

    Presenting Author: Gosia  Nowakowska-Miller

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Local content development: Advances in approaches, tools, and governance

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses how a local content strategy is an example of a tool in managing local stakeholder expectations which can create risks to the viability of large scale investments

     

  • Local government policy of geothermal development in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 938

    Presenting Author: Takumi  Nagashima

    Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama  Shigeo   Nishikizawa    

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: We examined measures to be taken in the future by investigating the intentions and current measures of geothermal development in Japanese local governments.

     

  • LOOPHOLES IN RISK ANALYSIS IN FOOD SAFETY REGULATIONS IN VIETNAM: A CHALLEN

     

    Abstract ID# 1166

    Presenting Author: HANG  NGUYEN

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: In Vietnam, the risk analysis in food safety regulations does not fully apply in practice is the reason for food safety incidents that happen every day.

     

  • Maintaining ecological connectivity on municipal level

     

    Abstract ID# 1292

    Presenting Author: Laura  Ahopelto

    Coauthor(s):  Tarja Söderman       

    Preferred Session: Prioritizing landscape connectivity in environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Presenting actions and policies of the City of Espoo to strengthen its ecological network on municipal and national level.

     

  • Major Project Assessment in Canada: Resolving a Future from Present Unrest

     

    Abstract ID# 936

    Presenting Author: George  Hegmann

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: Opportunities of impact assessment information and process to meet resource use conflicts for major projects in Canada within a changing world.

     

  • Managing compliance: a review of mining industry challenges and solutions

     

    Abstract ID# 1165

    Presenting Author: Emily  Harris

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Mining operations frequently have hundreds of obligations to track and report against. This session reviews how the industry is responding to a growing global demand for transparency.

     

  • Managing Cultural Heritage Risk to Improve Impact Assessment Value

     

    Abstract ID# 971

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Polglase

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Improving coverage of cultural heritage in EIA

    Summary Statement: I will discuss cultural heritage risks, outline the challenges associated with defining heritage baseline conditions, and suggest approaches for modeling and managing heritage risks.

     

  • Managing the environmental footprint in the extractive industry

     

    Abstract ID# 1158

    Presenting Author: David  Vexler

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: The ECO Score is an effective and innovative tool used to manage environmental matters, hold employees accountable and create value for all stakeholders.

     

  • Manipulaton of the EIA system by the misuse of environmental models

     

    Abstract ID# 1201

    Presenting Author: Jorge Ignacio   García Nielsen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Addressing reprisal risks in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Manipulation of environmental models and significance impact criteria in order to underestimate environmental impacts is a common practice that should be regulated.

     

  • MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: THE FRENCH MEDITERRANEAN CASE STUDY

     

    Abstract ID# 766

    Presenting Author: FREDERIC  VILLERS

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: French Mediterranean authorities have published the guidebook « Eval_Impact » to improve marine EIA. French regulations, methodology, mitigation hierarchy and environmental monitoring are de

     

  • Meaningful Engagement with Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic

     

    Abstract ID# 1284

    Presenting Author: Kjerstin  Skeidsvoll Lange

    Coauthor(s):  Päivi Karvinen       

    Preferred Session: Can impact assessment contribute to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods?

    Summary Statement: The Arctic Council ‘Good Practice Recommendations for Arctic EIAs' gives guidance on meaningful engagement’ An example of meaningful engagement in North Slope, Alaska' will be presented.

     

  • Meaningful public participation in early planning under Canada’s new IA A

     

    Abstract ID# 1350

    Presenting Author: Anna  Johnston

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: This paper compares principles of meaningful participation and early planning to Canada’s new IA law, identifying challenges and opportunities for deliberative engagement and effective IAs

     

  • Meaningful stakeholder engagement for successful project implementation

     

    Abstract ID# 923

    Presenting Author: Sonja  Derkum

    Coauthor(s):  Adina RELICOVSCHI       

    Preferred Session: IFIs and adoption of lessons learned through their accountability functions

    Summary Statement: DO YOU (WANT TO) HEAR MY VOICE? The Complaints Mechanism and operational services of the EIB present complaints and lessons learned about meaningful stakeholder engagement and public consult

     

  • Measuring marine biodiversity impact significance

     

    Abstract ID# 1238

    Presenting Author: Jan-Willem  van Bochove

    Coauthor(s):  Edward Pollard  Suzanne   Livingstone    

    Preferred Session: Assessing significance: Practical lessons from global IA projects

    Summary Statement: We discuss key challenges for assessing marine biodiversity significance and identify practical approaches that can be used to work with limited data to effectively assess impacts.

     

  • Mechanism for Controlling Pollution Emissions in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 1223

    Presenting Author: Stanley  Lau

    Coauthor(s):  Marlene Ho       

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: The presentation gives an overview on the pollution discharge control mechanism in Hong Kong and how EIA findings canplay a role in it for major developments.

     

  • Method and Experience of Social Risk Assessment for fixed assets investment

     

    Abstract ID# 1025

    Presenting Author: Xiaochen  Zhang

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: This paper takes an environmental pollution project as an example to analyze the evolution of social risk and risk social theory from the perspective of risk society, sort out the appeals an

     

  • Methodology for the determination of project vulnerability analysis

     

    Abstract ID# 1449

    Presenting Author: M. ESTHER  VALDIVIA

    Coauthor(s):  VANESSA RODRÍGUEZ       

    Preferred Session: Riesgos y vulnerabilidades (CONEIA - Spanish submissions only)

    Summary Statement: A methodology for determining the vulnerability analysis of an industrial project in four steps

     

  • Mineral exploration: Public participation in Finland, Germany and Spain

     

    Abstract ID# 1281

    Presenting Author: Ludger  Benighaus

    Coauthor(s):  Christina Benighaus       

    Preferred Session: Beginning with the end in mind

    Summary Statement: The EU-project INFACT focusses on innovative exploration technologies. Authors will present the stakeholder process at three reference sites in Spain, Germany and Finland.

     

  • Mining development and Canadian First Nations’ governance instruments

     

    Abstract ID# 1147

    Presenting Author: Sandy  Worden

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Implementing FPIC through the IA processes

    Summary Statement: Canadian First Nations are proactively responding to mineral resource development on their traditional territories by developing their own governance instruments.

     

  • Mitigating community encroachment in a jetty area.

     

    Abstract ID# 808

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Marco

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Indigenous Peoples

    Summary Statement: The PNG LNG Project is working with relevant stakeholders to sustainably manage ongoing encroachments by local fisherman into the exclusion zones of the LNG plant site jetty area.

     

  • Mitigation hierarchy the Brazilian experience on hydropower planning

     

    Abstract ID# 1491

    Presenting Author: Federica  Sodré

    Coauthor(s):  Caroline Freitas  Elisângela   Almeida   Mariana Espécie   Mariana Pinheiro

    Preferred Session: Progress and challenges of impact assessment in Latin America

    Summary Statement: Mitigation hierarchy a strategic methodology to improve hydropower planning. The experience of Brazilian Energy Research Office: challenges, constraints, and opportunities on Amazon Region.

     

  • Mitigation of operational impacts of hydropower projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1159

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Pires

    Coauthor(s):  Patrícia Rodrigues       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guideline for wildlife-friendly renewable energies

    Summary Statement: We address the mitigation of operational impacts of hydropower infrastructures. The inclusion of mitigation measures in environmental guidelines for the sector will be discussed.

     

  • Mizuki Murai

     

    Abstract ID# 926

    Presenting Author: Mizuki  Murai

    Coauthor(s):  Peter Shadie       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: Conservation Officer, IUCN World Heritage Programme

     

  • Monitoring biodiversity values using camera traps

     

    Abstract ID# 861

    Presenting Author: Iain  Woxvold

    Coauthor(s):         

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

    Summary Statement: Data from Papua New Guinea demonstrate the utility of camera traps in supporting balanced risk assessments and in providing statistically useful wildlife monitoring datasets.

     

  • Monitoring supports HIA decision making : follow-up cross sectional surveys

     

    Abstract ID# 1103

    Presenting Author: Mark  Divall

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Session outlines how data from serial cross-sectional surveys can be used to support surveillance of health interventions, and to support the revision of health impacts and related programs.

     

  • Monitoring vegetation for the Camisea Gas Project: Impacts and Recovery

     

    Abstract ID# 1455

    Presenting Author: Gerardo   Leunda

    Coauthor(s):  Guillermo Dias  Wilfredo   Mendoza Caballero   Sheila Romero Moreno   Catherine Sahley Elena Mendoza Saldivar

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Long-term aerial and on the ground monitoring of vegetation impacts and recovery for the Camisea natural gas project shows canopy closure and positive restoration trajectories.

     

  • Mtwara corridor: Applying the mitigation hierarchy at a landscape level

     

    Abstract ID# 916

    Presenting Author: Diego  Juffe Bignoli

    Coauthor(s):  Japhet Kashaigili  Pantaleo   Munishi   Lawrence Mwambo  

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment of large-scale linear infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Key decision-making process around risk management and spatially explicit application of the mitigation hierarchy for the Mtwara development corridor in Southern Tanzania.

     

  • Multi-stakeholders Participation in SEA: Interaction that Shapes Landscape

     

    Abstract ID# 1434

    Presenting Author: Astrid  Puspitasari

    Coauthor(s):  Riza Harizajudin  Rudolf   Abrauw    

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: Lessons learned from Indonesia on understanding the interaction between humans and the landscape in SEA for spatial planning, interrelations across administrative borders and multi-stakehold

     

  • Multisectoral Cooperation in the application of measures for aircraft noise

     

    Abstract ID# 1142

    Presenting Author: Cesar Octavio  Ramos Hidalgo

    Coauthor(s):  Yesenia Patricia Segura Milla       

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Multisectoral cooperation experience in the application of measures to mitigate aircraft noise, as a result of the proyect evaluation for the improve of the capacity of Lima´s Airport.

     

  • N/A (Panel session)

     

    Abstract ID# 960

    Presenting Author: Shana  Westfall

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: A radical approach: IA should start with implementable mitigation measures

    Summary Statement: Shana Westfall is a Technical Director specializing in sustainable finance projects. She leads ERM’s impact assessment technical community for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

     

  • N/A (Panel session)

     

    Abstract ID# 973

    Presenting Author: Bettina  Thomsen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: A radical approach: IA should start with implementable mitigation measures

    Summary Statement: Bettina Thomsen, Regional CSR Manager for EMEA, Vestas, Denmark. Solid experiences managing social risks on wind farm projects in emerging markets in accordance with international standards.

     

  • N/A (Panel session)

     

    Abstract ID# 1399

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Nicolau

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: A radical approach: IA should start with implementable mitigation measures

    Summary Statement: Experienced Environmental & Social Manager at FMO, with a demonstrated history of working in the banking industry with a focus on renewables and in emerging markets.

     

  • N/A panel session

     

    Abstract ID# 1273

    Presenting Author: Vanessa  Warnock

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: A radical approach: IA should start with implementable mitigation measures

    Summary Statement: Environmental & Social Governance Manager, Globeleq Africa Limited. Working to ensure E&S is an integral part of our project development process, and develop tools to strengthen implementation of E&S objectives.

     

  • N/A panel session

     

    Abstract ID# 1428

    Presenting Author: Brian   Brooks

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: A radical approach: IA should start with implementable mitigation measures

    Summary Statement: Globally experienced projects director for utility scale solar power developments, currently Construction Director of Globeleq's 50MW Solar Power Plant in Malindi, Kenya.

     

  • neighbourhood contexts and socio-economic integration of refugees - Lebanon

     

    Abstract ID# 1407

    Presenting Author: Maria  Faraone

    Coauthor(s):  Brigitte Piquard       

    Preferred Session: Psycho-social impact assessment as an element of your work

    Summary Statement: Neighbourhood contexts impact refugees’ capacity for integration. Understanding the process of settlement in Lebanon with Intergroup Theory, generate criteria for analysing impacts of spaces

     

  • NEPA: Past, Present, and Future

     

    Abstract ID# 1481

    Presenting Author: • Edward "Ted"   Boling

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: The 50th Anniversary of NEPA: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges

    Summary Statement: • This paper will review the National Environmental Policy Act's (NEPA) 50 year history, evolution over time, accomplishments, and challenges and opportunities for the future.

     

  • New diagnostic tool for country ESIA systems

     

    Abstract ID# 1265

    Presenting Author: Bobbi  Schijf

    Coauthor(s):  Peter Tarr       

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: We present a new diagnostic tool to assess country ESIA systems and we share insights from the first applications.

     

  • New insight into the pollution discharge permit system in China

     

    Abstract ID# 864

    Presenting Author: Haisuo  Wu

    Coauthor(s):  Jian Liu       

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: This paper introduced the design, progress, achievements and existing problems of pollution discharge permit system in China and put forward some suggestions.

     

  • Nicholas Bukowski

     

    Abstract ID# 911

    Presenting Author: Nicholas  Bukowski

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Emerging issues in ESG risk management

    Summary Statement: Nicholas Bukowski, Technical Director - ESIA and Climate, SLR Consulting. Nicholas manages international ESIAs in multiple sectors.

     

  • O&G offshore activities and Economic Impact Assessment on fishery sector

     

    Abstract ID# 1123

    Presenting Author: Paolo  Pucillo

    Coauthor(s):  Antonino Cuzzola  Martina   Gardoni   Claudia Caracciolo   Petar Djurovic Vassilis Tsetoglou

    Preferred Session: Impact of offshore renewables on human communities

    Summary Statement: The O&G offshore activities could generate an economic impact on fish sector; presentation of an approach that tries to do an objective assessment of the related impacts

     

  • Odor impact assessment of a petrochemical industrial complex

     

    Abstract ID# 1262

    Presenting Author: Clara  Ribeiro

    Coauthor(s):  Miguel Coutinho  Carlos   Borrego   Alexandra Silva   Fernando Leão Túlio Paiva

    Preferred Session: Odor impact assessment: International experience and new technologies

    Summary Statement: The greater or lesser acceptability of citizens to odors depends not only on the level of intensity to which individuals are exposed, but also on factors that characterize the context of the

     

  • Odour Studies as part of Feasibility Analysis for New Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1074

    Presenting Author: Angélica  García

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Odor impact assessment: International experience and new technologies

    Summary Statement: In this work, a review of technical tools available to identify and quantify potential odour impacts on new projects is presented

     

  • Offsets in Spanish transportation EIAs: did they evolve in the last decade?

     

    Abstract ID# 1337

    Presenting Author: Ana  Villarroya

    Coauthor(s):  María Casas  Jordi   Puig   Javier Otegui  

    Preferred Session: Effectiveness of the EIA of transport in the dawn of Anthropocene

    Summary Statement: Most EIAs in Spanish transportation projects lacked offsets –a key for sustainability. We present data from the last decade and compare them with academic and legal advances.

     

  • One step forward 2 steps back, a cautionary tale about assistive technology

     

    Abstract ID# 1459

    Presenting Author: Mark  Ross

    Coauthor(s):  Ruth Eales  Karl   Fuller    

    Preferred Session: Public participation in the Digital Age: Are we hearing you?

    Summary Statement: Improved digital accessibility is the way forward. But for a report to reach the widest audience there are some considerations the practitioner may not have considered.

     

  • Opportunities and challenges in building sustainable project pipelines

     

    Abstract ID# 961

    Presenting Author: Juan  Palerm

    Coauthor(s):  Bernard Crabbé        

    Preferred Session: Building sustainable project pipelines in infrastructure finance

    Summary Statement: Introduces the opportunities to build infrastructure project pipelines aligned to the environmental and climate change global agenda. It sets the ground for invited presentations and for gro

     

  • Opportunities for impact assessment to meet sustainable finance goals

     

    Abstract ID# 935

    Presenting Author: Zsuzsa   Banhalmi-Zakar

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan: key aspects for IFIs and IA practitioners

    Summary Statement: The concept of sustainable financing is gaining momentum among finance professionals worldwide. What role does impact assessment play in supporting these initiatives?

     

  • Oppurtunities for Improvement of Oil and Gas IA Outcome

     

    Abstract ID# 1409

    Presenting Author: Juliet  TAZA-ASABA

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: The outcome of Impact Assessment in the Oil and Gas Sector of Cameroon remains questionable and debatable. Thus this paper seeks to showcase oppurtunities from lessons learnt.

     

  • Optimizing Local Content in a Frontier Market

     

    Abstract ID# 1091

    Presenting Author: Treacy   Roberts

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Local content development: Advances in approaches, tools, and governance

    Summary Statement: Optimizing local content requires early invention and adaptability to ensure that programs meet the needs of both buyers and suppliers.

     

  • Outcome-focused use of technology in environmental and social IA

     

    Abstract ID# 1252

    Presenting Author: Luke  Strickland

    Coauthor(s):  Katarzyna Fedyk  Magdalena   Wilczek    

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper will explore how appropriate application of outcome-focused technology can lead to technical improvements and deliver more socially inclusive and environmental outcomes.

     

  • Overcoming the conventional view of stakeholder engagement in landscape SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 1411

    Presenting Author: Juan  Requejo

    Coauthor(s):  Virginia del Río       

    Preferred Session: SEA (TBD)

    Summary Statement: Qualitative research analysis is needed to understand the different narratives underlying in the way landscape is perceived by different social groups

     

  • Overshadowed Outcomes: Re-shaping priorities in the Peruvian EIA process

     

    Abstract ID# 764

    Presenting Author: Alvaro  Paredes

    Coauthor(s):  Maria Esperanza Gonzales  Jerome   Paredes Heidemann    

    Preferred Session: Progress and challenges of impact assessment in Latin America

    Summary Statement: Analysis of a vulnerable public participation process as such, caused by ‘administrative-procedural over-regulation’, where public participation outcomes are peripheral to evidence.

     

  • Participation and Grievances in the MCC Zambia Compact

     

    Abstract ID# 853

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Drew

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Participation and grievance resolution in involuntary resettlement

    Summary Statement: Prioritizing stakeholder engagement and developing and implementing a robust grievance mechanism are critical for community acceptance and the success of large-infrastructure projects.

     

  • Pathway to disaster prevention: mine tailings, impact assessment and human

     

    Abstract ID# 1021

    Presenting Author: Susan  Joyce

    Coauthor(s):  Deanna Kemp       

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment and human rights due diligence should be integrated into decisions on location, construction and technologies for tailings facilities, as a means to change decisions.

     

  • Payment for Forest Ecosystem Services: Benefit-sharing in Vietnam

     

    Abstract ID# 829

    Presenting Author: Jane  Singer

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: This is a case study-based examination of a nationwide benefit-sharing scheme in Vietnam for dam-displaced communities that pays farmers to conserve vital forest ecosystem services.

     

  • PEER LEARNING ON INTEGRATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

     

    Abstract ID# 771

    Presenting Author: Ulrika  Akesson

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: Sida has a comprehensive framework for environment action that has enabled Sida to integrate environment in its three major roles as financier, analyst and dialogue partner.

     

  • Piloting environmental genomics in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 813

    Presenting Author: Kalyna  Taule

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Lessons learned from the PNG LNG projects’ first environmental genomics pilot study will be presented.

     

  • Piloting SEA in the Philippines: Experiences in Land Use Planning,Zamboanga

     

    Abstract ID# 844

    Presenting Author: Aproniano  Panorel

    Coauthor(s):  Leticia Jagonia       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: SEA highlights the use of information, stakeholders participation and dialogue in influencing policy decisions. Case provides useful learnings and insights in land use planning.

     

  • Place Disruption as Psycho-Social impact of Change

     

    Abstract ID# 1278

    Presenting Author: Jeffrey  Jacquet

    Coauthor(s):  Richard Stedman       

    Preferred Session: Psycho-social impact assessment as an element of your work

    Summary Statement: Disruption to closely held social and psychological values such as place attachment and place-based identities is a measurable and predictable driver of community acceptance

     

  • PlaceMarker, a place based tool to appraise river related projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1451

    Presenting Author: Mark  Ross

    Coauthor(s):  Angela Gurnell  Geraldene   Wharton    

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: The PlaceMarker tool provides a consistent approach for the Environment Agency to benchmark complex river sites and compare the condition post project development.

     

  • PNG Resettlement Case Study: Gender Considerations

     

    Abstract ID# 899

    Presenting Author: Sharryl  Ivahupa

    Coauthor(s):  Susan Scott       

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: Part 2 of 2 Part PNG Resettlement Case Study, Part 2 explores challenges in gender considerations in male dominated societies

     

  • PNG Resettlement Case Study: Livelihood enhancement

     

    Abstract ID# 898

    Presenting Author: Susan  Scott

    Coauthor(s):  Sharryl Ivahupa       

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: Part 1 of 2 Part PNG Resettlement Case Study, Part 1 explores challenges in implementation of resettlement livelihood benefits

     

  • Practical Application of Digital IA in offshore energy sector

     

    Abstract ID# 1495

    Presenting Author: Petrina  Raitt

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Scaling out, not up! Improve IA efficiency via collaboration and dataficati

    Summary Statement: Digital IA is a powerful tool throughout the project lifecycle, from scoping to approvals and compliance. We are already reaping the benefits of digital IA in providing quality, consistent EIA.

     

  • Practice-research collaboration initiated by the exchange of questions

     

    Abstract ID# 1401

    Presenting Author: Tamara  Hochstrasser

    Coauthor(s):  Florence Renou-Wilson       

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The Ecobroker.ie website was created to enable the exchange of research questions between practitioners and researchers. Early collaboration enhances the usefulness of decision support.

     

  • Practitioners novice: Advancing Early Career Environmental Expert Curricula

     

    Abstract ID# 739

    Presenting Author: Godwin  Lema

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Opportunities and challenges for early career IA practitioners and research

    Summary Statement: The paper analyse IA expert training experiences in Tanzania to inform dialogues on effective multidisciplinary institutional collaborative strategies to enhance practitioners’ expertise.

     

  • Pricing climate-related financial risk in corporate and sovereign bonds

     

    Abstract ID# 833

    Presenting Author: Stefano  Battiston

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Advancements in environmental and social policies of the European IFIs

    Summary Statement: The presentation will look into the challenges and progress in pricing of forward-looking climate-related financial risk in corporate and sovereign bonds.

     

  • PRINCIPLES FOR A SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS APPRAISAL OF PROJECTS

     

    Abstract ID# 1331

    Presenting Author: Karl  Fuller

    Coauthor(s):  Jo Murphy       

    Preferred Session: Augmenting IA capacity building: Delivering for SDGs and ESG capability

    Summary Statement: Reviews of experience of appraising projects against the SDGs. It proposes principles to be used for such appraisals to significantly contribute to more sustainable outcomes.

     

  • Prof Richard Mackay

     

    Abstract ID# 948

    Presenting Author: Richard  Mackay

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: Prof Richard Mackay, AM is an ICOMOS World Heritage Adviser and the ICOMOS Focal Point for development of new Heritage Impact Assessment Guidelines through the World Heritage Leadership Prog

     

  • Progress and Pathways for HIA Capacity Building in the Asia-Pacific

     

    Abstract ID# 1182

    Presenting Author: Helen  Brown

    Coauthor(s):  Genandrialine Peralta  Jeffery   Spickett    

    Preferred Session: New learning approaches for HIA capacity strengthening

    Summary Statement: Political will is as critical to capacity building as knowledge and skills. Capitalizing on an increase in political will for HIA represents a significant opportunity to the HIA community.

     

  • Progress and Role of 4L in China

     

    Abstract ID# 865

    Presenting Author: Xinxin  Qiu

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: Introducing the development of "Three Lines and One List" in China and summarizing the achievements of this work based on the experiences of 4 pilot cities and 12 provinces.

     

  • Promises and pitfalls: changing SEA and EIA practices under new Dutch laws

     

    Abstract ID# 772

    Presenting Author: Lourens  Loeven

    Coauthor(s):  Gijs Hoevenaars       

    Preferred Session: New models of IA and climate change law worldwide

    Summary Statement: New Dutch legislation like the Climate Act and the Environment and Planning Act introduce an array of new planning instruments. Consequently, Dutch EA practices change rapidly with promise

     

  • Promoting Readability in EIA–Impacts of Regulation, Guidance, Certificati

     

    Abstract ID# 914

    Presenting Author: Emily  McKie

    Coauthor(s):  Qiuandra Taylor  Esther Sophia   Rust    

    Preferred Session: EIA

    Summary Statement: To test the plain language of environmental assessments, we asked: Which instruments designed to increase readability have delivered the most readable impact assessment documents?

     

  • Propuesta metodológica para realizar una Evaluación de Impacto en Salud

     

    Abstract ID# 845

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Pastor

    Coauthor(s):  Santiago González       

    Preferred Session: Evaluación de Impacto en Salud: Estado del arte y experiencias en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: Se realizó una propuesta metodológica para integrar la Evaluación de Impacto en Salud en el proceso de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental en el marco político y administrativo Español.

     

  • Protecting Biodiversity using Multi-Criteria Analysis to Site Wind Farms

     

    Abstract ID# 967

    Presenting Author: Randall  Krichbaum

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: Multi-Criteria Analysis is useful in making early stage siting decisions for wind farms, reducing their biodiversity impacts. Several techniques are discussed and a case study is presented.

     

  • Psycho-social impacts of uncertainty and delay at pre-construction phase

     

    Abstract ID# 1111

    Presenting Author: Manuel Rodriguez Brito  Rodriguez Brito

    Coauthor(s):  Mark Westbury       

    Preferred Session: Psycho-social impact assessment as an element of your work

    Summary Statement: Psycho-social impacts on communities during the pre-construction phase: is there a role or responsibility for SIA practitioners and project developers in cases of uncertainty and delay?

     

  • PsychoSocial Impact as a Tool for Exposing the Real Cost of Change

     

    Abstract ID# 1353

    Presenting Author: Michael  Edelstein

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Psycho-social impact assessment as an element of your work

    Summary Statement: Psycho-Social impacts are often excluded from analysis, biasing decisions and forcing public comment to fill the gap. Approaches for bringing such impacts into EIA are given.

     

  • Public Participation in digital public sphere: lessons from Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 874

    Presenting Author: Shiu Fung  Hung

    Coauthor(s):  Thomas Fischer       

    Preferred Session: Public participation in the Digital Age: Are we hearing you?

    Summary Statement: This paper use cases in Hong Kong to examine the opportunities and challenges on public participation in the speeded-up information exchange in the digital age.

     

  • Public participation in EIA in Hong Kong: Case study in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 1500

    Presenting Author: Tsz-yin   Chau

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The presentation will share how the public participation is involved in the Hong Kong statutory EIA process by studying an EIA case in Hong Kong.

     

  • Publishing Primary Biodiversity Data: GBIF-IAIA Best Practice Guide

     

    Abstract ID# 1041

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Rodrigues

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: The Global Biodiversity Information Facility works with the IAIA to ensure the key principles of open data publishing are integrated within EIA processes.

     

  • Quantifying Impacts Applying Habitat Equivalency Analysis to Big Data

     

    Abstract ID# 1203

    Presenting Author: Virginia   King

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: This presentation will provide an overview of HEA and demonstrate positive aspects of its application in concert with collection of big data to appropriately quantify baseline of potential p

     

  • Quantitative Evaluation Method for Secondary Ecosystem Management Activity

     

    Abstract ID# 1212

    Presenting Author: Akira  TANAKA

    Coauthor(s):  Takafumi KAWAMURA       

    Preferred Session: Smartening biodiversity offsets: Opportunities in technology and governance

    Summary Statement: This study proposes a quantitative evaluation method applicable to biodiversity offset and biodiversity banking through applying HEP and HSI models on the effects of management of secondary

     

  • Quantitative text analysis of discussion of alternatives

     

    Abstract ID# 797

    Presenting Author: Tetsuya  Kamijo

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: A quantitative text analysis to the minutes of meetings revealed the actual discussion of alternatives.

     

  • Re-thinking the fundamentals of EIA through underlying key assumptions

     

    Abstract ID# 905

    Presenting Author: Reece  Alberts

    Coauthor(s):  Francois Retief       

    Preferred Session: Addressing reprisal risks in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The paper aims to re-think the fundamentals of EIA through the identification of key assumptions underlying EIA evaluation.

     

  • Recent Developments in the Safeguard Procedures of Multi-lateral Donors

     

    Abstract ID# 1084

    Presenting Author: David  Annandale

    Coauthor(s):  Darko Annandale       

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the nature of recent developments in the environmental and social safeguard systems of multi-lateral donors.

     

  • Recomendaciones sobre la información necesaria para incluir una evaluació

     

    Abstract ID# 1515

    Presenting Author: Pilar   Muela Garcia

    Coauthor(s):  Íñigo Achúcarro Leguina  Ana   Delgado Echevarría   Javier Martin Herrero  

    Preferred Session: Evaluación del impacto sobre la Biodiversidad y RN2000 en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: Not provided.

     

  • Recommendations for reducing environmental risks of China-B&R cooperation

     

    Abstract ID# 1039

    Presenting Author: rong  yao

    Coauthor(s):  yuan zhu  xiufeng   sui    

    Preferred Session: We are connected: Integrating global interlinkages in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: To reduce the possibility of B&R environmental risk, China and B&R countries should strengthen relevant regulations and fulfill the signed international environmental treaty obligations.

     

  • Reducing uncertainty in IA with continuous monitoring & adaptive management

     

    Abstract ID# 1115

    Presenting Author: Sandra  Rodrigues

    Coauthor(s):  Luís Rosa  Helena   Coelho   Miguel Mascarenhas  

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Check out how a 10-year data series of continuous monitoring, collision risk models and adaptive management allows to reduce uncertainty in IA

     

  • Reflections of ESIA applications in Uganda’s oil sector

     

    Abstract ID# 1373

    Presenting Author: Dickens  Kamugisha

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Effective application of ESIA supported by good governance and political will can help avoid or mitigate environmental threats in any country.

     

  • Regional divergences of the EIA process in Brazil at wind farm projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1334

    Presenting Author: Emilio  Roos

    Coauthor(s):  João Paula  Helena   Coelho   Paulo Cardoso   Miguel Mascarenhas Gustavo Simon

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

    Summary Statement: A case study showing the divergences of the licensing process for Wind Farms in two different regions of Brazil (North and South), reflecting both biological, social and EIA differences.

     

  • Removing guess in AIA: a cross-continent analysis of fatalities at windfarm

     

    Abstract ID# 1241

    Presenting Author: Paulo  Cardoso

    Coauthor(s):  Joana Ribeiro  Helena   Coelho   Miguel Mascarenhas  

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Using cross-continental case studies we upscale the impact assessment in AIA from individuals to populations. The framework can reduce arbitrariness and incorporate uncertainty to better inf

     

  • Reporting on local content: Driving performance and aligning actors

     

    Abstract ID# 837

    Presenting Author: Jeff  Geipel

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Local content development: Advances in approaches, tools, and governance

    Summary Statement: This presentation will cover the increasing demands on major projects and operations to maximise local procurement of goods and services, and how proponents can use information-sharing to dr

     

  • Requirements of SIA for Japanese onshore wind energy projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1293

    Presenting Author: Ayano  Takeuchi

    Coauthor(s):  Ryoko Ishii       

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: This on-sight research contributes to establishment of SIA scheme for onshore wind energy project in Japan.

     

  • Research on Holistic Optimization of Economy-Resource-Environment System

     

    Abstract ID# 1056

    Presenting Author: Chong  Meng

    Coauthor(s):  Wei Li       

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: An multi-objective programming model for spatial holistic optimization of regional industrial upgrading strategies and water resources-environment management under uncertainties.

     

  • Research trends on disaster resilience technologies for hazard mitigation

     

    Abstract ID# 1340

    Presenting Author: Ji-Yong  Park

    Coauthor(s):  Hyungjun Park  Dalbyul   Lee   Juchul Jung  

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: An analysis of research trends on disaster resilience technologies for hazard mitigation of smart cities.

     

  • Resettlement by Koto Panjang Dam Construction in Indonesia

     

    Abstract ID# 885

    Presenting Author: Ryo   Fujikura

    Coauthor(s):  Syafruddin Karimi       

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: The resettlers were at first faced hardship due to non-performance of the compensation by the government. But later, they successfully secure their income by fish breeding or palm plantation

     

  • Response of fruit fly to elevation, forest disturbance, and types in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 775

    Presenting Author: Redley  Opasa

    Coauthor(s):  Vojtech Novotny  Rapo   Pokon   Micheal Poesi   Rumah Umari Robert Kiapranis

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

    Summary Statement: Fruit flies are ecologically important insects in the New Guinean rainforest and are used as indicator group for forest ecosystem assessment. It shows response to elevation and forest types.

     

  • Rethinking role of research in impact pathway: A case of Riceberry project

     

    Abstract ID# 1291

    Presenting Author: Chaniga  Laitae

    Coauthor(s):  Laurens Klerkx  Valentina   Materia    

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: The case study of Riceberry project demonstrates a generic view on how the contributions of an agricultural research to impact pathway are generated through the various types of research act

     

  • REWIND-GIS - integrating biodiversity issues in wind power planning

     

    Abstract ID# 966

    Presenting Author: Ulla  Mörtberg

    Coauthor(s):  Deepa Manolan Kandy  Vincent   Wretling   Berit Balfors  

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: Wind power meets climate goals but may impact on biodiversity. The REWIND-GIS tool is developed for strategic wind power planning, integrating biodiversity issues to sustain local planning.

     

  • Role of alien species in PNG forest regeneration

     

    Abstract ID# 809

    Presenting Author: Gabriel   Petuel

    Coauthor(s):  Vojtech Novotny  Osia   Gideon   Francesca Dem  

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

    Summary Statement: Spontaneous secondary succession after cleared rainforest in New Guinea included 85 alien species, most diverse at 1000 – 1500 but limited to secondary vegetation, not invading surrounding p

     

  • Role of Capacity Dev in Enhancing EIA systems for developing countries

     

    Abstract ID# 1106

    Presenting Author: Urmila Jha  Thakur

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Capacity enhancement: Building human capital for promoting natural capital

    Summary Statement: Investigating capacity development gaps in developing countries and formulating recommendations for improving them.

     

  • Role of EIA in resolving community opposition to two hydropower projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1380

    Presenting Author: Robert K.  Mugo

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: This paper presents a case study of EIAs conducted for two hydropower projects in East Africa, community grievances encountered and recommendations for addressing community concerns.

     

  • SANParks' performance to EIA conditions and responsible tourism principles

     

    Abstract ID# 1375

    Presenting Author: Jan-Albert  Wessels

    Coauthor(s):  Anneli Douglas       

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) may aid National Parks to achieve responsible tourism principles within a developing country context..

     

  • SASB materiality framework and the value for investors

     

    Abstract ID# 802

    Presenting Author: Katie   Schmitz Eulitt

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Best practices in implementing sustainable finance

    Summary Statement: As sustainability landscape continues to change, SASB’s industry-specific standards allow investors to truly understand risk and value underpinning their investments.

     

  • Science Meets Practice: Landscape Ecology and IA in Support of Biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID# 1368

    Presenting Author: Christina  Rehbein

    Coauthor(s):  Scott Mitchell  Mike   Brklacich    

    Preferred Session: Catch the worm! Early biodiversity risk screening for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Landscape ecology science can enhance biodiversity assessment in IA. Challenges and opportunities for linking science and practice are explored from a Canadian regulatory perspective.

     

  • Science, evidence and meaningful engagement in Western Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 880

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Pope

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Importance of science, evidence, and meaningful engagement for IA decisions

    Summary Statement: EIA in Western Australia is focused on the biophysical environment, with an emphasis on robust, science-based analysis against a framework of environmental factors and objectives, promoting

     

  • Scientific, community and Indigenous engagement in IA in Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 934

    Presenting Author: Lachlan  Wilkinson

    Coauthor(s):  Howard Smith       

    Preferred Session: Importance of science, evidence, and meaningful engagement for IA decisions

    Summary Statement: This presentation reports on a survey of government regulators on the extent to which scientific, community and Indigenous knowledge are considered in impact assessment in Australia.

     

  • SDGs and History of Impact Assessment in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 1497

    Presenting Author: Sachihiko  Harashina

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Asian S3EA: Strategic, spatial and sustainable EA

    Summary Statement: SDGs movements led by economic organizations in Japan might go wrong way. The paper illustrates the history of IA in Japan and reviews the IA systems to really achieve SDGs.

     

  • SEA and ESIA: instruments for CSOs to engage in dialogue and show expertise

     

    Abstract ID# 1320

    Presenting Author: Edy  Blom

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: Capacity development on potentially powerful tools ESIA and SEA for making fact-based, inclusive, accountable decisions may not bring envisaged improvement if they are not common practice

     

  • SEA for Integrated Water Resource Management and Development Plan (IWRMDP)

     

    Abstract ID# 1258

    Presenting Author: Andrew   Mariki

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: In this we share SEA experience in Tanzania, where SEA is still a very new practice; the approaches used to implement SEA multistakeholders engagement, the challenges and what worked well

     

  • SEA for the Oil and Gas Sector in Ghana - lessons for the future

     

    Abstract ID# 1332

    Presenting Author: Yaw  Amoyaw-Osei

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: Major challenges attend the offshore oil and gas sector in Ghana, exposing gaps in the SEA for the sector. Key lessons are explored to help improve future SEAs.

     

  • SEA, a tool for a better governance of the Nakanbé Landscape in Burkina

     

    Abstract ID# 1255

    Presenting Author: Mamadou  KARAMA

    Coauthor(s):  Edy BLOM  Giel   HENDRIKS    

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: The main purpose of this presentation is to show how SEA and ESIA are effective tools for promoting inclusive and sustainable governance of natural resources at the landscapes level.

     

  • Seabird diversity and Wind Farms in Korea: Spatial prioritization approach

     

    Abstract ID# 1195

    Presenting Author: Who-Seung  Lee

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: Using the spatial distribution map of seabirds breeding near offshore windfarm, I showed how the map can be applied to evaluate the location for offshore windfarms in EIA/SEA strategically.

     

  • Senace: the Consolidation of Peru's new environmental assessment model

     

    Abstract ID# 1002

    Presenting Author: Miguel   Espichan

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Progress and challenges of impact assessment in Latin America

    Summary Statement: Senace: The peruvian experience, problems, challenges, issues, actions, in the development New Peru's environmental assessment institutional model.

     

  • SIA for better social acceptance of development projects in South Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 888

    Presenting Author: Grace Eunyoung  Lee

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Stopped on social impacts: How can SIA contribute to balanced decisions?

    Summary Statement: Mere strengthening community engagement procedures is insufficient for better social acceptance of development projects in South Korea. Comprehensive SIA integration into EIA needs to be con

     

  • SIGnificance: a digital tool to facilite participation in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 995

    Presenting Author: Paola  Gomez-Priego

    Coauthor(s):  Luis Antonio Bojorquez-Tapia  Fidel   Serrano-Candela    

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: SIGnificance, a digital tool that translates expert judgment into meaningful representations for stakeholders during a collaborative determination of impact significance.

     

  • Size matters: CFA in Impact Assessment to mitigate Climate Change

     

    Abstract ID# 754

    Presenting Author: Barry  Wiesner

    Coauthor(s):  Barry Wiesner  Barry   Wiesner   Barry Wiesner   Barry Wiesner Barry Wiesner

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: In view of climate change, Carbon Footprint Assessment should be included in the EIA processs to provide mitigation measures that directly reduce GHG emmissions and thus impacts on climate c

     

  • Small-deposit mining through the lens of the local communities in Balkans

     

    Abstract ID# 994

    Presenting Author: Olga  Sidorenko

    Coauthor(s):  Rauno Sairinen       

    Preferred Session: Beginning with the end in mind

    Summary Statement: Lessons learned in assessing the social attitudes toward modern small-deposit mining paradigm for a European context

     

  • Smart Monitoring for a Smart City using IoT and Block Chain

     

    Abstract ID# 930

    Presenting Author: Massimo  Zanasso

    Coauthor(s):  Elena Pasquali  Daniele   Bettini   Riccardo Roberto   Sergio Maria Sementini

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Implementing Environmental Monitoring through Citizens Involvement is a way to earn the trust of neighboring Communities and to execute Project activities more efficiently.

     

  • Smart Technologies in Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1113

    Presenting Author: Takako  HASHIMOTO

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Developing a Smart Impact Assessment Act: A hypothetical

    Summary Statement: As Minister for Smart Technology, in this panel, I try to ensure that the proposed act properly acknowledges and makes provision for the use of technologies, in IA procedures.

     

  • Smart Ways for Community Development and Livelihoods

     

    Abstract ID# 942

    Presenting Author: Elisapeta Roreta   Areta

    Coauthor(s):  Toru Matsumoto        

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: An improvement for EIA procedure in Samoa for infrastructural projects in the Renewable Energy sector should be discussed.

     

  • Smart Ways for Community Development and Livelihoods --- Case Studies of La

     

    Abstract ID# 1191

    Presenting Author: Jianliang  Xiao

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: Assessment of two resettlement case studies for hydropower projects in Laos and Albania to explore mechanisms for benefit sharing as part of resettlement governance frameworks.

     

  • Smartening and Streamlining EIA Regulation in LATAM – Overview of Trends

     

    Abstract ID# 1001

    Presenting Author: Grace  Russell

    Coauthor(s):  Paula Uscátegui  Dean   Slocum   Atma Khalsa  

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: Attempts to promote smarter and more streamlined ESHIA regulations show government´s efforts and interest to improve decision making and incentivize economic activity in the region.

     

  • Smartening environmental assessment to enhance pollution management

     

    Abstract ID# 1463

    Presenting Author: Min Jung  Kwon

    Coauthor(s):  Brian Kamau Ndirangu  Julia   Bucknall   Ernesto Sanchez-Triana  

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the value-added of the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework approach in preventing, minimizing, and mitigating environmental pollution impacts.

     

  • Smartening IA through Follow-up: 50 years of learning

     

    Abstract ID# 952

    Presenting Author: Angus   Morrison-Saunders

    Coauthor(s):  Jos Arts       

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Follow-up is essential for learning and determining the outcomes of ESIA. This paper will learning aabout practice from current applications and the newly revised IAIA best practice principl

     

  • Social Cost of Carbon in Impact Assessment: Capricious or Conscientious?

     

    Abstract ID# 1315

    Presenting Author: David  Wright

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Integrating climate change into IA: Key design elements

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores emerging roles and uses of the social cost of carbon as a tool to integrate climate change into impact assessment, offering insights into key considerations.

     

  • Social Early Engagement as a strategy for early identification of conflicts

     

    Abstract ID# 1097

    Presenting Author: Javier   Avila

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: Anthropologist with experience in preparation, evaluation and supervision of social issues of EIA in extractive investment projects, citizen participation processes and social conflicts

     

  • Social impacts of the Aberdeen offshore wind farm

     

    Abstract ID# 752

    Presenting Author: Iain  Todd

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact of offshore renewables on human communities

    Summary Statement: This paper assesses the social impacts of a recent major offshore wind farm, now operational off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland.

     

  • Social perception of projects and monitoring program of social acceptance

     

    Abstract ID# 1440

    Presenting Author: F. JAVIER  HIDALGO

    Coauthor(s):  M. ESTHER VALDIVIA       

    Preferred Session: Evaluación de Impacto en Salud: Estado del arte y experiencias en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: Adequate combination of technical analysis and integration with the EIA allows to establish a Social Acceptance Monitoring Program and make a project compatible with its social environment

     

  • SOUTH AFRICA – THE COUNTRY WHERE CLEAN ENERGY MEETS COMMUNITY RESISTANCE

     

    Abstract ID# 1244

    Presenting Author: Alessia  Gagliardo

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: What is the real extent of social impacts of renewable energy projects?

    Summary Statement: Community resistance against renewable energy projects as a consequence of conflicts generated from the need to share the limited socio-economic benefits associated with their development.

     

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Dialogue in Impact Assessments:Cases from Zambia

     

    Abstract ID# 1214

    Presenting Author: Constantino  Mwembela

    Coauthor(s):  Agness Musutu       

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper analyzes SEA and ESIA cases from Zambia and draw lessons for community participation, stakeholder dialogue and decision making.

     

  • Stakeholder-driven Strategic Environmental Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1112

    Presenting Author: Tomás B.  Ramos

    Coauthor(s):  Rita Domingues  André   Mascarenhas   Alexandra Polido  

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: Develops a conceptual framework supporting a stakeholder-driven SEA processes, where stakeholders contribute to the design, data gathering, effects assessment and monitoring of SEA process.

     

  • Status Quo and Challenges of Health Impact Assessment of Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 917

    Presenting Author: Youngsoo  LEE

    Coauthor(s):  Yeong Sik Kang  Jin Yeong   Park    

    Preferred Session: New learning approaches for HIA capacity strengthening

    Summary Statement: We made hazard map to facilitate industrial complex development project and suggested several measures for protection of human health.

     

  • Sticks and stones may break my bones but participation never hurt me

     

    Abstract ID# 903

    Presenting Author: Jane  Munday

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: Reducing conflict with a people-centred model of assessment: including strategic values mapping, co-designed and rights-based engagement and respect for cultural knowledge and authority.

     

  • Strategic collaboration to reduce impacts on migratory Patagonian birds

     

    Abstract ID# 1143

    Presenting Author: Ariel  Cuschnir

    Coauthor(s):  Alana Paul       

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: Strategic online database and tools developed through multi-stakeholder collaboration to help reduce cumulative impacts of the wind energy sector on migratory birds across Patagonia

     

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment as a decision making tool in Paraguay

     

    Abstract ID# 1394

    Presenting Author: Alicia   Pedrozo

    Coauthor(s):  Guillermo López  Karim   Musálem    

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: Insights and lessons learned from the strengthening of institutional capacities for strategic decision making process in Paraguay

     

  • Strategic thinking for cumulative impact assessments in the wind industry

     

    Abstract ID# 997

    Presenting Author: David  Wilson

    Coauthor(s):  Leon Bennun  Edward   Pollard    

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: Cumulative biodiversity impacts from wind energy are an increasing concern, but face limitation in current assessment approaches and knowledge: here we explore some of the challenges and pot

     

  • Strategic Thinking SEA in Perú – Results from recent pilot cases

     

    Abstract ID# 1270

    Presenting Author: Maria  Partidario

    Coauthor(s):  Juan José Rodríguez  Nancy   Chauca    

    Preferred Session: Progress and challenges of impact assessment in Latin America

    Summary Statement: The practice of SEA in Perú is seeking innovative ways through strategic thinking based SEA to encourage integration and sustainability through planning decisions

     

  • Strengthening SIA to influence decision-making on complex UK projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1263

    Presenting Author: James  Beard

    Coauthor(s):  Sarah Marshall  Corinne   Marti   Samantha Waugh  

    Preferred Session: Stopped on social impacts: How can SIA contribute to balanced decisions?

    Summary Statement: This paper explores how Mott MacDonald have been working to strengthen SIA to make a tangible impact on decision-making and contribute to socially inclusive project outcomes.

     

  • Study for protection of marine species for the drilling open sea well

     

    Abstract ID# 799

    Presenting Author: Mario  Mesarić

    Coauthor(s):  Dražan Skelin  Draško   Holcer   Nikolina Rako Gospić   Miroslav Perić Diana Prpić

    Preferred Session: How does EIA influence decision making in the oil and gas sector?

    Summary Statement: Study for protection of marine species, during well operations, was defined and included measurement of abiotic factors, modelling of noise propagation and potential impact on species.

     

  • Study on the connection of technology system on EIA and emission permit

     

    Abstract ID# 863

    Presenting Author: Tie  Wu

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: Taking the iron and steel industry as an example, analyzed the current situation and existing problems about the technical systems on EIA and permit system, and proposed some suggestions.

     

  • Study on the control of VOCs in PECP of China petrochemical industry

     

    Abstract ID# 1017

    Presenting Author: hui  sun

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: China’s EIA process: Reshape and connection with pollutant discharge

    Summary Statement: VOCs emission sources are numerous and huge, which is the key point and the in controlling PECP. So, VOCs must follow the control idea of source-process-end-management in PECP.

     

  • Studying the impact of roads on pollinator communities from the car

     

    Abstract ID# 959

    Presenting Author: Manuel Ramón  García Sánchez-Colomer

    Coauthor(s):  Javier Díaz Alegre  Alejandra   Franco Saldarriaga   José Luis Viejo Montesinos   Tiscar Espigares Pinilla

    Preferred Session: Effectiveness of the EIA of transport in the dawn of Anthropocene

    Summary Statement: Until now the environmental impact of roads on pollinator communities was off-road, but a smartening impact assessment must evaluate it from the car. Introducing the new insect collector.

     

  • Summary of Session Introduction to Technology Assessment Processes

     

    Abstract ID# 793

    Presenting Author: Miltos  Ladikas

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Technology assessments and IAs: Distant relatives or different species?

    Summary Statement: Miltos Ladikas, Institute of Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

     

  • Summary of session on autonomous transport

     

    Abstract ID# 785

    Presenting Author: Jiří  Dusík

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Technology assessments and IAs: Distant relatives or different species?

    Summary Statement: Jiří Dusík, Integra Consulting Ltd., Czech Republic

     

  • Supply chain (mis)management – Assessment and monitoring challenges

     

    Abstract ID# 819

    Presenting Author: Isabelle  Kim

    Coauthor(s):  Pierre Gouws       

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Practical challenges of supply chain management and labour rights on international infrastructure projects are thematically explored, drawing from SIA and monitoring experience.

     

  • SUSPENDED FUTURES: Impacts on communities affected by hydropower projects d

     

    Abstract ID# 1441

    Presenting Author: Madalena   Dray

    Coauthor(s):  Sérgio Moreira       

    Preferred Session: Benefit sharing: Enablers, mitigation, conflicts, and sustainability

    Summary Statement: Temporary or permanent suspension of large hydropower projects results in social impacts that shall be mitigated but may also create opportunities to enhance benefits to locals.

     

  • Sustainability proofing under the InvestEU: the environmental dimension

     

    Abstract ID# 805

    Presenting Author: Aurel   Ciobanu-Dordea

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Advancements in environmental and social policies of the European IFIs

    Summary Statement: Under the InvestEU Regulation, investments will undergo a sustainability proofing. Which are the environmental requirements of the proofing and how will they be implemented?

     

  • Sustainable finance agenda: Impacts on asset managers and service providers

     

    Abstract ID# 831

    Presenting Author: Helena  Viñes Fiestas

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan: key aspects for IFIs and IA practitioners

    Summary Statement: The focus will be on how the latest sustainable finance developments impact asset managers and how service providers, including IA practitioners and verifiers, can cater the industry needs.

     

  • Sustained community engagement for offsets in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 856

    Presenting Author: Giles  Totona

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Experiences from long term community engagement using resource mapping process establish conservation areas as part of biodiversity offset program for the PNGLNG project.

     

  • Tailings Dams – Not Your Normal Dam Hazard

     

    Abstract ID# 1100

    Presenting Author: Charles  Kelly

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: The use of tailings dam is challenged by recent failures. Environmental assessments define failure risks and reduction measures. But are tailings EAs good disaster management plans compared

     

  • TANAP Project - Little Touches Making Difference on Lives of Rural People

     

    Abstract ID# 1080

    Presenting Author: ASLI  OZALTAN

    Coauthor(s):  BARBAROS HASAN TOSUN       

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement I: Benefit sharing and livelihoods

    Summary Statement: TANAP Project, with its tailored-livelihood restoration strategies and benefit sharing mechanism implemented in a culturally appropriate way, succeeded in going beyond the current practice.

     

  • Technical, biodiversity and social screening to de-risk wind projects

     

    Abstract ID# 963

    Presenting Author: Gianluca  Cassulo

    Coauthor(s):  Peter Burston       

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: The World Bank launched an innovative project in Ethiopia, aimed at de-risking investments for wind development through early assessment of key technical, biodiversity and social aspects

     

  • Technological approaches and the use of big data in biodiversity assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1335

    Presenting Author: Patrícia  Rodrigues

    Coauthor(s):  Daniel Pires  Vitor   Rodrigues   Diogo Barros   Pedro Silva

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: This communication will resume the session, systematizing key topics in using technological solutions and the handling of big data in biodiversity assessment and impact evaluation.

     

  • Technology Assessment and Public Dialogue Towards Global Levels

     

    Abstract ID# 909

    Presenting Author: Julia   Hahn

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Introduction to Technology Assessment Processes

    Summary Statement: Technology Asssesment and participatory methods towards a global level

     

  • Technology Assessment as policy advice – Concepts, practices, problems

     

    Abstract ID# 841

    Presenting Author: Leonhard  Hennen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Introduction to Technology Assessment Processes

    Summary Statement: Technology Assessment and its twofold character as scientific analysis of social implications of technology and as a framework for social deliberation on normatively loaded questions.

     

  • Technology improves biodiversity surveys in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 860

    Presenting Author: Kyle  Armstrong

    Coauthor(s):  Stephen Richards  Enock   Kale    

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

    Summary Statement: In PNG, bioacoustic recordings and genome-scale genetics-based identification tools have led to more refined knowledge in environmental impact assessment and monitoring.

     

  • Tecnología en Arqueología: Protegiendo el Patrimonio Cultural Colombiano

     

    Abstract ID# 1477

    Presenting Author: Yaddy  Ruiz

    Coauthor(s):  Joaquin Otero  Andres   Amaya    

    Preferred Session: Utilización de tecnología en labores de Seguimiento y Vigilancia (Seminario Iberoamericano - Session in Spanish. Submissions in English Accepted)

    Summary Statement:

     

  • TEIA: Experience and practice of Chile and other latin american countries.

     

    Abstract ID# 1134

    Presenting Author: Juan Pablo  Arístegui Sierra

    Coauthor(s):  Ximena Fuentes Torrijo       

    Preferred Session: We are connected: Integrating global interlinkages in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper explores how TEIA can be undertaken without major amendments to existing national legislation.

     

  • The Application of Scenario Planning to Development Corridor Strategies

     

    Abstract ID# 929

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Thorn

    Coauthor(s):  rob Marchant       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment of large-scale linear infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Participatory scenario planning as a tool to inform SEA processes in development corridor planning

     

  • The appropriate use of sensitive stakeholder information in EIA and ESIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1234

    Presenting Author: Mark  Westbury

    Coauthor(s):  Manuel Rodriguez Brito       

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Impact assessments should make use of baseline information and feedback provided by stakeholders, but it is vital that this information is reported in an appropriate manner.

     

  • The Aquatic Ecological Impact Assessment of the Fundão dam failure

     

    Abstract ID# 1027

    Presenting Author: Justin  Cutajar

    Coauthor(s):  Simon Drummon       

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: A multiple lines of evidence approach for the aquatic ecology impact assessment of the Fundão dam failure.

     

  • The ‘setting’ in SIA informs sustainable livelihood development plans

     

    Abstract ID# 812

    Presenting Author: Anita  Mosby

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Indigenous Peoples

    Summary Statement: Giving better context to a community setting during an impact assessment, informs decision makers on what livelihood programs to design, develop and implement.

     

  • The big picture: biodiversity offsets and the global infrastructure boom

     

    Abstract ID# 807

    Presenting Author: Sophus  zu Ermgassen

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smartening biodiversity offsets: Opportunities in technology and governance

    Summary Statement: Is it possible to meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 9 (develop infrastructure networks) without sacrificing Goals 14 and 15 (ending biodiversity loss)? What role for No Net Loss policies?

     

  • The Canadian Impact Assessment Act and the Implementation of FPIC

     

    Abstract ID# 1366

    Presenting Author: Sophie  Theriault

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Implementing FPIC through the IA processes

    Summary Statement: This paper critically examines the newly enacted Canadian impact Assessment Act in order to evaluate its potential in terms of implementing FPIC.

     

  • The Canary in the Cage: Community Voices and Social License to Operate

     

    Abstract ID# 987

    Presenting Author: Mark   Proctor

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Beginning with the end in mind

    Summary Statement: It looks at European wide research through INFACT and marries it with doctoral research into the mining sector and communities in Serbia, in-order to illustrate general and country specific

     

  • The Case of Marena Renewables Wind Power Project

     

    Abstract ID# 922

    Presenting Author: Victoria  Marquez-Mees

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: IFIs and adoption of lessons learned through their accountability functions

    Summary Statement: Focus on how an IAM compliance review can contribute to greater IFI awareness of E&S impacts in the community and better identification and mitigation through the project cycle.

     

  • The challenge of impactful assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1358

    Presenting Author: Zoë  Croom

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Listening with technology: deepening the impact of impact assessments

    Summary Statement: twentyfifty has led many HRIAs across the world. We will share our experience of the two core challenges that unite each assessment and the ways in which we are learning to address them.

     

  • The challenges and opportunities of Indigenous-Led IA in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 1067

    Presenting Author: Thierry  Rodon

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Can impact assessment contribute to Indigenous sustainable livelihoods?

    Summary Statement: In this paper, we look at two Indigenous-led IA process in Canada and we assess the challenge but also the opportunities created by these processes.

     

  • The evolution of Environmental and Social Impact Studies in Mexico

     

    Abstract ID# 746

    Presenting Author: Armando  Garcia Chiang

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Progress and challenges of impact assessment in Latin America

    Summary Statement: An overview is presented on the evolution of environmental and social impact assessments within the energy sector in Mexico

     

  • The governance of the commons: A sustainable export strategy for Victoria

     

    Abstract ID# 1196

    Presenting Author: Anne   Dansey

    Coauthor(s):  Peter Parbery       

    Preferred Session: Strengthening IA through inter-governmental cooperation

    Summary Statement: The governance of the commons: this policy analysis explores the development of export and trade growth strategies in a carbon constrained and UNSDG goal context.

     

  • The Lender-Developer Disconnect: Managing the social impacts of solar

     

    Abstract ID# 1324

    Presenting Author: Emily  Nunn

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: What is the real extent of social impacts of renewable energy projects?

    Summary Statement: Solar developers’ lack of capacity on social impact management threatens to delay or derail projects that do not meet international lender requirements. How can we address this disconnect?

     

  • The Marine Local Ecological Footprinting Tool

     

    Abstract ID# 1059

    Presenting Author: Peter  Long

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Marine LEFT (www.marineleft.ox.ac.uk) is a web-based environmental decision support tool which provides data on patterns of biodiversity, ecosystem service provision, environmental processes

     

  • THE MISSING REGULATION OF DISPOSSESSION IN MELANESIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1190

    Presenting Author: Colin  Filer

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: The four independent states of Melanesia are struggling to find effective legal solutions to the problems of dispossession and displacement in urban and peri-urban areas.

     

  • The need for Digitalisation of Impact Assessment and Monitoring

     

    Abstract ID# 821

    Presenting Author: Louise Them  Kjølholm

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: Presentation of EKF’s innovative digital monitoring process and how it is used in practice. Discussions on benefits and challenges for consultants in performing Digital Impact Assessments.

     

  • The political rationality of national transport planning – does SEA matte

     

    Abstract ID# 1330

    Presenting Author: Ulrika  Gunnarsson-Östling

    Coauthor(s):  Berit Balfors  Linnea   Eriksson   Karolina Isaksson   Kristina Lundberg Tobias Robinson

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: This paper highlights the political aspects of strategic environmental assessments and what it means for the implementation and effectiveness of SEA in transport planning.

     

  • The Power of Narratives: The Story of Shoal Lake 40

     

    Abstract ID# 1005

    Presenting Author: Roxanne  Greene

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Reconciliation and conflict transformation using impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This is the story of Shoal Lake 40, a community that was once an isolated and dying community, is now blooming into a community hopeful for its economic future for the next generations.

     

  • The relationship between procedure and effectiveness

     

    Abstract ID# 1140

    Presenting Author: Claire  Gronow

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: ESIA procedure is derived from the technical-rational model of decision-making and positivist science but this does not reflect reality, and helps to explain lack of effectiveness of ESIA.

     

  • The Role of Benefit Sharing in the Implementation of Large Irrigation Dams

     

    Abstract ID# 1032

    Presenting Author: DAN  ADINO

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Benefit sharing: Enablers, mitigation, conflicts, and sustainability

    Summary Statement: The objective of this paper is to analyze the role of benefit sharing in infrastructure development as a new approach to sustainable development .

     

  • THE ROLE OF IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN ACHIEVING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL

     

    Abstract ID# 988

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Ibeh

    Coauthor(s):  Bryony Walmsley       

    Preferred Session: Benefit sharing: Enablers, mitigation, conflicts, and sustainability

    Summary Statement: Significant improvements on achieving the SDGs can be achieved by good Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and strict adherence to regulations in sub-Saharan Africa.

     

  • The role of neighbourhood environment on mental health:strategic assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1264

    Presenting Author: Adriana  Loureiro

    Coauthor(s):  Maria do Rosário Partidário  Paula   Santana    

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Strategic considerations on neighbourhood environmental factors to promote population mental health in Lisbon Region must be accounted in the decision-making processes under local planning

     

  • The Use of Ethnography in Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 1277

    Presenting Author: Inga-Lill  Aronsson

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Smarter governance in resettlement II: Rights, risks, and responsibilities

    Summary Statement: Ethnography, as method(s) and theory, is explored and put in relation to the policy safeguards´ discourse in order to support a renegotiated social order within the community for a viable so

     

  • The use of radar and observers: from strategic planning to mitigation

     

    Abstract ID# 1357

    Presenting Author: Ricardo  Tomé

    Coauthor(s):  Alexandre Leitão  Filipe   Canário   Nadine Pires   Nuno Vieira Ricardo Oliveira

    Preferred Session: Biodiversity and wind energy: improving practice using a strategic approach

    Summary Statement: Comparison of scenarios using radar and/or observers in the evaluation of potential impacts on birds from the construction of wind farms and in the operational mitigation of such impacts.

     

  • Thinking citizens: perceptions of artificial intelligence across Europe

     

    Abstract ID# 1322

    Presenting Author: Lise  Bitsch

    Coauthor(s):  Nicklas Bang Badum       

    Preferred Session: Technology assessment of artificial intelligence

    Summary Statement: Citizen engagement, democracy, AI, digital tools, ethics, rights social cohesion

     

  • Three years of digital EIS, do we get the hang of it?

     

    Abstract ID# 980

    Presenting Author: Luis  Martins Dias

    Coauthor(s):  Paul Eijssen       

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: Three years after the digital EIA, several examples of digital reports have appeared. What are the results? Are we making progress? Where should we further develop?

     

  • Through an Indigenous lens: Assessing impacts using systems thinking

     

    Abstract ID# 1154

    Presenting Author: Alan  Ehrlich

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Indigenous Peoples

    Summary Statement: This talk explores how to use systems thinking to assess impacts of projects on interconnected socio-ecological systems involving Indigenous peoples.

     

  • Tiered assessment and landscape connectivity at multiple scales

     

    Abstract ID# 932

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Cumming

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Prioritizing landscape connectivity in environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Nesting SEA’s of national park management plans has resulted in more effective assessment of landscape connectivity at multiple scales, including in project EIA.

     

  • Time for tiers – the role of timing in effective EA tiering

     

    Abstract ID# 1060

    Presenting Author: Charlotta  Faith-Ell

    Coauthor(s):  Jos Arts       

    Preferred Session: The evolution of the tiering concept: Connecting IA and planning levels

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the role of effective tiering based on three types of timing in tiering: sequential, parallel and overlapping based on High Speed Rail cases in Sweden and Estonia.

     

  • Towards Contextual Gender Impact Assessment: Lessons from Ghana, West Afric

     

    Abstract ID# 1303

    Presenting Author: Kwadwo  Adusei-Asante

    Coauthor(s):  Sonam Pelden       

    Preferred Session: Addressing reprisal risks in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Our paper argues that an fits all gender impact assessment model will not work in all settings

     

  • Towards the development of a holistic instrument for evaluating EIA systems

     

    Abstract ID# 870

    Presenting Author: Mheda  Garcia

    Coauthor(s):  Maria Victoria Espaldon  Enrique   Pacardo   Antonio Alcantara   Josefina Dizon

    Preferred Session: Citizen science iInvolvement and resident-driven impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This work proposes and tests a holistic evaluation questionnaire to the PEISS, which is one of the oldest EIA systems in the world.

     

  • Traditional ecological knowledge and conservation of cassowaries in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 1018

    Presenting Author: Dzarina   Susuke

    Coauthor(s):  Paige West  Enock   Kale    

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

    Summary Statement: Traditional ecological knowledge of cassowary (Cassuarius) conservation, in the montane forest of PNG: Taking on the bio-cultural approach.

     

  • Transformative health governance: a case study

     

    Abstract ID# 1308

    Presenting Author: Floor  Schreurs

    Coauthor(s):  Marleen Bekker  Jan-Kees   Helderman   Maria Jansen   Dirk Ruwaard

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Transformative health governance involves coordination with collaborative, experimental, adaptive and reflexive arrangements, enabling conditions to HIA uptake in strategic actions.

     

  • Traps and Flows for Leadership in SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 1266

    Presenting Author: Zsolt  Szilvácsku

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: During my research of SEAs I identified eight fundamental premises for the Leadership in SEA and preconditions to prevent traps and to create flows during the the SEA process.

     

  • Trends in punitive actions against environmental pollution in Bangladesh

     

    Abstract ID# 1246

    Presenting Author: Tanvir  Ahmed

    Coauthor(s):  Md. Quamrul Hasan  Mohammad Osman   Sarwar    

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: We aim to understand the prevailing status of fines levied for environmental pollution in Bangladesh and how the fines are distributed across different violation types and industrial sectors

     

  • Unfinished Conversations: What is IA?

     

    Abstract ID# 1287

    Presenting Author: Joëlle   Pastora Sala

    Coauthor(s):  Elder Florence Paynter  Patricia   Fitzpatrick    

    Preferred Session: Integrating Indigenous rights and knowledges into impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A respected Elder, a lawyer and an academic consider expectations of IA, including purpose, process and substance, to build respectful, meaningful decision-making

     

  • Updated IAIA HIA international best practice principles

     

    Abstract ID# 1162

    Presenting Author: Mirko  Winkler

    Coauthor(s):  Francesca Villiani  Astrid   Knoblauch   Peter Furu  

    Preferred Session: Smartening health and well-being in IA: From policies to projects

    Summary Statement: This updated international guidance provides refined core values of HIA and places emphasis on the different types of HIA currently practiced globally.

     

  • Use of SMART Techs on Environmental Monitoring of 2D Seismic Prjct (Greece)

     

    Abstract ID# 1071

    Presenting Author: Jose  Campuzano

    Coauthor(s):  Diego Lara  Yanis   Kastelis   George Tsolakis   George Barboutis Stamatis Spatoulas

    Preferred Session: Connecting IA, monitoring, and evaluation through adaptive planning

    Summary Statement: Use drones and GIS technology have become critical tools as spatial decision-support system when managing complex surveying projects as O&G 2D Seismic Campaign in the Epirus Region of Greece

     

  • Use of the digital platform on Biodiversity and GIS Application in the Vege

     

    Abstract ID# 1316

    Presenting Author: Esperança  da Costa

    Coauthor(s):  Daniel Piris  Tomásia   Adão    

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Key words: flora, degradation, threatened species, QGIS, conservation

     

  • Using Ecological Function as an Indicator for No Net Loss of biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID# 1229

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Cauldwell

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Assessing significance: Practical lessons from global IA projects

    Summary Statement: Natural habitats are defined by ecological function and species diversity. Ecological function gets overlooked, yet there are suitable high level indicators for measuring the achievement of

     

  • Using ESIA to Optimise the Design of Mining Projects - OLC Case Study

     

    Abstract ID# 1054

    Presenting Author: Alice  Davies

    Coauthor(s):  Emily Harris       

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: A case study of a 35km overland conveyor (OLC) for a mining project & the effective use of the mitigation hierarchy to avoid negative impacts and enhance positive ones during project design.

     

  • Using HIA in Wales to implement the SDGs in practice

     

    Abstract ID# 773

    Presenting Author: Liz  Green

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Without health there is nothing: Institutionalizing HIA for the SDGs

    Summary Statement: This paper describes how HIA has been embedded in Wales and how it can support the translation of the SDGs into practice

     

  • Using SESA in the development of Integrated Flood Risk Management Plan

     

    Abstract ID# 1438

    Presenting Author: Tosin   Oso

    Coauthor(s):  Bola Dada  Adeolu   Ojo   Evelyn Adesina   Michael Ilesanmi Dayo Ayorinde

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: The identification of social impacts of flooding requiring protective and preventive measures can be carried out using the strategic environmental and social assessment approach

     

  • Using Strategic Environmental Assessment as a tool in the Ampasindava Madag

     

    Abstract ID# 1313

    Presenting Author: Jeannie  Raharimampionona

    Coauthor(s):  Fanilo Rarivoarinoro  Patrick   Ranirison   Zo Maharavo Soloarivelo   Hasina Randriamanampisoa

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and the landscape approach: The added value of SEA and ES

    Summary Statement: A trial application of the SEA planning approach seeks to demonstrate how it can complement and enhance existing landscape planning tools as currently used in Madagascar.

     

  • Utilizing data visualization programs in waste management processes in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 1169

    Presenting Author: Jocelyn  Narokai

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: A description of how EMPNG is using data visualization technology for waste management, and how that has helped to identify potential areas of improvement through adaptive management.

     

  • Virtual Climate & Weather Station for Smart Environmental Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 818

    Presenting Author: Jaiho  Oh

    Coauthor(s):  Ji-Han Shim  Ji-Won   Oh   Morang Hur  

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: To overcome a limitation in the current environmental impact assessment a virtual observation technique has been introduced in this paper.

     

  • Vision, Momentum & Persistence: National ESG progress via Capacity Building

     

    Abstract ID# 1386

    Presenting Author: Josh  Fothergill

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Capacity enhancement: Building human capital for promoting natural capital

    Summary Statement: Josh will reflect on how national scale IA practice & ESG progress can be catalyzed by small well designed capacity building programmes, with N.Ireland, Scotland & Nepal case examples.

     

  • Visual tools in ESIAs to develop technical capabilities in decision makers

     

    Abstract ID# 1121

    Presenting Author: Paola  Quijano

    Coauthor(s):  José Campuzano  Pablo   Guinea   Javier Odriozola   Begoña Rodrigo Ferran Climent

    Preferred Session: How does EIA influence decision making in the oil and gas sector?

    Summary Statement: Oil and Gas companies sharing visual tools in the preparation of ESIAs to help in the development of technical capabilities on Environmental Regulators in developing countries.

     

  • Visual tools in today’s EIA public participation

     

    Abstract ID# 985

    Presenting Author: Ana  Roque de Oliveira

    Coauthor(s):  Maria Partidário       

    Preferred Session: Visual tools in public participation: Why? How to design? Who to involve?

    Summary Statement: A recent survey on the use of visual tools in EIA public participation highlights their technical, social and cultural features, and the importance of public involvement in their design.

     

  • VR and advanced visualisation tools for PP across the EMEA region

     

    Abstract ID# 1221

    Presenting Author: Jose  Corraliza

    Coauthor(s):  Andy Thomas       

    Preferred Session: Visual tools in public participation: Why? How to design? Who to involve?

    Summary Statement: The benefits of applying visual tools in public participation are globally applicable and are fast becoming best practice. We discuss case studies from across the EMEA region.

     

  • VR and serious gaming to improve assessment of critical infrastructure

     

    Abstract ID# 1402

    Presenting Author: Birgitta  Liljedahl

    Coauthor(s):  Annica Waleij       

    Preferred Session: Disaster, conflict and crisis: Are impacts being Identified?

    Summary Statement: VR (virtual reality) and serious gaming are applied to improve assessment of threats towards dams, with upstream and downstream impacts.

     

  • What a failed megaproject can tell us about EIA as a frame for conflicts

     

    Abstract ID# 1514

    Presenting Author: Julio  Diaz Cruz

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Conflict or agreement: Role of impact assessment in managing conflicts

    Summary Statement: Analyzing the New International Airport in Mexico City, a 13 billion USD canceled mega project, I mapped the emergence and limits of new rationalities that questions traditional mechanisms of EIA.

     

  • What does gender have to do with it?

     

    Abstract ID# 873

    Presenting Author: Caroline  Brodeur

    Coauthor(s):  Scott Sellwood  Ian   Thomson   Maria Ezpeleta   Sarah Zoen

    Preferred Session: Gender in impact assessment: Experiences and perspectives

    Summary Statement: Drawing from our experiences in community-based HRIAs and gender impact assessments, Oxfam will share lessons and suggest key principles for fostering gender-responsive assessment processes.

     

  • What is handed over in EA tiering?

     

    Abstract ID# 1095

    Presenting Author: Heikki  Kalle

    Coauthor(s):  Charlotta Faith-Ell  Jos   Arts    

    Preferred Session: The evolution of the tiering concept: Connecting IA and planning levels

    Summary Statement: In EA tiering, information is handed over. Discussion focuses mostly on ‘how’ tiering works. This paper focusses on the little-addressed issue of ‘what’ information is handed in tiering?

     

  • What is significant, and to whom?

     

    Abstract ID# 1233

    Presenting Author: Mervyn  Mason

    Coauthor(s):  Kyle Knopf  Bernardo   Ranieri    

    Preferred Session: Assessing significance: Practical lessons from global IA projects

    Summary Statement: Assessing impact significance in biodiversity projects

     

  • When IA gives you lemons: maximizing 'small-b' benefits in Nunavut, Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 1155

    Presenting Author: Erika  Zell

    Coauthor(s):  Emily Stockley       

    Preferred Session: Benefit sharing: Enablers, mitigation, conflicts, and sustainability

    Summary Statement: Resource development usually results in royalties and other benefits. The conflict arising between benefit recipients and impacted communities can have echoes through the entire IA system.

     

  • Who is in charge? Environmental inspection and sanction in Chile

     

    Abstract ID# 1102

    Presenting Author: Kay  Bergamini

    Coauthor(s):  José Hernández        

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: It analyzes the environmental inspection and sanction in Chile which can be approached from the Environmental Impact Assessment's Environmental Licenses or by the object of environmental pro

     

  • Who knows Health Impact Assessment?

     

    Abstract ID# 999

    Presenting Author: Carlos   Iglesias-Merchan

    Coauthor(s):  Piedad Martin-Olmedo  Elvira   Domínguez-Ares    

    Preferred Session: Evaluación de Impacto en Salud: Estado del arte y experiencias en España (CONEIA - Spanish Submissions Only)

    Summary Statement: Despite Health Impact Assessment (HIA) has been incorporated to the Spanish legal system 8 years ago, there is quite limited knowledge of HIA among both practitioners and the general public.

     

  • Why and how early Impact Assessment can deliver better outcomes

     

    Abstract ID# 1174

    Presenting Author: Rupert  Duckworth

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Decision making and environmental assessment

    Summary Statement: Early engagement with IA processes can deliver good outcomes. This paper focuses on why, how and what IA needs to provide decision makers to enable them to make the right and best decisions

     

  • Why are projects rarely rejected in Impact Assessments?

     

    Abstract ID# 804

    Presenting Author: Alberto  Fonseca

    Coauthor(s):  Robert Gibson       

    Preferred Session: Enforcement and compliance of environmental and social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores the reasons why EIA occasionally rejects projects and discusses the criteria that underpin such decisions in the empirical contexts of Canada and Brazil.

     

  • William T. Stark

     

    Abstract ID# 1496

    Presenting Author: William T.  Stark

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Scaling out, not up! Improve IA efficiency via collaboration and dataficati

    Summary Statement: William T. Stark, Vice President and Program Lead for Environmental, Health, Safety, and Social reviews performed in support of project development and financing.

     

  • WIND ENERGY IN ARGENTINA: A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO MANAGING IMPACTS ON BIRDS

     

    Abstract ID# 920

    Presenting Author: Romina   Aramburu Muñoz-Najar

    Coauthor(s):  Lori Anna Conzo       

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guideline for wildlife-friendly renewable energies

    Summary Statement: A first-of-kind guideline to assist wind energy developers, government agencies and academia in the assessment and management of impacts to birds and bats in Latin America.

     

  • Wings and Wires: New Technology Reduces Power Line Impacts on Birds

     

    Abstract ID# 784

    Presenting Author: Duncan  Eccleston

    Coauthor(s):  Rick Harness  James   Dwyer   Arun Pandey  

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: New technologies for avian risk assessment, impacts mitigation, and monitoring help projects efficiently and proactively improve conservation, reliability, and the bottom line.

     

  • World Heritage and Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 969

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Polglase

    Coauthor(s):         

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: Christopher Polglase is Co-Chair of the Cultural Heritage Section of IAIA.