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IAIA20 Submitted Paper & Presentation Abstracts

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

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1124

    Presenting Author: Henry  Aryeetey

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Making Livelihood Restoration Programs Work: A Case Study of NEWMAP.

     

    Abstract ID# 1412

    Presenting Author: Nneka  Okereke

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

    Summary Statement: The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management project sought to ensure livelihood restoration by making it a separate component of the project with its own funds, management and indicators

     

  • SEA changes in regional planning in Chile.

     

    Abstract ID# 1149

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Gutierrez

    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.

     

  • (Panel Session)

     

    Abstract ID# 1081

    Presenting Author: Meghan  Egleton

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

    Summary Statement: N/A - Panel Session

     

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    Abstract ID# 1093

    Presenting Author: *  *

    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

    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

    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

    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 climate change health and vulnerability assessment framework

     

    Abstract ID# 1148

    Presenting Author: Ben  Harris-Roxas

    Preferred Session: Impacts and Adaptation

    Summary Statement: The paper describes a recently developed climate change vulnerability health impact assessment (CCVHIA) framework that includes five areas of assessment.

     

  • A Comparative Study on Biodiversity Offsets in Airport Development Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1219

    Presenting Author: Keisuke  GOTO

    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 EIA Systems in Caribbean Countries

     

    Abstract ID# 1343

    Presenting Author: Shakil  Ferdausi

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

    Summary Statement: Comparative analysis of EIA Systems adopted by selected Caribbean countries to understand differences in roles and responsibilities of project proponents, authorities, and community’s consul

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 741

    Presenting Author: Jacques  Demajorovic

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 review of the inclusion of health in economic assessment/evaluation pract

     

    Abstract ID# 1421

    Presenting Author: Raogo Hyacinthe  ZABRE

    Preferred Session: Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Findings of a systematic scoping review reveal that economic impact assessments are rarely conducted in the context of large infrastructure projects, which holds particularly true for Africa

     

  • A role of ‘mentalising’ in creating trust and resolving conflict in imp

     

    Abstract ID# 1011

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Marsh

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

    Summary Statement: An exploration of conditions that favour creation of epistemic trust and its application to impact assessment expected to assist in mediation of conflict.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1204

    Presenting Author: Sara  Bice

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: Economic impact assessment

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Achieving effective ESIA process of Oil and Gas Projects: The Role of NGOs

     

    Abstract ID# 890

    Presenting Author: Emmanuel  Kasimbazi

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

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the role of NGOs in the ESIA process particularly in scoping, baseline data collection, review of reports and monitoring of Oil and Gas Projects in Uganda

     

  • Achieving meaningful public participation: Ten key principles

     

    Abstract ID# 1087

    Presenting Author: John  Sinclair

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: In this presentation I offer ten key principles of meaningful participation that if adopted as a package could help us to achieve the next generation of participation in IA.

     

  • Action for sustainability through community-based environmental assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 924

    Presenting Author: Rajib  Biswal

    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

    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

    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

     

  • Additionality and mitigation hierarchy in the Environmental Impact Studies

     

    Abstract ID# 1049

    Presenting Author: Vicente  Gonzalez López

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

    Summary Statement: The ecosystem services approach brings us the opportunity to incorporate a new vision for residual impact that could help to improve the additionality concept.

     

  • Addressing governance challenges for successful biodiversity offsets

     

    Abstract ID# 1327

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Hughes

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Advancing Reconciliation in EA: Tips for operationalizing UNDRIP

     

    Abstract ID# 1364

    Presenting Author: Jennifer  Campbell

    Preferred Session: Implementing UNDRIP into IA for better decisions

    Summary Statement: From our experience as Environmental Assessment practitioners in British Columbia, we present 10 tips for operationalizing UNDRIP in Environmental Assessment

     

  • Advantages of landscape vision or total human system

     

    Abstract ID# 765

    Presenting Author: Verónica   Giberti

    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.

     

  • Agreement: Conflict Resolution through Cañafisto and Soto Norte IA

     

    Abstract ID# 1474

    Presenting Author: Guillermo  Castaño

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

    Summary Statement: Lets talk benefits: the Cañafisto and Soto Norte projects IA propose innovative solutions to historical territory conflicts.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 816

    Presenting Author: IÑIGO  DE MIGUEL BERIAIN

    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

    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 ASEAN approach to EIA and access to information

     

    Abstract ID# 1022

    Presenting Author: Matthew  Baird

    Preferred Session: Using open EIA reporting to drive accountable and transparent governance

    Summary Statement: Access to information forms a key precondition for meaningful public participation in EIA and effective construction, operation and management of major projects. This paper will examine the

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 868

    Presenting Author: LIZHI  XIE

    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.

     

  • An inclusive technique for preliminary pipeline route selection in THAILAND

     

    Abstract ID# 1061

    Presenting Author: WORAWUT  HAMARN

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

    Summary Statement: Inclusive technique by integration of MCA and BPEO, lesson learned from Thailand, is verified as an effective tool for decision making of preliminary natural gas transmission pipeline route.

     

  • Analysis of Algae Problem in Dam Reservoir through Dam Operation

     

    Abstract ID# 1185

    Presenting Author: SANG CHUL  HWANG

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Anticipating Risks Of A Mega Project Completion: Demobilisation of Workers

     

    Abstract ID# 733

    Presenting Author: Siang Choon  Foo

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

    Summary Statement: As a mega project approaching completion, it is crucial to manage the demobilisation workers from site to avoid negative impacts before it occur.

     

  • Applicability of integrating modeling to environmental impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 747

    Presenting Author: Kiichiro  Hayashi

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Articulating cultural heritage significance and defining impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 990

    Presenting Author: Margaret  Gowen Larsen

    Preferred Session: Improving coverage of cultural heritage in EIA

    Summary Statement: This presentation will explore the challenges of articulating cultural significance within the competing priorities of EIA and will assess the need for supplementary technical impact studies

     

  • Aspect of Human Rights and Governance

     

    Abstract ID# 927

    Presenting Author: SOPHORN  SEK

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 human rights impacts of the Chilean salmon farming industry

     

    Abstract ID# 1157

    Presenting Author: Fernando  Pardo

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

    Summary Statement: This presentation describes a sector-wide impact assessment (SWIA) of the aquaculture industry in Chile, starting with the methodology, followed by the findings and recommendations.

     

  • Assessing the inclusion of ecological connectivity in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 986

    Presenting Author: Charla  Patterson

    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.

     

  • Assessing water risk and impact in Thailand’s oil and gas operation

     

    Abstract ID# 1482

    Presenting Author: Pawitra   Jumpasak

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Water risk and its implication to oil and gas operation in Thailand’s eastern region was assessed to efficiently manage potential impacts from water stress and to ensure sustainable supply.

     

  • Assessment of Community Health and wellbeing by Incorporating traditional k

     

    Abstract ID# 1492

    Presenting Author: Geetha  Ramesh

    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

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment and new mobility systems

    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

    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

    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: 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.

     

  • “Sunlight is the best disinfectant”, publication EIA's in Myanmar.

     

    Abstract ID# 1200

    Presenting Author: Le Win  Khine

    Preferred Session: Using open EIA reporting to drive accountable and transparent governance

    Summary Statement: Myanmar leads the way in Southeast Asia, through the EITI and the Open Development Myanmar platform to bring to “light” EIAs.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1480

    Presenting Author: Pam Ellen  Hudson

    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

    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

    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

    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 between hydropower plants and protected areas in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 1125

    Presenting Author: Marco Aurélio  Dos Santos

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

    Summary Statement: The article will show the possibilities of benefit sharing between hydroelectric plants and protected areas in the Brazilian Amazon. Some suggestions for instruments to be adopted will be pr

     

  • Benefit-sharing in Urban Displacement and Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 1069

    Presenting Author: Dolores  Koenig

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Benefits Sharing in the Energy Sector in Kenya

     

    Abstract ID# 1354

    Presenting Author: Edward  Ontita

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

    Summary Statement: This paper delves into the governance of benefits sharing structures in the energy sector in Kenya. The structures are skewed against affected community members and require improvement.

     

  • Best practices implemented in the EIA process in Peru

     

    Abstract ID# 1096

    Presenting Author: Celia   Cáceres

    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

    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

    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

    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 AND DEVELOPMENT: STRIKING A BALANCE IN NIGERIA

     

    Abstract ID# 787

    Presenting Author: Joseph  Akpokodje

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

    Summary Statement: The presence of Hippos in the DKIS Area is a major threat to the success of the World Bank Assisted Irrigation Project. This paper is on ensuring hippos and the project coexist.

     

  • Biodiversity Conservation as a Key Component in Hydropower Development

     

    Abstract ID# 1338

    Presenting Author: Pablo  Cardinale

    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 Measurement Approaches and the incorporation of biodiversity i

     

    Abstract ID# 1418

    Presenting Author: KATIA  GARCIA

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

    Summary Statement: Biodiversity Measurement Approaches and the incorporation of biodiversity issues in the Long Term Planning in the Eletricity Sector in Brazil

     

  • Biodiversity Offsets - European Perspectives and Developments

     

    Abstract ID# 740

    Presenting Author: Wolfgang  Wende

    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

    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

    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: Miguel  Aleman

    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

    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.

     

  • Brazilian Electricity Sector and Indigenous Communities: Good Practices

     

    Abstract ID# 1422

    Presenting Author: Luciana  Paz

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

    Summary Statement: This article will present good practices from indigenous programs implemented by a Brazilian electric energy company and its subsidiaries.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1044

    Presenting Author: Marianne  Schuerhoff

    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 capacity for civil society to engage effectively with development

     

    Abstract ID# 896

    Presenting Author: Anna   Lyons

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

    Summary Statement: This paper will provide practical guidance and effective approaches for civil society to work together with companies and government to ensure the best project outcomes for nature and people

     

  • Building HIA Practitioner Capacity Through Peer Learning

     

    Abstract ID# 1247

    Presenting Author: Sophie  Grinnell

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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: Christina  Newport

    Preferred Session: Governance improvements in Pacific Island impact assessment

    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 Law: A Mandate for Climate Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1127

    Presenting Author: Stephen   Hazell

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

    Summary Statement: Canada enacted a new impact assessment law in 2019 that helps to ensure that climate impacts of major projects are assessed and reflected in federal decision-making.

     

  • Canadian Decisions Following Panel reviews

     

    Abstract ID# 897

    Presenting Author: Bill  Ross

    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

    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

    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 of local communities through participatory EA

     

    Abstract ID# 1282

    Presenting Author: Cassiophiea  Madid

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Integrating community involvement in the EA process for a meaningful engagement and socially acceptable results: Case studies in the Philippines.

     

  • Capacity Building to achieve Conservation outcomes in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 858

    Presenting Author: Banak  Gamui

    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

    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: Conflict Security Risks & Impact Assessment in Porgera, PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 949

    Presenting Author: Pendrigh  Lui

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

    Summary Statement: Conflict Security Risk and Impact Assessment is an integral part of planning resettlement in the Porgera valley, where land is customarily owned and tribal fighting is a cultural norm.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1448

    Presenting Author: Christina   Guillemette

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Challenges of early environmental assessment for offshore oil&gas in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 977

    Presenting Author: Cristiano  Vilardo

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: Brazil struggles to find a balance between a simple consultation and a more structured EA to guide oil and gas planning. Recent political changes jeopardize 15 years of evolution.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 953

    Presenting Author: Yi  Su

    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

    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

    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

    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# 1513

    Presenting Author: Eunjeong  Lee

    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# 1179

    Presenting Author: Eunjeong  Lee

    Preferred Session: Value impact in global food chain governance

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 Engagement in Disposal of Radioactive Waste

     

    Abstract ID# 1452

    Presenting Author: Mike  Brophy

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: A community consent-based process for disposal of radioactive waste provides the opportunity for communities to co-create with the developer in environmental and socio-economic asessments

     

  • Community-Driven Impact Assessment for Environmental Cleanup in Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 1296

    Presenting Author: Tanapon  Phenrat

    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.

     

  • Comparative evaluation of the environmental impact assessment legislation o

     

    Abstract ID# 1249

    Presenting Author: Raphael  Mubanga

    Preferred Session: General best practice principles for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This study compares the quality of EIA Legislation of South Africa and Zambia, with emphasis on the depth of impact analysis

     

  • Compatibility of long-term transport planning and SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 1336

    Presenting Author: Berit   Balfors

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

     

  • Context based learning in action

     

    Abstract ID# 1120

    Presenting Author: Lèneke  Pfeiffer

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: New ways of assessing reciprocal learning are needed to improve the process of inclusiveness and joint knowledge generation in context based learning.

     

  • Creating space – Polycentric governance for wind energy and wildlife

     

    Abstract ID# 800

    Presenting Author: Juliane  Biehl

    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: • Margaret  Luker

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

    Summary Statement: • Mikisew Cree First 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 Mikisew’s livelihood could be sustained if the project is approved.

     

  • Crowd-sourcing impacts in post-disaster assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 1442

    Presenting Author: Kevin  McCall

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

    Summary Statement: A showcase of low-cost technologies that enable citizen-driven impact identification in crisis and disaster situations, drawing on the Haitian experience.

     

  • Cumulative Effects Assessment for Small Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 795

    Presenting Author: Martin  Haefele

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

    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.

     

  • Cumulative impact assessment on Brazil’s coast, an innovative approach

     

    Abstract ID# 1371

    Presenting Author: Pedro  Koehler

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: This talk will present a cumulative impact assessment process developed under the offshore oil production environmental licensing in Brazil, and discuss the innovative results obtained.

     

  • Cumulative Impacts: Lessons Learned in IberoAmerica.

     

    Abstract ID# 984

    Presenting Author: Ivan Carlos  Maglio

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

    Summary Statement: Cumulative impact assessment remains a major practice challenge in environmental assessment. The tool is not commonly part of the legal and institutional framework in iberoamerica and there

     

  • Customary land benefit sharing lessons from Papua New Guinea

     

    Abstract ID# 1499

    Presenting Author: Ian  Bryson

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

    Summary Statement: An exploration of Papua New Guinea's petroleum sector benefit sharing regime and how lessons can potentially be applied in other sectors and jurisdictions.

     

  • Cuyler Cotton

     

    Abstract ID# 1110

    Presenting Author: Cuyler  Cotton

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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: Helle  Nedergaard Nielsen

    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

     

  • Desarrollo Legislativo de la EIS: Retos y oportunidades

     

    Abstract ID# 913

    Presenting Author: Santiago  González

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

    Summary Statement: El autor hace una recapitulación del Estado del arte en el Desarrollo de un futuro marco normativo de la EIS en España, así como potenciales retos, desafíos y oportunidades.

     

  • Designing and implementing effective EMPs in Kenya

     

    Abstract ID# 1391

    Presenting Author: Martin  Marani

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

    Summary Statement: Effective Environmental Management Plans for sustainable development in the south

     

  • Designing Together: Citizen Park New Town Projects in Busan, South Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 1494

    Presenting Author: Hyungjun  Park

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

    Summary Statement: The case of the New Town project around Busan Citizen Park provides implications that stakeholders have participated in the design process and established mitigation measures.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1257

    Presenting Author: BERTA  RODRÍGUEZ

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: Impacts and Adaptation

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

     

  • Development process and community participation of solar water pump system

     

    Abstract ID# 945

    Presenting Author: Sita  Rahmani

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Information disclosure is very significant for local communities to educate them about the project’s technology, build solid bases for project acceptance and to mobilize the manpower.

     

  • Dialogue for managing environmental risks: Case of asbestos contamination

     

    Abstract ID# 1033

    Presenting Author: Takehiko  Murayama

    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

     

  • Dialogue, Conflict and Regulatory Processes in Environmental Impact Studies

     

    Abstract ID# 1187

    Presenting Author: Diana  Arbeláez-Ruiz

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

    Summary Statement: This paper examines the links between dialogue, conflict transformation and regulation in Environmental Impact Studies (EIS) for mining projects in Peru and Latin America.

     

  • Digital business activities, rightsholders and meaningful participation

     

    Abstract ID# 1310

    Presenting Author: Emil  Lindblad Kernell

    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

    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

    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 Environmental Information for Monitoring in Gas Pipeline Project in

     

    Abstract ID# 1199

    Presenting Author: Artit  Teerapatsakul

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

    Summary Statement: Digital environmental information is a key role in effective environmental implementation and monitoring during construction phase in the onshore transmission pipeline projects in Thailand.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1344

    Presenting Author: Matthew  Hanson

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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: Tom  Hatton

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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 connectivity in EIA and physical planning in Sweden

     

    Abstract ID# 972

    Presenting Author: Mårten  Karlsson

    Preferred Session: Prioritizing landscape connectivity in environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Current practice and future challenges related to an increased use of connectivity modelling in Swedish physical planning.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 814

    Presenting Author: Sangbum  Lee

    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

     

  • Economic analysis of Corporate Sustainability in the hotel industry

     

    Abstract ID# 1469

    Presenting Author: Alla  Sushko

    Preferred Session: Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The purpose of this research is to evaluate the economic impacts of hotels efforts to embed sustainability into their operations

     

  • Economic benefit of coal mining on regional Queensland

     

    Abstract ID# 758

    Presenting Author: Galina  Williams

    Preferred Session: Economic impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper contributes to the economic impact assessment literature by adding the econometric analysis of coal mining economic impacts across smaller scale regions over business cycle.

     

  • Effective design and implementation of local content programs

     

    Abstract ID# 882

    Presenting Author: Jeanne  Ellis

    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

    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

    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

    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: Anna  Francis Olsson

    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.

     

  • Eficiencia y eficacia de la evaluación de impacto ambiental en 30 años

     

    Abstract ID# 1075

    Presenting Author: MIGUEL   ABASCAL

    Preferred Session: Addressing reprisal risks in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Crítica constructiva en la que se analiza de qué modo, los casi 30 años de experiencia en evaluación de impacto ambiental, han servido para mejorar las metodologías de trabajo.

     

  • EIA in Paraguay:The first quarter century of experience

     

    Abstract ID# 1444

    Presenting Author: Francis  Fragano

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

    Summary Statement: This paper will analyze the evolution and state of practice of Environmental Impact Assessment in Paraguay since the promulgation of its first EIA law and propose some future options.

     

  • EIA Legal Developments in Lao PDR: A New Opportunity for Enhanced Transpar

     

    Abstract ID# 1008

    Presenting Author: WILLIAM  WARD

    Preferred Session: Using open EIA reporting to drive accountable and transparent governance

    Summary Statement: Lao PDR issued a sweeping decree on EIA preparation and review in January, 2019. This presentation will focus on the public participation and review components of Laos’ new law, with an eye

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1361

    Presenting Author: Ximena  Herbas Ramirez

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

    Summary Statement: This study assesses the extent to which decision making occurs in EIAs in Guyana focusing on the period 2008 to 2018 and three categories of projects – mining, forestry and infrastructure.

     

  • Emerging synergies integrating nature-culture linkages in SEA/EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 1225

    Presenting Author: Katri  Lisitzin

    Preferred Session: Improving coverage of cultural heritage in EIA

    Summary Statement: The integration of nature-culture linkages within existing impact assessment frameworks (HIA/SEA/EIA) has potentials to build new synergies and strengthen the impact assessment effectiveness

     

  • Enforcing compliance on impacts of petroleum in sensitive ecosystems

     

    Abstract ID# 1209

    Presenting Author: Edgar   Buhanga

    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 indigenous peoples in impact assessment and management

     

    Abstract ID# 1433

    Presenting Author: Maria Jose  Carreras

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The presentation draws on the DGM Saweto project as a case study of community participation in impact assessments, and how the results can contribute towards sustainable management.

     

  • Engaging Women in Infrastructure Project: the Tono Case

     

    Abstract ID# 1306

    Presenting Author: Emelda  Adii

    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

    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

    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 Effectiveness of Environmental Mitigation Measures through Adopti

     

    Abstract ID# 1502

    Presenting Author: Louisa  Cheung

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Case studies will be presented to illustrate how recent advancement in technology has opened up new ways in mitigating and monitoring environmental impacts in infrastructure projects in Hong Kong.

     

  • Enhancing Environmental and Social Sustainability in Infrastructure Project

     

    Abstract ID# 1256

    Presenting Author: Francesc  Beni

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Approaches and practical examples are presented for improving infrastructure project environmental and social sustainability

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1299

    Presenting Author: Agness  Musutu

    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: Elena  Bosoni

    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.

     

  • Ensure compliance through design. The challenges of the Los Frailes mine

     

    Abstract ID# 1220

    Presenting Author: Louw  Wildschut

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

    Summary Statement: Case study of the Los Frailes (Aznalcóllar) project with double purpose design solutions: value for the mine and remediation of environmental liabilities. Compliance embedded and assured.

     

  • Ensuring Nunavut developments respect Inuit knowledge, customs and rights

     

    Abstract ID# 1484

    Presenting Author: Ryan  Barry

    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

    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

    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: Mandy  George

    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

    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

    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 Checklist (EC) for existing pipeline relocation or rerouting

     

    Abstract ID# 1189

    Presenting Author: JATURONG  SAENSORN

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: Environmental Checklist (EC) is suggested as recommended practice for existing pipeline relocation or rerouting in the same right of way for avoiding project delayed and cost overrun.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1326

    Presenting Author: Pablo  Baranao

    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

    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: Kelly  Bronson

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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: Jokinen  Laura

    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 Ambiental Estratégica en planes de regeneración urbana singul

     

    Abstract ID# 1129

    Presenting Author: MIGUEL  ABASCAL

    Preferred Session: Addressing reprisal risks in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Metodología de la Evaluación Ambiental Estratégica aplicada un proyecto singular de regeneración urbana en la ciudad de Madrid

     

  • Evaluación riesgo de saturación de explotaciones ganaderas por nitrógeno

     

    Abstract ID# 1300

    Presenting Author: Miguel Ángel  Zapata Mateo

    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.

     

  • Evaluating multiple dimensions of EIA effectiveness

     

    Abstract ID# 1302

    Presenting Author: Carli  Steenkamp

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: This paper applies a refined framework for the evaluation of multiple dimensions of effectiveness for project level EIA in a developing country context.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1153

    Presenting Author: jose  delis

    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

    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 analysis of irrigation development for future SIAs

     

    Abstract ID# 1211

    Presenting Author: Nick  Taylor

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

    Summary Statement: An ex post SIA of irrigated land use change provides insights to longer term changes, to assist future irrigation assessments and adaptive management leading to enhanced social outcomes.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1150

    Presenting Author: Marcelo  Montaño

    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: Ray  Victurine

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

     

  • FOOD HETEROGENEIZATION, IA AND CHALLENGES FOR ITS MANAGEMENT IN ARGENTINA

     

    Abstract ID# 828

    Presenting Author: carlos  Cattaneo

    Preferred Session: Value impact in global food chain governance

    Summary Statement: Diversity in Argentina’s food consumption implies environmental risks, whose proper evaluation requires novel perspectives and approachs going beyond traditional administration's postulates.

     

  • FPIC in Colombia: questioning the legitimacy of the norm

     

    Abstract ID# 1475

    Presenting Author: Andres  Amaya

    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

    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

     

  • Frog distribution and temperature change on Mt. Michael

     

    Abstract ID# 810

    Presenting Author: Dillian  Nason

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

    Summary Statement: Species decline with altitude on mountain habits. Frog survey was done in 2016 to test theory and temperature effects. Temperature effect was significant. More studies needed in PNG.

     

  • From regional planning to local projects: designing green infrastructures

     

    Abstract ID# 1146

    Presenting Author: Mariana   Rodrigues Ribeiros dos Santos

    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

    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.

     

  • From vision to action- SEA to support ES in municipal planning

     

    Abstract ID# 1420

    Presenting Author: Sara  Khoshkar

    Preferred Session: SEA (TBD)

    Summary Statement: The potential role of SEA to address governance challenges for implementing ecosystem services from vision to action in urban and landscape planning is explored, from Swedish experiences.

     

  • GBV Survivor-Centred Service Mapping in IA on Infrastructure Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1458

    Presenting Author: Michael   Ilesanmi

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Mapping the availability, accessibility, quality and referral procedures is strengthens prevention and response to GBV/SEA

     

  • Gender in environmental impact assessment: Addressing challenges in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 981

    Presenting Author: Jackie  Lerner

    Preferred Session: Gender in human rights 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: Imrana  Jalal

    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.

     

  • Geospatial MCA and Rapid Environmental Assessment with visual communication

     

    Abstract ID# 1465

    Presenting Author: Tatia  Zubrinich

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: This paper examines digital application from commencement of infrastructure siting and concept design to ensure optimal outcomes for receiving environmental values.

     

  • Geothermal impact assessment: A culturally grounded framework

     

    Abstract ID# 950

    Presenting Author: Dylan  Taute

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

    Summary Statement: A culturally grounded framework for the impact assessment of geothermal developments in Aotearoa New Zealand.

     

  • Getting more out of less: An Australian Case Study in SEA Effectiveness

     

    Abstract ID# 1183

    Presenting Author: Anthony  Sutton

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: In an Australian first, strategic environmental assessment is providing environmental outcomes for next 50-100 and potentially reducing environmental approval timeframes by up to 50 per cent

     

  • Governance and timescales in hydropower benefit sharing programmes

     

    Abstract ID# 915

    Presenting Author: Jamie  Skinner

    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

     

  • Grievance Assessments- Smarting social and environmental impact assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 1506

    Presenting Author: Isabel  Lavadenz

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: This paper argues that EIAs ought to include a “grievance assessment” component- as part of smartening E & S impact assessments.

     

  • Grievance Assessments- Smarting social and environmental impact assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 1505

    Presenting Author: Isabel  Lavadenz

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

    Summary Statement: The paper argues that EIAs ought to include a “grievance assessment” component- as part of smartening E & S impact assessments.

     

  • Guarantee quality in EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 780

    Presenting Author: Dick  van Straaten

    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 in legal frameworks in ESIA for the Mining and Extractives sector

     

    Abstract ID# 1360

    Presenting Author: Giel   Hendriks

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: The NCEA has been requested by the IGF to provide an independent advise on their Guidance. The NCEA has examined the guidance and presents its main findings and recommandations.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 893

    Presenting Author: Thomas  Fischer

    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

    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

    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 EIA policies for cross border projects in the SADC region

     

    Abstract ID# 743

    Presenting Author: Benjamin   Ofosu-Koranteng

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

    Summary Statement: The presentation will review gaps and opportunities in existing ESIA legislations for Zambia and Botswana as well as practical lessons from the Kazungula Bridge project

     

  • Harmonizing International and National Regulations in Resettlement Programs

     

    Abstract ID# 782

    Presenting Author: Khaled  Nassar

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • HIA practices for transboundary management in special economic zones

     

    Abstract ID# 1057

    Presenting Author: Jittima  Rodsawad

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

    Summary Statement: This paper presents how health impact assessment can be a useful tool for transboundary health impacts management in special economic zones between Thailand and Lao PDR.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 869

    Presenting Author: Atiyah  Curmally

    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

    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

    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

    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 Impact Assessment Toolkit can contribute to SDGs achievement

     

    Abstract ID# 1426

    Presenting Author: David  Pereira Jerez

    Preferred Session: EIA

    Summary Statement: This work presents a state-of-the-art review on how all the impact assessment family of tools can contribute to SDGs achievement.

     

  • How much money and time does EIA is consuming? A case study from Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 1390

    Presenting Author: Vinicius  Arthico Demori

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

    Summary Statement: A thorough investigation regarding the cost and time consumed in EIA and decision-making processes, focused on projects of energy distribution systems.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1122

    Presenting Author: Marielis  Fischer

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

     

  • Human fallacies harming the relationship between projects and communities

     

    Abstract ID# 1333

    Presenting Author: Sérgio  Moreira

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

    Summary Statement: The lack of consideration of key constructs in Social Psychology has lead to fallacies of humana behaviour that harm the relationship between projects and communities

     

  • Human rights violation in Niger delta fisheries

     

    Abstract ID# 1439

    Presenting Author: Ijeoma  Vincent-Akpu

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

    Summary Statement: Experience has shown that integrating human rights in assessment of fisheries projects will not only ensure good planning and practice but also equitable and sustainable development of the s

     

  • IA and participative planning of transition to sustainable energy

     

    Abstract ID# 1432

    Presenting Author: Jan  Nuesink

    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 and sustainable procurement for improving local livelihoods

     

    Abstract ID# 1363

    Presenting Author: Kedar  Uttam

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

    Summary Statement: We reflect on inter-linking IA and sustainable procurement and discuss an innovative approach towards IA that emphasises dialogues and strategic thinking to protect local livelihoods.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1406

    Presenting Author: Behzad   Raissiyan

    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

    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.

     

  • ICT and AI in EIA Public consultation: Promises & Caveats

     

    Abstract ID# 939

    Presenting Author: Grace Eunyoung  Lee

    Preferred Session: Developing a Smart Impact Assessment Act: A hypothetical

    Summary Statement: With the advent of ICT, the ideal of "meaningful consultation" and FPIC could be more easily achieved, only when some preconditions are met.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1045

    Presenting Author: Yoonji  Kim

    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

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

    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

    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

    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 Assesment Procedure of Dams in Brazil, Latin America and Some OECD

     

    Abstract ID# 1425

    Presenting Author: Orleno  Marques da Silva Junior

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

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to present results from a comparative study of IA procedure of hydroelectric plants adopted in Brazil, with the procedure adopted in Latin America and OECD countries.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 849

    Presenting Author: Kiri  Staples

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

    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: Mariana  Pinheiro

    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

    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

    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 Guidelines for World Heritage

     

    Abstract ID# 1070

    Presenting Author: Richard  Veillon

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: Richard Veillon Project Officer UNESCO - World Heritage Centre Policy and statutory meetings Unit (WHC/PSM) Coordinator of the World Heritage Reactive Monitoring process

     

  • Impact Assessment Guidelines for World Heritage

     

    Abstract ID# 1404

    Presenting Author: Rachel  Asante-Owusu

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: IUCN BBP programme officer

     

  • Impact Assessment in the continuum of indigenous sustainable development.

     

    Abstract ID# 1028

    Presenting Author: Anthony  Kalma

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

    Summary Statement: The author explores IA in the context of company-community relationships and “whole of life” project design and execution, that gives opportunity for strengthening opportunities for sustaine

     

  • Impact assessment of people affected by breakage of a mining dam in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 1156

    Presenting Author: Cláudia  Lima Ayer de Noronha

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

    Summary Statement: The paper aims to describe the methodology used to identify and conduct the impact assessment of people affected by the breakage of a mining tailings dam that occurred in 2015 in Brazil.

     

  • Impact assessment through a rural Ktaqmkuk Mi'kmaw lens

     

    Abstract ID# 774

    Presenting Author: Brady  Reid

    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 Assessment, FPIC and the Mine Life Cycle

     

    Abstract ID# 1024

    Presenting Author: Ginger   Gibson

    Preferred Session: Implementing FPIC through the IA processes

    Summary Statement: Indigenous consent comes into play throughout the mine life cycle (exploration, production, and closure). We explore how IA could support the exercise of IFPIC at each of these stages.

     

  • Impact assessments of sustainable financial investments require better data

     

    Abstract ID# 822

    Presenting Author: Florian  Sommer

    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

    Preferred Session: Gender in human rights 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 Anti-Poverty Settlement Program on Rural Households in China

     

    Abstract ID# 1014

    Presenting Author: Cong  LI

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

    Summary Statement: We examine one of China’s anti-poverty relocation and settlement program—drawing insights of poor households’ livelihood strategy after moving out from the deep slopping mountain areas in we

     

  • Impact of Offshore Renewables on Human Communities

     

    Abstract ID# 820

    Presenting Author: John  Glasson

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 Lessons from the Mary River Project, Nunavut, Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 1405

    Presenting Author: Knut  Kitching

    Preferred Session: Implementing FPIC through the IA processes

    Summary Statement: This paper details how participant funding, appropriate translation, and innovations to data collection in Indigenous settings have contributed to the implementation of FPIC at Nunavut’s Mar

     

  • Implementation of Grievance Resolution Mechanism

     

    Abstract ID# 791

    Presenting Author: Rosamaria  Neffa

    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

    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: 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 biodiversity data availability and decision-making in Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 976

    Presenting Author: Hugo Miguel  Costa

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

    Summary Statement: Project COMBO gathered dispersed and difficult to access biodiversity data, making it available to the public by working with the Government, other international projects and local instituti

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1194

    Presenting Author: Christine   Lamont

    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

    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.

     

  • In house – effective and proportionate SEA for Scottish Government

     

    Abstract ID# 839

    Presenting Author: Rebecca  Young

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: Scottish Government’s SEA team deliver SEA's and advice on a range of national projects. This presentation/paper will cover our approach with emphasis on managing risks and uncertainties in

     

  • Including health into urban planning through SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 1232

    Presenting Author: Josep Maria  Torrents Abad

    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

    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.

     

  • Incorporating Indigenous knowledge in impact assessment – the Inuvialuit

     

    Abstract ID# 1488

    Presenting Author: Catherine  Cockney

    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. The presentation will describe how Indigenous rights and knowledge are incorporated into impact assessment decisions.

     

  • Indicators for an inclusive approach to interculturality and gender equalit

     

    Abstract ID# 1109

    Presenting Author: Jara  Hamann

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

    Summary Statement: Senace, the Peruvian environmental licensing agency, has generated social management tools for the EIA evaluation in order to guide project proponents, evaluators and citizens regarding incl

     

  • Indicators for the estimation of environmental impacts on fragile ecosystem

     

    Abstract ID# 1116

    Presenting Author: Marvic Angélica  Rico Gallegos

    Preferred Session: Using spatial web-enabled tools for environmental screening: Pros and cons?

    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

    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 Impact Assessment and Indigenous Sustainable Livelihoods

     

    Abstract ID# 1023

    Presenting Author: Ciaran  O'Faircheallaigh

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

    Summary Statement: Indigenous controlled impact assessment seeks to ensure that proposed projects are only approved if they are ecologically, socially and culturally sustainable.

     

  • Indigenous knowledge in impact assessment – the Inuvialuit example

     

    Abstract ID# 1137

    Presenting Author: Bengt   Pettersson

    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.

     

  • Indonesia Experience on The Use of CSS on Involuntary Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 1424

    Presenting Author: Jeffry   Anwar

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

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the process of setting up the use of country safeguards system to be aligned with international best practices on involuntary resettlement.

     

  • Industrial revolution 4.0 accelerates the need for partnership models

     

    Abstract ID# 871

    Presenting Author: Juha  Kotilainen

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 and Carbon Reduction into EIA in Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 1301

    Presenting Author: Chochoe  Devaporihartakula

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

    Summary Statement: Good practices to integrate climate change mitigation and adaptation measures into EIAs are limited, especially in developing countries, due to lack of EIA mechanisms to handle uncertainty.

     

  • Integrating climate change into Impact Assessments as a means of safeguardi

     

    Abstract ID# 1297

    Presenting Author: Judith   Muhomba

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

    Summary Statement: Impact Assessment is a useful tool wherein to conduct climate risk assessments. Donor agencies like the United States Agency for International Development have recognized the importance of i

     

  • Integrating Climate Change Mitigation into EA: The Canadian Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 745

    Presenting Author: Meinhard  Doelle

    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

    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

     

  • Integrating SIA & Evaluation: concepts & challenges from the mining sector

     

    Abstract ID# 1275

    Presenting Author: Anthony  Kung

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

    Summary Statement: In the mining sector, knowledge gained during pre-approval SIA rapidly becomes out of date. We discuss practical and conceptual challenges of integrating evaluation thinking into SIA.

     

  • Intelligent Environmental Estate – automating portfolio wide environmenta

     

    Abstract ID# 1483

    Presenting Author: Christopher   Bowles

    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

    Preferred Session: Strengthening IA through inter-governmental cooperation

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

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 991

    Presenting Author: Celesa  Horvath

    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

    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

    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: Alan  Kennedy

    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

    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.

     

  • invoking nature-culture linkages to strengthen EIA implementation

     

    Abstract ID# 1222

    Presenting Author: SONALI  GHOSH

    Preferred Session: Improving coverage of cultural heritage in EIA

    Summary Statement: Nature-Culture linkage as an indicator of effective implementation of post EIA measures in heritage sites

     

  • Involuntary Resettlement in Nepal: A Portfolio Review

     

    Abstract ID# 1040

    Presenting Author: Lars  Soeftestad

    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.

     

  • Involuntary Resettlement of Rural Communities

     

    Abstract ID# 1269

    Presenting Author: Kwadwo   Gyampo

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

    Summary Statement: Resettlement Action Planning is a proven and time tested social assessment tool for effective evaluation of involuntary resettlement for Project Affected Persons.

     

  • Is adhering to a rational decision making model irrational?

     

    Abstract ID# 884

    Presenting Author: Carolyn   Cameron

    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 being compliant being smart? Reframing Environmental Impact Assessment.

     

    Abstract ID# 921

    Presenting Author: Toby  Gibbs

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

    Summary Statement: Exploring an approach to EIA that ensures compliance with the legal requirements but allows EIA professionals to be pragmatic, innovative and creative so as to best ensure development occurs

     

  • Is there a sustainable future for hydropower?

     

    Abstract ID# 843

    Presenting Author: Roel  Slootweg

    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.

     

  • Ishanlosen Odiaua

     

    Abstract ID# 1259

    Presenting Author: Ishanlosen   Odiaua

    Preferred Session: Impact assessment guidelines for world heritage

    Summary Statement: Social Development

     

  • Issues of photovoltaic power generation projects in Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 1294

    Presenting Author: Youngjae  Yoo

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: How to successfully conduct an EIA/SEA in the digital era

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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?

     

  • Land Acquisition Impact Assessment and Management

     

    Abstract ID# 732

    Presenting Author: Kenji  Ogura

    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.

     

  • Land Acquisition Law and the Resettlement of People Displaced by Developmen

     

    Abstract ID# 1132

    Presenting Author: Hari M.  Mathur

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

    Summary Statement: This paper describes the currently applicable land acquisition law in India, more liberal in its compensation package, and then looks at how the law is faring during its implementation.

     

  • Land Policy Reform in China: Chances and Challenges to Involuntary Resettle

     

    Abstract ID# 1349

    Presenting Author: Qingnian  YU

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

    Summary Statement: The presentation will review the recent comprehensive land policy reform in China and examine its impacts on involuntary resettlement from various aspects.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 848

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Fitzpatrick

    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

    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

    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 holes behind in the landscape

     

    Abstract ID# 1170

    Presenting Author: Simon  Drummond

    Preferred Session: EIA

    Summary Statement: Open-cut mines are rarely, if ever, back-filled. We discuss our experiences where residual voids are the proposed final landform and the potential impacts to aquatic ecological values.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1289

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Leuenberger

    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 Aspects of Social License to Operate and Impact Assessment in Mining

     

    Abstract ID# 1231

    Presenting Author: Leila  Neimane

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

    Summary Statement: The presentation explores the need to legislate the SLO, using soft law or hard law, and whether it should be done through interconnecting the legislative requirements of the EIA.

     

  • LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN THE AREA OF LAND USE, LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AN

     

    Abstract ID# 1453

    Presenting Author: Asa   Lind Chong

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

    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

    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 offsetting a major project in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 842

    Presenting Author: Francis  Crome

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

    Summary Statement: The PNG LNG offset program in PNG has been developed over 11 years and emphasizes the pragmatic needs of considering offsets before accounting.

     

  • Lessons from Resettlement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

     

    Abstract ID# 1216

    Presenting Author: Abhishek  Singh

    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

    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 from the Pacific Islands

     

    Abstract ID# 1479

    Presenting Author: Cindy  Bryson

    Preferred Session: Improving coverage of cultural heritage in EIA

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the cultural factors influencing resettlement related legal and regulatory frameworks in the Pacific Island countries.

     

  • LESSONS LEARND FROM A HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT TRAINING PROGRAM IN PORTUGAL

     

    Abstract ID# 1128

    Presenting Author: LUCIANA   COSTA

    Preferred Session: New learning approaches for HIA capacity strengthening

    Summary Statement: The development of a national policy to provide a framework for effective HIA implementation in Portugal is crucial to promote health in all policies, intersectorial colaboration and SDGs

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1193

    Presenting Author: Anarmaa  Sharkhuu

    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

    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: 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

    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

    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

    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 Economic Development and Community Driven Development for Livelihoods

     

    Abstract ID# 965

    Presenting Author: Varalakshmi  Vemuru

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

    Summary Statement: A combination of Community Driven Development and Local Economic Development has been useful in supporting livelihoods for host and refugees in the Horn of Africa.

     

  • Local government policy of geothermal development in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 938

    Presenting Author: Takumi  Nagashima

    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.

     

  • Longitudinal impact assessment of digital data vis tools

     

    Abstract ID# 817

    Presenting Author: Melanie  Herrmann

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

    Summary Statement: Using indicators like learnability, memorability, and repeated use, this research investigates how to best communicate information via digital tools to design for decision-making and impact.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1166

    Presenting Author: HANG  NGUYEN

    Preferred Session: Value impact in global food chain governance

    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.

     

  • Low Carbon Wind Turbine Bases – It’s Possible!

     

    Abstract ID# 1114

    Presenting Author: Aniqah  Misbach

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

    Summary Statement: A case study of two wind farms in South Africa which have taken steps to reduce the carbon footprint of their turbine foundations and how this can be taken further.

     

  • LPA in the social impact of hydropower dams on Mekong fishing villages

     

    Abstract ID# 742

    Presenting Author: John  Pilgrim

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

    Summary Statement: LPA permits the retention of household livelihoods systems of fishing villages affected by hydropower development and their inclusion in sustainable development.

     

  • Maintaining ecological connectivity on municipal level

     

    Abstract ID# 1292

    Presenting Author: Laura  Ahopelto

    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

    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

    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

    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 Impacts from Onshore Seismic in the Voltaian Basin of Ghana

     

    Abstract ID# 1443

    Presenting Author: Larry  Kotoe

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

    Summary Statement: Mitigating the impacts of 2D Seismic exploration in a multi socio-cultural communities and ecologically sensitive habitats through a livelihood and compensation framework.

     

  • Managing the environmental footprint in the extractive industry

     

    Abstract ID# 1158

    Presenting Author: David  Vexler

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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: 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.

     

  • Mercury, noise, and graves: making the links to improve Indigenous HIA

     

    Abstract ID# 792

    Presenting Author: Bruce  Muir

    Preferred Session: Incorporating Indigenous knowledge into health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Deficiencies in Indigenous HIA methods, analysis, and engagement are identified, strategies and opportunities to improve its procedural and substantive effectiveness are presented.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1025

    Presenting Author: Xiaochen  Zhang

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

     

  • Multidisciplinary approach and public participation in the EIA,Senace-Perú

     

    Abstract ID# 1119

    Presenting Author: Javier  Macera

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

    Summary Statement: This paper describes how Senace (Peruvian environmental authority) has integrated the public participation and the multidisciplinary evaluation of EIA, trough a qualitative case study.

     

  • Multisectoral Cooperation in the application of measures for aircraft noise

     

    Abstract ID# 1142

    Presenting Author: Cesar Octavio  Ramos Hidalgo

    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

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

    Summary Statement: Shana Westfall is a Technical Director responsible for leading ERM’s impact assessment technical community for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Her particular expertise is helping clients on

     

  • N/A (Panel session)

     

    Abstract ID# 973

    Presenting Author: Bettina  Thomsen

    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: Anselm  Iwundu

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

    Summary Statement: Senior Environmental & Social Officer at FMO. Brings 15 years experience on impact & ESG solutions to assist clients fulfil their ambition to drive positive change mainly in emerging markets

     

  • N/A panel session

     

    Abstract ID# 1273

    Presenting Author: Vanessa  Warnock

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

    Summary Statement: Vanessa Warnock is an Environmental and Social Governance Manager at Globeleq Limited Africa working to ensure E&S issues are an integral part of the project development process.

     

  • N/A panel session

     

    Abstract ID# 1428

    Presenting Author: Brian   Brooks

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

    Summary Statement: Globally experienced utility scale solar Projects Director, currently Construction Director of Globeleq’s 50MW Solar Power project in Malindi, Kenya.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1407

    Presenting Author: Maria  Faraone

    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

    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

    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 Geoinformatics Tool for Environmental Assessment&Management in Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 1058

    Presenting Author: SIRIVIMON  SANRACH

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Develop geoinformatics tool for environmental assessment&management. The tool can easily used to verify protected area and to identify type of Environmental report required by Thailand laws

     

  • New insight into the pollution discharge permit system in China

     

    Abstract ID# 864

    Presenting Author: Haisuo  Wu

    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.

     

  • Next gen EIA management using digital tools to avoid information overload

     

    Abstract ID# 1253

    Presenting Author: Magdalena  Wilczek

    Preferred Session: How to successfully conduct an EIA/SEA in the digital era

    Summary Statement: Big data is already disrupting traditional approaches to EIA management. This paper explores next generation EIA management and the use of digital tools to avoid information overload.

     

  • Next generation EIA legislation in the Northern Territory of Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 769

    Presenting Author: Dr Paul  Vogel

    Preferred Session: General best practice principles for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: New EIA legislation in the Northern Territory of Australia will transform the way proposed development is approved while ensuring enhanced public engagement, transparency and compliance.

     

  • Nicholas Bukowski

     

    Abstract ID# 911

    Presenting Author: Nicholas  Bukowski

    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

    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 in Chile

     

    Abstract ID# 878

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Peña

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

    Summary Statement: This presentation will present the state of the art on the odor impact assessment in Chile, focusing on the EIA and on the strategy of the Ministry of the Environment.

     

  • Odor impact assessment of a petrochemical industrial complex

     

    Abstract ID# 1262

    Presenting Author: Clara  Ribeiro

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Oh Yes! Indigenous Community Livelihood through Previous Consultation: The

     

    Abstract ID# 1478

    Presenting Author: Sergio  Gonzalez

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

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment developed within the Previous Consultation framework results in possibilities to improve livelihood of indigenous communities in Colombia.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1459

    Presenting Author: Mark  Ross

    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: 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

    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

    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.

     

  • Optimización del sistema de compensación de los impactos residuales en la

     

    Abstract ID# 1516

    Presenting Author: Paula   Bruna

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

    Summary Statement: Nor provided.

     

  • Optimizing Local Content in a Frontier Market

     

    Abstract ID# 1091

    Presenting Author: Treacy   Roberts

    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.

     

  • OPTIMIZING ON SPENT BORROW-PITS: OYO STATE ACTIVITIES

     

    Abstract ID# 983

    Presenting Author: Kehinde  Ayoola

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

    Summary Statement: Optimizing on spent borrow pits across Oyo State to achieve a win-win situation that manages the environment, while providing livelihood options for the people and improving local economy.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1252

    Presenting Author: Luke  Strickland

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Partecipative and digital SEA? Yes, it's possible!

     

    Abstract ID# 1348

    Presenting Author: Giorgio  Baldizzone

    Preferred Session: How to successfully conduct an EIA/SEA in the digital era

    Summary Statement: The "Cinque Terre Plan"(Italy), is particularly interesting for the relations between SEA, use of digital tools and participatory process, which led to a true effectiveness of SEA.

     

  • Participation and Grievances in the MCC Zambia Compact

     

    Abstract ID# 853

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Drew

    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

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: Peer learning on integration of climate change in development programs

    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.

     

  • PEER LEARNING ON INTEGRATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

     

    Abstract ID# 872

    Presenting Author: Stéphane  Tremblay

    Preferred Session: Peer learning on integration of climate change in development programs

    Summary Statement: Stéphane Tremblay is an environment specialist at GAC. He is currently working on the implementation of the new Canadian Impact Assessment Act into GAC processes.

     

  • Piloting environmental genomics in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 813

    Presenting Author: Kalyna  Taule

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

     

  • Potential Trends & Emerging Tools of Social Management and Monitoring Plan

     

    Abstract ID# 744

    Presenting Author: Fazriz  Fadzil

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

    Summary Statement: Governance & Policy, Financial Analysis or Technology Implementation to support Social Management and Monitoring Plan in Malaysia

     

  • Practical Application of Digital IA in offshore energy sector

     

    Abstract ID# 1495

    Presenting Author: Petrina  Raitt

    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

    Preferred Session: Using spatial web-enabled tools for environmental screening: Pros and cons?

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 CHALLENGES OF IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN LATIN AMERICA

     

    Abstract ID# 1514

    Presenting Author: Julio  Diaz Cruz

    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.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1182

    Presenting Author: Helen  Brown

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Psychosocial impacts of climate change: Australian community perspectives

     

    Abstract ID# 748

    Presenting Author: Helen  Ross

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

    Summary Statement: ‘Influence diagrams’ built by community members show how psychosocial impacts arise in climate change, along pathways connecting climate with environmental, then social and psychosocial impa

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 874

    Presenting Author: Shiu Fung  Hung

    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

    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.

     

  • Public perception of the EIA implementation program in nickel smelter

     

    Abstract ID# 998

    Presenting Author: Ali Rahmat  Kurniawan

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

    Summary Statement: This paper will describe the attitudes of indigenous people towards the effectiveness of social, economic, cultural, and environmental implementation program supported by nickel smelter

     

  • Public registries for public participation in the digital era

     

    Abstract ID# 1414

    Presenting Author: Angeles  Mendoza Sammet

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

    Summary Statement: This presentation focuses on the role that the online registries of environmental agencies have on supporting public participation, access to information and transparency.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1041

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Rodrigues

    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.

     

  • PV panels at end of life - a waste management challenge

     

    Abstract ID# 1385

    Presenting Author: Eugenio  Napoli

    Preferred Session: Trends of impact assessment in developing countries

    Summary Statement: In 20-30 years, challenges are expected in some developing countries for management of PV panel waste streams on decommissioning of large numbers of solar PV plants..

     

  • Quantifying Impacts Applying Habitat Equivalency Analysis to Big Data

     

    Abstract ID# 1203

    Presenting Author: Virginia   King

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

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

     

  • RA and RM of heavy metals in soil of Ger district Ulaanbaatar, Mongoloia

     

    Abstract ID# 1447

    Presenting Author: Enkhchimeg  Battsengel

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

    Summary Statement: To assess human risk assessment of heavy metals in soil and will make decision making for risk management based on their characteristics of lifestyle of the living environment.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 905

    Presenting Author: Reece  Alberts

    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

    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: 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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Reflections on 17 years of HIA capacity building: A multi-level approach

     

    Abstract ID# 1152

    Presenting Author: Fiona  Haigh

    Preferred Session: New learning approaches for HIA capacity strengthening

    Summary Statement: This paper reflects on experiences of developing and implementing a multi-level HIA capacity building framework and includes a number of case studies.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1334

    Presenting Author: Emilio  Roos

    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.

     

  • Reimagining Public Participation in EIA Projects in a Post Carbon Oman

     

    Abstract ID# 738

    Presenting Author: Manishankar  Prasad

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: This paper attempts to shed light on current practices in the project level governance arena regarding public participation through Omani case studies.

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 1241

    Presenting Author: Paulo  Cardoso

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: Impact Assessments for Smart Cities - Trending Adoption of Technologies

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: Governance improvements in Pacific Island impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Fruit flies are ecologically important insects in 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

    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

    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.

     

  • Risk versus Action: Exploring the options for ESAPs and EPAPs

     

    Abstract ID# 1224

    Presenting Author: Colette  Curran

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Using infrastructure project examples, this paper will explore the pros and cons of different ESAP/EPAP styles.

     

  • Rivers@HK – an interactive database of Hong Kong’s rivers

     

    Abstract ID# 1047

    Presenting Author: Cho Nam  Ng

    Preferred Session: Impact Assessments for Smart Cities - Trending Adoption of Technologies

    Summary Statement: This paper shares the authors’ experience in promoting awareness of the multiple functions and intrinsic value of rivers in Hong Kong through an interactive GIS-based database.

     

  • Role of alien species in PNG forest regeneration

     

    Abstract ID# 809

    Presenting Author: Gabriel   Petuel

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 biodiversity effectiveness of iron ore mining in the Pilbara

     

    Abstract ID# 1198

    Presenting Author: Garry  Middle

    Preferred Session: SEA effectiveness: Getting more out of less

    Summary Statement: The effectiveness of two SEAs in Pilbara, Australia, on iron ore mining: an informal one by the environmental agency and a formal SEA of BHP Billiton’s future operations.

     

  • SEA for Integrated Water Resource Management and Development Plan (IWRMDP)

     

    Abstract ID# 1258

    Presenting Author: Andrew   Mariki

    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 National Strategy on Spatial Planning and the Environment

     

    Abstract ID# 1053

    Presenting Author: Hans  de Vries

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

    Summary Statement: The SEA for the National Strategy on Spatial Planning and the Environment in The Netherlands and the tiering of this plan with lower levels of planning will be presented.

     

  • SEA for the Oil and Gas Sector in Ghana - lessons for the future

     

    Abstract ID# 1332

    Presenting Author: Yaw  Amoyaw-Osei

    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 in times of climate crisis: a geoweb application for decision-making.

     

    Abstract ID# 1068

    Presenting Author: José J.  Diez-Rodríguez

    Preferred Session: Impacts and Adaptation

    Summary Statement: Proposal of a geo-collaborative tool to support decision-making with regards to the spatial location of regional climate change impacts aimed at reducing conditions of vulnerability.

     

  • SEA, a tool for a better governance of the Nakanbé Landscape in Burkina

     

    Abstract ID# 1255

    Presenting Author: Mamadou  KARAMA

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Sharing benefit with local communities in development projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1493

    Presenting Author: Chaogang  Wang

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

    Summary Statement: The presentation will focus on the benefit sharing in designing development projects involving use of natural resources including concept, principles, monetary and non-monetary mechanisms, operational steps and efforts needed in the future.

     

  • SIGnificance: a digital tool to facilite participation in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 995

    Presenting Author: Paola  Gomez-Priego

    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

    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

    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 Livelihood Strategies Recognising the Project-Induced Disadvantages

     

    Abstract ID# 1309

    Presenting Author: Irge  Satiroglu

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

    Summary Statement: Drawing on examples from three countries, this paper discusses comprehensive livelihood restoration strategies that recognise vulnerability as well as “project-induced disadvantages”.

     

  • Smart Monitoring for a Smart City using IoT and Block Chain

     

    Abstract ID# 930

    Presenting Author: Massimo  Zanasso

    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 Social Empowerment in EIA Public Participation in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 1260

    Presenting Author: Timothy John  Peirson-Smith

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: A critique of conventional ‘top-down’ and novel community-based ‘bottom-up’ Public Participation approaches and its impact in fostering greater public satisfaction in development projects.

     

  • Smart Technologies in Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 1113

    Presenting Author: Takako  HASHIMOTO

    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

    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

    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: Paula  Uscátegui

    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

    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 at Local Government Level – Lessons from eThekwini Municipa

     

    Abstract ID# 1377

    Presenting Author: Sabelo B   Nkosi

    Preferred Session: Strengthening IA through inter-governmental cooperation

    Summary Statement: These environmental initiatives in eThekwini Municipality show what other local governments could adopt; the initiatives are considered to improve IA participation and decision making; and s

     

  • Smarter construction technology, benefit sharing and livelihood improvement

     

    Abstract ID# 1365

    Presenting Author: Laxmi Prasad  Subedi

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

    Summary Statement: The paper presents strategy used in Asian Development Bank financed project to improve livelihood, their impacts, pros and cons and rural urban linkage and resettlement governance framework.

     

  • Social Cost of Carbon in Impact Assessment: Capricious or Conscientious?

     

    Abstract ID# 1315

    Presenting Author: David  Wright

    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

    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 cultural and historic textures: A case study of Laleh-Zar

     

    Abstract ID# 1388

    Presenting Author: Hadi  Barghamadi

    Preferred Session: Community participation in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Social impacts of a challenging renovation and revitalization program of a historic and cultural worn-out texture from change management perspective

     

  • Social Impacts of Renewable Energy Projects: Evidence from Mexico

     

    Abstract ID# 1396

    Presenting Author: Katya  Puga

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

    Summary Statement: The study offers a route for effectively address social impacts by analyzing 150 cases of solar and wind projects in Mexico with a territorial based approach.

     

  • Social impacts of the Aberdeen offshore wind farm

     

    Abstract ID# 752

    Presenting Author: Iain  Todd

    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

    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

     

  • Social Stability Risk Assessment: Status, trends and prospects

     

    Abstract ID# 1007

    Presenting Author: Ruilian  Zhang

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

    Summary Statement: Social Stability Risk Assessment: Status, trends and prospects

     

  • SOUTH AFRICA – THE COUNTRY WHERE CLEAN ENERGY MEETS COMMUNITY RESISTANCE

     

    Abstract ID# 1244

    Presenting Author: Alessia  Gagliardo

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

     

  • Streamlining the EIA process through the development of Power Corridors

     

    Abstract ID# 1355

    Presenting Author: Muhammad Irfan  Essop

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

    Summary Statement: A discussion on the development of Renewable Energy Zones implemented by the Department of Environmental Affairs in South Africa to assist developers and promote sustainable development.

     

  • Strengthening SIA to influence decision-making on complex UK projects

     

    Abstract ID# 1263

    Presenting Author: James  Beard

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT: THE WAY TO GOFOR PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIA

     

    Abstract ID# 798

    Presenting Author: Akeem  Bello

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

    Summary Statement: This paper presents the IUFMP experience in procurement and ESHS interactions and recommends the way forward for improved interactions between ESHS and Procurement

     

  • Sustained community engagement for offsets in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 856

    Presenting Author: Giles  Totona

    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.

     

  • SYSTEMIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

     

    Abstract ID# 891

    Presenting Author: Leonel  Vega

    Preferred Session: Digital impact assessment: The latest developments

    Summary Statement: The SEIA methodology optimizes the methodologies of environmental impact assessment, in the public-institutional, economic, social and environmental context of each country.

     

  • Tailings Dams – Not Your Normal Dam Hazard

     

    Abstract ID# 1100

    Presenting Author: Charles  Kelly

    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

    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

    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

    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 activities at the Rathenau Instituut in the field of

     

    Abstract ID# 1511

    Presenting Author: Rinie   van Est

    Preferred Session: Technology assessment of artificial intelligence

    Summary Statement: The Dutch discourse on AI developed in the wake of earlier debates on robotization and digitization. An overview is given of the Technology Assessment activities of the Rathenau Instituut in these fields and their impact.

     

  • Technology Assessment and Public Dialogue Towards Global Levels

     

    Abstract ID# 909

    Presenting Author: Julia   Hahn

    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

    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 for more environmentally and socially sustainable infrastructure

     

    Abstract ID# 1382

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Francis

    Preferred Session: Improving environmental and social performance of infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This session will invite creative thinking for better tools, technologies and approaches for delivering improved environmental and social performance on large infrastructure projects.

     

  • Technology improves biodiversity surveys in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 860

    Presenting Author: Kyle  Armstrong

    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

    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: 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.

     

  • Testing the Reliability of Satellite Measurements for Forecasting Environme

     

    Abstract ID# 1507

    Presenting Author: Yewande Aramide  Awe

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

    Summary Statement: The paper argues that in low-income countries, non-existent or weak ground-level air quality monitoring networks combined with lacking or inadequate quality assurance and quality control measures undermine the reliability of forecasting of environmental impact of ambient air pollution.

     

  • The Application of Scenario Planning to Development Corridor Strategies

     

    Abstract ID# 929

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Thorn

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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: Hannah  Temple

    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

    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 Construction of Health Causal Relations in the Belo Monte dam, Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 1286

    Presenting Author: Marcia Grisotti  Marcia grisotti

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper focus on problems related to the construction of causal relations in the emergence of diseases or injuries in thecontext of construction of the Belo Monte dam, Brazilian Amazon

     

  • The evolution of Environmental and Social Impact Studies in Mexico

     

    Abstract ID# 746

    Presenting Author: Armando  Garcia Chiang

    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

    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 Graduation Approach in Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 1466

    Presenting Author: Orna  Joyce

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

    Summary Statement: This paper presents an introduction to the Graduation Approach, an internationally acclaimed methodology for holistic livelihoods restoration.

     

  • The importance of Tiering in Environmental Assessment in South Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 1398

    Presenting Author: Paul  Hardcastle

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

    Summary Statement: The presentation reflects the importance of tiering in environmental assessment in South Africa as a developing country, to ensure that environmental impact assessments deliver sustainable d

     

  • The inclusion of biodiversity in EIA of the state of São Paulo – Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 1436

    Presenting Author: Silvia Sayuri  Mandai

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

    Summary Statement: We will discuss how biodiversity was included into Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the state of São Paulo, exploring the potential of EIA in promoting biological conservation.

     

  • The Lender-Developer Disconnect: Managing the social impacts of solar

     

    Abstract ID# 1324

    Presenting Author: Emily  Nunn

    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

    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

    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

    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 phy-chem properties and the QSAR projected acute fish toxicity.

     

    Abstract ID# 1168

    Presenting Author: SANG HEE  LEE

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

    Summary Statement: This study is designed to evaluate the reliability of the acute fish toxicity projected with 2 QSAR programs and the effects of the phy-chem properties on the reliability.

     

  • The political rationality of national transport planning – does SEA matte

     

    Abstract ID# 1330

    Presenting Author: Ulrika  Gunnarsson-Östling

    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

    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 progress of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) implementation in Lao PDR

     

    Abstract ID# 1192

    Presenting Author: Tayphasavanh  FENGTHONG

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

    Summary Statement: Lao PDR has made a progress of HIA implementation since 2006 up to present in the context of approval of HIA policy, guideline including HIA implementation in many areas.

     

  • The relationship between procedure and effectiveness

     

    Abstract ID# 1140

    Presenting Author: Claire  Gronow

    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

    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

    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

    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 South African Climate Change Bill: impact assessment in framework laws

     

    Abstract ID# 1141

    Presenting Author: Olivia  Rumble

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

    Summary Statement: The South African Climate Change Bill and the role of law in mainstreaming climate change considerations into impact assessment and development planning: a developing country perspective

     

  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCREENING TOOL – A PRACTICAL EXAMPLE OF A

     

    Abstract ID# 1376

    Presenting Author: Dee   Fischer

    Preferred Session: Using spatial web-enabled tools for environmental screening: Pros and cons?

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses an online web-based environmental screening tool which has been introduced to assist with decision making on environmental impact assessments in South Africa.

     

  • The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and IAs

     

    Abstract ID# 1395

    Presenting Author: Edward  John

    Preferred Session: Implementing UNDRIP into IA for better decisions

    Summary Statement: First Nations in Canada are working to ensure the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is used in Canadian law.

     

  • The Use of Ethnography in Resettlement

     

    Abstract ID# 1277

    Presenting Author: Inga-Lill  Aronsson

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Tiering ecosystem services in urban plans and projects

     

    Abstract ID# 855

    Presenting Author: Amarilis Lucia  Casteli Figueiredo Gallardo

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

    Summary Statement: This work aims at investigating the horizontal and vertical tiering between urban plans and projects, especially considering the ES approach in documents of a big city in the global south.

     

  • Time for tiers – the role of timing in effective EA tiering

     

    Abstract ID# 1060

    Presenting Author: Charlotta  Faith-Ell

    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

    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

    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

    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 governance for Environmental Assessment in a federal country

     

    Abstract ID# 1416

    Presenting Author: MARIA CELESTE  PIÑERA

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

    Summary Statement: In 2016 Argentina took a fundamental turn to regulate the role and procedures for federal EIA, promoting the cooperation with provinces and strengthening evidence-based decision-making.

     

  • Transformative health governance: a case study

     

    Abstract ID# 1308

    Presenting Author: Floor  Schreurs

    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.

     

  • TRANSLATING PARTICIPATION, GRIEVANCE REDRESS AND MONITORING INTO ACTION

     

    Abstract ID# 806

    Presenting Author: Gordon  Appleby

    Preferred Session: Participation and grievance resolution in involuntary resettlement

    Summary Statement: How participation, grievances, and monitoring inform management decisions at a major mine.

     

  • Traps and Flows for Leadership in SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 1266

    Presenting Author: Zsolt  Szilvácsku

    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

    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

     

  • Understanding the impact of investments

     

    Abstract ID# 824

    Presenting Author: Clara  Barby

    Preferred Session: Best practices in implementing sustainable finance

    Summary Statement: Chief Executive of the Impact Management Project (IMP), Clara Barby, will talk about the latest in impact investing and its relevance for all asset classes and all types of investor.

     

  • Unfinished Conversations: What is IA?

     

    Abstract ID# 1287

    Presenting Author: Joëlle   Pastora Sala

    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

    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

    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

    Preferred Session: Digital technologies for biodiversity assessment and monitoring

    Summary Statement: Key words: flora, degradation, threatened species, QGIS, conservation

     

  • Use of VR and AI for presenting environmental outcomes in Hong Kong

     

    Abstract ID# 1280

    Presenting Author: Andy  Chung

    Preferred Session: Impact Assessments for Smart Cities - Trending Adoption of Technologies

    Summary Statement: Explores how virtual reality and artificial intelligence can be used to present outcomes of impact assessment.

     

  • Using DHIS2 for health impact assessment: a new spatial methodology

     

    Abstract ID# 908

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Farnham

    Preferred Session: Data-driven health impact assessment

    Summary Statement: We present a new spatial analysis method using national data from DHIS2 to evaluate the impact of large natural resource extraction projects on health in low and middle-income countries.

     

  • Using Ecological Function as an Indicator for No Net Loss of biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID# 1229

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Cauldwell

    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

    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 Health Impact Assessment as a Participatory Process for Health Equity

     

    Abstract ID# 834

    Presenting Author: Katie   Hirono

    Preferred Session: Encouraging advances in IA public participation practice

    Summary Statement: This presentation will examine how HIA can be used as a participatory process for achieving health equity through comparison of two cases in Wales and Australia.

     

  • Using HIA in Wales to implement the SDGs in practice

     

    Abstract ID# 773

    Presenting Author: Liz  Green

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Using technology to integrate biodiversity earlier in decision-making

     

    Abstract ID# 1311

    Presenting Author: Eri  Gianferrara

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

    Summary Statement: This presentation sets out an approach using GIS and remote sensing to allow users to seamlessly integrate biodiversity and natural capital into the early stages of impact assessments.

     

  • Utilizing data visualization programs in waste management processes in PNG

     

    Abstract ID# 1169

    Presenting Author: Jocelyn  Narokai

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

     

  • Visualized Mitigation for Enhancing PP in EIA Distribution Piping, Thailand

     

    Abstract ID# 1012

    Presenting Author: ANAK  KARNPISIT

    Preferred Session: Visual tools in public participation: Why? How to design? Who to involve?

    Summary Statement: Mitigations maybe not understand by some stakeholders, so PTT proposes visualized mitigations for enhancing public participation in EIA of upcoming natural gas distribution piping project.

     

  • VR and advanced visualisation tools for PP across the EMEA region

     

    Abstract ID# 1221

    Presenting Author: 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

    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.

     

  • Vulnerabilities in Mining Regulatory Process in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 1139

    Presenting Author: Alice  Guimaraes

    Preferred Session: Benefit sharing: Enablers, mitigation, conflicts, and sustainability

    Summary Statement: The study conducted the analysis of the EA process for mining projects in three Canadian jurisdictions in order to identify transparency vulnerabilities and accountability gaps

     

  • Vulnerability and impact assessment in the Eastern Nile Basin

     

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