IAIA22 Submitted Paper & Presentation Abstracts

Following is a list of IAIA22 Annual Conference paper & presentation abstracts.

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    Abstract ID# 523

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    Preferred Session:  Trauma-informed impact assessment

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 590

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    Preferred Session:  Working with Indigenous community to create confidence in projects

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 533

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    Preferred Session:  The 1996 SEA Effectiveness Study: A 25 year benchmark for review of progress

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 534

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    Preferred Session:  Best practice principles for the independence of impact assessment reviewers

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 549

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    Preferred Session:  Safeguarding Indigenous coastal communities and marine environments

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 555

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    Preferred Session:  Perception of impact assessment by young practitioners

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 564

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    Preferred Session:  The strategic role of HIA for climate crisis and pandemics

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 567

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    Preferred Session:  Engaging IAIA22 delegates: If I could say just 1 thing about IA confidence

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 568

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    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Key topics and new direction for inclusion in handbook

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 575

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    Preferred Session:  Meet the editor

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    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • An Overview of Causes and Socioeconomic Impacts of Landslides

     

    Abstract ID# 18

    Presenting Author: Kwan Ben  Sim |  Coauthor(s):  Min Lee Lee

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to review the factors causing landslides and their socioeconomic impacts worldwide.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How does Air Pollution Affect Urban Livability? :Focusing on Coastal Cities in China, South Korea and Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 273

    Presenting Author: Sunmin  Jun |  Coauthor(s):  Mengying Li ,   Juchul   Jung ,   Yoko Kamata ,   Jungeun Kang

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

    Summary Statement: In this study, we analyzed the effect of vulnerability to air pollution in coastal cities in China, South Korea and Japan on livability.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Managing CHS through Health Impact Assessment at Anglo American

     

    Abstract ID# 426

    Presenting Author: Filipe  Silva |  Coauthor(s):  Mark Divall

    Preferred Session:  Game-changer: Social performance and community health & safety in Anglo American

    Summary Statement: We’ll see AA’s strengthened management of Community Health and Safety through the use of Health Impact Assessment in line with international best practice, case studies, challenges and opportunities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social and cultural impact assessment for an integrated and mutually beneficial approach to sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 27

    Presenting Author: Viviana  Premazzi |  Coauthor(s):  Carlotta Chimenti

    Preferred Session:  Ensuring meaningful community wellbeing outcomes of shared benefit programs

    Summary Statement: The paper will discuss the consequences of different social and cultural approaches to sustainability and the role of impact assessment in supporting successful projects and practices.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The commitment to improve technical analysis in environmental impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 152

    Presenting Author: Maria Antonieta   Gomez Balandra |  Coauthor(s):  Sergio Rodriguez Torres

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: Many projects are carried out following official guidelines, without an adequate scoping and early public consultation, which would strongly support the completion of technical studies.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Use of acoustic models to assess SRKW mitigation and address uncertainty Study

     

    Abstract ID# 430

    Presenting Author: Deborah  Lacroix |  Coauthor(s):  Alexander MacGillivray ,   Dominic   Tollit ,   Connor Grooms ,   Amy Johnson & Marianne Gilbert

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: The use of adaptable models to evaluate and monitor potential project effects and mitigation effectiveness can be a valuable tool to inform environmental assessments and adaptive management.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • "Treat Us Like Caribou” - Utilizing Caribou Recovery Strategy Methodology for Identification of Cumulative Effects on Indigenous Rights”

     

    Abstract ID# 461

    Presenting Author: Tracy  Campbell

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous-specific cumulative effects assessment methodologies

    Summary Statement: Aspects of the federal caribou recovery strategy methodology for woodland caribou can be utilized in the identification of cumulative effects to Indigenous Rights from industrial development projects.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • 'Build Back Better': Trust, stakeholder engagement and risk in major infrastructure

     

    Abstract ID# 247

    Presenting Author: Sara  Bice

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: Trust and confidence go hand-in-hand. Find out what happened in Australia when governments stretched emergency regulations to manage the COVID-19 pandemic to ESIA and project approvals.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • (Empirical research and practice in the strengthening and reorganisation of socio-economic survey in social impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 66

    Presenting Author: John  Pilgrim

    Preferred Session:  Advancing legislative provisions for socio-economic assessment

    Summary Statement: The research in Laos was aimed at strengthened socio-economic survey and its capture of the existing livelihoods and access to eternal services as a means of integrating in sustainable development..

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • 17 years of monitoring vegetation cover for the Camisea natural gas project, Peru; Impacts, vegetation recovery and local community participation

     

    Abstract ID# 389

    Presenting Author: Catherine  Sahley |  Coauthor(s):  Guillermo Dias ,   Wilfredo   Mendoza ,   Sheila Romero ,   Elena Mendoza

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: Pluspetrol Camisea environmental monitoring consists of biodiversity monitoring implemented by in-country specialists and locally based community-monitoring program to oversee Project compliance.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • 3 Critical Elements of Watershed Cumulative Effects Assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 89

    Presenting Author: Barry  Wilson

    Preferred Session:  Handbook of Cumulative Impact Assessment: Highlights and insights from contributing authors

    Summary Statement: How everything is connected and the order matters, why watersheds are an ideal assessment scale, and how to link your impact assessments to planning & operations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 209

    Presenting Author: P.E. "Pam"  Hudson

    Preferred Session:  The 50th anniversary of NEPA: Lessons learned and future challenges

    Summary Statement: 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 and recent U.S.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Bottleneck in the Biodiversity Offsets Adoption in EIA Systems of Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 172

    Presenting Author: Leah  Han

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Legislation, regulation, and policy for IA: New developments

    Summary Statement: This study explores the reasons behind the non-adoption of binding offsets policy in Japan based on a literature review and the case study of Aichi prefecture.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Canada-wide review of community-based monitoring projects and their capacity to contribute to cumulative environmental effect assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 503

    Presenting Author: JESSICA  KIDD |  Coauthor(s):  Jeremy Brammer ,   Stephanie   Avery-Gomm ,   Heidi Swanson ,   Simon Courtenay

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Identifying characteristics of community-based monitoring projects that collect data that can inform regional cumulative effects assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A double-edged sword: Challenges in the effective institutionalization of SIA in project and operational planning

     

    Abstract ID# 471

    Presenting Author: Dr Sheridan  Coakes |  Coauthor(s):  Jessica Anagnostaras

    Preferred Session:  (How) can SIA guidelines really make a difference?

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the key elements required to support SIA guidance, in achieving successful integration of SIA in project planning and decision making.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Framework to Successfully Implement a Gender Based Analysis

     

    Abstract ID# 162

    Presenting Author: Julie  Greenwood

    Preferred Session:  Gender impact assessment (GIA) with an inclusive perspective

    Summary Statement: A framework is presented for conducting a Gender Based Analysis (GBA+) that is inclusive of gender and culture and navigates common challenges such as data limitations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A matter of scale: Exploring tiering in the case of Rail Baltic HSR

     

    Abstract ID# 28

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

    Preferred Session:  Good practices of tiering SEA and EIA: How to make it happen?

    Summary Statement: This paper explores success factors of tiering related to the spatial scale by discussing the high-speed rail case in Estonia to facilitate the development of best practice EA tiering.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Modelling Approach to Inform Regional Cumulative Effects Assessment in Northern Ontario

     

    Abstract ID# 87

    Presenting Author: Effah  Antwi |  Coauthor(s):  John Boakye-Danquah

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: We develop a case example that demonstrates the role of both conceptual and quantitative modelling in fostering the requisite strategic perspective in regional assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A New Perspective: Standards and Impact Assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 55

    Presenting Author: Pantea  Niksirat

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Review of a modern consensus-based approach to adopt standards that lead to increased commitments and broadened oversight.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A pathway when causality is not clear

     

    Abstract ID# 361

    Presenting Author: Luisa   Nunes Ramaldes |  Coauthor(s):  Frederico Campos Viana ,   Aline   Souza Cavalcante ,   Daniela Arpini Boni Pereira ,   Guilherme Poton Miranda

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: Ex-Post impact assessments have a strong link with the necessity to establish causality, which brings a lot of complexity to the process. We developed a framework to overcome this issue.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Rights Assessment Methodology for Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 206

    Presenting Author: Patricia  McCormack |  Coauthor(s):  Thomas Dyck

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: This paper presents a rights assessment methodology for IAs involving Indigenous people.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A Study on No Net Loss Policy for Building a Sustainable Society in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 487

    Presenting Author: Asahi  Abe |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: This study examines the framework for building a sustainable society in Japan by investigating the no net loss policy in the international context.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A systematic review of digital EIA offerings for improved EIA

     

    Abstract ID# 385

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Ibeh

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: A holistic digital EIA offering will be more beneficial but limited data access, unavailability of data in the right format and other factors favour a modular digital EIA offering.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • A wider comprehension of public participation: strengthening its agency

     

    Abstract ID# 137

    Presenting Author: Luis Alberto  López Espinoza

    Preferred Session:  Meaningful participation: Defining this key to IA success and confidence

    Summary Statement: This paper seeks to incorporate into the discussion about public participation the intercultural perspective from indigenous societies and their comprehension of what makes it meaningful.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Abandoned Mines and Indigenous Communities - A Canadian North Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 468

    Presenting Author: Lindsey   McDonald |  Coauthor(s):  Nadia Baker

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of Indigenous peoples, knowledge, culture, and governance systems in IA

    Summary Statement: Remediation of abandoned mines in Canada’s North is evolving to include enhanced Indigenous engagement and robust socio-economic mitigation measures to support Indigenous communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Achieving an Effective Impact Assessment: Perspectives from Regulatory and Consulting Practitioners

     

    Abstract ID# 475

    Presenting Author: Ward  Prystay

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: Developing a scope of assessment that both the regulator and proponent support can be an important step to an effective impact assessment. This paper looks at

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Addressing the inherent complexity of cumulative effects analysis in SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 72

    Presenting Author: Katherine  Cumming |  Coauthor(s):  Eri Hiraga

    Preferred Session:  Regional assessments: Objectives, approaches, and lessons from practice

    Summary Statement: The complexity of analyzing cumulative effects in SEA is often a challenge with limited resources. SEAs of national park management plans use systematic prioritization to focus analysis.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Advancing Indigenous Rights Under FPIC in Canadian IA

     

    Abstract ID# 445

    Presenting Author: Towagh  Behr

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous knowledge in impact assessment: International case studies

    Summary Statement: This presentation will critically review the new Environmental Assessment/Impact Assessment Acts recently introduced by British Columbia and Canada in relation to UNDRIP.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Agenda-free consultative impact assessment: A key to confidence building

     

    Abstract ID# 208

    Presenting Author: David  Burack

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: Illustrated examples (2-3) of confidence building from the presenter’s 39-years of corporate, government, and NGO consultative experience world-wide

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Aligning ecological compensation policies with the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework to achieve real net gain in biodiversity

     

    Abstract ID# 158

    Presenting Author: Martine  Maron |  Coauthor(s):  Jeremy Simmonds ,   Amrei   von Hase ,   Fabien Quetier ,   Susie Brownlie & Hugh Possingham ET AL.

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: We outline how to align ecological compensation policies with the nature positive goals of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • All Things Are Not Created Equal A Interjurisdictional Review of Socioeconomic Approaches Used in IAs in Western and Northern Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 605

    Presenting Author: Brian  Miller

    Preferred Session:  Advancing legislative provisions for socio-economic assessment

    Summary Statement: Vastly different approaches are being taken to advance socioeconomic data integration into IAs in Canada. Is this approach helping or hindering the establishment of national standards in SIA?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Allison Grant

     

    Abstract ID# 233

    Presenting Author: Allison  Grant

    Preferred Session:  ESG's importance in building confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Allison Grant is a Senior Consultant, Project Manager at ERM with over 10 years of experience in BC, Canada

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Amplifying the perspectives of program participants: what works?

     

    Abstract ID# 359

    Presenting Author: Lisa  Zook

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: This paper looks at 1 project from the perspective of several different data sources, reflecting upon which methods best facilitated participatory approaches and what was learned from those methods.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Amy Avila

     

    Abstract ID# 448

    Presenting Author: Amy  Avila

    Preferred Session:  Leadership in IA is strategic for increased confidence

    Summary Statement: Amy has worked with the Indigenous Implementation Committee and directly with nations across BC to develop policies to support the new Environmental Assessment Act (2018) including the Indigenous Know

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • An HSI model of Sasakia charonda for SATOYAMA conservation activities

     

    Abstract ID# 492

    Presenting Author: Yuri   Asami |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: The study aims to develop a quantitative biodiversity evaluation method for the biologically impacts of Satoyama conservation, using Sasakia charonda as an example.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • An Indigenous-Led EA on Northern Vancouver Island

     

    Abstract ID# 117

    Presenting Author: Mary  Mioska |  Coauthor(s):  Dorothy Hunt

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: Case study of an Environmental Assessment conducted in collaboration between Kwakiutl First Nation and Orca Sand & Gravel in Kwakiutl Territory on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Analysis of the Environmental Sanctionatory Procedures in Chile: a 10-year overview.

     

    Abstract ID# 447

    Presenting Author: Cristian  Pérez |  Coauthor(s):  Kay Bergamini ,   Iván   Honorato

    Preferred Session:  Best practices governance principles for EsIA compliance and enforcement

    Summary Statement: The review of Environmental Sanctionatory Procedures will help to understand connections between enforcement and the EIA process as well as to identify opportunities of improvement for practitioners.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Analyzing and responding to cumulative effects in a broader legal landscape

     

    Abstract ID# 234

    Presenting Author: Rebecca  Nelson

    Preferred Session:  Handbook of Cumulative Impact Assessment: Highlights and insights from contributing authors

    Summary Statement: Law and policy for responding to cumulative effects should involve four key functions across EIA law and beyond: clear conceptualization, information, intervention and coordination.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Andrew Mathewson

     

    Abstract ID# 455

    Presenting Author: Andrew  Mathewson

    Preferred Session:  ESG's importance in building confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Principal Consultant (Social Performance)

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ANTAMINA: TRANSFORMING 25 YEARS OF DATA TO A BIODIVERSIY CONSERVATION TOOL

     

    Abstract ID# 326

    Presenting Author: Claudia  Valencia Franke |  Coauthor(s):  Lucía Ibarguren

    Preferred Session:  From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Antamina transformed 25 years of biodiversity data into a thorough BAP aimed at both contributing to science & planning mining growth while preserving its biodiversity-rich surroundings.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Anya Knechtel, Policy Specialist, Climate & Natural Resources

     

    Abstract ID# 479

    Presenting Author: Anya  Knechtel

    Preferred Session:  Gender impact assessment (GIA) with an inclusive perspective

    Summary Statement: Strengthening the capacity of community-based organization to engage in GBA+ can help to support more inclusive IA processes that offer richer analysis & uphold the rights of diverse communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Applications of eDNA technology for improved EIA and conservation outcomes

     

    Abstract ID# 435

    Presenting Author: Vere  Ross-Gillespie |  Coauthor(s):  Kat Bruce

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: Conventional biodiversity surveys for EIAs are costly & resource intensive. eDNA tools provide unprecedented amounts of data to inform the mitigation hierarchy and supporting stakeholder engagement.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Arctic raptors respond to climate over mining activity , a 34 year study

     

    Abstract ID# 467

    Presenting Author: Greg  Sharam

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Dr. Greg Sharam, Technical Director at ERM, has spent over 20 years as a wildlife biologist, with a focus on biodiversity assessment and large mammal studies near industrial operations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are baseline and modeling supporting EA follow-up for hydroelectric dams?

     

    Abstract ID# 423

    Presenting Author: Carolyn  Brown |  Coauthor(s):  Bram Noble ,   Kelly   Munkittrick

    Preferred Session:  EA Follow-up: Exploring its role as a confidence building exercise

    Summary Statement: Recent hydroelectric dam EAs in Canada were examined to evaluate the alignment of baseline, predictive modeling, and monitoring phases

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are benefit sharing agreements delivering on community expectations?

     

    Abstract ID# 276

    Presenting Author: Liz  Wall

    Preferred Session:  Ensuring meaningful community wellbeing outcomes of shared benefit programs

    Summary Statement: Has the time come to test whether benefit sharing agreements have delivered upon the expectations of Indigenous communities, so that lessons from the past from can inform new agreements?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are Ecosystems considered valuable enough to hold greenfield developments?

     

    Abstract ID# 608

    Presenting Author: Sonja  Derkum

    Preferred Session:  Insights on land issues from World Bank Inspection Panel cases

    Summary Statement: In the EU where property rights are rather clear, one cannot implement projects without financial compensation but ecosystems are often not considered valuable enough to hold greenfield developments

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are EIA Legislations Consistent Enough to Enforce Compliance of IA Decisions?

     

    Abstract ID# 175

    Presenting Author: Alphonse  Habineza

    Preferred Session:  Compliance and enforcement of impact assessment decisions

    Summary Statement: Inconsistencies in current Rwandan environmental policies and legislations are the main causes of poor compliance enforcement of IA decisions and low confidence in IA

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are EIA outcomes a ‘mixed’ bag? The Indian experience

     

    Abstract ID# 337

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

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: The paper highlights cases where EIA process has led to positive outcomes for conservation and where it has not and discusses scenarios for enhancing its effectiveness.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are resources sufficient for the evaluation of social impacts of resource projects? Practitioner experience in British Columbia, Canada and beyond

     

    Abstract ID# 497

    Presenting Author: Nina  Barton |  Coauthor(s):  Vilma Gayoso-Haro

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: SIA has become more central in impact assessments in BC and Canada, but are proponents dedicating enough resources for evaluation? We explore some of the constraints faced by practitioners.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Are you an EIA Manager or Leader?

     

    Abstract ID# 281

    Presenting Author: Ross  Marshall

    Preferred Session:  Leadership in IA is strategic for increased confidence

    Summary Statement: How you lead an EIA is often a matter of mindset. This paper examines a number of critical leadership traits

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ascertaining the effectiveness of Impact Assessments for project feasibility and Sustainable Development

     

    Abstract ID# 318

    Presenting Author: Benedict  Nwaokocha

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: Discussing the importance of Impact Assessment for Sustainable Development

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing Biophysical Factors That Support Ecosystem Function in EAs

     

    Abstract ID# 126

    Presenting Author: Edwin  Hubert

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: This presentation provides an approach to describing the interactions of biophysical factors that support ecosystem function in an EA within the context of the valued components framework

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing Canada’s first propane export terminal: lessons in collaboration and early planning from the lead regulator and the proponent

     

    Abstract ID# 504

    Presenting Author: Tobin  Seagel |  Coauthor(s):  Jack Smith

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: Three years post commissioning, the regulator and proponent for Canada’s first propane export terminal discuss what worked and what could have been improved in planning for this groundbreaking project

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing contributions to sustainability from rare earth element mines

     

    Abstract ID# 222

    Presenting Author: Eve  McLeod Norberg |  Coauthor(s):  Robert Gibson

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: The paper sets out and illustrates use of a basic framework designed for specification and application to sustainability-based planning and assessment of rare earth element mines in Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing Health Impacts in BC Provincial Environmental Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 378

    Presenting Author: Fern  Stockman

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: This presentation provides an approach to assess health effects and how to incorporate Indigenous holistic perspectives into our assessment methodologies.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing impacts that matter to people: practical examples of assessing psycho-social impacts within environmental impact assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 452

    Presenting Author: Catherine  Fairbairn

    Preferred Session:  Theories and concepts to build confidence in psycho-social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Practical examples of identifying, understanding, and assessing psycho-social impacts during environmental impact assessment in the Mackenzie Valley.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing positive Indigenous socioeconomic impacts in resource development

     

    Abstract ID# 501

    Presenting Author: John  Desjaralais

    Preferred Session:  Are we positive? Is IA prepared to implement positive effects requirements?

    Summary Statement: This paper describes considerations for a holistic socioeconomic assessment of benefits accrued in resource projects to affected Indigenous communities from an Indigenous contractor perspective.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing Project Extensions and Amendments: Trust, Time and the Ship of Theseus

     

    Abstract ID# 472

    Presenting Author: Alan  Ehrlich

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: This talk considers conceptual and practical challenges of assessing major amendments or extensions of previously approved industrial developments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing Regional Cumulative Effects of Marine Shipping in the Northern Shelf Bioregion, Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 159

    Presenting Author: Paula  Doucette |  Coauthor(s):  Janine Pittman

    Preferred Session:  Regional assessments: Objectives, approaches, and lessons from practice

    Summary Statement: Using a collaborative approach for a regional cumulative effects assessment of marine shipping activities in the Northern Shelf Bioregion, British Columbia, Canada

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing the effectiveness of Compliance and Enforcement Mechanisms for Environmentally Responsible Gold Mining in Guyana

     

    Abstract ID# 380

    Presenting Author: Paulette  Bynoe |  Coauthor(s):  NA NA

    Preferred Session:  Compliance and enforcement of impact assessment decisions

    Summary Statement: Despite ongoing efforts aimed at regulating mining activities, for example, through ESIAs, Guyana still faces regulatory and enforcement challenges. The paper analyses the issues and suggests reforms

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ASSESSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ESIA LEGAL FRAMEWORKS IN MINING

     

    Abstract ID# 86

    Presenting Author: Cl�mence  Nar� |  Coauthor(s):  Jenifer Hill

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Legislation, regulation, and policy for IA: New developments

    Summary Statement: The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining (IGF) will discuss the lessons learned from deploying its new Mining ESIA Tool and how the tool is promoting dialogue, improving policies, and building capacity.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessing the public interest in impact assessment using a multiple account evaluation framework

     

    Abstract ID# 181

    Presenting Author: Cameron  Gunton |  Coauthor(s):  Sean Markey

    Preferred Session:  Advancing impact assessment: Opportunities, methods, and tools

    Summary Statement: This presentation introduces a comprehensive multiple account evaluation framework that is designed to transparently inform decision makers of the trade-offs associated with a proposed project.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Assessment of the appropriateness of disaster prevention factor in flood-damaged areas through spatial analysis of urban flood control functions : For South Korea

     

    Abstract ID# 483

    Presenting Author: Hyemin  Park |  Coauthor(s):  Dalbyul Lee ,   Jae-Weon   Yeom ,   Ji-yong Park ,   Ju-chul Jung

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

    Summary Statement: This study aims to assess the urban disaster prevention through a case study of flood damage in Korea and propose a sustainable disaster prevention city.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Barrier removal to improve stream connectivity as a project mitigation measure: a prioritization approach arising from a Hydropower Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 349

    Presenting Author: Susana  Rosa |  Coauthor(s):  Daniel Pires ,   Susana   Rosa ,   Patricia Rodrigues

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: The paper presents a river barrier removal prioritization approach to mitigate hydropower projects impacts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • baselining in the Anthropocene: vulnerability of the EIA process to the climate crisis

     

    Abstract ID# 449

    Presenting Author: simon  toogood

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: The climate crisis is making it harder to clearly identify project effects and the rapid rate of environmental change is disrupting the usefulness of traditional baselines. The IEA process must adapt.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beaver Lake Cree Nation Cumulative Effects Case

     

    Abstract ID# 450

    Presenting Author: Crystal   Lameman

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous-specific cumulative effects assessment methodologies

    Summary Statement: The Beaver Lake Cree Nation has been in a legal battle with Alberta and Canada since 2008 related to the cumulative impacts of industrial development in their traditional territory and homeland.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Beginnings and ends: planning early for next generation contributions

     

    Abstract ID# 94

    Presenting Author: Robert  Gibson

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: The paper examines whether and how early planning under the new Canadian Impact Assessment Act may prepare assessments to incorporate the key components of next generation assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Benchmarking Environmental and Social Safeguard Procedures: What are the Requirements for Recipients of Development Finance?

     

    Abstract ID# 214

    Presenting Author: David  Annandale |  Coauthor(s):  Darko Annandale

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: This paper (i) outlines a framework for benchmarking the E&S frameworks of development finance providers; and, (ii) presents an approach that recipients can take to meet the requirements of financier

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Benefits of early planning and participatory decision-making

     

    Abstract ID# 142

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

    Preferred Session:  Streamlining EIA with pre-emptive “early” engagement: Does it work?

    Summary Statement: This article demonstrates to proponents that adopting good practices early in the impact assessment process can help to achieve positive project outcomes.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Better Explain Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for a Better Public Participation

     

    Abstract ID# 342

    Presenting Author: Jean  Hébert

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: AQÉI launched a study which combine ESIA and scientific vulgarization expertise to propose a new set of communication activities and a new model of ESIA summary report dedicated to the public.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Biodiversity assessment is a team sport, and we need more players!

     

    Abstract ID# 144

    Presenting Author: Melissa  Mayhew |  Coauthor(s):  Robert Hanner ,   Evan   Laye ,   Heather Bears ,   Toby Thorne

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: Case study of early planning for a biodiversity and ecosystem services assessment. Novel collaborations are one way the proponent is applying credible science in service of good decision-making.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Biodiversity Offsetting Conducted by International Development Agencies

     

    Abstract ID# 491

    Presenting Author: Yuki  Inoue |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: This study clarifies the position of the biodiversity offset system in international development agencies.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Bringing communities on board to rebalance powers in impact assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 324

    Presenting Author: Caroline  Brodeur

    Preferred Session:  Unusual bed fellows: Thinking of a hybrid impact assessment 

    Summary Statement: Caroline Brodeur works as a Business and Human Rights advisor with Oxfam since 2014. Strong believer in community-based processes, she explores ways to include community voices in hybrid approaches.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Building Confidence Through Consistent and Meaningful Consultation and Delivering on Commitments

     

    Abstract ID# 593

    Presenting Author: Candice  Wilson |  Coauthor(s):  Tracey Ross

    Preferred Session:  Working with Indigenous community to create confidence in projects

    Summary Statement: As the stewards of their territory, Haisla Nation Council has consulted with proponents on mega oil and gas projects. Haisla Nation will share their experience and lessons learned to build confidence

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Building organized reasoning into impact assessment in a government context

     

    Abstract ID# 396

    Presenting Author: Lorraine  Seale

    Preferred Session:  Sharing steps to improve IA by using stronger argument and reasoning

    Summary Statement: Overview of the Government of the Northwest Territories' experiences using organized reasoning tools in IA and discussion with other panellists.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Buildling public trust with accessible and engaging reports and reporting tools

     

    Abstract ID# 106

    Presenting Author: Kate  Mansfield

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: EA reports are often hard to read and understand. Creating simpler, better and more meaningful reporting tools can increase public confidence and help with decision making.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • But what does intersection even mean? A content analysis of GBA+ in the IAA

     

    Abstract ID# 486

    Presenting Author: Holly  Campbell Gale |  Coauthor(s):  Cole Atlin ,   Amber   Fletcher

    Preferred Session:  Gender impact assessment (GIA) with an inclusive perspective

    Summary Statement: Content analysis exploring proponent and parliamentary engagement with GBA+ throughout the process of legislating the 2019 Impact Assessment Act.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Can monitoring disentangle post-disaster impact assessment puzzles?

     

    Abstract ID# 151

    Presenting Author: Luis  Sánchez |  Coauthor(s):  Francisco Barbosa ,   Maria Cecília   Wey de Brito ,   Christianne Maroun ,   Johnatan Renshaw & Peter May

    Preferred Session:  EA Follow-up: Exploring its role as a confidence building exercise

    Summary Statement: Extensive monitoring of coastal and marine environments affected by the dispersal of mine tailings from a failed dam in Mariana, Brazil, is reviewed to assess the state of knowledge.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Canada Energy Regulator – A Lifecycle Approach to Contamination Remediation

     

    Abstract ID# 138

    Presenting Author: Adele  Houston |  Coauthor(s):  Patti Dods ,   Holly   Kingston ,   Usha Mulukutla ,   Marc Pauzé

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper will discuss remediation of contamination from project application through abandonment, the CER's recent guidance updates related to contamination, and regulatory challenges.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Canadian Centre for Energy Information (CCEI) Overview

     

    Abstract ID# 424

    Presenting Author: Mary Beth  Garneau |  Coauthor(s):  Ziad Shadid

    Preferred Session:  Increasing IA transparency though open science and data

    Summary Statement: Canadian Centre for Energy Information will explain how the vision of a one-stop shop came into fruition; give a live demonstration of the site; and some highlights of what to expect next.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Capacity Needs for Assessing Social Cumulative Effects

     

    Abstract ID# 231

    Presenting Author: Lauren  Arnold |  Coauthor(s):  Kevin Hanna

    Preferred Session:  Measurement, methods, and meaning in psychosocial impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This talk will describe the social cumulative effects that result from major hydroelectric developments and the regulatory and professional capacity needed to evaluate and manage these impacts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Caribou habitat and Federal pipeline oversight in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 85

    Presenting Author: Suzanne  Brown |  Coauthor(s):  Zoe Pfeiffer ,   Andria   Logan ,   Christina Rehbein

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses the Canada Energy Regulator’s experience with caribou habitat restoration and offset condition requirements on federally regulated linear oil and gas projects.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Case Study: Indigenous Input Integral in Hydro Dam Evaluation

     

    Abstract ID# 463

    Presenting Author: Christina  Guillemette

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of Indigenous peoples, knowledge, culture, and governance systems in IA

    Summary Statement: Input from an indigenous people resulted in the protection of a cultural keystone place by reducing collective long-term effects to fish, wildlife, heritage resources and well-being.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Causal Maps: community and mining company interpretations of social impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 291

    Presenting Author: Viviane  Pisano |  Coauthor(s):  Jacques Demajorovic ,   Antonio   Aledo

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: Causal Maps shows the interpretative dissonances between mining and the local community regarding social impacts and their possible influence on the management of these impacts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cedar, Salmon and ICCAs – a 10,000-year Odyssey

     

    Abstract ID# 230

    Presenting Author: Julian  Inglis

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: ICCAs signal the direction First Nations on Haida Gwaii and Clayoquot Sound take to regain control of their territories and provide for their communities through the land claims process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Challenges and Opportunities in Emerging Models for Collaborative Indigenous-Crown Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 516

    Presenting Author: Trefor  Smith

    Preferred Session:  State-Indigenous processes that advance FPIC requirements under UNDRIP

    Summary Statement: This paper explores challenges and opportunities in new, emerging "nation-to-nation" arrangements designed to enable meaningful Indigenous collaboration in Canada's new impact assessment process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Challenges in assessing social impacts on ICCAs: A Central Asia gold mine

     

    Abstract ID# 59

    Presenting Author: Fikret  Berkes

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: As “territories of life”, ICCAs have social and economic values for local people. The case of Kumtor Gold Mine, Kyrgyzstan, illustrates some of the considerations in assessing impacts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Climate Change and Assessing Offshore O&G

     

    Abstract ID# 485

    Presenting Author: Ian  Stewart

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

    Summary Statement: Using IAs to address climate change in the offshore oil and gas sector is not easy. A case study from Canada's East Coast illustrates why.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Climate Impact Statements – Flipside of an Environmental Impact Statement

     

    Abstract ID# 180

    Presenting Author: Jaimlyn  Sypniewski |  Coauthor(s):  Ronni Wilcock

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: A Climate Impact Statement addresses the impact of the environment on the project and seeks to minimize damage to existing or new assets over the course of its life cycle.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 34

    Presenting Author: Henry Nii  Aryeetey |  Coauthor(s):  N/A

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: The CRM processes and results—including identified climate risks, risk ratings, how risks are addressed, opportunities and any further analysis needed—must be documented in Project Appraisal Documents

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Closing the Gap between local requirements and international standards in undertaking social impact assessment: case study of a mining project in Argentine

     

    Abstract ID# 598

    Presenting Author: Vilma   Gayoso-Haro |  Coauthor(s):  Ashley Turner

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: We discuss main gaps between local and international standards in SIA, explore challenges developing an IFC compliant SIA when local requirements are limited, and key strategies to overcome challenges

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Closing the gap: Gender diversity and intersectionality in Health Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 379

    Presenting Author: Dawn  Hoogeveen |  Coauthor(s):  Sandra Harris

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: We explore how gendered dimensions of health can be better integrated into impact assessment to address the gap between policy and practice in British Columbia, Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Co-construct tools with territorial stakeholders to assess landscape issues

     

    Abstract ID# 83

    Presenting Author: Geneviève  Brisson

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in addressing regional and global-scale issues

    Summary Statement: The landscape is the bridge between the scales of governance of a territory and has been privileged to equip SIA practices within the framework of Quebec's EI.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Collaboration in Action: Applying the skwets hun um Framework for Environmental Assessments in Tsawwassen First Nation’s Territory

     

    Abstract ID# 143

    Presenting Author: Sheila  Williams |  Coauthor(s):  Analise Saely

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: This paper will explore the use of “two eyed seeing” in the context of developing and applying the skwets hun um Framework for two environmental assessments at Roberts Bank in British Columbia.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Collaborative Assessments: Melding Indigenous Nation Wants with Project Proponent Needs

     

    Abstract ID# 507

    Presenting Author: Julie  Swinscoe |  Coauthor(s):  Kathleen Johnnie ,   Hailey   Robinsmith

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: This paper provides a case example of a how an Indigenous Nation and a proponent successfully collaborated to assess Indigenous Interests impacts for a project in BC employing an original process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION AND THE ASSESSMENT OF LAND-USE LAND-COVER CHANGE DRIVERS, A CASE OF THE MPHAPHULI COMMUNITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

     

    Abstract ID# 260

    Presenting Author: Khangwelo Desmond  Musetsho |  Coauthor(s):  Munyaradzi Chitakira

    Preferred Session:  Digital EIA initiatives for responsive environmental and social governance

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment processes and instruments evolve, but the science, wisdom and participation of communities is always priceless. This paper linked GIS/Remote Sensing with citizen science.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN MINE CLOSURE IN BRAZIL: A DISTANCE REALITY

     

    Abstract ID# 372

    Presenting Author: Ana Lúcia  Santiago

    Preferred Session:  Closure planning: The value of public and Indigenous voices

    Summary Statement: Analyses the closure of a mine in Brazil was made considering the impacts felt by the local community in view of the current Brazilian legislation on mine closure.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Community-based Forest Governance and Livelihoods - Umuatulu-Umueri Community, Nigeria Case Study

     

    Abstract ID# 184

    Presenting Author: Chizoba  Chinweze

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: The decision-making powers of the Umuatulu-Umueri community, the study area, rose against attempts of siting an oil and gas facility in their forest area, due to the envisaged impacts of such project

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Competencies for Impact Assessment Professionals

     

    Abstract ID# 441

    Presenting Author: Devin  Tuttle

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: Defining and validating the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to practice as an impact assessment professional in Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Conducting social impact assessments in a brave new world.

     

    Abstract ID# 293

    Presenting Author: Gwendolyn  Wellmann

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: The paper details the successes and dismal failures of conducting two social impact assessments in the time of a pandemic in already socially fragile states.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Confidence built from keeping commitments and maintaining respectful communication

     

    Abstract ID# 594

    Presenting Author: Melody  Lepine

    Preferred Session:  Working with Indigenous community to create confidence in projects

    Summary Statement: As the keepers of tradition and drivers of change of their territory, MCFN has consulted with proponents on mega oil and gas projects. MCFN will share their experience and lessons learned to build con

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Confidence, coordination, cooperation: cornerstones of social capital

     

    Abstract ID# 476

    Presenting Author: Gabriela  Fernández-Dávila

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: Based on the Peruvian case, this paper analyzes the concept of confidence in the construction of social capital and presents guidelines to generate good evidence for the strengthening of confidence.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 236

    Presenting Author: Sangyun  Lee

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: How to deal with differences in off-shore wind mill development

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Confronting Already Significant Existing Cumulative Impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 617

    Presenting Author: Marcus  Eyre

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement:

    This paper proposes that there are policy approaches that may improve project-based Cumulative Impact Assessment outcomes when there are already significant existing cumulative impacts.

     

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Conserving the Sundarbans World Heritage Site: the case of the SEA of SW Bangladesh and the Sundarbans

     

    Abstract ID# 21

    Presenting Author: Barry  Dalal-Clayton

    Preferred Session:  Cultural and natural heritage as critical components of SEA

    Summary Statement: Presents an SEA of SW Bangladesh and the Sundarbans focused on rapid industrial and other development and its potential to undermine the conservation of the Sundarbans World Heritage Site

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Considering local culture in impact assessment through an anthropological approach

     

    Abstract ID# 62

    Presenting Author: Philippe  Hanna

    Preferred Session:  What’s hot in social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Ethnographical fieldwork is key to comprehend how local communities might experience social impacts and therefore crucial for developing culturally adequate and more effective mitigation measures.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Coordination and Capacity Building to complete Impact Assessment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

     

    Abstract ID# 321

    Presenting Author: Tara  Arko

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The Nunavut Impact Review Board has completed an assessment for a major project since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared; here is a discussion of engagement, resource use, and outcomes of the process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Countering Anti-Reflexivity in Impact Assessment: the Case of Muskrat Falls

     

    Abstract ID# 199

    Presenting Author: Cole  Atlin |  Coauthor(s):  Mark Stoddart

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: The case of Muskrat Falls hydro-electric illustrates how anti-reflexivity generates an assumed an aura of inevitability in political and public discourse and illuminates the important role of IA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Covid-19 and armed conflict, early lessons

     

    Abstract ID# 282

    Presenting Author: Annica   Waleij

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: While analysing the impact of COVID-19 on armed conflict is difficult, some observations during the first months of the pandemic was made and will be presented.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Creating GIA confident transport planning

     

    Abstract ID# 105

    Presenting Author: Lena  Levin |  Coauthor(s):  Charlotta Faith-Ell

    Preferred Session:  Gender impact assessment (GIA) with an inclusive perspective

    Summary Statement: GIA confident transport planning means integrating the 2030 Agenda 5th goal gender equality with an intersectional approach and operationalising policy into practice. Leadership is a key feature.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Creating the winning conditions for collaborative approaches to HRIA between companies and communities

     

    Abstract ID# 334

    Presenting Author: Lloyd  Lipsett

    Preferred Session:  Unusual bed fellows: Thinking of a hybrid impact assessment 

    Summary Statement: This presentation will define the “winning conditions” for collaborative approaches in terms of organizational objectives, methodology and better outcomes for HRIAs between companies and communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cumulative Effects and Indigenous Governance: A Case Study

     

    Abstract ID# 414

    Presenting Author: James  Herbert

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous-specific cumulative effects assessment methodologies

    Summary Statement: This paper examines how Gitxaala Nation is reclaiming the management of cumulative effects by integrating assessment methods into a framework established by the Nation’s own laws and practices.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cumulative Effects: Balancing Indigenous Rights, Ecosystems and Economic

     

    Abstract ID# 266

    Presenting Author: Sandra  Webster

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: A look at where cumulative effects assessments miss the mark when considering effects on Indigenous rights and thoughts on ways to address this that don’t halt development.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cumulative Impact Assessment benefits for Mexico's Impact Assessment System

     

    Abstract ID# 114

    Presenting Author: Juan Carlos  Tejeda-González

    Preferred Session:  Handbook of Cumulative Impact Assessment: Highlights and insights from contributing authors

    Summary Statement: Mexico has not fully developed a Cumulative Impact Assessment approach within their Environmental Impact Statements. Benefits for implementing CIA in Mexican EIS' are presented.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Cumulative impacts of downstream Hydroelectric Power Plants in the state of Rondônia (Brazil) in their operation phase, using the socio-ecological systems approach

     

    Abstract ID# 420

    Presenting Author: Silvia Sayuri  Mandai |  Coauthor(s):  Evandro Mateus Moretto ,   Jocilene   Barros ,   Evandro Albiach Branco ,   Gustavo Arcoverde & Emílio Moran

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: We propose a methodological framework and analyze the cumulative impacts of Large and Small Hydropower Plants in their operation phase, using the socio-ecological systems approach.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • CUTURAL VALUE OF LAND

     

    Abstract ID# 306

    Presenting Author: SUSHMA  KOTAGIRI

    Preferred Session:  Insights on land issues from World Bank Inspection Panel cases

    Summary Statement: IPAM will present issues and impacts related to cultural heritage, income generation and human rights.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Defining an Ecologically Appropriate Area of Analysis that Meets the Intent of PS6

     

    Abstract ID# 410

    Presenting Author: Kristine  Sare |  Coauthor(s):  Jo Treweek ,   Kyle   Knopff

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: We aim to clarify the intent of the term ecologically appropriate area of analysis (EAAA) as described in the PS6 Guidance Note and present an approach for defining an EAAA that meets this intent.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Delivering nature positive outcomes in complex multi-use landscapes – FFI’s CALM Framework

     

    Abstract ID# 369

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

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: Setting positive objectives to collaboratively address impacts in complex multi-use landscapes

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Delivering Nature-based Solutions through Resilience Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 48

    Presenting Author: Alan  Bond |  Coauthor(s):  Mike Jones

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation introduces the IAIA best-practice principles for Resilience Assessment, and considers how they can help embed good impact assessment practice in the IUCN Global Standard for NbS.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Developing an EIA Institutional network analysis to improve practice and collaboration among actors

     

    Abstract ID# 218

    Presenting Author: Andreea  Nita |  Coauthor(s):  STACEY FINERAN

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Bridging the gap between the theory and practice of IA

    Summary Statement: Novel framework to increase the effectiveness and accuracy of the EIA process by exploring the interplay between actors and providing practical solutions for a proper collaboration for climate action.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Developing Holistic Approaches to Cumulative Effects Assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 446

    Presenting Author: Alissa  Cartwright

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous-specific cumulative effects assessment methodologies

    Summary Statement: This presentation will consider how customized methodological frameworks developed in collaboration with First Nations elders/ knowledge holders can guide Cumulative Effects Assessments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Developing Indigenous Health Indicators for Cumulative Effects Management

     

    Abstract ID# 216

    Presenting Author: Clémentine  Bouche |  Coauthor(s):  Katerina Kwon

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: The research identifies Indigenous indicators that give early signals of increased chronic conditions prevalence and reduced access to health services for development impact mitigation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Developing synergies between isolated corporate areas through NbS language

     

    Abstract ID# 442

    Presenting Author: Nicole   P�schel Hoeneisen |  Coauthor(s):  Antonieta Eguren ,   Molly   Cross ,   Rafael Ascanio

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The process of a mining company in incorporating the NbS as the common language to find synergies in their business objectives related to biodiversity, climate change, and communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Development of Integrated Model for Climate Change Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 65

    Presenting Author: Young-Il  Song |  Coauthor(s):  Myungsu Yu ,   Hyeokgyun   Yoo

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

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

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Dialogue analysis of stakeholder meeting for offshore wind projects in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 348

    Presenting Author: Ayano  Takeuchi |  Coauthor(s):  Tomoki Yamamoto

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: Offshore wind projects(OWP) have potential to promote renewable energy in Japan. The purpose of this research is to analyze the dialogue process of committee settled by “Act on Promoting the Utilizati

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Different Energies: Pele vs. Geothermal

     

    Abstract ID# 481

    Presenting Author: Michael  Edelstein

    Preferred Session:  Theories and concepts to build confidence in psycho-social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Different Energies: Pele vs. Geothermal reports on a multi-year project to do a PsychoSocial Impact Assessment on the impact from Geothermal Energy Development on Native Hawaiians.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Differentiated impact of climate change-induced disasters and adaptation actions

     

    Abstract ID# 84

    Presenting Author: C. EMDAD  HAQUE |  Coauthor(s):  M.A. Kalam Azad

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: This study validates that the effects of climate change-induced disasters and adaptation actions are alarmingly uneven between the countries as well as diverse socioeconomic groups within communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Digital EIA: Delivering more effective, efficient, engaging assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 157

    Presenting Author: Robyn  Usher |  Coauthor(s):  Katy Kemble ,   Douglas   Dyche

    Preferred Session:  Online IA processes for sustainable development: Building relationship and collaboration

    Summary Statement: Exploring digital transformation of environmental assessments and how it can drive improvements for transparency, participation and ease of regulatory review.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Functions of SATOYAMA Bank

     

    Abstract ID# 489

    Presenting Author: Keisuke  Goto

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: This study demonstrates the function of SATOYAMA Bank, a Japanese style biodiversity bank, to reduce frequent disasters risk due to the loss of ecosystems.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Diversity in Impact Assessment framework: perspectives from projects in Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 624

    Presenting Author: Emílio  Roos

    Preferred Session:  Towards a consensus in wind energy decision-making under uncertainty

    Summary Statement:

    Emílio Roos is CEO at BE - Bioinsight & Ecoa and Biologist.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Do We Know Enough: Filling Data Gaps for Cumulative Effects Management

     

    Abstract ID# 164

    Presenting Author: Maya  Paul |  Coauthor(s):  Carley Coccola ,   Saachi   Ouchi

    Preferred Session:  From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Data gaps are a challenge for cumulative effects management and collaborative initiatives allow for the establishment of trusted data to inform and engage resource management decisions.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Does Canadian IA Regulation Meet its Global Committment?

     

    Abstract ID# 381

    Presenting Author: Timothy  Taylor |  Coauthor(s):  To be negotiated

    Preferred Session:  Best practice of integrating GHG emissions into project assessments

    Summary Statement: Does Canada's IA legislation(s) live up to its climate committment?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Does the urban sprawl matter in air pollution, South Korea? Integrating quantitative and qualitative research

     

    Abstract ID# 510

    Presenting Author: Hansol  Mun |  Coauthor(s):  Ju-Chul Jung ,   Seung-Won   Kang

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

    Summary Statement: This study aims to develop an urban sprawl measurement model for South Korea as a basic research for sustainable city through quantitative and qualitative research.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot: Rethinking Environmental Management Plans

     

    Abstract ID# 425

    Presenting Author: Jayson  Kurtz |  Coauthor(s):  Autumn Cousins

    Preferred Session:  Compliance and enforcement of impact assessment decisions

    Summary Statement: Learn from the experience of major projects in British Columbia to improve environmental management plans as legally binding and enforceable requirements of impact assessments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Driving Confidence with Digital Engagement: Analytics and Best Practices

     

    Abstract ID# 474

    Presenting Author: Kristen  McDonald |  Coauthor(s):  Leticia Solaun

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Analytics from digital engagement for multi-sector projects indicate that immersive virtual platforms result in more meaningful engagement than traditional platforms.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Dynamics of Cultural and Environmental Heritage in Context of Strategic Environmental Assessment: Merowe Dam as a Case Study

     

    Abstract ID# 192

    Presenting Author: Osman  Gabr

    Preferred Session:  Cultural and natural heritage as critical components of SEA

    Summary Statement: Integrating cultural and natural heritage into strategic environmental assessment is a crucial factor for mega-development projects such as the Merowe dan in Sudan.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Early engagement and effective consensus-seeking under the BC Environmental Assessment Act (2018)

     

    Abstract ID# 130

    Presenting Author: Katherine  St James

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: This presentation provides an approach to describing how early engagement brings confidence to EAs through meaningful conversations and consultation with Indigenous nations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Early lessons in holistic inclusion of Indigenous Knowledge in Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 362

    Presenting Author: Hereward  Longley |  Coauthor(s):  Jennifer Chapman ,   Alan   Calder

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: TWC has developed an IK inclusion framework for Impact Assessment to support reconciliation objectives, UNDRIP implementation, and informed decision-making.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Earth Observation for IA Data Needs: Availability, Technology and Capacity

     

    Abstract ID# 488

    Presenting Author: Darren  Janzen |  Coauthor(s):  Sylvia Thomas ,   Karen   Lauer ,   Alice Deschamps

    Preferred Session:  Increasing IA transparency though open science and data

    Summary Statement: This presentation describes how Canada is addressing barriers of availability, technology, and capacity of Earth Observation science to develop long-term environmental change data to support IA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecological Context in ZOI & Alternative Frameworks

     

    Abstract ID# 227

    Presenting Author: Kerman  Bajina |  Coauthor(s):  Mike Setterington

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Ecological context is crucial for assessing impacts to wildlife populations. It must be considered explicitly in ZOI/alternative frameworks and conclusions should be made on a case-by-case basis.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Ecological health restoration of degraded floodplain

     

    Abstract ID# 607

    Presenting Author: Juhee  Lee |  Coauthor(s):  Sangcheol Hwang ,   Jiwon   Kim ,   Seongsu Yu

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: As restoring illegally cultivated land in the floodplain to a natural habitat and obtain following effects such as removal of nonpoint pollutants, biodiversity promotion,etc.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Economic Impact Assessment: Where we’ve come from and where we need to go

     

    Abstract ID# 81

    Presenting Author: Chris  Joseph

    Preferred Session:  Advancing impact assessment: Opportunities, methods, and tools

    Summary Statement: Economic impact assessment in the past and present, and where it needs to go in the future, drawing on the speaker’s experiences as a practitioner in Canada and the US.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA and Corruption: Corrupt practices of EIA practitioners in countries with weak institutions

     

    Abstract ID# 322

    Presenting Author: Lookman   Issa

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: In summary, the paper highlights how corrupt practices of EIA practitioners have marred the EIA process and thus affecting its integrity in countries with weak institutions and endemic corruption.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA and GSAS: An analytical criticism of the SEA Frameworks: Case Study Ras Bu Aboud Stadium, Qatar

     

    Abstract ID# 332

    Presenting Author: Rozan  Amleh |  Coauthor(s):  Fodil Fadli

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: Ras Bu Aboud Stadium: Environmental Assessment analytical Study, EIA and GSAS in comparison with the focus of Water consumption and indoor environment quality.�

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA as an equal partner for decision-making in project planning

     

    Abstract ID# 307

    Presenting Author: Ramzy  Salih

    Preferred Session:  Best practices governance principles for EsIA compliance and enforcement

    Summary Statement: This paper is aimed to deal with EIA and its strong personality and how it takes its real role in decision-making with strong legislations and laws supported EIA

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA Compliance and Enforcement in Nigeria: The Environmental Assessment Department of Federal Ministry of Environment Perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 183

    Presenting Author: Abbas  Suleiman

    Preferred Session:  Compliance and enforcement of impact assessment decisions

    Summary Statement: This paper highlights the efforts of FME the regulatory agency in implementing EIA provisions in Nigeria

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA effectiveness per economic sector in Argentina

     

    Abstract ID# 465

    Presenting Author: Miguel  Canoura |  Coauthor(s):  Gustavo Zuleta

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Bridging the gap between the theory and practice of IA

    Summary Statement: EIAs from 10 economic sectors in Argentina were analyzed in order to determine their effectiveness. Mining shows the better performance, while agriculture and cattle raising the lowest.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA GUIDELINES: CHANGING THE NARRATIVE TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN NIGERIA

     

    Abstract ID# 456

    Presenting Author: Mukhtar  Tanko

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: Discussing the impact of EIA guidelines and how it influences the achievement of environmental sustainability

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA-driven biodiversity mainstreaming in natural-resource dependent countries: what to expect from EIA in Peru and Ecuador?

     

    Abstract ID# 299

    Presenting Author: Jean  Hugé

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: What role can EIA play to foster biodiversity mainstreaming? By interviewing experts and studying actual EIAs in Peru and Ecuador, we aim to reflect on what one can reasonably expect from EIA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • EIA: A Model to Facilitate Strategic Planning and Performance Management

     

    Abstract ID# 26

    Presenting Author: Bryan  Leach |  Coauthor(s):  David Kerr

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: A model of the EIA process is described that combines public consultation, knowledge sharing and decision-making processes within a proponent empathy and stakeholder trust framework.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Embedding a gender lens in community-based impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 110

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Zoen

    Preferred Session:  Gender impact assessment (GIA) with an inclusive perspective

    Summary Statement: Not just lip service: An example of embedding a gender-based analysis and feminist principles into a community-based human rights impact assessment approach.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Enabling assessment and management of watershed cumulative effects

     

    Abstract ID# 186

    Presenting Author: Simon  Courtenay |  Coauthor(s):  Kelly Munkittrick ,   Katrina   Hitchman ,   Lorne Greig

    Preferred Session:  Regional assessments: Objectives, approaches, and lessons from practice

    Summary Statement: The paper examines the contributions of the Canadian Watershed Research Consortium to facilitating monitoring in support of cumulative effects assessments at regional and watershed scales.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Encouraging participation through ethical data collection and digitalisation

     

    Abstract ID# 57

    Presenting Author: Debbie  Cousins |  Coauthor(s):  Claire Penny ,   Amy   Sexton

    Preferred Session:  Digital EIA initiatives for responsive environmental and social governance

    Summary Statement: Ethical ESG data collection principals are essential in the digital world to provide safe pathways to collect information and encourage increased participation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Engaging The Nameless ‘Subaltern’ in the Gulf: Imagining Social Consultation 'Beyond The Census' in the Gulf

     

    Abstract ID# 12

    Presenting Author: Manishankar  Prasad |  Coauthor(s):  Hardik Ramaiya

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: This paper attempts to redefine the low income migrant worker in the Gulf as a vulnerable project population in the ESIA process

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Engaging virtually and meaningfully with diverse groups

     

    Abstract ID# 400

    Presenting Author: Nicola  Lower |  Coauthor(s):  Jamie Quesnel ,   Zoe   Mullard

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This session will explore emerging technology and practices for virtual communication and digital technology to support meaningful community engagement.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Enhancing local capability for developing low carbon tourism in Thailand: Nan province as case study

     

    Abstract ID# 198

    Presenting Author: Kultip  Suwanteep |  Coauthor(s):  Wilailuk Niyommaneerat

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

    Summary Statement: The Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria Destination (GSTC-D) and Social Return on Investment (SROI) are proposed indicators to assess low carbon tourism for sustainability in travel and tourism.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Assessment Considerations for Pipeline Abandonments

     

    Abstract ID# 155

    Presenting Author: Usha  Mulukutla |  Coauthor(s):  Kurt McAllister ,   Shawnna   Cox ,   Adele Houston

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the environmental considerations for abandonments and the Canada Energy Regulator�s recent updates to filing requirements and guidance for abandonments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Assessment of Energy supply solutions on Magdalen Islands, Gulf of St. Lawrence

     

    Abstract ID# 427

    Presenting Author: François  Tremblay

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Evaluation of electricity sources for the Magdalen Islands archipelago, integrating social and environmental acceptability, including GHG emissions, was initiated upstream of any energy infrastructure

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental clearance conditions in impact assessment in India: Moving beyond greenwash

     

    Abstract ID# 221

    Presenting Author: Alan  Diduck |  Coauthor(s):  Mahabaleshwar Hegde

    Preferred Session:  Compliance and enforcement of impact assessment decisions

    Summary Statement: Approval conditions established for a highway project in Karnataka, India are largely irrelevant and ineffective and might serve to greenwash lack of due diligence on the part IA regulators.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Compliance Management in Chile.

     

    Abstract ID# 207

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

    Preferred Session:  Best practices governance principles for EsIA compliance and enforcement

    Summary Statement: Environmental Compliance Management is a book that contributes from Chile to Latin America or other Spanish-speaking countries regarding governance and environmental compliance.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)’s challenges and benefits of disclosed Environmental Management Plan (EMP) in Cambodia

     

    Abstract ID# 119

    Presenting Author: Chhuonvuoch  Koem |  Coauthor(s):  Vatana Siv

    Preferred Session:  Digital EIA initiatives for responsive environmental and social governance

    Summary Statement: EIA and EMP are frequently regarded as preparatory methods that are widely acknowledged as essential components of good decision-making. Both EIA and EMP information therefore should be disclosed.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Impact Assessment Follow-up in the Nigerian Oil Sector: Understanding Ownership differentials

     

    Abstract ID# 432

    Presenting Author: Dr. Maulud   Tafida-Isa

    Preferred Session:  EA Follow-up: Exploring its role as a confidence building exercise

    Summary Statement: Environmental Impact Assessment Follow-up in the Nigerian Oil Sector: Understanding Ownership differentials

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Impact Assessment trends in Chinese biodiversity conservation

     

    Abstract ID# 494

    Presenting Author: Jun  Chin |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Tanaka

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

    Summary Statement: The study clarified the Environmental Impact Assessment trends in Chinese biodiversity conservation since the introduction of the 3 lines 1 list policy.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Impact Assessment: An Essential Tool for Decision Making

     

    Abstract ID# 311

    Presenting Author: Engr. Ashiru   Muhammed

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: Discussing the importance of using EIAs as an Essential tool for decision making in developmental projects by following the IAs guidelines.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: TOWARDS PROMOTING PARTICIPATORY PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

     

    Abstract ID# 417

    Presenting Author: UBONG  HARRISON

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: The achievement of the objective of environmental impact assessment requires the full participation of all stakeholders especially indigenous institutions and community members.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental impact matrices for the end of life of wind farms

     

    Abstract ID# 232

    Presenting Author: GISELA  MELLO |  Coauthor(s):  Marta Ferreira Dias ,   Margarita   Robaina

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Legislation, regulation, and policy for IA: New developments

    Summary Statement: In this presentation, we will provide and discuss matrices of environmental impact assessments for the end of life solutions of wind farms based on a systematic literature review.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Environmental Stewardship Initiative Lake Babine Nation Wetland Case Study

     

    Abstract ID# 440

    Presenting Author: Nicole  Wright |  Coauthor(s):  Jayson Kurtz

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous and stakeholder involvement in post-decision activities

    Summary Statement: The LBN wetland ISP demonstrates the effectiveness of ESI to build indigenous capacity to generate high quality, trusted environmental information to inform resource management decisions.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ESG Trends and the future of the mining industry. Are we prepared?

     

    Abstract ID# 422

    Presenting Author: Mariel  Palomeque |  Coauthor(s):  Kevin Brady ,   Estefanie   Martens

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: This document explores ESG trends for the mining industry and how to prepare for the future, considering the risks of: policies, changes in technology, reputation, markets, people and communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ESG-the emerging paradigm

     

    Abstract ID# 354

    Presenting Author: John  Aronson

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: Environmental, Social, & Governance - discussion of the emerging paradigm, and interface with ESIA activities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ESIA of a payment for environmental services project in the Amazon region, Brazil

     

    Abstract ID# 287

    Presenting Author: Miguel  Coutinho |  Coauthor(s):  Henrique dos Santos Pereira ,   Sara   Moreno Pires ,   Bethânia Carvalho ,   Suzy SIlva & Cloves Pereira

    Preferred Session:  Environment + social impacts of nature conservancy and climate initiatives

    Summary Statement: Assessment of the Floresta+ Amazon project was based in the application of UNDP SESP. Special focus was put into human rights, gender and indigenous people impacts assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ESIAs in REDD+ Programming: Emerging Challenges and Lessons from UNDP's Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 404

    Presenting Author: Jennifer   Laughlin

    Preferred Session:  Environment + social impacts of nature conservancy and climate initiatives

    Summary Statement: The session will share perspectives from social and environmental assessment processes for REDD+ projects in Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ghana and Indonesia.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ESMF Rural Development and Climate Resilience Project Gilgit Baltistan

     

    Abstract ID# 23

    Presenting Author: Nazia  Ahmed |  Coauthor(s):  Sabah Iqbal

    Preferred Session:  Environment + social impacts of nature conservancy and climate initiatives

    Summary Statement: A framework approach is adopted to prepare the environmental and social management tools in the absence of a specific location to safeguard the fragile ecosystem at the planning phase of the project.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evaluating biodiversity offsets to achieve net gain at project level

     

    Abstract ID# 215

    Presenting Author: Barbara  Souza |  Coauthor(s):  Josianne Claudia Rosa ,   Juliana   Siqueira-Gay ,   Rebeca Valetich ,   Luis Sánchez

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: The principles of equivalence, additionality and permanence are used as criteria to evaluate offset outcomes at an iron ore mine and derive lessons for practice.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evaluating carbon emission impact of mining project alternatives with system dynamics modelling

     

    Abstract ID# 29

    Presenting Author: Sebnem  Duzgun |  Coauthor(s):  Deniz Yaylaci

    Preferred Session:  Confidence building through engagement in alternative assessments

    Summary Statement: A system dynamics model-based comparison of carbon emission impacts of mining project alternatives concerning different cut-off grades and integration of electric haulage equipment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evaluation of the impact of Payments for Environmental Services for the promotion of forest restoration

     

    Abstract ID# 462

    Presenting Author: Andressa  Benevides Oliveira |  Coauthor(s):  Felipe Maraue Marques Tieppo ,   Karina   Cavalheiro Barbosa ,   Leandro Luiz Ferreira Abrah�o ,   Camila Vital Abreu Fontes & Nath�lia Horta Pires

    Preferred Session:  Environment + social impacts of nature conservancy and climate initiatives

    Summary Statement: In order to encourage landowners to promote forest restoration in their properties the Renova Foundation implemented the tool called Payment for Environmental Services.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evaluation Outcome of LRP PT. SEML with OECD/DAC Method

     

    Abstract ID# 252

    Presenting Author: Aldi  Muhammad Alizar |  Coauthor(s):  Andri Muhammad Affandi

    Preferred Session:  Ensuring meaningful community wellbeing outcomes of shared benefit programs

    Summary Statement: How to implement the LRP and the OECD/DAC evaluation method so it can provide complete information regarding the impact of the program as a whole and can reveal the obstacles and best learning

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution in Guidance for EIA Implementation as a Confidence Building Measure: A Comparative Case Study of Brazil, Chile, and Colombia

     

    Abstract ID# 135

    Presenting Author: John  Loomis |  Coauthor(s):  Clarissa Bueno Wandscheer ,   Isabela Martins Hoff   Grando ,   Sergio Paulo Glasmeyer

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: An analysis of the evolution in guidance for EIA implementation as a confidence building Measure in Brazil, Chile, and Colombia

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolution of impact assessment for Scope 3 GHG emissions.

     

    Abstract ID# 297

    Presenting Author: Petrina  Raitt

    Preferred Session:  Best practice of integrating GHG emissions into project assessments

    Summary Statement: With increasing expectations, the techniques for assessing acceptability of GHG emissions is evolving. We will look at a range of methods adopted in recent years and discuss the outcomes.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Evolving Frameworks for Sustainability in Environmental Assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 150

    Presenting Author: Sean  Lynch

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: A first experience using a sustainability assessment framework compliant with IAA guidelines will be presented, including how digital tools can help identify sustainability objectives.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Exploring best practice principles for public participation - informing a refresh of the IAIA Public Participation Best Practice Principles

     

    Abstract ID# 271

    Presenting Author: Tanya  Burdett

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Public and community involvement in IA

    Summary Statement: Refreshing the IAIA Public Participation International Best Practice Principles – member suggestions and refresh to reflect engaging in the era of COVID19 and emerging hybrid engagement practice

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Factors for the increase in in-lieu fee programs in the United States

     

    Abstract ID# 480

    Presenting Author: Takeru  Shiroki |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: This study aims to clarify the factors behind the increase in the number of mitigation banks maintained by the in-lieu fee programs in the United States.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Factors of residents’ attitude to Solar-PV projects

     

    Abstract ID# 327

    Presenting Author: Shigeo  NISHIKIZAWA |  Coauthor(s):  Yohei MAEKAWA ,   Atsushi   NAGAOKA ,   Takehiko MURAYAMA ,   Kiyoshi TAKEJIMA & Shinya YASUMOTO

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

    Summary Statement: This paper clarified the factors of residents’ attitude to solar-PV facilities through questionnaire survey on local residents.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Fighting Ghost Fishing With Fishers: The Role of Fishers' Knowledge in Building Evidences on Handling and Management of Fishing Gears in Norway

     

    Abstract ID# 453

    Presenting Author: Paritosh  Deshpande

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: Case study presenting methods and results to extract fishers local ecological knowledge on fishing gears to generate evidence on plastic pollution from the fishing sector of Norway.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Finding meaning in public participation - the Mary River Project EA

     

    Abstract ID# 502

    Presenting Author: Amanda  Hanson Main |  Coauthor(s):  Enookie Inuarak ,   Eric   Ootoovak

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The Mary River EA serves as a case study for public engagement; the authors consider “meaningful” participation through the lens of impact assessment practitioners and affected rights holders.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • First Peoples First - Past Time for a New Approach in the Global Extractives Industry

     

    Abstract ID# 601

    Presenting Author: Tom  Hilditch |  Coauthor(s):  Galina Angarova

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: We need to move traditional approaches to understanding and integrating Indigenous knowledge into EA processes. This presentation will explore the role of truth, authenticity, and respect in EA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 116

    Presenting Author: Kieran  Massie |  Coauthor(s):  Ana Klincic Andrews

    Preferred Session:  From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Understanding the underlying social systems and risks that underpin renewable energy projects requires an engaged and relational SIA that encompasses data, qualitative data and community wisdom.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From digital reporting to digital platform with digital Participation

     

    Abstract ID# 120

    Presenting Author: Hanneke  Koedijk |  Coauthor(s):  Paul Eijssen ,   Gisa   Vos

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Digital EIA today is more than digital reporting. A digital platform actively involves stakeholders through digital participation. We offer you an overview of the current possibilities

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From �stakeholders� to rights holders: How research capacity affects Indigenous participation in Impact Assessment in the Yukon Territory, Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 341

    Presenting Author: Sam  Darling |  Coauthor(s):  Gordon Hickey ,   Blane   Harvey

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of Indigenous peoples, knowledge, culture, and governance systems in IA

    Summary Statement: The case of IA in the Yukon Territory is examined for strategies for engagement used by Indigenous governments, where IA is a tool for enforcing modern day treaties and as a space for social learning.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • From Reactive to Proactive: Metlakatla's Indigenous-Led Cumulative Effects Management Program

     

    Abstract ID# 166

    Presenting Author: Katerina  Kwon |  Coauthor(s):  Ross Wilson

    Preferred Session:  Advancing impact assessment: Opportunities, methods, and tools

    Summary Statement: The Metlakatla Cumulative Effects Management Program was developed to manage impacts on priority values and help the Metlakatla First Nation make informed decisions about major project development.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • GBA+ in Socio-Economic Assessment: Advancing Methodology in Context

     

    Abstract ID# 493

    Presenting Author: Bethany  Haalboom |  Coauthor(s):  Farron Rickerby-Nishi ,   Draco   Recalma

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: This presentation considers the methodological limitations of GBA+ guidance to urban contexts and proposes examples of GBA+ refinements to enhance practitioner capacity and methodological rigour.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Gender Impact Assessments for Projects and Policies Related to Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

     

    Abstract ID# 413

    Presenting Author: Gis�le Eva  C�t�

    Preferred Session:  Gender lens refocused: A deeper look at inclusion in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This presentation will focus on IMPACT's toolkit on how to integrate gender and human rights into minerals sector initiatives�from projects and programs to policy.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Gender – Barriers, Perceptions and Inclusivity

     

    Abstract ID# 52

    Presenting Author: Bita  Rais

    Preferred Session:  Gender impact assessment (GIA) with an inclusive perspective

    Summary Statement: How can GIAs be further advanced to shape inclusivity within the context of gender? What are the key barriers in development planning and how should they be addressed to define intersectionality?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Gerald Singh

     

    Abstract ID# 219

    Presenting Author: Gerald  Singh

    Preferred Session:  ESG's importance in building confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Gerald Singh’s research combines cumulative effects and ecosystem services to aid sustainable development. He also researches governance structures to support environmental and development decisions.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Global Support Initiative for Indigenous-community Conserved Areas (GSI-ICCA)

     

    Abstract ID# 265

    Presenting Author: Terence   Hay-Edie

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: Indigenous Community-conserved Areas are found around the globe but under tremendous pressure from development projects. GSI-ICCA aims to give them a voice by recognizing their role in conservation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Government of Canada's Open Science and Data Platform

     

    Abstract ID# 391

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Coulson

    Preferred Session:  Increasing IA transparency though open science and data

    Summary Statement: The Open Science and Data Platform provides access to over 140,000 cumulative effects records, including geospatial data, scientific publications, maps and information about development activities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Green Ports -epicentre of decarbonisation and digital data

     

    Abstract ID# 288

    Presenting Author: Dr Nigel  Wright |  Coauthor(s):  Honor Wright

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: Ports have a critical role in decarbonisation and delivering SD goals

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Grounding Health Impact Assessment in the Federal Impact Assessment Process: A Canadian Context

     

    Abstract ID# 431

    Presenting Author: Faiza  Waheed

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores how HIA can be effectively integrated within the Canadian Impact Assessment process. An overview of the ongoing Webequie Supply Road HIA is also provided.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Guidance on Nature based Solutions for the Mining Sector to achieve forest smart responsible mining

     

    Abstract ID# 345

    Presenting Author: Pippa  Howard |  Coauthor(s):  Nicky Jenner

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Forest Smart mining is a key component of the transition to responsible mining for a low carbon economy. The guidance promotes nature based solutions for sustainable development in the mining sector

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Habitat selection as a theoretical framework for the Zone of Influence

     

    Abstract ID# 245

    Presenting Author: Anne   Gunn |  Coauthor(s):  Kim Poole kpoole@aurorawildlife.com

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Caribou habitat selection is the key to characterizing caribou distribution in the vicinity of industrial activities and to integrate the scales of monitoring caribou responses.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health and Medical Services Management Plans as Conditions of Environmental Assessments: Experiences from Northern British Columbia, Canada During the Covid 19 Pandemic.

     

    Abstract ID# 220

    Presenting Author: Chelan  Zirul |  Coauthor(s):  Barbara Oke

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: The management of industry-related health service impacts using legal implements derived during impact assessments and their application during the global Covid-19 pandemic.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health and Safety is our Everyday

     

    Abstract ID# 469

    Presenting Author: Ken  McDames Jr.

    Preferred Session:  Health and safety is our everyday: Outcomes of community-led Indigenous HIA

    Summary Statement: Ken McDames Jr., Emergency Response Manager, Newly Elected Councillor, Kitselas First Nation

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health Equity: Strengthening the Theory and Practice of Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 249

    Presenting Author: Maya  Gislason |  Coauthor(s):  Angel Kennedy

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: This paper offer reflections on how health equity scholarship can support the strengthening of theory driven practice in impact assessments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in Italy: what’s new?

     

    Abstract ID# 76

    Presenting Author: Valentina  Cavanna

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Legislation, regulation, and policy for IA: New developments

    Summary Statement: An update on the implementation of HIA in Italy, to understand how Italy is providing protection to health in the context of environmental proceedings.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health impact assessment and health in environmental assessment in Europe

     

    Abstract ID# 310

    Presenting Author: Gabriel  Gulis |  Coauthor(s):  Julia Nowacki ,   Sinaia   Netanyahu

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: Member states of European region of WHO would welcome more international guidance especially on tool development and personal capacity building. There is a need to enlarge the scope of assessment to

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT FIT FOR ENERGY TRANSITION

     

    Abstract ID# 278

    Presenting Author: Simone Fortunato  Mortara |  Coauthor(s):  Francesca Viliani ,   Foudil   Takherist ,   Alice Corinaldi ,   Raphael Mwatembo Msagha & Yina Xiao

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: the presentation describes the process adopted by Eni to better understand, research and finally manage the health impacts associated with the energy transition strategy adopted by the company

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health Impact Assessment: Highlighting Positive Health Effects in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 498

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Ollson

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: HIA includes evaluation of positive health effects of a project. Lessons learned from HIA can be incorporated into evaluation of positive effects for other components of IA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Health Impact Assessment: informing and influencing the COVID-19 response in Wales

     

    Abstract ID# 60

    Presenting Author: Liz   Green

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: The COVID-19 pandemic provided an opportunity to demonstrate how beneficial HIA can be as a tool to inform and influence wider policies and decisions as part of emergency planning and responses.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HIA4SD Project: from research to policy dialogue

     

    Abstract ID# 405

    Presenting Author: Mirko  Winkler

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: The HIA4SD Project is a major multi-country research effort aiming to strengthen public health policy in the extractive industries sector in four African countries.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How can digital tools support stakeholder engagement during lockdown?

     

    Abstract ID# 360

    Presenting Author: Emanuele  Bobbio |  Coauthor(s):  Rosana Moraes ,   Massimo   Dragan ,   Christophe André ,   Giovanni Torchia

    Preferred Session:  Public participation during COVID-19 in the environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: How can effective stakeholder engagement be performed during a pandemic? Digital tools were leveraged to support an ESIA process that was performed while Europe was in lockdown.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How collaboration supports Indigenous priorities and advances projects

     

    Abstract ID# 512

    Presenting Author: Erin  Harlos

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: In this presentation, the port authority will provide insight into how it collaborates with Indigenous groups to advance mutually beneficial projects that are reflective of Indigenous priorities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How COVID 19 has Affected Impact Assessment: Results from Practitioner Surveys

     

    Abstract ID# 19

    Presenting Author: Charles  Kelly

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: The presentation will summarize the results of surveys on COVID and impact assessment to document the course of the disease on impact assessment and outline what may be coming next.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How do community values shift when large projects impact their psyche?

     

    Abstract ID# 239

    Presenting Author: Andrés Leonardo   Londoño Reyes |  Coauthor(s):  Edna Liliana Rodríguez Macías

    Preferred Session:  Measurement, methods, and meaning in psychosocial impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper will present a case study that reflects the shifts in a community's psyche due to the presence of a large infrastructure project, proposing a framework for rescuing their values.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How do SDG Principles on Leave No One behind and human rights influence IA?

     

    Abstract ID# 187

    Presenting Author: Yunae  Yi

    Preferred Session:  Meaningful participation: Defining this key to IA success and confidence

    Summary Statement: The programming principles of the SDGs are also key guiding principles of the IA. Addressing these guiding principles in IA deserves further collective discussion and refinement.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • HOW EFFECTIVE ARE IMPACT ASSESSMENTS: GLOBAL EXPERIENCES

     

    Abstract ID# 313

    Presenting Author: NANBAL  HASSAN |  Coauthor(s):  EDWARD PAM

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: A pre-condition for success is for Government at all levels to be open, accountable and responsive to the yearnings of the people. Efforts should be focused on continuous improvement on disclosure.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How Effective are Impact Assessments: Global Experiences

     

    Abstract ID# 195

    Presenting Author: Anupam  Joshi

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: Discussing implementation experiences on IAs to inform countries that are developing new IA guidelines

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How effective is the Government of Uganda’s response to building community resilience towards natural disasters?

     

    Abstract ID# 296

    Presenting Author: Tom  Ogwang |  Coauthor(s):  Ruth Muchwampaka ,   Anne   Kyokuhaire Muchwampaka ,   Adrine Kibabazi

    Preferred Session:  SIA’s role in enhancing participation for DRR in recovery and development

    Summary Statement: Natural disasters are so prone in Uganda. However, the governments response ins wanting

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How efficient is IA to promote SDG3?

     

    Abstract ID# 419

    Presenting Author: Dominik  Dietler |  Coauthor(s):  Mirko S. Winkler

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Health impact assessment has the potential to promote SDG3. However, remaining health impacts and health equity issues reveal shortcomings in current impact assessment practice.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How incorporating ESG concepts is reshaping Chilean mining projects

     

    Abstract ID# 154

    Presenting Author: Andrés  López |  Coauthor(s):  Constanza Farizo ,   Estefanie   Martens ,   Mariel Palomeque

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: The purpose of this paper is to build a case based in real experiences from Chile, incorporating ESG components beyond legal national EIA requirements.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • How many insects do the car kill on the road? Learn to count them (as best you can)

     

    Abstract ID# 70

    Presenting Author: Manuel  Garcia Sanchez-Colomer |  Coauthor(s):  Alejandra Franco Saldarriaga ,   Oscar   Garcia Tuesta

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: We present the insect collector, to study the impact of roads on insects from the car. We estimate that between 4,000 and 47,000 insects/km*h are killed on a highway depending on the locations studied

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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

     

    Abstract ID# 32

    Presenting Author: Marcelo  Montano |  Coauthor(s):  Vinicius Demori

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Bridging the gap between the theory and practice of IA

    Summary Statement: A detailed analysis of EIA transactive effectiveness demonstrating the extent to which EIA is time- and money-consuming

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA Follow-up of Cave Destruction Compensation

     

    Abstract ID# 197

    Presenting Author: Alberto  Fonseca |  Coauthor(s):  Angélica Sezini

    Preferred Session:  EA Follow-up: Exploring its role as a confidence building exercise

    Summary Statement: Cave destruction is allowed in Brazilian EA, but conditioned to compensation. This study evaluated how 18 large projects compensated the destruction of 138 caves, revealing weaknesses in follow-up.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA for Fragile and Conflict States in a Post-COVID Context

     

    Abstract ID# 621

    Presenting Author: Tracy  Hart |  Coauthor(s):  Phoebe Spencer

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement:

    This talk summarizes a recent WBG review of its environment & natural resource work in fragile & conflict states (FCS), with a focus on how impact assessment in FCS has changed in the covid context.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA governance in Iran: partnership or hostility?

     

    Abstract ID# 205

    Presenting Author: Behzad  Raissiyan

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: Iran�s IA governance system systematically evaluated and its missing pieces identified and �How it can be improved?� discussed

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA unfolding a Green and Resilient Roads Program

     

    Abstract ID# 397

    Presenting Author: Neha  Vyas

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Fostering partnerships for green resilient development

    Summary Statement: Success, learning, innovation, and opportunities for Green and Resilient Development unfolded by a robust IA process – Case of Roads and Highways Sector of India

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IA, one of the most neglected aspect of project management

     

    Abstract ID# 329

    Presenting Author: Rita  Edemu

    Preferred Session:  EA Follow-up: Exploring its role as a confidence building exercise

    Summary Statement: Impact Assessment a Veritable Tool in Project Management

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Identifying Issues of Solar Power Generation Projects through Analysis of Environmental Impact Assessment Statements

     

    Abstract ID# 274

    Presenting Author: Yoonji  Kim

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    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.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Imagining a hybridized HRIA: Mapping out theoretical, ontological, and methodological tensions and agreements

     

    Abstract ID# 229

    Presenting Author: Penelope  Sanz |  Coauthor(s):  Heidi Walker

    Preferred Session:  Unusual bed fellows: Thinking of a hybrid impact assessment 

    Summary Statement: Penelope Sanz, PhD University of Saskatchewan

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada practices in implementation of the UNDRIP

     

    Abstract ID# 626

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Brady

    Preferred Session:  Best practices in interpretation and implementation of the UNDRIP

    Summary Statement:

    Approaches, experiences and early results of the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada in implementing the United National Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in the field of impact assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND GOVERNANCE COST REDUCTION-THE NEWMAP STORY

     

    Abstract ID# 473

    Presenting Author: IZUCHUKWU  ONWUGHARA

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: Impact assessment can be used to cut the cost of governance by incorporating it in designs and implementing recommended mitigation measures. NEWMAP has done this with resounding results worth sharing.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment and Just Sustainability Transition: Exploring Intersections

     

    Abstract ID# 179

    Presenting Author: Adebayo  Majekolagbe

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: This paper considers how IA could be used to ensure that sustainability transition initiatives support wellbeing, particularly, the wellbeing of the most vulnerable.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment At-A-Glance – Process Booklets for a Wide Audience

     

    Abstract ID# 513

    Presenting Author: Jeremy  Freeman

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Lessons learned from the creation of simplified EIA process booklets. Touches on how the best way to have meaningful public participation is through better understanding of a complex process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact assessment of Dasu Hydropower Project : Methodological issues

     

    Abstract ID# 75

    Presenting Author: Anura  Widana

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: This presentation discusses about methodological issues of impact analysis of the Dasu Hydropower project in Pakistan. The work which is currently in-progress will be implemented over next 4-5 years.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment Tools towards Environmental Conservation

     

    Abstract ID# 315

    Presenting Author: Tom  Obaseki

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: Discussing the importance of Impact Assessment tools and their role in environmental conservation

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact assessment, public involvement and state-level decarbonization

     

    Abstract ID# 61

    Presenting Author: Michael  Gerrard

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

    Summary Statement: The roles that impact assessment and public involvement are playing in implementing New York State's new laws on climate change and renewable energy facility siting.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact Assessment, Tool for Sustainable Development

     

    Abstract ID# 317

    Presenting Author: Isaac  Ufiofio

    Preferred Session:  The Intersection of ESG, sustainability, and IA

    Summary Statement: Discussing the overall importance of Impact Assessment in ensuring project sustainability

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impact of the Impact Assessment Act–Port of Vancouver federal land projects

     

    Abstract ID# 165

    Presenting Author: Andrea  MacLeod |  Coauthor(s):  Chris Bishop ,   Lisa   McCuaig ,   Karen Neilson

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: In 2019 the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority updated its project and environmental review process in light of the new Impact Assessment Act. This paper shares our experience and the outcomes.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Impacts of covid-19 pandemic on rural livelihoods and food security: potential strategies

     

    Abstract ID# 511

    Presenting Author: Munyaradzi  Chitakira |  Coauthor(s):  Simbarashe Pundo

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: Covid-19 caused severe adverse impacts on livelihoods of rural communities which presents a challenge to develop response mechanisms to improve resilience of these communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • IMPLEMENT EIAs TO ACHIEVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION - TAIWAN AS CASE STUDY

     

    Abstract ID# 256

    Presenting Author: Tsung-Chang  Li |  Coauthor(s):  Shang-Ming Wang ,   Wen-Shiuan   Chou ,   Guan-Yu Chen

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper mainly discusses how EIA review result is used to enforce the developer to reduce or adjust the area of the development to mitigate adverse impact for off-shore wind power cases.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Implementation of new factors to be considered in an Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment under the Canadian Energy Regulator Act

     

    Abstract ID# 156

    Presenting Author: Laura  Randall |  Coauthor(s):  Usha Mulukutla ,   Josh   Brading ,   Suzanne Brown ,   Barb Crawford & Kurt McAllister

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper will discuss the opportunities, challenges, and uncertainties related to implementing new factors that need to be considered in an environmental and socio-economic assessment under Canadian

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Implementing EIA in the High Seas under the UN BBNJ Treaty: What's Next?

     

    Abstract ID# 506

    Presenting Author: Patience  Whitten

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment and the blue economy: EIA in the high seas—A new frontier

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss the potential challenges of implementing EIA in the High Seas in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) as currently proposed by the United Nations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Improving Engagement & Consultation in the NWT

     

    Abstract ID# 330

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Elsasser

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: After almost a decade of experience with a progressive Engagement and Consultation Policy, the regulatory boards of the Mackenzie Valley are working toward an updated and improved Policy.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Improving Public Engagement in Latin American Impact Assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 496

    Presenting Author: Julie  Evans |  Coauthor(s):  Juan Carlos Vasquez

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Analysis and discussion of best practices to bridge gaps in Latin American legislation to achieve truly meaningful community engagement in Environmental Impact Assessments

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Improving Regulatory Efficiency with Readability

     

    Abstract ID# 123

    Presenting Author: Emily  McKie

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Bridging the gap between the theory and practice of IA

    Summary Statement: Readable impact assessment summaries can provide economic benefits and strengthen environmental protection.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Including the voices of Indigenous Peoples matters

     

    Abstract ID# 406

    Presenting Author: Andrea  Repetto

    Preferred Session:  Participation in impact assessment strengthens communities

    Summary Statement: From the work of the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) in Latin America and the Caribbean reflections on the importance of having Indigenous Peoples voices in the IA process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Incorporating systems thinking tools into Impact Assessment practice

     

    Abstract ID# 212

    Presenting Author: Dr Greg  Schreiner |  Coauthor(s):  Luanita Snyman-van der Walt

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: Robust tools for 'systems thinking' are needed in Impact Assessment. What are some of the novel systems thinking tools currently being experimented with?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Increasing Transparency in the Determination of Significance

     

    Abstract ID# 35

    Presenting Author: Alvaro  Paredes |  Coauthor(s):  Jerome Paredes Heidemann

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: An examination of the shifting context for determining significance of residual impacts with proposals for improving this process to better serve communities, stakeholders, consultants and regulators

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous communities and international mediators in the EIS public review process (in person)

     

    Abstract ID# 443

    Presenting Author: Emilka  Skrzypek

    Preferred Session:  Meaningful participation: Defining this key to IA success and confidence

    Summary Statement: This paper explores the role of international allegiances and mediators in facilitating indigenous peoples' participation in the EIS public review process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous communities and operational decision making in the extractive industry in Alberta

     

    Abstract ID# 595

    Presenting Author: Donna  Hovsepian

    Preferred Session:  Beyond consent: Embedding Indigenous decision making in extractive projects

    Summary Statement: As a panel member I will discuss the aspect of how Indigenous communities define its parameters and participate in operational decision making in the extractive industry in Alberta.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous impact assessments of major projects in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 515

    Presenting Author: Scott A.  Smith

    Preferred Session:  State-Indigenous processes that advance FPIC requirements under UNDRIP

    Summary Statement: This presentation will explore the use of Indigenous impact assessments as a decision-making tool that Indigenous peoples in Canada have used to determine whether to approve major projects.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous Mental Wellness and Major Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 213

    Presenting Author: Jordan  Tam |  Coauthor(s):  Justin Page ,   Tania   Salerno ,   Sandra Gosling

    Preferred Session:  Measurement, methods, and meaning in psychosocial impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Our study reviews the Indigenous mental wellness impacts that arise from major project developments, and provides recommendations to inform impact assessment practice.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous oversight in the mining sector

     

    Abstract ID# 599

    Presenting Author: J.P.  Laplante

    Preferred Session:  Working with Indigenous community to create confidence in projects

    Summary Statement: Review practical regulatory tools for operationalizing Indigenous consent through life of mine, not only as best practices, but as a framework for meaningful Indigenous oversight.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous Partnerships Support First Wolverine Study for An Ontario EA

     

    Abstract ID# 103

    Presenting Author: Jonathan  Pleizier |  Coauthor(s):  Angela Brooks

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: Integrated motion-detection cameras and hair snags were used to characterize baseline Wolverine (Gulo gulo) occurrence in support of the Webequie Supply Road EA, an indigenous-led all season road.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Indigenous-led impact assessment: opportunities and challenges for meaningful input and consent in project-based assessments.

     

    Abstract ID# 438

    Presenting Author: Jeff  Nishima-Miller |  Coauthor(s):  Kevin Hanna

    Preferred Session:  State-Indigenous processes that advance FPIC requirements under UNDRIP

    Summary Statement: This talk will describe approaches to Indigenous-led impact assessment that have been designed as an assertion of rights to free, prior, and informed decision-making by Indigenous communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Information-sharing on local procurement: Driving performance and aligning actors

     

    Abstract ID# 600

    Presenting Author: Jeff  Geipel

    Preferred Session:  Implementation of local content programs: From policies to results

    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 drive internal performance and empower host economies.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Infrastructure projects and COVID impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 277

    Presenting Author: rob  sherry

    Preferred Session:  (How) can SIA guidelines really make a difference?

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

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Insights into Indigenous Local Content

     

    Abstract ID# 459

    Presenting Author: Tate  Crowards

    Preferred Session:  Implementation of local content programs: From policies to results

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss both the challenges and opportunities, as seen in practice, that local content can have in supporting community development through indigenous participation in mining.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Institutional arrangements to support climate action using model IA law

     

    Abstract ID# 211

    Presenting Author: Stacey  Fineran

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

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores examples of institutional arrangements in the context of emerging climate action initiatives and model IA laws, principles, and best practices.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Intangibles: The Underappreciated Aspects of Development

     

    Abstract ID# 194

    Presenting Author: Ahmed  Sanda

    Preferred Session:  Integrating intangible and spiritual values in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Reliant on sustainable development principles, the paper seeks to explore the under-appreciation of aspects of spirituality in our quests for development using IA tools.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integral climate proofing the SEA as key instrument

     

    Abstract ID# 140

    Presenting Author: Alexandra  Jiricka-Purrer |  Coauthor(s):  Gesa Geissler

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Bridging the gap between the theory and practice of IA

    Summary Statement: Several studies pointed out the theoretic ability of the SEA to consider climate change in an integral way. This talk reflects the opportunities as well as the hindering factors in practice so far.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating an Indigenous lens within gender impact assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 407

    Presenting Author: Chastity  Davis-Alphonse

    Preferred Session:  Gender lens refocused: A deeper look at inclusion in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: For this session, the focus will be how to integrate and ensure an Indigenous Gender-Based Analysis for impact assessments in Canadian context - what are the opportunities and challenges thus far.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating Climate Change and Carbon Reduction into EIA in Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 224

    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, particularly in developing countries, due to the lack of EIA mechanisms to handle uncertainty.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating GHG Emissions into IA: The Canadian Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 74

    Presenting Author: Meinhard  Doelle

    Preferred Session:  Best practice of integrating GHG emissions into project assessments

    Summary Statement: The paper considers the Canadian experience under the new IAA in integrating GHG emissions into project level assessments and decision making.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating Human rights assessment in Niger delta fishing communities

     

    Abstract ID# 350

    Presenting Author: ijeoma  Vincent-Akpu

    Preferred Session:  Mandatory human rights due diligence: New policies for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Experience has shown that integrating human rights in assessment of fisheries projects and other activities will ensure equitable and sustainable development of the subsector.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating intangible and spiritual values in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 190

    Presenting Author: Eric  Gagnon

    Preferred Session:  Integrating intangible and spiritual values in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: [Chair's (Angeles Mendoza Sammet) Summary Statement to be pasted here]

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integrating Inuit Experience of Climate Change with Historical Scientific Records

     

    Abstract ID# 146

    Presenting Author: Golnoosh  Bizhani |  Coauthor(s):  Christian Reuten

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous knowledge in impact assessment: International case studies

    Summary Statement: Inuit experience of climate change showed good agreement with scientific data while adding substantial value to the characterization of climate change.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integration ESG into the Company's Business Process

     

    Abstract ID# 174

    Presenting Author: Aldi  M Alizar |  Coauthor(s):  Syalva Taskia ,   Fauzan   Kurniawan ,   Ratih Mahayani

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: How turning ESG challenges into opportunities through collaboration that affected company management system. Implementation of ESG will have many benefits for the company itself, along with SDG (5P)

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Integration of Traditional Knowledge: perspectives from Arctic Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 411

    Presenting Author: Zoe  Mullard |  Coauthor(s):  Jamie Quesnel ,   Nicola   Lower

    Preferred Session:  From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This session will explore practical examples of working with Knowledge Holders in respectful and collaborative ways through the Impact Assessment process in Arctic Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • International Experience and Confidence in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 169

    Presenting Author: Miles  Scott-Brown

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: Stakeholder confidence in IA internationally is higher than the polarized process in Canada and faces challenges in baseline, governance, practitioner capacity, quality and Lender expectations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • International partnerships and informal expert networks for adequate EIA implementation on the High Seas

     

    Abstract ID# 439

    Presenting Author: Xiao  Recio-Blanco

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment and the blue economy: EIA in the high seas—A new frontier

    Summary Statement: Informal governance networks and partnerships are fundamental to secure the conservation of the High Seas

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Introducing of participatory spatial planning paradigm and its application in Iran spatial planning

     

    Abstract ID# 226

    Presenting Author: Mostafa  Keshtkar |  Coauthor(s):  Mostafa Keshtkar ,   Naghmeh   Mobarghaee ,   Mehrdad Kashef ,   Zahra Asadolahi & Romina Sayyahnia

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Public and community involvement in IA

    Summary Statement: The main purpose of the participatory spatial planning paradigm is to act, strengthen and take the necessary measures to ensure the input of stakeholder opinions.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Introducing the IUCN Nature based Solutions Global Standard

     

    Abstract ID# 451

    Presenting Author: Steve  Edwards

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: We will introduce the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions, a facilitative framework that helps users design, implement and upscale NbS actions.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Introduction of socio-economic and health factors under the Impact Assessment Act

     

    Abstract ID# 139

    Presenting Author: Sarah  Jackson |  Coauthor(s):  Martine Lebeau ,   Steven   Begg

    Preferred Session:  Advancing legislative provisions for socio-economic assessment

    Summary Statement: Overview of how socio-economic and health factors included in the Impact Assessment Act were developed and taking into account federal and provincial jurisdictions. Any challenges with implementation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Is ESIA saving our natural heritage-A case of Uganda Government Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 263

    Presenting Author: Justine   NAMARA

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: Saving Natural Heritage through use of ESIAs. How effective is the process now?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • � Value and benefits of early engagement under the BC Environmental Assessment Act (2018)

     

    Abstract ID# 395

    Presenting Author: Kim  Walters

    Preferred Session:  Streamlining EIA with pre-emptive “early” engagement: Does it work?

    Summary Statement: This presentation provides an approach to describing how early engagement brings confidence to EAs through meaningful conversations and consultation with Indigenous nations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Jackie Lerner

     

    Abstract ID# 64

    Presenting Author: Jackie  Lerner

    Preferred Session:  ESG's importance in building confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Dr. Jackie Lerner is ERM Canada's Regulatory and Permitting Team Lead with 25 years' experience in BC, Canada, and international impact assessments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Jill Salus

     

    Abstract ID# 200

    Presenting Author: Jill  Salus

    Preferred Session:  Health and safety is our everyday: Outcomes of community-led Indigenous HIA

    Summary Statement: Jill Salus (MBA, BComm) is the Manager of Indigenous Relations Engagement for Coastal GasLink. Jill joined TC Energy in 2018 and has had the opportunity to work with Indigenous communities since 2012.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Joel Forrest

     

    Abstract ID# 339

    Presenting Author: Joel   Forrest

    Preferred Session:  ESG's importance in building confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Joel has held various regulatory law roles at TC Energy supporting permitting energy infrastructure projects. Joel leads the Environment, Land and Regulatory Team for the Coastal GasLink Project.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Justin Himmelright

     

    Abstract ID# 149

    Presenting Author: Justin  Himmelright

    Preferred Session:  ESG's importance in building confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Justin Himmelright, Vice President Sustainability at Skeena Resources, is a management professional with over 25 years’ experience securing social license and environmental permits for industry.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Kaviq Kaluraq

     

    Abstract ID# 616

    Presenting Author: Kaviq  Kaluraq

    Preferred Session:  Best practices in interpretation and implementation of the UNDRIP

    Summary Statement: Many Board practices and procedures align with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.The perspective from the Board�s Chairperson will be based on actual experience.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Key environmental auditing effectiveness assumptions: building confidence

     

    Abstract ID# 382

    Presenting Author: Theunis  Meyer

    Preferred Session:  Compliance and enforcement of impact assessment decisions

    Summary Statement: Key assumptions for environmental auditing effectiveness should be considered in refining post-decision-making good governance principles and best practices and facilitate confidence in EIA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Kitselas Community Wellbeing Initiative

     

    Abstract ID# 167

    Presenting Author: Susan  Kelly

    Preferred Session:  Health and safety is our everyday: Outcomes of community-led Indigenous HIA

    Summary Statement: Susan Kelly, Executive Director, Community and Social Innovation Branch, Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Land Access, Displacement and Resettlement Management at Anglo American

     

    Abstract ID# 402

    Presenting Author: Karien  Lotter-Dogru

    Preferred Session:  Game-changer: Social performance and community health & safety in Anglo American

    Summary Statement: The presentation covers three key aspects of Anglo’s approach to LADAR management, namely integration, governance, and climate change considerations. Lessons learnt and material risks are discussed.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Land Acquisition Impact Assessment and Management of Public Works in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 13

    Presenting Author: Kenji  OGURA |  Coauthor(s):  Yuichi SUWA

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

    Summary Statement: The Land Acquisition Impact Assessment and Management for public works (LAIAM) has been introduced as a social impact assessment in Japan. LAIAM helps resettlement mitigation by utilizing GIS.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Learning from biodiversity offsets implementation within eThekwini Municipality (Durban), South Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 319

    Presenting Author: Sabelo B  Nkosi |  Coauthor(s):  Francois Retief

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: BO cases studies from eThekwini Municipality conformed to three out of eleven best practice principles. The timing of the BO introduction negatively influenced outcomes.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Learning from traditional medicine and spiritual beliefs to transform impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 188

    Presenting Author: Angeles  Mendoza Sammet

    Preferred Session:  Integrating intangible and spiritual values in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Practitioners need to reflect on how to transform impact assessment to better analyze and mitigate impacts on intangible cultural and spiritual values

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Lessons in Local Content Initiatives from the Fruta del Norte Mine

     

    Abstract ID# 112

    Presenting Author: Nathan  Monash

    Preferred Session:  Implementation of local content programs: From policies to results

    Summary Statement: This session will address the lessons learned from local content initiatives at the Fruta del Norte Mine in Ecuador.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Let’s make human rights fashionable: due diligence in global supply chains

     

    Abstract ID# 364

    Presenting Author: Dana  Stefov

    Preferred Session:  Mandatory human rights due diligence: New policies for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: What if companies were legally required to assess their human rights impacts? Oxfam explores how mandatory human rights due diligence can uphold rights and end poverty wages globally.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Limitations of Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment in Ghana as a Transferred Policy Tool

     

    Abstract ID# 254

    Presenting Author: Aaron  Asante-Addai

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Confidence in Impact Assessment could draw from incorporating indigenous knowledge, concepts and practices into policies and regulations to build trust and enrich participation

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Linking sediment DNA and past metal exposure to assess impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 392

    Presenting Author: Richard  Goulet |  Coauthor(s):  Sean Langley ,   Jesse   Vermaire

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: We investigated if we could link changes in sediment DNA and metal profiles in sediments

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Links between ESIA reports quality, public participation and social acceptability of geothermal projects: In case of nine projects in East-Africa (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya)

     

    Abstract ID# 67

    Presenting Author: Abdek  M.ABDI |  Coauthor(s):  Takehiko Murayama ,   Shigeo   Nishikizawa ,   Kulip Suwanteep

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to analyze the links between ESIA reports quality, level of public participation, and social acceptability of geothermal energy projects of three East-African countries.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • LNG Canada�s CLISMP program implementation: A work in progress

     

    Abstract ID# 618

    Presenting Author: Frank  Bohlken |  Coauthor(s):  Nina Arvanitidis

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: Overview of the lessons learned to-date from the implementation of LNG Canada�s CLISMP plan: a comprehensive socio-community monitoring program for a major industrial development project.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Local Content Policies and Action in the Extractive Sector

     

    Abstract ID# 408

    Presenting Author: Jeanne  Ellis |  Coauthor(s):  Louise Flynn

    Preferred Session:  Implementation of local content programs: From policies to results

    Summary Statement: This presentation will explain different local content policies globally, discussing how ESIA practitioners can address them during the ESIA process and design and implement effective programs.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Local Tiering in the US: Lessons Learned in New York State and New York City

     

    Abstract ID# 125

    Presenting Author: Peter  Liebowitz

    Preferred Session:  Good practices of tiering SEA and EIA: How to make it happen?

    Summary Statement: The presentation will look at local and state applications of EIA Tiering in the US by using examples from New York State

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mainstreaming Safeguards into Procurement: Lessons from Nigeria

     

    Abstract ID# 45

    Presenting Author: Adeolu  Ojo |  Coauthor(s):  Mbianyor Bakia

    Preferred Session:  Best practices governance principles for EsIA compliance and enforcement

    Summary Statement: Streamlining safeguards into the procurement process can foster project sustainability in the long run

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Maintenance of stakeholder engagement

     

    Abstract ID# 384

    Presenting Author: Simon  Catchpole

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED: Why does stakeholder engagement matter for impact assessments in LAC?

    Summary Statement: Stakeholder engagement is necessary for socio-environmental approval of an enterprize, but also for the maintenance of that approval - see the Veladero cyanide release case study.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Making IA Governance Principles Functional in Ghana through Effective Institutional Collaboration

     

    Abstract ID# 437

    Presenting Author: Yaw  Amoyaw-Osei

    Preferred Session:  Best practices governance principles for EsIA compliance and enforcement

    Summary Statement: The paper explores how lack of functional institutional collaboration denying best practice governance principles for IA compliance/enforcement could be fixed in Ghana and to benefit other countries.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Managing Socio-economic Effects During Major Project Construction

     

    Abstract ID# 217

    Presenting Author: Sian  Weaver

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: Moving beyond impact assessment, this paper focuses on implementation of socio-economic regulatory requirements and managing issues during construction including monitoring, engaging and reporting.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Manito Aki Inakonigaawin - History and Overview

     

    Abstract ID# 611

    Presenting Author: George  Kakeway

    Preferred Session:  Manito Aki Inakonigaawin and the Harmonized Impact Assessment Model

    Summary Statement:

    Come learn about the history of the Manito Aki Inakonigaawin (the Great Earth Law).

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Manito Aki Inakonigaawin - The Highway17 Project

     

    Abstract ID# 613

    Presenting Author: Somia  Sadiq

    Preferred Session:  Manito Aki Inakonigaawin and the Harmonized Impact Assessment Model

    Summary Statement: Application of the Manito Aki Inakonigaawin to the Twinning of the TransCanada highway and creation of an Indigenous-led award-winning model for Impact Assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Manito Aki Inakonigawin - Treaty Rights & Application

     

    Abstract ID# 612

    Presenting Author: Lucas  King

    Preferred Session:  Manito Aki Inakonigaawin and the Harmonized Impact Assessment Model

    Summary Statement:

    Application of the Manito Aki Inakonigaawin to successful partnerships in Treaty #3 Territory. 

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mapping biodiversity patterns for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) using remote sensing

     

    Abstract ID# 95

    Presenting Author: Pablo  Pérez Chaves

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: It is possible to map biodiversity patterns for EIAs at local scales by combining biological field data, satellite images and machine learning.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mapping the engagement approach to changing stakeholders expectations

     

    Abstract ID# 92

    Presenting Author: Susan   Joyce

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED: Why does stakeholder engagement matter for impact assessments in LAC?

    Summary Statement: Community expectations are changing at a rapid pace around the world, and in Latin America. There is no way to be effective without a respectful approach to and deep understanding of stakeholders.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Marla Orenstein - President of IAIA

     

    Abstract ID# 333

    Presenting Author: Marla  Orenstein

    Preferred Session:  Leadership in IA is strategic for increased confidence

    Summary Statement: Marla Orenstein, President of IAIA, will be a part of this panel.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Meaningful and Inclusive Stakeholder Engagement in Areas with a High Risk of Retaliation

     

    Abstract ID# 505

    Presenting Author: Angela  Miller

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED: Why does stakeholder engagement matter for impact assessments in LAC?

    Summary Statement: This paper focuses on advising companies on how to carry out meaningful stakeholder engagement in areas with a high risk of retaliation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Meaningful participation in early planning: observations from Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 133

    Presenting Author: Anna  Johnston |  Coauthor(s):  John Sinclair

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: This paper will explore best practices on meaningful public engagement in early IA planning, and compare those principles to experience under BC and Canada’s new processes.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Meaningful Participation in Social Impact Assessment Process: From Ticking the Boxes to Operationalizing a Customized Approach

     

    Abstract ID# 597

    Presenting Author: Quy Nghi  Nguyen

    Preferred Session:  Meaningful participation: Defining this key to IA success and confidence

    Summary Statement: Requirements on stakeholder engagement and consultation are hardly applied in full-fledged. Our presentation demonstrates factors contributing to meaningful participation in social impact management.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Methodological integration for increased resilience: Lessons for SIA guidance from DRA

     

    Abstract ID# 124

    Presenting Author: Leandri  Kruger |  Coauthor(s):  Luke Sandham ,   Dewald   Van Niekerk

    Preferred Session:  SIA’s role in enhancing participation for DRR in recovery and development

    Summary Statement: Comparisons between South African SIA and DRA methodological guidance suggest potential opportunities for methodological integration, leading to improved SIA practice and enhancing social resilience.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Micro and macro considerations in jointly regulated Impact Assessments in British Columbia, Canada.

     

    Abstract ID# 401

    Presenting Author: Jeff  Rempel

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: IA themes, such as culture, sustainability, Gender Based Analysis Plus (GBA+), and consideration of the Ecosystem Approach are now, more than ever, deeply woven into IA requirements.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mine closure planning in Colombia: anticipating regional, post-coal futures

     

    Abstract ID# 482

    Presenting Author: Gillian  Gregory |  Coauthor(s):  Rosa Estefania Peña

    Preferred Session:  Closure planning: The value of public and Indigenous voices

    Summary Statement: We illustrate recent, collaborative, cross-sectoral work to anticipate and plan for the socioeconomic effects of thermal coal mine closure in northern Colombia.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mining liabilities in Chile Towards a National Law

     

    Abstract ID# 161

    Presenting Author: Stephanie   Mesías |  Coauthor(s):  Nataly De La Fuente

    Preferred Session:  Closure planning: The value of public and Indigenous voices

    Summary Statement: Mining activity has boosted worldwide economic, however, the growth in mineral exploitation has generated remnants that continue to impact on the ecosystem even after mining operations are closed

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mining projects contribution to large-scale conservation of high Andean meadows

     

    Abstract ID# 316

    Presenting Author: Nicolas   Cohen |  Coauthor(s):  Patricio Olivares ,   Sabrina   Galli ,   Franco Curadelli ,   Francisco Corvalán & Gustavo Rios

    Preferred Session:  From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Propose restoration initiatives based on viverization of Andean meadows, to improve knowledge, and also involve stakeholders in the conservation process, such as local agricultural schools.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mitigation Hierarchy upside-down in Brazilian Impact Assessment processes

     

    Abstract ID# 500

    Presenting Author: Evandro Mateus   Moretto |  Coauthor(s):  Silvia Sayuri Mandai ,   Alexandre Toshiro   Igari ,   Marcelo Marini Pereira Souza

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: We analyze how mitigation hierarchy is considered in Impact Assessment, interpreting the results considering the prevalence of the economic perspective over the environmental prevention principle

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Mitigation hierarchy: a mechanism to support biodiversity conservation in Mozambique, Eastern Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 340

    Presenting Author: Denise  Nicolau |  Coauthor(s):  Amrei von Hase

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: Application of the Mitigation hierarchy, including biodiversity offsets, in Mozambique: Improving policy, developing tools, testing practice to support alignment with overarching biodiversity goals.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Modelling Cumulative Effects on Adams Lake Indian Band Territory

     

    Abstract ID# 602

    Presenting Author: Dave  Nordquist

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous-specific cumulative effects assessment methodologies

    Summary Statement: The presentation will consider how Adams Lake Indian Band has utilized different Cumulative Effects models to communicate the impacts of cumulative effects on their Territory to government, proponents

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Monitoring programs for environmental compliance of projects in ESIA.

     

    Abstract ID# 301

    Presenting Author: Gino  Araya |  Coauthor(s):  Juan E. Johnson

    Preferred Session:  Best practices governance principles for EsIA compliance and enforcement

    Summary Statement: The work shows the results of the experience of the use of technology in the analysis of the behavior of environmental variables for the correction in the implementation of mitigation measures.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • N/A

     

    Abstract ID# 403

    Presenting Author: Maniksaq  Baumgartner

    Preferred Session:  Participation in impact assessment strengthens communities

    Summary Statement: Perspectives on the experience of Indigenous communities in resource development and impact assessment, drawn from Shell's Arctic exploration venture in Alaska.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Nathan Braun

     

    Abstract ID# 148

    Presenting Author: Nathan  Braun

    Preferred Session:  ESG's importance in building confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Nathan Braun, Partner at ERM Canada, spent over 20 years as a regulator, most recently as the BC Environmental Assessment Office’s Executive Project Director for Mining, and previously for Oil & Gas.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Navigating Fieldwork and Training Through the Pandemic and Gaza Crisis

     

    Abstract ID# 104

    Presenting Author: Fraser  Wilkinson

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: I will discuss how the pandemic and the crisis in Gaza impacted our working practices and my own progression with a focus on lessons learned throughout.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • NCORPORATING EMISSIONS REDUCTION INTO PROJECT PLANNING: LESSONS FROM THE LAGOS WATERWAYS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN NIGERIA

     

    Abstract ID# 176

    Presenting Author: Kayode  Khalidson |  Coauthor(s):  Adeolu Ojo

    Preferred Session:  Best practice of integrating GHG emissions into project assessments

    Summary Statement: GHG emissions reduction from optimization of waterways transportation in Lagos, Nigeria

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Need to relook at the Boundaries of Impact Assessment on Linear Projects using NEWMAP Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 436

    Presenting Author: Philip  Echiegu

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: Discussing implementation experience on linear projects to help improve safeguard studies on Bank-funded projects

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • NEPA Beyond 50 - EIA for Renewable Infrastructure Investment

     

    Abstract ID# 514

    Presenting Author: Edward  Boling

    Preferred Session:  The 50th anniversary of NEPA: Lessons learned and future challenges

    Summary Statement: This paper will evaluate the role of the Council on Environmental Quality, the Permitting Council, and agency leadership in delivering environmental review of renewable energy infrastructure projects.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • NEPA's revolutionary potential and impact: building communities, not copycats

     

    Abstract ID# 91

    Presenting Author: Kenneth  Weiner

    Preferred Session:  The 50th anniversary of NEPA: Lessons learned and future challenges

    Summary Statement: Timely lessons learned about effective policies, partnerships, and participation from 50 years' experience with NEPA will be presented from the perspective of being 'present at the creation' of EIA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • New Remote Technologies for SEA in Asia: Maritime Heritage and Beyond

     

    Abstract ID# 312

    Presenting Author: Justin  Bedard |  Coauthor(s):  Emlen Myers

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

    Summary Statement: The continued growth of offshore wind energy in Asia presents the need and opportunity for incorporating maritime heritage and advancements in marine remote sensing technologies into SEAs.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • New! An IP Participation & Partnership Paradigm

     

    Abstract ID# 30

    Presenting Author: Greg  Guldin

    Preferred Session:  Participation in impact assessment strengthens communities

    Summary Statement: Moving beyond participation to partnership in impact assessment and implementation, the Indigenous Peoples Participation & Partnership Paradigm details a strategy to achieve social license and FPIC.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Northern Ireland Capacity-Building: EIA + Environmental Governance Program

     

    Abstract ID# 238

    Presenting Author: Josh  Fothergill |  Coauthor(s):  Brian Gorman

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Reporting on the first two years of Northern Ireland's EIA capacity-building program, enhancing a planning system that returned to local council control from long-term centralized system in 2015.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Offshore wind energy: how to “keep the wind green”?

     

    Abstract ID# 305

    Presenting Author: Cristiano  Vilardo |  Coauthor(s):  Laura Viana

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Offshore wind energy is key for the energy transition but can yield impacts if not properly managed. Introducing environmental assessment early in the process is key to "keep the wind green".

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Operational NBS catalogue to easily implement NBS in TotalEnergies’ projects

     

    Abstract ID# 328

    Presenting Author: Thomas   Merzi |  Coauthor(s):  Claude-Henri CHAINEAU ,   Steven   DICKINSON ,   Stephan PLISSON SAUNE

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: TotalEnergies has developed an operational NBS catalogue. This catalogue allows project engineers and architects to dive in NBS as alternative or hybrid primary solutions to conventional approaches.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Optimization for Small-scale Mining in Peru

     

    Abstract ID# 421

    Presenting Author: Fatih  Aranoglu |  Coauthor(s):  Tulay Flamand ,   Sebnem   Duzgun ,   Nicole Smith ,   Gerardo Martinez

    Preferred Session:  Confidence building through engagement in alternative assessments

    Summary Statement: We examine formal and under formalization small-scale surface mines in Ananea, Peru. We simulate the mining processes via system dynamics modeling and build an optimization model for optimal decisions

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Organised reasoning - lessons from Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 171

    Presenting Author: Lachlan  Wilkinson

    Preferred Session:  Sharing steps to improve IA by using stronger argument and reasoning

    Summary Statement: This presentation will summarise experience in Australia with organised reasoning training courses and implementation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Overview and Suggestions for the Future of Using Stronger Arguments in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 71

    Presenting Author: Glenn  Brown

    Preferred Session:  Sharing steps to improve IA by using stronger argument and reasoning

    Summary Statement: Closing summary after a panel from different organizations address their experiences with training for and implementing tools for building stronger arguments and clearer writing in the IA process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Panelist

     

    Abstract ID# 54

    Presenting Author: Monique  Chatterton

    Preferred Session:  Sharing steps to improve IA by using stronger argument and reasoning

    Summary Statement: Major Projects Manager, Major Projects Yukon, Executive Council Office, Government of Yukon

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • PARTICIPATORY FOREST MANAGEMENT AND FOREST CONSERVATION OUTCOMES, WIRE FOREST IN KENYA

     

    Abstract ID# 68

    Presenting Author: BENARD  ADWAR |  Coauthor(s):  NIL NIL

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The implementation of the PFM could lead to good environmental, social and economic impacts; Forest management outcomes can include sustainable forest and / or forest resources and improved forest.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Participatory processes for Indigenous Peoples

     

    Abstract ID# 240

    Presenting Author: Juan  Martinez

    Preferred Session:  Participation in impact assessment strengthens communities

    Summary Statement: Participatory impact assessment processes are a key for designing projects in a culturally appropriate manner that promotes long term sustainability of indigenous peoples development

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Paulo E. Cardoso

     

    Abstract ID# 300

    Presenting Author: Paulo  Cardoso

    Preferred Session:  Towards a consensus in wind energy decision-making under uncertainty

    Summary Statement: Paulo E. Cardoso BE Bioinsight & ECOA Portugal

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Perspectives on Indigenous Monitoring and Relationship Building

     

    Abstract ID# 517

    Presenting Author: Chris  Loewen |  Coauthor(s):  Carleen Thomas ,   Marc   Pauze ,   Kathryn Eagles

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous and stakeholder involvement in post-decision activities

    Summary Statement: This discussion explores Indigenous and federal regulatory perspectives around the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion and the associated Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Planning Early for Roads and Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire, Ontario

     

    Abstract ID# 108

    Presenting Author: Cheryl   Chetkiewicz |  Coauthor(s):  Justina Ray

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: We consider early planning experiences such as engagement, timelines, and responses to issues raised for road projects and the regional assessment of the Ring of Fire.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Planning for a Better Greener Future

     

    Abstract ID# 267

    Presenting Author: Peter  Nelson

    Preferred Session:  Planning for a greener future? The role of impact assessment

    Summary Statement: SEA principles are used to examine the impacts of human development on the Global Environment, and the resulting social and economic effects.Three scenarios for the future are presented.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Policy Frameworks for Strategic and Regional Assessments under the Impact Assessment Act

     

    Abstract ID# 141

    Presenting Author: Carla   Gomez Wichtendahl |  Coauthor(s):  Kevin Blair

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Legislation, regulation, and policy for IA: New developments

    Summary Statement: A presentation on the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada’s policy frameworks for regional and strategic assessment under the Impact Assessment Act.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Policy making and the effectiveness of coercion under the “hard” and “soft” regulations

     

    Abstract ID# 127

    Presenting Author: Scarlett  TANNOUS |  Coauthor(s):  Myriam MERAD ,   Jan   HAYES

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: Between soft and hard regulation, the effectiveness of policies can be assessed differently. Thus, the coercive role and perception in ensuring policy effectiveness in each case is to be investigated.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Possibility and challenges on revised national strategy against climate change

     

    Abstract ID# 258

    Presenting Author: Takehiko  Murayama

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

    Summary Statement: This paper will discuss the possibility to promote more suitable constructions of renewable energy facilities and the challenges in Japan.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Power relations in Environmental Assessment: a conceptual framework towards Sustainability

     

    Abstract ID# 136

    Presenting Author: Alexandra  Polido

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Conceptualizes how power relations affect EA for sustainability using 3 dimensions power with (cooperation/learning), power to (resistance/empowerment) and power over (coercion/manipulation).

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Prior work of environmental Impact assessment in power lines projects

     

    Abstract ID# 314

    Presenting Author: annie  prince

    Preferred Session:  Confidence building through engagement in alternative assessments

    Summary Statement: Exploration of solutions to integrate natural and human considerations at the electrical grid planning stage to reduce the impacts and improve the social acceptability of power lines projects

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Professional Registration for Impact Assessment (IA) practitioners across the globe: The South African Story

     

    Abstract ID# 619

    Presenting Author: Jacqui   Hex |  Coauthor(s):  Snowy Makhudu

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: The paper profiles the progress made on the South African journey towards enhancing professionalism in environmental assessment practice through the regulated registration of EAPs and aims to share lessons learned.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Professional Registration for Impact Assessment (IA) practitioners across the globe: The South African Story.

     

    Abstract ID# 272

    Presenting Author: Jacqui  Hex |  Coauthor(s):  Snowy Makhudu

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: The paper profiles the progress made on the South African journey towards enhancing professionalism in environmental assessment practice through the regulated registration of EAPs and aims to share le

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Programmatic identification and management of cultural heritage in support of better planning

     

    Abstract ID# 433

    Presenting Author: Christopher  Polglase

    Preferred Session:  Cultural and natural heritage as critical components of SEA

    Summary Statement: In this paper I will discuss programmatic management of cultural heritage in the U.S. and for U.S. agencies.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Progress and challenges in requiring federal impact assessments of high-carbon projects in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 50

    Presenting Author: Stephen  Hazell

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

    Summary Statement: Canada's new law requires that climate impacts be considered in impact assessments; however, the law applies to far fewer projects than previously, thus limiting the benefits of the law.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Protection of Wild Animals or Human Beings? A glance at the conflict between Uganda Wild Life Authority and the Indigenous People over Natural Resources Access and Management around Mt Elgon of Uganda

     

    Abstract ID# 309

    Presenting Author: Anne  Kyokuhaire Muchwampaka |  Coauthor(s):  Adrine Kibabazi ,   Ruth   Muchwampaka ,   Tom Ogwang

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: Development projects affects Indigenous peoples in various ways by rendering them landless and losing their livelihoods.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • PSYCHO-SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

     

    Abstract ID# 627

    Presenting Author: Will  Rifkin |  Coauthor(s):  Cathy Banwell

    Preferred Session:  Theories and concepts to build confidence in psycho-social impact assessment

    Summary Statement:

    This paper provides an overview of the history and current status of PSIA in impact assessment along with options for bolstering theory and enhancing practice.  The paper and the session are supported by members of an emerging PSIA special interest group that others are welcome to join. 

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Psycho-Social Impacts from Export Infrastructure Failure: Insights for IA

     

    Abstract ID# 243

    Presenting Author: Anne  Junod |  Coauthor(s):  Jeffrey Jacquet

    Preferred Session:  Theories and concepts to build confidence in psycho-social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Psycho-social impacts (PSIs) associated with oil train export infrastructure failure are reviewed with recommendations for mixed methods approaches to measuring PSIs.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Public Participation and Involvement in the EIAs for Uganda's Manufacturing, Oil and Gas Sectors

     

    Abstract ID# 177

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

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Good provisions for public participation and involvement in the EIA legal and regulatory framework does not guarantee effective and meaningful participation and involvement in the EIA

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Public participation in Environmental Impact Assessment: acceptance of the impact.

     

    Abstract ID# 36

    Presenting Author: Héctor  Mosquera

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This paper presents the results of exploratory research related to the attributes assigned to environmental impacts and according to a qualitative assessment methodology.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Public Participation in IA- Experiences from Nepal

     

    Abstract ID# 173

    Presenting Author: Milan  Dahal

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Experiences from Nepal, regarding public participation in the impact assessment, concluding that the achieving meaningful consultation is a journey without a finish line.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Public Participation in impact assessment – Applying lessons learned to meaningful engagement post-COVID

     

    Abstract ID# 225

    Presenting Author: Rebecca  D'Onofrio |  Coauthor(s):  Marylene Cormier

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada discusses its approach to implementing meaningful public participation in federal IAs during the COVID-19 pandemic, and lessons learned for the future.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Public Trust and Confidence in Environmental Assessments of Mining Projects in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 17

    Presenting Author: E.Deniz  YAYLACI

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: The paper presents transparency and accountability risks affecting public trust and confidence in mining EAs in Ontario, British Columbia and Yukon in Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Qualitative methods for sustainability-oriented next generation IA

     

    Abstract ID# 53

    Presenting Author: Heidi  Walker |  Coauthor(s):  Jenny Pope ,   John   Sinclair ,   Project Core Team

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: This presentation explores the range of qualitative methods available for sustainability-oriented next generation IA, with an emphasis on best practice considerations.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Quantifying SDOH using qualitative inputs and structural equation modeling

     

    Abstract ID# 398

    Presenting Author: Laurens  Reumers |  Coauthor(s):  Henk Hilderink ,   Marleen   Bekker ,   Niels Hameleers ,   Maria Jansen & Dirk Ruwaard

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: This study demonstrates a way in which health effects of, and impacts of interventions on, SDOH can be quantified and estimated using qualitative inputs and structural equation modeling.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Rebuilding the sustainable transport hierarchy in partnership using HIA

     

    Abstract ID# 96

    Presenting Author: Margaret  Douglas |  Coauthor(s):  Ali Macdonald ,   Joanna   Teuton

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Partnership between transport policy makers, public health and other stakeholders using health impact assessment to support healthy sustainable transport policy.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reconceptualizing Cumulative Effects through Indigenous Knowledge systems.

     

    Abstract ID# 478

    Presenting Author: Lawrence  Ignace

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment innovations in Western and Northern Canada

    Summary Statement: Reconceptualizing of cumulative effects using Indigenous Knowledge systems is the emphasis of my PhD thesis. I will be building off various Indigenous specific methodologies for how cumulative effects

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reconciling net value in social impact assessment and monitoring

     

    Abstract ID# 351

    Presenting Author: Jesse  O'Brien |  Coauthor(s):  Kent Gustavson

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: An exploration of the motivation, approach and direction for a net value lens in social impact assessment and socio-economic monitoring for major resource development projects in Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reducing project impacts on vulnerable people

     

    Abstract ID# 128

    Presenting Author: Jeroen  de Zeeuw

    Preferred Session:  What’s hot in social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The standard project approach to vulnerable groups does little for their well-being. How to better involve vulnerable people in project planning and put them at the centre of support programs?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Regional Cumulative Effects Assessment in Canada: Innovations in Practice

     

    Abstract ID# 376

    Presenting Author: Jill  Blakley

    Preferred Session:  Handbook of Cumulative Impact Assessment: Highlights and insights from contributing authors

    Summary Statement: Regional cumulative effects assessment initiatives have proliferated in Canada over the past 20 years. The scope of practice is presented with innovations for cumulative effects practice highlighted.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Regulatory Risk Management in Multi-Country Impact Assessments: The Case of Subsea Fiber Optic Cable Projects.

     

    Abstract ID# 47

    Presenting Author: Silvia  Yanez

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: Best practices from subsea fiber optic cable projects successfully installed in Latin America by using risk assessment as a tool for managing IA regulatory drivers of change in multiple countries.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reinforcing Green and Resilient Recovery using ESF

     

    Abstract ID# 375

    Presenting Author: Josefo  Tuyor |  Coauthor(s):  Andrew Zakharenka

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Fostering partnerships for green resilient development

    Summary Statement: The presentation will summarize World Bank Group’s framework for supporting green, resilient, and inclusive development (GRID) using the Environment and Social Framework (ESF).

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Requirements for Effective Indigenous Participation in Project Decision Making

     

    Abstract ID# 90

    Presenting Author: Ciaran  O'Faircheallaigh

    Preferred Session:  Beyond consent: Embedding Indigenous decision making in extractive projects

    Summary Statement: Professor of Politics and Public Policy, Griffith University, Brisbane

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Responding to SIA guidelines in legacy mining projects

     

    Abstract ID# 257

    Presenting Author: John  Burton |  Coauthor(s):  Nick Bainton

    Preferred Session:  (How) can SIA guidelines really make a difference?

    Summary Statement: We discuss the challenge of bringing modern social impact approaches to mining projects started decades ago. We focus on how agreements have evolved to cope with new expectations and requirements.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Review of the Assessment of Positive Effects

     

    Abstract ID# 386

    Presenting Author: Lyle  Thompson |  Coauthor(s):  Robin Sydneysmith

    Preferred Session:  Are we positive? Is IA prepared to implement positive effects requirements?

    Summary Statement: Summary of an Impact Assessment Agency of Canada funded study to document examples of the assessment of positive effects to inform policy and improve practice under the Impact Assessment Act.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Reviewing Trends in Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence

     

    Abstract ID# 134

    Presenting Author: Irit  Tamir

    Preferred Session:  Mandatory human rights due diligence: New policies for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This presentation will cover various regulations in place related to mandatory human rights due diligence and what it means for impact assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Risks and realities of implementing regulatory conditions on Design-Build/P3 projects

     

    Abstract ID# 356

    Presenting Author: Amber  Ashenhurst

    Preferred Session:  Compliance and enforcement of impact assessment decisions

    Summary Statement: The risks and reality of implementing meaningful project conditions in real-world construction can break a project. How practical are current best-practice requirements?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Role of NbS in ecosystem service impact mitigation

     

    Abstract ID# 253

    Presenting Author: Marco  Gutierrez

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Using a SEA case study, we explore ways in which the impacts of urban development plans on ecosystem services supply and demand can be analyzed, and the potential role of NbS in mitigating impacts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ROLE OF SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN AFRICA FISHERIES SECTOR

     

    Abstract ID# 228

    Presenting Author: IBIFUBARA  JOSHUA OKOSEIMIEMA |  Coauthor(s):  FRIDAY NJAYA ,   ISHMAEL   B.M. KOSAMU

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: SIA is an important decision making tool that has been used in fishery policy management to bring positive impacts on community livelihood by income generation, employment and promoting gender roles.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Rural Farmers’ sensitivity to Climate Change impact and their resilience strategies in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

     

    Abstract ID# 499

    Presenting Author: Prince Chinedu  Mmom |  Coauthor(s):  Meelubari Kpang

    Preferred Session:  Environment + social impacts of nature conservancy and climate initiatives

    Summary Statement: The way rural farmers perceive the concept of Climate Change has significant implication for Climate Change planning and adaptation for sustainable Development in the Country.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SATOAYAMA Bank: The First Case of Biodiversity Bank Establishment in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 490

    Presenting Author: Takafumi  Kawamura |  Coauthor(s):  Akira Tanaka

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: In order to solve the problems of biodiversity offsetting in Japan, Tsubaki TC Satoyama Bank, Japan's first biodiversity bank, has been established.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Scoping in a complex world: an appeal for a broad focus? Lessons learned from the Netherlands

     

    Abstract ID# 357

    Presenting Author: Gisa  Vos |  Coauthor(s):  Paul Eijssen ,   Hanneke   Koedijk

    Preferred Session:  Good practices of tiering SEA and EIA: How to make it happen?

    Summary Statement: Scoping in a complex world - urging for more integration of social/economic themes? Scoping process in the Netherlands from a higher level of abstraction (SEA) to the project level (EIA).

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SDGs and Historical Review of Impact Assessment in Japan

     

    Abstract ID# 170

    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.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SDGs as sustainability targets in EA: The consultant perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 40

    Presenting Author: Emilia  Ravn Boess

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: This paper unfolds how an integration of SDGs in EA builds confidence in the direction of project/plan development and the consultant’s ‘spaces for action’ in implementing SDGs in practice.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Sector-wide impact assessments: lessons from SWIA for hybrid human rights impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 477

    Presenting Author: Tulika  Bansal

    Preferred Session:  Unusual bed fellows: Thinking of a hybrid impact assessment 

    Summary Statement: This presentation describes the concept of sector-wide impact assessment (SWIA) and how it could inspire and elements could help overcome challenges that exist in company or community-led HRIAs

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Seedling production as a tool for resocialization

     

    Abstract ID# 464

    Presenting Author: Leandro  Abrahão |  Coauthor(s):  Felipe Tieppo ,   Karina   Barbosa ,   Andressa Oliveira ,   Nathalia Pires & José Almir

    Preferred Session:  Including nature-based solutions in project design and impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The productive chain of forest restoration can be a tool for the re-socialization of the prison community and contribute to the public system for the reintroduction of these people into society.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Shades of green: Improving the language describing disturbed sites

     

    Abstract ID# 56

    Presenting Author: Chuck  Hubert

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: Better language is needed to describe �brownfield� sites that are healing. Early engagement can assist proponents in identifying uses of disturbed sites when considering project siting alternatives.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Sharing Stewardship: A model of collaboration for Environmental Assessment between the Government of Canada and the Cree Nation Government

     

    Abstract ID# 82

    Presenting Author: Erica  Guth |  Coauthor(s):  Véronique Lalande

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: A presentation on the collaboration in the implementation of an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Cree Nation Government for environmental assessments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Shifting Baselines in EIA - A Global Baseline Analysis

     

    Abstract ID# 204

    Presenting Author: Olga  Vdov |  Coauthor(s):  Michelle Portman

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Bridging the gap between the theory and practice of IA

    Summary Statement: How is the baseline defined by EIA Guidelines around the globe and why does it matter? A fresh view on EIA theory

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Shifts in Resource Management: Collaboration on Cumulative Effects

     

    Abstract ID# 163

    Presenting Author: Carley  Coccola |  Coauthor(s):  Maya Paul

    Preferred Session:  More collaboration...better results

    Summary Statement: Collaborative initiatives are helping to shift the understanding and appreciation of First Nations roles in resource management and decision-making.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SIA for a community led housing strategy

     

    Abstract ID# 113

    Presenting Author: Nick  Taylor |  Coauthor(s):  Mike Mackay

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: SIA supported a local, community-led housing strategy, assembling data on housing provision and issues, and helped to identify priority actions, employing a co-production of knowledge ethos.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SIA role in projects knowledge and governance for recovery and resilience

     

    Abstract ID# 79

    Presenting Author: Angelo Jonas  Imperiale

    Preferred Session:  SIA’s role in enhancing participation for DRR in recovery and development

    Summary Statement: Drawing on literature review and action research we reflect on Social Impact Assessment role in enhancing the knowledge and governance of projects towards achieving DRR, resilience and sustainability.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Sites of Indigenous Significance: Protecting Indigenous Interests

     

    Abstract ID# 377

    Presenting Author: Kathryn  Eagles |  Coauthor(s):  Marc Pauzé

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper presents Sites of Indigenous Significance as an important advancement in regulatory oversight of energy projects, including impact assessments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social License to Operate, participation and vulnerability in mining territories: an analysis of the evolution of social aspects in mine closure processes.

     

    Abstract ID# 352

    Presenting Author: Adriano  Pimenta |  Coauthor(s):  Jacques Demajorovic

    Preferred Session:  Closure planning: The value of public and Indigenous voices

    Summary Statement: This study identifies three main analytical categories emerge from the literature for a mine closure process considering the social dimension: Social License to Operate, engagement and vulnerability.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Social Way Learning: Embedding Social Performance Across Anglo American

     

    Abstract ID# 388

    Presenting Author: Lauren  Vopni

    Preferred Session:  Game-changer: Social performance and community health & safety in Anglo American

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss key insights into social performance skill and competency development gathered through the Anglo American Social Way 3.0 Learning Programme.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Socio-cultural element to land use planning and its challenges in application

     

    Abstract ID# 100

    Presenting Author: Gwen  Bridge

    Preferred Session:  Socio-economic and environmental assessments for modernized land use plans

    Summary Statement: Incorporating indigenous socio cultural impacts analysis methodologies requires a deeper understanding of the indigenous decision making and legal orders related to interactions with the earth.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Socioeconomic Impact of Road-Development-induced Displacement: Empirical Evidence form Da Nang - Quang Ngai Expressway, Vietnam

     

    Abstract ID# 101

    Presenting Author: Ghulam Dastgir  Khan |  Coauthor(s):  Nguyen Thi Kieu Oanh ,   Yuichiro   Yoshida`

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: This study uses regression discontinuity design to estimate the impacts of road-development-induced displacement on households social and economic characteristics.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Socioeconomic Net Outcome Model: Hierarchy of Controls and Sustainable Opportunity Realization

     

    Abstract ID# 264

    Presenting Author: Chris  Sunderland

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: The socioeconomic net outcome model is a tool for concurrently examining the positive and negative attributes of a project effect individually or as a collection or series of interconnected effects.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SOLAR ENERGY PRODUCTION IN SPAIN, A CASE STUDY OF THE NEW LAND USE

     

    Abstract ID# 269

    Presenting Author: Miguel Ángel  Casermeiro |  Coauthor(s):  Alejandra Ezquerra ,   José Ramón   Quintana ,   Andrea García ,   José Antonio Molina & Rosario Contreras

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: Nowadays, the intensive installation of large solar photovoltaic facilities in Spain will generate global changes in traditional land use and unexpected environmental impacts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • SStakeholders’ Engagement in Impact Assessment and Management: Delta NEWMAP Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 308

    Presenting Author: Benedict  Anaro

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The results suggest that understanding the different Environmental and Social agendas of stakeholders is key performance indicator

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • St. Lawrence Cultures and Nations: a co-construction approach for better socio-cultural assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 107

    Presenting Author: Roxane  Lavoie |  Coauthor(s):  Morgan Kahentonni Phillips ,   Catherinee   Guillemette ,   Isabelle Rancourt ,   Alexandre Dumais-Dubé

    Preferred Session:  Integrating intangible and spiritual values in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: A team of researchers from Laval University and representatives from communities of 5 First Nations in Quebec co-create an innovative approach to assess socio-cultural cumulative effects of marine ves

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • St. Lawrence River Regional Assessment: Planning with Indigenous partners

     

    Abstract ID# 344

    Presenting Author: Melanie  Sanschagrin |  Coauthor(s):  Patrick Ragaz ,   Francis   Walsh ,   Erin Stapleton ,   Ross Montour

    Preferred Session:  Regional assessments: Objectives, approaches, and lessons from practice

    Summary Statement: An overview of the engagement outcomes and lessons learned to date for the St. Lawrence River Regional Assessment, highlighting how engagement with Indigenous peoples informs the planning process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Stakeholder Engagement in a Debris Management Project during Covid-19

     

    Abstract ID# 466

    Presenting Author: María Paz  Cóvolo |  Coauthor(s):  Julie Evans

    Preferred Session:  Public participation during COVID-19 in the environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This study addresses the need for comprehensive stakeholder engagement, taking as an example a emergency debris management project at a landfill (dump).

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Stakeholder engagement in Perú: Senace´s experience

     

    Abstract ID# 203

    Presenting Author: Javier  Macera

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED: Why does stakeholder engagement matter for impact assessments in LAC?

    Summary Statement: This paper describes different ways through which stakeholder engagement can be achieved, highlighting the importance of this participation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Stakeholder Involvement Does Not End at Project Approval

     

    Abstract ID# 620

    Presenting Author: Phil  Seeto

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous and stakeholder involvement in post-decision activities

    Summary Statement:

    How do you build greater trust into the assessment process? Continue the dialogue after a decision. Canada’s plans to involve Indigenous peoples and stakeholders in post-decision activities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Statistical estimation of trends in zone of influence: role of habitat selection

     

    Abstract ID# 470

    Presenting Author: John  Boulanger |  Coauthor(s):  Kim Poole ,   Anne   Gunn ,   Jan Adamczewski

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: We develop a statistical approach to estimate and explore trends in zone of influence for barren-ground caribou in relation to diamond mines in the Northwest Territories.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strategic Assessment of Climate Change under Canada’s 2019 IAA

     

    Abstract ID# 42

    Presenting Author: Christian  Reuten

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: First experiences with the Strategic Assessment of Climate Change from an ongoing provincial/federal impact assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strategic environmental and social assessment of Regional Land-use Plans

     

    Abstract ID# 434

    Presenting Author: Jean-Philippe  Waaub |  Coauthor(s):  Gilles Côté ,   Jean-François   Guay

    Preferred Session:  Regional assessments: Objectives, approaches, and lessons from practice

    Summary Statement: A Strategic environmental and social assessment process of Regional Land-Use Plans is designed using an issue-based approach and a multi-criteria and multi-actor decision support method.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment of spatial planning in Iran, A Neglected Necessity based on water crisis, Case study: Spatial planning of Fars province

     

    Abstract ID# 202

    Presenting Author: Somaieh  Samimi |  Coauthor(s):  Naghmeh Mobarghaee-Dinan

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

    Summary Statement: This article studies the necessity of mandatory SEA in Spatial plans in Iran and evaluates the spatial plan of Fars province with and without SEA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Strategic environmental assessments and offshore energy transitions

     

    Abstract ID# 325

    Presenting Author: Leah  Fusco

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper examines how SEAs have been used in offshore energy-related decisions and how they could be used to align these decisions with broader climate, sustainability, and energy transition goals.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Streamlining EIA? Bilateral agreements between governments in Australia

     

    Abstract ID# 270

    Presenting Author: Jenny  Pope

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Legislation, regulation, and policy for IA: New developments

    Summary Statement: Australia is working to streamline EIA by making states responsible for EIA under Commonwealth legislation. The implications of this for EIA in Western Australia will be discussed.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Successful Application of Impact Assessment in Anambra State of Nigeria

     

    Abstract ID# 409

    Presenting Author: Michael  Ivenso

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: We examine how the World Bank guidelines on Environmental and Social Safeguards was used to achieved amazing results under Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project in Anambra State.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Supporting proponents in preparation for the impact assessment process

     

    Abstract ID# 77

    Presenting Author: Conor  Anderson

    Preferred Session:  Planning early for next generation IA: Lessons from BC, Canada, and beyond

    Summary Statement: The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada discusses how it supports project proponents in "pre-planning" to support an effective planning phase under the Impact Assessment Act.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Supporting Training to Encourage Stronger Arguments in Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 182

    Presenting Author: Jeff  Matheson

    Preferred Session:  Sharing steps to improve IA by using stronger argument and reasoning

    Summary Statement: Jeff Matheson is an environmental consultant with Tetra Tech Canada Inc. and a director of IAIA Western and Northern Canada affiliate.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Sustainability-based guidance for assessing Canadian coal phase-out policy

     

    Abstract ID# 363

    Presenting Author: Giulia  Cricenti

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: This paper sets out an approach to sustainability-based, strategic level guidance for Canadian federal coal phase-out policy development with implications for project-level assessments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Sustainable development and EIA in Argentina: Two interrelated key points

     

    Abstract ID# 46

    Presenting Author: Ver�nica   Giberti |  Coauthor(s):  Pablo Ca�ada ,   Melina   Santomauro ,   Juan Pablo Picasso ,   Constanza Castro & Maria Laura Iacovo

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of IA in achieving sustainable development

    Summary Statement: Some of the sustainable development objectives are to eradicate poverty and promote sustainable agriculture; these two objectives are directly related to each other and to the Argentine Republic. One of the solutions is to adapt the requirements for conducting EIAs that agricultural productions need to obtain their environmental license.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tailoring Guidelines under Canada’s IAA

     

    Abstract ID# 331

    Presenting Author: Wesley  Moore

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: An overview of the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada’s approach to the development of Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines, including project experience to date under the IAA.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries Section`s Past, Present and Future: A discussion to Reboot for Enhanced Application

     

    Abstract ID# 320

    Presenting Author: Patrick  Duffy |  Coauthor(s):  Ann Pacey

    Preferred Session:  AFF Section`s past, present, and future to reboot for enhanced application

    Summary Statement: This discussion will review progress on the application of ESIA to Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries with a view to expanding the initiative launched 17 years ago. Success stories, gaps, and short comings will be featured to remove barriers to a wider application of the ESIA model.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Contribution of Resilience Assessment to Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 244

    Presenting Author: Bryan  Jenkins

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: This paper describes resilience assessment and its application to impact assessment of projects, policies, and programmes as well as its incorporation in project design.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The COVID Pandemic and Food affordability

     

    Abstract ID# 24

    Presenting Author: Kakha  NADIRADZE

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: Global Pandemic and Food Security Issues

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Customary Water Management System of BarfAndil

     

    Abstract ID# 399

    Presenting Author: Mina  Esteghamat |  Coauthor(s):  Ehsan Rajaee

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: “Barfandil” is a customary management system of water in Kormanj tribal territory to provide drinking water for the community and livestock during the summer and unexpected droughts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Duty of Care and Impact Assessment in Protected Areas

     

    Abstract ID# 102

    Presenting Author: Marie-Claude  Martel

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: Protected areas mandate requires a duty of care that, for project impact assessment, is higher than for surrounding jurisdictions, and has implications to the determinations of significance.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Efficacy of Community Stakeholder Engagement in Impact Assessment.

     

    Abstract ID# 298

    Presenting Author: Mohammed  Garba

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: The need to engage community stakeholders in IA and their involvement in implementation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The evolution of the CER’s Indigenous Monitoring Program: Lessons Learned

     

    Abstract ID# 368

    Presenting Author: Marc  Pauzé |  Coauthor(s):  Kathryn Eagles

    Preferred Session:  Modern approaches to assess and regulate energy infrastructure projects

    Summary Statement: This paper discusses the evolution of the Indigenous Monitoring Programs with emphasis on next steps and the impact to the assessment and construction phases of CER-regulated pipelines.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The extreme need to be proactive with ESIAs

     

    Abstract ID# 518

    Presenting Author: Tasman  Graham

    Preferred Session:  Streamlining EIA with pre-emptive “early” engagement: Does it work?

    Summary Statement: There is a compelling case to be proactive with environmental and social impact assessment and management planning.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Future of Free, Prior and Informed Consent

     

    Abstract ID# 33

    Presenting Author: Jay  Hartling

    Preferred Session:  Beyond consent: Embedding Indigenous decision making in extractive projects

    Summary Statement: Principal Corporate Affairs Legacy Assets BHP Canada

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The IA Practitioner’s Role: Trusted Advisor or Advocate

     

    Abstract ID# 246

    Presenting Author: Aurora  Van Buren

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: Practitioners can gain confidence amongst all participants as trusted advisors.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The implications of COVID-19 pandemic through impact on sustainable waste management: case study in Nan municipality, Thailand.

     

    Abstract ID# 261

    Presenting Author: Wilailuk  Niyommaneerat |  Coauthor(s):  Kultip Suwanteep

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

    Summary Statement: Comparative study between pre and post-Covid 19 situations which affect the sustainable waste management in Nan municipality.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The importance of pay attention to the values of ecosystem services in road and railway development projects

     

    Abstract ID# 193

    Presenting Author: Naghmeh  Mobarghaee Dinan |  Coauthor(s):  Romina sayyahnia ,   Aram   Papi

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: The planet has a complex and interconnected system that advances in technology,population growth and changing the human lifestyles have led to growthing the pressure on the biosphere. Social and eco

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Indigenous Centre for Cumulative Effects (ICCE): Etuaptmumk (Two-Eyed-Seeing), to better understand cumulative effects

     

    Abstract ID# 484

    Presenting Author: Paul-Antoine  Cardin |  Coauthor(s):  Leea Litzgus

    Preferred Session:  Increasing IA transparency though open science and data

    Summary Statement: ICCE wants to help build capacity of Indigenous communities to better manage the social, cultural, health, environmental and economic issues related to cumulative effects.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Land Back, Water Back: Indigenous Resiliency Project

     

    Abstract ID# 58

    Presenting Author: Keshia Talking Waters  DeFreece Lawrence |  Coauthor(s):  Giiwedin Howard ,   Isabella   Comes With Knife

    Preferred Session:  Environment + social impacts of nature conservancy and climate initiatives

    Summary Statement: Every frontline indigenous community has specific methods of curving climate change and conserving sacred ecosystems. This project will forthrightly serve indigenous peoples through citizen science.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Marine Local Ecological Footprinting Tool

     

    Abstract ID# 99

    Presenting Author: Peter  Long

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment and the blue economy: EIA in the high seas—A new frontier

    Summary Statement: Marine LEFT is a web-based environmental decision support tool which provides data on patterns of biodiversity in the marine environment

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Nature of IA Evidence: Planning or Regulatory

     

    Abstract ID# 109

    Presenting Author: Don  Gorber

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: The ultimate objectives of IA need to be balanced with the ability to offer good evidence

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The need for quality Impact Assessments: Nigeria Experience

     

    Abstract ID# 412

    Presenting Author: Lucky  Erhaze

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: Discussing the need for quality IAs for environmental compliance during projects implementation, experiences from NEWMAP in Nigeria

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Partnership Approach to Land Use Planning

     

    Abstract ID# 160

    Presenting Author: Ian  Curtis

    Preferred Session:  Socio-economic and environmental assessments for modernized land use plans

    Summary Statement: Ian Curtis MSc, RPBio Land and Resource Specialist Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The policy and guidance given to socio-economic and environmental assessments for land use planning

     

    Abstract ID# 614

    Presenting Author: Tara  Atleo

    Preferred Session:  Socio-economic and environmental assessments for modernized land use plans

    Summary Statement: Tara Atleo, MSc Resource Stewardship Economist - BC Public Service 

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Practioners Approach to Land Use Planning

     

    Abstract ID# 153

    Presenting Author: Ruth  Hardy

    Preferred Session:  Socio-economic and environmental assessments for modernized land use plans

    Summary Statement: Ruth Hardy, Hemmera Envirochem. Areas of expertise: land and resource use planning and environmental assessment practitioner.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Reality of “Real-World” Socio-economic Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 210

    Presenting Author: Tomasz  Wlodarczyk

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: Assessment of socio-economic effects involves challenges that must be understood to appreciate the challenges for practitioners.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Rigour of Practitioner Practice

     

    Abstract ID# 63

    Presenting Author: Celesa  Horvath

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in EA through good evidence and practitioner integrity

    Summary Statement: Confidence in IA depends on practice, the rigour of which bears significantly on the credibility of both the process and its outcomes.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Rijnenburg Energy Landscape participation process from a citizen's perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 353

    Presenting Author: Jan  Nuesink

    Preferred Session:  Meaningful participation: Defining this key to IA success and confidence

    Summary Statement: Overview and appreciation of a public participation process in preparation for decision making envisaging a green energy generation transformation of a rural polder area.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Role of an independent and extrajudicial office within an International Financial Institution

     

    Abstract ID# 145

    Presenting Author: Esteban  Tovar Cornejo

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED: Why does stakeholder engagement matter for impact assessments in LAC?

    Summary Statement: Perspective form an independent complaint office, statistics/findings of complaints received related to issues around consultation, access to information and stakeholder engagement.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of consultation for assessment of transboundary impacts

     

    Abstract ID# 185

    Presenting Author: Yordanka  Stoimenova |  Coauthor(s):  Regina Wright

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: A presentation on the benefits of consulting with international stakeholders for early consideration of transboundary impacts in project assessments under the Impact Assessment Act

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of EIANZ in Indigenous engagement in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand

     

    Abstract ID# 606

    Presenting Author: Alan  Chenoweth |  Coauthor(s):  Korako Edwards

    Preferred Session:  Best practices in interpretation and implementation of the UNDRIP

    Summary Statement: Recent EIANZ Indigenous engagement initiatives recognise respect and integrate Indigenous rights knowledge values and interests in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand consistent with UNDRIP

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Role of Impact Assessment in Country Development: Nigerian's Perspective

     

    Abstract ID# 338

    Presenting Author: Theresa  Ajiboye

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: Stakeholders engagement/consultation is key to effective impact assessment and sustainability of interventions in project community. Monitoring through Environmental audit and compliance inspection.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Role of Impact Benefit Agreements in Environmental Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 250

    Presenting Author: Josh  Batson |  Coauthor(s):  Thomas Gunton

    Preferred Session:  Advancing impact assessment: Opportunities, methods, and tools

    Summary Statement: The role of impact benefit agreements in mitigating adverse impacts and sharing project benefits with affected communities is assessed.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of SIAs in dealing with conflict

     

    Abstract ID# 189

    Presenting Author: Alex  Cisneros Menchaca

    Preferred Session:  What’s hot in social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: This short presentation will describe new developments in SIAs, expanding the traditional assumptions of social conflicts towards more inclusive, relational aims to achieve equitable development.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The role of the IA practitioner in collaboration efforts prior to EIA commencement

     

    Abstract ID# 262

    Presenting Author: Gina  Martin

    Preferred Session:  Streamlining EIA with pre-emptive “early” engagement: Does it work?

    Summary Statement: Share experiences of increased demands on shortened EIA timeframes and the requirement for collaboration prior to EIA commencement, and the role of the IA practitioner in coordinating this.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The search for specifics in Ex-Post Impact Assessments

     

    Abstract ID# 367

    Presenting Author: Frederico  Campos Viana |  Coauthor(s):  Aline Souza Cavalcante

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: The process of Ex-Post Impact Assessments demands a different and specific mindset of the practitioners, with a more objective focus, in contrast with the predictive view of the conventional way.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Social Impact Assessments (SIA) and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIS) in Mexico. Tools for development or just a legal process to fulfill ?

     

    Abstract ID# 111

    Presenting Author: Armando  Garcia Chiang

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Tool for promoting conservation or delaying destruction

    Summary Statement: This paper aims to analyze the evolution of the SIA and EIA in Mexico and demonstrate that it is possible that these studies continue a progression that can turn them into development instruments

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The tenuous future of human rights in impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 25

    Presenting Author: Kendyl  Salcito

    Preferred Session:  What’s hot in social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Kendyl Salcito, Executive Director of NomoGaia.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The theoretical approach to elements of modernized land use planning

     

    Abstract ID# 444

    Presenting Author: William  Nikolakis

    Preferred Session:  Socio-economic and environmental assessments for modernized land use plans

    Summary Statement: Land use planning is today more participatory and includes diverse voices. This presentation covers the methods and strategies to address conflict and to deal with trade-offs in land use planning.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The use of axioms for impact assessment, the Ouro Preto case.

     

    Abstract ID# 371

    Presenting Author: Aline  Souza Cavalcante |  Coauthor(s):  Frederico Campos Viana ,   Luisa   Nunes Ramaldes

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Advancements in IA practice: New and evolving methods for IA

    Summary Statement: The axioms for disaster impact assessment, consists in a tool developed by the Renova Foundation to guide our principles for conducting impact assessments. This is a case study of its application.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The Vandhoo Turtles: When Biodiversity Conservation Meets Environmental Management.

     

    Abstract ID# 290

    Presenting Author: Mokshana  Wijeyeratne |  Coauthor(s):  Ahmed Hassaan Zuhair

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Fostering partnerships for green resilient development

    Summary Statement: The session traverses the birth of the Vandhoo Regional Waste Management Facilities, Turtle Management Plan (TMPs) a collaborative modal for marine biodiversity conservation in the Maldives.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The World Bank's Approach to Supporting Nature Positive Investments

     

    Abstract ID# 22

    Presenting Author: Peter  Moore

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: This session will discuss the World Bank’s approach to supporting Nature Positive investments.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • The World has Pivoted due to Covid: Should IA As Well?

     

    Abstract ID# 80

    Presenting Author: peter  croal

    Preferred Session:  The COVID pandemic, disasters, conflict, impact assessment, and beyond

    Summary Statement: This presentation will discuss why IA has been weakened during the Covid pandemic, and how IA must be strengthened now to address the accelerating global climate and biodiversity crises.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Thinking of SIA through a construction lens

     

    Abstract ID# 178

    Presenting Author: Marielle  Rowan |  Coauthor(s):  Juliette Yasenko ,   Laura   Estrada Arbelaez

    Preferred Session:  A holistic approach to SIA: Meaningful implementation for modern challenges

    Summary Statement: Understanding how SIA is used during construction helps practitioners better identify impacts and risks, and propose management measures effective in a real-world context, including IP communities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tiering ecosystem services in urban plans and projects

     

    Abstract ID# 147

    Presenting Author: Amarilis  Gallardo |  Coauthor(s):  Juliana Siqueira-Gay

    Preferred Session:  Good practices of tiering SEA and EIA: How to make it happen?

    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.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tiering impact assessments: Lessons from developing Irish guidance

     

    Abstract ID# 302

    Presenting Author: Riki  Therivel

    Preferred Session:  Good practices of tiering SEA and EIA: How to make it happen?

    Summary Statement: Lessons from developing Irish guidance on tiering impact assessments focus on how strategic and project-specific assessments can better communicate at different stages of assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tiering to Deliver Mega Infrastructure Projects in the U.S.

     

    Abstract ID# 168

    Presenting Author: Manisha  Patel

    Preferred Session:  Good practices of tiering SEA and EIA: How to make it happen?

    Summary Statement: Using the California High-Speed Rail example, we will discuss successful tiering practices in an ever-changing and unpredictable environmental, demographic, political, social and economic landscape.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tiering: Are we asking the right question?

     

    Abstract ID# 78

    Presenting Author: Eri  Hiraga |  Coauthor(s):  Katherine Cumming

    Preferred Session:  Good practices of tiering SEA and EIA: How to make it happen?

    Summary Statement: While tiering SEAs with project EIA is important, it is incomplete. SEAs of national park management plans link with a suite of tools to manage and mitigate cumulative effects.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Title: Development projects affecting the customary territories of Shahsevan tribal confederacy in Iran

     

    Abstract ID# 235

    Presenting Author: Nahid  Naghizadeh |  Coauthor(s):  Khadija Razavi

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: Development projects often miss consultations with indigenous communities and this has been reflected in degradation of rangelands and pastoral lifestyle in northwestern Iran.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Tools Measuring nature positive contributions

     

    Abstract ID# 460

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

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: We are exceeding planetary boundaries creating a nature and climate emergency. Nature positive approach contributes to solving both. Presented are tools to demonstrate Nature positive contributions

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • TotalEnergies contributions to the Global Nature Positive Goals through its environmental & biodiversity impact assessment and management approaches.

     

    Abstract ID# 373

    Presenting Author: Steven  Dickinson |  Coauthor(s):  Stephan Plisson Saune ,   Thomas   Merzi ,   Calude-Henri Chaineau

    Preferred Session:  Nature positive: Reaching a global goal for nature

    Summary Statement: TotalEnergies has developed environmental & biodiversity impact assessment and management approaches that contribute to the Global Nature Positive Goal.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Traditional communities and the welfare of cranes in Iran, Bhutan, Tibet, Turkey and Russia

     

    Abstract ID# 38

    Presenting Author: George  Archibald

    Preferred Session:  Impact of development on Indigenous community-conserved areas

    Summary Statement: Cranes are admired, respected, and held as sacred in several traditional cultures, which encourages protection of the birds and their landscapes, with examples in Iran, Bhutan, Tibet, Turkey, Russia

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Traditional Knowledge to Increase Climate Resilience of Native Villages

     

    Abstract ID# 604

    Presenting Author: Ronni  Wilcock |  Coauthor(s):  Jaimlyn Sypniewski

    Preferred Session:  From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: The ICARIS process empowers vulnerable Native communities to move from reactive to proactive climate-resilient strategies based on the goals and objectives specific to their village.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Transform Impact Assessment Policy to Mitigate Climate Change in Tanzania

     

    Abstract ID# 69

    Presenting Author: Godwin  Lema |  Coauthor(s):  Godwin Lema ,   Noah   Makula Pauline

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Legislation, regulation, and policy for IA: New developments

    Summary Statement: We expose strategy impending EIA potential to mitigate climate change in Tanzania suggesting transformation for climate resilient project level impact assessment in the global south

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • TWN Perspective on the Interpretation and Implementation of UNDRIP

     

    Abstract ID# 596

    Presenting Author: Melanie  Walker

    Preferred Session:  State-Indigenous processes that advance FPIC requirements under UNDRIP

    Summary Statement: TWN Perspective on the Interpretation and Implementation of UNDRIP

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Uncertainty perception in Impact Assessment regarding biodiversity - perspectives from projects in Europe and Africa

     

    Abstract ID# 625

    Presenting Author: Paulo  Cardoso

    Preferred Session:  Towards a consensus in wind energy decision-making under uncertainty

    Summary Statement: Paulo Cardoso is a PhD candidate at the University of Aveiro and a biologist at BE Bioinsight & Ecoa.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Undermining environmental assessment laws: Post-assessment amendments for mines in British Columbia, Canada, and potential impacts on water resources

     

    Abstract ID# 115

    Presenting Author: Ben  Collison |  Coauthor(s):  Alana Westwood

    Preferred Session:  Confidence in policies and public involvement: Moving targets?

    Summary Statement: Mines in British Columbia receive post-assessment amendments, which may increase risks to water resources without meeting the standards of evidence and public scrutiny of the full EA pro

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Understanding the role of FPIC in Indigenous-led SIA

     

    Abstract ID# 73

    Presenting Author: Rachel   Olson |  Coauthor(s): 

    Preferred Session:  What’s hot in social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Indigenous-led SIA and the role of FPIC are critical issues in impact assessment processes around the world. This presentation will explore key issues and challenges.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Unfinished Conversations: Honouring Indigenous relationships and knowledges in IA

     

    Abstract ID# 383

    Presenting Author: Sage  Broomfield |  Coauthor(s):  Elder Florence Paynter ,   Joëlle   Pastora Sala ,   Patricia Fitzpatrick

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous knowledge in impact assessment: International case studies

    Summary Statement: A respected Elder, a lawyer, a student and an academic consider expectations of IA, including purpose, process, and substance, to build respectful, meaningful decision-making.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Unfounded prejudices about PSIs measurement

     

    Abstract ID# 284

    Presenting Author: Sergio  Moreira |  Coauthor(s):  Helen Ross

    Preferred Session:  Measurement, methods, and meaning in psychosocial impact assessment

    Summary Statement: In this communication we address three prejudices against the measurement of Psychosocial Impacts that contribute to a persistent reluctance towards PSIA in IA practice

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Unusual bed fellow: Thinking of a hybrid impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 509

    Presenting Author: MIguel  Soto

    Preferred Session:  Mandatory human rights due diligence: New policies for impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Miguel Angel Soto is director of strategic engagement and advocacy campaigns at PODER. A regional NGO based in Mexico specialized in corporate accountability and business and human rights.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Uptake of practice guidance for GRI

     

    Abstract ID# 387

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

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Fostering partnerships for green resilient development

    Summary Statement: Story about how partnerships among key development players in India on producing guidance document for mainstreaming biodiversity in the planning of GI projects led to its successful uptake.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using citizen science to encourage IA participation and deliver benefits to communities

     

    Abstract ID# 622

    Presenting Author: Mark  Barnett |  Coauthor(s):  Charlotte Niccolls

    Preferred Session:  Building confidence in IA results by using participatory approaches

    Summary Statement: Using examples from previous significant projects, this paper explores different approaches of public participation, showing how they have shaped how we work with communities whilst delivering the UKs Geological Disposal Facility.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using Ecosystem Service Valuation Approach by Purpose of Public Participation Increase in Development Projects

     

    Abstract ID# 223

    Presenting Author: Zahra   Asadolahi |  Coauthor(s):  Mostafa Keshtkar ,   Naghmeh   Mobarghaee ,   Romina Sayahnia ,   Zahra Asadolahi

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Public and community involvement in IA

    Summary Statement: this research shows an integrated model of using ecosystem services valuation in spatial planning to increase the share of public participation.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using HIA to repair relationships and re-connect nature and health

     

    Abstract ID# 418

    Presenting Author: Jade  Yehia |  Coauthor(s):  Shannon Waters

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: Unlocking the potential of aligning HIA with BC’s DRIP Act to bridge the fields of health, the built environment, and climate adaptation from the theoretical into real-world practice and application.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using secondary data to assess knowledge uptake and influence of the Rio Doce Panel

     

    Abstract ID# 122

    Presenting Author: Barbara  Souza |  Coauthor(s):  Caroline Cogueto ,   Stephen   Edwards ,   Luis S�nchez ,   Florian Reinhard & Silvia Guizzardi

    Preferred Session:  From data and information to knowledge and wisdom in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Using a qualitative analysis tool to overcome the lack of primary data when assessing the Rio Doce Panel's influence and knowledge uptake in the Rio Doce restoration process.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Using the Zone of Influence concept to map the ecosystem health of rivers in South-East Asia

     

    Abstract ID# 283

    Presenting Author: Peter-John  Meynell

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Using the experience of the spatial extent of impacts of water infrastructure development in the rivers of South East Asia to identify zones of influence on river ecosystem health.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • View of Tourists and Recreational Users on Energy Development at Hengill Geothermal Area

     

    Abstract ID# 275

    Presenting Author: Heida  Adalsteinsdottir |  Coauthor(s):  Gudrun Thora Gunnarsdottir

    Preferred Session:  EA Follow-up: Exploring its role as a confidence building exercise

    Summary Statement: How does an attitude survey conducted 10 years after a geothermal power plan'st commision compare to a similar survey conducted as a part of an EIA before the commission?

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Virtual hearings as a tool to enhance participation in impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 129

    Presenting Author: Tracy  Utting |  Coauthor(s):  Tara Wheaton ,   Elaine   Arruda ,   Samantha Sabo

    Preferred Session:  Public participation during COVID-19 in the environmental impact assessment

    Summary Statement: In this case study, we discuss the use of a virtual public hearing to enhance participation in a joint federal-provincial assessment of a metallurgical coal mine in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Wetlands Classification Guide to Improve Confidence in Impact Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 428

    Presenting Author: Justine  Knox |  Coauthor(s):  Nicole Wright ,   Brooke   Rudolph

    Preferred Session:  Online IA processes for sustainable development: Building relationship and collaboration

    Summary Statement: The KPMA Wetland Classification Guide provides a case study on how collaborative efforts to develop practical online educational materials can improve confidence in new impact assessment requirements.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Whakaaro Kotahi: Integrated stormwater management in Hastings, Aotearoa NZ

     

    Abstract ID# 121

    Presenting Author: Jessica  Grinter

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: The role of Indigenous peoples, knowledge, culture, and governance systems in IA

    Summary Statement: A case study of integrating indigenous Maori perspectives and knowledge with a �Western� approach to assess the effects of municipal stormwater discharges in Hastings, New Zealand.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What does (or could) it mean to do Indigenous IA in New Zealand?

     

    Abstract ID# 394

    Presenting Author: Dyanna  Jolly |  Coauthor(s):  Michelle Thompson-Fawcett

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous knowledge in impact assessment: International case studies

    Summary Statement: This presentation shares findings from recent research undertaking a critical Indigenous assessment of cultural impact assessment effectiveness in Aotearoa New Zealand.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What does good look like? Setting the stage for positive impacts.

     

    Abstract ID# 415

    Presenting Author: Helga  Shield

    Preferred Session:  Are we positive? Is IA prepared to implement positive effects requirements?

    Summary Statement: A key focus of the assessment process should be understanding the potential and desired positive effects of projects, and creating spaces to explore how best to build and amplify these benefits.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What does ‘public interest’ mean, anyway?: Reviewing guidance and practice in Canada

     

    Abstract ID# 294

    Presenting Author: Alana  Westwood |  Coauthor(s):  Jennifer Winter ,   Victoria   Goodday

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: Governments often decide if a proposed project is in the public interest. We found this practice unevenly applied in Canadian law, with consequences for trust in impact assessment.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What is meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment ?

     

    Abstract ID# 323

    Presenting Author: Wayne  Huggins

    Preferred Session:  Achieving more meaningful public participation practice in impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Meaningful participation must be driven by the participants and community. No longer must it be dictated solely by practitioners, clients, and laws that are often outdated.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What's hot in social impact assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 39

    Presenting Author: Frank  Vanclay

    Preferred Session:  What’s hot in social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Invited SIA identities will give short pitches about what they think are current or upcoming hot topics. These commentators are contributors to the “International Handbook on Social Impact Assessment”

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • What’s going on? WHO European Region and health in Environmental Assessment

     

    Abstract ID# 370

    Presenting Author: Ben  Cave |  Coauthor(s):  Ryngan Pyper ,   Thomas   Fischer ,   Tara Muthoora

    Preferred Session:  Health impact assessment: Research, policy, and application

    Summary Statement: How do SEAs and EIAs cover human health across the WHO European Region? We present findings and implications for practice from a systematic review across 53 countries.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Where it’s at: Post-approval practices under the new federal assessment process

     

    Abstract ID# 454

    Presenting Author: Patricia  Fitzpatrick

    Preferred Session:  First experiences with Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act

    Summary Statement: This presentation reviews changes to follow-up and monitoring under the new federal assessment process in Canada.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Who says what? Characterizing public participation in Urban Plans SEA

     

    Abstract ID# 336

    Presenting Author: Maria da Luz  Fernandes |  Coauthor(s):  Sara Moreno Pires ,   Alexandra   Polido

    Preferred Session:  PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS ONLY: Public and community involvement in IA

    Summary Statement: This research aims to understand how stakeholders affect SEA towards sustainability by analysing the public participation phase. It showed that stakeholders empowerment is key to this change.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Why Urban Ecosystem Conservation Matter for Sustainable Urban Policy

     

    Abstract ID# 295

    Presenting Author: Nadeera  Rajapakse

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Fostering partnerships for green resilient development

    Summary Statement: The session traverses the birth of the Colombo Wetland Management Strategy, and integrating natural process with urbanization to build inclusive and resilient cities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Wildlife Zone of Influence: Do Existing Mechanistic and Ecological Uncertainties Hinder Assessment Confidence?

     

    Abstract ID# 31

    Presenting Author: Daniel  Coulton |  Coauthor(s):  John Virgl

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: Mechanisms and ecological meaning to wildlife populations are gaps but assumed ZOIs applied to environmental assessment can increase confidence in assessment conclusions.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Women's voices and experiences in the face of large scale mining

     

    Abstract ID# 416

    Presenting Author: Micheel  Clements

    Preferred Session:  Gender lens refocused: A deeper look at inclusion in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: The gendered impacts of mining are real and well-documented, but the impacts of the end of the mining cycle are likewise experienced differently by women.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • ZONE OF INFLUENCE EFFECT ON ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS: LESSONS FROM NIGERIA

     

    Abstract ID# 97

    Presenting Author: Mbianyor  Bakia |  Coauthor(s):  Adeolu Ojo

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: ZOI is very useful in IA, but needs to be flexible, to accommodate road construction project peculiarities.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • Zones of influence and areas of interest: up to what degree should a project be held accountable?

     

    Abstract ID# 191

    Presenting Author: EDNA LILIANA  RODRIGUEZ |  Coauthor(s):  Leonardo Londoño

    Preferred Session:  Application of the Zone of Influence concept in impact assessments

    Summary Statement: This paper will explore the case of a large infrastructure project in Colombia in which the Zone of Influence was minimized to assume a lesser degree of accountability regarding its impacts.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

  • • Pinning Down the Mitigation Hierarchy to Protect Biodiversity: A Quest for Principle and Consistency

     

    Abstract ID# 131

    Presenting Author: David W.  Poulton

    Preferred Session:  IA approaches and methods

    Summary Statement: The Mitigation Hierarchy is a prominent part of many impact mitigation policies. Case studies indicate that it is often not applied as written. This presentation examines the discrepancy.

     

    Acceptance Status: approve

     

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    Abstract ID# 521

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  IAIA22CANADA

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 522

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Zero Land Degradation

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 524

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Innovations in technology, science, social and environmental takes a leap in strategic impact

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 525

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Ecological impacts of anthropogenic activities on the behavior of terrestrial mammals in tropical forests: dealing with transect avoidance in estimating animal density.

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 526

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Ecological impacts of anthropogenic activities on the behavior of terrestrial mammals in tropical forests: dealing with transect avoidance in estimating animal density.

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 527

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Preservation and Conservation of the Photographic Archive of the Coptic Museum’s of Cairo

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 529

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Best practices for public participation in the EIA process

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 530

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  INTEGRATING CLIMATE CHANGE INTO IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Safeguarding Development

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 531

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment for an integrated approach to sustainability

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 532

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  The role of the IA practitioner in collaboration efforts PRIOR to EIA commencement

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 535

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  The role of partnerships in enhancing resilience assessment

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 536

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Development of EIA techniques for seabed mining from the Japan projects

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 537

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Integrating archaeology, cultural heritage, and contemporary land use in EIA

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 538

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Ports -delivering the needs of stakeholders in the energy transition

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 539

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Can Impact Assessment contribute to Indigenous Sustainable Livelihoods?

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 540

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Practically applying Indigenous Knowledge to impact assessment

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 541

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Technology assessments and impact assessments: Distant relatives?

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 542

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Integrating human rights into ESHIAs for Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 543

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Impact Assessment Method: Searching for an Approach for Multiple Regulators

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 544

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  SDGs and Social Impact Assessment in Asia

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 545

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Free, Prior & Informed Consent: Equator Principles and Impact Management

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 547

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Senace's Indigenous Agenda as an institutional initiative

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 550

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Social management actions for effective citizen participation

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 551

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Social management actions for effective citizen participation

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 552

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Using big data to assess change in Zambia's Protected Areas

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 553

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Blended application of environmental assessment & industrial ecology tools

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 554

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous Culture under the new Impact Assessment Processes in Canada

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 556

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Assessing the effectiveness of ESIA frameworks in mining

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 557

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  The role of local researchers in impact assessments in emerging markets

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 558

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  The Political Economy of Digitalization and Climate Change

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 559

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Environmental Stewardship Initiative: A Model for Provincial and Indigenous

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 560

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Environmental Stewardship Initiative: A Provincial & Indigenous Partnership

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 561

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Aashukan Declaration: 5 years on

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 562

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Communicating under Covid: reflections on the Canadian IA experience

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 565

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Community Engagement

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 566

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Renewable energy: The true cost of displacement

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 569

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Planning for a greener future? The role of impact assessment

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 570

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Need for Capacity Building on Environmental and Social Safeguards

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 571

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  EIA follow-up to facilitate confidence in impact assessment

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 572

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Improving Confidence in an era of Planetary Crises

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 573

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Role of Tech in Facilitating Involuntary Resetlement in Times of Covid-19

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 574

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Guidance for including cultural and natural heritage in SEA

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 576

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  The origin of the International Association for Impact Assessment

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 577

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Permanent Environmental Arbitration Agreement

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 578

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous-led impact assessment in Western Canada

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 579

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Beginning with the end in mind

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 580

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Participation of traditional communities in EIA processes during COVID-19

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 581

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Lessons from Metlakatla First Nation Cumulative Effects Management Program

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 582

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  SECONDARY MINING ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT IN CHILE

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 583

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  UNDRIP, Indigenous Rights and IA in Canada

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 584

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Impact assessment: Supporting a green transition

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 585

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Ecological impacts of anthropogenic activities on the behavior of terrestri

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 586

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Mixed methods

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  •  

    Abstract ID# 587

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Responsible Universities for Climate Action

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 588

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  The Future of Agriculture - Using SDGs to measure impact

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 589

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Responsible Universities for Climate Action -A Challenge in Japan

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 591

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Indigenous governance and decision-making in impact assessment

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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    Abstract ID# 592

    Presenting Author:  

    Preferred Session:  Assessing and managing trans-boundary impacts

    Summary Statement:

     

    Acceptance Status: pending