IAIA22 Submitted Paper & Presentation Abstracts

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

  • An Overview of Causes and Socioeconomic Impacts of Landslides

     

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    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: pending

     

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

     

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    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: pending

     

  • A matter of scale - exploring tiering in the case of Rail Baltic HSR

     

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

    Preferred Session:  Operationalizing tiering: Linking SEA and EIA

    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: pending

     

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

     

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

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

    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: pending

     

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

     

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    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: pending

     

  • Determination of Heavy Metals in Soil and Edible Plants at E-Waste Dumpsite and the Health Impact in Rivers State, Nigeria

     

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    Presenting Author: Uchenna  Onyeizu |  Coauthor(s):  Tolulope Onyeizu

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

    Summary Statement: The impact of E-waste disposal and management in some cities in Nigeria were found to be deleterious to man and his environment, as they pollute the immediate soil and accumulate on edible plants.

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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

     

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

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

    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: pending

     

  • Encouraging participation through ethical data collection & digitalisation.

     

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    Presenting Author: Amy  Sexton

    Preferred Session:  Encouraging participation through ethical data collection and digitalization

    Summary Statement: Application of ‘ethical’ ESG data collection principles are essential in the digital world. This session explores how to balance providing safe pathways to collect information protecting the privacy a

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

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

     

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

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

    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: pending

     

  • ESMF Rural Development and Climate Resilience Project Gilgit Baltistan

     

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

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

    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: pending

     

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

     

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    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: pending

     

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

     

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    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: pending

     

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

     

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    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: pending

     

  • IAA, 2019: a new Act, new regulations, new policy for IA: what does this mean for project-level IAs and new developments

     

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    Presenting Author: Kerrie   Goodwin

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

    Summary Statement: Canada's impact assessment system transformed substantially in 2019. How have the new Laws, Regs., and policies strengthened collaborations, partnerships and IA-- to inform federal decision making?

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • Increasing Transparency in the Determination of Significance

     

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    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: pending

     

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

     

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    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: pending

     

  • New! An IP Participation & Partnership Paradigm

     

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    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: pending

     

  • Public participation in Environmental Impact Assessment: acceptance of the impact.

     

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    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: pending

     

  • Public Trust and Confidence in Environmental Assessments of Mining Projects in Canada

     

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    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: pending

     

  • Risk assessment of feed rice production: Cases in the Kanto region and the Tohoku region of Japan

     

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    Presenting Author: Xiang  Li |  Coauthor(s):  Kazuhito Ichii ,   Nobuhiro   Suzuki ,   Zhongchuang Liu

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

    Summary Statement: Risk factors affecting farmers' decision-making: feed rice production in the Kanto region and the Tohoku region of Japan

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • The COVID Pandemic and Food affordability

     

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    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: pending

     

  • The Future of Free, Prior and Informed Consent

     

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    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: pending

     

  • The Patient and Public Engagement Evaluation Framework Project : Meaningful Participation from Development to Implementation

     

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    Presenting Author: Audrey  L'Espérance

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

    Summary Statement: This project meaningfully engaged health research partners in the development of an evaluation framework for patient and public engagement in health research.

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • The tenuous future of human rights in impact assessment

     

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    Presenting Author: Kendyl  Salcito

    Preferred Session:  What’s hot in social impact assessment

    Summary Statement: Kendyl Salcito, Executive Director of NomoGaia.

     

    Acceptance Status: pending

     

  • The World Bank's Approach to Supporting Nature Positive Investments

     

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    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: pending

     

  • Wildlife Zone of Influence: Do Existing Mechanistic and Ecological Uncertainties Hinder Assessment Confidence?

     

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    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: pending