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IAIA 2014 : Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development

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Link: http://www.iaia.org/conferences/iaia14/
 
When Apr 8, 2014 - Apr 11, 2014
Where Viña del Mar, Chile
Abstract Registration Due Dec 6, 2013
Submission Deadline Feb 14, 2014
Notification Due Jan 7, 2014
Final Version Due Feb 21, 2014
Categories    sustainability   climate change
 

Call For Papers

Conference Theme and Objectives
Can social and economic development be mutually compatible? Social development should be understood not only as a result (income growth and poverty reduction) but also as a process of change that leads to equality, social and environmental justice, cultural recognition, and democratization of politics. For this, increase in public participation in decision-making is a fundamental component of social development.
Social and economic progress can lead to a better quality of life, but at what cost? Economic progress often generates environmental effects that, even though they are not immediately evident, may adversely impact biodiversity and natural resources.
At IAIA14 we expect to look at the role of the various instruments of impact assessment on the promotion of social and economic development, considering the importance of the assessment process itself as well as its results. At the conference, experiences and ideas will be shared about how IA outcomes may include efficient and innovative ways to promote social and economic development to benefit quality of life, now and for future generations.
Conference Topics
During IAIA14, participants will be encouraged to discuss how the various instruments of impact assessment can assist developers, industry, decision-makers, financial institutions, development cooperation providers, and the public to integrate environmental, social, and other concerns in the following areas of interest:
Cultural heritage
Public participation
Social conflict
Sustainable development
SEA/EIA in Latin America
Indigenous peoples
Governance
Biodiversity
Climate change
Energy
Land use planning and management
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Natural disasters
Environmental management systems
Health impact assessment
Social impact assessment
Strategic environmental assessment
Environmental IA law, policies and practice
Capacity building for better IA systems
EIA methodology and practice
Monitoring and follow-up
Environmental compliance and enforcement
Communication in impact assessment
Evaluation and evolution of national EIA systems

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