2014 Events

Find information about past IIASA events in Laxenburg and around the world. If you can't find the information you are looking for, contact us.

16 December 2014
Public lecture to mark the signing of MoU with Alpen-Adria-University

On 16 December, to mark the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding between IIASA and the Alpen-Adria-University, the two organizations will host a public lecture in Vienna. More

01 December 2014 - 12 December 2014

As world leaders meet in Peru to negotiate climate change mitigation options, IIASA researchers bring their expertise to the table in a number of side events, new reports, and related meetings. More

25 November 2014
Towards a transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda: Vision and key challenges

On 25 November, IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat joins an Industrial Development Board side event on the post-2015 development agenda. The event will consist of a high-level panel discussion and presentation of the prototype Global Sustainable Development Report. More

24 November 2014
Ignore–Suppress–Dramatize: Reactions to Global Threat

Ortwin Renn, a long term IIASA collaborator and member of the German IIASA Committee will give a lecture on the reactions to global threat. More

10 November 2014
IIASA/OeAW Public Lecture Series, Lecture 5: Obstacles and Opportunities in Environmental Management by Simon Levin

Environmental management presents major challenges, and a variety of obstacles stand in the pathways to solutions. These obstacles, however, also present opportunities, and Simon Levin will explore some of these. More

04 November 2014 - 05 November 2014
Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development Forum

IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr Pavel Kabat will join UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries. More

27 October 2014
International Seminar: Climate Change Adaptation and Ecosystem Services

An international seminar at Korea University tackles bridge-building through policy and science on climate change adaptation and ecosystem services. More

27 October 2014 - 02 November 2014
IPCC AR5 Synthesis Report Plenary Approval Session

IIASA researchers are taking part in the plenary meeting to approve the Synthesis Report for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). More

13 October 2014
Exploring future collaboration with the Japanese research community - seminar

The Japan Committee for IIASA, together with the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) have organized a seminar to publicize IIASA’s recent research activities and to discuss the possibility to expand collaboration with the Japanese research community. More

10 October 2014
Benefits of Systems Analysis for Policy Support: Public lecture

On 10 October, IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will give a public lecture on the benefits of systems analysis for policy support at Tsinghua University. The lecture will be introduced by Tsinghua University's President Chen, a member of the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group. More

30 September 2014 - 01 October 2014
International Symposium For Next Generation Infrastructure (ISNGI 2014)

The International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure 2014, hosted by IIASA in Laxenburg, is looking at how resilient infrastructure systems can meet the needs of twice today's population with half the resources. More

25 September 2014 - 26 September 2014
Science, Media and Democracy at the European Intersectoral Summit on Research and Innovation

IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will join top political leaders and key representatives from media, businesses and research institutions at the third edition of the European Intersectoral Summit on Research and Innovation (EISRI), at the European Parliament in Brussels.  More

17 September 2014 - 25 September 2014
Sustainable Development Solutions Network: Leadership council meeting

This September IIASA leaders will take part in a series of meetings related to the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).  More

04 September 2014 - 05 September 2014
Evaluation committee meeting

Members of IIASA's external evaluation committee will visit the Institute to begin their evaluation of three IIASA research programs: World Population, Evolution and Ecology, and Ecosystems Service and Management. More

28 August 2014 - 29 August 2014
Major Global Summit of Science Advisors

A unique international conference brings together the world's leading practitioners of high-level science advice to governments. IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will speak alongside distinguished presenters including Professor Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist for Australia, Professor Anne Glover, Chief Science Adviser to the President of the European Commission, and Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government.   More

26 August 2014
ASEAN seminar on applied systems analysis

In cooperation with IIASA's National Member Organizations of Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia, the Institute will co-host a session on applied systems analysis as part of the ninth ASEAN Science and Technology Week (ASTW) More

13 August 2014 - 29 August 2014
IIASA at European Forum Alpbach 2014 and first public Alpbach-Laxenburg Group meeting

In August, IIASA leadership and researchers joined world leaders and academics in Alpbach, Austria to discuss the most pressing problems of our time at a meeting of the newly formed Alpbach-Laxenburg Group.  More

24 June 2014 - 26 June 2014
IIASA enhances cooperation with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre 

A delegation from the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) visited IIASA on 26 June and agreed to enhance collaboration between the two organizations. The visit followed a high-level event in Vienna on the Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy, at which IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat gave a keynote speech. More

23 June 2014
Keynote lecture at Potsdam Summer School

IIASA Director General and CEO Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat delivers a keynote lecture at the first Potsdam Summer School. He will describe IIASA's flagship Arctic research initiative, which aims to help policymakers in the changing Arctic.  More

13 June 2014
Kerner von Marilaun Lectures: Diversity and Change

Diversity and changing environmental conditions influence life, and life itself influences these conditions. In this discussion, experts in ecology, biodiversity, and global change will discuss the challenges that the planet faces More

12 June 2014
Board of Governors of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission visit Vienna 

As the European Commission seek to expand collaborations in Austria, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research, and Economy for research institutes and academia in Austria is hosting a delegation from the Joint Reseach Centre. As part of their visit IIASA Director General and CEO Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat will present IIASA's work and recent research. More

05 June 2014
Laxenburg Energy and Climate Day 2014

The community of Laxenburg, IIASA, and local climate agencies come together for the second year to bring climate awareness to our community. More

26 May 2014 - 28 May 2014
The Ny-Ålesund Symposium 2014

The Ny-Ålesund Symposium is an annual event that brings together international and national policy makers, researchers, senior business executives, and other high-level decision makers. More

19 May 2014 - 20 May 2014
Arctic Scenarios Workshop

As part of IIASA's new Arctic Futures Initiative, researchers will gather at IIASA for a workshop on scenarios on the future of the Arctic - one of the regions on the planet most affected by environmental change. More

15 May 2014 - 16 May 2014
Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network

IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr Pavel Kabat takes part in the Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network in Beijing as well as holding high-level consultations with IIASA’s National Member Organization, the National Natural Science Foundation of China. More

14 May 2014
Nexus research and the Global Environment Facility

IIASA energy and water experts visit the Global Environment Facility to discuss future collaborations on energy, water, and integrated systems research. More

13 May 2014
Prof. John Schellnhuber on the Transformation of Nature and Society

Professor Dr. John Schellnhuber CBE, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Co-Chair of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) talks about change. More

05 May 2014 - 09 May 2014
International TIFAC-IIASA-JU Workshop

A workshop dedicated to "Accounting for Ecosystem Services: Theory and Practice" in collaboration with the Indian Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC). More

29 April 2014
IIASA Alumni Day

IIASA is inviting over 2000 alumni from around the world to Laxenburg on 29 April to meet former colleagues and share memories, experience, and stories of success and connect with current IIASA researchers and staff.    More

28 April 2014 - 02 May 2014
IIASA at EGU 2014

IIASA researchers will present new findings on citizen science, deforestation, climate change, and risk management at the European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2014.  More

23 April 2014 - 25 April 2014
Earth League Annual Workshop 2014

Earth League members will meet following the release of the latest climate report from the IPCC, for a workshop entitled, "A World Under 2-4 degrees Warming."  More

08 April 2014 - 11 April 2014
Conference "Evolution of Cooperation"

This conference will bring together leading cooperation researchers from China, IIASA, and elsewhere to discuss empirical insights and theoretical methods underlying the evolutionary theory of cooperation. More

13 March 2014
Lecture and Debate with Jeffrey Sachs, Petr Aven and Albert van Jaarsveld

On the occasion of IIASA’s Global Think Tank Core Group Meeting, which will be taking place on 12-13 March at IIASA there will be a series of short lectures by Professor Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Dr. Petr Aven and Albert van Jaarsveld followed by a moderated debate with IIASA staff.  More

12 March 2014
IIASA/OeAW Public Lecture Series, Lecture 4: The Age of Sustainable Development

Jeffrey Sachs discussed the need to address the intertwined challenges of economic development, social inclusion and environmental sustainability holistically as part of The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences joint public lecture series. More

06 March 2014
Special Lecture: Sergey Glazyev in Vienna

We regret that our planned lecture by Sergey Glazyev at the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the International Organizations in Vienna on 6th March 2014 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. More

20 February 2014 - 21 February 2014
SA-YSSP Final Colloquium

The second annual Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) will wrap up with participant presentations about their research. Watch online via  livestream: More

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