2015 Events

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04 December 2015 - 11 December 2015
South African Science Forum

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat is making an extended visit to South Africa from 4-11 December to take part in an international review of the South African National Research Foundation, to speak at the South African Science Forum, and to meet South African Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor among other activities. More

30 November 2015 - 11 December 2015
Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21)

As world leaders meet in Paris to set a new global agreement on climate change, IIASA researchers bring their expertise to the table in a number of side events, new reports, and related meetings. More

30 November 2015 - 04 December 2015
Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development Forum

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic, and Special Advisor to the Director General Chin-Min Lee, participated in the fourth United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Inclusive and Sustainable Development (ISID) Forum and the UNIDO General Conference. More

17 November 2015 - 19 November 2015
Exploration. Production. Processing 2015

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat visited Russia to meet with high-level representatives from Government, academia, and the private sector, including the Russian National Member Organization (NMO). Kabat also gave a keynote presentation at the international exhibition and forum - Exploration. Production. Processing. More

12 November 2015
Building bridges between science and policy

In a public lecture, renowned physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf speaks about the paradox of modern science: While research digs into deeper layers of understanding, it creates more distance between the scientific community and the general public.  More

11 November 2015 - 13 November 2015
Systems Analysis 2015

A major international conference bringing together leading researchers from around the world to discuss the current state and future directions of systems analysis. More

04 November 2015
IIASA strengthens links with Mexico

A visit to Mexico by an IIASA delegation led by the institute’s Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, has opened doors to expanded collaborations with Mexican scientists and policy makers. A newly launched CONACYT-IIASA program will bring 5 Mexican Postdoctoral Fellows to IIASA each year. More

02 November 2015
The solutions underfoot - The power of soil

On 2 November, IIASA is co-hosting a public lecture with Rattan Lal, a distinguished Professor of soil Sciences. The symposium will discuss the functionality of soil, and the interconnected issues associated with it - such as water, climate, food, and environmental security. More

30 October 2015
Scoping meeting: Integrated solutions for water, energy, and land

Researchers from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Organization (UNIDO), and IIASA will meet to begin the scoping phase of a new partnership focused on integrated research for global challenges.  More

22 October 2015 - 23 October 2015
ICA Forum: Educating young professionals to feed the planet and provide for a sustainable bioeconomy

The annual forum of the Association for European life science universities (ICA) brings together academic leaders to discuss current issues in the bioeconomy. More

19 October 2015 - 23 October 2015
World Science and Technology Forum

The World Science & Technology Forum will take place this year in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, providing a valuable opportunity for academic experts and business leaders to exchange insights regarding sustainable growth through science, technology, and innovation. More

14 October 2015 - 16 October 2015
Tenth Belmont Forum Meeting

IIASA leaders will take part in a high-level meeting of the Belmont Forum focused on sustainability, development, and climate change.  More

12 October 2015 - 13 October 2015
Earth League Annual Meeting 2015

The Earth League hosts its second annual workshop, focused on science policy support in the lead up to the Paris climate summit and beyond. More

12 October 2015 - 13 October 2015
Strengthening collaboration between Finland and IIASA

Finland’s Strategic Research Council along with the Finnish National Member Organization for IIASA meet to discuss further collaboration between Finland and IIASA on 12-13 October 2015. More

05 October 2015 - 08 October 2015
42nd session of the IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) holds its 42nd session, in which a new chair will be elected. IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic is one of the candidates. More

03 October 2015 - 06 October 2015
Science and Technology in Society Forum

Science and technology has brought enriched quality of life across much of the globe, however, some developments raise important ethical, safety and environmental issues. How can we harness science and technology for the benefit of all, while avoiding the pitfalls? More

30 September 2015
Building a Resilient Europe in a Globalised World 

IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will participate in the  annual conference of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) of the European Commission. More

25 September 2015 - 27 September 2015
UN Sustainable Development Summit and related events

IIASA, in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) will be involved in a series of important events in and around the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development Goals. More

14 September 2015 - 15 September 2015
International School of Excellence for Systems Analysis and Systems Science Scoping Workshop

A scoping workshop for the establishment of an International School of Excellence for Systems Analysis and Systems Science (ISE), will be held on 14-15 September 2015 at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg Austria. More

10 September 2015 - 11 September 2015
Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) – Second Extended Core Group Meeting with IIASA Experts

Global socio-economic and technological changes, such as increasing demand for economic growth and new energy resources, growing global population and urbanization, increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, as well as short-lived climate forcings, all contribute to changes in the Arctic climate, environment and societies. More

07 September 2015 - 08 September 2015
Third evaluation committee meeting

The IIASA external evaluation committee will meet again to review the institute’s accomplishments, focusing this time on the Risk, Policy and Vulnerability, Water, and Advanced Systems Analysis programs. More

02 September 2015 - 04 September 2015
First Joint JRC-IIASA Summer School on Evidence and Policy

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and IIASA have collaborated to hold a three-day Summer School, bringing together researchers and policymakers to learn how to optimize the use of scientific evidence in policy making, which took place from 2-4 September 2015. Given the success of this Summer School, both organizations agreed to continue them on an annual basis. More

02 September 2015 - 05 September 2015
Global Carbon Project: Workshop on negative emissions

IIASA researchers will participate in a workshop focused on the potential promise and problems of negative emissions as a method to mitigate climate change.  More

30 August 2015 - 01 September 2015
IIASA at the European Forum Alpbach 2015 and Alpbach-Laxenburg Group Retreat

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

27 August 2015 - 29 August 2015
IPSP Conference - A new global assessment

IIASA researchers will contribute to the International Panel on Social Progress 2017 global assessment on socioeconomic development. The first authors' meeting takes place this summer. More

07 July 2015 - 10 July 2015
Our Common Future Under Climate Change

The international conference, "Our Common Future Under Climate Change," is one of the key scientific events leading up to the UNFCCC climate conference (COP21) at the end of 2015. IIASA researchers will play an important role. More

02 July 2015 - 03 July 2015
Iran delegation visits IIASA

On 2-3 July the IIASA Director General and CEO, Program Directors, and other senior officials will meet a delegation from the Iran National Science Foundation (INSF). More

24 June 2015
Europe Current Evolution - Under the Patronage of H.E. Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic

The European continent is currently facing fundamental challenges with respect to its social and economic future, as well as its internal regional and global geopolitical positioning. More

22 June 2015 - 02 July 2015
26th IUGG General Assembly 2015 

The IUGG General Assembly is held every four years, bringing together the eight associations of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) for a range of inter-disciplinary, cross-disciplinary and association-specific symposia. IIASA Director General and CEO Pavel Kabat will participate in the next IUGG General Assembly, which will be based around the theme ‘Earth and Environmental Sciences for Future Generations’. More

18 June 2015 - 20 June 2015
Vienna Energy Forum 2015

The 2015 Vienna Energy Forum brings together energy experts and policymakers at a key time for energy and climate policy, in the lead-up to the 2015 climate negotiation meetings in Paris. More

15 June 2015 - 18 June 2015
Council Retreat and the 86th Meeting of the IIASA Council

The IIASA Council is the governing body of the Institute and is composed of one permanent representative from each member institution. It meets twice a year to discuss IIASA's ongoing activities and strategic direction. More

08 June 2015 - 09 June 2015
Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) – Extended Core Group Meeting with IIASA Experts

IIASA Arctic Futures Initiative (AFI) held an Extended Core Group Meeting including a consulting session with the IIASA Programs and business meetings. More

04 June 2015 - 05 June 2015
Sustainable Development Solutions Network: Leadership council meeting

On 4-5 June IIASA leaders will take part in the sixth meeting of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Leadership Council in Paris.  More

01 June 2015
International Symposium & Public Lecture: “Science-Policy in a Global Context”

2015 represents a watershed year, and arguably the last chance for a generation, for world leaders and national governments to agree and commit to take the necessary steps required for the sort of transformational changes needed globally towards a sustainable future. More

21 May 2015
Third Laxenburg Climate and Energy Day: Focus on transportation

For the third time, IIASA will co-host a public event focused on climate and energy choices, in cooperation with the Laxenburg community. More

28 April 2015 - 30 April 2015
30th Scientific Committee Meeting of IGBP, International Symposium & Public Lecture: "Integrated Science for Sustainable Transitions”

For over two decades the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) has provided critical scientific leadership and knowledge of the Earth system to help guide society onto a sustainable pathway. More

20 April 2015 - 21 April 2015
IIASA’s Science Advisory Committee

IIASA’s Science Advisory Committee brings together fifteen leading scientists from across the globe to IIASA this April to advise the Institute's Governing Council and Director General. More

12 April 2015 - 17 April 2015
IIASA at EGU 2015

IIASA researchers and staff will participate in the European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2015, presenting new research and sharing information on IIASA opportunities, models, and science. More

12 March 2015
Special Public Event: Towards a Sustainable Future

Vital decisions are taking place this year that will shape the future of our planet. Most notably, the world’s nations will set a global agenda for sustainable development by adopting the Sustainable Development Goals in September, and in December many hope our nations will agree a new global climate change treaty. More

12 March 2015
Special Public Event: Towards a Sustainable Future

Vital decisions are taking place this year that will shape the future of our planet. Most notably, the world’s nations will set a global agenda for sustainable development by adopting the Sustainable Development Goals in September, and in December many hope our nations will agree a new global climate change treaty. More

10 March 2015 - 12 March 2015
The World in 2050 (TWI2050) - Interactive Science Meeting

One of the most pressing issues facing the global community post-2015 is how to realize the benefits of future global economic development within a safe and just operating space of a stable planet.  More

05 February 2015 - 07 February 2015
Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2015

The 15th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit will focus on the Sustainable Development Goals and dealing with climate change.   More

29 January 2015
KlimaCampus Colloquium: Lecture by Pavel Kabat

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat heads to Germany to give a public lecture and discussions with colleagues at research institutes in Hamburg. More

15 January 2015 - 16 January 2015
Toyota High-level Symposium on Sustainable Cities

IIASA researchers will take part in a Global Carbon Project (GCP) workshop at the Toyota High-level Symposium on Sustainable Cities, focusing on the challenges of urban and regional carbon management. More


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