2013 Events

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06 December 2013 - 07 December 2013
Climate risk management and negative emission workshop

IIASA is co-organizing a meeting of the Global Carbon Project, bringing together experts to discuss development and follow up from a previous meeting at IIASA. More

13 November 2013
Directorate seminar: Recursive Multisets and Their Applications to Systems Analysis

Professor Igor Sheremet, Professor at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, will give a talk on “Recursive Multisets and their Applications to the Large-Scale Systems and Design” as part of the Directorate Seminar, taking place on Wednesday, 13 November at 10:00 in the Gvishiani Room. More

11 November 2013 - 22 November 2013

IIASA experts are participating in the annual UNFCCC Climate Change Conference, this year in Warsaw, Poland. More

11 November 2013
IIASA/OeAW Public Lecture Series, Lecture 3: Polar Regions under Climate Change

Peter Lemke will discuss the details of the complex interaction between atmosphere, sea ice and ocean, and the impacts on the Polar ecosystem and the human society as part of The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences joint public lecture series. More

06 November 2013
Bergen Workshop to examine holistic approaches to global challenges

IIASA and the Research Council of Norway, are co-organizing a workshop to focus on holistic systems approaches in research on global challenges, in particular the interrelated challenges of climate change and transformation of energy systems. The workshop will take place on November 6, 2013, in Bergen, Norway.  More

05 November 2013
ASA Forum workshop on Frontiers in Systems Analysis

Leading Finnish methodology researchers will join IIASA experts in a day-long workshop on Frontiers in Systems Analysis on Tuesday 5 November at IIASA in the Gvishiani Room.  More

28 October 2013
Risks and Opportunities of Energy Transformation in the Middle East and North African Region

Prof. Osman Galal, president of the World Wind Energy Association, and Prof. Abushady, Member of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA) will visit IIASA on October 28, 2013. They will give two presentations as part of the Risks and Opportunities of Energy Transformation in the Middle East and North African Region guest lecture.  More

26 October 2013
IIASA Open House

On 26 October IIASA will be holding an Open House as part of the Gemeinde Laxenburg festivities.  More

12 October 2013 - 13 October 2013
Inception Meeting of SDSN’s Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project

IIASA Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic to participate in the Inception Meeting of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network's (SDSN) Deep De-carbonization Pathways Project taking place on October 12-13, 2013 in Seoul.  More

06 October 2013 - 09 October 2013
INFORMS Annual Meeting 2013

IIASA Director and Chief Executive Officer Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will deliver a plenary address at the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2013. The INFORMS Annual Meeting is a prestigious gathering of experts in Big Data, analytics, operations research, and management science taking place on October 6-9, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.  More

30 September 2013 - 03 October 2013
Geophysical observatories, multifunctional GIS and data mining

A conference to bring together leading scientists and data experts in geophysics, geoinformatics, environmental sciences, applied and advanced system analyses and artificial intelligence.  More

12 August 2013 - 31 August 2013
European Forum Alpbach

This August, IIASA researchers joined world leaders and academics to discuss the most pressing problems of our time, in an interdisciplinary forum that brings participants from all of the world. More

11 July 2013
IIASA Gallery July Vernissage

IIASA vernissages bring together IIASA researchers and alumni and the community of Laxenburg to enjoy art and music and mingle with local artists.   More

27 June 2013 - 28 June 2013
The Initial Eurasian Workshop

This workshop aims at discussing the framework and content of the future IIASA’s project “Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within a wider European and Eurasian Space” initiated upon the request by the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation, IIASA, in cooperation with the Russian Academy of Sciences.  More

06 June 2013
Laxenburg Energy and Climate Day with IIASA

On 6 June, the community of Laxenburg, IIASA and local climate agencies come together to bring climate awareness to our community. More

03 June 2013
IIASA/OeAW Public Lecture Series, Lecture 2: Surviving the Century

Lord Rees will discuss key global issues and the responsibilities facing scientists and policy makers in the coming century as part of The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences joint public lecture series. More

27 May 2013 - 30 May 2013
Impacts World Conference

IIASA and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) are co-organizing a major conference aimed at bringing a systems view across a range of climate impact research. More

06 May 2013
Press Conference: Alpbach Forum 2013

On 6 May 2013, media are invited to a press conference of the Alpbach Forum featuring IIASA Director/CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat. More

07 April 2013 - 12 April 2013

IIASA researchers will present new findings on climate, land-use, bioenergy, and risk management at the European Geophysical Union General Assembly.  More

03 April 2013
OeAW Kerner von Marilaun Lecture: Nebojsa Nakicenovic

Nebojsa Nakicenovic, IIASA Deputy Director, will speak as part of the Austrian Academy of Sciences Kerner von Marilaun lecture series, about the global transformation towards sustainable energy.  More

01 April 2013
IIASA features in Laxenburg documentary

"The magic of Laxenburg: Between monarchy and modernity" is a documentary film about the history of Laxenburg produced by ORF 2 Documentary Studio. Screened on Austrian ORF 2 TV channel on Monday, April 1, 2013, at 05:35 PM CET. More

25 March 2013
Consultative Meeting on Post 2015 Development Agenda

On 25 March, IIASA, UKP4, INCASA and UNORCID will co host a High-Level Panel academia stakeholders consultative event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.  IIASA Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Ecosystem Services and Management Program Leader Michael Obersteiner, and World Population Program Project Leader Samir KC will all make presentations on identifying and addressing future challenges. More

19 March 2013
New pathways towards global sustainability

On March 19, IIASA's Nebojsa Nakicenovic presents at the New pathways towards global sustainability public panel discussion. More

04 March 2013
Registration open for the Vienna Energy Forum

Registration is now open for the 2013 Vienna Energy Forum, which will take place from 28-30 May.  More

25 February 2013
Green Growth: Transforming economies for competitiveness and resilience

On 25 February, IIASA Director & CEO Prof. Dr Pavel Kabat is a key note speaker at a conference at Chatham House, London to discuss the future competitiveness and resilience of economies and how they can be enhanced by adopting or scaling up ‘green growth’ strategies. More

25 February 2013
Making Sense of Complexity in an Interdependent World

On 25 February, IIASA Director & CEO Prof. Dr Pavel Kabat will address leading UK scientists, engineers, and decision makers in the fields of complex systems and assessments at the Royal Society in London. More

07 February 2013
IIASA leaders at Earth League launch

On 7 February, IIASA leaders will join the inaugural meeting of the Earth League, a new group of scientists and institutions working together on global issues. More

30 January 2013
IIASA at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

On 30 January, IIASA researcher Nadejda Komendantova will give a presentation at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna about IIASA research and opportunities for students at the Institute. More

15 January 2013
European Commission science adviser visits IIASA

On 15 January, Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission visited IIASA to meet with scientific staff and invite their input into policy decisions. More

14 January 2013
IIASA Director and CEO presents water project in Korea

On 14 January, IIASA Director and CEO Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat presented the new Global Water Futures: World Water Scenarios Project in Seoul. Korea is a partner in the project, which brings together scientists and decision makers to develop realistic scenarios for water challenges worldwide. More

11 January 2013
Systems Science for Policy Support

At an event hosted by the Sustainability Science Centre at the University of Copenhagen, Prof Dr Pavel Kabat argued that only integrated and interdisciplinary research can adequately underpin policies and solutions to resolve major sustainability challenges..  More

IIASA Council Meeting

Delegates of Member Countries will meet in Laxenburg at the bi-annual meeting of the IIASA Governing Council. More

Austrian NMO Meeting

Meeting of the Austrian NMO Committee and IIASA scientists More

GCP Meeting

IIASA hosted the annual meeting of the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) of the Global Carbon Project (GCP). More

Visit of the CSIRO Delegation

On 12-13 March a delegation from Australia’s largest national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) visits IIASA to develop a strategy for research cooperation. Australia became IIASA’s 20th member country in October 2012 with CSIRO serving as its National Member Organization (NMO).  More

EU Ambassadors

On 8 February, the United Nations European Union Heads of Mission will hold their annual retreat meeting at IIASA. More

Water Launch February

On 4-5 February, a kick-off meeting for the Water Futures and Solutions: World Water Scenarios Initiative will take place at IIASA in Laxenburg, Austria. More information on the event will be available soon. More

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