News Archive 2013: IIASA Director General and CEO, Professor Dr. Kabat

Information on selected events and activities involving IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat

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2013

16 December 2014
IIASA and the Alpen-Adria-University (AAU) Klagenfurt confirm collaboration

On 16 December Oliver Vitouch, Rector of AAU, and Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive Officer of IIASA, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Vienna.  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

20 November 2014
Non-Tariff Barriers and Technical Regulations

Third Workshop of the IIASA project on “Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within a Wider European and Eurasian Space”. The workshop will focus on major issues related to the compatibility and costs of technical regulations used by different countries of the wider European and Eurasian Space and also on the non-tariff barriers affecting trade between those countries.  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
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

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
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

29 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

19 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

28 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

24 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

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

15 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

23 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

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 byProfessor 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 discussedthe 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 February 2014
14th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

Attaining Energy, Water and Food Security for All: is the theme of this year's Dehli Sustainable Development Summit which will feature world leaders and experts discussing issues regarding global sustainability. IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, andIIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic will both be speaking at the Summit to be held in New Delhi from 6-8 February.  More

17 December 2013
New studies map future climate impacts across sectors

A pioneering collaboration within the international scientific community provides comprehensive projections of climate change effects, ranging from risks to crop yields to the spread of malaria.  More

06 December 2013
In the human interest

December 2013. Options Magazine, Winter 2013/2014 How will climate change affect people around the world? The new ISI-MIP project, a collaboration including 30 research institutes around the world, provides the most comprehensive assessment yet.  More

25 November 2013
World Science Forum 2013

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat gives a keynote speech on 26 November at the 2013 World Science Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  More

28 October 2013
Building a framework for sustainability science

A meeting last week in Santa Fe brought together a diverse group of scientists and modelers to discuss both theoretical and practical aspects of sustainability research, and how to move between the two.  More

10 October 2013
The future of water research

IIASA’s Chief Executive Officer and Director Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, outlined the need for new science, new visions, and new partnerships to tackle global water challenges at the Budapest Water Summit.  More

09 October 2013
Setting Post-2015 Development Goals

IIASA Director and Chief Executive Officer Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat has been appointed to the Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).  More

05 October 2013
IIASA intensifies collaboration with Russian Federation

The newly elected President of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Academician Vladimir Fortov, and an Advisor to the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, Academician Sergey Glaziev, met with IIASA Director and Chief Executive Officer Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat in Moscow to discuss enhanced collaborations with IIASA.  More

04 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

27 September 2013
IIASA research provides answers on climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change today released the first portion of its 5th Assessment Report. IIASA research focuses on what to do about this major global problem.  More

24 September 2013
Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities

Recent interdisciplinary research from IIASA was presented at a Lithuanian EU Presidency’s Conference. The event, Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities, concluded with a call for better integration and implementation of social sciences and humanities into science and research policies.  More

16 September 2013
Earth League scientists issue stark statement on climate

Researchers say that we are on track to see climate warming of 4 degrees over pre-industrial times, if action is not taken soon.  More

02 September 2013
New Ideas for a Fair globalization

High level speakers discussed the role of politics in globalization at the European Forum Alpbach, and added their support to a new global think tank launched by the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Forum Alpbach.  More

31 August 2013
New Global Think Tank launched

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Forum Alpbach have today launched a new Global Think Tank to address the issues caused by the ongoing global transformation and aid in the creation of sustainable development paths.  More

26 August 2013
Alpbach session addresses stagnation of green growth

IIASA experts participated in panels at the European Forum Alpbach today focusing on the complex issues around green growth and global development.  More

15 July 2013
IIASA establishes new cooperation with WIIW

IIASA and the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (WIIW) have formed a new partnership for research and education.  More

09 July 2013
Russian Petroleum leaders visit IIASA

On 9 July, a delegation of leaders from the Russian oil and gas industry visited IIASA to learn about the Institute’s research and discuss potential cooperation.  More

28 June 2013
IIASA welcomes Li Yong as UNIDO Director General

Li Yong, former Vice Minister of Finance for China, was confirmed today as the next Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).  More

25 June 2013
Challenges and opportunities of Eurasian economic integration

The new Eurasian Economic Integration Project will assess the prospects of economic interactions of regional alliances on the Eurasian space.  More

17 June 2013
Wolf Häfele

Many IIASA colleagues will be saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Dr. Wolf Häfele on 5 June 2013, aged 86 years, in Essen, Germany.  More

11 June 2013
IIASA and BOKU establish new cooperation

IIASA and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) have formed a new partnership for research and education.  More

27 May 2013
Climate impacts conference looks at the big picture

Researchers come together to discuss the global impacts of climate change this week at a conference co-organized by IIASA and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.  More

21 May 2013
Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance

On 21 May, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat will give a keynote speech at the Global Water System Project (GWSP) "Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System" International Conference, to be held at the Maritim Hotel in Bonn, Germany on 21—24 May, 2013.  More

20 May 2013
The future of the Arctic

IIASA researchers and Finnish policymakers and scientists met on 16 and 17 May, 2013 to outline a new research agenda addressing the challenges facing the Arctic region.  More

08 May 2013
Ukraine visit highlights systems science

A recent visit to Kiev, Ukraine by IIASA Director/CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat highlighted the importance of systems science for policymakers.  More

07 May 2013
OPEC R&D Forum 2013: Technology Challenges, Opportunities and Collaboration

On 8 May, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabatwill deliver the opening remarks on the second day of the Organization of the PetroleumExporting Countries (OPEC) Research and Development (R&D) Forum to be held at the OPEC Secretariat Headquarters in Vienna on 7th and 8th May, 2013.  More

06 May 2013
European Forum Alpbach and IIASA enter strategic partnership

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the European Forum Alpbach have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at fostering sustainable solutions to global problems.  More

01 May 2013
Pavel Kabat receives high accolade from Her Majesty, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands

IIASA Director and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat has been awarded one of the highest distinctions of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for his longstanding contribution to science and the science policy interface, both in the Netherlands and internationally.  More

25 April 2013
Mexican IIASA membership negotiations advance

On 10-12 April, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic and special advisor Mr. Chin Min Lee visited Mexico to discuss potential collaboration opportunities including membership opportunities and re-launching of a postdoctoral fellowship.  More

17 April 2013
China broadens collaboration with IIASA

On 8 April, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr Pavel Kabat, and his special advisor Mr Chin Min Lee travelled to China to have high level meetings to discuss future collaborations with IIASA.  More

21 March 2013
Global Water at a Crossroads

In honor of World Water Day 2013, IIASA, the NAS, the AAAS and the Office of Science & Technology at the Austrian Embassy present a public forum "Global Water at a Crossroads" with Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, Director and CEO, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria.  More

14 March 2013
IIASA and CSIRO formalize cooperation

IIASA and the Australian national science organization, CSIRO, have established new areas for research collaboration in the fields of energy, water, and biodiversity and environmental research.  More

28 February 2013
IIASA consultations with US Governmental Agencies

On 19 – 21 February, IIASA Director and CEO, Professor Dr. Pavel Kabattravelledto Washington DC, to hold discussions with US and international stakeholders andhighlightIIASA's new flagship project on World Water Futures.  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

13 February 2013
IIASA discusses collaboration with OPEC

On 13 February, IIASA Director and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat and his special advisor Mr Chin-Min Lee met with Abdalla S. El-Badri, Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), at OPEC’s headquarters in Vienna.  More

11 February 2013
EU Member Countries’ Ambassadors visit IIASA

European Union Heads of Mission accredited to the United Nations and Ambassador Mara Marinaki, Managing Director, Global and Multilateral Issues Department, European External Action Service, visited IIASA today to discuss European and international policies and to learn about IIASA’s policy-relevant research in climate, energy, food, water, and the environment.  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

04 February 2013
World Water Scenarios Initiative launches at IIASA

Today, senior representatives from government and non-government organizations, business and academia gathered at IIASA in Laxenburg, Austria to discuss the launch of a new initiative to assess the current and future states of water resources around the world and the options that we have for managing water-related challenges.  More

01 February 2013
IIASA progresses negotiations about membership with Vietnam and Italy

Representatives from Vietnam and Italy have been involved in recent discussions on collaborating further with IIASA.  More

17 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


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