Energy Program Events

23 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
IIASA at EGU 2017

IIASA researchers and staff will participate in the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, presenting new res... More

09 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
Vienna Energy Forum 2017

The biennal Vienna Energy Forum brings together researchers, policymakers, and civil society for a high-level summit on... More

Past Events

03 Apr 2017 - 05 Apr 2017
The World in 2050 (TWI2050): Pathways toward sustainable future, Annual Meeting

On 3-5 April 2017 120 scientists from leading research institutes met for the annual workshop of the World in 2050 (TW... More

01 Dec 2016 - 07 Dec 2016
CD-LINKS project in Beijing: Dialogue with stakeholders on climate and sustainable development

CD-LINKS has engaged in dialogue with Chinese policy makers and an international group of scientists in Beijing, China. ... More

07 Nov 2016 - 18 Nov 2016
UN Climate Change Conference 2016 (COP22)

One year after the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, this year's UN climate conference will focus on the way f... More

17 Nov 2016
COP22 Side Event: Ratcheting up the NDCs

Researchers from IIASA and partner institutions will present results of a project focused on how individual countries ca... More

24 Oct 2016
ADVANCE Final Conference: Deep decarbonisation towards 1.5°C – 2°C stabilisation

Conference will discuss the results of the work conducted in ADVANCE. More

05 Oct 2016 - 08 Oct 2016
IIASA at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2016

The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2016, themed “Beyond 2015: People, Planet & Progress” is a platf... More

20 Sep 2016 - 22 Sep 2016
1.5 Degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris agreement

IIASA co-organizezd an international conference focused on achieving the grand ambitions set out in the Paris climate ag... More

08 Aug 2016 - 10 Aug 2016
Pakistan's National Member Organization Secretary visits IIASA

Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid, Pakistan’s National Member Organization Secretary, visited IIASA and met with Director Gener... More

23 Jun 2016
17 May 2016 - 18 May 2016
Multi-disciplinary dialogue on poverty and inequality in climate modeling

Leading experts from various disciplines, including development economics and policy, climate modeling, food, water and ... More

11 Feb 2016 - 12 Feb 2016
Bali Clean Energy Forum

IIASA researchers joined government and business leaders, experts, civil society, international organizations, and acade... More

10 Feb 2016
ALPS International Symposium

The Alternative Pathways toward Sustainable development and climate stabilization (ALPS) symposium aims to gather promin... More

19 Jan 2016 - 21 Jan 2016
The Food-Energy-Water Nexus

IIASA researchers will take part in the 16th conference and global forum on science, policy, and the environment, organi... More

30 Nov 2015 - 11 Dec 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 ... More

30 Oct 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 w... More

28 Sep 2015 - 01 Oct 2015
Energy Program to Kick Start CD-LINKS Project on Climate and Development Research

IIASA receives grant from European Union Horizon 2020 for research linking climate mitigation and adaptation policies wi... More

02 Sep 2015 - 05 Sep 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 ... More

07 Jul 2015 - 10 Jul 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 t... More

18 Jun 2015 - 20 Jun 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... More

27 May 2015 - 28 May 2015
Clean Energy Ministerial 6 (CEM6) 

IIASA provides scientific insight into the annual Clean Energy Ministerial, one of the key energy policy events taking p... More

18 May 2015 - 20 May 2015
IIASA Hosting IPCC Expert Meeting on Scenarios

Energy Program Director, Keywan Riahi, serves as the meeting's organizer and host as well as a member of the meeting's S... More

04 May 2015 - 07 May 2015
The Biennial International Workshop Series "Advances in Energy Studies"

The 9th edition of the workshop brings together scientists at the interface of energy related environmen... More

30 Apr 2015 - 01 May 2015
IIASA at Global Climate Policy Conference 2015: Strengthening the Research-Policy Interface in International Negotiations

Energy Program Research Scholar, Dr. Narasimha Rao, will give presentation on 'Quantifying Development Needs: An energy ... More

22 Apr 2015 - 25 Apr 2015
Nobel Laureates Symposium on Global Sustainability

The Nobel Laureates Symposium on Global Sustainability did not take place in October 2014 in Hong Kong as previously pla... More

20 Apr 2015 - 21 Apr 2015
International BE4 Workshop

IIASA researcher David McCollum will participate in this workshop, which would bring together for the first time energy ... More

12 Apr 2015 - 17 Apr 2015
IIASA at EGU 2015

IIASA researchers and staff will participate in the European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2015, presenting new res... More

18 Feb 2015 - 20 Feb 2015
Workshop on Assessment and Communication of the Social Science of Climate Change: Bridging Research and Policy

Keywan Riahi, Energy Program Director, gave a presentation at this workshop that explored how social science research on... More

09 Feb 2015 - 10 Feb 2015
Climate Change and Poverty Conference

Academics and development specialists explored the relationships between climate change and poverty by examining the imp... More

20 Jan 2015 - 21 Jan 2015
IIASA's Energy Program at ADVANCE Expert Workshop on “Innovation in Relation to Building Energy Demand in IAMs”

IIASA's Energy Program has key role in discussions among international integrated assessment modeling experts. More

17 Dec 2014
Climate Change, Energy and Poverty

Climate and Development – Synergies or Trade offs? More

01 Dec 2014 - 12 Dec 2014

As world leaders meet in Peru to negotiate climate change mitigation options, IIASA researchers bring their expertise to... More

24 Nov 2014
IPCC Synthesis Report 2014: Austrian climate science

IIASA researchers will join a lecture and discussion about climate change, hosted by the Climate and Air Quality Commiss... More

27 Oct 2014 - 02 Nov 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... More

22 Oct 2014 - 24 Oct 2014
IARU Sustainability Science Congress

IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic will chair a session at the IARU Sustainability Science Congress in Oc... More

08 Oct 2014 - 11 Oct 2014
Nobel Laureates Symposium on Global Sustainability

***Please Note: This event has been cancelled due to the current unrest in Hong Kong*** More

01 Oct 2014
Energy Program at Annual Meeting of International Research Network for Low Carbon Societies

'Energy security and climate policies form an unequal and transient marriage.' More

25 Sep 2014
LIMITS Conference: Implementing Climate Policies in the Major Economies

IIASA researchers Keywan Riahi, Jessica Jewell, David McCollum and Shilpa Rao-Skirbekk gave presentations at the LIMITS ... More

17 Sep 2014
Presentation of the Austrian Climate Report

Climate change has arrived in Austria. A new report from the Austrian Panel on Climate Change (APCC) provides the first ... More

15 Sep 2014
Lecture: How Does Achieving a Universal Modern Energy Access Goal Affect the Attainment of Other SDGs?

On 15 September 2014, Energy Program scholar Dr. Shonali Pachauri gives a lecture in Venice, Italy, organized by the Int... More

10 Sep 2014 - 12 Sep 2014
A fair energy transition - a challenge for Europe

The international conference entitled "A fair energy transition - a challenge for Europe" will take place on 10-12 Septe... More

10 Jul 2014 - 11 Jul 2014
Workshop on Energy Poverty: Empirical Evidence and Implementation Issues

On 10-11 July, the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) will host a workshop on energy poverty. Energy Program scholar Sh... More

30 Jun 2014 - 09 Jul 2014
UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

IIASA Deputy Director General/Deputy CEO Nebojsa Nakicenovic will participate in the UN High-Level Panel Forum on Sustai... More

04 Jun 2014 - 06 Jun 2014
Sustainable Energy for All Forum

IIASA scientists played a key role in the first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum, which brought over 700 particip... More

04 Jun 2014 - 06 Jun 2014
International Energy Workshop 2014

The International Energy Workshop (IEW) is one of the leading fora for the international energy modelling research commu... More

01 Jun 2014 - 06 Jun 2014
Gordon Research Conference on Industrial Ecology

The 2014 Gordon Research Conference on Industrial Ecology will focus on the science informing the transformation of the... More

27 May 2014 - 28 May 2014
IPCC: Summarizing Health Implications

IIASA Energy Program Director Keywan Riahi will attend an IPCC meeting to summarize the health implications and conclusi... 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, ... More

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