10 September 2012
From 24- 26 October, join IIASA in Vienna and Laxenburg, Austria to hear the latest thinking on how science can contribute to policy solutions to global problems, along with new research findings on problems like climate change, energy access, and poverty. The program includes Nobel-prize-winning scientists, policy advisors, and government officials, all focused on one goal: translating science into policy.
How can science make a difference in complex global problems that span national and academic boundaries? The conference is organized as a series of panels that will bring together experts from different fields to discuss a specific issue from a variety of perspectives.
During the conference IIASA scientists will also present new research, including new findings on future population growth, climate change, energy, and poverty. Highlights include
LIVESTREAMING: On 24-25 October, all conference sessions will be streamed live from the Hofburg. On 26 October, select sessions will be streamed from Laxenburg.
SOCIAL MEDIA: For updates from the conference follow @IIASAVienna or use the hashtag #IIASA2012.
IIASA is an international scientific institute that conducts research into the critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological, and social change that we face in the twenty-first century. Our findings provide valuable options to policy makers to shape the future of our changing world. IIASA is independent and funded by scientific institutions in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. www.iiasa.ac.at
Last edited: 27 February 2013
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313