Resilience 2017 conference

2017-08-21 - 2017-08-23 All day

Following previous Resilience conferences held on triennial basis since 2008, Resilience 2017 will discuss resilience as a key lens for biosphere-based sustainability science. It will reflect back on the scientific progress made, and aim to set out exciting future directions for research. A main focus will be on global sustainability challenges and opportunities, which today are heavily influenced by the speed, scale and connectivity of the Anthropocene.

Related upcoming events

  • 2018-03-08 - 2018-03-09 All day
    The conference aims to stimulate the debate on the evaluation of regional and urban policies. Both theoretical and applied contributions are welcomed on the following main topics: counterfactual evaluation methods, spatial econometric methods for impact evaluation, policies for urban and regional economic growth, policies for economic and social resilience. AISRe, the Italian section of European Regional Science Association, cooperates and endorses the conference.
  • 2018-04-09 - 2018-04-12 All day
    Following on from the 10th Conference held in Memphis in 2015, National Prosperity through Modern Rural Policy: Competitiveness and well-being in rural regions, the 11th Conference will focus on how innovation can help rural areas respond to the challenges of globalisation and shifting trading patterns, and moreover, what drives rural innovation. Building on the messages from the Rural Policy 3.0 framework, and through the shared experiences of leading national and international rural experts, government officials and other stakeholders, discussions will look at common challenges, identify best practices and explore the current and future opportunities that are emerging for rural areas with this next production revolution.
  • 2018-04-26 All day
    The 3rd edition of the Workshop "Inform-Prioritize-Collaborate: Cooperation of Regions on Innovation in Forest Management, Use of Wood and Forest-related Services” devoted to forest innovation is taking place in Brussels on 26 April 2018. The programme is available here. A Call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) to present innovative cases is open till 16 March 2018 at https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/D98C22EA83D6F58C.par Innovative cases have to address one of the following thematic areas:
    1. Managing Impacts related to Climate Change
    2. Supporting Wood and Biomass Mobilization
    3. Supporting the Provision of Ecosystem Services
    4. Improving Sustainable Forest Management Approaches and Tools.
    A strong priority will be given to cases from EIP AGRI Operational Groups. Information about selected cases will be notified to proposers by 23 March 2018. More info in the attachments. Registration for participants will open in March. Assure your participation by submitting your EoI and ensure your voice is heard and your views shared by the relevant EU and regional stakeholders - help us to strengthen the contribution of forestry to the EU bio-economy and rural development! Started in 2014 as a joint initiative of relevant European organizations interested in keeping vital and innovative the forest-based sector, the 3rd edition of the European Workshop devoted to Forest innovation will take place on 26 April 2018 in Brussels, kindly hosted by the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union (Rue Wiertz 77, 1000 Brussels). Main objectives of the 3rd edition are: - Presenting relevant innovative initiatives from all over Europe, with a special attention to EIP AGRI Operational Groups; - Connecting experts and practitioners to further improve existing projects and provide inspiration; - Encourage further public and private investments in innovative projects devoted to forest-based economy. An open call for Expression of Interest to participate as speaker to present a case is open until March 16th 2018 at the following link: https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/D98C22EA83D6F58C.par Candidates can apply for one of the following priority areas: 1-Managing Impacts related to Climate Change 2-Supporting Wood and Biomass Mobilization 3-Supporting the Provision of Ecosystem Services 4-Improving Sustainable Forest Management Approaches and Tools. Ensure your voice is heard and your views shared by the relevant EU and regional stakeholders. Help us to strengthen the contribution of forestry to the EU bio-economy and rural development: save the date in your agenda! More information and past editions The workshop language is English. The event is free. Organizers cannot provide any support for travel and accommodation expenses. 2016 - http://www.efi.int/portal/capacity_building/sharing_knowledge/forest_innovation_workshop_2016/ 2014 - http://www.efi.int/portal/capacity_building/sharing_knowledge/workshop/
  • 2018-07-02 - 2018-07-04 All day
    Over the last two decades, WICaNeM has become a well-known conference regarding the management, economics and organization of chains and networks in a Life Sciences context. Over the years, representatives of business, government and research discuss the latest issues of innovation and sustainability in chains and networks to build the sustainability agenda for the years to come. It is the 13th time we organize the WICaNeM Conference. Now we have joined forces with the Università Politecnica delle Marche to create a European Platform in Ancona, Italy. This year’s Conference theme will be Sustainability and Innovation in Chains and Network. Next to the academic tracks, which will be held during all the days of the conference, on Monday July 2 the discussions will focus on building a sustainability and innovation agenda from an academic and research perspective, while Tuesday the 3rd of July will focus on building the sustainability agenda and the innovations that are needed from a company and business perspective. Wednesday the 4th of July will conclude the conference with a farewell reception. Wageningen University and Research and the Università Politecnica delle Marche cordially invite professors, applied researchers, managers, consultants, and policy makers interested in the management, economics and organization of chains and networks to present and discuss their most recent advances in science and business. The benefits of participating in this unique Conference are evident: being on the cutting edge of chain and network science, meeting the experts from all over the world and, finally, yet importantly, sharing experiences with old and new friends.
  • isirc2018
    2018-09-05 All day
    ISIRC is the world’s leading  interdisciplinary social innovation research conference. The conference brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss social innovation in a variety of perspectives. ISIRC 2018 is hosted by the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Center for Social Investment and Innovation in cooperation with the Westphalian University Gelsenkirchen, Institute for Work and Technology. The conference will take place at the heart of the old town of Heidelberg, a wonderful combination of old and new buildings, narrow streets, market squares, arts, history and science. The conference will be held in Heidelberg, Germany, on 3-5 Sept 2018.
  • 2018-11-15 - 2018-11-18 All day
    The eight international conference on Economics and Management of Networks will be held in cooperation with the University of Havana from November 15 – November 17, 2018, in Havana, Cuba. The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of networks (franchising, retail and service chains, cooperatives, financial networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing, clusters, public-private partnerships, public network management and governance, and new network forms in digital economy are invited. Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (400 words min.) as soon as possible, but no later than April 30, 2018. The organizers plan to publish a special issue in a high-quality international journal and to edit a book at Springer. Please follow this link for full details: www.socialcapitalgateway.org/habana