30 October 2013

IAIA14 Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development

34th Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment
8-11 April 2014 | Enjoy, Casino & Resort, Hotel del Mar | Viña del Mar, Chile
Opportunities for students described in the attached flyer

Abstracts for both paper and poster submissions are invited through 6 December 2013.  For more information and to sign up to receive updates about this conference please visit www.iaia.org/iaia14.  IAIA conferences are interdisciplinary, and more than 800 delegates from over 80 nations are expected to attend.

During IAIA14, participants will be encouraged to discuss how the various instruments of impact assessment can assist developers, industry, decision-makers, financial institutions, development cooperation providers, and the public to integrate environmental, social, and other concerns in the following areas of interest:


  • Cultural heritage
  • Public participation
  • Social conflict
  • Sustainable development
  • SEA/EIA in Latin America
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Governance
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change
  • Land use planning and management
  • Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
  • Natural disasters
  • Environmental management systems
  • Health impact assessment
  • Social impact assessment
  • Strategic environmental assessment
  • Environmental IA law, policies and practice
  • Capacity building for better IA systems
  • EIA methodology and practice
  • Monitoring and follow-up
  • Environmental compliance and enforcement
  • Communication in impact assessment
  • Evaluation and evolution of national EIA systems

Many more topics are proposed,  along with training courses, technical visits, and networking opportunities.

For more information, abstracts submission, updates and registration, go to www.iaia.org/iaia14.   We hope to see you in Chile!