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IAIA16, Resilience and Sustainability
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36th Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment

11-14 May 2016| Nagoya Congress Center | Aichi-Nagoya Japan

Abstract Submissions (for both paper and poster) are invited through 30 November, 2015. For more information and to sign up to receive updates about this conference, please visit the IAIA16 web page. IAIA conferences are interdisciplinary, and approximately 700 delegates from over 80 nations are expected to attend. 

“Resilience” is emerging as one of the most important global keywords in the 21st Century. Developing from the field of eco-system, the word has gained popularity in various fields such as environmental impact assessment, social and health impact assessment, international development, and climate change, as well as natural and man-made disasters.

The experience of the severe earthquake and nuclear accident in 2011 emphasized that increasing our capacity for resilience to damage is an urgent issue facing Japanese society. Not only in Japan, but for the rest of the world, improving resilience for sustainable communities is a common issue. We expect to share information and experiences on this theme among delegates from all over the world.


Some of the topics of the conference are:

  • Natural disasters and resilience
  • Man-made disasters: preparedness, emergency response and rehabilitation
  • Biodiversity restoration and ecological impact assessment
  • Population change and sustainability assessment
  • International cooperation and sustainable development
  • Collaboration for sustainability in Asian region
  • Environmental information infrastructure for sustainable development
  • Transportation, land use and sustainability


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

We hope to see you in Japan!



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