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IAIA23: Register now to lock in early bird rates
Financial aid available for IAIA23
IAIA23, “Resilience through impact assessment and leadership,” will be held 8-11 May 2023 in Kuching, Malaysia.
Download the preliminary program today for an overview of the 70+ sessions, details on 12 training courses and 6 technical visits, descriptions of special meetings and networking activities, and more!
Interested in increasing your company’s profile at IAIA23? Check out the sponsorship opportunities brochure or contact Bridget John to learn about the available benefits.
IAIA23 is an in-person conference. Virtual participation is not available for this event.
Check out the various program requirements and deadlines, and apply ASAP:
- Rita R. Hamm IA Excellence Scholarship (Deadline: 6 December)
- Student Bursaries (Deadline: 6 January)
- Conference Inclusiveness Bursary Program (Deadline: 6 January)
- Student Training Course Fee Waivers (apply between 15-30 March)
Registration open for Foundations of Impact Assessment online course
IAIA's 12-week Professional Development Program "Foundations of Impact Assessment" online course will be held from 23 January through 16 April 2023. Participants start and complete the course within this period according to the schedule they arrange with their trainer. Register by 9 January 2023. Seats are limited!
KSEIA celebrates 30 years
Congratulations to the Korean Society for Environmental Impact Assessment on their 30th year! The friendship and mutual collaboration between KSEIA and IAIA began in 1995, when the Society participated for the first time in the IAIA conference in Durban, South Africa. Ten years later, KSEIA became an IAIA Affiliate and IAIA07 was successfully held in Seoul. We look forward to working with you in the next 30 years!
Artificial intelligence webinar recording available
This 90-min webinar "Digital IA: What might artificial intelligence offer impact assessment? – The IFC’s MALENA" provides a deep dive into the development and application of Artificial Intelligence by the International Finance Corporation in relation to the management and understanding of environmental and social risk related to its projects.
8 useful research paper writing tools and resources
Academic writing can be a daunting and time-consuming process, but with the help of the right tools you can make writing your paper much easier. Taylor & Francis, publisher of IAIA's journal, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, has pulled together 8 tools and resources that will help you work better and smarter when writing a research paper.
Major glaciers, including in the Dolomites and Yosemite, to disappear by 2050 - U.N. report
Some of the world's most famous glaciers, including in the Dolomites in Italy, the Yosemite and Yellowstone parks in the United States and Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania are set to disappear by 2050 due to global warming, whatever the temperature rise scenario, according to a UNESCO report.
The surprisingly simple solution to homelessness that’s changing lives
Homelessness has long been accepted as an inevitable fact of modern city life. But now a strikingly simple policy, first put forward by a psychologist in the 1990s, is making a dramatic impact in helping to all-but eradicate rough sleeping in cities around the world. The crux of the policy? Simply provide homes to people, without any preconditions. Then provide support tailored to their needs.
IAIA-WNC: The World has Pivoted due to Covid - Should IA as well? 7 December 2022. Webinar.
The Net Zero Carbon Conference. 19 January 2023. London, United Kingdom.