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Global Meetings, Seminars, Workshops and other Environmental Events

This is a listing of conventions, workshops, seminars and training programmes on environmental education as per the UNEP's thematic areas. For specific details of the events, please follow the links provided.

 

GLOBAL EVENTS 2014

The Zayed International Prize for the Environment
Summary: The prize is meant to recognize and encourage environmental achievements supporting and promoting the implementation of Agenda 21, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation for Sustainable Development.
Website: Zayed International Prize for the Environment

Sustainability Literacy Test
Summary: The First International Tool to Assess and Verify the Sustainability Literacy of Your Students. The “Sustainability Literacy Test” is a tool for the various initiatives on sustainability lead by HEIs to assess and verify the sustainability literacy of their students when they graduate. It assesses the minimum level knowledge in economic, social and environmental responsibility for higher education students, applicable all over the world, in any kind of Higher Education Institution (HEI), in any country, studying any kind of tertiary-level course (Bachelors, Masters, MBAs, PhD).
Website: Sustainability Literacy Test

Contemporary Approaches to Genetic Resources Conservation and Use
Date: 07 - 25 April 2014
Location: Wageningen
Organisers: Wageningen UR.
Application Deadline: 24 February 2014
Website: Contemporary Approaches to Genetic Resources Conservation and Use

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Certification Training Programme
Dates: 24 – 25 April 2014 (2 days)
Location: New Delhi, India
Organisers: Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA) Livelihood Academy
Summary: Participants will learn how to Create, Implement, Monitor & Measure - CSR Strategies, Projects & Programs at the Corporate and Ground Levels; how to Tap into CSR Funds; the new Reporting guidelines & requirements in the light of the new CSR Mandate; and where and How to utilize CSR funds effectively.
Event focal point emails: Mishra; Training
Target audience: CRS professionals; CSR Project And Program Teams; CSR Practitioners, Consultants and Researchers
Flyer: TARA Fyier
Website: TARA CRS – Level 1

2nd EurAsia Waste Management Symposium
Date: 28 - 30 April 2014 (3 days)
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Organisers: Engineering Department of Yildiz Technical University and supported by International Waste Working Group (IWWG)
Summary: The symposium will include almost all areas of waste management including legislation, collection, transport, treatment, recycle and reuse options for municipal, hazardous, medical, and other waste types
Event focal point email: Dr. Mehmet Sinan Bilgili
Website: 2nd EurAsia Waste Management Symposium

World Conference on Youth 2014
Date: 6 – 10 May 2014 (5 days)
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Theme: Mainstreaming Youth in the Post 2015 Development Agenda
Summary: The Conference is expected to bring together 1500 participants, half of them young people, and 150 of them will come from marginalised backgrounds, making the conference one of the most well represented youth events at the global level
Website: World Conference on Youth 2014

3rd International Climate Change Adaptation Conference - Adaptation Futures 2014
Dates: 12 - 16 May 2014 (5 days)
Location: Centro de Eventos do Ceara Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Abstract deadline date: 15 November 2013
Acceptance of abstracts: 20 February 2014
Event focal point email: The Director and/or Jose Marengo
Website: 3rd International Climate Change Adaptation Conference - Adaptation Futures

6th International Conference on Environmental Education and Sustainability - “Best of Both Worlds”
Dates: 12 – 16 May 2014 ( 5 days)
Location: SESC Bertioga – São Paulo, Brazil
Organisers: São Paulo University, Brazil
Summary: The primary objective of the Conference is to create opportunities to share international and local experiences on environmental education (EE) and contribute to the establishment of articulated networks in this area.
Target Audience: All practitioners of Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) involved in school, tertiary/continuing or adult education. The conference seeks to engage educators, researchers, government officials, academics, tour agents, protected areas and resource managers, decision/policy makers, property developers, NGOs and individuals involved in promoting environmental awareness and communications.
Event focal point email: The Organizing Commitee
Website: Best of Both Worlds

The International Sustainable Campus Network 2014 Conference
Dates: 1 – 4 June 2014 (4 days)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts U.S.A.
Theme: Pushing Boundaries: Leveraging collective action for global impact
Organiser: International Campus Sustainability Network
Hosts: Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Summary: the 2014 ISCN conference will offer a powerful opportunity to examine today’s emerging critical issues for sustainability and explore strategies that push boundaries toward new innovations, identify new opportunities for collaboration, and amplify our measurable impacts globally.
Contact: Queries
Flyer: ISCN Flyer 2014
Website: 2014 ISCN conference

Renewable Energy Management and Finance
Dates: 16 - 17 May 2014 (2 days)
Location: Edinburgh Napier University and Coventry University
Summary: Understanding policies and finances - fast track to a renewable energy consultancy job.
Target audience: Individuals considering a consultancy job and/or those who have to evaluate the benefits of adopting renewable energy technology. Managers and directors intending to invest in the renewable energy sector.
PS: This course is also available as distance learning with live tutorial, visit
Event focal point email: Training Website: Renewable Energy Management and Finance

International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability 2014
Date: 5 - 10 June 2014 (6 days)
Location: Tongji University, China
Hosted by: United Nations Environment Program,Tongji University
Supported by: Beijing Environment foundation for Young Talents
Organized by: UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development,Xinhua News Agency, German Consulate-General in Shanghai,Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation,Bayer, State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse
Organisers: Engineering Department of Yildiz Technical University and supported by International Waste Working Group (IWWG)
Registration Deadline: 30 April
Documents Submission Deadline: April 30 (Abroad); May 15 (China)
Event focal point email: Email ISCES 2014
Website: ISCES 2014

2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference
Dates: 7 – 9 June 2014 (2 days)
Location: Beijing, China
Summary: IRDR Conference 2014 Call for Abstracts: “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A tool for sustainability.
Abstract submission deadline: Friday, 4 October, 2013
Notification of acceptance: Thursday, 6 February, 2014
Website: 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference

International Science – Policy Workshop 2014 - Second Call for Abstracts
Date: 16 – 18 June 2014
Location: Jakarta/Bogor, Indonesia
Organisers: The Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR); United Nations University; United Nations Environment Programme; The Nature Conservancy; Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) (hosting institution); and Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD)
Abstract deadline: 1 March 2014
Event focal point email: International Science – Policy workshop
Website: International Science – Policy Workshop 2014

Spatial Ecology & Conservation 2
Date: 17 – 20 June, 2014 (4 days)
Location: University of Birmingham (UK)
Organisers: International Association of Landscape Ecology UK
Deadline: 21 February, 2014
Abstract focal point email: The Coordinator
Website: Spatial Ecology & Conservation 2

2014 Regional Student Energy Summits
Dates: 19 - 20 June 2014 (2 days)
Theme: “Powering the Future.”
Location:
Africa: University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa
Latin America: National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico
Asia: Shanghai University of Electric Power in Shanghai, China
North America: New York City, United States of America
Europe: University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland
Summary: The Regional Student Energy Summits (RSES) are empowering the next generation of young leaders that will support the global transition towards a sustainable energy future. The Regional Student Energy Summits are five simultaneous events that will take place in five countries over two days, and use a multidisciplinary framework to educate, inspire and unite students around the world about energy issues.
Event focal point emails: Africa; Latin America; Asia; and Europe
Website: 2014 Regional Student Energy Summits

12th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law
Date: 30 June – 5 July (6 days)
Location: Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Website: 12th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law

Bridging ICTs and Environment - Making Information Talk and Technologies Work
Dates: 7 - 11 July 2014 ( 5 days)
Application deadline: 14 February 2014
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Organisers: Central European University, in cooperation with United Nations Environment Program, Global University Partnership for Environment and Sustainability and Eye on Earth Environment Program
Summary: The stream aims at bridging the gap between policy-making and academia on one side and cutting edge technologies and their practical application on other by bringing ICT developers (e.g. Google) into classroom and arranging their direct communication with policy- and decision-making groups.
Deadline: 11 December, 2013
Event focal point email: The Coordinator
Website: Bridging ICTs and Environment - Making Information Talk and Technologies Work

Amazon Summer School
Dates: 21 July - 6 August 2014 (17 days)
Location: Tumbira and Manaus, Brazil
Organisers: Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS).
Summary: Training in leadership towards Sustainable Development with the participation of several international and local experts.
Who can apply: Anyone who has already started his/ her university studies is encouraged to apply, regardless of the field of studies, professional experience or country of origin.
Application deadline: 15 June 2014 at 11.50pm GMT
Event focal point email: João Brites e Suelen Marostica
Website: Amazon Summer School

3rd International Conference on Climate Change & Social Issues
Date: 30 - 31 July 2014 (2 days)
Location: Colombo, Shri Lanka
Organisers: International Center for Research & Development
Summary: CCSI 2014 offers a valuable opportunity to network with colleagues from many countries who share the same goals. Session themes for the conference cover a rich and diverse range of research topics. Participants will be enlightened with innovative ideas and solutions at CCSI 2014 and take initiatives to forge better solutions to reduce future risks and threats of climate change and social issues.
Abstract acceptance deadline: 15 April, 2014 - * Paper submission not mandatory
Early Bird Registration deadline: 15 May, 2014
Abstract focal point email: The Coordinator
Website: 3rd International Conference on Climate Change & Social Issues

IV International conference on Hazardous and Industrial Waste Management - CRETE 2014
Date: 2 - 5 September 2014 (4 days)
Location: Chania, Crete, Greece
Organisers: IWWG, Technical University of Crete, University of Padua, Hamburg University of Technology
Event focal point email: CRETE 2014 Conference Secretariat
Website: IV International conference on Hazardous and Industrial Waste Management - CRETE 2014

Natural Resources and Sustainable Development Goals
Date: 2-5 September, 2014 (4 days)
Location: San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Organisers: The Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi (UASLP) and the Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS) through the Multidisciplinary Program of Graduated Studies in Environmental Sciences (PMPCA-UASLP) and the Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD).
Abstract deadline: 1 June, 2014

2nd World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2014)
Date: 3-5 September (3 days)
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Organisers: Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) and the Research and Transfer Centre
Objectives:

  1. to provide universities all round the world with an opportunity to display and present their works (i.e. curriculum innovation, research, activities, practical projects) as they relate to education for sustainable development at university level;
  2. to foster the exchange of information, ideas and experiences acquired in the execution of projects, from successful initiatives and good practice;
  3. to discuss methodological approaches and projects which aim to integrate the topic of sustainable development in the curriculum of universities;
  4. to network the participants and provide a platform so they can explore possibilities for cooperation.

Event focal point email: Dr. Mihaela Sima
Website: WSSD-U-2014

32nd Annual Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA) Conference and Workshop
Dates: 9 - 12 September 2014 (4 days)
Location: University of Namibia (UNAM), Windhoek, Namibia
Theme: Reflections on the current and emerging ESD issues and practices informing the post DESD framework programme
Objectives:

  1. to reflect upon the activities in Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within the Southern African region; and
  2. to identify and share best practices and challenges from the first United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UNDESD) that could inform the post DESD framework programme for the Southern African region and contribute to the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD post-2014.

Event focal point email: Dr. Alex Kanyimba and/or Dr. Elsabe Julies
Bronchure: 32nd EEASA Conference and Workshop

Climate Summit 2014
Date: 23 September 2014
Location: New York
Theme: Catalyzing Action
Website: Climate Summit 2014

4th ASEM Rectors' Conference and Students' Forum (ARC4)
Dates: 23 - 26 September 2014 ( 4 days)
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Organisers: Asia-Europe Foundation in partnership with the ASEAN University Network (AUN), International Association of Universities (IAU), Chulalongkorn University (CU) and the Officer of Higher Education Commission (OHEC) Thailand.
Event focal point email: Joel Bassig
Website: 4th ASEM Rectors' Conference and Students' Forum (ARC4)

Global Change Leaders Program
Date: October 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015
Location: Coady International Institute in Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Organisers: Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership
Summary: This program enables women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities.
Deadline: Friday January 17, 2014 at 11:59 EST
Website: Global Change Leaders Program

43rd Annual NAAEE Conference
Call for Presentations Deadline: 31 March 2014
Theme: EE: Building Momentum for the Next Chapter
Event Date: 8-11 October2014
Location: Washington DC, USA
Organisers: North American Association for Environmental Education
Website: 43rd Annual NAAEE Conference

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2014
Dates: 10 – 12 November 2014 (3 days)
Location: Web-based / E-learning
Organisers: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Summary: The end of the Decade on Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) will take place in Nagoya, Japan.
Website: UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2014

Analysis and Management of Changing Risks for Natural Hazards
Date: 18 - 19 November, 2014 (2days)
Location: Padua, Italy
Abstract submission deadline: 1 July 2014
Full paper submission deadline: 1 October 2014
Abstract focal point email: Jacquelien Runje
Website: Analysis and Management of Changing Risks for Natural Hazards

1: CLIMATE CHANGE TRAININGS

2: DISASTERS AND CONFLICTS TRAININGS

Disasters, Environment and Risk Reduction
Dates: Open
Summary: The course is made available to instructors in the fields of environmental studies, geography, disaster and climate change studies, etc to be taught at their universities. The materials are free of charge upon reception of a letter of commitment.
Organisers: The course was developed by the Partnership of Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction, led by UNEP in partnership with the Center for Development and Natural Resources.
Flyers: English and French.
Focal point email addresses:Karen Sudmeier and Marisol Estrella
Website: Masters Module, Disasters Environment and Risk Reduction

9th International Course on Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction
Dates: 21 - 30 April 2014 (10 days)
Deadline: 21st March 2014
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Organisers: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Summary: The Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction Course (EVRC) has been designed to achieve the goal of supporting the creation of earthquake resilient society.
Event focal point email: Training Services Department (TSD) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Website: 9th International Course on Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction

Open University Cources
Date: 28 - 30 April 2014 (3 days)
Provider: The Open University
Website: Free OpenLearn courses

2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference
Dates: 7 - 9 June 2014 (2 days)
Location: Beijing, China
Organisers: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Summary: IRDR Conference 2014 Call for Abstracts: “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A tool for sustainability”
Abstract submission deadline: Friday, 4 October, 2013
Notification of acceptance: Thursday, 6 February, 2014
On-line registration website: 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference

23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction with a Changing Climate
Dates: 28 July - 8 August 2014 (12 days)
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Summary: The course aims to develop the capacity of CBDRR practitioners who will be the main project implementers at the community level on essential skills and knowledge on community based disaster risk management
Event focal point email: Training Services Department (TSD) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Website: 23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction with a Changing Climate

6th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment
Dates: 1 – 12 September 2014 (12 days)
Registration Deadline: 1 August 2014
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Organisers: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Summary: The course participants will be guided through a number of interactive sessions that will enable them to acquire scientific knowledge to assess climate risks and reduce climate risks strategically through: climate risk management planning, implementation and mainstreaming climate risk management into development policies and programs at different levels. Broadly, the course intends to harmonize climate risk management, disaster risk reduction and development planning to enable a holistic approach for sustainable development.
Target Audience: The Government, international organizations, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society organizations, private sectors and others to enhance knowledge, expertise and skills on Climate Risk Management enabling them to face this challenge. The course will illustrate climate risk management in urban and rural settings focusing on the sector challenges.
Event focal point email: Training Services Department (TSD) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Website: 6th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment

13th International Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate
Dates: 6 – 17 October 2014 (12 days)
Registration Deadline: 7 September
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Organisers: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Summary: Summary: The course offers an integrated approach to the development of flood risk reduction strategies, which enables a holistic view of flood risk and required measures for flood risk reduction
Event focal point email: Training Services Department (TSD) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Website: 13th International Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate

10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management
Dates: 27 October - 7 November 2014 (11 days)
Registration deadline: 26 Sep 2014
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Organisers: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, The Asian Institute of Technology, The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC) and UNITARS Operational Satellite Applications Program
Event focal point email: Training Services Department (TSD) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Website: 10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

3: ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT TRAININGS

Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD) - A, 2014
Date: March 2014 - April 2015 (14 months part time)
Location: Sweden - Course 1: 5 – 23 May 2014 & and Tanzania - Course 2: 6 – 17 October 2014 Organisers: NIRAS together with the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg and Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)
Eligible countries 2014: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Myanmar and Tanzania.
Registration Close: Applications for 2015 will be available in September 2014
Website: Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD) - A, 2014

Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development MENA 2014
Date: March 2014 - April 2015 (14 months part time)
Location: Sweden (part 1: 1 – 18 September 2014) & and Country to be decided (Part 2: 1 – 12 February 2015) Organisers: NIRAS Natura together with School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg.
Eligible countries: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Tunisia.
Registration Close: Closed
Website: Integrated Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development MENA 2014

Community-based Mapping
Dates: June 6 – July 11, 2014 (5 weeks)
Registration deadlines: June 1, 2014
Locations: Duke University / Colorado State University
Summary: This course will explore theories, ethics, applications, and methods of community-based mapping and its role in participatory learning and action as well as larger processes of integrated community-based development.
Website: Community-based Mapping

Training Workshop on Glacier Hydrological Monitoring and Assessment
Dates: 21 April - 12 May 2014 (3 weeks)
Application deadline: 12 January 2014 (23:00 UTC)
Location: Kathmandu and Langtang Valley, Nepal
Organisers: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Summary: The training aims to bring together international scientific experts and early-career scientists from ICIMOD regional member countries to discuss approaches, problems, and advances in the monitoring of glacier hydrological resources. Through background theory and problem-based learning, the participants will develop understanding of the complexities of monitoring and assessing glacier water resources in the Himalayas, and will build collaborations with other early-career researchers in the region.
Event focal point email: Joseph Michael Shea or Dorothea Stumm
Website: Training Workshop on Glacier Hydrological Monitoring and Assessment

Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD) - B, 2014
Date: May 2014 - June 2015 (14 months part time)
Location: Sweden - Course 1: August 18 – September 5, 2014 & and Tanzania - Course 2: December 1-12, 2014 Organisers: NIRAS together with the School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg and Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)
Eligible countries 2014: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Myanmar and Tanzania.
Registration Close: 1 March 2014
Website: Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD) - B, 2014

Field Courses on the Ecology and Conservation of Tropical Ecosystems 2014
Location and dates:
TBA 14/1 – 27 June to 27 July Kibale Forest, Uganda
TBA 14/2 – 6 August to 5 September Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania
TBA 14/3 – 14 November to 14 December Kirindy Forest, Madagascar
Organisers: Tropical Biology Association
Summary: The course provides a rich learning environment and an excellent opportunity for exchanging ideas and making contacts amoung participants; increase thier understanding of current concepts and put theory into practice; design and carry out thier own research project; gain field experience and learn new techniques; and collaborate with an international group of ecologists and conservation practitioners.
Abstract focal point email: Course Coordinator
Website: Field Courses on the Ecology and Conservation of Tropical Ecosystems 2014

Strategic Environmental Assessment 2014 B
Date: July 2014 – December 2015
Location: Sweden (November 9 -28, 2014) & and Vietnam (May 18 – 29, 2015)
Organisers: NIRAS Natura AB in collaboration with the Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV) at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology.
Eligible countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Registration Close: 6 June 2014
Website: Strategic Environmental Assessment 2014 B

4: ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE TRAININGS

GEPP Executive Summer School on Global Environmental Policy
Dates: 31 August - 12 September 2014 (13 days)
Location: The University of Geneva, Switzerland
Closing date for applications: 30th April 2014
Summary: In the unique International Geneva setting, the Executive Summer School provides a special opportunity for participants from both the public and the private sectors to enlarge their competences in order to address complex environmental issues. Beyond enlarging the knowledge base of each participant, the modules of this transdisciplinary programme bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and concrete decision-making, problem-solving and negotiation skills.
Event focal point email: Scientific Secretary and/or Queries
Website: 2014 GEPP Executive Summer School on Global Environmental Policy

Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law
Application period: Jan - Feb 2015
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Organisers: Engineering Department of Yildiz Technical University and supported by International Waste Working Group (IWWG)
Summary: The programme provides advanced training in policy, law and impact assessments for climate change and sustainable management of natural resources. It is based on two alternative majors: Natural Resources Governance and Environmental and Climate Change Law. All students are required to take courses in Natural Resources Governance, Environmental Law and Policy, and in Climate Change Law and Policy before selecting their major.
Provider: University of Eastern Finland
Event focal point email: Queries
Website: Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law

5: RESOURCE EFFICIENCY TRAININGS

Wind Power Training
Dates: 5 June 2014
Location: Edinburgh Napier University
Organisers: European Energy Centre
Summary: Participants of this course learn how Wind Turbines work and gain a thorough understanding of Wind Power systems
Target audience: Technicians and individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and repair wind turbines; Design engineers; and Architects.
Distance learning with live tutorial: Visit
Website: Wind Power Training

Renewable Energy Solutions training
Dates: 6-7 June 2014 (2 days)
Location: Edinburgh Napier University
Organisers: European Energy Centre
Summary: Discover the advantages of zero carbon, low carbon energy sources and their applications.
Target audience: Personnel and consultants who need to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technology will meet their specific needs or the needs of their clients.
Distance learning with live tutorial: Visit
Website: Renewable Energy Solutions training

Carbon Management training
Dates: 13 – 14 June 2014 (2 days)
Location: Edinburgh Napier University
Organisers: European Energy Centre
Summary: How to reduce an organisation's carbon footprint, improve green credentials and Corporate Social Responsibility
Target audience: Individuals considering a consultancy job in renewable energy and/or those interested in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for small, medium and large organisations. Managers and directors intending to reduce the organization's carbon footprint and needing to find out more about carbon trading.
Website: Carbon Management training

6: HARMFUL SUBSTANCES TRAININGS

2nd EurAsia Waste Management Symposium
Dates: 28 - 30 April 2014 (3 days)
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Organisers: Engineering Department of Yildiz Technical University and supported by International Waste Working Group (IWWG)
Summary: The symposium will include almost all areas of waste management including legislation, collection, transport, treatment, recycle and reuse options for municipal, hazardous, medical, and other waste types
Event focal point email: Dr. Mehmet Sinan Bilgili
Website: 2nd EurAsia Waste Management Symposium

 

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