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5th annual international ESP conference

  • Type: Meeting or Conference
  • Date: 31 Jul - 04 Aug 2012
  • Location: United States of America (Portland, Oregon)
  • Venue: The Doubletree Hotel Portland
  • Language: English

Description

Background

The main theme of the 5th annual Ecosystem Services Partnership conference is Ecosystem Services Come of Age: Linking Science, Policy, and Participation for Sustainable Human Well-Being. It will be divided into the following three sections:

Science: Quantifying, mapping, modeling and valuing ES
Policy: Institutions, governance & management of ES
Participation: Communicating, coordinating, and implementing ES

Work-groups

Small groups working over the course of two days (August 1-2), to solve a problem and implement the solutions. Working groups are intended to be transdisciplinary, including a diverse range of scientists, policy makers, communicators, and practitioners. The following are work-groups that are scheduled to be presented:

• Solutions to Mitigate Flood Risk and Benefit Ecosystems: Incorporating Ecosystems Services Tools and Methods

• Ecosystem Services in the context of Disaster Risk Reduction: Addressing Scientific Gaps and Improving Uptake

Additional information

http://www.espconference.org/ESP_Conference/78806/...

Event fee

ESP Member - $350.00 Non-ESP Members - $450.00 Students and Non-OECD Countries - $250.00

Target audience

Practitioners, educators, policy-makers, researchers

How to register

Documentation

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Environment, Governance, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Flood
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27640

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