Other Past Events

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International Sustainability Transitions Conference
Wuppertal, Germany
September 7 – 9, 2016

Urban Transitions 2016
Shanghai, China
September 5 – 9, 2016

33rd International Geographical Congress
Beijing, China
August 21 – 25, 2016

Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
August 7 – 12, 2016

7th Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation
Bonn, Germany
July 6 – 8, 2016

Critical Perspectives on Governance by Sustainable Development Goals
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
June 27 – 29, 2016

Understanding the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and its Implications for Governance
Osnabrück, Germany
June 15 – 16, 2016

The 23rd Pacific Science Congress: Science, Technology and Innovation.  Building a Sustainable Future in Asia and the Pacific
Taipei, Taiwan
June 13 – 17, 2016

Fourth International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands
May 30 – June 1, 2016

2016 Berlin Conference on Global Environmental Change: Transformative Global Climate Governance “après Paris’
Berlin, Germany
May 23 – 24, 2016

The International Conference on Regional Climate (ICRC)-CORDEX
Stockholm, Sweden
May 17 – 20, 2016

Adaptation Futures 2016: Practices and Solutions
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
May 10 – 13, 2016

Singapore Sustainability Symposium: Unlocking Urban Opportunities
April 27 – 29, 2016

Eighth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Hanoi, Vietnam
April 21 – 22, 2016

21st International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology: Shaping a Livable Future: Research – Education – Policy
Los Angeles, California, USA
April 12 – 15, 2016

Chemistry in the Urban Atmosphere
London, UK
April 6 – 8, 2016

American Planning Association National Conference
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
April 2 – 6, 2016

Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
San Francisco, California, USA
March 29 – April 2, 2016

Global Climate Observation – the Road to the Future
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
March 2 – 4, 2016

6th Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference
Lexington, Kentucky, USA
February 26 – 27, 2016

AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting
Washington, DC
February 11 – 15, 2016

Regional Urbanism in the Era of Globalisation
Huddersfield, UK
February 3 – 5, 2016

The 13th International Asian Urbanization Conference
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
January 6 – 8, 2016


Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance: “Democracy and Resilience in the Anthropocene”
Canberra, Australia
December 14 – 16, 2015

2nd International Historical Ecology Meeting
Vancouver, Canada
November 13 – 15, 2015

2015 Rising Seas Summit: Transforming Decision Making, Developing Adaptive Infrastructure & Advancing Solutions
Cambridge, Massachussets, USA
November 12 – 13, 2015

8th Ecosytem Services Partnership World Conference
Stellenbosch, South Africa
November 9 – 13, 2015

Yale Environmental Sustainability Summit
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
November 6 – 7, 2015

Crossing Borders: Governing Environmental Disasters in a Global Urban Age in Asia and the Pacific
November 5 – 6, 2015

Annual Meeting of the European Alliance of Global Change Research Communities
Innsbruck, Austria
November 5 – 6, 2015

PECS Conference: Social-ecological dynamics in the Anthropocene
Stellenbosch, South Africa
November 3 – 5, 2015

Global Cleaner Production & Sustainable Consumption Conference
Barcelona, Spain
November 1 – 4, 2015

Fifth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-V): “Africa, Sustainable Development and Climate Change: prospects of Paris and beyond”
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
October 28 – 30, 2015

International Symposium on Co-design for Urbanization in China and the Asia-Pacific Region
Xiamen, China
October 20 – 23, 2015

The Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS) 2015 Conference – Tensions and Transformations: Southeast Asia in a Changing World
Ottawa, Canada
October 15 – 17, 2015

2015 Energy Summit: Air & Energy – The Path Ahead for U.S. States
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
October 13, 2015

Transformations: People and the Planet in the Anthropocene
Stockholm, Sweden
October 5 – 7, 2015

Conference on Complex Systems
Tempe, Arizona, USA
September 28 – October 2, 2015

Anthro-Obscene: Seminars, lectures & activist forum on political movements, urbanization and ecology
Stockholm, Sweden
September 17 – 19, 2015

Dealing with Disasters Conference
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
September 17 – 18, 2015

Sustainable Development Goals: A water perspective – Indicators, Interlinkages and Implementation
Bonn, Germany
August 17 – 18, 2015

International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC-9)
Toulouse, France
July 20 – 24, 2015

International Scientific Conference: “Our Common Future Under Climate Change”
Paris, France
July 7 – 10, 2015

Future of Places Conference
Stockholm, Sweden
June 29 – July 1, 2015

Human Migration and the Environment: Futures, Politics, Invention
Durham, United Kingdom
June 28 – July 1, 2015

12th Urban Environment Symposium: Urban Futures for a Sustainable World
Oslo, Norway
June 1 – 3, 2015

9th Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change
Nairobi, Kenya
April 23 – 30, 2015

Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Chicago, Illinois, USA
April 21 – 25, 2015

American Planning Association National Conference
Seattle, Washington, USA
April 18 – 22, 2015

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American Geophysical Union’s 47th Annual Fall Meeting
San Francisco, California, USA
December 15-19, 2014

Urban Future Conference
Graz, Austria
November 18-19, 2014

2nd International UGEC Conference, ‘Urban transitions and transformations: science, synthesis and policy’
Taipei, Taiwan
November 6-8, 2014

6th International Sustainable Food Planning Conference
Velp/Arnhem, The Netherlands
November 5-7, 2014

2014 Energy Summit: Meeting Needs for Future Cities and Communities
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
October 29, 2014

IARU Sustainability Science Congress
Copenhagen, Denmark
October 22-24, 2014

LAND International Symposium: “Doing real and permanent good in landscape and urban planning: Ecological wisdom for urban sustainability”
Dujiangyan, Sichuan, China
October 17-19, 2014

Symposium: “Urban Modelling – Toward Integrated modelling of urban systems”
Lyon, France
October 15 – 17, 2014

Deltas in Times of Climate Change II International Conference
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
September 24-26, 2014

2014 Asia Global Land Project Conference
Taipei, Taiwan
September 24-26, 2014

UN Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing Action
New York City, New York, USA
September 23, 2014

13th Quadrennial ICACGP Symposium & 13th IGAC Science Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry
Natal, Brazil
September 22-26, 2014

EAUH 2014 – 12th International Conference on Urban History: Cities in Europe, Cities in the World
Lisbon, Portugal
September 3-6, 2014

5th International Disaster and Risk IDRC Davos
Davos, Switzerland
August 24-28, 2014

World Health Organization Conference on Health and Climate
Geneva, Switzerland
August 27-29, 2014

Green Economy in the South. Negotiating Environmental Governance, Prosperity and Development – International Conference
Dodoma, Tanzania
July 8-10, 2014

International conference on peri-urban landscapes: water, food and environmental security
Sydney, Australia
July 8-10, 2014

Earth System Governance Norwich Conference
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
July 1-3, 2014

14th EADI General Conference of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, ‘Responsible Development in a Polycentric World: Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Class’
Bonn, Germany
June 23-26, 2014

16th GEIA Conference: Bridging Emissions Science and Policy
Boulder, Colorado, USA
June 10-11, 2014

Adaptation Futures 2014, ‘Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference’
Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil
May 12-16, 2014

4th iLEAPS Science Conference ‘Terrestrial ecosystems, atmosphere, and people in the Earth system’
Nanjing, China
May 12-16, 2014

Resilience 2014, ‘Resilience & Development: Mobilizing for Transformation’ 
Montpellier, France
May 4-8, 2014

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
Tampa, Florida, USA
April 8-12, 2014

World Urban Forum 7 ‘Urban Equity in Development – Cities for Life’
Medellin, Colombia
April 5-11, 2014

Resilience in Urban and Regional Development. From Concept to Implementation
Berlin, Germany
March 27-28, 2014

Global Land Project Open Science Meeting (GLP OSM)
Berlin, Germany
March 19-21, 2014

World Congress on Agroforestry
Delhi, India
February 10-14, 2014

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Climate Adaptation Engineering for Cities and Coasts Symposium
Melbourne, Australia
October 29-31, 2013

Africa Climate Conference 2013: Advancing African Climate Science Research & Knowledge
Arusha, Tanzania
October 15-18, 2013

Ecocity World Summit
Nantes, France
September 25-27, 2013

International Conference on Challenges of Urbanization and Development in Africa in the Context of Climate Change
Arusha, Tanzania
July 24-26, 2013

People and the Planet 2013: Transforming the Future Conference
Melbourne, Australia
July 2-4, 2013

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
Los Angeles, CA USA
April 9-13, 2013

World Social Science Seminar ‘Sustainable Urbanization: Innovative Approaches to Understanding Urbanization in the 21st Century’
Quito, Ecuador
March 25-30, 2013

Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference: Complex Architectures,
Multiple Agents

Tokyo, Japan
January 28-31, 2013

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11th Urban Environment Symposium
Karlsruhe, Germany
September 16-19, 2012

6th World Urban Forum
Naples, Italy
September 1-7, 2012

32nd International Geographical Congress (IGC):Down to Earth
Cologne, Germany
August 26-30, 2012

Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers)
Edinburgh, Scotland
July 3-5, 2012

Planet under Pressure Conference, ‘New Knowledge towards Solutions’
London, UK
March 26-29, 2012

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COP 17-CMP 7 United Nations Conference on Climate Change
Durban, South Africa
November 28 – December 09, 2011

Mountain Research Institute Synthesis Workshop: Urban Growth in High Mountains
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
November 01, 2011

LOICZ Open Science Conference: Coastal Systems, Global Change and Sustainability
Yantai, China
September 12-15, 2011

Ecocity World Summit
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
August 22-26, 2011

2nd International Conference on Sustainability Transitions: Diversity, plurality and change: breaking new grounds in sustainability transition research
Lund, Sweden
June 13-15, 2011

ICLEI Resilient Cities: 2nd World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change
Bonn, Germany
June 3-5, 2011

2nd International Conference on Cities at Risk: Building Adaptive Capacities for Managing Climate Change Risks in Asian Coastal Cities (CAR II)
Taipei, Taiwan
April 11-13, 2011

NCCARF 2011 Climate Change Adaptation Conference
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
April 06, 2011

Resilience 2011, “Resilience, Innovation, and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global Change
Tempe, Arizona USA
March 11-16, 2011

Green Cities 2011
Victoria, Australia
February 27 – March 02, 2011

2011 International Conference on Industrial Transformation, Urbanization, and Human Security in the Asia-Pacific
Taipei, Taiwan
January 14-15, 2011

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First International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization
Harbour Plaza Hong Kong, Hung Hom,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
December 15-17, 2010

2nd Xiamen International Forum on Urban Environment
Amoy, China
December 11-13, 2010

Conference of the Global Catchment Initiative (GCI): The Global Dimensions of Change in Water Basins – Threats Linkages and Adaptation
Bonn, Germany
December 6-8, 2010

PLUREL: Peri-urban Land Use Relationships – Strategies and Sustainability Assessment Tools for Urban – Rural Linkages
Copenhagen, Denmark
October 19-21, 2010

Global Land Project (GLP) Open Science Meeting: Land Systems, Global Change and Sustainability
Tempe, Arizona USA
October 17-19, 2010

International Conference on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainability in an Urbanizing World
Tempe, Arizona USA
October 15-17, 2010

SEA-START/East-West Center/APN, “Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Urban Development Planning for Asian Coastal Cities”
Bangkok, Thailand
August 23 – September 1, 2010

The International Society for Ecological Economics 11th Biennial Conference, “Advancing Sustainability in a Time of Crises”
Bremen/Oldenburg, Germany
August 22-25, 2010

IOA – Institute for Asian and Oriental Studies “21. European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies (ECMSAS)”
Bonn, Germany
July 26-29, 2010

National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) – 2010 International Climate Change Adaptation Conference
Queensland, Australia
June 29 – July 1, 2010

World Cities Summit: Livable and Sustainable Cities for the Future
June 28-30, 2010

Urban Environmental Pollution 2010 – Overcoming Obstacles to Sustainability and Quality of Life
Boston, MA USA
June 21 – 23, 2010

1st World Estuary Alliance Conference 2010: Better Estuary, Better City
Shanghai, China
June 6-8, 2010

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and City of Bonn, “1st World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change”
Bonn, Germany
May 28-30, 2010

6th European Sustainable Cities and Towns Conference
Dunkerque, France
May 19-21, 2010

World Urban Forum 5, The Right to the City – Bridging the Urban Divide
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
March 22-26, 2010

Chatham House Conference, “The Future of Cities”
London, UK
February 8-9, 2010

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SENSE-Research School for Socio-Economic and Natural Sciences of the Environment Symposium,”Climate Proofing Cities”
Amsterdam/Volendam, Netherlands
December 1-4, 2009

Low Carbon Cities 45th ISOCARP International Congress
Porto, Portugal
October 18-22, 2009

International Conference on Megacities: Risk, Vulnerability and Sustainable Development
Leipzig, Germany
September 7-9, 2009

GECHS Synthesis Conference: Human Security in an Era of Global Change
Oslo, Norway
June 22-24, 2009

IHDP Open Meeting 2009
Bonn, Germany
April 26-30, 2009
(Information on the UGEC specific sessions, side-event on Cities and Global Environmental Change and the UGEC workshop following the OM ’09 can be found here)

International Association for Urban Climate (IAUC)Seventh International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC-7)
June 29-July 3, 2009
Yokohama, Japan

NASA’s Earth Science Division Symposium, “NASA Earth System Science at 20: Accomplishments, Plans, and Challenges” 
June 22-24, 2009
Washington, D.C., USA

Fifth Urban Research Symposium, “Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda”
June 28-30, 2009
Marseilles, France

GECHS Synthesis Conference: Human Security in an Era of Global Change
June 22-24 2009
Oslo, Norway

Climate Change Congress, 10-12 March 2009, Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions, Copenhagen, Denmark
(Roberto Sanchez Rodriguez, UGEC Scientific Steering committee co-chair, chaired Session 33 on ‘Adaptation to Climate Change in Urban Areas’) Synthesis Report

Cities at Risk: Building Adaptive Capacity for Climate Change in Asia’s Coastal Megacities, 26-28 February 2009, Bangkok, Thailand

2009 Related Media

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) launches the World Development Report (WDR) 2010: Development and Climate Change and discusses three main themes: (i) What does climate change mean for development? (ii) What does development mean for climate change? (iii) What does this mean for policy?

The World’s Cities: Mapping Urban Growth in Developing Countries
Hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, UGEC co-chair Dr. Karen Seto discusses changes in urban land-use patterns and identifies both the gaps and opportunities for future research on urban land use. Click here to view her presentation.

DFG Science TV
Follow the megacity research of Project Associate, Frauke Kraas in these 12 three-minute videos.

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International Forum of GEC and Land Use Change: Dialogue and Experience of Asian Cities, 29-30 November 2008, Taipei, Taiwan

Fourth Session of the World Urban Forum, “Harmonious Urbanization”, 3-7 November 2008, Nanjing, China

Climate 2008 / Klima 2008, The world’s climate neutral Scientific Climate Conference, 3-7 November 2008, Online Conference

International Conference ‘Studying, modeling and sense making of planet earth’, 1-6 June 2008, Mytilene, Greece

2008 AAG Annual Meeting, 15-19 April 2008, Boston, U.S.

Advanced Training course on Spatial
Planning as a Strategy for Mitigation and Adaptation to Natural Hazards, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, March 2008.

Climate Change Resilience in an Urbanizing Western Africa, 22 February 2008, Dakar, Senegal

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The 2007 Meeting of The AAG, April 17-21 2007, San Francisco, CA

4th UGEC SSC meeting, Tempe, AZ, April 14th and 15th, 2007

Framing Land Use Dynamics II, April 18-20 2007, Utrecht University

9th Asian Urbanization Conference, August 18 2007, Chun-cheon City, S. Korea

Urban Responses to Climate Change: Focus on the Americas, September 26-27, 2007, Hunter College, NYC

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2nd Scientific Steering Committee Meeting EGS, University of Cape Town
February 22

IHDP Officers and Project Leaders meeting,
Beijing, China
13-15 November

Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) Open Science Conference
Beijing, China
9-12 November

IHDP China Regional Workshop
Beijing, China
5-7 November

3rd Scientific Steering Committee Meeting
Vancouver, University of British Columbia
June 18

IAI Training Institute on Climate and Health in the Americas

IAI Scoping Workshops