The host and venue for the World Summit on Environmental Accounting 2016 - Emergy Analysis for Designing a Prosperous and Sustainable Future has been chosen. The International Conference Organizing committee, chaired by Murray Patterson delivered its evaluation of the proposals received with a recommendation to the ISAER Executive Council. A motion to approve holding the ISAER International Conference in Beijing July 4-6, 2016 was accepted at the July 2014 meeting of the ISAER Executive Council, thereby accepting the proposal of Professor Yang Zhifeng of the School of the Environment, Beijing Normal University. Dr. Yang is the conference Program Chair and current President of the China Chapter of the Emergy Society under whose auspices the conference will be held.
For the latest information on the World Summit on Environmental Accounting 2016, an International Environmental Accounting and Management Conference on Designing a Prosperous and Sustainable Future please click here. The deadline for abstract submissions for papers and poster is June 15, 2016, but those students planning on applying for an Emergy Society travel grant should have abstracts approved May 1, 2016.
CONFERENCE TOPICS WILL INCLUDE
■ Integrated Environmental Accounting
■ Planning and Management in Human Dimension-Institutions
■ Environmental Accounting for Health and Human Issues
■ Environmental Accounting Uncertainty Issues
■ Emergy and Policy
■ Circular Economy
DISSCUSSIONS WILL ALSO ADDRESS THE WORK OF SPECIAL
■ Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
■ Energy and water nexus
■ Biodiversity and ecology
■ Social impact assessment
■ Strategic environmental assessment