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Conferences, Symposia, Calls for Papers, Online Courses, and Seminars

The Equitable Development Workshop is approved for 4.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) credits. The workshop takes place on January 29, 2015. More information and registration here.

Call for Papers: "Climate Data in the Great Lakes: Exploring       Integration and Cooperation in a Bi-National Region" at the Joint Assembly of AGU in Montreal, Canada. Session is May 3-7, 2015. Deadline: January 14, 2015. Click here for more information.

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance’s 2015 Waterfront Conference. Propose a presentation. Please submit your proposal here. Deadline for proposals January 12, 2015. Email info (at) waterfrontalliance.org for more information. Conference is on May 7, 2015.

Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy course through Coursera and University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. Course starts January 12, 2015 and is free and open to all. Click here for more information and to register.

Introduction to Sustainable Development course through Coursera and Columbia University. Course is ongoing and is free and open to all. Click here to take the course.

Call for posters for the NCSE’s National Conference and Global Forum: Energy and Climate Change January 27-29, 2014 in Washington D.C.  Submit a proposal by November 21, 2014 here.  For more information about the conference, clickhere.Register by November 21, 2014.

Spring 2015 Rutgers graduate level course ‘Assessing and Governing Long-term Risks’ co-taught by Professors Robert Kopp and Rachael Schwom. For more information click here.

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly June 22- July 2, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. Abstracts due January 31, 2015. This symposium will focus on the current state of polar-focused weather, regional, and global climate modeling and observational efforts aimed at improving polar models. For more information and registration, click here.

2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers and Symposium on Physical Geography and the Future of Physical Geography. Chicago, Illinois April 23-24, 2015 Proposals due by November 5, 2014. More information here. Direct questions to Carol Harden charden(at)utk.edu.

The 2nd National Adaptation Forum, May 12 through May 14, 2015 in St. Louis, MO represents a collective effort to enhance the resilience of the nation's communities, resources and economy in the face of a changing climate. Proposals to present are being accepted until October 24, 2014. Click here to submit a proposal. Register here.

2015 Rutgers Undergrad Energy Innovation Contest. Sponsored by The Rutgers Energy Institute. More information here.  Due February 27, 2015.

New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR) Leadership Symposium May 2-9, 2015 USC Wrigley/Boone Center for Environmental Leadership, Catalina Island, California. Application Deadline: November 3, 2014. More information here.

2015 Summer Specialty Conference; Climate Change Adaptation. Climate Change and Water Resources: We know the issues - what do we do about them? American Water Resources Association. June 15-17, 2015, New Orleans. Abstracts due February 13, 2015. More information here.

Payment for Ecosystem Services: Putting Theory into Practice in Costa  Rica May 25-June 8, 2015.This 2 week, 2 credit advanced graduate level course through the Organization for Tropical Studies will consider the design, implementation, and  evaluation of payments for ecosystem services (PES). The priority deadline is February 3, 2015 and the applications are accepted on a rolling basis after that. For more information click and scroll.

Monitoring Tropical Forest Dynamics in a Changing Climate. This course geared towards early graduate students through the Organization for Tropical Studies will incorporate interactive lectures, field practicums, discussion, and R programming to give students knowledge and hands-on experience in the following diverse topics pertaining to tropical forests in a changing climate: impacts, adaptation, mitigation, monitoring, assessment, and political and social context. More details about registration and deadlines will be available soon here. Click and scroll to find the course.

Small Island Developing States in a Changing Climate: Paths to Adaptation offered through the University of Geneva and Coursera. The course starts in January 2015 and is free. To register, click here.

Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia offered through Lund University and Coursera. The course starts in January 2015 and is free. To register, clickhere.

Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided offered through The World Bank and Coursera. The course starts in March 2015 and is free. To register, click here.

Conference and tours July 2015 in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. More information available here.

Energy and Climate Change Conference January 27-29, 2015

The National Council for Science and the Environment has organized the 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment: Energy and Climate Change. The conference will take place in Washington DC. Scientists, engineers, businesspeople, and professionals from government and policy will be in attendance to discuss solutions, partnerships, and initiatives to transition to a new "low carbon" and "climate resilient" energy system as a response to climate change. Registration details will be available soon.


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