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

Building Energy Conference and Trade Show for Energy Efficiency and Green Building Professionals. Hosted by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. More information here. Proposals accepted March 26 through April 21. Event is on October 15, 2015 at TKP New York Conference Center at 109 West 39th Street, New York, NY 10018


The 2015 Gordon-Kenan Research Seminar on Coastal Ocean Modeling will take place June 6-7, 2015 at the University of New England in Biddeford, ME, United States. Interested in giving a talk at the seminar? Apply by April 1st.  Applications received after that date will be considered only for a poster presentation. Applications to attend the meeting due May 1.  More information here.


NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Ozone Transportation Commission Meeting: June 3 and 4, 2015, Princeton, NJ. Posters on current issues in air quality being sought from senior-level undergraduate or graduate work. Submit abstracts by April 10, 2015 of no more than 250 words of your thesis results to christine.schell (at) dep.nj.gov.


Spotlight on Environmental Education Conference. Exploring the local and global impact of Climate Change: Workshops and Performance of "Gabi Goes Green". Wednesday, April 1, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free, but registration required. Sponsored by the George Street Playhouse. Click herefor tickets.


New Jersey Water Environment Association 100th Annual Conference May 11-15 at Bally’s in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Student Day is May 13th and students can submit a poster. Poster submission deadline is April 3, 2015. For more information, click pdf here. (1.37 MB)


Human Health in the Face of Climate Change: Science, Medicine, and Adaptation. The New York Academy of Sciences along with the “la Caixa” Foundation and Biocat will host a multidisciplinary conference that brings together climate scientists, atmospheric/oceanic scientists, ecologists, evolutionary biologists, epidemiologists, public health specialists, and policy-makers, among others. This 2-day conference will highlight the latest research on climate change and its subsequent effects on human health. Dates: May 14–15, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Poster Abstract and Travel Fellowship Deadline: March 18, 2015. 


The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) is hosting its second Early Career Scientist Workshop at the Centro De Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos Geológicos, University of the Azores, São Miguel (Portugal). It takes place August 31 – September5, 2015. The workshop will bring together the next generation of researchers active in deep carbon studies from around the world. Applications are encouraged from senior graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, fellows, and newly appointed assistant professors working on all aspect of carbon science Visit the DCO website for details.


Asia/Environment Student Research Conference, for undergraduate or graduate level students related  to Asia, the environment and sustainable development. sponsored by Bard College. April 16-17, 2105. Submit a paper, poster, or panel idea, or just register to attend. Click here for more information.


The website, MOOC-List provides a list of free online courses on climate change here.


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


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.


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.


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.

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