Panama City, Panama

IAIA Special Symposium: Sustainable Mega-Infrastructure and Impact Assessment

The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Special Symposium on “Sustainable Mega-Infrastructure and Impact Assessment” will take place in Panama City from December 1 – 3, 2015 (Registration until October 31, 2015).

Using nurmerous case studies, the symposium will provide a knowledge-sharing platform for a diverse multi-sectoral group of professionals involved in many different types of mega-infrastructure projects. It will focus on “sustainable infrastructure” – what are the principles and criteria needed for effective project design, planning and implementation, and how impact assessment can be a critical process in making mega-infrastructure projects more sustainable.

Sustainable mega-infrastructure topics that will be addressed include the role of government, environmental and social monitoring and follow-up, cultural heritage management and climate change adaption and risk management.

The symposium will be held in Spanish and English.

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