Dear BUP Colleagues,
We are happy to announce the BUP Conference on Current Challenges of Local and Regional Development that will be organised 11-13 September 2018 in Poznan, Poland.
The main aim of the Conference is to identify the current challenges and the future directions of research in local and regional development. Participants will have an opportunity to exchange thoughts, ideas and best practices associated with the role of universities in development of cities and regions.The meeting will seek to better understand the contemporary conditions of local and regional development and its differentiations within the Baltic Sea Region, taking special care of its sustainability. Therefore, the conference also aims to trigger a debate about the future trends of local and regional development in the Baltic Sea Region.The objective of the conference is to present and to promote best practices and solutions in the field of sustainability of local and regional development. Contributions are welcome on any aspect of local and regional development in particular with sustainability approach. The conference will cover a wide range of topics in the economical (e.g. finance, energy, transport), socio-political (e.g. equity, participatory, policy) technological (energy technologies, transport solutions, waste management technologies) and environmental (e.g. protected areas, ecosystem services) aspects of local and regional development.
The registration for the conference is open till 30 of June. The number of places is limited. Participants with posters are preferred. The notification of acceptance will be sent till 10 of July. Interested teachers are kindly asked to fill the application form (attachment).
The organisers are covering all conferences expenses (except travel costs) for the participants from the Member Universities. It includes: accommodation (3 nights: 11-14 September), full board, poster printout, publication of the abstract in the book of abstracts, publication of the article (prepared on the base of the poster) in the Polish scientific journal Studia Periegetica, edited by WSB University in Poznan.
Participants from the Participating Universities need to cover travel costs and additionally – costs of accommodation (about 20 euro per night). Other costs are covered by organisers.
More information You may find in the attached file “first announcement”. There is the application form attached also.
Application form should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission of the application form is 30 June 2018.
On behalf of organisers,
Arnold Bernaciak, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Institute of Management
Powstancow Wielkopolskich 5
61-895 Poznan, Poland
Tel.: (+48) 501076696
Call for Papers: Book on Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe
The Baltic Research and Publications Office (BUPRaP)
is associated with the International Scientific Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe,
to be held in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 3rd – 5th July 2018. The details are here:
As part of the process, we are currently producing the book
“Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe: “Managing risks and building resilience to climate change”, to be published
as part of Springer´s book series “Climate Change Management” https://www.springer.com/series/8740
the world´s leading peer-reviewed book series on the topic.
As a complement to the already accepted papers, we are considering further manuscripts for review. Therefore, we invite
colleagues working on matters related to climate change in Eastern Europe, who have data deriving from projects, studies
and experiments, to contact us to discuss a possible submission, and peer-review of their pieces. At this point in time,
we invite expressions of interest, consisting of a title and a 200 words abstract-along with the full contact details of the authors-
of the possible paper. These should be sent to the ICCIP team at: email@example.com. The deadline is 10th May 2018. Further details will
be discussed and agreed upon.
The BUPRaP Team
“Integrated Approaches for Sustainable Development Management, Tourism and Local Products in Biosphere Reserves (BRs)”
Are you a recent graduate or a post-graduate student of all disciplines relevant to sustainable development and management
(Natural and Environmental Sciences, urban, rural and land planning, ESD, social and economic sciences, tourism)?
Are you a junior researcher on Biosphere Reserves and Protected Areas Management or staff of Management Bodies of such Areas?
Then this course is all you need for the summer:
Summer University on “Integrated Approaches for Sustainable Development Management, Tourism and Local Products in Biosphere Reserves (BRs)”
WHEN: on 8 July to 15 July 2018
WHERE: in the important and beautiful area of Parnon in Greece!
This Summer University aims to provide capacity building around a series of topics including:
Management, Local development, Protection and conservation, and Education for Sustainable Management
within Biospheres Reserves (MAB/UNESCO Programme), following the successful Summer Universities of the recent past years:
Amfissa, 2014; http://mio-ecsde.org/erasmus-IP-2014/index.html
Samothraki, 2016; http://www.medies.net/staticpages.asp?aID=1063&ereg=
Sardinia, 2017 http://www.medies.net/staticpages.asp?aID=1123&overRideCategory=1)
All information is available here: http://www.medies.net/staticpages.asp?aID=1191&overRideCategory=1
Applications are accepted only online at: https://www.eventora.com/en/Events/summer-school-parnon-2018
until 13 May 2018.
The Organisers will review all applications and will notify (by emails) the selected participants of the next steps.
If you have any questions please contact us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
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The UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe www.unesco.org/new/en/venice
The Greek National Committee of Man and the Bioshere Program of UNESCO
The UNESCO Chair and Network on Sustainable Development Management and Education in the Mediterranean of the University of Athens http://unescochair.chem.uoa.gr/
The Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (www.mio-ecsde.org) through its Education initiative MEdIES (www.medies.net)
OIKOM Environmental Studies Ltd http://www.oikom.gr/en
The Regional Development Company of Parnonas (PARNONAS S.A.) www.parnonas.gr/en
The Management Body of Parnon, Moustos, Mainalon and Monemvasia www.fdparnonas.gr
BUP SAIL summer course on board tall ship
„Fryderyk Chopin”, 4 – 18 September 2018
Baltic University Programme BUP sails for teachers
Do not miss this unique chance to improve your competence in sustainable development and
to experience your life¹s adventure!