Conferences, Workshops, & Trainings

Global Challenges: Achieving Sustainabilty

International Congress October 22-24, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Network within and across disciplines, join new collaborations and explore sustainable solutions together. Mark the date in your calendar now!


ELS 2014 - the Earth Living Skin: Soil, Life and Climate Changes

ELS 2014 - the Earth Living Skin: Soil, Life and Climate Changes is the first Conference of a Series organized under the auspices of the Soil System Sciences Division of the European Geosciences Union. ELS 2014 will be held next 21 – 25 September 2014 in Nova Yardinia, Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy.

8th Annual congress for wildlife and livelihoods on private and communal lands: Livestock, tourism, and spirit

8th International Congress for Wildlife and Livelihoods on Private and Communal Lands: Livestock, Tourism, and Spirit
September 7-12, 2014; YMCA of the Rockies, Colorado, USA

First Global Soil Biodiversity Conference - Assessing soil biodiversity and its role for ecosystem services

The Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GSBI)and EcoFINDERS are pleased to announce the First GSBI Conference - Assessing Soil Biodiversity and its Role for Ecosystem Services, to be held in Dijon, France, December 2-5th, 2014. This will be a dynamic international meeting summarizing the current state of knowledge and recent advancements in the science of soil biodiversity.

International Symposium on Weather and Climate Extremes, Food Security and Biodiversity

Climate variability and climate change are impacting agriculture and global food security in every part of the world. In particular, the productivity of subsistence farming, on which millions of small holder farmers depend upon for their livelihoods, is significantly impacted by weather and climate. The increasing frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events, such as floods, droughts, heat waves etc., pose potentially disastrous consequences for agriculture and food security, especially in the rain fed areas of developing countries.

International Greening Education Event

A three day International Greening Education Event will be held from 29th to 31st of October 2014 in Karlsruhe, Germany. This event will bring together academic community, policy makers, representatives of international development agencies, senior members of academic institutions, administrators and teachers, sustainable development practitioners, environmental management professionals and other stakeholders from around the world.

Global Business Sustainability

The College of Business & Management at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) is hosting a conference on Global Business Sustainability in September 23 -26, 2014 on our campus in collaboration with Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi University, India (a renowned Indian Business School).  We would welcome your submissions and greatly appreciate it if you could share the call for papers with your faculty and encourage them to participate:  It is a fantastic global conference with international attendees, a

Global Business Sustainability Conference

A collaborative conference between Saginaw Valley State University (USA) and Shri Ram College of Commerce-University (India)

UNM-Taos Sustainability Institute: Humanitarian Design Seminar August 5-8, 2014

Four days of lectures, movies and workshops with seven speakers from around the world showcasing effective sustainable humanitarian design.

Local and International Experts, Multi-media Presentations,
Workshops, Demonstrations.