Conferences & Seminars

  • Save Shikahogh Reserve

    In 2006 the ECRC at the American University of Armenia, along with its EcoArmenia partners, started a company regarding a proposed new highway that would run through the middle of the Shikahogh Forest Reserve in southern Armenia, which is the unique habitat for variety of endangered flora and fauna.
    In late 2004, the Ministry of ... Read more

  • GIS and Remote Sensing

    Date: December 16, 2008
    Event Type: Conference
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The first conference on the use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Armenia was a big success. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are highly sophisticated computer programs which are used to analyze and store spatial data, produce maps, and make prognoses. ... Read more

  • Biological Diversity and Conservation Problems of the Fauna of the Caucasus

    Date: September 2011
    Event type: International Conference
    Speakers: See program
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment became a co-organizer of the International Conference “Biological Diversity and Conservation Problems of the Fauna of the Caucasus” participated by more than 150 conservationists and scientists from 9 countries. Results of the Conference are ... Read more

  • Role of Safety, Health, and Communities in Mining and Metals

    Date: May 3, 2012
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speakers: Margrit von Braun, Ronald Dobbin, Susan Spalinger
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The AUA’s College of Health Sciences and Acopian Center for the Environment organized a Seminar on Lessons Learned from Hazardous Waste Sites from Around the World and a Panel Discussion on the Role of Safety, Health, ... Read more

  • International Greening Education Event in Germany

    Date: October 2012
    Event Type: Workshop
    Participant: Alen Amirkhanian, Director, AUA Acopian Center for the Environment
    Venue: Karlsruhe, Germany

    The American University of Armenia participated in an annual get-together of educators from around the world to discuss environmental and sustainability topics in the education sector. The International Greening Education Event (IGEE), held in Karlsruhe, Germany, provided participants ... Read more

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