Events

  • Third International Scientific Conference on Biological Diversity and Conservation Problems of the Fauna

    Date: September 27-29, 2017
    Topic: Biological diversity and conservation problems of the fauna
    Time: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment hosts the 3-rd International Scientific Conference on Biological Diversity and Conservation Problems of the Fauna from September 27-29, 2017.
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  • Towards 100% Renewable Energy

    Date: June 1, 2017
    Topic: Towards 100% Renewable Energy
    Time: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Venue: Room 208, PAB
    Speaker: Veronica Rocha, Renewable Energy Program Manager, State of Hawaii, USA

    The U.S. State of Hawaii has set a goal of 100% renewable energy generation by the year 2045. Our speaker, Ms. Veronica Rocha, is responsible to ... Read more

  • Summer 2017: Urban Environmental Mapping: Field Application of Sensing and Visualization Tool

    Date: July 6-26, 2017
    Topic: Urban Environmental Mapping: Field Application of Sensing and Visualization Tool
    Time: 9:30 AM – 13:00 PM
    Instructors: Biayna Bogosian (AUA), Suren Tovmasyan (NUACA), Martiros Tsarukyan (Expert)

    This course focuses on spatio-temporal mapping of urban environments, with emphasis on field application of sensors and visualization technologies. Participants will be introduced to the ... Read more

  • AUA Ecotourism Conference 2017

    Date: April 15, 2017
    Topic: AUA Ecotourism Conference 2017
    Time: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Venue: Main Building, Large Auditorium

    To accelerate the development of ecotourism in Armenia by offering a platform for exchange of ideas and experiences as well as creating a network of stakeholders.

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  • Potential for Eco-friendly Agriculture in Armenia

    Date: November 23, 2016
    Topic: Potential for Eco-friendly Agriculture in Armenia
    Time: 10:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Venue: Manoogian Hall, PAB

    The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment is pleased to announce the upcoming conference on Potential for Eco-friendly Agriculture in Armenia.
    The speakers will include agri-food and environmental scientists, policymakers, international development organizations, and relevant NGOs.

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  • Municipal Waste Management in Armenia: Opportunities for Business Growth and Environmental Protection

    Date: November 8, 2016
    Topic: Municipal Waste Management in Armenia: Opportunities for Business Growth and Environmental Protection
    Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Venue: Main Building, 422M/424M, 4th floor
    Speaker: Mr. Nicholas Tawil, CEO & Founder of Sanitek Company

    Mr. Tawil will talk about his company’s experience in launching its Armenian operation, bringing ... Read more

  • The Austrian Government Activities in Agriculture Development and Environmental Protection, by Mr. Martin Ledolter, Managing Director Austrian Development Agency (ADA)

    Date: September 28, 2016
    Topic: The Austrian Government Activities in Agriculture Development and Environmental Protection
    Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Venue: Main Building, Small Auditorium, 5th Floor
    Speaker: Mr. Martin Ledolter, Managing Director Austrian Development Agency (ADA)

    Mr. Martin Ledolter is a legal expert who has spent most of his professional life in politics, ... Read more

  • Policy Informed by Integrated Modeling: Case Study of Baltimore-Washington Region

    Date: July 20, 2016
    Topic: Policy Informed by Integrated Modeling: Case Study of Baltimore-Washington Region
    Time: 4 PM – 5 PM
    Venue: Room 308E, PAB
    Speaker: Dr. Harutyun Shahumyan, University College Dublin

    Policy makers face challenges managing multifaceted urban and environmental systems that are influenced by global factors—such as population growth, migration, recession, and climate ... Read more

  • Applications of Weight-of-Evidence Approach in Environmental Quality Assessment

    Date: June 17, 2016
    Topic: Applications of Weight-of-Evidence Approach in Environmental Quality Assessment
    Time: 1 PM – 2 PM
    Venue: Room 314W, PAB
    Speaker: Alla Khosrovyan

    Weight-of-evidence (WOE) approach, introduced by the US EPA in 1998, was incorporated within ecological risk assessment to describe an inclusive process of evaluating all available information called lines of evidence. ... Read more

  • 2016 Summer Graduate Course at AUA: GIS and Environmental Analysis

    Date: May 23 – June 10, 2016
    Topic: ENV 320 – Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Analysis (2 units)
    Class Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 18:00 – 21:00
    Instructor: Arthur Dolmajian

    Course Description:
    The course aims to introduce and develop introductory and intermediate skills in application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to visualize, analyse, and interpret relationships, ... Read more

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