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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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, ...

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Yerevan Sustainable Energy Action Plan: City’s University Students Speak!


Date: April 16, 2016
Event Type: Workshop
Speakers: Ms. Diana Harutyunyan, Ms. Astghine Pasoyan, Mr. Alen Amirkhanian
Event Title: Yerevan Sustainable Energy Action Plan: City’s University Students Speak!
Venue: Manoogian Hall, American University of Armenia

The Municipality of Yerevan is currently developing a Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) that among its several goals includes reducing the ...

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