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.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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. ...
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
The course aims to introduce and develop introductory and intermediate skills in application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to visualize, analyse, and interpret relationships, ...
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 ...
To accelerate development of ecotourism in Armenia by creating a platform for exchange of ideas and experiences as well as creating a network of stakeholders the AUA Ecotourism Conference brought together more than 480 stakeholders, representing over 100 organizations and communities, from all corners of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
Date: February 25, 2016
Event Type: Public Debate
Speakers: Mr. Hayk Harutyunyan, Ms. Diana Harutyunyan, Ms. Astghine Pasoyan, Ms. Inga Zarafyan
Event Title: Sustainable Energy Systems in the South Caucasus: Reality or Illusion?
Venue: Akian Art Gallery, American University of Armenia
The three countries of the South Caucasus (SC) – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia – face ...
Date: December 18, 2015
Event Type: Public Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Natella Mirzoyan
Event Title: Water Treatment and Re-Use for “Near Zero-Discharge” Aquaculture Facilities
Venue: Room 313W, PAB, American University of Armenia
Liquid and solid salty waste from recirculating aquaculture systems (RASs) are often a source of environmental pollution and salinization of receiving soils and water bodies. ...