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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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, ...