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. ...
Date: November 2, 2015
Event Type: Discussion with Civil Society
Guest Speakers: Mr. Ricky Collins (SLR Consulting, UK) & Mr. Håkan Tarras-Wahlberg (Swedish Geologic, AB, Sweden)
Event Title: Risk Assessment and Best Practices in Mine Waste Management
Venue: Room 308E, PAB, American University of Armenia
The World Bank office in Armenia, Swedish Geologic AB, and the ...
Date: October 12, 2015
Event Type: Public Talk
Speaker: Mr. Matt Bogoshian, JD
Event Title: The Power of Partnerships: American Trends that Entrepreneurs around the World Can Use for Profit, People and the Planet
Venue: Alex and Marie Manoogian Hall, PAB, American University of Armenia
As the United Nations rolls out its new sustainable development goals, ...
Date: September 15, 2015
Event Type: Information Session
Guest Speakers: Ms. Liana Ghahramanyan and Ms. Anne Fenner
Event Title: OZONE: All There Is between You and UV
Venue: 414W, PAB, American University of Armenia
A short introduction into the problem of the ozone layer depletion will be followed by the international response and results gained by ...
Date: July 24-25, 2015
Event Type: Workshop
Instructor: Biayna Bogosian
Event Title: Computational Design with Grasshopper
Venue: 208E, PAB, American University of Armenia
This workshop introduces participants to Grasshopper, a node-based algorithmic editor that functions as a plug-in within the Rhinoceros environment. Grasshopper enables designers to explore variation and possibilities in an efficient workflow. Furthermore, Grasshopper ...
Date: July 20, 2015
Event Type: Discussion
Event Title: Designing with Data
Venue: 308E, PAB, American University of Armenia
Through the development of information technologies our relationship with objects and the built environment have become intrinsic that has allowed the world to become a live information platform. The rise of digital methods in design, real-time environmental ...
Date: May 25 – June 15, 2015
Event Type: Graduate Course
Event Title: ENV 320: Solving Environmental Problems Using GIS
Instructors: Hovik Sayadyan and Arthur Dolmajian
Venue: American University of Armenia
The course aims to introduce and develop introductory and intermediate skills in application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to visualize, analyze, and interpret relationships, patterns ...
Deadline: May 8, 2015
Event Type: Training
Venue: American University of Armenia
Starting mid-May 2015, the American University of Armenia is installing 3.3 kW photovoltaic and 45 kW solar thermal heating capacity on its Paramaz Avedisian Building. In addition, it is retrofitting its 5 kW photovoltaic system already installed on AUA’s Main Building.