Sustainable Energy Systems in the South Caucasus: Reality or Illusion?


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 ...

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Water Treatment and Re-Use for “Near Zero-Discharge” Aquaculture Facilities


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. ...

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Risk Assessment and Best Practices in Mine Waste Management


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 ...

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The Power of Partnerships: American Trends that Entrepreneurs around the World Can Use for Profit, People and the Planet


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, ...

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OZONE: All There Is between You and UV


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 ...

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Computational Design with Grasshopper


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 ...

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Designing with Data


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 ...

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2015 Summer Graduate Courses at AUA on GIS and Remote Sensing


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 ...

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Training on Photovoltaic & Solar Thermal Collector Installation


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.

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Digital and Virtual Platforms for Environmental Education


Date: May 5, 2015
Event Title: Digital and Virtual Platforms for Environmental Education
Instructors: Artur Avagyan and Lusine Gharajyan
Venue: American University of Armenia

The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental Education Network (EEN).

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