Events

  • The Environment and Armenia’s State Budget

    Date: July 29, 31, August 2, 2013
    Event Type: Public Discussion
    Speaker: Ashot Harutyunyan, Head, Department of Monitoring of Environmental Strategic Programs, RA Ministry of Nature Protection
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    3 սեմինարներ “Շրջակա միջավայրը և Հայաստանի պետ-բյուտջեն” թեմայով:
    Three seminars entitled “The Environment and Armenia’s State Budget.” In Armenian.

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  • Renewable Energy and Uncertainty in Electricity Markets

    Date: August 1, 2013
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Vitali Avagyan, AUA CSE Alum, Luys Fellow, Imperial College PhD Candidate
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The seminar explored the best optimization techniques for decision making under uncertainty tailored specifically for the British electricity market with a large amount of renewable electricity sources. The aim of the ... Read more

  • Clean Smelter Technologies and Occupational Safety in Smelters

    Date: July 16-17, 2013

    Event Type: Seminar

    Speaker: Vicken Aprahamian, Senior Process Metallurgist, Ottawa, Canada

    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Vicken Aprahamian talking at AUA on Clean Smelter Technologies. The talk was co-organized by AUA Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE), Foundation for Preservation of Wilderness and Cultural Assets (FPWC), and the Armenian Environmental Network (AEN)

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  • Movement Ecology of Turkey Vultures

    Movement Ecology of Turkey Vultures
    Date: July 10, 2013
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Keith Bildstein, Sarkis Acopian Director of Conservation Science, Acopian Center for Conservation Learning, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Orwigsburg, USA
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    In July of 2013 we were fortunate to have in Armenia Dr. Keith Bildstein, Sarkis Acopian Director of ... Read more

  • Green Design Workshop Engages Youth in Design of New Ayb Campus

    Date: April 27, 2013
    Event Type: Workshop
    Participant/Presenter: Alen Amirkhanian, Director, AUA Acopian Center for the Environment
    Venue: Ayb High School

    The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment joined with Storaket Architectural Studio and Ayb Educational Foundation in organizing a workshop focused on developing a green concept plan for expanding the Yerevan campus of the Ayb ... Read more

  • Emerging Issues in Environmental and Occupational Health: Mining and Construction in Transition Economies

    Date: April 22-23, 2013
    Event Type: International Scientific Symposium
    Speakers: See program
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The American University of Armenia is organized an international scientific symposium focused on exploring the occupational and environmental health issues around mining and construction in transition economies such as Armenia.

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  • Utilization of Native Algae Species in Remediation of Mining Runoff: Selenium as a Case Study

    Date: April 17, 2013
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Andrei Guschin, Advisory Council Member, Climate Solutions, Seattle, USA; Visiting Professor, American University of Armenia
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Clean technology entrepreneur Dr. Andrei Guschin spoke at the American University of Armenia on the use of algae to remove mining runoff toxins such as Selenium. The public ... Read more

  • Managing and Certifying Forests: New Directions in Resource Stewardship

    Date: March 27, 2013
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Ani Haykuni, Manager, Forestry Services at the Armenian Tree Project Charitable Foundation
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment hosted a public lecture on the topic of forest management. The presentation was delivered by Ani Haykuni, the manager of Forestry Services at ... Read more

  • European Breeding Bird Atlas 2

    Date: March 20-22, 2013
    Event Type: Workshop
    Participant: Karen Aghababyan, Chief Scientist, AUA Acopian Center for the Environment
    Venue: Barcelona, Spain

    The European Breeding Bird Atlas 2 (EBBA2) Workshop took place in Barcelona, Spain. Attending the Workshop from the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment was Dr. Karen Aghababyan, the Center’s Chief Scientist and Head of ... Read more

  • Environmental Impact of Copper Extraction and Processing (Gold and Molybdenum too)

    Date: March 7, 2013
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Agustin Tashdjian, Intern from Argentina, Birthright/Armenian Volunteer Corps
    Venue: American University of Armenia

     The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment hosted a public seminar on the environmental impact of mineral extraction and processing in Armenia. The presentation explored the process of ore extraction and refinement for copper, gold and ... Read more

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