Events

  • Aquaponics in Armenia Aquaponics in Armenia

    Date: September 5, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Carineh Ghafafian
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Aquaponics is used throughout the world as a means to produce food, combining fish and plant farming into one system. The system combines and circulates water between aquaculture and hydroponics sections. An aquaponics system with balanced components ... Read more

  • Abundance of Narrow-Clawed Crayfish and Its Population Trends in Lake Sevan, Armenia Abundance of Narrow-Clawed Crayfish and Its Population Trends in Lake Sevan, Armenia

    Date: August 22, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Karen Aghababyan
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment and the Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydrobiology of National Academy of Science of the Republic of Armenia are presenting results of their collaborative work: “Abundance of Narrow-Clawed Crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus Eschscholtz, 1823) and ... Read more

  • Emerging Trends in Transportation Engineering (and Cycling in Yerevan) Emerging Trends in Transportation Engineering (and Cycling in Yerevan)

    Date: August 14, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Arthur Dolmajian
    Venue: American University of Armeia

    Mr. Dolmajian will speak about two separate by inter-related topics. As a practitioner, he is constantly keeping pace with the changes in the profession of transportation engineering. Particularly, advances in information technologies are fundamentally changing the data collection and the ... Read more

  • The Number and Trends of Breeding Carrion Crows in Yerevan The Number and Trends of Breeding Carrion Crows in Yerevan

    Date: July 25, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speakers: Anush Khachatryan, Karen Aghababyan
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Carrion crows (Corvus corone) are well known birds that live close to humans and have some specific role in urban ecosystems. The current study investigated the density of carrion crows and its population trends in Yerevan. In addition, the ... Read more

  • Alternative Solutions to Wastewater Management in the Wider Black Sea Region Alternative Solutions to Wastewater Management in the Wider Black Sea Region

    Date: July 2, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speakers: See Agenda
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE) hosted a Black Sea Regional workshop on alternative solutions to wastewater treatment, especially by use of natural treatment systems.

    The workshop was part of the EU funded Black Sea ... Read more

  • Prospects for Sustainable Development of Small Hydro-Power Sector in Armenia Prospects for Sustainable Development of Small Hydro-Power Sector in Armenia

    Date: February 20, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar, Public Discussion
    Speakers: See program
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment in partnership with Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Norsk Energi, the Norwegian consultancy leading a technical assistance to the small hydro-power sector in Armenia, organized a public event ... Read more

  • Small Hydro Power Plants and Risk Management Small Hydro Power Plants and Risk Management

    Date: February 13, 2014
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Tigran Parvanyan, International Finance Corporation
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Tigran Parvanyan, IFC, at a seminar co-sponsored by the AUA College of Science and Engineering and the Acopian Center for the Environment. Mr. Parvanyan spoke about small hydro power technologies used in Armenia and issues related to managing ... Read more

  • Armenia’s Draft Law on Environmental Impact Assessment Armenia’s Draft Law on Environmental Impact Assessment

    Date: January 27, 2014
    Event Type: Public Discussion
    Speakers: Alen Amirkhanian, Simon Papyan, Azganush Drnoyan, Artur Grigoryan, Adrianan Jordanova
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The American University of Armenia’s Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE), in cooperation with the Republic of Armenia’s Ministry of Nature Protection and the World Bank, organized a public discussion on ... Read more

  • Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges and Opportunities Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Challenges and Opportunities

    Date: December 12, 2013
    Event Type: Pubic Discussion
    Speakers: Alen Amirkhanian, Tamara Babayan, Areg Galsyan, Tigran Parvanyan, Karen Arabyan, Eliza Harutyunyan, Georgios Gaidajis
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    American University of Armenia in cooperation with Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) hosted the Second International Steering Committee Meeting within the frame of BSBEEP Project ... Read more

  • Civil Society, Development, and Environmental Activism in Armenia Civil Society, Development, and Environmental Activism in Armenia

    Date: November 21, 2013
    Event Type: Pubic Discussion
    Speakers: Alen Amirkhanian, Sona Manusyan, Armine Ishkanian, Levon Abrahamyan, Hranush Kharatyan, Jenny Paturyan
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    Dr. Ishkhanian discussed the findings in her published academic report based on extensive research conducted from 2011 to 2013 on the rise of environmental activism in Armenia. The report ... Read more

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