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Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society

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Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society

The 2011 Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society, also incorporating the New Zealand Society of Plant Biologists Annual Conference, will be held at the Energy Events Centre, Rotorua. The conference will run from Sunday 28 August to Thursday 1 September 2011. The student day is on Sunday 28 August, followed by three days of concurrent sessions from Monday 29 August to Wednesday 31 August, with field trips on Thursday 1 September. The conference dinner will be on the Wednesday evening, where the 60th anniversary of the Society will be celebrated.

We have an excellent, central city venue for the conference, located in the Government Gardens on Queens Drive, with a large main theatre and good quality adjacent theatres for concurrent sessions.


Collnet 2011, September 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey

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7. International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS)
Twelfth COLLNET Meeting

20-23 September, 2011, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey


The broad focus of the COLLNET 2011 conference is on collaboration and communication in science and technology; science policy; quantitative aspects of science of science; and combination and integration of qualitative and quantitative approaches in study of scientific practices.

The conference thus aims to contribute to evidence-based and informed knowledge about scientific research and practices which in turn may further provide input to institutional, regional, national and international research and innovation policy making.

Theoretical, methodological and applied aspects of the conference can be listed as follows:

  • Emerging issues in scientometrics / informetrics /webometrics and history of science
  • Impact and role of open access and digital libraries on patterns of collaborations and sciences
  • Science policy and collaboration
  • Collaboration studies for science & society
  • Collaboration, knowledge management & industrial partnership
  • Collaborative bridge between academic research and industry
  • Methods for collaboration studies
  • Visualization techniques in collaboration studies
  • Quantitative analysis of S&T innovations
  • Informetrics laws and distributions, mathematical models of communication or collaboration
  • Nature and growth of science and of collaboration in science and its relation with technological output
  • Collaboration in science and in technology from both quantitative and qualitative points of view
  • Evaluation indicators for scientific productivity and other science related practices

Please, note that these examples listed above give a broad outline of the scope of the workshop theme but do not limit it.

The conference language is English.

General Chair: Hildrun Kretschmer (Germany, China)

Organising Chair: Bülent Özel (Turkey)


Resilient Cities 2011

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Resilient Cities 2011

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ECOLOGY FORUM / Foruma Ekolojiye

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foruma-ekolojiye-baska-bir-dunya-mumkun.jpgECOLOGY FORUM / Diyarbakir- Sumerpark Campus 29-30 January 2011 29 January 2011,

Saturday Opening Speech: Time: 09.00-10.00 Venue: Tigris Reception Hall








“The Destruction of Arm on Ecosystem: Chemical Weapons, Mines…”

“The Effect of Dams on Geography and Health, and Southeastern Anatolia Project”

“GMOroduction and Biodiversity”

“Political Ecology and Eco-Socialism”


(Sensibility Association)

(Union of Labourer of Health and Social Services)

Hüseyin Fırat MAVİGÖK (Human Rights Association)

Cemil ÖZEN
(Diyarbakir Bar Association)

Necdet Sezgin
(Union of Labourer of Health and Social Services)


Ahmet YILDIRIM (Academician)

Doç.Dr. Ali CEYLAN
(LA21 Environment-Health Working Group)

(Diyarbakir Electrical Engineers Chamber)

(Diyarbakir Electrical Engineers Chamber)

Atta Muhammed AHMED

İsmail ASLAN
(Ceylanpinar Municipality)

Şemsettin KOÇ
(Diyarbakir Chamber of Doctors)


Prof. Dr. Kemal GÜVEN (Dicle University-Environment Research Center)

(Hakkari Cilo Nature Association)

A.Samed UCAMAN (Diyarbakir Agriculture Engineers Chamber)

Prof.Dr. Yüksel COŞKUN (Mezopotamia Biodiversity Research Community)

Cevdet ALTINDAĞ(Agriculture Engineer-VAN)

Gülbahar ÖRMEK
(Sur Municipality)


(Praksis Magazine)

Ecehan BALTA
(Praksis Magazine)

(Praksis Magazine)

Mehmet Selçuk DOĞAN (Derik Mezopotamia Ecological Society Association)

Don’t Touch My Prairie Environment Movement

Ali Ekber DOĞAN
(Praksis Magazine)

Hall: Ararat

Hall: İştar

Hall: Ferat

Hall: Munzur


World at a Crossroads: Climate Change - Social Change Conference II

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World at a Crossroads: Climate Change - Social Change Conference II

World at a Crossroads:
Climate Change - Social Change Conference II
Date: Friday, September 30 – Monday, October 3, 2011
Place: Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Melbourne University

The second Climate Change-Social Change conference aims to contribute towards understanding and collective action, in Australia and internationally, to urgently address the climate and social emergencies that we must overcome if humanity and the planet are to not only survive, but thrive.

'A global ecological revolution can only occur as part of a larger social revolution' – John Bellamy Foster 


John Bellamy FosterJOHN BELLAMY FOSTER, renowned US economist and ecologist, Monthly Review editor and author of The Ecological Rift, The Ecological Revolution, The Great Financial Crisis (with Fred Magdoff); Marx’s Ecology; Ecology Against Capitalism; and The Vulnerable Planet.

IAN ANGUS, a founder of the Ecosocialist International Network and editor of climateandcapitalism.com. Author of Confronting the Climate Change Crisis: An Eco-socialist Perspective; Food Crisis: World Hunger, Agribusiness and the Food Sovereignty Alternative; and The Global Fight for Climate Justice.

Three days of feature talks, panel discussions and more than 20 workshops to discuss solutions for a world in crisis 


Capitalism, socialism and ecology ● People’s power and democracy ● The climate debt and the Global South ● Refugees, racism and internationalism ● Food security and survival ● Building movements that can stop climate change ● The global nuclear threat ● Indigenous resistance, land and sovereignty ● Feminism and climate change ● Imperialism, war and oil ● The market Vs social ownership ● The dirty record of carbon trading ● Population and the planet ● Agro-business and sustainable alternatives

…and much more 

Sponsored by the Office of Environmental Programs, Melbourne University

Organised by Green Left Weekly and the Socialist Alliance 


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