International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education

ISSN: 1467-6370

Article publication date: 20 September 2011



(2011), "Diary", International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Vol. 12 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijshe.2011.24912daa.007



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Article Type: Diary From: International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Volume 12, Issue 4

2011 11th Conference of “Australasian Campuses towards Sustainability”

28-30 September

Adelaide, Australia

The 11th Conference of “Australasian Campuses towards Sustainability” will be hosted by the University of Adelaide at the National Wine Centre, South Australia. The theme for the conference is “Sustainability as Core Business: Building the Case for Change”. The ACTS 2011 Conference will tackle this challenge, exploring how sustainability fits into core business and providing tools and techniques to enable the required change. Further information can be seen at: www.acts.asn.au

A Greener Agriculture for a Bluer Baltic Sea 2011

2-3 November

Sånga-Säby, Sweden

The conference will discuss agro-environmental issues in the Baltic Sea Region and the connections between agriculture and the pollution of the Baltic Sea. Some of the questions to be discussed in the event are:

  1. 1.

    What are the latest news and accomplishments in the area of sustainable agriculture?

  2. 2.

    What are the challenges in different Baltic Sea countries?

  3. 3.

    How is the discussion around CAP evolving?

  4. 4.

    How can we turn manure from an environmental problem into business opportunities?

  5. 5.

    Who will be the WWF Baltic Sea Farmer of the Year 2011?

The event is the major forum for networking and exchange of knowledge, experiences and idea. The conference is jointly organized by agro-environmental EU-projects Baltic Compass, Baltic Deal and Baltic Manure. Further details can be seen at: www.balticcompass.org

First International Conference Energy & Meteorology (ICEM) Surfers Paradise

8-11 November

Marriott Resort & Spa, Gold Coast, Australia

Energy & Meteorology 2011 provides a great opportunity to network with scientists, engineers, economists, policy makers and other specialists working at the nexus between weather, climate and energy. In this burgeoning inter-sectoral industry, Energy & Meteorology 2011 will provide a premium forum in which delegates will:

  • Showcase research findings relevant for operational activities, long-term investment planning and policy making in the energy industry.

  • Advance ways to manage weather and climate risk by the energy industry, especially in the face of climate variability and change.

  • Enhance coordination between experts in weather and climate research and the energy industry to leverage experience and resources.

  • Discuss an international framework for the exchange of information between the weather and climate community and the energy industry.

As the international community struggles to develop policies and frameworks to effectively tackle climate change, a much stronger connection between energy and meteorology will allow the development of forward-looking, cost-effective and sustainable weather and climate risk management strategies for the energy industry. Further details are available at: www.icem2011.org

International Conference on Social Responsibility and Development in Higher Education: Latin America and Europe

30 November-1 December

Lima, Peru

Reflecting on the new demands and challenges to strengthen the cooperation between University – Enterprise quality in IES teaching-learning systems: finding new ways of developing an education for the next millennium.

Our main goal is to create a space for discussing this issue with the universities that developed it. It is a challenge that several international experts will find. The conference will take place in four modules:

  1. 1.

    the role of business in higher education;

  2. 2.

    teaching and learning strategies;

  3. 3.

    equal opportunities; and

  4. 4.

    employment and entrepreneurship.

Further details are available at: cproperu@gmail.com

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