Call for Papers




MEAA 2020: International Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development

MEAA 2020 ,   January 8 & 9, 2020

Website:   http://www.meaa-myanmar.org/


Call for Papers

MEAA 2020: International Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development

January 8 –9, 2020

Website: http://www.meaa-myanmar.org/

MEAA 2020 is “the first international conference on environment and sustainable development in Myanmar”, originating from the need to promote environmentally sound and sustainable development in Myanmar, a country known for its abundant natural resources, high potential for energy and industrial growth.

The conference aims to provide an interdisciplinary platform where various environmental, social and sustainability related issues and challenges will be discussed. In its endeavour to achieve development after political and economic reforms, there is a need to strengthen capacities for conducting environmental and social impact assessments to promise sustainable development in Myanmar.

The conference is initiated by Myanmar Environmental Assessment Association (MEAA), a union-level organization which focuses on building capacities of individuals, consultants, researchers and all interested parties for national sustainable and jointly organized with International Finance Corporation (IFC).  The conference will be held as follows.

Date: 8th & 9th, January, 2020

Venue: Ball Room 1 & 2, Sule Shangri-La Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar

This conference will create a unique platform for a diversity of stakeholders including researchers, scientists, industry experts, NGOs, EIA practitioners and policy makers to exchange valuable information and current knowledge and identify effective solutions to address environmental and social sustainability in Myanmar.  Furthermore, this conference is in line with MEAA’s objectives; to support capacity building initiatives in collaboration with NGOs, INGOs and CSOs and to share project experience and knowledge of environmental and social issues to tackle the complexity of development projects through workshops, seminars, stakeholder meetings.

In this regard, MEAA would like to invite you to submit your research work for presentation at the conference. This may be in the form of oral presentations or posters/exhibits, addressing one of the following themes:

  • Design, implementation and follow- up of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Engineering, and Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Hydropower Development
  • Environmental Sustainability and Safety in Mining and Industrial Sector
  • Application of Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Application in Natural Resources Management
  • Sustainable Energy Development, Environment and Climate Change
  • Geo-hazards, Disaster Risk Management and Natural Resources Management
  • Occupational and Community Health and Safety 
  • Biodiversity, Ecology and Coastal Resources Management
  • Land Acquisition, Involuntary Resettlement and Livelihood Restoration
  • Public Participation, Community Engagement and Grievance Mechanism
  • Waste Management Technology

MEAA welcomes both academic and industry contributions on any of these themes. To submit Extended Abstract/Full Paper/Poster for presentations of your work, please register for the Conference at  https://www.meaa-myanmar.org/register.php where registration form (Expression of Interest) is posted. Please download the EOI, fill out the form and submit to conference2019@meaa-myanmar.org.

Important dates are as follows:

1. Extended deadline for submission of EoI/Extended Abstract/Full Paper/Poster: 13th Dec 2019.
2. Acceptance Notification Date: 20th December 2019. (At that time, we will inform each potential presenter by email on further requirements and procedures.)

For the preparation of Extended Abstract/Full Paper/Poster, please follow its relevant templates, which can be downloaded from our registration page. All submissions should be sent to conference2019@meaa-myanmar.org. We hope to welcome you at MEAA 2019 Conference in Yangon, home of the fabulous Shwedagon Pagoda.




MEAA Contact Information


OFFICE

21(I), U Kyaw Hla st., 7 Mile, Mayangone Tsp, Yangon, Maynmar

+959777006447, +959777006448,

office@meaa-myanmar.org, aam@meaa-myanmar.org