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SIA and Management: focus on fracking
10 November 2016 - 07 November 2016
Glasgow, Europe
The training program is designed to have an effective blend of instruction and participatory process. The experiences of the participants are utilised by encouraging personal contribution and discussion. Learning is facilitated through the use of break-out groups and a structured case-study exercise. A range of resources and learning formats are used. The course provides frameworks and tools to consider issues such social & business risk assessment, social impact management plans, sustainable livelihoods, human rights, gender, free, prior and informed consent, agreement-making, cumulative impacts, benefit-sharing, grievance mechanisms, and highlights emerging trends. The morning starts by introducing the key principles of SIA and it then provides an SIA process ‘refresher’ or ‘refiner’, with a collective review and shared learning of the SIA process. The afternoon focuses on the real and practical issues facing SIA and practitioners today, in projects that apply fracking techniques. More info at: http://www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/civilenvironmentalengineering/siam2016/
Course Details:
Prerequisites :This course will appeal to early career SIA practitioners, people who commission SIAs, people who would like to do them, people who are involved in assessing them, and people with a general interest in the field.
Level: Advanced
Language :English
Duration :
Presenter :Dr Ana Maria Esteves, Director Community Insights Group and President of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Prof Frank Vanclay, Head of Department of Cultural Geography, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Contact Details:
Name: Dr Elsa João
Organisation :University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Email :elsa.joao@strath.ac.uk
Website: http://www.strath.ac.uk


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