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Events in KarRC RAS

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Second International Conference "Regional cooperation within BRICS: modern environmental and nature management issues"

National Committee
on BRICS Research, Russia

Karelian Research Centre,
Russian Academy of Sciences


Dear colleagues,
We are happy to invite you to participate in the international scientific Research-to-Practice conference "Regional cooperation within BRICS: modern environmental and nature management issues" that will be held on September 18-20, 2024.

The Conference’s aim is to discuss regional cooperation within BRICS as well as to define possible topics for future joint projects in science, nature management and environmental security.

The following topics are suggested for the plenary and thematic sessions:
  • Global and regional climate change, carbon balance monitoring
  • Experience of sustainable nature management in BRICS countries: mineral, water, and biological resources
  • Regional experiences in industrial ecology and green economy
  • Nature protection and biodiversity conservation in BRICS: experience in establishing protected areas and opportunities for cooperation

  • Organizers:
  • National Committee on BRICS Research, Russia
  • Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
  • The conference is supported by the Key Innovative Project of National Importance "Unified National System for Monitoring Climate-active Substances".

    Registration
    To register as a participant please fill out and submit the Registration form not later than July 31, 2024 to the Organizing Committee at , as well as the abstract of your paper (see format guidelines in Annex #2 in First Circular).
    Since the number of participants is limited, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to select applications for participation in the Conference.


    Official invitation and visas
    Please inform the Organizing Committee if you need an official invitation for coming to the Conference and obtaining visas.

    Presentations
    Provisional time allocated per presentation is 20 minutes (15 min for presentation, 5 min for Q&A). The presentation is to be made as a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation (*.ppt) or a Portable Document Format file (*.pdf) to be demonstrated using a slide projector.
    The Conference will take place in both online and offline formats for speakers and in offline format (including poster session) for non-presenting participants.
    The Conference languages are Russian and English.

    Participants are expected to pay for their own accommodation, travel to and from the conference venue, as well as excursion programs. Some travel grants may be offered to leading international experts and young scientists if requested (more details will be provided in the Second Circular).
    An electronic book of abstracts will be published after the Conference. Since the number of participants is limited, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to select the abstracts to publish.


    Key dates and deadlines:
    March 11 – May 31, 2024 – First Circular is sent out; start of application and abstract submission;
    June 1 – July 31, 2024 – Second Circular is sent out;
    July 31, 2024 – deadline for submitting applications and abstracts;
    August 1–31, 2024 - Third Circular and draft program sent out;
    September 18–19, 2024 – conference sessions;
    September 20, 2024 – excursions to natural sites in the Republic of Karelia.

    Excursions:
    On September 20 the following excursions to natural sites in the Republic of Karelia will be offered (three options to choose from):
  • Kivach Nature Reserve and Girvas paleovolcano;
  • Petrozavodsk Bay of Lake Onego, Kizhi Open-air Museum;
  • Ruskeala Mining Park, Ladoga Skerries National Park.

  • Organizing committee contacts:
    E-mail: - regarding invitations, program, accommodation, excursions
    Phone: +78142780109 – regarding invitations, program, accommodation, excursions.
    E-mail: – regarding online connection to the Conference.

    First International conference
    "Regional cooperation within BRICS:
    sustainable nature management – environment, education, tourism"
    ,
    September 14-15, 2023

    First Circular (273 Kb, total downloads: 22)