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USNMO/IIASA activities include recruiting for and funding IIASA's successful Young Scientists Summer Program for advanced graduate students; helping to find suitable candidates for IIASA’s job vacancies; serving as the hub of a national network of interested scholars and policy-makers; and helping IIASA to find opportunities to participate in national policy debates.
Upcoming IIASA-Related Activities
World Water Week: August 31 - September 5, 2014 in Stockholm, Sweden
World Water Week is hosted and organized annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). Every year, over 200 collaborating organizations convene events at the World Water Week. IIASA will play a crucial role at this event, with participants including IIASA’s director, Dr. Pavel Kabat, as well as the acting director of IIASA´s water program, Dr. David Wiberg. For more details on this event, please consult the IIASA website.
International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure: September 30 - October 1, 2014 in IIASA
The International Symposium for Next Generation Infrastructure (ISNGI 2014) will be held September 30 – October 1, 2014 in IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria. ISNGI is designed to support the rapidly expanding international research community seeking to understand the interactions between infrastructure, the population it serves, the environment in which it functions, technology, and the economy. More details can be found on the ISNGI 2014 website.
A list of more upcoming events can be found on IIASA’s website.
Past IIASA Activities
Arctic Policy and IIASA Research: Seminar in Finland on Thursday, May 16th, 2013
On May 16th, 2013, a webcast entitled Policy Support from Arctic Research was held in Helsinki, Finland. The seminar was jointly organized by IIASA, The Finnish Prime Minister's Office, and the Academy of Finland. The programme is available for download as a PDF.
Global Water at a Crossroads
In honor of World Water Day 2013, IIASA, the U.S. Committee for IIASA of the National Academy of Sciences, AAAS, and the Austrian Embassy Office of Science and Technology held a public forum featuring IIASA Director Pavel Kabat and a distinguished panel of discussants from national and international agencies and organizations engaged in meeting the global challenges related to water security. The event was held on Thursday, March 21st at 1:00 pm at the AAAS Auditorium in Washington, DC.
The Young Scientists Summer Program
The U.S. National Member Organization for IIASA sponsors advanced graduate students from U.S. institutions to travel to Austria to take part in IIASA’s three-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP). Learn more about this program.
IIASA Postdoctoral Program
Promoting the development of young researchers, IIASA’s Postdoctoral Program is an annual program that provides funding for four postdoctoral researchers for a 12-24 month period. Learn more about this program.
View a list of current IIASA job openings on IIASA's website.
Core support for USNMO/IIASA is provided by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. OISE-1246585, with policy involvement of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Department of State, the Department of Energy, the Department of Commerce (NOAA), the USDA Forest Service, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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