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CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

--  upcoming and past geoengineering-related conferences, seminars, and workshops organized chronologically --

-2013-        -2012-        -2011-        -2010-        -2009-     

-2013-

OCTOBER 
13-16 North American Biochar Symposium: Pioneer Valley Biochar Initiative: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S.A. 
 
MAY 
22-24 Workshop: The Ethical Challenges of Climate Engineering: Different perspectives from around the world: Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies: Potsdam, Germany 
 
APRIL 
30

Ocean Fertilization, Marine Geoengineering and the London Convention/London Protocol

: NOAA, Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.
24-26 Workshop: Religious and Spritual Perspectives on Climate Engineering: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: Potsdam, Germany 
 
15-16 Third geoengineering model comparison project (geoMIP): Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: Potsdam, Germany 
 
MARCH            
18 Climate Geoengineering Government in Context: The Climate Geoengineering Governance Project: location TBD
11-16 Climate Change 2.0? Normative and Political Issues of Geoengineering the Climate Workshop: 41st Joint Session of Workshops, European Council for Political Research (ECPR): Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.
 8 Geoengineering- A cafe conversation at Cafe Marzanos: University of East Anglia, Norwich, England
 7 Geoengineering- an Insurance Policy for Planet Earth?: The Institution of Environmental Sciences: Oxford University, England
 1 Geoengineering- the problem of competing values in environmental and technological governance: Ethics and 21st Century Challenges Seminar Series: Oxford University, England
FEBRUARY            
25 Panel Discussion: Climate Engineering, Indigenous People, and Future Generations: University of Montana, Missoula, MT, U.S.A.
15 Climate CoLab Contest Deadline: MIT, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
11 Geoengineering: Why We Need Due Diligence on the Science: Oxford Martin School, England.
 
JANUARY 
14 African Involvement in Solar Geoengineering workshop: 24th Colloquium of African Geology: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

-2012- 

DECEMBER 
 13 Geoengineering: Time for Some Gentle Experimentation Lecture: Resources 2020 Lecture Series, Resources for the Future, Washington D.C., U.S.A.  
NOVEMBER 
 28 Workshop on Solar Geoengineering: Research, Governance, and African Development: SMRGI and the African Academy of Sciences, Boksburg, South Africa 
 20 CAMEL webinar: Climate Change Geoengineering: Climate Change Continuing Education Symposium; online
OCTOBER 
22-25 Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (SNET) 2012 Conference (featuring two presentations on climate engineering): University of Twente: Enschede, The Netherlands.
22-23 Climate Engineering: New option for action, taboo, or insoluable dilemma?: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF): Berlin, Germany.
16 Climate Engineering: Chances and Risks of Intervention in our Climate System: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany.
15 Sucking CO2 Out of Thin Air: Global Thermostat – A Carbon Negative Solution: Oxford Martin School: Oxford, England.
13-20 Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Symposium: Dissertations initiative for the advancement of Climate Change ReSearch (DISCCRS): Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
12 Frames of Geoengineering: Avoiding Catastrophe or Heading for Disaster?: Amsterdam Global Change Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 
 
SEPTEMBER 
27-20 Final Symposium: Global Governance of Climate Engineering, Heidelberg University: Heidelberg, Germany.
 
AUGUST 
19-25 Third Annual Transdisciplinary Summer School: Oxford Martin School, Oxford, England
 
JULY 
29-1 Aug US Biochar Conference: Sonoma State University, California, USA
 
JUNE 
27

Governance of Solar Radiation Management (SRM) Research: African Perspectives workshop

:Dakar, Senegal.
 
MAY
 2 Geoengineering: The Geo-politics of Planetary Modification Workshop: Lancaster University, Lancaster, England
 
APRIL
23-25 Geoengineering Summit - Climate Ethics and Science: University of Washington, Washington, USA.
 
MARCH
26-29 Planet Under Pressure Conference: London, England.
1 Panel Discussion: "The hopes and hazards of climate intervention technologies": Oxford Martin School, Oxford, England.
 
FEBRUARY
8 Geoengineering Seminar Series Event: The Promise of Plants to 'Lock Away' Carbon: Oxford Martin School, Oxford, England; online
6 Geoengineering Seminar Series Event: Growing an Energy Source and Storing its Waste: Oxford Martin School, Oxford, England; online
1 Geoengineering Seminar Series Event: Ocean Fertilisation - can seeding new life in the ocean absorb our excess carbon?: Oxford Martin School, Oxford, England; online
JANUARY
26 Geoengineering- Plan B against Climate Change Colloquium: Dechema Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Frankfurt, Germany.
18 Geoengineering the Climate: Science, Ethics, and Governance: Canadian International Council, Toronto, Ontario.

-2011- 

DECEMBER 
13-15 International Conference on Climate and Social Issues: Munasinghe Institute for Development, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Methane Hack Conference: The Geological Society, London, England. 


NOVEMBER
16  Climate Geoengineering Governance lecture by Professor Steve Rayner of Oxford University: McGill University, Montreal, Canada.  
10-11 Geoengineering the Climate-An Issue for Peace and Security Studies workshop: Hamburg University Research Group: Climate Change and Security, Hamburg, Germany.
10 Geoengineering for Decision Makers: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C., USA.

OCTOBER
20 Hope-, Hype-, and Fear-Technologies: The Role of Science and Politics conference: European Parliamentary Technology Assessment (EPTA), Berlin, Germany.
 
SEPTEMBER

   30-2  Oct.

Workshop in Applied Philosophy: Ethical Issues in Engineering Biological and Ecological Systems conference: Northeastern University, Massachussetts, USA.

 
AUGUST
1-7 Climate Engineering-Second Transdisciplinary Summer School: University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
 
MARCH
22-24 Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative: Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Buckinghamshire, England.

-2010-

NOVEMBER 
8-9 Geoengineering- Taking Control of our Planet's Climate Conference: The Royal Society, London, England.
 
OCTOBER
18-20 The Ethics of Geoengineering: University of Montana, Montana, USA.
 
SEPTEMBER
17 Climate Engineering: Challenges for Research, Assessment, and Governance: Kiel Earth Institute, Kiel, Germany.
 
JULY
12-16 Governing Climate Engineering: A Transdisciplinary Summer School: Max Planck Institute, Leipzig, Germany.
 
MARCH
22-26 Asilomar Conference: Climate Response Fund, California, USA.
 
JANUARY
26 Geoengineering- Plan B Against Climate Change Colloquium: Dechema Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Frankfurt, Germany.

-2009-

JUNE             
3 Geoengineering - Cure or Malpractice?: The Kiel Earth Institute, Kiel, Germany.

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