IIASA Presentation Event

IIASA Presentation Event


Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 14:30-16:00,
UZAII Lecture Hall 2 (2A122), Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2, 1090 Vienna

The Faculty of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy (FGGA) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) are exploring possible collaboration on the level of the doctoral programme at the Vienna International School of Earth and Space Sciences (VISESS). The "IIASA presentation event" aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to IIASA's various research initiatives and highlight potential synergies that could result from collaboration between both institutions. 

Preliminary programme:

  • 14:30-14:35 Opening Remarks

    Rainer Abart | FGGA Dean
    Christian Köberl | Chair of the Austrian IIASA Committee, IIASA Council Member, Full Professor at FGGA
  • 14:35-14:45 Institutional Introduction of IIASA

    Wolfgang Lutz | Interim Deputy Director General for Science and appointed Acting Director General of IIASA
  • 14:45-15:15 IIASA Research Flashlights

    • Past and future CO2 emissions from land use change and the Global Carbon Budget
      Thomas Gasser | Senior Research Scholar, Exploratory Modeling of Human-natural Systems (EM) Research Group in the Advancing Systems Analysis (ASA) Program and Integrated Assessment and Climate Change (IACC) Research Group of the Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) Program, Coordinator of the 'Earth system modeling' research theme at IIASA
    • Systems approaches to modeling population dynamics and outcomes
      Roman Hoffmann | Research Group Leader Migration and Sustainable Development (MIG) Research Group and Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing (SHAW) Research Group in the Population and Just Societies (POPJUS) Program at IIASA
    • Integrated Assessment of Energy, Climate, and the Environment
      Bas van Ruijven | Research Group Leader Sustainable Service Systems (S3) Research Group in the Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) Program at IIASA
  • 15:15-15:30 Question and Answer Session

    Moderation: Patrick Sakdapolrak | VISESS Anthroposphere Branch Coordinator
  • 15:30-15:35 Concluding Remarks

    Patrick Sakdapolrak | VISESS Anthroposphere Branch Coordinator
    Glenn van de Ven | VISESS Director
  • 15:35 Get-together with refreshments in front of HS2

How to reach the venue

The event will take place at UZAII Lecture Hall 2 (2A122), Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2, 1090 Vienna.

The venue is located in Vienna's 9th district and can be reached by public transport, car or bicycle.

Route map: google maps

Public transport: U4/U6 to Spittelau or tram D to Althanstraße or Liechtenwerder Platz

Parking: WIPARK Unizentrum Althanstraße (google maps), P&R Spittelau (google maps), short-term parking zones with ticket (available at post offices, petrol stations and tobacco shops)

At the UZAII building: find the venue in staircase A (Geozentrum), floor 1, room 2A122.