5th Annual JIEP Conference Call for Papers

FINAL call for abstracts for the 5th Bienneial Conference.  The deadline has been extended to Friday February 25th, 2011 .

 
Please see flyer or information below:
 
JIEP's 5th Biennial Conference on the Environment  
Balancing National Development and Environmental Protection
June 6 –8, 2011             
The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston Jamaica
 
 
The JIEP 5th Biennial Conference on the Environment aims to provide a forum to examine and discuss the issues that impact national development and the sustainable use of natural resources. The conference will highlight solutions to the "development/conservation dilemma" with a view to raising public awareness and assisting in changing attitudes in order to encourage positive actions.
 
The JIEP is inviting the submission of abstracts for paper and poster presentations in the following areas:
 
NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
National goals, education, health, security, economic development, energy, communication, governance etc.
 
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AFFECTING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Land use, use of environment/natural resources, hazards and risks, climate change adaptation etc.
 
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION
Protected areas, heritage conservation, culture, threats to environmental management/protection
 
ACHIEVING THE BALANCE
Policy/sector plans/laws, national strategies, development challenges, international competitiveness, governance structure, monitoring and evaluation.
 
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 25, 2011.
 
Abstracts should not exceed 350 words, be single-spaced, and bear the title of

the paper, as well as the primary author’s name, address and affiliation. The ab-stract should be submitted in Microsoft Word with no macros, special formatting nor images to: jiepconference@gmail.com  

This event is being held in collaboration with the JCDT Green Expo,  June 5—12, 2011 during National Environmental Awareness Week
 
Activities for the week:
Sunday June 5: Church Service
Monday June 6—Tuesday June 7: Presentation of papers at JIEP Conference
Wednesday June 8: Field trip
Thursday June 9— Friday June 10 : Green EXPO