ISSRM 2009

15th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management
Meet old and new worlds in Research, Planning, and Management

The 15th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management will be hosted by The University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) from July 5 – 8, 2009 in Vienna, Austria.

The symposium will be held at the Austria Center Vienna, the largest conference centre in Austria.

The theme for the ISSRM 2009 is:

Meet Old and New Worlds in Research, Planning and Management

– Discussing methodological traditions versus pragmatic solutions
– Exploring cultural and political influences on planning and decision making processes
– Feeling the transdisciplinary and transboundary character of research and management

The topics for the symposium include:

  • Outdoor recreation
  • Nature-based tourism
  • Sustainable tourism development
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Management and development of protected areas
  • Social science and collaborative planning in forestry and agriculture
  • Innovative approaches to resource management
  • Wildlife management
  • Environmental education
  • Human behaviour and recreation research
  • Visitor monitoring
  • Landscape perception and preferences
  • Place attachment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Forest inventory and sustainable resource management
  • Water management
  • Cross-cultural cooperation and management
  • Collaborative landscape planning

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