Conference Themes

Ecological Economics: From Theory to Practice

  1. ECOSYSTEMS, ECONOMY, AND SCALE
    • Planetary limits, carrying capacity, steady state and de-growth
    • North-South equity issues and distribution
  2. ECOSYSTEM SERVICES MEASUREMENT AND VALUATION
    • Ecosystem services indicators
    • Payment for environmental services (PES) programs
  3. CLIMATE AND ENERGY
    • Global climate futures and climate policy
    • Energy use, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and biofuels
  4. TECHNOLOGY AND BUILT ENVIRONMENTS
    • Ecological technology and green design/green buildings
    • Urban/regional planning and transportation
  5. GREEN ECONOMY AND SOCIOECONOMIC WELL-BEING
    • Indicators of sustainability, progress, and socioeconomic well-being
    • Green jobs and the economy
  6. SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND POLICY
    • Ecosystem management and policy
    • Ecological economics of forests, fisheries and other renewable resources
  7. ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ECOLOGY
    • Environmental justice
    • Social ecology, political ecology, and governance issues
  8. NATURAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTING
    • Environmental-economic and wealth accounting
    • Natural capital accounting in public and private sector decision-making
  9. EDUCATION AND PEDAGOGY
    • Education in ecological economics and sustainability
    • Curriculum development and pedagogical approaches
  10. CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES IN ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS
    • Feminist economics, cross-cultural perspectives
    • Modeling and mapping for system transformation

Additional thematic area symposia, panels, or workshops will be considered by the Scientific Committee, on submission of a summary described in the Abstract Submission Form.

Transforming the Economy for a Just and Sustainable World