Thursday, December 9, 2010

Climate Economics and Law Conference 16 and 17 June 2011, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

The Zentrum campus of the ETH in Zurich, south...Image via Wikipedia

The NCCR Climate invites scientists to the Climate Economics and Law Conference that will take place on 16 and 17 June 2011 in Bern, Switzerland. Key issues covered by the conference are:
  • Mitigation, adaptation and technological change
  • Trade regulations and unilateral climate policies
Each topic includes two keynote plenary lectures and numerous parallel sessions.
The conference is open to all interested researchers. Contributions from a broad spectrum of climate economics and law research issues and from the two key topics, in particular, are welcome. Overall, the conference aims to foster cross-disciplinary links.

Keynote speakers

Shardul Agrawala (OECD, Paris, F), Peter Holmes (University of Sussex, UK), Matthias Ruth (University of Maryland, USA), Peter Wooders (IISD, Geneva, CH)

Programme committee

Phillip Aerni (U Bern, CH), Thomas Bernauer (ETH Zurich, CH), Lucas Bretschger (ETH Zurich, CH), Stefanie Engel (ETH Zurich, CH), Alain Haurie (U Geneva, CH), Gebhard Kirchgässner (U St. Gallen, CH), Frank Krysiak (U Basel, CH), Tom Rutherford (ETH Zurich, CH), Renate Schubert (ETH Zurich, CH)

Organising committee

Seraina Buob (U Bern, CH), Thomas Cottier (U Bern, CH), Vally Koubi (U Bern, CH), Gunter Stephan (U Bern, CH), Philippe Thalmann (EPF Lausanne, CH), Hal Turton (PSI, Villigen, CH), Ralph Winkler (U Bern, CH)
Bern, where the conference will take place, offers a breath-taking setting surrounded by the Swiss Alps, with its old town listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
The conference language is English, and the conference fee is CHF 250 (CHF 100 for students).
Deadline for paper submission: 28 February 2011

Contact

Seraina Buob, University of Bern, Department of Economics, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, CH-3001 Bern, conference@oeschger.unibe.ch.
Conference's official web site
Please check the conference's official web site for updates and further details.
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