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June 9, 2013 University of Vermont

US Society for Ecological Economics 2013 Call for Papers

The U.S. Society for Ecological Economics (USSEE) will hold its 2013 Conference on June 9-12 at the University of Vermont (UVM) in Burlington, Vermont hosted by the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics.

There is one month until the February 15th deadline to submit your abstracts for USSEE 2013! The Organizing Committee welcomes a variety of proposal formats, including paper, panel, poster, and workshop submissions relevant to the trans-disciplinary field of ecological economics, especially as they relate to the conference themes.

Our 7th Biennial meeting will aim to take a critical look at sustainability lessons learned at local, regional, and state levels and identifying solutions that can be scaled up.

Overall Conference Theme

· Building Local, Scaling Global: Implementing Solutions for Sustainability

Implementing Themes

  • Re-Building The Biophysical Base Of Ecological Economics
  • Bridging Ecological And Behavioral Economics
  • Designing Social Policy And Education For The Anthropocene

Underlying Sub-Themes

  •  Ecological Economics in Practice
  •  Ecological Economic Communication

Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form. Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013.

For questions, please contact conference organizers at ussee13@uvm.edu or call UVM’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee, chaired by John Gowdy, former president of both the USSEE and ISEE.

The Organizing Committee encourages you to spread the word about USSEE 2013 and this Call for Proposals. We look forward to seeing you in Vermont this June!