The 15th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) July 5 - 8, 2009 Vienna, Austria

March 10, 2009.  

The ISSRM 2009 is moving closer. This year´s Symposium will be hosted by

the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU) and

will be held at the Austria Center Vienna. The symposium will follow the

theme "Meet Old and New Worlds in Research, Planning and Management." As

such, the emphasis will be on - discussing methodological traditions

versus pragmatic solutions, - exploring cultural and political influences

on planning and decision making processes, and - addressing the

trans-disciplinary and trans-boundary character of research and



We will discuss these themes in the following fields: landscape

development, wildlife, water and forest management, recreation, climate

change, nature-based tourism and many other issues around resource



Due to many requests we have extended the deadline for scientific paper

and poster abstracts to March 16, 2009!


We encourage you to take advantage of the unique setting of this

international meeting in the heart of Europe and to see it as an

opportunity to meet new colleagues in research, planning and management.

We are looking forward to receiving scientific paper and poster abstracts

on diversified research areas.


For abstract submission and conference registration as well as looking up a program

overview please go to, where you can find all information about the

ISSRM 2009. Please check out our web-site for further information also

about transportation, accommodations, post-conference field trips and the

spousal program, as well as about additional conference activities such as

Social Impact Assessment training course and Student Forum.


Source and contact:


Günther Manske

Dr. Günther Manske