01 October 2012

Media Advisory: How to cover the IIASA conference

The IIASA Conference, Worlds Within Reach – From Science to Policy, is coming up in less than a month. Don't miss it!
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During the IIASA Conference, from 24 to 26 October, researchers from IIASA and from around the world will present new findings about a variety of topics related to global challenges, sustainability, and development. The conference brings together scientists with policymakers and industry experts, in a uniquely focused event that makes science useful for policy solutions.

To Attend

Registration is free to all accredited journalists and media representatives. To attend, please send an email to providing your contact details, media affiliation and role.


If you can’t attend the conference in person, join us online. On 24-25 October, all conference sessions will be streamed live from the Hofburg. On 26 October, select sessions will be streamed from Laxenburg.


To arrange interviews with IIASA scientists during or prior to the conference,  please contact Katherine Leitzell at +43 2236 807 316 or . Please also feel free to contact researchers directly using the IIASA Staff Search.

PIOs and Press Officers

Communications officers are welcome to attend the conference  or to send materials to be distributed in the press room. Register online or send an email to


Program: The program and many abstracts are now available on the Conference Web site, along with a full list of speakers and speaker biographical information. Poster session titles are also available.

A Media Kit, press conference schedule, and other information for media will be available soon, both online and in the press room.

Social Media

We will be live-tweeting and posting updates from the conference. For updates from the conference follow @IIASAVienna or use the hashtag #IIASA2012. You can also join us on Facebook and YouTube.

Will you be tweeting or blogging from the conference? Let us know!

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Last edited: 10 January 2013

IIASA Conference 2012

Worlds Within Reach: From Science to Policy

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313