On October 12 in Montréal, at the ISSC's General Assembly meeting, a new Executive Committee was elected
President: Alberto Martinelli
Vice President for Scientific Planning and Review: Elisa Reiss
Vice President for Information and Communications Outreach: Saths Cooper
Treasurer: Michel Sabourin
Jose Alvaro Moises
Renee van Kessel-Hagesteijn
Olive Shisana (the retiring President shall remain a voting member of the Executive Committee until the next regular meeting of the General Assembly in 2016).
Future Earth has announced its Interim Engagement Committee
. "We need an Engagement Committee to understand what the key research needs are for the full range of stakeholders," said Robert Watson, the Chair of the committee.
The International Arctic Social Science Association:
promotes and stimulates international cooperation increases the participation of social scientists in national and international Arctic research. The Eighth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VIII) will be held at the University of Northern British Columbia, Canada from the 22-26 May 2014. The call for papers and posters
has been launched.
World Social Science Report Launch:
15 Nov 2013, UNESCO, Paris, France
Risk Interpretation and Action:
8-15 Dec 2013, Wellington and Christchurh, New Zealand
ISSC New Executive Committee Meeting:
27-29 May 2014, Munakato, Japan
2nd Networking Conference on Integrated Science:
25-31 May 2014, Villa Vigoni, Italy