4TH INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON THE ENVIRONMENT

JULY 7-10, 1998

HOTEL WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON, DC




SUMMARY


TUESDAY

REGISTRATION AND
CONTACT TIME/COFFEE

8:00-8:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine Room

Date: 7-7 Time: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Council
Session [1]: Issues of Sustainability

Date: 7-7 Time: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Federal
Session [2]: The Role and Function of N.G.O's in Russia

Contact Time/Jerrie Brah
10:30-10:45 am
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-7 Time: 10:45-12:15 PM Room: Council
Session [3]: Education in International Policy

Date: 7-7 Time: 10:45-12:15 PM Room: Federal
Session
[4]: Open Roundtable Discussion: The
Globalization of Emotional Issues;
Does it Matter?

Lunch Break/Open Time
12:15 - 1:45 PM

Date: 7-7 Time: 1:45-3:15 PM Room: Council
Session [5]: The Business/Environment Connection

Date: 7-7 Time: 1:45-3:15 PM Room: Council
Session [6]: The Practical and the Ethical of Environmental
Planning

Contact Time/Juice Break
3:15-3:30 PM
Room: Mezzanine

Date
: 7-7 Time: 3:30-4:30 PM Room: Capital
Keynote A: [7] KIMBERLY REITER
Stetson University, Florida

"Competition and Community - The Historic Roots of Environmental Studies"

WEDNESDAY
REGISTRATION AND
CONTACT TIME/COFFEE

8:00-8:45 AM Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-8 Time: 8:45-10:15 AM Room: Council
Session [8]:Environmental Policies: Some World Views

Date: 7-8 Time: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Federal
Session [9]:Sustainability: Some Different Perspectives

Contact Time/Coffee Break
10:30-10:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-8 Time: 10:45-12:15 PM Room: Capital
Session [10]:Panel Workshop: "Making Environmental Decisions: The Interaction of Science and Politics"

Lunch Break/Open Time
12:15-1:45
Room:

Date: 7-8 Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Room: Council
Session
: [11]: Sustainability: Some Business Options

Date: 7-8 Time: 2:00-3:30 Room: Federal
Session [12]:From [ ] to Political: The Environment caught in the Middle

Date: 7-8 Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Room: Capital
Session [13]:Panel Discussion: Mariculture: Are We Headed in the Right Direction?

Contact Time/Jerrie Breck
3:30-3:45 PM
Room: Mezzanine


Date
: 7-8 Time: 3:45-4:45 PM Room: Capital
Keynote B [14]: LISA LUND
Deputy Associate Administrator for the EPA
Office of Recreation
"Project XL: Testing New
Approaches to Environmental
Protection"
Date: 7-8 Time: 7:00-9:00 PM Room:
Session [15]: Conference Dinner Speaker
HILLARY FRENCH
World Watch Institute
"International Environmental Politics"
THURSDAY

Registration and Contact Time/Coffee Break

8:00-8:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-9 Time: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Federal
Session [16]: Some Eastern European Prospectives

Date: 7-9 Tme: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Council
Session [17]: Environmental Impacts, Management and
Control

Contact Time/Jerrie Brach
10:30 - 10:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-11 Time: 10:45-12:00 PM Room: Federal
Keynote C [18]: MICHAEL SZENBERG
Pace University
New York
"Progress, Sustainable
Development and the
Biotechnological Society"

Lunch Break/Remainder of the Day off

FRIDAY

Contact Time/Coffee Break

8:00-8:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-10 Time: 8:45-10:15 AM Room: Council
Session [19]: Removing Economics/Environmental
Borders

Date: 7-10 Time: 8:45-10:15 AM Room: Federal
Session [20]: Interdisciplinary Look at Present Dangers and
And Future Planning

Contact Time/Coffee Break
10:15-10:30 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-10 Time: 10:30-12:00 AM Room: Council
Session [21]: Research Fronts: Some West Meets East
Perspectives



PROGRAM


TUESDAY

REGISTRATION AND
CONTACT TIME/COFFEE

8:00-8:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine Room

Date: 7-7 Time: 8:45-10:30 Room: Council

Session [1]: Issues of Sustainability

Panel A Topic

JOHN BARRETT1 "Synergetics, Regions and
John Moores University Sustainability"
England

DAVID PARSONS2 "Sustainable Development and
Sheffield Hallum University Economic Competition"
England

ANTHONY LUMBY3"Sustainable Development and
University of Natal the role of the State of South
South Africa Africa"

Chair: Anthony Lumby

Discussants: 1Anthony Lumby 2John Barrett
3David Parsons


Date
: 7-7 Time: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Federal

Session
[2]:
The Role and Function of N.G.O's in Russia

Panel B Topic

ANTONIA KULASOUA "The Influence of Ideas of a
St. Petersburg State Healthy Lifestyle on the Food University Preferences of the Population:
Russia the Role of Nongovernmental
MARIA TYSIACHNIOUK1 Organizations"
Center for Independent
Social Research

Russia

ALLA BOLTOVA "Environmental Non-
St. Petersburg State Governmental Organizations
University of the St. Petersburg Region"
Russia
MARIA TYSIACHNIOUK2
Center for Independent
Social Research
Russia

Chair: Al Watterson

Discussants: 1Lucie Laurian 2Elin Kelsey

Contact Time/Juice Break
10:30-10:45 am Mezzanine


Date
: 7-7 Time: 10:45-12:15 PM Room: Council

Session [3]: Education in International Policy

Panel A Topic

ELIN KELSEY1 "Education as and Integrated
King' s College, Instrument of International
University of London Environmental Policy"
England

ALAN WATTERSON2 "Attacking Environmental
Environmental Consultent Problems with Integrated
Australia Education: An Australian
Prospective"

Chair: 1Kimberly Reiter

Discussants: 1Alan Watterson 2Kimberly Reiter



Date: 7-7 Time: 10:45-12:15 PM Room: Federal

Session [4]: Open Roundtable Discussion: The
Globalization of Environmental Issues: Who
Has the Right to Set Policy?

Facilitator: T.B.A

Lunch Break/Open Time
12:15 - 1:45 PM

Date: 7-7 Time: 1:45-3:15 PM Room: Council

Session
[5]: The Business/Environment Connection

Panel A Topic

ISABELLE CALLENS1"How far Does Size Explain a
LAETITIA WOLTERS Firm's Environmental
Universite de Louvain "Behavior"?
Belgium

GARY O'DONOVAN2 "Corporate Strategy and
Victoria University of Environmental Reporting:
Technology A Multinational Perspective"
Australia

BRIDGET LYONS3 "Environmentalism as a Source
Sacred Heart University Advantage: A Case Study"
Connecticut

Chair: Stuart Lynn

Discussants: 1Bridget Lyons 2Isabelle Callens 3Stuart Lynn

Date: 7-7 Time: 1:45-3:15 PM Room: Council

Session [6]: The Practical and the Ethical of Environmental
Planning

Panel B Topic

LUCIE LAURIAN1 "Population, Environmental
University of North Carolina Residental Choices: A
North Carolina Multidisciplinary Approach to
the Causes of Environmental
Injustice"

FERREN MACINTYRE2 "The Three Tasks"
University College
Ireland

ERIC NEUMAYER3 "The Ethics of Sustainable
London School of Development: One Problem
Economics and Two Non-Problems"
England

Chair: Michael Reiter

Discussants: 1Michael Reiter 2Eric Neumayer 3Bridget Lyons


Contact Time/Juice Break

3:15-3:30 PM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-7 Time: 3:30-4:30 PM Room: Capital

Keynote A: [7] KIMBERLY REITER
Stetson University, Florida

"Competition and Community - The Historic Roots of Environmental Studies"

WEDNESDAY
REGISTRATION AND
CONTACT TIME/COFFEE


8:00-8:45 AM Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-8 Time: 8:45-10:15 AM Room: Council

Session [8]:Environmental Policies: Some World Views

Panel A Topic

KUATBAY BEKTEMIROV1 "Environmental Economics
Uzbekistan Academy of Policy in the Aral Sea Region:
Sciences Impact Assessment of
Uzbekistan Mechanisms and Management"

ALI DEHESH2 "Economic Development and
Sheffield Hallam UniversityIts Environmental Impacts on
England East and South Asian
Economics"

JOHN PARKS3 "Marine Biodiversity
World Wildlife Fund Conservation in the Indo-
Pacific: Interpreting Science,

Custom, and Economics on a Local Level"

FATIH EURENDILEK "Effects on Global Climate
M.K. WALL on Potential Carbon and
Ohio State University Nitrogen Budget of Crop Land
Ohio Ecosystems: Present Carbon
Nitrogen Pools in Ohio Crops"


Chair: John Parks

Discussants: 1John Parks 2Kooros Mahmoudi 3Michael Reiter
4Michael Reiter

Date: 7-8 Time: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Federal

Session
[9]:Sustainability: Some Different Perspectives

Panel B Topic

STUART LYNN1 "Conceptualizing Work in a
Assumption College Sustainable Economy"
Massachusetts

OLUKAYODE O. NEJO2 "Integrating Environmental
University of Michigan Economic, and Policy
Michigan Approaches to Sustainable
Development Planning: An
Interdisciplinary Approach"

MARIA TYSIACHNIOUK3 "Towards Sustainable Russia?"
Center for Independent Social
Research
Russia

Chair: Maria Tysiachniouk

Discussant: 1Eric Neumayer 2Dean Birch 3Anthony Lumby

Contact Time/Coffee Break
10:30-10:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-8 Time: 10:45-12:15 PM Room: Capital

Session
[10]:Panel Workshop: "Making Environmental Decisions: The Interaction of Science and Politics"


MICHAEL A. REITER FACILITATOR
IUPU Columbus
Indiana

IGOR BARSUKOU
Superior Graphite Corp.
Illinois

JAMES EAGLEMAN
Brown County State Park
Indiana

WILLIAM KEENE
University of Virginia
Virginia

MALCOM STEPHENSON
Jacques Whitford Environmental LTD
Canada

NADINE LYMN
Ecological Society of America
Washington, D.C.

Lunch Break/Open Time

12:15-1:45
Room:

Date: 7-8 Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Room: Council
Session
: [11]: Environmental Marketing: Some Business Options

Panel A Topic

BEVERLY KRACHER1 "A Framwork for Future
Creighton University Markets for Recyclables"
Nebraska

DETLEV van de2 "Life Cycle Costing and Life
OSTEN-SACKEN Cycle Assessment: A
ANDREAS FRIEDEL Synergetic Approach as a
Enterprise Development Support of a Sustainable
Germany Product Development"

SIVA RAM VEMURI3 "Marketing Sustainable
Northern Temtory University Development"
Australia


Chair: David Parsons

Discussants: 1Olukayode Nejo 2Ali Dehesh 3Beverly Kracher

Date: 7-8 Time: 2:00-3:30 Room: Federal

Session [12]:From Pristine to Political: The Environment caught in the Middle

Panel B Topic

TERENCE CHECK1 "The Language of Wilderness:
St. John's UniversityCompeting Rhetorical Claims
Minnesota Over the Boundary Water
Canoe Area"

BRIAN COULTER2 "Cascadia: Environmental
University College of the Dimensions of a New Political
Fraser Valley Geographic and Economic
Canada Entity"

TERESA RELABATE3 "The Great Meadows Salt
Southern Connecticut State Marsh: A Natural and Political
University History"
Connecticut


Chair: Mark Diffenderfer

Discussants: 1John Parks 2Mark Diffenderfer 3Dean Birch


Date
: 7-8 Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Room: Capital
Session [13]:Panel Discussion: Mariculture: Are We Headed in the Right Direction?

Panel C

ELIOT HURWITZ Moderator
CONRAD ROAN Panel Leader
National Oceanographic
and Atmospheric Administration
Offic of Sustainable Development

Contact Time/Juice Break

3:30-3:45 PM
Room: Mezzanine



Date
: 7-8 Time: 3:45-4:45 PM Room: Capital

Keynote B
[14] Lisa Lund
Deputy Associate Administrator for the EPA
Office of Recreation
"Project XL: Testing New
Approaches to Environmental
Protection"



Date: 7-8 Time: 7:00-9:00 PM Room:

Session [15]: Conference Dinner Speaker
Hillary French
World Watch Institute
"International Environmental Politics"

THURSDAY

Registration and Contact Time/Coffee Break

8:00-8:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-9 Time: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Federal

Session [16]: Some Eastern European Prospectives

Panel A Topic

RUBEN MNATSAKANIAN1 "State of the Environment in
Central European University Central and Eastern Europe:
Hungary Current Trends and
Perspectives"

OLGA TSEPILOVA 2 "Specific Characteristics of
Institute of Technology Evolution of Environmental
Russia Movements in Industrialized
Areas of Russia Today"

DEMITRY VOROBIOV3 "Movement Towards Saving
Center for Independent Karelian Forests"
Social Research
Russia

Chair: Terence Check

Discussants: 1Brian Coulter 2Olaf Unteroberdoerster
3Ferren MacIntyre


Date: 7-9 Tme: 8:45-10:30 AM Room: Council
Session [17]: Environmental Impacts: Management and
Control

Panel B Topic

JAMES HAGEN1 "Environmental Context of
Frostburg State UniversityViolence in the Upland Areas
Maryland of Northeastern India: A
Century of Frontier Settlement
and Environmental
Consequences"

MARK SPALDING2 "FTAA Policy Options: What
International Environmental is the Future of Community
Policy & Law Based Management in Latin
California America's Biosphere Reserves"

SIVA RAM VEMURI3 "Manageing Environmental
Northern Temtory University Impacts"
Australia

THOMAS WHITE4 "Environmental Impact: Scale
Assumption College and Equity Considerations"
Massachusetts

Chair: Mark Spalding

Discussants: 1Angie Gilmore 2 Margaret Conomos
3Kooros Mahmoodi 4Gary O'Donovan

Contact Time/Juice Break

10:30 - 10:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-11 Time: 10:45-12:00 PM Room: Federal
Session [18]:

Keynote C Michael Szenberg
Pace University
New York
"Progress, Sustainable
Development and the
Biotechnological Society"

Lunch Break/Remainder of the Day off

FRIDAY

Contact Time/Coffee Break

8:00-8:45 AM
Room: Mezzanine

Date: 7-10 Time: 8:45-10:15 AM Room: Council

Session [19]: Removing Economics/Environmental
Borders

Panel A Topic

LINDA HADFIELD1 "Mad Cows and Ministers: The
Cranfield University Evolution of the U.K. Beef
England Crisis"

STUART R. LYNN "NAFTA, the Environment,
Assumption College Irrigation: A Research Agenda"
Worcester, Massachusetts
KOOROS M. MAHMOUDI2
Northern Arizona University
Arizona

OLAF "Harmonization of
UNTERBERDOERSTEREnvironmental Standards in a
TIMOTHY MARTIN3 Global Economy"
Brandeis University
Massachusetts

Chair: Fatih Eurendilek

Discussants: 1Fatih Eurendilek 2Ram Vemuri
3Gary O'Donovan


Date: 7-10 Time: 8:45-10:15 AM Room: Federal
Session [20]: Interdisciplinary Look at Present Dangers and
And Future Planning

Panel B Topic

ABU BAKR. A. MOHAMED "In Search for an Integrated
M.A. SHARIFI1 Interdisciplinary Unit for Land
International Institute for Use Planning:
Aerospace Survey and Conceptualization and
Earth Sciences Operationalzation"
The Netherlands

MICHAEL EDELSTEIN "The Challenges of
Ramapo College of Meshing Sustainable Planning
New Jersey and Development in a Troubled
JEAN ANN MCGRANE2 American City"
McGrane Associates

SOONAE PARK3 "Public Attitudes,
University of Michigan Conservation Behavior
Michigan and Political Support
in Washtenaw County"


CARLOS A. de la PARRA4 "From the 'Dream of
University of Michigan Development' to an 'Urban
Michigan Awakening': An
Interdisciplinary Look at the
Challenges Ahead"

Chair: John Parks

Discussants: 1Carlos de la Parra 2John Parks 3Terry Check 4Abu Bakr A. Mohamed

Contact Time/Coffee Break

10:15-10:30 AM
Room: Mezzanine



Date: 7-10 Time: 10:30-12:00 AM Room: Council
Session [21]: Research Fronts: Some West Meets East
Perspectives

Panel A Topic

MARIA J. GREEN "Local Agenda 21 in the US
Hudson Valley Sustainable and Russia"
Community Network
New York
MARIA TYSIACHNIOUK1
Center for Independent
Social Research
Russia

DONG HAN "A New Energy Efficient and
LIJIAN WU Environmental Friendly Drying
WEI ZHANG System - Self Cleaning R