When:
7th March 2019 – 8th March 2019 all-day Europe/Amsterdam Timezone
2019-03-07T00:00:00-07:00
2019-03-09T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona
1064 E Lowell St
Tucson, AZ 85719
United States
Cost:
IASC Membership required
Contact:
Tom Evans, School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona

Theme

This workshop will focus on the use of multiple methods to study collective action and the commons. The workshop is organized around working groups and will be hosted by the University of Arizona (USA).

Dates and Costs

The event will be held on March 7-8, 2019.

Attendance to this workshop is free of charge, but IASC-membership is required. Not a member yet? You can sign up immediately here via this link.

Registration CLOSED
Travel Support

Travel support (up to USD 500) will be provided to up to 10 graduate students to encourage participation of early career scientists, especially those developing dissertation projects or who wish to present their dissertation research at the meeting. To apply for travel support please contact Tom Evans (tomevans@arizona.edu).

Airport & Hotels

Airport closest to the event: Tucson, AZ (TUS). The Phoenix Airport (PHX) has more direct flights and is 1.5hr drive from Tucson (there is shuttle service PHX-Tucson).

Hotel reservations need to be made by February 6 to get the discounted rate for the following hotels:
Aloft Tucson University of Arizona:   Aloft hotel group rate
Tucson Marriott University Park:  Marriot Group Rate

Driving

For those driving to UofA for the meeting, there is a parking garage directly east of the ENR2 building. There are some one-way streets and no-turn challenges to navigate - the most straightforward access to the parking garage is by turning onto E. Lowell St. via Park Ave. Here is a Google map link to the 6th St. Garage location.

Program

We are looking forward to a productive workshop. We plan to start the 7th March at 9:00 AM (coffee starting at 8:30am). We will also have coffee breaks in morning and afternoon with large windows so participants can utilize them around working sessions. Lunch will be provided both days and we will send a short survey to determine any dietary preferences. There is no organized dinner on either 7th or 8th but expect participants can self organize (!) into a few movements.

Thursday:

9:00 Brief introductory comments followed by working group sessions
10:00-11:00 Coffee available - working groups can choose what specific window they want for a break 12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
2:30-3:30pm Coffee available - working groups can choose what specific window they want for a break 5:00 End of the day followed by departure for an informal happy hour

Friday:

9:00 Program Start
10:00-11:00 Coffee available - working groups can choose what specific window they want for a break 12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
2:30-3:30pm Coffee available - working groups can choose what specific window they want for a break 5:00 End of the day followed by departure for an informal happy hour

Working groups/sessions:

- Thursday Morning:

Robust Governance of Coupled Infrastructure Systems: Challenges and Opportunities - Marty Anderies (Arizona State University)

- Thursday Afternoon

Advancing the empirical agenda on polycentric governance - Liz Baldwin (University of Arizona)

- Friday Morning:

The importance of cognitive diversity for sustaining the commons - Jacopo Baggio (University of Central Florida)

- Friday Afternoon

The Problem of Institutional Design in Complex Systems: Knowledge, Methods and Future Directions - Michael Cox (Dartmouth) and Graham Epstein (U. Guelph)

In addition to the working groups - we have reserved rooms if participants want to focus on unstructured meetings or small group activities. There is a Cafe in the first floor that is also available for informal discussions through the two days.

Venue:

University of Arizona "ENR2" Building.

View program as PDF

 

Questions?

For info on content and program, please contact Tom Evans, e-mail

For info on registration and IASC-membership, please contact the IASC-Secretariat, e-mail

2nd IASC Workshop ‘Working Together on the Commons’ – Tucson AZ, US, March 7-8, 2019