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NaDiMa Dialogue #12 | Game Theory and Decision Analysis Tools for Environmental Diplomacy and Modeling Conflicts | 15 & 17 September

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    Management of natural resources often involve multiple groups with disparate social, economic, and political status and needs, who are seeking a management solution for a wide range of demands. In practice, reaching a decision or an agreement requires balancing criteria and competing stakeholder priorities with respect to the involved uncertainties. This workshop provides an overview of the impacts of decision makers, their cooperative behavior, their criteria, and the uncertainties on the decision-making process and outcome. Different analysis frameworks are introduced and the participants will learn how to select and develop proper decision analysis methods for various situations to inform decision-making, resolve conflicts, and project the likely outcomes of decision-making processes.

    Day 1 (15th September)


    - Role of multiple criteria

    - Role of stakeholders

    - Dealing with uncertainty

    - Solving multiple-criteria problems

    Day 2 (17th September)

    Analysis frameworks:

    - Cooperative attitudes

    - What`s wrong with the current approaches?

    - Alternative methods

    - When to use each?

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    Prof. Dr. Mohammad Reza Farzanegan, Philipps-Universität Marburg, CNMS & FB02

    Prof. Dr. Mohammad Farzanegan is Professor of Economics of the Middle East at Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS) & School of Business and Economics at Philipps-Universität Marburg. He is project leader of NaDiMa.

    Workshop Instructor:

    Kaveh Madani, PhD, Visiting Fellow at Yale University and Visiting Professor at Imperial College London

    Kaveh Madani is an expert in analysing complex human-nature systems. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies of Yale University and a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) of Imperial College London. He has
    previously served as the Deputy Head of Iran’s Department of Environment
    and the Vice President of the UN Environment Assembly Bureau. He is Fellow
    of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the Environmental and Water
    Resources Institute (EWRI).

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    Target Audience: Master & PhD students from the fields of Engineering, Economics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences with quantitative backgrounds and interest in the management of complex human-nature systems.

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    Time and Place: 15 September 2021, 02:00 pm - 08:00 pm (CET), and 17 September 2021, 02:00 pm - 08:00 pm (CET), Online via Adobe Connect

    How to join: Click here to register for the event.

    Please note! This is a 2-day event. Please only register if you aim to participate in both days.

    Platform: We use Adobe Connect for the NaDiMa Dialogue Series. It can be accessed via browser or desktop app. Meeting Applications for Adobe Connect can be downloaded here.

    Instructions and Technical Requirements for Participants: 

    Quick Start Guide for Participants
    How to be a Participant in Adobe Connect (YouTube)

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