Ecological and Economic Problems of Development of Regions and Countries (Sustainable Development, and Management of Natural Resources)

Albrecht — Bioenergy policies a tool for regional development and source of local conflicts


DruzhininDisc — North and prospects of the economy of Karelia

DruzhininPlenary — Economic development impact upon the environment

Druzhinin — Economic development impact upon the environment

Safonov — Water Pollution and Flood Impact SiMulation using 3S Platform Application to Case Studies in China


Conference proceedings (PDF)
Conference Program ENG (PDF)
Second Announcement (PDF)
First Announcement (PDF)

We invite you to take part in the 14th International Conference of the Russian Society for Ecological Economics “Ecological and economic problems of development of regions and countries (sustainable development, management of natural resources)”, to be held on July 3-7, 2017 in Petrozavodsk (Republic of Karelia).

RSEE-2017 Conference continues the tradition of the Russian Society for Ecological Economics (RSEE) to organize meetings of scientists, graduate and post-graduate students and professionals, where they discuss the results of basic and applied research on ecological economics.

RSEE was established in 1993. The Society’s Conferences have been held in Moscow and Irkutsk (1993), Pereslavl (1995), Novgorod (1997), Saratov (1999), Moscow (2001), on Lake Baikal (2003), in St. Petersburg (2005), Sochi (2007), Kaliningrad (2009), Kemerovo (2011), Irkutsk (2013), Kazan (2015).

The 14th conference in Petrozavodsk will be devoted to the discussion of topical issues in the field of sustainable development of countries and regions, methodology and practices of establishing and developing the economic mechanism of nature management and environmental protection, including payments for the use of natural resources and environmental impact, assessment and elimination of accumulated environmental damage, development of environmental target programs, management of ecological and economic systems, the problem of interactions between authorities, business and civil society, environmental safety.

Topics of the conference:

  • environmental policy in Russia and worldwide;
  • economic instruments for regulating the use of natural resources and environmental protection;
  • ecological and economic problems of development of northern and border territories;
  • development of methods for evaluation of economic damage from environmental pollution; elimination of accumulated environmental damage;
  • interactions between authorities, business and the civil society in dealing with ecological and economic problems;
  • environmental and economic problems of Karelia;
  • resources and energy saving;
  • effectiveness of nature conservation activities;
  • ecological-economic modeling;
  • economic environmental impact assessment and expert review.


Conference languages — Russian and English.

Interpretation will be provided during sessions.


The following awards will be given at the conference:

  • “For outstanding achievement in ecological economics research in Russia”;
  • “For the best conference presentation” (awards to graduate and post-graduate students)


International Program Committee

Clovis Cavalcanti (Brazil) – Co-Chair, ISEE President-Elect,

Paul Safonov (Russia/USA) – Co-Chair,

Bobylev (Russia), I. Glazyrina (Russia), A. Gusev (Russia), P. Druzhinin (Russia), G. Liesegang (Germany), P. Kasyanov (Russia), L. Korytny (Russia), R. Kosonen (Finland), G. Merkush (Russia), N. Pakhomova (Russia), I. Potravny (Russia), O. Prokopenko (Poland), E. Ryumina (Russia), T. Tambovceva (Latvia), A. Shevchuk (Russia), O. Shimova (Belarus), G. Shikhashvili (Georgia), P. Staufermann (Korea).


Organizing Committee

Chair: P.V. Druzhinin, RSEE President

Co-chairs: T.V. Morozova, A.F. Titov, Yu.V. Saveliev

Members: V.B. Akulov, N.N. Filatov, Kryshen’, A.E. Kurilo, O.V. Tolstoguzov, G.B. Kozyreva, L.M. Kulakova, A.V. Vasilieva– Assistant Chair; O.V. Potasheva – Conference Secretary.


RSEE website:,  Conferencewebsite:

Important Dates

April 15 Submission of Abstracts (up to 200 words) and Application Form (see below)
May 1 Acceptance notification and Second Announcement-Invitation with the rules for submission of Extended Abstracts (up to 4 pages) for publication.
May 20 Submission of Extended Abstracts, and  Early Registration
June 15 Preliminary Program available

Preliminary time outline
July 3 — arrival and accommodation of participants
July 4 — registration, opening of the conference, plenary session, reception
July 5 — plenary and parallel sessions,
July 6 — field trip to Kizhi

July 7 — parallel sessions, round table session, an RSEE technical meeting, banquet

July 8 — optional excursions (Ruskeala, Valaam, Kivach nature reserve, Karelian village Kinerma)


Registration fee (Early registration)  for participants from developed country is EUR 300 (member of  ISEE – 250), for participants from developing country, for students and postgraduates — EUR 100 (Early registration). On-site registration — EUR 350 (member of  ISEE – 300), for participants from developing country, for students and postgraduates — EUR 150.

ISEE Members are entitled to a $50 discount from the following Registration Fees. Become a member now and enjoy more benefits: .

The registration fee covers participation in sessions and meetings, coffee breaks, buffet dinner, EN-RU interpretation, publication of proceedings, one excursion. Travel to Petrozavodsk and back, accommodation, meals, conference dinner and excursions are not covered or charged extra.


Applications for participation in RSEE 2017
Name (in full):
Affiliation, address:
Personal address, including zip code:
Phone, fax, e-mail:
Paper title:
Conference thematic area (1-10 from the list above):
Abstract (max 200 words):
Participation format: [  ] oral presentation [  ] poster


Applications are to be submitted before April 15, 2017 at  Conference website: e-mail addresses: Institute of Economics of Karelian Research Centre of RAS When e-mailing the application, request confirmation of receipt.

Maximum contribution is two presentations (with or without co-authors), but not more than one oral presentation by each co-author.


 Accommodation options:

Park Inn by Radisson Petrozavodsk – Right next to the railway station; taxi or bus (trolleybus) ride or 30 min walk to the conference venue.

Onego Palace – Situated on the lakefront, close to the conference venue; taxi from railway station or airport, bus (trolleybus) from railway station.

Severnaya – Centrally located, taxi from railway station or airport, bus ride or 15 min walk from railway station, bus (trolleybus) ride or 20 min walk to the conference venue.

Students and postgraduates may opt for budget accommodation at hostels (hostel For You is close to the conference venue).