International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)
The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is the leading global network on best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects. Simply defined, impact assessment is the process of identifying future consequences of a current or proposed action. IAIA is an interdisciplinary, non-profit, voluntary professional association dedicated to developing international capacity to anticipate, plan, and manage the environmental, social, political, and technological consequences of development.
IAIA has 1600 members in over 100 countries. Members of IAIA believe that impact assessment is a practical tool for helping meet today’s needs without compromising the opportunities of future generations.Our annual conferences regularly welcome over 700 participants, and our regional symposia and other events focus attention on specific topics. Available resources include a quarterly professional journal, downloadable publications, webinars, training options, and much more.