9th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 12-15 May 2014, Athens, Greece

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: May 12, 2014 End Date/Time: May 15, 2014
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The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 9th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 12-15 May 2014, Athens, Greece. The conference website is: .

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students of environment from all disciplines such as engineering, biology, chemistry, geology, economics, geography, history, political science, communications, environmental health, environmental law & justice, government policy, etc. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):

·         Energy (Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Technologies, Optimization of Conventional Energy Technologies, Energy Management Strategies, Petroleum Waste Management, Techno-economic Evaluation, Energy Policy and Legal Framework)

·         Water (Water Research Engineering, Biological Treatment of Waste Water, Water Quality Engineering / Modeling / Control, Waste Water Treatment Management Strategies, Techno-economic Evaluation, Water / Waste Water Policy and Legal Framework)

·         Pollution (Atmospheric / Soil Pollution, Cleaner Production, Natural Methods of Controlling Pollution, Climate Change, Life Cycle Analysis Tools, Waste and recycling, Techno-economic Evaluation, Pollution Policy and Legal Framework, Environmental Management Accounting)

The Institute publishes (a) an abstract book with an ISBN number which is uploaded immediately after the conference on the conference website (b) the presented paper is considered to be included in ATINER's Conference Paper Series which is uploaded a few weeks after the conference and (c) the presented paper is peer reviewed in order to be included in one of ATINER's books. The list of all publications is available on: .

The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of social events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise to the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available at 

Please submit a 300-word abstract via email only () by  31 March 2014 to: Dr. Nicolas Abatzoglou, Head, , ATINER & Professor, Department of Chemical & Biotechnological Engineering, University of Sherbrook, Canada, Chair Pfizer, PAT in Pharmaceutical Engineering, Director GREEN-TPV and GRTP-C & Pwelcomes. Abstracts should include: Title of Paper, Family Name (s), First Name (s), Institutional Affiliation, Current Position, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of the submission. Please use the abstract submitting form available at . Decisions are reached within 4 weeks.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. organize a panel (session, mini conference), chair a session, review papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email  to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER ().

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic association with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in Athens to exchange ideas on their research and to discuss future developments in their disciplines. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 200 international conferences, symposiums and events. It has also published approximately 150 . Academically, the Institute consists of five  and twenty-three . Each Research Unit organizes an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects. Academics and researchers are more than welcome to become members and contribute to ATINER's objectives. The members of the Institute can undertake a number of . If you want to become a member, please download the form (). For more information or suggestions, please send an email to: .