ASSURE 2013: ASSURING SUSTAINABILITY via University with REsearch 2013 (ASSURE 2013)

Organization: Prince of Songkla University, Walailak University, Thaksin University, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Venue: BP Samila Beach Hotel & Resort

Location: Songkhla, Thailand

Event Date/Time: May 16, 2013 End Date/Time: May 18, 2013
Registration Date: Mar 31, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 15, 2013
Paper Submission Date: Mar 31, 2013
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ASSURE 2013 will provide the stage to share research, experiences and also perspectives on multidisciplinary as well as interdisciplinary approach in engineering, managing and governing the elements of earth system environment to promote future sustainability in the context of global changes due to an unprecedented level of human intervention on nature. At the conference, strong interconnection between academics, researchers, practitioners and also policy makers in the fields of sustainable development will be created through establishing a new university network to determine the directions of research and academic programmes that cab strengthen environmental governance to attain sustainability in ASEAN and global society.

ASSURE 2013 is organized by Earth System Environment and Adaptation for Sustainability (ESEAS) under the faculty of environmental management, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), together with the Center of Excellence for Environmental and Hazardous Waste Management: Southern Universities Consortium (EHWM:SUC), Walailak University (WU), Thaksin University (TSU), and the Centre for Global Sustainability Studies (CGSS),Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

Participants from all sectors dealing with sustainable development especially in the areas of earth system, energy and environmental problems-solving are expected to attend.

You are warmly invited to participate in the event which will be held at BP Samila Beach Hotel & Resort, Songkhla, THAILAND on 16th to 18th May 2013. Explore the beautiful scenery and charming heritage in Songkhla, one of the largest cities at the south of Thailand. We look forward to welcoming you to this lively event!


Keynote Speakers:  

Mario T. Tabucanon,  D.Eng. Visiting Professor, United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), Japan  

Professor Norizan Md. Nor, PhD. Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia 


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Prince of Songkla University, Walailak University, Thaksin University, Universiti Sains Malaysia