Environmentally Sustainable Development, First International Conference (ESDev - 2005)

Venue: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Location: Abbottabad, NWFP, Pakistan

Event Date/Time: Jun 26, 2005 End Date/Time: Jun 28, 2005
Registration Date: May 31, 2005
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 31, 2005
Paper Submission Date: Apr 15, 2005
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The International Conference ESDev - 2005: "Environmentally Sustainable Development" would provide a forum to discuss the vital issues of today "Environment and Sustainable Development". It is aimed at:

• Exploring the linkages among the environment, sustainable development, and society.

• Promoting the integration of environment, sustainability, resources development in education

• Making recommendations for initiating and improving environmental education/awareness worldwide in support of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainability, adopted for 2005–2015.


Papers are invited on the topics outlined and other relevant fields falling within the scope of the Conference.

a. Environment - Monitoring, Auditing and
b. Energy - Resources, Efficiency and Waste
c. Built Environment - Green Building, Human
Comfort (indoors/outdoors)
d. Municipal Waste - Management and Treatment
e. SMEs - Environmental Management,
Accountability and Responsibility
f. Industrial Effluents – Pollution and
g. Marine Environment - Pollution and
h. Agriculture – Land use and Environmental
i. Security and Sustainable Development
j. Environmental Health and Safety
k. Environmental Issues in Cities and Mega
l. Environmental Education
m. Natural Resource Management

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of topics - abstracts are welcome on other relevant themes including Environmental Biotechnology and Environmental Engineering.

Dr Iftikhar A Raja (Chairman) Professor (Foreign Faculty)
Dr Arshid Pervez (Secretary) Department of Environmental Science
Dr Basharat H Bashir (Prof Foreign Faculty)
Dr Amir H Malik Professor (Foreign Faculty)
Dr Robina Farooq
Department of Environmental Science
Dr Tahira Haroon Head,
Department of Mathematics
Dr Shahid A Khan Chairman,
Department of Electronics Engineering
Mr Salman Firdus Chairman,
Department of Environmental Sciences
Mr Zulfiqar A Bhatti
Department of Environmental Science
Mr Mustafa Aziz Head,
Department of Development Studies


• Professor GS Virk University of Leeds (UK)
• Professor S Roaf Oxford Brookes Univ. (UK)
• Professor JF Nicol Oxford Brookes Univ.(UK)
• Mrs M Hancock Oxford Brookes Univ (UK)
• Professor MM Al-Akaidi
De Montfort University, (UK)
• Ms KJ McCartney
Andover Controls (UK)
• Professor AD Headley
University of Bradford (UK)
• Professor W Verstraete
Ghent University (Belgium)
• Professor D Prinz
University of Karlsruhe (Germeny)
• Professor S Selleri
Universita` degli Studi di Parma, (Italy)
• Mr Altaf H Bouk
Universita` degli Studi di Parma, (Italy)
• Dr AKM Azad
Northern Illinois University (US)
• Dr Richard de Dear
University of McQuarrie (Aus)
• Professor DK Basu
Tripura University, (India)
• Professor TC Kandpal
Indian Institute of Technology, (India)
• Professor A Krishan
School of Planning and Architecture, (India)
• Professor RK Mazumder
University of Dhaka (Bangladesh)
• Dr. SK Aditya
University of Dhaka, (Banbladesh)
• Dr Parvez Akhtar, DG.
Pakistan Council for Renewable Energy Technology (Pk)
• Dr M Farooq, Director Pakistan National Accreditation Council (Pk)


University Road, Tobe Camp

Additional Information

Overseas Participants: Free Local participants: Rs.5,000.00