5th Annual International Symposium on Environment

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: May 20, 2010 End Date/Time: May 23, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 20, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Apr 20, 2010
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Athens Institute for Education and Research

First Call for Papers and Participation

5th Annual International Symposium on Environment

20-23 May 2010, Athens, Greece

The Department of Chemical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens in collaboration with the Environment and Agriculture of The Athens Institute for Education and Research (AT.IN.E.R.) organizes the 5th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 20-23 May 2010. For the program of the pervious symposiums and other information please visit the conference website www.atiner.gr/docs/Environment.htm.

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)

Selected papers will be published in a Special Volume of the Conference Proceedings.

The registration fee is €250 (euro), covering access to all sessions, 2 lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands and a half-day tour to archaeological site or other sites.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by 20th of November 2009, by email, atiner@atiner.gr to: Dr. Theophilos Theophanides, Honorary Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens and Head of the Environment Research Unit of ATINER. 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. If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, gtp@atiner.gr Director, ATINER.

Announcement of the decision is made within 4 weeks after submission, which includes information on registration deadlines and paper submission requirements.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization with the mission to become a forum where academics and researchers from all over the world could meet in Athens and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 100 international conferences and has published over 80 books have been published. Academically, the Institute is organized into four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.