The First International Conference on Environmental Management & Technologies (ICEMT 2010)

Venue: Amman

Location: Amman, Jordan

Event Date/Time: Nov 01, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 03, 2010
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Introduction
The challenge of creating and maintaining a sustainable environment is probably one of the most pressing issues facing the world today. The finite energy supplies, environmental pollution, increasing energy consumption, inappropriate production methods, water scarcities, soil degradation, declining land productivity and dwindling resources are resulting in major environmental crises in many parts of the world. These globally critical challenges have made the sensible management of the world's dwindling resources an issue of utmost importance. The ICEMT 2010 will bring together an international and interdisciplinary audience to address many of the issues connected with environmental management, zero emissions, pollution, waste management, and sustainable development. Of particular interest for the conference is environmental management in the Arab world. Urban centers in the Arab world are undergoing one of the fastest rates of development in the world. However, this rapid, often erratic, and sometimes traumatic growth has not occurred without unwanted consequences on the environment.
The conference welcomes papers that discuss the latest developments in environmental management research and application. The aim of the conference is to present results of research and innovated technologies related to environmental problems, which threaten the environment and the quality of life on the earth. The ICEMT 2010 provides a forum for scholars, researchers, academicians and practitioners to examine and discuss solution-oriented methods for environmental management and engineering; to share and exchange experiences and research findings; to stimulate more ideas and useful insights regarding current best-practices and future directions in environmental management and the legal, social, and political components related to it; and to debate their views on future research and developments.


Topics of Interest
We invite participants to submit papers in all areas related to environmental management and technologies, and particularly scholarly work focusing on bridging the gap between theory and practice. The conference welcomes papers from participants from different backgrounds, disciplines and countries. Papers may reflect on a wide spectrum of issues and explore a wide range of solutions. The conference has four theme tracks as below. We invite worldwide scholars, researchers, environmentalists, engineers, policy makers, decision makers, and educators to share their experiences and to submit a paper in any of the topics listed under the theme tracks.

Waste Management
• Sludge Management
• Solid Waste Management
• Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management
• Medical Waste Management
• Life Cycle Assessment of Wastes
• Waste and Recycling

Natural Resources Management
• Water Resources Management
• Air Quality Management
• Land Management
• Clean Fuel and Clean Energy
• Cultural Heritage and Ecotourism
• Biodiversity Conservation
• GIS and Remote Sensing
• Carbon Sequestrations
• Renewable Energy
• Environmental Modeling
• Climate & Environmental Change

Environmental Policy, Auditing and Risk Assessment
• Risk Assessment
• Environmental Auditing and Compliance
• Environmental Monitoring
• Environmental Assessment
• Site Assessment and Characterization
• Environmental Impact Assessment
• Environmental Economics
• Environmental Laws and Regulations
• Sustainable Development
• Clean/Green Production
• Environmental Awareness and Education
• Industrial Ecology

Environmental Pollution and Control
• Pollution Prevention & Recycling
• Pollution Control Technologies
• Environmental Pollution & Health
• Air Pollution
• Water Pollution
• Marine Pollution
• Land Contamination
• Noise Pollution
• Radioactive Pollution
• Thermal Pollution
• Visibility Pollution


Important Dates
Deadline for abstracts: March 01, 2010
Deadline for full papers: April 01, 2010
Notification of acceptance: June 01, 2010
Deadline for final papers: July 30, 2010


Late Paper Submission
Papers may still be accepted for oral presentation shortly before the conference takes place. we wil doour best to consider papers submitted on or before May 15, 2010 in the review process. It may not however, always be possible to include late Papers in the Conference Proceedings.


Abstract Submission
Abstract submissions should be approximately 500 words and must be in English. Abstract and full paper submissions should be sent in MS Word or PDF document format. You are asked to identify the research track for your paper. Abstracts should be e-mailed to scientific committee co-chairs (conf@emtme.com). Full paper submissions are required to be done online at csaar submission and review system following the link below. Submissions will be peer reviewed.



Posters, Panel Discussion & Workshops
The conference also welcomes proposals for:
* Poster papers
* Plenary Session/ Panel Discussion
* Workshops

Proposals may address any of the topics falling within the scope of the conference themes.
Schedule (for Posters & Workshops Proposals)
Proposals due: March 30, 2010
Notification of Acceptance: May 30, 2010
Position papers due (panels): May 01, 2008

General Note: Workshops and Panel Proposals should be submitted by e-mail to conference Conference Secretariat Sami Kamal (sami @ emtme.com)

Instructions for submitting proposals for Poster Papers, Workshops and Panel Discussion will be posted soon >>.



Conference Proceedings
All papers accepted for publication will be published in a conference proceedings, which will be available to delegates at the time of registration.


Best Paper Award (2 Awards)
The Best Paper Award is presented to the individual(s) judged by a separate awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the conference proceedings. The Award shall be 300 USD and a certificate. In case there is more than one author for the paper, the award shall be divided equally among all authors and each shall receive a certificate. Judging shall be on the bases of general quality, originality, subject matter, and timeliness.

Venue

Amman
Amman
Jordan
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