8th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 13-16 May 2013, Athens, Greece

Venue: Athens

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: May 13, 2013 End Date/Time: May 16, 2013
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The Environment and Agriculture Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (AT.IN.E.R.) organizes its 8th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 13-16 May 2013, Athens, Greece. The conference website is: www.atiner.gr/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 €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 in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available at http://www.atiner.gr/2013/SOC-ENV.htm

Please submit a 300-word abstract 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. Please use the abstract submitting form available at http://www.atiner.gr/2013/FORM-ENV.doc. 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 (gtp@atiner.gr).

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 and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized about 200 international conferences and events. It has also published about 150 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and twenty research units. Each research unit organizes at least 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. Members can undertake a number of academic activities.