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  • International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (ICWEES’2018) Texas A&M University System
    Tunisia - government


    Date: 08 - 11 May 2018
    Country: Tunisia
    City/State: Djerba Island
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International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (ICWEES’2018)

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Texas A&M University System (TAMUS)
Tunisia - government

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 08 - 11 May 2018 Location: Tunisia (Djerba Island)

Overview

The International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society is being organized jointly by the Institut des Regions Arides, Tunisia, AISECT University, India, and Texas A&M University, USA, from 08 to 11  May 2018 in Djerba Island, Tunisia.

The objective of the ICWEES-2018 is to integrate research, technology and practice, in the fields of Water, Environment. Energy, Sustainability, Health, Management and Society; and bring together Scientists, Academicians, Researchers, Practicing Engineers, Consultants, Planners, Policy Makers, Economists and Social Scientists, Managers, and Leaders from around the world to share their knowledge, skills, experience, and expertise through research papers, case studies, and keynote addresses on, but not limited to, water resources, climate change, ecosystems implications for human health, sustainable land use and eco-cities, integrated resources management, green economy, green energy, cleaner production, planning, disaster management, environmental management, etc. The proposed major themes of the conference will be discussed in parallel sessions to provide opportunities for the delegates from around the world to share their knowledge, skills, experiences, and expertise with focus on water, environmental, energy, and societal challenges facing our planet and the future of our generation. Environmental problems, such as desertification processes, land degradation and rehabilitation, land cover and land use change, climate change, droughts, early warning, and more, are of utmost importance in arid environments where natural resources are scarce and vulnerable.

The conference will include paper presentations describing original work on the current state of research and practices in technologies and systems for characterization, mitigation, soil, water resources, and climate change and prevention, preparation, and response and recovery of disasters. The themes include (but not limited to): water resources, land degradation and management, energy resources and use, environmental issues, related social and economic development, geo-information and space technologies, multi-sensor data collection, information dissemination, and early warning and standardization. Studies in all scales are welcome, a special emphasis will be given to large scale, watershed studies.

Objectives

  • Bring together leading experts, policy makers and organizations, and share latest developments in water, soil and energy resources management under climate change
  • Review modern technologies and innovative approaches to be directed in fragile regions for identification, adaptation and mitigation of climate change phenomenon.
  • Strengthen exchanges and cooperation in research, development and socio-economic sector for participatory management of soil and water resources and energy

Abstract and paper submission

The scientific committee of the International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society (ICWEES-2018) to be held from May 08 – 11, 2018 in Djerba Island, Tunisia, welcomes participation of scientists in areas related to water, environment, energy and society related to the themes of the conference. Participants are required to submit abstracts in English, which include objectives and briefing of scientific work and conclusion.

Interested authors are requested to submit ONLINE one or more abstracts, for oral or poster presentation, of their research papers, in 200 words maximum on any of the conference themes, through the following link: http://icwees2018.tn/abstract-submission/

Event website: http://www.icwees2018.tn/



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