Proposals for the “International Conference on Water, Informatics, Sustainability and Environment: iWISE 2017”

We are now accepting proposals for the “International Conference on Water, Informatics, Sustainability and Environment: iWISE 2017” which will be held on July 03 – 05, 2017 at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

Date: July 3-5, 2017
Submission Deadline: May 30, 2017
Early Bird Registration: USD $550 ends January 30, 2017
Publication: International Journal of Environment & Sustainability – International Journal of Sustainable Land Use and Urban Planning

iWISE2017 will be held under the slogan ”Challenges for Sustainable Future” with climate change at the center of the challenges to the sustainability of the human life and the ecosystem. The conference will discuss solutions for the challenges we face building up a climate change resilience in different tracks such as water, environment, biodiversity and energy with the help of decision support tools.

iWISE2017 will be complemented through focused themed sessions allowing for a lively exchange of ideas as well as contributions from highly selective keynote speakers from well-known leaders in the field. Researchers and participants will be coming from different sorts of backgrounds; academic, research centers, NGOs, and government organizations.

Professor Farouk El-Baz
iWISE2017 Honorary Chairperson

Director of the Center for Remote Sensing and Research Professor at the Departments of Archaeology and Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Associated Faculty at the Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA, U.S.A. Prof. El-Baz was the principal Investigator of the Earth Observations and Photography Experiment on NASA’s Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP). Among the many awards Dr. El-Baz has received are: the Apollo Achievement Award, Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, and Special Recognition Award, all from NASA

Themes and Tracks
Water: Water Resources Management – Hydrogeochemistry – Hydroelectric Power – Marine and Coastal System – Ocean Energy – Wastewater Treatment and Management – Water Economics – Water Policies and Legislations
Informatics: Bioinformatics – Eco-informatics – Geoinformatics – Geographic Information Systems – Geoecology – Numerical Modeling – Radar Technology – Remote Sensing – Environmental Health Informatics
Sustainability: Renewable Energy – Eco-Efficiency – E-Wastes – Global Warming – Green Building and Eco-Cities – Green Engineering – Sustainable Economics & Green Growth – Risk Assessment and Risk Management – Sustainable Use of Natural Resources – Urban Sustainability – Carbon Capture and Storage
Environment: Agriculture and Forestry – Atmospheric Science – Biodiversity and Ecosystem – Desertification – Environmental Ethics – Environmental Policies & Legislation – Environmental Management System – Humans-Environment Interaction – Pollution Control and Reduction – Waste Management

WISE2017 OFFERS THE FOLLOWING

3 days of engaging breakout sessions that will reignite passion for innovation and showcase current research and practices in the fields of climate change, sustainable land use, eco-cities, integrated resources management, green economy, clean production, disaster management, environmental education, and water research

Technical workshops and themed sessions which will serve as an excellent opportunity to connect with colleagues and exchange ideas. It will also help in gaining valuable expertise needed for decision-making on implementation of green practices; such as using eco-efficient technology, managing the carbon footprint, and supporting the climate change resilience

Climate Resilience Student Competition where promising student minds from top Ottawa-Hull universities and colleges brainstorming and debating innovative solutions. The winning team will be honored with prizes at the end of the competition

The Ottawa Sustainability Tour; a very attractive social activity, to celebrate the Canada 150. The tour reflects the sustainability sense of the National Capital Region. Tour is offered as part of our partnership with the Ottawa Biosphere Eco-city Council

Digital and hard copies of conference publications including program, flyers, and book of abstracts will be distributed to all participant

Publication of selected papers in the International Journal of Environment and Sustainability (ISSN 1927-9566) and International Journal of Sustainable Land Use and Urban Planning (ISSN 1927-8845)

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