International Conference on Water, Informatics, Sustainability and Environment

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Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada



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

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.

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 and 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 and Legislation – Environmental Management System – Humans-Environment Interaction – Pollution Control and Reduction – Waste Management

iWISE2017 Chairperson
Professor Farouk El-Baz
Director of the Center for Remote Sensing and Research Professor at the Departments of Archaeology and Electrical and 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

Keynote Speakers
Tom Al: Professor in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at the University of Ottawa – Director of the Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre
Nadia Abu-Zahra: Associate Professor of International Development and Global Studies – University of Ottawa
Banu Ormeci: Full Professor – Canada Research Chair in Wastewater Treatment Engineering – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Carleton University
Onita D. Basu: Associate Professor and the Associate Chair of Graduate Studies at Carleton University – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Catherine Bonier: Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urbanism – Carleton University
Shannon Joseph: Program Director, Municipalities for Climate Innovation – Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Jay Smith: Environmental Studies Program Coordinator and Academic Advising Coordinator – Algonquin College
James Birtch: Ottawa Biosphere Eco-City Initiative – Founder and Chairman

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Early Bird Registration Ends February 28, 2017: USD 550
Submission Deadline: May 30, 2017
Publication: 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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