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AfricaEWRM 2016 : The 6th IASTED African Conference on Environment and Water Resource Management ~AfricaEWRM 2016~

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Link: http://www.iasted.org/conferences/
 
When Sep 5, 2016 - Sep 7, 2016
Where Gaborone, Botswana
Submission Deadline Jun 15, 2016
Notification Due Jun 27, 2016
Final Version Due Aug 10, 2016
Categories    environment   sustainablity   water   pollution
 

Call For Papers

Please check our website for more info and updated submission dates.
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/cfpplain.aspx?id=836

The 6th IASTED African Conference on
Environment and Water Resource Management
~AfricaEWRM 2016~
September 5 – 7, 2016
Gaborone, Botswana

SPONSOR
The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)

HOST ORGANIZATION
University of Botswana

CONFERENCE CHAIR
Dr. Gagoitseope Mmopelwa
University of Botswana, Botswana

LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS CHAIR
Dr. Audrey Masizana
University of Botswana, Botswana

LOCATION

Experience the stunning beauty and culture that Botswana has to offer. Located in Southern Africa, Botswana is a country with diverse and exotic scenery that ranges from the Kalahari Desert to one of the World’s largest intact inland Delta – the Okavango. During the day, venture out into the wilderness and explore the many reserves and national parks that are home to African Elephants, Cheetahs, and many other endangered species. At night, return to the big city and listen to live Tswana music and sample some of Botswana’s unique cuisine. Observe Botswana’s booming economy first hand and get inspired by the country’s development. Regardless of your past travel experiences, Botswana is sure to have something new and exciting to offer. For more information on Botswana, visit the official tourism site: http//www.botswanatourism.co.bw/
PURPOSE

The Sixth IASTED African Conference on Environment and Water Resource Management (AfricaEWRM 2016) will act as an interdisciplinary forum for decision-makers, academics, and professionals interested in the development and applications of technology for the sustainable use of the environment and the management of water resources. This purpose is consistent with the goals of the United Nations Decade of Water for Life. The forum will cover both hard and soft technologies and will serve to promote the use of appropriate technologies. Case studies are welcome.
SCOPE

The topics of interest to be covered by AfricaEWRM 2016 include, but are not limited to:

THEME 1: ENVIRONMENT

Air Quality
Bio Monitoring
Biodegradable Materials
Biodiversity
Clean Energy
Conservation
Deforestation
Desertification
Ecological Restoration
Environmental Impact Assessment
Farming Methods and the Environment
Geospatial Technologies
Habitat Rehabilitation
Land Management
Mining and the Environment
Natural Resources Management
Pollution Reduction
Soil Erosion
Sustainable Development
Valuation
Waste Management

THEME 2: WATER SUPPLY AND SUSTAINABLE USE

Conservation, Reuse, and Recycling
Demand Forecasting
Diagnostic Techniques
Distribution and Optimization
Hydrological and Hydraulic Systems
Monitoring and Surveillance
Reclamation
Sourcing
Storage
Treatment
Water Augmentation
Water Quality Protection
Water Use

THEME 3: WASTEWATER AND STORM WATER MANAGEMENT
Containment and Collection
Data Analysis and Visualisation Software
Domestic and Industrial Wastewater Treatment
Extreme Events
Instrumentation and Automation
Modelling and Simulation
Performance Evaluation
Sludge Handling
Storm Water Treatment
Total Maximum Daily Loading
Wastewater and Storm water Discharge
Wastewater Reuse

THEME 4: INTEGRATED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
Best Management Practices
Capacity Building
Climate Change Effects
Cumulative Impacts Assessment
Flood Forecasting Techniques
Geographic Information Systems
Groundwater Mapping
Hydro Informatics
In stream Flow Needs
International Rivers
Point and Non-point Source Pollution
Remediation and Restoration
Remote Sensing and Sensor Evaluation
Transportation and Fate of Pollutants
Watershed Policy and Planning

THEME 5: POLLUTION PREVENTION AND REDUCTION IN INDUSTRY
Biotechnology
Cleaner Production
Cost/Benefit Analysis
Environmental Management Systems
Impact and Risk Assessments
Industrial Ecology
Life Cycle Analysis
Partnerships
Pollution Abatement Technology
Regulations and Enforcement
Technology Transfers

THEME 6: ISSUES IN IMPLEMENTING ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND TECHNOLOGIES
Financial Issues
Governance
Information Communications Technology
Institutional Issues
Legal Issues
Maintenance
Planning and Management
Policy Issues
Socio-economic and Cultural Issues
Training and Education

INDEXING

The proceedings will be sent for indexing in the following:

EI Compendex
Inspec
Google Scholar
Scopus
EBSCO

Concurrent Conferences

AfricaEWRM 2016 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:

Health Informatics (AfricaHI 2016)
Modelling and Simulation (AfricaMS 2016)
Power and Energy Systems (AfricaPES 2016)

CONTACT US

For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – AfricaEWRM 2016
B6, Suite 101, Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 7J9
Tel: +1 403-288-1195
Fax: +1 403-247-6851
Email: calgary@iasted.org
Web site: www.iasted.org

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