International Conference on Water, Informatics, Sustainability and Environment
3rd to 5th July 2017,Carleton University - Ottawa, Canada
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.
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 & 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
iWISE2017 Chairperson,Professor Farouk El-Baz
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