Environmental Management & Technologies

Environmental Management & Technologies
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Call for Papers

ICEMT 2011

The Second International Conference on
Environmental Management & Technologies

21-24 November, 2011
Amman, Jordan

Organized by:
The Center of Excellence for Environmental Studies, Jordan
in Collaboration with
Curtin University, Australia
Imperial College London, UK

The challenge of creating and maintaining a sustainable environment is one of the most pressing issues facing the world today. Increasing energy consumption, finite energy supplies, inappropriate production methods, environmental pollution, water scarcities, soil degradation, declining land productivity and dwindling resources are resulting in major environmental crises in many parts of the world. These critical global challenges have led to an increasing demand to mitigate environmental issues and move towards sustainability.

The International Conference on Environmental Management Technologies 2011 (ICEMT 2011) will bring together an international and interdisciplinary audience to address many of the issues connected with environmental management including waste management, environmental pollution and control, natural resource management and environmental policy, auditing and risk assessment. Environmental management in the Arab world is of particular interest where urban areas are undergoing one of the fastest rates of development and this rapid, often erratic, and sometimes traumatic growth has not occurred without unwanted consequences on the environment.

The conference welcomes papers that discuss the latest developments in environmental management research and application. The aim of the conference is to present results of research and innovated technologies related to environmental problems which pose a threat to the environment and the quality of life on earth. The ICEMT 2011 provides a forum for scholars, researchers, academicians and practitioners to examine and discuss solution-oriented methods for environmental management and engineering; to share and exchange experiences and research findings; to stimulate more ideas and useful insights regarding current best-practices and future directions in environmental management and the legal, social, and political components related to it; and to debate their views on future research and developments.

Topics of Interest
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Waste Management
• Sludge Management
• Solid Waste Management
• Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management
• Medical Waste Management
• Life Cycle Assessment of Wastes
• Waste and Recycling

Natural Resources Management
• Water Resources Management
• Air Quality Management
• Land Management
• Clean Fuel and Clean Energy
• Cultural Heritage and Ecotourism
• Biodiversity Conservation
• GIS and Remote Sensing
• Carbon Sequestrations
• Renewable Energy
• Environmental Modelling
• Climate & Environmental Change

Industrial Ecology & Environmental Policy
• Cleaner Production
• Industrial Symbiosis
• Life Cycle Assessment
• Green Design
• Risk Assessment
• Environmental Auditing and Compliance
• Environmental Monitoring
• Environmental Assessment
• Site Assessment and Characterization
• Environmental Impact Assessment
• Environmental Economics
• Environmental Laws and Regulations
• Sustainable Development
• Environmental Awareness and Education

Environmental Pollution and Control
• Pollution Prevention & Recycling
• Pollution Control Technologies
• Environmental Pollution & Health
• Air Pollution
• Water Pollution
• Marine Pollution
• Land Contamination
• Noise Pollution
• Radioactive Pollution
• Thermal Pollution
• Visibility Pollution

Important Dates
Deadline for Abstracts: March 15, 2011
Full Paper Submission for Review: May 15, 2011
Notification of Acceptance: July 15, 2011
Deadline for Final Papers: August 30, 2011

Submission and Relevant Information
Abstract submission must be in English with a length of max. 500 words. Full paper submission could be in either English or Arabic. You are asked to identify the research track for your paper. Abstract and full paper submissions should be sent in MS Word or PDF document format.
Abstracts should be e-mailed to scientific committee co-chairs (icemt@enviro-arab.com). Full paper submissions are required to be done online through the conference Website: http://www.enviro-arab.com/icemt11/openconf/ . Submissions will be peer reviewed.

Full paper format, submission guidelines, registration, accommodation and further information are available at the conference website: http://www.enviro-arab.com/icemt11/ . For further information about submissions, please contact conference secretariat.

Conference Proceedings
All papers accepted for publication will be published in a conference proceedings, which will be available to delegates at the time of registration (ISBN 978-9957-8602-8-8). Papers will be also published in a volume of CSAAR Transactions on the Built Environment (ISSN 1992-7320). In Addition, A selection of outstanding papers will be published in a special issue of one of the International Journals in the area.

Posters, Panel Discussion & Workshops
The conference also welcomes proposals for plenary sessions, workshops, and posters. Check conference website for more details.

Best Paper Award (2 Awards)
The Best Paper Award is presented to the individual(s) where their paper has been judged by a separate awards committee, as being the best paper appearing in the conference proceedings. A certificate of achievement and 300 USD will be awarded. Where there is more than one author for a paper, the award shall be divided equally among all authors and each shall receive a certificate. Judging shall be on the bases of general quality, originality, subject matter, and timeliness.

Scientific Committee Co-Chairs
Huma Lateef
Imperial College London, UK
Michele Rosano
Curtin University, Australia
Muna Yacoub Hindiyeh
German Jordanian University

Conference Secretariat
Mr Adel Shaban
Mr. Sami Kamal

International Scientific Committee
Ab. Aziz Abdul Latiff, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Adnan Khdair, Jordan University of Science & Tech, Jordan
Ahmed Al-Salaymeh, Energy Center, University of Jordan, Jordan
Alaa A. Bukhari, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
Ana T. Lima, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Eva Pongracz, University of Oulu, Finland
Joanna Clark, University of Reading, UK
Hiroki Hondo, Yokohama National University, Japan
John Novak, Virginia Tech, USA
Kholoud Mashal, Hashemite University, Jordan
Lars Bodum, Aalborg University, Denmark
Lei Shi, Tsinghua University, China
Mahmut Dogru, Bitlis Eren University, Turkey
Mahmoud A. Hassanien, National Research Center, Egypt
Mohammad Aljaradin, Lund University, Sweden
Mohammed Qurban, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
Raymond Cote, Dalhousie University, Canada
Stephen Crute, Environmental Resources Management, Libya
Terry Tudor, University of Northampton, UK
Volodymyr Ivanov, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Waleed Montasser, The University of Northampton, UK
Yi-Pin Lin, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ziad Abu Ghararah, PERSGA, Saudi Arabia

at ´Amman, Jordan

Amman, Jordan

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