B.EN.A International Conference 2017 “Environmental engineering and sustainable development”

benaBalkan Environmental Association (B.EN.A) is an international non governmental scientific organization tasked with preserving the environment and culture of Balkan countries. Nowadays the association has more 4,000 active members. The organization is aimed at developing the cooperation and the exchange of environmental information among its members in as well as identifying and appraising the current problems of environmental protection on a national, regional and international basis. International Conference 2017 "Environmental engineering and sustainable development”, in memoriam Prof. dr. F.K. Vosniakos will be held in Alba Iulia, Romania, May 25 – 27 and will be focused on:
  1. Sustainable development and environmental protection
  2. Food safety, food quality and authentication of food products
  3. European integration, capacity building and market economy
  4. Agriculture, renewable energy and environment monitoring
  5. Effects of pollution on health – cell biology and molecular medicine perspectives
Mare Nostrum NGO, partner of MARINA Project, will be present on May 26, Section 1, at 12:10 a.m. with an oral presentation “Mobilisation and Mutual Learning – a Responsible Research and Innovation tool”, made by Anca Gheorghe. In addition an article “Marine Knowledge Sharing Platform for Federating Responsible Research and Innovation Communities (MARINA) in two publications: “ECOTERRA Journal of Environmental Research and Protection” and “Procedia Environmental Science, Engineering and Management”. ------------ For more information, please visit the event official website. Find here the B.EN.A International Conference 2017 final program. Contact details: benauab@yahoo.com

25 - 27 May International Conference 2017 "Environmental engineering and sustainable development” Alba Iulia, Nicolae Iorga Street,  510009

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    The MARINA RRI Final conference will be held on 12- 13 March 2019, hosted by Nausicaa Sea Centre in Boulogne Sur Mer, France. Call for papers is now open!
    The overall aim of the MARINA RRI Final Conference  is to stimulate the debate on the marine challenges within the RRI community, which involves scientists and societal actors working together during the whole research and innovation process, with the common goals of aligning both the process and its outcomes with the values, needs and expectations of the society and integrating citizens visions, needs and desires into science and innovation.

    The concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is part of the Europe 2020 strategy. Its vision is to promote stronger collaboration among scientists from different disciplines, societal actors, citizens and policy makers in order to achieve a wider dimension of science and innovation and enhance the role of society in dealing with its challenges. In fact, there are still many barriers in public organizations and research institutions which impede a complete implementation of the RRI framework, like lack of public engagement, poor science education, ethics and governance.

    Participants are expected to contribute submitting papers that describe experiences, case studies, outcomes from projects related to the marine domain and how RRI may allow acknowledging, to anticipate and assess implications connected to societal expectations and fostering the design of inclusive and sustainable research and innovation.

    In particular, the conference will cover and systematize cases studies and examples from practice developed in several past and running research activities and projects on RRI, where the implementation of RRI dimensions, principles and topics made a difference in the impact of the research and innovation. This portfolio of experiences will also include examples of guidelines, approaches and good practices dealing with different aspects of RRI and marine challenges.

    Specific themes of interest include but are not limited to:

    • Tourism and coastal cities
    • Pollution caused by human and sea pressures
    • Fisheries and aquaculture
    • Renewable energy (wave, wind, tidal)
    • Marine changes caused by climate
    • Marine Biotech
    • Sea Transportation
    • Deep Sea Mining
    • Ocean Literacy

    Paper Submission is available on line, on the official Conference website.

    Important Dates

    • February 8, 2019: Deadline for paper submission
    • February 16, 2019: Notification of acceptance
    • March 3, 2019: Submission deadline for the final version of the papers
    • March, 12 and 13, 2019: Conference

     

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