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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