FIRST CALL - 2ndSUSTAINABLE WATERSHED MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
2ndSUSTAINABLE WATERSHED MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
13-17 October, 2014 Hilton Dalaman, Sarigerme, TURKEY
We invite you to participate at the "Second International Sustainable Watershed Management Conference (SuWaMa 2014)". The Conference will be held in Hilton Dalaman Hotel, Sarigerme, Turkey, 13-17 October, 2014. The Conference site is situated on Turkey's southwestern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. It will be followed by an optional three - day excursion to Ephesus or Blue Mediterranean tour. There will be training courses (workshops) on various decision support tools before the Conference. Key issues covered by the conference are:
Good watershed management practices: Case studies and examples from various countries including lessons learned from implementation of both successful and deficient management scenarios.
Decision support tools: Monitoring, GIS, data / information management, indicators, ecological economics, cost/benefit analysis, decision making models, legislation and policies, participatory methods / water user partnerships, and criteria to evaluate / assess watershed management implementation.
Models: Integrated environmental model applications for management including watershed, air shed, coastal, and living resource models.
Trans-boundary environmental issues and adaptive water resources management to evaluate and address: climate change, air pollution, coastal ocean effects at regional, continental, and global scales Trans-boundary environmental issues and adaptive water resources management to evaluate and address: climate change, air pollution, coastal ocean effects at regional, continental, and global scales.
Global watershed sustainability: Establishment of Sustainable Use Watershed Management Seal of Excellence Award initiative that recognizes outstanding programs worldwide.
SuWaMa Scientific Committee invites you to submit an extended abstract of less than 1000 words (less than 3 pages), summarizing the proposed presentation. The abstract should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17 March, 2014. Submissions will be judged on relevance to conference themes, clarity of thought, data/documented results, creativity, fit in conference program and other criteria.
Again, we welcome your participation and we are excited about seeing you at the 2014 Second International SUWAMA Conference in Sarigerme.
Best regards, SuWaMa 2014 Conference, Organization Secretariat
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