Details of the winners of the UEP2010 Young Research Scientist Award are today announced. Visit the speaker page for details of the winners and their presentation titles.
Marc Imhoff of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, USA today joins the other invited speakers at UEP2010. Marc will discuss how the use of satellites to study urbanization as a form land transformation in the context of global carbon cycle, climate, and food security.
Dr Linda Davies of Imperial College London joins the invited speaker line up for UEP2010. Linda will give a lecture on OPAL - Open Air Laboratories.
Applicants are reminded to apply for the Young Research Scientist Awards by 22 January 2010. See the relevant website pages for details.
The following speakers join the invited speaker line-up for the UEP2010: Frauke Kraas of the University of Cologne will present on Megacities of the world and Bradley Rowe of Michigan State University will give a lecture on Ecoroofs
The following speakers join the invited speaker line-up for UEP2010: Douglas M. Brugge, Tufts University, Boston, USA, Francisco Escobedo, University of Florid, USA, Roy Harrison, University of Birmingham, UK, Jan Kleissel, University of California, San Diego, USA and Ingo Kowarik, Technical University of Berlin, Germany. View the invited speaker pages fro details of their plenary lectures.
The following session topics will serve as the framework for plenary and contributed lectures and discussions at the conference: Globalization and the urban environment: Setting the scene; Urban environmental pollutants: Nature and effects; Moving toward sustainable development and improved life quality. More detailed information is outlined on the program page.
Up to 3 Young Research Scientists will be invited to give funded lectures at UEP2010. For details on how to apply please visit the UEP2010 Young Research Scientist pages.
A preliminary list of speakers for the conference is now available. More speakers will be added to the program as confirmed.
Details of the Program Committee are today added to the UEP2010 website. These renowned experts in the field, along with the Conference Chair William Manning, will shape the oral program for the conference and review contributed abstracts.
Rooms have been reserved at The Westin Boston Waterfront at specially negotiated rates of US$239 per room per night (double or single) excluding breakfast and taxes. Delegates should book by May 21, 2010 to guarantee availability at this special rate.
The following general topics will serve as the framework for discussions at the conference: Nature of urban environments; Air pollutants, heat islands, climate change; Soil and water pollution, storm water retention; Ecology, biodiversity, invasive species and a concluding panel discussion and round-up session.
Details of the Scientific Advisory Committee are today added to the UEP2010 website. These renowned experts in the field, along with the Conference Chair William Manning, will contribute to the focus and program for the conference.
Online registration for is now open for the conference. Significant reductions apply for delegates registering before April 9, 2010.
Abstracts for oral and poster contributions at Urban Environmental Pollution (Boston, USA, June 23-26, 2010) are invited. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2010.
A new conference ‘Urban Environmental Pollution: Overcoming Obstacles to Sustainability and Quality of Life’ is today announced. Organized by Elsevier, in association with the journal Environmental Pollution, the event will take place at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, USA, June 23-26 2010.