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2015
23-26 September 9th International SedNet Conference: Solving societal challenges: working with sediments, Krakw, Poland.
Hosted and co-organised by AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakw, Poland.
Abstracts can be sumbitted until 15 January 2015.
More info here.
7-11 September PIANC-SMART Rivers Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Call for Abstracts is now open!
Conference Topics are:
- Information services and technology for inland waterway transport
- International and transboundary collaboration in inland waterway transport and river management
- Integration of inland waterway transport in the inter modal supply chain
- Inland waterway transport and the environment (including climate change)
- Inland ports and waterways
- Hydraulic structures
- Multi purpose use of river systems (e.g. transport, energy, etc.)
- Operational management & maintenance of waterways (e.g. dredging, aids to navigation, etc.)
- Case studies of big fluvial navigation systems
- Inland recreational navigation and waterfront areas
Abstract deadline is January 1, 2015.
All info about the conference can be found on www.pianc.org.
Or contact smartrivers2015@aadip.org.ar for any questions regarding PIANC-SMART Rivers 2015.
6-9 September ECSA 55 Unbounded boundaries and shifting baselines: Estuaries and coastal sees in a rapidly changing world, London, UK. More info will soon be announced at www.estuarinecoastalconference.com
22-26 June IS.RIVERS - International conference Integrative Sciences and sustainable development of rivers, ZABR - Lyon, FRANCE, organised by GRAIE and ZABR
Call for papers is now open!
IS.Rivers is an international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers, in particular functioning, changes and processes, interface and interactions, management policies, engineering.
It aims to promote multidisciplinary approaches and to engage all stakeholders to stimulate European and international collaboration.
You are invited to submit a paper for IS.Rivers 2015, whether it is:
A scientific approach
A case study
A declaration of intent must be filled out before October 30, 2014 using the electronic form available here.
The final communication, can be sent from October 31, to December 1st, 2014.
Conference themes:
Understanding aquatic and riparian ecosystems functioning and evolution
Ecosystem services of large rivers
Tools and methods to understand the complexity of socio-ecosystems and to build a framework for practices
Environmental engineering and restoration
Global changes
Cities and rivers
Calendar
Deadline for declaration of intent: October 30, 2014
Abstracts submission: from October 31 to December 1st, 2014
Notification of acceptance for oral or poster presentation: February 2015
Registration opening: March 2015
More info: www.isrivers.org
9-12 June 13th International AquaConSoil Conference on sustainable use and management of soil, sediment and (ground)water resources, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Conference topics:
Dealing with Contamination: Assessment and monitoring Risk assessment Remediation Management,
Functions of Soil and Groundwater: New subsurface activities Competing claims Win-win situations.
AquaConSoil is organized by Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ and Deltares. Local co-organizer of the event is a consortium consisting of Danish scientists, policy makers, planners and practitioners, headed by the ATV Foundation of Soil and Groundwater. More info here.
The Call for Abstracts is now open. Deadline for abstract submission is 30 November 2014.
See www.aquaconsoil.org and via our LinkedIn-group.
4-5 June Marine sand and gravel - finding common ground
EMSAGG 2015 Conference,
Delft, the Netherlands
Call for papers

European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) welcomes the submission of abstracts from colleagues interested in presenting at the conference. The abstracts should be about 200 words and should reflect on topics including:
marine spatial planning (e.g. monitoring, sea bed optimisation, marine strategy framework)
new technologies and developments (e.g. detection of large boulders, geophysical techniques, detection and dealing with unexploded ordnance)
towards sustainable sand and gravel extractions - challenges and opportunities (e.g. social and environmental impacts, the use of marine aggregates). More info here.
Click here for a template of the abstract.
8-13 March ContaSed - International scientific conference on Contaminated Sediments: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering, Switzerland.
ContaSed is co-organised by the Division of Chemistry and the Environment of the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS) and by Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology.
The conference venue will be at Monte Verit the meeting platform of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich (ETH Zurich) near Ascona in Southern Switzerland: www.csf.ethz.ch
Deadline abstract submission is 31 October 2014.
Further information here or on: www.contased.org
12-15 January 8th International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments, New Orleans, Louisiana USA.
Conference sessions will be organized into five thematic tracks:
Management and Policy
Remedy Performance and Challenges
Remediation Processes
Characterization, Assessment, and Monitoring
Sediment Processes and Modeling
The Sediments Conference series is organized and presented by Battelle as a forum for sharing experience and progress toward the goal of remediating, restoring and maintaining the environmental and economic viability of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors. Each Conference addresses the challenges of combining basic research, new characterization and assessment methodologies, innovative engineering and good management practices to address the challenges of all stakeholders.
For more information, see www.battelle.org
2014
11-14 December IAHS/ICCE 2014 symposium - Sediment Dynamics:from the Summit to the Sea, New Orleans, USA. More info here.
12-15 November 12th International "EUROPE-INBO 2014" Conference on the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive, Bucarest, Romania
More info on www.inbo-news.org
20-21 October Final SCARCE International Conference: River Conservation under Water Scarcity: Integration of water quantity and quality in Iberian Rivers under global change, to be held in Tarragona, Spain. All information and online inscription can be found at the SCARCE web site: www.scarceconsolider.es
14-15 October SETAC Special Symposium Bioavailability of organic chemicals: linking science to risk assessment and regulation, Brussels, Belgium.
Deadline for abstract submission: 16 September 2014.
First Announcement - Program
More info http://sesss10.setac.eu
22-26 September Littoral 2014 - Facing present and future coastal challenges, Klaipeda, Lithuania.
Littoral 2014 is jointly organized by the Coastal Research & Planning Institute of Klaipeda University Marine Science & Technology Center, the Baltic States Office of EUCC Coastal and Marine Union and Association Baltic Valley, Lithuania.
Announcement. More info: http://balticlagoons.net/littoral2014
17-19 September 4th International Symposium on Sediment Management (I2SM), Ferrara, Italy.
Deadline for submission of abstracts is scheduled for November 30, 2013. Download 1th announcement and brochure.
More info: http://i2sm.remtechexpo.com
17-19 September 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Remediation 2014, Ferrara, Italy.
More info: www.sustrem2014.com
9-10 September Workshop BEST - Durability of geo-constructions containing stabilised/solidified contaminated soils or sediments, Stockholm, Sweden.
Organised by the Swedish Geotechnical Institute (SGI) and Lule University of Technology (LTU). Please register any eventual interest in enrolling by sending an e-mail at your earliest convenience, however no later than the 5th of June 2014, to Josef Mcsik, LTU/Ecoloop, josef.macsik@ecoloop.se
3-5 September River Flow 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland.
The upcoming River Flow 2014 is the seventh in a series of conferences, formerly held in Louvain-la Neuve 2002, Naples 2004, Lisbon 2006, eşme-Izmir 2008, Braunschweig 2010 and San Jos 2012.
The Local Organizing Committee invites you to submit an abstract to be presented at the conference.
Abstract submission deadline is 15th September 2013
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Further information on the conference is given in the conference website.
1-5 September 15th World Lake Conference, Perugia, Italy.
The Mirrors of the Earth Balancing Ecosystem Integrity and Human Wellbeing, organised by ILEC and USMA.
Call for Abstracts open until 31st March 2014.
More info: www.wlc15perugia.com
2-4 July National French days for coastal and civil engineering - JNGCGC2014, Dunkerque, France
Deadline for abstract submission is 30 January 2014.
Papers can be submitted in English and French.
More info: www.paralia.fr
5-6 June South Baltic Conference on New Technologies and Recent Developments in Flood Protection, Gdańsk, Poland
This international conference will be held at Gdańsk University of Technology.
Deadline for abstract submission: 30 November 2013
For further information please see brochure or visit www.dredgdikes.eu
10-11 April South Baltic Conference on Dredged Materials in Dike Construction, Rostock, Germany / Hohe Dne.
The conference is organised in the framework of the INTERREG project DredgDikes in which the application of dredged materials in dike construction is investigated. There are a variety of research groups dealing with this topic as well as the general applicability of fine-grained organic dredged materials or composite materials in geotechnical engineering. Also, geosynthetics solutions to solve some of the problems connected to the use of fine-grained organic dredged materials in dike constructions will be reviewed.
Topics:
Geochemical and geotechnical characterisation of dredged materials and composite materials containning dredged materials
Legal background for the beneficial use of dredged materials in geotechnical applications
Utilisation of fine-grained organic dredged materials in geotechnical applications
Utilisation of composite materials containing dredged materials in geotechnical applications
Geosynthetics solutions to improve dredged materials to be used in geotechnical applications
Special aspects and case studies for the use of dredged materials in dike construction
Call for papers: Scientific and technical papers are welcome on all above mentioned topics. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 September 2013.
More information here and on the project website.

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