Water Pollution and Climate Change Conference 2011: call for papers

Published 23 June 2011      
The Water Pollution and Climate Change Working Group (WPCCWG 2011) Organizing Committee requests proposals for presentations from policy makers, businesses, social scientists, researchers, media specialists, marketers, energy experts, program designers, implementers, and evaluators.

The WPCCWG 2011 Organizing Committee requests proposals for presentations from policy makers, businesses, social scientists, researchers, media specialists, marketers, energy experts, program designers, implementers, and evaluators. We invite proposals for three types of presentations:

  1. Oral Presentations (15-20 minute formal presentations and slides)
  2. Lightning Talks (5-7 minute presentations - highlights of results, insights, or novel/transformative ideas)
  3. Poster Presentations (informal presentations)

We are seeking well-documented, effective applications of behavioural approaches in air pollution/climate policies and programs; new behavioral research findings; successful programs/scale-ups; measured results; and best practices. We are also interested in thoughtful discussions of emerging policy/program issues, behavioural research methods, and selected novel/transformative ideas.

Topic Areas: Abstracts must be submitted online fewer than one of the following categories; if your topic doesn't fit easily into one of these categories (or if it fits into multiple categories) please choose the closest match.


·Climate Change and the Oceans ·Sustainable Development, Environment, Health and  Development ·Remote Sensing and Global Surveillance ·Water Resources Management ·Carbon & GHG Management ·Extreme Events and Impacts Assessment ·Greenhouse Gas & Ecosystems ·Human Health In a Changing Climate ·Agricultural and Forestry Resources Management ·Clean Energy Technology ·Low GHG Transportation ·Education: Global Change & Sustainable Development ·Case studies ·Water Pollution

Proposal Submission: Interested presenters should submit an abstract of less than 250 words of text summarizing the proposed presentation and a short bio (100 words, email: committee@wpccwg.org or fax on: +447024061761 by 30th June, 2011. Submissions will be judged on relevance to conference themes, clarity of thought, data/documented results, creativity, fit in conference program and other criteria. Deadline for notification of acceptance is 5th July, 2011.

Conference Registration: All presenters are expected to register online by 5th July, 2011. Registration is free of charge for delegates from developing countries. Also free flight ticket, travel insurance, visa fees and per diem to be provided for all paper presenters and participating delegates.

For more details on online registration, abstract submission, full papers and power point presentation, accommodation, flight, and venue, please email: committee@wpccwg.org or fax on +447024061761


Important dates:

30 June 2011 Deadline for abstract submission

05 July 2011 Notification of acceptance/Full paper Submissions

25-29 July 2011 Conference Dates


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