Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns that lasts for an extended period of time. The Earth's climate has been changing throughout the history.  Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era and of human civilization. Most of these climate changes are attributed to very small variations in Earth’s orbit that change the amount of solar energy our planet receives.

At present, the current scenario of the climate change is at alarming levels. The present warming trend is of particular significance because most of it is very likely human-induced and proceeding at a rate that is unprecedented in the past 1,300 years. Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about our planet and its climate on a global scale. This body of data, collected over many years, reveals the signals of a changing climate

Regardless of international climate protection commitments, greenhouse gasoline emissions endured to upward push global inside the beyond a year, accomplishing new report highs. that is one of the key findings of the country of the weather 2017 record, which has now been published by means of america national Oceanic and Atmospheric administration (NOAA). The report, wherein greater than 500 researchers from sixty five nations have worked, files climate phenomena and developments within the worldwide weather. The 12 months 2017 ranked most of the 3 warmest years on account that the beginning of the cutting-edge climate record in 1880. Global it becomes characterized by way of rising temperatures, coral dying within the oceans, melting glaciers, withdrawing sea ice and growing sea degrees.

 

  • Track 1-1Climate Change & Climatology
  • Track 1-2Evidence of Climate Changes
  • Track 1-3Biodiversity Scenarios
  • Track 1-4Carbon Cycle
  • Track 1-5CO2 Capture and Sequestration
  • Track 1-6Climate Hazards
  • Track 1-7Risks of Climate Change
  • Track 1-8Energy Policy

Atomic power is the utilization of atomic responses that discharge atomic vitality to create warm, which most oftentimes is then utilized as a part of steam turbines to deliver power in an atomic power plant. The term incorporates atomic parting, atomic rot, and atomic combination. Nuclear technology uses the energy released by splitting the atoms of certain elements. It was first developed in the 1940s, and during the Second World War research initially focused on producing bombs. In the 1950s attention turned to the peaceful use of nuclear fission, controlling it for power generation

The global nuclear energy demand exceeded 2,400 TWh in 2014 and it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of over 4% from 2015 to 2022. Nuclear energy accounted over 11% of the global energy generation in 2014. Increasing power and energy demand from households and industrial sectors is expected to fuel market growth over the forecast period.

Rapid population growth along with improved lifestyle has resulted in an augmented energy demand from households. Rising demand for a variety of products has driven industrial developments in various countries, thus increasing energy requirements from manufacturing sector. As of 2014, nuclear power provides over 11% of the world's electricity, and over 21% of the electricity in OECD countries.

 

  • Track 2-1Problems with Nuclear Power
  • Track 2-2Capabilities of Nuclear Power
  • Track 2-3Nuclear Power Plants
  • Track 2-4Life Cycle of Nuclear Fuel
  • Track 2-5Nuclear Proliferation
  • Track 2-6Environmental Issues

Fossil fuel, any of a class of hydrocarbon-containing materials of biological origin occurring within Earth’s crust that can be used as a source of energy. All fossil fuels can be burned in air or with oxygen derived from air to provide heat. This heat may be employed directly, as in the case of home furnaces, or used to produce steam to drive generators that can supply electricity.

The twentieth century noticed a big diversification of fossil strength consumption, with coal declining from ninety-six percentage of overall production in 1900 to less than 30 percent in 2000. Today, crude oil is the biggest power supply, accounting for round 39 percentage of fossil energy, accompanied with the aid of coal and natural fuel at 33 and 28 percent, respectively.

 

  • Track 3-1Coal Mining
  • Track 3-2Petroleum Production
  • Track 3-3Oil
  • Track 3-4Coal
  • Track 3-5Natural Gas

The composition of e-waste is diverse, containing more than 1,000 different toxic and non-toxic substances. The onset of technological advancement of electrical and electronic appliances is so rapid that new products quickly replace existing models or make certain items of electronic equipment redundant, useless, thereby generating a constant source of e-waste generation. E-waste is created from all electronic: computers, TVs, monitors, cell phones, PDAs, VCRs, CD players, fax machines, printers and many more. 

Global E-Waste control market is anticipated to garner $49.4 billion through 2020, registering a CAGR of 23.5% at some stage in the forecast length 2014 - 2020. It's far one of the quickest developing waste streams in emerging as well as evolved areas. The decreased existence spans of electrical, digital and customer digital devices are producing huge E-Waste, which is growing swiftly every 12 months.

 

 

  • Track 4-1Medical devices
  • Track 4-2Plastic Pollution
  • Track 4-3Toxic Waste
  • Track 4-4Land Pollution
  • Track 4-5Motion-Picture Technology

Environmental chemistry is the study of chemical and biochemical processes occurring in nature. These impacts may be felt on a local scale, through the presence of urban air pollutants or toxic substances arising from a waste site, or on a global scale, through depletion of stratospheric ozone or global warming. However, it is important to realize that all forms of matter in our environment whether synthetic or natural are made of chemicals.

The global Environment chemistry marketplace length becomes worth USD 1,023.7 million in 2016, growing at a CAGR of nine.9% over the forecast duration, increasing penetration of the generation in pharmaceuticals region is expected to be the fundamental riding component over the forecast period. It is taken into consideration the green era because of its surroundings-friendly nature and advanced houses in comparison to the batch production tactics.

  • Track 5-1Wind Energy
  • Track 5-2Environmental Pollution
  • Track 5-3Atmospheric Pollution
  • Track 5-4Regional Air Pollution
  • Track 5-5Acid Rain
  • Track 5-6Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
  • Track 5-7Climate Change
  • Track 5-8Water Pollution
  • Track 5-9Soil Pollution
  • Track 5-10Socio-Economic Conditions of a Country

 

Reduce: this entails the deliberate lowering of the number of plastics an individual uses in their day to day life. Reuse:  this involves putting to use plastics that have already been used. This can mean putting them to better use than just throwing them away. Recycle: The basic phases in recycling are the collection of waste materials, their processing or manufacture into new products, and the purchase of those products, which may then themselves be recycled. Recycling can help reduce the quantities of solid waste deposited in landfills, which have become increasingly expensive. Recovery: this entails the insistence on not using plastic but rather finding and using existing alternatives.

Manufacturing products from recycled materials consume less energy and produce less pollution than producing the same items from virgin materials. Reducing our use of virgin materials conserves natural resources like trees, water, and minerals

The global marketplace revenue is probably to increase from $265.61 billion in 2017 to $282.1 billion in 2018. This doesn't include the revenue from plastic recycling enterprise, which itself poses an awesome commercial enterprise possibility and the market length is envisioned at $37.6 billion in 2018, a large boom of 7.1% from 2017.

 

  • Track 6-1Waste Disposal
  • Track 6-2Reduce
  • Track 6-3Recycle
  • Track 6-4Reuse
  • Track 6-5Recovery
Waste and Biomass Valorization is the process of treatment of waste for (landfill) disposal, storage, and in some cases sorting. In the 1990s, depletion of raw materials and socio-economic concerns supported the direct recycling of waste and residues. Various valorization techniques are currently showing promise in meeting industrial demands. Waste and Biomass Valorization is the process of treatment of waste for (landfill) disposal, storage, and in some cases sorting. Various valorization techniques are currently showing promise in meeting industrial demands. Due to depletion of natural resources, increasing greenhouse emissions and awareness of the need for sustainable development in terms of safely reusing waste and biomass, the transformation of waste/biomass to valuable materials and energy is emerging as a strong trend.
 
A number of exciting fee chains have been diagnosed. specifically, waste from rice, maize, sugar cane, coffee, tea and residual streams from breweries may be valorized to bio-primarily based products for which there is a marketplace, e.g. plastic packaging substances, seedling tubes and kitchen utensils, chemical compounds, and energy. Most business price can be accomplished whilst distinct residual flows can be blended into a mess of merchandise, which emphasizes the significance of Biomass Valorization middle in Rwanda. Here, partners can alternate applicable knowledge, take a look at technological standards in a nearby context and analyze both technical in addition to commercial feasibility.
  • Track 7-1Trends in Syngas
  • Track 7-2Non-Virgin Biomass
  • Track 7-3Biomass Valorization in Phytomedicine
  • Track 7-4Harnessing Agro-Wastes for Bioethanol Production
  • Track 7-5Blended biomass
Solid waste management refers to all activities pertaining to the control of generation, storage, collection, transfer, and transport, treatment and processing, and disposal of solid wastes in accordance with the best principles of public health, economics, engineering, conservation, aesthetic, and other environmental consideration.
 
The Global Waste management marketplace becomes valued at $285.zero billion in 2016 and is anticipated to attain $435.zero billion via 2023. Waste control is the process of treating solid wastes. It offers one of kind answers to recycle items that don’t belong to trash. It includes activities that assist control waste from its inception to very last disposal. This consists of the collection, shipping, remedy, and disposal of waste at the side of inspection and law.
  • Track 8-1Combustible solid wastes
  • Track 8-2Plasma arc gasification
  • Track 8-3Hazardous-waste management
  • Track 8-4Sewerage system
  • Track 8-5Emissions trading
Renewable resources can be described as a rather tricky balancing act. Renewable resource intake and use commonly do not yield decomposition or contribute to global warming.  It is easy to recognize the environmental advantages of utilizing the alternative and renewable forms of energy but we must also be aware of the disadvantages. It can be crucial to develop the capacity of electricity that is as large as those produced by traditional fossil fuel generators.
 
The worldwide strength sector improved the production of primary electricity from 5.5 Btoe in 1970 to nearly 13.eight Btoe in 2015. The installed capacity for electricity era reached 6.2 billion KW in the year 2015 and the Asia Pacific received relevance, currently representing forty-six % of that potential. Coal, oil and other fossil fuels nonetheless constitute a considerable proportion of the matrix, with renewable resources representing best 19.2% of intake.
  • Track 9-1Solar Energy
  • Track 9-2Hydroelectricity
  • Track 9-3Bio renewable chemicals
  • Track 9-4Natural resource
  • Track 9-5Geothermal energy

A feasibility study of a wearable helmet in order to protect mine workers especially of goldmines from carbon monoxide poisoning and cyanidation. Carbon monoxide poisoning is a common problem faced by the workers of coal, gold and many other mines. on the other hand cyanidation problem occurs in gold mines only during ore processing. Current safety systems for mine workers, only monitors environmental concentrations of gas. This is insufficient because toxic exposures effects people at different levels based on their immunity levels. During mining process CO can be emitted which is an odourless gas and lighter than air, it cannot be sensed by workers and effects the haemoglobin range in the body so a CO gas sensor is implemented here in order to detect CO, if the density of CO exceeds inside the mines then the exhaust fan can be switched ON automatically. Recent research on environmental and social risks and business costs in the extractive industry found that environmental issues were the most common cause of disputes, resulting in lost productivity. International best practices and compliance standards have set the benchmark for mining companies together with national legislation.

The mining waste management market is estimated to be 173.64 billion tons in 2017 and is expected to reach 233.56 billion tons by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2017 to 2022.


 

 

  • Track 10-1Mine Tailings Drainage
  • Track 10-2Risk Management by Tailings Storage
  • Track 10-3Sulphide minerals
  • Track 10-4Coal and oil sands
  • Track 10-5Aluminium mining

Bioremediation is becoming the technology of choice for the remediation of many contaminated environments, particularly sites contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons. Bioremediation stimulates the growth of certain microbes that use contaminants as a source of food and energy.

 It is very important to understand that this form of waste remediation uses no toxic chemicals, although it may use an organism that can be harmful under certain circumstances. A gross, but simple explanation of bioremediation is the use of maggots in wound care control. Wounds that have contamination can have maggots introduced to them. The maggots then eat the contamination, allowing the wound to heal correctly. That is a form of medical bioremediation but there are many other types that are used to control different waste contamination.

The worldwide marketplace for bioremediation technology & services marketplace changed into worth USD 32.2 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 65.7 billion by using 2025 at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2017 to 2025.

 

  • Track 11-1The Roles of Microbes in Bioremediation
  • Track 11-2Variation in Basic Metabolism
  • Track 11-3Nutritional Requirements for Contaminant Destruction
  • Track 11-4Indicators of Microbial Activity
  • Track 11-5Complicating Factors

There are a number of different waste treatment technologies for the disposal, recycling, storage, or energy recovery from different waste types. Each type has its own associated of Waste Management. Relatively simple waste treatment technologies can be designed to provide low-cost sanitation and environmental protection while providing additional benefits from the reuse of resources. These technologies use natural aquatic and terrestrial systems Composition and generation.

The demand for water and wastewater treatment (WWT) products in the top 40 national markets was $47.7 billion in 2012. This total market is expected to reach nearly $53.1 billion in 2013, $59.2 billion in 2014 and about $96.3 billion by 2019, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2% for the period of 2014 to 2019.

 

  • Track 12-1Pyrolysis
  • Track 12-2 Incineration
  • Track 12-3Ion Exchange
  • Track 12-4Advanced Oxidation Processes
  • Track 12-5Membrane Filtration
  • Track 12-6Gasification
  • Track 12-7Mechanical biological treatment
The potential for increasing total traditional biomass utilization for energy purposes is limited. The thrust of the activities is therefore twofold, one aim is to broaden the scope of biomass utilization into upgrading and the other aim is to broaden the biofuel base as such. This, in turn, implies an enhanced focus on fuels for transportation and power generation with respect to traditional biomass and a focus on direct heating for more complex biomass, such as waste etc.
 
The worldwide waste to electricity (WTE) marketplace size turned into USD 25.0 billion in 2015 and is predicted to witness a sizable increase over the forecast length. Increasing demand for renewable assets is anticipated to propel the global waste to electricity market over the forecast duration. A shift in awareness closer to substitutes along with coal with renewable assets to reduce carbon content is likewise projected to play an essential position in shaping the enterprise.
  • Track 13-1Biodiesel
  • Track 13-2Biofuels
  • Track 13-3Biomass fraction
  • Track 13-4Gasification
  • Track 13-5Bio-oil upgrading
  • Track 13-6Thermo-chemical conversion
The purpose of Environmental Impact Assessment is to rectify and evaluate the potential impacts of development and projects on the environmental system. It is a useful aid for decision making based on the understanding of the environmental implications including social, cultural and aesthetic concerns which could be integrated with the analysis of the project costs and benefits.
According to figures compiled by EA, the EIA and sustainable development consultancy work area was worth just shy of £250 million in 2013, which is some 44% higher than where it was at the height of the recession in 2010. Demand for these services has been growing since 2011 as the government prioritised infrastructure investment as a means of stimulating economic growth.
  • Track 14-1Environmental indicator
  • Track 14-2Natural landscape
  • Track 14-3Strategic Environmental Assessment
  • Track 14-4Economic and demographic factors
  • Track 14-5Conversation of Biodiversity
A landfill is a carefully constructed and monitored structure that isolates trash from the surrounding environment. This isolation is accomplished with the use of a bottom liner and daily covering of soil. Landfills can create energy. Landfills need expert design as well as professional operators and a proper management to guarantee their functionality.
Americans annually generate approximately 258 million heaps of MSW of which about 53% is deposited in landfills, a percentage that has plateaued in latest years. Currently, 35% of MSW is recycled and 13% is combusted for power production. There's a need to change the way we think about how strong waste is generated, managed, and probably used as a useful resource. We need to recognize that what is automatically discarded can also, in truth, be a reusable aid.
  • Track 15-1Plasma Arc Gasification
  • Track 15-2Waste Disposal
  • Track 15-3Landfill Diversion
  • Track 15-4Secure Landfills
  • Track 15-5Landfill Gas
  • Track 15-6Landfill Fires
The progressive development of the waste processing industry derives directly from the rapid progress in the packaging industry. In addition to the inevitable scrap or reject production loads of in-process waste is produced in the packaging industry.
Coupled with rapid industrialization and shifting of industries in different regions toward Asia-Pacific, the location has witnessed exponential growth in industrial sports, ensuing in massive quantities of generated industrial waste. This widespread amount of generated waste requires powerful processing and disposal to limit environmental hazards. However, as current commercial waste processing systems are grossly inadequate, the place is anticipated to witness massive investments in the waste recycling and services industry. The commercial waste management market in Asia-Pacific is anticipated to develop at a CAGR of 11.4% between 2014 and 2019.
  • Track 16-1Hazardous wastes
  • Track 16-2Carcinogenic
  • Track 16-3Chemical Waste
  • Track 16-4Biomedical Waste
High-performance buildings reflect design excellence. These buildings--often also referred to as "green" or "sustainable"--minimize environmental impact and produce cost savings over their life cycle. These buildings are best designed in an integrative fashion wherein owners, designers and contractors commit from the onset to work together and follow high-performance building principles when addressing critical issues.
The survey shows that global green building interest keeps to double every three years. Extra people apprehend the monetary and manufacturing value that green homes carry to assets proprietors and tenants, along with the energy and water blessings to the surroundings, that's using the green building industry’s growth. It’s a win-win for people, planet and the economy.
  • Track 17-1New Construction vs. Adaptive Reuse
  • Track 17-2Site Selection, Planning and Design
  • Track 17-3Energy- and Water-Efficiency
  • Track 17-4Use of Renewable Energy
  • Track 17-5Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Track 17-6Recycling During and After Construction
  • Track 17-7Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Materials
  • Track 17-8Building Commissioning

 

Efficient energy use, sometimes simply called energy efficiency, is the goal to reduce the amount of energy required to provide products and services. Energy efficiency has to be increased at all stages of the energy chain, from generation to final consumption. At the same time, the benefits of energy efficiency must outweigh the costs, for instance those that result from carrying out renovations.

Global energy efficiency has seen positive signs across developed and developing countries. This has resulted in energy savings of 450 million of oil equivalent in 2015. If this can be put in a simpler perspective, the quantity of energy saved could power the whole of Japan for a year. These savings also resulted in reduction of total energy expenditure by $540 billion, another startling fact.

 

  • Track 18-1Smart Cities, Cities That Run Themselves
  • Track 18-2Distributed Generation in Smart Cities
  • Track 18-3The Electric Vehicle, a Reality Today
  • Track 18-4Electric Energy Management from Mobile
  • Track 18-5Big Data, the Classic "Information Is Power"
Energy storage is the capture of energy produced at one time for use at a later time. A device that stores energy is sometimes called an accumulator or battery. Energy comes in multiple forms including radiation, chemical, gravitational potential, electrical potential, electricity, elevated temperature, latent heat and kinetic. Energy storage involves converting energy from forms that are difficult to store to more conveniently or economically storable forms. Bulk energy storage is currently dominated by hydroelectric dams, both conventional as well as pumped.
In 2017, Germany invested nearly 80,000 commercial and household operations inside the PV-battery device. studying the market assessment, the united states is anticipated to install 50,000 extra PV-battery devices annually, by using 2020. The increasing demand for solar PV is envisioned to increase in response to de-carbonization and declining device value of the power quarter across the globe. For this reason, the strength garage market is expected to be majorly driven via the growing solar power marketplace.
  • Track 19-1Fossil Fuel Storage
  • Track 19-2Mechanical
  • Track 19-3Electrical, Electromagnetic
  • Track 19-4Biological
  • Track 19-5Electrochemical (Battery Energy Storage System, BESS)
  • Track 19-6Thermal
  • Track 19-7Chemical

Many environmentalist and scientist are working to make certain strategies to reduce environmental pollution. In addition to solid waste which we see in our household garbage bins, there are medical, industrial, agricultural and mining wastes. An environment is polluted mostly by improper disposal of waste. Therefore there is a need to keep a check over waste disposal.

Environmental problems are so diverse and diffused that virtually any activity of civilization interacts with the environment. Many environmental pollution problems are local in character and they can be controlled by creating environmental consciousness in each and every citizen. People should be told about the importance of clean atmosphere as well as about the consequences of different types of environmental pollutions. Besides, action is also needed at national level and guidelines may be established internationally by the United Nations Joint Committee of Experts.

 

  • Track 20-1Recycling
  • Track 20-2Sewage Treatment
  • Track 20-3Green Chemistry
  • Track 20-4Basic Aims of Green Chemistry
  • Track 20-5Anaerobic septic tank treatment
Green energy comes from natural sources like wind, water, and sunlight. It is much more environmentally friendly than other types of energy and doesn’t contribute to climate change or global warming. Unlike fossil fuels, green energy sources replenish naturally and are in continuous supply.
 

The maximum recent update, repute and tendencies inside the U.S. Voluntary green strength marketplace, released in 2017, unearths that about 6.3 million customers procured approximately 95 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of green power in 2016, which represents a 45% increase in the variety of clients and a 19% growth in the quantity income from 2015. The voluntary green power market now accounts for about 28% of all U.S. renewable power income, except massive hydropower.

 

  • Track 21-1Solar
  • Track 21-2Wind
  • Track 21-3Geothermal
  • Track 21-4Biogas
  • Track 21-5Edible Biomass
  • Track 21-6Hydroelectric Sources

Water conservation includes all the policies, strategies and activities to sustainably manage the natural resource of fresh water, to protect the hydrosphere, and to meet the current and future human demand. Population, household size, and growth and affluence all affect how much water is used. Factors such as climate change have increased pressures on natural water resources especially in manufacturing and agricultural irrigation.

The New York town water delivery system is an incorporated network of 19 reservoirs and 3 managed lakes. The system gives you approximately a billion gallons of water per day to over 8 million users. With the city’s populace predicted to upward thrust to 9.1 million by using 2030, conservation will hold to have a critical function in assembly needs for water. It’s far crucial to be aware that although populace boom has multiplied the call for housing, electricity, and transportation, overall water intake has been declining and is lower today than it became 50 years in the past.

 

  • Track 22-1Rainwater Harvesting
  • Track 22-2Habitat Conservation
  • Track 22-3Fresh Water
  • Track 22-4Water Utilities
  • Track 22-5Irrigation

Alternative water is often treated to non-potable standards, meaning it is not safe for human consumption. Common uses of alternative water include landscape irrigation, ornamental pond and fountain filling, cooling tower make-up, and toilet and urinal flushing.

Water shortages have already been faced within the examine place because of droughts, and that they had been conquer by using managing call for. The discount in Israeli water use from 1,987 million m3/year in 1987 to one, 420 million m3/yr in 1991 without an internet loss in agricultural manufacturing or monetary boom indicates what can be completed inside the way of demand moderation.

 

  • Track 23-1Harvested Rainwater from Roofs
  • Track 23-2Onsite Storm Water
  • Track 23-3Grey Water
  • Track 23-4Discharged Water from Water Purification Processes
  • Track 23-5On-Site Reclaimed Wastewater
  • Track 23-6Captured Condensate from Air Handling Units.

Environmental legislation is the collection of laws and regulations pertaining to air quality, water quality, the wilderness, endangered wildlife and other environmental factors. The umbrella of environmental legislation covers many laws and regulations, yet they all work together toward a common goal, which is regulating the interaction between man and the natural world to reduce threats to the environment and increase public health.

In India, the National Environment Policy (NEP), 2006 was made by the Ministry of Environment and Forests to view the key environmental challenges, their causes and effects, objectives of policy formulation and strategies and action programme to satisfy the objectives and mechanisms that need to be implemented and reviewed.

 

  • Track 24-1Water Quality
  • Track 24-2Waste Management
  • Track 24-3Contaminant Clean-up
  • Track 24-4Chemical Safety
  • Track 24-5Trans-boundary Responsibility
  • Track 24-6Public Participation and Transparency
  • Track 24-7Precautionary Principle
  • Track 24-8Prevention
  • Track 24-9Polluter Pays Principle