Water lies at the heart of adaptation to climate change and serves as a crucial link between climate systems, human society, and the environment. It is a finite and irreplaceable resource that is fundamental to human well-being. Various necessary adaptation measures that deal with climate change have the potential to create resilience to climate change and enhance water security. Sustainable governance of available surface and groundwater resources is key to solving water problems.
To achieve water sustainability, we must promote the restoration and protection of freshwater ecosystems. This can involve measures such as reducing pollution, implementing sustainable land use practices, and creating protected areas for aquatic species. Additionally, we must adapt to the climate change crisis by improving water efficiency, investing in water infrastructure, and developing new water sources. This can involve measures such as implementing water reuse and recycling programs, upgrading water treatment facilities, and investing in desalination technologies.
Analysis of river basin scale adaptation is also critical for water management, as it involves assessing the impacts of climate change on water resources and developing strategies to manage these impacts. We must take a holistic and integrated approach to water management, including improving water governance, establishing regulations for water use, and providing funding for water infrastructure. By engaging stakeholders from different sectors and levels of government, as well as local communities, we can develop effective water resource policies that promote sustainable water use and ensure that water resources are managed for the benefit of all.
Join us, at the 1st international conference on "Sustainable Water Management and Resource Adaptation: Security and Energy Nexus" to discuss modern research on water adaptation, sustainability, and climate change mitigation. The conference aims to form an interdisciplinary discussion and harbor the latest research in the field, hosting researchers, scientists, geographers, engineers, professionals, and policymakers, all to preserve the most valuable resource of all.
The conference will provide a platform for sharing knowledge, experiences, and best practices related to water sustainability and adaptation. Participants will have the opportunity to present their research and case studies, engage in interactive discussions and workshops, and network with other professionals in the field. The conference will also feature keynote speeches from leading experts in water management and climate change. The conference discusses topics such as freshwater ecosystem restoration, adaptation methodologies to changing climates, water resource policies, economic benefits of water adaptation, and meteorology and weather warning systems. The conference aims to contribute to the achievement of the UN’s 6th Sustainable Development Goal, which calls for ensuring access to water and sanitation for all and promoting sustainable water management. By bringing together diverse perspectives and expertise, the conference will seek to identify innovative solutions and actionable strategies for promoting water sustainability and adaptation at local, regional, and global scales.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this conference is to promote knowledge exchange and collaboration among academics, practitioners, policymakers, and other stakeholders working to promote water sustainability and adaptation in the face of climate change. The conference aims to foster dialogue and exchange of ideas among participants, to identify innovative solutions and actionable strategies for promoting water sustainability and adaptation at local, regional, and global scales. The conference will provide a platform for presenting research and case studies, engaging in interactive discussions and workshops, and networking with other professionals in the field. The ultimate goal is to create a community of experts that can drive progress toward water sustainability and adaptation in the years to come.
1. Materials Science and Chemistry
1.1. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering for Sustainable Water Treatment 1.2. Emerging Trends in Materials Chemistry for Water Purification 1.3. Design and Synthesis of Functional Nanomaterials for Water Remediation 1.4. Sustainable Approaches for Heavy Metal Removal from Water using Advanced Materials
2. Material, Modeling treatment and Risk aversion
2.1. Biomimetic and Bioinspired Materials for Water Treatment Applications 2.2. Integration of Nanomaterials in Water Treatment Systems: Challenges and Opportunities 2.3. Characterization and Modeling of Materials for Water Treatment and Separation 2.4. Climate change risk management and its effects on environmental disasters 2.5. Advancements in emergency response systems
3.1. Nanomaterials for Efficient Water Treatment Processes 3.2. Functional Nanomaterials for Photocatalytic Water Treatment Processes 3.3. Nanomaterials for Efficient Adsorption and Catalysis in Water Treatment
4. Water Treatment and Separation
4.1. Novel Separation Techniques for Water and Wastewater Treatment 4.2. Sustainable Approaches for Heavy Metal Removal from Water using Advanced Materials 4.3. Membrane Technologies for Sustainable Water Treatment and Reuse 4.4. Advanced Separation Techniques for Sustainable Water Resource Management 4.5. Hybrid Materials for Enhanced Water Treatment and Separation Efficiency
5. Water Splitting
5.1. Catalytic Materials for Water Splitting and Hydrogen Production 5.2. Advanced Materials and Technologies for Solar-Driven Water Splitting 5.3. Electrochemical Materials for Water Splitting and Energy Conversion 5.4. Advanced Materials for Membrane Technology in Water splitting and Treatment
6. Innovative strategies for water sustainability
6.1. Renewable energy powered desalination and integrated resource recovery seawater treatment 6.2. Challenges and opportunities for water recycling, treatment and reuse 6.3. Smart water distribution and management & green infrastructures 6.4. Water scarcity and water harvesting
7. Policies and regulations for water resource management
7.1. Water governance frameworks and management dimensions 7.2. Circular economy principles in optimizing water resources usage, reuse, and energy extraction 7.3. Regulations for water use and pollution control 7.4. Pricing instruments for sustainable water resources management 7.5. Regulations and promotions for equitable water accessibility
8. Urban planning & design considerations for water sustainability
8.1 Development challenges and opportunities for water management in cities and transition frameworks 8.2 Urban, spatial and environmental treatments for water retention, infiltration, and management 8.3 Water sensitive design and approach for consumption and waste reduction 8.4 Decentralized wastewater treatment and rainwater harvesting techniques and technologies 8.5 Stakeholders planning, participation and implementation
9. Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities
9.1 Integrated Water and Energy Planning 9.2 Smart Water and Energy Grids 9.3 Water-Energy-Food Nexus 9.4 Circular Economy Approaches in Water and Energy Management 9.5 Policy and Governance for Water-Energy Nexus 9.6 Water-Energy Nexus in Urban Settings 9.7 Innovative Technologies for Water-Energy Efficiency 9.8 Social & Economic Implications of the Water-Energy Nexus 9.9 Cross-Border Water-Energy Nexus
Abstract Submission Deadline
01 Jan 2024
Letter of Visa (for delegates who need visa entry) *payment required
15 Feb 2024
Last Notification for Abstract Acceptance & Approval to present
14 Jan 2024
Start Payment Date
15 Jan 2024
End Payment Date
15 Mar 2024
Extended Abstract / Short Paper Submission Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Notification of acceptance/ rejection of submitted extended abstract/ short paper
30 Apr 2024
15 Jun 2024
15 Jul 2024
Registration & Fees
A. Physical Attendance
Type of Registration
ASTI Book by Springer Scopus indexed
Open Access IEREK press Journals
15 Mar 2024
The Confirmation/Payment Completion period will take place from 15 January 2024 to 15 March 2024.
The registration fee does not cover accommodation or travel expenses. A list of accommodation options can only be suggested by our team if available. Contact [email protected] to inquire.
The physical fee covers:
The conference Kit inclusive of: a printed abstracts book, a softcopy of the abstracts book on a USB/CD, Conference notebook, IEREK pen, Conference Flyers/ Printouts.
If multiple abstracts are submitted by the same first author submitted to the conference, a 25% discount is applied to each additional submission.
Each research paper should have one main author who should pay the full fee (Author fees) regardless of attendance. Co-authors, each, have their own fees to pay to attend the event. This applies to online attendance as well as physical attendance.
A research paper fee allows only one author, whether main or co-author, to attend the conference and receive only one copy of the conference Abstract book in both hard and soft copies. Extras can be requested for an additional fee.
Professionalsare categorized as participants who are not affiliated with universities such as practitioners, policymakers, entrepreneurs etc.
Students must provide proof of enrollment in a university by providing an enrollment certificate or a valid university ID (with issue/ expiry date) etc.
Additionally, you have the option to present your submitted abstract as a presentation without the intention of publishing your work, for information about the fees and additional details, please feel free to get in touch with us at:[email protected].
B. Online Attendance
Type of Registration
ASTI Book by Springer Scopus indexed
Open Access IEREK press Journals
15 Mar 2024
The online fee covers:
A softcopy of the abstracts book and/ or hard copy (excluding shipping)
IEREK Participation/ Contribution Certificate in softcopy
*Authors may request that their kits be delivered, for an additional fee decided by the courier, and upon request. Alternatively, authors located in Egypt can pick them up from Cairo/ Alexandria office.
Additional Conference Kit (Excluding Delivery) *Contact us for a quotation on shipping fees.
Loyalty Membership Discounts
The more you attend, the more you're rewarded! IEREK offers its loyal participants with the following discounts depending on his/her attendance:
*The aforementioned discounts are only applicable during Regular and Late Payment times. For more information, please refer to 'Important Dates'.
Payment of the registration fee can be made via the following methods (only after online registration):
1. Bank transfer
Kindly send a request to the conference coordinator/ email and CC [email protected] to receive bank details to complete the payment.
2. Online payment gateway (PayPal)
Participants who would like to complete their payments online must send a request to the conference coordinator/ email and CC [email protected] to receive a customized link to complete their payments.
3. Cash in IEREK branches
Payment in person can be arranged. Please contact the conference coordinator/ Email to receive further information.
Payment Terms and Guidelines:
Read more on Important Dates. For information on payment dates, kindly send a request to the conference coordinator/email and CC [email protected] to receive payment details to complete the payment.
Authors who have registered and completed payment for virtual attendance CAN request a change to physical attendance. However, a change from physical to virtual is NOT possible.
After online registration and payment, the registration fee cannot be reimbursed.
Final Acceptance/ rejection of your full/ extended paper (if submitted) can only be given after the peer review process.
Inclusion in the conference program, acceptance letters issuance and consideration for publication must be preceded by registration and payment completion.
Online Payment (only) should only be completed once a proforma invoice is issued with respective instructions for successful payment.
Attending a conference dramatically enhances both your professional and personal development. They help you sharpen the saw, meet and converse with industry experts, expand your resources and grow your professional network. IEREK Conference will help you:
1. Open Discussions: We bring together leading academic scientists, from different universities and countries, to exchange and share their experiences and research results.
2. Internationally Accredited Certificate: The participants are granted internationally recognized certificates acknowledged by IEREK, the University, and Partnering Organizations.
3. Publication: Selected high-quality manuscripts will be published, after peer review, in the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) book series by Springer or by IEREK Press Journals, both of which are indexed in world-renowned databases.
4. Research Technologies: Conferences can expand your resources by providing a great opportunity to promote gathered information on new technologies related to your research.
5. Networking: You can engage with industry experts to discuss with them the very latest research projects they could be working on and increase your chances of collaboration in future projects.
6. Academic Reputation: Attending many conferences will make you a known figure in academic circles and an active member of the academic community.
7. Conference Abstracts Material: Delegates will receive the conference Abstracts book in both hardcover and digital format on a CD.Shipping fees may apply.
All accepted submissions to the conference, after a rigorous double-blinded peer-review process by the respective and a highly-extinguished Editorial Board, will be published in one of the following:
Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI), an IEREK Interdisciplinary book series published by Springer Nature. (Scopus indexed)
Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) is a series of peer-reviewed books based on important emerging research that redefines the current disciplinary boundaries in science, technology and innovation (STI) in order to develop integrated concepts for sustainable development. It not only discusses the progress made towards securing more resources, allocating smarter solutions, and rebalancing the relationship between nature and people, but also provides in-depth insights from comprehensive research that addresses the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) as set out by the UN for 2030.
The series draws on the best research papers from various IEREK and other international conferences to promote the creation and development of viable solutions for a sustainable future and a positive societal transformation with the help of integrated and innovative science-based approaches. Including interdisciplinary contributions, it presents innovative approaches and highlights how they can best support both economic and sustainable development, through better use of data, more effective institutions, and global, local and individual action, for the welfare of all societies. The series particularly features conceptual and empirical contributions from various interrelated fields of science, technology and innovation, with an emphasis on digital transformation, that focus on providing practical solutions to ensure food, water and energy security to achieve the SDGs. It also presents new case studies offering concrete examples of how to resolve sustainable urbanization and environmental issues in different regions of the world. Read More.
The ASTI series is fully indexed in Scopus and any chapter/ paper published as part of this series will be seen on the Scopus database. Some titles have been successfully indexed or submitted for indexation in Web of Science (ISI).
The ASTI series is fully indexed in Scopus and any chapter/ paper published as part of this series will be seen on the Scopus database. Some titles have been successfully indexed or submitted for indexation in Web of Science (ISI).
Sustainable Landscape Planning and Natural Resources Management (SLNR), an IEREK Interdisciplinary book series published by Springer Nature. (Scopus indexed).
Sustainable Landscape Planning and Natural Resources Management (SLNR) is a peer-reviewed book series that presents groundbreaking research through the intersection of two main areas that of which are ‘Sustainable Landscape Planning’ and ‘Natural Resources Management’. The series initially covers a wide range of academic disciplines in sustainability, including landscape ecology, green urbanism, urban regeneration, land restoration and renaturation, energy management, and nature conservation. Moreover, it also incorporates the latest developments and research in engineering topics that contribute to more sustainable cities, such as Geosciences, infrastructure, civil engineering, geology, mining, water, and natural resources conservation and management.
By showcasing methods for discovering, managing, and employing natural resources, the series aims to provide approaches that enable the responsible use of these resources. Ultimately, the SLNR series is committed to advancing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.
A special issue at the International Journal on Built Heritage By SpringerOpen indexed in Scopus. After submission, the Guest Editors will select outstanding papers for consideration in the journal and invitations will be sent to the selected contributors. Once approved by the Editor-in-Chief, the articles will appear on BH by SpringerOpen by the first quarter of 2024.
About Built Heritage Journal
Built Heritage aims to enhance pluralism and criticism in debates on heritage conservation and revitalization with a globalized perspective. The conceptual basis of this refereed journal lies on the fundamental cultural differences concerning built heritage conservation, recognizing these differences as a source for creativity and a motivation for cutting-edge experimentation. It fosters scientific exchange between Chinese and international scholars and practitioners, offering a platform to record the latest developments in the field. Encouraging international authorship and evaluation, it allows for the homologation of research and practice with regards to cultural diversity.
Built Heritage promotes the awareness for built heritage conservation in China and internationally, inviting scholars to reflect on current hot topics discussions as: the role of contemporary architecture in historic environments; the balance between conservation and development; new tools of heritage management; policy, culture and identity; energy consumption and sustainability.
IEREK Press Journals, a multidisciplinary publisher that aims to cultivate and disseminate research.
Environmental Science & Sustainable Development (ESSD)
ESSD is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that aims to systematically develop the research-driven curiosity and evidence-based discourse of aspiring scholars that seek to contribute to the academic community. As the world is currently living in an age of information where sources are widely available on the Internet, we at ESSD seek to efficiently utilize the available information to help create robust and evidence-based knowledge. In the process, we offer researchers, in general, and young and aspiring ones in particular a quicker way to get their work published and gain exposure through online open access. We pride ourselves on getting submitted work to be published quickly, through the use of our worldwide pool of subject specialist peer reviewers. Find out more about ESSD International Journal here.
The Academic Research Community Publication (ARChive)
ARChive is an open-access journal that publishes conference proceedings on a wide range of topics relating to social sciences. Consequently, it accepts original research papers on a wide spectrum of subjects. ARChive is a journal published on behalf of researchers that perpetually make an effort to contribute to their fields and provide them with high visibility of research submitted. The series publishes, both, theoretical and experimental high-quality papers of current and perpetual interest. It serves to cultivate, propagate, and essentially archive academic research that has been authored and submitted for academic conferences.
Find out more about ARChive International Journal here.
Proceedings of Science and Technology (Resourceedings)
Resourceedings is an open access journal that publishes conference proceedings. Conference proceedings compromise of different disciplines, ranging from Engineering including built environments, architecture, and sustainability. Disciplines also include Technology and Energy. Resourceedings is a journal that publishes research articles that shed light on different crucial issues in order to provide them with solutions and suggestions. The journal publishes articles submitted by researchers of interest in different fields.
Find out more about Resourceedings International Journal here.
BAHETH International Journal - Arabian Researchers Database (Arabic Papers only)
“BAHETH” in Architecture, Engineering, and Technology, is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original academic research in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology. The journal welcomes research in the Arabic Language with an English Abstract. Papers submitted to this journal in Arabic must be presented in the English Language in the conference.
Find out more about BAHETH International Journal here.
IEREK has an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/taking the ideas and work of other Authors without permission and credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, based on the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.
Authors must refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in submitting their abstracts/ papers:
Step 1: Abstract Submission Process
The author should prepare and submit an Abstract of at least 150 – 300 words through the website.
The abstract should be concise and clearly state the proposed research study's purpose, results, and conclusions.
The author should select the most relevant topic for the paper from the corresponding conference topics.
To submit your abstract, you first need to (1) click on the “Register” button on the conference page, (2) click on “Submit Now” and:
Select the Topic in which you are making the submission
Insert the title of your study in the "Paper Title" section
Insert the full abstract in the "Abstract" section/upload a file in the .pdf, .doc, .docm, or .docx format
Add in writing 3 – 5 keywords that define the field, subfield, topic, and research area covered by the article to help other researchers understand and find your work.
Provide the names, affiliations, and E-mails of all authors/ co-authors involved
Confirm your submission by ticking having read the instructions and “submit Abstract”
Step 2.1: Abstract Acceptance
After acceptance of your abstract of at least (150 – 300 words), you will receive a proforma invoice and specific instructions to complete the payment online or by bank transfer (See Conference Fees) to confirm your participation,
Once your abstract has been accepted, please refer to the important dates tab and carefully review the announced dates to avoid late payment, as late payment comes at an extra charge (early bird/regular/late).
After successfully completing payment, you will be issued upon request with the following:
A signed/ stamped abstract acceptance letter
Please note that acceptance of participation, abstract submission, and extended abstract/short paper submissions all have different deadlines. To stay up to date and avoid paying extra fees, or delaying your paper, please carefully review the important dates tab.
Receipt of Payment/ Payment Invoice
Visa Invitation Letter, if needed
After abstract acceptance, you may be given the option to extend the abstract to publish your work in the conference proceedings in ASTI published by Springer Nature (indexed in Scopus/SCImago) (optional not obligatory).
This is not a prerequisite for presenting your work at the conference. Meaning, you can present your submitted abstract without intending to publish your work.
Step 2.2: Abstract Extension / Short Paper (Optional)
Your short paper / extended abstract should be 4 – 6 pages long and submitted before the paper submission deadline, in English, and fit within one of the conference topics.
The Extended abstract i.e., the short paper should follow the research paper structure as follows: Abstract (+keywords), Introduction, problem statement, and study aim, Review of the Literature, Methodology, results and conclusion/ discussion, References list using the Paper Writing Template.
The submission (short paper i.e. extended abstract) should be made following the same procedure followed for the abstract or sent to the conference email.
Here: Authors may need more pages than the allotted maximum of 6 to insert figures, tables, appendixes, etc. In this case, they can submit regular papers (max. 12 pages) with the same fixed fee. For a detailed outline of the fees, please refer to the payment table in the conference fees tab.
The conference does welcome Arabic submissions (with abstracts written in the english language), which will only be considered for publication in BAHETH by IEREK Press.
يمكنك تقديم بحثك باللغة العربية (مع كتابة الملخص باللغة الأنجليزية)، وسيتم نشرها بعد المراجعة في مجلة باحث (مجلة علمية محكمة تنشر أبحاثا أكاديمية في مجالات الهندسة والتكنولوجيا)
Step 3: Rigorous Peer Review Process (double-blind)
This process can only be initiated after payment completion and confirmation:
If submitted, the extension (short paper) will be preliminarily checked (iThenticate plagiarism/ similarity screening Software, readability, and scope) and it will be peer-reviewed. If similarity issues are detected, the following will apply:
% from all sources: 10-15%
% from one source: 3-5%
Higher than 30% (all sources): Reject completely
Lower than 30% (all sources): Ask for revision to decrease the similarities
IEREK has an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/ taking the ideas and work of other Authors without permission and credit is fraudulent. The Reviewing committee and IEREK employees have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, on the basis of the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.
Each paper/ chapter is evaluated by a minimum of two reviewers, after which a final decision by the responsible Editor is made. There is no maximum to the number of times a paper can be reviewed, depending on the quality of the submission.
If your short paper is accepted by the Editors for publishing with comments/ requested modifications, our Editors (publishing department) will contact you once a decision is made and you will be asked to revise and correct it. After resubmission, it will be re-checked. Note: There may be more than one round of peer review and the decision rests with the editors of the title. Missed deadlines may result in complete exclusion/ rejection from the final publication.
If your short paper is accepted for publishing without edits/ comments, the corresponding author will be contacted to provide the final version of their chapters/ papers following Springer Guidelines and sign the Springer consent-to-publish (CTP) form to authorize publication in the conference proceedings.
A back-and-forth process: modifications will be sent back to the responsible Editor/ Series Editor and another round of evaluation conducted where needed. Participants/ Authors should regularly check their emails (Junk/ Spam folders).
If you are not interested in publishing an extended abstract in the proceedings in ASTI by Springer Nature, please inform the conference support ([email protected]).
Step 4: Extended paper
After the conference, the authors of the best papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their research, 8 – 12+ pages in length, (optional) of their short papers for publishing in an edited volume to be published by Springer Nature.
Publishing your short paper (i.e., extended abstract) in the conference proceedings does not prevent the submission of the full version for publishing consideration after the conference if the similarity percentages (SR%) in Step 3 are taken into account.
To help the organizers plan for inter-disciplinary dialogue, participants are requested to choose from the conference themes/ Topics upon registration.
They must also refer to, and abide by, the following instructions in registering and/ or submitting their contributions:
NOTE: If you are contributing as an Author of a submitted abstract (for publishing consideration and/or presentation), and regardless of attendance, the fee for the registration is the same. See and Conference Fees for more information.
Types of Participation
1. Attend/ Present in-person or Online and Publish in indexed Conference proceedings
The conference offers a Physical attendance option for your convenience. That said, participants will have a chance to present their abstract/research, on campus, and have their work considered for publication in the ASTI Series by Springer as part of the conference proceedings.
2. Registration to publish in the proceedings without presenting/ attending
If your full paper is accepted, it may be published in the conference proceedings book in the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation Book Series by Springer (indexed in Scopus) even if you are not attending the conference. In this case, the accepted work will not be included in the final conference program. See Author Instructions and Publishing Opportunities for more information.
3. Non-presenting participant
Non-presenting participants may also wish to attend the conference as Audience Members or Co-authors contributing to an already submitted abstract/ paper. See Conference Fees for more information.
Notes to consider: * Attendance online and in-person are possible upon confirmation with the conference secretariat/ coordinator at [email protected] and following Conference Fees covered.
* The participation fee is uninform for all options presented above.
* For participants wishing to attend in-person, a visa invitation letter will be provided upon request, for which case a copy of your passport will be required. The invitation letter can only be provided after acceptance and full payment.
* Before planning your trip, be sure to check travel restrictions to the conference’s hosting country. Visit travel information and restrictions, and send in your questions if you have any to the conference coordinator at the email [email protected]
Mohamed M. Chehimi
Research Director Université Paris Cité & CNRS (UMR 7086), ITODYS Lab
Mohamed M. Chehimi is Senior Researcher at French CNRS. He received a PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry from Université Paris 7 in 1988. His primary research fields are surface chemistry and XPS surface analysis. In particular, he is interested in developing diazonium salts as coupling agents in materials science, designing reactive and functional polymer grafts and nanocomposites. He recently started a new research program on biochar production and applications for sustainable development. He has 350+ research papers, 25+ book chapters and three patents to his credit, and has edited four books and six themed issues. He serves as Executive Editor-in-Chief of Chemistry Africa
Research Associate College of Engineering
Dr. Kamel Eid received his BS in special chemistry from Al-Azhar University, A.R. Egypt in 2005, M.Sc. in applied chemistry from Helwan University, A.R. Egypt in 2011, and a Ph.D. from Changchun institute of applied chemistry, Chinese academy of sciences, P.R. China in 2016. He has more than 12 years of experience in academia and industry allowed him to work at the American University in Cairo, University of Chinese academy of sciences, Zhejiang University of technology, and Qatar University. He is now working in the center for advanced materials, Qatar University as a research fellow and as a visiting research fellow at RMIT University, Australia. His current research interests including developing novel synthetics approach for the rational design of nanostructured catalysts such as multi-metallic Pt-based nanocrystals, porous carbon-based nanostructures, and graphitic carbon nitride-based nanoarchitectonics for electrochemical energy conversion and production. Also, he has extensive experience in the field of gas conversion reactions and environmental remediation. He has more than 55 peer-reviewed articles in the field of catalysis for electrochemical energy conversion and nanomaterials. This is in addition to 5 US patents in the area of nanomaterials, gas conversion reactions, water desalination, and water treatments Dr. Aboubakr M. Abdullah is currently the Hydro/Qatalum Chair Professor at the Center for Advanced Materials at Qatar University since 2017. He has more than 26 years of experience in chemistry and materials science and engineering Research & Development, Industrial consultations, and project management since. He was awarded his bachelor's and Master's degrees in 1997 from Cairo University, Egypt and a Ph.D. degree from Pennsylvania State University, the USA in 2003. Besides his current position, he worked at Cairo University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Calgary University, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed and 50 conference proceedings articles in the materials, energy, and environment research field in addition to one book chapter and filed and disclosed several intellectual properties. Furthermore, he has supervised many young professionals at the Master's and Ph.D. levels. His research interests including but not limited to energy conversion, water treatment, photocatalysis, and corrosion science and engineering.
Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Inha University
Prof. Jeonghwan Kim received his Ph.D. degree in Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA in 2005. He worked as a postdoctoral research associate in Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University until he joined Inha University, South Korea in 2008 as a faculty member. He is now a full professor at Department of Environmental Engineering at Inha University. His current research interests include membrane based technologies for water, wastewater treatment and resource recovery. Particularly, he has been studying anaerobic membrane bioreactors and process intensification for resource recovery from low and high strength wastewater extensively.
- For participants who need Entry Visas to the country where the conference will be held, IEREKwill issue the corresponding invitation letter for accepted applicants to facilitate visa issuance.
- Please notice that we will endeavor to assist you in obtaining a visa but the responsibility is yours and the decision rests solely with the appropriate Embassy.
- The issuing of visa letters will take place from 15 Feb 2024to 30 May 2024.
Invitation Letter Issuance Process
1- In case the participant is an author who has submitted a research paper to the conference, it must get accepted by the Scientific Committee
2- Required participation fees must be paid
3- The participant should send the following information to the conference's official email:
* A clear copy of passport
* Passport number
* Full name as written in your passport.
* Date of Issuing and Expiration
* Date of Birth
* Email address of the nearest Embassy/Consulate to you
* Mobile Number including country code
4- Conference coordinator will issue the needful invitation letter and send a copy to the participant's email, in addition to another one to the corresponding email address of embassy/consulate
5- The participant should print out the invitation letter along with all other required documents by the embassy/consulate and apply for VISA
Delegates in any event who cancel their registration due to special circumstances will receive refunds according to the following plan:
Up to 60 days before the event
Up to 50 days before the event
Up to 40 days before the event
39 days before the event
A refund is not possible if
-An acceptance letter has been issued (Authors only)
-The proceedings of the event have been published (Authors only)
-All matters have been finalized (accommodation/travel expenses paid for)
Visa Rejection Cases
Reason and proof of rejection must be submitted. If the reason for rejection is due to an error on our part, the participant will be refunded their full fee with a deduction of a 20% administration fee.
Documents to be issued by IEREK to acquire a visa are as follows:
*Final Acceptance Letter (Authors only)
*Visa Invitation Letter
*Invoice/proof of payment
We encourage all authors and attendees to ensure their having acquired all documents (those applicable) mentioned.
If the reason for rejection is not related to any of the aforementioned and is an error on the participant’s part, the following will apply:
*Authors: may choose to let their co-author present his/her research on his/her behalf free of charge. If the author does not have a co-author, a member of the scientific committee shall present on the author’s behalf.
*Audience members/Registrants: will only be allowed to attend another similar event of their choosing that is organized by IEREK free of charge.
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Conference Issn Number
The print ISSN number of the International Conference on "Sustainable Water Management, and Resource Adaptation" is 2974-4628
The online ISSN number of SWMRA conference is 2974-4636