Intoduction

2nd Young Researchers National Conference on Water & Environment

Water is a key driver for economic and social development of any country. It has a basic function in maintaining the integrity of the natural environment and is also linked to other vital natural resources; hence it is imperative that water issues cannot be resolved in isolation. Due to this fact, the worldwide integrated approach for managing water resources and environmental issues is adopted and acknowledged at all levels. Thus, knowing the importance of sustainable management of water and environmental related issues in Pakistan, USPCAS-W, MUET, Jamshoro is and organizing 2 Two-Day Young Researchers' National Conference on Water and Environment (NCWE-18).

About The Center

2nd Young Researchers National Conference on Water & Environment

Knowing the importance of water for sustainability of life under current climate change scenario, U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) was established at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, with the financial support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan under the Cooperative Agreement signed with USAID on December 12, 2014 for five years. The University of Utah (UU), USA is providing technical assistance to MUET for advancing the development and growth of USPCAS-W.

Aim of Conference

2nd Young Researchers National Conference on Water & Environment

The aim of this conference is to provide an ideal academic platform to young researchers and scholars from all over the country to present, share and exchange their latest findings about water and environment related issues. The papers on different themes of the conference will be presented in parallel sessions to provide opportunities to delegates throughout the country to share their scholarly knowledge, skills, experience and expertise with focus on water, environmental and communal challenges facing our current and future generation. The targeted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the conference are: Goal No. 1, 2, 6 and 13.

CONFERENCE TOPICS

2nd Young Researchers National Conference on Water & Environment

  • Water Governance
  • Irrigation Water Management and Crop Water Productivity
  • Integrated Water Resource Management
  • Sustainable Groundwater Management
  • Decision Support System
  • Flood Forecasting and River Engineering
  • Water Quality and Scarcity
  • Waste Management
  • Water and Health
  • Air & Noise Pollution and Odor Control
  • Green Technology (Biomass/ Waste/ Soil)
  • Environmental Policy and Economics
  • Water Sanitation and Health Sciences
  • Urban Water Supply and Demand
  • Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Water and Environment
  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation
  • Soil Salinity, Waterlogging and Drainage

Accommodation

2nd Young Researchers National Conference on Water & Environment

A wide variety of hotels and guesthouses are available in Hyderabad city at about 15 minutes' drive from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro. Accommodation can be arranged on written request from the delegates at reasonable price.

Important Dates

2nd Young Researchers National Conference on Water & Environment

Extended Abstract Submission 15th June 2018
Acceptance Notification 30th June 2018
Submission of Full-Length Paper 15th July 2018
Full Paper Acceptance Notification 25th July 2018
Conference Day 2nd, 3rd August 2018

Registration Fees

For Professionals PKR 1000
For Students PKR 500
Account No HBL Mehran University Branch, Jamshoro 00727901894001