INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON

       ENVIRONMENT

            August 3-5, 2006, Athens, Greece

 

 

PROGRAM

 Organized by

 

THE ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (AT.IN.E.R.)

 

 

Conference Venue:  Athens Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens, 50 Akademias Street.

    

       Organizing AND SCIENTIFIC Committee

 

1.          Dr. Theofilos Theophanides, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

2.          Dr. Christina Theochari, Academic Member, ATINER & Head of Environment Department at the Centre of Athens Labour Unions and Secretary of Ecology and Environment at the Greek General Confederation of Labour.

3.          Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.

4.          Dr. Panagiotis Petratos, Head, Computer Research Unit, ATINER & Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.

5.          Dr. Ioannis Stivachtis, Head, Politics & International Affairs Research Unit, ATINER & International Studies Program Director, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA.

6.          Dr. David A. Frenkel, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Head of Law Area, Department of Business Administration, School of Management, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

Takis Chreppas, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka


Conference Program

 

 Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

(The time for each session includes a 10 minutes coffee break)

 

8:30-08:50 Registration

08:50-09:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.

Dr. Theofilos Theophanides, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

 

 

09:10-10:30 SESSION I

Chairperson: Petratos, P., Head, Computer Research Unit, ATINER & Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.

  

1.          Antonious, G., Principal Investigator, Kentucky State University, USA. & Snyder, J.C., Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, USA. Impact of Soil Incorporated Sewage Sludge on Herbicide and Trace Metal Mobility in the Environment.

2.          Garcia, J., Researcher, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico. Water Quality and Plankton Community Structure along An Altitudinal Gradient in the Fajardo River, Puerto Rico Rainfall Forest.

3.          Horvath, L., Ph.D. Student, California University of PA, USA & Nikitina, D., Professor, California University of PA, USA. Groundwater Quality and its Impact on Human Health: A Case Study of Pike Run Watershed, SW Pennsylvania, USA.

4.          Jahan, K., Associate Professor, Rowan University, USA,  Everett, J.W., Professor, Rowan University, USA, Orlins, J., Associate Professor, Rowan University, USA, Miller, D.S, Associate Professor, Rowan University, USA, Hasse, J., Assistant Professor, Rowan University, USA & Weaver, K., Professor, Rowan University, USA. Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse in Southern New Jersey.

 

 

10:30-12:00 SESSION II

 

          Chairperson: Beck, D., Associate Professor and Chair, Educational Studies, Knox College, USA.

 

1.            Kleber, K., Graduate Student, East Carolina, USA & Rulifson, R., Professor, East Carolina University, USA. Briny Discharges Impacts from Membrane Filtration Water Treatment Plants on Estuarine Fauna.

2.           Sanlier, N., Associate Professor, Gazi University, Turkey & Hayta, A., Reseacher, Gazi University, Turkey. The Attitudes of the Young Against Environment and the Training for Environment

3.            Spyke, N., Professor, Duquesne University, USA. Sustainability’s Lessons for Environmental Justice.

       


          12:00-13:30 SESSION III

Chairperson: Anastassopoulou, J., Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

 

                              

1.          Hayta, A., Reseacher, Gazi University, Turkey & Sanlier, N., Associate Professor, Gazi University, Turkey. A Study into the Knowledge and Awareness Levels of University Students over Environment.

2.          Henderson, W., Adjunct Faculty, California State University Fullerton, USA, Terpolilli, C., Undergraduate Student, California State University Fullerton, USA, Mata, S., Undergraduate Student, California State University Fullerton, USA, Carrasco, J., Undergraduate Student, California State University Fullerton, USA. Undergraduate Student Perceptions of Water Quality and Environmental Issues, a Quantitative Study to Encourage Student Awareness and Activity Concernig Environmental Issues.

3.          Nikitin, A., Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University, USA, Stickney, J., Ph.D. Student, Grand Valley State University, USA, Nikitin, G., Professor, National University for Food Technologies & Morgan R., Associate Professor, Grand Valley State University, USA. The Enrichment for Diesel Fuel – Utilizing.

4.            Signorelli, J., Electrical Engineer, Las Vegas Valley Water District, USA. Recycled Water Distribution Via Las Vegas.

 

 

       13:30-14:30: LUNCH

 

 

14:30-19:30 FREE AFTERNOON. SHOP AND WALK AROUND PLAKA AND ACROPOLIS

 

19:30-21:30 GREEK NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT        

Place: STAMATOPOULOS TAVERN, 26 Lissiou Street, Plaka, Tel.: 210 3228722

 

        F riday, August 4th, 2006

 

09:00-10:30 SESSION IV

Chairperson: Theophanides, T., Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

 

1.    Rulifson, R., Associate Professor, East Carolina University, USA & Woods, T., Associate Professor, East Carolina University, USA. Surface Waters, Ground Waters, and the Need for Membrane Filtration Water Treatment Plants Along the Coast of North Carolina, USA.

2.    Woods, T., Associate Professor, Geology East Carolina University, USA & Rulifson, R., Professor, East Carolina University, USA. Water Quality Effects of Effluent from Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plants in Albemarle Sound, North Carolina.

3.    Dickens, E.D., Associate Professor, University of Georgia WSFNR, USA & Moorhead, D.J., Associate Professor, University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, USA. Soil Solution Nitrate-Nitrogen Levels after Poultry Litter and Diammonium Phosphate plus Urea Applications in a Slash Pine (Pinus elliottii) Plantation in Georgia, U.S.A.

4.    Nikitina, D., Assistant Professor, California University of PA, USA. Environmental Education beyond the Classroom.



10:30-12:00 SESSION V

Chairperson:  Rulifson, R., Associate Professor, East Carolina University, USA

         

1.     Bajema, R., Associate Professor, USA. The Historic Tall Grass Prairie and the Present Non-Native Grasslands in the North American Midwest.

2.     Leonard, S-A., Ph.D. Student, University College London, UK. Decision Support System for Management of Petroleum Waste/Contaminated Soils: A Review and Research Agenda. 

3.     Dodouras, S., Lecturer, University of Salford, UK & James, P., Lecturer, University of Salford, UK. Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping to Integrate Complex Issues.

 

          

12:00-13:30 SESSION VI

 Chairperson: Bajema, R., Associate Professor, USA.

 

1.   Huckabay, J., Professor, Central Washington University, USA. Creating a Road Map to Collaborative Management of Environmental Conflicts.

2.   Cutting, R., Assistant Professor, University North Carolina, USA. Property Rights as a Key to Environmental Management: Generators versus Receptors.

3.      Kiuila, O., Assistant Professor, Warsaw University, Poland. Can Transition Economies Implement A Carbon Tax and Hope for A Double Dividend? The Case of Estonia.

 

 

  13:30-14:30 LUNCH

                

 

14:30-18:30 FREE TIME FOR SHOPPING AROUND SYNTAGMA SQUARE OR/AND VISIT THE NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS

 

18:30-20:30 DINNER     

  Place: ROZALIA TAVERN, 58 Valtetsiou str., Exarcheia Square, Tel.: 210-330-2933

 

 

Saturday August 5th, 2006

One Day Cruise to the Aegean Islands (includes Lunch)
07:00 Bus Departure from Omonoia Square (Confirm Exact Time and Place during registration)

20:30 Return to Omonoia Square.