second International Conference on environment
THE ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (AT.IN.E.R.)
Conference Venue: Athens Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens, 50 Akademias Avenue (Metro Station Panepistimiou).
Organizing and Scientific Committee
1 Dr. Theofilos Theophanides, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
2 Dr. Joanna Anastasopoulou, Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
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.
Fani Balaska, Natasa Filiou, Eirini Lentzou, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka.
(The time for each session includes a 10 minutes coffee break)
Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
08:15-08:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.
08:30-10:00 Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
Chair: Dr. Theofilos Theophanides, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
10:00-11:30 Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
Chair: Malek, E., Associate Professor, Utah State University, USA.
11:30-13:00 Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
20:30 - 22:30 GREEK NIGHT AND DINNER
Friday, August 3rd, 2007
09:00-10:30 Friday, August 3rd, 2007
Session IV Water and Soil Pollution
1 Bezbaruah, A., Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University, USA & Thompson, J., Graduate Student, North Dakota State University, USA. Iron Nanoparticles for the Treatment of the Herbicides Atrazine, Alachlor and Dicamba in Groundwater.
2 Canares, M., Assistant Professor, Holy Name University, Philippines. The Seaweed Tragedy in the Philippines: A Case of How Rural Livelihoods Can Be Disastrous to the Environment.
3 Gostin, I.N., Lecturer, University “Al. I. Cuza” Iasi, Romania. Structural Changes in Vegetative Aerial Organs from Trifolium Pratense Under the Air Pollution Action in Ceahlau National Park (Cnp) and its Adjacent Area.
4 Lungu, C., Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA & Crawford, S., Ph.D. Student, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. Laboratory Determination of Styrene Emission from Thermoset Composite Materials.
10:30-12:00 Friday, August 3rd, 2007
1 Bollone, M., Associate Professor, Tallahassee Community College, USA. Increasing Environmental Awareness in Non-Science Major Students.
2 Maier, C., Associate Professor, Texas Woman’s University, USA. The Power of Environmental Education: Enhancing Environmental Literacy of College Students.
3 Mathur, S., Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India & Chakma, S., Ph.D. Student, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. Modelling Gas Generation from Lanfills.
4 Theophanides, M., Senior Software Engineer, Canada & Malvar, A., Senior Software Engineer, Canada. Atmospheric Simulation, Pollution Monitoring and GIS-Based Visualization for Industrial Parks and Airports.
12:00-13:30 Friday, August 3rd, 2007
1 Draughon, L., Ph.D. Student, Florida Atlantic University, USA, Hartmann, J., Professor, Florida Atlantic University, USA, Scarpa, J., Associate Professor, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, USA & Keating, P., Ph.D. Student, Florida Atlantic University, USA. Potential Estuarine Water Quality Improvement Via Marine Invertebrate Bioremediation.
2 Gressitt, S., Medical Director, Northeast Occupational Exchange, USA & Ruhoy, I., Ph.D. Student, University of Nevada, USA. Rationale for a Concerted Focus on Unused Pharmaceuticals.
3 Lagos, T., Lecturer, University of Washington, USA. Fight for Our Lives: Communication Messages and the Environment; A Case Study of Greek Environmental Organizations and the Effectiveness of Environmental Discourse in Rural Populations. (Friday, 3rd August 2007, afternoon)
20:00 - 21:30 DINNER
Saturday, August 4th, 2007
CRUISE: Departure at 7:00 a.m. Return at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 5th, 2007
Tour: Departure at 8:00 a.m. Return at 3:30 p.m.