2018 Streams

  
2018 Conference Themes-Symposiums-Streams-Panels-Sessions-Tracks-Sections Organized by ATINER

(Due to the 100% international character of our events, the terms above can be interpreted differently by each participant. To ATINER, all those terms are used interchangeably as variants of the same notion of one or more sessions which are thematic and are organized as part of one of our general (non-thematic) conferences. If you want to organize such a thematic event, please review our policy and guidelines, for more details)

Abstract Submission Information
16-19 July 2018
Water Law
as part of the 6th Annual International Forum on Water and the 15th Annual International Conference on Law
Stream Leader:
Dr. Ronald Griffin, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Florida A&M University, USA.

The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers form all areas of law related to water resources (International and National Water Law) such as: Water Rights and Allocations, Water Quality Law, Drainage Law, Water Conservation Order, Groundwater Law, etc.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Ιmplementing Human Rights as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Law
Stream Leader:
Dr. Assaf Meydani , Academic Member, ATINER & Dean of the School of Government and Society, The Academic College of Tel-Aviv–Yaffo, Israel.

The stream is designed to be a dynamic gathering of human rights and social justice activists, advocates, practitioners seeking to broaden our knowledge in understanding the process by which social issues become human rights issues for incorporation into legal standards; in identifying the factors influencing the interpretation of those standards; and in their compliance, implementation, and enforcement at the international and national levels.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Legal History as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Law
Stream Leader:
Dr. Varga Norbert, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Szeged, Hungary.

The purpose of the interdisciplinary miniature stream is to introduce such legal institutions that have an effect on the development of the internal judiciary systems of different countries and are much in evidence in the contemporary legal reforms. The combined examination of history and law can draw the attention of the legislators and legal historians of the 21st Century to the importance of such legal institutions which, if observed from the point of view of legal history, can assist modern codification. The historical legal institutions appearing in the law currently in effect, with the aid of a certain legal “restoration”, can help their understanding, however it does not simply require some sort of theoretical, dogmatic examination but also the analysis of the legal practice and the praxis. Due to the topic of the interdisciplinary stream, this may not only be interesting for people working in the field of law or legal history, but can also get the attention of historians and scientists and researchers working on other, various fields. Through the complex and comparative assessment of the different branches of law, we can come up with a general picture on the development and the role in contemporary legal development of each and every legal institution.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Teaching Law in a Global Society as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Law
Stream Leader:
Professor Michael Blissenden, School of Law Western Sydney University, Australia.

The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers who teach all areas of law and related disciplines.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Water Pollution
as part of the 6th Annual International Forum on Water
Stream Leader:
Dr. Chee Kong Yap, Academic Member, ATINER and Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

Water is an indispensable element for human life. However, clean water supply is a worldwide issue nowadays. This is because of pollution due to anthropogenic activities that is related to increment of the size of human populations. The man-induced inputs would contribute to the contamination of water quality in rivers and reservoirs that are the important sources of pollution. The pollutants include heavy metals, domestic organic wastes, industrial wastes, elevation of oil and grease contents, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, endocrine disrupting chemicals, persistent organic pollutants etc., that would deteriorate the natural chemistries of the water. The monitoring of such pollutant levels in the water samples is important because their elevated levels could be hazardous to biota that living in the water column or the sedimentary compartment that form the aquatic ecosystem. These biota are partly or mostly becoming the natural food resources to human populations. Therefore, water pollution will always become a never-ending issue facing our society today. To conclude, the aim of this stream is to update our knowledge on the issues relating water pollution and to discuss the most practical resolutions to reduce (if not to stop) water pollution integrating social-economic and environmental perspectives.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Practices, Innovations, and Strategies for Global Water Resource Management
as part of the 6th Annual International Forum on Water
Stream Leader:
Dr. Isai T. Urasa, Professor & Director, Water Quality Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Hampton University, USA.

Current trends in population growth and the concomitant expansions of urban centers in many parts of the world pose serious threats to water security and safety. These threats are compounded by pollution concerns stemming from emerging contaminants (the proliferation of pharmaceutical products, nanoparticles and other material-science-based products, etc.) whose environmental behavior and impact are not well understood. There is a need for sustained efforts to develop new and reliable water sources and also establish management practices that comply with acceptable water quality standards. This symposium will provide a forum to examine global water resource and quality concerns and help to formulate sustainable management strategies and practices that can be adopted at the local level.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Dams: Engineering & Geological Issues
as part of the 6th Annual International Forum on Water
Stream Leader:
Dr. Nadhir Al-Ansari, Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental & Natural Resources Engineering, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden.

The aim of the stream is to highlight the engineering and geological issues that can create problems during and after construction of dams. Unexpectedly varied problems during construction or service years can threat the dam itself and the safety of the societies they serve. In the planning stage, selection of the wrong sites might trigger problems like landslides or excessive settlements. Choosing the wrong materials and/or specifications and methods for construction could result in malfunctioning dams. Implementing river diversion scheme can bring troubles to downstream communities, if hydrological data are not correctly analyzed, resulting in overtopping if diversion facilities are not sufficient. Misinterpretation of geological investigation data could lead to either improper foundation treatments or very costly ones. Even trouble free dams may show signs of aging after long service years, demanding constant attention and repairs. Recent climate change impacts on hydrological conditions may require complete revision and remodeling of the slipways and other outlet structures. Improper estimation of sediment discharge of the river might cause rapid siltation of the reservoir. Problems in dams can be of many kinds and variations, so making use of accumulated previous experience of case studies in such problems can be put to good use to avoid new ones.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Animal Production
as part of the 2nd Annual International Symposium on Animal Science & Zoology
Stream Leader:
Dr. Dolores Valentina Mariscal Aguayo, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Autonomous University Chapingo, Mexico.

The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers from all areas of animal production and all the related disciplines.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Animal Nutrition
as part of the 2nd Annual International Symposium on Animal Science & Zoology
Stream Leader:
Dr. Akbar Nikkhah, Distinguished Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran.

Quality animal protein is increasingly demanded as world population increases. The increase is incremental as life is improved. This is of utmost significance for animal scientists since animal production efficiency must increase globally. With an adult individual requiring a minimum of 1 g daily quality protein for each kg of body weight (a half of which coming from animal sources), the importance of efficient animal nutrition for effective animal protein production in form of meat and milk will be rising. Nutrition of both ruminant and non-ruminant animals need to be improved to keep high versatility for animal protein consumers. New technologies must be innovated for higher quality animal protein production. Collaboration among animal nutritionists from different parts of the globe will be a great help. This stream is a platform for critical discussion of various aspects of global animal nutrition to come up with future implications and interventions. Both classic and modern nutritional approaches to animal nutrition are covered to tackle problems in multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary fashions. Nutrition is required to receive aids from physiology, management and genetics for multidisciplinary and timely advances. Regional policies must take into account global requirements for progress in both animal science and industry. This meeting is where thoughts and innovations come together for bright future prospects.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
New Horizon in Plant Abiotic Stress Physiology and Molecular Biology
as part of the 11th International Conference on Agricultural Research
Stream Leader:
Dr. FeiBo Wu, Professor & Deputy Director, Institute of Crop Science, College of Agriculture & Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, China.

The aim of this stream is to bring together academic researchers as well as practitioners of the field, in order to share their findings, ideas, and recommendations in a professional setting. The stream will cover the following aspects: Temperature Stress and Responses of Plants, Water Stress and Responses of Plants, Plant Signaling under Abiotic Stress Environment, New Approaches to Study Heavy Metal-Induced Stress in Plants, Functional Genomics of Stress Tolerance, Plant Epigenetics in Abiotic Stress, and Molecular Design in Crop Tolerance.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
16-19 July 2018
Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Response to Attack of Arthropods Pests
as part of the 11th International Conference on Agricultural Research
Stream Leader:
Dr. Cezary Sempruch, Associate Professor, Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland.

The selection and acceptance of the host plants by the pests is conditioned by a succession of the following stimuli. The colour of plants resulted from content of dyes, affects considerable distances. At a shorter distance, the fragrance stimuli are conditioned by the presence of specific volatile compounds. Such biomolecules may also induce indirect defence mechanisms, attracting natural enemies. In the next stage, herbivores must break down barriers that occur on the surface of plant organs, among others with the presence of epicuticular waxes. After overcoming these barriers, arthropods assess the nutrient resources and/or the presence of antifeedants and toxins. As a result, the course of interaction between herbivores and/or their host plants is the result of the interaction of many plant biomolecules with diverse structures and properties.
In addition, plants have induced resistance mechanisms. It involves responding to threats from herbivorous arthropods, by activating appropriate biochemical and molecular defence mechanisms, including local hypersensitive response (HR) and systemic defence mainly dependent on the salicylate signalling pathway (SAR) or the jasmonate and ethylene signalling pathways (ISR).
The above-outlined issue is currently of interest to many researchers, and the data they acquire in addition to cognitive values ​​is also of application importance. They provide information for rational selection and immunization of plants, which plays a significant role in modern programs of integrated crop protection.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
23-26 July 2018
Data Science
as part of the 2nd Annual International Symposium on Electrical Engineering
Stream Leader:
Professor Marcos A Rodrigues, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

The aim of the stream is to bring together scholars and students interested in advances in Data Science. Papers (in English) addressing theoretical or practical issues in Data Science are welcome, from any application domain. Of particular interest are papers addressing pattern recognition or machine learning models and algorithms for effective decision making, communication, visualization, or data product development.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
23-26 July 2018
Energy: Storage & Management
as part of the 2nd Annual International Symposium on Electrical Engineering
Stream Leader:
Dr. Alexandre De Bernardinis, Academic Member, ATINER & Researcher/Scientist, French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks, IFSTTAR, France.

The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers interested in Energy.
Deadline:closed
Abstract Submitting Form
23-26 July 2018
Theoretical Physics
as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Physics
Stream Leader: Dr. Haiduke Sarafian, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Endowed Chair of John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, USA & Academic Member, ATINER.
The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers of all areas of Theoretical Physics
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
23-26 July 2018
Applied Physics
as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Physics
Stream Leader: Dr. Haiduke Sarafian, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Endowed Chair of John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, USA & Academic Member, ATINER.
Due to the fast development of the space industry, nanocomposites for extraterrestrial applications became highly demanded. Nanocomposites for space applications include materials with high radiation withstanding and absorbing capabilities, corrosion in extra-terrestrial environment (Martian, Venusian, and satellites of the giant planets), thermal-isolation coatings with prolonged lifetime, drugs for treatment space-flight related disorders, caused, for example, by weightlessness, and a number of other materials. The multiplicity of the international research projects in the area of space exploration serves the evidence that scientific results in this area are highly demanded. The goal of this stream is to experience exchange of ideas and information on nanotechnology-related educational issues among universities and research labs, and to establish scientific and technical connections with European and all-over the world partners, improving the efficiency of the research and development in the area of nanocomposites, deepening the academic knowledge on the matter
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
23-26 July 2018
Nanocomposites for Space Applications
as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Physics
Stream Leaders:
Dr. Kirill Levine, Associate Professor, Department of General & Technical Physics, St. Petersburg Mining University, Russia.
Dr. Alexander Mustafaev, Professor of Physics & Head, Department of General and Technical Physics, Head, Plasma Nanotechnology Laboratory, Saint Petersburg Mining University, Russia.

The problematic targeted by this stream covers, but is not limited to, applying plasma technologies for creating nanocomposites, different materials, including smart nanocomposite materials for space-related technologies, such as sensors, protecting screens, lubricants, fuel additives, radiation stable materials, biocomposites. Participants from academic universities, government scientific laboratories and industrial companies are welcome to this conference stream
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
23-26 July 2018
Multifractals
as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Physics
Stream Leader: Dr. Daniel Schertzer, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor & Chair “Hydrology for Resilient Cities”, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (ENPC), France.
Three decades ago, multifractals were a major breakthrough in nonlinear sciences by providing a general framework to understand, analyse, and simulate fields that are extremely variable over a wide range of space-time scales, i.e., to decipher some order (cosmos) in the apparent disorder (chaos). Due to the ubiquity of this problem, multifractals quickly diffused across scientific domains (and beyond, e.g., cultural activities) with almost no exception, both in theory and application levels. Multifractals became thus one of the most interdisciplinary concepts.
This fast diffusion has helped to diversify their use, but also might have privileged their specialised applications vs the necessary interdisciplinary confrontation to develop them to their full extent by better evaluating what are the obstacles to overcome (e.g., at formalism level), the generalisations to proceed, especially in relation with somewhat neighbouring concepts (e.g., complex networks), as well as to better share the successes and new domains to be explored (e.g. resilience of complex systems).
Therefore, we believe it is timely to have an in-depth discussion on the multi-faceted development of multifractals across scientific disciplines. Athens is presumably the most suitable place to pursue this discussion on the duality of cosmos and chaos.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
23-26 July 2018
High-Energy Astrophysics
as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Physics
Stream Leader: Dr. Athina Meli, Academic Member, ATINER, Visiting Scientist and Research Scholar, University of Gent & University of Liege, Belgium and Ronin Institute Montclair, USA.

The aim of this conference-stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work, theoretical or observational, by providing their recent research results or a review on the discipline of High-Energy Astrophysics which may include topics in the interrelated fields of: Multi-messenger astronomy, Gamma-ray astronomy, Cosmic-ray astrophysics, Supernovae, Neutron stars, Gamma-Ray Bursts, Active-Galactic-Nuclei and Jet physics, Cosmic Plasmas and Magnetic fields, Galactic and extra-galactic observational astronomy.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
30-31 July &
1-2 August 2018
Forced Migration and Flight into Europe. Developments and Challenges
as part of the 5th Annual International Symposium on Social Sciences
Stream Leader: Dr. Albert Scherr, Professor & Head, Institute of Sociology, University of Education-Freiburg, Germany.
The aim of the stream is firstly to analyse recent societal developments regarding the handling of flight and forced migration. In doing so, a focus will be on the societal conflicts that emanated in Europe’s countries in reaction to the so-called refugee crisis. Of special interest are the reactions of governments, political parties and of the dominant media towards nationalistic and racist defensive attitudes as well as towards solidary groups within civil society. Secondly, the role of social sciences in these conflicts will be discussed: What significance does social sciences research about flight and forced migration have in European countries? Is a critical position regarding a policy that is directed towards the control of refugees and forced migrants capable of consensus within social sciences? How much influence might our analyses have upon the political and media discourse in each of the national contexts? What could be possibilities and conditions for a European network of research on flight and forced migration?
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
30-31 July &
1-2 August 2018
Health and Fitness Through Dance as part of the
14th Annual International Conference on Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences
Stream Leader: Dr. Margo Apostolos, Academic Member, ATINER & Associate Professor, University of Southern California -USC Kaufman School of Dance-USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center-& Co-Director- Cedars-Sinai, USA.
The stream will examine Dance from the perspective of Health, Fitness, Conditioning, Rehabilitation, PT, and Best Practices.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
Global Tourism: Current Challenges and Future Prospects
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism Research Unit, ATINER & Researcher, Department of Economic Analysis & Research, Central Bank of Greece, Greece.
The aim of the stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work to academics and researchers from different disciplines. Papers are considered from all areas of tourism, global tourism.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
Digital Global Society, Technology and Innovation Economy
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Panagiotis Petratos, Vice-President of Information Communications Technology, ATINER & Fellow, Institution of Engineering and Technology & Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.
The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers of all areas of global economy, global society, technology and other related areas.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
From Local Cultures to a Global Culture
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Mary Ellis, Director, Human Development Research Division & Senior Lecturer, National Institute of Education, Singapore.
The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers, who are interested in, or who are researching cultural issues within the context of an ever-changing Global world.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
Challenge of Migration Flows in the Mediterranean
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Gregory A. Katsas, Vice President of Academic Affairs, ATINER & Associate Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece.
The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers from all areas of studies relative to migration, refugees and other related disciplines. Selected papers will be published at the Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies in a special issue on the Refugee Crisis and Forced Migration Flows in the Mediterranean Basin.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
Business Analytics
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Theodore Trafalis, Director, Engineering & Architecture Research Division, ATINER, Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Director, Optimization & Intelligent Systems Laboratory, The University of Oklahoma, USA.
The aim of the stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work to academics and researchers from different disciplines. Papers are considered from all areas of Business Analytics.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
Global Marketing
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Cleopatra Veloutsou, Head, Marketing Research Unit, ATINER & Senior Lecturer in Marketing, University of Glasgow.
The aim of the stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work to academics and researchers from different disciplines. Papers are considered from all areas of marketing.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
Global Trade and Global Finance
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Peter Koveos, Head, Accounting and Finance Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Finance, Syracuse University, USA.
The aim of the stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work to academics and researchers from different disciplines. Papers are considered from all areas of trade and finance.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
From Local Development to Global Development
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Mr. Thomas Papanikos, President, Institute of Local Development (ITAP).
The aim of the stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work to academics and researchers from different disciplines. Papers are considered from all areas of development studies.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
The Role of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in a Globalized World
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. George Priovolos, Director, Center for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (CSME) & Professor, Iona College, USA
The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers of all areas of Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, MIS and Law, Technology and Industrial Dynamics and Structures.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
Teaching Global Studies
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor of Economics, University of Stirling, UK.
The aim of the symposium is to bring together academics and researchers of all areas of global education and teaching.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form
20-23 December 2018
International Accounting & Finance
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects
Stream Leader: Dr. Peter Koveos, Head, Accounting and Finance Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Finance, Syracuse University, USA.
The aim of the stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work to academics and researchers from different disciplines. Papers are considered from all areas of accounting and finance.
Deadline: 20 August 2018
Abstract Submitting Form

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