28 May to 2 June 2012
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
The Fifth International Scientific Conference BALWOIS 2012 will be held in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia from 28th May to 2nd June 2012, in Metropol Ohrid Resort www.metropol-ohrid.com.
The purpose of the conference is to provide a solutions-based forum and to exchange information regarding research activities and plans for studying the relationship between climate and environment changes and human activities with specific focuse on water related matters. Attendees will include scientists, engineers, managers, legislators, NGO representatives and policy makers involved in water, climate and environment related matters.
BALWOIS 2012 is a platform for creating partnerships in solving water scarcity problems, floods, droughts, environmental degradation and risk affecting different regions by facilitating the sharing of experiences through the presentation of scientific and technical papers and posters on planning research and development activities.
BALWOIS 2012 is organized under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Macedonia Mr. Nikola Gruevski, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning of Republic of Macedonia and of the French Embassy in Skopje. BALWOIS 2012 is organized by the Balkan Institute for Water and Environment - IB2E www.ib2e.org - , the Macedonian Association of Meteorology METEO MAK, and Faculty of Civil Engineering (Sts. Cyril and Methodius University - Skopje).
BALWOIS is supported by Ministry of Ecology of France, Frrench Embassy in Macedonia, International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), European Meteorologial Society (EMS) and various private companies.
The topics of 5th BALWOIS 2012 International Conference on which abstracts and papers are submitted are :
Topic 1 : Climate and Hydrology
Topic 2 : Water, Environment and Human Activities
Topic 3 : Water Related Risks
Topic 4 : Integrated Water Resources Management
Topic 5 : Ecohydrology
Topic 6 : Computing and Technologies in Water sector