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Linnaeus Eco-Tech 2018

11th International Conference on the Establishment of Cooperation among Companies and Institutions in the Nordic Countries, the Baltic Sea Region and the World - in Kalmar, Sweden, November 19-21 2018.

Researchers, scientists and students, professionals from business sector, municipalities and social enterprises, entrepreneurs and authorities from all countries are welcome!

Background

Linnaeus Eco-Tech has been an academic tradition since 1997. The conference is organized by Linnaeus University in Kalmar, Sweden, every second year. One of the main goals of the conference is to promote research and education cooperation among the countries around the Baltic Sea towards sustainability. It has been more and more obvious that the environmental issues have risen from local through regional to global
concern.

Aims

The conference aims to promote knowledge and research within the areas of environmental science and environmental engineering. These aims are accomplished by plenary sessions, keynote speakers, workshops and oral presentation of scientific papers. The social environment created by the conference makes participants from different countries and fields to learn from each other.

Linnaeus Eco-Tech is based on cooperation between university, industry and policy makers, with the goal of improving relations between these sectors. The objective of such cooperation is to develop environmental technologies and sustainability in the Baltic Sea Region and the World.

Linnaeus University is already active in IWAMA project, and this time has joined the Baltic Sea Challenge network that has similar aims and over 250 committed cities, NGOs, universities, companies and other organisations implementing their own action plans and seeking for co-operation with other organisations.

Scientific topics

Water/Wastewater

Water and wastewater treatment • Non-Conventional treatment systems • Leachate treatment • Water/Wastewater reuse• Constructed Wetland systems • Industrial Wastewater and Storm water management • Ecotoxicology • Occurrence of Pharmaceuticals in water • Harbor/port, bay and lagoon mining • Sludge management • Animals pasture and environmental aspects • Effects of water transportation • Climate change and effects • Health & hygienic materials (sustainable sanitation) • Water distribution from source to tap (freshwater)

Solid waste

Waste management policies, strategies and directives • Innovative waste minimization • Soil remediation • Beyond the zero waste • Hazardous waste • Waste to energy • Storage of recyclables, waste fuels and fire hazards • Modern landfills • Urban, landfill and glass mining - Closing the anthropogenic loops • Phytoremediation • Metal recovery • Waste
management in developing countries

Environment and society

Triple/Quadruple Helix collaboration among university, industry, public sectors and civil society • Environmental economics, awareness and education • Effects of anthropogenic activities and environmental impact assessment • Circular economy concept – innovation and environmental entrepreneurship • Sustainable consumption and production pattern

Dates and Deadlines

Abstracts should be submitted by email to Professor William Hogland, see contact details above.

Deadlines:

  • Abstracts: 1 August 2018
  • Registration: 1 October 2018
  • Papers: 1 October 2018

Accomodations

Several rooms have been pre-booked at the hotels listed below. Please, call or email the hotel directly and mention the booking code "ECO-TECH" when you book to get our special price. Note: The pre-booked rooms can not be booked on-line on the hotels website.

Brofästet Hotel & Conference
Gröndalsvägen 19
SE-392 36, Kalmar
You can book this hotel via e-mail: booking@brofastet.se
or telephone +46/480-42 70 00

Svanen Hotell och Vandrarhem
Rappegatan 1,
SE-392 30, Kalmar
You can book this hotel via e-mail: info@hotellsvanen.se
or telephone +46/480-255 60

Useful information

Travelling to Kalmar

From Copenhagen Airport (CPH):
From Copenhagen Airport/Kastrup, Denmark, take the Öresunds-train directly to Kalmar (about 4 hours).

Train from Copenhagen airport/Kastrup to Kalmar railway station.
Click here for timetable: http://www.sj.se/start/startpage/index.form?l=en

From Stockholm, Arlanda (ARN) to Kalmar Airport (KLR):
http://www.flysas.com/en/us/

Flights from Stockholm Bromma airport (BMR)
https://www.flygbra.se/home/

Train from Stockholm to Kalmar:

Click here for timetable: http://www.sj.se/start/startpage/index.form?l=en

Taxi

Kalmar, +46 (0)480-44 44 44
The taxi stand is situated by Resecentrum (the travel center, train and bus station).