POST-CONFERENCE REPORT

The 1st IASME/WSEAS International Conference:
ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, ECOSYSTEMS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2005 ,
was held in Vouliagmeni
(Hotel ARMONIA), Athens, Greece from July 12 till July 14, 2005.
More than
250 papers were submitted to this conference and from them 115 papers were accepted.
The authors of the best of the accepted papers received an invitation for sending an extended version
to the
IASME reputable International Journals. The Conference offered a Banquet with live greek and international orchester, singers, and a great ballet of 6 dancers.



SCIENTIFIC PART:
Conference Statistics:
Submitted papers:
258
Accepted papers:
115
From these 115 papers, the WSEAS Committee approved additional Journal Publication for the best papers of the multiconference.

Review Process: Each paper was reviewed at least by 3 independent reviewers. The WSEAS Secretariat sent each paper to 5 reviewers. Some papers received review from 5 different referees. The WSEAS Secretariat had forwarded to the responsible for the correspondence author these comments by personalized emails. The full list of the reviewers will be available in the web page: http://www.worldses.org/reviewers.htm

WSEAS sent a full report of the whole review process and the whole correspondence
to the following international indexes that have recognized officially the Validity and the Reputation
of the WSEAS Conferences:

* INSPEC (IEE),
* AMS (American Mathematical Soceity),
* Mathematical Reviews,
* ZENTRABLATT,
* ISI (ISINET),
* ELSEVIER,
* CSA,
* ELP,
* NLG,
* Engineering Index,
* Directory of Published Proceedings,
* British Library,
* Swets Information Services
  
 

Best Student Paper Award of the Conference:
was given to Mrs. Sophia Sarikou for her paper:
Encouraging nature in urban public parks. An evaluation of the results of the Ecological Approach of 70s, in UKs Urban Nature Parks

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER I:
N. Markatos, Professor, Dr.
School of Chemical Engineering
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
http://www.softlab.ece.ntua.gr/~markatos/uk_biogr.htm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER II:
Samuele Furfari, Dr. Ir.
Chef d'unitι FF, Promotion et dissιmination des rιsultats des programmes
Commission Europιenne, Direction Gιnιrale Energie et Transports
courrier : B-1049 Bruxelles. Bureau : rue DeMot, 24 4/8 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium
samuele.furfari@cec.eu.int
http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/energy_transport/index_fr.html


PLENARY SPEAKER II:
A. Stamou, Assoc. Professor, Dr., School of Civil  Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
(Plenary Lecture: "Mathematical Modeling of Water Quality")

PLENARY SPEAKER III:
F. Rigas, Assoc. Professor, Dr., School of Chemical  Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
(Plenary Lecture: "Novel remediation techniques applied to brown field sites")

PLENARY SPEAKER IV:
A. I. Zouboulis, Assoc. Professor, Dr., Dept. of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
(Plenary Lecture: "Improvement of Drinking Water Plant Treatment")

PLENARY SPEAKER V:
M. Dasenakis
, Assoc. Professor, Dr., Dept. of Chemistry, University of Athens, Greece.
(Plenary Lecture: Environmental Control of Mediterranean Sea)

PLENARY SPEAKER VI:
C. Helmis, Assoc. Professor, Dr., University of Athens, Head of the Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Physics (Plenary Lecture: "Indoor Air Quality")

PLENARY SPEAKER VII:
G. E. Froudakis, Assist. Professor, Dr., Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Herakleion, Greece


Tuning the computer before the opening of the session for Urban Planning and Sustainable Development

 
Just before the opening of the session for Urban Planning and Sustainable Development



Photo from the parallel sessions


Photo from the parallel sessions


Photo from the parallel sessions



SOCIAL PART:
The Banquet took place around the swimming pool of the Hotel "ARMONIA" in July 12, 2005. In the banquet, each participant enjoyed greek and international cuisine from over than 45 different dishes (self-service menu), over than 5 different sweets and over than 5 season fruits, as well as red and white wine, beer, greek ouzo (per request) and coffee. Also, the Organizing Committee offered  wonderful coffee-breaks. The rich coffee-breaks were composed by filter coffee, tea, 4 juices, cakes, biscuits, sweets and fruit tarts.
 

 
Photos from the Banquet (July 12):


The ballet is dancing Greek folklore dances (banquet, July 12, 2005)


The ballet is dancing Greek folklore dances (banquet, July 12, 2005)


Teaching Greek Dances to the WSEAS Participants (banquet, July 12, 2005)


WSEAS participants are dancing with the members of the ballet (banquet, July 12, 2005)



WSEAS participants are dancing with the members of the ballet (banquet, July 12, 2005)




The overall impression of the meeting was excellent. WSEAS Administrative Council thank each of you for increasing the WSEAS Reputation by this important meeting.
See also:  http://www.worldses.org/feedback2005.txt