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International Conference on
Earth and Environmental
Sciences & Technology for
Sustainable Development  

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ICEEST 2020

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25 - 30 January 2020 | Hotel InterContinental Dhaka

25 - 30 January 2020 | Hotel InterContinental Dhaka

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International Conference on
Earth and Environmental
Sciences & Technology for
Sustainable Development  

Welcome To
ICEEST 2020

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25 - 30 January 2020 | Hotel InterContinental Dhaka

25 - 30 January 2020 | Hotel InterContinental Dhaka

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Welcome to ICEEST 2020

Professor Dr. A S M Maksud Kamal
Dean
Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences University of Dhaka

The Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh organizes this conference to improve understanding of the Geo-Resources, Blue Economy, Abrupt Climate Changes, Natural Disasters and Engineering Solutions for the sustainable development in a national, regional and global context that covers a wide range of critically important sessions. As the horizon of knowledge in natural sciences keeps widening, critical and newer forms of issues arise that require sophisticated and subtle analysis by the specialist experts in the earth sciences. Experts of Earth Sciences conduct pragmatic research in natural sciences to face the challenges of the 21st century. Our aim is to disseminate acquired knowledge among the faculties/researchers/students through mutual collaboration. This conference is the first step of such collaboration both in the national and international level. The mission of this conference is to understand the planet Earth and environment; convey the understanding to students and equip them with the knowledge to serve the community.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:

Open for submission

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION EXTENDED DEADLINE:

03 December, 2019.

ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE:

15 December, 2019.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Guide:

Sub-Theme

The Conference will proceed based on the following sub-themes.

Bangladesh has its sovereign rights on 1, 18, 813 square kilometers area in the Bay of Bengal. To utilize this vast sea area, the implication of the Blue economy is inevitable. Blue Economy has become popular all over the World in recent years, for being a sustainable economic model to meet the economic challenges of the 21st century. Blue economy has diversified the economic activities involving the ocean, minimizing the investment and ensuring the balance between economic activity and oceanic ecosystem. Sub theme of this conference aims at correlating blue economy related studies within the region and explore the constraints and possibilities of the blue economy of the Bay of Bengal. This conference will highlight to map out the smart, sustainable and inclusive growth of non-living resources (Oil, Natural Gas, and Heavy Minerals) and living resources (Fish, Shrimp, Crabs, Seaweeds, etc.) within our maritime region.

  • Physical Oceanography
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Geological Oceanography
  • Ocean Policy & Management

The objective of this particular theme is to highlight the roles of geo-resources in achieving sustainable development goals. Specific emphasis will be given on Water and Energy Resources focusing on SDG Goal 6 and 7 respectively. Geo-resources, including water and energy, are important ingredients for the number of other SDG goals as well. Bangladesh is experiencing rapid economic progress and sustainability of the growth depends largely on the water-energy nexus. New innovations, tools, and techniques are needed for ensuring sustainable management of water and energy resources. This conference creates a platform for national and international experts to share experiences and knowledge which can be incorporated in policy and practices.

  • HC Exploration, Development & Management
  • Water Resource Management
  • Potentials & Challenges in Mineral Exploration
  • New Trends in Exploration Technology

To establish a resilient infrastructure and society is crucial in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Natural and man-made disasters not only increase the inequality in the society but also destroy the developments that have been achieved after long time activities of the people and the government. The uneducated, marginalized indigenous people, and the victims of gender discrimination, usually go down to the poverty level due to repetitive disasters. We need resilient infrastructure and society that can withstand any kind of disasters and thus reduce economic losses and human casualties. And in this way, it is possible to alleviate poverty and hunger. We must incorporate disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience in planning, implementation, and maintenance of any development activities initiated by the government, public or private sectors. DRR and resilience should always be prioritized in national and global policymaking. The subtheme of this conference creates an opportunity to share experiences and knowledge of researchers and policymakers to reduce the disaster risk of the elements at risk. This conference opens the avenue to develop an interface between scientists & engineers to assess the level of hazards and corresponding mitigation measures. Addressing the natural, man-made, technological & epidemical hazards following the disaster management cycle.

  • Innovative DRR Technology & Risk Modeling
  • Towards Urban Resilience
  • Social Systems for Risk Governance
  • Resilience in a Changing Climate & Policy Research

Population Dynamics (fertility, Mortality, and Migration) can be treated as a regional development with three components i.e., Social Justice, Economic Development and Sustainable Environment for the holistic regional development. Models of the population dynamics can be employed to revisit the interactions between population dynamics and economic development by incorporating the spatial discrepancy. Population growth is faster in underdeveloped and developing countries of the world. Some countries are thinking that population is the burden of the country, but that trend and skill labor force may asset for the country but most of the developed countries are following laissez-faire population policy. Due to that, they are suffering to gear up the economic development of those countries. Bangladesh population policy is anti-natal, due to that present population growth rate is 1.02 percent. Moreover, accelerating demographic transition will change the overall scenario of the future population dynamics of the World. Now Bangladesh needs to achieve Net Reproduction Rate (NRR) 1.0 for her steady sustainable economic development to keep in mind to maintain an eco-friendly environment. So the sub-theme “Environmental Perspectives on Population Dynamics and Regional Development” can formulate a prescription for the upcoming conference to resolve the regional and Global imbalance of triangular relationship (i.e., population dynamics, regional development, and sustainable environment) with emphasis to Bangladesh context.

  • Urban Planning and Environmental Issues
  • Natural Process and Coastal Dynamics
  • Population Dynamics, Social Issues and Sustainable Development

Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to extreme meteorological events, which threatens not only the lives and livelihood of the people but retards the speed of development of the country. Weather forecasting is a highly challenging task all over the world, not to speak of the South Asian Monsoon region, where weather is extremely erratic. A deeper understanding of the meteorology of the tropics, tropical monsoons, tropical disturbances, physics and dynamics of these processes, their variability and links with distant events, the effect of land surface and land-use changes on the meteorological processes, the impact of rainfall and heat waves on soil moisture is very important. The subtheme will coagulate to the generation of information on the contemporary science of tropical/monsoon meteorology and modern techniques of Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) of meteorological processes. It will help to conduct in-depth discussion on the science of variability of weather and improve prediction of tropical/monsoonal weather and generate stronger interactions and ties among the experts of the world working in this area.

  • Tropical Meteorology and Mesoscale Processes
  • Applications of NWP and Weather Prediction
  • Technology for Meteorological Applications
  • Land-Atmosphere Interaction

Bangladesh is committed to taking national, bilateral, regional and international projects to achieve sustainable development goals (SDG). The plan of SDG coincides with Bangladesh’s demarcation of the maritime boundary with two of its neighbors – India and Myanmar. This gives the country immense opportunities to develop and manage the resources of the Bay of Bengal. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina acknowledged the Bay of Bengal as an economic hub for sustainable development and highlighted her plans for utilizing its resources. The Prime Minister also called upon the regional and international communities to come forward with progressive strategies and outlook for the development and management of the Delta processes under Bangladesh Delta Plan (BDP) 2100.Due to significant poverty alleviation and life quality improvement over the last two decades, rapid urbanization and small and medium industries have been flourished in Bangladesh. To meet the demand for the growing middle-class and the infrastructure development for rapid urbanization, Bangladesh needs a high-tech production system in delivering quality products. To increase the supply of raw materials in the form of production Bangladesh must find and prioritize the area of scientific research and increase bilateral and regional cooperation. Joint projects on Bengal Delta Processes and its resource management is very important in this perspective. The projects are expected to add 1.5% to the annual growth of Bangladesh’s economy by 2030. Exploration of natural resources in the Bengal Delta and infrastructure development for the exploration is very crucial. As a matter of fact, BDP 2100 is the total coalescence of long term strategies & following interventions for assuring long term water & food security, growth of the economy, building resilience to climate change & ensure environmental sustainability. This sub-theme will highlight the nature of deltaic environments and delta-building process with respect to the regional physiographic units to address the development mechanism of the country. Through these sessions, BDP 2100 will critically be analyzed for resources management to link with the sustainable development in various compartments of our recent delta.

  • Evolution and Processes of Bengal Delta
  • Wetland Ecology in Deltaic Environment
  • Delta and Human Interactions
  • Scope and Challenges of Sustainable Delta Management

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