Wessex Institute of Technology

4 Current Events found

Wessex Institute of Technology Current Events

  • 11th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning 2020

    11th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning 2020

    A Coruna, Spain

    Planners, environmentalists, architects, engineers, policy makers and economists have to work together to ensure that planning and development can meet our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations. Problems related to development and planning, which affect rural and urban areas, are present in all regions of the world. Accelerated urbanisation has resulted in the deterioration of the environment and loss of quality ...

  • 14th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability 2020

    14th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability 2020

    Rome, Italy

    The meeting always attracts a substantial number of contributions from participants from different backgrounds and countries. The variety of topics and experiences is one of the main reasons behind the success of the series.Urban areas result in a series of environmental challenges varying from the consumption of natural resources and the subsequent generation of waste and pollution, contributing to the development of social and economic ...

  • Short Course on Computer-Assisted Oil Spill Environmental Assessments in Land and Water

    Short Course on Computer-Assisted Oil Spill Environmental Assessments in Land and Water

    New Forest, United Kingdom

    The huge volume of hydrocarbons transported through pipelines and by ships poses a continuous risk to the environment due to accidental spills. Understanding the processes determining oil trajectory and fate, and learning oil spill simulation tools, allows environmental professionals to design better response plans, and help with mitigating future events. This course provides insight into the main processes that govern overland and water oil ...

  • Short Course on Water Supply 2020

    Short Course on Water Supply 2020

    New Forest, United Kingdom

    Generally speaking, we believe that an evaluation and improvement of a water supply network must be carried out by following the following steps. First evaluation of the network. Water balance. Collection of network data. Selection and application of performance indicators. Construction of the mathematical model of the network. First quantitative assessments. Application of optimization models. Work with scenarios. Identification of network ...

28 Past Events found

Wessex Institute of Technology Past Events

  • 9th International Conference on Sustainable Tourism 2020

    9th International Conference on Sustainable Tourism 2020

    Madrid, Spain

    Today, tourism is an important component of development, not only in economic terms but also for knowledge and human welfare. Tourism today is an activity accessible to a growing number of people.The phenomenon has many more advantages than disadvantages. New forms of economic development and increasing wealth of human societies depend on tourism. Our knowledge of the world now includes a strong component due to tourism. Human welfare has ...

  • 10th International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment 2020

    10th International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment 2020

    Madrid, Spain

    The conference provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and works on the current situation of waste management amongst professionals, researchers, government departments and local authorities.Waste Management is one of the key problems of modern society due to the ever-expanding volume and complexity of discarded domestic and industrial waste.Society is increasingly aware of the need to establish better practices and safer ...

  • 17th International Conference on Railway Engineering Design & Operation 2020

    17th International Conference on Railway Engineering Design & Operation 2020

    Berlin, Germany

    The meeting is organised by the Wessex Institute and sponsored by WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, the International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning and the International Journal of Transport Development and Integration.The Conference aims to update the use of advanced systems, promoting their general awareness throughout the management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other emerging passenger, ...

  • 12th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation 2020

    12th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation 2020

    Lisbon, Portugal

    The conference covers a series of important topics of current research interests and many practical applications. It is concerned with all aspects of Risk Analysis and hazard mitigation, associated with both natural and anthropogenic hazards.Current events help to emphasise the importance of the analysis and management of risk to planners and researchers around the world. Natural hazards such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, fires and ...

  • 16th International Conference on Structures under Shock and Impact 2020

    16th International Conference on Structures under Shock and Impact 2020

    Lisbon, Portugal

    The increasing need to protect civilian infrastructure and industrial facilities against unintentional loads arising from accidental impact and explosion events as well as terrorist attacks is reflected in the sustained interest in the SUSI meetings over three decades. While advances have been made over this period, many challenges remain, such as to develop more effective and efficient blast and impact mitigation approaches than those that ...

  • 5th International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impact on Sustainable Development 2020

    5th International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impact on Sustainable Development 2020

    Seville, Spain

    The meeting will provide an international forum to discuss the most serious problems affecting sustainable development. The Conference will consider the impact of economic constraints on the environment, taking into account the social aspects as well as the over-use of natural resources. Uncontrolled development can also result in damage to the environment in terms of the release of toxic substances and hazardous ...

  • 28th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution 2020

    28th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution 2020

    Seville, Spain

    Air Pollution 2020 is the 28th annual meeting in the successful series of international conferences organised by the Wessex Institute dealing with Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution.The meetings in this series have discussed and considered many important air pollution issues and the international nature of the attendees has ensured that the conference findings and conclusions enjoy wide and rapid dissemination amongst the ...

  • 10th International Conference on High Performance and Optimum Design of Structures and Materials 2020

    10th International Conference on High Performance and Optimum Design of Structures and Materials 2020

    Prague, Czech Republic

    The conference addresses issues involving advanced types of structures, particularly those based on new concepts or new materials and their system design. Contributions will highlight the latest development in design, optimisation, manufacturing and experimentation in those areas. The meeting also aims to search for higher performance sustainable materials.Most high performance structures require the development of a generation of new ...

  • 13th International Conference on Advances in Fluid Mechanics 2020

    13th International Conference on Advances in Fluid Mechanics 2020

    Prague, Czech Republic

    The field of fluid mechanics is vast and has numerous and diverse applications. The conference covers a wide range of topics, including basic formulations and their computer modelling as well as the relationship between experimental and analytical results. The emphasis is on new applications and research currently in progress.The papers – like others presented at Wessex Institute conferences – are part of the WIT Transactions in Engineering ...

  • 43rd International Conference on Boundary Elements and other Mesh Reduction Methods 2020

    43rd International Conference on Boundary Elements and other Mesh Reduction Methods 2020

    Daytona Beach, FL, USA

    The annual conference on Boundary Elements and other Mesh Reduction Methods (BEM/MRM) which started in 1978, now in its 43rd version, is to take place at Daytona Beach Campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.The meetings since 1978 have produced a collection of edited volumes in which the major developments in the field have been represented. This valuable series has been offered in digital form since 1993, with all papers available ...

  • 15th International Conference on Monitoring, Modelling and Management of Water Pollution 2020

    15th International Conference on Monitoring, Modelling and Management of Water Pollution 2020

    Valencia, Spain

    The conference, which has always been very successful, provides a forum for discussion amongst scientists, managers and academics from different areas of water contamination. The wealth of information exchanged in this international meeting continues to be of great benefit to all involved with water pollution problems.The environmental problems caused by the increase of pollutant loads discharged into natural water bodies requires the ...

  • 2nd International Conference on Urban Agriculture and City Sustainability 2020

    2nd International Conference on Urban Agriculture and City Sustainability 2020

    Valencia, Spain

    Following the success of the first conference in the series which took place in the New Forest, UK (2018), the conference has been reconvened in 2020. The aim of the meeting is to review and discuss ways in which urban agriculture can contribute to achieving sustainable cities.As urban populations continue to increase it is essential to consider ways of reducing their impact in terms of use of natural resources, waste production and climate ...

  • 7th International Conference on Flood and Urban Water Management 2020

    7th International Conference on Flood and Urban Water Management 2020

    Valencia, Spain

    The meeting aims to attract researchers, academics and practitioners actively involved in improving our understanding of urban water systems and flood events.Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year. Apart from the physical damage to buildings, contents and loss of life, which are the most obvious, impacts of floods upon households and other more indirect losses are often overlooked. These indirect and ...

  • 8th International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature 2020

    8th International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature 2020

    A Coruna, Spain

    Many of the changes are motivated by a drive towards eco-architecture, trying to harmonise architectural products with nature. Another important issue is the adaptation of the architectural design to the natural environment, learning from nature and traditional construction techniques.Contemporary architecture is at the threshold of a new stage of evolution, deeply influenced by the advances in information and computer systems and the ...

  • 5th International Conference on Water and Society

    5th International Conference on Water and Society

    Valencia, Spain

    The Water and Society Conference is to be reconvened in 2019 following the success of the previous meetings, the first of which was held in Las Vegas in 2011, followed by a meeting in 2013 in the New Forest, UK, home to the Wessex Institute; La Coruna, Spain (2015) and Seville, Spain (2017).Over the centuries, civilisations have relied on the availability of clean and inexpensive water. This can no longer be taken for granted as the need for ...

  • 13th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability

    13th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability

    Valencia, Spain

    The 13th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability addresses all the aspects of urban environment aiming to provide solutions leading towards sustainability. The Sustainable City 2019 conference follows a series of very successful meetings that started in Rio (2000), followed by Segovia (2002), Siena (2004), Tallinn (2006), Skiathos (2008), A Coruña (2010), Ancona (2012), Kuala Lumpur (2013), Siena (2014), Medellin ...

  • 6th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Risk: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes

    6th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Risk: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes

    Ancona, Italy

    This series of conferences originated with the need for academia and practitioners to exchange knowledge and experience on the way to handle the increasing risk of natural and human-made disasters. Recent major earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, floods and other natural phenomena have resulted in huge losses in terms of human life and property destruction. A new range of human-made disasters have afflicted humanity in modern times; terrorist ...

  • 3rd International Conference on Coastal Cities and their Sustainable Future

    3rd International Conference on Coastal Cities and their Sustainable Future

    Rome, Italy

    Coastal areas are a common destination, it brings in economic growth but implies additional urban development and increases the need for resources, infrastructure and services.The location of coastal cities, facilitates transportation and development of related activities. This requires the existence of large ports, with the corresponding increase in maritime and road traffic and its inherent negative effects.The above-mentioned activities ...

  • International Conference on Maritime Transport

    International Conference on Maritime Transport

    Rome, Italy

    The substantial growth of maritime shipping has resulted in large quantities of good and products being transported around the world, creating a demand for innovative solutions for infrastructure and fleets. A further increase in the scale and the size of container carriers and passenger cruisers also requires special facilities. These developments have presented a challenge for different types of technologies, as well as operational ...

  • 8th International conference on Energy and Sustainability

    8th International conference on Energy and Sustainability

    Coimbra, Portugal

    Depletion of resources and severe environmental effects resulting from the continuous use of fossil fuels has motivated interest in renewable energy resources and the search for sustainable energy policies.Changes required to progress from an economy focussed on hydrocarbons to one taking advantage of sustainable renewable energy resources needs considerable scientific research. Energy policies and management are of primary importance to ...