The 4th International Symposium on Sediment Management (I2SM) will be held in Ferrara, Italy, on September 17-18-19, 2014, during the RemTech Expo.
It is being organized by Ferrara Fiere Congressi, Politecnico di Milano - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Environmental Section and the École des Mines de Douai.
The aim of I2SM is to get together academics, professional figures and public agencies involved in sediment issues to discuss the state-of-the-art. The previous editions were held in Lille (France, 2008), in Casablanca (Morocco, 2010) and Alibaug (India, 2012).
The event will consist of a starting plenary session followed by parallel sessions. For further information, click here. The final program is available here, while the list of the 150 contributions accepted for oral presentation or poster display can be consulted here.
The official language of I2SM 2014 is English. Simultaneous translation (English to Italian) will be available for some sessions.
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At the end of the Symposium, on Saturday, September 20, 2014, a technical visit to the MOSE System, in the Venice area, is being scheduled, with reference to sediment management issues (treatment and confinement) in the Lagoon. Sediment treatment plants and sediment confinement areas are to be visited by coach and by boat, respectively.
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A special issue of the international peer-reviewed journal "Environmental Technology" will be edited with selected papers presented at the Symposium, provided they pass the journal's peer-review process.
WELCOME TO FERRARA!
A treasure chest of art and history, Ferrara is surrounded by the green of the plains and it is characterized by a timeless atmosphere that has long attracted visitors and still fascinates today. It is an extremely evocative city, whose intact historical centre has been declared UNESCO World Heritage site as a remarkable example of Renaissance urban planning.
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to Ferrara! We are confident that you will have a truly memorable and rewarding stay.