TREASURE-WATER conference

 

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INTERNATIONAL APPLIED RESEARCH CONFERENCE
“Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources: Russia and Kazakhstan“
and
APPLIED RESEARCH WORKSHOP
“Legal Environment of Rational Use of Water Resources within the KhMAO – Yugra (Ob-Irtysh Basin)

16 – 19 October, 2017
Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

Программа конференции 16-19 Октября
Conference  program 16-19 October

 

UNESCO Chair “Environmental Dynamics and Global Climate Change” of Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia are pleased to invite you to participate in the International applied research conference

«Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources: Russia and Kazakhstan» and the Applied research workshop «Legal Environment of Rational Use of Water Resources within the KhMAO – Yugra (Ob-Irtysh Basin)».

The applied research conference and workshop are the part of the 2017 Ecology Year’s Key action plan in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra and are organized within the European Commission’s Erasmus+ international project «Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources: Russia and Kazakhstan» (TREASURE-WATER).

The conference aims to contribute to the comprehensive knowledge sharing on management and protection of water bodies, as well as to join efforts to address water security issues.

The workshop is set to improve the expertise level of staff in water-related industries to settle issues of the rational use of water resources.

Corporate experts featuring water use and disposal, officers of regional environment agencies of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and other countries, officials, researchers, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students are welcome to participate.

Organizers:

  • Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk;
  • Centre for Laboratory Analysis and Technical Metrology in Ural Federal District, Regional branch in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra;
  • Control and supervision services in the sphere of environmental protection, wildlife and forestry relations in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra;
  • Russian Geographical Society, Regional branch in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra;
  • EU Erasmus+ international project «Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources: Russia and Kazakhstan» (TREASURE-WATER).

Organizational and financial support:

  • The Government of Khanty-Mansoysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra;
  • Control and supervision services in the sphere of environmental protection, wildlife and forestry relations in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra;
  • Centre for Laboratory Analysis and Technical Metrology in Ural Federal District, Regional branch in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra;
  • Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk;
  • EU Erasmus+ international project «Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources: Russia and Kazakhstan» (TREASURE-WATER).

Program Committee:

  • Sergey V. Pikunov, Director of Control and supervision services in the sphere of environmental protection, wildlife and forestry relations in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra
  • Prof. Dr. Andrey B. Martynenko, Vice-rector for Research and International Affairs, Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
  • Prof. Dr. Edgar Wagner, Faculty of Biology, Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg, Germany, coordinator of the EU Erasmus+ project «Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources: Russia and Kazakhstan»
  • Galina V. Telegina, Director of Regional Institute for International Cooperation, Tyumen State University, the non-EU partner project coordinator, Tyumen, Russia
  • Ioannis Tzovenis, Research fellow, Department of Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • Charalampos Skoulikaris, Research fellow, School of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Asst. Prof. Lyaila K. Akbaeva, Department of Environment Management and Engineering, Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilev, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Balzhan Z. Medeubaeva, Head of Department of Postgraduate studies, Sarsen Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State University, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
  • Prof. Dr. Bella A. Krasnoyarova, Head of Laboratory of Landscape Water and Ecology Research, Institute for Water and Ecology Problems at Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian branch, Barnaul, Russia
  • Prof. Dr. Gennady Y. Baryshnikov, Head of Department of Environment Management and Geo-ecology, Altai State University, Barnaul, Russia
  • Prof. Dr. Anar Myrzagaliyeva, Vice-rector for teaching and methodical work, Sarsen Amanzholov East Kazakhstan State University, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan

Organizing Committee

Chairperson:

Olga N. Kornilova, Director of Centre for Laboratory Analysis and Technical Metrology in Ural Federal District, Regional branch in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra

Members of Organizing Committee:

  • Svetlana V. Korol, Deputy director of control and supervision services in the sphere of environmental protection, wildlife and forestry relations in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra
  • Dr. Galina A. Tkachenko, Deputy director of Centre for Laboratory Analysis and Technical Metrology in Ural Federal District, Regional branch in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra
  • Anna V. Brovina, PhD, Vice-rector for Youth Policy and External Affairs, Yugra State University
  • Prof. Dr. Boris P. Tkachyov, Department of Economics, Yugra State University, Chair of Russian Geographical Society, Regional branch in Khanty-Mansiysk
  • Prof. Dr. Valery A. Zemtsov, Head of Department of Hydrology, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia
  • Vitaly Y. Khoroshavin, PhD, Director of Institute of Earth Sciences, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
  • Prof. Dr. Elena D. Lapshina, Head of Department of Biology, Director of Research and Educational Centre «Environment Dynamics and Global Climate Change», Yugra State University
  • Evgeny A. Zarov, Sccientific researcher, Research and Educational Centre «Environment Dynamics and Global Climate Change», Yugra State University

Key scientific directions:

  1. Basin concept in environment management.
  2. Integrated water management of trans-regional rivers.
  3. Water use of trans-regional rivers.
  4. Water quality of trans-regional rivers.
  5. Trans-regional issues of the Ob and the Irtysh rivers.
  6. Legal environment of trans-regional water use.

Program:

  • The preliminary timeline:
  • 15 October – arrival of participants;
    16 October – INTERNATIONAL APPLIED RESEARCH CONFERENCE
    «Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources: Russia and Kazakhstan»;
    17 October – APPLIED RESEARCH WORKSHOP
    “Legal Environment of Rational Use of Water Resources within the KhMAO – Yugra (Ob-Irtysh Basin)”;
    18-19 October – field excursion to Mukhrino field station (Yugra state univerisyt, Khanty-Mansiysk);
    20 October – departure of participants.
  • Working languages of the conference are Russian and English. Working language of the workshop is Russian. The proceedings of thesis will be published.
  • Registration fees: is not provided
  • Contacts:
  • Prof.Dr. Elena Lapshina
    Head of the Research Educational Center “Environmental Dynamics and Global Climate Change” (UNESCO Chair) of Yugra State University
    Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
    Tel./Fax: +7 3467 357-714, Mobile: +7 9129021033

 

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