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2nd International Environmental Educators’ Conference Call for Papers: “Higher Education Institutions: Building Pathways towards a Sustainable Future”

August 26th, 2015 Posted by education, events 0 thoughts on “2nd International Environmental Educators’ Conference Call for Papers: “Higher Education Institutions: Building Pathways towards a Sustainable Future””

The Philippine Association of Tertiary Level Educational Institutions in Environmental Protection and Management (PATLEPAM), in cooperation with the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources will conduct the 2nd International Environmental Educators’ Conference on November  25-26,  2015, with the theme — “Higher Education Institutions: Building Pathways towards a Sustainable Future” at the Heritage Hotel in Roxas Blvd., corner EDSA, Pasay City.

The Conference serves as a venue where international and local educators and professionals can present their researches and studies on environmental education and network among peers to strengthen collaborative partnerships and linkages. The Conference will also launch PATLEPAM partnership with United Nations Environment Programme’s Global University Partnership for Environmental Sustainability (GUPES), enabling attendees to henceforth be directly linked to UNEP-GUPES and the wealth of its educational resources and other partnership possibilities.

In connection, PATLEPAM announces its call for papers/posters and invites educators, researchers and extension workers in the areas of environment and environmental education to submit papers for presentation in parallel sessions on any of the topics below. Abstracts of papers and posters, in 200 words, should be sent by e-mail to ecofriendlyschools@gmail.com. Submission should contain the title, keywords, author/s, affiliation and contact addresses. Please refer to the guidelines for submission of papers in the PATLEPAM website at www.emb.gov.ph/portal/eeid/patlepam.

Thematic Areas for Paper/Poster Presentation:

Main theme:  “Higher Education Institutions: Building Pathways towards a Sustainable Future”

Abstract submissions should focus on what higher education institutions are doing in the areas of Research and Extension, Curriculum Development, Capacity Building and Leadership, Networking and Partnership in the six thematic areas:

1. Climate Change
2. Ecosystems Services
3. Disaster Risk Reduction
4. Ecosystems and Economics
5. Wastes and Chemicals
6. Resource Efficiency

Discussions may dwell on State of the Art Science and Situationer; Lessons Learned and Good Practices; Strategic Directions and Modelling Studies and Pathways for the future on the six themes.

Important Dates to Remember

– Deadline for Submission of Abstracts – September 15, 2015
– Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts – beginning October 15, 2015
– Deadline for Full Papers and Posters – November 6, 2015 (for those who are willing to be included in the CD proceeding of the Conference)

For inquiries, please contact:

The PATLEPAM Coordinator
c/o The Chief, Environmental Education and Information Division
Environmental Management Bureau-DENR
E-mail:  elenemb2002@gmail.com; elenidabasug@yahoo.com;
Telefax No. (+632) 928-46-74
ecofriendlyschools@gmail.com

 

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