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VI International Conference on the Environment and Development

This is the most important international meeting on environment held in Cuba, it's purpose is to continue broadening on themes discussed in previous conventions and to include also new ones, and transfer to the participants knowledge, experiences and information about the effects of the environmental crisis our planet is undergoing, and the best sustainable management of our natural resources.
The convention is organized in general scientific activities; key note speakers, round tables, and an exposition fair of technological projects and environmental experiences, as well as five congresses on fundamental themes on environment, made up of symposia, round tables, conferences and oral and poster working sessions.

VI Congress on Environmental Education for Sustainable Development: Environmental education in elementary school; environmental formation of professionals, citizens, community and intersectoriality; communication; energy; education.

V Congress on Protected Areas: Protection in protected areas; public use; tourism and protected areas; planning of the biota, ecosystems and landscape; management of species and ecosystems; roll of communities in protected areas; marine protected areas.

III Congress on Environmental Management: Entrepreneur environmental management; economic instruments of environmental management; energy and the environment; environmental legislation; environmental ordinance; environmental regulations; cleaner production and sustainable consumption.

I Congress on Integrated Management and Hydro Resources: Surface and underground hydrology; environmental hydrology; use and management of water; use and reuse of liquid residuals; draught and access to water; watershed management; hydro energetic.

I Congress on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management: Management of biological biodiversity; management of marine, coastal and terrestrial ecosystems; use and conservation of biodiversity; threats to biodiversity; landscape ecology; biology of conservation; environmental services from biological diversity.

VIII Symposium on Botany: Taxonomy; ecology; biotechnology; genetics; conservation and management of flora.

Abstracts and papers should be sent to
Abstract instructions: title, author(s), institution, city, country, telephone, fax and email, event in which you want to participate. Font: Times new roman 11 or 12, maximum 250 words, 2 cm margins on all sides, single spaced, Spanish or English.

Location:   Havana, Cuba
Dates:   July 2-6, 2007
Abstract/Proposal Submission Deadline:   April 30, 2007
Official Language:   Spanish and English
Contact Information:   MsC. Isabel Torna Falco
Secretaria Organizadora
Agencia de Medio Ambiente
Calle 20 esq. a 18-A, Miramar, Playa, CP. 11300, Havana, Cuba
Telephone: +53 537 203 0777
Fax: +53 537 204 0852

Ing. María Esther Pérez
Viajes Cubanacan
Ph:+53 7-204-4879/4867
Fax:+53 7-204-4791

Lic. Alicia García González
Organizadora Profesional de Congresos
Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana
Avenida 146 e/ 11 y 13, Playa
Apartado Postal 16046, La Habana, Cuba
Ph: +53 7-208-5199; 202-6011 ext. 19

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Keywords:   Environment, Biodiversity, Management, Ecosystem, Hydrology, Climate, Conservation, Biotechnology

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