THEMATIC AREAS AND SESSIONS

1 WATER  AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND REUSE 
1.1 Water treatment
1.2 Wastewater treatment
1.3 Advanced Oxidation Processes
1.4 Water and wastewater reuse
1.5 Desalination
1.6 Microplastics in water treatment: fate, toxicity assessment and removal technologies
1.7 Case studies of macro- and microplastic pollution in coastal waters and rivers
1.8 Wastewater-Based Epidemiology
1.9 Sustainable water resources management with nature-based solutions
1.10 Viruses during wastewater treatment: effective removal technologies and risks associated with exposure within the treatment plants and after disposal
   
2 WASTE MANAGEMENT
2.1 Solid waste management
2.2 Food waste and food loss
2.3 Hazardous waste management
2.4 Biowaste
2.5 3Rs and energy recovery in industrial waste management
2.6 Microplastics in the marine environment
2.7 Electric and electronic waste
2.8 Waste Strategies Development
   
3 CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND BIOECONOMY
3.1 Bioplastics
3.2 Sustainable supply of raw materials
3.3 Circular economy and industrial symbiosis
3.4 Sustainable production and management of biomass
3.5 Recycling of materials for new products
3.6 ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and circular economy
   
4 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND POLICIES
4.1 Spatial environmental planning
4.2 Environmental impacts of tourism and Sustainable tourism development
4.3 Sustainability & the SDGs
4.5 Marine environment and coastal management
4.6 Water management in arid communities/places
4.7 City Metabolism or Areas Metabolism
4.8 Life cycle analysis (LCA)
4.9 15- and 30-minute cities
4.10 Transportation and the environment
   
5 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
5.1 Environmental data analysis and modelling
5.2 Environmental Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
5.3 Smart cities
5.4 IoT-based environmental monitoring
   
6 ENVIRONMENTAL CITIZEN SCIENCE
6.1 Citizen Science in Environmental Monitoring
6.2 Participatory Science for Environmental Protection
6.3 The impact of citizen science on environmental attitudes, behaviour and knowledge
6.4 Vulnerable groups and citizen science
   
7 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
7.1 Soil and groundwater contamination and remediation
7.2 Environmental odour, monitoring and control
7.3 Air pollution
7.4 Emerging pollutants
7.5 Heavy metals in the environment
   
8 ECOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND MANAGEMENT
8.1 Biodiversity conservation
8.2 Ecological effects of Environmental change
8.3 Agroforestry, Forest and Agricultural Sustainability
   
9 HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES
9.1 Process understanding through innovative sensors and remote sensing
9.2 Μodel hypothesis testing, diagnostics, and causality
9.3 River systems in diverse climates and environments
9.4 Estimation and prediction under past and future conditions (climate, population, land use change)
9.5 Prediction in ungauged basins and prediction under uncertainty
9.6 Operational and impact-based forecasting, and data assimilation
9.7 Floods, Droughts and Water Scarcity
9.8 Water and climate services - challenges and user-tailored developments
9.9 Water policy, Management and Society
9.10 Water, Energy and/or Food Nexus
9.11 Hydrological education and cooperative experiments (exchange programmes and virtual laboratories)
   
10 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING
10.1 Biomonitoring
10.2 Urban environment and health
10.3 Pollution control and contaminated sites
10.4 Drinking water safety
10.5 Antibiotic resistance 
10.6 Environmental exposures and human health
10.7 Changes in Exposures due to COVID-19 Responses 
   
11 ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
11.1 Waste-to-energy
11.2 Environmental Biotechnology and Bioenergy
11.3 Gas emissions control and utilization
11.4 Renewable energy sources
   
12 CLIMATE CHANGE
12.1 Climate change impacts, vulnerability and risks
12.2 Climate change adaptation
12.3 Climate finance
12.4 Ozone depleting substances and climate change