3RD E. E. BALOGUN NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM & 2019 NATIONAL AIR QUALITY WORKSHOP

28th – 30th August 2019

Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State

Theme: Air Quality Issues in National Planning: Assessing Present Status and Predicting Future Trends

FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT/CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

The Centre for Atmospheric Research presents the 3rd Annual Professor Ekundayo E. Balogun National Symposium on Atmospheric Research. This 3rd National Symposium, which is merged with the 2019 National Air Quality Workshop, is being hosted by the Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria.

This, Following the success of the 2018 National Workshop on Air Quality, the Centre of Atmospheric Research hereby announces the 2019 edition of the National Workshop. Again, this edition aims at consolidating and furthering on the goals of the 1st workshop: analyze the present air quality scenario in Nigeria; chart and implement a sustainable National Air Quality Observation Network; ensure sustainable research capacity in the field of air quality monitoring and health impact assessment; and develop an effective information flow between empirical results and the general populace.

This one-day symposium shall feature presentation on the life and contributions of Professor Ekundayo E Balogun to atmospheric research. It has been confirmed that Professor Ekundayo E Balogun who is now an Emeritus Professor shall physically be in attendance at this august event.

We solicit for papers on air quality and environmental research. Short papers are also invited for presentation on atmospheric sciences in general, space science education, and other works that border on research of interest to Professor Ekundayo E. Balogun. Thereafter, the Centre  for Atmospheric Research intend to produce a peer-reviewed publication in form of monograph which shall contain papers presented in this meeting.

Sub-Themes

  1. General Atmospheric Research, Meteorology {General meteorology, micrometeorology, radio meteorology, etc}
  2. Field Measurements of Air Pollutants: Gases and Particulates
  3. Aerosols Trend Analysis.
  4. Air Quality Models/Prediction, Current trends in Air Quality Prediction
  5. Air Pollution Meteorology

Datelines
Wednesday 28th August 2019: Participants’ Arrival
Thursday 29th August, 2019:

  • Opening Ceremony Keynote Addresses/Invited Lectures
  • Technical Sessions
  • Wrap up sessions

Friday 30th August, 2019:  Participants’ Departure


Application/Abstract Submission
Abstract should be written in MS Word and not more than 300 words with 1.5 spacing. Unless extremely important, referencing is not required in the abstract and must be submitted in English Language only. Authors should please provide a maximum of 5 keywords. All submission should be made online

Deadline
Participation shall be by invitation only to successful candidates. Deadline for application and submission of abstract is 11.59 pm local time on Monday, 19th August, 2019.

Registration for the Workshop
There shall be no registration fee for the Workshop. Cheap and affordable lodging facilities are available in the vicinity of Bowen University.

 Enquiries
Direct all enquiries to:
Email: balogun.symposium@carnasrda.com
Dr. J.A. Akinpelu:  07035704810

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