Tunisian association of applied geology (ATGA) aimed, since its creation, to continuously held biannual meetings. Challenges arising from the implications of economic development, progressive developments of all sectors are threatening the whole ecosystem.
In this international conference on applied geology and the environment (iCAGE2016), we are going to deal with the Earth sciences, including the pressing naturally occurring problems and preservation of its natural resources. Our expectations are to bring together the experts and young researchers from all over the world to discuss the recent developments in fundamental and applied geology and to promote exchange of ideas in various applications of natural resources.
The conference will provide the platform for active discussions regarding these real time issues. Examining the current practices and determining the policies of the future endeavors occupy a prominent place in this conference. In fact, many critical challenges have to be taken into account: Environmental, Scientific and technical, Governance, Health and Socio-economic challenges. The organization this conference on applied geology and the environment will encourage the international collaboration and provide an opportunity to young researchers to learn the current state of research in their related fields.
This International conference will be held in the framework of the 6th Tunisian days of applied geology carried out by the Tunisian Association of Applied Geology (ATGA, National Engineering School of Sfax, Tunisia).
The conference will last three days and will include a wide research spectrum dealing with the following major topics:
- Geohazards & risk assessment
- Geomatics, GIS & remote sensing
- Environment & sustainable development
The conference program will also include one day fieldtrip guided by Prof. Samir BOUAZIZ.