The 4th International Conference on
Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2018)
Welcome to WRE 2018!
The 4th International conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2018) will be held in I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan from July 17th to 21st, 2018.

Based on the summary of the previous conferences, WRE 2017 in Qingdao, WRE 2016 in Shanghai and WRE 2015 in Beijing, China, WRE 2018 will provide a more ideal academic platform for researchers and scholars from all over the world to present, share and exchange their latest findings about water resource and environment. The plenary session will include keynote speeches, invited speeches, poster presentations, and oral presentations.

On behalf of the organizing committee, we cordially invite all of you to participate in WRE 2018.

We look forward to meeting you in Taiwan!

Tips:

1. You can call the Organizing Committee at: +886-(0)984009025 or +886-(0)984009017 in Taiwan.
2. The Conference Program is ready.
3. The hotel does not offer foreign currency exchange service. Please kindly take enough Taiwanese currency (NT$) with you (It would be better if you exchange currency in your country in advance.
4. It will be about 27~32℃ in Taiwan, and maybe it will rain, do prepare yourself for it.
5. The location of I-Shou University on the Map and the Main Campus Plan of I-Shou University.
6. The details of Taiwan High Speed Rail are available at http://www.thsrc.com.tw/index_en.html
The meeting time countdown

Extension of Submission Deadline: April 30, 2018
注意(针对中国大陆参会者):如需办理因公赴台手续,请于2018年4月10日之前提交参会摘要。


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1. The conference proceedings (full length papers only) will be published in IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES).
Indexed by: Ei Compendex, Scopus, CPCI, Inspec and etc.
2. Selected papers will be published in Journal of Coastal Research (IF=1.16) in a special issue.
3. Selected papers will be published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Springer, IF=2.8) in a special issue.
4. Selected papers will be published in Journal of Water and Climate Change (IWA Publishing, IF=0.917) in a special issue.

1. The proceedings of WRE 2017 have been published in IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES) Vol. 82 and indexed by Scopus, Ei Compendex, etc.

2. The proceedings of WRE 2016 have been published in IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (EES) Vol. 39 indexed by Scopus, Ei Compendex, etc..

3. The proceedings of WRE 2015 have been published by CRC Press / Balkema Taylor & Francis Group indexed by Scopus and Ei Compendex.

• Selected papers of WRE 2016 have been published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Springer, IF=2.741) as regular issue papers.
• Selected papers of WRE 2016 have been published in a special issue of Journal of Coastal Research (IF=0.915).
• Selected papers of WRE 2016 have been published in a regular issue of Tecnología y Ciencias del Agua (IF= 0.096).
• Selected meeting abstracts of WRE 2016 have been published in a supplement of BMC Ecology (BioMed Central, IF=2.36).
• Selected papers of WRE 2015 have been published in a special issue of Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry (Taylor & Francis, IF: 0.634)
• Selected papers of WRE 2015 have been published in a special issue of Agriculture Water Management (Elsevier, IF: 2.603)

Congratulation that the 12 winners of the Best Oral Presentations from WRE 2018 are awarded with the free registration to WRE 2019:

Session 1: Yuzhen Zhou, Huaiyin Normal University, Huaian, China
Title of Presentation: Biodiversity of duckweeds in Eastern China and their potential for bioremediation of industrial and municipal wastewater

Session 2: Bin Xu, Hohai University, China
Title of Presentation: Optimal hedging rules for reservoir operation of flood water conservation based on a multi objective stochastic programming model

Session 3: Stig Morling, Sweco Environment AB, Sweden
Title of Presentation: Swedish experience and excellence in wastewater treatment demonstrated especially in phosphorus removal

Session 4: Roger Saint-Fort, Mount Royal University, Canada
Title of Presentation: Innovative approach to remediation of groundwater impacted with NAPL

Session 5: Kristopher Ray Pamintuan, Mapua University, Philippines
Title of Presentation: Stacking of aquatic Plant-Microbial Fuel Cells growing water spinach (Ipomoea quatic) and water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)

Session 6: Lingling Li, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title of Presentation: Spatial-temporal patterns of methane dynamics in Lake Taihu

Session 7: Adonis P. Adornado, Mapua University, Philippines
Title of Presentation: Reduction of water hardness from groundwater in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines using electrocoagulation

Session 8: Yana Bagbi, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Title of Presentation: Functionalized Engineered Iron based Nanosorbents for the removal of heavy metal ions (Pb2+, Cr6+) from water

Session 9: Kristopher Ray Pamintuan, Mapua University, Philippines
Title of Presentation: Simultaneous phytoremediation of Ni2+ and bioelectricity generation in a Plant-Microbial Fuel Cell assembly using water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

Session 10: Yu Qin, Chongqing Jiaotong University, China
Title of Presentation: The properties of CO2 and CH4 Fluxes across water-air interface at the Three Gorges Reservoir, the mainstream of Yangtze River from Zhutuo to Wanzhou, China

Session 11: Eunsaem Cho, Korea University, Republic of Korea
Title of Presentation: Estimation of wind-driven-rain amount on building facade using bivariate frequency analysis

Session 12: Hua Zhong, Wuhan University, China
Title of Presentation: Sustainable activation of persulfate by magnetite nanoparticles for degradation of refractory organic compounds

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News
1. Selected papers from WRE 2016 & 2017 have been published in Journal of Coastal Research (IF=0.915) and Tecnología y Ciencias del Agua (IF= 0.096). All papers have been indexed by Science Citation Index.

2. The proceedings of WRE 2017 have been indexed by Scopus and Ei Compendex within a month after the publication.
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The 4th International conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2018)
Conference Secretary: Ms. Mengqin Chen
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