ICHRCC

SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HYDRO-METEOROLOGICAL RISKS AND CLIMATE CHANGE (ICHRCC-2015)

Call for Papers

To be held at: Universidad de las Americas Puebla

Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

November 11-13, 2015

 

Co-sponsored by:

American Institute of Hydrology

International Association Hydrological Sciences

Mexican Academy of Sciences*

Mexico’s Academy of Engineering

Mexico’s Power Federal Commission

Mexico’s National Water Commission*

Mexico’s National Association of Engineering Colleges and Schools

* considering to participate

THE VENUE

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The ancient and beautiful town of Cholula, Mexico, one of the magical towns in Mexico, where the Universidad de las Americas, Puebla is located, has been chosen as the site for the celebration of the International Conference on Hydrometeorological Risks and Climate Change. The city of Puebla, is about less than 3 miles (5 km) away from Cholula, and it is the 4th largest city in Mexico.  The international airport of Puebla is served by connecting flights with  Houston and Dallas.  Mexico City, Mexico´s capitol city, is just 2 hours away by bus. Mexico City’s airport has many  international connecting flights to North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania.

The Universidad de las Americas Puebla is located at Cholula and it will host the International Conference on Hydrometeorological Risks and Climate Change.

 

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La HaciendaIngeniería y Ciencias-2Jardín Ingeniería

Escuela de Ingeniería-UDLAP

 

 OBJECTIVE OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HYDRO-METEOROLOGICAL RISKS AND CLIMATE CHANGE (ICHRCC-2015)

 

ICHRCC-2015  will provide a forum for the interdisciplinary exchange of issues, views, experiences and needs for research in the areas of hydro-meteorological risks, environment, health issues and climate change.

 

  LIST OF TOPICS

 

a) Hydrometeorological Risks Issues

a1. Droughts

a2. Floods

a3. Groundawater

a4. Surface Water

a5. Risk Assessment and Communication

 

b) Environmental Issues

b1. Water and Wasterwater Treatment

b2. Pesticides

b3. Remediation

b4. Hazardous Waste

b5. Heavy Metals

 

c) Climate Change Issues

c1. Alternate Energy Sources

c2. Appropriate Technologies

c3. Adaptation and Mitigation Measures

 

d) Health Sciences Issues

d1. Migration of Tropical Diseases

d2. Health Issues Related with Hydro-meteorological Events

d3. Epidemiology of Migrated Diseases

d4. Health Exposure and Risk Assessment


e) Educational Issues

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Sergio Alcocer , Mexico’s Academy of Engineering

Victor Alcocer, Mexico´s National Water Comission

Felipe Arreguin, Mexican Water Technology Institute

Rolando Bravo, American Institute of Hydrology

Christophe Cudennec, International Association for Hydrological Sciences

Fernando Gonzalez-Villarreal, UNAM

Mathew Larsen, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Humberto Marengo, Mexico’s Power Federal Commission

John R. Nuckols, Emeritus Professor,

Colorado State University

Jaime Urrutia, Mexican Academy of Sciences

Juan Valdes, University of Arizona

 

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

 Jose A. Raynal, General Conference Chair, UDLAP,  josea.raynal@udlap.mx

Benito Corona, Technical Program Chair, UDLAP, benito.corona@udlap.mx

Maria Raynal, Special Programs Chair, UDLAP, maria.raynal@udlap.mx

Carlos Patiño, Communication Chair, UDLAP, carlos.patino@udlap.mx

Polioptro Martinez,  International Relationships Chair, UDLAP, polioptro.martinez@udlap.mx

 

 

KEYNOTE LECTURERS

 

Mathew Larsen

Mathew Larsen, Director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

 

 

John Nuckols

John R. Nuckols, Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University

 

 

David Ramírez-2

David Ramirez, Associate Professor, Texas A & M, Kingsville

 

 

ABSTRACT AND PAPER SUBMISSION

 

 Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline: September 15, 2015

Acceptance of submitted abstracts: September 30, 2015

Full paper submission deadline: October 15, 2015

FURTHER INFORMATION: 

E-mail: ichrcc.udlap@gmail.com

www: http://web.udlap.mx/ingenieria/ichrcc

 

 

REGISTRATION FEES

 

Participants fees:

Before November 11, 2015: $500*

Onsite (November 11, 2015):     $600*

Student fees:$100*

Accompanying person fees: $300*

*US dollars

Participants fees allow participants to attend all the technical sessions, lunches, conference’s dinner, social events and obtain one electronic copy of the conference proceedings.

Student fees: Only attendance to the technical sessions is considered in this fee.

Acompanying person fees: Includes lunches, conference’s dinner, social events and special accompanying person program.

 

 

PAYMENT OF CONFERENCE FEES

 

Method of Payment (electronic bank transfer preferred)

For International participants:  On site

For Mexican participants (in Mexican pesos according with the actual exchange rate):

Bank’s name:                                    BBVA Bancomer

Bank account’s name:                   Fundacion Universidad de las Americas 

                                                                Puebla

Bank account’s number:                 0443569470

CLABE:                                               012 650 00443569470 0

Bank’s address:                                Boulevard 5 de mayo #.2510

                                                            Col. Ladrillera de Benitez

                                                            Puebla, Pue., Mexico

Swift Code:                                        BCMRMXMM

 

ACCOMODATIONS

 

Any of the listed hotels can be booked at www.hotels.com or www.expedia.com

a) Hotels at  Cholula (nearest to the venue of the conference):

1) Villas Arqueologicas Hotel

Hotel Villas Arqueológicas Cholula

2 Poniente No. 601 Cholula, PUE, 72810 México

001 (888) 428 2786

2) La Quinta Luna

La Quinta Luna

3 sur 702 San Pedro Cholula, PUE, 72760 México

001 (877) 752 9203

3) Posada Señorial Hotel

1400, Centro, 72810 Cholula de Rivadavia, PUE
01 800 822 2302

4) Holiday Inn Express Angelopolis

Perseo N. 2502, Col.San Martinito Tlaxcalancingo PUE 72825 Mexico 01-800-083-5529

B) Hotels at the city of Puebla (7 kilometers away from the venue of the conference)

1) Fiesta Inn Las Animas

Fiesta Inn Puebla Las Animas

39 Poniente 3515 Col Las Animas Puebla, PUE, 72400 México

001 (888) 428 2786

2) Courtyard Marriot Las Animas

Courtyard by Marriott Puebla Las Animas

Av 31 Poniente 3333, Esq Blvd. Atlixco Puebla, PUE, 72400 México

001 (877) 686 6614

3) Holiday Inn Express Puebla

Holiday Inn Express Puebla

Blvd. Hermanos Serdan 45 Colonia Amor Puebla, PUE, 72140 México

001 (888) 428 2786

4) Aristos Hotel

Aristos Puebla

Av. Reforma, 533 Col. Centro Puebla, PUE, 72000 México

001 (877) 766 2005