The Conference is organized by the Stevens Institute of Technology, from the USA, and the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Patras, in Greece.
The Protection and Restoration of the Environment Conference started as an effort to foster and promote scientific cooperation amongst Greek and Greek – descent scientists living both in Greece and abroad by KRIKOS, a scientific and cultural organization headquartered in New York. The proceedings of the PRE Conference Series (PRE I - PRE XIV) contain more than 2,200 scientific papers and they are made available for free download in https://web.stevens.edu/pre/.
Important Announcement June 22, 2020 - Deadline extension
Due to requests received by authors, the payment period is extended and the new deadline is the 30rd of June 2020.
Important Announcement June 11, 2020
The Organizing Committee of the PRE XV Conference is going to proceed to the preparation of the e-Proceedings of the Conference. The authors with accepted paper/poster are requested to proceed with payment of 50 Euros per paper/poster through the secure environment of the University of Patras to ensure that the paper/poster will be included in the e-Proceedings.
An alternative payment way is through a bank transfer to the bill of the Research Committee of the University of Patras:
IBAN: GR60 0110 2290 0000 2295 4000 232
SWIFT/BIC: ΕΤΗΝGRAA, National Bank of Greece
Βeneficiary: D. Polyzos
Payment justification: PRE XV Conference.
The authors who will pay through a bank transfer should send a copy of the receipt of the bank to the Conference email: [email protected].
The deadline for the payments will be up to the 22nd of June 2020.
The above announcement concerns only the authors, who they have not yet paid the paper/poster fee for their accepted paper/poster.
Important Announcement May 25, 2020
The Organizing Committee of the Conference requests the authors, who they have to revise their manuscripts, to return their revised manuscripts (by email: [email protected]) according to the reviewer's comments up to May 25, 2020, in order the e-Proceedings of the Conference to be finalized as soon as possible. These authors have to know that the delayed papers cannot be included in the e-Proceedings of the Conference.
Dear authors and participants of the PREXV Conference,
The Organizing Committee of the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV” recognizes the seriousness and uncertainty of the situation regarding the Coronavirus pandemic and shares with you the concerns and difficulties associated with planning and your physical presence and participation in the venue. Therefore, the Organizing Committee regretfully decided to cancel the venue activities of the Conference that were planned to take place in Kalamata, Greece, from 7th to 10th of July 2020.
Nevertheless, the Organizing Committee in collaboration with the Scientific Committee will continue to complete all other activities, as follows:
|1.||The completion of the review process of the submitted papers and posters.|
|2.||The preparation and edition of the volume of the PREXV e-Proceedings with ISDN.|
|3.||The selection of the best paper and the best poster and honoring of the winning authors with the Excellent Scientists Awards (ESA).|
|4.||The selection of the papers eligible for possible publication in specific issues of the journals announced on the Conference website.|
The Conference Organizing Committee has decided to charge the fee of 50 Euros per paper or poster included in e-Proceedings in order to cover incurred and anticipated costs for the publication of the e-Proceedings. We will provide more details in future communications.
Our best wishes to you and your families at this difficult period.
The PRE-XV Organizing Committee
|After the acceptance of the paper/poster, the corresponding author of each paper is required to proceed with his/her payment through the secure payment environment of the University of Patras to ensure that the paper/poster will be included in the e-Proceedings.|
|Selected papers presented at the PRE XV conference, will be published in three different scientific journals, after significant revision and peer-review.|
Selected papers presented at the PRE XV conference, will be published in the following scientific journals, after significant revision and peer-review.
Excellent Scientists Awards
The Scientific Committee of the PRE XV Conference invites applicants for Excellent Scientists Awards (ESA), one for the best paper and another one for the best poster.
To qualify applications for the ESA program, the applicant
Each ESA applicant must submit his/her CV and a proper certificate via the online system.
The applicant must also pay the fee of 50 Euros per paper or poster after its final acceptance via the secure payment environment of the University of Patras.
Applications will be reviewed by the PRE XV Excellent Scientists Program Committee, and two (2) awardees will be selected (1 paper with an oral presentation and 1 poster).