GREAT RIVERS (environmental, hydrometeorological and en-ergy safety) / ICEF
May 19 - 22, 2015
The 17th International Scientific & Industrial Forum “GREAT RIVERS (ECOLOGICAL, HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL, ENERGY SAFETY)" / ICEF will be held on May 19-22,2015 within the framework of the UN International Decade “Water for Life”, United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, Decade of Recovery and Sustainable Development of the Affected Regions, United Nations Decade on Biodiversity, Johannesburg Plan, XXI century Agenda. Forum-2015 will also consider provisions and detailed plans of actions on realization of the “Concept of National Security of the Russian Federation” approved by the President of Russian Federation, decisions of the 4th All Russia Congress on the protection of surrounding environment.
Key Subject of the Forum ”Sustainable development of great river basins. Priorities in the context of global changes” – assistance to sustainable development in greater river basins, provision for sustainable social and economic development of Russia, preservation of natural environment for contemporary and future generations, ecological, hydrometeorological and energy safety.
Main tasks of the Forum: demonstration of implementation of international, state and regional programs in the field of ecology, hydrometeorology, power engineering; development of legislative, regulatory and economic mechanisms providing for transition to sustainable development; creation of efficient forms of management and coordination of activities of regions in great river basins, international cooperation and implementation of international projects.
Organizers: UN and UNESCO structures, Federal Water Resources Agency, Federal Agency for Sea and Inland Water Transport, RF Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Agency, Federal Agency for Geodesy and Cartography, Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, UN University, Institute for Environment and Human Security, International Ocean Institute, International Social Ecological Union, Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering and All-Russia CJSC “Nizhegorodskaya Yarmarka”.
The Forum is supported by the Plenipotentiary Representative of the RF President in Privolzhsky Federal District, the Federation Council and State Duma of the Russian Federation.
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE of the “Great Rivers”/ ICEF’2015:
I. INTERNATIONAL Congress «SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF GREAT RIVER BASINS. PRIORITIES IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL CHANGES» program includes a plenary and break-out sessions devoted to the issues pertaining to support and contribution to provision of sustainable development in great river basins; provision for sustainable social and economic development of Russia, preservation of natural environment, ecological, hydrometeorological and energy safety.
II. SPECIALIZED EXHIBITIONS :
17th Exhibition “Great Rivers of Russia: federal and regional scientific and industrial expositions” of innovative projects in the fields of ecology, hydrometeorological and energy safety, including specialized projects:
”Management of water resources of Russia” (exhibition, congress) – 17th specialized project of the Federal Water Resources Agency and Upper-Volga Basin Authority;
”Hydrometeorology for mankind and development of economics” (exhibition, congress) – 17th specialized projects of the Federal Service on Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring and Verkhnevolzhskaya Administration for Hydrometeorological and Environmental Monitoring.
17th International exhibition “Pure Water. Technologies. Equipment”
Water treatment: technologies, reagents, filters, chemical analysis and laboratory equipment, deironing, hardness removal, demineralization and desalination systems, water treatment equipment, installations and devices for water aftertreatment for individual and collective use, control and measuring devices; water supply: systems and structures, equipment, pipelines, recycling water supply technologies; water discharge: equipment of sewerage networks, treatment facilities. Disposal of waste water sludge, extraction of useful components; engineering networks, devices, hardware, installations. Monitoring of drinking water quality and waste water chemistry. Monitoring of treatment facilities operation, waste water taking in to sewerage systems, water metering devices and hardware; water heating systems; pumps and pumping equipment, automatics, control systems; pipes, pipelines, control valves, fittings, exploration and extraction of ground waters; rational use and protection of water resources; regional and interstate water problems, international projects. Pools and fountains. Ecologically clean drinking water.
17th Exhibition “Energetics. Power Engineering. Energy and Resource Saving”
Power and electrical engineering in industry, municipal and household economy, electrical equipment for hydraulic, thermal and nuclear power engineering, high voltage equipment, transformers, cables, wires, electro ceramics, lighting equipment, low voltage electrical installation fixtures, boiler and auxiliary equipment, heat exchangers, turbine generators, turbines, pumps, compressors, electrical machines, electric drives, storage batteries, measuring equipment, diagnostics, new technologies in generation and saving of electric energy, converters; services on design, installation and maintenance of power equipment and performance of electrical installation works, alternative power engineering, technologies and equipment for liquidation of emergency situations.
Statistic data of the Forum «Great Rivers-2014»
In the Forum’s specialized exhibitions "Great Rivers of Russia (Federal and regional expositions)", "Pure water. Technologies. Equipment” and “Energy. Electrical Equipment. Energy and resource saving" took part more than 170 companies and organizations. The exhibitors held 805 negotiations, signed 91protocol of intentions and 21 cooperation agreements.
According to the official auditor of the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs, the percentage of trade visitors of the Forum «Great Rivers-2014 "amounted to 75% of the total number of visitors.
“The Children and Youth Environmental Assembly” was traditionally held within the framework of the Forum. Assembly was represented by the participants from 90 schools, clubs and environmental organizations from 21 regions of the Russian Federation.
In general the 16th International Scientific-Industrial Forum «Great Rivers (ecological, hydrometeorological, energy safety) "/ ICEF brought together representatives of 481 governmental, industrial, scientific, educational and social organizations of the 43 regions of the Russian Federation and 13 countries of the world.
The Forum was covered by 157 journalists of the 50 mass media.
Tatiana G. Sorokina – Forum Director