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The 3rd international geography symposium June 10-13, 2013 Kemer-Antalya, Turkey

1st Announcement Invitation to the Third International Geography Symposium-GEOMED2013

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the organizing committee, we are delighted to extend an invitation to you to join us in the “GEOMED 2013-The 3rd International Geography Symposium”, to be held in Antalya, Turkey; during 10-13 June, 2013. The meeting is hosted by Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey.

The symposium will provide opportunity for the participants to exchange their new ideas and experiences, share experiences; recent research results, and find global partners for future collaboration. Call for abstracts and papers is now open. Abstracts of maximum 300 words will be accepted until January 15, 2013. Be sure to register your details so that we can keep you informed of any further developments and announcements. For further information and updates about the symposium, kindly visit the Symposium website at: Hope to greet you in Antalya, Turkey. Best Regards, Prof. Dr. h. c. Ibrahim ATALAY

Symposium Chair Symposium Topics/Themes include (but are not limited to) the following

Anthropocene Biogeography Human Geography (Population, Settlement, Transportation, Agriculture, Economic, Cultural) Biodiversity Integrated Basin Management (River, Lake) Climate and Climate Change Land Degradation Coastal Zone Management Land use, Land Cover Change Cultural Ecology Mediterranean Ecosystems Desertification Mountain Environments Ecosystems Paleoenvironment Environmental Education Political Geography Environmental History Environmental Geography Protected Areas Remote Sensing Geographical Information Science Soils (Distribution, Landform-Vegetation Relations Geography Education Sustainability (Land use, Natural&Cultural Env.) Geomorphology (all aspects) Tourism, Ecotourism, Geotourism Hazards (Natural & Human Induced) History and Philosophy of Geography Urban Geography Vegetation Historical Geography Human-Environment Interactions Waters (Rivers, Lakes, Seas) Wetlands The language of the symposium will be English.


• Abstract Submission Deadline Januray 15, 2013 • Author Notification January 25, 2013 • Early Registration February 15, 2013 • Accommodation Reservation March 31, 2013 • Registration April 15, 2013 • Submission of Full Articles May 30, 2013 • Geomed2013 Symposium June 10-13, 2013

Committees Honorary Chair: Prof. Dr. Mehmet FÜZÜN (Rector, DEU) Chair: Prof.Dr.h.c. İbrahim ATALAY Co-Chair: Prof.Dr.Recep EFE International Scientific Advisory Committee (Alphabetical) Abdalla Abdsalam AHMED - Water Resources, UNESCO Seyed Esmaeil ASGHARPOUR - Islamic Azad University, Iran Ibrahim ATALAY - Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey Dan BALTEANU - Romanian Academy, Romania Darius BARLETT - University College Cork, Ireland Gideon BIGER - Tel Aviv University, Israel Stanley D. BRUNN - University of Kentucky, USA Helmut BRÜCKNER - University of Marburg, Germany Eric CORIJN - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium Andrej ČERNE - University of Ljubljana, Slovenia İsa CUREBAL - Balikesir University, Turkey Mimoza DUSHI - University of Pristina, Kosovo Recep EFE - Balikesir University, Turkey Abd-Alla GAD - NARSS, Egypt Jean-Pierre GARREC-Centre de Recherche de Nancy,France Wei-Hua GUO - Shandong University, China Ayman El-Desouki IBRAHIM - NARSS, Egypt Mihai IELENICZ - Bucharest University, Romania Vishwas S. KALE - University of Pune, India Gilbert KELLING- Keele University, UK Elias A. KOURLIOURUS - University of the Aegean, Greece Pua Bar KUTIEL - Ben Gurion University, Israel Darrel MADDY - University of Newcastle, UK Laila MANDI- CNEREE - University Cadi Ayyad, Morocco René MATLOVIČ - University of Presov, Slovakia Ouessar MOHAMED - Institut des Régions Arides,Tunisia Takashi OGUCHI - University of Tokyo, Japan Nizar OMRANI - Arid Land Institute, Tunisia Osman Abdel Rahim OSMAN - RSC, NRC, Sudan Munir OZTURK - Ege University, Turkey Mario PANIZZA- Modena University, Italy Galina N. PARAINNA - Herzen State University, Russia Tony PARSONS - University of Sheffield,UK Fantina TEDIM - University of Porto, Portugal Jorge Batlle SALES - University of Valencia, Spain Nadia SÉNÉCHAL - University Bordeaux, France Amin SHABAN - RSC NC Scientific Research, Lebanon Abdullah SOYKAN – Balikesir University, Turkey Suleyman SÖNMEZ- Balikesir University, Turkey Witold WILCZYNSKI - Pedagogical Univ of Kraków,Poland Aaron YAIR - Hebrew University, Israel Gabriele ZANETTO - Foscari University, Italy Yassine ZARHLOULE - University of Mohamed I, Morocco Local Organizing Committee Ibrahim ATALAY - Dokuz Eylul University Recep EFE - Balikesir University Abdullah SOYKAN - Balikesir University Isa CUREBAL - Balıkesir University Raziye OBAN - Dokuz Eylul University Hasan ÇUKUR - Dokuz Eylul University Murat POYRAZ - Ahi Evran University Belkiya ERCAN - Suleyman Demirel University Hande POYRAZ - Ahi Evran University Abstract and Paper Submission Abstracts should be submitted electronicaly by January 15, 2013. Full papers should be sent to: before May 30, 2013. Papers will not be formally and finally accepted for the program until payment of the registration fee by one of the authors is received. Abstracts and papers will be published in Proceedings only if the authors pay the registration fee. Instructions for writing full papers: Please visit our website: Post Symposium Publication Selected papers will be considered for possible publication in a book/journal by international publisher. An extra charge will apply for papers published in international book or journal. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar before submitting. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory. The final decision will be made based on peer review reports by the symposium editors. Full papers should be sent to: Venue & Location The 3rd International Geography Symposium "GEOMED2013" will be held at Rose Hotels in Kemer town located on the Mediterranean Coast of Southern Turkey. Address: Rose Hotels, Ataturk Blv. Kemer-Antalya-Turkey: GEOMED2013 Participants will receive discount rates for hotel accommodation during the symposium at Rose Hotels. Room rates and reservation information will be announced soon. Registration Participants should fill in the Registration Form (available at symposium website) and send it. Registration Fee (Euro) Registration Type Early Before February 28, 2013 Normal Before April 15,2013 Professional 150 200 Student (not working) 75 100 Accompanying person 75 100 Additional Paper 50 75 Registration Fee Includes: Welcome reception, Admission to the scientific sessions, Symposium bag and name badge, Symposium document (proceedings and abstract book), Coffee breaks, Certificate of Attendance. Hotel Accommodation, travel costs, insurance are not included in the registration fee. Field Trips: Program to be announced

Enquiries and further information Please direct all your enquiries and requests to: Dr. Recep Efe E-Mail: ++ (90) 532 247 4807 (Mobile), Symposium website: Facsimile: ++90-232-420 6045

Dokuz Eylul University Institute of Education Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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