The Laboratory of Operations Research in the Department of Economics of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Thessaly organized successfully under the research project COOPERATION 2011 and the project entitled "Greenhouse Gas Emission Scenarios and Policies to Combat them by the year 2030, of Energy, Transport and Industry in Greece” the first two Pan-Hellenic Conferences on the Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment: Climate change on 26-27th  March 2014 and October 31st  and November 1st , 2014. Then the successful organization of the 3rd Pan-Hellenic Conference on Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment on October 30-31st, 2015 was followed. Continuing this effort, the 4th Pan-Hellenic Conference was organized on 4th-5th November 2016 in the lecture rooms of the Department (formerly French Institute, G. Kartalis 72). The 5th ENVECON Conference was orginized on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 November 2018 in the Department of Economics of the University of Thessaly at Volos Greece. Continuing this effort the 6th ENVECON Conference was jointly organized by the Laboratory of Operations Research of the Department of Economics University of Thessaly and the Department of Economy and Sustainable Development of the Harokopio University online on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 June 2021. 

The 7th ENVECON Conference will be jointly organized by the Laboratory of Operations Research of the Department of Economics and the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Studies Program Education for Sustainability and the Environment of the  University of Thessaly with emphasis to "Environmental awareness and education". The Conference  will take place online on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 November 2021

The scope of the conference is to present the main issues that concern the Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment with emphasis on the various environmental problems and their management and solution policies. Its aim is to highlight the interdisciplinary nature of environmental research through the exchange of views and experiences of researchers from different scientific fields and the finding of common components of research approaches.

Conference Scientific Coordinator

Professor George E. Halkos (PhD)
Director of Laboratory of Operations Research
Department of Economics
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Thessaly Volos 38333
Tel: 0030 24210-74920, 0030 24210-74664 Fax: 003024210 - 74701
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Conference site:    http://envecon.econ.uth.gr/

 

Conference topics

Conference topics focus on management and policy options to solve various environmental problems and include the following:

  • Economic Growth and Environment: Environmental Problems
  • Environmental education and sustainability
  • Environmental sociology and phychology
  • Economic Environmental Assessment
  • Natural Resources and Energy Management
  • Environmental Policy Tools
  • Quantitative Methods of Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
  • Climate Change, Ozone Depletion, Acid Rain, Biodiversity, Desertification
  • Liquid and solid waste - Marine Pollution
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Green Economy, Sustainability, Innovation
  • Business and Sustainable Development
  • Trade and Environment
  • Environmental Quality, Environmental Policy, Legislation, Institutional Policies
  • Technology, Industry and the Environment
  • Sustainable Transport, Sustainable Tourism
  • Estimation and management of (environmental) risk, environmental impact assessment
  • Applied Economic Analysis and Environment (Health, Labor Economics, etc.)
  • Environmental Funding and Investments
  • Urban and Regional Development
  • Applied Economics