Americana 2015 Conference Proposal : Call for speakers

Call for speakers

Today’s societies are faced with numerous environmental challenges: climate change, overexploitation and depletion of natural resources, waste management, air and water pollution, loss of ecological services, etc. These are all challenges that affect us directly or indirectly on a daily basis and they all have one thing in common: each and every one of them will forever change the way we live and develop.

For its 20th anniversary, Americana will be a significantly positive and innovative event! The world is evolving, and we must share innovations to find solutions and encourage common and fruitful thinking!


This conference will give preference to high-calibre international science and technology presentations dealing with current and major environmental issues for industrialized countries and the developing world. Priority will be given to presentations on economic and environmental solutions, proven or unknown technological innovations as well as reinvented management approaches in line with the themes listed below and in the context of the following issues:

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Ecodesign and circular economy
  • Sustainable use of resources
  • Clean technologies
  • Environmental emergency responses
  • Environmental management in remote regions
  • Market development and business opportunities
  • Regulations and legal frameworks

Proposal format and deadline

Authors are invited to submit a detailed summary of their proposal (maximum two pages including illustrations and graphs) as along with a brief résumé (maximum one page) before June 4, 2014.

Proposals must be sent in electronic format (Microsoft Word, single-spaced with 3 cm margins). Clearly indicate the title of the presentation as well as the theme and the speaker’s full contact information.

Proposals must be sent to the following email address: with the following reference: “Americana 2015 Conference Proposal”.

* Please note that the selected speakers will be attending the event as experts to share their knowledge and experience in the field with participants. We therefore ask that they refrain from selling any product or service during their presentation. We reserve the right to put an end to any presentation that we will consider too commercial in nature.

Advantages offered to speakers

Americana is an excellent vehicle to promote your technological and scientific innovations and your study findings to a vast target audience. Americana is attending up to 10,000 participants. This makes it the most important multi-sector gathering in North America. Speakers will benefit from visibility in Americana’s publications and website. They will also be granted free admittance to Americana 2015 for the day of their presentation.

Who will be attending?

Americana 2015 is designed for all environmental stakeholders, including government and municipal representatives and decision-makers, international buyers delegations, business leaders, environmental decision-makers, consultants, suppliers and leading researchers from around the world.

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