Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes in the context of the European Green Deal

1st International Joint Congress


Santo Stefano di Camastra (Italy) 9 – 13 September 2021

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Welcome

On behalf of the ESSC (European Society for Soil Conservation), the EURECYS (European Ecocycles Society) and the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the

1st International Joint Congress on “Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes in the contest of the European Green Deal”.

The Congress will be hosted in Santo Stefano di Camastra (Italy) from 9 to 13 September 2021. The objective of the congress is to shed new light on critical issues concerning the exploitation of ecosystem services, conservation of cultural heritage and to assess new perspectives to the future development of the cultural landscapes in the context of the European Green Deal.

The Congress is open to scientists, students, educators, managers, policy and decision-makers. It will consist of invited lectures, scientific sessions with oral and poster presentations, and a scientific and cultural excursion.

Further information on the Congress (registration, logistics, accommodation), will be distributed soon.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Sicily!

Hosts

SANTO STEFANO DI CAMASTRA

COMUNE DI SANTO

STEFANO DI CAMASTRA

CITTA DELLE CERAMICHE

www.santostefanodicamastra.eu

Museo della Ceramica

Santo Stefano di Camastra

Sicily – Italy

www.museodellaceramica.com

Program at glance

Day Part of the day Program
9th of September Afternoon
  • ESSC and EURECYS Council Meetings
  • Registration
  • Welcome Cocktail at the venue of the Congress
10th of September Morning
  • Registration
  • Opening ceremony
  • Invited lecture
  • Oral and poster sessions
  • Light lunch
Afternoon
  • Oral and poster sessions
  • Social dinner
11th of September Morning
  • Invited lecture
  • Oral and poster session
  • Light lunch
Afternoon
  • Oral and poster sessions
  • Closing ceremony
12th of September Full day
  • Scientific and cultural excursion
13th of September
  • Departure

Scientific sessions

The scientific sessions of the 1st International ESSC – EURECYS Joint Congress are organized into the following main subject areas and topics

SESSION 1. Linking Europe’s Green Deal to Soil care

  1. A way forward: changing the soil paradigm to spread the soil awareness
  2. Management of soil functions and services
  3. Sustainable Land Management in a changing environment
  4. Soil care and food security
  5. Soil pollution/contamination and remediation practices
  6. Soil carbon sequestration to contrast and mitigate climate change
  7. Policies supporting soil care and soil ecosystem services
  8. Actuality of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

SESSION 2. Agriculture and natural resource management

  1. Multifunctional Agriculture
  2. Sustainable agricultural production
  3. Viticulture, sustainable wine production and viticultural landscapes
  4. Food Safety: quality, supply, protection of origin
  5. Management of Natural Resources
  6. Wildlife ecology, forestry and rural planning
  7. Persistent Organic Pollutants: prevention, remediation, mitigation
  8. Water resources: conservation, use and remediation
  9. Effects of climate change on agriculture and cultural landscapes
  10. Geoinformatics and nanotechnology in precision agriculture

SESSION 3. Principles and issues in sustainable regional development

  1. Scenario Analysis: Strategy vs Vision
  2. Cultural web, paradigm and changes of paradigm
  3. Participatory Approach in Regional Planning
  4. Classification of resources and Resource Audit
  5. Strategic Planning and Feedback Mechanisms
  6. How to handle extreme urbanisation and depopulation of the countryside?
  7. Environmental, economic, and social carrying capacity
  8. Benefit of Circular Economy in environmental management
  9. Natural and Anthropogenic Ecocycles
  10. Waste management: waste to energy systems

SESSION 4. Cultural landscapes and Heritage science

  1. Cultural Landscapes: new concepts
  2. European Landscape Convention: implementation and barriers to implementation
  3. The built heritage
  4. Intangible Cultural Heritage in landscape management
  5. Sustainable tourism and conservation of cultural heritage
  6. Ecomuseums: new concepts in heritage conservation
  7. Preservation vs conservation: re-defining concepts from an evolutionary perspective
  8. Traditional trades and crafts: active conservation of intangible cultural heritage
  9. Traditional trades and crafts: active conservation of intangible cultural heritage
  10. International organizations of landscape management: legal background and international agreements

Registration

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Registration and payments

Early registration Before / On 31st of May 2021 Regular registration Before / On 30th of June 2021 Late registration After 1st of July 2021 Scientific and cultural excursion***
Regular participant 150 € 200 € 250 € free
ESSC and EURECYS members *
100 € 150 € 200 € free
Students/PhD students**
50 € 75 € 100 € free
Accompanying person 25 € 25 € 25 € free
Social dinner 35 € 35 € 35 €

* Only for those members, who are up to date with the 2021 membership fee (when applicable)

** Proof of the student/PhD student status must be provided by a relevant certificate signed by the tutor/institution and msu be sent by e-mail to Giuseppe Lo papa (giuseppe.lopapa@unipa.it) and in cc to Sándor Némethy (sandor@conservation.gu.se) soon after the registration.

Payment of registration fees

Name of the Bank Raiffeisen Bank, Hungary
Branch Head Office
Beneficiary European Ecocycles Society (EURECYS)
Address of Beneficiary Matrai ut 36, H-3200 Gyongyos, Hungary
Account number 01388933 00200003
IBAN HU54 12032006 01388933 00200003
SWIFT / BIC UBRTHUHBXXX
Description / message Registration fee for the 1st International Joint Congress of ESSC
and EURECYS on “Sustainable Management of Cultural
Landscapes in the contest of the European Green Deal” in Santo
Stefano di Camastra (Italy), 9 – 13 September 2021.

Location

The Nebrodi Natural Park, the place for the planned scientific and cultural excursion www.parcodeinebrodi.it

Information regarding the submission of abstracts, full-length articles, and posters

Submission of abstracts:

Format

Title: concise and informative
Authors: name and affiliation, for corresponding author even e-mail.
Keywords: max. 6
Number of characters: min. 1500 and not more than 2300
Font: Times New Roman
Font size for text: 11
Font size for title: 14
Margins: 20 mm

Submission of of full-length articles:

Format

Title: concise and informative
Authors: name and affiliation, for corresponding author even e-mail.
Keywords: max. 6
Number of characters: min. 10000 and not more than 25000
Font: Times New Roman
Font size for text: 11
Font size for title: 14
Margins: 20 mm

Submission of posters

The accepted (reviewed) abstracts will be published in an abstract volume (conference proceedings), while the reviewed and accepted full articles will be published in the following two journals (which will be jointly decided by the scientific committee and the editorial boards of the journals):

Ecocycles ISSN: 2416-2140  www.ecocycles.net/ojs/index.php/Ecocycles/index
Land ISSN: 2073-445X  www.mdpi.com/journal/land