International Society of Paddy and Water Environment Engineering (PAWEES)

PAWEES2014 1st Announcement


                    PAWEES 2014 International Conference

                                 30-31 October, 2014

                                          Kaohsiung City, Taiwan


The conference objective is to create an interactive platform for paddy and water environment related researchers, scientists, practitioners, policy makers and other professionals from Asia-Pacific Region and else around the world to share and present their novel advances, research findings, perspectives and experiences in response to, but not limited to, sustainable water and environmental management.


The conference pivots on the general theme “Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in Monsoon Asia” accompanied with the following focal topics:

Topic 1: Sustainable water use and ecologically sustainable development

Topic 2: Development of rural society with water in Asia

Topic 3: Establishment of sustainable paddy farming

Topic 4: Integrated watershed management

Topic 5: Droughts and flood disaster risk management

Theme of student sessions: Water and environmental management


Authors are invited to submit abstracts and/or papers to a scientific committee of the conference who will be responsible for evaluating the submitted abstracts and papers. The notification of acceptance will be dispatched after the decision making from the scientific committee. The authors of accepted abstract and/or papers are then requested for full papers. Only accepted papers will be published in the proceedings. Student sessions will be operated separately. The organizing committee considers few selected full papers to be published after peer-review in the international journal of PADDY AND WATER ENVIRONMENT (ISSN print edition: 1611-2490; ISSN electronic edition: 1611-2504). The conference proceedings can be collected at the registration desk.

Instruction for authors

Authors are requested to submit abstracts of their papers in Adobe PDF version or Microsoft Word version. The e-mail address for paper submission:

Abstract should be written in English within 250 words excluding the title of the paper, author name(s), affiliation(s), and keyword(s) that should be displayed at the top of the page. Indicate the type of presentation (oral or poster) and session (general or student) above the title of the paper at the top left corner.


The official language of the conference will be English. All abstracts, papers and posters should be submitted in English.


Abstract Submission: 30 June, 2014

Notification of Acceptance: 15 July, 2014

Full Paper Submission: 31 August, 2014

Should any inquiry on submission, send it to:

Professor Fi-John Chang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

(; +886-2-3366-3452)


Time   30-31 October, 2014

Venue  Kaohsiung City, Taiwan


29 October, 2014     Arrival

30 October, 2014     PAWEES 2014 International Conference

13th PAWEES Award Ceremony and Annual Meeting

31 October, 2014     Technical Tour

1 November, 2014   Departure


International Society of Paddy and Water Environment Engineering (PAWEES)

Taiwan Agricultural Engineers Society (TAES)

Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering (JSIDRE)

Korean Society of Agricultural Engineers (KSAE)

Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU)

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (MOST)

Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan (WRA)


Distinguished Professor Fi-John Chang

Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University

No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Da-An District, Taipei 10617, Taiwan, ROC.

Tel: +886-2-3366-3452


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