UNESCO sponsored conference

5th DUBROVNIK CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
OF ENERGY WATER AND ENVIRONMENT SYSTEMS

September 29 - October 3 2009, Dubrovnik, Croatia
>> BEST PAPER AWARD

We are very pleased to inform you that the Awards Committee of the 5th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy Water And Environment Systems held from 30 September to 3 October 2009 In Dubrovnik, Croatia, has decided to present the BEST PAPER AWARD for the following papers that were presented and published at this conference:

Dr. Martina Flörke, Dr. Ilona Bärlund and Ms Ellen Teichert: "Future changes of freshwater needs in the electricity production sector: a European study"

Ms Paola Acevedo, Prof. Leonardo Acevedo Duarte and Prof. Viatcheslav Kafarov: "Joint application of Process System Engineering, Life Cycle Assessment and Economic Evaluation for sustainable biodiesel production from palm and castor oil"

Prof. Antonio Valero, Dr. Alicia Valero and Ms Amaya Martínez: "A prediction of the exergy loss of world's mineral reserves in the 21st century"

Mr Maarten Krol, Mr Pieter R. van Oel, Ms Marjella J. de Vries and Mr Jose C. de Araujo: "Small reservoirs and sustainable water use under global change"

The Award carries with it a certificate, and a waiver of half of the applicable registration fee for one of the paper authors for a future conference in this series.

The special significance of this award is in noting that the conference included 310 papers, and attendees from 55 countries.

The authors' valued services in contributing so well to our common goal of sustainable development are highly appreciated.

We are looking forward to everyone's participation in the newly founded Center of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, and in the Dubrovnik 2011 conference.