11th International Scientific Practical Conference


June 15-16, 2017, Rezekne, Latvia

Conference “Environment. Technology. Resources.” is held every other year since 1997.

The Conference attracts a faculty and doctoral students, staff of scientific research institutions – the leading researchers and the researchers from various higher education institutions, as well as other interested parties from Latvia and abroad. During the Conference the latest achievements in science are presented, as well as a variety of technologies and equipment for environmental problem solving are demonstrated, and a literature presented.

Conference organizers

Rezekne Academy of Technologies in cooperation with Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (Latvia), ‘’MASOC’’ – Metal and Machinery industry Association (Latvia), Rezekne Entrepreneurs Association (Latvija), JADE HOCSHULE Wilemshafen Oldenbug Elsfleth (Germany), HOCSHULE Mittweida (Germany).

Sections of the conference work:


  • Ecotechnologies, pollution prevention technologies, cleaner production
  • Biotechnologies
  • Smart eco-innovative materials
  • Eco-innovative solutions in technologies and engineering systems
  • Eco-innovations in complex and rational usage of natural resources
  • Biological agriculture and agroecology
  • Ecoenergy efficiency problems and practical solutions thereof
  • Renewable energy resources and energy efficient use thereof
  • Environmental quality analysis and control
  • Environmental planning and management
  • Restoration of brownfields
  • Waste rational recycling and management
  • Environmental and natural economics and management
  • Urban environmental problems, environmentally friendly - green construction
  • Ecosystems research, monitoring, evaluation, protection and restoration
  • Environmental education, problems and solutions
  • International cooperation in dealing with environmental protection and ecological problems
  • Ecological, economic and technological aspects of regional development
  • Use of computer technologies
  • Computers and multimedia systems in education
  • Computer science teaching methodology
  • Use of the modelling and simulation technologies
  • Intellectual decision support systems
  • Ontology and semantic web
  • Mathematical methods, mathematical modelling, and computer programming for dealing with environmental problems
  • Modelling of sociotechnical systems
  • E-comerce
  • Remote Sensing


  • Mechanics
  • Electrical engineering
  • Electronics
  • Optics
  • Materials science
  • Technological processes of materials
  • Electric, hydraulic and pneumatic drive
  • Telecommunications
  • Robotic technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Automatic control of production processes
  • CAD/CAM/CAE technologies
  • Metalworking and mechanical engineering technologies
  • Technologies for production of textiles
  • Laser technologies
  • Technologies for production of building materials
  • Technologies of construction operations
  • Food technologies
  • Industrial logistic

Languages: Latvian, English

Participation fee:

  • The Conference participation fee is EUR 190, which includes all the costs of the paper reviewing, publishing of the Conference materials, materials for a participant of the Conference, a collection of the Conference papers, coffee breaks and two evening parties.  * without participation in two evening parties EUR 150.
  • Co-authors who would like to obtain a collection of the papers, materials for a participant of the Conference and to participate in the evening parties have to pay EUR 135.
  • If one author publishes two papers, for the publication of the second paper he or she has to pay EUR 80.
  • Authors who only would like to publish paper and obtain a collection of the papers, without participation on Conference have to pay EUR 95.
  • The collected papers are going to be available during the Conference for EUR 25.`

Participation fee does not include travel expenses and hotel accommodation.

Payment of registration/publication fees should be made by transferring funds directly into the Rezekne Academy of Technologies bank account:


Registration Number: 90000011588

Address: Atbrīvošanas aleja 115, Rēzekne, Latvija


Account: LV04HABA0551031524266

Purpose of the payment:  publication/participation in the conference “Environment. Technologies.Resources”.


If you need an invoice, please write at e-mail vtr@rta.lv, adding your bank account specifications.

Submission of papers:

  • Registration and abstract submission (up to 300 words) until 03.02.2017.
  • Notice of acceptance of abstracts and the request to prepare a scientific article to 10.02.2017.
  • Submission of scientific papers in English till 25.03.2017.
  • Notice of review results and final approval until 03.04.2017.
  • The conference fee transfer to Rezekne Technology Academy of account must be made by 15.03.2017.
  • Reviewed will be only those articles for which payment has been made.


Participants are invited to give a presentation (20 min.) or a poster presentation as well as the opportunity to participate in exhibitions and present products.
All scientific articles are reviewed by independently reviewers.
Conference proceedings, starting from 2005 conference are indexed by SCOPUS database http://ejuz.lv/6nu


Author Guidelines

All authors are kindly requested to download the format sample and prepare their contributions accordingly. It should be noted that papers must be written in exact ETR format before they are uploaded to a conference, as this contributes to the best appeareance of the proceedings. If the final version of a paper is considerably different to the desired format, it will not be published even if it is accepted and registered.

The Paper format sample:

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Authorship Statement on the Submitted Paper:

Please download the authorship statement form and fill the relevant required text. A completed form must be signed by all authors. Please note that due to crossborder difficulties we cannot accept electronic signatures; all authors must sign by hand. Please upload the signed copy with your submission or scan and email to: vtr@ru.lv





Author biographie

Before the conference start, please include a brief biography (no more than 300 words) in authors profiles Bio statement (authors should log in to the conference web site and follow the link My Profile under login information). This allows the viewing and reading audience to become familiar with the background of the authors, thus giving the paper greater impact and validity.

Start the paragraph devoted to each author's name, without indentation. In boldface FULL CAPITALS. Authors are encouraged to include email and webaddress in the last line of the biography.

If space permits, a small picture of 1.5 x 2 cm can be included as shown below.

JOHN J. BERZINSH was born in Riga, Latvia and went to the Free University of Malnava, where he studied information technology and obtained his degree in 1980. He worked for a couple of years for the Rezekne Software Company EDUSOFT before moving in 1986 to the University of Anytown where he is now leading a large research group in the field of development of Worldwide e-Learning systems. His e-mail address is : JJBerzinsh@anytown.lv and his Web-page can be found at http://www.anytown.lv/~berzinsh.

Submissions for this conference were closed on 25.03.2017.