15th International Scientific and Practical Conference “Environment. Technology. Resources.”

Hosted by ''Vasil Levski'' National Military University, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

June 27-28, 2024

The conference is organized by Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Faculty of Engineering, Latvia

Registration and abstract submission (up to 300 words) until 12.02.2024.

The International Scientific and Practical Conference Environment. Technology. Resources during 27 year of its existence became an authoritative and recognizable world scientific forum with participation of many significant scholars, researchers, practitioners, university staff and PhD students in environmental science, machinery, engineering, technology, information technology, lazer technologies, defence and security and nature resource management from many countries around the world.

Conference languageEnglish

Topics of the conference


Eco-innovative technologies in materials and energy production, construction, pollution prevention and services

Rational and complex use of natural and technological resources

Biological agriculture and agroecology

Eco-innovative biotechnology

Eco-efficiency, renewable energy resources, their rational and complex use

Environmental degradation process control, prevention and recovery of degraded areas

Monitoring, protecting and preserving the quality of natural ecosystems and the urban environment

Environmental and natural economics and management

Ecological-economic and ecotechnological aspects of regional development

Agricultural resources, improving plant productivity and yield quality

Sustainable crops cultivation technologies, comparison of varieties of crops

Agriculture 4.0

Smart fruit-growing

Efficiency of production/service provision, competitiveness and modernization of enterprises



Computer sciences

Modelling and simulation of sociotechnical systems

Digital twins

Augmented and virtual reality

Decision support systems

Semantic Web

Mathematical modelling

Design of information systems


Remote sensing

Computer vision

Image recognition


Data science

Internet of Things

Artificial Intelligence

Machine learning




Electrical engineering



Materials science

Technological processes of materials

Electric, hydraulic and pneumatic drive


Robotic technology


Automatic control of production processes

CAD/CAM/CAE technologies

Metalworking and mechanical engineering technologies

Textile and clothing design and manufacturing technologies

Technologies for production of building materials

Technologies of construction operations

Food technologies

Industrial logistic

Industry 4.0

Energy aplications



Laser Technologies for Climate Research

Laser Medical Technologies/Health

Laser Microelectronics/Nano technologies

Lasers Mobility/Transportation

Lasers Airspace Technologies

Lasers Communication Technologies

Lasers Industry Technologies

Lasers Military Technologies

Laser Safety


National Security

International Security

Military Affairs: Weapons, Technologies, Logistics

Cyber Security

Population and Infrastructure Protection

Military Policy

Protection from Hazardous Substances and Radiation

Military Communication and Computer Technologies

Military Geodesy



Engineering education

Multimedia systems in education

Computer science teaching methodology

Environmental technology teaching methodology



  • Submission of scientific papers in English until 18.03.2024.

  • Transfer of registration fee: 15 April 2024

Participation fee:


Regular conference fee, which includes all expenses for one paper review and publication in conference proceedings, include cofee brakes, conference party and social events.

300 EUR


Discount fee. If one author wants to publish two articles, the fee for publishing the second article as well for accompanying persons.

125 EUR


Discount fee. Conference fee for students, if a student is the main author (must prove their status by submitting a statement from university, e-mail vtr@rta.lv)

120 EUR


Discount fee for accompaning persons

125 EUR


The proceedings of conference will be available for purchase during the registration (Price per one volume. Proceedings consists of 3 volumes)

30 EUR

During the excursion in Veliko Tarnovo, we will show the Tsarevets fortress Царевец - Архитектурно-музеен резерват (tsarevets.eu), museum of wax figures Музей на Восъчните Фигури „Царевград Търнов“ | Чамурковата къща за гости във Велико Търново (chamurkov.com), Museum Constituent Assembly Исторически обекти и експозиции - Музей „Възраждане и Учредително събрание“ - Регионален исторически музей - Велико Търново (museumvt.com) and possibly other museums.

All scientific papers have been published under the open access license CC, which means papers are freely available in an electronic environment.

This journal is distributed with an international license:

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License


PLEASE FILL IN THE INFORMATION FOR RECEIVING THE INVOICE: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=9rzp4Y4yekqY7Fea9rhdmi-ht5QsabpEnXfvH8fPLlVUQjRLSkJLTVRDWlcwMFJIS0M3NzE2T09YNy4u

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.


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.

The online conference proceedings are available at ETR Conference proceedings

Conference proceedings, starting from 2005 conference are indexed by SCOPUS database.

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 formating guidelines:

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User manual of web conference system


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@rta.lv

Autora apliecinājums


Authorship statement


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 18.03.2024.

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