The first conference  Democratia-Aqua-Technica is taking place online on 24th & 25th of September 2020.

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Key Speakers at the conference:

– Prof. Dr. Maja Turk-Sekulić (University of Novi Sad)

– Prof. Dr. Jelena Radonić (University of Novi Sad)

– Emil Unrath et al. (HIIK – Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research)

– Prof. Dr. Elena Gogina (Moscow State University of Civil Engineering)

– Prof. Dr. Yasemin Yilmazel (Middle East Technical University)

– Prof. Dr. Sandor Szalai (Szent Istvan University)

– Prof. Benjamin Zierock (SRH Hochschule Heidelberg)

– Prof Dr. Ulrike Gayh (SRH Hochschule Heidelberg)

preliminary programme

Digital Conference Democratia-Aqua-Technica


9:00 – 9:30

Welcome from Prof. Dr. Carsten Diener (Rector SRH)

9:30 – 10:15

Welcome and Keynote speech: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gayh, Prof. Dr. Andreas Gerber (SRH)

10:15 – 11:00

Keynote speech –  Research activities at the Department of Environmental Engineering and Occupational Safety and Health: Prof. Dr. Maja Turk-Sekulić, Prof. Dr. Jelena Radonić (UNS)

11:00 – 11:45

Introduction and Review Hackathon, Results Hackathon Challenge 1:  Prof. Dr. Benjamin Zierock (SRH)

11:45 – 12:00

Introduction Poster Session (Overview of topics + Participants + Procedure):

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gayh / Prof. Dr. Benjamin Zierock (SRH)

12:00 – 13:30

Lunchbreak – Poster Session

13:30 – 14:15

Sustainable wastewater management and resource recovery systems through novel anaerobic and bioelectrochemical processes: Assist. Prof. Dr. Yasemin Yilmazel (METU)

14:15 – 15:00

Wastewater Treatment from Nitrogen Compounds in the Trickling Biofilter: Olga Yantsen, Prof. Dr. Elena Gogina (NRU)

15:00 – 15:45

Introduction Digital Games-Application – Explorer App + Hackathon Challenge 4: Oliver Schlenker / Prof. Dr. Benjamin Zierock (SRH)

From 16:00

Final discussion + Poster session: Prof. Dr. Maja Turk-Sekulić (UNS) / Prof Dr. Ulrike Gayh (SRH)

Digital city ralley Heidelberg – water and architecural highlights of the city


9:00 – 9:15

Welcome from Prof. Dr. Maja Turk-Sekulić (UNS)

9:15 – 9:45

Health risk assessments of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air in Novi Sad, Serbia: Prof. Dr. Jelena Radonić (UNS)

9:45 – 10:15

The emission of BTEX compounds during movement of passenger car in accordance with the NEDC: Prof. Dr. Dragan Adamović (UNS)

10:15 – 11:00

The DriDanube project: Prof. Dr. Sandor Szalai (SIU)

11:00 – 11:45

Fuelling Fire with Water: A Case Study on Conflicts around Lake Chad: Emil Unrath, Nikolaus Reeg (HIIK)

11:45 – 12:15

Water the new weapon: Cheikh Diallo (UCAD)

12:15 – 13:30

Lunchbreak – Poster session

13:30 – 14:00

Results Hackathon Challenge 3 – Water conflicts and curbing methods: Ajeesh Nellikunnel Jose, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gayh (SRH) et al.

14:00 – 14:30

The influence of water on a rural environment under economic and ecological aspects, shown at the example of river Alb in the Albtal-Valley: Mathias Naar (SRH)

14:30 – 15:00

Designing a democratic future: Making a case for Transdisciplinary Research Approaches: Belen Zevallos (SRH)

15:00 – 15:30

Step towards green technology: Utilisation of natural „low-cost“ coagulant in wastewater treatment: Sanja Radovic (UNS)

15:30 – 16:00

Treatment and potential utilizations of contaminated biomass after the phytoremediation of landfill leachate: Katarina Antić (UNS)

16:00 – 16:30

Contaminations of the Danube sediment: Brominated flame retardants effect: Maja Brboric (UNS)

16:30 – 17:00

Closure and Outlook Democratia-Aqua-Technica Initiative: Prof. Dr. Maja Turk-Sekulić (UNS) / Prof Dr. Ulrike Gayh (SRH) / Prof. Dr. Jelena Radonić (UNS)