Second announcement and call for papers


September 20-22, 2007
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova


Obsolete Pesticides in Central and Eastern European, Caucasus and Central Asia Region: Start of clean up.







ABSTRACTS PREPARATION AND SUBMITION (for oral and poster presentation)

Abstracts should be concise, 1800 characters long and prepared according to following examples:

A.First1, B.Second2, C.Third1
1Research Institute, Town, Country
2University Department, Town, Country

The text of abstract should be written in English, single-spaced with no indentations. Use standard abbreviations only. Do not include referenced and figures or tables into the abstract. Use 12 pt Times New Roman font with 2.5 cm side margins. Submit your abstract only by e-mail or disk. The deadline to submit the abstract is May 31, 2007.
The abstracts of oral and poster presentation will be published in their original forms as received from the authors. No additional editing works will be done.
The abstract book will be distributed to Forum participants at the start of the 9th Forum.


PAPER PREPARATION AND SUBMITION (for oral and poster presentation)

The papers should be written in English. The papers should not exceed six A4 (210 x 297 mm) pages and should be typed in MS Word 95 or latter versions, Times New Roman font, single-spaced, font size 12; left and right margins should be 25 mm wide; 30 mm should be left at the top and the bottom of the page. The paper should contain:

TITLE (in bold, capital letters and centered)
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NAME(s) OF AUTHOR(s) (in bold and centered)
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Author’s affiliations (italic letters): If more than one institution is included, number them according to authors
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Abstract: All articles should start with abstracts. The abstracts should be no loner than 300 words and state briefly and specifically what the paper reports, summarize the conclusions. Point out new information and indicate the relevance of the work.
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Key-words: 5 –10.
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Article:     The authors could structure of the article depending on its content, as for example: introduction, one or more chapters/paragraphs, and conclusions. All figures and tables have to be incorporated in the text, they must be clear and simple, they should be properly identified with number and text which explain the figure/table. Measurements should be expressed in SI/units.
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References (in bold)
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Text of References

Papers must be sent to the Organizing Committee by e-mail or on CD within the established deadline: July 31, 2007.

9th Forum proceedings. The presented papers will be published after the Forum on the IHPA Web-site. The materials will be published in their original forms as received from the authors. No additional editing works will be done. The authors are fully responsible for the content of their abstracts. 




The venue of the 9th Forum will be "Leogrand Hotel & Convention Center", 77, Metropolit Varlaam str., Chisinau.
Participants can obtain accommodation in the Leogrand Hotel at a special cost of 110 Euro/night or in the hotels like: Codru, Dacia, Joli Alon, Turist, depending on theirs preference. For additional information please access the web-site:


Registration fee:

The Forum participation fee is 150 EURO. It covers participation in all presentations, sequential translation of oral presentations, coffee breaks, two lunches, reception, field trip and receiving "Forum bag" for participants including the Book of abstracts.

A limited number of participants from the countries with economy in transition will be exempted from participation fee depending on the available funds.       


Note : Participants interested in Public Participation Session are not required to submit abstracts and articles. Although they are requested to sent with the registration forms their proposal of topics for discussions


The participation fee can be paid using bank account of the organizers:
BC Moldova Agroindbank
9, Cosmonautilor Str.
MD2005 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Bank account (EURO): 2251713340
Owner of the account: EMP Management Durabil POP
Bank phone/fax: +373 22 212828

The organizers will send a pro forma invoice.

The participation fee can be paid also at registration, before the Forum starts up. 


Tentative schedule of the 9th FORUM

The Forum organizers are planning a three-day program consisting of two session days and one day post conference field trip.

1. September 19, 2007
Arrival of participants - registration and arrangement of accommodation

2. September 20, 2007
9:00 – 10:00 - Opening ceremony
10:00 – 13:00 - Workshop session 1
13:00 – 14:00 - Lunch
14:00 – 18:00 - Workshop session 2
19:00 - Reception

3. September 21, 2007
9:00 – 13:00 - Workshop session 3
13:00 – 14:00 - Lunch
14:00 – 18:00 - Workshop session 4
18:30 - Closing ceremony

4. September 22, 2007
8:00 – 15:00 - Field trip
Departure of participants

5. September 23, 2007
Departure of participants


Summary of dates for submissions:

First registration form – May 31, 2007.
Abstract submission - May 31, 2007.
Paper submission – July 31, 2007.


Local Organizing Committee core group:

Mr. Valentin Plesca (Co-Chairman),
Mrs. Larisa Cupcea – Secretary, contact person.


Address of Organizing Committee:

9 Cosmonautilor str., Office 614
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
Chisinau, MD2005, Republic of Moldova
Phone: +(373 22) 22 68 49
Fax: +(373 22) 22 62 54