Deadline for fullpaper submission is February 21,2014!        Best Poster Presentation Award         Guideline for full paper submission is now available!!  Guideline for posters is now available!! 



Proceedings Book of GreInsus'15 can be downloaded from here !!

Abstract Book of GreInsus'15 can be downloaded from here !!

Some Phptos from GreInSus'14




CALL for the coming B.EN.A Conference in Constanta.

We thanks to PERSEUS project because he choose GREINSUS to co-organize in Marine Session its "Blue Growth" and in parallel the stake Holders Meeting of Mediterranean region.

You may announce that GREINSUS became a systematic Congress which will repeated every two years. So, see you in 2016!

All those who contributed to the GREINSUS conference: Thank you for all your excellent work!

As the Chairs of GreInSus’14 Congress, we are very pleased to say “thank you” to all of our participants, oral and poster presenters, special guests, plenary speakers, keynote speakers and representatives of local and regional authorities for your participation and sharing your ideas and expertise. We certainly hope that the congress has been all that you expected it to be.

It is fair to conclude that the conference was a great success! So many people have contributed in so many ways to turn this event into a smoothly running meeting withmany very interesting presentations and posters and a very good atmosphere fordiscussion and networking.

We would like to say, how deeply we appreciate all of the co-organizers, especially sponsors and congress staffs who contributed the grants and their efforts to GreInsSus’14 with solid dedication during the one-year congress preparation. Thank you very much. GreInSus’14 would not have been a success without you.

We owe much gratitude to the BENA for selecting Ege University as the venue and scientific committee members for giving structure to the program and to the presidency of Ege University for supporting the conference in many direct and indirect ways. We thank all sponsors again for their generosity and interest in the conference.

Ege University students and DALYA TOUR staff have worked very professionally inregistering all participants, interacting with them on many details, organizing many aspects of the conference such as catering, time coordination, logistics and accommodation. The staff and students of the Research and Application Center for Environmental Problems, Ege University are especially thanked for their enormous and high-quality support.

You as participants are thanked for all your great scientific input and for many fruitful discussions and scientific interaction.

“This was a great meeting” many of you have said to us. Thank you for being so positive!

We look forward to seeing you in Izmir again!

Sincerely yours,
Prof. Dr. Nuri AZBAR
Prof. Dr. Fokion VOSNIAKOS
Chairs of the GreInSus 2014

PS: All congress photos and allowed presentations will be put in the next week on congress web site www.greins



The International Congress on Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Socities / Cities
May 08 - 10, 2014
Ege University, Izmir, TURKEY

The International Congress on Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Socities / Cities begins tomorrow. In Congress 125 oral presentations and 122 poster presentations from 28 different countries will be made.

Please visit to reach further information about congress

Please visit to reach final programme of Congress

Congress Venues;
Congress Hall 1-2-3 and Poster Session
Ege University Campus Faculty of Science (Fen Fakultesi), Bornova, IZMIR.

Special Marine Session Hall
Ege University Campus Faculty of Fisheries (Su Urunleri Fakultesi), Bornova, IZMIR.

Please visit to reach map of the Congress hall

Looking forward to seeing you in Izmir.
Best regards
Prof. Dr. Nuri AZBAR
Prof. Dr. Fokion VOSNIAKOS
Chairs of the GreInSus 2014


Important announcement for publication in JEPE!!

To possible GREINSUS/JEPE authors,

Selecting papers without Bank Extre of 100 euro are not forward for publication (SWIFT: BUCUROBU)! All papers should be written for JEPE (according to its instructions) with maximum length of 7 pages and 3 references from JEPE. All deposit should be done in the name of BENA.
The final papers should be sent ONLY to

The Permanent Office of BENA"

Please visit for transpotation information.

The List of papers selected by the Scientfic Committee to propose for publication JEPE is now available!!!!

Please directly contact with JEPE Office for selected papers. Also;
All the papers should be written in the JEPE format ( having in mine:
a) To be no more than 7 pages (or 14 pages in double space) long
b) To include 3 references from JEPE publications.
c) To deposit 100 euro (50 euro for BENA membership + 50 euro for publication to JEPE) to the Bank:
Account: RO33BUCU013567662511EU01 in Euro, ALPHA BANK , Sucursala Unirii,Blvd.Unirii 62, sector 3, Cod 030834, Bucharest , Romania.
Please, bring a copy of the Bank Extre to the Conference and send it also scanning to our email ( and/or ). The Bank Extre (original) will be your receipt.
To the above email addresses you should send your PAPER in its final version for JEPE till 30th April 2014 in order to start the procedure for publication. The possible time for publication will be 7 to 9 months.
The Permanent Office of B.EN.A.
In Thessaloniki

Draft Programme of GreInSus'14 is now available !!!




! ! ! Full-text submisssion date is extended. ! ! !

Due to requests of many of our participants full-text submisssion date of GreInsus'14 has been extended to March 07, 2014. We want to note that there will be no other extension for full text submission.

For Oral Presentations List......For Poster Presenations List

We are pleased to announce the accepted papers for GreInSus 2014 Congress that will take place at Ege University , İzmir, TURKEY, on May 8–10, 2014.

Manuscripts of the selected papers will be published in the Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology (JEPE) with a publishing cost 100 Euro (including BENA membership). Papers accepted for publication in JEPE will be separately announced on March 20th, 2014. All other accepted papers including poster papers will be published in the Congress CD as full paper. We would like to remind you the deadline for the full paper submissions is February 21, 2014. Please visit our Website at to reach the guideline for full papers which is in parallel to JEPE guidelines ( We are looking forward to receiving your contribution and meeting you all in Izmir.

!!! Full paper submission deadline is February 21, 2014.!!!

Please, download guidelines for full paper submission.

*It is recommended for the participants whose abstracts are accepted to register until March 15, 2014 which is the deadline for the pre-registration period.

!!! Guideline for posters is now available !!!

Please, download guidelines for posters.

!!Abstract submission is closed!!

Many thanks to the authors from around the World who have submitted their papers to the Congress. The abstracts are in the review process. After the evaluation of scientific committee accepted papers will be announced on the site.

Best Poster Presentation Award
This is specially intended to motivate young scientists including MSc and PhD Students. The Conference Committee will select the best poster presented during the GreInSus’14. The winner will receive a certificate.

For 2nd Announcement of GreInSus'14

Invitation of Chairs

We warmly welcome you to the 1st International The International Congress on Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Societies / Cities (GreInSus) which will be held in Izmir Turkey during May 08 - 10, 2014. This event aims to gather researchers from the entire spectrum of the multi-disciplinary fields of environmental science and technology with a special emphasis on “sustainable societies and cities”. The main objective of the congress is to present the achievements of scientific and professional works/researchs on approaches and techiques for reducing environmental and societal impacts of future societies / cities. Thus, the congress provides opportunities for the participants to exchange new ideas and application experiences and to establish future collabrations. In this way use of green infrastructures in reaching sustainable societies/cities can be motivated.The official language of the Congress and Symposium is English.
We would like to invite you and your colleagues to participate to this event. We look forward to the scientific exchange, and the profile you will bring to our meetings.

Prof. Dr. Nuri AZBAR....................... Prof. Dr. Fokion Vosniakos
Chairs of the GreInSus 2014