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12th International Symposium MMT, 2010, Bulgaria

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12th International Symposium
June 11 – 15, 2010, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Organized by
Bulgarian Academy of Science
Union of Scientists in Bulgaria
Science & Education Foundation, Bulgaria
The Lomonosov State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia

Sponsored by:
Info Invest Ltd - Bulgaria

Scientific media partner
Online Journal of International Research Publications:
Materials, Methods & Technologies

The symposium is part of the scientific events organised annually by Info Invest,
the Science and Education Foundation and its partners.


We are pleased to invite you to take part in the MMT Symposium, which will be held on 11 – 15 June 2010 in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria.

• Industrial design and modelling;
• Technological standards, certification, analysis and control;
• Metallurgy and material science;
• Automatics, mechanical engineering;
• Electrochemical and anti-corrosion technologies;
• Power engineering, electricity supply and equipment;
• Heat transfer, hydro- and pneumatics technologies and engineering;
• Food industry;
• Agriculture, plant protection and irrigation and drainage engineering;
• Glass, ceramics and adhesives;
• Rubber, plastics, textiles and leather;
• Cellulose, paper and packaging;
• Construction, architecture and geodesy;
• Land, air and water transport;
• Hoisting technology and equipment;
• Electrical and electronic engineering;
• Optical electronics and laser equipment;
• Medicine, pharmacy and biotechnologies;
• Biochemistry and molecular biology;
• Applied mathematics and information technologies;
• Computer systems and management;
• Media technologies;
• Telecommunication systems and networks;
• Educational methods and technologies;
• Innovation and technology transfer;
• Natural and alternative energy sources;
• Problems of the preparation and processing of natural bitumen and high-viscous oils;
• Problems of the preparation of oil and gas condensates.
Note: Only those who have submitted their registration form, fulfilled all the requirements in the present Call for Papers and present at the symposium are regarded as symposium participants.

11 - 15 June 2010, the Imperial Hotel, Sunny Beach
Registration of participants: 5 – 6 pm, 11 June; 9 – 10 am, 12 June
Inauguration of the conference: 12 June; Closing of the conference: 15 June

• registration of participants on a place;
• participation online: the participant receives all materials through the Internet /the edition of journal, the program and sertificate/

English, Russian and Bulgarian. The main conference language is English.

There is a limit of two contributed submissions per registered author. They may be presented as a talk or as a poster. Oral presentations are 10 minutes long and a poster session lasts one hour.

Participants can use a PC and a multimedia projector. Presentations have to be prepared using PowerPoint and stored on a USB flash drive. Presentations are emailed to the organisers prior to the conference with the file name displaying the participant's name and surname.

Submissions, no matter whether presented as talks or posters, will be published in the International Scientific Publications: Materials, Methods & Technologies journal, Volume 4 in cooperation with the Science and Education Foundation. You can get more information about the journal at www.science-journals.eu.
Journal description: 750 MB CD-ROM disc in a box; papers are in Flash format, allowing for full-colour printouts. To see what a published paper looks like, please go to www.science-journals.eu
Protection and identification: The journal is reliably protected using special technologies. It is identified with an ISSN (International Standard Serial Number).
Editing and reviewing: Every paper is reviewed by two independent, anonymous reviewers.

Advisory Editor
Mazhar Unsal, Turkey
Editorial Board
Alla Frolkova, Russia
Azat Vildanov, Russia
Antonios Papadopoulos, Greece
Cenko Cenkov, Bulgaria
Guobin Liu, China
Ijaz Noorka, Pakistan
Shanaz Wahid, Trinidad and Tobago (W.I.)
Flaviu Figura, Romania
Violeta Petkova, Bulgaria

Journal languages: English
Copyright: Authors retain copyright of the published papers and have full responsibility for their contents. The publisher has the unlimited right to offer and distribute the edition with the papers published in it. The publisher assumes no responsibility whatsoever if the authors have inflicted harm or damage to any third parties.

As an organiser of the symposium, Info Invest Ltd assumes no responsibility whatsoever, direct or implied, for the contents of the papers as well as for the consequences arising from misinterpretation or unawareness of the requirements for participation. The fact that you have submitted a registration form for the symposium means that you have read and agreed with the present conditions.

Before 28.02.2010:
Standard registration fee for members of educational and research institutions: 210 Euros;
Special registration fee for members of educational and research institutions who were registered participants at the 2009 MMT Symposium: 180 Euros
Special reduced registration fee for full-time PhD student (Note: students taking distance learning, correspondence or other similar courses are not eligible): 150 Euros;
Additional fee: 60 Euros for a second paper presented.
After 28.02.2010: registration fee is 240 Euros for all participants.
Accompanying persons do not pay registration fees. Each participant, except PhD students, can take only one accompanying person to the symposium.

• ScienceBg Certificate. Look the certificate;
• admission to all sessions of the symposium;
• the presentation of a paper either as a talk (10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion) or as a poster with a size 80/90 sm. A poster session lasts one hour. Please note: PhD students are allowed to present posters only;
• publication of a paper up to 30 pages long in the International Scientific Publications: Materials, Methods & Technologies Journal (Volume 4) on CD-ROM and a copy of the journal on CD-ROM. All papers must comply with certain formatting requirements.
• a printed copy of the Symposium Programme;
• free publication of the paper in the International Research Publications Online Electronic Journal if they meet all requirements for publication in it. Submitted papers are discussed and accepted for publication by the editorial committee in the order of their presentation; papers are reviewed by two independent reviewers. You can see the electronic journal at http://materials-technologies.ejournalnet.com/ Please note that in no way does free publication incur an obligation on the part of the publisher to publish a paper;
• coffee breaks;
• preferential accommodation prices in selected hotels offered by the organisers and free booking for symposium participants.
The presentation of other people's papers is not allowed without a good reason and the prior consent of the organising committee. If the type of presentation (talk or poster) is not specified, the organising committee has the right to decide on it as appropriate.

• 31.01.2010: Registration form and abstract (up to 10 lines) submission deadline. You will be notified about acceptance/rejection with an email from the organising committee within five working days of receiving the submission. You can register online at
http://www.sciencebg.net/symposiums/reg ... -form.html
If you should receive no reply, please contact the organisers by email or telephone;
• 28.02.2010: Deadline for transferring the registration fees to the account given in the email sent to the participant by the organising committee. All bank charges and commissions are paid by the participants. Please inform your bank about this when ordering the transfer. Payment on site is not allowed;
• 28.02.2010: Final paper submission deadline. Please send your paper written according to the formatting requirements to the organisers for publication at symposium@sciencebg.net. You will be notified whether the paper is accepted for publication with an email from the organising committee within five working days of receiving the paper. If you should receive no reply, please contact the organisers by email or telephone;
• Deadline for booking accommodation for the participants and their accompanying persons: look hotel offers.
• 5 pm – 6 pm 11 June and 9 am – 10 am 12 June: Registration of participants;
• 12 June: Opening of the symposium; 15 June: Closing of the symposium.

Payment Method: Bank Transfer; PayPal; Western Union. Mark a way payment in the registration form of the participant.
Payment: Registration fees are transferred to the account given in the notification email sent to the participant by the organising committee. All bank charges and commissions are paid by the participants. Please inform your bank about this when ordering the transfer. Payment on site is not allowed.
Invoices: To receive an invoice you need to provide the following information:
If the bank transfer is ordered by a natural person: the person's full name, and full address.
If the bank transfer is ordered by a company or organisation: legal name of the organisation, address, VAT number or identification code, name of recipient of the invoice and full address.
Invoices will be sent in PDF format by email. As they have a signature and a stamp in full colour, you need a high-quality printer to print out the original.
Note: If the bank transfer is ordered by a natural person, it is not possible to issue an invoice to a company or organisation.

Participation: Only fully registered participants, their accompanying persons and special guests of the Organising Committee can take part in the symposium. Unregistered attendance is not allowed.
Registration: 5 pm – 6 pm on 11 June and 9 am – 10 am on 12 June. Please tell your country, name and surname at the registration desk. Accompanying persons do not have to register, but they receive a badge saying VISITOR.
Name Badges: The badge with your name that you get together with the symposium materials at registration is personal. It is the only document giving free access to the symposium hall and should be clearly visible at all times. You may be denied access to the symposium if you cannot show it. The organisers have the right to demand a proof of your right to attend the symposium.

You can find information about hotels and booking requirements at
The Organising Committee can book accommodation for symposium participants at their prior request without extra charges. The organisers assume no responsibility for any subsequent changes in the accommodation prices shown in it.
Participants can also arrange their travel and accommodation themselves using a travel agency of their choice. Please inform the organisers if this is case.

All participants and their accompanying persons will be emailed official letters of invitation for the symposium in Bulgarian in PDF format. The invitations have a colour signature and stamp. You can print out the original using a high-quality colour printer. Those who need a visa have to personally apply for it at a Bulgarian consulate, showing the letter. If you will be accompanied by your underage children, please give us their names so that we can include them in the invitation. Letters of invitation will be sent only after the correct registration fees are received.

There are three main international airports in Bulgaria: in Sofia (430 km from Sunny Beach), Varna (90 km from Sunny Beach) and Burgas (35 km from Sunny Beach).
There are several different ways to get from Sofia, Varna or Burgas to Sunny Beach.
• by bus: Please note that you can take a bus from Sofia or Varna to Sunny Beach, but there is no public bus service from Burgas Airport to Sunny Beach. To go to the bus station in Sofia or Varna, take a taxi from the airport. It is advisable to ask the taxi driver approximately how much the trip will cost before getting into the car as he may overcharge you later.
There are buses from Sofia or Varna to Burgas on the hour. Take those buses which stop at Sunny Beach or Nesebar. Alternatively, you can travel to Burgas, but then you will have to take another bus to Sunny Beach (45 km away). The journey from Sofia to Sunny Beach is approximately 7 hours and from Varna to Sunny Beach approximately 1 hour 30 min.
• by car: you can order a car from the selected hotels which we offer to book for you. Please inform us by email to send you the necessary information. The hotel will issue an invoice for the amount you pay.
• by taxi: we recommend that you use a taxi from Burgas Airport to Sunny Beach. It will be too expensive to travel by taxi from Sofia or Varna, unless you are a group of three or four.

The social programme is of paramount importance for the success of the symposium. The informal atmosphere of the activities helps you to expand your social contacts with the rest of the participants. You will be informed about the events and times of the social programme additionally. A complete description of the provided activities will be published at http://www.travel-events.info.

Further information will be periodically available on this website. Any queries about the organisation and programme of the symposium should be addressed to Mr Ivan Genov, symposium coordinator and director of Info Invest Ltd, Burgas. Please visit http://www.facebook.com/ivan.genov1

For More Information:
Phone: +359 /056/ 950077
Mobile phone: +359 878844410
email: office@sciencebg.net
Skype: investbg
Send your materials to:
email: symposium@sciencebg.net

We can publish a maximum of two papers by one author plus one more where he or she is another participant's co-author.
To view a correctly formatted paper and the formatting requirements, please open the following file: papermodel.doc.
Please send us your paper in a file named after the participant in the symposium in English (name and surname), for example ivangenov.doc.
For your convenience, you can use the following template to write your paper: papertemplate.dot.
Paper length: Papers have to be minimum 7 and maximum 30 pages long, including sketches, tables, diagrams, the list of references and abstract and following the formatting requirements below. The publication of any paper over 30 pages long is to be negotiated with the publisher.
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George A. Ntalos1, Antonios N. Papadopoulos1, Viron A. Tantos2
and Ioannis G. Chouliaras2
1 Department of Wood Technology and Furniture Design, Technological Institute of Larisa, 43100
Karditsa, Greece
2 Department of Forestry, Technological Educational Institute of Larisa, 43100 Karditsa, Greece
Technological Institute of Karditsa, Department of Wood and Furniture Technology-Design, 43100,
Karditsa, Greece. E-mail: ...........

Biologically stabilized landfill leachate usually requires further removal of organic substances and ammoniacal-N before final discharge. Chemical oxidation may be a convenient method for removal of organics but does not appear efficient in ammoniacal-N removal. Under the best operational conditions lab-scale application of electrochemical oxidation to treatment of leachate with low BOD/COD ratios and high ammoniacal-N content resulted in 75% COD removal and 100% ammoniacal-N oxidation. Ammoniacal-N oxidation appears to follow chemical oxidation by chlorine and chlorites formed by electrochemical conversion of chlorides in the leachate (1600 mg/l). Further developments on pilot plant are on progress.
Key words: forest floor, surface soil, organic matter, nutrients accumulation, marquis ecosystem

Biological stabilization in landfill leachate may be a result of application of pre-treatment strategies, of degradation processes within the landfill and their eventual enhancement or of biological treatment of the leachate. Whatever the case the resulting leachate may still contain high COD values (generally higher than 1000 mg/l), low BOD/COD ratio and significant concentrations of ammoniacal-N and halogenated compounds.

2.1 Organics and other compounds in biodegraded leachate
The organic content of MSW landfill leachate may vary extensively according to different influencing parameters and can be roughly classified into three main groups (Christensen, 1982; cit. in Kylefors, 1997 ) :

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2.1. Plant material
Aerial parts of Satureja hortensis L., Thymus vulgaris L., Salvia officinalis L. and Mentha piperita L. (Lamiaceae) were obtained from plant culture of the Crop Research Institute, Prague. They were oven-dried at 40 °C for 72 h, stored at room temperature and milled prior to extraction experiments.
2.2. Insects
The housefly Musca domestica L. (Dip., Muscidae), larvae 4th instar and adults 3-4 days old, Spodoptera littoralis (Lep., Noctuidae) (larvae 4th instar, 35 ± 5 mg weight) and Culex quinquefasciatus SAY (Dip.) larvae 4th instar, were obtained from the stock culture maintained in the Crop Research Institute, Dept. of Entomology.
2.3. Plant extracts
Carbon dioxide from pressure bottle was pumped by a compressor to a heated extractor of 150 ml volume and 30 mm I.D. filled with 50 g of savory. The entrainer, ethanol, was pumped by a high-pressure pump and mixed with the CO2 stream to the extractor, which flow rate was adjusted to 1.4 g min-1.

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Spatial technologies are generally considered Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS, but could also include other related technologies such as navigation systems. They depend on a number of interrelated disciplines and technologies (see figure below.) These technologies are becoming increasing seamless and being utilized both in

Relationship of spatial technologies and supporting disciplines

analysis and real time applications. The comprehensive study of spatial technologies, geographic information and the supporting disciplines have now been placed under the rubric of Geographic Information Science (GIScience) (Longley 2005).

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1. Kratasyuk V, Gitelson J. Bacterial bioluminescence and bioluminescent analysis. Biophysics (Moscow) 1982; 27: 937-53.
2. Kudryasheva N, Kratasyuk V, Esimbekova E, Vetrova E, Nemtseva E, Kudinova I. Development of the bioluminescent bioindicators for analyses of environmental pollutions. Field Anal Chem Tech 1998; 2: 277-80.
3. Petushkov V, Shefer L, Rodionova N, Fish A. Bioluminescent method of determination of NAD(P)H-depend dehydrogenase activity. Appl Biochem Biotech 1987; 23: 270-4.
4. Petushkov V, Kratasyuk V, Fish A, Gitelson J. Protease activity determination method. 1983 Patent SU 1027615 A.
5. Kratasyuk V, Esimbekova E, Gladyshev M, Khromichek E, Kuznetsov A., Ivanova E. The use of bioluminescent biotests for study of natural and laboratory aquatic ecosystems. Chemosphere 2001; 42: 909-15.

To view a correctly formatted paper and the formatting requirements, please open the following file: papertemplate.dot.
For your convenience, you can use the following template to write your paper: papertemplate.dot.
Please send us your paper in a file named after the participant in the symposium in English (name and surname), for example ivangenov.doc.
Papers that do not comply with the requirements will not be published and publication fees will not be refunded. Infected files will not be processed and publication fees will not be refunded.