Thematic Areas – Himalayan Knowledge Conclave

Thematic Areas

a. Pollution and health

  • Air, surface water and land pollution
  • Ground water pollution and control
  • Environmental pollution and public health
  • Waste management
  • Remedies

b. Disaster and climate change

  • Earthquake, landslide, flood, drought, lightning, snow avalanches, epidemics
  • Impacts, adaptive practices, resilience building, indigenous knowledge and technology that support adaptation
  • Development and disaster
  • Economics of climate change and DRR

c. Ecosystem, biodiversity and agriculture

  • Ecosystem-based adaptation
  • Water and wetlands
  • Plant and animal diversity
  • Protected area and people
  • Biological invasion
  • Climate change and biodiversity
  • Agriculture and livestock
  • Gender and livelihood
  • Ecotourism in and outside protected areas
  • Ecology and restoration

d. Energy for development

  • Energy, livelihood and infrastructure development
  • Energy supply and demand
  • Energy diversification and energy use efficiencies
  • Alternative energy, constraints and opportunities

e. Economics and management

  • Public spending
  • Social marketing
  • Capacity development/building
  • Good governance
  • Rural development
  • Public administration and small business entrepreneurship
  • Labor relations & human resource management
  • Information technology management

f. Innovations and technologies

  • Innovative technologies for industry, health, household and companies
  • Electrical, electronics and computer
  • Civil engineering and architecture
  • Mechanical and industrial engineering


Conference details

Conference date: 5-6 April 2019

Venue: Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre

Abstract submission deadline: February 25, 2019

Extended registration and abstract submission deadline: March 5, 2019

Registration fee payment deadline: March 15, 2019 

Registration Fee:

Participants: Rs. 1500/-

Oral Presenters: Rs. 2000/-

Poster Presenters: Rs. 1800/-