Call For Papers

The SOBENA invites professionals from all sectors of the waterway community to submit abstracts with their contributions and experiences. The selected papers will be presented during the congress in technical sessions. Furthermore, the selected papers will be published in the proceedings of the event. The approval of the papers is undertaken through experts selected by the Technical Committee.

Authors are asked to submit a one page abstract (between 300 and 500 words) indicating the title, names of the authors, affiliations and email address. The text should clearly indicate the context, the methodology and the relevant results. The papers and the presentations can be realized in the following languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Paper will be only published in the proceedings of the event if at least one author performed the registration before the deadline.

template-sobena10Download the layout and instructions to write the paper for the congress. For users of OpenOffice and Word, it is suggested to work directly on the file ".docx", guaranteeing in this way the correct formatting of the submitted work. Only PDF files will be accepted in the review process.

Topics of the Seminar

  • Energy efficiency
  • Structural Integrity
  • Watershed management
  • Sustainable development
  • River transport of cargo and passengers
  • Construction of river boats
  • Navigation safety
  • Information systems (VTS/AIS)
  • Ecological and environmental aspects
  • Waterways and nautical tourism
  • Integration of logistics systems
  • Inland waterway infrastructure
  • Training hand-to-work
  • Ports and Terminals
  • Dredging