1st International Conference on Climate Change Action: Challenges and Solutions (ICCCSUE 2024)

Welcome to ICCCSUE 2024

Prepared By Salahaddin University-Erbil

  • College of Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Arts – Department of Geography
  • College of Agricultural Engineering Sciences

Conference dates: September 03 – 04, 2024.

Conference Announcement:
Announce the conference: March 14th, 2024
Abstract and Full Paper Submission:
Open call for abstracts and Full Papers: March 14th, 2024
Abstract and Full Paper Review and Acceptance:
Within two weeks from the submission date
Deadline for Full Paper Submission:
Deadline for full paper submission: August 5th , 2024
Deadline for full paper acceptance notification: August 20th , 2024
Conference Registration:
Open registration: March 14th, 2024
Early bird registration deadline: June 15th, 2024
Regular registration deadline: September 3rd, 2024

  1. Higher Commttee:
  1. Organizing Committee:
    • Role: Overall coordination and management of the conference.
    • Activities:
      • Budget planning and financial management.
      • Venue logistics and arrangements.
      • Speaker and participant coordination.
      • Liaison with sponsors and partners.
  1. Program and Scientific Committee:
    • Role: Develop the conference program and schedule & overseeing the academic content and quality of the conference.
    • Activities:
      • Review and selection of abstracts and papers.
      • Development of the daily agenda.
      • Coordination with speakers and panelists.
      • Communication with authors.
      • Session chair assignments.
      • Promoting academic integrity.
      • Uphold high academic standards by ensuring that all presentations adhere to ethical and rigorous research practices.
      • Verify the validity of research methodologies and results presented in papers.
      • Collaboration with organizing committee.
  1. Communications and Marketing Committee:
    • Role: Promote the conference and handle communications.
    • Activities:
      • Design and implement a marketing strategy.
      • Manage social media and website content.
      • Coordinate with media partners.
  1. Logistics and Facilities Committee:
    • Role: Ensure smooth on-site operations.
    • Activities:
      • Accommodation arrangements for participants.
      • Catering and refreshments planning.
      • Transportation logistics.
  1. Abstract Review Committee:
    • Role: Evaluate and select abstracts and papers.
    • Activities:
      • Define review criteria and guidelines.
      • Review and score submitted abstracts.
      • Communicate acceptance decisions.
  1. Technical Support Committee:
    • Role: Ensure technical aspects run smoothly during the conference.
    • Activities:
      • AV equipment setup and testing.
      • IT support for presenters.
      • Troubleshoot technical issues during the conference.
# College/University/


Higher Committee
Name Academic Title
1. President of Salahaddin University-Erbil and Head of Higher Cmmittee Dr. Kamaran Younis M. Amin Assistant Professor
2. Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Postgraduate Studies Dr. Shareef Maulod Shareef


Assistant Professor
3. Vice President for Administrative and Financial Affairs


Dr. Hussein Saadi Ibrahim Professor
4. Dean of the College of Enginerring Dr. Shuokr Qarani Aziz Professor
5. Dean of the College of Science


Dr. Abdulkarim Yasin Karim


6. Dean of the College of Agriculture Engineering Sciences Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Ali


7. Dean of the College of Arts Dr. Qader Mohammad Hassan


8. College of Education/Salahaddin University-Erbil and Director of Quality Assurance & Curriculum Development Dr. Nabil Adil Fakhre Professor
9. College of Agriculture Engineering Sciences and Head of Organizing Committee Dr. Yousif M. S. Al-Barzinji Professor
10. College of Science and Head of Scientific Committee Dr. Dalshad A. Darwesh Professor
11. College of Political Science/Salahaddin University and Head of the Supreme Advisory Committee of Saladin University – Erbil


Dr. Shallaw A Mohammed Lecturer
12. Education/ Rapporteur of theSupreme Advisory Committee of Saladin University – Erbil Mr. Amanj N. Abdulghafur Assistance Lecturer


Department Organizing Committee
Name Academic Title & Specialization
1. Agricultural Sciences/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq and Head of Organizing Committee Animal Resources Dr. Yousif M. S. Al-Barzinji Professor (Molecular Genetics)
2. Arts/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Geography Dr. Huner A. Khayyat Assistant Professor (GeoInformation – Climate Change)
3. Agricultural Sciences/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Soil and water Dr. Shwan Omar Seeyan Assistant Professor (Hydrogeology)
4. Agricultural Sciences/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Horticultural Dr. Noura Masseh Ellya Kka Assistant Professor (Plant Biotechnology)
5. Arts/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Media Mr. Hardawan Mahmoud Kakashekh Assistant Professor (Media Economics)
6. Arts/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Geography Dr. Nadia T. Saeed Assistant Professor (Geography of Development)
7. Science/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Earth Sciences & Petroleum Dr. Reber Tahseen Ali Lecturer (Geoinformation)
8. Salahaddin University-Erbil /Presidency IR Dr. Shallaw A Mohammed Lecturer (Security & IR)
9. Science/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Earth Sciences & Petroleum Dr. Rebwar Nasir Dara Lecturer (Hydrogeology)
10. Agricultural Sciences/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Forestry Dr. Heman A. A. Gaznayee Lecturer (Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Drought)
11. Education/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Biology Mr. Amanj N. Abdulghafur Assistant Lecturer(Political Sciences)


Department Scientific Committee
Name Academic Title & Specialization
1. Science/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq and Head of Scientific Committee Environmental Sciences & Health Dr. Dalshad A. Darwesh Professor(Soil & Plant Nutrition)
2. Agricultural Sciences/ University of Baghdad/Iraq Field Crops Dr. F. Y. Baktash Professor (Plant Breeding)
3. Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg Institute of Geology Dr.Broder Merkel Professor (chemical thermodynamics, groundwater flow)
4. Faculty of Agriculture/ Jordan University of Science and Technology/Jordan Soil and water Dr.  Khaleel I. Za’l Jawasreh Professor (Animal Breeding)
5. Euro-Arab Organization for Environment, Water and Desert Researches/UK Environment Dr. Lutfi Rashid Al-Momani


Professor (Environment)
6. Arts/ Alexandria University /Egypt Geography Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim Muhammad Hassan Sharaf


Professor (Applied Climate)
7. Faculty of Civil & Industrial Engineering/Sapienza University of Rome/Italy Science & Technology Dr. Mattia Crespi Professor (Positioning & Geomatics)
8. Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University/Bangladesh Plant Pathology Dr. Abu Noman F. Ahmmed Professor (Plant Pathology)
9. Green Charter GC/Germany Dr. Sameh Al-Muqdadi Assistant Professor (Water & Environmental Management)
10. Wageningen University/ Netherland Environmental Sciences Dr. Karrar N. M. Mahdi Assistant Professor (Soil Physic & Land Management)
11. Science/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Chemistry Dr. Diyar Salahuddin Ali Assistant Professor(Analytical chemistry)
12. Arts/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Geography Dr. Sanaa A. Bakir Assistant Professor (Climate – Local Climate)
13. Arts/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Geography Dr. Tahseen A. Aziz Assistant Professor (water resource)
14. Engineering/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Engineering Dr. Muhammed Abdulbaki Ibrahim Professor (Electronic Circuits)
15. Engineering/ Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraq Architectural Engineering Dr. Faris Ali Mustafa Assistant Professor (Architecture)

Keynote Speaker

  • Professor Dr. Mattia Crespi, University of Rome – La Sapienza / Italy, (Applications of AI in big climate data management and analysis).
  • Professor Dr. Abu Noman F. Ahmmed from Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University/Bangladesh (Climate resilient agricultural initiatives in Bangladesh).
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Sameh Al-Muqdadi from Green Charter GC/Germany (Climate change & geopolitics).
  • Associate-Professor Dr. Eng. Slim SMAOUI from the University of Sfax/ Tunisia (Green packaging on food security).
  • Reber Tahseen Ali from Salahaddin University-Erbil/Iraqi-KRG (Flood-Prone areas identification using geoinfomatics: Acase study of Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq)
Main Goal Sub Goal
Comprehensive Understanding of Climate Change Impacts Foster a deep and holistic understanding of the impacts of climate change on various domains, including water resources, biodiversity, food security, ecosystems, and economic development.
Increase awareness about the current and future climate risks in Iraq.
Encourage cross-disciplinary discussions that illuminate the interconnectedness of climate change effects on both natural and human systems.
Development of Adaptive and Sustainable Strategies Facilitate the development and sharing of adaptive strategies for mitigating climate change impacts, particularly in the realms of water resource management, biodiversity conservation, and food security.
Encourage the formation of collaborative projects and initiatives that bring together scientists, policymakers, and practitioners to work jointly on addressing common challenges.
Highlight successful case studies and best practices to inspire actionable solutions and policies.
Integration of Technology and Innovation for Climate Resilience Emphasize the role of advanced technologies, such as AI and innovative solutions, in identifying, monitoring, and addressing the impacts of climate change.
Encourage collaboration between technology experts and environmental researchers to drive the implementation of cutting-edge solutions.
Examination of Socio-Economic Implications and Policies Analyze the socio-economic consequences of climate change, including its effects on global economies, weather patterns, health, migration, and poverty.
Educate the community about potential future climate impacts.
Provide a platform for the exploration and development of policies and regulations that address the economic and social dimensions of climate change.
Promotion of Green Initiatives and Sustainable Practices Showcase and promote green initiatives, sustainable products, and eco-friendly practices that contribute to climate change mitigation and environmental conservation.
Encourage participants to explore and adopt practical, sustainable measures in their respective fields, fostering a collective commitment to green and resilient practices.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  1. Impacts of climate changes on water resources (surface & underground) Drought and water scarcity
  2. Impacts of climate changes on food security.
  3. Impacts of climate change on biodiversity.
    Adaptation strategies to the current climate change status.
    Impacts of climate change on the current weather patterns.
    Technical, Socio-Economic Responses to climate change.
    Climate change and Sustainable energy.
    Climate change: measurements, modeling, and predictions.
    Technology transfer and innovative solutions to climate change.
    Migration and poverty issues in the face of climate change.
    Climate Change economics, law, and policy.
    Kurdistan & Iraq Response: Policies and Actions, Engaging Local Communities in Data Collection
    International cooperation and knowledge exchange
    Local Governance and Climate Change
    Wastewater Treatment
    Health risk assessment of toxic materials
    Public health and environmental education
    Remote Sensing and GIS (Geo-Information) Applications
    Best Practices in Climate Resilience
    Infrastructure Resilience (Buildings, Roads, and Water Management)
    Sustainable Agriculture Practices – Community-Based Adaptation Projects
    Land Use and Land Cover Classification: Precision in Environmental Monitoring and Desertification
    Water management and climatic smart agriculture

The abstract of accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Full papers will be published in (2-3 issue of IRAQI JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (Print ISSN: 0075-0530 Electronic ISSN: 2410-0862 and Each published paper in Iraqi J. Agric. Sci. has a digital object identifier (DOI) number. The Iraqi J. Agric. Sci. Indexing Across: Scopus (Q2), ClarivateDOAJScilit,  PublonsEuroPubIndexcopernicusResurchifyOAIJ (Open Academic Journals Index)ORES Science PlatformScholarimpactISI (International Scientific Indexing)MIAR (Universitat de Barcelona)DRJI (Directory of Research Journals Indexing)ADL (Asian Digital Library), SJR (Scimago Journal & Country Rank)IASJ (Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals)J4F (journals 4 free)Semantic Scholar, Science OpenDFAFKC (Kind Congress)JIFIJIFGIFGenamics Journal SeekEUROPEAN SCIENCE EVALUATION CENTERMostwiedzyMendeleyVULibrarySCISPACE, paperpile , exalyДИССЕРНЕТEZB.editagemaqsurah.


  • All papers are blind peer reviewed by three independent reviewers. Acceptance is granted when all reviewers’ recommendations are positive.
  • Researchers wishing to participate in the conference can participate with their scientific research in Kurdish and Arabic, the accepted research will be published in the Zanco Journal of Human Sciences after being evaluated by the scientific committee of the conference, and passing through the regular procedures for publication in the Zanco Journal of Human Sciences.
    1. Non Salahaddin University-Erbil Affiliate:
    • First Outside researcher contribution is 300$
    • Second Outside researcher contribution is 200$
    • Third Outside researcher contribution is 150$
    1. Salahaddin University-Erbil Affiliate:
    • First Inside researcher contribution is 200$
    • Second Inside researcher contribution is 150$
    • Third Inside researcher contribution is 100$
    1. without paper: 50$

The main recommendations and proposals of the conference should be extracted and derived from the submitted papers and the problem-addressing and proposed solutions that the researchers proposed in their research.

Contact Scientific Committee


Day 1:
Saad Abdullah Hall (Map Location)

Day 2:
Social and Cultural Centre / Salahaddin University-Erbil (Map Location)