13th Kerala Environment Congress (KEC 2017)


Centre for Environment and Development (CED) in association with Energy Management Centre (EMC) Kerala and supported by Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), Kerala State Remote Sensing & Environment Centre (KSREC), Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technologies (ANERT) and Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB)  is organizing the 13thKerala Environment Congress (KEC 2017) at EMC Seminar Hall, Sreekaryam, Thiruvananthapuram from 6th and 8th December 2017. KEC2017_Invitation & Program_Schedule

The Congress is also supported many other professional organizations such as  Indian Society for Remote Sensing (ISRS), Indian Society of Systems for Science and Engineering (ISSE) etc.

Focal Theme

Science, Technology and Innovation for Environment and Development

Sub themes

The major subthemes identified under the main theme are: Water & Waste Water Management, Solid Waste Management, Energy Management, Agriculture and Food Security,  Health care facilities, Food and Nutrition, Transport, Habitat, Marine and Ocean Technology, Disaster Management,  Space Technology  for Development,  Geospatial Technology, Education and Information and Communication Technology

Padmasree M R Kurup Memorial Keynote Address

The Keynote address of the congress is dedicated to our founder Chairman Padmasree (late) M R Kurup and will be delivered by Dr. R Uma Maheswaran, Director, GSLV, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram.

Young Scientist Award

CED has instituted the Young Scientist Award for research students below the age of 30, in the name of our friend and colleague (Late) Dr R. Satheesh. The awards will be given for the best Oral and best Poster presentations in the Congress by young researchers..


Hotel accommodation is available on payment basis. The Organizing Committee will provide the details of the tariff of various hotels, on request. Delegates requiring accommodation may request the General Convener to provide necessary support.


Any organization/individual paying Rs 50,000/- will be accepted as a co-sponsor of the event and their names will be published in the Proceedings of the Congress. They can also send three delegates without any registration fee

Last Date for Registration for Congress participation without papers: 25th November, 2017
Registration Fee

General Delegates: Rs 1000/-

Students and research scholars: Rs 300/- (required to enclose bona-fide certificate for availing the concession rate).

Additional fee for spot registration: Rs 100/-  (Registration fee includes seminar kit, Proceedings Volume of the Congress and working lunch and tea during the seminar days).


Payments towards KEC 2016 shall be made by Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Executive Director, Centre for Environment and Development” payable at Thiruvananthapuram or through money transfer to the Current Ac. No. 22040200000230 of CED at Federal Bank Vattiyoorkavu  Branch, IFS code: FDRL0002204

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KEC 2017- Invitation & Program Schedule