International Conference on ENVIROnmental Protection and Disaster Risks and CMDR COE Annual Conference on Crisis Management and Disaster Response International Conference on ENVIROnmental Protection and Disaster Risks and CMDR COE Annual Conference on Crisis Management and Disaster Response


EnviroRISKs 2024

04-06 June 2024, Sofia, Bulgaria


Venue for the conference:






The Centre is located in the hotel Shipka, Sofia, Bulgaria. An appropriate signposts to the conference hall will be located on a visible place.

Due to the strict procedure for access control please, be on the spot at least 30 minutes before the beginning of the morning panels. 

Organized by: 


The Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence (CMDR COE), was established on August 28, 2013. CMDR COE is an accredited NATO's COE focusing its work on one of the Alliance’s core tasks – Crisis Management. CMDR COE gained an Unconditional Accreditation and NATO Quality Assurance Certificate (No.ACT/JFD/HCEIT/TT+1548/Ser:NU) in 2019.


The National Geoinformation Center is a distributed research infrastructure financed by the National Road Map for Scientific Infrastructures of Bulgaria that maintains networks, observatories, instrumentation, laboratories, and modeling facilities for Earth observation.

In particular, NGIC brings together various Earth science disciplines, including seismology, geodesy, geomagnetism, geology, air and water quality, and more, to allow researchers to access and share data, enabling better collaboration and understanding of Earth's processes.


Co-organized with:


Institute of Information and Communication Technologies-BAS

The mission of the Institute is to conduct fundamental and applied research in the field of computer science, information and communication technologies (ICT) and in the development of innovative interdisciplinary applications of these technologies.


National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography-BAS

The mission of the Institute is  conducts basic and applied research in the fields of geophysics, seismology, earthquake engineering, geodesy and geography in order to support the sustainable development of Bulgaria. The scientific unit encompasses 4 departments.


Participating Organizations:


1. Disaster Management, Natural Hazards, Risk Reduction and Building Resilience 
1.1 Disaster Medicine
 Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Doncho Doychev, e-mail:

1.2 Risk Management and Assessment
• Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Petya Trifonova, email:

1.3 Natural and Human Induced Hazard 
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Petya Trifonova, email:

2. Climate Change Challenges and Security Implications  
2.1 Climate Change Challenges and Security Implications
• Moderator: MAJ Ralitsa Bakalova. e-mail:
• Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Krasya Kolcheva, e-mail:
2.2 Air Pollution and Health 
  • Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Reneta Dimitrova,PhD email:

 2.3 Security Implications TBD 2024
  • Moderator: 
2.4 Water Resources 
   • Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Krasya Kolcheva, e-mail:
   • Moderator: MAJ Ralitsa Bakalova, e-mail:

2.5 Ecology 
   • Moderator: Assist. Prof. Radoslava Zaharieva, PhD,

2.6 Waste Management TBD 2024
2.7 Flooding and Wildfire 
• Moderator: LTC Dimitrios DALAKOURAS,PhD, email:
• Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Nina Dobrinkova, e-mail: 
3. Resilience and Business Continuity Management (BCM)  
  • Moderator: COL Orlin Nikolov, PhD,
  • Moderator: LTC Mihai Ilie, e-mail:

4. High Performance Computing, Modeling & Simulations, GIS for environmental monitoring and Artificial Intelligence 
  • Moderator: COL Desislav Zmeev, e-mail:
 Moderator: COL Kostadin Lazarov, e-mail:

Links for broadcast on YouTube:


Registration & Fees:

For people publishing article participating in person in Sofia. (300 euros)

For people publishing article with participation on-line. (150 euros)
For people with no lecture or article participating in person in Sofia. (100 euros)
For people with no lecture or article participating on-line. (50 euros)


Accommodation, transportation and per diem are responsibilities of participants.


Register for the conference until 30 APR 2024: HERE


You can pay the conference fee for the Springer Proceeding here:


* After approval of your article or participation you will receive a link to transfer the fee. After paying you will be included in the agenda.


If you need any support or conference information, contact the POCs:








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Office: +359 2 92 24754 





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