Thursday, February 03, 2011

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: Management of Water in a Changing World: Lessons Learnt and Innovative Perspectives

The International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management, Management of Water in a Changing World: Lessons Learnt and Innovative Perspectives, will take place on 12-13 October 2011 in Dresden, Germany.

The conference topics will include the following subjects dealing with water resources management:

  1. Water resources in changing environments
    • Land use dynamics and water resources
    • Climate change, demographic change and other drivers
    • Landscape functionality and conservation management
    • Ecosystem needs and safeguarding aquatic biodiversity
    • Water quality and ecosystem services for human needs
  2. Technologies and implementation
    • Environmental sound technologies
    • Alternative resources (storm water use, aquifer recharge etc.)
    • Pathways for sustainable sanitation
    • Stakeholder participation
    • Economic instruments: water prices for efficiency and equity
  3. Indicators and advanced monitoring
    • Adapted water resources assessment strategies
    • Water management performance indicators at different scales
    • Monitoring the efficiency of environmental improvements
  4. Information and decision support systems for improved knowledge management
    • Conceptual and technical decision support systems
    • Data assimilation and integration
  5. Capacity development for water and waste water management
    • Sustainable concepts for training and education
    • Building public awareness
    • Institutional development
  6. Water governance: actors and institutions
    • Analyses of institutions, laws and rules
    • Water governance and water politics
    • Governance and regulation of water services

Download the call for papers (pdf).

More information on the conference.

Deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2011

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