15th international riversymposium: 'Rivers in a rapidly urbanising world'

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
International WaterCenter (IWC)
Date:
08-11 Oct 2012
Location:
Australia (Melbourne)
Venue:
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria 3006

The International Riversymposium is the world’s leading river management conference. This year’s event will explore the intricately linked pressures on rivers and waterways as the world’s urban population continues to grow and expand.

Key themes

  • A river runs through it: designing river cities
  • River health: healthy rivers, healthy economies, healthy people
  • River ecology: beneath the surface
  • River knowledge: tools and techniques for action
  • River pressures: pathways to sustainability
  • River partnerships: integrating people, governance and policy


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Event fee

From $600 to $1500 AUD

How to register

You can register onsite from 7am on Monday 8 October.

Keywords

Themes:
Environment, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
Australia
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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