Second international conference on water resources and environmental management

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Global Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (GIWEH); Mohamadia School for Engineers
Date:
09-11 Apr 2013
Location:
Switzerland (Geneva)

ICWRE-2013 will address multidisciplinary issues across all areas of the global water and environment sector and will also focus on the issues of the “Future prospective – Global Innovation Outlook on Water and Environment.”

Conference Main Objectives

  • To present the main challenges and opportunities for water, food, energy security and climate change sectors, adopting proper  technologies and green economy as a tool of solution
  • To share experience and knowledge on water, food, energy security and climate change management
  • To get feedback on the impact of climate change on water and food resources from officials, experts and other important international stakeholders to know how to adopt new strategies to protect ourselves and our environment
  • To bring experts on water, food, climate and energy security from around the world to one common platform for information sharing and networking
  • To drive the search for solutions to global water, food, climate and energy issues

Sessions overview

Session 1: Global Water Security

  • Water, food and energy nexus
  • Vulnerability of water resources and climate change (socio-economic environmental aspects)

Session 2: Patent landscape reports on water issue

  • Technology and Innovation outlook
  • Challenges and meeting millenium development goals
  • Water and green growth


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Event fee

Registration from 1st january students-150 €, developing countries- 250 €, standard 300 €, companies 500 €

What is included in the event fee

The fee includes 3 days conference attendance, one day field trip, program booklet, conference bags, refreshment breaks, lunches, social and side events.


Target audience

Researchers, scientists, engineers, private sector, international organizations, academia, NGOs and scholar students

How to register

Please send the registration form and a copy of payment confirmation to: evgenia.kondrakhina@giweh.ch with CC to amira.laribi@icwre.com


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Economics of DRR, Water, Social Impacts & Resilience, Critical Infrastructure, Food Security & Agriculture
Countries:
Switzerland
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