Events

Throughout the world workshops, seminars, conferences and trainings are being held in order to cope with the challenges in delta regions. The Delta Alliance aims to connect and contribute to a number of these events. The events as outlined on this page are either (co-)organised by the Delta Alliance, organised by Delta Alliance partners or are relevant for persons working on delta issues worldwide.

Upcoming Delta Alliance events and delta events with DA participation

Thesis defence Truong Hong Son: Mekong Delta (19 November 2018) Truong Hong Son will defend his thesis: Hydrodynamics of vegetated compound channels; model representations estuarine mangrove squeeze in the Mekong Delta.
TU Delft
International Conference Water Science for Impact (16-18 October 2018) This large international and multidiscipinary water conference is convened within the framework of the WUR 100 years centennial celebrations, and is organised by WUR, Deltares, KWR Watercycle Research Institute, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). The conference will focus on the interaction between science and society in developing solutions for pressing water related problems as identified in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
WUR, Deltares, RIVM, PBL
Course: Design of infrastructures under uncertainty (5-6 November 2018)

Past Events

Thesis defence Verónica Zagare: urbanizing delta’s (17 October 2018) Verónica Zagare, coordinator of the Argentina Wing will defend her thesis:The Dichotomy of Urbanizing Deltas: Towards a Method of Planning and Design. The Case of Lower Parana Delta, Argentina.
Seminar Paraná Delta (11 October 2018) The Paraná Delta is a heterogeneous and relatively ‘wild’ territory in Argentina which covers around 22.000 km2. The delta is subjected to increasing pressures resulting from climate change as well as from urban development of the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires and other cities along the edges of the delta.
Delta Alliance, Argentina Wing
Adaptation Forum (29 August 2018) The America's WETLAND Foundation is hosting a Leadership Forum on August 29, 2018, at Nicholls State University in partnership with BHP and Resource Environmental Solutions (RES).
America's WETLAND Foundation
Call for presentations: Africa day 2018 (20 October 2018) Climate change is a theme that needs to be addressed urgently. Although its effects are felt worldwide, the African continent appears to carry the heaviest burden when it comes to adapting to climate change. To explore how climate change could be addressed in Africa, the Netherlands Association for African Studies (NVAS) organizes the NVAS Africa day 2018 entitled ‘Responding to climate change in Africa’ in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund.
Netherlands Association for African Studies (NVAS)
Cairo Water Week 2018 and 3rd Delta Coalition Ministerial Conference (14-18 October 2018) Cairo Water Week considered the biggest water-related event in Egypt. It will be organized by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in cooperation with national, regional and international partners. It aims at promoting water awareness and fostering new thinking to face the most pressing water related challenges, keep abreast of global moves to address water challenges and identify modern tools and techniques for managing water resources. General theme: Water Conservation for Sustainable Development.
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