Events

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

Upcoming Delta Alliance events and delta events with DA participation

Special Session on Deltas - from multiple pressures to integrated solutions (30 June 2015) Special session to discuss challenges, solutions and processes in deltas under pressure. As part of the 36th IAHR WORLD CONGRESS 28 June – 3 July 2015 Delft & The Hague, the Netherlands. Date and time: 30 June 2015, 8:30 - 18:00 hours.
Knowledge and Innovation on Water + Climate, (NKWK in Dutch) On 21 April Delta Alliance organises the session on ‘International delta knowledge and developments’ during the conference on Water and Climate change organised by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
World Water Forum 7 theme event (12-17 April 2015, Republic of Korea) Together with the Action Network Form Source to Sea, the Delta Alliance organises a session on implementation of the ‘blue economy’ in deltas. Theme event is called: 'Green investment for blue economy – managing sources for coastal and marine water quality improvements'.
Deltas in Africa Conference (Oct 14/16 - 2015) Conference theme: Practical steps from vulnerability to Sustainability. The overarching objective of the Conference on “Deltas in Africa” is to provide a vantage platform for African researchers, public/private sector managers and civil society organizations to interact and exchange data, knowledge, experiences and management policies on the vulnerability vis- a-vis sustainability of Deltas in Africa with emphasis on collaborative, multidisciplinary and integrated practical approaches

Past Events

Delta’s in Times of Climate Change II conference in Rotterdam (23-26 September 2014) The Delta Alliance contributed to this Delta Conference in different ways. In the plenary session of the Conference, the chair of the Governing board, Mrs Tineke Huizinga gave a statement over Delta Alliance. As chair of the international governing board of the Delta Alliance she commented” I feel committed to build connections between the deltas in order to share knowledge, to identify knowledge gaps, to generate new knowledge and to provide innovative solutions. The DA also organised two workshops.
Delta Alliance Secretary
International Advisory Committee, September 2014 The Delta Alliance held a dedicated session with the International Advisory Committee Board of the Delta Alliance the day before the Deltas in times of climate change conference began.
Delta Alliance Secretary
Lunch seminar and dialogues: 'Integrity issues in water for food' on December 17, 2012 Delta Alliance and the Water Integrity Network are jointly organizing an informal lunch seminar on ‘Integrity issues in relation to water and food’.
Delta Alliance Secretary
Report on Training Workshop: Challenges and Approaches in River Delta Planning, Sharing experiences (22-26 October 2012) During the training workshop the participants from Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Netherlands were exposed to the latest thinking of delta planning, its multiple dimensions, places in a development context and familiarized with approaches how to address these dimensions – also considering uncertainty – and (institutional) conditions for implementation.
Delta Alliance Secretary
Training workshop: Challenges and approaches in river delta planning (22-26 October 2012) UNESCO-IHE, Wageningen UR, Deltares, Delta Alliance and Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City are organising a training workshop titled ‘Challenges and Approaches in River Delta Planning: Sharing experiences from the Mekong Delta, Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, Ciliwung Delta and the Rhine-Meuse Delta’. The workshop will be held 22-26 October 2012 at Vietnam National University (VNU), HCMC.
UNESCO-IHE / Delta Alliance
Two workshops will be organised during the Stockholm World Water Week Delta Alliance and GWP jointly organise two workshops: 'Building climate resilience in the World’s Deltas: 'Managing for effective water solutions’ during the GWP Consulting Partners meeting on August 26, and 'Managing the World’s Deltas: Unique Systems, Unique Challenges’ on 29 August.
Delta Alliance and Global Partner Watership
Delta Alliance Young Professionals Award: Awarding Ceremony Delta Alliance would like to invite you to the Delta Alliance Young Professionals Award ceremony, which will take place on the 21st of June 2012 during a special Delta Alliance Side Event to the Rio plus 20 Conference for Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Delta Alliance Secretary
water@leeds seminar on World Water Day, March 22, 2012 Wageningen River deltas: functions and risk. Presenters: Arjen Zegwaard (Wageningen University), Olalekan Adekola, Khandaker Munim & Faith Chan (unless stated, all University of Leeds) Date and Time: 22nd March 2012, 12pm Venue: Michael Sadler LG17
University of Leeds
Delta Alliance Young Professionals Award In preparation for the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012, Delta Alliance invites young Delta Professionals around the world to present their solutions to the challenges which river deltas are facing. Join the competition and present your sustainable and integrated Delta solution at Rio!
Delta Alliance Secretary
World Delta Summit: the pulse of deltas and the fate of our civilisation (November 21-26, 2011) The firsts world’s largest open scientific and government conference on (WDS 2011) will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia in November 2011. The event will be organized by the LIPI, in partnership with Provincial Government of Jakarta, Delta Alliance - Indonesia Wing.
The Indonesia Institute of Science
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