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.

Past Events

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
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
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)
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