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

AGU Session “Progress in research on the world’s major river deltas” (11-15 December 2017)
Call for papers - Special journal issue "Recent Progress in Research on River Deltas" (deadline: 31 July 2018) Water, an international and interdisciplinary open-access journal covering all aspects of water, including water science, technology, management and governance, is publishing a Special Issue on "Recent Progress in Research on River Deltas".
3rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (11-12 December 2017) In pursuit of the SDGs adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015, the upcoming 3rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS) will be held in Myanmar under the overarching theme “water security for sustainable development”.
Launch event at COP23: Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation (14 November 2017) Launch of the Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation (GCECA) at the COP23 in Bonn.
GCECA
Adaptation Futures 2018, Dialogues for Solutions (11-14 June 2018) The conference will bring together diverse actors working in climate adaptation to learn from and stimulate each other in what they do and how they do it: academic and applied researchers, professionals in consulting and other roles, policymakers and managers, civil society, business, those working in international bodies and multilateral bodies.

Past Events

Amsterdam International Water Week (30 October-1 November 2017)
AIWW
Bringing in the floods. A comparative study on controlled flooding in the Dutch, Bangladesh and Vietnamese deltas (8 November 2017) On Wednesday 8 November Martijn van Staveren (WUR) will defend his thesis.
DIMI on Tour 2017 - Integrated design in.. Deltas, Houston after hurricane Harvey (19 October 2017) TU Delft DIMI organises a seminar about Houston after Hurricane Harvey. The seminar presents the results of a quick fact finding study into the cause, effects and underlying causes of the huge floods which hit Greater Houston.
DIMI TU Delft
Webinar: Modelling and Integrated Assessment: Overcoming data issues and barriers to integrated modelling in practice (26 September 2017, 16:00 CEST) Modelling and Integrated assessment: Overcoming data issues and barriers to integrated modelling in practice This webinar discusses two common challenges: The 1st relates to recognizing and obtaining good quality data, namely typical fault patterns and the selection of proper tools for their detection. The 2nd challenged addressed will be the barriers that are preventing the application of an integrated model for decision support in urban water management. The webinar introduces a systematic way to increase receptivity towards integrated models.
IWA, International Water Association
WWW Stockholm, Climate Change Adaptation to Face Water Challenges (29 August 2017) Invitation to attend the Delta Alliance Egypt Wing showcase workshop.
Delta Alliance Egypt Wing
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