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

Cairo Water Week (20-24 October 2019, Egypt) Cairo Water Week 2019 will address the main theme “Responding to Water Scarcity” through five sub-themes overarching a broad spectrum of the water scarcity.
Tenth International Symposium on Land Subsidence (20-24 April 2020, the Netherlands) Call for abstracts open: New innovative technologies and approaches are needed to reduce or, in the best case, to stop land subsidence. TISOLS2020 intends to bring together 300+ international experts to share the latest research and insights on natural and anthropogenic land-level lowering.
TISOLS 2020
Saline Futures Conference (10-13 September 2019, the Netherlands) The conference will take place on 10-13 September 2019 in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands). Addressing Climate Change and Food Security, Building a community of science and practice on saline agriculture.
Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) (4-8 November 2019, the Netherlands)

Past Events

Dutch Diamonds in the delta, seminar and matchmaking event, (8 May 2019, Utrecht, the Netherlands) 'Dutch Diamonds in the Delta' is a research program by Utrecht University, Deltares, RVO, LANDac about inclusive and resilient delta interventions in the global South. The findings of an assessment are used to develop a multi-year program for the Dutch National Research Agenda (NWA), aimed at strengthening the linkages between the Dutch Delta Approach and the SDGs. In order to assure co-production a consortium of stakeholders will be established for the NWA program, consisting of private sector actors, knowledge institutions and civil society organization. On May 8 a seminar will be held for (potential) consortium members and other key institutions in order to present the findings and discuss the further development of the Dutch Diamonds in the Delta program. Registration RSVP to Murtah Shannon at m.l.shannon@uu.nl.
PhD thesis defence: Multi-Scale Modelling and Monitoring of the Kapuas River Delta (1 May 2019, Karl Kastner) Lunch seminar and PhD defence: Multi-Scale Modelling and Monitoring of the Kapuas River Delta, Karl Kästner, (Wageningen University)
WUR
Prince Claus Chair inaugural lecture: Looking into the crystal ball: Anticipating and influencing change in Asian deltas (7 May 2019, the Netherlands) The Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity was established by Utrecht University and the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, and rotates annually between the two institutions.
Utrecht University
VACI2019, The Vietnam International Water Week (22-25 March 2019, Vietnam)
3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development (19-20 February 2019, Bangladesh) “Towards Creating A Green Future” is the theme of the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development, 2019 (3rd UIU-ICSD 2019) organized by the Institute of Development Studies and Sustainability (IDSS), United International University (UIU), Bangladesh.
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