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

Session AF2018: Adaptation practice and experience in deltas in the global south (21 June 2018)
Delta Alliance International Secretariat / Kulima Integrated Development Solutions
Delta Alliance side event at AF2018: Towards resilient African deltas through enhanced knowledge exchange and research network (18 June 2018)
Delta Alliance International Secretariat
Future Deltas Summer School (27-31 August 2018) Are you working on river flooding, coastal dynamics, land subsidence, salt water intrusion, livelihoods, governance or land use, environmental or water law? In this course an opportunity is offered to further explore your specific working field, framed within a broader context of natural and social processes affecting delta systems and delta life. With an interdisciplinary team of teachers, researchers, students, professionals and practitioners. Drivers of change in deltas, impacts of these changes, and sustainable management solutions, by means of lectures, working group sessions, sharing experiences, and excursions in the Rhine-Meuse delta (NL) will be explored.
Utrecht University
Water, Climate & Future Deltas Symposium (21 June 2018) De belangrijkste doelen van het symposium zijn: het presenteren van de resultaten van het programma Future Deltas (2014-2018); introductie nieuwe hub Water, Climate & Future Deltas (2018-2022); ontwikkelen van gezamenlijke onderzoeksideeën.
Cairo 2018 Waterweek (14-18 October 2018) Conference objectives are to: promote awareness related to water conservation and sustainable development, foster new thinking to face water related challenges, support actions towards integrated water resources management. With a.o. the Delta Coalition Third Ministerial Conference.
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
Adaptation Futures 2018, Dialogues for Solutions (18-21 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

Seminar Integrated design of Ghana’s Volta delta and coast (15 May 2018) During the seminar several research projects in Ghana will be presented and the Ghanaian and Dutch student teams will pitch their research results to a group of government stakeholders connected to the Volta Delta that will be in the Netherlands at the invitation of the Dutch embassy that week.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat / DIMI / KNUST
Boekpresentatie: De toekomst van water en klimaat in beeld (19 april 2018) Hoe zien de water-gerelateerd uitdagingen in de wereld eruit in 2050? Waar zal te veel, te weinig of te vies water een grotere rol gaan spelen? En wat betekent een groeiende wereldbevolking en klimaatverandering voor de beschikbaarheid van energie, voedsel, sanitatie en migratie. Waar beïnvloedt dit zelfs mogelijk conflicten? De uitnodiging en mogelijkheid tot aanmelden is te vinden op de PBL website.
PBL
Blik op de delta's: kansen voor NKWK vanuit internationaal perspectief (17 april 2018, Wageningen) De Delta Alliance organiseert tijdens de vierde NKWK conferentie 'Van papier naar praktijk' een sessie.
Delta Alliance Secretariat
Pathways to Sustainability Conference 2018, Session Future Deltas (9 February 2018) A one-day conference to mark the official launch of 'Pathways to Sustainability’, one of four Strategic Themes of Utrecht University (2017-2021). A.o. with a session on Water, Climate & Future Deltas.
Utrecht University
Conference: Linking Urbanising Deltas of the World research with Bangladesh Deltaplan 2100 (22 January 2018) The conference will focus on linking research, innovation and implementation in delta management, to identify opportunities for improving exchange, use and generation of knowledge directed towards implementation challenges. The UDW research and innovation programme and the Bangladesh Deltaplan 2100 (BDP2100) will be applied as entry points.
NWO-UDW
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