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.

We welcome submissions around three different themes. Abstracts may focus on water systems at different spatial scales, including: urban or regional water systems; river and delta systems; surface and groundwater systems; and marine systems. Abstracts may also include different approaches, including: observing and analytical approaches, system approaches; modelling approaches; experimental approaches; trans-disciplinary and participatory approaches.

Conference theme
Rivers, Lakes, Deltas and Seas

Subthemes
Theme 1 Water and Climate Change
Theme 2 Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus
Theme 3 Sustainable Water Quality

Venue
WUR, Wageningen, the Netherlands

Important dates
January 2018: First Announcement and call for abstracts
April 2018: Deadline for abstracts of presentations
June 2018: Evaluation and selection of papers by the Programme Committee
September 2018: Pubication of final programme

Visit the conference website for more information.

WUR, Deltares, RIVM, PBL
Wednesday 31 January 2018
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