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Tuesday, 25 June 2013: Conference Day 1

Venue: Umweltforum Berlin, Pufendorfstr. 11, 10249 Berlin

8:30 - 9:30am

Registration

09:30 - 10:00am

Opening of the conference

  • Georg Teutsch
  • Peter Krebs

10:00 - 10:30am

Introductory talks

"Emerging Challenges: Water Scarcity and global change"

Perspectives from:
  • BMBF (Reinhold Ollig)
  • BMU (Fritz Holzwarth)
  • DFG (Ute Weber)

10.30 - 11:00am

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30am

Opening keynotes

  • Justin Sheffield
  • Giovanni Bidoglio

12.30am - 02:00pm

Lunch

02:00 - 04:00pm

Session 1
Where do we go from here? Mediterranean water scenarios for the 21st century

Speakers:

William Cosgrove

Joseph Alcamo

Ralf Klingbeil

Lucas Menzel

Martina Flörke

Session 2
Water & soils for food & energy - a question of technological development?

Speakers:

Johan Bouma

Amilcare Porporato

Reza Ardakanian

Manfred Lange

Eilon Adar

Session 3
What is the "good status" of temporary rivers and how can it be met?

Speakers:

James Pittock

Mike Acreman

Damià Barceló

Klement Tockner

Mario Sommerhäuser

04:00 - 04:30pm

Coffee break

04:30 - 06:30pm

Session 4
Putting water into perspective: management of blue and green water, water recycling, water and trade in a transregional context

Speakers:

Hong Yang

Stefan Uhlenbrook

Roberto Roson

Anne Biewald

Erik Gawel

Session 5
A problem to solve? Risk and Vulnerability of Mediterranean areas towards floods and droughts (including urban areas)


Speakers:

Henny van Lanen

Philippe Drobinski

Christoph Kottmeier

Ralf Ludwig

Session 6
How much for how long? Precise water resources assessment and management in large, complex systems under global change


Speakers:

Alexander Zehnder

Peter Cook

Wolfgang Kinzelbach

Daniela Jacob

Martin Sauter

06.30 - 09:30pm

Award ceremony of the Bode foundations

& Conference reception

Wednesday, 26 June 2013: Conference Day 2

Venue: Umweltforum Berlin, Pufendorfstr. 11, 10249 Berlin

08:30 - 10:00am

Inception meeting of the national Water Science Alliance

(Offene Mitgliederversammlung des Water Science Alliance e.V)

10:00 - 10:15am

Opening of conference day 2: Short Introduction to Open Space Workshops

10.15 - 10:45am

Quick coffee and change of rooms

10:45am - 01:15pm

Workshop 1
Urban water systems and human well-being

Saravanan
Bhaduri
Moss

Workshop 2
Coping with water scarcity

Drewes
Kinzelbach
Disse
Rutschmann

Workshop 3
How can scenarios shape decision-making?

Günther

Workshop 4
Limits and failures in hydrology

Bronstert

Workshop 5
Integrated management of water, soil and waste

Ardakanian
Krebs

01.15 - 02:15pm

Lunch

02:15 - 04:45pm

Workshop 6
Quality is scarcity

Bhaduri
Bogardi
Pahl-Wostl
Tockner
Borchardt

Workshop 7
Water Scarcity in hard rock areas

Bender
Wohnlich

Workshop 8
Water, Food and Climate Change

Mauser
Klepper
Hirschfeld

Workshop 9
Quantifiying water scarcity under data scarcity?

R. Merz
Ludwig
Friesen

Workshop 10
The June 2013 floods in Central Europe

B. Merz

04:45 - 05:15pm

Coffee break

05:15 - 06:30pm

Outcomes of Open Space Workshops / Outlook and Closing of the conference

The Water Science Alliance

White Paper

White Paper presenting the 6 priority research fields discussed at the conference in July 2010 (final version, date: 30 November 2010)

4th Water Research Horizon Conference

June, 25/26th 2013
- Berlin

Questions

Scientific programme:
Elisabeth Krüger
Greta Jäckel
wafo@ufz.de

Tel. +49 341 235 1671

Conference and travel organization:
Ogarit Uhlmann
Christiane Wolf
wrhc@fu-confirm.de

Tel. +49 341 235 2264

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