Water Research Horizon Conference

Water Conference 2010


Tuesday, 10 July 2012: Conference Day 1

Venue: Venue: Umweltforum Berlin, Pufendorfstr. 11, 10249 Berlin

8:30 - 9:30am


09:30 - 10:15am

Opening of the conference

Welcoming by

  • BMBF (Helmut Löwe)
  • BMU (Fritz Holzwarth)
  • DFG (Ute Weber)

10:15 - 10:45am

Introduction to WRHC 2012 - Goals and concept (Georg Teutsch)

10:45 - 11:15am

The structural concept of the Water Science Alliance (Peter Krebs)

11:15 - 12:15am

Opening lectures

"New Perspectives in Integrated Monitoring, Assessment and Management in the Water Sector"

  • Anthony Jakeman
  • Joachim von Braun

12:15 - 02:00pm


Special Event: Status der Wasserforschung in Deutschland / Water Science Alliance

02:00 - 04:00pm

Session 1:
Integrated resources management in urban and rural environments: Water, Food, Energy and Ecosystems

Dietrich Borchardt
Janet Hering

Jörg Drewes
Daniel Hering
Eberhard Morgenroth
Thomas Harter

Session 2
Integrated monitoring strategies to observe states and processes across scales and compartments

Harry Vereecken
Jeff McDonnell

Yoram Rubin
Harald Kunstmann
Susan Hubbard
Mark Gessner

Session 3
Economic and political aspects of Integrated Water Resources Management and Governance

Bill Cosgrove
Erik Gawel

Michael Ahlheim
Moritz Reese
Maja Schlüter
Ad De Roo
David R. Steward

04:00 - 04:30pm

Coffee break

04:30 - 06:30pm

Session 4
Optimizing monitoring approaches for modelling and management of urban and rural systems - Core Water Data

Axel Bronstert
Reed Maxwell

Valentijn Pauwels
Gert Schädler
Frieder Haakh
Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski
Andrew Barry

Session 5
Merging remote sensing and ground based observation systems

Susanne Crewell
Wolfram Mauser

Matthias Drusch
Marek Zreda
Volker Wulfmeyer
Jürgen Fischer
Irena Hajnsek

Session 6
Setting, meeting and monitoring targets and indicators for integrated water resources management

Klement Tockner
Claudia Pahl-Wostl

Peter Koefoed Bjørnsen
Stephan von Keitz
Harald Horn
Thomas Berendonk

06:30 - 08:30pm

Conference reception

Treffen der AG Nachwuchs

Wednesday, 11 July 2012: Conference Day 2

Venue:Venue: Umweltforum Berlin, Pufendorfstr. 11, 10249 Berlin

Open-Space-Workshops on possible "Thematic Cluster"-activities (EU-projects, DFG-SPP/SFB, BMBF projects, etc.)

08:30am - 09:30am

Introduction to Open Space Workshops (5’ each)

09:30am - 12:00am

Open Space Workshop 1

Open Space Workshop 2

Open Space Workshop 3

Open Space Workshop 4

Open Space Workshop 5

12:00am - 01:15am

Lunch break

01:15pm - 03:30pm

Open Space Workshop 6

Open Space Workshop 7

Open Space Workshop 8

Open Space Workshop 9

Open Space Workshop 10

03:30pm - 04:00pm

Coffee break

04:00pm - 05:30pm

Closing Session

Summary of Open Space Workshops (3' each)

Summary, Conclusions, Outlook:
  • Alexander Zehnder (Chair of Scientific Advisory Committee)
  • Georg Teutsch (Coordinator of Helmholtz Water Network)
  • Peter Krebs (Chair of KOWA / Water Science Alliance)

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


Scientific programme:
Elisabeth Krüger
Greta Jäckel

Tel. +49 341 235 1671

Conference and travel organization:
Ogarit Uhlmann
Christiane Wolf

Tel. +49 341 235 2264

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