International Conference on Water Resource Systems Management under Extreme Conditions

Venue: Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre

Location: Moscow, Russia

Event Date/Time: Jun 04, 2008 End Date/Time: Jun 05, 2008
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This event is the ideal platform for the participants to discuss the current state and methods of water resource management under extreme conditions and to present results of the latest research in order to provide possible trends for further development of water resources management policy. To make the conference more efficient World Meteorological Organization is expected to present the International Flood Management concept, and this will be a good opportunity to consider the needs and advances of flood management policy as well.

Organised by: The Federal Agency for Water Resources, Russia
The Netherlands Water Partnership, the Netherlands
SIBICO International, Ltd., Russia
Supported by: The International Water Resources Association (IWRA)
World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)
The European Water Partnership (EWP)
International Network of Basin Organisation (INBO)
Russian Emergency Ministry
The Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring
Russian Academy of Sciences
Sponsored by: The Federal Agency for Water Resources, Russia
Center of Russian water works inventory and state water cadastre, Russia

Conference Topics
The conference will focus on extreme conditions of two origins:
· Forecast of extreme hydrological conditions
· Floods and droughts risks assessment and planning of water resource systems
· Monitoring, operation and management of extreme hydrologic conditions
· Methods and technologies in support of operation of water resource systems
Man made
· Land use development and water resources management
· Technical state of water infrastructure and assessment of risks in extreme situations
· Lessons from past management practices, their origin and impacts
· Social and economic factors in making decisions to manage water resource systems
· Prevention and mitigation of damages resulting from floods and droughts

View the conference website, which has full details about the conference objectives, topics and submission requirements at or submit an abstract directly by sending an e-mail to:


Crossing of Moscow City Ring (inner side, 66 km) and Volokolamskoe shosse