Water & Environment 2010: CIWEMs Annual Conference

Venue: Olympia Conference Centre

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 28, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 29, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 11, 2009
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Description

The way we manage water and the environment are fundamental to our long term future, both in the UK and internationally. The urgency of climate change and the challenges of water, food and energy security, set against a climate of financial limitation, call for more integrated and ‘green’ solutions.

The aim of the conference is to challenge and inspire the water and environmental community by sharing knowledge and best practice, which is at the heart of meeting key global challenges.

In April 2010 CIWEM will hold a two-day Annual Conference that will address multidisciplinary issues across all areas of the global water and environment sector. There will be a mix of keynote speakers, offered papers, exhibitions and networking opportunities that will make this the key event for water and environment professionals.

Call for Presentations:
The programme committee is inviting papers which cover any aspect of the water and environment sector.

The topics that are likely to be covered include:

• Flooding, urban drainage, surface water management, and the integration of water and flood management
• Sustainability
• Climate change; mitigation and adaptation, food, energy and water security
• Catchment, river basin and watershed management approaches, collaborative working
• Water management – water resources, water quality, wastewater management, integrated water resource management
• Environment sector policy, legislation and regulation, the political process
• Investment and innovation; the opportunities and challenges of greening the economy
• Societal impacts including arts and culture, well being, health, faith, and diversity on water and environmental issues

The Format of Submissions:

Prospective speakers should submit an abstract via the online submission form which can be found on the CMS (http://www.coastms.co.uk/acsubmission.html) and CIWEM websites (www.ciwem.org/events/annual_conference).

Call for presentation deadline: 11th September 2009

Sponsorship: There are comprehensive exhibitor and sponsorship packages for the conference – please contact Justin Taberham for further information, justin@ciwem.org.

Venue

Hammersmith Road
London
United Kingdom
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Additional Information

Delegate Rate Price Standard delegate rate £225 + VAT Concessionary rate £195 + VAT Group booking rate (3 or more people booking at one time) £195 + VAT Full-time postgraduate students/Retired CIWEM Members £95 + VAT To register for the conference, please contact Bob Earll, bob.earll@coastms.co.uk 01531 890415

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