Do you have insights, experiences or research outcomes to share with delegates at the 20th International Riversymposium and Environmental Flows Conference? Whether you’re in science, policy, business, environment, art, communication or engineering—or something else entirely—if you’re making waves in sustainable water management, we’d love to hear about it.
Abstract submission closes on Thursday 13 April, 2017.
Environmental flows (e.g. e-flows science, monitoring & assessment; e-flows costs, benefits & trade-offs; e-flows & agriculture, e-flows implementation and adaptive management; e-flows policy & law; hydropower; protection and restoration of free-flowing rivers)
Cultural flows (e.g. Indigenous / first nations water; traditional knowledge; social benefits and livelihoods)
Integrated river basin management (e.g. managing large river basins; rewilding rivers; river restoration; monitoring & demonstrating achievements; urban rivers; water-energy-food nexus)
Sustainable Development Goals (e.g. water & rivers – more than SDG6; importance of driving change; interaction with IRBM)
Community engagement and leadership (e.g. community science; participatory planning; crowdfunding; driving change & capacity-building)
Biodiversity conservation (e.g. aquatic species; protecting ecosystems; invasive species; wetland restoration & protection; ecotourism)
Water Security, climate change and natural disasters (e.g. flooding; drought; building resilience)
Inclusiveness and ethics (e.g. ethical principles; gender; diversity; equality)
Policy, governance and leadership (e.g. decision-making; governance models; public-private partnerships)
Technology and innovation (e.g. new & emerging tech; GIS & mapping tools; real-time data; drones/unmanned aerial vehicles; from ideas to implementation)
Public health and wellbeing (e.g. water quality impacts on public health; impacts on liveability; mental health considerations)
Other (tell us what you want to speak about!)
Before you submit, here are a few guidelines to consider:
Please use the form below to submit your abstract.
Integrated river basin management
Sustainable Development Goals
Community engagement and leadership
Water security, climate change and natural disasters
Inclusiveness and ethics
Policy, governance and leadership
Technology and innovation
Public health and wellbeing
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