Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Wouter T. Lincklaen Arriëns




Wouter T. Lincklaen Arriëns is the third keynote to be added to our program.

Recognising the urgent need for more sustainability leadership in Asia, Coach Wouter founded TransformationFirst.Asia Pte Ltd as a thought leaders practice in Singapore. He is helping businesses, executives and emerging leaders to become change makers for sustainability.

Known as a brilliant leadership coach, he brings out the best...

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Prof. Dr. Ir. Khin Ni Ni Thein


Prof. Dr. Ir. Khin Ni Ni Thein has more than 40 years of experience in the water sector. She is the Secretary of the Advisory Group of the National Water Resources Committee and Chairperson of the Yangon Region Water Management Committee who assists the formation of the good water governance in Myanmar. The NWRC is an APEX body led by...

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Prof William Dennison


We are delighted to announce Professor William (Bill) Dennison, Vice President for Science Applications at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been named as the second keynote presenter at the 21st International Riversymposium.
Bill's primary mission within UMCES is to coordinate the Integration and Application Network, a collection of scientists interested in solving, not just studying, environmental...

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Prof Rebekah Brown


Professor Rebekah Brown is a leader in interdisciplinary sustainable development research. As a social scientist with a background in civil engineering, Rebekah pioneered the sociotechnical model that became the precursor to the water-sensitive cities approach innovated at Monash University.

As Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute, she is harnessing the power of interdisciplinary research to understand the social and institutional...

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