5th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (Bangladesh, 6-8 March 2015)
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5th International Conference on Water and Flood Management (Special Focus on Delta Research)

Date:  6-8 March 2015

Venue:  Dhaka, Bangladesh

Summary:  The purpose of the conference is to discuss the problems and issues and to advance knowledge on water and flood management in order to promote environmentally sustainable development. A special goal for the 5th ICWFM would be to invite presentations of recent research outcomes that would enhance the knowledge base on physical processes and better management of delta.Towards this, the conference aims to bring academicians, researchers, professionals, decision makers and policy makers together for exchange of views and experiences on water and flood management with special emphasis on delta management. It will focus on integrated approach to address issues like increasing water use efficiency, improving water resources system performance, reducing vulnerability and developing resiliency against water related hazards, preserving environmental quality, protecting ecosystem, coping with climate variability, promoting participatory management, and ensuring equity and social justice in decision making process.It seeks to bring forward research findings, case studies, success stories, recent advances in planning and design methodologies, and examples of improved water management policies, institutions, strategies and practices. A special plenary session for current research and actions on delta management would be held during the conference.

Organizer:  The Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM) of BUET

Sponsor:  Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands

Co-Sponsors:  The Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) and
         Institute of Water Modelling

Conference Main Themes: 

* Catchment Processes, Ecosystems and Quality of Environment
* Flood Management
* River Basin Management
* Urban Water Management
* Agricultural Water Management
* Coastal Zone Management
* Water Governance and National Development
* Water Information Management
* Climate Change Impacts on Water Management 


31 July 2014 Deadline for abstract submission
15 August 2014 Notification of abstract acceptance
30 November 2014 Deadline for full paper submission
31 December 2014 Notification of full paper acceptance
31 January 2015 Deadline for registration
6-8 March 2015 Conference

Correspondence: All correspondence concerning the conference should be sent to E-mail: icwfm2015@gmail.com

Conference Secretariat:
Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM)
BUET, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Tel: 880-2-9665601
Fax: 880-2-8613046, 880-2-9665601 (Attention: ICWFM-2015)

URL:  http://www.buet.ac.bd/iwfm/icwfm2015.php


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