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Date and Time


Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 to Thursday, Mar 24, 2022

Address and Location Map


Dubai Exhibition Center (DEC), on site at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Further Enquiries


Event Coordinator: National Energy and Water Centre at United Arab Emirates University, the Goyder Institute and the South Australian Department for Environment and Water
Email: Steve.Morton@sa.gov.au

Description


The Conference will bring together international experts working in industry, academia, and government to share expertise, form partnerships, and discover solutions in the field of water resource management. With the participation of international water scientists, engineers, experts, academics, policy makers, and industry members, this conference will serve as the largest international gathering of water specialists in 2022.

The Water Resources Management and Sustainability: Solutions for Arid Regions Conference, hosted by United Arab Emirates University and the Australian Pavilion at Expo 2020, will provide a platform for knowledge-sharing, promote new solutions and develop stronger international cooperation on water issues in arid environments. The conference will share knowledge, experience and solutions for addressing current and future water resources availability.

Led by the National Energy and Water Centre at United Arab Emirates University, the Goyder Institute and the South Australian Department for Environment and Water, the conference will bring together key water research institutions, universities, government organisations and business from around the globe.

Covering both technical and policy-focused topics, the two-day conference program will comprise plenary presentations, oral presentations and poster sessions showcasing recent innovations and research findings across the following themes:

  • Socio-Economic Water Studies - Governance, Pricing, Policy, and Regulation
  • Advanced Technologies in Water Resources Management - Large Scale Water Management, ASR, MAR, Hydroinformatics
  • Climate Change and Water Resources Resilience - Risk management, Water Conservation, Provisioning
  • Non-Conventional Water Resources Development and Management - Desalination, Water Recycling, Water Reuse
  • Water Resources Sustainability - SDGs, Water-Food-Energy Nexus, Social and Economic Growth, and Environmental Sustainability in Arid Regions
  • Water Resources and Hydrological Processes - Rainwater harvesting, Flash Flood Prediction and Management
  • Karst and Coastal Zone Management and Water Resources
  • Water Quality Management
  • Spatial Technology, GIS, and Remote Sensing in Water Resources

Key dates and information:

  • Abstracts submission: 1 December 2021
  • Notice of acceptance of abstracts: 15 December 2021
  • Early bird registration: 31 December 2021
  • Final conference agenda: 10 February 2022
  • Registration closes: 23 March 2022
  • Conference dates: 22-24 March 2022
  • A full registration to the conference will support a maximum of 2 abstracts/full-length papers
  • Interactive workshops and technology showcase included in program

Further details on the event can be found on the conference website at https://conferences.uaeu.ac.ae/expo2020_wms, where you can also register your interest and submit topics and abstracts.