he 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.
Event Coordinator: National Energy and Water Centre at United Arab Emirates University, the Goyder Institute and the South Australian Department for Environment and Water