Call for abstracts of poster contributions to the 11th Kovacs Colloquium
The 11th Kovacs Colloquium will be held from 16 to 17 June 2014 at UNESCO Headquarters, in Paris, France, just prior to the 21st session of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO that will be held from 18 to 20 June 2014.
This Colloquium is the continuation of a series of biennial international scientific meetings organized jointly by the UNESCO-IHP and the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) in the most challenging fields of water resources research. The 11th colloquium will be devoted to the theme "Hydrological Sciences and Water Security: Past, Present and Future".
The Colloquium will address the emergence and development of water security concepts over the past decades, the state of present day ideas and opinions, and will look to likely developments in the future. A special emphasis will be on the new phase of IHP which will aim to improve water security in response to local, regional, and global challenges through multidisciplinary and environmentally sound approaches to water resources management. Of particular importance will be inclusion of the new IAHS decade of research “Panta Rhei – Change in Hydrology and Society” and its relevance to Water Security.
The Colloquium will combine invited papers with a panel discussion and a poster session.
Abstracts of poster contributions must be submitted by 4 May 2014. Abstracts should be no more than two pages long, including figures and tables. Abstracts of selected posters will be inserted in the final IAHS Red Book e-book, which will be ISI indexed.
Abstracts should be submitted to Ms Barbara Lwanga (email: b.lwanga(at)unesco.org) of the UNESCO-IHP Secretariat by 4 May 2014.
All interested hydrologists are invited to participate in the Colloquium. Registration is free of charge.
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