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BHS meeting

Instrumenting groundwater - Novel technologies for groundwater research

21 April 2015

Type: National Meeting

Joint Geological Society, Hydrogeology Group and BHS meeting, to be held in the Priory Rooms, Birmingham. Call for presentations and abstracts now open (see flyer). The deadline for abstracts is 28 February and for registration 27 March 2015. Book online  with this link.

BHS meeting

Hidden threat - how high is the risk of groundwater flooding

23 April 2015

Type: Regional Meeting

Flyer to follow.  There is no charge to attend this meeting and both BHS members and non-members are welcome. No registration is required.

BHS meeting

Upland catchments: are they achieving good ecological status?

20 May 2015

Type: Regional Meeting

Location: Birley Room, Hatfield College, North Bailey, Durham University.   Inspired by the call from RSPB for a "nation-wide debate on how we recognise and sustain the true value of the uplands", this British Hydrological Society meeting aims to stimulate discussion, taking a catchment-based approach as its basis.    Note that numbers are limited to 40 on a first-come, first-served basis.     Please register via http://www.ice.org.uk/Events?ID=3401

BHS meeting

BHS Peter Wolf Symposium, 9-10 June

09-10 June 2015

Type: National Meeting

This year's BHS Peter Wolf Symposium for early career hydrologists and postgraduate students will be held at the University of Liverpool, 9-10 June 2015 Registration is only £50 Talks and posters are invited from research students and recent graduates on hydrology-related topics. The deadline for talk/poster abstracts and registration is Friday 23rd May 2015

Register here

Contact Amy Lennard (amy@liv.ac.uk)  

BHS meeting

Forest Hydrology

16 September 2015

Type: National Meeting

First announcement for this meeting, to be held on the Birmingham University campus. More details to follow soon.

Catchment Management in Action: Integrating land and water management in the Eden, exploring opportunities for business

05-06 March 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

Catchment Management in Action: Integrating land and water management in the Eden exploring opportunities for business 5th-6th March 2015, Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster & across the Eden Join a diverse range of businesses, scientists, and water regulators to review the challenges of catchment management in practice, through workshops and field visits around the Eden catchment in Cumbria. Take part in workshops exploring businesses opportunities a catchment management approach offers, e.g. solutions for monitoring and evidence generation, remote sensing applications, and data science. £10,000 funding will be awarded to develop new ideas established during the workshops via student research internships, allocated at the end of the event, which is run in collaboration with British WaterWe have 23 people registered to date and are offering the last few places at a reduced rate- £160 industry, £110 for British Water members and £55 for representatives from local authorities. Costs are all inclusive, covering accommodation, travel to the outdoor lectures, and all refreshments, making this exceptional value.   Register Now        

HydroEco '2015

13-16 April 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

5th International Multidisciplinary Conference on HYDROLOGY and ECOLOGY : Advances in Monitoring, Predicting and Managing Hydroecological Processes

Vienna, Austria. 13-16 April 2015

Abstract submission from mid-April 2014, closing date 4 September 2014.

Further information: http://web,natur.cuni.cz/hydroeco2015

ICE Flooding 2015

13 May 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

This conference on 'Future Proofing for Businesses and Communtiies is the third consecutive event in the ICE series. It will explore detailed case studies looking at how far the UK has come in terms of sustainable flood risk management in the last eight years and what is being done to ensure long term planning to protect business, infrastructure and residents. Please note that BHS is a partner in the event and reduced rates for NHS members will apply. See ICE website for more details. Venue: Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, Londo Programme sessions include:

  • The latest on strategy for flood defence from the Environment Agency
  • The scale of the challenge - an update from Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs
  • Climate change predictions and data
  • Drivers of risks and avoiding future floods and droughts
The event will be chaired by ICE’s President David Balmforth and Jean Venables CBE, Chief Executive of ADA  and former ICE President. The programme also features speakers from the Environment Agency, Network Rail, UK Rainwater Management Association, Nottingham City Council and Southwark Council.

Water Resources Management 2015

15-17 June 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

The 'Call for Papers' is now published for the 8th International Conference on sustainable water resources management, to be held in Corunna, Spain, and organised by the Wessex Institute.   View the conference website for more information or to submit an abstract.

River Basin Management 2015

17-19 June 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

8th International Conference organised by the |Wessex Institute on River Basin Managhement, to include all aspects of hydrology, ecology, environmental management, flood plains and wetlands View the conference website for more information 

26th IUGG General Assembly 2015

22-02 July 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

Registration and on-line Abstract submission now OPEN for this meeting in the Prague Congress Centre, June 22 - July 2, 2015

Water and Society 2015

15-17 July 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

Third International Conference on Water and Society, organised by the Wessex Institute, UK, sponsored by WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment and the International Journal of sustainable Development and Planning. Further details from Conference Secretariat

17th IWA International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication

13-18 September 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium

Call for abstracts now open for this meeting. Conference Themes:
1. Pollutants and sources of diffuse pollution in surface and ground waters
2. Diffuse pollution (nutrients, carbon, heavy metals,…) from agriculture and forestry
3. Diffuse pollution (nutrients, carbon, heavy metals,…) from urban areas and mining
4. Diffuse pollution under global changes
5. Nutrients and eutrophication issues
6. Surface waters under multiple stress
7. Modelling and monitoring
8. Policies, regulations and education to control diffuse pollution
9. Integrated watershed management towards controlling diffuse pollution

Further details are available at: www.dipcon2015.org

Land use and Water Quality, Vienna

21-24 September 2015

Type: Conference / Symposium


2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference 

"Agricultural Production and the Environment"  

Vienna, Austria

For more information see  http://web.natur.cuni.cz/luwq2015/


Modelling groundwater in the urban environment - processes and problems

13 May 2015

Type: Regional Meeting

UK Groundwater Modellers' forum 13th Workshop is aiming to look at problems of contaminant transport, water resources and groundwater control measures, and goundwater flooding. The meeting will be held in the Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF - see flyer for full details.