In May 2015, Edinburgh will be the focus of the international water resource management effort as world-leading academics, researchers and policy-makers gather for the XVth World Water Congress. At the forefront of academic development for over 40 years, this will be the Congress’ first visit to the UK when delegates from across the globe assemble to address the main conference theme of ‘Global Water – a resource for development: opportunities, challenges and constraints’.
Presented by the Scottish Government and supported by Scottish Water, over five days (25-29 May 2015) the XVth World Water Congress will promote in-depth discussion on the complexity of water policies, management, development and governance practices at local, regional, national and global levels.
Today it was announced that FCERM.net will sponsor a Special Session on Flood Risk Management on May 27th as part of the week-long event. Professor Garry Pender, of FCERM net said
"The IWRA World Water Congress in Edinburgh this year provides a wonderful opportunity to bring together leaders in Flood Risk Management from across the world together in one place to exchange knowlege, share best practice and to collaborate on future worl-leading research. It is a privelege for FCERM.net to be ale to support such a gathering. "