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17th IWA Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication

December 11, 2014

The conference location at Best Western, Berlin.

The 17th IWA International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication has been announced to take place at the Best Western Premier Hotel MOA Berlin, Berlin from 13 to 18th September 2015. The abstract submission is open here.

Organised by the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and International Water Association (IWA) the conference aims to:

“The complexity and variety of processes, substances as well as interests and needs of stakeholder and users turns basin and water quality management into a challenging task and unites scientists, economists, engineers, lawyers, policy specialists and stakeholders to develop new approaches and solutions to protect natural resources.

The DIPCON 2015 continuous a 20 year tradition of conferences on international exchange of knowledge and technology among established and young specialists from developed and developing countries. The conference’s goal is to bridge between basic and applied science, technical solutions and the knowledge transfer into basin management. Here, following a holistic perspective, diffuse point source pollution is considered likewise. The conference provides a platform for contemporary and high-quality research and technical solutions as well as for international networking, establishing and intensifying cooperation between science, administration and industry.”

Berlin Skyline.  Image: Annett Wetzig

Berlin Skyline. 

The conference programme will include sessions on pollutants and sources of diffuse pollution in surface and ground waters; diffuse pollution from agriculture and forestry, as well as from urban areas and mining; diffuse pollution under global changes; nutrients and eutrophication issues; surface waters under multiple stress; modelling and monitoring; policies, regulations and education to control diffuse pollution and integrated watershed management towards controlling diffuse pollution.

Delegates will also be offered the opportunity to take part in a conference dinner and to attend a field excursion.

Follow the Conference website for updates.

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