Keynote Speakers

John Pomeroy

Director, Global Water Futures

Claudia Pahl-Wostl

Professor for Resources Management and Director of the Institute for Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabrück, Germany

Amy Luers

Executive Director, Future Earth

Maria Concepcion Donoso

Director, a.i. at UNESCO, Division of Water Sciences

Stefan Uhlenbrook


Charles Vörösmarty

Einstein Professor, The City College of New York, USA, and Chair, COMPASS Initiative, Water Future

Johan Rockström

Chair Advisory Board, Future Earth and Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Dietrich Borchadt

Chair Scientific Steering Committee, Water Future

Alan Jenkins

Deputy Director, and Director of Science, Center for Ecology and Hydrology

P. P. Mujumdar

Chairman of Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research and Professor at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science

Veena Srinivasan

Fellow, Convenor - Centre for Environment and Development, ATREE and Programme Leader - Water, Land and Society

Kala Vairavamoorthy

Director, International Water Association

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep (Harsh)

Global Lead (Watersheds/Disruptive Technology),World Bank

Yadati Narahari

Professor, Computer Science and Automation, IISc

William Young

Lead Water Resource Management Specialist, World Bank

Robert G. Varady

Deputy Director, Udall Center and Professor at University of Arizona

Håkan Tropp

Head, Water Governance Programme, OECD

M S Mohan Kumar

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IISc

Sreedharan Krishnakumari Satheesh

Chairman Divecha Centre for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science

András Szöllösi-Nagy

Chair, Water Future

Professor Anurag Kumar

IISc Director

Katrina Donaghy

Co-Founder & Co-CEO @ Civic Ledger

Professor Stuart Bunn

Director, Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University Brisbane, Australia

Dr. Mihir Shah

Indian Economist and Former Member Of The Erstwhile Planning Commission Of India

Dr. Anik Bhaduri

Director, Sustainable Water Future Programme

Ravi Narayanan

Chair, Governing Council Asia Pacific Water Forum

Leena Srivastava

Vice Chancellor Teri/ Future Earth Chair Board

Josh Tewksbury

Professor University of Colorado and Director- Global Hub Colorado, Future Earth

Dr Sharad Jain

Director, National Institute of Hydrology