Programme at a Glance

Tuesday, 24 September

10:00

Inaugural Ceremony at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc)


10:00 – 12:00
12:00 Transport to Hotel Sheraton
12:30 Registration and Lunch
12:30 – 13:30
13:30

Advanced Water System Assessment to Address Water Security Challenges of the 21st Century (Plenary)

13:30 – 15:00
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30

Climate Impacts on Global Mountain Water Security (Special Session)

15:30 – 17:30
Organised by Global Water Futures (GWF)

Water Solutions for the 21 st century in the Indian Himalayan Region (Special Session)

15:30 – 17:00
Organised by Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI)

Aerosols, Clouds, Precipitation and Hydrological Cycle (Special Session)

15:30 – 18:30
Organised by Divecha Centre for Climate Change and Space Physics Laboratory

Ecological Management of Water (Special Session)

15:30 – 18:30
Organised by Consortium of DEWATS Dissemination Society (CDD)
Understanding Water Security Paradigms (Special Session)
15:30 – 17:00
Organized by The Ecological Foundation and Indian Institute of Science
Groundwater Assessment and Analytics
15:30 – 17:00
Water-Energy-Food Nexus Assessment
15:30 – 17:00
Assessing Sustainability in Water Space
15:30 – 17:00
Global Assessment in Lakes: International Case Studies
15:30 – 17:00
Socio-cultural and Ecological Dimensions of Water Resources Management
15:30 – 17:00
17:00

Water Solutions for the 21st Century in the Indian Himalayan Region (Special Session)


17:00 – 18:30
Organised by the Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI)
18:30

Welcome Dinner and Reception


18:30 – 20:00

Wednesday, 25 September

08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:00
09:00

Water and Climate Change: Challenges (Plenary)

09:00 – 10:30
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00

Cryosphere and Water Security (Special Session)


11:00 – 18:30
Organised by Divecha Centre for Climate Change

Innovations to Achieve Sustainable Groundwater Use in India (Special Session)


11:00 – 12:30
Organised by Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice, International Water Management Institute and International Association of Hydrogeologists

Role of Emerging Digital Technologies in Smart Governance (Special Session)


11:00 – 12:30
Organised by Future Earth, Water Future, Indian Institute of Science, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Earth System Governance
Water and Climate Change Assessment - Part 1
11:00 – 12:30
Water and Climate Change Assessment - Part 2
11:00 – 12:30
Water and Climate Change Assessment: Himalayas - Part 1
11:00 – 12:30
Case Studies of Lake Quality in India - Part 1
11:00 – 12:30
Water Assessment in River Basins: Perspectives - Part 1
11:00 – 12:30
Geogenic Pollutants in Groundwater
11:00 – 12:30
Groundwater Quality and Assessment - Part 1
11:00 – 12:30
12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30
13:30

Role of Big Data, AI, Blockchain Technology in Water Diagnostics and Governance (Plenary)

13:30 – 15:00
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30

Aerosols, Clouds, Precipitation and Hydrological Cycle (Special Session)


15:30 – 18:30
Organised by Divecha Centre for Climate Change and Space Physics Laboratory

Sustaining Water Resources (Special Session)


15:30 – 17:00
Organised by the Indian Institute of Science (ICWaR)and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK
Sustaining Water Resources (Special Session)
15:30 – 17:00 Organised by the Indian Institute of Science and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK
Data Issues and Needs Related to Monitoring Sustainability in Water Space
15:30 – 17:00
Groundwater and Climate Change Adaptation
15:30 – 17:00
Case Studies of Lake Quality in India - Part 2
15:30 – 17:00
Water and Climate Change Assessment: Himalayas - Part 1
15:30 – 17:00
Leaving No One Behind: Digital Water, Big Data, Technology and Water Security
15:30 – 17:00
Freshwater Conservation and Development Planning: Novel Integrative Approaches and Big Data
15:30 – 17:00
Resilience in Urban Water Systems: Methods
15:30 – 17:00
Urban Flood Risk - Part 1
15:30 – 17:00
Water Assessment in River Basins: Perspectives - Part 1
15:30 – 17:00
17:00 Poster Session
17:00 – 18:30

Thursday, 26 September

08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:00
09:00

Global Water Governance: Challenges (Plenary)

09:00 – 10:30
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00

Ambient Water Quality for Development (Special Session)

11:00 – 12:30
Organised by United Nations Environment Programme and Environmental Research Institute, UFZ, Germany

Water-Energy-Food Nexus under Drought: Assessment and Quantification (Special Session)

11:00 – 12:30
Organised by Centres for Natural Resources and Development and Institute for Technology and Resources Management, TH Köln, Cologne, Germany
Water Museum: Concepts and Collaborations (Special Session)
11:00 – 12:30
Participatory and Behavioural Studies of Resilience in Urban Water Systems
11:00 – 12:30
Water Issues, Assessing and Meeting Sustainable Development Goal 6
11:00 – 12:30
Socio-ecological Dimensions of Water Resources Management - A Focus on Ecosystem Services
11:00 – 12:30
Water and Climate Change Adaptation
11:00 – 12:30
Water-Energy-Food Nexus Governance
11:00 – 12:30
Case Studies of Water-Energy-Food Nexus Solutions and Implementations
11:00 – 12:30
Diagnostics for Water Governance
11:00 – 12:30
Knowledge Management of Water Governance
11:00 – 12:30
12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30
13:30

India Water Security: Key Issues (Plenary)


13:30 – 15:00
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30

Managing Lake Water Quality (Special Session)

15:30 – 17:00
Organised by the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bengaluru

Innovatively Addressing Water, Energy, and Food Security Challenges (Special Session)

15:30 – 17:00
Organised by Texas A & M University

Role of Science Diplomacy in Addressing Global Water Challenges (Special Session)

15:30 - 18:30
Organized by Department of Science and Technology Centre for Policy Research
Agriculture and Water
15:30 – 17:00
River Basin Governance
15:30 – 17:00
Water Security in Agriculture (Rainfed and Irrigated)
15:30 – 17:00
Water Security, Informal Water Use and Water Access
15:30 – 17:00
Innovative Ways to Implement Water Security
15:30 – 17:00
Groundwater Quality and Assessment - Part 2
15:30 – 17:00
Analysis of Groundwater Contamination
15:30 – 17:00
Strengthening the Scientific Foundation for Aquatic Ecosystem Management and Restoration
15:30 – 17:00
17:00 Poster Session
17:00 – 18:30

Friday, 27 September

08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:00
09:00

Rethinking Urban Water Supply Management (Special Session)

09:00 – 10:30
Organised by Council on Energy, Environment and Water

Ecohydrology: Engineering Harmony for a Sustainable World (Special Session)

09:00 – 10:30
Organised by Indian National Committee for International Hydrological Programme, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee
Technology-based Solutions in Addressing Water Quality
09:00 – 10:30
Water Quality Assessment: Case Studies
09:00 – 10:30
Groundwater Governance
09:00 – 10:30
Water Resilience and Innovation
09:00 – 10:30
Interlinkages in Urban Water Systems
09:00 – 10:30
Water Ethics: Concepts and Approaches
09:00 – 10:30
Water Quality and Human Health
09:00 – 10:30
Solutions in Water Quality Management
09:00 – 10:30
Solutions to Promote Sustainability in Water Space - Part 1
09:00 – 10:30
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00

Climate Change and Water Management (Special Session)

11:00 – 12:30
Organised by TERI School of Advanced Studies

Water Challenges in the MENA Region (Special Session)

11:00 – 12:30
Organised by Future Earth MENA Regional Center, The Cyprus Institute
Groundwater Assessment and Agriculture
11:00 – 12:30
Solutions to Promote Sustainability in Water Space - Part 2
11:00 – 12:30
Water Ethics: Practical Applications
11:00 – 12:30
Impacts of Climate Change on Water
11:00 – 12:30
Urban Flood Risk - Part 2
11:00 – 12:30
Infrastructure in Urban Water Systems
11:00 – 12:30
An Integrated Global Vision for Water Security: Approaches and Methods
11:00 – 12:30
River Water Quality Management
11:00 – 12:30
Water Quantity and Quality Considerations in River Basin Planning and Management
11:00 – 12:30
12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30
13:30 Closing Plenary
13:30 – 15:00