SIWI World Water Week 2018

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”. Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today. SIWI World Water Week and also Deltares believe water is key to our future prosperity, and that together, we can achieve a water wise world.

Deltares partakes SWWW 2018 with:

Name E-mail address
Cees van de Guchte
Harm Duel
Karen Meijer
Eline Boelee
Monica Altamirano
Laura Basco Carrera
Judith Blaauw
Ad Jeuken

They will facilitate or co-organise several sessions throughout this week. In case you would like to get in touch with us in advance, please send us an e-mail.

Sunday 26 August | 09.00 – 10.30 | Room NL 253 | Topic: An action Agenda for Green Infrastructure. Details can be find here.

Sunday 26 August | 14.00 – 15.30 | Room NL 253 | Topic: It saves to spend; global flood defense investment strategy evaluation. Details can be find here.

Monday 27 August | 16.00-17.30 | Room: NL Auditorium | Topic: Water and security: assessing risks and mitigation options in hotspots. Details can be find here.

Monday 27 August | 16.00-17.30 | Room: FH 307 | Topic: Mastering Disaster in the Anthropocene: Reconciling DRR and Climate Frameworks. Details can be find here.

Tuesday 28 August | 09.00-10.30 | Room: NL 461 | Topic: Water use food security and disease, achieving healthy outcome. Details can be find here.

Tuesday 28 August | 09.00-10.30 | Room: FH Little Theatre | Topic: Health and Well-being through Effective Blue-Green Space Design and Governance. Details can be find here

Thursday 30 August | 16.00 – 17.30 | Room FH 307 | Topic: Trade-offs and synergies between the sustainable development goals. Details can be find here.

Besides these co-convened sessions we will be presenting our  expertise in the planning, design and mainstreaming of nature based solutions during the following sessions:

Tuesday 28 August | 09.00-10.30 | Room: FH 300 | Is there such a thing as innovative financing ? Details

Tuesday 28 August | 14.00-15.30 | Room: FH Congress Hall A | Eye on LAC – Mainstreaming Natural Infrastructure in Water Projects. Details

Thursday 30 August | 11.00-12.30 | Room FH 300 | Green landscapes for Water Security: Nature-based Solutions and Water Quantity. Details

See you in August in Stockholm.