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From: 2017-11-23 08:30 To: 16:30
Place:Palaestra et Odeum, Paradisgatan 4, 223 50 Lund

International conference, 350th anniversary, Lund University, Lund Sweden

Time: 2017-11-23  8:30 to 16:00

Venue:  Palaestra et Odeum, Paradisgatan 4, 223 50 Lund 

Registration deadline:  Deadline: 19th of Nov.  Click this link ,

Fee: 500SEK including lunch, free for bachelor and master students

Time: 2017-11-24 8:30 to 16:00

Venue:  Auditorium Medicon Village, Lund 

Program and Registration information: click this link.  Deadline: 10th of Nov.  

Fee: Free

Bank Information for payment: click this link. Invoice will be provided when conference takes place. 

Organizers:  Water Portal, Water Resources Engineering and Sweden Water Research. 

The first day of a two-day water conference will take place together with Lund University’s 350th anniversary. It will gather water scientists, environmentalists, urban planners, water companies, insurance companies and the public. Everyone is also invited to attend Sweden Water Research Day on 24th of Nov. (next day) to discuss sustainable water and wastewater solutions. 

Program on 23rd of Nov.

8:30   Registration and breakfast 

9:00   Opening    Professor Kenneth M Persson, Lund University and Sweden Water Research,
Welcome and brief introduction of the theme and purpose of the conference. 

9:10 to 9:45  Assistant professor Sierd de Vries, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands 
“Building with Nature” for coastal defense: learning from practice in the Netherlands 

9: 50 to 10:15 Associate Professor Linus Zhang, Water Resources Engineering, Lund University 
FLOODVIEW project and blue green infrastructure for flood control

10:20 to 10:45  Engineer Priscille Beguin, ÆGIR Ingenierie, France 
Flood risks and flood management: example of French policy and research

Coffee break 

11:00 to 11: 25 PhD student Johanna Sörensen, Water Resources Engineering, Lund University
How to sustainably manage urban flooding?

11:30 to 12: 00 Professor Laixiang Sun, Maryland University, U.S.A
Urban flooding issues in China


13:00 to 13:35  Professor Carola Wingren, Swedish Agriculture University (SLU)
Rising waters – alternative methods for understanding and designing in relation to important landscape changes

13: 40 to 14:05  PhD student Caroline Fredriksson, Water Resources Engineering, and Risk management, Lund University
Coastal flooding in South Sweden – historical events and future scenarios  

Coffee break 

14: 20 to 14: 45  Natural disaster specialist Johan Litsmark, Länsförsäkringar Skåne
Loss prevention of natural disasters, why and how?

14:50 to 15:15  PhD student Salar Haghighatafshar, Water and Environmental Engineering, Lund University 

Mesoscale evaluation of sustainable drainage systems (SuDs)

15: 20 to 15:45  Civil Engineer Birgit Krogh Pludan, Birgit Pludan, Denmark
Adapting to climate changes in Denmark


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