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Registrations open until February 15th for international conference
Transboundary water management discussed at the University of Aveiro
Pateira de Fermentelos - foto de Lísia Lopes
The TWAM 2013 – International Conference and Workshops, under the theme “Transboundary Water Management across Borders and Interfaces: Present and Future Challenges”, will take place at the University of Aveiro (UA), between march 16th and 20th, organized by the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM). Registrations are open until february 15th.

The main objective of the TWAM 2013 International Conference is to address the challenges in transboundary water resources management across borders and interfaces, with particular focus on water resources modeling, technological and natural solutions, environmental impacts, ecosystems services and values, economic incentives and instruments, water governance, institutions and regulations, stakeholder engagement, planning water resources and land use and integrated assessment and decision support tools.

The structure of the TWAM 2013 International Conference will facilitate both underpinning disciplinary as well as inter-/trans-disciplinary discussions and learning on sustainable water resources management across borders and interfaces. To this end, the conference program includes keynote addresses, parallel sessions, poster sessions, specialized workshops and student PhD-meetings.

Key speakers are Geoffrey Gooch, chair of Water and Environmental Policy at the University of Dundee, Scotland, Markus Disse, head of the Department of Water Management and Resources Engineering at the Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany, and Roy Brouwer, head of the Department of Environmental Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.

English will be the official language of the TWAM2013 International Conference, and will be used for all presentations and printed materials.

This conference is organized by CESAM and the Department of Environment and Planning of the UA, in cooperation with the Marine and Environmental Research Center of the University of Coimbra and the Department of Biological Engineering of the University of Minho, and will count with people from 25 countries.

TWAM 2013 is a result of the IB-TWM (Iberian Trans-boundary Water Management) project, financed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology and by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER; FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-011867). 

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