The 39th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) World Congress will take place in 2022 in Granada, Spain.
The central theme of the congress, “From Snow to Sea,” links the past with the present and focuses on the importance of considering the integral water cycle to address present and future challenges.
Specific Congress Themes:
Theme 1: Human-water relationships
This theme focuses on bringing together the past and the future, knowledge and experience, with the goal of enhancing enlightened human-water relationships.
Theme 2: Snow, river and sediment management
This theme addresses the main management challenges related to the first steps of the water cycle: snow and river processes and their impact on reservoir management.
Theme 3: Environmental hydraulics and urban water cycle
This theme addresses the environmental aspects as well as the urban use of water and its subsequent treatment and reuse.
Theme 4: Hydraulic structures
This theme addresses the design and performance of hydraulic structures, focusing on structures related to the water path from snow to sea.
Theme 5: Water resources management, valuing and resilience
Within the framework of sustainable water management, this theme focuses on improving resilience, valuing water, and mechanisms to improve cooperation and water governance.
Theme 6: Computational and experimental methods
This theme focuses on the development and application of both experimental methods and new technologies to improve knowledge of water processes.
Theme 7: Coasts, estuaries, shelves and seas
Within the framework of sustainable goals, this theme focuses on those aspects of the coast, estuaries, shelf and seas that are most related to IAHR.
Theme 8: Extreme events: from droughts to floods
This theme addresses extreme events, the occurrence and severity of which is expected to increase in the coming years as a result of climate change (among other aspects).
The outline programme, which is available online, consists of High-level panels, regular sessions, special sessions, an exhibition and fair, and much more.
Key Dates and Deadlines
Abstract submission open – 1 June 2020
Special Sessions proposals close – 1 April 2021
Abstract submission close – 1 October 2021
Abstract authors notification – 15 November 2021
Final paper submission deadline – 1 February 2022
Final paper notification deadline – 15 March 2022
Congress – 19-24 June 2022
Dates: 14 – 24 June 2022.
Location: Granada, Spain.
Further Information: Please see the Conference Website.