Fecha: 28-09-2020

International seminar: Fostering cooperation in water resources management


The Water Observatory of the Botín Foundation, the University of California and the California Institute for Water Resources sponsor a series of webinars on the current situation, technical advances and study cases on water management and conflict. International experts will share their views to find innovative and effective solutions to the challenges in water management.
These activities are organized by the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy, whose overarching theme is reducing conflict in the management of water resources.

Further details can be found in the following link and in the event flyer.

You can register here.

The topics are:

• Where We are in the World of Water
Wednesday, 7 October, 2020 8h-9h30 am Pacific Time, 5h-6h30 pm Central European Time

  • Bring together past Rosenberg Forum participants and newcomers to the Rosenberg Forum in a virtual setting to enable conversations and inspire continued connections to advance our collective ability to find more effective water management solutions.
  • Share Rosenberg Forum progress and accomplishments to date, as well as Forum plans for the future.
  • Revisit key Forum themes to share updates and better understand effectiveness of established water policies at meeting current and projected water challenges.

• Use of Earth Observations, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Water Management
Wednesday, 2 December, 2020, 8h-9h30 am Pacific Time, 5h-6h30 pm Central European Time

  • To review the current state of the art regarding the technology and applications of Earth Observations (EO) for water management;
  • To provide an overview of how Artificial Intelligence (AI) models and data science can be used to better manage water resources, enhance water quality protection, and optimize water supply and irrigation;
  • To discuss the policy implications of the availability of the massive amount of EO data sets, the emergence of AI tools and new data science for water management

• Flashpoints in Water Conflicts: The Case of the Nile River
Thursday, 4 February, 2021, 8h-9h30 am Pacific Time, 5h-6h30 pm Central European Time

  • Highlight the complexity of water science, policy and decision making in contentious river basins.
  • Explore opportunities and threats surround water disputes in the Nile River Basin.




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