EVENTS 24.09.2019

Water Future Conference 2019

28 February 2019: Abstract Submission Deadline!

The Sustainable Water Future Programme (Water Future) of Future Earth is organizing the first international conference of Water Future titled 'Towards a Sustainable Water Future' which will be hosted by the Divecha Centre for Climate Change of the Indian Institute of Science.

The conference will address the current state of global water resource challenges, future pathways and scenarios, and different technological, institutional solutions to accelerate the implementation of water-related Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda targets with an aim of 'leaving no one behind'. Around 1200 participants all across the globe are expected to attend the conference thus giving a major opportunity for academics, water practitioners, policymakers, scientists, civil society and government officials to discuss the direction that the global science community should take in order to solve myriad of challenges affecting our water systems in real time, and develop new frontiers for innovative solutions. The conference will be a forerunner to a high-level political event called the Budapest Water Summit scheduled a month after this conference. The outcome of the conference is expected to be a valuable input to this summit in Budapest.

The Sustainable Water Future Programme (Water Future) of Future Earth invites academics, researchers, scientists, practitioners and policymakers from around the globe to submit abstracts for presentation at the Water Future Conference. The conference is divided into ten themes:  Measure Sustainability in Water Space, Water Ethics, Water Quality, Groundwater Future that we want, DG implementation, Water Security  Development-Leaving no one behind, Ecological Management of Water, Resilience in the urban water system, Water and Climate Change, and Water Energy Food Nexus.

24-27 September 2019


Bangalore, India