24-26 November 2016 Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
1st International River Summit 2016

This conference, organized by the River Water User Association (India), will convene under the theme, 'Global Threat to Water Security and Biodiversity'. The conference will address: strategies and solutions for water management and conservation, drought and flood mitigation, crop production in a changing climate, and improvement of urban and rural water quality and river flows. The conference will focus on five sub-themes: water demand and storage potential in river basins; climate change impacts on hydrology, water resources and agriculture; threats to world's rivers, lakes, wetlands and freshwater systems; sustainable watershed planning for regeneration of river flows; and river biodiversity and ecosystem sustainability and restoration. Scientists, researchers, government officials, businesses, NGOs and students from a variety of relevant fields will participate in the conference. Abstracts may be submitted to the scientific committee until 1 September 2016.  

dates: 24-26 November 2016  
location: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India  
contact: Rajendra Kumar Isaac, Chair of Organizing Committee  
e-mail: riversummit2016@gmail.com  
www: http://iribaf.org/Internationalriversummit2016/

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