Session series A1, B1 and C1 run simultaneously.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 13:00 – 15:00 h

Climate change impacts on water resources and aquatic ecosystems (A1)

Lucas Menzel, Univ. Heidelberg (Germany): Impacts of climate variability and climate change on water resources

Jacob Schewe, PIK Potsdam (Germany): Climate change impacts on global water resources: model projections, progress and challenges

Beatrix Beisner, Univ. Québec à Montréal (Canada): Lake food webs in a changing climate: complexifying our expectations?

Urban water and infrastructures under climate change (B1)

Steffen Bender, GERICS Hamburg (Germany): Urban development: really smart means climate resilient

Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen, DTU Lyngby (Denmark): Engineering water for the future – why and how?

Tobias Martin, TZW Karlsruhe/Dresden (Germany): Water 4.0: prognosis tools and sensor techniques f

or critical infrastructures

Cross-disciplinary and sectoral adaptation and mitigation options (C1)

Stefan Siebert, Univ. Bonn (Germany): Adaptation and mitigation options by sustainable fresh water use

Karen Villholth, IWMI Pretoria (Denmark/South Africa): Groundwater as the 21st century research challenge – for climate change adaptation and sustainable management

Roland Schulze, Univ. Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa): Water-energy-land-food nexus under present and projected future conditions – a South African perspective

Subject to change!

Session series A2, B2 and C2 run simultaneously.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:00 – 13:00 h

Climate change impacts on hydrological extremes (A2)

Lukas Gudmundsson, ETH Zurich (Switzerland): Climate change, water cycle and extremes events on land: droughts, heavy precipitation, heat waves

Bruno Merz, GFZ Potsdam (Germany): Climate change and flood risk

Marco Borga, Univ. Padua (Italy): Trends in the flash flood and debris flows regime: a signal of climate change?

Veit Blauhut, Univ. Freiburg (Germany): Assessing drought risk across scales - current achievements and future challenges

Methods and tools for foresight and impact assessment (B2)

Hannah Jörg, DLR Cologne (Germany): New insights on 3D radar remote sensing in the context of agricultural soil and plant water dynamics: actual status, future potential and challenges

Stefan Kollet, FZ Jülich (Germany): Assessing the impact of human water use on the terrestrial water and energy cycle in groundwater-to-atmosphere simulations over the European continent

Jochen Schanze, IOER/TU Dresden (Germany): Foresight methods for dealing with regional climate change impacts on water – a neglected field

Igor Linkov, USACE (USA): Risk and resilience in water infrastructure

Climate change water governance (C2)

Gerard Hutter, IOER Dresden (Germany): Collaborative water governance – reflecting on experiences and limitations in the Dresden region in the context of climate change adaptation

Antje Stokman, HCU Hamburg (Germany): Design for flood vs drought: landscape strategies for tackling urban water challenges

Reimund Schwarze, UFZ Leipzig (Germany): Urban climate infrastructure finance under the Paris Agreement

Subject to change!



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