10th Water Research Horizon Conference 2019



jointly organised by

the Water Science Alliance and the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources




Water for Food Security  (A)

Balancing Water Quantity and Quality for Agriculture  (A1)


Economics of Food and Water (A2)

Trade, Transport, Virtual Water and Footprints

Water-related Ecosystems and Agriculture (A3)

Challenges, Synergies and Trade-Offs







Secure Water for All (B)

Managing Water Storage Capacities  (B1)

Securing Water under Drought and Floods

Urban Water Security: (B2)

Focusing on Quantity and Quality

Making the most of Marginal Water (B3)

Closing the Water Security Gap





Open Space Workshops as well as Side Events will complement the sessions. These offer room for in-depth discussions and intend to initiate new research activities beyond the existing disciplinary and institutional boundaries. There are currently different workshop ideas and initiatives already under discussion and development resp., further ideas are welcome anytime – therefore, please contact


Mr. Jörg Seegert


Tel. +49 (0)351 463 3-5477


This year’s conference includes the Bode foundations’ water resources award ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, 18 June 2019, as well as the 7th general meeting of the Water Science Alliance e.V. on on Wednesday morning, 19 June 2019 (8.00 am - 9.00 am).

A first draft of the programme you can find here.






Dr. Ralf Klingbeil


Tel. +49 (0)511 643-3301


Please note the following additional information concerning data protection:

At our events you will be asked to wear a name badge. Furthermore, at events organised by us photos might be taken or films shot, members of the press might attend, lectures might be transferred via Skype, there might also be video conferences or live streamings with or without recording. Upon request we will gladly provide you with more details, or ask us on-site during the event.

co-funded by