The Rector Magnificus would like to announce that Prof.dr. K.M. Wijnberg, appointed by the Executive Board of the University of Twente as Professor of Coastal Systems and Nature-based Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering Technology (ET), will be giving an inaugural lecture in the Prof. ir. M.P. Breedveld Room, Waaier Building, at 16:00 precisely on Thursday 2 May 2019 to mark the occasion of her appointment. 

The title of this lecture will be:
LIVING ON THE EDGE: HOW TO SURVIVE COASTAL CHANGE 

The Rector Magnificus kindly invites you to attend this event. Before the inaugural lecture coffee and tea will be served in the foyer of the Waaier building. You may offer your congratulations after the lecture. 

Would you like to attend the ceremony? Register before 2 May 2019 on utwente.nl/inaugurallectures

For more information, pdfyou can download the digital invitation in PDF here.

We would like to announce the following Lunch Seminar and PhD defence at Wageningen University, on May 1st, 2019:

The lunch seminar presentations will be held in room Gaia 1, Gaia Building, campus Wageningen University & Research (Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6708 PB Wageningen)

12.15-13.00 Paola Passalacqua: A network analysis of patterns and processes in river deltas: Lessons learned from two different systems

13.00-13.30 Jordi Vila Guerau de Arellano: Evapotranspiration and cloud variability at regional sub-grid scales

The PhD defence will be held at Aula Wageningen University & Research (Generaal Foulkesweg 1, 6703 BG Wageningen)

16.00-17.30 Karl Kästner: Multi-Scale Monitoring and Modelling of the Kapuas River Delta

The 10th Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics under the auspices of IAHR, River Flow 2020, will be held in Delft, The Netherlands, from 7 to 10 July 2020, (with masterclasses on the 6th of July). The deadline for abstracts submission is 15 August 2019.

The conference themes are:

  1. rivers in urbanised areas;
  2. climate change and extreme events;
  3. river functions under pressure;
  4. nature based solutions;
  5. the healthy river;
  6. river resources: food, energy, water;
  7. the digital river;
  8. river fundamentals.

We look forward to meeting you in Delft next year.

The local organising committee:

Wim Uijttewaal, (Delft University of Technology, chair), Astrid Blom (Delft University of Technology), Mário Franca (IHE Delft), Alessandra Crosato (IHE Delft), Ralph Schielen (Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Twente University), Johan Boon (Deltares), Clàudia Ylla Arbós (Delft University of Technology), Nicole Fontein (Delft University of Technology)

Find more information, updates or subscribe to the newsletter at http://www.riverflow2020.nl.

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