Inaugural speech T. Hoitink

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Thursday, 25 January
Wageningen University, Gaia Building, room Gaia 1 - Droevendaalsesteeg 3
6708 PB Wageningen, Netherlands


Invitation Ton Hoitink will give this inaugural speech in Wageningen on the 25th of January at 16.00, entitled:

(En)gage the flow!

Striking the balance in deltas under pressure

Prior to the lecture in the Aula, a symposium focussed on deltas will take place in room Gaia 1 in the Gaia Building of Wageningen University. The programme of the symposium is as follows:

12.00-12.05 Opening by Prof. Remko Uijlenhoet (Wageningen University)
12.05-12.30 Dr. Bas van Maren (Deltares): “Erosion in the Red River Delta: natural processes and human interventions”
12.30-12.55 Dr. Maarten van der Vegt (Utrecht University): “Tides and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta”
12.55-13.40 Break with sandwiches
13.40-14.05 Prof. Zheng Bing Wang (Deltares and TU Delft) : “The Yangtze Delta, a delta in transition”
14.05-14.30 Prof. Torbjorn Tornqvist (Tulane University): “Large deltas and relative sea-level rise: An awkward relationship”
14.30-14.55 Dr. Liviu Giosan (Woodshole Oceanographic Institution): “From waves to tides: Danube and Irrawaddy deltas”
14.55-15.00 Closure
16.00-17.00 Inaugural lecture


You are all invited to attend the symposium and inaugural lecture. 

Note that the symposium and inaugural lecture will take place at different locations:
Location symposium: Room Gaia 1, Gaia Building, Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6708 PB Wageningen
Location inaugural lecture: Aula Wageningen University and Research, Generaal Foulkesweg 1, 6703 BG Wageningen

The symposium is free of charge, but subscription is needed before January 21 by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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