Symposium: Flanders Wise With Water
Paleis der Academiën
Activiteit in het kader van de Denkerscyclus
Activiteit in het kader van het Standpunt
This symposium concludes the 2016 KVAB Thinkers Program on Water & Climate. Margaret Catley-Carlson (Patron Global Water Partnership Canada) and Glen T. Daigger (former chairman of the International Water Association) worked with stakeholders in Flanders, aiming to formulate long term policy objectives for Flanders and beyond. On June 17th they present their findings. National and international experts respond and nurture the debate about climate and future water management.
Ilse Smets and Caroline Van Steendam present young water professionals pitching potential game changers for the future.
Experts on water management pitch their message on stage:
Drinks & discussion groups - participants may choose two tables. Coordinators report back to the plenary.
Too much & too little: better preparation for flood and water
Coordinators: Ilse Smets and Ingmar Nopens
Coastal defenses: standing up to nature or building with it
Coordinators: Jean Berlamont and Frank Verschraegen
Organizing Agriculture to enhance Ecosystem Services
Coordinators: Patrick Meire and Jeroen Buysse
Water & resilience
Coordinators: Erik Mathijs and Luuk Boelens
Outside the box!
Coordinator: Arne Verliefde