ADWICE Stakeholder Exchange Conference 2012 - Adapting Drinking Water Resources to the Impacts of Climate Change in Europe
02.10.2012 Brussels, Belgium
The ADWICE Stakeholder Conference will take place on 2 October in Brussels, Belgium.
The event will offer a platform for dialogue for understanding the
vulnerability of drinking water resources, water quality and water
abstraction infrastructures to local, national and European decision
makers, experts and researchers, water supplier and river basin
The one-day conference represents a valuable opportunity to share
knowledge and experiences and to reflect on what kind of measures may be
taken to mitigate or to adapt to it.
The aim of the conference is to review the outcomes of the literature
study on the potential effects of climate change on drinking water in
all regions of the EU conducted by a team led by BIO Intelligence
Service, in collaboration with Cranfield University, Water Research
Institute (IRSA), National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management
(NIHWM) and ICLEI-Europe, for the European Commission (DG ENV).
Decision-makers from various levels of government (EU, national,
regional and local), river basin management authorities, urban and
regional planners, water service providers, representative of municipal
water utilities/companies, researchers and scientist, NGOs
representatives are invited.
The morning session will provide inputs for further work while
discussing the existing knowledge. The afternoon will be dedicated to
highly interactive specific discussions with invited stakeholders and
experts to explore different facets of this important topic in detail.
The conference is free of charge, though early registration is recommended to secure a place.
English will be the only language of the conference.