World Water Week in Stockholm opens call for workshop abstracts, seminar proposals

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 12, 2010 -- The 2010 World Water Week in Stockholm, September 5-11, is now making its 1st Announcement, calling for workshop abstracts and proposals...

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 12, 2010 -- The 2010 World Water Week in Stockholm, September 5-11, is now making its 1st Announcement, calling for workshop abstracts and proposals from organisations to convene a seminar or side event in 2010. The Announcement provides information on the thematic scope, structure, and the special focus on Water Quality for 2010. It also gives guidelines on how to convene a seminar or side event or submit an abstract for presentation during the eight workshops. Read more at www.worldwaterweek.org

The World Water Week in Stockholm is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), www.siwi.org.

Call for Abstracts
Proposals for workshop paper and poster presentations for the World Water Week are welcome from experts and actors in different disciplines. Abstracts are welcome on the specific workshop themes listed below and described at www.worldwaterweek.org/abstracts. The deadline for abstract submittal is February 15, 2010 .

Workshop Themes:

• Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control
• Shortcutting Historical Pollution Trends
• Water Quality for Human Health
• Improved Water Use Efficiency through Recycling and Reuse
• Management of Groundwater Abstraction and Pollution
• Minimising Land Use Based Pollution
• Resilience, Uncertainty and Tipping Points
• Origins, Pathways and Accumulation of Pollutants -- An Urban Perspective

Learn more about how to submit an abstract: http://www.worldwaterweek.org/submissionguidelines

Invitation for Seminar Proposals
Proposals are welcome from organisations who wish to host a seminar or side event at the 2010 World Water Week. By hosting an event, organisations can engage a wide range of stakeholders present at the conference in discussions and debate around specific issues. Organisations develop their own programmes, invite speakers and decide on the event format. SIWI encourages convenors to collaborate with other organisations as co-conveners, thereby facilitating partnerships and allowing for a diversity of perspectives.

Learn more in the 1st Announcement and at http://www.worldwaterweek.org/convenors

The deadline for proposals is February 15, 2010.

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