2010 World Water Week in Stockholm issues last call for workshop abstracts, seminar proposals

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 11, 2010 -- World Water Week in Stockholm, September 5-11, is calling for workshop abstracts and proposals from organizations to convene a seminar or side event in 2010...

• Deadline is February 15

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 11, 2010 -- World Water Week in Stockholm, September 5-11, is calling for workshop abstracts and proposals from organizations to convene a seminar or side event in 2010.

The World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual meeting place for the planet's most urgent water-related issues. Organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (www.siwi.org), it brings together experts, practitioners, decision makers and leaders from around the globe to exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions. The theme for 2010 will be global water quality challenges. Read more at www.worldwaterweek.org

Call for Abstracts
Proposals for workshop papers 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
• Minimizing 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 organizations who wish to host a seminar or side event at the 2010 World Water Week. By hosting an event, organizations can engage a wide range of stakeholders present at the conference in discussions and debate around specific issues. Organizations develop their own programs, invite speakers and decide on the event format. SIWI encourages convenors to collaborate with other organizations as co-conveners, thereby facilitating partnerships and allowing for a diversity of perspectives.

Learn more at http://www.worldwaterweek.org/convenors

The deadline for proposals is February 15, 2010.

Download the 1st Announcement: http://www.siwi.org/documents/WWW_PDF/2009/1st_Announcement_2010.pdf

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