River Modelling for Decision Makers
IWA World Water Congress Workshop
Modelling is fundamental to achieving sustainable restoration and management of river basins. This workshop is aimed at water resources decision-makers, particularly in policy, technical and management roles. It will address current best practice in river models, problems, solutions. Participants will gain understanding on best use of models especially regarding predictive analyses.
Date: Sunday, 9 October 2016
Contact: Workshop Manager: Trevor Pillar: 0448 944 545 email@example.com
– Date: Sunday 9th October 2016
– Time: 9am – 3.30pm
Register and Flyer – see section 11 of the registration
Who should attend?
People working in….
- Private, public and consulting agencies
- Local, state and commonwealth Government agencies
- Engineering, environment, agriculture, farming, irrigation, education, research and mining sectors
- Water authorities and power utilities
What will we learn?
- Understand the range of contemporary river models available
- Appreciate the strengths and limitations of river models
- Find out how much you really need to know
- Learn how to get the model you really need
- Work out what you need – e.g. specialist staff, data, consultants
- Learn how to assess model results
What will be covered?
- Why are river models needed for river management?
- Which are the principal river model applications?
- What do managers need to know about models?
- Best practice river modelling
- Scenario planning
- Case studies – the Manager’s model for the River Murray
- How to select a fit-for-purpose model
- How to get a model running in your organisation
- What data is needed
- How to interpret model results
- Modelling teams vs external consultants
- Flood damage reduction planning & analysis
- Stochastic streamflow generation program
- Watershed hydrology
- River hydraulics
Register and Flyer – see section 11 of the registration.
Enquiries to: Trevor Pillar: 0448 944 545 firstname.lastname@example.org