CHR 50 Years Jubilee Conference

Let it flow!
-
Adres

Hotel De Wageningse Berg
Generaal Foulkesweg 96
Wageningen
Netherlands

Map
Afbeelding
Image
Save the date

We are looking forward to meet each other in the Netherlands on 21 and 22 October 2021 during our jubilee event (now 51 years!).
 
We will look back together with you on more than 50 years of hydrological research in the Rhine basin, and certainly also will look into the hydrological future. 
 

Wageningse Berg Drone

 

The International Commission for the Hydrology of the Rhine basin will celebrate its 51th anniversary on October 21-22, 2021 in Wageningen, The Netherlands.

This is a good opportunity to look back on our succesful international scientific cooperation on hydrology and flows of the Rhine River and to discuss future challenges.

The CHR, as an independent foundation with representatives from hydrological institutes of all members states, addresses diverse themes and carries out projects together with scientific organisations. Our focus is always to deliver a corporate knowledge base for all countries and to solve common questions in the catchment and sub-catchments.
 

Register

You can register here for this conference

Program

(Preliminary) Program 50 Year Jubilee Symposium CHR

Wageningen, 21 and 22 October 2021

 

Day 1 (21st October)

09:00

Opening and welcome

09:10

Welcome by the Director General for Water and Soil at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management

09:20

Setting the scene from a hydrological scientific view point

09:50

50 years of CHR past, present and future

10:15

Coffee Break

10:45

Key notes about what are the most important hydrological themes for international organizations, by representatives from UNESCO, WMO, ICPR and CCNR.

11:45

Signing sessions of agreements for cooperation between the CHR and ICPR, UNESCO, WMO and CCNR

12:00

Signing session of agreements for cooperation between the Rhine member states

13:00

Presentation of the jubilee book (Let it Flow!) and flyer

13:15

Lunch

14:15 – 17:00

Bus excursion

19:00

Jubilee dinner

 

Day 2 (22nd October)

09:00

Tandem presentations of past and ongoing CHR projects:

09:00 Climate change

  1. Overview of CHR projects from the past (e.g. Declaration of Nijmegen and RheinBlick 2050)
  2. The snow and glacier melt project (ASG) in the framework of a changing climate

09:45 Morphology and Sediment

  1. Setting the scene
  2. CHR project ‘From the Source to the Mouth‘

10:15 Hydrological Forecasting systems

  1. Highlighting the contribution of CHR to the development of forecasting systems in the river Rhine, e.g. by scientific workshops, common data sets etc.

10:30 Hydrological Extremes and anthopogenic changes

  1. Hydrological extremes and anthropogenic changes of the runoff regime
  2. CHR project socio economic changes and their impact to the discharge regime

11:00

Coffee break

11:15

Strategy and working program of the CHR

11:45

Serious game: a transboundary groundwater game of the Rhine Basin, by winners of UNESCOs Game-A-Thon

12:15

Wrap-up and closure

12:30

End of symposium

12:30 – 14:00

Opportunity to play the transboundary groundwater game of the Game-A-Thon

Lunch and travel back