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Invitation to “No More Atlantis”


International conference, 350th anniversary, Lund University, Lund Sweden

Time: 2017-11-23  8:30 to 16:00

Venue:  Palaestra et Odeum, Paradisgatan 4, 223 50 Lund

Registration deadline: Click this link , Deadline: 19th of Nov. 

Fee: 500SEK including lunch, free for bachelor and master students

Time: 2017-11-24 8:30 to 16:00

Venue:  Auditorium Medicon Village, Lund

Program and Registration information: click this link.  Deadline: 10th of Nov. 

Fee: Free

Bank Information for payment: click this link. Invoice will be provided when conference takes place.

Organizers:  Water Portal, Water Resources Engineering and Sweden Water Research.

The first day of a two-day water conference will take place together with Lund University’s 350th anniversary. It will gather water scientists, environmentalists, urban planners, water companies, insurance companies and the public. Everyone is also invited to attend Sweden Water Research Day on 24th of Nov. (next day) to discuss sustainable water and wastewater solutions. 

Program on 23rd of Nov.

8:30   Registration and breakfast

9:00   Opening    Professor Kenneth M Persson, Lund University and Sweden Water Research, Welcome and brief introduction of the theme and purpose of the conference.

9:10 to 9:45  Assistant professor Sierd de Vries, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

“Building with Nature” for coastal defense: learning from practice in the Netherlands

9: 50 to 10:15 Associate Professor Linus Zhang, Water Resources Engineering, Lund University

FLOODVIEW project and blue green infrastructure for flood control

10:20 to 10:45  Engineer Priscille Beguin, ÆGIR Ingenierie, France

Flood risks and flood management: example of French policy and research

Coffee break

11:00 to 11: 25 PhD student Johanna Sörensen, Water Resources Engineering, Lund University

How to sustainably manage urban flooding?

11:30 to 12: 00 Professor Laixiang Sun, Maryland University, U.S.A

Urban flooding issues in China


13:00 to 13:35  Professor Carola Wingren, Swedish Agriculture University (SLU)

Rising waters – alternative methods for understanding and designing in relation to important landscape changes

13: 40 to 14:05  PhD student Caroline Fredriksson, Water Resources Engineering, and Risk management, Lund University

Coastal flooding in South Sweden – historical events and future scenarios 

Coffee break

14: 20 to 14: 45  Natural disaster specialist Johan Litsmark, Länsförsäkringar Skåne

Loss prevention of natural disasters, why and how?

14:50 to 15:15  PhD student Salar Haghighatafshar, Water and Environmental Engineering, Lund University

Mesoscale evaluation of sustainable drainage systems (SuDs)

15: 20 to 15:45  Associate Professor Birgitte Hoffmann, Center for Design, Innovation and Sustainable Transition, Denmark

Danish experiences on integrated climate adaption and valuation approaches