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I.S.Rivers 2018 - June 4th-8th, 2018 - Lyon, FRANCE

Following the success of I.S.Rivers 2012 and 2015, the GRAIE and ZABR are launching the third edition of I.S.Rivers in 2018, international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers worldwide.

I.S.Rivers 2018 is organised around 4 complementary themes:

picto Trajectories TRAJECTORIES AND ADAPTATION TO GLOBAL CHANGE
Co-evolution of rivers and society
Retro-observations and trajectories; Adaptive management and planning in the context of global change; Extreme events
   
picto Functioning RIVER FUNCTIONING, QUALITY AND SERVICE
From bio-indication to river good health

River quality; Taking into account connectivity; Ecosystem services
   
picto Restoration ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION AND MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Feasibility, evaluation, strengths and policy issues

Action planning and hierarchisation; Restoration steps; Avoid, reduce, offset; Innovative monitoring and assessment strategies
   
picto Interactions RIVERS AND HUMAN INTERACTIONS
Perception, governance, values, fair management

Perception, representation and values associated to the river; Rivers as growth lever for territories; Governance; Fair and integrated management


I.S.Rivers aims to promote multidisciplinary approaches and to engage all stakeholders to stimulate european and international collaboration. 450 delegates are expected with a balanced distribution between practitioners and scientists (60% from France, 25% from Europe and 15% from the rest of the world).

See you in Lyon (France), from June 4th to 8th, 2018!

Key dates - I.S.Rivers 2018

Key figures*

450 participants from 28 countries 2,5 days of conferences


190 presentations


4 technical tours


3 specialised workshops

* I.S.Rivers 2015 figures

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