Webinar Program

4 webinars, the 4 mondays in June, in simultaneous translation

7 June | 9am - 11am (UTC+2) – River management, the perspective of young professionals

14 June | 5pm - 7pm (UTC+2) - Rivers and human interactions
Governance and the role of the media in Mexico, the Netherlands and the United States

21 June |­ 5pm - 7pm (UTC+2) - Trajectories and adaptation to global change
Approach of the universities of Lincoln and Idaho, INRAE and Nice Métropole

28 June | 5pm - 7pm (UTC+2) - Ecological restoration and management issues
Experiences of the Rhône and Danube, and analysis of contradictions

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Full webinar program 

Monday, 7 June | 9am - 11am (UTC+2)
   River management, the perspective of young professionals

Chaired by Laurent Simon, UMR 5023 (France) et Benoit Terrier*, Water Agency RMC (France)

Speakers : Michael Pingram*, Waikato Regional Council (New-Zealand), Cybill Staentzel, ENGEES (France), Daniel Hayes, IHG - Institute of hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management (Austria), Mickael Le Gall, SR3A Syndicat de la rivière d’Ain aval et de ses affluents (France), Anne-Lise Boyer*, UMR 5600, EVS (France).

Monday, 14 June | 5pm - 7pm (UTC+2)
Rivers and human interactions

 Chaired by Marylise Cottet, UMR 5600 (France) and Nathalie Sureau Blanchet, Water agency RMC (France)

Power play for water and resource management on the Usumacinta
Edith Kauffer, Mexique centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Speriores en Antropologiaa Social Sureste Chiapas, Collegium, H2O’ Lyon (Mexico)

The role of media and science communication in water conflicts and cooperation
Emmanuele Fantini, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (Netherlands)

The role of local communities and knowledge in river restoration: a case study of Native American tribes and dam removal
Coleen A. Fox, Dartmouth College (USA)

Monday,  21 june | 5pm - 7pm (UTC+2)
Trajectories and adaptation to global change

Chaired by Hervé Piégay, UMR 5600 (France) et John Cain, River Partners (USA)

Knowledge from sedimentary archives to feed the global change debate
Mark Macklin, School of Geography, Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health, University of Lincoln (United-Kingdom)

What is the effects of global change on aquatic biocenosis? What can we learn from cold water refuges?
Francine Mejia, U.S.G.S, University of Idaho (USA)

What is the effects of global change on aquatic biocenosis? What can we learn from cold water refuges?
Guillaume Piton
, INRAE (France) - Nathalie Le Nouveau, Nice Métropole (France)

Monday, 28 June | 5pm - 7pm (UTC+2) 
Ecological restoration and management issues

Chaired by Nicolas Lamouroux, INRAE (France) et Anne Vivier, OFB (France)

Rhone river restoration in interactions with riverine residents
Christophe Moiroux
, CNR (France)

Restoration of ecosystem functions, interaction with society: the Danube
Thomas Hein
, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Austria)

CConflicts and controversies of river restoration projects
Marie-Anne Germaine*
, UMR 7218 CNRS Université Paris Nanterre (France)


*subject to confirmation

And for 2022...

Université Lumière Lyon 2
Up to 500 delegates from France, Europe and all over the world
Engineers, technicians and researchers
Simultaneous translation (English - French)
Technical tours to illustrate each thematic
Technical tours to illustrate each thematic

High quality conferences

Plénière d'ouverture I.S.Rivers 2012 The best international specialists
Case studies and research results presented
A first day of specialised workshops (on Monday)
A 3 day conference with a prestigious plenary session and 4 parallel break-out sessions
More than 200 papers expected, including oral presentations and poster displays