Main Events and Conference Agenda

   10 December 2019 to 03 March 2020
Deadline extended up to 30 march 2020

Submission of abstracts 
Please submit your abstract at congoriver2020@crrebac.org or  Click here
 09 to 14 March 2020 Notification of acceptance of abstracts
 14 March 2020 Publication of full conference programme with presenters
 07 January 2020 to 07 March 2020 Conference registration
 28 to 31 July 2020 Conference sessions

Share


ConfErence programme

  Full conference programme is now avaible. Click here to download 

DAY 1, 28 jullY 2020 :  LAUNCH OF WORK

07:45 AM - 09:00 AM Welcome and registration of participants
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Opening ceremony
10h00 AM - 10h45 AM
Family Photo and Coffee Break
10h45 AM - 11h30 AM
Overview of the hydrology and water resources of the Congo Basin
11h30 AM - 00h15 PM
State of hydrological, sedimentological and geochemical research of the large basins of the intertropical region of the Atlantic Ocean: Amazon, Congo and Orinoco
12h30 PM - 13h30 PM
Lunch break
13h30 PM - 14h00 PM
Presentation of the CRUHM Initiative
14h00 PM - 14h30 PM
Presentation of the CEMiC Initiative
14h30 PM - 15h00 PM
Presentation of the Peatland Initiative
15h00 PM - 15h30 PM
La gouvernance de l'eau des grands fleuves du monde : leçons tirées des bassins du Mékong et de Brahmaputa
15h30 PM - 16h00 PM
Coffee Break and Networking
16h00 PM - 17h00 PM
Discussion Panel
17h00 PM - 18h00 PM
Presentation of Posters

DAY 2, 29 JULLY 2020 : PARALLEL SESSIONS 

07h45 AM - 08h30 AM
Welcome and registration of participants


08h30 AM - 10h15 AM
Session 1 Climate Hydrology
Session 2 : Hydrodynamics, Geomorphology and Sediment Transport
Session 3 : Uses and Governance of Water
10h15 AM - 10h45 AM
Coffee break and Poster Presentation


10h45 AM - 12h30 PM
Session 1 Climate Hydrology
Session 2 : Hydrodynamics, Geomorphology and Sediment Transport
Session 3 : Uses and Governance of Water
12h30 PM - 13h30 PM
Lunch break


13h30 PM - 15h15 PM
Session 1 Climate Hydrology
Session 2 : Hydrodynamics, Geomorphology and Sediment Transport
Session 3 : Uses and Governance of Water
15h15 PM - 15h45 PM
Coffee break and Poster Presentation


15h45 PM - 17h45 PM
Restitution of work in session and discussion in plenary


DAY 3, 30 JULLY 2020 : FINAL SESSIONS

07h45 AM - 08h30 AM
Welcome and registration of participants
08h30 AM - 09h00 AM
Prospects and orientation of scientific research on the Congo Basin
09h00 AM - 10h30 AM
Discussion panel on the prospects and direction of scientific research on the Congo Basin
10h30 AM - 11h00 AM
Coffee Break and Networking
11h00 AM - 11h30 AM
Transboundary water governance
11h30 AM - 13h00 PM
Discussion panel on transboundary water governance
13h00 PM - 14h00 PM
Lunch break
14h00 PM - 15h30 PM
Panel discussion on the contribution of public authorities and bilateral and multilateral partners to investment in research on the water resources of the Congo Basin
15h30 PM - 16h00 PM
Coffee Break and Networking
16h00 PM - 17h00 PM
Closing session of the conference

DAY 4, 31 JULLY 2020 : CAPACITY BUILDING AND EXCURSION 

08h30 AM - 10h30 AM
Application of Doppler acoustic technology in large rivers (with measurements on the main reach of the Congo river)
HYFLOOD for the assessment of flood risks
Sediment sampling framework for large rivers
10h30 AM - 11h00 AM
Coffee Break and Networking


11h00 AM - 13h00 PM
Application of the Pitman hydrological model
Water security: Climate-Water-Migration- Conflicts in the Congo river basin
Application of the Lisflood hydrodynamic model
13h00 PM - 14h00 PM
Lunch break


14h00 PM - 17h30 PM
EXCURSION ON THE CONGO RIVER




ConfErence language

 Both English and French

will be used simultaneously for communications, before and during the conference.